01/01/2015 1:22PM

Allie's Event tough to beat on local turf course


OLDSMAR, Fla. – Allie’s Event, who benefited from jockey Antonio Gallardo’s quick thinking in the stretch to win his sixth race over the Tampa Bay Downs turf course, may well earn a spot in the Grade 3 Tampa Bay Stakes on Jan. 24 with a strong showing in Saturday’s optional-claiming feature at a mile over the local turf course.