God's Tipster's Thursday Gulfstream Park Pick: In the turf mile 9th, a well-bred Brian Lynch runner looks good
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Wednesday’s Race Recap from Gulfstream:
(All odds US)
Replays for Wednesday’s races from Gulfstream can be found here:
Race 2: 3rd@ 2.20/1
Race 4: 1st@ 0.40/1 - BEST BET 🔥🔥🔥
Race 8: 6th@ 36.20/1
Our week began with Chief Rocka gunning to the early lead as planned. He shortened stride in the stretch and faded to third. In Race 4, Pouncival was bet down to 2/5 favoritism and took the lead from the outside down the backstretch. He was under confident handling until mid-stretch when he had to hold off two challengers and did so but only just while being saved by the wire running our streak of “two point” win bet winners to 6. In Race 8, I had hoped Parchita could make the lead from her one post since they were sprinting on turf. And she did, momentarily but jockey Sonny Leon decided to instead defer to Gunesh and got shuffled back from his inside post ultimately finishing sixth.
Let’s keep our butts parked right here at Gulfstream for Thursday’s races. Fast and firm conditions are expected again. Let’s get this party started.
Thursday at Gulfstream Park:
Race 9: Tar Heel Girl - 1 pt win (US Morning Line Odds: 20/1)
Three-year-old fillies close out our day racing a mile on the turf. There are no standouts here so I’m pushing for a bit of a price with Tar Heel Girl, a regally bred daughter of top sire Into Mischief who finished 12th on debut after a troubled trip. This one’s dam, Upperline, was a three time stakes winner on turf and a winner of 9 of 25 starts overall. She’s also a half to a three-time turf winner. Trainer Brian Lynch is having a stellar Gulfstream meet winning 10 of 41 starts for a 24% win percentage and he’s even better with runners making their second career start (25%). In that debut effort she was bumped early and steadied before basically fighting the rider into submission. Today she gets a rider change to Edgar Perez, who’s 18% when riding for Lynch. Three works since that last start should have her plenty legged up. I liked the early speed she showed first out. Today he should have the benefit of riding the rails for as long as she can. Speed has been lethal on this turf course.
Best of luck to all our members playing Thursday’s races from Gulfstream!