By mid-afternoon Monday, less than 24 hours after winning Sunday's seventh race with his 6-year-old Florida-bred mare, Imperial Sea, Kent Sweezey was on the road to Lexington, Ky., looking to add key pieces to his barn from the offerings at the Keeneland April Sale of Two-Year-Olds in Training and Horses of Racing Age. Traveling long […]
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Gulfstream Park recently welcomed 35 students from the Fort Lauderdale YMCA STEP Program for a tour of its backstretch and meetings with several department heads to talk about various vocations. The STEP program (Supported Training Employment Program) is designed to help teens and young adults with special needs transition to independence and identify and explore […]
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Arindel's multiple stakes-winning homebred Cookie Dough, overlooked making her first start in 22 weeks last month, figures to garner plenty of attention as she goes after her first career graded triumph over her home course in Saturday's $250,000 Gulfstream Park Oaks (G2). Based at Gulfstream year-round with trainer Stanley Gold, Cookie Dough exits the one-mile […]
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Stallion farms around the world have graveyards to honor the horses that built and sustained their operations. The heart and hooves of Needles rest on the property of Ocala Breeders' Sales Co., instead of his home farm, because he belonged to the entire state of Florida. Needles set plenty of the milestones that future Florida-breds […]
With only 13 horses in his stable, Darien Rodriguez might go a week without making a start. But sharp bettors have learned to peruse the entries closely to avoid letting any of Rodriguez's horses slip away. Since Jan. 27, the 39-year-old conditioner has won six times from 14 starters, with five seconds and two thirds. […]
After earning career victory No. 1,000 in Saturday's Grade III Fred W. Hooper Stakes at Gulfstream Park with 6-year-old gelding Aztec Sense, trainer Jorge Navarro was quick to emphasize the teamwork behind his ongoing success. “I give thanks for my owners and my staff, because without them I probably would be sitting at 1 (victory),” […]
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When any farm animal grows up as a cherished pet instead of one of a herd, it's natural to have a little species confusion. That's the easiest explanation for why Bessie Cow, as the big white Brahma at South Fox Farm LLC is known, thinks she's in training for the 2019 Breeders' Cup Distaff. Now […]