Tampa Bay Downs Handicapper Ticker News: For 2016-2017 we now offer a package that includes 128 Trainer Profiles for $49.99, which includes my Real-time updates throughout the meeting. My revolutionary new handicapping book "The Horseplayer's Guide to Advanced Trainer Profiling" is now available in digital format and is free with your paid subscription (you can purchase the PDF version here or pre-order a hard copy). Proudly announcing a comfortable profit at8 of the last 9 meetings! For 2016-2017, subscriptions will be $100. Paypal $100 to thetbdhandicapper@gmail.com to subscribe or email me at tamselections@gmail.com for alternative payment methods. FREE PLAYS EVERY WEDNESDAY!...
October 3, 2009 – 2:35 pm | Comments Off

On the first official day of the new meeting, our $33 ATB play returned $105.60 when Barbaran (with a 1% Win angle) beat our FTS by 3. So it goes…
************
The Summer Festival opens with a …

Read the full story »
Daily Results

Click here for the Daily Results.

Meeting Results

Click here for the Meeting Results.

Today’s Selections

Here you can find Today’s Selections with analysis.

Dynamic Handicapping References

Here you can find Bias Reports, Trip Notes & other current Tampa Bay Downs Racing Information.

Historical Handicapping References

Here you can find the: Top 128 Multiple Angle Trainer Profiles, the Bomb Makers Angle Report, the Claiming Trainers ROI Report, the Jockey’s ROI Report, Our exclusive Claimed From Report, Quirin Style Pars, the Brohamer Style Track Profile, and other valuable reference materials.

Welcome to the Tampa Bay Downs Handicapper!

The Tampa Bay Downs Handicapper

Good luck and good racing!

Johnny B.

Dynamic Handicapping References, Today's Selections »

Today’s Selections 2016-2017
May 20, 2011 – 5:44 am | Comments Off

Friday, July 1st

The new meeting begins (sort of).

1st – Max Ubide bombs with FTTs, is 56% ITM with Layoff + Surface Change types and is > 50% ITM with 2TSs. His Achilles heel here is the Non-shipping L1-3 (5-77). Stewart keeps his streak at the Summer Festival going with two more ITM yesterday bringing his Festival total to 13 of 14 ITM. Inspector Bill (5) had one of Chad’s best MATP angles going for him in last (UC + Surface Change and FTT) but the turf course was recovering from 2.6 inches of rain just 48 hours earlier. Gets another chance for a piece as Stewart wins 25% with Non-shipping L1-3 + Dropdown types and is ITM regularly with 2TTs.

Exacta Box 3,5,6

2nd – Manning is 11-19 win with L9up + Shipper + Dropdown types in L10T, and 85% ITM. Enough said.

Win 6

Pick 3 – 6/All/8

3rd – The jig is up for Deaton. After several years of touting his bomb virtues the crowd has finally gotten on board and his odds have plummeted. (Free Play Wednesday’s bring hundreds to the website each week, but that doesn’t help keep a good thing good. However, I’m at a loss for generating interest in any other fashion.) Bill is now 13-18 ITM with 1st 3 Turf types. This filly raced over a pronounced speed favoring turf course in debut (10 wire-to-wire winners in the previous week) and gets another chance. Must get some action though before the trigger gets pulled (ala in the $20-1 range, mas or menos).

ATB 4

4th – Fuller-Vargas is a 3rd generation conditioner from the Lockhart tribe. Today she has a daughter of leading North American Turf Sire Distorted Humor (22% winners here at Tampa in L5T). She goes to Camacho (who was flawless on the turf yesterday) instead of her regular boy (and husband) JL Vargas and that is the icing on the cake for me.

Saver Tri (if alive in the Pick 3) All/8/4,6

5th – A nice bet against here as the ML favorite Gucciguccigirl (3) goes for Barbaran (1-105 with Shippers and 0-28 with UC + PTB types). RG Smith is 8-15 with FTSs and had a $42-1 FTS bomb at the 15-16 meeting. Camacho is up for us again.

$33 ATB 7

6th – Two more bet against trainers here. Barabaran again (Shipper 1-105 and FBK 2-59 and PTB 4-128) and Schultz (with the O’Connell PTB – Kathy is 7-62 with Non-shipping L1-3 + Dropdown + Shortenup types for an IV of 0.52).

Exacta Box 1,5,8

Saver Trifectas 1,5,8/2,6/1,5,8

7th – Fennessy bombed three times with 1st 3 T types at average odds of $50-1 last season, two of them at the Summer Festival, a year ago today.

Exacta Key Box 8/1,4

Trifectas All/1,4/8

8th – We find ourselves reluctantly stuck with Rockhard Lady (3) in the nitecap. We expounded on conditioner Delgado’s virtues yesterday. RL went a couple of clicks above par in final fraction for maiden win. Hennessy’s piece had two MTO scratches recently, hinting at preferred surface. Waz was 0-21 at the last meeting with Shippers (and won on 4% with them in P5T). Williams wins only 5% with 1PTBs, but Monterrey could sew up jockey bonus here.

On second thought, I’m only giving Rockhard Lady (3) the place.

