GP: Miss Gracie Stakes Tops Saturday Card

HRFLA Staff Report

The Miss Gracie Stakes, at 7 1/2 furlongs on turf for three-year-old fillies, is Saturday’s feature race at Gulfstream Park.

It will be the fifth race with scheduled post of 2:34 p.m.

First post is 12:20 p.m. for  a twelve-race card.

The carryover on the Rainbow 6 is $440,193.

The 20 cents per combination-only bet is on races seven to twelve,  with the sequence scheduled to start at 3:39 p.m.

The  day is starting with the dirt listed as Fast and the turf listed as Firm.

The  Weather Channel forecast is for the chance of rain to increase from 15 percent to 80 percent during racing hours.

Starship Nterprise is the likely favorite in the Miss Gracie  She won the Martha Washington Stakes, at one mile on turf at Gulfstream on June19.

In her next race she finished second by a neck to Key Biscayne in the Monroe Stakes at Gulfstream on July 24.  That one mile race  was taken off the turf. Key Biscayne is a 4-year-old and thus is not eligible for the Miss Gracie.

Miguel Vasquez will ride Starship for trainer Steve Dwoskin, who owns the filly in a partnership  wih Starshi[ Stables.

Restofthestory, Sunshine City and Cultured are other contenders in the eight-horse field. 

We will have coverage during the afternoon.


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