After entering the sport of Thoroughbred racing in 2015 as a casual fan, Bob Edwards and his family have won three Breeders' Cup events the last two years.
But those victories could be overshadowed Saturday when Edwards, a Boca Raton resident who races under e Five Racing, walks into Gulfstream Park to see his Kentucky Derby (G1) favorite make his 3-year-old debut in the $400,000 Xpressbet.com Fountain of Youth (G2).
Good Magic, co-owned by breeder Stonestreet Stables, broke his maiden in the Breeders' Cup Juvenile in November, was named Champion 2-Year-old at the Eclipse Award in January, and is now ready to start a path Edwards, Stonestreet and trainer Chad Brown hope lead to the Florida Derby and Kentucky Derby.
Gulfstream Park host and analyst Acacia Courtney sat down with Edwards and one of his three children, Casi, earlier in the week to talk about their success, Good Magic's potential, and the thrill of having the Derby favorite.
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