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1/28: Gulfstream ($4MM Rainbow 6 Force Out)

GULFSTREAM PARK

POST-SCRATCHES

7th: S/ALW, F&M-4+, 1m-T/84′ (Rainbow 6, P3, DD, Hi-5)

Best Value: #5 Bonita Springs 6-1 5th
Next Best: #4 Ultimate Cause 3-1 6th
Exotics Use: #7 Farcical Feline 9-2 2nd
Super Add: #6 O.K. Kay 7-2 3rd
Hi-5 Play: #9 Madame Uno 6-1 WON ($11.80)

8th: OC/N1X, 3yo-F, 7.5f-T/0′ (P5, P3, DD, Hi-5)

Nootka Sound, last seen when 9-2 at Royal Ascot in 22 horse Windsor Castle, would figure to best these if she comes back running. And won’t be 9-2 today. If it’s not her, this becomes a mad scramble..

Most Likely: #6 Nootka Sound 9-2 WON ($10.60)
Next Best: #1 Camila Princess 7-2 3rd
Best …

1/27: Gulfstream (Pegasus Day)

GULFSTREAM PARK

POST-SCRATCHES

1st: MSW, 3yo-F, 8.5f-T/84′ (P5, P3, DD, Hi-5)

Best Value: #5 Figarella’s Queen 20-1: Out of Shirreffs’ Am. Oaks win’r Nereid, should go green.. 2nd
Next Best: #4 Moi 12-1: $750k Brown/OXO miss returns to turf after main track flop at 3-2.. 11th
Exotics Use: #9 Got Stormy 20-1 4th
Super Add: #8 Special Trip 6-1 3rd
Hi-5 Play: #2 Renewable 12-1 7th

2nd: MSW, 3yo-F, 7f (P4, P3, DD, Hi-5)

Best Value: #10 Soar From Shadows 12-1: Soaring Softly granddaughter pops at price with 2nd st. improvement.. 7th
Next Best: #2 Cache 6-1: Hennig killing it at stand and $500k Don Adam buy looks …

Florida, Louisiana Derby Day!

FGNOLA GPdaquiri

GULFSTREAMPOST-SCRATCHES

6th: MSW, 3yo, 7f P3, DD, Hi-5)

Very nice group including the Rachel Alexandra brother Fayeq back for 2nd start after late-running debut. Meantime ran hard at 50-1+ at demanding debut distance of one mile, bested only by LA Derby player Patch..

Most Likely: #10 Meanwhile 3-1 3rd
Best Value: #1 Time to Travel 8-1 WON ($28.80)
Next Best: #7 Pure Heart 7-2 7th
Exotics Use: #9 Fayeq 4-1 5th
Super/Hi-5: #6 Caviar Czar 5-1 2nd

7th: 7th Sir Shackleton, 4+, 7f (P4, P3, DD, Hi-5)

Modest …

Superb FOY card on tap

GULFSTREAM

POST-SCRATCHES

1st: OC/N1X, 3yo, 9f (P5, P3, DD, Hi-5)

Always Dreaming considered Fountain of Youth but instead takes this intermediate step toward likely Florida Derby try. Gamble’s Citizen from Josie Carroll can leap up as first time at 3/first time on dirt..

Most Likely: #1 Always Dreaming 1-1 WON ($2.20)
Best Value: #6 Gamble’s Citizen 12-1 8th
Next Best: #7 Lookin At Blessing 5-1 5th
Exotics Use: #4 Confederate 6-1 6th
Super/Hi-5: #3 Fire for Effect 10-1 4th

2nd: MSW, 3yo, 7.5f-T/0′ (P4, P3, DD, Hi-5)

Tried good looker rough trip Sharm El Sheikh on Holy Bull Day and am concerned he’s a trouble-finder building up the MDN loses. Mott’s Compagno …

Big Saturday at GP, TAM

GULFSTREAM

POST-SCRATCHES

7th: OC/N1X, 4+, 9.5f-T/108′ (P6, P3, DD, Hi-5)

Best Value: #8 War Bond 6-1 9th
Next Best: #1 Nessy 7-2 3rd
Exotics Use: #3 Flying Bullet 9-2 2nd
Super Add: #2 Barraaq 4-1 WON ($8.80)
Hi-5 Play: #9 Conquest Sandman 15-1 5th

8th: MSW, 3yo, 7.5f-T/36′ (P5, P3, DD, Hi-5)

Brutal start to P5 with many of these possible..

Most Likely: #1 Rocketry 10-1 7th
Best Value: #8 Sharm El Sheikh 15-1 6th
Next Best: #3 Escape Velocity 4-1 WON ($9.40)
Exotics Use: #10 Wannabeaplayer 9-2 3rd
Super/Hi-5: #9 Donwell 5-1 4th

9th: 74th Suwannee River (G3), F&M-4+, 9f/108′ (P4, P3, DD, Hi-5)

Possibly the last …