Tuesday, February 04 2014
Will Take Charge Settles in at Gulfstream for Start in Donn Handicap
Eclipse Champion Alert and Bright After 20-hour Van Ride from Oaklawn
HALLANDALE BEACH, FL – Champion Will Take Charge arrived by van early Tuesday morning at Gulfstream Park, where the D. Wayne Lukas-trained 4-year-old star is slated to make his 2014 debut in Sunday’s $500,000 Donn Handicap (G1).
Groupie Doll Preps for Career Finale at Gulfstream in Hurricane Bertie
HALLANDALE BEACH, FL – Mandy Pope reviewed the field for the Raven Run Stakes (G2) at Keeneland in the fall of 2011 to get an idea where her filly, Funny Sunny, stood among the 11 other 3-year-old fillies that had been entered in the seven-furlong stakes.
Dearly Precious next stop on Gracer’s tour
OZONE PARK, N.Y. - Gracer will go in search of her third straight stakes victory on Saturday at Aqueduct Racetrack when she squares off against four others in the $100,000 Dearly Precious for 3-year-old fillies at six furlongs.
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Hall of Fame trainer D. Wayne Lukas didn’t let Sunday morning rain throw his schedule off and sent several horses in his barn out for workouts, including Champion Will Take Charge and Strong Mandate. The 4-year-old Will Take Charge, breezed a half mile in 49 4/5 over a sloppy track, while the 3-year-old Strong Mandated posted the bullet at the same distance of 48 3/5.
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Sunday, February 02 2014
Will Take Charge 123 Pound Highweight for Donn, Ragtime Breaks Maiden
HALLANDALE BEACH, FL -- Will Take Charge, the recently crowned 3-year-champion, will be the 123-pound highweight for the $500,000 Donn Handicap (G1) on February 9 at Gulfstream Park.
Friday, January 31 2014
Gulfstream Park News & Notes
Cairo Prince Might Train up to Florida Derby
Alpha to Try Turf in Mac Diarmida
C. Zee Ready for Hutcheson
HALLANDALE BEACH, FL - Cairo Prince, impressive winner of the $400,000 Miller Lite Holy Bull (G2) at Gulfstream Park on Jan. 25, may get some extra time before making his next start.
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