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  • Preakness preview: Hey Byrn

     
    Hey Byrn has been running in Florida where he won the Holy Bull Stakes at Gulfstream about a month ago and finished fourth behind Big Brown in the Florida Derby. The colt failed to run in the Kentucky Derby after......
  • Preakness preview: Kentucky Bear

     
    Kentucky Bear was the first Preakness challenger to arrive at Pimlico and has been working out at the Baltimore track. Kentucky Bear's trainer Reade Baker said that he wants his horse to become as familiar as possible with the track,......
  • Top 2-year-old males featured in Gulfstream Stakes

    It's never too early to start looking for the next Kentucky Derby horse from South Florida. The area's top 2-year-old males will be on track at Gulfstream Park Saturday in the $75,000 Birdonthewire Stakes. The field of 11 will be led by 5-2 favorite...
  • Calder to lay off up to 246 after reductions, closings

    Calder to lay off up to 246 after reductions, closings
    Calder Casino and Race Course has slashed its horse racing dates and eliminated its poker room, and with that comes a reduction in employees. The Miami Gardens pari-mutuel revealed this week that 246 employees are being laid off, filing a Worker...
  • Gulfstream regular leads WSOP Main Event

    Gulfstream regular leads WSOP Main Event
     Andrew Liporace, a regular at Gulfstream's card room, sits on a much larger stage today. He's the leader after three days of the main event at the World Series of Poker in Las Vegas.  Liporace has prospered as the field of more than 6,000 has trimmed...
  • Cavs' courtship of LeBron James did not include visit from Zydrunas Ilgauskas aboard owner's plane

    If LeBron James ultimately decides to return to the Cleveland Cavaliers, it won't be because of a mysterious plane that landed Sunday evening in South Florida. Contrary to popular belief, Zydrunas Ilgauskas was not on that plane. Neither were Cavs...
  • Gulfstream-Calder deal reshaping South Florida thoroughbred racing landscape

    Tim Ritvo, President of Gulfstream Park, has spent his entire career in the thoroughbred racing business. Yet when asked to describe the task ahead of him and his staff now that his company will manage the industry in South Florida for the next six years,...
  • Gulfstream takes over control of horse racing

    Gulfstream takes over control of horse racing
    The deal to end head-to-head racing in South Florida has finally been approved, marking the end of 43 years of independent racing operations at Calder Casino & Race Course. The track's parent company, Churchill Downs Incorporated, announced Tuesday that...
  • Fun Fourth activities planned for LW, Palm Springs

    The city of Lake Worth and the village of Palm Springs are ready to celebrate July Fourth in the sun with family fun and at night with music and fireworks. Lake Worth will kick off the festivities with its annual Great American Raft Race with this year's...
  • CenterState Bank completes purchase of First Southern Bank

    CenterState Bank completes purchase of First Southern Bank
    A Central Florida bank has completed its acquisition of First Southern Bank, based in Boca Raton, and will expand its South Florida presence by awarding more commercial loans. "We want to be very aggressive," said John Corbett, president and CEO of...
  • Gulfstream, Calder wait for state approval on racing dates agreement

    The long sought after agreement that would end head-to-head thoroughbred racing in South Florida is deep in the stretch run, but just short of the finish line. The pact which would leave Gulfstream Park in charge of local racing is in its final stages of...
  • Calder poker room to close Monday

    Calder poker room to close Monday
    The word "fold" is heard often in poker, but on Monday night, it will apply to the entire room at Calder Race Course. Calder President Maureen Adams confirmed Sunday that the poker room, called Studz Poker Club, will close for good at 10 p.m. Monday....