Friday, January 31 2014
Sassicaia, Ragtime & Madd Exchange Lead Saturday Maiden Special
HALLANDALE BEACH, FL - Saturday's program at Gulfstream Park will feature the $200,000 Hutcheson Stakes (G3) for sophomore sprinters, and there are also a trio of maiden special weight races for 3-year-olds earlier on the card. That sequence will start with the fifth race, a $47,000 affair contested at 6 1/2 furlongs that attracted a nine-horse field. Five of them are first-time starters, including Sassicaia, who will be unveiled by trainer Chad Brown on behalf of owner Robert LaPenta.
Gulfstream Park News & Notes
Travelin Man Takes to Turf in Sprint
River Seven Looking to Take ‘Charge’ in $500,000 Donn Handicap
Ribo Bobo Possible for Gulfstream Park Sprint on Feb. 8
HALLANDALE BEACH, FL - Travelin Man has lived up to his name, running at six racetracks in five states up and down the East Coast over his career. Now 6, the bay son of Trippi will try grass for the first time when he returns to the races on Saturday.
GRADE II PALOS VERDES STAKES
SPRINT TITANS SAHARA SKY & SECRET CIRCLE SQUARE OFF IN SUNDAY’S GRADE II PALOS VERDES STAKES AT SIX FURLONGS,
MET MILE WINNER AND BREEDERS’ CUP SPRINT CHAMP HEAD FIELD OF FIVE
ARCADIA, Calif. (Jan. 30, 2014)—Recent Eclipse Award finalists, and two of America’s top sprinters, Jerry Hollendorfer’s Sahara Sky and Bob Baffert’s Secret Circle, head a field of five older horses in Sunday’s Grade II, $200,000 Palos Verdes Stakes at six furlongs.
Mohegan Sun Reaches Agreements with Seven
Agreements with Cambridge, Chelsea, Lynn, Malden, Medford, Melrose, and Salem provide economic development, community benefits and funding for local priorities
REVERE, MA – (January 28, 2014) –Mohegan Sun and Suffolk Downs today announced the
completion of terms for agreements with seven local communities, marking another critical
step in the pursuit of a license to develop a world-class casino resort in Revere.
Friday, January 24 2014
Duff One, Ready to Act Meet Again in Sunday’s Sweetest Chant
HALLANDALE BEACH, FL – Sunday’s featured $100,000 Sweetest Chant Stakes has drawn a field of eight promising fillies looking for their first stakes victory. Duff One, owned by Lee Pokoik, defeated several of her Sweetest Chant rivals in a local allowance on December 19 and will be one of the main contenders on Sunday.
SANTA ANITA STABLE NOTES (Friday January 24
• IF SPECHT’S AT SANTA ANITA, IT MUST BE CAL CUP DAY
• MOBILIZED DOING WELL FOR CALIFORNIA CUP SPRINT
• SMITH: DIRT ‘GREENER’ THAN GRASS IN SANTA MONICA
• ECLIPSE CHAMP SHARED BELIEF MISSES ANOTHER WORKOUT
Thursday, January 23 2014
MIRACLE WOOD HEADLINES FOUR STAKES ON SATURDAY’S CARD
LAUREL, MD. 01-23-14---Promising 3-year-olds always hold a certain fascination at the start of the year and Laurel Park puts the focus on some good ones in the $100,000 Miracle Wood Stakes, one of four stakes on Saturday’s nine race program.
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Gulfstream Park News & Notes - Thu 1/23
Wolf Hopeful About Intense Holiday's Chances
Financial Mogul Gets Started in Holy Bull
Wildcat Red to Miss Holy Bull
HALLANDALE BEACH, FL - Intense Holiday will have the rest of the field inside him when he breaks from post 11 in Saturday’s $400,000 Miller Lite Holy Bull (G2) at Gulfstream Park – the same scenario his sire, Harlan’s Holiday, faced 11 years ago in the Donn Handicap (G1).
$125,000 SUNSHINE MILLIONS FILLY AND MARE TURF SPRINT
MULTIPLE STAKES WINNERS MARKS MINE, UNUSUAL HOTTIE PROMINENT IN SATURDAY’S $125,000 SUNSHINE MILLIONS FILLY AND MARE TURF SPRINT;
FIELD OF 11 DISTAFFERS SET TO GO 6 ½ FURLONGS DOWN HILLSIDE TURF
ARCADIA, Calif. (Jan. 22, 2014)—Multiple stakes winners Marks Mine and Unusual Hottie figure prominently in Saturday’s $125,000 Sunshine Millions Filly and Mare Turf Sprint at 6 ½ furlongs down Santa Anita’s Camino Real hillside turf course, a race that attracted a field of 11 older distaffers bred or sired in California.
$125,000 DONALD VALPREDO CALIFORNIA CUP SPRINT
VETERAN TRAINER HEADLEY TO SADDLE LIKELY FAVORITE CYCLOMETER IN SATURDAY’S $125,000 DONALD VALPREDO CALIFORNIA CUP SPRINT
ARCADIA, Calif. (Jan. 22, 2014)—Veteran conditioner Bruce Headley will be represented by 6-year-old horse and likely favorite Cyclometer in Saturday’s $125,000 Donald Valpredo California Cup Sprint for older horses at six furlongs, a race that attracted a field of 10 older horses.
$250,000 CALIFORNIA CUP DERBY
GRADE I WINNER TAMARANDO HEADS 11-HORSE FIELD IN SATURDAY’S $250,000 CALIFORNIA CUP DERBY AT 1 1/16 MILES;
SHERMAN’S CALIFORNIA CHROME COMES OFF CAREER-BEST WIN & RATES BIG CHANCE
ARCADIA, Calif. (Jan. 22, 2014)—A winner of the Grade I Del Mar Futurity Sept. 4, and most recently third in the Grade I, 1 1/16 miles CashCall Futurity Dec. 14, Mr. and Mrs. Larry D. Williams’ homebred Tamarando merits top billing in a field of 11 sophomores in Saturday’s $250,000 California Cup Derby at 1 1/16 miles.
$250,000 CALIFORNIA CUP TURF CLASSIC
MULTIPLE GRADED STAKES WINNER SUMMER HIT IS HORSE TO BEAT IN SATURDAY’S $250,000 CALIFORNIA CUP TURF CLASSIC AT 1 1/8 MILES ON TURF
HOLLENDORFER TRAINEE DRAWS RAIL WITH BEJARANO IN 14-HORSE FIELD
ARCADIA, Calif. (Jan. 22, 2014)—Multiple stakes winning Summer Hit, fresh off a front-running six length score in the Grade III Berkeley Handicap at Golden Gate Fields Nov. 29, looms strictly the horse to beat in Saturday’s $250,000 California Cup Turf Classic, which attracted a field of 14 older horses at 1 1/8 miles on grass.