Florida horse racing

‘The Horse Likes To Win’: Maker Expects Big Things From Zulu Alpha In Grade 2 Pan American

Even if it wasn’t in the original plans, the connections for claimer-turned-Grade 1-winning multi-millionaire Zulu Alpha couldn’t have found a better landing spot than Saturday’s $200,000 Kitten’s Joy Pan American at Gulfstream Park. The 59th running of the 1 ½-mile Pan American for 4-year-olds and up on turf is part of a blockbuster 14-race program that […]

Continue reading
New Jersey Suspends Seven Racing Licenses Following Federal Indictment

Editor’s note: The following statement was released by the New Jersey Attorney General and New Jersey Racing Commission. The New York State Gaming Commission announced immediate suspensions of 11 racing licensees in response to the indictment on Tuesday.  Also on Wednesday, the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulations suspended the license of indicted trainer […]

Continue reading
Pegasus World Cup Runner-Up Mr Freeze Takes Aim At Grade 2 Gulfstream Park Mile

Jim Bakke and Gerry Isbister’s Mr Freeze, runner-up to Mucho Gusto in the $3 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational (G1) presented by Runhappy Jan. 25, will try to stop his rivals in their tracks and roll to victory in Saturday’s $300,000 Gulfstream Park Mile (G2). The Gulfstream Park Mile will be one of 10 stakes, […]

Continue reading
Versatile Veteran Extravagant Kid Nominated To Grade 3 World Of Trouble Sprint

DARRS Inc.’s Extravagant Kid, a Grade 1 stakes-placed veteran who captured the Sunshine Millions Sprint with authority Jan. 18, is among the most significant names on the list of 15 nominations for the $100,000 World of Trouble Sprint (G3) at Gulfstream Park Feb. 22. The World of Trouble Sprint, a six-furlong dash for 4-year-olds and […]

Continue reading
Derby Hopeful Independence Hall Among The Horses ‘Testing The Waters’ Saturday At Tampa Bay

Unbeaten Independence Hall drew the No. 4 post position for Saturday’s Grade 3 Sam F. Davis Stakes, the centerpiece of Festival Preview Day 40 at Tampa Bay Downs. Eight 3-year-old Thoroughbreds are entered in the Sam F. Davis, a mile-and-a-sixteenth race on the main track. The Sam F. Davis is part of the “Road to […]

Continue reading
Former Claimer Starship Jubilee Seeking Sixth Graded Win In Suwanee River

Blue Heaven Farm’s Starship Jubilee will seek to add another heartwarming chapter to her claimer-turned-Grade 1-stakes-winner fairy tale Saturday, when the 7-year-old mare returns to action in the $150,000 Suwanee River (G3) at Gulfstream Park. Claimed for $16,000 at Gulfstream Feb. 12, 2017, Starship Jubilee has gone on to win eight stakes, including five graded […]

Continue reading
Kelsey’s Cross Was A Freebie, Could Turn Graded Stakes Winner, For Biancone

Patrick Biancone never planned on buying Kelsey’s Cross. But as the trainer was in the process of buying a young colt from a breeder a few years ago, he was given no choice. “I was buying another horse,” Biancone recalled, “and the breeder said, ‘You can buy that horse, no problem. But there’s one condition. […]

Continue reading
Spiced Perfection, Gray Magician, Pink Sands Among Nominees For Pegasus Undercard

The Pegasus World Cup Championship Invitational Series presented by Runhappy has attracted a strong supporting cast for the Jan. 25 program that will offer nine stakes, six graded, worth a total of $4.2 million in purses, at Gulfstream Park. Judging from the nomination lists for the undercard stakes, the $3 million Pegasus World Cup (G1) […]

Continue reading
Noble Drama Will Try To Live Up To Family Hype In Sunshine Millions Classic

Harold Queen’s Noble Drama couldn’t reasonably be expected to reach the heights of two highly accomplished family members, but the 5-year-old son of Gone Astray has shown more than enough talent to be considered a serious contender in Saturday’s $200,000 Sunshine Millions Classic at Gulfstream Park. Out of a half-sister to multiple Grade 1 winner […]

Continue reading
Twitter Twitter
Paulick Report on Instagram