God's Tipster's Thursday Gulfstream Park Pick: The 9th has a front-running Gem from trainer Jorge Delgado
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Wednesday’s Race Recap from Gulfstream Park:
(All odds US)
Race 1: 4th@ 8.50/1
Race 4: 6th@ 17.20/1
Race 9: 3rd@ 8.10/1
🥳 🥳🥳 Why am I celebrating a fourth place finish at 8/1 to start our week at Gulfstream Park? For starters, the 15/1 winner was my second choice and our selection ran good enough to win the race but got stuck behind horses. Ok, so why celebrate a loss? 1. In our first race at Gulfstream for the season we already had a full field with plenty of value offered and our handicapping was right on. When the handicapping is on the luck always follows. I haven’t felt this at Aqueduct lately with its short fields and track condition playing oddly so I changed courses (in two senses of the word). Aqueduct has to this point given us the most profit over the last three and a half years but I’m going to give it some time before we play there again. So it’s the potential I’m celebrating and excited for as we move into the Gulfstream winter meet. Stick with me and you’ll see what I mean. Races 1, 2 and 3 were won by 15/1, 22/1 and 25/1 shots.In Race 4, 5/1 shot Tested Positive defeated the wildly overbet 1/2 favorite Too Much Vino. In Race 9, our 8/1 Rich Gift finished third to a bad favorite. I’d make that bet every time. The value was on Rich Gift. Sometimes bad favorites win. Is there value at Gulfstream Park? You bet!
We’ll head back to sunny and warm Gulfstream Park for Thursday’s races. We’re expecting fast and firm conditions once again (that’s refreshing!)
Let’s get to work!
Thursday at Gulfstream Park:
Race 9: Gem Cat - 1 pt win (US Morning Line Odds: 8/1)
We bookend the day with maiden claimers. This time they’re going 1 1/16 miles on turf and while Mark Casse doesn’t have the favorite here, he’s got a very beatable second choice in No Wasabi For Me. I prefer the 8/1 on Gem Cat who has a chance to steal this one on the front end. Last time out she set the pace on polytrack and faded in the drive. Polytrack is traditionally a pretty unfavorable surface to run on for a horse with early speed and the ones this miss dueled with completely faded to last in the lane. 28% winning trainer Jorge Delgado claimed this filly from a 5% winning barn and has worked her out 7 times since they claimed her. Speed on the rail in a race devoid of early speed is a good position to be in.
Wishing our members the very best of luck on your wagers on Thursday’s races from Gulfstream Park!