by HorseRacing FLA staff
Gulfstream Park has a 10-race card Saturday, August 19th.
First post is at 12:50 PM in Hallandale Beach, Fla., while last call to the gate is near 5:15 pm.
One stakes race is planned; the Sheer Drama, a $65,000 seven-furlong jaunt on the dirt track for 3-year-olds. The field of 8 is favored by R Adios Jersey, at 8:5 morning line odds. It’s planned as race #9 with a 4:47 PM post time.
The Rainbow 6 wager is the sole carryover Saturday at $338,577, and will get underway with race #5 near 2:50 p.m. Gulfstream announced a Mandatory Payout Saturday of the entire pool after the track takeout. Read the full Gulfstream media report at: https://gulfstreampark.com/news/rainbow-6-mandatory-payout-set-for-saturday-at-gulfstream/
On Friday, 6 of 6 paid $805.06 to about 40 winners. Just one favorite won in the last 6 races Friday, with the high-odds win being Katz That Gal at 9.4:1 in race 5. The Late Pick 4 and Pick 5 paid $185.70 and $981.80 respectively. The outlier win Friday was the race 5 Super-fecta of 8-7-3-5 paying $4,907.69 on a 10 cent bet! Equibase data shows 7 winners of that wager.
The winning Rainbow 6 program #’s: 5-3-8-1/2-6-1.
Total all-sources track handle was $3.06 million Friday, the same as the prior Friday.