Gulfstream Park

YESTERDAY March 26, 2015
Saturday, Coffee Clique returns from a 9 1/2-month layoff in the Grade 2 Honey Fox Stakes, kicking off what her connections hopes is another successful season. The Honey Fox is for fillies and mares going a mile on the turf.
If all had gone according to plan, Commissioner might have been competing nearly 8,000 miles away and for more than 60 times the purse money on Saturday in the $10 million Dubai World Cup, rather than the $150,000 Skip Away at Gulfstream Park.
Their paths will likely cross again later this year, but for at least one day Twilight Eclipse won’t have to tussle with Main Sequence when he runs in Saturday’s Grade 3, $150,000 Pan American Handicap.
A game Ekati’s Phaeton held off Birdatthewire and Eskenformoney in last month’s Grade 2 Davona Dale, with only two necks separating the trio of 3-year-old fillies. The dynamics change significantly in Saturday’s Grade 2, $250,000 Gulfstream Oaks.
Along with just about every other avid horseplayer, I will be focused on the major races on television Saturday, watching the Dubai World Cup and later the Florida Derby and Louisiana Derby.It is my bankroll that will be focused elsewhere, hoping to ...
The Fountain of Youth ended in unsatisfying fashion, with Upstart being disqualified from first and Itsaknockout awarded the win. On Saturday, Itsaknockout and Upstart square off once again in the Grade 1, $1 million Florida Derby.
I cannot resist Imagining in Saturday’s Pan American Stakes at Gulfstream Park.
I am reasonably certain I have never picked a winner on Polytrack or correctly projected a Beyer Speed Figure on that surface.
March 25, 2015
Trainer Kelly Breen has contenders in both of the undercard dirt stakes for older males on Saturday’s program at Gulfstream Park.
Riposte and Tabreed, separated by a neck when second and third behind Irish Mission in the Grade 3 The Very One, top the field for Saturday’s Grade 3, $150,000 Orchid Stakes at 1 1/2 miles at Gulfstream Park.