HorseRacingFLA Staff Report
The Gulfstream Park West meet has a Late Pick 5 carryover of $34,004 on Friday.
It will be on races six through ten, with the sequence scheduled to start at 3:15 p.m.
First post is 12:35 p.m. for a ten-race card, at Calder in Miami Gardens.
Conditions are fast and firm, and the Weather Channel forecast is for a zero percent chance of rain during racing hours.
We will have coverage on our blog, which can be accessed on the menu bar at the top of the home page of this Web site.
Past experiences with Late Pick 5 carryovers at GP West and at Gulfstream Park indicate that as much as $200,000 will be bet on the Late Pick 5. Many bettors will hop in, chasing money that others have lost.
For example, last Saturday Oct. 28 there was a Late Pick 5 carryover of $19,901 going into the card. Bettors added $120,549 to the pool.
On the GP West first race, there is a Super Hi-5 carryover of $2,539,
The carryover on the Rainbow 6 has grown to $5,734. It is on races five through ten.
On Thursday, three of the winners in the Late Pick 5 were at odds of 9-1 or higher. As a result, there were no tickets with the winners of all five Late Pick 5 races.
An undetermined number of tickets that had four winners were paid $316.50 on the minimum 50 cent bet.
*At Gulfstream in Hallandale Beach, there will be simulcast coverage and wagering on the Friday card at Del Mar that includes four Breeders’ Cup races.
First post at the track in Del Mar, Calif., is 2:25 p.m. Eastern. The four Breeders’ Cup races are the sixth through ninth, with the sequence scheduled to start at 5:25 p.m. Eastern.
There is no simulcast wagering at GP West/Calder. That is one of the reasons why meet sponsor Gulfstream Park has been encouraging South Florida fans to go to Gulfstream to watch and wager on the simulcasts from GP West and other tracks.
On Saturday, Gulfstream will have its regular simulcast menu including Del Mar.
*Tampa Bay Downs will not resume live racing until Nov. 25.
On Friday and Saturday, as on all other days, Tampa Bay will have its regular simulcast menu including GP West and Del Mar.