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TAMPA BAY DOWNS-JAN 3

Pickings are slim today owing to a weather forecast indicating a 70% chance of rain. Hence, we’re looking away from turf today to find the

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TAMPA BAY TODAY-JAN 2

With weather handicappers calling for rain, we looked at turf races in which horses could transfer their recent trips into dirt victory. Fortunately, an HRI

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TAMPA BAY TODAY-DEC 27

Sunday’s seventh race on the Oldsmar lawn is your typically competitive open claimer for 3YOs and Up going one mile at the $16,000 claiming level.

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TAMPA BAY TODAY-DEC 16

As regular readers of this feature know, we concentrate on one of our favorite grass courses to wager upon, one free of bias–atmospherics notwithstanding–that give

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TAMPA BAY TODAY-DEC 12

Nine fillies and mares have drawn into Saturday’s feature in Oldsmar, a competitive lot sprinting seven furlongs on Tampa’s main track and what an open

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BENNETT TOPS AT TAMPA

By Tampa Bay Press Staff — If it’s June, Gerald Bennett must be at the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Spring 2-Year-Olds in Training Sale (moved from

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GALLARDO REHABS KNEE

Tampa Bay Press Staff – For two days, Antonio Gallardo tried to ride through the pain in his right knee. But after finishing second aboard

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TAMPA BAY TODAY – JUN 1

There are times when handicappers can’t overthink things and take what is given. Today’s turf finale at Tampa is one of those times. But there

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TAMPA BAY TODAY – MAY 20

If you’re looking for the logical favorite in today’s turf finale in Oldsmar, you won’t need a search warrant to find Jangada (2-1). And a

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TAMPA BAY TODAY – MAY 9

As everyone knows, a good trip is essential for success on the turf, especially at marathon distances, and there is an excellent example of this

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TAMPA BAY TODAY – MAY 8

With sunny skies and prospects for turf racing today in Oldsmar, a juicy turf event for maiden allowance types going nine furlongs. It’s one of

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TAMPA BAY TODAY – APRIL 10

With no racing in Minnesota scheduled for a while, the Canterbury horses have remained in Northern Florida and one of those, Hold the Spice (5-1),

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TAMPA BAY TODAY – MAR 21

There’s always interest in a sizable field of maiden claimers on the turf and Saturday’s 4th in Oldsmar is no exception. It’s not difficult to

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