Gulfstream: Turf Allowance Tops Sunday Card; Applicator Wires Field in Gleaming Stakes

HorseracingFLA Staff Report

Gulfstream Park has a ten-race card on Sunday with first post of 1:15 p.m.

It will follow a Saturday when Applicator, at 51-1, took an early lead and held on to beat Quiet Force by a half length in the $75,000 Gleaming Stakes at 1 ½ miles on turf for 3-yeat-olds and up.

Sunday’s feature sixth race is a $25,000 optional claimer at 1 1/16 miles on turf for 3-year-olds and up. The purse is $43,000.

Conditions are listed as fast and firm, and five races are scheduled for turf.

The Weather Channel forecast shows a 15 percent chance of rain during racing hours in Hallandale Beach, where Gulfstream is located.

There is a carryover of $130,750.01 on the Rainbow 6, on races five through ten.

It is a 20-cent per combination bet and requires having a  ticket with the winners in each of the six races.

We will have coverage of the Sunday racing on our blog.

*On Monday, Memorial Day, Gulfstream will have eleven races with first post at 1:15 p.m.

Gulfstream will be dark on Tuesday, and then resume its regular Wednesday through Sunday schedule.

On Saturday June 4, it will have its Summit of Speed Preview Day with seven stakes races.

Those stakes are at the same distances and for the same age groups as richer stakes, including three graded stakes, that Gulfstream will have on the Summit of Speed card on July 2.

*Applicator shot out to the lead and was never headed in the $75,000 Gleaming Stakes.

Applicator was ridden by Leonel Reyes and won in 2:28.53 on the course that was listed as good following heavy rains in the morning.

The win was the first in a stakes for the 3-year-old Applicator and for his trainer Mikhail Yanakov.



7   Applicator      104.80  30.40  12.40

2   Quiet Force                   5.00    3.40

3   Xaverian                                  3.20

6   Persuasive

5   Morning Calm

$1 EXACTA 7-2 PAID $238.60; $1 TRIFECTA 7-2-3

PAID $689.80; $1 SUPERFECTA 7-2-3-6 PAID

$2,392.40; $1 SUPER HIGH FIVE 7-2-3-6-5 PAID $3,122.40