In a small way it’s ironic that the lidlifter of the Gulfstream Park racing season is the Old Hat Stakes.
Gulfstream has been anything but old hat for a while now, and this year
the track has made a concerted effort to be a little more hospitable to
horseplayers, both on track and off.
As for the nuts and bolts, the meet will run through April 24 with its
centerpiece event, the Florida Derby, on April 3, the first time the
Grade 1 has been held on a Sunday...