August 12, 2014
The “seed” money Gulfstream Park is using for its 20-cent Rainbow 6 continues to make the wager viable. One winner took down a windfall of $40,807 last Thursday, after which a total of more than $96,000 was wagered over the next three days.
Atreides will make his next start in the Aug. 30 Monarchos Stakes at Gulfstream Park after the highly regarded Stonestreet Stables colt easily rolled through his first allowance condition Sunday at the south Florida track.
August 09, 2014
Trainer Stanley Gold and owner-breeder Fred Brei completed another memorable day in the Florida Sire Series after their Sing Praises and Of Course finished first and second, respectively, in Saturday’s $100,000 Dr. Fager Stakes at Gulfstream Park.
Leap Year Luck went into Saturday’s Desert Vixen Stakes at Gulfstream Park a maiden and came out a stakes winner after rallying to a convincing 4 3/4-length victory over her uncoupled stablemate Standard Deal in the opening leg of the fillies’ division ...
August 05, 2014
Gulfstream is hosting the $1.4 million Florida Sire Stakes for the first time this year, and the leadoff races in each division are set for Saturday, with the $100,000 Desert Vixen for fillies and the $100,000 Dr. Fager for colts and geldings.
If you hadn’t heard of Antioco Murgia, the Italian jockey who won the fifth race Saturday aboard Kutuzov for trainer Gennadi Dorochenko, well, you might hear more of him in the future.
Michael Ritvo has been around racing his entire life, and he always marveled at the top jockeys, who would win three or four races a day with regularity.
August 02, 2014
Angelica Zapata was prompt as a popular favorite Saturday when capturing the $75,000 Soaring Softly Stakes at Gulfstream Park.
August 01, 2014
Trainer Ralph Nicks, with a stable of 30 horses, is entrenching himself in Florida at Gulfstream Park after nearly 30 years of moving from one track to another.
July 29, 2014
Burn the Mortgage, a 4 1/2-length winner of the Eight Miles East Stakes last Saturday, will remain at Gulfstream and probably run next in the $75,000 The Vid on Sept. 13, said owner-trainer Mike Maker.