Keyword: Live Oak Stud

  • Tiznow Mare Brings $600K at Keeneland

    Big Tiz, a grade I stakes-placed daughter of Tiznow, brought $600,000 during the later portion of the Jan. 7 session of the Keeneland January horses of all ages sale.

  • Brilliant Speed wins the Saranac Stakes.

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    Brilliant Speed an Easy Winner of Saranac

    Back on turf after trying the Triple Crown trail this spring, Charlotte Weber's Brilliant Speed kicked clear in the final eighth of a mile to win the $103,000 Saranac Stakes (gr. IIIT) by 2 1/2 lengths

  • Brilliant Speed in the 2011 Blue Grass Stakes.
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    Brilliant Speed, Solid Stamina

    MAHUBAH'S CORNER, by Avalyn Hunter<br /> With a closing kick that makes him aptly named and a pedigree infused with stoutness, Brilliant Speed should have no trouble with the Kentucky Derby's 10 furlongs.

  • This powerful-looking Medaglia d&#39;Oro filly topped the OBS select session by attracting a $275,000 final bid from Charlotte Weber&#39;s Live Oak Plantation.

    Medaglia d'Oro Filly Tops OBS Select Session

    The Ocala Breeders' Sales Co.'s August yearling sale broke slowly from the starting gate Aug. 24 in Central Florida, suffering downturns of more than 30% from 2008 in its gross revenue, average price, and median price. But a powerful-looking Medaglia d'Oro filly topped the select session by attracting a $275,000 final bid from Charlotte Weber's Live Oak Plantation that surpassed last year's peak price for an individual horse of $200,000.

  • Hip 328; weanling filly, Exchange Rate - Passionate Bird, by Birdonthewire, was highest-priced horse of the Ocala Breeders&#39; Sales Co.&#39;s fall mixed auction, selling for $105,000 on the opening day.

    OBS Mixed Sale Suffers Major Losses

    The results were grim for the Ocala Breeders' Sales Co.'s fall mixed auction, which ended its three-day run in Central Florida Oct. 8. The buy-back/no bid rate rose significantly while the other key business figures suffered huge setbacks during a week when the American stock market is plunging and economic turmoil is increasing worldwide.

  • True to Tradition Wins Nearctic by Nose

    The wire got there just in time for True to Tradition, who nosed 52-1 shot Rouse the Cat for victory in the Nearctic Stakes (Can-II), a Breeders' Cup "Win and You're In" race on the Woodbine turf Oct. 4.

  • Miesque's Approval Sold to South African Interests

    Eclipse winner and Florida-bred Horse of the Year Miesque's Approval has been sold to Kwazulu Natal Breeders Club and Scott Bros Highdown Stud from South Africa, it was announced by Live Oak Stud's general manager, John Rasmussen.

  • Adena Springs Heads 2006 Leading Breeders' List

    For the fourth consecutive year, Adena Springs tops the list of leading individual breeders in North America in 2006 with earnings of $13,146,955, according to statistics released Jan. 5 by The Jockey Club Information Systems.

  • Swing Again Tops Final OBSC Mixed Session

    Swing Again, a 7-year-old mare in foal to High Fly, went to Off The Hook for $30,000 to top the final session of the Ocala Breeders' Sales Company's 2006 Fall Mixed Sale.

  • High Fly to Stand at Live Oak in Florida

    Grade I winner High Fly, who recently was retired from racing because of a medial condylar fracture of his right front fetlock, will enter stud at Charlotte Weber's Live Oak Stud near Ocala, Fla.

  • Biancone, Pomeroy Set Their Sights on Vosburgh

    A field of 10 horses has been drawn for Saturday's 66th running of the Vosburgh Stakes (gr. I). The Patrick Biancone-trained Pomeroy, winner of the Alfred G. Vanderbilt Handicap (gr. II) at Saratoga, looks to add his name to a list of recent Vosburgh stars that includes Pico Central and Ghostzapper.

