Horse Racing News by Mike Welsch
Flashpoint is scheduled to run Sunday at Gulfstream Park. The question is will he go postward as the odds-on favorite in the seven-furlong, Grade 2 Swale or as the one to catch later that afternoon in the $1 million Florida Derby?
It's Tricky, unbeaten in three starts, will try to prove herself worthy of being considered for the Kentucky Oaks when she makes her graded stakes debut in Saturday's Gulfstream Oaks, a 1 1/8-mile race that drew a field of seven.
Jockey Eibar Coa proved miracles can happen when he arrived at the Woodmont Country Club in Tamarac, Fla., late Tuesday afternoon to attend a benefit golf tournament held in his honor.
Jockey Eibar Coa has begun taking the first steps on the road to what he is hoping will be a complete recovery from injuries suffered in a spill at Gulfstream Park at Feb. 18 that originally left him paralyzed throughout most of his body.
Rahy's Attorney, a Grade 1 winner at a mile in his younger days, showed there's still plenty left in the tank at the age of 7 when he stretched out to 1 1/2 miles for the first time to capture Saturday's $150,000 Pan American at Gulfstream Park.
A field of seven was drawn Wednesday for the Inside Information with Hilda's Passion set to carry high weight of 121 pounds, including regular rider Javier Castellano.
Jockey Eibar Coa, severely injured in a riding mishap following the conclusion of the sixth race at Gulfstream Park on Feb. 18, has regained significant movement in both his upper and lower body according to his agent Tito Fuentes.
Uncle Mo's 3-year-old debut, an easy 3 3/4-length victory over a game but overmatched Rattlesnake Bridge in Saturday's inaugural edition of Gulfstream Park's $100,000 Timely Writer.
Tackleberry turned back multiple challenges to win the Gulfstream Park Handicap.
The 1 1/16-mile race is for 3-year-old fillies, and in addition to the quality shippers, it has drawn there are some significant locals.