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  • Clancy's Call: The Florida Derby

    Bob Clancy's selections for the Grade 1 Florida Derby Saturday at Gulfstream Park in Hallandale Beach: Post time: 6:45 p.m.; Distance: 1 1/8 miles; Purse: $1 million; Kentucky Derby points to winner: 100 ITSAKNOCKOUT (2-1) remained unbeaten in three...
  • Merry Meadow faces test in Inside Information Stakes

    Like many New Yorkers, Merry Meadow has found South Florida very much to her liking. The 5-year-old mare has yet to lose since trainer Mark Hennig shipped her from Belmont Park to Gulfstream Park in the fall. However, Merry Meadow faces her most stern...
  • Hall of Fame trainer Allen Jerkens, 85, dies

    Allen Jerkens, the Hall of Fame trainer who pulled off some of horse racing's biggest upsets, has died. He was 85. Jerkens, affectionately known as "The Chief," had been ill for several weeks, and had been admitted to a hospital in Aventura, Fla., on...
  • Clancy's Call: Picking The Rebel Stakes

    Clancy's Call: Picking The Rebel Stakes
    Bob Clancy's selections for the Grade 2 Rebel Stakes Saturday at Oaklawn Park in Hot Springs, Ark.: Post time: 7:05 p.m. Distance: 1 1/16 miles; Purse: $750,000; Kentucky Derby points to winner: 50 MADEFROMLUCKY (6-1) will make the first run at American...
  • Clancy's Call: The Gotham Stakes

    Bob Clancy's selections for the Grade 3 Gotham Stakes Saturday at Aqueduct racetrack in New York: Post time: 4:50 p.m.; Distance: 1 1/16 miles (inner track); Purse: $400,000; Kentucky Derby points to winner: 50 CLASSY CLASS (7-2) is bound to improve off...
  • Pletcher, Plesa have top 3YO's in Gulfstream's Swale

    Three-year-olds are in the spotlight again Saturday at Gulfstream. However, this week's tri-features are dominated by horses whose futures might be in areas other than the spring classics. The Swale is a seven-furlong sprint and The Palm Beach and...
  • Clancy's Call: Fountain Of Youth Stakes

    Clancy's Call: Fountain Of Youth Stakes
    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 ITSAKNOCKOUT (4-1) steps way...
  • Pletcher's Unitarian wins Jerkens Stakes at Gulfstream

    HALLANDALE — The H. Allen Jerkens Stakes presented a unique handicapping challenge at Gulfstream Saturday. The two-mile distance is so rarely run that only one of the 11 horses had gone that far. When in doubt, fans took a proven approach. They...
  • Recent claim upsets $250,000 Sunshine Millions Classic

    HALLANDALE — Sr. Quisqueyano became the bargain buy of the season Saturday at Gulfstream. Claimed for $62,000 on Dec. 21, he returned about 2 ½ times his purchase price when he scored a 20-1 upset in the $250,000 Sunshine Millions Classic. Ridden...
  • No horsing around: Eclipse picks not easy this year

    Elegant gowns and black ties will be the primary fashion choice Saturday night as Gulfstream Park hosts the 44th annual Eclipse Awards at its Sport of Kings Theater. The dinner and ceremony, considered the Academy Awards for thoroughbred racing, is...
  • Sunshine 'Millions' back with more open format

    The Sunshine Millions is still trying to find its identity in its 13th renewal Saturday. It was originated in 2003 as a showdown of Florida-breds vs. California-breds. A point system was devised to establish supremacy. The Californians cried uncle...