Tuesday, November 06 2012
EARLY BARN ARRIVALS RAISE EXCITEMENT LEVEL
OLDSMAR, FL. -- For the nine Anthony Pecoraro-trained horses that arrived at Tampa Bay Downs on Sunday morning, the 20-hour trip from Monmouth Park in New Jersey must have seemed like a romp in a lush paddock.
Five days after Hurricane Sandy struck the New Jersey coast, Anthony Pecoraro's horses were loaded onto an Andrew Simoff Horse Transportation van for the trip south to their lodgings for the 2012-13 Tampa Bay Downs racing season, which begins Dec. 1.
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