Wednesday, January 23, 2019

BAUER'S BETS: Fast & Firm at Tampa

A well-bred field of sophomore Maiden Fillies go eight and one-half furlongs on turf in Race 5, Post Time is 2:25 PM. We may see some future grass stars in here.

(7) BLOWOUT makes her debut for the powerful Chad Brown outfit, she is bred up and down for the turf and has logged a dozen works since October 5. This could be a filly with a future, ace rider Antonio Gallardo has the mount.

THE BET $20 to win on (7) BLOWOUT and a  $2 exacta box with (6) TIPLE and                       (3) CHANCETHERACER.
3,6,7.  Total Bet $32.   GOOD LUCK!!

Previous Results  Lost $22 on Sunday. The bankroll is now plus $150.70

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Post Positions for Saturday's Pegasus World Cup

Here are the post positions for the $9 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational (Grade 1) to be run this Saturday Jan. 26 at  Gulfstream Park in Hallandale Beach, Fla.
Scheduled post time is 5:40 p.m. Eastern.  The race is 1 1/8 miles  on dirt for 4-year-olds and up.
The following list has the names of trainers and jockeys, along with morning line odds.

1. Bravazo, D. Wayne Lukas, Luis Saez, 12-1
2. Something Awesome, Jose Corrales, Edgar Prado, 20-1
3. City of Light, Mike McCarthy, Javier Castellano, 5-2
4. Seeking the Soul, Dallas Stewart, John Velazquez, 12-1
5. Accelerate, John Sadler, Joel Rosario, 9-5
6. Tom’s D’Etat, Al Stall Jr., Shaun Bridgmohan, 20-1
7. True Timber, Kiaran McLaughlin, Joe Bravo, 30-1
8. Gunnevera, Antonio Sano, Irad Ortiz, 8-1
9. Kukulkan, Fausto Gutierrez, Frankie Dettori, 30-1
10. Audible, Todd Pletcher, Flavien Prat, 10-1
11. Imperative, Anthony Quartarolo, Tyler Gaffalione, 30-1

12. Patternrecognition, Chad Brown, Jose Ortiz, 10-1.

Monday, January 21, 2019

Draw for Pegasus Posts at 11:30 a,m.Tuesday

The post position draw will be held at 11:30 a.m. Eastern on Tuesday for Saturday's running of the $9 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational  (Grade 1) at Gulfstream Park.

The draw will be held at Gulfstream, in Hallandale Beach, Fla., and is by invitation only. It will be streamed live at

This will be the third running of the Pegasus, the world's richest horse race.  It is 1-1/8 miles on dirt for 4-year-olds and up.

Gulfstream will have twelve races on its Saturday card, with first post of 11:30 a.m. Eastern  The Pegasus is the 12th race with scheduled post at 5:30 p.m. Eastern. 

On Tuesday afternoon, Gulfstream also will put out entries and post positions for Saturday's other eleven races.  That will include the first running of the $7 million Pegasus World Cup Turf Invitational (Grade 1), at 1-1/8 miles for 4-year-olds and up.

Seven of the day's other ten races are stakes.

HorseRacingFLA will have coverage of the draw and other Pegasus news on Tuesday afternoon.

We will be at Gulfstream on Saturday for coverage with photos and stories. 

It is almost certain that the on-dirt Pegasus will have a full field of twelve entrants.

The likely entrants are Accelerate, Audible, Bravazo, City of Light, Gunnevera, Imperative, Kukulkan, Patternrecognition, Seeking the Soul, Something Awesome, Tom's D'etat and True Timber. 

We will have profiles of top contenders beginning Tuesday afternoon.

* General admission on Saturday is $60 per person, and Gulfstream has several more expensive packages that include food and seating.

Details can be found on the Gulfstream Web site. Purchases can be made online, or on Saturday at the track.

Parking is $30 in advance and $20 on Saturday.

*The NBC over-the-air network will have live Pegasus coverage between 4:30 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. Eastern on Saturday.

*Tampa Bay Downs will have coverage of the Pegasus and all other Gulfstream races on Saturday.

So will most other Florida pari-mutuels. Call or visit their Web sites to find out.
- Jim Freer

Gulfstream Rainbow 6 Pool Grows by $263,826

On With God, at 9-2, won the sixth race at Gulfstream on Monday to start the Rainbow 6.

Bettors added $263,826 to the Rainbow 6 pool.

The carryover coming in was $360,893.

We will have a wrap-up  at the end of the racing day.
--Jim Freer