Prospectus Faces Winners in Gulfstream Allowance Race

Prospectus Faces Winners in Gulfstream Allowance Race

Photo by NYRA/Coglianese Photos/Susie Raisher

Todd Pletcher’s promising colt Prospectus, who broke his maiden sprinting 5 1/2 furlongs at Gulfstream Park West last month, is among eleven runners that have been entered to race in a six-furlong allowance optional claiming race on Saturday at Gulfstream Park.

The two-year-old son of Uncle Mo showed a lot of promise in his debut, dueling through solid fractions of :22.72 and :46.74 before drawing off to win by 1 3/4 lengths. Eddie Castro was aboard for that race, but on Saturday, Prospectus will be ridden by the two-time Eclipse award-winning jockey Javier Castellano.

Prospectus will break from post position eight and is listed as the second choice on the morning line at 4-1. The favorite at 7-2 is Cat Tree, a Dane Kobiskie-trained son of Discreet Cat that finished second in the Buffalo Man Stakes at Gulfstream Park West on November 28th.

The complete field for Saturday’s allowance race can be viewed here.

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