20:38 Gulfstream
Race 9 - Fred W Hooper Stakes (Grade 3)
Race 9 - Fred W Hooper Stakes (Grade 3)
Distance: 1m 0y Runners: 10
Flat AW
1m 0y
COAL FRONT seems to be going the right way and appeals more than Breaking Lucky in a classy contest. Copper Town was deemed good enough for Grade 1 company last time and should appreciate these calmer shores.
No Runner Rating Previous Odds Odds Each Way 1/5 1-2-3
1 (1)
Coal Front
John Velazquez/Todd Pletcher
Age: 5
Weight: 8-11
Spotlight Form: 1151/51-
11/8
SP
Winner of five races from 6f to 7f. Won on his latest outing when 16-10fav at Gulfstream over 7f in December last year, beating Storm Advisory by 4l, and looks to be going the right way.
4 (4)
Breaking Lucky
Luis Saez/George Weaver
Age: 7
Weight: 8-7
Spotlight Form: 335/381-
5/1
9/2
SP
He has won four times from 6f to 1m 1f. Won on his latest outing when 9-5fav at Gulfstream over 1m in December last year, beating Mr Atila by 8l. One of the big hitters.
6 (6)
Aztec Sense
Emisael Jaramillo/Jorge Navarro
Age: 6
Weight: 8-9
Spotlight Form: 111111-
9/2
SP
Has won 12 races from 6f to 1m 1f. Won on his latest outing when 6-4fav at Gulfstream over 1m 1f in December last year, beating Rich Daddy by a neck. Showed battling tendencies there.
8 (8)
Copper Town
Javier Castellano/Todd Pletcher
Age: 5
Weight: 8-5
Spotlight Form: 211/18-
7/2
9/2
SP
He has won three times from 6f to 1m. Beaten 11l behind Patternrecognition at 2-1 when last of 8 on his latest outing in the Grade 1 Cigar Mile Stakes at Aqueduct over 1m in December last year. Should appreciate these calmer shores.
9 (9)
Unbridled Juan
Alex Cintron/Jose Corrales
Age: 7
Weight: 8-9
Spotlight Form: 231211-
10/1
SP
Winner of seven races from 1m to 1m 1f. A winner at 4-1 at Laurel Park over 1m 1f (good) on his latest outing in November last year, beating Dalmore by 1/2l. This is tougher.
2 (2)
Storm Advisory
Robby Albarado/Anthony Quartarolo
Age: 7
Weight: 8-7
Spotlight Form: 401172-
16/1
14/1
SP
Has won ten races from 6f to 1m. Beaten 4l by Coal Front when second of 11 at 16-1 on his latest outing at Gulfstream over 7f in December last year. Vulnerable against those with less mileage on the clock.
3 (3)
Conquest Big E
Paco Lopez/Donna Hurtak
Age: 6
Weight: 8-7
Spotlight Form: 566418-
25/1
SP
Winner of six races from 7f to 1m. Beaten 17l behind Coal Front at 20-1 when eighth of 11 on his latest outing at Gulfstream over 7f in December last year. Easy to write off for now.
10 (10)
Mo Dont No
Romero Maragh/Anthony Quartarolo
Age: 6
Weight: 8-9
Spotlight Form: 422129-
33/1
SP
Has won 16 races from 6f to 1m 2f. Beaten 12l behind Vision Perfect at 20-1 when last of 9 on his latest outing at Gulfstream over 5f (good) in December last year. Looks regressive now.
7 (7)
Fellowship
Tyler Gaffalione/Kenneth Decker
Age: 6
Weight: 8-7
Spotlight Form: 779448-
40/1
SP
Winner of five races from 4f to 1m. Beaten 9l behind Unbridled Juan at 20-1 when eighth of 9 on his latest outing at Laurel Park over 1m 1f (good) in November last year. A break needs to have done him good.
5 (5)
Eye Of A Jedi
Jose Batista/Steve Budhoo
Age: 4
Weight: 8-5
Spotlight Form: 271739-
66/1
SP
Successful at 7f and 1m. Beaten 8l behind Breaking The Rules at 125-1 when 9th of 14 on his latest outing at Gulfstream over 1m (good) in December last year. He is wearing blinkers for the first time and they need to work a minor miracle.
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