by Jeremy Plonk
June 1, 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.
A $62,635 Rainbow 6 carryover ($150,000-guaranteed pool) welcomes players back Thursday for a 4-day racing week (as well as a $5,093 Super High Five carryover) … Fridays at Gulfstream Park all summer long now kick off with a pm ET first post on twilight cards … Feature race this week will be Saturday’s $75,000 Game Face Stakes for 3-year-old filly sprinters … Curlin Florida Derby winner Known Agenda is among 8 entered in Saturday’s Belmont Stakes … Gulfstream Park will begin a 3-day racing week (Friday-Sunday) starting June 11 … Gulfstream starts construction on a new Tapeta synthetic racing surface – over the outside third of the current turf course – next week. The third course option is expected to be ready for this fall.
The Stronach 5 paid $1,297.70 on May 28 to 79 winning tickets. Stronach 5 races this Friday, June 4, will be (all times ET):
Leg A – Pimlico Race 8 with an approximate post time of 4:15
Leg B – Gulfstream Park Race 6 with an approximate post time of 4:34
Leg C – Santa Anita Park Race 3 with an approximate post time of 5:09
Leg C – Golden Gate Fields Race 3 with an approximate post time of 5:28
Leg E – Gulfstream Park Race 8 with an approximate post time of 5:36
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 30% or higher. The factor Best Speed Last 3 was a top-3 factor at GP for the second straight week.
Avg Speed Last 3
Best Speed Last 3
Best Speed Distance
Trends Last Week
-- Jockey Emisael Jaramillo posted a second straight week with 27% winners and a slight flat-bet profit. He’s 13-for-14 in the exacta (6 wins) aboard favorites the past 2 weeks.
-- Jockey Wilmer Garcia lit up the board with a 13: 2-3-1 week that included $13 and $135 upsets, a 34-1 runner-up and a 25-1 shot on the bottom of the trifecta.
-- Leading trainer Saffie Joseph Jr. continues to grove at 21: 7-4-2. The barn is 17-49 (35%) the past 3 weeks.
-- Trainer Tom Proctor did everything he could with limited starters, going 2-2
-- Trainer Louis Roussel III finished second with both starters and now sits 20: 6-4-5 at the meet.
-- Favorites controlled the action with 46% wins and 73% in the exacta.