21:37 Gulfstream
Race 9 - Allowance Optional Claiming
Race 9 - Allowance Optional Claiming
Distance: 6f 0y Runners: 8
Flat AW
6f 0y
DIDDLEY has been in good order of late and with race fitness on his side, looks the one to be with. Delta Bluesman has a touch of class and must be respected on his return to action along with Abounding Legacy.
No Runner Rating Previous Odds Odds Each Way 1/5 1-2-3
6 (6)
Delta Bluesman
Irad Ortiz Jr/Jorge Navarro
Age: 8
Weight: 8-9
Spotlight Form: 326334-
9/4
SP
Has won 11 races from 5f to 1m. Finished 9l behind Imperial Hint when fourth of 8 at 9-2 on his latest outing in the Grade 3 Smile Sprint Stakes at Gulfstream over 6f in July last year. Returning from a break - watch the betting.
1 (1)
Abounding Legacy
Edgard Zayas/Ralph Nicks
Age: 6
Weight: 8-9
Spotlight Form: 166222-
11/4
SP
Winner of six races from 6f to 1m. Beaten 1l by Eight Town when second of 8 at 9-2 on his latest outing at Gulfstream over 7f in December last year. Model of consistency warrants the utmost respect.
4 (4)
Tiger Blood
Miguel Vasquez/Jose Garoffalo
Age: 5
Weight: 8-9
Spotlight Form: 1/21125-
11/4
SP
Winner of five races from 6f to 7f. Finished 19l behind El Deal when last of 5 at 33-10 on his latest outing at Monmouth Park over 6f in June last year. Having his first run for a new stable today, previously with Darien Rodriguez, and he could be worth a second look.
5 (5)
Unbridled Outlaw
Luis Saez/Dale Romans
Age: 5
Weight: 8-9
Spotlight Form: 21/8366-
5/1
SP
Successful at 6f and 7f. Finished 8l behind Western Elegance when sixth of 11 at 5-1 on his latest outing at Churchill Downs over 6f in November last year. Far from disgraced of late and not ruled out.
2 (2)
Sunshine N Shadow
Emisael Jaramillo/Stanley Gold
Age: 4
Weight: 8-9
Spotlight Form: 621162-
12/1
SP
He has won three times at 7f. Beaten 1l by Crocodile Charlie when second of 7 at 15-2 on his latest outing at Gulfstream over 7f in December last year. Big run last time puts him on the shortlist.
7 (7)
Diddley
Jose Ortiz/Oscar Gonzalez
Age: 4
Weight: 8-9
Spotlight Form: 363225-
14/1
SP
He has won three times at 5f. Finished 4l behind Pay Any Price when fifth of 12 at 14-1 on his latest outing at Gulfstream over 5f (good) in December last year. In form and should go well again.
8 (8)
Ekhlaas
Jose Lezcano/Antonio Sano
Age: 6
Weight: 8-9
Spotlight Form: 2012/43-
14/1
SP
Successful twice at 6f. Third of 4 behind Hey Jabber Jaw beaten 2 3/4l at 9-4 on his latest outing at Aqueduct over 6f in April last year. Having his first run for a new stable today, previously with Kiaran McLaughlin, and he might not be able to find improvement.
3 (3)
Minute Madness
Francisco Maysonett/Jennifer Hayford
Age: 5
Weight: 8-9
Spotlight Form: 117485-
50/1
SP
He has won three times from 6f to 7f. Finished 5l behind Crocodile Charlie when fifth of 7 at 33-1 on his latest outing at Gulfstream over 7f in December last year and another supporting role beckons.
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