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XBGlobal.com – Gulfstream Park – Horseracing -09242022

September 24 @ 9:00 am - September 25 @ 2:00 am

XBGlobal.com – Gulfstream Park – Horseracing

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BEST BET: RACE 6 – 5 LURE HIM IN
LONGSHOT: RACE 10 – 7 MAXIMO

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RACE 10 – POST TIME – 5:01 PM ET Armed Forces Stakes – Purse $65,000. Two Year Olds.

RACE 10: THE ARMED FORCES
7 MAXIMO, who was impressive breaking his maiden
on the Tapeta by 10 ½ lengths, returns to the allweather surface after failing to get untracked on the
main track in the seven-furlong Affirmed Division of the
Fla Sire Stakes. Trainer Juan Alvarado has Edgard
Zayas handling the combo surface switch/stretchout.
1 LIGHTS OF BROADWAY, a $250,000 son of City of
Light, proved he could win at this distance on the
Tapeta when he drew clear to break his maiden two
weeks ago. Trainer Mark Casse has Sonny Leon
handling the inside post. 3 TIGRE showed a new
dimension when trainer Roger Laurin stretched him out
to a mile and 70-yards on the Tapeta and he responded
with a 5 ½-length victory. Jockey Jason Huayas rides
without the apprentice allowance when going for two in
a row.

RACE 1:
4 IMDABESTINTHEWORLD is a son of Exaggerator
debuting for trainer Mike Yates with a series of useful
works showing over the main track. The barn, 21% with
first-time starters, has Ismerio Villalobos named to ride.
7 SMART N SHARP is a gelded son of Sharp Azteca,
and a half-brother to local runner R Admiral, debuting
for trainer Ron Spatz with a couple of solid half-mile
workouts showing on the Tapeta. Edgar Perez rides.
6 PARADISE DRIVE is a son of Accelerate debuting
for trainer Matt Williams with four stamina enhancing
half-mile workouts showing on the all-weather surface.
Romero Maragh gets the riding assignment.
SELECTIONS: 4-7-6
RACE 2:
3 STAR JUANCHO is stretching out to 6 ½ furlongs
after responding in the first race after the claim by Efren
Loza Jr with a second-place finish vs $16,000 starter
optional claimers going seven-eighths of a mile last
out. Jesus Rios rides. 7 THE ICE BEAST, second to
Star Juancho at the $8,000 level two starts back, drops
after stepping up off the claim by Jerick Llopiz and
finishing a distant second behind hard-knocking
Septemberten in an open $12,500 claimers going
seven furlongs. Edgard Zayas handles the rematch.
2 SIR AGGRAVATOR is stepping up, and turning
back, after returning from the freshening for Joe
Orseno and using his speed to defeat $6,250 claimers
going seven panels. Edgar Perez goes for two in a row
on the inside speed.
SELECTIONS: 3-7-2

RACE 3:
9 TESTED POSITIVE is dropping to the $12,500 level
after following the second-place finish in her $16,000
debut with an ambitious outing vs state-bred special
weight competition last out. Leading jock Miguel
Vazquez handles the class relief. 4 MILK MONEY is
cutting back to 5 ½ furlongs after responding to the
dropdown to this level with a distant second-place
finish going six furlongs last out. Jose Morelos rides for
Saul Matos. 1 KRAZYKATKOUSIN is dropping a
notch in the first start since chasing the pace and fading
behind Tested Positive during August. Mike Yates has
Ismerio Villalobos handling the inside post.
SELECTIONS: 9-4-1

