News & Barn Notes

Fly Down, Rule & Giant Oak Meet in Donn Handicap Saturday

By Jack Will

Mitaab bin Abdullah‘s 4-year-old Fly Down was last seen under colors finishing third behind Blame and Zenyatta in the $5 million Breeders’ Cup Classic (G1) at Churchill Downs on Nov. 6 despite a rough trip. The colt sets off on another campaign in Saturday’s $500,000 Donn Handicap (G1) as the likely choice in the strongest field of older horses yet assembled in 2011 nationwide.
 

Gulfstream Hosts Miami-Dade School Children

Gulfstream Park Racing & Casino played host to 19 students from the Robert Renick Educational Center Tuesday as part of a community-based instruction curriculum with Miami-Dade Public Schools. 

Eldaafer Brings High Expectations into Donn

By Ed Gray For Gulfstreampark.com, Photo by Jon Kral

“I don’t think I’ve seen the best of this horse yet”

Zito Gets Dialed In With Holy Bull Victory.

By Ed Gray For Gulfstreampark.com

Tackleberry Scores 27-1 Upset In Sunshine Millions Classic

By Ed Gray

HALLANDALE BEACH, FL – Louis Olivares enjoyed success at the very highest echelon of Thoroughbred racing during his 33-year training career while campaigning Grade 1 turf stars Flying Pidgeon and Powder Break. 

Fly Down & Square Eddie Drill for Donn Handicap

By Jack Will

Fly Down Prepared Saturday For The $500,000 Donn Handicap Feb. 5 with a 'bullet' work at Palm Meadows.

‘Dancing’ With the Stars in Forward Gal

By Ed Gray

Two races before some of the leading 3-year-old colts will step onto the Road to the Kentucky Derby and the Preakness 5.5 bonus series in the $400,000 Holy Bull (G3), one of the most exciting 3-year-old filly prospects for the Kentucky Oaks and the Black-Eyed Susan 2.2 bonus series will go to post at Gulfstream Park Sunday.
 

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