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GOING GULFSTREAM- JUN 4

Today’s featured optional allowances for Florida-breds going 7 furlongs in the eighth event is just too interesting to pass up.

Having drawn a full field and an also-eligible, we left half this group open for the majors so the chances of securing value are excellent whichever horse you choose. For us, it’s Celestial Cheetah (9-2), half of the Peter Walder-uncoupled entry.

A true in-and-out type, today’s spot looks favorable to expect his best effort which would be plenty good enough to handle this group.

Among favorable dynamics is the conditioning coming into this, turning back off three consecutive one-turn miles following a barn change, just missing at today’s trip in his first start for the new barn.

His last start is a throw-out. He added blinkers with which he showed better early speed–but speed is not his game. After showing speed for a half mile, he was not abused thereafter.

Check out his last on the video section of the HRI homepage to see if you agree that it’s OK to put a line through the effort: Gulfstream Park, APR 23, Race 4

They have been removed for the turnback, a profitable angle for this barn, and the presence of Miguel Vasquez indicates a return to his preferred late-turn style.

Taking Celestial Cheetah to win at 4-1 or greater and quinellas with Our Fancy (7-2) and American of Course (3-1).

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