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HALLANDALE BEACH, FL – Daniel Alonso’s Skippylongstocking parlayed a dream trip into a solid victory in Saturday’s $150,000 Harlan’s Holiday (G3) at Gulfstream Park, virtually clinching a berth in the $3 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational (G1) at the Hallandale Beach track Jan. 28.
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HALLANDALE BEACH, FL – Rodney Lundock’s Florida homebred Maryquitecontrary swept to the lead at the top of the stretch and drew off through the lane to extend her win streak to four races with a second career stakes triumph in Saturday’s $125,000 Rampart at Gulfstream Park.
Richest of Six Stakes, Five Graded, Worth $850,000 in Purses
HALLANDALE BEACH, FL – Reeves Thoroughbred Racing and Peter and Patty Searles’ City Man, under patient handling from jockey Joel Rosario, found a seam along the rail in mid-stretch and sprinted clear late to extend his win streak to three races in Saturday’s $200,000 Fort Lauderdale (G2) at Gulfstream Park.
HALLANDALE BEACH, FL – Jun Park and Delia’s Nash’s Sibelius closely stalked the early pace and drew away from his 10 rivals in the stretch to capture Saturday’s $125,000 Mr. Prospector (G3) at Gulfstream Park, collecting his first graded-stakes success.
The late-developing 4-year-old gelding ran seven furlongs in 1:23/04 under Junior Alvarado to score by 2 ¼ lengths in the seven-furlong sprint for 3-year-olds and up – one of five stakes on a card co-headlined by the $150,000 Harlan’s Holiday (G2), a prep for the Jan. 28 $3 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational (G1), and the $200,000 Fort Lauderdale (G2), a prep for the $1 million Pegasus World Cup Turf Invitational (G1).
HALLANDALE BEACH, FL – Annette Allen’s Stolen Holiday surged late under jockey Junior Alvarado to win the $125,000 Suwannee River (G3).
The 73rd running of the Suwannee River, a one-mile turf event for fillies and mares, was the third of six stakes, five graded, worth $850,000 in purses on an 11-race New Year’s Eve program. Stolen Holiday covered the mile in 1:34.32.
HALLANDALE BEACH, FL – Frank Fletcher’s Frank’s Rockette overwhelmed her four rivals in Saturday’s $125,000 Sugar Swirl at Gulfstream Park, scoring a sharp front-running victory under Luis Saez.
Saddled by Hall of Fame trainer Bill Mott, the 5-year-old daughter of Into Mischief shook off early pressure and drew away to a 12 ¼-length triumph in the six-furlong stakes for fillies and mares that kicked off a New Year’s Eve program co-headlined by the $150,000 Harlan’s Holiday (G2), a prep for the Jan. 28 $3 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational (G1), and the $200,000 Fort Lauderdale (G2), a prep for the $1 million Pegasus World Cup Turf Invitational (G1)..