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EXPLOSIVE OUTCOMES IN THE FHBPA STAKES RACES

Fireworks blasted away at Gulfstream Park. Well, not your typical ones from the 4th of July. I’m talking about the ones you see when $100,000 purses plus $25,000 bonuses are on the line. The Florida HBPA proudly sponsored the Martha Washington and Not Surprising stakes. And fans were treated to some exciting races. Disqualification in the Martha Washington after a battle to the wire In the Martha Washington, it looked like both the winner’s purse...
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EXCITING RACING EXPECTED IN MARTHA WASHINGTON/NOT SURPRISING

Tomorrow fans will be treated to two thrilling races when the FHBPA-sponsored Martha Washington and Not Surprising stakes go off in a 12-race card at Gulfstream Park. Going off in race 6, the Martha Washington has shaped up to be a competitive one. Nine lightly raced 3-year-old fillies will contend at one mile on the turf with a guaranteed purse of $100,000 and a $25,000 bonus for Florida-breds. Last year Todd Pletcher-trainee Adorable Miss took...
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STATE OF MIND: LOOK OUT CESAR MILLAN WE HAVE A HORSE WHISPERER

Perhaps it’s true. Gulfstream Park may have its own version of the “dog whisperer,” only this man talks to horses. Born in Villa Sola de Vega a town and municipality of Oaxaca Mexico, Roberto Calvo started working with horses at 6-years-old. Early on he developed a deep passion for them with an uncanny ability to communicate on their own level. “Horses are very intelligent, they know I’m caring for them and have their ways of...
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