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Chance It, Dennis’ Moment Headline Nominees For 50-Point Fountain Of Youth Stakes

Albaugh Family Stables LLC’s Dennis’ Moment and Shooting Star Thoroughbreds LLC’s Chance It are prominent on the list of nominations for the $400,000 Fasig-Tipton Fountain of Youth (G2) at Gulfstream Park Saturday, Feb. 29. The 1 1/16-mile Fountain of Youth, a key prep for the $1 million Curlin Florida Derby (G1) March 28, will highlight […]

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Bright-Eyed Shotski Targeting Grade 2 Fountain Of Youth

Gary Barber, Wachtel Stable, Pantofel Stable and Howling Pigeon Farms’ Grade 2-winning 3-year-old Shotski, second in his sophomore debut earlier this month, may take his next steps on the Triple Crown trail in South Florida. Trainer Jerry O’Dwyer, based at Laurel Park in Maryland, said the connections are taking a look at the $400,000 Fountain […]

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‘Derby In Mind’: Romans Looks At Fountain Of Youth For Return Of Dennis’ Moment

Dennis’ Moment, who went off as an odds-on favorite in the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile and finished last of eight, has returned to trainer Dale Romans and may point for the Fountain of Youth for his first start of 2020, reported the Daily Racing Form. “Everything we’re doing down here is with the Derby in mind,” […]

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Fasig-Tipton Named Title Sponsor Of 2020 Fountain Of Youth Stakes

Gulfstream Park announced today that Fasig-Tipton will be the title sponsor of the $400,000 Fountain of Youth (G2). The Fasig-Tipton Fountain of Youth, to be contested at 1 1 /16 miles Saturday, Feb. 29, has been a key prep race for the $1 million Florida Derby (G1) and Triple Crown races. Recent winners have included […]

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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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