Gulfstream Park
901 S. Federal Highway
Hallandale, Florida, 33009
USA

(954)-454-7000
(800)-771-TURF




Date: March 28, 15
Post:
Purse: $1,000,000
Grade: I
Type:
Distance: 1 1/8 Miles
Age: 3 Years Old
Sex:
Turf:

Notes
The Grade 1 Florida Derby is a major North American horse racing event that takes place in Hallandale, Florida at Gulfstream Park Racetrack. This race has been branded as one of the official Road to the Kentucky Derby events and the winning horse is generally considered as one of the top favorites to win the Kentucky Derby. Horses invited to race in this event are 3 years old and can cover a distance of one and one eighth of a Mile. Current contenders for the 2012 Florida Derby are Union Rags, Take Charge, El Padrino, Fort Loudon, Reveron, Neck N Neck and News Pending. The Florida Derby is scheduled to air on live on NBC, March 31st.


Florida Derby Winners
Year Winner Age Trainer Jockey Owner Time
2013 Orb Claude McGaughey III John Velazquez Stuart S. Janney III and Phipps Stable 1:50.87
2012 Take Charge Indy Patrick B. Byrne Calvin Borel Charles & Maribeth Sandford 1:48.79
2011 Dialed In 3 Nicholas P. Zito Julien R. Leparoux Robert V. LaPenta 1:50.74
2011 Dialed In Nick Zito Julien R. Leparoux Robert V. LaPenta 1:50.74
2010 Ice Box Nick Zito Jose Lezcano Robert V. LaPenta 1:49.19
2010 Ice Box 3 Nicholas P. Zito Jose Lezcano Robert V. LaPenta 1:49.19
2009 Quality Road 3 James A. Jerkens John R. Velazquez Edward P. Evans 1:47.72
2009 Quality Road James A. Jerkens John Velazquez Edward P. Evans 1:47.72
2008 Big Brown Richard E. Dutrow Kent Desormeaux IEAH Stables/Paul Pompa 1:48.16
2008 Big Brown 3 Richard E. Dutrow Kent Desormeaux IEAH Stables 1:48.16
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