The Ocala Farm Ministry's plan to build a community center for people in the horse industry in Central Florida recently got a major boost.
The 6-year-old Super Frolic, an earner of $1.3 million in his career, will be returned to training, Millennium Farms announced Feb. 15.
Bob Miller, a leading Michigan Thoroughbred trainer and breeder and a defensive tackle on the Detroit Lions' powerhouse teams that won three NFL titles in the 1950s, died Monday after a long bout with cancer. He was 76.
This summer marks the first time that Saratoga Gaming and Racing is taking bets on the flat track, and Saratoga Thoroughbred fans of advanced age, with bum legs or an aversion to getting wet when it rains or hot when it's humid, are the ones that are going there.
Above and Beyond, a painting by noted Ocala, Fla. artist Sharon Crute, will be auctioned during the "Throwing Full Crosses" banquet to benefit Race Track Chaplaincy of America's Ocala Farm Ministry. The banquet will be held 6:30 p.m., March 19 at the Gallery Square, next to the Arthur Appleton Museum on Silver Springs Blvd. in Ocala.
Hall of Fame jockey Pat Day will be the featured speaker at the "What a Difference a Day Makes" dinner to benefit the Race Track Chaplaincy of America's Ocala Florida Chapter.
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