08/20/2017 3:51PM

Brandy's Girl defeats the boys in Jupiter Beach

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Brandy's Girl notched her second straight triumph against males in the Jupiter Beach on Sunday.

Favorites swept Gulfstream's weekend stakes when Brandy’s Girl defeated male rivals in the Jupiter Beach Handicap a day after Kroy came through in the Tortugas Stakes.

In the $50,000 Jupiter Beach on Sunday, Brandy’s Girl ($7) overtook the race-long leader, R Limo Joe, completing five furlongs in 55.68 seconds over a good turf course. Ridden by Luca Panici, Brandy’s Girl settled in midpack before launching her winning run.

Brandy’s Girl, a 4-year-old Florida-bred filly by Posse, is trained by her owner-breeder, E.T. Broome. She was the only female in a field of seven in what was her fourth straight start – and second straight triumph – against males.

On Saturday, jockey Emisael Jaramillo also worked out a perfect trip from just off the pace aboard Kroy ($4.20), who surged clear inside the eighth pole before holding off Love Conquers by a half-length in the $75,000 Tortugas.

Trained by Armando De la Cerda for Midwest Thoroughbreds, Kroy, a 3-year-old gelding by The Factor, finished 7 1/2 furlongs in 1:28.21 over a firm course for his third victory in seven career starts.

Rainbow 6 hit with tiny ticket

Sunday began with an empty Rainbow 6 jackpot after a solo winning ticket worth $259,573 was bought Saturday through a New York Racing Association wagering account.

Gulfstream officials reported the Saturday winner was a 40-cent ticket using just two combinations of 20 cents apiece. The winning numbers (races 7-12) was 1-2-7-7-8-3.

Before Saturday, the Rainbow 6 had gone 13 racing days without the jackpot being emptied. The previous jackpot sweep of $436,076 came July 27.

Sept. 2 next big date

After Sunday, Gulfstream goes dark for three days before another four-day race week resumes Thursday. The next six-figure stakes are set for Sept. 2, with the second legs of the Florida Sire Stakes, the $200,000 Affirmed, and $200,000 Susan’s Girl.