Harlan’s Holiday

Prince Lucky Discharged, Will Continue Recovery At Payton Training Center

Prince Lucky has officially been discharged from the equine hospital, trainer Todd Pletcher reported on his Twitter account on Friday. The 5-year-old gelding underwent successful surgery to repair bilateral sesamoid fractures to his right-front leg in mid-December, and will continue his recovery at the Payton Training Center in Ocala, Fla. The two-time graded stakes winner […]

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Bodexpress May Target Pegasus, ‘Still Looking Good’ After Harlan’s Holiday

While pre-race excitement may have affected Bodexpress’ performance in the G3 Harlan’s Holiday Stakes, connections believe the colt is capable of much better. According to Horse Racing Nation, The Stronach Group has extended Bodexpress an unofficial invitation to compete in the $3 million Pegasus World Cup. The horse’s connections are inclined to accept, though Bodexpress went […]

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Breeders’ Cup Presents Connections: ‘It’s Everything I Ever Wanted’

Growing up with an eye on each of her parents galloping racehorses at Finger Lakes in upstate New York, Elizabeth Dobles learned quite a bit about the value of hard work. Still, she found herself surprised last Saturday when War Story, making his first start under her care, came flying home to win the G3 […]

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Gulfstream Celebrates Record Single-Day, Weekend Handles For December

Gulfstream Park’s Championship Meet has gotten off to a flying start with consecutive record weekends in the month of December. Sunday’s 11-race program wrapped up a record December weekend in which total handle Saturday and Sunday was $26.088 million, eclipsing the previous record of $22.143 million, set Dec. 7-8. Total handle on Saturday’s card, featuring […]

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Prince Lucky Diagnosed With Bilateral Sesamoid Fractures; Surgeon ‘Optimistic’ He Can Be Saved

Multiple graded stakes winner Prince Lucky will have surgery this week to repair bilateral sesamoid fractures in his right front ankle, trainer Todd Pletcher told the Daily Racing Form on Sunday morning. The 4-year-old gelding by Corinthian, the second choice in Saturday’s G3 Harlan’s Holiday Stakes at Gulfstream Park, was pulled up sharply by jockey […]

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Veteran War Story Considered For Pegasus After Harlan’s Holiday Triumph

Imaginary Stables and Glenn Ellis’ War Story, a multiple-graded stakes winner with $2.9 million in earnings, turned in yet another game effort Saturday at Gulfstream Park to win the $100,000 Harlan’s Holiday (G3). “This horse fires almost every time out. He’s named correctly. He’s a warrior,” said Imaginary Stables’ John Guarnere said. The Harlan’s Holiday, […]

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Gulfstream Guarantees Saturday’s Rainbow 6 Pool For $600,000

The pool for the 20-cent Rainbow 6 will be guaranteed for $600,000 Saturday at Gulfstream Park. The popular multi-race wager went unsolved Friday for the 11th consecutive racing day of the 2019-2020 Championship Meet that got under way Nov. 29. Tickets with all six winners were each worth $4,845.14 Friday. The carryover jackpot is only […]

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Fan Favorite Bodexpress Takes On Gulfstream-Loving Prince Lucky In Harlan’s Holiday

Daniel McConnell’s Prince Lucky, a back-to-back graded-stakes winner during the 2018-2019 Championship Meet, is prominent on the list of 16 nominations for the $100,000 Harlan’s Holiday (G3), one of four graded stakes on the Dec. 14 program at Gulfstream Park. Trained by Todd Pletcher, Prince Lucky captured the Hal’s Hope (G3) prior to scoring a […]

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Bodexpress To Use Wednesday Allowance As Stepping Stone To Harlan’s Holiday

Top Racing LLC, Global Thoroughbred and GDS Racing Stable’s Bodexpress, a belated yet popular maiden winner in his most recent start, could find himself back in against stakes company with another strong performance Wednesday, Nov. 20 at Gulfstream Park West. The sophomore son of Bodemeister, based at Gulfstream West with trainer Gustavo Delgado, drew Post […]

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Into Mischief Will Host Full Book, Command Fee Of $175,000 In 2020

Into Mischief, the current No. 1 General Sire in North America, will stand in 2020 for a fee of $175,000 S&N and has been booked full. “The rise of Into Mischief has been special to witness, and there’s every indication that the best is yet to come. We genuinely believe he’s the best sire in […]

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