Sunday at Gulfstream: On turf, with 2-YO allowance as feature

HorseracingFLA Staff Report

Sunday, Sept.  20 — Gulfstream Park will  have 11 races today, with a first post of 1:15 p.m.

The dirt track is listed as fast and  the turf course is firm.  Five of the races are scheduled for turf.

The ninth race feature is a $75,000 allowance optional claimer at five furlongs on turf for 2-year-olds.  The purse is  $44,000. The scheduled post time is 5:47 p.m.

It will be a  match-up of horses trained by Ralph Nicks,  who leads the Gulfstream summer meet  with 26 wins , and Antonio Sano who has 25 and is in  second place.

Sano has two horses in the race.  They are Imperial Warrior, with Emisael Jaramillo riding,  and It’s Robin, with Edgard Zayas riding.

Nicks has one horse in the feature, More Royalty will be  ridden by Tyler Gaffalione.

Those are the only three horses  in  the race with a win at five furlongs on turf.

It will be the first race for It’s Robin since being reported as a gelding.

It also will be the first race for Zeus Odin since being reported as a gelding.  He is trained by Gustavo Amaya and will be ridden   by Juan Leyva.

Nicks has  six horses  on the card,  and  Sano  has four.

* Do the Roar won Saturday’s $75,000 Treasure Coast Stakes at five furlongs on turf for 3-year-olds and up.  Later today, we will have more on Do the Roar and his victory.

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