If J's Indian Charm can run as well as she did in her blowout win in her last start, she will win the feature race at Gulfstream Park Thursday. But if she regresses, the six furlong dash for 3-year-old fillies becomes a wide-open event. Full Story >>
April 13, 2017
Saturday's 11-race card at Gulfstream Park will be highlighted by a $43,000 optional claiming and allowance race at six furlongs that has lured a field of seven older horses led by Easy to Say, who is expected to be the favorite over a well-matched group.
The 2016-17 Gulfstream Park Championship meeting got off to a fast start and never looked back, with the total handle of $867 million for the 87-day session smashing the old mark of $807 million set the previous winter.
April 06, 2017
Jockey Tyler Gaffalione had one tough decision to make after the Championship meet ended: whether to keep riding locally or move his tack to New York for the spring. Now the Eclipse Award-winning rider may find himself facing another difficult ...
April 05, 2017
It was strange not to see Jeff Powell on the starter’s stand when the spring-summer session opened Wednesday at Gulfstream Park. Powell, the starter both locally and at Gulfstream Park West since 2007, retired at the end of the championship meeting ...
Time to Travel, a very impressive maiden winner on last Saturday's Florida Derby undercard, has been transferred to trainer Michael Matz's barn and could make his next start in the Grade 3 Lexington at Keeneland on April 15.
April 03, 2017
Saturday's handle of $30.6 million on the 14-race Florida Derby card was the second-highest in the history of the prestigeous Kentucky derby prep, behind only last year's record $32.08 million.
Reigning Juvenile champion Classic Empire worked five furlongs in 59.60 early Monday morning at Winding Oaks Farm in Ocala as he continues to prepare for his final Kentucky Derby prep in the Grade 1 Arkansas Derby at Oaklawn Park on April 15.
April 02, 2017
As expected, the first three finishers from Saturday’s $1 million Florida Derby - Always Dreaming, State of Honor, and Gunnevera - will all be heading to Churchill Downs, where they will meet again on May 6 in the Kentucky Derby.
Trainer Todd Pletcher confirmed that Battalion Runner will make his stakes debut in Saturday’s Grade 2, $750,000 Wood Memorial at Aqueduct.
April 01, 2017
Trainer Todd Pletcher’s strong hand on the road to the 2017 Kentucky Derby suddenly got a lot stronger late Saturday afternoon at Gulfstream Park after Always Dreaming powered to a convincing five-length victory over State of Honor in the Grade 1, $1 ...