Hurricane Bertie Stakes

Dream Pauline Up The Rail For Hurricane Bertie Victory

Making it back-to-back wins in her last two starts, Stonestreet homebred Dream Pauline took an inside route to win Saturday’s Grade 3 Hurricane Bertie Stakes by 4 1/4 lengths. Third choice on the board at 5-2, the 4-year-old Tapit filly ran seven furlongs over Gulfstream’s sealed/sloppy main track in 1:21.45. Trained by Kiaran McLaughlin, Dream […]

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Eclipse Finalist Shamrock Rose Heads G3 Hurricane Bertie Field

Conrad Farms’ Shamrock Rose, upset winner of the 2018 Breeders’ Cup Filly & Mare Sprint (G1) at Churchill Downs in November and an Eclipse Award finalist for champion female sprinter, will commence her 4-year-old campaign in the $150,000 Fasig-Tipton Hurricane Bertie (G3) Saturday at Gulfstream Park. The seven-furlong dirt race for fillies and mares, 4 […]

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Fasig-Tipton To Sponsor Holy Bull, Hurricane Bertie Stakes

Gulfstream Park announced today that Fasig-Tipton will be the title sponsor for the $350,000 Holy Bull (G2) and the $150,000 Hurricane Bertie (G3). The Fasig-Tipton Holy Bull, to be contested at 1 1/16 mile Saturday, Feb. 2, is a major prep for 3-year-old classic contenders. The race has been won in the past by Audible, […]

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Curlin’s Approval Scores Easily In Hurricane Bertie

Alter’s Racing Stable’s Curlin’s Approval earned graded-stakes credentials at Gulfstream Park Saturday, scoring a dominating 2 ½-length triumph in the $100,000 Hurricane Bertie (G3). The 20th running of the seven-furlong stakes for fillies and mares was the first of six supporting stakes on Saturday’s $12 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational (G1) program. Owned and bred […]

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Weekend Lineup: The World’s Richest Horse Race

Saturday’s racing action will bring the eyes of the entire racing world onto Gulfstream Park, as the world’s richest horse race takes flight. The inaugural running of the $12 million Pegasus World Cup features the rematch of titans California Chrome and Arrogate, though there are other runners with a chance to upset the 12-horse field. […]

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Consistent Genre Cuts Back To Seven Furlongs In Hurricane Bertie

Cheyenne Stables’ Grade 3 winner Genre, never worse than third in eight starts last year, will cut back to a sprint for the first time in her career in the $100,000 Hurricane Bertie (G3) for females 4 and up at seven furlongs. The 48th running of the $100,000 Hurricane Bertie (G3) at seven furlongs, for […]

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From Last to First, Groupie Doll Goes Out a Champ in Hurricane Bertie

Two-time champion Groupie Doll punctuated a brilliant career Sunday at Gulfstream Park with a spectacular last-to-first romp in the $200,000 Hurricane Bertie Stakes (G3). Making her 23rd and final start, the popular 6-year-old mare trailed the field by open lengths on the backstretch before circling her six rivals on the far turn and drawing away […]

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Bradley: Groupie Doll Was ‘The One We’ve Been Waiting For’

As he prepared Groupie Doll for her career finale in Sunday’s $200,000 Hurricane Bertie (G3) at Gulfstream Park Saturday morning, trainer Buff Bradley took a moment to look back at the first seconds of his two-time champion’s life. “I remember, when she came out, telling Kim, ‘This is the one we’ve been waiting for out […]

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Pope on Groupie Doll: ‘I Just Kind of Fell in Love With Her’

It was never in Mandy Pope’s plans to race Groupie Doll in Sunday’s $200,000 Hurricane Bertie (G3) at Gulfstream Park. Pope had purchased Groupie Doll as strictly a broodmare prospect for $3.1 million last November, a few days after the Buff Bradley-trained champion captured her second-straight $1 million Breeders’ Cup Filly & Mare Sprint. A […]

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Hurricane Bertie to Get Purse Bump Should Groupie Doll Run

Gulfstream Park announced Sunday that if two-time champion Groupie Doll runs in the Feb. 9 Hurricane Bertie (G3) as expected, the purse will be increased $50,000 to $200,000. Groupie Doll put in her final workout for the race Sunday, breezing four furlongs in :48 1/5 under the watch of trainer Buff Bradley and owner Mandy […]

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