HorseRacingFLA Staff Report
First post of 12;00 p.m. is approaching at Gulfstream Park for one of its major annual Saturdays.
The 12-race card includes the five Sunshine Millions stakes races for Florida-breds.
At night, Gulfstream will be the site for the announcements of the winners of thoroughbred racing’s annual Eclipse Awards.
We will have coverage of the Gulfstream races and Eclipse news during the afternoon and evening on our blog, where we also will have coverage of the Saturday racing at Tampa Bay Downs.
The Sunshine Millions stakes are:
*Third race – $100,000 Filly and Mare Turf, 1 1/16 miles, F&M 4-YO and up, scheduled post 1:00 p.m.
*Fourth race — $100,000 Distaff Sprint, six furlongs dirt, F&M 4-YO and up, scheduled post 1:30 p.m.
*Sixth race — $100,000 Sprint, six furlongs dirt, 4-YO and up, scheduled post 2:30 p.m.
*11th race — $100,000 Turf, 1 1/16 miles, 4-YO and up, scheduled post, 5:05 p.m.
*12th race — $200,000 Classic, 1 1/8 miles dirt, 4-YO and up, scheduled post 5:35 p.m.