Keyword: Gulfstream Park

  • Gun Runner

    Gun Runner Set for Thursday Flight to Florida

    Gun Runner came out of his impressive Jan. 14 workout at the Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots in fine order and now awaits a Jan. 18 flight to Fort Lauderdale, Fla., for the $16 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational (G1) at Gulfstream Park.

  • Ultra Brat and Nik Juarez win the Marshua's River Stakes

    Ultra Brat Finds Another Gear in Marshua's River

    Ultra Brat earned her first graded stakes win in style when she gained the lead at the quarter pole and put away a bid from favored Dream Dancing to take the Marshua's River Stakes (G3T) at Gulfstream Park. 

  • Sharp Azteca was one of several contenders that worked Jan. 13 in preparation for the Jan. 27 Pegasus World Cup Invitational Stakes at Gulfstream Park

    Pegasus Contenders Work at Various Bases

    Several contenders for the $16 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational Stakes (G1) coming up Jan. 27 at Gulfstream Park continued their preparations for the 1 1/8-mile test by putting in workouts at their respective bases Jan. 13.

  • Mask and Javier Castellano win the Mucho Macho Man Stakes at Gulfstream Park

    Mask Makes it Look Easy in Mucho Macho Man

    The first take-notice effort from a classic prospect came six days into the calendar year as Mask made his challengers pay for letting him have things his own way during a 6 1/4-length win in the $100,000 Mucho Macho Man Stakes Jan. 6.

  • Flameaway wins the Kitten's Joy Stakes

    Flameaway Game in Kitten’s Joy Win

    Guided by jockey Julien Leparoux through a ground-saving trip, Flameaway battled back when challenged in the deep stretch to win the $100,000 Kitten's Joy Stakes at Gulfstream Park Jan. 6. 

  • Gun Runner breezes to a decisive victory in the  Breeders' Cup Classic Nov. 4 at Del Mar

    Gun Runner Heads Up Eclipse Award Finalists

    The expected coronation of Gun Runner took a step closer to becoming official Jan. 5, when the reigning Breeders' Cup Classic (G1) winner was announced as one of the three finalists in the Eclipse Award balloting for 2017 Horse of the Year.

  • Gunnevera comes off a dead-heat for fifth with Arrogate in the Breeders' Cup Classic at Del Mar

    Gunnevera Sharp in Work for Pegasus

    Margoth's Gunnevera stepped up his training for the $16 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational Stakes (G1) at Gulfstream Park during a five-furlong breeze Dec. 30 at Gulfstream Park West.

  • Emisael Jaramillo, seen here after riding X Y Jet to victory in the Mr. Prospector Stakes at Gulfstream Park Dec. 23, is expected to miss a week of racing after a spill Dec. 28

    Jaramillo Out With Soreness After Fall

    Jockey Emisael Jaramillo escaped serious injury from a spill in the 10th race at Gulfstream Park Dec. 28, but is expected to likely miss the next week with body soreness, according to agent Bryce Soth.

  • Bullards Alley's only win this year came in the Pattison Canadian International Stakes

    Bullards Alley Back for Big Turf Card at Gulfstream

    On a busy day of turf stakes Dec. 30 at Gulfstream Park, Bullards Alley will try to add one more highlight to his 5-year-old season that has included an upset victory in the Pattison Canadian International Stakes (G1T) on the Woodbine turf.

  • Graded stakes winner X Y Jet is set to return from a 13-month layoff in the Mr. Prospector Stakes (G3)

    X Y Jet Set for Takeoff in Mr. Prospector

    Multiple graded stakes winner X Y Jet is slated for a return to action from a 13-month layoff in the Dec. 23 $100,000 Mr. Prospector Stakes (G3) at Gulfstream Park, seeking to recapture the form that fueled a five-race winning streak.

