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    • Apr
    • 16

    EMOTIONS RUN HIGH AFTER NICOLAS ARRIAGADA RIDES FIRST CAREER WINNER

    Apprentice breaks into the ranks of victorious jockeys on a horse owned and trained by his father.
    • Apr
    • 14

    OLDSMAR HORSEMEN RECEIVE ANOTHER 10-PERCENT PURSE INCREASE

    Fourth hike of the meeting a tribute to quality of racing, full fields and bettor interest around the country.
    • Apr
    • 10

    WHAT A RIDE IT CONTINUES TO BE: OLDSMAR CUP MARKS TWO SUCCESS STORIES

    Tampa Bay Downs, City of Oldsmar share sense of pride in mutually beneficial relationship; Ronnie Allen, Jr., rides three winners.
    • Apr
    • 09

    DIAZ SHARES WAVELENGTH WITH MOUNTS ON WAY TO JOCKEY OF MONTH HONOR; CARRYOVER OF $39,302 INTO SATURDAY’S LATE PICK-5

    Salt Rock Tavern Jockey of the Month Hector Rafael Diaz, Jr., adds two victories to his Oldsmar ledger; Saturday's late 50-cent Pick-5 an enticing carrot for bettors; simulcasts of Arkansas Derby, Stonestreet Lexington on tap.
    • Apr
    • 07

    GALLARDO WINS 4, TIES CAMACHO ATOP STANDINGS; DIAZ WINS 3

    Antonio Gallardo is taking aim at a sixth Tampa Bay Downs riding title, which would tie Daniel Centeno and Mike Manganello for the most in track history; Oldsmar Cup is Saturday.
    • Apr
    • 03

    TRACK CLOSED SUNDAY; RACING RETURNS WEDNESDAY; GALLARDO WINS 3

    Antonio Gallardo moves closer to Samy Camacho in jockey standings with three-victory performance; owner-trainer Ron G. Potts, jockey Huber Villa-Gomez combine for back-to-back scores.
    • Apr
    • 02

    TIME HAS ARRIVED FOR KENTUCKY DERBY HOPEFULS TO STEP UP

    With Lambholm South Tampa Bay Derby winner Helium training up to the Run for the Roses, Candy Man Rocket and Hidden Stash need strong efforts Saturday to stay in the discussion.
    • Apr
    • 02

    GRUNDER TO RETIRE AFTER 37 YEARS BEHIND TAMPA BAY DOWNS MICROPHONE

    May 2 will be final day for announcer who shared his lifelong passion for the sport with fans far and wide.
    • Mar
    • 31

    FERRER WINS 3 ON 57TH BIRTHDAY; HELIUM NOMINATED TO TRIPLE CROWN

    Jose Ferrer may have found secret to eternal youth -- he wraps up a March to remember with three winners on his 57th birthday.
    • Mar
    • 28

    THRILLS, EMOTION APLENTY AS FLORIDA CUP MAKES LONG-AWAITED RETURN

    All-time Florida Cup handle record of $7.7-million as local fans, bettors take state-bred competitors to heart; check out recaps of each stakes.
    • Mar
    • 27

    CENTENO, PROCTOR SEEK TO ADD TO RECORD FLORIDA CUP VICTORY TOTALS

    Ideal weather expected for Florida Cup; Kitten's Spa sets course record in Tampa Turf Test.
    • Mar
    • 26

    TRAINER OF MONTH BOWERSOCK TAKES FLORIDA CUP SHOT WITH INDY LYON

    Conditioner sends out six winners from 26 starters, while posting a 65-percent in-the-money mark, to win Salt Rock Tavern honor; Hector Diaz, Jr., Alonso Quinonez each ride two winners; fourth legs of Tampa Turf Test are Saturday.
    • Mar
    • 26

    FAMILY LIFE INSTRUCTS AXMAKER, LARABELL ON MEANING OF WINNING

    Cody Axmaker enjoys the challenge of balancing a healthy family life with his ambition to become a top trainer.
    • Mar
    • 25

    53 STATE-BREDS TO COMPETE FOR $660,000 IN PURSES IN SUNDAY’S FLORIDA CUP

    The state's tradition of breeding, raising and racing top-quality Thoroughbreds will be on full display.
    • Mar
    • 24

    PASCO WINNER NOVA RAGS, SOUP AND SANDWICH ENTERED IN FLORIDA DERBY

    Trainer Bill Mott says Pasco Stakes winner Nova Rags deserves a shot; Soup and Sandwich to face major class test; Samy Camacho, Ronnie Allen, Jr., each ride two winners on today's card.
    • Mar
    • 21

    NEXT SUNDAY’S FLORIDA CUP IS ALL ABOUT CREATING MEMORIES

    The 2020-2021 stakes schedule has six races left, all next Sunday and all for Florida-breds who will seek to use those opportunities as a launching pad.
    • Mar
    • 20

    DAUGHTER OF RACING HALL OF FAMER SENDS OUT TWO WINNERS

    Tampa Bay Downs trainer Sharon Boland's father is 1950 Kentucky Derby-winning jockey Bill Boland.
    • Mar
    • 19

    MAKE A SCENE STRUTS HER DEVELOPING STUFF ON BRISK AFTERNOON

    Responding with verve to jockey Antonio Gallardo's prompting, maturing 3-year-old filly runs away with allowance/optional claiming feature.
    • Mar
    • 17

    FLORIDA CUP TICKETS CAN BE PURCHASED ONLINE AND AT CUSTOMER SERVICE

    Biggest day of season for state-breds is fast approaching; Samy Camacho rides two winners today; Maria Bowersock sends out two winners.
    • Mar
    • 14

    MARCH 28 FLORIDA CUP DAY ATTRACTS 127 NOMINATIONS

    After a one-year hiatus due to COVID-19, registered Florida-breds get a deserved day in the sunshine while competing for $660,000 in purse money.