Gulfsteam Park’s Winter Championship Meet opened its 71 race day calendar Monday, December 26th. For details on that, see the Media Office’s post at: https://tinyurl.com/7669w5z8
Yesterday’s opening day featured 10 races under showery and fast track conditions. The four turf races were moved to the All-Weather track. Three race-time favorites won their races. The two Stakes races: Tropical Park Oaks and Tropical Park Derby were won by Candy Light (3.4:1) and Golden Glider (10:1) respectively.
The popular Rainbow 6 wager paid $2,588.34 to about 32 accurate winners. The long-odds winner to handicap was the Tropical Park Derby mentioned above, where Golden Glider was the 6th betting odds at 10.4:1. The winning program numbers were; 6-7-6-3-6-6.
The carryover for Wednesday there will be $153,986. Eight races are carded Wednesday with forst post at 1:10 PM at the Hallandale Beach, Fla. track. The cold blast of weather in South Florida will abate, and temperatures are expected around 74 degrees during the racing times.
As we near the end of 2022, thank you for your patronage to our service, and do prepare for a Happy and Prosperous New Year !