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  • Trainer Jason Servis walks Actress to the winner's circle after the Black-Eyed Susan

    Actress Extends Run of Graded Stakes Winners for Servis

    Racing has been Jason Servis' livelihood as long as he can remember and while the start of his training career wasn't exactly planned, he has thrived as a conditioner, sending out at least one graded stakes winner for the past four seasons.

  • R Angel Katelyn Romps at Tampa Bay Downs

    Averill Racing, CCF Racing Stable, and K Lauren Racing's R Angel Katelyn romped to an authoritative win in the $100,000 Stonehedge Farm South Sophomore Fillies Stakes April 2 at Tampa Bay Downs.

  • R Angel Katelyn wins the Juvenile Filly Sprint by a half-length over Wildcat Kate

    Averill's R Angel Katelyn Set for Florida Cup Day

    A number of top products of Florida's breeding industry will be on display for the 14th renewal of the Florida Cup April 2 at Tampa Bay Downs, an afternoon that will feature six $100,000 stakes restricted to Florida-breds.

  • Trainer Jamie Ness

    Florida Consent Order Sees Ness Suspended 100 Days

    Trainer Jamie Ness will serve a 100-day suspension and pay a $4,800 fine in a settlement with Florida that resolves a dozen post-race test positives for the bronchodilator Clenbuterol dating from December 2012-March 2014.

  • Pin Oak general manager Clifford Barry, trainer Malcolm Pierce, Kentucky state Senator Damon Thayer, jockey Jose Lezcano, and Pin Oak's Nancy Stephens in Turfway Park winner's circle following Don't Leave Me's win in 2015 Bourbonette Oaks.

    Pierce Trains Tampa String for Sam-Son, Pin Oak

    Malcolm Pierce is 59, and like many in the business, he's seen a lot of things in racing come full circle during his career. The Malcolm Pierce story just happens to be one of those "full circle." tales.

  • Arnaud Delacour

    No Dozing Could Provide Delacour a Derby Path

    When trainer Arnaud Delacour saddles No Dozing for the $250,000 Sam F. Davis Stakes (G3) Feb. 11 at Tampa Bay Downs, it could mark an early step toward the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (G1).

  • Tampa Bay Downs

    Tampa Bay Aims to Continue Its Roll in 2017

    The old saying, "If it ain't broke don't fix it," would seem to fit Tampa Bay Downs' position perfectly as the picturesque track located just outside Tampa in Oldsmar, Fla. begins its 91-date meeting Saturday, Nov. 26.

  • Jockey Angel Cruz is all smiles in the Alcibiades Stakes.

    Jockey Cruz Set for Breeders' Cup Debut

    It's been a whirlwind 2 1/2 years for jockey Angel Cruz since he won his first race at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races April 6, 2014, a period where the 20-year-old has had more than his share of new and exciting experiences.

  • Just Jack scores in an allowance race in July on the Laurel Park turf.

    Consistent Just Jack Set for Maryland Million

    Just Jack, a consistent 3-year-old homebred for Dr. Michael Harrison, will face the stiffest test of his young career Saturday when he takes on older rivals in the $150,000 Million Classic at a mile and a furlong.

  • Antonio Gallardo

    Leading Jockey Gallardo Heads to New York

    In a stunning move, jockey Antonio Gallardo, the country’s leader in races won, has changed his plans and will now move his tack not to California but to New York with a new agent.

  • Jockey Antonio Gallardo plans to ride at Santa Anita Park

    Jockey Gallardo to Try Southern California

    Jockey Antonio Gallardo, the current national leader in victories with 287 wins in 2016, will move his tack to Southern California at the completion of the Presque Isle Downs race meeting on Oct. 6.

  • Marcus Vitali at Gulfstream Park

    Stronach Tracks Address 'Program Trainers'

    Believing suspended trainer Marcus Vitali may have been working with trainer Allan Hunter to effectively train horses during his suspension, The Stronach Group announced this week that no entries would be taken for horses trained by Vitali. 

  • Arnaud Delacour

    Delacour Barn Has Come Into Its Own

    The stable of Arnaud Delacour, who learned from conditioners such as Christophe Clement and Alain de Royer- Dupree, has grown in numbers and quality in recent years in the United States.