Florida Derby

The Derby 20 Presented By Adequan: Hoping For Clarity

Confusion and inconsistency continue to be the theme of Kentucky Derby prep race results, and as such neither of this weekend’s winners cracked the top ten selections in this week’s The Derby 20. Several contenders have been removed: Mind Control was withdrawn from Derby consideration and will focus on shorter races, while both Hidden Scroll […]

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Code Of Honor Ran ‘Pretty Game’; Hennig ‘Confident Going Forward’ With Bourbon War

Code of Honor raced well off the slow pace of the Florida Derby before closing to finish third behind Maximum Security. The 3-year-old son of Noble Mission came out of the race fine, said trainer Shug McGaughey. “I thought he ran fine. That’s not the type of race he needs with one horse on the […]

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Saez ‘Walked The Dog’ With Maximum Security In Florida Derby

Gary and Mary West’s Maximum Security exited his dominating triumph in Saturday’s $1 million Xpressbet.com Florida Derby (G1) at Gulfstream Park in good order Sunday morning. The 3-year-old son of New Year’s Day continued his unlikely ascension from $16,000 claimer to serious Kentucky Derby (G1) candidate in the 68th Florida Derby, in which he won […]

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With Boost From Rainbow 6 Mandatory Payout, Gulfstream Handles $47.5 Million On Florida Derby Card

Gulfstream Park’s 68th Florida Derby Day drew a big crowd, perfect weather, and an undefeated Xpressbet.com Florida Derby (G1) winner in Maximum Security at the Hallandale Beach, Fla., Thoroughbred racing facility. The crowd witnessed a Cinderella winner in Maximum Security, a former $16,000 claimer, winning the $1 million Florida Derby and Champagne Anyone winning the […]

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Maximum Security Goes Gate-To-Wire In Florida Derby

Gary and Mary West have another top prospect for this year’s Kentucky Derby. On Saturday, their homebred Maximum Security made his stakes debut and led the Grade 1 Florida Derby field from gate-to-wire to win by 3 1/2 lengths. Ridden by Luis Saez and trained by Jason Servis, the 3-year-old son of New Year’s Day […]

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Mandatory Payout: Gulfstream’s Rainbow 6 Pool Expected To Exceed $10 Million Saturday

Gulfstream Park’s Rainbow 6 will have a mandatory payout Saturday on Florida Derby Day, and the pool is expected to surpass $10 million. The 20-cent wager, unsolved for the 30th consecutive racing day Friday, will have a carryover Saturday of $2,660,030.05. Saturday’s Rainbow 6 sequence will kick off with the ninth race – a maiden […]

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Weekend Lineup: Dubai Spotlight, Florida Derby Showdown

This weekend sees the Grade 1 Florida Derby take center stage on the Road to the Kentucky Derby while Meydan Racecourse hosts a blockbuster Dubai World Cup card. NBC Sports will showcase the Florida Derby in a one-hour broadcast on NBCSN from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. ET on Saturday. TVG will also broadcast the […]

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Triple Crown News Minute Presented By Kentucky Equine Research: Florida Derby Outcomes?

The Road to the Kentucky Derby travels through South Florida this weekend, as some of the race’s top contenders do battle in the Florida Derby. In today’s edition of the Triple Crown News Minute, Scott Jagow and Ray Paulick discuss how this year’s edition of the prep might shape up, who are the wild cards […]

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Gulfstream Park Rainbow 6 Carryover Grows To $2.5 Million For Friday

Bettors will have one last chance to take down a life-changing 20-cent Rainbow 6 carryover jackpot Friday at Gulfstream Park before a mandatory payout of the popular multi-race wager as part of Saturday’s blockbuster 14-race, $1-million Xpressbet.com Florida Derby (G1) program. The Rainbow 6 went unsolved for the 29th consecutive racing day Thursday, growing the […]

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Gulfstream Offering Advance Wagering Friday On Florida Derby Card

Whether you’re betting Saturday’s $1 million Xpressbet.com Florida Derby (G1), one of the six other stakes, the guaranteed $750,000 Late Pick 4 or $500,000 Late Pick 5, you can bet Gulfstream Park’s 14-race program beginning Friday at 12:30 p.m. Saturday’s Derby Day program at the Hallandale Beach, Fla., Thoroughbred racing track begins with a first […]

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