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    Frolic's Dream Sails to Victory

    Sent off as the 3-2 favorite in the six-horse field, Dare To Dream Stable's homebred Frolic's Dream took command easily in the far turn and ran on to an easy victory in the $150,000 Forward Gal Stakes (gr. II) at Gulfstream Park on Jan. 30.

  • Large Crowd For Gulfstream Opening

    Gulfstream Park said its opening day attendance was more than 15,000 Jan. 3, making it the largest turnout at the Hallandale Beach, Fla., track since 2004.

  • Youbet to Take Bets on Gulfstream Meet

    Youbet.com has reached an agreement to take bets on Gulfstream Park for that track's meet which begins on Jan. 3, Sam Gordon, president of the Florida Horsemen's Benevolent and Protective Association, said Dec. 30.

  • Veterinarian Stewart States His Case

    Suspended equine veterinarian Rodney Stewart testified Dec. 3 that he was unaware that a soft-sided cooler he left in a refrigerator in a barn at Keeneland contained the prohibited substance cobra toxin.

  • Veterinarian Stewart's Appeal Set

    The Kentucky Horse Racing Commission has scheduled a Dec. 3 hearing to consider the appeal of Dr. Rodney Stewart, who was suspended five years in September 2007 for multiple violations of the state's medication regulations.

  • Full Mandate's First Winner

    Full Mandate, a stakes-winning son of A.P. Indy, was represented by his first winner May 16 when his son Thoroughly won at Hollywood Park.

  • Winninginexcess to Winton in Florida

    Winninginexcess, a stakes-placed son of In Excess, has been bought by David and Suzanne Murphy's Winton's Farm for stallion duty.

  • First Foal Sired by Great Pyramid

    The first reported foal by Great Pyramid is a filly born Feb. 12 at William F. and Annabel Murphy's Elangeni Farm near Ocala, Fla.

  • Easy Red Works Hard for Jennings 'Cap Win

    After an extended wait in traffic while racing around the far turn, Dumbarton Farm's Easy Red angled out, charged between runners mid-stretch and drove to victory in the $75,000 Jennings Handicap by a head at Laurel Park Saturday.

  • Bastille wins the John D. Schapiro Memorial Breeders' Cup by a neck.

    Bastille Has His Day in Schapiro Memorial BC

    Mr. and Mrs. Bertram R. Firestone's stalking Bastille prevailed in a hard stretch drive over Fishy Advice to win the $200,000 John D. Schapiro Memorial Breeders' Cup by a neck on the turf at Laurel Park.

  • Jockey Murphy Bruises Spinal Cord in Fall

    Jockey Cindy Murphy remained hospitalized Friday after she was thrown in the fifth race at Prairie Meadows Thursday night. According to her husband, Travis Murphy, the jockey did not sustain any broken bones or head trauma from the accident, but was experiencing temporary paralysis due to a bruised spinal cord.

  • Champion sprinter Housebuster, romping in a paddock in 2004.

    Champion Sprinter Housebuster Dead

    Housebuster, the last two-time Eclipse Award-winning sprinter, died May 15 after he was taken to a veterinary clinic. The 18-year-old son of Mt. Livermore is represented as a stallion by 32 career stakes winners.

  • AAEP Vets Discuss Pre-Purchase Exams

    The Dec. 5 open forum discussion of pre-purchase exams at sales at the American Association of Equine Practitioners convention in Denver covered several topics critical to consignors, buyers, and veterinarians.

  • Formal Gold to Rancho San Miguel in California

    Formal Gold, whose Beyer Speed Figures of 126, 124, and 125 in three consecutive graded stakes stamped him as perhaps America's best racehorse since the early 1990s, will be relocated to Tom Clark's Rancho San Miguel near San Miguel, Calif.

  • Platinum Tiara and her A.P. Indy filly.

    Platinum Tiara's First Foal Born in Florida

    Platinum Tiara, runner-up in the 2000 Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies (gr. I), produced her first foal, an A.P. Indy filly, Feb. 10 at Stolen Hours Farm near Ocala, Fla.

  • Gulfstream Park Race Report: Donnybrook

    Girls just want to have fun. So sang Cyndi Lauper, the guest musician in Gulfstream's entertainment complex on Feb. 24, whose presence attracted the third-largest Sunday crowd ever at the track. Rosemary Homeister Jr. and Ms Brookski had fun also, by winning the meet's first two-turn stakes race for 3-year-old fillies on dirt, the Davona Dale Stakes (gr. II).

  • Russell Baze, right, along with trainer D. Wayne Lukas during induction into racing's Hall of Fame.

    Baze Wins 2001 Isaac Murphy Award

    Jockey Russell Baze has won the Isaac Murphy Award presented by the National Turf Writers Association for the seventh consecutive year.

  • Jockey Russell Baze stands on the podium with D. Wayne Lukas at the National Thoroughbred Hall of Fame's annual induction ceremony in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., Aug. 9, 1999. Baze has been awarded the Issac Murphy Award for the sixth straight year.

    Baze Wins Sixth Issac Murphy Award

    Northern California-based jockey Russell Baze won the National Turf Writers Association's Issac Murphy Award for the sixth straight year, remaining the only recipient of the award.

  • Baze Wins Sixth Issac Murphy Award

    Northern California-based jockey Russell Baze won the National Turf Writers Association's Issac Murphy Award for the sixth straight year, remaining the only recipient of the award.

  • Platinum Tiara Ships to Churchill

    Alcibiades Stakes (gr. II) fifth-place finisher Platinum Tiara shipped from Keeneland to Churchill Downs on Thursday morning. The Brave Raj Stakes winner will begin preparing for the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies (gr. I) on Friday, according to trainer Joe Waunsch and owner Rob Murphy.