Free Picks for Tampa Bay Downs - 5/22/20

Race 1 on Friday at Tampa Bay Downs is a 1-mile 40-yard claiming for 4 year olds and up with a purse of $11,500 and field of eight. (2) Guerreron has three victories between six furlongs and one mile and was a winner the last time out at Tampa Bay Downs in March. (4) Malio’s has four victories at one mile and was fourth in his most recent outing earlier in May at Tampa Bay while being considered the most consistent of the 8. (7) Wilshire Star has won six times in races between seven furlongs and one mile and was the winner in his most recent outing earlier in May at Tampa Bay Downs. (2) Guerreron to win, Exacta 2-7

Race 2 at Tampa Bay Downs on Friday is a 6 furlong claiming for 4 year olds and up with a purse of $10,000 and field of 10. (4) Burkey’s Babe has won 4 races at six furlongs and was the winner in her most recent outing at Tampa Bay earlier in May, while (6) Mambo Dancer has three victories at between six furlongs and 1 mile and was second in her most recent outing last month at Tampa Bay. (3) MZ. Foo Do has three victories between 5 and 6 furlongs and is capable of beating anyone in the race when having a strong outing. (4) Burkey’s Babe to win, Exacta 4-6

Race 3 on Friday at Tampa Bay Downs is a 1-mile claiming for three year olds and up with a purse of $11,000 and field of 14. (6) Rosalda has won at six furlongs and was fourth in her most recent outing last month over one mile at Tampa Bay Downs. (7) Sweepeno has one victory at one mile and will be running out of a new stable for the first time on Friday. (2) The multitude has won previously at 1 mile and was fifth in her most recent outing in November of 2019 at Finger Lakes. She too will be running for the first time out of a new stable. (6) Rosalda to win, Exacta 6-2

Race 4 on Friday at Tampa Bay Downs is a 7 furlong claiming for three year olds and up with a purse of $11,700 and field of 10. (4) Tiz Approved has won two straight since his disappointing outing including a strong victory at Tampa Bay Downs earlier in May making him the horse to beat. (8) I’ll Make U Famous has victories at both seven furlongs and one mile and finished fifth the last time out but was victorious in the race prior to that. (1) Will Runaway has seen success at both seven furlongs and 1 mile while finishing second the last time out earlier in May at Tampa Bay Downs and recent form bodes well for him. (4) Tiz Approved to win, Exacta 4-1

The fifth race on Friday at Tampa Bay Downs is a 1 mile and 1/16 allowance for 4 year olds and up with a purse of $20,000 and field of eight. (5) Elusive Ryder has won four races over one mile and was victorious in her most recent outing earlier in May making her one of the horses to beat in this group of eight. (2) Simplicity has been victorious at seven furlongs and will be running out of a new stable for the first time on Friday. (3) Stormy D has three wins over 1 mile and is a very consistent horse that must be considered by the other seven in the field. (5) Elusive Ryder to win, Exacta 5-3

The sixth race on Friday at Tampa Bay Downs is a 6 ½ furlong Maiden claiming for three year olds and up with a purse of $10,000 and field of 14. (6) Stingslikeabee was victorious in his most recent outing last September at Gulfstream and could be hard to beat with a duplicate effort on Friday. (12) Imperial Ivor has placed once in his five starts while finishing fourth the last time out earlier in May at Tampa Bay. (4) Mister Mister has placed just once in 11 starts but was second in his most recent outing earlier in May at Tampa Bay. (6) Stingslikeabee to win, Exacta 6-12

Race 7 on Friday at Tampa Bay Downs is a 1-mile allowance for 4 year olds and up for the purse of $20,000 and field of 11. (7) Channel Stuffer was a winner in his most recent outing at Tampa Bay Downs last month over one mile in his American debut. (8) Milburn was a winner in his most recent outing last month at Tampa Bay Downs and is expected to improve even more. (9) Taos has two victories at one mile and was victorious in May at Tampa Bay. (7) Channel Stuffer to win, Exacta 7-9

Race 8 on Friday at Tampa Bay Downs is a 7 furlong claiming for three year olds and up with a purse of $10,000 and field of 11. (11) Her Name is Star has won at five furlongs and finished third in her most recent outing last month at Tampa Bay Downs, while (4) Red Kitten has also been victorious at five furlongs and finished third in her most recent outing in April at Tampa Bay. (3) Rachiely’s Dream has one victory at one mile, was fourth in her most recent outing last month at Tampa Bay and is expected to finish in the money. (11) Her Name is Star to win, Exacta 11-3

The 9th and final race at Tampa Bay Downs on Friday is a 1-mile claiming for three year olds with a purse of $17,700 and field of 12. (5) High Heater has won twice at 1 mile and was victorious at Tampa Bay in his most recent outing. (4) Don H was a winner at Tampa Bay last month in his most recent outing and must not be overlooked by the other 11 in the race. (10) Pretendant has won at 1 mile and takes a big drop to a new level which will make his presence felt even more by the others in the field. (5) High Heater to win, Exacta 5-10

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