Tampa Bay S. (G3T)

Race 11 at Tampa Bay Downs on February 10, 2018

  • Grade III
  • 1 1/16 miles
  • Turf
  • $175,000
  • 4 yo's & up
  • 7:00 PM
  • 1:40.66
7   World Approval $2.40 $2.20 $2.10
6   Forge (GB) $5.00 $2.80
3   Fire Away $2.60
$2 Exacta (7-6) $11.20
$2 Trifecta (7-6-3) $34.40
$2 Superfecta (7-6-3-9) $161.00
Order of Finish

World Approval

Northern Afleet  – Win Approval

6YO Gelding

  • J:John R. Velazquez
  • T:Mark E. Casse
  • B:Live Oak Stud
  • O:Live Oak Plantation
  • Margin:½
  • TrueNicks: A++
  • Sire: Northern Afleet , Bay, 1993. Lifetime: 396 yearlings sold, median $20,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: With Approval , Gray or Roan, 1986.

Forge (GB)

Dubawi (IRE)  – Heat Haze (GB)

5YO Horse

  • J:Manuel Franco
  • T:William I. Mott
  • O:Juddmonte Farms, Inc.
  • Margin:4
  • TrueNicks: A+
  • Sire: Dubawi (IRE) , Bay, 2002. Lifetime: 417 yearlings sold, median $100,850.
  • Broodmare Sire: Green Desert , Bay, 1983.

Fire Away

War Front  – Salute

6YO Horse

  • J:Jose L. Ortiz
  • T:Claude R. McGaughey III
  • B:Phipps Stable
  • O:Phipps Stable
  • Margin:½
  • TrueNicks: A+
  • Sire: War Front , Bay, 2002. Lifetime: 269 yearlings sold, median $220,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Unbridled , Bay, 1987.


Tapit  – Fantasia (GB)

5YO Gelding

  • J:Joel Rosario
  • T:Michael R. Matz
  • B:George Strawbridge, Jr.
  • O:Augustin Stable

Noble Thought

Harlan's Holiday  – No Use Denying

5YO Gelding

  • J:Jesus Lopez Castanon
  • T:Malcolm Pierce
  • B:Pin Oak Stud, LLC
  • O:Pin Oak Stud

Le Ken (ARG)

Easing Along  – Le Yaca (CHI)

5YO Horse

  • J:Jose Lezcano
  • T:Ignacio Correas, IV
  • B:Haras Cachagua S.A. y Haras Pozo de Luna S.A.
  • O:Pozo de Luna, Inc.

Western Reserve

Indian Charlie  – Visit (GB)

Keeneland Sales Graduate

6YO Gelding

  • J:Daniel Centeno
  • T:J. Kent Sweezey
  • B:Juddmonte Farms Inc
  • O:Turf Stable (Rusty Jones)
8 Keeneland Sales Graduate

4YO Gelding

  • J:Manoel R. Cruz
  • T:Derrick A. Parram
  • B:Builder's Mart, Inc.
  • O:Derrick A. Parram

Doctor Mounty

Street Sense  – On a Roll

Keeneland Sales Graduate

5YO Horse

  • J:Antonio A. Gallardo
  • T:Claude R. McGaughey III
  • B:G. Watts Humphrey Jr., Susan Keller, Vicki Oliver & G. Watts Humphrey III
  • O:Pratt, Larry and Alden, Dave
Keeneland Sales Graduate denotes Keeneland Sales Graduate
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