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March 21, 2019

Gulfstream’s March 31 ‘Battle Of The Apron’ To Raise Funds For Aftercare Program

The heat will be on at Gulfstream Park, as well as some of the best dishes from South Florida's top chefs when the first Battle of the Apron is held Sunday, March 31, in Gulfstream's beautifully renovated Flamingo Room. The inaugural Battle of the Apron will benefit Florida Thoroughbred Retirement and Adoptive Care (TRAC), which […]

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Code Of Honor Leads 31 Noms For G1 Florida Derby

W. S. Farish's Code of Honor, who captured the $400,000 Fountain of Youth (G2) March 2, tops a list of 31 nominations for the $1 million Xpressbet.com Florida Derby (G1) March 30 at Gulfstream Park. The Shug McGaughey-trained colt made a strong run on the final turn and through the stretch to register a three-quarters […]

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Leatherbury, 85, Prepares For 60th Season As A Trainer

Hall of Fame horseman King Leatherbury has welcomed back a small string of horses to his barn at Laurel Park in preparation for his 60th season as a Thoroughbred trainer. Leatherbury, who turns 86 March 26, has won the fifth-most races of all-time with 6,501 since his first victory at the former Sunshine Park, now known […]

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‘Life-Changing’: Gulfstream Rainbow 6 Carryover Tops $2 Million For Friday

The 20-cent Rainbow 6 jackpot went unsolved for the 25th consecutive racing day Thursday at Gulfstream Park as the carryover jackpot continued to swell to life-changing proportions. The popular multi-race wager's carryover jackpot stands at $2,062,709.88 for Friday's 10-race program. Multiple tickets will all six winners Thursday were each worth $260.44. First-race post time for Friday's […]

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Longtime Maryland Trainer William Wolfendale III Dies At 74

William H. 'Wolf' Wolfendale III, a winner of nearly 1,700 races in a training career that dated back to the mid-1960s and was spent primarily in Maryland, died Monday, March 18 at home. He was 74. Best known and well-respected for his magnanimous nature and his work with cheaper claiming horses, Wolfendale was a stakes-winning […]

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California Stars Head East for Sunland Oaks

Two-time grade 1 winner Bellafina and Chasing Yesterday, a grade 1-winning half sister to American Pharoah leave Southern California behind for the suburbs of El Paso in the March 24 Sunland Park Oaks. The 1 1/16-mile race is worth $200,000.