By Bob Bauer
First post is at 11:50 a.m. for Saturday’s twelve-race card at Tampa Bay Downs.
There are four stakes races on the track’s annual Festival Preview Day. Conditions are listed as Fast and Firm.
The featured 11th race is the $250,000 Sam F. Davis Stakes (Grade 3) at 1 1/16 miles on dirt for 3-year-olds.
It is a first-round points qualifying race for the Kentucky Derby (Grade 1) which will be run on May 1 at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky. The first four finishers in the Sam F. Davis will receive 10, 4, 2 and 1 qualifying points respectively.
Stakes action kicks off with Race 8, all Stakes races will be broadcast live on RadioStPete online.
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RACE 8, THE GRADE 3 $175,000 TAMPA BAY STAKES Four year-olds and up, eight and one-half furlongs turf, Post time 3:30 PM, RadioStPete coverage will start at 3:28 PM.
THE BET $10 win and place on SOLE VOLANTE (9) and a $2 exacta box with GREYES CREEK (12) and EONS (8). 8,9,12 Total Bet $32
RACE 9, THE SUNCOAST STAKES Three year-old Fillies, Mile and Forty yards. Post time 4:02 PM, RadioStPete coverage will start at 4 PM.
THE BET $20 to win on ROLL UP MO MONEY (1) and a $2 exacta box with FEELING MISCHIEF (2) and SPECIAL PRINCESS (10) 1,2,10 Total Bet $32
RACE 10, THE $175,000 ENDEAVOUR STAKES Fillies and Mares, four and up, eight and one-half furlongs, turf. Post time 4:32 PM, RadioStPete coverage starts at 4:30.
THE BET $10 to win on LOGIC N REASON (2) and $2 exacta box with COUNTERPARTY RISK (5) and NEW YORK GIRL (6) 2,5,6 Total Bet $22
RACE 11, THE GRADE 2, $250,000 SAM F. DAVIS STAKES three year-olds, eight and one-half furlongs. Post time 5:02 PM, RadioStPete coverage starts at 5 PM.
THE BET $20 to win on NOVA RAGS (8) and a $2 exacta box with KNOWN AGENDA (3) BOCA BOY (7) 3,7,8 Total Bet $32
TOTAL BETS: $118 GOOD LUCK!!
PREVIOUS RESULTS 2/5 Lost $32, the bankroll is $685.10