Trifectas All/3/4,5,6

Today’s Selections 2015-2016 Archive
May 15, 2011 – 5:52 pm | Comments Off

Please click on the “Today’s Selections Archive” link above to view this post.

Nov. 2015 Best Pre-Season Workouts
December 10, 2009 – 8:48 pm | Comments Off

Click on the “Nov. 2015 Best Pre-Season Workouts” link above.

2015-2016 Quirin Style Pars for the Dirt and the Turf
November 20, 2009 – 9:41 am | Comments Off

Click on the “2015-2016 Quirin Style Pars for the Dirt and the Turf” link above.

Nov. 2015 Trainers Around the Circuit
November 16, 2009 – 7:45 am | Comments Off

Click on the “2015 Trainers Around the Circuit” link above to see how our Tampa Bay Downs trainers have been doing during the off-season.

Nov. 2015 Jockeys Around the Circuit
November 12, 2009 – 8:27 am | Comments Off

Click on the ” 2015 Jockeys Around the Circuit” link above to see how our Tampa Bay Downs jockeys have been doing during the off-season.

2014 Beyer Pars and Speed Ratings (No longer in use, posted for reference purposes only!)
November 9, 2009 – 8:57 am | Comments Off

Click on the “2014 Beyer Style Par Figs and Speed Ratings” link above.

2015-2016 Top 112 Multiple Angle Trainer Profiles
November 4, 2009 – 3:45 pm | Comments Off

Click on the “2015-2016 Top 112 Multiple Angle Trainer Profiles” link above.

2015-2016 Par Times for the Dirt and the Turf
November 4, 2009 – 3:31 pm | Comments Off

Click on the “2015-2016 Par Times for the Dirt and the Turf” above.

2015-2016 Bomb Maker Angle Reports
November 4, 2009 – 3:04 pm | Comments Off

Click on the “2015-2016 Bomb Maker Angle Reports” link above.

2015-2016 Non-Leader Claiming Trainers ROI Report
November 4, 2009 – 2:45 pm | Comments Off

Click on the “2015-2016 Non-Leader Claiming Trainers ROI Report” link above. Claiming stats for the top 112 leading trainers are now found in their respective Trainer Profiles”.

2015-2016 Jockeys ROI Report
November 4, 2009 – 2:38 pm | Comments Off

Click on the “2015-2016 Jockeys ROI Report” link above.

2015-2016 Tampa Bay Jockey of the Year
October 24, 2009 – 11:42 am | No Comment

Click on the link above for my 2015-2016 Tampa Bay Jockey of the Year

2015-2016 Tampa Bay Trainer of the Year
October 24, 2009 – 11:36 am | No Comment

Click on the link above for my 2015-2016 Tampa Bay Trainer of the Year

Quinella Fair Value Table
October 23, 2009 – 7:03 am | Comments Off

Click on the “Quinella Fair Value Table” link above.

Exacta Fair Value Table
October 23, 2009 – 6:58 am | Comments Off

Click on the “Exacta Fair Value Table” link above.

Daily Double Fair Value Table
October 23, 2009 – 6:51 am | Comments Off

Click on the “Daily Double Fair Value Table” link above.

Exotic Wager Calculator
October 23, 2009 – 6:38 am | Comments Off

Click on the “Exotic Wager Calculator” link above.

2015-2016 Brohamer Style Track Profile
October 21, 2009 – 11:03 am | Comments Off

Click on the “2015-2016 Brohamer Style Track Profile” link above.

2015-2016 Final Fraction Par Times for the Turf
October 21, 2009 – 10:50 am | Comments Off

Click on the “2015-2016 Final Fraction Par Times for the Turf” link above.

Nov. 2015 – Bullet Workout Par Times for Selected Training Centers
October 21, 2009 – 10:33 am | Comments Off

Click on the “Nov. 2015 Bullet Workout Par Times” link above.

Nov. 2015 – Comparative Track Equalization, Purse Values, Stretch Run Lengths and ATM Track Class Ratings
October 21, 2009 – 10:15 am | Comments Off

Click on the “Nov. 2015 Comparative Track Equalization,Purse Values and ATM Class Ratings For North American Tracks” link above.

Pre-Race Body Language Primer
October 21, 2009 – 8:09 am | Comments Off

Click on the “Pre-Race Body Language Primer” link above.

Tampa Bay Downs Handicapper Ticker News
October 16, 2009 – 8:16 pm | No Comment

For 2016-2017 we now offer a package that includes 128 Trainer Profiles for $49.99, which includes my Real-time updates throughout the meeting. My revolutionary new handicapping book “The Horseplayer’s Guide to Advanced Trainer Profiling” is …

Trip Notes
October 12, 2009 – 6:54 pm | Comments Off

Trip Notes with my personal observations can be found here. They will be updated regularly throughout the season. (Click on “Trip Notes” above.)

Bias Report
October 12, 2009 – 6:54 pm | Comments Off

The Bias Report appears here and will be updated regularly throughout the season. (Click on “Bias Report” above.)

Meeting Results (After day 1 of 92)
October 9, 2009 – 8:31 am | Comments Off

Click on link above to read more.