Tyler Gaffalione

$32,000 Claim Tusk Avoids Trouble To Win Tropical Turf Stakes

Jordan Wycoff’s Tusk, racing second time off the claim for red-hot trainer Saffie Joseph Jr. and facing graded company for the first time in more than three years, found room between horses approaching the stretch and powered home to capture Saturday’s $100,000 Tropical Turf (G3) at Gulfstream Park. The 42nd running of the one-mile Tropical Turf […]

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‘Heart Of A Champion’: Chance It Wins Stretch Battle In Mucho Macho Man

Shooting Star Thoroughbreds LLC’s Chance It prevailed by a nose following a stretch-long battle with As Seen On Tv to capture the $100,000 Mucho Macho Man at Gulfstream Park, capping three-stakes-win days for both trainer Saffie Joseph Jr. and jockey Tyler Gaffalione. The Mucho Macho Man, the first stop on the Road to the Florida […]

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‘More To Come’: Ralph Nicks Starts Out Hot At Gulfstream’s Championship Meet

Trainer Ralph Nicks celebrated his torrid start for the 2019-2020 Championship Meet in the Gulfstream Park winner’s circle following the first two races on Saturday’s program. Nicks saddled the winners of the early Daily Double – both 2-year-old first-time starters sired by Khozan. The Daily Double sweep gave the 52-year-old Avery, Texas native four wins […]

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‘Nice To Be Back Home’: Gaffalione Returns To Florida For Gulfstream Championship Meet

Jockey Tyler Gaffalione registered his first win of the 2019-2020 Championship Meet aboard 1-2 favorite Durlyn in Thursday’s seventh race at Gulfstream Park in Hallandale Beach, Fla. After spending the past several months riding primarily in Kentucky with a summer sojourn to Saratoga, the 25-year-old native of nearby Davie, Fla. is happy to be home […]

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Got Stormy All Class In Matriarch

The heroine of the Grade 1 Fourstardave over males earlier this summer at Saratoga, Gary Barber’s Got Stormy had to settle for second in her next two starts, the G1 Woodbine Mile and the G1 Breeders’ Cup Mile. This Sunday, Gary Barber’s 4-year-old daughter of Get Stormy defeated a field of 10 other fillies and […]

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Kallio Runs Down Starship Jubilee To Score Cardinal Upset

Kallio outkicked Grade I winner and odds-on 1-2 favorite Starship Jubilee in deep stretch to score a three-length victory in Thursday’s 46th running of the $175,000 Cardinal (Grade III) for fillies and mares on Thanksgiving Day at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky. Kallio, a 4-year-old filly owned by Madaket Stables (Sol Kumin and Jason Monteleone), Tim and Anna Cambron and Bradley Thoroughbreds (Peter R. Bradley III), ran 1 1/8 […]

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Mylady Curlin Gives Gaffalione ‘Fun Ride’ Winning Falls City

Sather Family’s homebred Mylady Curlin rallied from just off the pace to win the 104th running of the $300,000 Falls City (Grade II) for fillies and mares on Thanksgiving Day at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky. Mylady Curlin, trained by Louisville-native Brad Cox and ridden by Tyler Gaffalione, ran 1 1/8 miles over a fast track in 1:50.11. Ratajkowski took early command of the race […]

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Chad Brown-Trained Duo Top Churchill’s Mrs. Revere Stakes

Trainer Chad Brown’s duo of Klaravich Stables $200,000 Sands Point (Grade II) winner New and Improved and First Row Partners and Hidden Brook Farm’s $75,000 Parx Fall Oaks victor Nay Lady Nay (IRE) will invade Churchill Downs from New York to take on 12 rivals in Friday’s 29th rendition of the $300,000 Mrs. Revere (GII), […]

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Live Racing Returns To Ocala On Tuesday, Highlighted By Pair Of OBS Sprint Stakes

Live racing returns to Ocala on Tuesday, November 26th with a ten-race card highlighted by a pair of six furlong $125,000 OBS Sprint Stakes. First post is at 12:00 noon, and there will be pari-mutuel wagering on the first eight races. The entire card will be streamed live on the OBS website at obssales.com. Admission […]

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Gaffalione Will Try To Defend Fall Meet Title At Churchill Downs

With just 11 days remaining in the 2019 Fall Meet at Churchill Downs, 25-year-old jockey Tyler Gaffalione trails perennial leading rider Corey Lanerie by four wins (19-15) in an attempt to defend his 2018 crown. “Sometimes as jockeys we get into a zone where we just keep winning races,” said Gaffalione, who recorded five wins […]

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