Friday, February 20 2015
Gorgeous Bird Carries Whitney Tradition into G2 Fountain of Youth
Homebred Colt Enters $400,000 Stakes on Two-Win Streak
HALLANDALE BEACH, FL – For the past century, the Whitney name and Eton blue and brown silks that have accompanied it to racetracks around the world rank among the most recognizable, and successful, in thoroughbred racing.
They will be on display again Saturday when Marylou Whitney homebred Gorgeous Bird steps up to stakes company for the first time in the $400,000 Besilu Stables Fountain of Youth at Gulfstream Park.
Tuesday, February 17 2015
Gulfstream Today 2.16
Big Saturday Card Drawn; Upstart 8-5 Favorite in $400,000 Besilu Fountain of Youth
Saturday's Card Late Pick 4 Guaranteed Pool $300,000, Pick 5 $150,000
Thursday's Rainbow 6 Carryover $92,000
HALLANDALE BEACH, FL - Saturday's $400,000 Besilu Fountain of Youth Stakes (G2), a major prep for the $1 million Florida Derby (G1) March 28 and Triple Crown, was drawn Monday with Lambholm South Holy Bull (G2) winner Upstart being named the 8-5 favorite in the eight horse field.
Fountain of Youth (G2) Odds
$400,000 Besilu Stables Fountain of Youth Stakes (G2)
Saturday, February 21
1 1/16 miles
1 - Juan and Bina (20-1)
Trainer: Gustavo Delgado
Jockey: Javier Castellano
Friday, February 13 2015
Upstart Among 41 Nominees for $400,000 Besilu Stables Fountain of Youth
Grade 2 Stakes for 3-Year-Olds Featured on Super Saturday Feb. 21 Program
Champion Main Sequence Tops 32 Nominations for Grade 2 Mac Diarmida
HALLANDALE BEACH, FL – The $400,000 Besilu Stables Fountain of Youth (G2) attracted 41 nominations, including recent Lambholm South Holy Bull (G2) victor Upstart, for the 69th running of the important Triple Crown prep on Feb. 21. The 1 1/16-mile stakes for 3-year-olds will be featured on a program that will offer eight stakes (seven graded), including the $200,000 Mac Diarmida, in which 2014 turf and older male champion Main Sequence is expected to make his season debut.
Friday, February 06 2015
Gulfstream Park News & Notes - Fri 2/6
Grade 1 $500,000 Donn Handicap the ‘Right Race’ For Pletcher Trio
Blue Tone Takes Tour of Gulfstream Track
Amen Kitten Steps Up In Gulfstream Turf
Slumber Steps Up in Gulfstream Park Turf
Brown is excited about the future for William Warren’s Mrs McDougal
Thursday, February 05 2015
Confrontation Set To Tackle $100,000 Fred W. Hooper Stakes
HALLANDALE BEACH, FL – Eric Dattner and Harry Astarita’s Confrontation began his career in the absence of lofty expectations from his trainer, Barclay Tagg, who chose a $50,000 claiming race for the son of War Pass’s debut.
Green Mask Finds His Niche in Gulfstream Park Turf Sprint
Souper Colossal To Make Sophomore Debut on Turf in Texas Glitter
HALLANDALE BEACH, FL – A lot has changed for Green Mask since he entered the Wesley Ward barn as a 2-year-old, but one thing has remained unchanged.
The colt has talent, but Ward has had to experiment to find out where his trainee would best utilize it.
Lochte Back to Defend Title in Gulfstream Park Turf Handicap (G1)
Makes Two-Week Turnaround in Lone G1 Grass Race of Championship Meet
HALLANDALE BEACH, FL – Fourteen days after his most recent victory, Lochte looks to continue his winning ways in Saturday’s $300,000 Gulfstream Park Turf Handicap (G1).
Lea Entered for Stakes Defense in Saturday’s $500,000 Donn Handicap
Mott Trainee to Concede 2-7 Pounds to 9 Rivals in Grade 1 Handicap
HALLANDALE BEACH, FL – Adele Dilschneider and Claiborne Farm’s Lea made a rapid ascension to the top of the handicap ranks last year at Gulfstream Park, where he captured the Hal’s Hope (G3) and the Donn Handicap (G1) back-to-back.
Friday, January 23 2015
Gulfstream Park News & Notes - Fri 1/23
Frosted Aiming to Follow Cairo Prince in 2015 Lambholm South Holy Bull
Keen Ice Makes Sophomore Debut in Lambholm South Holy Bull
Decision Day Ready for Dirt Debut
All’s Okay With Jess’s Dream
BOYNTON BEACH, FL – After winning the 2014 Holy Bull (G2) with Cairo Prince, trainer Kiaran McLaughlin returns to the race in 2015 with another strong contender in the highly regarded Frosted.
Gulfstream Park News & Notes - Thu 1/22
Vitali Leaning Toward Lambholm South Holy Bull with Bluegrass Singer
Lambholm South Holy Bull the Goal for First Down
Bocachica Released from Hospital
HALLANDALE BEACH, FL - Mucho Macho Man Stakes winner Bluegrass Singer is expected to make his next start in Saturday’s $400,000 Lambholm South Holy Bull (G2) at Gulfstream Park, trainer Marcus Vitali said Thursday morning.
Wednesday, January 14 2015
Happy My Way Back on Favorite Track in Sunshine Millions Sprint
HALLANDALE BEACH, FL - Happy My Way is set to make his 2015 debut in Saturday’s $100,000 Sunshine Millions Sprint at Gulfstream, where the 5-year-old gelding developed into a stakes-placed performer last season.