HRFLA Staff Report
Gulfstream Park will begin three straight days of racing on Friday, with nine races and first post of 2:00 p.m.
Conditions listed as Fast for dirt and Firm for turf.
The Weather Channel forecast is for a chance of rain of 15 percent or less during racing hours at Gulfstream in Hallandale Beach, Fla.
On Saturday, Gulfstream will have twelve races with first post of 12:20 p.m.
Saturday’s featured tenth race is the $75,000 Ginger Punch at 1 1/16 miles on turf for fillies and mares 3-YO and up. It is Gulfstream’s only stakes race this weekend.
On Sunday, Gulfstream will have ten races with first post of 12:50 p.m.
The Friday card has a Super Hi-5 carryover of $4,275 on the first race.
Friday’s carryover on the Rainbow 6 will be $195,076. The 20 cents per combination-only bet will be on races four to nine with the sequence scheduled to start at 3:28 p.m.
Gulfstream is guaranteeing that the jackpot payout on the Rainbow 6 will be at least $350,000 if there is just one ticket with all six winning horses.
If there are multiple tickets with six winners, Gulfstream will take out 20 percent of the day’s Rainbow 6 bets. It will then divide 56 percent among the winning tickets and add 24 percent to the carryover.
Gulfstream has a Friday through Sunday racing schedule until late August, while it puts in a synthetic Tapeta surface on what is now the outer portion of its turf course. When that installation is completed, Gulfstream will put Thursdays back into its schedule and have races on dirt, turf and Tapeta.
On May 28, Gulfstream lifted most of its COVID-19 restrictions on attendance.
Gulfstream now provides open access for the general public throughout its racing facility, with tickets not required.
Tickets and/or reservations are needed for the Silks simulcast area the Ten Palms restaurant and grandstand seats. Masks are not required outdoors, but are still required indoors when not eating or drinking. All ages are welcome. The Silks area on the ground floor is open daily for simulcast wagering,
More information can be obtained by calling the Gulfstream Box Office at (954) 457-6201.