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Gulfstream Selections 12-15-2016

Gulfstream Park picks by Dick Powell Thursday, December 15, 2016   Race One: #4 ASCOT GIRL – Could not overcome post ten 2 starts back at Kentucky Downs in a strong field then came back against the same starter allowance company at Laurel and he raced evenly behind a fast pace. She drops down in class for Michael Matz. Turf:…

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Gulfstream Selections 12-14-2016

Gulfstream Park picks by Dick Powell Wednesday, December 14, 2016   Race One: #3 ASSAIL – I like turf sprinters that have good gate speed when they switch to dirt and this one should be able to make the lead while dropping down to maiden claiming $25K for the first time Katie O’Connell wins 20% with this maiden dropdown. 3,…

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Gulsftream Selections 12-11-2016

Gulfstream Park picks by Dick Powell Sunday, December 11, 2016   Race One: #5 BABY ANTONELLA – Only 1 for 18 lifetime but she does have good early speed and fits well with these. Horse for the course raced evenly last out and picks up Antonio Gallardo – 21% with his sprint rides. 5, 8, 2   Race Two: #5…

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Gulfstream Selections 12-10-2016

Gulfstream Park picks by Dick Powell Saturday, December 10, 2016   Race One: #3 VENTINA – Stretches out in distance off two good efforts. She broke her maiden first time out then came back and just missed behind a slow pace. Turf: 3, 9, 10 Dirt: 2, 8, 9   Race Two: #3 BODE’S DREAM – Broke her maiden here…

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Gulfstream Selections 12-9-2016

  Race One: #9 HORSE SPOTTER CARL – Broke his maiden going gate to wire against low-level maiden claimers here then came back and did it again at Gulfstream Park West. He dropped down to this level and was a good second last out. 9, 8, 3   Race Two: #5 SWEET REEF – Won first time out by two…

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Gulfstream Selections 12-8-2016

Gulfstream Park Edition by Dick Powell Thursday, December 08, 2016   Race One: #8 HOWABOUTWE – Beat $10K claimers two starts back then chased the field going seven furlongs in fast time on a sloppy track. She drops down to bottom-level claimers for Jena Antonucci who wins 10% with her overall claiming starters. 8, 5, 2   Race Two: #6…

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Gulfstream Selections 12-7-2016

Gulfstream Park picks by Dick Powell Wednesday, December 07, 2016   Race One: #9 RIGHT ON READY – Very consistent bottom claimer beat this level when blinkers were added then came back with an even fourth. He was used hard from post one last out and should relax better from here with Edgard Zayas back aboard. 9, 1, 3  …

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Gulfstream Selections 12-4-2016

Gulfstream Park Selections by Dick Powell Sunday, December 04, 2016 Race One: #5 BREAK AWAY – Was a close second two starts back in a wide trip then came back and rallied for second after being stuck behind a slow pace. Turf: 5, 3, 7 Dirt: 2, 3, 6   Race Two: #3 AWESOME TYPE – Broke his maiden first…

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Gulfstream Park Selections 12-3-2016

Gulfstream Park Selections by Dick Powell Saturday, December 03, 2016   Race One: #10 GENTLE KITTEN – Mike Maker, the Ramsays, Kitten’s Joy on the turf – what’s not to like? Was an even third last out in a wide trip at Churchill Downs and Jose Ortiz wins 32% riding for Maker. (BEST BET). Turf: 10, 9, 1 Dirt: 2,…

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