News & Barn Notes

Lucky Bettor Hits $221,677.41 Rainbow 6 Jackpot

By Ed Gray

The 10-cent Rainbow 6 jackpot was hit at Gulfstream Park for the first time Thursday, when a single winning ticket with the winners of the last six races paid $221,677.41.

The winning ticket was included in a $640 combination ticket bought at a U.S. off-track site through an Oregon wagering hub. 

Gourmet DInner & 'Macho Man' Lead Cast For Holy Bull

By Jack Will

Mucho Macho Man and Gourmet Dinner Top Sunday's $400,000 Holy Bull and R Heat Lightning And Dancinginherdreams Lead Forward Gal.

Bargain Basement 'Beauty' Set For Holy Bull

By Ed Gray

The 2009 Keeneland September Yearling Sales was headlined by a colt sired by Storm Cat that attracted a winning bid of $2,050,000, which was $2,047,500 more than Zayat Stables paid for a dark bay son of Devil His Due. 

Boys At Tosconova Will Bypass Holy Bull

Hopeful (G1) winner and Breeders' Cup Juvenile runnerup Boys At Tosconova will bypass The Holy Bull.

'Maestro' Please!

By Ed Gray

Trainer Bill Kaplan swells with pride at the mere mention of Dream Maestro, a durable 6-year-old campaigner who’s slated to run in Saturday’s $500,000 Sunshine Millions Classic at Gulfstream Park. 

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Fawkes Hopes To Make 'Mischief' In Sunshine Millions Classic

By Ed Gray

Big Drama is the undisputed star of David Fawkes’ stable, but there was a time a few years ago that the 2010 Eclipse Award-winning sprinter’s superiority wasn’t so clear-cut.

As Fawkes was preparing Big Drama for his career debut in the spring and summer of 2008, the Calder-based trainer was also impressed with his workmate, another unraced 2-year-old named Duke of Mischief. 

Stradivinsky Triumphs In Gulfstream Park Turf Sprint

By Ed Gray

It may not have been an artistic success, but Stradivinsky triumphed as the even-money favorite in the $60,000 Gulfstream Park Turf Sprint Sunday. 

First Dude Returns In Sunshine Millions Classic Saturday

By Jack Will

Donald Dizney’s homebred colt First Dude became a familiar name on the national scene last season placing in the Preakness Stakes (G1), Belmont Stakes (G1) and other major 3-year-old events. Now the 4-year-old gets his 2011 campaign going as one of the choices in Saturday’s $500,000 Sunshine Millions Classic at Gulfstream Park. 

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