Tampa Bay Downs

February 11, 2016
I realize Karibu Gardens is taking a major step up off a recent allowance victory at Gulfstream, but I like him in Saturday's Tampa Bay Stakes at Tampa Bay Downs.
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 ...
Solemn Tribute showed a lot of heart in his most recent start Dec. 19, battling hard to the wire to score by a head over next-out winner Team Colors in the $79,500 Tropical Park Derby at Gulfstream Park. Trainer Brian Lynch expects another strong ...
Cosmic Girl ran into a budding star when she made her stakes debut at Tampa Bay Downs last month in the $82,500 Gasparilla Stakes, finishing second to the heavily favored R Girls a Charmer, who is now being pointed to graded stakes. That effort makes ...
Trainer Keith Nations said that Morning Fire has always shown signs of being a two-turn horse, and the colt will get the chance to prove it Saturday in the Grade 3, $250,000 Sam F. Davis Stakes at Tampa Bay Downs.
Trainer Mark Casse will celebrate his 55th birthday on Sunday, but he hopes to start celebrating a day early when he sends out Eclipse Award winner Tepin in the Grade 3, $150,000 Endeavour Stakes at Tampa Bay Downs.
February 08, 2016
Hall of Fame jockey Edgar Prado is winless with 18 mounts at the Gulfstream Park meet but will look to score with his first mount of the Tampa Bay Downs meet on Wednesday.
Fast Flying Rumor is targeting the $100,000 Pelican Stakes on Feb. 20 at Tampa Bay Downs after dominating an optional $50,000 claimer on the main track here last Friday for his third consecutive win. The Pelican is a six-furlong sprint for 4-year-olds ...
The second-biggest day of the Tampa Bay Downs meet comes Saturday, when Festival Preview Day offers four stakes worth $650,000 in total, including a trio of Grade 3 stakes. The event serves as a prelude to Festival Day on March 12, when four stakes ...
February 05, 2016
Trainer Wesley Ward has always had high hopes for Chiltern Street, but until recently, things just hadn't gone the colt's way. That changed in Chiltern Street's most recent start, a maiden win at Tampa Bay Downs on Dec. 2, leaving Ward optimistic that ...