Bahamian Squall

Sierra Diamond Gets 6th Victory With Help From Stewards

    Bahamian Squall’s first winner of 2024 is Sierra Diamond, who won at Mahoning Valley with a little help from the stewards – by disqualification.     With Terry Houghton aboard, the 6-year-old mare bred by Donald Dizney led every step of the way in the 5 1/2-furlong race through fractions of :22.50 and

Baha Secret Scores in Debut for Bahamian Squall

      Baha Secret beat the deadline by three days and became the 18th winner for Bahamian Squall in 2023.     The 3-year-old filly bred by Southern Cross Farm came from off the pace under Paco Lopez in her career debut over a muddy track at Gulfstream Park, winning by a neck in

Spirit Wind Captures Gr. III Sugar Swirl at Gulfstream

  Spirit Wind turned on the jets and posted fractions of :22.23, :45.30, and :57.72, culminating in a wire-to-wire score in the $150,000, Gr. III Sugar Swirl Stakes on the holiday program at Gulfstream Park.   It was just the third start of 2023 for the 4-year-old daughter of Bahamian Squall, after she went to

Bahamian Moon Still Going Strong at Age 6

    The days when owners and trainers viewed Tampa Bay Downs as a minor league track with a minute purse structure are long gone. Take the ninth race on Wednesday, for example. The race was won by Bahamian Moon, a daughter of Bahamian Squall who captured a $54,000 allowance optional claimer under Carol Cedeno,

‘From Last to First,’ Hay Hay Paula Wins Third in a Row

    In her first 13 career starts, Hay Hay Paula won three times, adding one second and three thirds. Since then, the 5-year-old daughter of Bahamian Squall has gone on a tear, winning four of her next five, including the last three in row, all at Gulfstream Park.     The latest score by

Bahamian Squall Filly Breaks Her Maiden at Gulfstream

    Survival Rose became winner No. 17 for Bahamian Squall this year with a come-from-behind victory at Gulfstream Park.      Cipriano Gil was aboard the 2-year-old filly who broke her maiden in her fourth start. She won by a length after getting seven furlongs in 1:28.22 and collected a check of $11,600 for

Bahamian Squall Filly Gets 2nd Victory at Charles Town

    Tator Made scored her second victory in six starts last night at Charles Town, carrying Reshawn Latchman to the wire 2 1/2-lengths in front in a 4 1/2-furlong test that went in a quick :52.97.     The 3-year-old daughter of Bahamian Squall earned a check for $16,440 in the $27,400 allowance race,

Hay Hay Paula Continues Assault on Gulfstream

Hay Hay Paula has raced 17 times at Gulfstream Park, and as she approaches her sixth year, she’s in the process of putting together the best few months of her career. The 5-year-old daughter of Bahamian Squall has run up a record of 6-1-3, and half of her victories have come in her last four

Hay Hay Paula Loves to Go From “Last to First”

Hay Hay Paula has become the poster mare for track announcers who like to inject the popular “from last to first” into their race calls.      The 5-year-old daughter of Bahamian Squall has raced 14 times at Gulfstream Park, and Sunday made it to the winner’s circle for the fourth time. In her first