by Jeremy Plonk
November 24, 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.
Racing this week will be Wednesday, Friday and Saturday … Gulfstream Park West will have a mandatory payout in the Rainbow 6 pool on Saturday’s card, closing day of the 2020 meet. South Florida action then moves to Gulfstream Park on Wednesday, Dec. 2 … The Rainbow 6 comes into closing week with a $271,871 carryover … Jockeys Edgard Zayas and Miguel Vasquez come into the final week tied for the leading rider title at 39 wins apiece … Trainer Rohan Crichton leads his title chase with 17 victories, followed by Antonio Sano (15), Saffie Joseph Jr. (14) and Kathleen O’Connell (13).
A $91,481 Stronach 5 carryover awaits horseplayers this Friday, Nov. 27 on what might be a ‘green’ Friday vs. black. The Nov. 27 Stronach 5 will be comprised of the following races:
Leg A – Laurel Park Race 7 with an approximate post time of 3:20
Leg B – Laurel Park Race 8 with an approximate post time of 3:50
Leg C – Gulfstream Park West Race 8 with an approximate post time of 3:58
Leg D – Laurel Park Race 9 with an approximate post time of 4:20
Leg E – Gulfstream Park West Race 9 with an approximate post time of 4:27
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 21% or greater win rate. The factor Avg Late pace flashed 38% winners and showed a $48.80 profit if you bet $2 win on each top choice in that category for the week.
Avg Late Pace
Trends Last Week
--Trainer Rohan Crichton continued his winning ways last week with an 8: 3-1-1 mark and $1.43 ROI for every $1 bet. He was 3: 2-1-0 with favorites, but also had a $15 winner along the way.
--Trainer Mark Casse’s barn was 6: 3-0-0 on the week and had a whopping $3.00 ROI for every $1 bet. Casse had $5, $13 and $17 winners piloted by 3 different jockeys, including stakes winner Inthewinnerscircle.
--Trainer Kathleen O’Connell was 11: 3-0-1 for a strong $1.98 ROI for every $1 bet. Winners returned $11, $13 and $19, including stakes winner Thisismytime.
--Trainer Danny Gargan won with both starters as he readies for the championship meet, topped by stakes winner Venezuelan Hug.
--Jockey Miguel Vasquez is finishing the meet with a flourish, posting a 26: 8-4-1 on the week. That was good for 31% wins and a $1.49 ROI for every $1 bet. His 8 wins came for 7 different barns (doubling up with Rohan Crichton).
--Jockey Luca Panici went 13: 4-2-3 and popped a huge $2.97 ROI for every $1 bet. Winners paid $5, $10, $19 and $41. He finished 8-for-9 in the money with horses at 12-1 odds or less.