Tampa Bay Downs

May 03, 2015
Jockey Antonio Gallardo set a new single-season mark for races won at Tampa Bay Downs when he guided Silver Halo to a neck victory in Saturday’s 1 1/16-mile ninth race for $8,000 claiming routers for his 145th victory of the meet.
April 27, 2015
The Tampa Bay Downs community lost one of its most respected members last week when former trainer John Reading died at age 99.
The last four days of racing of the winter portion of the 2014-15 meeting at Tampa Bay Downs are coming up, and there’s still lots of interest in the trainer and jockey standings, but for altogether different reasons.
April 20, 2015
The trainer’s race for the 2014-15 Tampa Bay Downs meeting may well go down to the final days, but there’s no question who will be the leading rider.
April 13, 2015
Arnaud and Leigh Delacour have made Tampa Bay Downs their winter home since the 2007-08 season, and during that time horseplayers have learned runners from the Delacour operation should never be taken lightly.
Imagine two intense rivals battling head and head to the finish. That is the essence of horse racing, and as the Tampa Bay Downs race meeting heads into its final three weeks, a pair of very intense competitors are battling for the top spot in the race ...
April 05, 2015
Having a day that spotlighted the strong influence of Thoroughbred racing and breeding in the Sunshine State was an ambitious and innovative idea that came to fruition some 13 years ago.
April 04, 2015
Old Time Hockey roared down the middle of the course through the final furlong of the $75,000 Tampa Turf Classic to run down a stubborn I’m the Lucky One in the shadow of the wire and defend his title in that nine-furlong grass route.
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 ...