Lava Man, the popular gelding who won six Grade I races and more than
$5.2 million after being claimed by trainer Doug O'Neill for $50,000,
will make a special appearance during Saturday's Breakfast at Gulfstream
at Gulfstream Park.
Lava Man, who now serves as stable pony to the stars in the O'Neill
stable, including last year's Kentucky Derby (G1) and Preakness Stakes
(G1) winner I'll Have Another, accompanied O'Neill's He's Had Enough
from California to Gulfstream earlier this week. He's Had Enough is
entered in Saturday's $400,000 Besilu Stables Fountain of Youth (G2).
Lava Man, who won Grade I races on both turf and dirt and captured
three Hollywood Gold Cups, two Santa Anita Handicaps and a Pacific
Classic, will accompany He's Had Enough to the track early Saturday
morning before making a special appearance during Breakfast at
Gulfstream at approximately 8 a.m.
Breakfast at Gulfstream, hosted by Sandy Bruno, runs from 7-10 a.m.
through March 30. Admission and parking are free. Those buying the
all-you-can-eat $8 buffet receive a free Breakfast at Gulfstream
t-shirt. Free barn tours begin at approximately 9 a.m.
Gulfstream will also host a free handicapping seminar Saturday at 11
a.m. with the Daily Racing Form's national handicapper and columnist
Mike Watchmaker. The seminar will take place in Sport of Kings on the
second floor and will be hosted by Ron Nicoletti. Refreshments will be
Post time for Saturday's races is 12:45 p.m.