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    • Apr
    • 03

    JOCKEY JORGE URDANETA AT MEASE COUNTRYSIDE AFTER SPILL

    Urdaneta remains under observation; 3-year-old filly Crystaleigh appears fine.
    • Mar
    • 31

    FLORIDA CUP LIVES UP TO EXPECTATIONS; CROWN AND SUGAR EXCEEDS THEM

    Ex-claimer turns on the jets in stretch to take Pleasant Acres Stallions Distaff Turf; Antonio Gallardo, Tyler Gaffalione each win two Florida Cup races; Daniel Centeno rides four winners on day; action is fast and furious throughout in front of 5,227.
    • Mar
    • 30

    FLORIDA CUP HAS BEEN A HIT FROM OUTSET; PICK-5 CARRYOVER POOL ADDS TO SUNDAY’S FESTIVITIES; MORALES RIDES THREE WINNERS

    Florida Cup Day keeps proving state's breeding and racing industry is flourishing, with room for growth; late Pick-5 to start with $32,850 in pot; Pablo Morales sweeps late daily double.
    • Mar
    • 29

    FIRENZE FIRE SET FOR 4-YEAR-OLD DEBUT IN FLORIDA CUP ZAXBY’S SPRINT

    A total of 51 entries for Sunday's six $115,000 Florida Cup races for registered Florida-breds; Dubai World Cup action, Xpressbet Florida Derby to be simulcast Saturday; Antonio Gallardo rides three winners.
    • Mar
    • 27

    FOR CARRASCO, “KICK-BACK” TIME WITH JENN AND MYA REFRESHING TONIC

    Victor Carrasco, Jr., is Rumba Island Bar & Grill Trainer of Month; Samy Camacho, Pablo Morales each ride two winners.
    • Mar
    • 24

    FIRENZE FIRE HEADS IMPRESSIVE GROUP OF LIKELY FLORIDA CUP STARTERS

    Six races worth $115,000 apiece, three on main track and three on turf, slated for Sunday, March 31; trainer Eoin Harty, jockey Daniel Centeno each win two.
    • Mar
    • 23

    MARKSMAN SETS COURSE MARK; PICK-5, SUPER HIGH-5 CARRYOVERS SUNDAY

    Marksman wins two legs of series, sets course record in today's final leg; Lemon Zip best of the gals; 26-1 winner in last means bettors have tens of thousands of duckies to vie for Sunday.
    • Mar
    • 22

    TAMPA TURF TEST SERIES CONCLUDES SATURDAY; OLDSMAR ‘GRADS’ IN N.O.

    Added distance will test older turf specialists; is Spinoff the next Always Dreaming?; you can call teenage jockey Juan Carlos Rodriguez all wet, today.
    • Mar
    • 20

    SPIETH’S EVEN-KEELED WAYS HELP HIM EARN JOCKEY OF MONTH HONOR

    Scott Spieth, Oldsmar's winningest active jockey, is Señor Tequila Mexican Grill Jockey of the Month winner; Samy Camacho enjoys another three-win day; trainer Bernell Rhone, jockey Dean Butler combine for two victories.
    • Mar
    • 17

    FLORIDA CUP NOMS OUT; CENTENO FINDS GEM; CAMACHO WINS 100TH (AND 101ST)

    Six $115,000 races for Florida-breds on March 31 attract 140 nominees; Daniel Centeno forges powerful connection with 3-year-old Alwaysmining; Samy Camacho passes the century mark for meeting.
    • Mar
    • 16

    CAMACHO, SANTOS EACH RIDE 2 WINNERS; WAR BRIDLE RUNS WEDNESDAY

    Samy Camacho returns from fall Friday to raise meet-leading total to 98 victories, while Ademar Santos sweeps late daily double; Sunday is final "Kids and Family Days" event of season; Oldsmar jockey Daniel Centeno wins Private Terms Stakes at Laurel with Alwaysmining.
    • Mar
    • 15

    FLORES SCORES FIRST TRAINING VICTORY; DELACOUR TRAINER OF MONTH; BENNETT AND CENTENO COMBINE FOR 3 WINS

    Emotional first training victory for retired jock David Flores and close friend Jesus Castanon; Arnaud Delacour patient, pragmatic and productive; Gerald Bennett and Daniel Centeno make three trips to winner's circle together; Victor Carrasco, Jr., earns 500th training victory; Imperial Hint works like champion, likely headed to Dubai.
    • Mar
    • 13

    IMPERIAL HINT EARNS TOP FLORIDA-BRED HONOR, ON TRACK FOR DUBAI

    Locally based horse wins state Horse of the Year, Champion Older Male and Champion Sprinter honors, conditioner eyes Friday workout as litmus test for Dubai try; Stormy Embrace is Champion Older Female, Champion Female Sprinter; Mike Dini sends out two winners.
    • Mar
    • 10

    MOTT PLANS TO WEIGH OPTIONS FOR NEXT START FOR TACITUS

    The Wood Memorial and the Toyota Blue Grass on April 6 and the Arkansas Derby on April 13 are among the possibilities for Grade II Lambholm South Tampa Bay Derby champ; runner-up Outshine, third-place finisher Win Win Win to stay on Kentucky Derby trail.
    • Mar
    • 09

    TACITUS PICKS RIGHT TIME TO EMERGE AS TRIPLE CROWN CANDIDATE

    Lightly raced, Bill Mott-trained Tacitus signals his future is now with Lambholm South Tampa Bay Derby victory; Rymska proves best in Hillsborough; Concrete Rose displays grit, class in Florida Oaks; Flameaway returns to Oldsmar with brave triumph; Digital Age arrives in Columbia.
    • Mar
    • 08

    GOOD FRIENDS EAGER TO PROVE THEIR HOMEBRED IS BEST IN TAMPA BAY DERBY

    Trainer Mark Casse appears to have two legitimate Lambholm South Tampa Bay Derby threats against client Charlotte Weber's favorite, Win Win Win; first 7,500 get umbrella, with paid admission; $35,126 late Pick-5 carryover.
    • Mar
    • 06

    FIELD OF 11 SET TO VIE FOR OLDSMAR GLORY, TRIP TO LOUISVILLE

    Owners, trainers and jockeys seeking victory, points, strong efforts in Saturday's Grade II, $400,000 Lambholm South Tampa Bay Derby to keep dreaming of roses; Samy Camacho makes donation to Carlos Carrasco Children's Foundation; Ademar Santos is Señor Tequila Mexican Grill Jockey of the Month.
    • Mar
    • 03

    ONCE MORE, WITH GUSTO: HAWKSMOOR TO MAKE FINAL START IN HILLSBOROUGH

    Win or lose Saturday, the Arnaud Delacour-trained mare will be sent to the court of leading sire Kitten's Joy; make plans to enter "Live It Up Challenge" handicapping contest.
    • Mar
    • 02

    “LIVE IT UP CHALLENGE” ONLINE CONTEST BEGINS MARCH 9; CAMACHO WINS 3

    Free event to test players' handicapping acumen; Samy Camacho rides three winners; trainer Kathleen O'Connell and jockey Pablo Morales team for two victories.
    • Mar
    • 01

    FESTIVAL DAY FIELDS TAKING SHAPE; WIN WIN WIN, WELL DEFINED LIKELY

    Grade II, $400,000 Lambholm South Tampa Bay Derby likely to include Pasco record-setter, Grade III Sam F. Davis winner, as well as Casse, Pletcher and Mott runners; Hawksmoor may attempt graded-stakes turf sweep in Grade II Hillsborough.