Born into Thoroughbred racing, Jorge Delgado always wanted to be a trainer. He just never wanted to follow in the footsteps of his father and uncle in his native Venezuela. After attending a two-year school for training and then saddling just one starter in his homeland, Delgado set out to make his way in the […]
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There has never been a shortage of searing heat in South Florida summers. At one time, though, sizzle was lacking. At least when it came to summer racing. No track understood that better at one time than Calder Race Course, which once held the summer dates for decades. “It was kind of dead,” said former […]
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A Celebration of Life for noted horseman James “J.J.” Crupi is scheduled for Monday, June 10th at the Ocala Breeders' Sales Company auditorium, 1701 S.W. 60th Avenue, Ocala FL, 34474 at 4:30 p.m. James “J.J.” Crupi, who passed away on Thursday, May 23rd at the age of 79, enjoyed a long, distinguished career in the […]
Owner Peter Brant is the new owner of Payson Park in Indiantown, Fla., he confirmed last week. The 405-acre training facility, long known for its slogan, “Happy horses win,” had previously been owned by owner/breeder Virginia Kraft Payson. The property was most recently listed for sale at $7.9 million, though Brant said he got it […]
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Just Ain't Right will have the opportunity in Friday's $75,000 Liza Jane at Gulfstream Park to prove his new owners were right in purchasing the daughter of Yes It's True after her most recent start. Just Ain't Right, who won two of three career starts for seven-time Eclipse Award-winning trainer Todd Pletcher, was purchased for […]
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Being a jockey isn't a long-term profession for very many riders, as struggles with weight and injuries take their toll after a couple of decades. South Florida rider Gary Bain doesn't seem to have gotten that memo, however. At age 66, the South Florida Sun-Sentinel notes the grandfather of six is still going–and winning. Bain […]
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Gulfstream's Rainbow 6 is expected to top $1 million Thursday as the 20-cent wager will have a carryover of $817,189.50. Entering Thursday's 10-race program, the Rainbow 6 has gone unsolved for 21 consecutive racing days. The Rainbow 6 kicks off Thursday with the fifth race, a 7 ½ furlong turf event for fillies and mares. […]
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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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