Keyword: Florida Thoroughbred Breeders' and Owners

  • Industry Makes Its Case Against Decoupling

    Florida horse racing and breeding interests made their case against decoupling Feb. 9 during a House Regulatory Affairs Committee meeting, but lawmakers voted to move the legislation forward.

  • Gulfstream Park

    Gulfstream Sets Dates for Summit Substitutes

    Gulfstream Park has released its stakes schedule for July through early October, including seven races that are substitutes for stakes that had been scheduled for Calder Casino & Race Course's Summit of Speed on July 5.

  • FTBOA Supports Downtown Miami Casino

    Florida Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association supports idea of off-track Miami casino tied to a non-profit race meeting at Gulfstream Park it believes would strengthen the industry in the state.

  • In Summation is among the horses on the ballot for Calder Casino & Race Course Hall of Fame.

    Calder Holding Hall of Fame Elections

    After a six-year hiatus, the Calder Casino & Race Course Hall of Fame will welcome nine new members to its roster when inducting three horses, two jockeys, two trainers, and two owners/breeders.

  • Florida TBOA Takes Step Toward Possible Meet

    The Florida Thoroughbred Breeders' and Owners' Association has taken the first step toward converting its Quarter Horse permit to a Thoroughbred permit, for a possible Thoroughbred race meet in Marion County.

  • Who's Who Among Who's Owed by MEC

    Magna Entertainment Corp. claims it owes more than $235 million to its largest 50 unsecured creditors, including many prominent names in the Thoroughbred racing and breeding industry.

  • FTBOA Awarded $2.5 Million Grant

    The Florida Thoroughbred Breeders' and Owners' Association announced Feb. 25 that it, along with partner MaxWest Environmental Systems, has received a grant award in the amount of $2.5 million from the Florida Energy and Climate Commission for a green energy project.

  • FTBOA to Help Convert Waste into Energy

    MaxWest Environmental Systems and Florida Thoroughbred Breeders' and Owners' Association have announced a partnership to convert horse waste into renewable energy.

  • Ginger Punch, winner of the 2007 Breeders' Cup Distaff (gr. I), heads the list of Florida divisional champions.

    Florida-bred Champions Announced

    The 2007 Florida-bred champions have been determined by the Florida Thoroughbred Breeders' and Owners Association "Chase to the Championship."

  • Florida Sets Up Point System to Determine Year-End Champions

    The Florida Thoroughbred Breeders' and Owners' Association announced at its last board of directors meeting that year-end divisional champions will be determined using the "FTBOA Chase to the Championship" point system, a ranking that awards points for success in stakes races.

  • Magna Entertainment president Jim McAlpine.

    Magna Plans $5-Million 'Sunshine Millions'

    An eight-race, $5 million series of races for California- and Florida-bred horses has been approved by the Florida Thoroughbred Breeders and Owners Association, the California Thoroughbred Breeders' Association and Magna Entertainment Corp., at whose tracks the races would be run. The plan, however, may face a challenge from the Florida Horsemen's Benevolent and Protective Association.