HorseracingFLA Staff Report
Saturday, Sept. 5–The 2-year-old filly It’s High Time and the 2-year-old colt Dream of Me will be back at Gulfstream Park late this afternoon, seeking their second wins in this year’s Florida Sire Stakes Series.
It’s High Time is one of 12 entrants in the Susan’s Girl. Dream of Me is part of a 13-horse field in the Affirmed.
The Susan’s Girl (10th race, 5:26 p..) and the Affirmed (12th race, 6:36 p.m.) are both seven furlongs on dirt and both have $300,000 purses.
Those races are the co-features of Gulfstream’s 12-race card that has six other stakes races.
It’s High Time and Dream of Me won the opening leg races in their Sire Stakes Divisions on Aug. 8. The series will conclude on Oct. 3.
On Aug. 8, It’s High Time won the six furlong $200,000 Desert Vixen Stakes by 3 ¼ lengths over Silent Prayer.
Ballet Diva, the 1-5 favorite, finished third. High End Queen rallied to finish fourth after stumbling badly leaving the gate.
It’s High Tme was sent off at 10-1 in the Desert Vixen. She will be at lower odds today for the husband-wife team of trainer Jose Pinchin and owner Tracy Pinchin.
The first four finishers are back for the Susan’s Girl.
It’s High Time will be seeking her third win in four career starts. Edgard Zayas has the mount. Harry Hernandez, who rode her in the Desert Vixen, is out with a broken wrist.
On Aug. 8, Dream of Me won the 6 furlong $200,000 Dr. Fager by a widening 2 ¼ lengths over Mr. Kisses. Li’l Meatball finished third.
All three are back for the Affirmed. Tribal Drama looms s a major challenger among the newcomers.