Youthful

The feature race at Gulfstream Park this Saturday is the $300,000 dollar, Grade 2 Fountain Of Youth Stakes.  The FOY is the second official Kentucky Derby qualifier at Gulfstream Park and offers 50-20-10-5 points to the top four finishers. It is run at the distance of 1 1/16 mile, and drew a field of ten 3-year-olds. The Fountain of Youth is named after the mythical spring … Continue reading Youthful

Javier Back In The Saddle

Hall Of Fame jockey Javier (JJ) Castellano has been out of action since mid-November due to leg surgery. He is set to return to riding this Wednesday, February 17th, at Gulfstream Park. Castellano, 43, is named aboard 3-year-old, Florida-bred SEXY DREAM, (a half-sister to multiple Graded-Stakes Winning millionaire JACKSON BEND) in Race 9, a starter/optional Claimer for 3-year-old fillies going one mile on the turf. … Continue reading Javier Back In The Saddle

It Was An Honour

Two years ago trainer Shug McGaughey followed Florida’s Road to the Kentucky Derby to a 2nd-place finish with CODE OF HONOR in the Run For The Roses. The Hall of Fame trainer found himself back on that illustrious path this past Saturday with a new Triple Crown candidate. GREATEST HONOUR powered his way to a 5 3/4-length Victory in the $200,000 dollar Grade 3 Holy Bull Stakes  for 3-year-olds at Gulfstream … Continue reading It Was An Honour

Holy Bull Selections

Here is a full field analysis for the Holy Bull, which is slated as race 11 on a card of 12, with a scheduled Post Time of 4:50. 1) JIRAFALES [ML 20-1] Trainer: Gustavo Delgado. Jockey: John Velazquez. Broke his Maiden at first asking with a late run, to Win by almost five lengths at Gulfstream Park West against Florida-breds. He has been off since that … Continue reading Holy Bull Selections

Holy Bull !

Gulfstream Park has always been a key racetrack on the road to the Kentucky Derby, and in recent years three of the last eight Kentucky Derby Winners prepped with at least one start at the Hallandale Beach track while on the Derby trail. Saturday’s $200,000, Grade 3 Holy Bull Stakes (named in honor of the 1994 Horse Of The Year) is the first of three Kentucky Derby … Continue reading Holy Bull !

A Successful And Safe Pegasus

On Saturday, (as most of you are aware) the fifth running of the Pegasus World Cup Championship Invitational Series was held at Gulfstream Park in South Florida. The Stronach Group which operates Gulfstream, transformed the course and grounds into a socially distant entertainment experience, welcoming 1,500 fans (15% of typical Pegasus World Cup capacity) to the race track for the first time since the outset … Continue reading A Successful And Safe Pegasus

Pegasus Picks

KNICKS GO will be the Post Time favorite in the $3 million dollar Pegasus on Saturday. This based on his front-running 3 1/2-length Win in the Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile. This field of 12 contains only two other horses with Grade 1 Victories — CODE OF HONOR and MATH WIZARD. Here then is a look at the entrants for the Pegasus with the official track … Continue reading Pegasus Picks

Safety First At The Pegasus Millions

As previously written about here, the Pegasus World Cup Championship is near, and Thoroughbred race fans are excited. It will take place Saturday, January 23rd, 2021, at Gulfstream Park. However, because of the ongoing pandemic, the event will be implementing strict protocols in terms of social distancing and health guidelines to avoid having an outbreak of COVID-19 cases during the event. This will be applied … Continue reading Safety First At The Pegasus Millions

The Pegasus Millions

The 2021 Pegasus World Cup Invitational Series is this Saturday, January 23 at Gulfstream Park. This event continues to lead the industry with its entirely medication-free format. This year, the Winner of the $3 million dollar Pegasus World Cup receives an automatic entry into the $20 million Saudi Cup. What is the Pegasus World Cup?  The Pegasus World Cup Invitational Series is a pair of … Continue reading The Pegasus Millions