By Bob Bauer
The weekend wraps up with a ten race card in Tampa, first Post time is scheduled for 12:14 PM.
Racing is conducted every Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday (except Easter), until closing day May 7.
Today's feature, Race 8, Post time 3:55, is a wide open mile on the green for newly turned three year-olds. Live coverage on RadioStPete.com, including track announcer Jason Beam starts at 3:52.
Tampa Bay Race Fans
All of these youngsters are seeking their second lifetime wins under $20,000 Claiming conditions. At this stage of their careers these sophomores are still developing and are capable of substantial improvement week by week and race by race.
The powerful Bennett barn has a longshot (6/1) who showed ability beating $25,000 Maiden Claimers at one mile and forty yards on December 17. MELINA'S DREAM (6) earned the best late pace figure in this field that day under veteran jock Fernando De La Cruz. Her sire GORMLEY (MALIBU MOON) has 23% success with first time turf starters. This gelding appears to be very sharp now and top trainer Gerald Bennett may have a live one here.
THE BET $10 win and place on MELINA'S DREAM (6) and a $2 exacta box with PHAROAH'S PROPHECY (3) and FIERCE WARRIOR (9) 3,6,9 Total Bet $32 GOOD LUCK!!
PREVIOUS RESULTS: 1/8/22 Had the winner and the exacta. The win bet paid $74 and the exacta $37.40, a profit of $79.40 on the $32 wager. The bankroll is now $1,169.40