Gentle (GB): Visually Impressive While Being Bred For Turf

Three year old filly for George Papaprodromou made her first start stateside on Saturday in a maiden allowance for 3 and up at a mile and a sixteenth on the turf for fillies and mares. Off at 9/2 and bet down from a morning line of 12/1, she hopped at the start under Rispoli and was away last in a field of 8. She moved up to sixth down the back side while under a hard hold and then at the half mile pole, the jock just let her run. She went from fifth to first and covered five lengths in the blink of an eye, quickly opened up three on the field, and held sway to win by three down the lane. It was visually impressive. This was her first try on the grass after two synthetic tries in England, but she is certainly bred for this surface.

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Gentle (GB)’s Race Information

Race Date:  August 12, 2023 Track:  Del Mar Race #:  3
Distance:  8.5 Furlongs Conditions: maiden special weight Surface: Turf
Trainer:  George Papaprodromou Jockey:  Umberto Rispoli Track Condition:  FIRM
Trouble Notes:  off slow, rank/pull, middle move, clear 7/16, held well Track Variant:  +3
Finish Position: 1st Win Payout:  $ 11.40 Place: Payout:  $ 5.40 Show Payout:  $ 3.40

Race Replay

Gentle (GB) – Del Mar –  August 12, 2023

Gentle (GB) Performance Figures Earned

Race Condition Pars Gentle (GB) Figures Earned
Race Class Level:  125 Running Style In Race:  Mid Pack Runner
Final Time Rating Par: 150 Final Time Rating: 129
CPR Race Par:  126 CPR Earned In Race: 124
Fast Fig Race Par:  116 Fast Fig In Race:
Key Race Winners: 0 Running Style In Race:   Mid Pack Runner
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Generally horses that are on the Horses To Watch list ran into unexpected trouble, bad luck, and/or didn’t run the race we believe Gentle (GB) was cabable of.  We expected that if Gentle (GB) gets a good trip in their next start than we should see an improvement in Gentle (GB) performance figures.  Use the performance figures earned in Gentle (GB) last race (listed above) and compare them to the field and pars of Gentle (GB) next start.  If Gentle (GB) appears to have earned higher performance figures in the last race when running into trouble  as compared to the rest of the field’s expected perfomance in the upcoming race than there is a good chance that Gentle (GB) will dominate the race.

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