Florida’s two thoroughbred tracks will each have ten races on Wednesday.
Tampa Bay Downs has a first post of 12:25 p.m.
The featured ninth race is a $75,000 optional claimer at six furlongs on dirt for 2-year-old fillies.
The purse is $22,000. All of the ten entrants have won either one or two races. Seven of them have run in at least one stakes race.
Gulfstream Park has a first post at 12:35 p.m.
The fourth race has the day’s highest purse--$28,000 which is lower than the feature races on most weekdays during Gulfstream’s championship meet.
It a $35,000 optional claimer at 7 ½ furlongs on turf for 2-year-old fillies.
On its first race, Gulfstream has a carryover of $4,466.77 on the Super HI-5.
The carryover on the Rainbow 6 is $260,541.70. It is on races five through ten.
Conditions are fast and firm at both tracks.
The Weather Channel forecasts are for a zero percent chance of rain during racing hours in Oldsmar where Tampa Bay Downs is located and for just a 15 percent chance of rain in Hallandale Beach, where Gulfstream is located.
We will have coverage on this blog.