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.