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A Closer Look: Pioneerof the Nile

2019-03-18T15:40:23-05:00March 18th, 2019|

    A Closer Look: Top Stallion Pioneerof the Nile Dead at 13 by Nicolle Neulist   Leading stallion Pioneerof the Nile has passed away suddenly at age 13, WinStar Farm announced this morning.   Born in 2006, he was a homebred for Zayat Stables, by Empire Maker through their [...]


2019-03-07T11:04:00-05:00March 7th, 2019|

  Fountain of Youth runner up Bourbon War will be pointed to the Florida Derby. Global Campaign grabbed a quarter badly in the Fountain of Youth. Will have some time off and is off of the Derby Trail. Jaywalk came out of her fourth place in the Davona Dale just [...]

Prince Lucky Cruises to Victory

2019-02-24T10:13:20-05:00February 24th, 2019|

  Prince Lucky and John Velazquez Cruise To Victory   Prince Lucky cruised to an easy victory in the 28th running of the Grade 3, $100,000 Hal's Hope Stakes at Gulfstream Park on Saturday. Last seen at Belmont Park in June, Prince Lucky showed no signs of rust, as he [...]

Hidden Scroll on Target

2019-02-19T11:28:54-05:00February 19th, 2019|

  Hidden Scroll on Target for possible Kentucky Derby Run.... Many of us were particularly taken with the debut performance of Bill Mott’s Hidden Scroll on the Pegasus World Cup undercard at Gulfstream Park in January and by all accounts, the Juddmonte-bred colt is firing on all cylinders ahead of [...]

Busy Day for Irad

2018-03-31T05:48:40-05:00March 31st, 2018|

Irad Ortiz currently second to Luis Saez in the jockey standings is riding the entire Florida Derby card of 14 races at Gulfstream Park. That is a long busy day by any athletic standards. Irad has some live mounts and switches from Promises Fulfilled who he piloted to an upset [...]

Interesting Non Mott Like Move

2018-03-28T11:46:13-05:00March 28th, 2018|

Hofburg showing up in the Florida Derby fresh off a maiden win back on Fountain of Youth day is not very Mott like. It has Juddmonte influence all over it but Bill Mott won't run one where they do not belong. Very interesting especially down the road. Find out more [...]

Catholic Boy Headed to Florida Derby

2018-03-09T10:44:56-05:00March 9th, 2018|

The talented Catholic Boy is heading to the Florida Derby to prep and hopefully gain points for the Kentucky Derby. Trained by former Todd Pletcher assistant Jonathan Thomas Catholic Boy looks like one of the more. talented three-year olds on the Derby trail this year. Read more about Catholic Boy [...]

Gulfstream Park Championship Meets Opens Saturday

2017-11-29T10:36:10-05:00November 29th, 2017|

The Claiming Crown leads things off on Saturday, opening day of the Gulfstream Park Championship meet. They will also feature the second running of The Pegasus expected to draw horse of the year shoe in Gun Runner. Another highlight of the meet are the three year olds on the Derby [...]