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 [...]
In this week's column for AmWager we talk about "Trap Days." Trap Days By Jonathan Stettin Those who follow football in the NFL know what a trap game is. That is when a supposedly better team takes a game lightly against a team they are supposed [...]
A Noteworthy Race By: Peter Monaco On Feb 13, in the 8th race at Tampa Bay Downs, Daniel Centeno seemed well on his way to victory aboard R Baby Driver. The duo sat off the early pace and made steady advancement on the outside of the leaders [...]
The Crazy Life of a Jockey By Michael Valiante On September 14, 2017 there were seven horses who left the gate in the 3rd race at Delaware Park. It was just another claiming race and it seemed there would be nothing special about it. [...]
Sam F. Davis Stakes at Tampa Bay Downs By: Nick D’Agostino The path to the 2019 Kentucky Derby continues on Saturday at Tampa Bay Downs with the 39th edition of the Grade 3, $250,000 Sam F. Davis Stakes. This looks to be an interesting contest, as we [...]
Vino Rosso a recent impressive winner at Tampa looks like one to keep an eye on in some of the upcoming three year old stakes. I have always said Tampa is an under the radar track to get horses legged up, and Vino Rosso may be another to fall into [...]
Tampa Bay has an underrated meet with big fields and competitive racing especially on turf. The purse increases can only help. Read more about Tampa's purse hikes here.....