| Feb 20, 2015
| 2:00 PM
The Kentucky Derby influence is so strong that the 2015 debut of Main Sequence, undefeated in four U.S. starts and a double Eclipse winner as best turf horse and outstanding older horse, slips to second position in Saturday's hierarchy.
| Feb 20, 2015
| 4:18 PM
Bob Clancy's selections for the Grade 2 Fountain of Youth Stakes on Saturday at Gulfstream Park in Hallandale Beach, Fla.
Post time: 5:30 p.m.; Distance: 1 1/16 miles; Purse: $400,000; Kentucky Derby points to winner: 50
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| Feb 14, 2015
| 4:44 PM
HALLANDALE — Merry Meadow, going for three stakes triumphs in a row, figured to be tough to beat in Saturday's Grade 3 Hurricane Bertie Stakes at Gulfstream. Theoretically her task should have become easier when two of her six rivals scratched.
| Feb 6, 2015
| 6:44 PM
If you ask Parx Racing officials about Sal Sinatra, they talk proudly about how he managed to attract Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner California Chrome to the Philadelphia-area track last September, generating overflow crowds and a record-shattering...
| Feb 7, 2015
| 7:09 PM
If horse racing is to creep back into the national psyche of sports fans, it will need days like Saturday at Santa Anita.
The 21,522 who showed up didn't just get the Shared Belief-California Chrome heavyweight title fight. They got a look at a horse...
| Feb 6, 2015
| 9:57 PM
Many years ago, long enough that neither men can remember exactly when, a young horse trainer and a rider lived in the same apartment building in San Mateo.
The two worked out of nearby Bay Meadows Racetrack and sparked a casual friendship. Both had...
| Feb 2, 2015
| 5:07 PM
All too many people spend their New Year's Day with a headache and a hangover. Alex Solis spent his collecting a horse racing milestone.
Not many people outside of racing aficionados paid much attention to Solis' return to the elite Southern...
| Jan 30, 2015
| 3:21 PM
Every Saturday at Gulfstream can't be a Super Saturday, even the one on the day before Super Sunday.
Five stakes have been carded on each of the past two Saturdays. Five more are scheduled next Saturday, including the Donn, the premier handicap of the...
| Jan 24, 2015
| 4:37 PM
HALLANDALE — Upstart might not be the leading Kentucky Derby candidate in the East but after Saturday's Holy Bull Stakes at Gulfstream, some other 3-year-old will have to do something extraordinary to knock him off that perch.
Prominent from the...
| Jan 23, 2015
| 11:39 AM
The Holy Bull Stakes at Gulfstream Park on Saturday offers a $400,000 purse. The Hutcheson Stakes is worth $150,000. Bluegrass Singer, winner of the Mucho Macho Man three weeks ago, is entered in both stakes for newly turned 3-year-olds and would be a top...
| Jan 17, 2015
| 7:39 PM
HALLANDALE — California Chrome, who came up short in his bid to sweep the Triple Crown, swept the two big prizes for which he was eligible at the annual Eclipse Award ceremonies Saturday night at Gulfstream.
The winner of the Kentucky Derby,...