Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Wednesday Preview: 2-YO Fillies in Spotlights at Tampa and Gulfstream

Florida’s two thoroughbred tracks will each have ten races on Wednesday.

Tampa Bay Downs has a first post of 12:25 p.m. 
The featured ninth race is a $75,000 optional claimer at six furlongs on dirt for 2-year-old fillies.

The purse is $22,000. All of the ten entrants have won either one or two races. Seven of them have run in at least one stakes race.

Gulfstream Park has a first post at 12:35 p.m.
The fourth race has the day’s highest purse--$28,000 which is lower than the feature races on most weekdays during Gulfstream’s championship meet.

It a $35,000 optional claimer at 7 ½ furlongs on turf for 2-year-old fillies.

On its first race, Gulfstream has a carryover of  $4,466.77 on the Super HI-5.

The carryover on the Rainbow 6 is $260,541.70. It is on races five through ten.

Conditions are fast and firm at both tracks.

The Weather Channel forecasts are for a zero percent chance of rain during racing hours in Oldsmar where Tampa Bay Downs is located and for just a 15 percent chance of rain in Hallandale Beach, where Gulfstream is located.

We will have coverage on this blog.
--Jim Freer

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