Gulfstream, F-T Bonus Tied to Sale, FL Derby
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Gulfstream Park and Fasig-Tipton have announced a $1 million bonus to the owner of the 2016 Florida Derby (gr. I) winner if that horse is a graduate of this year's 2015 Fasig-Tipton Florida 2-year-olds in training sale.

The auction will be held March 4 at Gulfstream Park.

"This bonus is a unique way to celebrate Gulfstream Park's partnership with Fasig-Tipton," said The Stronach Group's COO and Gulfstream president Tim Ritvo in a press release. "Gulfstream is known for its world-class racing and by the many classic and grade I champions produced by the Florida Derby, and Fasig-Tipton's March sale is the premier 2-year-old sale. We think this initiative will also be fun for fans as they follow the horses through the sales ring and throughout their racing careers."
                 
"This bonus should create even more interest in the sale and the 2016 Triple Crown trail, said Fasig-Tipton president Boyd Browning.

In order to be eligible for the $1 million bonus, the horse must be offered for sale on March 4, 2015. Horses withdrawn or scratched from the sale will not be eligible for the bonus. In the event of a dead heat between multiple sale graduates, the bonus will be divided equally between the owners of the eligible horses.

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