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Breeders’ Cup Presents Connections: ‘If You Ever Listen To Me Again, I’m Firing You’

Just before Big Changes went in the starting gate for Saturday’s Sunshine Millions Turf, one of the Gulfstream commentators mentioned that he was a little bit worked up. “What she didn’t know is that he’s geared like that,” said owner Steve Landers, 65. “That’s just the way he runs.” Neither Landers nor the betting public […]

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Big Sunshine Millions Day Leads Castellano To Jockey Of The Week Title

The only jockey to win multiple stakes last week, Javier Castellano was named Jockeys’ Guild Foundation Detox Jockey of the Week title for January 14-20, 2019. The award is voted on by a panel of experts for riding accomplishments by members of the Jockeys’ Guild, the organization which represents more than 950 riders in North […]

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Souper Tapit Determined In Sunshine Millions Classic Victory

Live Oak Plantation’s Souper Tapit captured Saturday’s $200,000 Sunshine Millions Classic as the 3-2 favorite, taking advantage of a Hall of Fame trip under John Velazquez to prevail with a half-length decision. The 1 1/8-mile Classic capped Gulfstream Park’s Sunshine Millions stakes action for horses bred in Florida, following the $100,000 Sprint, the $150,000 Turf […]

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Starship Jubilee Defends Her Title In Sunshine Millions Filly & Mare Turf

Thirteen proved to be a lucky number for Blue Heaven Farm’s Starship Jubilee, as the multiple Grade 2 winner overcame the far outside post to overpower 12 rivals and defend her 2018 victory in Saturday’s $150,000 Sunshine Millions Filly & Mare Turf at Gulfstream Park. The 16th running of the 1 1/16-mile Filly & Mare […]

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Big Changes Kicks Clear In Sunshine Millions Turf

Steve Landers’ well-traveled multiple stakes winner Big Changes made his South Florida debut a winning one, sitting off the early leaders before pouncing at the top of the stretch and powering to a 1 ½-length victory in Saturday’s $150,000 Sunshine Millions Turf at Gulfstream Park. The 16th running of the 1 1/16-mile Turf for 4-year-olds […]

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Quijote Takes Advantage Of Hot Early Pace To Upset Sunshine Millions Sprint

Midwest Thoroughbreds’ Quijote benefited from a sizzling speed duel between favored X Y Jet and second-choice Ray’swarrior in Saturday’s $100,000 Sunshine Millions Sprint at Gulfstream Park, rallying from well off the pace to score by 3 ¾ lengths. “We actually knew there was going to be a lot of speed, and he’s a closing type. […]

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Weekend Lineup: Sunshine Millions

For much of the United States, sunshine will be in short order this weekend as a winter storm batters the East. Rain isn’t expected to hit South Florida until Sunday, however, so Saturday’s Sunshine Millions card at Gulfstream should see a fast track and a firm turf with solid field sizes throughout the card. Mr. […]

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Third Time’s The Charm? ‘Fragile’ X Y Jet Again Aims For Dubai Golden Shaheen

Multiple graded-stakes winner X Y Jet breezed five furlongs Saturday morning for a planned start in the $100,000 Sunshine Millions Sprint Jan. 19 at Gulfstream Park. The popular 7-year-old gray gelding broke from the starting gate under Emisael Jaramillo and covered the distance in 1:00 at Palm Meadows, Gulfstream Park’s satellite training center in Palm […]

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Jockey Of The Week: Paco Lopez Wins Five Stakes In One Day

Leading by all metrics for the week, Paco Lopez was unanimously selected as Jockeys’ Guild Foundation Detox Jockey of the Week for November 5 – 11, 2018. The award is voted on by a panel of experts for riding accomplishments by members of the Jockeys’ Guild, the organization which represents more than 950 riders in […]

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Three In A Row? Mr. Jordan Returns For Millions Classic Preview

A winner of nine races, six stakes and more than $780,000 in purses, Mr. Jordan commands respect wherever he races, but nowhere does the flashy gray 6-year-old gelding have more ‘cred’ than at Gulfstream Park West. The Eddie Plesa Jr.-trained veteran stakes performer will bring an undefeated record at Gulfstream Park West into Saturday’s Millions […]

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