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The featured ninth race in Hallandale Saturday offers a little of everything; recency, layups, barn changes, surface switches, etc., etc.

Did anyone say “shippers?” If not we will, one that has no synthetic experience but empirically has a suitable pedigree but, more so, devastating late kick that plays so well in these events.

Check out her effort at today’s trip on the ‘Going Gulfstream Video’ on the HRI homepage, featured every Saturday. Check out his effort here on MAR 14, Race 5.

Shipping south from GP’s sister track in Laurel Maryland, gelded five-year-old gets class relief, favorable dynamics and a switch to Samy Camacho, a turf whiz known for position and finishing style, and recently has won two starts in six tries for this outfit.

Coming in fresh for trainer Sarah Nagle, a profitable 20% win rate on the year and who does excellent work with shippers–21% ands profitable.

Late ralliers such as Slippin Jimmy (7-2) are always at the mercy of the early pace but that factor is somewhat mitigated because of the Tapeta surface. The ante post odds should be fair.

We’re taking Slippin Jimmy to win at 5-2 or greater, exacta key-boxes with well placed dropdown Island Commish (7-5) and Like What I See (3-1) for Team Breen/Paco–making an early foray into south Florida.

Also adding Dubai Key (12-1) into the super-exotics, working well in blinkers, and also adding Lasix, for his U.S. debut for Amador Sanchez.

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