Celebration of Life for Kent Stirling will be held on Saturday, Sept 23 at
11:00 a.m. in the Sport of Kings Theater on the second floor at Gulfstream Park.
Stirling passed away on Sept. 5, after a long battle with cancer.He was 72.
Gulfstream to Hold Memorial for Kent Stirling on Saturday
was executive director of the Florida Horsemen’s Benevolent and Protective
Association from 1995 to 2015.He
previously was that association’s president, and was a multiple graded stake
In lieu of flowers, Mr. Stirling’s family requests that donations
be sent to: FLTRAC (Thoroughbred Aftercare), His Place Ministries (Pembroke
Pines), or the Broward Ostomy Association.
Gulfstream Park has two carryovers on its Thursday card, which has ten races and first post of 1:15 p.m.
On the first race there is a Super Hi-5 carryover of $13,166.
The Rainbow 6 has a carryover of $24,946. It is on races five to ten. Conditions are fast and firm. The Weather Channel forecast is for a chance of thunderstorms ranging from 20 percent to 45 percent during racing hours.
Gulfstream Park will have a Rainbow 6 carryover of $16,424 when it
resumes racing on Wednesday.
First post is 1:15 p.m. for a ten-race card. The Rainbow 6 is on races
five through ten, with the sequence scheduled tostart at 3:21 p.m.
NOTE: Wednesdays are usually dark at Gulfstream. Gulfstream has added
racing thisWednesday Sept. 20 and on
Sunday Oct. 1.That will make up for
some of the handle lost when it cancelled seven race dates due to Hurricane
On Sunday, there were six ticketswith the winners ofall six
Rainbow 6 races.Each received $3,838.24
on the 20 cent only bet.
The carryover coming in was $6,554.Bettors added $41,133 to the Rainbow6 pool.
Per its rules on days with multiple winning tickets, Gulfstream took out
20 percent ofthe day’s bet. It then
distributed 56 percent among winning tickets and added 24 percent to the
pays out the Rainbow6jackpotonly on days when there isjust
one ticketwith the winnersof all sixRainbow 6races.
consists of the entire carryover plus 80 percent of the day’s wagering on the
Rainbow 6 is a 20-cent per combination-only bet. Multiple horses can be used in
each race, thus setting up a ticket with multiple 20 cent
combinations. For example, a ticket with two horses in each race has
64 combinations and costs $12.80.