Edgard Zayas

Favorite Tale Wire To Wire In Smile Sprint

PJG Stable’s Favorite Tale commanded the early pace in the Grade 2, $250,000 Smile Sprint Stakes and proved uncatchable, kicking away to a confident victory over champion Work All Week Sunday at Gulfstream Park. Sent out to the lead by jockey Edgard Zayas, Favorite Tale was challenged briefly by Work All Week to his outside […]

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C. Zee Rolls Late To Win Gulfstream Park Sprint

Jacks or Better Farm’s C. Zee got past front-running Happy My Way in deep stretch to win Saturday’s Grade 3, $100,000 Gulfstream Park Sprint Stakes. It was the first graded stakes victory for the 4-year-old colt. C. Zee broke sharply, but soon settled back under jockey Edgard Zayas as Happy My Way led the field […]

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Consumer Credit Rolls Late in Sweetest Chant

Consumer Credit sailed past frontrunners late to win her first race as a 3-year-old in the Grade 3, $100,000 Sweetest Chant Stakes Saturday at Gulfstream Park. The Chad Brown trainee waited until the last stage of the race to pounce, flying home under Edgard Zayas to win going away in 1:35.80 for the turf mile. […]

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Sr. Quisqueyano Upsets Sunshine Millions Classic

Claimed by Loooch Racing Stables and trainer Peter Walder for $62,500 on Dec. 21, Sr. Quisqueyano returned immediate dividends Saturday at Gulfstream Park while pulling off a 20-1 upset in the $250,000 Sunshine Millions Classic. The multiple stakes-winning Florida-bred, who finished second in an optional claiming allowance in his previous start, was the recipient of […]

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Zayas Handed Ten-Day Suspension for Careless Riding

Leading rider Edgard Zayas will get an extended break during the holidays after being handed a 10-day suspension by track stewards. Zayas, whose suspension began Tuesday and will run through Jan. 7, was given days for careless riding during Wednesday’s 10th race which resulted in Tyler Gaffalione being unseated from his mount during the opening […]

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Unbeaten Atreides Takes Monarchos by 17 3/4 Lengths

Employing his long, fluid stride, undefeated Atreides took another giant step forward Saturday at Gulfstream Park, where he captured the $75,000 Monarchos Stakes by 17 3/4 lengths to register his third consecutive dominant victory. Stonestreet Stables’ burgeoning 3-year-old star, who went to post as the 1-5 favorite in a field of six, was saddled by […]

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Gulfstream Rainbow 6 Carryover Jackpot Set for Saturday Card

Three horses could have helped their backers in the 20-cent Rainbow 6 take down a guaranteed $150,000 carryover jackpot Friday at Gulfstream Park, only to fall victim to a 75-1 long shot in the ninth and last race. Aragvi (No. 5) pulled off a shocking $152.40 upset under jockey Luca Panici, narrowly defeating favored Tyler’s […]

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Edgard Zayas Aims for Gulfstream Riding Title

Last summer, jockey Edgard Zayas was one-win shy of earning the leading rider title at Gulfstream’s inaugural summer meet. One year later, the sting of the loss remains strong for Zayas, who did end up earning a 2013 summer riding title, but it was across town at Calder. The experience left the Puerto Rican with […]

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Jockeys Escape Serious Harm in Pair of Gulfstream Spills

In the ninth race, Raised for Speed fell suddenly while clear of the field and threw rider Abdiel Jaen. Vero’s Hero was unable to avoid him and lost rider Edgard Zayas. Both Jaen and Zayas walked back to the jockeys’ room. Vero’s Hero did not appear to sustain any injuries, while Raised for Speed was […]

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Bug Boy Rides Four Winners on Gulfstream Saturday Card

Edgard Zayas rode 22 winners while finishing 14th during the winter meeting at Gulfstream Park, producing a respectable winning rate of 8 percent for an apprentice rider pitted against the best riders in the world. Competing against the likes of Hall of Famer John Velazquez and two-time Gulfstream champion Javier Castellano, among many others top-notch […]

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