  • Fear the Cowboy wins the Harlan's Holiday Stakes at Gulfstream Park

    'Cowboy' Possible for Pegasus After Harlan's Holiday

    After Fear the Cowboy rallied for a 2 1/4-length victory in Saturday's test, trainer Efren Loza Jr. said the multiple graded stakes winner could be available to a Pegasus World Cup (G1) stakeholder looking for a contender to run in the Jan. 27 event.

  • Lewis Bay wins the Rampart Stakes at Gulfstream Park in her first start following a 13-month layoff

    Lewis Bay So Fresh, So Good in Rampart Stakes

    In the $100,000 Rampart Stakes (G3) at Gulfstream Park Dec. 16 , Lewis Bay provided a refresher course on her ability when she turned back even-money favorite Curlin's Approval to score a 1 1/4-length win in her first start since November of 2016.

  • Gun Runner at Fair Grounds

    Gun Runner Logs Second Pegasus Work

    Breeders' Cup Classic (G1) winner Gun Runner had his second timed work Dec. 10 at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots in preparation for the $16 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational (G1) Jan. 27 at Gulfstream Park.

  •  Jala Jala wins the Caribbean Classic Stakes with Irad Ortiz Jr. at Gulfstream Park

    Ortiz, Douglas Star in Clasico Internacional del Caribe

     Jala Jala's Clasico del Caribe win capped a big day for jockey Irad Ortiz Jr., who earlier on the stakes card also won aboard Mexico's Jaguaryu in the $124,000 Copa Dama and Panama's Coltimus Prime in the $91,000 Copa Invitacional.

  • Second Flight - By Evan Hammonds

    The Pegasus' date on the calendar has a certain appeal. The late January date gives runners plenty of time to recuperate from their efforts in the Breeders' Cup, but allows them time not to miss the year's breeding cycle.

  • Flowers for Lisa and Paco Lopez take the Claiming Crown Jewel at Gulfstream Park

    Flowers for Lisa Wires Claiming Crown Jewel

    Breaking from the outside post 12, Flying P Stable's Flowers for Lisa hustled for the lead and never looked back, scoring by 1 1/2 lengths at the wire in the $200,000 Claiming Crown Jewel at Gulfstream Park Dec. 2. 

  • Gigantic Breeze at Presque Isle Downs Sept. 18

    Gigantic Breeze to Try Dirt in Claiming Crown Jewel

    Based on both class and recent form, Gigantic Breeze looks like a standout in the Claiming Crown Jewel Dec. 2 at Gulfstream Park, but the 4-year-old son of Giant's Causeway will face the challenge of starting on the dirt for the first time.

  • Spicy Nelly wins easy Oct. 29 at Gulfstream Park West

    Beau Choix Gets First Winner

    Beau Choix, a multiple stakes winner on grass, had his first winner Oct. 29 when Spicy Nelly found the dirt just fine in a $35,000 maiden claiming race at Gulfstream Park West.

  • Curlin's Approval draws off to a a 4 3/4-length score in the Barely Even Handicap

    Curlin's Approval Performs as Expected in Barely Even

    Curlin's Approval pushed her earnings to over $500,000 in Gulfstream Park's Barely Even Handicap Oct. 1—a race her trainer Happy Alter previously said he was using as a "backyard prep" for the Nov. 4 Breeders' Cup Filly and Mare Sprint (G1).

  • Renaisance Frolic wins the Armed Forces Stakes at Gulfstream Park

    Paynter Gets First Black-Type Winner

    Stride Rite Racing Stable homebred Renaisance Frolic became the first black-type winner for his sire, Paynter, when he drew off to a three-length victory in the Sept. 30 $75,000 Armed Forces Stakes at Gulfstream Park. 

  • Go Astray, winner of the Florida Sire Stakes Desert Vixen Division, has the best stakes record heading into the final leg of the FSS Sept. 30

    Competition Deep in FSS My Dear Girl Division

    Five fillies who won or placed in the first two legs of the Florida Sire Stakes' filly division will be back to test each other in the final round Sept. 30, the $400,000 My Dear Girl Stakes at Gulfstream Park.