Horse racing, Tampa Bay Downs

Jeff Nahill’s Tampa Bay Downs opinions for Wednesday, May 20

FIRST RACE: 1. The Kahn, 2. Karma King, 3. Gran Greyfrost. LONG SHOT: Browns Gap.

SECOND RACE: 1. High Five Cotton, 2. One Lucky Step, 3. Mr. Kisses. LONG SHOT: Fran’s Salsa.

THIRD RACE: 1. Cask (best bet), 2. Analyzeyourvision, 3. Hex. LONG SHOT: Sorcier.
I know these are cheap horses but can someone explain to me how the top two turf jockeys on the circuit (Antonio Gallardo and Daniel Centeno) don’t have mounts in this race?

FOURTH RACE: 1. Panthalassa, 2. Sense a Million, 3. Loopy. LONG SHOT: Donachitu.

FIFTH RACE: 1. Relishment, 2. How the Boat, 3. Travel Agent. LONG SHOT: Yei Yei.

SIXTH RACE: 1. My Cowboy, 2. D’craziness, 3. No Cents Left. LONG SHOT: Rough Night.

SEVENTH RACE: 1. Upper Chartize Ds, 2. Maidu, 3. Mi Tia Regis. LONG SHOT: Foot Rub Love.

EIGHTH RACE: 1. Silvery Enough, 2. Tomato Bill, 3. Zaino Boyz. LONG SHOT: Baby Boomer.

NINTH RACE: 1. Moro Drama, 2. Jangada, 3. Drill Bit. LONG SHOT: Puerto Varas.

Good luck. Stay safe.

Horse racing, Tampa Bay Downs

Jeff Nahill’s Tampa Bay Downs opinions for Wednesday, May 13

FIRST RACE: 1. Tiz Samurai, 2. Game Day Drama, 3. Completely Bonkers. LONG SHOT: Nauti Buoy.

SECOND RACE: 1. Feisty Chi Chi, 2. R Kiss Em Goodbye, 3. Golden Note. LONG SHOT: Tink.

THIRD RACE: 1. Tiznoise, 2. Imaginary Friend, 3. Nagini. LONG SHOT: Passionfortreasure.

FOURTH RACE: 1. Falkirk (best bet), 2. Onward, 3. Branco Maria. LONG SHOT: Detective.

FIFTH RACE: 1. Langue Liee, 2. Wildcat Merry, 3. Broken English. LONG SHOT: Premier Justice.

SIXTH RACE: 1. Esor, 2. Newyork Giant, 3. King Shawn. LONG SHOT: Exclusive Donald.

SEVENTH RACE: 1. Classy of Course, 2. Classy Lynn, 3. Sundrenched. LONG SHOT: Lady Brexit.

EIGHTH RACE: 1. Credit Cycle, 2. Bueno Bueno Bueno, 3. Fortlite. LONG SHOT: Zechariah.

NINTH RACE: 1. Uncork the Bottle, 2. Matty’s Express, 3. Valiant Virtue. LONG SHOT: Danceronthebeach.

Good luck. Stay safe.

Sunday’s Gulfstream Park results (Races 5-10)

Top choice winners: 1 (Trev $6.40, seventh race COLD EXACTA $47.60, COLD QUINELLA $19.80)

Second choice winners: 1 (All Around $23, 10th)

Third choice winners: 3 (La Tres Jolie ($10, fifth; Fortune Cookie $8.60, eighth; Where Paradise La $7.60, ninth)

Long shot winners: 0

Horse racing, Tampa Bay Downs

Jeff Nahill’s Tampa Bay Downs opinions for Wednesday, May 6

FIRST RACE: 1.Donnie Brasco, 2. Prison Padre, 3. Dig In. LONG SHOT: Temple Mount.

SECOND RACE: 1. Wowza Man, 2. Just Shoot Already, 3. Happy Guy. LONG SHOT: Mister Mister.

THIRD RACE: 1. Old Fort, 2. Rionero, 3. Lastfortinofamily. LONG SHOT: Gimmeabreak.

FOURTH RACE: 1. Judy’s Way, 2. Hopefyul Growth, 3. Gogo Shoes. LONG SHOT: Good Credence.

FIFTH RACE: 1. Flighty Almighty, 2. Fashion’s Star, 3. Stormy D. LONG SHOT: Sweetly Maid.

SIXTH RACE: 1. Circle Away, 2. Cpl. Dionicio, 3. What a Hoot. LONG SHOT: oSVALDO.

SEVENTH RACE: 1. Dynaform, 2. Violator, 3. High Heater. LONG SHOT: High Threshold.
If this race comes off the turf, No. 2 Tapage would be the top choice.

EIGHTH RACE: 1. Big Dreaming, 2. U S Army Corps, 3. Talako. KLONG SHOT: Food and Wine.
In No. 11 Juror (3-1) draws into the race, the first timer from the Chad Brown barn would be the top choice.

Good luck. Stay safe.

Saturday’s Oaklawn Park results

Top choice winners: 1 (Charlatan $2.80, 11th race)

Second choice winners: 6 (Bank $5, fourth; Endorsed $6.80, fifth; Hunt the Front $7, sixth; Gamine $3.20, seventh; Rushie $8, 10th; Nadal $3.80, 13th)

Third choice winners: 1 (Timely Tradition $4.80, first)

Long shot winners: 2 (Reef’s Destiny $69.80, third; Take Charge d’Oro $39.60, 14th)

Horse racing, Tampa Bay Downs

Jeff Nahill’s Tampa Bay Downs opinions for Wednesday, April 22

Note: Tampa announced on Tuesday that today’s second and fourth races would be taken off the turf. I have elected not to handicap those races because I don’t know who is running.

