Address: 901 S Federal Hwy, Hallandale Beach, Florida, 33009, United States
Gulfstream Park is one of the most important venues for horse racing in the United States. It opened on February 1, 1939 with a a four-day meet with a crowd of 18,000. It is now the premier East Coast track that operates during the winter while the northern tacks experience winter temps. The annual Florida Derby Festival is a month-long celebration, culminating with the stakes race with the same name as the festival.
The Sunshine Millions series now consists of the following races:
- Sunshine Millions Classic
- Sunshine Millions Turf Stakes
- Sunshine Millions Distaff
- Sunshine Millions Filly & Mare Turf
- Sunshine Millions Sprint
- Sunshine Millions Filly & Mare Sprint
Every year, some of the world’s top thoroughbred contenders pass through Gulfstream Park with their eye winning the Triple Crown.
Track Highlights include the $1,000,000 Florida Derby, which has generated 21 Kentucky Derby winners, including Barbaro and Big Brown, as well as the Sunshine Millions series, the $500,000 Donn Handicap, the Gulfstream Park Turf Handicap, the Fountain of Youth and Holy Bull stakes.
Gulfstream hosted the Breeders' Cup in both 1989 and 1992, and did so again during a special three date meet in November of 1999.
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Gulfstream Park Information:
Live Racing: Thursday - Saturday
Live Racing Calendar: December to April
Course type: Flat
Notable races: Sunshine Millions Day, Florida Derby, Donn Handicap, Gulfstream Park Turf Handicap, Fountain of Youth and Holy Bull stakes, and Gulfstream Park, Pan Am and Orchid handicaps
Main track: 1 1/18 mile, oval
Distance from last turn to finish line: 898 feet
Turf course: Seven furlongs
Stakes Races at Gulfstream Park
Gulfstream Park Turf Handicap
Gulfstream Park Oaks
Davona Dale Stakes
Forward Gal Stakes
Fountain of Youth Stakes
Ft. Lauderdale Stakes
Gulfstream Park Handicap
Honey Fox Handicap
Pan American Handicap
Inside Information Stakes
Mac Diarmida Handicap
Gulfstream Park Sprint Championship
Canadian Turf Handicap
Deputy Minister Handicap
Hal's Hope Stakes
Holy Bull Stakes
Hurricane Bertie Handicap
Marshua's River Stakes
Mr. Prospector Handicap
Old Hat Stakes
Palm Beach Stakes
Skip Away Handicap
Sugar Swirl Handicap
Suwannee River Handicap
Very One Handicap