Thursday, January 16 2014

Gulfstream Park News & Notes - Wed 1/15

'Macho Man' Prepares for Saturday's Classic
Hobbs Takes to the ‘Turf’ for Mongeon
Wildcat Red to Work Friday for Holy Bull

HALLANDALE BEACH, FL - About an hour after a heavy rainstorm hit Gulfstream Park on Wednesday morning, Florida-bred fan favorite Mucho Macho Man visited the starting gate to continue preparation for his 2014 debut in Saturday’s $400,000 Sunshine Millions Classic.

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Wednesday, January 15 2014

Short odds on Long River in Evening Attire

OZONE PARK, N.Y. - An accomplished field of older horses looking to further enhance their resumes will gather at Aqueduct Racetrack on Saturday for the 95th running of the $100,000 Evening Attire.

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Suffolk Downs Commits to Continuing Racing

Letter to Massachusetts Gaming Commission

Gaming license for Mohegan Sun would preserve racing jobs at Suffolk Downs, create
additional jobs in thoroughbred industry and expand breeding, related agribusiness and
farm space statewide

(EAST BOSTON, MA – January 9, 2014) – Suffolk Downs is committed to continuing racing
through at least the initial 15-year duration of Mohegan Sun Massachusetts’s gaming license should Mohegan Sun Massachusetts earn a Category 1 license and develop and open a gaming facility on the Suffolk Downs property in Revere, the historic racetrack expressed this week in a letter to the Massachusetts Gaming Commission.

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Top 3-Year-Olds Nominated For Gulfstream’s $400,000 Holy Bull

Cairo Prince, Mr Speaker and Coup de Grace Ready To Meet

HALLANDALE BEACH, FL - Nashua (G2) winner Cairo Prince, Dania Beach (G3) winner Mr Speaker, undefeated Coup de Grace and Gulfstream Park Derby runner-up Wildcat Red are nominated and expected to run January 25 in the $400,000 Holy Bull (G2) at Gulfstream Park.

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Thursday, January 02 2014

$100,000 Gulfstream Park Derby Quotes

Trainer Mike Maker (General a Rod): “We drew great. He got a perfect trip. I have no complaints.

“He’s always shown great promise. He’s a big, immature colt, but since his last race he’s made no mistakes. We were looking for a big effort today and we got it.”

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Saturday, December 28 2013

Gulfstream Today 12.28

Big-Money Rainbow 6 and Pick 5 Carryovers for Sunday
20-Cent Rainbow 6 Jackpot Swells to $153,497.41
50-cent Pick 5 Carryover Will Be $87,627.85

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Sunday, December 22 2013

Gulfstream Today 12.22

It’s déjà vu for Pletcher

HALLANDALE BEACH, FL -- It’s déjà vu all over again. For the second time in 10 days, a 3-year-old son of Distorted Humor from the Todd Pletcher made a successful return at short odds off a lengthy layoff. Zaikov took center stage on Friday the 13th and Catron followed suit in the fifth race on Sunday’s card at Gulfstream Park. A homebred for Aaron and Marie Jones, the big bay colt scored at even-money in his June 15 unveiling at Belmont Park, where he had earned an 84 Beyer Speed Figure. He hadn’t seen afternoon action since then, but was hammered down to 2-5 while facing only four rivals.

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$100,000 Harlan’s Holiday Quotes

Trainer Nick Gonzalez (River Seven): “It’s quite a thrill. This is my first stakes win at Gulfstream. It was an impressive performance – a track record.

“I was wanting to get him back on the dirt from the time he ran (second) in the Prince of Wales at Fort Erie. That option was over in Canada because all we had was Polytrack and turf. We got him on turf and he was a rock star on turf so we couldn’t take him off that.

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So many faces in and out of my life
Some will last
Some will just be now and then
Life is a series of hellos and goodbyes
I'm afraid it's time for goodbye again
Say goodbye to Hollywood
Say goodbye my baby
Say goodbye to Hollywood
Say goodbye my baby
--Billy Joel “Say Goodbye to Hollywood”

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Gulfstream Park News & Notes - December 22

Mucho Macho Man Steps Up Training at Gulfstream
Byrne Prepares Almost Famous for Gulfstream Derby
Casse Planning Ahead for Trio of Juveniles

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$100,000 Dania Beach (G3) Quotes

Trainer Shug McGaughey (Mr Speaker): "He ran good. He’d been training good. His first two races were better than they looked. When I ran him at Saratoga, Javier rode him and missed the hole, but came back and told me that he liked him a lot. A bug boy rode him after that, probably moved a little bit early on him against Request; he might have been best that day. We were what, 10-1 today and Request was 2-1? Then he came back and broke his maiden—everyone took back and he just found himself on the lead.

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Gravesend Handicap Quotes

David Jacobson, winning trainer of Strapping Groom (No. 4): "If he's not quite back to that Forego race, he's definitely headed in that direction. He came out of the Fall Highweight like a million dollars and has been getting better and better. He had a quarter-crack [after the Forego] we were working on. I was being a little aggressive running him, and he still ran well. That's all grown out now and it's a thing of the past."

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