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Is This The Year? Mott Hoping Hidden Scroll Adds Kentucky Derby To Hall Of Fame Résumé

Hidden Scroll distinguished himself as a 3-year-old colt with a big future when the son of Hard Spun debuted at Gulfstream Park in Hallandale Beach, Fla., with a handy 14-length romp in his debut Jan. 26. Hall of Fame trainer Bill Mott was so dazzled by the Juddmonte Farms homebred’s performance that he has given […]

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Equibase Analysis: Several Contenders Could Show Vast Improvement In Fountain Of Youth

The 73rd running of the Grade 2, $400,000 Fountain of Youth Stakes appears to be a bellwether race on the “Road to the Kentucky Derby,” with 11 horses lined up and a few appearing poised for “breakout” efforts. Those proven in top company already include Grade 3 Nashua Stakes winner Vekoma, a talented colt but one […]

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Multiple Guaranteed Pools On Gulfstream’s Fountain Of Youth Card

Saturday’s 14-race program at Gulfstream Park in Hallandale Beach, Fla., featuring the $400,000 Xpressbet.com Fountain of Youth (G2) and eight other graded-stakes races, will offer a $750,000 guaranteed pool in the Late Pick 4 and $750,000 guaranteed pool in the Rainbow 6 if not hit through Friday. The Late Pick 5 Saturday will offer a guaranteed […]

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Maiden Winner Hidden Scroll Installed Morning Line Favorite In Fountain Of Youth

Juddmonte Farms’ homebred Hidden Scroll, an impressive winner of his lone career start Jan. 26, drew Post 7 and was installed as the 9-5 program favorite for Saturday’s $400,000 Xpressbet.com Fountain of Youth (G2) at Gulfstream Park in Hallandale Beach, Fla. The 73rd running of the 1 1/16-mile Fountain of Youth for 3-year-olds, the final step […]

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‘More Aggressive’ Code Of Honor Stepping Things Up Toward Fountain Of Youth

Trainer Shug McGaughey has stepped up his training routine with Champagne Stakes runner-up Code of Honor, following the Noble Mission colt’s disappointing fourth-place finish in the Jan. 5 Mucho Macho Man Stakes, his sophomore debut. On Monday, the W. S. Farish homebred breezed a half-mile at Payson Park in :49.60, galloping out in 1:02.35, according […]

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‘Back To The Drawing Board’: Maximus Mischief Out Of Fountain Of Youth

Trainer Robert ‘Butch’ Reid Jr. cancelled plans to run Maximus Mischief in next Saturday’s $400,000 Xpressbet.com Fountain of Youth (G2) at Gulfstream Park following a subpar workout Sunday morning. “The horse didn’t breeze too good, so he is out of the Fountain of Youth,” Reid said. Maximus Mischief breezed a half-mile in 49.02 seconds under […]

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‘Big, Powerful’ Signalman Breezes Toward Fountain Of Youth At Gulfstream

Signalman, one of the most accomplished 2-year-olds of 2018, breezed a half-mile in company in :46.63 in preparation for a scheduled start in the $400,000 Xpressbet.com Fountain of Youth (G2) March 2 at Gulfstream Park. ”He looked good. It was his first work here,” said trainer Kenny McPeek, who noted that the 3-year-old son of […]

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Dominant Allowance Winner Bourbon War ‘Ready’ For Return To Triple Crown Trail

Bourbon Lane Stable and Lake Star Stable’s Bourbon War registered a dominant 2 ¼-length victory in Friday’s featured ninth race at Gulfstream Park, establishing himself as a horse to watch on the road to the Triple Crown. Trained by Mark Hennig, the son of Tapit ran 1 1/16 miles in 1:43.54 to notch his second […]

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Breeders’ Cup Presents Connections: Derby Trail Victory A Long Time Coming For ‘Promises’ Owner

Robert J. Baron named Promises Fulfilled for three things: 44 years of marriage to his childhood sweetheart, his four grown children now raising their own families, and a promise trainer Dale Romans gave him nearly 20 years ago. “Dale always told me that some day we’d have a good horse together,” Baron laughed. “When we […]

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Brisnet Ranks Fountain Of Youth Winner One Of The Top Kentucky Derby Hopefuls

In winning the Fountain of Youth Stakes on March 3 at Gulfstream Park, Promises Fulfilled not only upset champion Breeders’ Cup Juvenile winner Good Magic’s three-year-old debut but also delivered one of the top performances by any Kentucky Derby hopeful to date. Kentucky Derby Championship Series Brisnet.com Ratings Date: Track: Distance: Race: Winner: Speed: Class: […]

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