by Jeremy Plonk
May 4, 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 Rainbow 6 carryover will be $342,508 (guaranteed pool $500,000) heading into Thursday’s kickoff to the 4-day racing week … The Super High 5 also packs a $12,010 carryover for Thursday … This week’s feature race will be Saturday’s English Channel Stakes for 3-year-olds on turf … Con Lima earned her third stakes victory of 2021 at Gulfstream when capturing the May 1 Honey Ryder, adding to victories in the Ginger Brew and Grade 3 Herecomesthebride during the Championship Meet.
Stronach 5 races this Friday, May 7, will be:
Leg A – Pimlico Race 8 with an approximate post time of 4:15 pm ET
Leg B – Pimlico Race 9 with an approximate post time of 4:49 pm ET
Leg C – Gulfstream Park Race 9 with an approximate post time of 5:00 pm ET
Leg D – Santa Anita Park Race 3 with an approximate post time of 5:06 pm ET
Leg E – Golden Gate Fields Race 2 with an approximate post time of 5:21 pm ET
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 30% or greater win rate and showing a flat-bet profit.
Earnings at Distance
Speed Last Race
Best Speed Last 3
Trends Last Week
-- Trainer Victor Barboza continued his groove with a 7: 3-1-1 week that makes his GP runners 12: 6-2-1 since April 18.
-- Trainer Robert Dibona posted a 6: 3-0-1 mark that boasted $7, $12 and $41 winners. That made for a smooth $5.13 ROI for every $1 bet. He was 2-for-2 with Leonel Reyes in the saddle.
-- Trainer Gilberto Zerpa won with his only starter on the week and is now 9: 5-3-0 locally the past 2 weeks.
-- Jockey Paco Lopez dominated the rider’s standings with a 32: 11-7-7 record that included 7 winning favorites and all 11 winners at $9 or less mutuels. Lopez won twice for Ruben Gracida and Carlos David.
-- Favorites went 8-17 on dirt last week (47%) and 7-22 on turf (32%). Jockey Emisael Jaramillo was 7: 4-1-0 on the chalk.