Gulfstream Park Day 36: Thursday, January 18, 2018

Sumaya US Stables’ Malagacy will make his four-year-old debut in Thursday’s fourth race at Gulfstream Park. Photo by Coady Photography

Gulfstream Park Selections by John M. Gaver III: Thursday, January 18, 2018

10-races are on the docket at Gulfstream Park in Hallandale Beach, Fla. on Thursday, January 18. The featured fourth on the program is a $75,000 optional claiming/classified allowance event for four-year-olds and upward. The six-furlong affair carries a purse of $53,000 and marks the return of 2017 Rebel Stakes (G2) winner Malagacy, who will make his four-year-old debut off a nine-month plus layoff for trainer Todd Pletcher.

Additionally, the program has a lucrative $2,424,348 carryover in the 20-cent Rainbow 6 Jackpot (races 5-10).

John M. Gaver III

The Green Sheet had four winners on Wednesday’s 10-race program at Gulfstream and–on the day–had a positive 60 percent return on investment (ROI*), or a flat-bet profit of $1.20 for each two dollars wagered on its top selections.

35 days into the Championship Meet in Hallandale Beach, The Sheet is hitting at a 30 percent strike rate; its top selections have finished in the money 61 percent of the time.

For FREE, annotated selections for the Thursday, January 18 program at Gulfstream Park HERE.

*Return on investment is calculated by placing a hypothetical $2 win wager on all top selections and dividing the net profit by the total amount wagered.


Header image: “Jockeys,” by Edgar Degas (French, 1834-1917). Pastel on paper, 1886


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