Clouded Appeal, the 3-2 favorite, beat Secret Recipe by 1 1/4 lengths in Friday's first race at Tampa Bay Downs.
The race was a $16,000 claimer at five furlongs on turf for fillies and mares 3-YO and up.
Clouded Appeal won in 56.22 seconds on the course listed as firm.
Federico Mata rode Clouded Appeal for trainer Javier Negrete and owner J and R Equine Corp.
We will have periodic reports during the race day.
On Friday evening we will have a recap and a preview of Saturday's card at Tampa Bay Downs.