Tampa Bay Downs

Tom Keyser
Tapa Tapa Tapa, winner of the Suncoast Stakes on Feb. 11, is being considered for the Kentucky Oaks by trainer Tim Hamm.
No Dozing, the runner-up in the Grade 2 Remsen Stakes last fall, is being rerouted to the Grade 3, $200,000 Lexington Stakes at Keeneland on Saturday after posting a bullet workout at Tampa Bay Downs over the weekend.Full Story >>
April 03, 2017
It was mission accomplished for World Approval on Sunday, when the Grade 1 winner made a successful 2017 debut, tracking the pace of Go Around and powering home 2 1/4 lengths ahead of that rival in the Turf Classic.
April 02, 2017
World Approval, winner of the Grade 1 United Nations last summer, returned from a 5 1/2-month layoff to win the Turf Classic, the first of three $100,000 turf stakes restricted to statebreds on Sunday’s Florida Cup program at Tampa Bay Downs.
Locally based up-and-coming sprinter Tiger Blood outperformed Grade 2 stakes winner Delta Bluesman and came close to the track record in the first of three $100,000 dirt sprint stakes restricted to statebreds on the 15th annual Florida Cup card Sunday ...
February 12, 2017
While there is every reason to believe McCraken’s career trajectory will head nowhere but up – for reasons, it should be noted, that are based in no small part on Ian Wilkes being his trainer – it is far from a certainty that this is the way things ...
February 14, 2016
It’s always good for the game when a champion returns to the races, and it’s even better when a champion returns the way Tepin did Saturday.
February 11, 2016
The Sam Davis on Saturday at Tampa Bay is a semi Derby prep, but not one likely to have any lasting influence. Morning Fire was quite consistent in a long Pennsylvania campaign last year, but took a huge step forward when he cleared the field in the ...
March 05, 2015
The Tampa Bay Derby is certainly the best betting race of the stakes for 3-year-olds. Carpe Diem is going to be favored off his excellent 2-year-old season, with a 91 in the Breeders’ Futurity and 93 when second in the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile. Love the ...
December 03, 2013
Track information and stakes schedule for the 2013-14 Tampa Bay Downs Meet, which starts Wednesday, December 4.