Thursday, June 06 2013
Florida Derby Winner Orb Morning-Line Favorite in Belmont Stakes
HALLANDALE BEACH, FL - Kentucky Derby and Besilu Stables Florida Derby winner Orb was made the 3-1 morning line favorite Wednesday for Saturday's 145th running of the Belmont Stakes (G1).
Saturday, June 01 2013
GULFSTREAM RELEASES SUMMER CONDITION BOOK
Construction of 500 Stalls Approved
HALLANDALE BEACH, FL - Gulfstream Park has released the first condition book for its historic summer race meet that is set to begin Monday, July 1.
The book, which runs through July 28, also includes the races for June 25, which will serve as the 91st and final day of Gulfstream's 2012-2013 season.
Friday, April 26 2013
Gulfstream Preparing Huge Kentucky Derby Party May 4
HALLANDALE BEACH, FL - Gulfstream Park will play host to Florida's biggest Kentucky Derby party Saturday, May 4 with giveaways, official Kentucky Derby merchandise, a women's hat contest, Mint Juleps in souvenir glasses, and five chances to win a $300 wager on the 139th running of the Run for the Roses.
Sunday, April 21 2013
Orb Impresses Trainer With Kentucky Derby Tune-Up
Florida Derby Hero Breezes Strong 5 Furlongs at Payson Park
INDIANTOWN, FL – Florida Derby victor Orb impressed trainer Shug McGaughey Sunday morning at Payson Park while breezing five furlongs during a key workout for a scheduled start in the Kentucky Derby (G1) on May 4.
Friday, April 19 2013
Gulfstream Alumni Prominent on Road to Kentucky Derby
Orb, Verrazano Lead Strong Contingent
HALLANDALE BEACH, FL – Gulfstream Park’s alumni historically have gone on to achieve great things on the Triple Crown trail, and the Class of 2013 is widely regarded as the most likely to succeed in the spring classics, most notably in the Kentucky Derby (G1) at Churchill Downs on May 4.
Friday, April 05 2013
GULFSTREAM TODAY 4.5.13
Lead: Janis Whitham’s 3-year-old Kentucky homebred colt Ruble rated comfortably in third down the backstretch of Friday’s third race allowance feature run at one mile on a ‘sloppy’ Gulfstream Park track, swung out around horses to take command in the upper stretch and went on to score by 1 ¾ lengths over Shadwell Stable’s Irsaal.
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.
Saturday, March 30 2013
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.
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
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
Saturday, March 23 2013
Gulfstream News & Notes
Are You Kidding Me Joins Florida Derby Cast
Frac Daddy Has Final Tune-up for Florida Derby
Rosario, Velazquez Lead Jockey Day Trip
Monday, March 18 2013
Shanghai Bobby Breezes for Return in Besilu Stables Florida Derby
HALLANDALE BEACH, FL – Eclipse Award-winning Shanghai Bobby prepared for the $1 million Besilu Stables Florida Derby (G1) at Palm Meadows Training Center Sunday morning, breezing five furlongs in company with Palace Malice.
The 2012 juvenile champion, who suffered the first loss of his career in a second-place finish behind Itsmyluckyday in the $400,000 Holy Bull (G3) on Jan. 26, was timed in 1:00.14, as was his stablemate