Skip Away Stakes

Rocketry Seeks Rebound In Friday’s Flat Out Stakes

A group of familiar foes will battle in Friday’s $100,000 Flat Out for 4-year-olds and up going 1 3/8 miles on the main track at Belmont Park. Set to make his second start of the year, Centennial Farms’ Rocketry will look to improve off a fifth-place finish last out in the Skip Away on March […]

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‘Heading The Right Way’: Marconi Breaks Through In Skip Away

Bridlewood Farm, Mrs. John Magnier, Michael Tabor and Derrick Smith’s Marconi ($11) captured Friday’s $100,000 Skip Away at Gulfstream Park, but the 4-year-old son of Tapit had to work extremely hard to achieve his first career stakes triumph. The Skip Away kicked off the weekend stakes action at Gulfstream Park, where 10 stakes worth $2.450 […]

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Gulfstream Park Rainbow 6 Carryover Grows To $2.5 Million For Friday

Bettors will have one last chance to take down a life-changing 20-cent Rainbow 6 carryover jackpot Friday at Gulfstream Park before a mandatory payout of the popular multi-race wager as part of Saturday’s blockbuster 14-race, $1-million Florida Derby (G1) program. The Rainbow 6 went unsolved for the 29th consecutive racing day Thursday, growing the […]

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‘More Ground’ Will Help Pletcher Duo In Skip Away Stakes

Grade 3-placed Marconi, briefly on the Triple Crown trail last spring, and stablemate Biblical, making his fourth start of the 2018-19 Championship Meet, head a field of seven set to contest Friday’s $100,000 Skip Away at Gulfstream Park. The 32nd running of the 1 3/16-mile Skip Away for 4-year-olds and up is among three $100,000 […]

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‘Heartwarming To See Him Happy’: Millionaire Valid Retired By Jockey Nik Juarez

On Tuesday, jockey Nik Juarez officially announced the retirement of multiple graded stakes-winning millionaire Valid. The 24-year-old Maryland native spent his own money to track down the 7-year-old gelded son of Medaglia d’Oro, and had him shipped back to a farm in Maryland to live out the rest of his days eating grass and occasionally […]

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Saturday’s Rainbow 6 Pool At Gulfstream Guaranteed At $1.5 Million

The 20-cent Rainbow 6 will have a guaranteed jackpot pool of $1.5 million Saturday at Gulfstream Park, one of three guaranteed multi-race pools on the 13-race program. First race post time is 12:35 p.m. The Rainbow 6 has gone unsolved for 21 consecutive racing programs since it was last hit for $324,179.78 on Feb. 23. […]

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Clean Trip Propels Valid To Skip Away Victory

Crossed Sabres Farm’s Valid drove his way to victory by 1 3/4 lengths in Saturday’s Grade 3 Skip Away Stakes at Gulfstream Park. The 6-year-old son of Medaglia d’Oro covered the 1 1/8 miles over a track labeled good in 1:48.42 for trainer Marcus Vitali. “This horse is deserving,” said jockey Nik Juarez. “He’s an […]

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Valid Seeks Smoother Trip In G3 Skip Away Stakes

The $150,000 Grade 3 Skip Away Stakes features a clash of talented older horses going 1 1/8 miles over Gulfstream Park’s main track. Named for ten-time G1 winner and three-time Eclipse Award winner Skip Away, its previous winners include G1 Breeders’ Cup Classic winner Fort Larned and South African Horse of the Year Horse Chestnut. […]

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Commissioner Battles For Skip Away Triumph

WinStar Farm’s Commissioner notched his first stakes success with a hard-earned victory over Sr. Quisqueyano in the Grade 3, $150,000 Skip Away Stakes at Gulfstream Park Saturday, the first graded stakes on a big day of racing at the South Florida track. Sr. Quisqueyano was the pacesetter throughout but was challenged by Commissioner on the […]

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