tropical park derby

Breaking The Rules Does It All Right In Tropical Park Derby

Phipps Stable’s Breaking the Rules ran to his 4-5 odds Saturday, driving away from 13 opponents down the stretch to win the $75,000 Tropical Park Derby by 3 1/2 lengths at Gulfstream Park. Trained by Shug McGaughey and ridden by Irad Ortiz Jr., Breaking the Rules covered a firm 1 1/16 mile turf course in […]

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Profiteer, Dance Strike Headline Field Of 14 Set For Tropical Park Derby

John Oxley’s Dance Strike may lack the experience of his 13 rivals in the $75,000 Tropical Park Derby, but the 3-year-old son of Tapit will have no shortage of star potential when he takes to the Gulfstream Park turf course for the last of five turf stakes on Saturday’s 11-race program. Dance Strike is scheduled […]

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Oscar Nominated On Marquee For Tropical Park Derby

Ken and Sarah Ramsey’s Oscar Nominated is set to finish off a most productive 2016 campaign Saturday at Gulfstream Park with a start in the $75,000 Tropical Park Derby, a 1 1/16-mile turf event for 3-year-olds.┬áThe Michael Maker-trained ridgling has amassed nearly $600,000 during a sophomore campaign that included three stakes triumphs, as well as […]

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Solemn Tribute Prevails In Four-Way Photo In Tropical Park Derby

Solemn Tribute brought the house down with a rousing performance in today’s $75,000 Tropical Park Derby at Gulfstream Park. He is owned by Gretchen and Roy Jackson’s Lael Stables, the same couple who owned 2006 Kentucky Derby winner Barbaro. Coincidentally, the ill-fated champion won this race when it was a Grade III event at Calder […]

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Sky Flight, Sandiva Score Tropical Park Victories

Sky Flight and Sandiva won the Tropical Park Derby and Tropical Park Oaks, respectively, Saturday at Gulfstream Park, each getting their first stakes victories in the process. Sky Flight captured his stakes debut in the $75,000 Tropical Park Derby, parlaying a perfectly executed ride by Jose Lezcano into his third straight victory. Saddled by Norm […]

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The Xpressbet Weekend Bankroll: Peering Into the Futurity

The calendar is about to flip to another year, and that means this season’s crop of 2-year-olds will be turning 3. One of them will go down in history as the winner of Kentucky Derby 141 less than five months from now. Could that be Dortmund? Who knows at this point, but his first two […]

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Tropical Park Derby ungraded after all

Equibase inadvertently listed the Tropical Park Derby run at Calder on Jan. 1 as a Grade III race. But with American Graded Stakes Committee downgrading its status to ungraded last month, the mistake has been fixed and the database now reflects the proper status.

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