12/08/2014 12:50PM

Catalina Red shows much promise in dazzling Inaugural Stakes win


OLDSMAR, Fla. – People in racing, whether they are owners, trainers, or bettors, have learned through painful experience that one dazzling performance does not necessarily qualify a horse as a star. But those who were on hand at Tampa Bay Downs on Saturday, when Catalina Red demolished his eight rivals in the $66,000 Inaugural Stakes, had to come away thinking that this horse has a very bright future.