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$3.6 Million Rainbow 6 Carryover Greets Bettors At Gulfstream Saturday

The 20-cent Rainbow 6 will offer bettors a life-changing opportunity at Gulfstream Park Saturday, when the popular multi-race wager will have a carryover jackpot of $3,642,038.07. Saturday's six-race Rainbow 6 sequence will span Races 8-13, including two stakes, the $75,000 Spectacular Bid in the 11th and the $200,000 Inside Information (G3) in the 12th. First […]

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Rebel Stakes A ‘Who’s Who’ Of Trainers En Route To Kentucky Derby

A full field of 14 is entered in the $900,000 Rebel Stakes (G2) for 3-year-olds Saturday at Oaklawn, including 3-1 program favorite Suddenbreakingnews. Probable post time for the race, the 10th of 11 races, is 6:06 p.m. (Central). Racing begins at 1:05 p.m. Weather permitting, the infield will be open for the first time this […]

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D.C. fundraiser set Tuesday for Carlos Lopez-Cantera

Florida Lt. Gov. Carlos Lopez-Cantera plans a $500-per-person fundraiser in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday. [H/T: @DaveLevinthal] The pitch is that Lopez-Cantera is the “best candidate to fill Marco Rubio‘s seat.” The invite cites him being endorsed by half the Legislature, “over 200 grassroots leaders,” the Lieutenant Governor, and three Miami area Congress members: Carlos Curbelo, Ileana Ros-Lethinen, and Mario […]

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Undefeated Peppers Pride Confirmed In Foal To American Pharoah

Taylor Made Farm announced Friday afternoon that the undefeated New Mexico-bred mare Peppers Pride has been confirmed in foal to Triple Crown Champion American Pharoah. The announcement was made via the farm's Facebook page. Owned by Michael Stinson and her breeder Joe Allen, the 13-year old mare holds a record of 19 wins from 19 […]

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HD 60 GOP candidate Rebecca Smith gets endorsement from contractors group

Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC), Florida Gulf Coast Chapter is endorsing Rebecca Smith for the House District 60 seat in Hillsborough County. “Today, we are pleased to offer our endorsement of Rebecca Smith to become the District 60 Representative to the Florida State Legislature,” said Steve P. Cona III, President and CEO of the group. “Rebecca has been […]

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Romans’ Rebel Contender Cherry Wine Finally ‘Figured Out How To Run’

Cherry Wine will run in the Grade 2 $900,000 Rebel Stakes at Oaklawn Saturday in the colors of William Pacella and Frank L. Jones, Jr. Although this will be the son of Paddy O' Prado's initial foray into stakes competition, his two-race winning streak by a combined 15 1/4 lengths is inspiring Kentucky Derby dreams. […]

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Todd Wilcox, David Jolly clash early, often during Tiger Bay debate in Tampa

Todd Wilcox was the early aggressor against David Jolly in the first one-on-one encounter between the two aspiring Florida Republicans for the U.S. Senate on Friday, but Jolly more than held his own in a spirited debate at the Tampa Tiger Bay Club. The two men are part of a field of five candidates running to succeed Marco Rubio in the […]

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Espinoza Won’t Find Jet Lag A Problem En Route To Dubai Monday

Victor Espinoza heads for Dubai Monday on a plane ride that might consume 18 hours. He could sleep all the way. Espinoza departs from LAX at 3:30 p.m. to pilot 2014 Horse of the Year California Chrome in the $10 million Dubai World Cup on March 26. Winner of Santa Anita's George Woolf Memorial Jockey […]

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