  • High Fly's Dam, Verbasle, Dead

    Charlotte Weber's Verbasle, dam of 2005 grade I winner High Fly, was euthanized Aug. 16 at Hagyard Equine Medical Institute because of complications from laminitis.

  • Charlotte Weber, right, and Eric Hamelback, left, owner and general manager, respectively, of Live Oak Stud, with Florida Derby winner High Fly.

    Kentucky Derby Trail: 'Z Troop' Marches On

    Nick Zito's Run For the Roses Regiment continued its assault on Churchill Downs this past weekend, as High Fly and Noble Causeway finished one-two in the $1-million Florida Derby (gr. I) on April 2, giving Zito five top Kentucky Derby (gr. I) contenders for five different owners.

  • Laser Light Dead in Florida

    Laser Light, a New York grade I winner and Kentucky Derby (gr. I) runner-up, was euthanized Feb. 10 at Charlotte Weber's Live Oak Stud near Ocala, Fla.

  • Anasheed to Live Oak in Florida

    Anasheed, a 4-year-old graded stakes-placed son of A.P. Indy, will enter stud at Charlotte Weber's Live Oak Stud near Ocala, Fla.

  • Giant&#39;s Causeway filly purchased for record price.

    Live Oak Buys Giant's Causeway Filly for Record Price

    Charlotte Weber's Live Oak Stud at Ocala, Florida, set an auction record at Tattersalls Friday when purchasing a Giant's Causeway filly foal out of Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe winner Urban Sea for 1.8 million guineas -- the highest amount ever paid for a weanling filly at public auction.

  • West Nile Virus Cases Down in Ocala Area

    Many Marion County, Fla., horse farm owners took the advice of their veterinarians seriously and vaccinated their horses against the vector-borne West Nile virus last autumn. It has resulted in a decrease in the number of cases in 2002.

  • Desert Stormer topped the Keeneland January sale.

    Feel Good Story of the Year: Keeneland January Sale

    Are you tired of reading stories about mare reproductive loss syndrome? Do you wish all the reports about Osama bin Laden, the war in Afghanistan, and the struggling economy would just go away? Here, finally, is some good news: Keeneland's January horses of all ages sale turned in a performance that was better than expected.

  • Keeneland's January Sale Starts Strongly

    Keeneland's January horses of all ages sale got off to a solid start on Monday. The number sold, gross revenue, and average price all experienced big increases from last year's first session. The buy-back rate declined significantly. And the second-highest-price in the auction's history was recorded when Breeders' Cup Sprint (gr. I) winner Desert Stormer (in foal to Kris S.) sold for $3.6 million.

  • Desert Stormer, sold for $3.6 million.

    Keeneland January Sale Off to Strong Start

    Keeneland's January horses of all ages sale got off to a solid start on Monday. The number sold, gross revenue, and average price all experienced big increases from last year's first session. The buy-back rate declined significantly. And the second-highest price in the auction's history was recorded when Breeders' Cup Sprint (gr. I) winner Desert Stormer (in foal to Kris S.) sold for $3.6 million.

  • Hesabull's First Winner

    Graded stakes winner Hesabull, who ran second in the Breeders' Cup Sprint (gr. I), was represented by his first winner when his daughter Taurus Moon won Nov. 9 at Calder Race Course

  • November Sale Coverage From the Magazine: Predictable Downturn

    The Keeneland November breeding stock sale used to be one of the Thoroughbred marketplace's strongest performers. Two years ago, the auction established a world record for gross revenue and sold more horses than ever before. Last year, it offered the largest catalogue in its history, set a new November standard for average price, and erased all existing Keeneland marks for single session gross and the number of horses sold for seven-figure prices. But those days of glory are over now.

  • Strategic Mission to Gainesway

    Graded stakes winner Strategic Mission will enter stud at Graham J. Beck's Gainesway Farm in 2002 for $7,500 live foal.

  • Eltish's First Winner

    Florida stallion Eltish was represented by his first winner when his daughter Eltisha won June 18 at 5 1/2 furlongs at Calder Race Course at first asking.