The $75,000 Cash Run Stakes will run as Race 10 on the Jan. 1 card at Gulfstream Park.
The event for 3-year-old fillies will cover one mile and include names like Gulf Coast, Quinoa Tifah, Shea D Summer, and Lucifers Lair among the field of nine.
Here is a look at the top runners set for the Cash Run Stakes.
Betting Preview: Gulf Coast, Quinoa Tifah
One of the top names coming into the race is WinStar Stablemates Racing’s Gulf Coast. The Union Rags filly is trained by Rodolphe Brisset.
She has a career record of 1-1-0 from two starts and earnings of $28,600.
That runner-up effort came last time out in the Dec. 5 Sandpiper Stakes at Tampa Bay, and the victory was a Nov. 10 maiden special weight race at Indiana Grand Race Course.
Gulf Coast will break from post 2 under jockey Irad Ortiz, Jr.
She will be up against Arindel’s Quinoa Tifah. The Gemologist filly is trained by Juan Alvarado.
She is 2-0-0 from five career starts with earnings of $96,425.
Last time out, she took fourth in the Nov. 21 Juvenile Fillies Turf Stakes at Gulfstream Park West. The filly won the Sept. 26 Our Dear Peggy Stakes at Gulfstream Park, finished fifth in the Aug. 19 Bolton Landing Stakes at Saratoga, sixth in the July 16 Schuylerville Stakes (G3) at Saratoga, and won on debut in an April 16 maiden special weight race at Gulfstream.
Quinoa Tifah will break from post 6 under rider Luis Saez.
Betting Preview: Shea D Summer, Lucifers Lair
Shea D Boy’s Stable’s Shea D Summer is also set to be part of the field. The Summer Front filly is trained by Carlos David.
She has a career record of 2-0-0 from two starts and earnings of $58,428.
The filly scored the Nov. 14 Juvenile Fillies Sprint Stakes last time out at Gulfstream Park West, registering a 90 Speed Figure. She also took an Oct. 7 maiden special weight race at the track.
Shea D Summer will break from post 1 under rider Jose Ortiz.
Another entrant to keep an eye on is The Elkstone Group’s Lucifers Lair. The Quality Road filly is trained by Hall of Famer Todd Pletcher.
She is 1-0-0 from two career starts with earnings of $45,600.
Her most-recent run was a fifth-place finish in the Aug. 12 Adirondack Stakes (G2) at Saratoga, which followed a July 19 maiden special weight win at the track.
Lucifers Lair will break from post 5 under rider Edgard Zayas.
The rest of the field (post, jockey) is set to include: Adios Trippe (Post 3, M. A. Vasquez); Sky Proposal (Post 4, P. Lopez); Orbs Baby Girl (Post 7, J. R. Velazquez); Gladys (Post 8, A. S. Arroyo); and Honorifique (Post 9, T. Gaffalione).
Free Betting Pick
This is another one of the Jan. 1 races set to have an impressive field. Gulf Coast will be stepping up and stretching out in her sophomore debut, and she will go further than six furlongs for the first time. The Cash Run will be her second straight stakes following her runner-up effort on Dec. 5 in the Sandpiper. She was the fastest of 11 horses to breeze on Dec. 23 at Palm Meadows, Gulfstream’s satellite training facility.
Spooky Express Free Pick – Gulf Coast
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