Tampa Bay Downs

Track information and stakes schedule for the 2013-14 Tampa Bay Downs Meet, which starts Wednesday, December 4. Full Story >>
April 21, 2014
It’s a big gamble to take a maiden winner from Tampa Bay Downs, ship her 1,000 miles to Keeneland, race her over a strange surface, and put her in a race with much tougher competition. But trainer Robert Smith and co-owner Mark Hoffman had enough ...
April 17, 2014
Cee ‘n O, fresh from a nine-plus-length romp at Gulfstream Park in his second start for the powerful Jamie Ness barn, takes on multiple stakes winner My Brown Eyed Guy in Saturday’s $25,000 feature at Tampa Bay Downs.
April 14, 2014
Looking down the list of stables that have raced at Tampa Bay Downs this season, it’s evident there is a good bit of depth in the training ranks.
April 07, 2014
When Sneaking Uponyou powered away from the field through the stretch en route to a smashing 6 1/4-length victory in the Hilton Garden Inn/Hampton Inn and Suites Sprint Stakes, it put an exclamation point on the 12th Florida Cup Day at Tampa Bay Downs ...
April 05, 2014
Old Time Hockey was swung outside in upper stretch by jockey Ronnie Allen Jr. and ran down stubborn pacesetter Racing Aptitude in the final strides to capture the Tampa Bay Turf Classic by three-quarters of a length on Saturday at Tampa Bay Downs.
March 31, 2014
On Saturday, the Sunshine State’s Thoroughbred breeding industry will be in the spotlight at Tampa Bay Downs as the 12th annual Florida Cup, featuring Florida-bred runners, tops the weekend program.
March 24, 2014
A bone chip dashed any chance Tulira Castle had of competing in last year’s Triple Crown races, but now the 4-year-old is starting to make it look like trainer Jim DiVito knew what he had when he tried the War Pass colt against top company last winter ...
March 22, 2014
Tulira Castle ranged up along the outside out of the second turn under Angel Serpa, drove to the front, then had little trouble maintaining a safe advantage to post a 2 3/4-length victory in the $60,000 Challenger Stakes at Tampa Bay Downs on Saturday.
March 17, 2014
Just prior to the opening of the 2013-14 Tampa Bay Downs meeting, trainer Jamie Ness was asked for an assessment of his expectations for the season.
March 15, 2014
Dress the Part certainly looked the part Saturday, when she raced Clarinda into defeat after six furlongs, opened a comfortable lead under red-hot jockey Ronnie Allen Jr., then had more than enough left to maintain a safe margin late and win the ...