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The Rainbow 6 has a $735,873 carryover ($1.1M guaranteedpool) heading into Wednesday’s card, kickoff to the final week of theChampionship Meet … Saturday’s Grade 1 Curlin Florida Derby Day program willinclude 14 races, 10 stakes and a mandatory payout in the Rainbow 6 pool. Firstpost will be 11:30 am ET … Wednesday’s post position draw for the Florida Derbywill be livestreamed at Gulfstreampark.com beginning at 12:15 pm ET … FloridaDerby headliners are expected to include Holy Bull-Fountain of Youth winnerGreatest Honour, smashing local maiden winner Collaborate and west coastinvader Spielberg.
Last week’s Stronach5 paid $313.30 with 4 winners at 2-1 or less and an $11 topper. Stronach 5races this Friday, March 26, will be:
Leg A –Laurel Park Race 8 with an approximate post time of 4:30 ET
Leg B –Laurel Park Race 9 with an approximate post time of 5:03 ET
Leg C –Santa Anita Park Race 3 with an approximate post time of 5:08 ET
Leg D –Golden Gate Fields Race 3 with an approximate post time of 5:29 ET
Leg E –Gulfstream Park Race 10 with an approximate post time of 5:54 ET
1/STBET Top Factors Last Week:
Horseplayers using the 1/ST BET app saw the most success with these 3of the 52 handicapping filters for Gulfstream Park last week, each winning at a32% or greater win rate and showing massive flat-bet profits (all +$54-$81 forthe week). Avg. Speed Last 3 and Avg. Best 2 of 3 Speed were top-3 factors for the second straight week. The1/ST BET app’s AI handicapping picked 32% winners at Gulfstream Park last weekand showed a flat-bet profit.
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Trends Last Week
-- Favorites went 24-53 (45%) last week and are now 50-106 (47%) overthe past 2 weeks with nearly 70% in the exacta. Favorites have won 52% on theChampionship Meet in graded stakes races after Pacific Gale’s Hurricane Bertievictory last week, worth noting as we head into a big Saturday stakes card.
-- Trainer Mark Casse had one of his better weeks of the meet at 8:3-0-0 with winners paying $5, $8 and $17. All 3 winners came on grass,including a pair of maiden breakers.
-- Trainer Kent Sweezey went 7: 2-1-1 with a $65 longshot bomb toppingthe marquee. The barn also had an 11-1 shot in the money and posted a $1.18 ROIfor every $1 bet for the entire Championship Meet.
-- Trainer Kelly Breen continued a good run at 6: 2-0-2. He’s now 11:4-1-2 the past 2 weeks after a cold spell leading up to the turn-around.
-- Jockey Junior Alvarado excelled in the absence of some of the meet’stop riders last week, posting a 34: 9-7-3 mark. That’s 27% wins and 47% in theexacta while going 2-for-2 in stakes races. He had 2 wins for Mark Casse and 2for Jose Francisco D’Angelo.
-- Jockey Javier Castallano had the best week of his comeback frominjury, going 19: 5-1-5. Victories included $13 and $21 scores, but his 9:3-1-3 record aboard favorites indicates he was on several live mounts.