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Opening Times

  • 10:00 AM - Parking Gates Open & Entry Gates Open
  • 11:00 AM - Ten Palms & Flamingo Room Open
  • 12:00 PM - Carousel Club Doors Open
  • 11:30 AM - First Post

Stakes Schedule

  • 12:28 PM - RACE 3 - ORCHID S. (GRADE III)
  • 1:27 PM - RACE 5 - CUTLER BAY.
  • 1:57 PM - RACE 6 - GHOSTZAPPER S. (GRADE III) POST TIME
  • 2:27 PM - RACE 7 - SAND SPRINGS S. PRESENTED BY THOROUGHBRED AFTERCARE ALLIANCE
  • 3:37 PM - RACE 9 - PAN AMERICAN S. PRESENTED BY ROOD & RIDDLE (GRADE II)
  • *START OF THE RAINBOW PICK 6 ($750,000 GUARANTEED)
  • 4:09 PM - RACE 10 - SIR SHACKLETON S. PRESENTED BY NEW HOLLAND
  • *START OF THE LATE PICK 5 ($750,000 GUARANTEED)
  • 4:43 PM - RACE 11 - SANIBEL ISLAND S. PRESENTED BY US FOODS
  • ​*START OF THE LATE PICK 4 ($750,000 GUARANTEED)
  • 5:17 PM - RACE 12 - GULFSTREAM PARK OAKS (GRADE II)
  • 5:17 PM - RACE 12 - GULFSTREAM PARK OAKS (GRADE II)
  • 5:55 PM - RACE 13 - KITTEN'S JOY APPLETON (GRADE III)
  • 6:38 PM - RACE 14 - CURLIN FLORIDA DERBY PRESENTED BY HILL N DALE FARMS AT XAPALA

GRADE 1
$1,000,000 PURSE
SAT / APR 2

ABOUT FLORIDA DERBY

There’s nothing like being at the Curlin Florida Derby! A true spectacle on and off the track, the Curlin Florida Derby is the place to see and be seen for the fans and the horse racing community. Rub elbows with celebrities, television and film personalities as well as the industry’s top horse owners, trainers and jockeys in a week-long celebration.

The biggest race day of the year in South Florida, the Curlin 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.

2021 Winner

Known Agenda

Florida Derby 2021 Champion

Dominant 2 ¾-length winner of the prestigious $750,000 FLORIDA DERBY-G1, going away in 1:49 2/5 over Greatest Honour, Soup and Sandwich, etc. to assert himself as a leading 3-year-old.

Earned a 6 ¾ Ragozin in the Florida Derby, joining champion Essential Quality (6 ¼) and eventual Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit (6 ¾) as the only contenders to break 7 on Ragozin heading into the Run for the Roses.

A 2-year-old MdSpWt winner at Aqueduct, defeating eventual Fountain of Youth-G2 winner Greatest Honour.

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