Wednesday's Best Bet: Vegas Kitten worth a gamble at Gulfstream Park

Wednesday’s 9th race from Gulfstream Park is an optional claiming event for 4-year-olds and up traveling a mile and a half on the turf course (Post Time 5:07 p.m. ET).

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#6 VEGAS KITTEN (7-2) was reclaimed out of his last by Mike Maker. He exits a nice local front running turf victory at a mile and a sixteenth, and he looks like the one to catch in this marathon.  

#4 Surf and Turf (8-1) owns some impressive late pace ratings, and that gives me hope that he can handle this marathon distance. He should be grinding away in the stretch.

High percentage trainer Saffie Joseph Jr. has a pair of contenders. #1 Rijeka (9-2) showed some ability on the Southern California circuit, and is trying to get his career back on track. #5 Lemonist (9-5) was claimed out of his last for $40k. He landed the place in a pair of turf races at a mile and three-eighths in New York last year.    


#6 to win

Exacta Box 4-6

Exacta 4-6/1-5

March 2020 Best Bet Winners

March 1 - Fashionably Fast/Oliver Exacta ($5.60)

March 3 - WHISTLING BIRDS ($6.80), Exacta ($38.00)

March 12 - Fire Coral/Charming Lady Exacta ($26.20)

March 15 - BALTIMORE BEECHO ($8.40), Exacta ($16.80)

March 20 - Mia Mischief/Shanghai Tariff/Estilo Femenino Trifecta ($15.15)

March 21 - WARD 'N JERRY ($5.60), Trifecta ($14.85) 

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