Sunday, February 19, 2017

Gulfstream: Sunday Carryovers; Racing on Monday

Gulfstream Park will continue its holiday weekend Sunday with twelve races, and it will have a special 12-race 
 Presidents’ Day card on Monday.

First post is 12:00 p.m. both days.

On Sunday, there is a carryover of $4,509 on the Super Hi-5 in the first race.

It is an optional claimer at 7 ½ furlongs on turf for 4-year-olds and up.  The purse is $49,000 and the optional claiming price is $62,500.

The carryover on the Rainbow 6 has grown to  $96,147.  It is on races seven through 12.

The dirt track is listed as fast  and the turf course is listed as firm.

The Weather Channel forecast is for the chance of rain rising from 15 percent to 50 percent during racing hours.

We will have coverage during the afternoon on this blog.

Presidents Day Racing
Mondays are usually dark at Gulfstream.

But this Monday, Feb. 20, it will have a special Presidents Day card with twelve races and first post of 12:00 p.m.

All twelve races are starter stakes, with purses of either $60,000 or $50,000 and restricted to horses that have raced at least once at or below designated claiming levels in 2016 or in 2017.

All of the races are named in honor of U.S. presidents, U.S. first ladies or the British royal family.

We will have a preview story on Sunday night.
--Jim Freer

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