Double action kicks off the Downs Stakes program for this season, with a pair of $100,000 events for two year-olds, both at 6 furlongs.
Race 3, the Inaugural Stakes for the Boys, goes off at 1:10 pm. POPPY'S PRIDE (1) appears to be tough to beat in this short field and should be a prompt favorite.
THE BET $20 to win on POPPY'S PRIDE (1)
Race 9, the Sandpiper Stakes for Fillies is scheduled for 4:19 pm. Live coverage on Radio St Pete online will start at 4:17.
This is a more wide open contest, a case can be made for several of these youngsters. WHOLEBODEMEISTER (6) may be a filly with a future, she won her last outing with authority after having to wait a bit on the turn. Today, she gets the services of leading rider Camacho and tries the Oldsmar oval for the first time.
THE BET $20 Win and Place on WHOLEBODEMEISTER (6) and a $2 exacta box with LITTLE NESSO (2) and FEELING MISCHIEF (5) 2,5,6. Total Bets $72 GOOD LUCK !!
PREVIOUS RESULTS 12/4 Lost $28, the bankroll is now at $1098.