FIRST RACE: 1. Big Rig, 2. The Kahn, 3. Osvaldo. LONG SHOT: Forecaster.

SECOND RACE: No picks.

THIRD RACE: 1. Rattlesnakerose, 2. Lil B Quick, 3. Super Twenty Five. LONG SHOT: Drinks On Maggie.


FIFTH RACE: 1. Highland Park Hero, 2. Etzabe’s On Board, 3. Legacy Azteca. LONG SHOT: Strate Remark.

SIXTH RACE: 1. Crown of Joy, 2. Racinrosemary, 3. Durven. LONG SHOT: Eyerish Inspired.

SEVENTH RACE: 1. Sense of Justice (best bet), 2. Blame the Cake, 3. Creed. LONG SHOT: Captain Billy Roy.

EIGHTH RACE: 1. Cliffy, 2. Sea Lover, 3. Summer Assault. LONG SHOT: River Hawk.

Good luck. Stay safe.

Horse racing, Tampa Bay Downs

Tampa Bay Downs opinions for Thursday, Dec. 26

FIRST RACE: 1. Flash Man, 2. Elvis Cole, 3. Zechariah. LONG SHOT: Foot in the Door.

SECOND RACE: 1. Steady Earner, 2. Wapiti Way, 3. Striking Heir. LONG SHOT: Nicole Munnings.

THIRD RACE : 1. Lil Brown Sparrow, 2. Sweet Blossom, 3. Abilify. LONG SHOT: More Than Gracious.

FOURTH RACE: 1. Elusive Ryder, 2. Tale of V K, 3. Brewedtobeperfect. LONG SHOT: Dating.

FIFTH RACE: 1. Travel Agent, 2. Tactical Quality, 3. Participation Cup. LONG SHOT: Hay Bo.

SIXTH RACE: 1. Commander’s Intent, 2. Shakem N Breakem. 3. Acaseaday. LONG SHOT: Mighty Pete.

SEVENTH RACE: 1. And Won, 2. Namarunu., 3. Boubon Extension. LONG SHOT: Coltrane.

EIGHTH RACE: 1. Fashion Rules (best bet), 2. Speedy Vanessa, 3. Flashing Red. LONG SHOT: My Girl Sweet.

NINTH RACE: 1. Nobodyknowsnothin, 2. Day Trip, 3. Kholstomer. LONG SHOT: Blame the Makers.

Good luck.


Top choice winners: 2 (Lil’s Turn $4.40, first race; Dream Liner $7.80, second)

Second choice winners: 1 (Strong Gem $10.80, third)

Third choice winners: 2 (Simple Great $4.60 eighth; Slick as Ice $8.20, 10th)

Long shot winners: 1 (Caspian Tale $13.40, seventh)

Horse racing, Tampa Bay Downs

Tampa Bay Downs opinions for Friday, Dec. 20

FIRST RACE: 1. Reeder (best bet), 2. D’craziness, 3. Legacy Azteca. LONG SHOT: Resident.

SECOND RACE: 1. Charging Renee, 2. Capturemenow, 3. Shenu Shenume. LONG SHOT: Bella Gianna.

THIRD RACE: 1. Painter’s Pride, 2. Browns Gap, 3. Done Acting. LONG SHOT: The Great Loudini.

FOURTH RACE: 1. Flaming Indy, 2. Ferland’s Prospect, 3. Our Little Devil. LONG SHOT: Bareback Fun.

FIFTH RACE: 1.Whispering Slow, 2. Summer Clothes, 3. Micheline. LONG SHOT: Moon Rover.

SIXTH RACE: 1. Brandt, 2. Last Promise, 3. Epic Junior. LONG SHOT: High Rolling Dude.

SEVENTH RACE: 1. Marmalade, 2. Alabama Bound, 3. Morgan’s Z Va. LONG SHOT: Takin It Easy.

EIGHTH RACE: 1. Nick the Cardshark, 2. Zorb, 3. Tony. LONG SHOT: Johnny U.

NINTH RACE: 1. Zodiac Princess, 2. Stormy D, 3. Haniel. LONG SHOT: Sundrenched.

Good luck.

Horse racing, Tampa Bay Downs

Tampa Bay Downs opinions for Wednesday, Nov. 27 (Opening day)

FIRST RACE: 1. Ben of the Bush, 2. Attack Zone, 3. Man Upstairs. LONG SHOT: Johnny Action.

SECOND RACE: 1. Prima Gold, 2. Simply Great, 3. Luna Azteca. LONG SHOT: Flashy Patch.

THIRD RACE: 1. Shakem N Breakem, 2. Attika, 3. Maspero. LONG SHOT: Commander’s Intent.

FOURTH RACE: 1. HALFBACK (BEST BET), 2. Josie’s Riddle, 3. Tony. LONG SHOT: Miami Smuggler.

FIFTH RACE: 1. Payday Too, 2. Mr. Discretionary, 3. Break in the Storm. LONG SHOT: Toss.

SIXTH RACE: 1. Two Step Beat, 2. Tale of V K, 3. Victim. LONG SHOT: Discrimanation.

SEVENTH RACE: 1. Astute Warrior, 2. Front Line Paige, 3. Domain. LONG SHOT: Enduring Honor.

EIGHTH RACE: 1. Box Candy, 2. Lem Me Tel Ya, 3. King Daddio. LONG SHOT: Credit Cycle.

NINTH RACE: 1. Zodiac Princess, 2. Jost Sayin, 3. Painted Image. LONG SHOT: Lovely Arabella.

Good luck.