Sunshine Millions Preview Day Starts Early at Gulfstream West

Sunshine Millions Preview Day Starts Early at Gulfstream West

Category : News - Fri 07/11/2014 - 22:56 EST

Florida Sunshine Millions Preview Day at Gulfstream Park West kicks off Saturday, November 12 in race 2 with the $100,000 Millions Distaff Preview with a competitive field of eight fillies and mares set to go one mile on the main track.

The classy and talented Devil’s Cave (5/2) makes her return from over a six month layoff for trainer Martin Wolfson to assume the favorite’s role.  The grade 2 winning Devil’s Cave was last seen May 2 at Churchill Downs finishing third in the Grade 1 La Troienne.  Earlier in the spring, Devil’s Cave won the Grade 2 Sabin and third in the Grade 3 Rampart – both at Gulfstream Park proper.  Devil’s Cave started twice at the old Calder (recently renamed Gulfstream West) with one win and one second place finish.  Martin Wolfson hits at a 20% clip with runners returning from layoffs greater than 180 days. 

Swinger’s Party loves the surface 

Wolfson also sends out the 7/2 third choice in Swinger’s Party, who is also returning from a layoff.  Swinger’s Party last raced July 27 at Saratoga, finishing a dismal seventh and beaten by 28 lengths on a muddy track in the Grade 3 Shuvee.  Swinger’s Party has excelled over the Calder/Gulfstream Park West strip with two wins and a second in three starts. 

Puddifoot tries to go long 

Puddifoot (3/1), will try to stretch out to a mile for trainer Edward Plesa after six career races between 5 and half and six furlongs.  Breaking from post 1 Puddifoot is likely to be the early leader with a clean start. 

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