Saffie Joseph Jr. Duo Entered in Saturday’s G3 Harlan’s Holiday
HALLANDALE BEACH, FL – Saffie Joseph Jr.-trained O’Connor and Skippylongstocking will be in action in Saturday’s $150,000 Harlan’s Holiday (G3) at Gulfstream Park, seeking a chance to join stablemate White Abarrio in field for the $3 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational (G1).
Richest of Six Stakes, Five Graded, Worth $850,000 in Purses Dec. 31
Pletcher Hopes to Move Forward for Third Pegasus World Cup Turf (G1)
HALLANDALE BEACH, FL – Multiple graded-stakes winning millionaire Colonel Liam, unraced since the spring, will be in familiar surroundings when he makes his long-awaited return as a prelude to the Pegasus World Cup in Saturday’s $200,000 Fort Lauderdale (G2) at Gulfstream Park.
Candy Light rallies for win in $100,000 Tropical Park Oaks
HALLANDALE BEACH, FL – While it wasn’t the Kentucky Derby his connections dreamed about earlier in the year, it was a Derby, nonetheless – the last Derby of 2022.
Golden Glider made it a winning one, prevailing by a nose over Steady On in a four-horse photo finish that highlighted the opening day card of Gulfstream Park’s Championship Meet.
Belgrano Pulls Off Upset in Janus Co-Feature
HALLANDALE BEACH, FL – The plan for Miss J McKay going into Saturday’s $100,000 Abundantia at Gulfstream Park: Give the multiple-stakes winning mare an opportunity to defend her title in the five-furlong turf sprint for fillies and mares during a winter campaign before sending her off to the breeding shed.
“The original plan was to run her this winter and put her in foal, but after the way she won today, I think everything is up in the air,” said Miguel Clement, trainer and part-owner Christophe Clement’s son and assistant trainer. “I’m sure my father and his partners will think about that afterwards.”
Barbados Native Credits Owners for Career Accomplishment
HALLANDALE BEACH, FL – Trainer Saffie Joseph Jr. followed up Top 10 finishes in the 2021 national standings in both races-won and purse earnings with a breakthrough 2021-2022 Championship Meet at Gulfstream Park, during which he dethroned perennial titlist Todd Pletcher with a meet-leading 58 wins.
To finish off his career-best achievement in style, Joseph saddled White Abarrio for a victory in the $1 million Curlin Florida Derby (G1).
2023 Gulfstream Park Calendar Giveaway on Opening Day
Maiden, Allowance Purses Receive Sizeable Purse Increases
Tropical Park Derby, Oaks Kickoff $13.6M Stakes Schedule
G1 Pegasus World Cup, G1 Florida Derby Top 60 Stakes
HALLANDALE BEACH, FL – The 2022-2023 Championship Meet at Gulfstream Park will get underway Monday, the first of 71 days of World Class Racing that will be highlighted by the $3 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational (G1), $1 million Curlin Florida Derby (G1), and $400,000 Fountain of Youth (G2) on the three most prestigious racing days during the elite winter meet.