Tags ‘Csaba’

Gulfstream Park: Lea draws off to win Hal’s Hope

DRF | 3 months ago
Lea may have earned himself a berth in the Grade 1 Donn Handicap after drawing away to a 3 1/4-length decision over multiple Grade 1 winner Jackson Bend in Saturday’s $100,000 Hal’s Hope Handicap. Lea also gave jockey Luis Saez the 1,000th victory of his riding career. Read More...

Gulfstream Park: River Seven sets track record in Harlan’s Holiday Stakes

DRF | 4 months ago
Trainer Nick Gonzalez finally got his opportunity to put River Seven back on the main track Sunday at Gulfstream Park in the $100,000 Harlan’s Holiday Stakes, and he not only was rewarded with a four-length victory over defending champion Csaba but also got a track record in the process. Read More...

Calder: Csaba comes through in Hooper Handicap

DRF | 4 months ago
Csaba improved his record over Calder Race Course’s main track to 9 for 12 on Saturday, when he drove to a 1 1/4-length win over Valid to defend his title in the Grade 3, $100,000 Fred W. Hooper Handicap. Read More...

Gulfstream Park: Sr. Quisqueyano wires Quality Road Stakes

DRF | 7 months ago
Sr. Quisqueyano showed once again that he is a much more effective horse around two turns and when able to get to the lead, making every pole a winning one en route to a 2 1/4-length victory over Csaba in Saturday’s $100,000 Quality Road Stakes at Gulfstream Park. Read More...

Gulfstream Park: Csaba using Quality Road as a homecoming

DRF | 7 months ago
With a somewhat disappointing summer at Saratoga now behind him, Csaba will attempt to return to his winning ways now that he has settled back home when he goes postward in Saturday’s $100,000 Quality Road at Gulfstream Park. Read More...

Florida notes: Apprentice Worrie breaks through with unusual double

DRF | 7 months ago
Jockey Andre Worrie showed up at work on Sunday still looking for his first career victory. A couple of hours later, Worrie had not one but two winners. Read More...

Saratoga: Csaba, Percussion get class relief in Alydar Stakes

DRF | 8 months ago
After facing several of the leading members of the handicap division earlier this month in the Grade 1 Whitney, Csaba will get some welcome class relief Thursday at Saratoga when meeting four more suitable rivals in the $100,000 Alydar Stakes. Read More...

Saratoga: Fort Larned likely to face six in Whitney

DRF | 9 months ago
Fort Larned carried 117 pounds when picking up his first Grade 1 win in the 2012 Whitney. He returns to defend that title here Saturday under high weight of 122 pounds. Read More...

Monmouth: Salvator Mile stern test for Lucy’s Bob Boy

DRF | 10 months ago
Lucy’s Bob Boy steps outside his comfort zone for the first time on Saturday in the Grade 3, $150,000 Salvator Mile at Monmouth Park. Read More...

Calder: Csaba should have easier time in Memorial

DRF | 11 months ago
Csaba may have stepped a bit out of his class when finishing fifth earlier this winter in the Grade 1 Donn Handicap. But the multiple graded stakes winner will be back in the proper element and is strictly the one to beat when he returns from a well-deserved vacation Saturday at Calder in the $75,000 Memorial Handicap. Read More...

Calder: Csaba set for Memorial Day Handicap

DRF | 11 months ago
Trainer Phil Gleaves returned to his native England earlier this month following the death of his father, but he’ll be back in Miami to saddle his top handicap performer, Csaba, in Saturday’s $75,000 Memorial Day Handicap. Read More...

Gulfstream Park: Donn has 10 entrants; Csaba, Take Charge Indy draw wide

DRF | 1 year ago
Mike Welsch 0 Leslie MartinCsaba, here winning the Hal's Hope, likely "won’t be too far off the lead” in the Donn, said trainer Phil G... Read More...

Gulfstream Park: Donn could attract top four from Hal’s Hope

DRF | 1 year ago
Mike Welsch 0 Courtney HeeneyCsaba (right) wins the Hal's Hope, with Pants On Fire (left) third and pacesetter Good Morning Diva, in betwe... Read More...

