19:05 Gulfstream
Race 5 - Stakes
Race 5 - Stakes
Distance: 2m 0y Runners: 8
Flat Turf
2m 0y
BULLARDS ALLEY has both the class and stamina to land this 2m stakes race. He won the Canadian International before running a big race at the Breeders' Cup last month and wasn't beaten far in a Grade 3 over today's trip at Belmont earlier. Infobedad and Infinite Wisdom are others with a shout.
No Runner Rating Previous Odds Odds Each Way 1/5 1-2-3
1 (1)
Infinite Wisdom
Jose Ortiz/Brian Lynch
Age: 6
Weight: 8-9
Spotlight Form: 422120
SP
He has won four times from 1m to 1m 5f on good ground and on the all-weather. Well beaten at 10-1 behind Big Bend when last of 12 on his latest outing at Keeneland over 1m 4f (good) in October. Better than that and should stay the trip.
2 (2)
Run Time
Tyler Gaffalione/Michael Maker
Age: 4
Weight: 8-5
Spotlight Form: 291521
SP
Successful at 1m 1f and 1m 4f on good ground. Won on his latest outing when 7-2fav at Gulfstream over 1m 1f (good) earlier this month, beating Swagger Jagger by 3/4l. Upped in class and tough task.
3 (3)
Gold Shield
Manuel Franco/Claude McGaughey Iii
Age: 5
Weight: 8-7
Spotlight Form: 344431
SP
He has won four times from 1m to 1m 3f on good ground and on the all-weather. A winner at 14-5 at Aqueduct over 1m 3f (good) on his latest outing last month, beating Smooth Daddy. Has a bit to find in this company.
4 (4)
English Illusion
Jose Lezcano/Daniel Vella
Age: 4
Weight: 8-5
Spotlight Form: 425317
SP
He has won three times from 1m 2f to 1m 5f on good ground and on the all-weather. Beaten 8l behind Leavem In Malibu at 9-1 when seventh of 12 on his latest outing at Woodbine over 1m 6f earlier this month. Well beaten in this last year.
5 (5)
Honovi
Luis Saez/Brendan Walsh
Age: 4
Weight: 8-5
Spotlight Form: 930124
SP
Successful twice at 1m on firm and good ground. Finished 4l behind Our Track when fourth of 8 at 4-1 on his latest outing at Churchill Downs over 1m 3f (good) last month. A big ask against today's opposition.
6 (6)
El Kurdo
Edwin Cardenas Talaverano/Chad Summers
Age: 6
Weight: 8-9
Spotlight Form: 2
SP
Dam won three times at 6f and 1m. Beaten 2 1/2l by Coltimus Prime when second of 9 at 14-1 on his racecourse debut at Gulfstream over 1m 2f earlier this month. A prolific winner in Ecuador and hard to assess.
7 (7)
Bullards Alley
Paco Lopez/Tim Glyshaw
Age: 5
Weight: 8-11
Spotlight Form: 625616
SP
Winner of six races from 1m to 1m 4f on ground varying from firm to soft and on the all-weather. Finished 4l behind Talismanic when sixth of 13 at 22-1 on his latest outing in the Breeders' Cup Turf at Del Mar over 1m 4f (good) last month. Class act and the one to beat.
8 (8)
Infobedad
Joel Rosario/Neil Drysdale
Age: 6
Weight: 8-7
Spotlight Form: 153452
SP
Successful at 1m 1f and 1m 2f on firm ground and on the all-weather. Beaten 1 1/4l by Destin when second of 8 at 22-1 on his latest outing in the Group 2 Marathon Stakes at Del Mar over 1m 6f last month. Should last home and could be in the mix.
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