Palm Beach Stakes

A Thread Of Blue Turns Back Casa Creed In Palm Beach

Leonard C. Green’s Dania Beach winner A Thread of Blue gamely held off Kitten’s Joy winner Casa Creed down the stretch to win the $150,000 Palm Beach (G3) Saturday at Gulfstream Park. The Palm Beach was one of nine graded-stakes contested on Gulfstream’s program highlighted by the $400,000 Xpressbet.com Fountain of Youth (G2). A 3-year-old […]

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McLaughlin Hopes A Thread Of Blue Will Join Star-Studded History Of Grade 3 Palm Beach

Over the past 33 years, Gulfstream Park’s $150,000 Palm Beach Stakes (G3) has been a launching pad for many of racing’s future graded-stakes stars – from Kitten’s Joy to Divisidero to Prince Arch to Go Between to Paddy O’Prado to Maraud to… Well, you get the idea. It appears Saturday’s Palm Beach will once again […]

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Maraud Runs Down Favorite For Palm Beach Score

Treadway Racing Stable’s Maraud was determined down the stretch, running down 8-5 favorite Speed Franco to win by a neck in Saturday’s Grade 3 Palm Beach Stakes. The 3-year-old son of Blame covered 1 1/16 miles over Gulfstream’s firm turf in 1:41.01, earning his first graded stakes victory. Ridden by John Velazquez for trainer Todd […]

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Ticonderoga Explodes Late For Palm Beach Victory

Woodford Racing’s Ticonderoga came flying down the center of the course late in the stretch to win Saturday’s G3 Palm Beach Stakes by about a length under jockey Joel Rosario. The 3-year-old son of Tapit covered 1 1/16 miles over Gulfstream’s firm turf in 1:40.38 for trainer Chad Brown, giving him his second win on […]

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Weekend Lineup: Madness In March

A busy weekend of graded stakes action is topped by a pair of Kentucky Derby prep races on the East coast, the second and third 50-point races to be offered. Last weekend, Girvin took home the prize in the Fair Grounds’ G2 Risen Star to rise to the top of the Derby leaderboard, but this […]

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Super Saturday For Eclipse Award-Winning Castellano

Veteran Javier Castellano has won the Eclipse Award for outstanding jockey for the past three consecutive years, and has put together a promising early start to 2016. As of Feb. 27, Castellano boasts a record of 56-47-33 from 267 starts, with earnings of $2.2 million. That is a win ratio of nearly 21 percent, and […]

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Converge Gives Castellano Fourth Win On The Card In Palm Beach

Paul J. Pompa, Jr.’s sophomore colt Converge won Saturday’s Grade 3 Palm Beach Stakes in impressive fashion with a last-to-first run at Gulfstream Park. The Chad Brown-trained son of Sidney’s Candy captured the 1 1/16 miles over the firm turf in 1:40.64 under Eclipse Award-winning jockey Javier Castellano, giving him his fourth win on the […]

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Eh Cumpari Powers To Palm Beach Win

Last in the early going, Anstu Stables’ Eh Cumpari swept the field late to capture the first stakes win of his career in the $150,000 Palm Beach Stakes (G3) at Gulfstream Park. The 3-year-old son of Elusive Quality, in just his second start on grass, powered home to a neck victory over fellow closers Felifran […]

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Gala Award Holds Off Mr Speaker to Win Palm Beach

Gala Award held off a late charge from Mr Speaker to score his first graded stakes win in the Grade 3, $150,000 Palm Beach Stakes at Gulfstream Park. Trained by Todd Pletcher, Gala Award The 3-year-old Bernardini colt is out of Wilshewed, by Carson City. He was bred in Kentucky by William L. Currin. John […]

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Front-running Rydilluc Takes Palm Beach Stakes

A front-running Rydilluc scored an easy win in Saturday’s Grade 3 Palm Beach Stakes at Gulfstream Park with jockey Edgar Prado. The Gary Contessa trainee took command early in the race and never looked back, opening up on runners-up Charming Kitten and Reporting Star. Rydilluc is a son of Medaglia d’Oro and Clever Trick mare […]

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