Gulfstream Park Horse Racing Odds
Gulfstream Park Racing and Casino at Hallandale Beach, FL
Gulfstream Park is a two-track thoroughbred racing facility. It is an entertainment destination featuring not only thoroughbred racing, but casinos, shopping & dining. Located in Hallandale Beach near Miami, FL, remains one of the most important racetracks in North America. Gulfstream has continued its legacy with world-class races every Wednesday to Sunday from December through September, and it caters to both beginners and experienced bettors.
Gulfstream hosts some of Florida’s most prestigious racing stakes, including the Gulfstream Park Handicap, Florida Derby, Donn Handicap, Skip Away Handicap, Pan American Handicap and the Caltech Handicap. The annual Florida Derby is considered the biggest racing day of the year in South Florida, at the end of March or beginning of April. Also, Gulfstream Park hosted the 1989, 1992 and 1999 editions of the Breeders’ Cup.
Gulfstream Park has been a favorite winter destination for horsemen and racing fans since the 1940s. The racetrack opened in February 1939 but went bankrupt and closed after four days of racing. It was reopened in 1944 by James Donn Sr, a creditor of the track. The Florida Derby, a Grade 1 stake race, debuted in 1952, and since then, this race has become an important steppingstone to the Road to the Kentucky Derby.
Frank Stronach-led Magna Entertainment Corp. purchased Gulfstream for $95 million back in 1999, and upon getting approval from Broward County voters for slot machines in 2005, Magna opened its slot casino in 2006. The track is now owned by Frank Stronach’s The Stronach Group.
The inaugural Pegasus World Cup Invitational was hosted at Gulfstream in 2017. The first Pegasus featured Arrogate defeating a field that included California Chrome and brought record betting handle of more than $40 million.
The legendary Gulfstream racetrack has been one of the most important venues for horse racing in the country. Some of the world’s top Thoroughbred contenders race at Gulfstream Park with their eye on Triple Crown glory.
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