RACE 4:
3 DESERT RULER moves to the Jorge Delgado barn
via the claim after dueling throughout and finishing third
– beaten a length – vs similar at the distance. The barn,
31% with new claims, has Miguel Vazquez named to
ride. 2 FULTON STREET has had a pair of interesting
performances since moving to the main track from the
Tapeta. He dumped the rider two starts back, and
followed that with an open-length victory over a pair of
next-out winners in a $6,250 conditioned claimer going
this one-mile distance. The Rory Miller trainee gets the
acid test today. 5 RUSSIAN TO WIN is plunging to the
$12,500 level after stepping up off the $20,000 claim
by Laura Cazares with a stalk-and-fade outing vs
$35,000 starter optional claimers last out. Leonel
Reyes handles the class relief.
SELECTIONS: 3-2-5
RACE 5:
8 PEARLESCENT is making her first start since
dueling throughout and finishing second – beaten a
half-length – vs $20,000 starter optional claimers going
a mile and 70-yards on the Tapeta last December.
Trainer Elizabeth Dobles has the daughter of The
Factor training forwardly for the return.
4 JOURNEYTOTHEMOON proved she could compete
with this caliber of competition when she followed her
$12,500 score at the distance two starts back with a
second-place finish vs $25,000 optional claimers last
out. Trainer Ron Spatz has Edgard Zayas returning on
the daughter of Tourist. 9 RASPBERRY BALLET is
stepping up, and stretching out around two turns on the
Tapeta, after back-to-back victories vs cheaper going
a one-turn mile on the dirt. Claudio Gonzalez, 22% with
his Tapeta runners, has go-to jock Jose Morelos in the
irons.
SELECTIONS: 8-4-9
RACE 6: THE PEMBROKE PARK
5 LURE HIM IN, who won the $100,000 Sunshine Turf
on the Tapeta here during the Championship Meet,
returns after ending his campaign on the West Coast
with a second-place finish vs $80,000 allowance
optional claimers going a mile on the Del Mar turf.
Trainer Bob Hess Jr has Miguel Vazquez handling the
local return. 6 CALIBRATOR, who runs well fresh, will
try to flaunt his speed in the first start since setting the
pace and finishing second in a $55,000 overnight
handicap going a mile and 70-yards on the Tapeta in July. Trainer Saffie Joseph Jr, 23% with the 61-180
days layoff, readied him for this assignment with a
bullet half-mile workout in 46 & 1, the best time of 62
workers at the distance. 7 SOLE VOLANTE is
debuting on the Tapeta after facing graded stakes
quality competition on the turf both here and at
Keeneland with limited results. Trainer Patrick
Biancone has Romero Maragh atop the multiple
stake’s winner on the dirt.
SELECTIONS: 5-6-7
RACE 7:
10 IL MIRACOLO is a son of Gun Runner stretching
out to 6 ½ furlongs after shaking off the awkward start
to finish second in his 5 ½-furlong debut. Trainer
Antonio Sano, 17% with maidens making their second
start, has Sonny Leon handling the outside post.
1 LEGACY ISLE is a $210,000 son of Shackleford
debuting for trainer Rohan Crichton with a series of
sharp workouts showing on the main track. Emisael
Jaramillo handles the always demanding inside post.
6 PRUDENCIO, a half-brother to superstar mare
Letruska, stretches out after encountering traffic at the
half-mile pole when finishing fourth – as the evenmoney favorite – going three-quarters of a mile last out.
Trainer Fausto Gutierrez has Edgar Perez atop the son
of Arrogate.
SELECTIONS: 10-1-6
RACE 8:
1 MISS YOU ELLA will depart from the rail, and try to
make amends, after getting beat a nostril by Empress
Ellie – as the 4-to-five favorite – last out. Saffie Joseph
Jr has Edgard Zayas handling the inside draw.
3 EMPRESS ELLIE will try to make it two in a row after
the ultra-game score over Miss You Ella last out.
Rohan Crichton has Chantal Sutherland returning on
the daughter of American Pharoah.
4 GRANDMA’S PUDDING will be outfitted with
blinkers after chasing the pace and fading to finish
fourth behind the top two last out. Trainer Ralph Nicks
has leading jock Miguel Vazquez trying to reverse the
previous outcome with the shades added.
SELECTIONS: 1-3-4

RACE 9:
4 CHASING JOY, 6 for 9 in the money, and a two-time
winner in her career thus far, moves to the Shamir
Maragh barn via the claim, and turns back to 5 ½
furlongs, after making a move to get the lead before
weakening to finish fourth going seven furlongs last
out. The new connections lighten the impost with tenpound apprentice Jaime Torres named to ride. 8 DATTSAFANCYFOX should be primed and ready to
offer more after returning from the three-month layoff
to finish third behind Chasing Joy last out. Trainer
Oscar Gonzalez has Sonny Leon quarterbacking the
rematch. 10 NO DECAF is dropping to the $6,250 level
after dueling headstrong to get the lead before finishing
third vs $20,000 ‘non-winners of two-lifetime’
competition going 6 ½ furlongs. Trainer Luis Ramirez
has Jason Huayas handling the shaky dropdown.
SELECTIONS: 4-8-10
RACE 10: THE ARMED FORCES
7 MAXIMO, who was impressive breaking his maiden
on the Tapeta by 10 ½ lengths, returns to the allweather surface after failing to get untracked on the
main track in the seven-furlong Affirmed Division of the
Fla Sire Stakes. Trainer Juan Alvarado has Edgard
Zayas handling the combo surface switch/stretchout.
1 LIGHTS OF BROADWAY, a $250,000 son of City of
Light, proved he could win at this distance on the
Tapeta when he drew clear to break his maiden two
weeks ago. Trainer Mark Casse has Sonny Leon
handling the inside post. 3 TIGRE showed a new
dimension when trainer Roger Laurin stretched him out
to a mile and 70-yards on the Tapeta and he responded
with a 5 ½-length victory. Jockey Jason Huayas rides
without the apprentice allowance when going for two in
a row.
SELECTIONS: 7-1-3
RACE 11:
10 BETWEEN THE COVERS is dropping to the
$12,500 level, and receiving Lasix, in the first start
since finishing fourth at the distance in his $25,000
career debut during October. Saffie Joseph Jr, 24%
with the 180-days plus layoff, has Edgard Zayas up.
2 BAKER BLOCK moves the Jennifer Young barn via
the claim, and stretches out to a mile and 70-yards on
the Tapeta, after coming up empty – as the favorite –
going six furlongs on the main track. The barn, 27%
with their Tapeta runners, has Luca Panici in the irons.
4 POETIC CODE, who has turned finishing second or
third into an art form (21-0-8-6), come off his best
performance in a while when beaten a half-length last
out. Antonio Sano has Edgar Prado returning when the
three-year-old makes his 22nd start.

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Start:
September 24 @ 9:00 am
End:
September 25 @ 2:00 am
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Venue

Gulfstream Park