Saturday, August 18, 2018

Kroy Wins Gulfstream Feature; Rainbow 6 Carryover Grows to $38,015

Kroy won Gulfstream Park’s fourth and 
feature race on Friday in a blanket three-horse photo finish.

Kroy, at 9-5,beat 8-1 shot One of a Kind by a nose. Galleon Mast, the 6-5 favorite finished another nose behind in third place.

The optional claiming race was one mile on turf for 3-year-olds and up. The purse was $48,000 and the optional claiming price was $62,500. None of the seven starters were in for a claim.

With Emisael Jaramillo riding, Kroy led at every call and won in the fast time of 1:35.08 on the course listed as firm.

Kroy is trained by Armando De La Cerda and owned by Midwest Thoroughbreds.

The victory was the fifth in 13 career starts for Kroy,a 4-year-old gelded son of The Factor.  

Two of his wins were in turf stakes at Gulfstream.

*There were eight tickets with all six winning horses in the Gulfstream Rainbow 6 on Friday.

Each ticket paid $4,126.15 on the 20-cent only bet.

With multiple winning tickets, the Rainbow 6 carryover continues for a third day.

On Saturday it will be $38,015, on races seven through twelve. The sequence is scheduled to start at 3:52 p.m.

*The Saturday feature race is the $75,000 Barely Stakes at one mile on dirt for fillies and mares 3-years-old and up.
It is the 11th race with scheduled post of 6:03 

*On Sunday, Gulfstream will have twelve races with first post at 12:45 p.m.

The feature will be the $75,000 Jupiter Beach Stakes at five furlongs on turf for 3-year-olds and up.  It will be the 11th race with scheduled post of 6:03 p.m.
--Jim Freer 

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