They say that when “one door closes, another opens”!
Well, Calder Racecourse will close its doors for the season on Friday and Saturday, Gulfstream Park opens theirs!
The $100,000 Spectacular Bid Stakes will be Race# 9 at 4:33 p.m., for 2yo’s, going 6 Furlongs out on the Gulfstream dirt to open the stakes and graded stakes racing season here!
8, 2yo’s will come out for this opening day stakes as Gulfstream winds its way through this winter/spring meet that will culminate in next April’s Florida Derby!
The names to look for in here are Vexor, the lone G/S winner in this field, Luke of York and For Oby, both stakes winners.
PP. Horse, M/L Odds
1. Jordan’s Image, 8/1
2. Rex’s Last Tour, 20/1
3. Vexor, 3/1
4. Blings Express, 10/1
5. Luke of York, 5/2
6. For Oby, 6/1
7. Ancient Rome, 4/1
8. Town Prize, 6/1
Picks are – 3,5,6,8 in a boxed exacta!
So the 83-day racing season at Gulfstream gets underway this Saturday with just a 4-day race week for most of the season this year too!
So for you folks down in sunny South Florida its Gulfstream “Cool Breeze” time once again!