Saturday, April 25, 2020

Dr Post Wins Unbridled at Gulfstream

Dr  Post (3), the even-money favorite, beat Attachment Rate (7), the 2-1 second choice, by two lengths in Saturday's $75,000 Unnbridled Stakes for 3-year-olds at Gulfstream Park.

Americanus (2) finished third in the 1 1/16 mile dirt stakes.

The race had six starters, following the scratch of South Bend.

 Dr Post was riddden by Irad Ortiz Jr. and won in 1:43.07 on the track that is listed as Fast despite periodic rain.

Dr Post was in tight traffic coming out of the final turn. Ortiz found a "split-horses" opening in mid-stretch and Dr Post powered ahead to his second career win in three starts.

He broke his maiden on March 29 at seven furlongs at Gulfstream.

Dr Post, a son of Quality Road, is traained by Todd Pletcher for owner St  Elias Stable.

The race was the fourth leg in the Rainbow 6, with a carryover f $145,470.

Winners of the first four legs were:
7th race -- Venezuelan Hug (4)  9-5
8th race --  Scars are Cool (2)  5-1
9th race -- Dr Post (3) 1-1
10th race - New Year (3)   9-2

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