Leighla

Written by Sue Kenny on January 21, 2018

After running a good second in her last race when it was taken off the turf and she had to run on a sloppy track Leighla went one better today on the turf, which she obviously preferred.  Congratulations to Team Valor International and Albert Frassetto.

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Almond Roca Digs In

Written by Sue Kenny on January 20, 2018

Unfortunately Phyllis Wyeth couldn’t make the trip to Tampa today to see her last years Fasig Tipton ‘whim’ purchase win her second Stakes race in a row!  Stretching out to seven furlongs from her maiden win over five and a half furlongs, and her last Stake win over six furlongs, she won comfortably by a

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Ultra Brat Wins Marshua’s River (Grade 3)

Written by Sue Kenny on January 13, 2018

Talented Ultra Brat by Uncle Mo out of a Storm Cat mare defies her pedigree by loving the grass.  She showed it again today by winning the Grade 3 Marshua’s River Stakes at Gulfstream Park.  Although her first two wins were on dirt her last three Stake wins have been on the turf.  Nik Juarez

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Thewayiam

Written by Sue Kenny on January 6, 2018

Having won one race from three starts in her native France Thewayiam won her second race from three starts here in the States.  Clearly relishing the firm ground at Gulfstream today in the Ginger Brew Stakes she had a good rail trip under the recently returned top jockey Jose Ortiz and burst through to win

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Rafting Is Back!

Written by Sue Kenny on January 3, 2018

After almost two years away from the races, Rafting came back today with a very welcome win at Tampa today.  His ‘time off’ had not involved anything major, just the odd ailment and then decisions about his future but after today it looks bright.  Pablo Morales was trying to keep him focused in the stretch

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