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Triple Crown

At South Florida casinos this weekend, horses race, men fight

At South Florida casinos this weekend, horses race, men fight

Gulfstream Park Racing and Casino (901 S. Federal Highway, Hallandale Beach, 954-454-7000, GulfstreamPark.com) will host the 2017 Clasico Internacional del Caribe this Saturday, Dec. 9. The program includes five stakes races with purses totaling $600,000, highlighted by the $300,000 Clasico del Caribe, which has lured Puerto Rico’s Triple Crown champ, Justiciero.

Since 1966, the Clasico has been the Caribbean region’s premier annual Thoroughbred race series, and this year marks the first time it’s being held in the United States.

“This is like their Kentucky Derby,” Gulfstream marketing director Michael...

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