Category, at 15-1, rallied along the rail and went on to win today's first race on opening day at Tampa Bay Downs.
Out of the Woods finished second and Filberto finished third in the ten-horse field. They had dueled for the lead during most of the race.
Chelsey Keiser rode the winner, in her first mount at Tampa Bay Downs. She is a 23-year-old native of Ohio, who has been riding in Indiana and New Jersey.
Luis Domonguez, based in New Jersey, trains Category.