HorseRacingFLA Staff Report
The Gulfstream Park West card for Thursday has eight races, including two allowance/optional claimers that are on turf with horses that are well-known by regular GP West bettors.
First post is 1:15 p.m. for the races, run at Calder in Miami Gardens and conducted by Gulfstream Park under a lease agreement.
*The carryover on the Rainbow 6 is $62,884. It begins on the third race, with scheduled post of 2:21 p.m.
*The dirt track and turf course are both listed as Good.
The first, third, fifth, seventh and eighth races are scheduled for turf with the rail at 5 feet.
According to the Weather Channel forecast, the chance of rain during racing hours is 15 percent.
*The fifth race is one mile on turf for Florida-bred fillies and mares 3-years-old and up. The purse is $37,000 and the optional claiming price is $16,000.
The eighth race is one mile on turf for 3-year-olds and up. The purse js $44,000 and the optional claiming price is $62,500.
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