Fountain of Youth Stakes, A Key Derby Prep, Headlines Huge Saturday Card At Gulfstream Park

The biggest race card of the year so far will take place Saturday March 2nd at Gulfstream Park where the Miami based track will host a major Derby prep — the $400,000 Fountain of Youth Stakes (Gr. 2) for three-year-olds.

In all, Gulfstream will host 9 graded stakes on the card! They will have 14 races and feature an 11:30 AM early start time. A list of the stakes follows.

Gulfstream Park played host to the Pegasus World Cup in January.

There are four Virginia Bets OTBs in the state where fans can watch and wager all the action.  Breakers Sports Grill is in Henrico, Ponies & Pints is in Richmond, Buckets Bar & Grill is in Chesapeake and The Windmill OTB Sports Grill is in Collinsville (near Martinsville).

There are also four on line wagering partners that service Virginia. Fans can open an account and wager the action via,, and

The Buckets OTB in Chesapeake is conveniently located in the Great Bridge area, in the Battlefield Shopping Plaza.

Here’s the impressive Gulfstream stakes lineup for Saturday:

*$150,000 Palm Beach Stakes (Gr. 3) – Race 4 at 1:00 PM

*$150,000 Canadian Turf Stakes (Gr. 3) – Race 5 at 1:30 PM

*$100,000 Gulfstream Park Sprint Stakes (Gr. 3 ) – Race 6 at 2:00 PM

*$150,000 The Very One Stakes (Gr. 3) – Race 7 at 2:30 PM

*$150,000 Herecomesthebride Stakes (Gr. 3) – Race 8 at 3:00 PM

*$150,000 Honey Fox Stakes (Gr. 3) – Race 11 at 4:30 PM

*$200,000 Davona Dale Stakes (Gr. 2) – Race 12 at 5:01 PM

*$400,000 Fountain of Youth Stakes (Gr. 2) – Race 13 at 5:32 PM

*$200,000 Mac Diarmida Stakes (Gr. 2) – Race 14 at 6:06 PM