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Barbara D. Livingston
Grey Stark will make her first start of the year Saturday at Tampa Bay Downs.
Grey Stark will make her first start of the year and her first for trainer Jonathan Thomas in the featured fifth race Saturday at Tampa Bay Downs, an optional $62,500 claimer going one mile on the turf course. Full Story >>
April 19, 2017
The Florida Division of Pari-Mutuel Wagering has notified trainer Jorge Navarro that a horse he trained tested positive for cocaine after a race at Tampa Bay Downs in February, and Navarro said he plans to contest the finding.
April 10, 2017
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.
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 ...
March 20, 2017
R Angel Katelyn, a three-time stakes winner, worked five furlongs in 1:01.20 on Sunday as she gears up for her role as the probable favorite in the $100,000 Sophomore Fillies Stakes on Florida Cup Day at Tampa Bay Downs.
March 19, 2017
Jockey Victor Lebron was resting at home Sunday, one day after going down in a scary spill when his mount, Tether to Reality, crashed into the portable rail while on the lead in a turf race at Tampa Bay Downs.
March 13, 2017
Road to the Derby: Tampa Bay Derby analysis
March 12, 2017
Tapwrit emerged from his popular, 4 1/2-length win in the Grade 2, $350,000 Tampa Bay Derby in good order and was “bright and alert, happy and sound” in his stall at Palm Beach Downs on Sunday, according to trainer Todd Pletcher.
March 11, 2017
The 10,079 fans who packed Tampa Bay Downs on Saturday apparently knew how unwise it is to bet against trainer Todd Pletcher in the Tampa Bay Derby, a race he has now won a record five times, including four of the past five years.