Thursday, August 20, 2020

Gulfstream Fast and Good for Thursday

The dirt is listed as Fast and the turf is listed as Good for Thursday's nine-race card at Gulfstream Park in Hallandale Beach, Fla.

First post is12:00 p.m.

As of 10:45 a.m., skies are clear at and around Gulfstream.

But thunderstorms fell earlier this morning, and the Weather Channel forecast is for a 45 percent chance of thunderstorms during racing hours.

The first, third, fifth and ninth races are scheduled for turf.

We will keep you posted if there are changes.

 The first race will have a carryover of $3,238 on the Super Hi-5.

That race is a $40,000 maiden claimer for 2-YOs.  It is five furlongs on turf with a $39,500 purse. 

The Rainbow 6  has a carryover of $128,559. The 20 cents per combination-only bet is on races four to nine with the sequence scheduled to start at 1:30 p.m.

Gulfstream is guaranteeing that the Thursday jackpot/carryover pool will be at least $250,000 if there is just one ticket with all six winners. The jackpot consists of the entire carryover plus 80 percent of the day's Rainbow 6 bets.

If there is not a single ticket with six winners, Gulfstream will take out 20 percent of the day's Rainbow 6 bet. It will then divide 56 percent among tickets with the most winners and add 24 percent to the carryover.

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