November 19, 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.
Four Sunshine Millions Preview Day turf races scheduled for last Saturday have been re-slated for this Saturday and Sunday due to wet conditions a week ago. The SM Preview Turf and Juvenile Fillies Turf will be run Saturday; the Filly & Mare Turf and Juvenile Turf are set for Sunday … A $137,552 carryover in the Rainbow 6 welcomes bettors back this week, Wednesday through Sunday … 2020 Florida Derby winner Tiz the Law will be pointed toward the Jan. 23 Grade 1 Pegasus World Cup at Gulfstream, his connections announced this past week.
The Stronach 5 paid $705.80 last week (145 winning tickets) with an “ALL” in the final leg due to Golden Gate Fields’ late cancellation of racing. The Nov. 20 Stronach 5 will be comprised of the following races:
Leg A – Laurel Park Race 7 with an approximate post time of 3:24
Leg B – Gulfstream Park West Race 7 with an approximate post time of 3:38
Leg C – Laurel Park Race 8 with an approximate post time of 3:54
Leg D – Laurel Park Race 9 with an approximate post time of 4:24
Leg E – Gulfstream Park West Race 9 with an approximate post time of 4:42
1/ST BET Top Factors Last Week:
Horseplayers using the 1/ST BET app saw the most success with these 3 of the 52 handicapping filters for Gulfstream Park West last week, each winning at a 28% or greater win rate. The factor Last Turn Time netted a $33.20 profit if you bet $2 win on each top choice in that category for the week.
Avg E2 Pace
Best Speed Last 3
Last Turn Time
Trends Last Week
--Trainer Carlos David went 4: 3-0-1 on the week, including a pair of stakes winners. That produced a $1.73 ROI for every $1 bet as all 3 winners were 5-2 or less odds. David has won with 5 of his last 8 local starters.
--Trainer Saffie Joseph Jr. was back on the upswing with a 7: 3-3-0 week that saw victories at 6-5, 6-5 and 3-1 prices. Edgard Zayas piloted all but 1 of his runners.
--Jockey Emisael Jaramillo, who had been cold in recent weeks, caught fire with a 21: 6-3-3 mark, but was not profitable as 5 of his wins came aboard favorites.
--Jockey Angel Arroyo went 4-for-16 (25% wins) and boasted a huge $2.97 ROI for every $1 bet. Winners paid $26 and $57 in dirt mile routes among his scores.
--Jockey Santiago Gonzalez made the most of limited mounts. He was 4: 2-1-0 with $9 and $23 winners spiking a wild $4.13 ROI for every $1 bet.
--Jockey Edgard Zayas went 7: 3-4-0 aboard favorites on the week.