Keyword: dennis diaz

  • Spend A Buck

    Longtime Horseman Elliott Fuentes Dies

    The Florida horseman helped select Kentucky Derby winner Spend a Buck as a yearling for friend Dennis Diaz. Fuentes then raised and broke the 1985 Derby winner and Horse of the Year.

  • Spend a Buck, with groom Mary Ann Hale, prior to victorious 1985 run for the roses.

    Derby Winner Spend a Buck Dead

    Spend a Buck, whose Kentucky Derby (gr. I) clocking of 2:00 1/5, remains the fourth-fastest of all time, died in November from anaphylactic shock in Brazil.

  • Hunter Farm Latest Central Florida Property to be Sold

    A portion of another historic Thoroughbred farm in central Florida has been sold. Hunter Farm, which spans more than 320 acres near Ocala and features a three-quarter-mile dirt track and one-mile turf course, has been divided up into five parcels by owner Dennis Diaz, who raced champion and 1985 Kentucky Derby winner Spend a Buck.