Gulfstream Park Stakes

Little Mike again proves impossible to catch

His rivals tried to pressure him, but Little Mike proved too tough to catch once again, going gate to wire in the Grade 3, $100,000 Emirates Airlines Appleton Stakes at Gulfstream Park Sunday. Under Joe Bravo, Little Mike got his third wire-to-wire victory of the Gulfstream meet, holding off two late challengers to win by […]

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Travelin Man gets easy win in Swale

Sent off at 2-5 in a five-horse field, Travelin Man ran to his odds, taking the Grade 2, $150,000 Swale Stakes for three-year-olds at Gulfstream Park Sunday. Travelin Man sat second off a fairly slow early pace down the backstretch, then glided to the front with only mild encouragement from rider John Velazquez to score […]

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R Heat Lightning dominates Gulfstream Oaks

R Heat Lightning gave her connections a stakes double Saturday with a rousing victory in the Grade 2, $300,000 Gulfstream Oaks. Under a hand ride from John Velazquez, R Heat Lightning pulled away from her six rivals in the stretch to win by five lengths in 1.49.27 for 1 1/8 miles.  Longshots Island School and […]

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Awesome Maria lives up to her name in Rampart

Odds-on favorite Awesome Maria drew off in the stretch with seeming ease to capture the Grade 3, $150,000 Ramart Stakes at Gulfstream Park Saturday. With John Velazquez aboard, Awesome Maria looped around the frontrunners rounding the far turn and sailed away from her five rivals to win by seven lengths in 1:49.09 for 1 1/8 […]

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Hilda’s Passion breaks Gulfstream record in Inside Information Stakes

Hilda’s Passion set a fast pace and only got stronger in the stretch, pulling away for a five-length victory in the seven-furlong, Grade 2 Inside Information Stakes at Gulfstream Park Saturday. Despite setting fractions of 22.07 and 44.20, Hilda’s Passion, under JJ Castellano, widened her lead late and broke the track record for the distance […]

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Clement always tough in Orchid Stakes

It might be difficult to bet against trainer Christophe Clement in Saturday’s Grade 3 Orchid Stakes at Gulfstream Park.  Clement will saddle three entries in the 1 1/2-mile turf race, and he has won the Orchid a remarkable six times dating back to 1994.

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Dynamic Holiday surges clear in Herecomesthebride

Dynamic Holiday scored her fourth straight victory Sunday, winning the Grade 3, $150,000 Herecomesthebride Stakes for three-year-old fillies on the Gulfstream Park turf. With Ramon Dominguez riding, Dynamic Holiday showed a swift turn of foot to take the lead and draw clear for a two and a half length victory in the 1 1/8 mile […]

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Uncle Mo cruises home in Timely Writer

If Uncle Mo was rusty after four months off, he didn’t show it Saturday, rolling to an easy victory against four rivals in the $100,000 Timely Writer Stakes at Gulfstream Park. Rider Johnny Velazquez sent Uncle Mo to the early lead, and he never relinquished it, winning by four and a half lengths over Rattlesnake […]

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It’s go time for Uncle Mo

The wait is over.  Saturday, we finally get a glimpse of Uncle Mo’s potential as a three-year-old when he goes in the $100,000 Timely Writer Stakes at Gulfstream Park.  He’s expected to face a field of five rivals, and the race may not tell us that much, but as the Herald-Leader points out, it should […]

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