Friday, May 23 2014
Gulfstream Park Statement on Agreement with FHBPA
We appreciate the support and hard work of the Florida Horsemen's Benevolent and Protective Association (FHBPA) and all its members these last few months. We also appreciate the confidence they have shown in Gulfstream Park and The Stronach Group's goal to continue building the sport of Thoroughbred racing.
We now look forward to working with the horsemen at both facilities, the management of Calder Race Course and the state of Florida to complete this agreement in a timely manner.
Thursday, May 22 2014
Gulfstream: Mandatory Rainbow 6 Payout
Potential to Set North American Record on Memorial Day
Total Pool Could Swell to $16 Million if Betting Reaches Estimated $10 Million
HALLANDALE BEACH, FL - If there is no single winning ticket on the Rainbow 6 at Gulfstream Park Saturday and Sunday, the total pool of the 20-cent wager is expected to set a North American Pick 6 record on Monday, May 26.
Tuesday, May 13 2014
Gulfstream: Rainbow 6 Mandatory Payout Set For Memorial Day, May 26
HALLANDALE BEACH, FL - Gulfstream Park announced today there will be a mandatory payout of the Rainbow 6 on Monday, May 26.
The 20-cent wager, which had a carryover entering Saturday of $5.9 million, has not been hit since Jan. 10 and could hit a record $6 million by this weekend. If there is no single winning ticket on the Rainbow 6 through Sunday, May 25, the total pool on Memorial Day could be anywhere from $10 to $20 million.
Monday, April 28 2014
Gulfstream to Host Florida’s Biggest Kentucky Derby Party May 3
Official Derby Merchandise, Hat Contest and Drink Specials
Win a Derby Betting Voucher up to $600
Special Derby Buffet in Ten Palms
HALLANDALE BEACH, FL - Gulfstream Park will play host to Florida's biggest Kentucky Derby party Saturday, May 3 with giveaways, a hat contest, drink specials, a buffet in Ten Palms, and a chance to win betting vouchers on the Kentucky Derby worth as much as $600.
Thursday, April 17 2014
A Message From Frank Stronach
AURORA, ONTARIO - The Stronach Group has always been committed to ensuring that our horse racing businesses operate with integrity and concern for the health and safety of the horses and the people who work with them. Now, more than ever, we as track operators, horsemen and regulators must come together to do everything we can to prevent any abuse of our thoroughbred athletes. We must also work diligently to ban any individuals engaged in fraudulent or harmful activities from participating in our sport. The goal of these efforts is to achieve the highest standards with respect to the integrity of our sport and the safety of our athletes, both equine and human.
Rafael Bejarano Set for a ‘Wild’ Ride Aboard Gulfstream-Based Colt
Wildcat Red Gets Sixth Different Rider for Triple Crown
HALLANDALE BEACH, FL – Wildcat Red has been ridden by five different jockeys in his last five races at Gulfstream Park while establishing himself as a prominent Triple Crown contender. Rafael Bejarano is slated to become No. 6.
After watching how things unfolded in last weekend’s major prep races and considering his options, trainer Jose Garoffalo decided to go with Southern California’s most dominant jockey for a run in the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on May 3.
Saturday, April 12 2014
Gulfstream Today 4.11
Rainbow 6 Carryover Tops $4.9 Million for Saturday’s Program
Little Daddy Fires Bullet in Prep for Upcoming Stakes Debut
Gabriel Saez Rides Three Winners on Spring/Summer Opener
HALLANDALE BEACH, FL – The 20-Cent Rainbow 6 went unsolved on Friday, the first racing day of Gulfstream’s Spring/Summer Meet, producing a carryover jackpot of $4,943,868.76 heading into Saturday’s program.
Friday, March 28 2014
Gulfstream Park News & Notes - Fri 3/28
Castellano Looks for First Florida Derby
Jerkens Sends Out House Rules In Oaks
Velazquez Does Homework for Wildcat Red
HALLANDALE BEACH, FL - Javier Castellano has had a pretty good winter. He captured his first Eclipse Award as champion jockey, set a North American record for single-season purse earnings, and broke his own record in becoming just the second rider to claim three consecutive Champions meet titles at Gulfstream Park.
GULFSTREAM TODAY - Thu 3/27
Courtney Ryan Captures Fifth Straight Victory in Feature
Zimmerman Visits Winner’s Circle Twice in Comeback
Rainbow 6 Carryover Jackpot Tops $4.1 million
HALLANDALE BEACH, FL – Win machine Courtney Ryan pulled clear of her five rivals down the stretch of today’s ninth race to capture her fifth straight victory, as well as her fourth win during Gulfstream Park’s Champions Meet.
Gulfstream Park News & Notes - Thu 3/27
Garoffalo's Budget Just Right for Wildcat Red
East Hall Looking to Rebound in Besilu Stables Florida Derby
Maker to Rosario: "Get to the Wire First"
HALLANDALE BEACH, FL - Given a strict budget for the Ocala Breeders Sales Co. 2-year-old in training sale last March, trainer Jose Garoffalo wasn’t sure what he would be able to afford.
Thursday, March 27 2014
Cairo Prince Favored in Saturday’s $1 million Florida Derby
Eight-Horse Field includes Stakes Winners Wildcat Red, General a Rod, Spot
Florida Derby Highlights $2 Million Card with Eight Stakes, Including Seven Graded
HALLANDALE BEACH, FL – Cairo Prince made a spectacular 2014 debut in the $400,000 Miller Lite Holy Bull Stakes (G2) on Jan. 25, sweeping around horses on the turn and drawing off to an exciting 5 ¾-length victory. While demonstrating an abundant amount of class, talent and professionalism, the 3-year-old son of Pioneerof the Nile left Gulfstream Park fans wanting to see more.
Tuesday, March 25 2014
Owners on ‘Wild’ Ride with ‘Florida’s Horse’
State-bred Wildcat Red Takes Two-Race Win Streak into Florida Derby
HALLANDALE BEACH, FL – It is a two hour and 45-minute trip from Caracas, Venezuela to Gulfstream Park, one the owners of Wildcat Red have made seven times in the past six months to see their horse run.
They are back again this week to watch Wildcat Red in the most important start yet of his young career, Saturday’s $1 million Besilu Stables Florida Derby (G1), Gulfstream’s signature race and one of the most significant preps on the road to the Triple Crown.