by Jeremy Plonk
January 19, 2021
We canvass the 1/ST BET statistical database each week to bring you up to speed with racing at Gulfstream Park. Check back weekly for statistical trends and tidbits for premier racing in South Florida. And be sure to support Gulfstream by betting with 1/ST BET, the official betting app of Gulfstream Park.
The fifth Pegasus World Cup anchors the week in Saturday’s huge program of racing. The Pegasus World Cup Turf is 1 of 7 stakes that includes the Pegasus World Cup Turf. First post time Saturday for the 13-race card will be 11:30 am ET … Gulfstream Park will offer a mandatory payout in the Rainbow 6 on Sunday to close the racing week. The jackpot bet’s carryover is $400,559 heading into Wednesday’s opener ($750,000-guaranteed pool) … Follow key workouts for the Pegasus World Cup at a special section of XBTV.com … Post positions will be drawn live at 1:45 pm ET Wednesday for the Pegasus World Cup. Watch at Pegasusworldcup.com/livestream … Xpressbet Beat the Host this week will feature Jeff Siegel of XBTV as the public’s rival. Beat Jeff in a mix of 10 races from Santa Anita and Gulfstream to take down your share of $60K in seasonal and weekly prizes at Xpressbet.com.
It’s a rare carryover week in the Stronach 5 with more than $97,000 in ‘dead’ money up for grabs. Stronach 5 races this Friday, January 22, will be:
Leg A – Laurel Park Race 8 with an approximate post time of 3:55
Leg B – Laurel Park Race 9
Leg C – Santa Anita Race 3
Leg D – Golden Gate Fields Race 3
Leg E – Gulfstream Park Race 10
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 last week, each winning at a 23% or greater win rate and a flat-bet profit. The factor Best Speed Turf produced a whopping $53.20 profit if you bet $2 win on every top selection in that category.
Earnings at Distance
Best Speed Turf
In the Money %
Trends Last Week
-- Trainer Brian Lynch had a 9: 3-1-1 week, exclusively entered for the turf, including a pair of maiden breakers and an $18 allowance victory.
-- Trainer Antonio Sano posted an 11: 3-2-1 record for a $2.07 ROI for every $1 bet. He had $20 and $21 winners both in turf routes.
-- Trainer Kent Sweezey was 7: 2-0-1, boasting $12 and $53 winners among those. Both winners came on turf.
-- Trainer Bill Mott was 7: 2-4-0 with his 6 maidens all finishing in the exacta. Winners paid $10 and $13 and he added a 15-1 runner-up. Jockey Junior Alvarado was 5: 2-2-0 in his pairings. Mott had been 6-for-12 locally over the previous 2 weeks, continuing his hot ways.
-- Jockey Miguel Vasquez provided value in his 5-for-29 record (17%), scoring $25, $31 and $53 winners among his scores.
-- Jockey Corey Lanerie continues to ride on a strong path, going 13: 3-3-2. That’s 46% in the exacta and a $1.94 ROI for every $1 bet. He had a $32 winner, 28-1 runner-up and a pair of 14-1 shots run third.