clásico del caribe

Weekend Lineup: Juvenile Spotlight On Los Al

A pair of Grade 1 races for juveniles are the highlight of North American racing this weekend, featuring Los Alamitos Racecourse in Southern California. The Futurity is led by a pair of Bob Baffert trainees in Improbable and Mucho Gusto, while the Starlet also features two from his stable in Chasing Yesterday and Mother Mother. […]

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Gulfstream’s Rainbow 6 Carryover Builds To $123,876 For Clasico Card

The 20-cent Rainbow 6 went unsolved for the fifth straight program at Gulfstream Park Friday, producing a carryover jackpot of $123,876.95 for Saturday’s 11:50 a.m. all-stakes program featuring the return of the $600,000 Clasico Internacional del Caribe. Multiple tickets Friday with all six winners were each worth $2,267.40. The carryover jackpot is only paid out […]

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Clásico del Caribe: Summers Back With El Kurdo, Recent 22-Length Winner

Stud David Y Daniel’s El Kurdo, second in the Copa Invitacional during last year’s Clasico Internacional del Caribe program, will have a chance to reverse that finish Saturday at Gulfstream. A 7-year-old son of Giacomo, El Kurdo enters the 1 ¼-mile Copa Invitacional with a perfect 4-0 record this year in Ecuador, where he is […]

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Irad Ortiz Primed For Another Big Day At Clásico Del Caribe

Irad Ortiz Jr. has amassed a worldwide fan base while establishing himself as an elite jockey since arriving to the U.S. from Puerto Rico in 2011, but the 26-year-old rider’s talent and success have never been more vocally celebrated than during the Clasico Internacional del Caribe at Gulfstream Park last December. Ortiz Jr. was a […]

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Clásico Del Caribe News Minute: What’s The Story?

With the Caribbean Classic event being held at Gulfstream Park for the second consecutive year, there are some storylines developing that make the event easier to follow for U.S. racing fans. In today’s edition of the Clásico del Caribe News Minute, Scott Jagow and Ray Paulick go over what to watch for in the big […]

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Breeders’ Cup Presents Connections: No Slowing Down For ‘Droopy’ Rodriguez

Alberto Paz Rodriguez loved the racetrack while growing up in Panama City, Panama. His parents thought he loved it a little too much. “My folks were concerned I would get involved with gambling. The racetrack didn’t have the best reputation back then,” recalled Rodriguez, 79, who is better known by his childhood nickname “Droopy” – […]

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Rematches, Familiar Foes Highlight Clásico Del Caribe Undercard Races

The $77,500 Copa Invitacional, a 1 ¼-mile stakes for older horses on Saturday’s Clasico Internacional del Caribe program at Gulfstream Park, will feature a rematch between last year’s 1-2 finishers. Panama’s Coltimus Prime got the better of Ecuador’s El Kurdo by 2 ½ lengths last year, but that duo will have to face the ‘Music’ […]

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Clásico Del Caribe News Minute: A Perfect ‘Solution’

The confederation that oversees horse racing in Caribbean countries entered a fortuitous alliance with the Stronach Group several years ago. That partnership later produced an answer to some difficult questions for the Confederacion Hípica del Caribe. Learn more about that in today’s Clásico del Caribe News Minute with Scott Jagow and Ray Paulick. Plus, the […]

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Unbeaten Kukulkan Draws Post 3, Bids For 14th Straight In Clásico Del Caribe

Undefeated Kukulkan will be the star attraction Saturday when the $600,000 Clásico Internacional del Caribe visits Gulfstream Park in Hallandale Beach, Fla., for the second year in a row. Mexico’s Triple Crown champion was installed Wednesday as the 3-5 morning-line favorite for the $300,000 Clásico del Caribe in his search of a 14th straight victory […]

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