Gulfstream Park: Saez helps Csaba get job done in Hal’s Hope

DRF | 1 year ago
Mike Welsch 0 Leslie MartinCsaba, under Luis Saez, holds off Pool Play by a neck to win the Grade 3 Hal's Hope.HALLANDALE BEACH, Fla.-&nbs... Read More...

Gulfstream Park: Csaba in peak form entering Hal’s Hope

DRF | 1 year ago
Mike Welsch 0 Courtney HeeneyCsaba extended his stakes win streak to three in the Harlan's Holiday last month, and looks for No. 4 on Sund... Read More...

Gulfstream Park: Csaba, El Padrino to meet in Hal’s Hope

DRF | 1 year ago
Mike Welsch 0 Kenny MartinCsaba runs in the Hal's Hope on Saturday off an easy win in the Harlan's Holiday.HALLANDALE BEACH, Fla. - A fiel... Read More...

Gulfstream Park: Csaba proves he can win away from Calder by capturing Harlan’s Holiday

DRF | 1 year ago
Mike Welsch 0 Leslie MartinCsaba, whose previous six victories all came at Calder, proves much the best under Luis Saez in the Harlan's Ho... Read More...

Calder: Csaba-Ducduc dead heat in Hooper from different perspectives

DRF | 1 year ago
Mike Welsch 0 Coady PhotographyCsaba, racing on the deeper inside part of the track, ends on even terms with Ducduc in the Fred W. Hooper.... Read More...

Calder: Csaba’s best more than good enough in Fred W. Hooper

DRF | 1 year ago
Mary Rampellini 0 Coady PhotographyCsaba wins the Tropical Park Derby by 14 lengths. He will try to double up Saturday in the Fred W. Hoop... Read More...

Calder: Csaba dominates Tropical Park Derby

DRF | 2 years ago
Mike Welsch 0 Coady PhotographyCsaba, ridden by Luis Saez, cruises to a 14-length victory in the off-the-turf Tropical Park Derby.MIAMI - ... Read More...

Saratoga: Csaba gets his spot in Equalize

DRF | 2 years ago
Mike Welsch Coady PhotographyCsaba’s two previous turf starts have come in stakes, one a third-place finish in a Grade 3.SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y.– A little over a week ago, trainer Phil Gle... Read More...

Saratoga: Gleaves brings in Csaba for National Museum of Racing Hall of Fame Stakes

DRF | 2 years ago
Mike Welsch Coady PhotographyCsaba will move back to turf for Friday's Grade 2 National Museum of Racing Hall of Fame Stakes at Saratoga.Phil Gleaves first came to Saratoga in 1977 with Lucien La... Read More...

Calder: Csaba vs. Empire Builder rivalry may continue in El Kaiser

DRF | 2 years ago
Mike Welsch MIAMI – Only nine 3-year-olds were nominated to next Saturday’s $75,000 El Kaiser Stakes at Calder. But they represent the cream of the local division and if the majority ... Read More...

Calder: Gleaves has strong pair for turf or dirt in Mambo Meister Stakes

DRF | 2 years ago
Mike Welsch MIAMI – Nobody wants to win Saturday’s $55,000 Mambo Meister Stakes at Calder more than trainer Phil Gleaves. Gleaves trained the multiple graded stakes winner Mambo Meist... Read More...

Calder: Csaba can lift Gleaves barn in Calder Derby

DRF | 2 years ago
Mike Welsch MIAMI – Trainer Phil Gleaves is hoping a week that started on the lowest of low notes will end on a high one when he sends out Csaba as the likely favorite in Saturday’s $... Read More...

Fountain of Youth Stakes attracts compact, competitive field

By MICHAEL COMPTON As the Kentucky Derby trail kicks into high gear this weekend, Sunday’s Fountain of Youth Stakes (G2) at Gulfstream Park should go a long way in helping sort out the 3-year-old picture, at least in South Florida. With a field that includes the undefeated Todd Pletcher-trained pair of Algorithms and Florida-bred Discreet […] Read More...

Pletcher Pair to Clash With Union Rags

Photo of Algorithms courtesy of Gulfstream Park/Coglianese photo Sunday’s Fountain of Youth Stakes at Gulfstream Park promises answers in sorting out contentious 3-year-old division. As the Kentucky Derby trail kicks into high gear this weekend, Sund... Read More...