News & Barn Notes

Gulfstream Sets Handle Records

On-Track and All Sources Records Set During 2011-2012 Meet 

On-Track Handle Tops $50 Million for First Time in New Facility
New Standards Set on Florida Derby Day Both On and Off Track

Gulfstream Meeting Took Off Running and Kept Going

Records Set for On-Track and All-Sources Handle

Pletcher and Castellano Set Career Milestones
Take Charge Indy Caps Record Florida Derby Day

Jonathan Gonzales Rides First Winner

By Ed Gray

HALLANDALE BEACH, FL – Apprentice jockey Jonathan Gonzales notched the first victory of his career Saturday at Gulfstream Park, rallying in the stretch aboard Si Senora for a three-quarter length victory in the third race.

Eddie Plesa Jr. Saddles 2,000th Winner

By Ed Gray

HALLANDALE BEACH, FL – Trainer Eddie Plesa Jr. reached a career milestone at Gulfstream Park Friday, making his 2000th trip to the winner’s circle after saddling Salt Water Cowboy for a victory in the fourth race.

Gulfstream Guarantees 10-Cent Rainbow 6 Pool Saturday for $100,000

HALLANDALE BEACH, FL –Gulfstream Park’s mandatory payout of its popular 10-cent Rainbow 6 will have a guaranteed pool of $100,000 Saturday, April 7. 

Gulfstream News & Notes: 4.6.12

Entrustment & Ruthenia Make Season Debuts in Saturday Feature
Broadway’s Alibi, Trinniberg & Gemologist in Action at Aqueduct Saturday 

Rainbow 6 Pays Out Record $791,364

HALLANDALE BEACH, FL – A single ticket on Gulfstream Park’s Rainbow 6 wager returned a record $791,364.73 Sunday to one bettor.

The total cost of the winning ticket - $2.40.

Yes, $2.40.  

Gulfstream Sets Derby Day Records

HALLANDALE BEACH, FL – Gulfstream Park set new standards on Florida Derby Day for attendance and on-track and total handle in its state-of-the-art facility. 

Exciting Finishes Highlight Derby Day Undercard Stakes

By Laura Villasana

HALLANDALE BEACH, FL - Fort Larned’s track record in the $100,000 Skip Away (G3) headlined the Florida Derby Day undercard, chock full of exciting finishes coming in the $100,000 Appleton (G3), $150,000 Orchid (G3), and $70,000 Sir Shackleton Stakes.

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