GULFSTREAM PARK, Hallandale, FL
|1||Dialed In||Margin: head||TrueNicks: B||$600,000|
2008 | Dark Bay or Brown Colt | Mineshaft - Miss Doolittle, Storm Cat
Sire: Mineshaft , Dark Bay or Brown, 1999. Raced 2 years. 18 starts, 10 wins, $2,283,402. Lifetime: 239 yearlings sold, median $60,000.
Broodmare Sire: Storm Cat, Dark Bay or Brown, 1983.
Fasig-Tipton New York Saratoga 2009 Select Yearling Sale, $475,000.
|2||Shackleford||Margin: 6¾||TrueNicks: D||$200,000|
2008 | Chestnut Colt | Forestry - Oatsee, Unbridled
Sire: Forestry , Bay, 1996. Raced 1 years. 11 starts, 7 wins, $591,225. Lifetime: 408 yearlings sold, median $90,000.
Broodmare Sire: Unbridled, Bay, 1987.
Keeneland Association September 2009 Yearling Sale, ($275,000).
|3||To Honor and Serve||Margin: 1¼||TrueNicks: A++||$100,000|
2008 | Bay Colt | Bernardini - Pilfer, Deputy Minister
Sire: Bernardini , Dark Bay or Brown, 2003. Lifetime: 305 yearlings sold, median $135,000.
Broodmare Sire: Deputy Minister, Dark Bay or Brown, 1979.
Keeneland Association September 2009 Yearling Sale, $575,000.
Keeneland Association November 2008 Breeding Stock Sale, $250,000.
|1||Dialed In||Julien R. Leparoux||Nicholas P. Zito|
|2||Shackleford||Jesus Lopez Castanon||Dale L. Romans|
|3||To Honor and Serve||Garrett K. Gomez||William I. Mott|
|4||Flashpoint||Cornelio H. Velasquez||Richard E. Dutrow, Jr.|
|5||Soldat||Alan Garcia||Kiaran P. McLaughlin|
|6||Arch Traveler||Jose Lezcano||James A. Jerkens|
|7||Stay Thirsty||Ramon A. Dominguez||Todd A. Pletcher|
|8||Bowman's Causeway||Paco Lopez||Patrick L. Biancone|
The connections of five horses who finished behind Orb in Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) hope their starter can become 20th horse since 1973 to win the Preakness Stakes (gr. I) after coming up short in Derby.4 days ago
Aidan O'Brien noted that Lines of Battle was sent to Dubai with the specific purpose of picking up Kentucky Derby-qualifying points offered in the race, and he earned 100 points, assuring him a spot in the starting gate.Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Starlight Racing reports Shanghai Bobby sustained a pelvic stress fracture exiting the Besilu Stables Florida Derby (gr. I) March 30 at Gulfstream Park.Friday, April 12, 2013
Lightly raced and undefeated Gentlemen's Bet will add some intrigue when he faces several tough competitors in the $250,000 Count Fleet Sprint Handicap (gr. III) at Oaklawn Park April 13.Thursday, April 11, 2013
Stuart Janney III and Phipps Racing's Orb, winner of the March 30 Besilu Stables Florida Derby (gr. I), leapfrogs Verrazano to top the April 1 NTRA 3-year-old poll.Monday, April 01, 2013
Evan Hammonds recaps the efforts of Orb and Revolutionary in the weekend's Kentucky Derby prep races; the Florida Derby and Louisiana Derby.Monday, April 01, 2013
Shug McGaughey made the trip to Payson Park March 31 to check on Orb, his Besilu Stables Florida Derby winner (gr. I) the preceding afternoon, reporting that the son of Malibu Moon was looking bright and feeling good.Sunday, March 31, 2013
Trainer Shug McGaughey said he was waiting for Orb to take him to Louisville, and the Hall of Fame conditioner should be on his way with the colt's big win in the $1 million Besilu Stables Florida Derby (gr. I) March 30.Saturday, March 30, 2013
Flash back with me. Spring of 1962. The target everyone wants to hit, of course, is the Kentucky Derby--but in the meantime, as a stepping stone, the Florida Derby looms.Friday, March 29, 2013
If you missed the Live Blog, you can read the transcript.Friday, March 29, 2013
Tom LaMarra and Pete Denk handicap the Florida Derby and Louisiana Derby.Friday, March 29, 2013
Handicapping the weekend's major prep races.Thursday, March 28, 2013
Handicapper Ed DeRosa from Brisnet.com joins Joel on the set this week to discuss the Florida Derby (gr. I) and the Louisiana Derby (gr. II). So, who's primed to run big? Watch it. Comment.Thursday, March 28, 2013
A field of 10 has been entered for the $1 million Besilu Stables Florida Derby (gr. I) March 30 at Gulfstream Park, although three horses are getting almost all of the attention: Itsmyluckyday, Shanghai Bobby, and Orb.Wednesday, March 27, 2013
Both colts will be among the favorites for the Santa Anita and Florida Derbys.Monday, March 25, 2013
Champion Shanghai Bobby breezed five furlongs at Palm Meadows Training Center on the morning of March 24 in final preparation for a scheduled start in the $1 million Besilu Stables Florida Derby (gr. I).Sunday, March 24, 2013
Itsmyluckyday worked a half-mile in :49 2/5 on the morning of March 23 at Calder Casino & Race Course for trainer Eddie Plesa Jr. in final preparation for the upcoming $1 million Besilu Stables Florida Derby (gr. I).Saturday, March 23, 2013
Are You Kidding Me, second in last year's Summer Stakes Presented by TVG (Can-IIT) on turf at Woodbine, will try racing on a dirt surface for the first time in the $1 million Besilu Stables Florida Derby (gr. I)Friday, March 22, 2013
Tampa Bay Derby runner-up will remain in the U.S. and point for the Kentucky Derby.Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Eclipse Award-winning Shanghai Bobby prepared for the $1 million Besilu Stables Florida Derby (gr. I) at Palm Meadows Training Center on the morning of March 17, breezing five furlongs in company with Palace Malice.Sunday, March 17, 2013
After sending out Frac Daddy for a five-furlong breeze at Gulfstream Park on the morning of March 16, trainer Ken McPeek reported that the 3-year-old son of Scat Daddy would likely run next in the $1 million Florida Derby.Saturday, March 16, 2013
Gulfstream Park is raising all purses by 10% effective March 16 for the remainder of its 90-day Thoroughbred meet which concludes April 5, the South Florida track announced March 13.Wednesday, March 13, 2013
Several Todd Pletcher trainees and Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) hopefuls worked at Palm Meadows Training Center the morning of March 10.Sunday, March 10, 2013
Itsmyluckyday was one of three top 3-year-olds trained by Eddie Plesa to work at Calder Casino & Race Course March 9, breezing an easy mile as he prepares for the $1 million Florida Derby (gr. I) March 30 at Gulfstream Park.Saturday, March 09, 2013
Trainer Todd Pletcher had a busy Sunday morning at Palm Meadows Training Center March 3 with more than a dozen stakes runners from his powerful stable hitting the work tab for upcoming stakes engagements.Sunday, March 03, 2013