Edgard Zayas

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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In First Race Back, Zayas Scores A Win At Gulfstream’s Spring Opener

Sidelined by injury for the past three months, Edgard Zayas made a victorious return to action on the opening day of Gulfstream Park’s spring meet Thursday, scoring aboard his first mount back. The 25-year-old rising star, who sustained a broken femur in his right leg in a Dec. 30 spill, captured the second race aboard […]

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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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Five-Win Day Vaults Lopez Into Title Contention At Gulfstream West

Paco Lopez joined the title race for jockeys Sunday at Gulfstream Park West with a five-win day and collecting his 200th win of 2018. The 33-year-old journeyman moved to within four wins of leading rider Edgard Zayas, who holds a 45-41 edge with five racing days remaining in the Fall Turf Festival meet. Lopez kicked […]

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Zayas Pilots Four Consecutive Winners Saturday At Gulfstream West

Edgard Zayas padded his lead in the Gulfstream Park West jockey standings with a four-win day Saturday. The 25-year-old Puerto Rico native rode the winners of four consecutive races to boost his meet-leading total to 45 victories while raising his mounts’ purse-earnings over $1 million. Zayas, who captured the 2016 Gulfstream Park West title with […]

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Gunnevera Steps Up To ‘More Intense’ Breeze For Classic

Margoth’s multiple graded-stakes winner Gunnevera continued his preparations for the $6 million Breeders’ Cup Classic (G1) with a strong five-furlong breeze Saturday morning at Gulfstream Park West. A 4-year-old son of Grade 1 winner Dialed In, Gunnevera went in 1:00.82 over a fast main track with regular rider Edgard Zayas in the irons, ranking second […]

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