19:35 Gulfstream Park West
Race 5 - Allowance Optional Claiming
Race 5 - Allowance Optional Claiming
Distance: 5f 0y Runners: 8
Flat Turf
5f 0y
SOUND DEFENCE scored with plenty in hand over 5f at Gulfstream last time and is expected to follow up to notch a quick double. Crazy About Jazz and Island Reward can chase the selection home to pick up some minor money.
No Runner Rating Previous Odds Odds Each Way 1/5 1-2-3
1 (1)
Heart Astray
Wilmer Garcia/Joseph Orseno
Age: 3
Weight: 8-7
Spotlight Form: 731121
SP
She has won four times at 5f on firm and good ground and on the all-weather. A winner at 19-5 at Gulfstream Park West over 5f (firm) on her latest outing last month, beating Shes Got The Look by 1/2l. Holding her form well and expected to be thereabouts at the line.
2 (2)
Diamond Earring
Jose Batista/Ruben Gracida
Age: 5
Weight: 8-9
Spotlight Form: 422547
SP
She has won three times at 6f on the all-weather. Well beaten at 9-2 behind Rich Mommy when last of 7 on her latest outing at Gulfstream over 6f in September. Needs to prove she has the speed for this shorter trip.
3 (3)
Little Nicole
Miguel Vasquez/Carlo Vaccarezza
Age: 3
Weight: 8-9
Spotlight Form: 4351
SP
A winner at 15-2 at Gulfstream Park West over 5f (good) on her latest outing last month, beating Crave by 3l. Moving outside of maiden company but respected in her current mood.
4 (4)
Blame It On Dixie
Tyler Gaffalione/Todd Pletcher
Age: 3
Weight: 8-7
Spotlight Form: 51-67
SP
A winner at 1m on good ground. Beaten behind Notapradaprice at 19-10fav when seventh of 8 on her latest outing at Gulfstream over 1m (good) in February. Others preferred on what they've been showing recently.
5 (5)
Sound Defence
Luca Panici/Mark Casse
Age: 4
Weight: 8-9
Spotlight Form: 311331
SP
Winner of five races at 5f on firm and good ground. Won on her latest outing when 9-10fav at Gulfstream over 5f (firm) in September, beating Enigmatica by 4 1/2l. Thriving at present and figures prominently on the shortlist.
6 (6)
Chief Inca
Samy Camacho/Kenneth Westlye
Age: 3
Weight: 8-7
Spotlight Form: 421137
SP
Successful at 5f and 6f on the all-weather. Beaten 7l behind Milbra at 60-1 when seventh of 8 on her latest outing at Gulfstream Park West over 6f earlier this month. Others bring stronger last-time-out form to the table.
7 (7)
Crazy About Jazz
Edgard Zayas/Christophe Clement
Age: 4
Weight: 8-9
Spotlight Form: 2-15622
SP
A winner at 5f on good ground. Beaten a head by A Dixie Twister when second of 10 at 7-4fav on her latest outing at Belmont Park over 6f (good) in September. Wouldn't need to find much improvement in order to gain compensation.
8 (8)
Island Reward
Albin Jimenez/Jason Servis
Age: 4
Weight: 8-9
Spotlight Form: 319-631
SP
She has won three times from 7f to 1m on good ground. Won on her latest outing when evens fav at Belmont Park over 7f (good) in September, beating Tiz A Kitten by a neck. Rates the one to beat on the back of that near miss.
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