Free Selections – Gulfstream Park – 12/23/2020

by Ed Meyer

posted on December 22, 2020 in Free Picks and Tips, Handicapping, | Comments Off on Free Selections – Gulfstream Park – 12/23/2020

As the holiday season is upon, we have mixed feelings as we celebrate. But trust me, there will be better days ahead. – In the meantime, here are some red-hot selections for Gulfstream as you finish your wrapping, cookie making, and making the best of the season.


Gulfstream Park



#4 – Coworth Park = She takes a big plunge in class and switches to a high % rider with Irad Ortiz for Todd Pletcher. Ortiz wins 22% with his turf runners and 39% teaming up with Pletcher.


Race #3

#5- Bella Ciao = She’s a closer for Mike Maker dropping in class off a 49-day rest. She is 12/15 ITM at GP and should be making a late run with Irad Ortiz who wins 29% with route runners.


Race #4 

#9 – Julie Bird = She is making a 2nd off the layoff move for Mike Maker and Tyler Gafflione. Maker wins 23% with mdn claimers and they switch to a high percentage rider who wins 21% of his turf mounts.



#2 – Akor = The filly takes a big drop in class and trainer Cherie De Vaux wins 66% going to post with first-time claimers. Tyler G wins 21% with his turn mounts and should be right near the front from the break.



#4- Brasstown = Been off for 46 days and comes in for Antonio Sano and Edgard Zayas team-up. Look for quick speed as Zayas wins 21% with speedy runners.



#7 – Heiressindy = She is 5 for 8 ITM at GP and a beaten favorite for Teresa Pompay with Paco Lopez aboard. – The barn comes back to score 34% off a beaten chalk effort. Lopez is off to the races winning 18% at the meet.



#6 – Shamrocket = comes in for Todd Pletcher and Irad Ortiz. He’s been off for 3 months since KyD and has a strong closing punch. Irad Ortiz is one of the best finishing riders who wins 22% with late-running horses.