Friday, December 13 2013
GULFSTREAM TODAY 12.13.13
Zaikov Sparkles in Return from Nine-Month Layoff at Gulfstream
Pletcher Trainee Captures Six-Furlong Allowance in 1:08.73
HALLANDALE BEACH, FL – Undefeated Zaikov punctuated jockey Javier Castellano’s record-setting day at Gulfstream Park Friday with a thoroughly dazzling return from a nine-month layoff in the sixth race.
Ana Luisa makes North American debut in crowded South Beach
Sixteen fillies and mares entered for Sunday’s turf sprint stakes
HALLANDALE BEACH, FL – Brazilian import Ana Luisa will have plenty of company when she makes her first start on American soil in Sunday’s $100,000 South Beach at Gulfstream Park.
Gulfstream News & Notes December 13
Speechify Looks to Get Back on Track
What a 'Coup' for Brown
HALLANDALE BEACH, FL -- After winning his first two starts at Gulfstream Park, Speechify looked to be on his way to bigger and better things for owner Team Valor International. He will get a chance to get back on track in Saturday’s fifth race, a six-furlong optional claiming event.
Percussion hopes to keep the beat going in Queens County
OZONE PARK, N.Y. - The inner-track stakes schedule gets underway at Aqueduct Racetrack on Saturday, with the Todd Pletcher-trained Percussion returning to his favorite course as he heads a field of five for the 108th running of the $100,000 Queens County.
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Miss Narcissist commands attention in East View
OZONE PARK, N.Y. - Miss Narcissist, who has already won a pair of sprint stakes, will stretch out in distance on Sunday at Aqueduct Racetrack in the $100,000 East View for New York-bred 2-year-old fillies.
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TEDDY’S PROMISE RETURNS TO FAVORITE SURFACE
INGLEWOOD, Calif. (December 12, 2013)—Teddy’s Promise, who has earned half of her career wins at Betfair Hollywood Park, will make her final start over Cushion Track in the $100,000 Playa del Rey Stakes Sunday.
Calder Barn Notes
CITY OF WESTON RETURNS HOME FOR A CHANCE AT ANOTHER CALDER STAKES WIN
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (December 12, 2013) – Cloud Nine Lumoni’s City of Weston is on track to succeed in Saturday’s $75,000 Kenny Noe Jr. Handicap at Calder Casino & Race Course after a stint of northern stakes appearances and a successful track record in 2013.
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Barn Notes: Friday, December 13
THE GRASS IS GREENER FOR HUD’S REBELLION
• Two Undefeated 2-Year-Olds to Match Strides in Saturday’s LCD Juvenile
• Ladyzarbridge: Once! Twice! Three Times - A LCD Ladies Winner?
• Additional 50-Cent Pick-4 Available Saturday on Races 7-10
Sunday, December 08 2013
Gulfstream Today: 12.8
Castellano closing in on North American earnings record
McGaughey firster wins debut for Phipps Stable
HALLANDALE BEACH, FL – Two-time defending Gulfstream Park riding champion Javier Castellano won three races on Sunday’s card and inched closer to breaking Ramon Dominguez’s all-time North American single-season earnings record.
Gulfstream News & Notes December 8
Sunshine Millions Next for Ribo Bobo
Zito Turns the Page with Nevada Kid
HALLANDALE BEACH, FL – Trainer Jason Servis may have a pair of contenders for owner Mr. Amore Stable in the $150,000 Sunshine Millions Sprint, which will be run at Gulfstream Park in six weeks on January 18.
$100,000 Sunshine State Quotes
Trainer Robert Dibona (Star Harbour): “It’s very exciting to claim a horse and to be able to run at this kind of level. You can pay a million dollars and not get a horse like this. He’s happy; he likes it here; he’s fast; they’re going to have to deal with him.
Hollywood Turf Express Quotes
JOE TALAMO, BOAT TRIP, Winner: "It set up real well for him. My horse is real classy and did everything right. We kind of saved ground around the turn and when I took them on, he knew what to do. He got over the course great and has a real nice turn of foot."