Florida Racing: Christmas Weekend Preview  

Florida Racing: Christmas Weekend Preview


HorseRacingFLA Staff Report

Gulfstream Park has a ten-race card on Friday with first post at 12:35 p.m.

The carryover on the Rainbow 6 is $181,582. It is  on races five through ten.

Tampa Bay Downs also has ten Friday races, with first post of 12:25 p.m.

It will be the start of a weekend when neither Florida track will have live racing this Saturday, Christmas Eve, or this Sunday, Christmas Day.

On Monday, Gulfstream will have a special holiday race day.  First post will be 12:00 p.m. for an 11-race card.RADEC8726_300x250

The feature race is the $60,000 Margate, at seven furlongs on dirt for fillies and mares 3-years-old and up.

Both tracks will resume their regular schedules on Wednesday Dec. 28.

Gulfstream will have racing Wednesdays through Sundays. First post will be 12:00 p.m. on Sundays and 12:35 p.m. on other days, unless otherwise noted.

Tampa Bay will have racing on Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays.  First post is 12:25 p.m. unless otherwise noted.