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‘The Light Came On’ For Runner-Up Bourbon War In Fountain Of Youth

Bourbon Lane Stable and Lake Star Stable’s Bourbon War, a debut winner at the Big A on November 14, is making great strides towards a starting berth in the Kentucky Derby. Trained by Mark Hennig, Bourbon War graduated in a one-mile race moved off the turf as the Tapit colt posted a 2 ¼-length win […]

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Twinspires Launches Initiative To Reward Smart Bets, Will Pay Out On Hidden Scroll

TwinSpries.com players who suffer unlucky outcomes will have a chance to get rewarded thanks to the new Bad Luck Board that had its first meeting this weekend following the Fountain of Youth Stakes card at Gulfstream Park. The Board, which includes handicappers Ed DeRosa and Scott Shapiro and welcomes input via social media, will meet each week […]

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Grabbed Quarter Takes Global Campaign Out Of Derby Consideration

Trainer Stanley Hough told drf.com that talented sophomore Global Campaign had a solid excuse for his fifth-place finish in Saturday’s G2 Fountain of Youth Stakes. The colt apparently stepped on one of his front feet with a back foot, called “grabbing a quarter.” “He grabbed a quarter, on the meaty part above the coronet band and […]

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Kentucky Derby Media Poll: Code Of Honor Takes #4 Spot; Roadster Leaps Into Top 20

After what she considers the deepest Kentucky Derby prep contested so far this season, TVG’s Caton Bredar says the Fountain of Youth Stakes’ first three finishers each offer “more pros than cons” — and that reflected Monday in a new edition of the 2019 Kentucky Derby Media Poll assembled by HorseRacingNation.com. Game Winner, Improbable and War of Will […]

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Fountain Of Youth Card Produces Record Handle, Total Up Nine Percent Over 2018

Saturday’s 14-race program at Gulfstream Park, highlighted by Code of Honor’s victory in the 73rd running of the Xpressbet.com Fountain of Youth (G2), produced a record total handle on Fountain of Youth Day of $31,230,535, a 9-percent increase over last year’s 14-race program. Saturday’s 14-race program featured nine graded-stakes races. Along with Code of Honor’s […]

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Code Of Honor Puts It All Together For Fountain Of Youth Victory; Hidden Scroll Fourth

W. S. Farish homebred Code of Honor more than made up for a disappointing 2019 debut with a win in this Saturday’s Grade 2 Fountain of Youth Stakes at Gulfstream Park. Sent to post at odds of 9-1, the 3-year-old son of Noble Mission was well off the hot pace set by 6-5 favorite Hidden […]

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Fountain Of Youth Program Offers $750,000 Guaranteed Rainbow 6 Pool

The 20-cent Rainbow 6 went unsolved for the 11th consecutive racing day Friday, triggering a guaranteed jackpot pool of $750,000 for Saturday’s 14-race Fountain of Youth Day program featuring nine graded-stakes worth $1.65 million in purses. First race post time is 11:30 a.m. A total of $264,958 was bet into the popular multi-race wager, which began […]

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After Setbacks, Hough Sees Bright Future For ‘Very Impressive’ Global Campaign

It took a while for Sagamore Farm and WinStar Farm’s Global Campaign to get to the races, but the bay son of Hall of Famer Curlin has been nothing but perfect heading into his toughest test yet in Saturday’s Fountain of Youth at Gulfstream Park Based with trainer Stanley Hough at Palm Meadows, Gulfstream’s satellite […]

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Code Of Honor Seeks Bounce-Back Performance In Fountain Of Youth

Code of Honor went to the starting gate at Gulfstream Park Jan. 5, carrying the lofty expectations of a betting public that made him an odds-on choice in the $100,000 Mucho Macho Man, the first stakes of the year on the Road to the $1 million Xpressbet.com Florida Derby (G1) March 30. The bettors’ high […]

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The Friday Show: Still Seeking Answers To Racing Fatalities

The recent rash of horse racing deaths at Santa Anita Park in Southern California has captured national attention. It is, of course, not the first time the Thoroughbred racing industry has faced difficult questions about fatalities at the track. In this week’s edition of The Friday Show, Scott Jagow and Ray Paulick discuss the factors […]

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