Edgard Zayas

Math Wizard ‘On Time’ For Breeders’ Cup Classic; No Rider Yet Named

Math Wizard breezed a half-mile in 46.48 seconds Saturday at Gulfstream Park in preparation for a planned start in the $6 million Breeders’ Cup Classic (G1) at Santa Anita Nov. 2. Saturday’s workout with Edgard Zayas up was the second since the Saffie Joseph Jr.-trained 3-year-old colt’s 31-1 upset victory in the $1 million Pennsylvania […]

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Math Wizard ‘Moving Forward,’ Headed To Breeders’ Cup Classic

Math Wizard, who pulled off a 31-1 upset victory in the $1 million Pennsylvania Derby (G1) at Parx in his most recent start, breezed three furlongs in 35.80 seconds Sunday morning at Gulfstream Park in preparation for a scheduled start in the $6 million Breeders’ Cup Classic (G1) at Santa Anita Nov. 2. “It went […]

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Fort McHenry: California Chrome’s Half-Brother ‘Has More Potential In Him’

Rodrigo Cunha’s Gemo made good use of his good turn of foot to win Race 5 on Friday’s program at Gulfstream Park West, prevailing by three-quarters of a length over Fort McHenry, a 2-year-old half-brother to two-time Horse of the Year California Chome. Gemo ($7.20) opened a clear lead in the backstretch run of the […]

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From Fractured Femur To Leading Rider, Zayas Having A ‘Very Special Year’

Fresh off his victory aboard Mark Casse-trained Two Sixty in Saturday’s $400,000 My Dear Girl Division of the FTBOA Florida Sire Stakes, Edgard Zayas was honored as the Summer Meet’s champion jockey on closing day Sunday at Gulfstream Park. The featured guest in a winner’s circle ceremony following Sunday’s eighth race rode 66 winners to […]

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Two Sixty Takes My Dear Girl Florida Sire Stakes In Front-Running Fashion

A finicky young filly who prefers to be left alone got her wish Saturday, breaking on top in the $400,000 My Dear Girl Division of the Florida Sire Stakes and pulling away for a convincing victory at Gulfstream Park in Hallandale Beach, Fla. The winning performance by Two Sixty was a far cry from her […]

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Gulfstream Park Jockeys Bring Smiles To Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital Patients

Several jockeys from Gulfstream Park in Hallandale Beach, Fla., brought smiles and gifts to patients Wednesday at Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital in nearby Hollywood. Jockeys Edgard Zayas, Luca Panici, Carlos Montalvo and Cristian Torres visited patients and their families for two hours in the long-term intensive care unit and outpatient wing. They spent time talking […]

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Chance It To Be Piloted By Tyler Gaffalione In Florida Sire Stakes’ In Reality

Rising Star jockey Tyler Gaffalione will return to his roots at Gulfstream Park Sept. 28 to ride Chance It in the $400,000 In Reality, the final leg of the FTBOA Florida Sire Stakes Series for 2-year-old colts and geldings. “The owner wanted to make a change and Tyler is going to ride him in the […]

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After Generating Early Buzz, Chance It Heads To Affirmed Division Of Florida Sire Stakes

Shooting Star Thoroughbreds LLC’s Chance It will once again have the opportunity to live up to the hype in Saturday’s $200,000 Affirmed Division of the FTBOA Florida Sire Stakes at Gulfstream Park. The seven-furlong Affirmed will co-headline Saturday’s program with the $200,000 Susan’s Girl Division for fillies in the second leg of the series for […]

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Florida-Bred Rising Star Chance It Posts ‘Efficient’ Breeze Toward Florida Sire Stakes

Shooting Star Thoroughbreds LLC’s Chance It breezed a half mile in 46.85 seconds under motionless jockey Edgard Zayas Sunday morning at Gulfstream Park in preparation for a scheduled start in the $200,000 Affirmed Division of the 2019 FTBOA Florida Sire Stakes Series Aug. 31. The workout, which was the fastest of 79 recorded at the […]

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‘Bright Future’: Chance It Proves Deserving Favorite In Florida Sire Stakes Dr. Fager

Shooting Star Thoroughbreds LLC’s Chance It kept the buzz alive Saturday at Gulfstream Park with a dominating 3 ¼ -length victory in Saturday’s $100,000 Dr. Fager, the first leg of the 2019 FTBOA Florida Sire Stakes series, The Dr. Fager, a six-furlong stakes for 2-year-olds sired by nominated stallions standing in Florida, co-headlined the Florida […]

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