Tampa Bay Downs

YESTERDAY March 26, 2015
Brother Pat goes after his fourth win in a row Saturday as he tops an overflow field of 14 entered in the colts and geldings division of the final leg of the Tampa Turf Test at about 1 3/8 miles on the turf.
March 23, 2015
Three jockeys were taken to St. Joseph’s Hospital on Saturday after being involved in a spill during the fifth race at Tampa Bay Downs.
Fortunately for the track photographer, just a portion of the 32-woman syndicate that is Fast Women LLC was on hand when its Minimambo won Saturday’s fifth race, otherwise the picture in the winner’s circle would have needed a Panavision lens.
After braving Chicago winters for most of her 20 years as a trainer, Michele Boyce decided to head south to Tampa Bay Downs this year. Her decision was a big plus for horseplayers as the Boyce stable has been one of the bright new additions to the ...
March 19, 2015
Callisto, fresh off a solid third-place finish with similar company last time out in her first start in three months, looks well-placed to pick up her third career win on Saturday when she tops a full field of 3-year-old fillies slated for the 1 ...
March 16, 2015
Nothing generates more interest and excitement this time of year more than a 3-year-old that can run.
March 10, 2015
CARPE DIEM was making his first start since finishing second last fall in the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile. He had received rave notices for his workouts at Palm Beach Downs by Daily Racing Form’s onsite clocker and came off the bench with a terrific ...
March 08, 2015
Carpe Diem exited his five-length victory Saturday in the Grade 2 Tampa Bay Derby in good fashion, trainer Todd Pletcher said Sunday morning from his Palm Beach Downs winter base. The Giant’s Causeway colt most likely will be pointed to the Grade 1 ...
March 07, 2015
Carpe Diem entrenched himself as one of the Kentucky Derby favorites with an emphatic five-length victory Saturday in the 35th running of the Grade 2, $350,000 Tampa Bay Derby, the annual marquee race at Tampa Bay Downs.
Stephanie’s Kitten, swinging to the rail in upper stretch under John Velazquez, showed she was far from ready for retirement as she burst past the leaders in deep stretch to post a 1 1/2-length victory in the Grade 3,$150,000 Hillsborough Stakes at ...