Friday, October 28 2016


Gulfstream West Adds Claiming Crown Preview Day Sunday, Nov. 6


11 Starter Races Totaling $440,000 in Purses

MIAMI GARDENS, FL - Gulfstream Park West has added Claiming Crown Preview Day to its Fall Turf Festival on Sunday, Nov. 6. The afternoon will feature 11 starter races worth a total of $440,000.

Free nominations can be made through the Gulfstream Park racing office by Sunday, Oct. 30.





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Undefeated Three Rules Sharp in Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Tune-up


Breezes 5 Furlongs in ‘Bullet’ 57.64 Seconds at Gulfstream Park
Workout Video Link:
https://youtu.be/OXZG8MgN1JE

HALLANDALE BEACH, FL – Undefeated Three Rules breezed five furlongs in a sharp 57.64 seconds at Gulfstream Park Friday morning in preparation for a scheduled start in the $2 million Breeders’ Cup Juvenile (G1) at Santa Anita Nov. 5.

The fastest of 21 workouts recorded at the five-furlong distance can be viewed at https://youtu.be/OXZG8MgN1JE






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SANTA ANITA STABLE NOTES (FRIDAY, OCT. 28


• CLOCKER WEIGHS CHAMPIONS’ CHANCES IN DISTAFF
• KING OF MOUNTAIN CHROME MUST HURDLE ARROGATE
• STELLAR WIND IN LAST MAJOR DRILL FOR THE DISTAFF
• ALL IN THE FAMILY FOR STEVENS IN BREEDERS’ CUP
• SPRINT CHAMP RUNHAPPY TO BREEZE FOR DIRT MILE

DISTAFF LURES THREE CHAMPIONS

Perhaps the most anticipated race in the 33-year history of the Breeders’ Cup takes center stage next Friday, Nov. 4, when champions Beholder, Songbird and Stellar Wind meet in the $2 million Longines Distaff for fillies and mares, three and up, at 1 1/8 miles.





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Thursday, October 27 2016


SANTA ANITA STABLE NOTES (THURSDAY, OCT. 27


• SONGBIRD, BEHOLDER BREEZE FOR DISTAFF
• CLASSIC COUNTDOWN IS ON FOR CHROME
• NYQUIST, MELATONIN IN CLASSIC WORKOUTS
• GRADE I ACE FROSTED WORKS FOR CLASSIC


SONGBIRD, BEHOLDER WORK TOWARDS DISTAFF SHOWDOWN

Songbird and Beholder, two thirds of the three “Fab Females” set to run in the $2 million Longines Breeders’ Cup Distaff next Friday, Nov. 4, had their final major works about an hour apart Thursday morning, undefeated two-year-old female champion of 2015 Songbird going five furlongs under exercise rider Edgar Rodriguez in 1:01, breezing, after the 6:30 a.m. renovation break, and the six-year-old Beholder, winner of three Eclipse Awards, working six furlongs at 7:45 in 1:14.40 with regular rider Gary Stevens up for Richard Mandella.





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Wednesday, October 26 2016


Undefeated Three Rules among 12 Pre-Entries in Breeders’ Cup Juvenile


Florida Derby Winner Nyquist Pre-Entered in $6 Million Classic

HALLANDALE BEACH, FL – Shade Tree Thoroughbreds’ undefeated Three Rules was among 12.pre-entries announced Wednesday for the $2 Million Breeders’ Cup Juvenile (G1), leading a contingent of Gulfstream Park stakes winners scheduled to participate on the $26.5 million World Championships at Santa Anita Nov. 4 and 5.

Trained at Gulfstream by Jose Pinchin, Three Rules has won his first five races by 31 lengths, including a 10-length romp in the $500,000 In Reality Oct. 1 to pull off a sweep of the 2016 Florida Sire Stakes Series.





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Economic Model looks to find winning formula in Saturday’s G3 Bold Ruler


ELMONT, N.Y. - Economic Model will look for his first graded stakes win after a pair of runner-up finishes, headlining a 13-horse field in Saturday's Grade 3, $200,000 Bold Ruler for 3-year-olds and up at seven furlongs on Belmont Park's main track.





