Keyword: FTBOA

  • 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.

  • Leading Thoroughbred breeder and owner Arthur I. Appleton of Bridlewood Farm in Florida died Jan. 15 at the age of 92.

    Top Owner/Breeder Appleton Dies

    Leading Thoroughbred breeder and owner Arthur I. Appleton of Bridlewood Farm in Florida died Jan. 15 at the age of 92.

  • 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."

  • Campbell New President of FTBOA

    The Florida Thoroughbred Breeders' and Owners' Association has elected Gilbert Campbell president and board chairman.

  • Florida Sprint Champ Shake You Down Retired

    Shake You Down, Florida champion sprinter, multiple graded stakes winner and millionaire, will retire to the Florida Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation's farm in Lowell.

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    Miesque's Approval Named Florida-Bred Horse of the Year

    Reigning Eclipse Champion Male Turf horse Miesque's Approval was named 2006 Florida-bred Horse of the Year -- while also being honored as Florida-bred champion as older male, grass horse, and sprinter -- at the Florida TBOA awards banquet Sunday evening in Ocala.

  • Nearly $36 Million Played on Gulfstream Slots

    Slot machines at Gulfstream Park Racing and Casino realized $35.5 million of action during an abbreviated opening schedule in November, according to unofficial statistics released by Florida's Division of Pari-Mutuel Wagering.

  • Magna, Florida Horsemen OK Slot Revenue Split

    After months of wrangling, Magna Entertainment Corporation and the Florida horseman agreed Friday evening to the percentage of slots revenue that will increase horseracing purses at Gulfstream Park.

  • "A" Team Nearly Sweeps Florida Breeders' Honors

    It was nearly a sweep for the "A" team -- the connections of Florida-bred Afleet Alex -- who collected hardware for five major awards, including champion 3-year-old colt and Florida-bred horse of the year at the annual Florida Thoroughbred Breeders and Owners Association Awards dinner Jan. 16.

  • FTBOA Hosts Round Table on Strangles

    Florida Thoroughbred Breeders' and Owners' Association officials said they are satisfied the strangles situation is being properly handled in Florida.

  • FTBOA Announces 2004 Champions

    The Florida Thoroughbred Breeders' and Owners' Association has announced the eight divisional Florida-bred champions for 2004. The award winners will be honored at the 45th Annual FTBOA awards dinner March 20, at Hilton Ocala in Ocala, Fla. The Florida breeder, horse, stallion and broodmare of the year award recipients will be announced March 20.

  • FTBOA Wants Racetrack in Ocala, VLTs

    The board of directors for the Florida Thoroughbred Breeders' and Owners' Association has formulated an ambitious legislative agenda that would bring live racing to Ocala and get video lottery terminals installed at the state's racetracks.

  • In Florida, Industry Not on Same Legislative Page

    The Florida Thoroughbred Breeders' and Owners' Association, which believes the state's racing industry is at a crisis stage, has released an aggressive legislative agenda that takes aim at laws its says create an uneven playing field with other gambling entities. Still, it appears there isn't industry consensus on just how to proceed.

  • Full Card for Tampa Bay's Florida Cup Day

    Seventy-six entries were taken for Tampa Bay Downs' Florida Cup Day worth an estimated $500,000, including six stakes races. There were 140 horses entered for the 12-race card.

  • City of Lexington, Ky. has promoted itself as the 'Horse Capital of the World.'

    U.S. Patent Office: No Exclusivity on Horse Capital Claim

    The director of public affairs for the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office said in a May 13 statement published in the Lexington <i>Herald-Leader</i> that the Florida Thoroughbred Breeders' and Owners' Association does not have "exclusive right" to the phrase "Horse Capital of the World."

  • Calder Stakes Purses Enhanced

    More than $600,000 that became available through pari-mutuel legislation will be used to fund 26 stakes for Florida-breds at Calder Race Course through the end of the year.