OLDSMAR, Fla. (January 20, 2009) Tomorrow, January 21 will be a bonus race day at Tampa Bay Downs. Wednesday’s live card will showcase ten races, including an allowance dash for fillies three years old travelling seven furlongs fresh off of their first wins. The featured race of the day is the ninth race, an allowance optional claiming test for four year olds an up. Titus, making his 2009 debut for trainer Jamie Ness, will take on nine other contenders in the five furlong turf test.
Saturday, January 24 will be Cap Giveaway Day at Tampa Bay Downs. A free Tampa Bay Downs commemorative baseball cap will be given away with each paid admission while supplies last.
Additionally, jockeys will be on hand throughout the day in the first floor of the Grandstand to sign autographs and answer fans’ questions. Sunday, January 25th will be the first Family Fiesta day of the Tampa meet. Family Fiesta Day takes place in the Tampa Bay Downs Backyard and is hosted by Univision Television. The afternoon will feature free Latin-themed entertainment and personalities, pony rides, games and more from noon until 3 PM.
Racing resumes tomorrow, January 21 with a ten race card; the Pick 6 carryover is $5,245.17, and the High 5 carryover is $2,526.30. The Silks Poker room is open daily from 12:30 PM through 12:30 AM, and The Downs Golf Practice Facility is open on Mondays from 10:00 AM through 10:00 PM and on Tuesdays through Sundays from 8:30 AM through 10:00 PM.