Capital OTB’s “Featured Race of the Day”

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Wednesday 12-12-2018

Gulfstream Park Race 9

6 F

Starter Optional Claiming

Purse: $48,000

Pace Factor

The pace of the race should be set by #2 A Bit of Both. The horses taking stalking roles should be #1 Midtown Rose, #6 Celebrateme and #8 Arts and Crafts. The horse that has shown closing speed is #7 Crumb Bun.

Key Percentages

#2 A Bit of Both … listed jockey is winning at a 23% clip.

Recent Trends

#1 Midtown Rose … Horse has run in the money every start at the distance.

Overall View

Another week of racing at the Championship Meet continues Wednesday at Gulfstream Park. The horse to beat is the even money choice on the Morning Line, A Bit of Both. Playing the rainbow six, pick five or late pick four, this is a potential free square in the sequence with opportunities to get prices home earlier in the card. A Bit of Both goes out for trainer Jason Servis who has one of the hottest and most successful barns in 2018. He is winning 32% of his starts and 33% of his sprint races. Irad Ortiz, Jr. will be in the irons for Servis and the two year old filly won impressively breaking the maiden over the Gulfstream Surface in late September. Midtown Rose is at a fair price on the Morning Line. Midtown rose has run in the money three times in four starts at Gulfstream and every start at the distance. Midtown Rose is going to challenge for the lead in the race, so the rail is going to have a ton of speed. For Midtown Rose to pull off the upset, she will need to get to the lead and slow down the pace, she does have the “bug” advantage in the race.

Picks: 2-1-6-4

Sullivan Crotty

About Sullivan Crotty

Sullivan grew up two blocks from Saratoga Race Course, got involved with horse racing from his father at a young age, who used to breed and own race horses. Graduated from Christian Brothers Academy in Albany, NY. He played college football at Assumption College in Worcester, MA.

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