2013 Florida Derby (G1) Even though we may only get a small field, the FL Derby is shaping up to perhaps be the best of the prep races on the 2013 trail. Several top quality horses going head-to-head.
The biggest race day of the year in South Florida, the Florida Derby is a showcase of the world's best horses and jockeys, who all are competing for the coveted title of Florida Derby Winner on their road to the Triple Crown. Florida Derby Photo Credit: Mason Kelley ... 2013 Florida Derby. 2012 Florida Derby. 2011 Florida Derby. 2016 Florida ...
The Florida Derby was first run in 1952. It has long been a prestigious prep race for the Kentucky Derby and since 2013 has been part of the official Road to the Kentucky Derby.. The race was originally run in early to mid-March and Kentucky Derby hopefuls would then run in another major prep race in April.
The Florida Derby is the main Kentucky Derby prep race at Gulfstream Park in South Florida. Held at 1 1/8 miles, ... Since 2000, four Florida Derby winners -- Orb (2013), Big Brown (2008), Barbaro (2006) and Monarchos (2001) – have gone on to capture the Kentucky Derby.
A complete photo gallery of the 2013 Florida Derby at Gulfstream Park. Photos from all races that took place on March 30, 2013 at Gulfstream Park will be available soon.
McGaughey saddled Orb for a victory in the 2013 Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (G1) after scores in the Fountain of Youth and Florida Derby. "Orb went forward a lot (in South Florida ...
Florida Derby at Gulfstream Park, March 30, 2019. 100–40–20–10 points available. The 2018 Kentucky Derby is the 144th renewal of The Greatest Two Minutes in Sports. Live odds, betting, horse bios, travel info, tickets, news, and updates from Churchill Downs Race Track.
Florida Derby History. First contested in 1952, the Florida Derby is a worthy prize, with $1 million and grade one status at stake. Originally staged in early or mid-March for most of its years – during which time its victors usually had another lead-up race to the Kentucky Derby – it was switched to five weeks before the Run for the Roses in 2005, meaning it’s now usually a final lead-up.
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