The Down’s features a pair of $100,000 Stake Races for Florida-breds today, both to be contested at seven panels.
Race 4 is the CITY OF OCALA FLORIDA SIRE STAKES for Fillies and Mares. This group brings together a trio of legitimate contenders and presents some handicapping challenges.
RADIOS JERSEY (2) boasts a five for five lifetime record for the powerful Baxter barn.
Regular rider Paco Lopez ships in with the mount. HEIRESALL (1) won this event last season with Gallardo up for trainer Treasa Pompay.
History could repeat this afternoon. BRAMBLE BERRY (3) ships in off a two race win streak with blinkers on. Red hot jock Jose Ferrer will be aboard for the J. Kent Sweezey outfit.
Post time is scheduled for 1:42 P.M. Live coverage on RadioStPete.com starts at 1:39 P.M.
THE BET A $5 exacta box with the above mentioned runners: 1,2,3. Total Bet $30
Race 6, for Colts and Geldings is the MARION COUNTY FLORIDA SIRE STAKES. Post time is scheduled for 2:45 PM, live RadioStPete.com coverage starts at 2:43.
SHIVAREE (3) took this prize last season, he appears to be the fastest and has the late pace advantage, always important at seven furlongs. Samy Camacho rides for Ralph Nicks.
THE BET $10 to win on SHIVAREE (3) and a $5 exacta box with WELL DEFINED (4) 3,4.
Also a $3 exacta part wheel with SHIVAREE (3) and WELL DEFINED (4), R MERCEDES BOY (5) and CAJUN CASENOVA (6). 3 with 4,5,6. Total Bet $29 GOOD LUCK!!
PREVIOUS RESULTS: 12/10 Cashed the win and place bets, missed the exacta. Collected $176 for the $52 total wagers, a profit of $124 for the day. The bankroll is now $1104.60.