February 26, 2015
X Y Jet is a fast horse. He ran a 92 Beyer in finishing a close second in the Hutcheson, and on two other occasions over his last four starts he has posted 88 Beyers. And for those reason he is alternative selection to Daredevil in the Swale Stakes at ...
That 107 Beyer Speed Figure that Swale favorite Daredevil earned in the Champagne would look like an aberration if Upstart had not come back to prove it was not an aberration. So Daredevil may be that good. Still, with the inside post and all that ...
Kentucky Derby hopeful Daredevil will make his much-anticipated 3-year-old debut going seven furlongs in Saturday’s Grade 2 Swale at Gulfstream Park. His task will not be an easy one as the Champagne winner will line up against a strong field that ...
The Palm Beach might be the more competitive of the two turf stakes for 3-year-olds on Saturday’s card at Gulfstream Park. Night Prowler, trained by Chad Brown, will be trying to validate his victory eight weeks ago in the Grade 3 Dania Beach while ...
February 25, 2015
Daredevil was assigned post 1 for his much-awaited seasonal debut in the $200,000 Swale Stakes, one of three graded stakes for 3-year-olds Saturday at Gulfstream Park.
Gorgeous Bird, never a factor when fifth as the 6-1 fourth choice in the Fountain of Youth Stakes last week, still could get a shot at a Kentucky Derby berth by making his next start in the April 4 Blue Grass Stakes at Keeneland. Frammento, third at ...
A closely spaced series of workouts at Payson Park has ended for Tonalist, leading trainer Christophe Clement to say he will not run his stable star at the ongoing Gulfstream Park meet or in the March 28 Dubai World Cup.
A racing career could hardly begin more auspiciously than Khozan’s, but both the colt and his trainer, Todd Pletcher, are about to confront a hard reality. “History is against him,” Pletcher acknowledged, “but maybe he can be the one to overcome it.”
One of the more puzzling results of the nearly 3-month-old championship meet at Gulfstream Park came in a Feb. 5 allowance when Wind Racer ran second at 1-10 odds in a five-horse field.
It now appears that my plan to eliminate stewards is not going to be adopted. It could all be so much simpler. First horse to the wire wins. No controversy.