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Tampa Bay All-Stakes Pick-5

Tampa Bay Downs runs an excellent all-stakes pick-5 on Saturday that wraps up with the G2 Tampa Bay Derby, the biggest race of their meeting. Let’s take a look at the sequence, which begins on race 7 at 3:15 pm. … Continue reading

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Derby Trail Race Review: Sam F. Davis

Flameaway pulled a 10-1 upset in the Sam F. Davis on Saturday at Tampa Bay Downs, going wire to wire and holding off Catholic Boy, the 3-5 favorite. Previously:¬†Withers, Lewis, Holy Bull Fractions: 24.18, 47.73, 1:11.25, 1:36.06, 1:42.44 Race Flow: … Continue reading

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Derby Trail Preview: Sam F. Davis

The Derby Trail comes to Oldsmar, Florida on Saturday with the Sam F. Davis Stakes, the prep for next month’s Tampa Bay Derby. The race is headed by Catholic Boy, a Jonathan Thomas trainee that makes his first start since … Continue reading

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Saturday Spot Plays

Saturday is a very good day of racing up all across the country, especially at Santa Anita, where they have the Big Cap among five stakes, and Tampa Bay Downs, where they run the Tampa Bay Derby among five stakes. … Continue reading

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Derby Trail Stakes Preview – Tampa Bay Derby (G2)

The Derby trail heats up again on Saturday with two more races: the Tampa Bay Derby at Tampa Bay Downs, which we’ll look at here, and the San Felipe at Santa Anita, which we’ll look at in our next post. … Continue reading

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Derby Prep Review – Sam F Davis Stakes

Tampa Bay Downs joined the Derby trail this week, hosting the Sam F. Davis Stakes, won by the impressive McCraken. Here is our preview from the race, in which we spelled McCraken incorrectly, a mistake that should not be made, … Continue reading

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Derby Trail Stakes Preview – Sam F. Davis

Tampa Bay Downs runs the first of their two Derby prep races on Saturday with the Sam F. Davis, which drew a solid and competitive field of nine, headed by McCracken, winner of the Grade 2 Kentucky Jockey Club on … Continue reading

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