by Jeremy Plonk
October 13, 2020
We canvass the 1/ST BET statistical database each week to bring you up to speed with racing at Gulfstream Park West. Check back weekly for statistical trends and tidbits for premier racing in South Florida. And be sure to support GPW by betting with 1/ST BET, the official betting app of Gulfstream Park West.
Gulfstream Park West has a Rainbow 6 carryover heading into Thursday’s return to action of $112,276 … Saturday’s allowance feature is a stakes-caliber heat that features 2019 Florida Derby runner-up Bodexpress and March’s Grade 3 Hal’s Hope winner Identifier… Gulfstream-based (Palm Meadows) Jesus’ Team, third recently in the Preakness Stakes, will be pointed to the Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile or Classic, trainer Jose D’Angelo reported.
The Stronach 5 paid $256 last week to 411 tickets, thanks to a trio of odds-on favorites and a pair of 4-1 shots. The Oct. 16 Stronach 5 will be comprised of the following races (beginning at 3:58 pm Eastern):
Leg A – Gulfstream Park West Race 8
Leg B – Laurel Park Race 7
Leg C – Laurel Park Race 8
Leg D – Santa Anita Race 3
Leg E – Golden Gate Race 3
Trends Last Week
--Trainer Rohan Crichton was on fire, posting a 9: 5-1-0 record with all 5 winners between 2-1 and 4-1. His dirt sprinters went 4: 3-1-0.
--Trainer Kent Sweezey was on point, going 7: 4-1-1 with a whopping $3.64 ROI for every $1 bet. He popped a $37.20 winner in claiming company while also winning a trio of maiden races.
--Jockey Emisael Jaramillo topped the riders at 31: 8-5-1, hitting 26% wins and 42% in the exacta. That produced a $1.61 ROI for every $1 bet.
--Jockey Angel Arroyo had a big week with a 22: 7-1-1 top-heavy record. He went 3-for-4 paired with Kent Sweezey.
Trends Last 2 Weeks
--Jockey Hector Berrios’ 31: 6-5-2 record at the young meet includes longshot winners at $37 and $42, helping him post a $1.99 ROI for every $1 bet.