Friday, April 05 2013
SPEAK LOGISTICS HEADLINES $250,000 CALDER DERBY
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (April 3, 2013) – Hardway Stables’ Speak Logistics, winner of the $300,000 In Reality Division of the Florida Stallion Stakes at Calder in 2012 and most recently third to subsequent Florida Derby winner Orb in the Grade 2 Fountain of Youth Stakes, headlines a field of eight that will gather for the 41st running of the $250,000 Calder Derby, the 1 1/8-mile centerpiece event on opening day of the 2013 live racing season at Calder Casino & Race Course.
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Three 10-cent Rainbow 6 Races Moved From Turf to Main Track
HALLANDALE BEACH, FL -- In the best interests of bettors chasing Friday's mandatory 10-cent Rainbow 6 payout, Gulfstream Park management made an early decision to move three races originally scheduled to be run on turf to the main track. Races 9, 12 and 13, all included in the six races included in the multi-race wager that is expected to payout millions on Friday, will be contested on the main track on the 13-race card of the closing day program of Gulfstream's 2012-2013 meeting.
Wednesday, April 03 2013
Keeneland Barn Notes April 3, 2013
TESSERON WORKS TOWARD POSSIBLE START IN TOYOTA BLUE GRASS
• BROWN ALMIGHTY RETURNS TO THE TURF IN FRIDAY’S TRANSYLVANIA
• GALLOPING OUT
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Saturday, March 30 2013
PIMLICO SPRING MEETING BEGINS NEXT THURSDAY
BALTIMORE, 03-29-13---Live racing in Maryland will shift to historic Pimlico Race Course next Thursday, April 4 for the spring meeting. The headline event of the 36-day stand is the 138th running of the $1 million Preakness® Stakes (G1), the middle jewel of the Triple Crown, on May 18.
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FLORIDA DERBY DAY HAS $1.5 MILLION RAINBOW 6 CARRYOVER
Lead: Saturday's Florida Derby Day program, which features seven stakes (six graded) worth $1.9 million, will also have a 10-cent Rainbow 6 Carryover starting at $1,536,579.07.
STABLE NOTES BY ED GOLDEN March 29,2013
GOLDENCENTS ‘JONNY ON THE SPOT’ FOR SANTA ANITA DERBY
• DAVID FLORES ONE TO BEAT IN RIDERS’ 5K RUN, BISONO SAYS
• SHARP BAY AREA SHIPPER MARKS MINE SET FOR EVENING JEWEL
• MOJICA GRADUALLY MAKING HIS MARK AT SANTA ANITA
COMPELLING GRADE II QUARTET TOPS LOUISIANA DERBY DAY
• $150,000-Guaranteed All-Grade II Pick Four, Races 7-10
• Three Louisiana-bred Stakes Add An Interesting Garnish
• Jockey John Jacinto Body Sore But OK Following Thursday Fall
Friday, March 29 2013
Gulfstream Today - 3.28.13
Lead: Trainer Wayne Catalano made a fortuitous choice to bring Gary and Mary West’s 5-year-old Pass the Dice out of his Fair Grounds-based division to Gulfstream Park recently. The 5-year-old Kentucky-bred posted a mild upset in Thursday's sixth race, a $65,350 optional claiming allowance, rallying from off the pace to score by 1 ½ lengths over George Kerr’s pace-setting Good Morning Diva in the one-mile test.
Monday, March 25 2013
Dubai World Cup Trackwork Notes - March 25, 2013
Group 1 US$10M Dubai World Cup, sponsored by Emirates Airline
Royal Delta – Royal Delta galloped once around Meydan and visited the starting gate as part of the typical routine trainer Bill Mott follows with his runners before a race. The two-time American champion stood quietly in the gate as assistant starters patted her neck.
“Everything is good so far,” said Mott’s assistant Rodolphe Brisset, who also serves as Royal Delta’s exercise rider. “She just flew over this track.”
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Gulfstream Park News & Notes
Shanghai Bobby Gets Final Tune-Up for Besilu Stables Florida Derby
Live Lively Preps for Gulfstream Oaks with Easy Breeze
Merit Man Gets Final Tune-Up for Florida Derby
DEPARTING, MYLUTE GET LOUISIANA DERBY WORKS
• Stidham Discusses Saturday’s Louisiana Derby Runner Ground Transport
• Saturday’s $500,000 Fair Grounds Oaks Shaping Up Solid
Saturday, March 23 2013
STABLE NOTES BY ED GOLDEN
• DAUGHTER WANTS TO WIN SANTA ANITA DERBY FOR DAD, GOLDEN EAGLE
• ABSENCE MAKES MITCHELL GROW FONDER OF DHAAMER FOR TOKYO CITY
• ADDED DISTANCE NO CONCERN FOR A JEALOUS WOMAN, MEZAS SAY
• JOCKEYS DELGADO, MOJICA SET FOR SANTA ANITA DERBY 5K RUN