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Gulfstream Park’s Championship Meet Offers Over $29 Million In Stakes; Dec. 1 Opening Day

The 2018-2019 Championship Meet stakes schedule at Gulfstream Park will feature a record 105 stakes worth a record $29.079 million in purses, headlined by the blockbuster Jan. 26 Pegasus World Cup Championship Invitational Series, featuring the $9-million Pegasus World Cup Invitational (G1) and the $7-million Pegasus World Turf Cup (G1), the richest stakes on dirt […]

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Stronach Group Adds Grade 1 Turf Race To 2019 Pegasus World Cup

The Stronach Group, owners of the Pegasus World Cup, announced today an exciting new element to what has become, in just two short years, one of the premier events on the Thoroughbred racing calendar.  The Pegasus World Cup 2019, to be held on January 26, will be adding a Grade 1 turf stakes to this year’s […]

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Good Magic ‘Done For The Season,’ Audible Targeting Pegasus World Cup

Trainer Chad Brown has officially stated that Good Magic, the Haskell winner and Kentucky Derby runner-up, will not race again this season, according to drf.com. The Curlin colt most recently ran ninth as the Travers favorite, and was sent to Stonestreet for a break from the racetrack. “He needs some time,” Brown said. “A decision on […]

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Sharp Azteca Retired From Racing, Stud Plans Pending

Grade 1 winner Sharp Azteca has been retired from racing, with stud plans to be decided, per a release from trainer Jorge Navarro. The 5-year-old Freud horse finished his on-track career with eight wins in 17 starts for earnings of $2,406,740. He last raced in the Grade 1 Pegasus World Cup Invitational Stakes in January […]

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‘Honest Little Horse’ Discreet Lover A Live Longshot In Woodward

Owner-trainer Uriah St. Lewis’s feels confident in his 5-year-old horse Discreet Lover, who will make his 43rd lifetime start in Saturday’s Grade 1 Woodward. The horse by Repent arrived at his temporary stall on the Saratoga Harness track backstretch after a four-hour drive from Park in Pennsylvania. His companion, Norma’s Charm will start in Friday’s […]

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Reigning Champion 3-Year-Old West Coast Breezes Half-Mile At Del Mar

West Coast, last seen racing in March in Dubai, is back at work in Southern California. The 4-year-old son of Flatter breezed a half-mile Tuesday at Del Mar in :48 for trainer Bob Baffert. “When he came back from Dubai, he looked like a tired horse,” Baffert told the Daily Racing Form. “He hadn’t had […]

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Audible Sent Back To WinStar For Extended Vacation

Grade 1 Florida Derby winner Audible has been taken out of training for the second time this year, reports drf.com. The 3-year-old son of Into Mischief ran third in the Kentucky Derby, but was sent to Rood & Riddle in Kentucky for a full evaluation in late May when trainer Todd Pletcher was dissatisfied with his […]

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Baffert, Smith Presented With Pegasus World Cup Championship Rings

Hall of Fame trainer, Bob Baffert and Hall of Fame jockey, Mike Smith, who teamed for victory this past Saturday in the 81st running of the Grade I, $1-million Santa Anita Derby with Justify, took home some additional hardware on Thursday, as they were each presented with Championship Rings commemorating their epic win at Gulfstream Park […]

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Gulfstream Championship Meet: Total Handle Approached $1 Billion, Set New Record

Gulfstream Park shattered total handle records during its 89-day Championship Meet, highlighted by The Stronach Group’s innovative $16 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational (G1) and $1 million Xpressbet.com Florida Derby (G1). Total handle during the Championship Meet was $957 million, eclipsing last year’s record of $867 million by 10.4 percent. Handle including total simulcast was […]

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Record $49.9 Million Handled On Florida Derby Day At Gulfstream

Gulfstream Park’s 67th running of the $1 million Xpressbet.com Florida Derby (G1), won by Audible by three lengths, generated a record total handle of $49,909,070. The previous record for the highest single-day handle at Gulfstream excluding Breeders’ Cup was earlier this year on Pegasus World Cup Day when Horse of the Year Gun Runner won and […]

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