News & Barn Notes

Summer Front Overtakes Rivals in Dania Beach Stakes

By Ed Gray

HALLANDALE BEACH, FL – Ramon Dominguez was obviously confident in Summer Front’s ability when the Eclipse Award-winning rider decided to make the New York-to-California-to-South Florida weekend journey to ride the 2-year-old colt the $100,000 Dania Beach Stakes. 

Trickmeister Returns and Remains Undefeated

By Ed Gray

HALLANDALE BEACH, FL – Trickmeister enjoyed a perfect return from a 16-month layoff Saturday at Gulfstream Park to run his undefeated string to five races in the $60,000 Harlan’s Holiday Stakes.

Borel to Start Riding at Gulfstream Next Week

By Brian Skirka

Three-time Kentucky Derby winning rider Calvin Borel, the regular pilot of 2-year-old Champion Street Sense and Horse of the Year Rachel Alexandra, will make Gulfstream Park his home base for the 2011-2012 meet, according to his agent Jerry Hissam. 

Sarah Wiener Wins Gulfstream Park/XpressBet Contest

Sarah Wiener of Clearwater, Fla. used her final $5 win/place wager of Gulfstream Park’s $400 Handicapping Contest to sweep past the field and catapult herself to Las Vegas for the DRF/NTRA National Handicapping Championship (NHC) on Jan. 27-28.

Algorithms Two-for-Two; Holy Bull Next

By Jack Will

Starlight Racing’s 2-year-old Algorithms ran like a star on the rise Friday winning the third race, an ‘a other than’ allowance test, at Gulfstream Park by one length over Darley Stable’s highly-regarded 4-to-5 favorite Consortium.

Gulfstream Park News & Notes: 12.16.11

Soaring Empire Posts ‘Bullet’ on Way to Hal’s Hope Defense
Sinister Brew & Sisterhood Top Ginger Brew Nominations
Leparoux to Hollywood Park for Mount on Romans-Trained Cozzetti

Coa's Son Embarks on Jockey Career at Gulfstream

By Ed Gray

As Eibar Coa continues on the road to recovery from severe injuries suffered in a racing accident last February, his son will follow in his footsteps Saturday at Gulfstream Park.

Breeders' Cup Runner-Up Excaper Leads Cast for Dania Beach

Richard Kaster and Frederick Wietling’s 2-year-old Excaper finished a game second last out behind Irish invader Wrote in the $1 million Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf (G1) as a 33-to-1 longshot under regular rider Emma Jayne Wilson. They will go off a lot shorter odds Sunday when they team up again in the $100,000 Dania Beach Stakes at Gulfstream Park.

Gulfstream Park News & Notes: 12.15.11

Fawkes Stable Stakes Runners Ready for Winter Campaigns
Canadian Jockey Champion Wilson Back on Excaper Sunday

Dutrow Trio Getting Ready For Action at Gulfstream

By Ed Gray

HALLANDALE BEACH, FL – After taking a glance at their respective past performance lines in the Daily Racing Form, Trickmeister, Boys At Tosconova and Redeemed are tough to separate on paper.
For trainer Rick Dutrow, the three horses with a big future in the 2012 handicap ranks will be tougher to separate on the racetrack.

Syndicate content