GULFSTREAM PARK, Hallandale, FL
|1||Determinato||Margin: 1¼||TrueNicks: C||$60,000|
2008 | Dark Bay or Brown Gelding | Closing Argument - Twilight Mirage, Jeblar
Sire: Closing Argument , Bay, 2002. Lifetime: 138 yearlings sold, median $12,000.
Broodmare Sire: Jeblar, Bay, 1982. In 2009: 1.20 AEI.
|2||Leave of Absence||Margin: 1¼||TrueNicks: D||$20,000|
2008 | Bay Horse | Harlan's Holiday - Danseur Chaud, Joyeux Danseur
Sire: Harlan's Holiday , Bay, 1999. Raced 3 years. 22 starts, 9 wins, $3,632,664. Lifetime: 382 yearlings sold, median $56,500.
Broodmare Sire: Joyeux Danseur, Bay, 1993. In 2009: 1.23 AEI.
Fasig-Tipton Florida Select 2-Year-Olds in Training 2010, $145,000.
|3||Cane Garden Bay||Margin: nose||TrueNicks: A+||$10,000|
2008 | Dark Bay or Brown Gelding | Rockport Harbor - Trav n' Kris, Snow Chief
Sire: Rockport Harbor , Gray or Roan, 2002. Lifetime: 213 yearlings sold, median $25,000.
Broodmare Sire: Snow Chief, Dark Bay or Brown, 1983. In 2009: 1.08 AEI.
Ocala Breeders' Sales Company Selected Sale of Two-Year-Olds in Training, $180,000.
Keeneland Association September 2009 Yearling Sale, $25,000.
Scratched: Grande Shores.
|1||Determinato||Eibar Coa||Larry Pilotti|
|2||Leave of Absence||Rajiv Maragh||Richard A. Violette, Jr.|
|3||Cane Garden Bay||Julien R. Leparoux||George R. Arnold, II|
|4||Gangsterontherun||Alex O. Solis||Wesley A. Ward|
|5||War for Gus||Kent J. Desormeaux||Stephen L. DiMauro|
|6||Winchill||John R. Velazquez||Dale L. Romans|
|7||Dual Exhauzt||Elvis Trujillo||William P. White|
|8||Wildcat Formation||Jose L. Alvarez||Bisnath Parboo|
Merit Man proved his mettle in the $100,000 Spectacular Bid Stakes Jan. 1, coming back off a runner-up finish to Hightail in the Nov. 2 Breeders' Cup Juvenile Sprint to prove his class at Gulfstream Park.Tuesday, January 01, 2013
Michael Dubb's Ancient Rome edged longshot For Oby by a nose in the $100,000 Spectacular Bid Stakes on opening day at Gulfstream Park Dec. 3.Saturday, December 03, 2011
Jason, Tom and Evan Ciannello from TwinSpires.com handicap the Spectacular Bid Stakes at Gulfstream Park.Thursday, December 01, 2011
The Spectacular Bid Stakes has traditionally been the first stakes of the Gulfstream Park meet for 3-year-olds. After a change in the meet schedule, it is now the opening day stakes for 2-year-olds.Wednesday, November 30, 2011
Lesser-known horses can take their first major steps towards Derby contention with a goood showing at Gulfstream Saturday.Thursday, February 24, 2011
Crossbow will get a chance to put his sprinting ability to the test Feb. 26 when he faces a tough field in the $150,000 Hutcheson (gr. II) at Gulfstream Park.Wednesday, February 23, 2011
The withdrawal of Boys At Tosconova leaves a wide open field of nine sophomores to contest the $400,000 Holy Bull Stakes (gr. III) at Gulfstream Park Jan. 30, the first major step toward the Florida Derby (gr. I) this spring.Thursday, January 27, 2011
View the events from an exciting weekend of racing!Monday, January 10, 2011
Making his first start away from his home base of Calder, Determinato surprised a good field in Gulfstream Park's first male 3-year-old stakes of the meet, winning the $100,000 Spectacular Bid Stakes by 1 1/4 lengths Jan. 8.Saturday, January 08, 2011
Morning Line, who last came into his own during the second half of his 3-year-old campaign and is expected to be one of the top older horses in 2011, makes his season debut in the Hal's Hope Stakes Jan. 8 at Gulfstream.Wednesday, January 05, 2011
Three-year-olds, both males and females, get their first chance to face stakes competition at Gulfstream Park in 2010 when they run a pair of six-furlong sprints on Jan. 9.Wednesday, January 06, 2010
Notonthesamepage grabbed the lead soon after the start and never looked back, romping by more than eight lengths in the $100,000 Spectacular Bid for 3-year-olds, the first stakes race of the Gulfstream Park winter season on opening day at the Hallandale Beach track Jan. 3.Saturday, January 03, 2009
You Luckie Mann and Silent Valor figure to attract most of the attention in the $100,000 Spectacular Bid Stakes, the six-furlong event which kicks off Gulfstream Park's 2009 series for 3-year-olds on opening day Jan. 3.Wednesday, December 31, 2008
Grade I winner Tapit was represented by his first U.S. winner when his son Retap won May 14 at Churchill Downs in his first start.Thursday, May 15, 2008
Exclusive Quality, a track record-setting son of leading sire Elusive Quality, will enter stud in 2008 at Brent and Crystal Fernung's Journeyman Stud in Ocala, Fla.Thursday, November 08, 2007
Martin Cherry's Wynn Dot Conma began his 3-year-old campaign on a winning note Saturday when he passed three horses in the stretch to win the $100,000 Spectacular Bid Stakes (gr. III) at Gulfstream Park.Saturday, January 10, 2004
Among the horses expected to compete this weekend at Gulfstream Park are House Party and Smokume from Allen Jerkens' barn and Ghost Mountain from Nick Zito's shedrow.Wednesday, January 07, 2004
The sorting-out process for the best 3-year-olds begins in earnest Saturday with the Spectacular Bid (gr. III) at Gulfstream Park, and trainer Mark Hennig will have decisions to make with Cherokee Spook and Notorious Rogue over the next week.Sunday, January 04, 2004
Irving and Marjorie Cowan's First Blush, with Jorge Chavez riding, stormed from out of the pack to win Friday's $100,000 Spectacular Bid Stakes (gr. III) for 3-year-olds on opening day at Gulfstream Park.Friday, January 03, 2003
Gulfstream Park's opening weekend, from Friday, January 3, through Sunday, January 5, features five stakes, free grandstand admission, giveaways and rolled-back prices on selected food and drink favorites, weekend appearances by leading thoroughbred trainers, concerts, and more.Monday, December 23, 2002
A wide open field of eight 2-year-olds will battle Saturday in the $75,000 Spectacular Bid Stakes at Arlington Park.Thursday, September 05, 2002
First crop sire Confide was represented by his first winner Friday when Texas-bred Confiding Winner went wire-to-wire to win a maiden race at Lone Star Park.Sunday, June 23, 2002
Two contenders for Saturday's grade II Hutcheson Stakes at Gulfstream Park worked Monday morning in preparation for the seven furlong, $150,000 test.Monday, January 28, 2002
Maybry's Boy closed from seventh-place to win the $100,000 Spectacular Bid Stakes (gr. III) on opening day of the 2002 Gulfstream Park meeting. One race earlier on the card, Bill Mott-trained 3-year-old Blue Burner earned a victory in a mile and 70 yard allowance race.Thursday, January 03, 2002
Four stakes races highlight the opening week of Thoroughbred racing at Gulfstream Park. The South Florida racetrack opens a 90-day meeting on Thursday, Jan. 3 that extends through April 24.Wednesday, January 02, 2002