Edgard Zayas

Half-Brother To G1 Winner Jackson Bend Scores Sunday Stakes Win

Jacks or Better Farm’s Positively Awesome remained undefeated Sunday at Gulfstream Park, where the 2-year-old homebred colt did his family proud with a 2 ¾-length triumph in the $75,000 Kodiak Island. The Florida-bred son of Awesome of Course established himself as a leading contender for the upcoming FTBOA Florida Sire Stakes series in the 5 […]

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$25,000 Claim, Ohio Derby Runner-Up Math Wizard ‘Improving Every Race’

Jockey Edgard Zayas was back at Gulfstream Park with a full book of mounts Sunday, less than 24 hours after he rode ex-claimer Math Wizard to a second-place finish behind Owendale in the $500,000 Ohio Derby (G3) at Thistledown in North Randall, Ohio. Both Zayas, a nine-time graded-stakes winner with 1,363 career victories, and Math […]

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Gulfstream: Thursday’s Rainbow 6 Will Feature $674,996 Carryover

It’s been 17 consecutive racing days since Gulfstream Park’s 20-cent Rainbow 6 has been solved, resulting in a carryover come Thursday of $674,996.46. First race post Thursday is 1:15 p.m. for the nine-race program. The Rainbow 6 will begin with the fourth race Thursday, a maiden claimer at a mile. Four of the six Rainbow […]

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Positively Awesome, Half Brother To Jackson Bend, Sparkles In Gulfstream Debut

Positively Awesome, a 2-year-old half-brother to multiple Grade 1 stakes-winning Jackson Bend, made a positive impression while capturing his debut in Friday’s fifth race at Gulfstream Park. Jacks or Better Farm’s homebred son of Awesome of Course showed the kind of grit and determination in the 4 ½-furlong sprint that helped Jackson Bend amass more […]

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Zayas Expected To Miss Three Months After Surgery On Broken Leg

Jockey Edgard Zayas was expected Tuesday to remain in Aventura Hospital in Aventura, Fla., for a couple more days following surgery on Monday to repair a broken femur in his right leg sustained in a spill at Gulfstream Park on Sunday. “It looks like he’ll be out for three months,” said friend and valet Nelson […]

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Jockey Zayas Suffers Fractured Femur In Gulfstream Incident

Jockey Edgard Zayas suffered a fractured femur in his right leg when Killer Kitten, his mount in Sunday’s fifth race at Gulfstream Park, suffered a shoulder injury and fell early in the run down the backstretch of the about 7 1/2 furlong turf race. Killer Kitten was euthanized, according to a statement from Gulfstream Park. […]

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Pay Any Price Back In Action In Saturday’s Janus Stakes At Gulfstream Park

Things haven’t gone Pay Any Price’s way of late, but the North American record-holder for five furlongs on turf will seek to give Averill Racing and Matties Racing something to cheer about in Saturday’s $100,000 Janus Stakes at Gulfstream Park. The Janus, a five-furlong turf sprint for 3-year-olds and up, has been carded as Race […]

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Vision Perfect Takes Turf Dash; Late Scratch Pay Any Price Unharmed After Breaking Through Gate

As trainer Jason Servis prepared to watch his 6-year-old horse Vision Perfect compete in Tampa Bay Downs’ $100,000 Turf Dash via simulcast from Gulfstream Park, he thought about calling his assistant, Frank Malocsay, to try to relay new instructions to jockey Antonio Gallardo after the late scratch of speedster Pay Any Price. Fortunately for Servis, […]

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World-Record Holder Pay Any Price Takes On Tampa Bay Downs’ Turf Dash

World record-holder Pay Any Price is set to defend his 2017 Turf Dash title Saturday as Tampa Bay Downs launches its 2018-2019 stakes schedule with a pair of $100,000, 5-furlong events on the grass. The 15th edition of the Turf Dash, which is scheduled as the third race on Saturday’s nine-race card, has attracted a […]

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