There are 10 US Racing cards for punters to look forward to on Friday, with the action getting underway at 17:15 and running through overnight until 04:42.
Tampa Bay Downs starts the day off with nine races from 17:15 to 21:21, and one to look for could be Miss Z (SP) in Race 5, a Starter Optional Claiming at 19:13.
The three-year-old is looking to back up the victory she took here on 19th January and is clearly at home when racing over in and around a mile.
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Maryland’s Laurel Park hosts 10 contests from 17:25 to 22:00, while the third meeting of the day sees the focus return to Florida, with nine races staged at Gulfstream between 17:30 and 21:42.
There is a showdown between two unbeaten fillies in Race 2, an Allowance at 17:59, as 11/4 Shootlikeagirl and 6/4 One Identity clash over 5f.
Over in New York, Aqueduct holds an eight race card from 17:50 to 21:30, while they go off nine times in Louisiana for Delta Downs’ offering between 18:55 and 22:40.
There are two Californian cards, with nine races at both Santa Anita (20:30-00:49) and Golden Gate Fields (20:45-01:04).
At the former, recent Stakes winner Thirsty Always could be worth a look at 4/1 in the 21:37, while at the latter track, connections will be looking for Trojan Clubhouse (SP) to get the better Magical Thought (SP) for the second straight outing at 00:33.
Back east to Penn National, where they have nine contests from 23:00 to 02:36, the same number as West Virginia’s Charles Town, where they run between 00:00 and 04:02.
The day’s final stop is at Sam Houston Race Park, and their nine races start at 00:55 and conclude at 04:42.
The closer could be a chance for Big Bernie (SP) to shine, although Steve Asmussen’s Side Bar (SP) is not to be overlooked.
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