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Tampa Bay Downs 4/24/22 - Horse Racing Picks & Predictions

Tampa Bay Downs will have quite a few races on tap for Sunday. The first race is posted for a 12:20 PM start and the races will go from their. 

The first race starts at 12:20 PM and has a 15,000 dollar purse for a 7 furlong dirt race. The favorite is Myra Fleener at 8/5 odds. Still, one horse that should run really well here would be Grand Diana with odds of 5/2. Race 1 Pick: Grand Diana 5/2.

The second race starts at 12:50 PM EST and has a 19,450 purse and is 5 1/2 furlongs. The race has Sweet Penelope as the favorite at 5/2 odds. Still, Pretty Princess is running good and is coming in at 6/1 odds which could give a good underdog win. Race 2 Pick: Pretty Princess 6/1.

With the 3rd race it is going to be run on turf for a 1M with a 18,950 dollar purse. The race comes in with Theuncapturedlady as the favorite at 3/2 odds. Once it looks at the rest of the field it is very easy to see why. Race 3 Pick: Theuncapturedlady 3/2.

The fourth race of the day starts at 1:59 PM and has a 7 furlong dirt run with a 16,000 dollar purse. The favorite is Takestwotowiggle at 2/1 odds. Still, the race looks like one that the Anthony Suarez ridden horse in Aspropodia should win based off of the jockeys experience. Race 4 Winner Prediction: Aspropodia 6/1.

Race 5 is slated for a 2:31 PM start and is a 1M turf run with a 30,000 dollar purse. The favorite is Theredoesmymiracle at 5/2 odds. The race that has run good so far is one that is fitting for Tampa in Coastal Waters who has run really well as of late. Race 5 Winner Prediction: Coastal Waters 3/1.

The 6th race of the day kicks off at 3:00 PM and is a 1M 40Y run on dirt with a 22,000 dollar purse and is only for 4 years and up. El Samuro is running as the favorite wit ha 5/2 odds. The one horse that has run good this year so far and should come in the top three and a strong contender for the win is Indian Buzz who has already won this year once. Race 6 Winner Prediction: Indian Buzz 4/1.

The 7th race of the day starts at 3:32 PM and is a 1 1/8M turf race with a 17,000 dollar purse. The favorite that is coming in is Countessoflovelace at 3/1 odds. One horse that should be good in this race that is a long shot type of bet would be Amazing Mskitty. Race 7 Winner Prediction: Amazing Mskitty 6/1.

Race 8 starts at 4:05 PM EST and is a 7 furlong dirt run with a 31,500 dollar purse for 4 years and up. Brewmeister is coming in at 3/1 odds and is the favorite in the race. Still, one horse that has looked impressive at times and has a good jockey is Self Taught. Race 8 Winner Prediction, Self Taught 9/2.

Race 9 is the last race at Tampa Bay Downs and starts at 4:38 PM and is a 1 1/16M turf faced with a 30,000 dollar purse. The field is fairly open with the odds spread out quite a bit. The one horse that should come out on top is Venezuelan Triumph. Race 9 Winner Prediction: Venezuelan Triumph 5/2. 

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