Favored Upstart Draws Outside Post In Florida Derby

The $1 million Besilu Stables Florida Derby (G1) has produced 57 winners of Triple Crown races since its inaugural running in 1952, establishing Gulfstream Park’s signature race as the gateway to success in Thoroughbred racing’s spring classics. The 1 1/8-mile stakes, though, has also established itself as a significant stand-alone event fueled by history, prestige […]

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Florida Derby Contenders Turn In Morning Works

A group of contenders for the Grade 1, $1 million Besilu Stables Florida Derby March 28 posted workouts Saturday morning. Lambholm South Holy Bull (G2) winner Upstart breezed a sharp five furlongs in 59.55 seconds Saturday morning at Palm Meadows, Gulfstream Park’s satellite training facility in Palm Beach County. The workout was the 3-year-old ridgling’s […]

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