Friday, December 22 2017


Agreement Represents Giant Step Forward in Florida Racing


Florida Sire Stakes Highlights Innovative $2.5 Million Deal


HALLANDALE BEACH, FL – P.J. Campo calls the recently-signed agreement between Gulfstream Park, the Florida Thoroughbred Breeders’ and Owners’ Association (FTBOA) and Florida Horsemen’s Benevolent and Protective Association (FHBPA) “a new beginning with unlimited potential.”

“We’re moving in an exciting direction with this agreement,” said Campo, Vice President of Racing for Gulfstream Park and The Stronach Group.





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Watershed looking to end year on high note in Queens County


Green Gratto faces talented field in $100,000 Gravesend

OZONE PARK, N.Y. - Godolphin Racing's Watershed will headline a competitive field of nine in the $125,000 Queens County for 3-year-olds and up, one of two stakes races on Saturday at Aqueduct Racetrack alongside the $100,000 Gravesend for 3-year-old and ups.

Trained by Kiaran McLaughlin, The Bernardini sired horse kicked off his 5-year-old campaign in January at Gulfstream Park winning an optional claiming race. Following a disappointing ninth-place finish in the Grade 2 Mac Diarmida Stakes he returned to win the Grade 3 Ben Ali at Keeneland last April. Next out finishing fifth in the Grade 3 Pimlico Special and a fourth-place running in the Grade 2 Suburban Handicap at Belmont Park, he returned to finish fourth off a layoff last out in the Richard W. Small at Luarel Park on November 11.





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Wednesday, December 13 2017


ARCI TO CALL FOR REGULATION OF BREEDING AND SALES.


DRUG MONEY LAUNDERING AND EQUINE WELFARE CONCERNS PROMPT ARCI TO CALL FOR REGULATION OF BREEDING AND SALES.

Citing the widespread use of drugs on yearlings and two years olds that may result in improper bone development and the recent use of horse auctions to launder money for the drug cartel, the Association of Racing Commissioners International (ARCI) is formally calling for the independent regulation of the breeding and sales industries.

“These significant portions of the racing industry are totally unregulated,” said ARCI Chair Jeff Colliton. “If we care about our horses and the integrity of the sport, the racing industry can no longer turn a blind eye to the need to address this shortcoming.”





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Friday, November 03 2017


Forever Unbridled Holds Off Abel Tasman To Win Longines Distaff


DEL MAR, Calif. (Nov. 3, 2017) – Charles Fipke’s homebred Forever Unbridled ($9.40) swept to the lead coming off the far turn and then held off a late bid from Abel Tasman by a half-length to win the 34th running of the $2 million Longines Breeders’ Cup Distaff (G1) for fillies and mares Friday afternoon at Del Mar racetrack to close out the opening day of the 34th Breeders’ Cup World Championships before a crowd of 32,278.

Trained by Dallas Stewart and ridden by John Velazquez, Forever Unbridled covered the mile and one-eighth on a fast main track in 1:50.25.

Champagne Room shot out to an uncontested early lead with Paradise Woods in closest pursuit and Forever Unbridled sixth in the early going running in the clear on the outside.





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Saturday, October 28 2017


Rainbow 6 Hit at Gulfstream West for $177,500


Sunday’s Late Pick 5 Carryover $19,900

MIAMI GARDENS, FL – Gulfstream Park West’s Rainbow 6 was hit Saturday afternoon for $177,521.

The 20-cent wager had not been hit for 19 consecutive programs before Geh Schnell ($11.20), one of three live tickets in the final race, came home a winner.





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SANTA ANITA STABLE NOTES - OCTOBER 28, 2017


AUTUMN MISS MILE SUITABLE FOR MISS SOUTHERN MISS
• COLLECTED AND STELLAR WIND HEADLINE BC BREEZERS
• RACING REMEMBERS BELOVED BEVERLY J. LEWIS
• CARMA HOSTS AFTERCARE AWARENESS DAY ON SUNDAY

MISS SOUTHERN MISS RETURNS TO MILE IN AUTUMN MISS

Miss Southern Miss returns to a venue over which she registered her most impressive victory to date when she runs in Sunday’s Grade III, $100,000 Autumn Miss Stakes for three-year-old fillies at one mile on turf, closing day feature of Santa Anita’s 19-day Autumn Meet.

