Friday, September 19 2014
Pair of New York-bred juvenile stakes highlight Sunday card
ELMONT, N.Y. - Sunday's card at Belmont Park will be highlighted by a pair of New York-bred juvenile stakes races - the $150,000 Bertram F. Bongard and $150,000 Joseph A. Gimma - which will both be contested at seven furlongs on the main track, and serve as a prelude for the Sleepy Hollow and Maid of the Mist, to be run on October 18, Empire Showcase Day.
Artemis Agrotera hunting for more in G2 Gallant Bloom
ELMONT, N.Y. - Artemis Agrotera, a dominant winner against Grade 1 competition in her most recent start, heads a group of six filly and mare sprinters in the Grade 2, $300,000 Gallant Bloom Handicap on Saturday at Belmont Park.
GRADE III DOGWOOD
FIFTYSHADESOFGOLD MADE 2-1 FAVORITE FOR SATURDAY’S GRADE III DOGWOOD
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014) – Fiftyshadesofgold, the winner of the $200,725 Eight Belles Presented by TwinSpires.com (Grade III) on Kentucky Oaks Day, has been made the 2-1 morning line favorite in a field of 10 3-year-old fillies entered in Saturday’s $100,000-added Dogwood (GIII) at Churchill Downs.
Wednesday, September 17 2014
Gulfstream Park News & Notes - 9/17
Undefeated Atreides Breezes Easy Half for Likely Run in Indiana Derby
Ohio Derby Winner East Hall Also Probable for Indiana Derby
Wildcat Red Departs to Remington for Run in Oklahoma Derby
HALLANDALE BEACH, FL – Stonestreet Stables’ Atreides breezed a half-mile in 50.63 seconds Wednesday morning at Gulfstream Park in preparation for a likely start in the $400,000 Indiana Derby (G2) at Indiana Grand on Oct. 4.
Monday, September 15 2014
GULFSTREAM TODAY 9.14
20-Cent Rainbow 6 Survives A Close Call on Sunday’s Card
Thursday’s Rainbow 6 Carryover Pool Guaranteed at $50,000
HALLANDALE BEACH, FL – The 20-cent Rainbow 6 survived a close call Sunday at Gulfstream Park, where any one of eight horses in the 11th race could have taken down the jackpot.
Sunday, September 14 2014
Ashley T. Cole (NYB) Quotes
Christophe Clement, winning trainer of Lubash (No. 3): "He's a sound horse and he tries very hard. Junior [Alvarado] has a good relationship with the horse; he knows him inside out. This is fun. This is a very good group of New York-bred turf horses. King Kreesa and Kharafa are always tough."
Saturday, September 13 2014
Sands Point (G2) Quotes
Cherie DeVaux, assistant to Chad Brown, trainer of winner Ball Dancing (No. 10) and Xcellence (No. 1): "I thought [Ball Dancing] ran great. She settled nicely and made one run. When Joe [Bravo] asked her to run, she quickened. She handled everything perfectly in the race and in the gate."
CALIFORNIA CHROME WORKS SIX FURLONGS IN 1:13.80;
SHIPS TUESDAY FOR RETURN IN PENNSYLVANIA DERBY
CYPRESS, Calif. ---In his final work before he resumes his racing career in the Grade II, $1 million Pennsylvania Derby Sept. 20, 2014 Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner California Chrome drilled six furlongs in 1:13.80 Saturday morning at Los Alamitos.
V. E. Day, Wicked Strong work for Jockey Club Gold Cup
ELMONT, N.Y. - With an eye on the Grade 1 Jockey Club Gold Cup in two weeks, trainer Jimmy Jerkens had V. E. Day and Wicked Strong breeze over the Belmont Park training track on Saturday.
Noble Damsel (G3) Quotes
Christophe Clement, winning trainer of Annecdote (No. 6): "It really was no surprise because she had been training so well in the morning. She always showed a great turn of foot. She had been training with a friend of mine in England. It's easy when people find you with that kind of horse."
Thursday, September 11 2014
GULFSTREAM TODAY 9.11
Mandatory Payouts of Carryover Pools Yield Huge Payoffs
Super Hi-5 Produces $205,788.70 Bonanza
Multiple Rainbow 6 Ticketholders Cash for $48,407.92 Each
Friday’s Rainbow 6 Carryover Pool Guaranteed at $50,000
Valid Lives Up to Favoritism with Victory in Featured Fourth Race
Daring Dancer, back in top form, returns to Belmont for G2 Sands Point
ELMONT, N.Y. - Daring Dancer, whose lone loss in five starts came at Belmont Park in May, will attempt to pick up her third graded stakes victory when she returns to Belmont for the Grade 2, $500,000 Sands Point on Saturday.