HRTV PROGRAMMING NOTE:
With the stakes season quickly hitting full-stride, HRTV (R) will again be on-site at Gulfstream Park this Saturday for another big day of racing, including the Grade 1, $500,000 Donn Handicap and the Grade 2, $150,000 Hutcheson Stakes.
HRTV's Carolyn Conley, who also serves as the network's Director of Brand Management, and former riding standout Richard Migliore will be in South Florida to report on the important day, offering analysis, insight and interviews with key personalities throughout the day.
The prestigious Donn Handicap, a key race for older horses at 1 1/8 miles, has drawn a stellar field of 11, including Preakness winner Shackleford, Ruler On Ice, Flat Out, among others. Post time is scheduled for 4:45 p.m. ET. The Hutcheson, for 3-year-olds at seven furlongs, is a Derby prep with six scheduled to go postward. Post time is 3:49 p.m. ET.
The powerful card also includes a pair of other outstanding graded events -- the Grade 1, $300,000 Gulfstream Park Turf Handicap, and the Grade 3, $150,000 Suwanee River.