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Trainer Neil Howard breezed Gaillardia Racing’s Grade III Lecomte Stakes winner Wilkinson a half-mile in 48.20 Tuesday, as well as his highly regarded undefeated 3-year-old Machen, owned by Courtlandt Farms, who accomplished that same four-furlong distance in 49.80 in a separate move on that day. H...Read More
Trainer Neil Howard, in the midst of a banner winter season at Fair Grounds where he is batting over .300 in trips to the winner’s circle from a modest number of starters, updated the status of his leading 3-year-olds during training hours Monday morning in relation to the upcoming Grade II Risen St...Read More
Red Oak Stable’s Kissimmee Kyle, a Louisiana-bred owned by Florida-based John Brunetti of Hialeah Park, has been installed as the slight 5-2 choice in Saturday’s 30th renewal of the $60,000 Dixie Poker Ace Stakes, restricted to accredited Louisiana-breds at about one mile over Fair Grounds’ Stall-Wi...Read More
Trainer Neil Howard, off to an excellent start at Fair Grounds this winter, may be able to help keep that momentum going now that W. S. Farish, E. J. Hudson and Inwood Stable’s Grasshopper is back in his barn.   Howard saddled Grasshopper to win Fair Grounds’ Grade III Mineshaft Handicap in 200...Read More
William S. Farish and partners’ 6-year-old Grasshopper and Paul Pompa, Jr. and partners’ highly-accomplished sprinter This Ones for Phil meet for the first time going one mile Saturday in the $300,000 Gulfstream Park Handicap (G2), a distance perhaps short for one and longer than the other prefers. ...Read More
Overbrook Farm’s 4-year-old Kentucky homebred colt Armstrong Mill showed promise hitting the board in all five starts last year, including a close-up third-place finish in the Saranac Stakes (G3) on turf at Saratoga, and is set to make his 2010 debut in Friday’s ‘a other than’ allowance feature sch...Read More
Grasshopper, making his first start in 9 1/2 months and first for trainer Kiaran McLaughlin, outgamed Gentleman James to win the featured third race against a field that included several other graded stakes caliber horses returning from long layoffs. Trainer Rick Dutrow Jr. thought Diamond Stripes, ...Read More
  • ruby · Good to see the old boy back in the winner's circle! It had been a long time between drinks!!! · 1532 days ago ·
Alan Garcia (jockey, Grasshopper, 1st) – “He was impressive. I was on the horse the last two times he breezed and he was very honest. Today he showed just how nice of a horse he is. He was in hand all the time. I was galloping along; he was confident. And when I asked him to go, he took off. Then I ...Read More
Wednesday’s $56,000 allowance feature going one mile at Gulfstream Park looked like a good spot for a trainer to bring an accomplished stakes runner back from a layoff, but the water will be pretty deep as the field of seven includes five graded stakes winners and another that has placed in a grade...Read More
Edward P. Evans’ 2009 Florida Derby (G1) hero Quality Road promises to be a heavy favorite in the $500,000 Donn Handicap (G1) to be run Sat., Feb. 6 at Gulfstream Park on an outstanding afternoon of racing that also will include renewals of the $300,000 Gulfstream Park Turf Handicap (G1) and $125,0...Read More
Nancy Mazzoni’s 3-year-old filly She Be Wild, an Eclipse Award finalist following her victory in the $2 million Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies (G1), was credited with a half-mile workout in 50 3/5 Thursday morning at Gulfstream Park as she continues her preparation for another campaign. “I got her ...Read More

Grasshopper - Race Results & Past Performances

View Details01/29/11Grasshopper5thFG71 70yDAlwOC 4+ MMax Me OutGlenwood CanyonFast Alex1:42.43
View Details01/08/11Grasshopper5thFG86 fDAlwOC 4+ MCash RefundBacktalkSweetsouthernmoon1:09.34
View DetailsView Video03/13/10Grasshopper11thGP101 mileDGulfstream Park Hcp-G2 4+ MYou And I ForeverMotovatoCool Coal Man1:36.83
View Details02/03/10Grasshopper1stGP31 mileDAlwOC 4+ MGrasshopperGentleman JamesArson Squad1:37.35
View DetailsView Video04/19/09Grasshopper6thKee81 1/8 mSBen Ali Stakes-G3 4+ MParadingYour RoundMonba1:47.82
View DetailsView Video03/07/09Grasshopper7thFG91 mileTAllen LaCombe Memorial Hcp. 4+ MGold WonderGet Rich QuickAntrim County1:38.45
View DetailsView Video02/07/09Grasshopper7thFG61 1/16 mDMineshaft Hcp.-G3 4+ MHonest ManGood And LuckyBrothers Nicholas1:44.16
View Details08/16/08Grasshopper2ndMth91 1/8 mDPhilip H. Iselin-G3 3+ MHonest ManGrasshopperKiss The Kid1:49.12
View DetailsView Video07/26/08Grasshopper3rdSar101 1/8 mDWhitney Handicap-G1 3 MCommentatorStudent CouncilGrasshopper1:50.23
View DetailsView Video06/14/08Grasshopper4thCD101 1/8 mDStephen Foster Handicap-G1 3+ MCurlinEinsteinBarcola1:49.68
View DetailsView Video05/16/08Grasshopper5thPim101 3/16 mDPimlico Special-G1 4 MStudent CouncilGottcha GoldSir Whimsey1:54.87
View DetailsView Video03/08/08Grasshopper2ndFG61 1/8 mDNew Orleans Hcp.-G2 3+ MCircular QuayGrasshopperReporting For Duty1:49.80
View DetailsView Video09/22/07Grasshopper2ndLaD101 1/8 mDSuper Derby-G2 3 MGoing BallisticGrasshopperPast The Point1:50.32
View DetailsView Video08/25/07Grasshopper2ndSar91 1/4 mDTravers-G1 3 MStreet SenseGrasshopperHelsinki2:02.69