Gulfstream Park Horse Racing Picks for Thursday 4/1/21
It's a great time to dive into horse racing, and FanDuel Racing gives you the chance to do just that.
Starting at 1:00 p.m. EST, we have eight races at Gulfstream Park. Using numberFire’s projections as a guide, here are some of the best bets.
As always, check the program for scratches and changes, and check the weather and track conditions.
(I will reference Equibase's Speed Figure in selected races, which tells you how fast a horse has been running in each of its races -- adjusted for track, distances, and conditions.)
Alonzo Mosely, Race 3
FanDuel Racing Odds: 7/2
Race 3 is a Maiden Claiming route at 1 1/16 miles on the Turf. The top pick and projected winner by numberFire’s data is Jealous Eyes (7/2) with longshots Mighty Tough (15/1) and Farm Strong (15/1) hitting the board as well. Jealous Eyes finished second from off the pace last race, and has shown improvement in his last four races.
Moonshine Now (3/1) drops down as the favorite, but has been off since September. Alonzo Mosely (7/2) finished fourth last race at this distance as a co-favorite. But the four-year-old gelded son of Tonalist steadied when encountering traffic trouble.
Brynbella and Hashtag Lucky, Race 5
FanDuel Racing Odds: 2/1 and 9/2
Race 5 is a Maiden Claiming race for fillies and mares sprinting 5 furlongs on the Turf. The top selection, according to numberFire’s data, is Winnipeg Wonder (5/1). A weaker group as this runner is 0-for7 at Gulfstream including 0-for-4 this year.
Brynbella (2/1) is the favorite and drops down to the $16K level and turns back to 5 furlongs. She showed some speed last race before getting caught late against better runners. In February, Brynbella posted a career-best 86 speed figure running a route and finishing third as the favorite. Hashtag Lucky (9/2) gets a better post draw and can improve off a fourth-place finish less than three weeks ago at this distance.
Northern and Gangly, Race 7
FanDuel Racing Odds: 5/2 and 2/1
Race 7 is an Allowance race for state-bred older horses sprinting 5 ½ furlongs. The top pick, according to numberFire’s algorithm, is the favorite, Gangly (2/1). He’s finished second in three starts this year and hit mid-to high 90’s speed figures. He’s faced tougher runners and now turns back in distance.
Northern (5/2) steps up in class after being claimed by trainer Peter Walder three races back. He’s won 17 times including last race when posting a 94 speed figure sprinting on the front end.