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  1. Mucho Macho Man set for GP Handicap

    Mike Welsch

    Mucho Macho Man looked a picture of health parading around the paddock between races here at Gulfstream Park on Wednesday, just minutes before his name was pulled out of the box along with only five others for Saturday's Grade 2 Gulfstream Park Handicap.

    Story | Conversation | March 08, 2012
  2. Triple Crown race winners target Feb. 11 returns

    Mike Welsch

    If the stars align just right and everybody sticks to their current plans, all three reigning Triple Crown race winners could wind up making their 4-year-old debuts on the same day, Feb. 11, at Gulfstream Park.

    Story | Conversation | January 09, 2012
  3. Ancient Rome noses out For Oby in Spectacular Bid

    Mike Welsch

    Ancient Rome made his stakes debut a winning one, surging from between horses in the final 40 yards under jockey Joe Rocco Jr. to outfinish For Oby by a nose to capture the $100,000 Spectacular Bid Stakes.

    Story | Conversation | December 03, 2011
  4. Gulfstream Park gambles on early opening to meet

    Mike Welsch

    For dyed-in-the-wool horseplayers, winter didn't officially start in south Florida until the first week of January, when Gulfstream Park would traditionally open for one of the premier race meets in North America.

    Story | Conversation | December 02, 2011
  5. Casablanca Smile may be rusty for return appearance in La Prevoya...

    Mike Welsch

    The 2011 Calder racing season ends one month earlier than usual but will go out with a bang as Friday's 10-race closing-day program features a pair of Grade 3 stakes on the grass, the $150,000 La Prevoyante and $100,000 Tropical Turf handicaps.

    Story | Conversation | December 01, 2011
  6. Mambo Meister can even score in Spend A Buck

    Mike Welsch

    Trainer Phil Gleaves has had a year to think about Mad Flatter's one-sided win over his odds-on Mambo Meister in the 2010 Spend A Buck.

    Story | Conversation | October 14, 2011
  7. Uncle Mo draws post 7 for King's Bishop

    Mike Welsch

    Saturday is Travers day at Saratoga, but even a race as prestigious as the Travers may have to share some of the spotlight on this particular Saturday with the Grade 1 King's Bishop.

    Story | Conversation | August 24, 2011
  8. Sidney's Candy a heavy favorite in Fourstardave after Get Stormy'...

    Mike Welsch

    The complexion of Sunday's $150,000 Fourstardave changed several hours before the race was drawn early Thursday afternoon when trainer Tom Bush made the decision to withdraw his multiple Grade 1 winner Get Stormy from consideration for the event.

    Story | Conversation | July 29, 2011
  9. Winter Memories dazzles in Lake George win

    Mike Welsch

    There will certainly be many richer and more important races decided over the final five weeks of the 2011 Saratoga session than Monday's $150,000 Lake George Stakes.

    Story | Conversation | July 27, 2011
  10. NFL star Wes Welker has rooting interest in Schuylerville Stakes

    Mike Welsch

    National Football League wide receiver Wes Welker may have more important things on his mind at the moment than a horse race.

    Story | Conversation | July 20, 2011
  11. Giant Ryan rallies to win Smile

    Mike Welsch

    Trainer Bisnath Parboo could be headed to the Breeders' Cup after his Giant Ryan rallied to a neck victory over Irrefutable in the $350,000 Smile Sprint Handicap, a Breeders' Cup Challenge event for the BC Sprint.

    Story | Conversation | July 09, 2011
  12. Mambo Meister out for repeat in Miami Mile

    Mike Welsch

    If Mambo Meister is going to successfully defend his title in the $125,000 Miami Mile on Saturday he's going to have to do it the hard way.

    Story | Conversation | April 28, 2011
  13. It's Tricky gets tested in Gulfstream Oaks

    Mike Welsch

    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.

    Story | Conversation | March 30, 2011
  14. Coa slowly regaining movement in arms, legs

    Mike Welsch

    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.

    Story | Conversation | March 16, 2011
  15. Honeybee draws diverse group of 3-year-old fillies

    Mike Welsch

    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.

    Story | Conversation | March 09, 2011
  16. Dialed In second-best in allowance prep for Florida Derby

    Mike Welsch

    Equestrio defeats his younger stablemate Dialed In during a nine-furlong allowance race that Dialed In was using as a prep for the Florida Derby.

    Story | Conversation | March 06, 2011