Well Defined Wins the Sam F. Davis Stakes ,GIII,  at Tampa Bay Downs  

Race 11. Sam F. Davis Stakes, GIII . For three-year-old at 1 1/16 miles on dirt. Purse $250,000.

The 1 1/16 miles Sam F. Davis Stakes is a Road to the Kentucky Oaks points race and awards points on a 10-4-2-1 scale to the first four finishers toward a spot in the starting gate for the Longines Kentucky Oaks (G1).

Points awarded: Well Defined received 10, Kentucky Wildcat  received 4, So Alive received 2, and Knicks Go received 1.

The Sam F. Davis Stakes is essentially a prep race for the Tampa Bay Derby.


PP Horse Jockey Trainer M/L
1 Counter Offer Antonio A. Gallardo Ian R. Wilkes 12/1
2 Going for Gold Jose A. Bracho Robert B. Hess, Jr 20/1
3 Knicks Go Albin Jimenez Ben Colebrook 5/2
4 Cave Run Jesus Castanon Eoin Harty SCR
5 Moonster Samy Camacho Dale L. Romans 30/1
6 Kentucky Wildcat   Joe Bravo Thomas Albertrani 9/2
7 Five Star General Jose Ortiz Arnaud Delacour 4/1
8 So Alive Javier Castellano Todd A. Pletcher 5/1
9 Well Defined  Pablo Morales Kathleen O’Connell 8/1
10 Still Dreaming Jorge Vargas, Jr  Graham Motion 15/1

$2 Wager Paid:

Horse Win Place Show
Well Defined  16.00 7.60 4.60
Kentucky Wildcat   4.60 3.20
So Alive 3.40

Knicks Go ran fourth.

Running time – 1:42.70

Knicks Go off as the 9/5 favorite.

Well Define went gat-to-wire.

Our Top Three Picks

  • So Alive
  • Knicks Go
  • Kentucky Wildcat      


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