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    • Mar
    • 29

    MAD GRACE PASSES ENDURANCE TEST; ULTIMATE 6 HIT; 8 RACES WEDNESDAY

    Jordan Blair-trainee wins fourth leg of Tampa Turf Test for females under leading jockey Antonio Gallardo; Ultimate 6 pays $91,970 and change to one bettor.
    • Mar
    • 28

    FAST FIRE RELISHES THREE-TURN TAMPA TURF TEST, SETS COURSE RECORD

    Florida-bred gelding has the grit to hold off all challengers, sets course record to boot with portable turf rail set at 12 feet; Fillies and Mares Division of Tampa Turf Test is Sunday; Samy Camacho, Scott Spieth each ride two winners.
    • Mar
    • 27

    TAMPA TURF TEST HIGHLIGHTS SATURDAY CARD; SPIETH IS JOCKEY OF MONTH

    Full fields are the order of the weekend; Scott Spieth, who leads all Oldsmar jockeys with 4,825 career victories, is Señor Tequila Mexican Grill Jockey of the Month; Curlin Florida Derby at Gulfstream includes three Tampa Bay Downs performers.
    • Mar
    • 27

    ATTENTION HORSEMEN: COVID-19 STABLES PROTOCOLS

    Tampa Bay Downs requests all trainers, backstretch workers and stable employees familiarize themselves with these guidelines to minimize the risk from the COVID-19 virus during these uncertain times.
    • Mar
    • 25

    MY BOY LENNY A HIT IN TWO BARNS; LAST PROMISE TRUE AGAIN

    5-year-old Florida-bred gelding at top of his game, making him a cherished possession for two top trainers; Last Promise wins for fifth time at meeting.
    • Mar
    • 22

    EIGHT-RACE CARD WEDNESDAY; ELZEY REMEMBERED BY MARTINEZ, CAMACHO

    Jesus Castanon rides two winners, including a daughter of his 2011 Preakness winner Shackleford; Samy Camacho also wins two; late agent Steve Elzey "never stopped hustling."
    • Mar
    • 21

    SIENKEWICZ RETIRES FROM TRAINING; AVILA IS TRAINER OF MONTH

    Conditioner's first winner in 1978 came at Narragansett Park with 17-year-old Golden Arrow, a feat recognized in Sports Illustrated magazine; Juan Carlos Avila, trainer of Lambholm South Tampa Bay Derby winner King Guillermo, is Rumba Island Bar & Grill Award winner.
    • Mar
    • 20

    FLORIDA CUP CANCELLED; MONEY TO BE ALLOCATED TO OVERNIGHT RACES

    Series of stakes races for registered Florida-breds shelved until 2021; two eight-race cards without spectators scheduled this weekend; jockey Pablo Morales has broken foot, sidelined indefinitely.
    • Mar
    • 18

    NORMALITY? FAR FROM IT, BUT ENTHUSIASM FOR RACING STAYS STRONG

    Competition spirited despite lack of spectators, handle shows interest remains strong; eight races scheduled Friday and Saturday.
    • Mar
    • 18

    ‘SHE WANTED TO INSPIRE OTHERS’

    Former Tampa Bay Downs Association Official Catherine Dimino, who succumbed to pancreatic cancer on Jan. 31, uplifted all who knew and loved her through her grace and courage.
    • Mar
    • 15

    RACING SET TO CONTINUE WEDNESDAY MINUS SPECTATORS; CAMACHO WINS 3

    We encourage all our fans to keep following the action, stay safe and care for each other.
    • Mar
    • 14

    MARTINEZ ‘100-PERCENT POSITIVE WE WILL WADE THROUGH THIS’

    Veteran jockey expresses his faith in the ability of his colleagues, horsemen and track employees to emerge from the current crisis even stronger, thanks fans for their support.
    • Mar
    • 13

    WALES BETS ON SELF, REWARDED WITH RIDING TITLE, JOCKEY OF MONTH

    The 34-year-old product of Edinburgh, Scotland is raising his profile on both coasts, here in Oldsmar and at Emerald Downs in Washington state; Pablo Morales closing in on 2,000 victories; Matinee Girl makes her numerous "owners" happy.
    • Mar
    • 13

    TAMPA BAY DOWNS TO RACE WITHOUT FANS AFTER SUNDAY’S ACTION

    The Silks Poker Room and The Downs Golf Practice Facility will remain open until further notice, as will Tampa Greyhound Track simulcasting and poker; patrons urged to put their health and that of others first and foremost.
    • Mar
    • 11

    TAMPA BAY DOWNS ANNOUNCES STEPS TO MINIMIZE CORONAVIRUS RISK

    The health and safety of our patrons, our employees and our horsemen and backstretch workers are of paramount importance.
    • Mar
    • 08

    MARTINEZ, CAMACHO – AND KING GUILLERMO – READY TO TAKE ON THE WORLD

    Churchill Downs has received a $6,000 late nomination payment from Victoria's Ranch owner Victor Martinez, making Grade II Lambholm South Tampa Bay Derby winner King Guillermo eligible for the Triple Crown.
    • Mar
    • 07

    KING GUILLERMO MAKES DREAMS COME TRUE FOR VENEZUELAN CONNECTIONS

    King Guillermo pulls off a shocking Lambholm South Tampa Bay Derby upset, but his performance and his time suggest more good things may be coming; Starship Jubilee displays class, courage in Hillsborough Stakes victory; Outburst hangs on in Florida Oaks; Trophy Chaser gets the Challenger hardware; Doc Boy wins Columbia.
    • Mar
    • 06

    LONE FLORIDA-BRED IN FIELD, CHANCE IT, SEEKS TAMPA BAY DERBY GLORY; CARRASCO GOES 3-FOR-3

    Sam F. Davis Stakes winner Sole Volante is the horse to beat, but 11 others, including Chance It, are primed for a Derby effort; Hillsborough Stakes and Florida Oaks provide distaffers opportunity; Darien Rodriguez is Salt Rock Tavern Trainer of the Month; Victor Carrasco, Jr., sends out three winners from three starters.
    • Mar
    • 04

    FIELD OF 12 TO CONTEST LAMBHOLM SOUTH TAMPA BAY DERBY ON SATURDAY

    Sole Volante, Chance It are the morning-line Lambholm South Tampa Bay Derby favorites, but the connections of 10 other 3-year-olds have designs on the top prize; full fields for Hillsborough, Florida Oaks.
    • Mar
    • 01

    RESERVED SEATING STILL AVAILABLE FOR FESTIVAL DAY EXTRAVAGANZA

    All fans will receive a "Mystery Mutuel" voucher Saturday worth between $3-$1,000, with paid admission; Pablo Morales and Alonso Quinonez each ride two winners, Morales at 1,990 for career.