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‘Pretty Good Backup’: Lady’s Island Takes Off-The-Turf Bob Umphrey Stakes

Mother Nature might have spoiled Pay Any Price’s attempt to win the $75,000 Bob Umphrey Turf Sprint for a third straight year. But it didn’t ruin the day for his owner and trainer. That’s because the barn’s Plan B — Lady’s Island — rolled to a front-running, two-length victory over Mr French in the five […]

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Pay Any Price Will Be The One To Catch In Monday’s Crystal River Stakes

Averill Racing LLC and Matties Racing LLC’s Pay Any Price, the ageless gelding who set a world record for five furlongs on turf at Gulfstream Park two years ago, will still be the horse to beat when he returns to action on his home turf in Monday’s $75,000 Crystal River Stakes. “Just because he’s getting […]

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Imprimis Makes Quick Work Of Saturday’s Silks Run Competition

Breeze Easy’s Imprimis, racing for the first time in six months and up against a world-record holder and a Grade 3 winner in his return, easily disposed of both rivals and drew off to a convincing 3 ¼-length victory in Saturday’s $75,000 Silks Run at Gulfstream Park. The fifth running of the Silks Run for […]

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North American Record-Holder Pay Any Price Begins 9-Year-Old Season With Gulfstream Victory

Averill Racing and Matties Racing’s Pay Any Price, the North American record holder for five furlongs on the turf, got his 9-year-old season off to a successful start with a front-running victory Friday at Gulfstream Park. Ridden by Championship Meet leader Luis Saez for trainer Georgina Baxter, Pay Any Price ($2.60) was favored at 1-5 […]

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Holy Helena, Coal Front Prominent On List Of Pegasus Undercard Nominees

A total of 181 nominations were made to seven stakes, four graded, worth $1.125 million in purses on the undercard of the Pegasus World Cup Invitational Championship Series Saturday, Jan. 26 at Gulfstream Park. The undercard stakes support a spectacular day of racing led by the third running of the $9 million Pegasus World Cup […]

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Pay Any Price Back In Action In Saturday’s Janus Stakes At Gulfstream Park

Things haven’t gone Pay Any Price’s way of late, but the North American record-holder for five furlongs on turf will seek to give Averill Racing and Matties Racing something to cheer about in Saturday’s $100,000 Janus Stakes at Gulfstream Park. The Janus, a five-furlong turf sprint for 3-year-olds and up, has been carded as Race […]

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Nessy Tops 31 Nominees To Gulfstream’s H. Allen Jerkens Stakes

Siena Farms’ Nessy tops a list of 31 nominations for next Saturday’s $100,000 H. Allen Jerkens Stakes at Gulfstream Park. The two-mile stakes honoring the memory the legendary Hall of Fame trainer will headline a program with five turf stakes, including the $100,000 Janus, $100,000 Abundantia, $75,000 Tropical Park Derby and $75,000 Tropical Park Oaks. […]

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Vision Perfect Takes Turf Dash; Late Scratch Pay Any Price Unharmed After Breaking Through Gate

As trainer Jason Servis prepared to watch his 6-year-old horse Vision Perfect compete in Tampa Bay Downs’ $100,000 Turf Dash via simulcast from Gulfstream Park, he thought about calling his assistant, Frank Malocsay, to try to relay new instructions to jockey Antonio Gallardo after the late scratch of speedster Pay Any Price. Fortunately for Servis, […]

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World-Record Holder Pay Any Price Takes On Tampa Bay Downs’ Turf Dash

World record-holder Pay Any Price is set to defend his 2017 Turf Dash title Saturday as Tampa Bay Downs launches its 2018-2019 stakes schedule with a pair of $100,000, 5-furlong events on the grass. The 15th edition of the Turf Dash, which is scheduled as the third race on Saturday’s nine-race card, has attracted a […]

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Pay Any Price Totes 130 Pounds To Victory At Gulfstream, On Track For Breeders’ Cup

Averill Racing and Matties Racing Stable’s Pay Any Price withstood top weight of 130 pounds and a bold stretch challenge to capture Sunday’s $75,000 Tamiami Handicap at Gulfstream Park, taking huge strides toward a planned start in the $1 million Breeders’ Cup Turf Sprint (G1) at Churchill Downs Nov. 3. The 8-year-old gelding, who set […]

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