The Friday Show Presented By Cal Racing Cares: High Altitude?
Our thoughts and prayers are with those affected by the wildfires ravaging Southern California, specifically San Luis Rey Downs, a situation we will continue to monitor. Elsewhere, racing goes on and in South Florida, the spotlight shines this weekend on the Clasico del Caribe, a passionate event that has captivated the Caribbean region of Latin […]
From Florida To Puerto Rico And Back: Immortal Wink Finds New Job In Inmate Vocational Program
Gulfstream Park is making history on Saturday, playing host to the 50th Clasico Internacional del Caribe for the first time. Celebrating the best of Thoroughbred racing in Latin America and the Caribbean, Gulfstream Park’s Championship Meet is continuing to highlight the sport’s equine athletes from all different backgrounds. Including Immortal Wink. Immortal Wink began his […]
Clasico Del Caribe News Minute: Post Positions And Language Lessons
Like the Pegasus World Cup, the Clasico del Caribe will be contested at the 1 1/8-mile distance over the dirt surface at Gulfstream Park. History has shown that post positions are crucial. Today, Scott Jagow and Ray Paulick discuss the results of the post position draw and how a morning line gets made for a […]
Clasico Del Caribe News Minute: Rivalry And Jubilation
Gulfstream Park is pulling out all the stops this weekend to make the Clasico del Caribe as authentic as possible, with the venerable and prestigious event being hosted in the U.S. for the first time. That means the grandstand will be rocking with music, noisemakers and celebration. Today, Scott Jagow and Ray Paulick learn more […]
Clasico Del Caribe News Minute: Latin America’s ‘Breeders’ Cup’ Comes To U.S.
This week marks the 50th running of the Clasico del Caribe, a race for top 3-year-olds in the Caribbean region of Latin America. For the first time ever, it’s being held in the United States. Scott Jagow and Ray Paulick are on the scene this week at Gulfstream Park to learn more about the event, […]
School’s In Session: Clasico Del Caribe Contenders School In Paddock
Several horses competing in Saturday’s Clasico Internacional del Caribe– including Clasico del Caribe starters Fray Angelico from Panama and La De Horacio from Venezuela – schooled in Gulfstream Park’s paddock Sunday afternoon. The $300,000 Clasico del Caribe is one of five races comprising the Clasico Internacional del Caribe, the premier Thoroughbred event in Latin America […]
Sharp Azteca Finally Gets His Grade 1 Win In Cigar Mile
It took 16 career starts, but Ivan Rodriguez’ Sharp Azteca has finally earned a Grade 1 victory. The 4-year-old son of Freud easily captured Saturday’s Cigar Mile at Aqueduct, cruising under the wire 5 1/4 lengths in front of Mind Your Biscuits. Off as the 8-5 favorite under Hall of Fame jockey Javier Castellano, Sharp […]
Catholic Boy Takes To The Dirt For Remsen Victory
In his first start on the main track, Robert LaPenta’s Catholic Boy appeared to relish the dirt as he powered to a 4 3/4-length victory in Saturday’s Grade 2 Remsen Stakes at Aqueduct. Ridden by Manny Franco, the juvenile son of More Than Ready cruised off the pace in mid-pack, then found clear sailing on […]