Gulfstream Park has an 11-race card Saturday. First post is near 12:40 pm, last post 5:35 pm. The two stakes races are the Texas Glitter and the Melody of Colors. Both are $100,000 purses on the turf at 5 furlongs. Race 4’s ‘Glitter’ favorite is Crispy Cat at 2:1, while the Melody of Colors morning line favorite is Sassy Nature at 7:2.
In Friday’s racing, a monsterous 1,350 bettors cashed in for a smallish $78.72 each on the Rainbow 6 wager. Five favorites won in the rainbow 6, with the long odds win at just 5.6:1. Also, 7 horse were scratched in the Rainbow races, leading to 13 horses as winners on the bet vs. 6 with no scratches. The $78.72 payout was the lowest since Nov. 27th, 2022 when it paid out $72.10 to 400 winners! The Saturday carryover is $535,125, or a guaranteed pool of $700,000 by Gulfstream if a single winner emerges.
Forty-six entries left the gate in the last six races. The winning Rainbow 6 program numbers were 1/7/8-1/2/3-1-6-1-1/6/10/11. The only noticeable big wins on the day were the Super High 5 in races 1 and 7 paying $7,791.70 and $4,334.80 respectively.
Total all-sources track handle was $8.62 million Friday, along with a $307,000 purse size. The Rainbow 6 pool was $191,455.