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1/ST Look: Gulfstream Park West Stats

by Jeremy Plonk

November 11, 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.


The Rainbow 6 kicks off the week with a $49,824 carryover ... Racing is set to resume Wednesday through Sunday this week following the Nov. 8 cancellation due to Tropical Storm Eta … Saturday is the biggest day of the Gulfstream Park West meet, Sunshine Millions Preview Day. Nine stakes races will be on the card, including 4 slated for the turf, prepping horses for the Jan. 16 Sunshine Millions Day program at Gulfstream Park proper.

Stronach 5

Following last week’s $26,000 blockbuster return, the Nov. 13 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 – Laurel Park Race 8 with an approximate post time of 3:54
Leg C – Laurel Park Race 9 with an approximate post time of 4:24
Leg D – Gulfstream Park West Race 9 with an approximate post time of 4:42
Leg E – Golden Gate Fields Race 3 with an approximate post time of 4:50

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 19% or greater win rate and a profitable ROI. For the second straight week, Win % led all factors at GPW and produced a whopping $89.20 profit if you bet $2 win on every top choice all week. Breeders’ Cup players utilizing the 1/ST INDEX also tallied $38.80 Whitmore in the Sprint.

Win %
Off Track Earnings
Best Speed Fast Track

Trends Last Week

--Trainer Eddie Plesa led the way with a 5: 3-0-1 week and a crazy $4.84 ROI for every $1 bet. He went 2-for-2 with Paco Lopez riding, and popped a $39 winner with Angel Arroyo in the saddle. Plesa’s claiming sprinters were 3-for-3.
--Trainer Peter Walder went 4: 2-0-1 and had a $20 winner that netted a $3.48 ROI for every $1 bet. Miguel Vasquez rode both winners.
--Trainer Carlos David had a 5: 2-1-0 record that boasted $17 and $18 winners ($3.58 ROI for every $1 bet). Both victories came in dirt allowance events.
--Jockey Samy Camacho was 20: 4-3-3, netting 20% wins and a $1.92 ROI for every $1 bet. His wins were $11, $18, $23 and $23 beauties.
--Veteran jockey Edgar Prado had a solid 9: 3-1-1 performance with a $1.39 ROI for every $1 bet. He won Saturday’s Showing Up Stakes aboard Monforte to top the ledger.
--Jockey Paco Lopez was 7: 4-1-1 riding favorites on the week, including 2-for-2 on Eddie Plesa-trained chalk.