Fountain of Youth

‘Many More Good Days For Him’: Shotski Out For Remainder Of 2020, Will Return As 4-Year-Old

Gary Barber, Wachtel Stables, Pantofel Stable and Howling Pigeon Farms’ Grade 2 winner Shotski is expected to miss the rest of his sophomore season with minor bone bruising, Laurel Park-based trainer Jerry O’Dwyer said, but will be pointed to a 4-year-old campaign in 2021. A maiden winner at Laurel in his second career start last […]

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Code Of Honor Targets Westchester En Route To Saratoga’s Whitney

W.S. Farish’s Code of Honor, a three-length winner of the Grade 1 Runhappy Travers in August at Saratoga Race Course, is back in training at Belmont Park and targeting the Grade 3, $100,000 Westchester, a 1 1/16-mile route for older horses for his seasonal debut on Saturday, June 6 at Belmont. “Code of Honor is […]

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Joseph: Chance It ‘As Good As Any Horse In’ Tampa Bay Derby

Chance It, who scratched from last Saturday’s Grade II Fasig-Tipton Fountain of Youth Stakes at Gulfstream because of a poor post position, bids to become the first Florida-bred winner of the Grade II, $400,000 Lambholm South Tampa Bay Derby in nine years Saturday at Tampa Bay Downs. The 3-year-old colt is the only Florida-bred in […]

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In Wake Of Fountain Of Youth Setback, Albaugh And Loutsch Focused On Big Picture

Dennis Albaugh brought 35 or 40 “buddies” out just for the occasion; it was a celebration, a reunion, a party. It was, so to speak, Dennis’ moment. But then his Dennis’ Moment faded to last as the 6-5 favorite in Gulfstream Park’s Fountain of Youth Stakes on Feb 29. Suddenly the music stopped, the balloons […]

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Gulfstream Reports Record Handle Of $36 Million On Fountain Of Youth Day

Gulfstream Park’s 14-race program Saturday, highlighted by Ete Indien’s victory in the $400,000 Fasig-Tipton Fountain of Youth (G2), produced a record total handle on Fountain of Youth Day of $36,522,388. The previous record was $31.230 million set on last year’s 14-race program. Fountain of Youth Day handle has grown each year since 2015, when total […]

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Prat, Agent Seeking Another Trip To Kentucky Derby’s ‘Promised Land’

Agent Derek Lawson understandably is keeping all options open when it comes to giving Flavien Prat his best chance to win the Kentucky Derby for the second straight year on May 4. Prat rides Dennis’ Moment in today’s Fountain of Youth Stakes at Gulfstream Park, filling in for Irad Ortiz Jr., who rode today in […]

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Drawn Outside, Chance It Will Scratch From Fountain Of Youth To Await Tampa Bay Derby

Shooting Star Thoroughbreds LLC’s Chance It was scratched Saturday from the $400,000 Fasig-Tipton Fountain of Youth (G2). The colt was the 7-2 morning-line second choice off victories in the Mucho Macho Man and In Reality Division of the Florida Sire Stakes. The 3-year-old son of Currency Swap had drawn the No. 12 post. “We thought […]

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Weekend Lineup: Fountain Of Youth Tops Gulfstream’s Stakes Bonanza

Gulfstream Park has the graded stakes market corned in North America on Saturday as the Grade 2 Fountain of Youth will headline a program with 10 stakes, nine graded, worth $1.95 million. Dennis’ Moment, the beaten favorite in last November’s Breeders’ Cup Juvenile, is set to make his seasonal bow in the 1 1/16-miles test, […]

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Romans Pleased As Dennis’ Moment Records ‘Perfect’ Work Toward Fountain Of Youth

Trainer Dale Romans believes he has a “superstar” in Dennis’ Moment. That leads him to feel both confidence and anxiety as Albaugh Family Stables’ standout colt prepares to run in Saturday’s $400,000 Fasig-Tipton Fountain of Youth Stakes, a Grade 2 stepping stone to the Kentucky Derby. After all, it’s the first race since Dennis’ Moment […]

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