PLAY of the DAY” by Brian Nadeau                   
Date  3/20/21 
Featured track  Gulfstream Park 
Race number  3 
Race overview  A modest 25k MCL for 3upfm going 7 ½ Fs on the turf. 
Pace  There’s not a lot#6 APPLAUSE (2-1) should be able to control things on the stretchout.   
Trends  Speed plays on the turf, especially when it’s fast and firm, as horses have trouble making up ground, no matter how fast the splits are. 
Best Play  #6 APPLAUSE (2-1) (turf only): Stretch out sprinter is bred for this, goes second-off a brief freshening, and routes on the turf for the first time, while catching a meek group. 
Bet Types    Aggressive WP bet and single in the early Pk5/Pk4 as well. 
Play of the Day Winners  GP POD (through 3/10): 61-17-10-10 ($1.69/$4.86)