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Kathy Ritvo Eyes Historic Derby Victory

By Kathy Ritvo Eyes Historic Derby Victory

USA Today writes about longtime South Florida resident and Gulfstream Park trainer Kathy Ritvo and her Derby hopeful Mucho Macho Man. 

Dialed In Favorite For Saturday's Kentucky Derby

Robert LaPenta’s Dialed In, winner of Gulfstream Park’s Florida Derby (G1) and Holy Bull (G3), was made the 4-1 morning line favorite for Saturday’s 137th Kentucky Derby (G1) at Churchill Downs. 

Kentucky Oaks Draws 13

Joyful Victory, who drew the rail, was made the 5-2 favorite in Friday's Kentucky Oaks (G1). Kathmanblu and Zazu co-second choice at 4-1. 

Gulfstream Gives Back During 2011 Meet

Gulfstream Park Racing & Casino’s storied history of “giving back” to communities, principally through philanthropic partnerships, grants, donations and outreach programs, continued throughout its 2011 racing season. 

Collmus Takes Over As Triple Crown Announcer

Gulfstream’s track announcer Larry Collmus has been named the new voice of the Triple Crown

Florida Derby Winner Dialed In Breezes At Palm Meadows

BOYNTON BEACH, FL – Florida Derby (G1) winner and likely Kentucky Derby (G1) favorite Dialed In worked an easy half-mile Thursday morning at Palm Meadows in :48 2/5. 

Nicoletti Takes Gulfstream's 2011 Handicapping Title

Ron Nicoletti, Gulfstream’s popular host and track analyst, won the track handicapping title with 201 winners over the course of the meet. 

Coa Returns To Gulfstream Winner's Circle For Trophy Presentation

Eibar Coa returned to the Gulfstream Park winner’s circle on closing day Sunday to present fellow jockey Paco Lopez with a trophy to commemorate his second straight riding title. 

Gulfstream Meeting Ends, Memories Linger

The 2011 thoroughbred meeting at Gulfstream Park was undeniably a spectacular artistic success, providing a program of 33 graded stakes that was supported by the most talented fields in memory from beginning to end.  

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