Pletcher Takes Home Another Gulfstream Title


Todd Pletcher | Lauren King

After putting an exclamation point on his meet with a win in Saturday's GI Curlin Florida Derby, trainer Todd Pletcher was honored with his 17th Gulfstream Park Championship Meet training title Sunday. The 2021 Hall of Fame nominee and his team sent out 58 winners–eight more than Saffie Joseph, Jr.–for earnings of $3,536,482.

Irad Ortiz, Jr. took his third-straight meet title with a record 140 wins, 42 more than Paco Lopez in second.

The partnership of Paradise Farms Corp. and David Staudecher edged out Arindel Farm 13-12 for leading owner. Repole Stable, which shared the Aqueduct winter meet title, had 11 wins in South Florida.

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