Gulfstream Park: $1.1 Million Guaranteed Rainbow 6 Jackpot On Saturday

The 20-cent Rainbow 6 jackpot pool will be guaranteed at $1.1 million Saturday at Gulfstream Park in Hallandale Beach, Fla.

The popular multi-race wager went unsolved for the eighth racing day in a row Friday, when multiple tickets with all six winners were each worth $5,195.60.

Saturday’s Rainbow 6 sequence will span Races 6-11, highlighted the $100,000 Mucho Macho Man in Race 10. The mile stakes for 3-year-olds, the first stop on the 2021 Road to the Florida Derby (G1),

The Mucho Macho Man, which will be accompanied in the Rainbow 6 sequence by the $75,000 Limehouse in Race 7 and the $75,000 Ginger Brew in Race 9.

Todd Pletcher-trained Mutasaabeq, a Grade 2 stakes winner on turf, is rated as the 5-2 morning-line favorite. The Shadwell homebred, who broke his maiden on dirt at Saratoga in his debut, is coming off a wide-trip, off-the-board finish in the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf (G1).

The Limehouse, a six-furlong sprint for 3-year-olds, drew a field of eight, including Saffie Joseph Jr.-trained Drain the Clock, a back-to-back winner at Gulfstream in his first two career starts, was installed as the 5-2 morning-line favorite. The son of Maclean’s Music is coming off a disastrous start at Delta Downs in the Jean Lafitte Stakes, in which the rider was unseated due to a broken iron.

The Ginger Brew, a mile turf race for sophomore fillies, drew a deep field of nine, including Mark Casse-trained Inthewinnerscircle, who captured the Florida-bred Juvenile Fillies Turf at Gulfstream Park West; Todd Pletcher-trained Con Lima, who won an optional claiming allowance by more than six lengths in her turf debut at Gulfstream last out; Christophe Clement-trained Honey Pants, the 3-1 morning-line favorite who most recently finished second in a six-furlong stake on turf at Aqueduct; and Graham Motion-trained Oyster Box, who is coming off a debut victory at Belmont.

The Rainbow 6 jackpot pool is only paid out when there is a single unique ticket sold with all six winners. On days when there is no unique ticket, 70 percent of that day’s pool goes back to those bettors holding tickets with the most winners, while 30 percent is carried over to the jackpot pool.

WHO’S HOT: No one is hotter than jockey Irad Ortiz Jr., who rode five winners on Friday’s program and swept the three stakes. He won the $75,000 Janus aboard Imprimis ($3.60), the $75,000 Cash Run aboard Gulf Coast ($6.40), and the $75,000 Abundantia with Hear My Prayer ($21). Ortiz also won aboard Lionessofbrittany ($13.20) in the sixth race and first-time starter Luann ($3.80) in the fifth.

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