Betting at Tampa Bay Downs
Tampa Bay Downs offers the best betting options for handicappers. The track offers win, place, and show wagering, as well as exacta, trifecta, superfecta, daily double, Pick 3, Pick 4 and Pick 5 betting. The track’s takeout rate is some of the lowest in North America. There is a new Ultimate Pick 6 wager with a minimum wager of 20 cents. The track has an average field size of 8 horses per race and offers plenty of turf racing which most bettors enjoy.
Tampa Bay Derby Field and Odds
The 2021 Tampa Bay Derby will be run in early March at Tampa Bay Downs. Entries will be taken March 3, 2021, if the race is slated for March 6. The Tampa Bay Derby field and the Tampa Bay Derby odds will be released then. The undercard at Tampa Bay Downs also includes the $225,000 Hillsborough Stakes (G2), the $200,000 Florida Oaks (G3) on the grass for three-year-old fillies, and the $100,000 Challenger Stakes (G3). The Suncoast Stakes in February is Tampa Bay Downs’s prep for the Kentucky Oaks.