Gulfstream Park West: Thursday Preview
The dirt track is listed as fast and the turf is listed as Firm on Thursday for the eight-race card at the Gulfstream Park West meet.
First post is 1:15 p.m. at Calder in Miami Gardens.
Rain has been falling on-and-off at Calder during the morning.
The Weather Channel forecast is for a 50 percent chance of thunderstorms during racing hours.
The first, third, fifth, seventh and eighth races are scheduled for turf, with the rail at ten feet.
*The carryover on the Rainbow 6 is $31,678. It begins on the third race, with scheduled post of 2:21Â p.m.
Wednesday was the seventh day of the GPÂ West meet. And it was the seventh day without the jackpot payoff requirement of just one ticketÂ withÂ the winners of all six Rainbow 6 races.
The jackpot consists of the full carryover plus 80 percent ofÂ newÂ bets on the Rainbow 6.
On Wednesday, there were 14 Rainbow 6 tickets with all six winners. Each received $1,075.32 on the 20-cent only bet.
Wagering on the Rainbow 6 was $27,154. Under the rules for non-jackpot days, Gulfstream took out 20 percent of that amount, divided 56 percent among winning tickets and added 24 percent to the carryover.
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