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Derby Trail: 2017 Debuts Being Planned For Mo Town, Practical Joke

Mo Town, the strong winner of the G2 Remsen last November, is preparing to make his 2017 debut for trainer Anthony Dutrow. The sophomore son of Uncle Mo will be entered in the G2 Risen Star at the Fair Grounds on Feb. 25, but is also under consideration for the G3 Gotham Stakes at Aqueduct […]

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Pegasus: Keen Ice, Neolithic ‘Worked Super’ In Company Saturday

Todd Pletcher’s hopefuls for the $12 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational (G1), Keen Ice and Neolithic, worked in company Saturday morning at Palm Beach Downs. Donegal Racing’s Keen Ice, the runner-up in the Harlan’s Holiday Stakes (G3), and Starlight Racing’s Neolithic finished on even terms and were each given a time of 1:00.40 for their […]

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Pletcher: ‘Really Happy’ With Destin’s Derby Preparations

Pletcher sent Twin Creeks Racing Stables’ Destin to the Palm Beach Downs track for his final South Florida tune-up for a scheduled start in the Kentucky Derby. The son of Giant’s Causeway was timed in 1:00 1/5 for five furlongs while working in company with Savoy Stomp (1:00 4/5), who finished fourth in the Skip […]

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Lady Eli Continues Progress With Second Official Work At Palm Meadows

Sheep Pond Partner’s multiple Grade 1 winner Lady Eli is continuing her progress towards a much-anticipated 4-year-old campaign. The daughter of Divine Park recorded her first official breeze last week, and followed that up with a second this morning at Palm Meadows Training Center, clocking three furlongs in :38 2/5. Trainer Chad Brown’s star filly […]

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Palm Meadows To Remain Open For Gulfstream’s Summer Meet

For the first time in its 13-year history, Gulfstream Park’s satellite training facility Palm Meadows will remain open for the summer meeting. The 286-acre facility, which has accommodated five of the last 11 Kentucky Derby winners as well as Horse of the Year Champions Invasor, Saint Liam, and Ghostzapper, is currently housing 178 horses, according […]

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McLaughlin Holding Strong Hand in Return to Gulfstream

He arrived at Gulfstream Park’s Championship Meet last year with an ace up his sleeve, but trainer Kiaran McLaughlin could be holding a full house in his return this winter. Among the horses the Lexington, Ky. native may have in South Florida are a quartet of talented 2-year-olds led by Classy Class, Frosted and Imperia, […]

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Gulfstream Receives Record Number of Stall Applications for Winter Meet

Gulfstream Park announced today it received a record 5,356 applications for the 3,800 stalls available at Gulfstream, Palm Meadows and Gulfstream Park West for its Championship Meet. The Championship Meet, which begins Dec. 6, will feature 67 stakes races – 37 graded – with purses totaling a record $11.25 million. Those applying for stalls included […]

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Resurfacing Complete, Palm Meadows Opens for Training

Palm Meadows, Gulfstream Park’s world-class satellite training facility in Palm Beach, opened to training last week on a newly resurfaced track. The 1 1/8 mile track has a new layer of organic top soil, making it very similar to the surface installed when the track first opened in 2002.

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Portion of Palm Meadows Training Center Property Sold

Part of the Palm Meadows Training Center, one of the top Thoroughbred training facilities in Florida, has been sold to Standard Pacific Corp., a national homebuilding company. The South Florida Business Journal reports that the land, which includes a vacant site just south of the equestrian facilities, was purchased for $37 million. Gulfstream Park says the Stronach […]

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Resurfacing in Progress at Palm Meadows

Palm Meadows, Gulfstream Park’s satellite training facility, is in the process of being resurfaced. The 286-acre property in Boynton Beach will have a newly installed surface when the center reopens for training at the end of this month. After removing two inches from the top of the track surface, 1200 yards of topsoil – divided […]

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