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Tampa Bay Derby Recap

2019-03-10T11:22:44-05:00March 10th, 2019|

          Tacitus surged to a 1 1/4 length victory in the Grade 2, $400,000 Tampa Bay Derby on Saturday and secured his spot in the gate for the Kentucky Derby. Under Jose Ortiz, the son of Tapit split horses in deep stretch and found his way [...]

Tampa Bay Derby Preview

2019-03-09T07:22:59-05:00March 8th, 2019|

    Tampa Bay Derby Preview 2019 By: Peter Monaco   Saturday's Grade 2, $400,000 Tampa Bay Derby will be the last race offering Kentucky Derby points for prep races at the Oldsmar, Florida, track. Well Defined is the only horse returning from the first Derby prep held at Tampa [...]

Fountain of Youth 2019

2019-03-01T13:11:33-05:00March 1st, 2019|

  Geo Sette   400,000 Grade 2 Fountain Of Youth Stakes,  Gulfstream Park Race # 13,   Mile & 1/16th EST Post Time 5:32 pm I have always been intrigued with this race. I feel it is truly the beginning of what is always a compelling spring for three-year-olds. [...]

Class Tells by Jonathan Stettin

2017-05-28T08:32:11-05:00May 28th, 2017|

The classy and ultra-talented Lady Eli padded her resume with a dead game victory in the Grade 1 Gamely at Santa Anita yesterday. Lady Eli displayed her class despite a less than ideal pace scenario which had Avenge on the lead by herself from the rail. Lady Eli sat just [...]