Registration and Hotel Reservations Now Open for 2018 National HBPA Convention in New Orleans

Laissez les bons temps rouler! The National HBPA will hold its 2018 convention at the Astor Crowne Plaza Hotel New Orleans at the corner of Canal and Bourbon streets from Tuesday, March 13, through Saturday, March 17. Registration and hotel reservations are now open! A tentative agenda and complete information is available at and [...]


Tampa Bay Downs Sets All-Time Handle Record

(from Tampa Bay Downs news release) Posted: 3/15/2016 A few years from now, and even further down the road, many in Saturday's Festival Day 36 Presented by Lambholm South crowd of 10,206 will begin discussions with “I was at Tampa Bay Downs that day. …” The memories will carry an even brighter glow if Grade [...]


Tampa Joins Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance

The Blood-Horse Posted: 12/23/15 Tampa Bay Downs racing Photo: Tom Cooley Photo The Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance announced Dec. 22 that Tampa Bay Downs has joined the TAA community. The track has signed on to provide a per-start, matching donation to the TAA beginning with its current 2015-2016 race meet. Horse owners have the opportunity to contribute [...]