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    • Mar
    • 04

    STRENGTH IN NUMBERS: JOSEPH TO SADDLE THREE FOR TAMPA BAY DERBY

    Candy Man Rocket garners plenty of respect, but the connections of 11 other 3-year-olds want to make him earn the Grade II Lambholm South Tampa Bay Derby trophy.
    • Mar
    • 03

    2020 PURCHASE OF MAGIC ATTITUDE PAYING OFF FOR JACKSONS, DELACOUR

    Grade I-winning filly is the latest in a string of outstanding graded-stakes winners trained by Oldsmar conditioner Arnaud Delacour for Lael Stables.
    • Feb
    • 28

    CANDY MAN ROCKET SET TO RETURN FOR LAMBHOLM SOUTH TAMPA BAY DERBY; LATE PICK-5 CARRYOVER FOR WEDNESDAY OF $45,742.71; ULTIMATE 6 HIT

    The fields are taking shape for the Oldsmar oval's biggest day of the season.
    • Feb
    • 27

    QUALITY STEP, BELLA PIERINA BEST ON TURF; DOWNTOWNER SETS TRACK MARK

    A warm, sunny afternoon provides quality performances, including Tampa Turf Test victories by Quality Step and Bella Pierina, a track record from Downtowner and an exciting triumph by Notorious R B G.
    • Feb
    • 27

    HECTOR DIAZ, JR., STRIVES TO FULFILL HIS FAMILY LEGACY

    The bond between Hector Diaz, Jr., and his brother Migue, who was paralyzed six years ago, is a reflection of their shared desire to excel in the sport they have always loved.
    • Feb
    • 26

    DELGADO IS SALT ROCK TAVERN TRAINER OF MONTH; TAMPA TURF TEST IS SATURDAY

    Conditioner finds less training is better for stakes-winning 7-year-old gelding; Quality Step attempts to go 3-for-3 in Tampa Turf Test; yes, we are simulcasting the Fountain of Youth and the Southwest Stakes.
    • Feb
    • 24

    THE CRITICAL WAY, MISS AURAMET STAR ON TURF SPRINT SHOWCASE DAY

    Turf Dash winner turns the tables on rival for trainer Jose H. Delgado, jockey Samy Camacho; Florida-bred mare digs in under jockey Roberto Alvarado, Jr., for Lightning City triumph; Soup and Sandwich's connections hope to be eating high off the hog, soon.
    • Feb
    • 21

    GRADE II, $400,000 LAMBHOLM SOUTH TAMPA BAY DERBY DRAWS 43 NOMINATIONS

    $1-million Festival Day 41 Presented by Lambholm South card is March 6; Turf Dash, Lightning City Stakes are Wednesday.
    • Feb
    • 20

    TRAINER BROOKS REACHES 500-VICTORY MARK WITH DON’T MAKE ME BEG

    Trainer jokes his dry spell approaching the career milestone aged him 10 years, but racing's recuperative powers make No. 500 a cherished memory.
    • Feb
    • 19

    GRASS-GOBBLING SPEEDSTERS GET CHANCE IN THE SUNSHINE WEDNESDAY

    Full field for Lightning City Stakes; Grade II winner Imprimis heads Turf Dash; Roger Laurin sends out sixth-race winner.
    • Feb
    • 17

    THIRD PURSE INCREASE ANNOUNCED; TURF STAKES MOVED TO WEDNESDAY, FEB. 24

    Horsemen, horsewomen to reap benefits of simulcast gains, with $2,500 boost for allowance races, including maiden special weights, and $1,250 for claiming and starter races; wet grounds cause Turf Sprint Showcase Day postponement.
    • Feb
    • 14

    WANT TO ATTEND FESTIVAL DAY 41? DON’T GET CAUGHT WATCHING PAINT DRY

    Tickets for Festival Day 41 Presented by Lambholm South on March 6 are on sale on the track website, but they are expected to go quickly.
    • Feb
    • 14

    TURF DASH, LIGHTNING CITY STAKES MOVED TO SUNDAY, FEB. 21 BY WEATHER

    More than 2 inches of rain over the weekend, with more likely during the week, lead to switch.
    • Feb
    • 13

    ZENDEN TAKES PELICAN IN NAIL-BITER; THE GODDESS LYSSA BEST IN MINARET

    Samy Camacho wins his third consecutive Pelican Stakes on determined 5-year-old; The Goddess Lyssa may soon be ready for bigger things.
    • Feb
    • 12

    CAMACHO IS JOCKEY OF MONTH; THE GODDESS LYSSA A MINARET THREAT; LATE PICK 5, ULTIMATE 6 CARRYOVERS INTO SATURDAY

    Salt Rock Tavern Jockey of the Month Samy Camacho "wants to be leading rider so bad;" speedy The Goddess Lyssa to receive class test in Minaret Stakes; late Pick 5, Ultimate 6 carryovers whet bettors' appetites.
    • Feb
    • 10

    SATURDAY SPRINT SHOWCASE FEATURES RETURN OF FTBOA STAKES WINNERS

    Accomplished Florida-breds Shivaree and Heiressall hungry for more; Antonio Gallardo edges ahead of Samy Camacho in jockey race with three winners.
    • Feb
    • 07

    SAM F. DAVIS 1-2 FINISHERS ARE CANDIDATES FOR MARCH 6 TAMPA BAY DERBY

    Expect either Candy Man Rocket or Nova Rags -- but likely not both -- back for the Grade II, $400,000 Lambholm South Tampa Bay Derby; Samy Camacho rides two winners, ties Antonio Gallardo atop jockey standings.
    • Feb
    • 06

    CANDY MAN ROCKET PASSES TWO-TURN TEST IN SAM F. DAVIS; GET SMOKIN, COUNTERPARTY RISK, CURLIN’S CATCH VICTORIOUS

    Candy Man Rocket emerges as a 3-year-old colt to take VERY seriously; Festival Preview Day 41 Presented by Lambholm South handle $13.2-million, third-highest in track history; other details within.
    • Feb
    • 05

    SMILEY SOBOTKA SAM F. DAVIS CHOICE, BUT WHO WILL BE SMILING SATURDAY?

    Connections of 3-year-olds in Sam F. Davis, Suncoast Stakes taking things one race at a time; deep field of older horses in Tampa Bay Stakes makes for an intense handicapping challenge; Chad Brown sends out Lambholm South Endeavour favorite.
    • Feb
    • 04

    SPECIAL PRINCESS FACES TOUGHEST TEST IN SUNCOAST STAKES SATURDAY

    Trainer Walter Woodard thinks the mile-and-40-yard distance of the Suncoast will work to his filly's benefit.