A daughter of More Than Ready trained by Keith Desormeaux for Peter Cantrell, Miss Southern Miss won the restricted Surfer Girl Stakes at a mile on grass last Oct. 16 at Santa Anita, then ran a well-beaten fourth behind Unique Bella on dirt in the Grade II Las Virgenes Stakes on Feb. 5 before closing well for fifth despite a five-wide trip in the Unzip Me Stakes at about 6 ½ furlongs on turf Sept. 30.





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RACING RETURNS TO CHURCHILL DOWNS SUNDAY AT 1 P.M.


21-DAY FALL MEET

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017)
– Cooler temperatures and the leaves changing colors signify the return of live horse racing to the Louisville area as Churchill Downs, the historic home of the Kentucky Derby, readies to open its 128th Fall Meet on Sunday, Oct. 29.

The popular 21-day stand, which covers a four-week stretch through Sunday, Nov. 26, kicks off in style Sunday with the 13th annual “Stars of Tomorrow I” program, which is entirely devoted to hopeful 2-year-old stars that have aspirations of trail-blazing their way to next year’s Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve and Longines Kentucky Oaks.





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Wednesday, October 25 2017


Rainbow 6 Carryover Jackpot Reaches $113,131 for Thursday


Tapit Filly My Favorite Gift Impressive Debut Winner
Jockey Jaramillo Enjoys Four-Win Afternoon

MIAMI GARDENS, FL – The 20-cent Rainbow 6 went unsolved for the 17th consecutive program Wednesday, growing the carryover jackpot to $113,131.66 for Thursday’s eight-race program.

First race post time is 1:15 p.m.

Only one horse, 40-1 long shot African Chief, was live to take down the jackpot heading into Wednesday’s eighth-race finale, won by 5-2 favorite Flemish Cap ($7). Multiple tickets with all six winners each returned $3,858.32.





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World Championships


2017 Race Order, Wagering Menu and Guaranteed Pools Announced for World Championships

The Breeders' Cup announced today the official order of races, and guaranteed multi-race wagering pools for the 2017 Breeders’ Cup World Championships on Friday, November 3 and Saturday, November 4 at the Del Mar racetrack in Del Mar, Calif. There will be a total of 10 races (four Breeders' Cup races) on the Championship Friday program and 12 races on Championship Saturday (nine Breeders' Cup races). Championship Friday begins at 11:25 a.m. PT with five undercard races. Championship Saturday first post is 10:10 a.m. PT, and begins with three undercard races.





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Tuesday, October 24 2017


Wednesday’s Rainbow 6 Carryover Jackpot Grows to $100,250


MIAMI GARDENS, FL – The 20-cent Rainbow 6 Carryover Jackpot for Wednesday’s program at Gulfstream Park West swelled to $100,250.35 Sunday when the popular multi-race wager went unsolved for the 16th consecutive program.

Multiple tickets with six winners Sunday returned $9,834.

The Rainbow 6 carryover jackpot is paid out only when there is a single unique ticket sold with all six winners. On days when there is no unique ticket, 70 percent of that day’s pool goes back to those bettors holding tickets with the most winners while 30 percent is carried over to the jackpot pool.

There will also be a Super Hi-5 carryover of $9,211.20 heading into Wednesday’s program.



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Breeders Crown


Caviart Ally looks to rebound in Breeders Crown final

Darlinonthebeach 'coming into form'


After letting a lead slip away in her elimination, Caviart Ally will try and be a little less zealous and a lot more powerful down the stretch in Friday’s $500,000 Breeders Crown final for 3-year-old female pacers at Hoosier Park.

Entering last Friday’s elimination as one of the favorites, Caviart Ally left from the rail and led into the stretch before fading to fifth, behind upset winner Ella Christina, Idyllic Beach, Agent Q and Carol’s Z Tam.

“She got a little aggressive on me, so we might have to make a couple changes to get her quieted down,” driver Andy McCarthy said. “It was her first time at the track and as soon as we went out there I could tell she was a little too aggressive. I would have liked to have raced her a little better, but I really didn’t have any option.”





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Saturday, October 21 2017


Rainbow 6 Grows to $87,000 at Gulfstream West


Sunday’s First Race 1:15 P.M.

MIAMI GARDENS, FL – Gulfstream Park West’s Rainbow 6 continues to grow, bringing Sunday’s carryover to $87,606.62.

Multiple tickets with six winners Saturday returned $4.406.20.

First race post for Sunday’s 10-race program is 1:15 p.m.





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