Edgard Zayas

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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Prado, Zayas Spend An Afternoon Spreading ‘Hope’

Hall of Fame jockey Edgar Prado and Gulfstream Park’s leading jockey Edgard Zayas recently spent the day at Whispering Manes Therapeutic Riding Center in Miami to visit and work with children from Sofia’s Hope. Sofia’s Hope’s Founder, Marta Blanco, started the program nearly seven years ago in honor of her daughter Sofia, who passed away […]

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‘One Big Chance’: 2-Year-Old Takes New Partners On Exciting Ride To Florida Sire Stakes

In its initial foray into syndicating Thoroughbreds, Shooting Star Thoroughbreds, LLC, has discovered that sometimes things are better left to chance. After all, it was only through a series of fortunate circumstances that Shooting Star Thoroughbreds will be well represented by Chance It in Saturday’s $100,000 Dr. Fager division of the FTBOA Florida Sire Stakes […]

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‘Dream Come True’: Apprentice Torres Rides First Stakes Winner Ms Meshak

Cristian Torres’ star continued its meteoric rise Saturday at Gulfstream Park, where the 21-year-old apprentice jockey recorded his first career stakes victory aboard Ms Meshak in the $75,000 Added Elegance Stakes. “This is unbelievable. I don’t have words. It’s a dream come true,” Torres said. “I’ve worked so hard for this.” Torres, who has ridden […]

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Apprentice Torres Wins Four Of 12 Races Saturday At Gulfstream

Apprentice jockey Cristian Torres, a former exercise rider for Mark Casse, won four races on Saturday’s 12-race program at Gulfstream Park. Torres, currently second in the summer meet jockey standings behind Edgard Zayas, won the second race aboard Frank Alone ($15.80), the fifth on favored Chiseled ($3.80), the seventh on Flashing Diamond ($5), and dead-heated […]

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‘Come Back Strong’: Returning From Injury, Zayas Tops Gulfstream’s Spring Meet

Exactly six months after seeing his Championship Meet end with a serious leg injury, jockey Edgard Zayas celebrated as the leading rider at Gulfstream Park’s 2019 spring meet, which ended Sunday. Zayas, who turned 26 June 27, completed the 54-day stand with 70 victories, 13 more than runner-up Emisael Jaramillo (57). The native of Rio […]

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