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GULFSTREAM PARK
901 S. Federal Highway

Hallandale Beach, FL 33009

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03.29 2014

Florida Derby

Hallandale Beach, Fla. Florida Derby

Gulfstream Park’s most important prep race for the Kentucky Derby  is the Florida Derby, contested on the dirt main track at a distance of 1 1/8 miles (9 furlongs). Recent winners of the Florida Derby who went on to capture the roses on the first Saturday in May include: Orb (2013), Big Brown (2008), Barbaro (2006), Monarchos (2001), Thunder Gulch (1995), Unbridled (1990), and Spectacular Bid (1979).  

  • Race Number: 14
  • Date of Race: March 29, 2014
  • Current Purse: $1 million
  • Location: Hallandale Beach, Fla.
  • Track: Florida Derby
  • Distance: 1 1/8 miles
  • Surface: Dirt
  • Horse Age: 3-year-olds

Track Location Today's Races
  • Fastest Time (since 1976): 1:47 (Alydar)
  • Greatest Winning Margin (since 1976): 9 3/4 lengths (Empire Maker)
  • Past Winners:

    Date

    Horse

    Trainer

    Jockey

    03/30/2013

    Orb

    Claude R. McGaughey III

    John R. Velazquez

    03/31/2012

    Take Charge Indy

    Patrick B. Byrne

    Calvin H. Borel

    04/03/2011

    Dialed In

    Nicholas P. Zito

    Julien R. Leparoux

    03/20/2010

    Ice Box

    Nicholas P. Zito

    Jose Lezcano

    03/28/2009

    Quality Road

    James A. Jerkens

    John R. Velazquez

    03/29/2008

    Big Brown

    Richard E. Dutrow, Jr.

    Kent J. Desormeaux

    03/31/2007

    Scat Daddy

    Todd A. Pletcher

    Edgar S. Prado

    04/01/2006

    Barbaro

    Michael R. Matz

    Edgar S. Prado

    04/02/2005

    High Fly

    Nicholas P. Zito

    Jerry D. Bailey

    03/13/2004

    Friends Lake

    John C. Kimmel

    Richard Migliore

    03/15/2003

    Empire Maker

    Robert J. Frankel

    Jerry D. Bailey

    03/16/2002

    Harlan's Holiday

    Kenneth G. McPeek

    Edgar S. Prado

    03/10/2001

    Monarchos

    John T. Ward, Jr.

    Jorge F. Chavez

    03/11/2000

    Hal's Hope

    Harold J. Rose

    Roger I. Velez

    03/13/1999

    Vicar

    Carl A. Nafzger

    Shane J. Sellers

    03/14/1998

    Cape Town

    D. Wayne Lukas

    Shane J. Sellers

    03/15/1997

    Captain Bodgit

    Gary Capuano

    Alex O. Solis

    03/16/1996

    Unbridled's Song

    James T. Ryerson

    Mike E. Smith

    03/11/1995

    Thunder Gulch

    D. Wayne Lukas

    Mike E. Smith

    03/12/1994

    Holy Bull

    Warren A. Croll, Jr.

    Mike E. Smith

Date 03.29.2014

Race NameBesilu Florida Derby

Track Gulfstream Park

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