Saturday, 31st Jan 2015
Tampa Bay Downs
Tampa Bay Downs normally plays the poor cousin to Gulfstream Park this time of year. It however attracts the big names when valuable Stakes are on offer like today.
Likes of Pletcher, Brown, Harty, Motion are competing today Motion, Sheppard, Casse are here on a regular basis as well as at Gulfstream Park. A couple of top jocks have made the journey across state for rides today.
We present a card with 3 selections in each race with top selection our choice for a winner.
Please box all selections for exacta and tri. in each race.
Tampa Bay Downs Post Time 12.30 est.
Race 1 # 2 Backwater Blues 2/1
# 1 Moving Style 7/2
# 4 Country Minister 8/1
Race 2 # 4 Carajillo 5/2
# 3 African Fighter 2/1
# 8 Quiet Ray 15/1
Race 3 # 3 Senor Grits 2/1
# 4 Alex The Terror 5/1
# 7 Be Nice Coach 10/1
Race 4 # 8 Reel Good Move 3/1
# 7 Lady Con Con 5/1
# 9 Crafty Chick 8/1
Race 5 # 1 Mutasadder 8/1
# 6 Distcreet Duke 9/2
# 11 Azure Dragon 4/1
Race 6 # 8 Delta Golf Alpha 8/5
# 6 Harveson 7/2
# 4 Four Leaf Fate 9/2
(START PICK 6)
# 5 Redneck Humoor 5/1 Lightly raced stacks of room for improvement (never out the frame) barn in fine form the selection.
# 2 Score One 7/2 Gets the rail expect big effort best last race Beyer jock on 100% win rate solid chances.
# 1 Dreaminofthwin 12/1 Back where he belongs after upped in class in last won one before.
# 5 Stormy Pacific 3/1 Chicago horse ran a blinder last out just missed gets extra turf today prepped well.
# 10 Dramedy 4/1 Jock and trainer in form just missed last out certainly been around.
# 11 Excellent Chance 15/1 Has a speedy finish won at half the Clm price last out does like the frame.
# 1 Irish Jasper 7/2 3yo fillies stakes over a mile has done nothing wrong all season won stakes last out over 7f GETS 1ST TIME LASIX today outstanding girl.
# 3 Whimsicality 9/2 Graham Motion excellent record at the track nice filly won her debut no lasix keeping that for a big race.
# 6 Innovative Idga 8/1 Top connections ran in G1 two back on the fringe.
# 1 Testa Rossi 3/1 G3 on the turf f+m best of Chad Brown entries work tab looks like machine gun fire won a G3 here last year also 2nd BC Juv. Say no more.
# 13 Why Katherine 10/1 6yo Canadian mare been around the Attard family improving nicely hall of famer Tino Attard is having a good start to the year.
# 11 Hard Not to Like 7/2 Clement/Velazquez on the turf statement that turns the head.won G1 in last race 10 months ago on a hat trick of wins BUT first time for barn expressing caution.
# 5 Divining Rod 20/1 Beautifully bred 3yo comes off the turf and a defeat by the # 4 horse. Gets lasix today his two runs he ran greenish (won debut) today he comes of age in G3 stakes.
# 11 Ocean Knight 5/2 Big priced yearling done nothing wrong won debut with ease working well little tougher today against fellow winners.
# 3 Ami’s Flatter 9/2 Josie Carroll is having a good year this is one nice colt with lots of scope fellow Woodbine performer picks up the ride Contreras could be the shock.
# 1 Princess Mariah 9/2 Like the connections / on this surface shades goes on and cuts back all positive.
# 5 Sundae School 5/1 Jock had a choice in this race and stuck with this gal who was given a sharpner in last will be ready for this if stays out of trouble.
# 4 Lookout Raven 6/1 Top conditioning barn are taking their time with this expensive purchase (400k) who has overall disappointed but would not be a surprise if she woke up.