Gulfstream Resumes Friday with Nine Races

HRFLA Staff  Report

After being dark this Monday through Thursday, Gulfstream Park will resume live racing on Friday with nine races and first post of 2:00 p.m.  

On Friday. the carryover on the Rainbow 6 is $98,144. The 20 cents per combination-only bet  is on races four-to-nine with the sequence scheduled to start at 3:36 p.m.

This link to the Equibase Web site has the Gulfstream entries for Friday. It includes click-ons for handicapping material. Some is free. Some, such as Past Performances is at cost. 

Four  of Gulfstream’s Friday races are scheduled for turf.

A big question on Friday morning will be whether those races will stay on the turf

The summer rainy season is off to a very wet start in the Miami-Fort Lauderdale area, which includes Gulfstream in Hallandale Beach.

Because of  rain and other wet conditions. Gulfstream did not have turf races on any of its four racing days between Sunday June 27 and Saturday July 3.

On Sunday July 4 Gulfstream kept all five of its scheduled-for-turf races on that surface, which was listed as Good.

On Tuesday and Wednesday, Tropical Storm Elsa brought heavy rain and wind to the Miami-Fort Lauderdale area.

On Thursday afternoon, the sky has been sunny in the area near Gulfstream. The Weather Channel forecast is for a 25 percent chance of rain during racing hours on Friday.

On Saturday, Gulfstream will have thirteen races with first post at 12:20 p.m.

The feature race is the $75,000 Carryback Stakes at seven furlongs on dirt for 3-year-olds.

The Saturday card also has the $60,000 Hallandale Beach Handicap, at seven furlongs on dirt for 3-YO fillies.

As of 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, Gulfstream had not released its for this coming Sunday.

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