We have a 7.5 furlong turf feature to begin the first full week of the championship meet, an optional/allowances for Florida breds, a situation in which upside is the buy-word for us,.
And we’re not sure that any member of this field has more of that than Midnight Hurricane (6-1) that never has field to hit the board in four lifetime starts.
Th soon-to-be four year old has maturity in his favor, he broke maiden in turf debut at Fair GroundS last winter and given his pedigree, rates to improve stretching out in today’s trip.
He showed courage with a between rivals finals in which he was beaten a length after a tardy start that saw him trail the group virtually throughout: Check Gulfstream Park, NOV 26, Race 7.
We think you’ll like what you see. Luis Saez or agent Kairan McLaughlin must have, as they accept the call on the Cherie DeVaux who has worked him thrice since the comebacker. A contentious group, the price should be fair.
Taking Midnight Hurricane to win at 4-1 or greater and key-boxing exactas with the last-out-troubled Indy Lyon (5-2) and well spotted turnback Chess’s Dream (7-2).