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Gulfstream Today 03/28/2015

Mar 28, 2015

Gulfstream Today 

03/28/2015

Sunday’s Rainbow 6 Carryover Jackpot Pool Guaranteed at $500,000
 
Late Pick 4, Pick 5 Also Offering Guaranteed Pools
 
Hall of Fame Jockey John Velazquez Notches Four-Win Day
 
HALLANDALE BEACH, FL – Gulfstream Park’s 20-cent Rainbow 6 will have a guaranteed jackpot pool of $500,000 for Sunday’s 12-race card. First race post time is 1 p.m.
 
The popular multi-race wager will span races 7-12 and include the featured $75,000 Sanibel Island in race 10, for 3-year-old fillies going one mile on the grass.
 
Saturday’s Florida Derby Day combination of 1-5-6-8-3-7 for the Rainbow 6 returned $1,596.42 to multiple ticketholders.
 
In addition to the Rainbow 6, Sunday’s Late Pick 4 covering races 9-12 will have a guaranteed pool of $100,000, while the Pick 5 spanning races 8-12 will have a guaranteed pool of $50,000.
 
Hall of Fame Jockey John Velazquez Notches Four-Win Day
 
Hall of Fame jockey John Velazquez won four races on Saturday, capped by his 1 ½-length victory aboard Materiality in the $1 million Besilu Stables Florida Derby (G1).
 
It was the third Florida Derby win for Velazquez, following Quality Road in 2009 and Orb in 2013.
 
Velazquez won two other stakes on the 14-race program – the Appleton (G3) on War Correspondent ($4.40) and the Orchid (G3) aboard Beauty Parlor ($14.60) – as well as the third race with Curalina ($3.80).
 
Who’s Hot: In addition to Velazquez, three other jockeys had multiple-win days. Corey Lanerie was first with Topara ($72.40) in the second race, Weekend Express ($6.40) in the seventh and Abounding Legacy in the ninth ($6.80). Irad Ortiz Jr. also visited the winner’s circle three times, with Bride to Be ($6.20) in the fourth, Birdatthewire ($5.40) in the Gulfstream Park Oaks (G2), and Imagining ($7.40) in the Pan American (G3). Paco Lopez rode Interpol ($13.80) to victory in the first and Pants On Fire ($8.40) in the Sir Shackleton.
 
Three trainers were multiple winners. Todd Pletcher saddled Materiality, Commissioner ($4.80) in the Skip Away (G3) and Curalina; Dale Romans won with Topara and Birdaththewire; and Christophe Clement was first with War Correspondent and Beauty Parlor.
 
Rainbow 6 Carryover: $500,000 GTD
 
Pick 5 Carryover: $100,000 GTD       



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