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Saturday, October 22 2016


Total Handle on Maryland Million Up 18.5 Percent, Attendance Grows


Saturday Crushes 2014 Handle by 59 Percent
Track Showcases Ongoing Improvements of More than $20 Million
Day Highlighted by Admirals War Chest Victory in Classic

LAUREL, MD – Total handle on Saturday’s 31st Jim McKay Maryland Million was up 18.5 percent over 2015 and a whopping 59.8 percent over 2014.

Saturday’s program had a total handle of $4.476 million compared to $3.778 last year. Total handle in 2014 was $2.801 million.





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Admiral’s War Chest Repeats in Maryland Million Classic


Rockin Jojo Pulls Off 31-1 Upset in Maryland Million Distaff

LAUREL, MD – Sinatra Thoroughbreds Racing LLC’s Admiral’s War Chest became the fifth back-to-back winner of the $150,000 Maryland Million Classic Saturday at Laurel Park with a dominating gate-to-wire triumph in the 1 1/8-mile stakes for Maryland-sired horses.

The 5-year-old gelding won by 3 ½ lengths under Taylor Hole to join Timely Warning (1990-91), Algar (1997-98), Docent (2002-03), and Eighttofasttocatch (2011, 2013-14) as a back-to-back winner of the Maryland Million Day feature.





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Nicaradalic Rocks Pulls Upset in $100,000 Maryland Million Sprint


Popular Multiple Stakes Winner Ben’s Cat Runs Last For Fifth Straight Loss

LAUREL, MD – Even with the vocal support of his loyal fans that welcomed him to the Laurel Park paddock and followed him to the track, popular 26-time winner Ben’s Cat couldn’t deliver a fourth Maryland Million victory in Saturday’s $100,000 Sprint.

Instead it was T D C B E Stable’s Nicaradalic Rocks, making his stakes debut, who overcame some early trouble to wrest the lead from pacesetting favorite Morning Fire in mid-stretch and go on to a one-length victory in the six-furlong dash for Maryland-sired horses 3 and older.





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Phlash Phelps Defends Maryland Million Turf Title


Devilish Love Edges Complete St. in Maryland Million Ladies

LAUREL, MD – Hillwood Stable LLC’s Phlash Phelps overcame a wide trip from his outside post position to defend his title in the $125,000 Maryland Million Turf, prevailing by 1 ¼ lengths while narrowly missing a course record in the mile turf stakes for Maryland-sired horses.

Trained by Rodney Jenkins, the 3-5 favorite ran a mile over a firm Dahlia Turf Course in 1:34.57, not far off Tune of the Spirit’s 2005 record of 1:34.26. The Maryland-bred 5-year-old gelding did surpass his stakes record of 1:35.35, set while winning the 2015 Maryland Million Turf by three-quarters of a length. Victor Carrasco was aboard the son of Great Notion in both Maryland Million scores.





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Goodness Gracious! Greatbullsoffire Wins Maryland Million Nursery


Pacesetter Item Withstands Double Challenge to Capture Lassie

LAUREL, MD – Kathleen Willier’s Greatbullsoffire moved to the lead on the turn into the homestretch, poised to live up to his even-money favoritism in Saturday’s $100,000 Maryland Million Nursery when 69-1 longshot Dancing With Maude swept past him to lead the way into the stretch.

Dancing With Maude opened up by more than a length in mid-stretch, but the favorite wasn’t ready to concede the six-furlong stakes for Maryland-sired 2-year-olds, finding a second wind that caught the eye of Laurel Park announcer Dave Rodman.





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Empire Distaff (NYB) Quotes


John Kimmel, winning trainer of Bar of Gold (No. 1): "We always had a question about her distance capabilities. I got to thinking more and more about it; trying to get this filly off the pace and giving her a chance to settle was always what I've been targeting for her."





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