Picks and Plays for the Tropical Turf and Marshua’s River Stakes

Heart to Heart winning the Gulfstream Park Turf Stakes (gr. I) - Photo by Leslie Martin/Adam Coglianese Photography Gulfstream Park is doing their best to keep us entertained while we wait for the eagerly-anticipated Pegasus World Cup (gr. I) and Pegasus World Cup Turf (gr. I) on January 26th. The Florida racetrack has packed their upcoming weekend stakes slates with high-class events, including the Tropical Turf Stakes (gr. III) and the Marshua’s River Stakes (gr. III) on Saturday, [...]

Top Turf Trainers Well Represented in Marshua’s River Stakes

Mark Casse (Keeneland Photo/Coady Photography) Some of North America’s most successful trainers of turf horses will square off this Saturday in an exciting renewal of the $150,000 Marshua’s River Stakes going 8.5 furlongs at Gulfstream Park. The Eclipse Award-winning trainer Chad Brown, whose stable is filled with top-notch turf stars, will send out Abbreviate in search of her first stakes win. The four-year-old filly finished seventh last time out in the Autumn Days Stakes at Aqueduct, but that [...]