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2013 Gulfstream Park Turf Handicap (G1)

Date/Track:
2/9/2013, Gulfstream Park
Distance:
1 1/8 m (Turf)
Age/Sex:
4+ M
Time:
1:47.00

What the Nation is saying about the 2013 Gulfstream Park Turf Handicap (G1)...

It's been three months since Point of Entry trounced Animal Kingdom ... looks like we will need to wait another month before his encore performance.Read More
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  • mack.krout · i def would have had him in my tri-fecta...instead of slim shadey · 344 days ago ·
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  • Sully · Trounced? Apparently you haven't seen too many races in your lifetime. · 343 days ago ·
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In one of the more anticipated turf showdowns seen in American racing for several years, Point of Entry defeated Animal Kingdom in the Grade 1 Gulfstream Park Turf Handicap by 1 ¼ lengths.Read More
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  • zxswordxz · Jay, if he says that I won't disagree with him. But the guy keep making statement like " Jockey makes no difference in a race. They are just there for the ride" and many more stupid comments like that... · 432 days ago ·
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  • jay s. · Can't argue with that. · 432 days ago ·
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Is Animal Kingdom the same horse that won the 2011 Kentucky Derby? Is he on a downward spiral? Or, Did he simply just lose to an incredible horse who ran an incredible race?Read More
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  • dani.pugh · Linkin, I did mention the layoff, and possibility of not being as sharp as POE. POE, also impressed me too, Mike. I thought at 9f he wouldn't be close to AK. Looks like it wasn't just the distance that helped last year. It might be possible he just simply turned the corner. · 433 days ago ·
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  • likin sparks · Your correct, and as usual I liked your article Laura ;-) · 432 days ago ·
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Are you ready for the Showdown in the Sunshine State???Read More
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  • icyhotboo · ILuvTurfRacing, just to be sure I understand you right, are you saying that you believe the premature move had little effect on the outcome? This isn't a trick question, as I've only gotten deeply into turf the past year, I just wanted to know if I'm getting this the right way. Thanks · 434 days ago ·
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  • zxswordxz · It amaze me how many people think AK could not win the race. I love AK and I think Johnny V as his pilot could have make a difference in the outcome or if Joel would have a bit more patient but I really don't blame Joel, it is first time on AK and I really don't think he knows AK strength and weakness like Johnny does. · 433 days ago ·
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1st- Animal Kingdom, 2nd- Point of Entry, 3rd- Unbridled Command, 4th- Salto.
Animal Kingdom and Point of Entry Exacta hammer?
Animal Kingdom achieved immortality on Saturday, May 7, 2011 – forever to be remembered as a Kentucky Derby (G1) champion. Read More
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  • ARBY · AK must take it one race at a time. However, if he pulls off the GP Turf Classic, Dubai World Cup and Royal Ascot Prince of Wales trifecta there will be plenty of U.S. pride and buzz for this KY bred. · 436 days ago ·
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  • On The Gallop's · Best of luck to the Derby winner. It will be a great race. · 436 days ago ·
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I expect this to be one of the best races of 2013. My husband and I are using the excuse of house shopping to visit the track for the day :)
Trainer Shug McGaughey had a busy and productive morning Sunday, journeying to Payson Park Training Center in Indiantown, FL to supervise the half-mile workout of Point of Entry before returning to Gulfstream Park to monitor Abaco’s half-mile breeze.Read More
Gulfstream Park announced today that Kenneth L. and Sarah K. Ramsey's Ramsey Farm, leading owners at Gulfstream and owners of the world-class stallion Kitten's Joy, will sponsor the Feb. 9 Kitten's Joy Gulfstream Park Turf Handicap (G1).Read More
Trainer Graham Motion and owner Team Valor International have named Joel Rosario to ride 2011 Kentucky Derby winner Animal Kingdom in the $300,000 Gulfstream Park Turf Handicap (G1) on Feb. 9.Read More
Animal Kingdom, the 2011 Kentucky Derby (G1) winner, is on schedule for a start in the $300,000 Gulfstream Park Turf Handicap (G1) on Feb. 9. The 1 1/8-mile stakes will likely mark the final race in the U.S. for the Graham Motion-trained 5-year-old.Read More
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  • mattowan · Heading down for his last hurrah. Probably won't be a dry eye in the house for this special horse. · 469 days ago ·
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  • ARBY · Tears of joy and thankfullness from all his fans. · 469 days ago ·
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This race is going to be amazing! Animal Kingdom,Point of Entry, and Unbridled Command!
Trainer Graham Motion reported Wednesday that Animal Kingdom is still on track to make his 2013 debut in the $300,000 Gulfstream Park Turf Handicap (G1) on Feb. 9 after working an ‘easy’ half-mile at Palm Meadows the morning before.Read More
Animal Kingdom, winner of the 2011 Kentucky Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I), will prep for the 2013 Dubai World Cup (UAE-I) with a start in the $300,000 Gulfstream Park Turf Handicap (gr. IT) Feb. 9, Team Valor International announced Nov. 14. Read More

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