Gulfstream: Nine Races on Good Friday Card

Gulfstream Park will run nine races today, Good Friday, with a first post at 1:05 p.m.

The only carryover is on the Rainbow 6, at $101,259. The 20 cents per combination-only bet is on races four to nine, with the sequence scheduled to start at 2:43 p.m. One turf race is scheduled, Race 4; it’s a one mile claiming race.

Rain has been falling on Friday morning at Gulfstream in Hallandale Beach, Fla. However as of   11:00 a.m. the dirt track and the All-Weather Tapeta track were  listed as  Fast and the turf  course was listed as Firm.

The Weather Channel forecast is for a chance of rain of  50 percent or higher during racing hours.

We will have updates on any changes in surface conditions. Those updates will be on our blog, which may be accessed on the menu bar at the  top of  the home page of this  Web site.

On Thursday, 9 winners collected $4,319.46 each on this wager. Race 8 was the long-odds trip with a 9:1 winner. Just one favorite won in the Rainbow races. Interestingly, the prior Thursday (4/7) also saw race 8 with the long-shot winner at 9:1.

Betting on the Rainbow 6 was $69,433.  All sources track handle was $4.33 million.

Gulfstream will race Easter Sunday with a 1:05 PM Post Time. We’ll report on the Saturday line-up tomorrow.

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