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  • Tackleberry

    Tackleberry Readies for 2013 Campaign

    Owner-trainer Luis Olivares reports that his popular 6-year-old gelding Tackleberry has begun training on the farm in Ocala and will be shipped to Calder next week to continue preparation for an expected Gulfstream start.

  • Ocala Stud Sets 2013 Stud Fees

    Leading Florida second-crop stallion High Cotton will see his fee rise 50% after leading the state's freshman sire list a year ago, when the 2013 breeding season commences at Ocala Stud.

  • Big Drama

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    Big Drama's BC Score Leads to Eclipse Award

    Harold Queen's homebred Big Drama runs big in the Sentient Jet Breeders' Cup Sprint (gr. I) and is named champion Male Sprinter for his efforts. Florida-bred son of Montbrook also placed in two grade Is at Saratoga.

  • Amen Hallelujah pulls away to win the Santa Ynez under Chantal Sutherland. <br><a target="blank" href="http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/photo-store?ref=http%3A%2F%2Fpictopia.com%2Fperl%2Fgal%3Fprovider_id%3D368%26ptp_photo_id%3D8746846%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Amen Hallelujah Answers Santa Ynez Call

    In a battle of Eastern invaders down the Santa Anita stretch, Amen Hallelujah overpowered Franny Freud in the final strides to win the $150,000 Santa Ynez Stakes (gr. II) by three-quarters of a length Jan. 16.

  • Big Drama Steals Charles Town Festival Show

    A month after a troubled fifth-place finish in the Preakness (gr. I), Harold Queen's homebred Big Drama rebounded with a dominating performance in the $250,000 Red Legend Stakes at Charles Town the night of June 20.

  • Chapel Royal

    Chapel Royal Moving to Florida

    Chapel Royal, a Florida-bred who has gotten off to grand start in Kentucky as a sire, will stand at Signature Stallions in Florida.

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    Jardin Surprises in Schuylerville Opener

    The $112,900 Schuylerville Stakes (gr. III) was both good and bad for trainer Steve Asmussen, who saddled the overlooked Jardin to victory over the sloppy Saratoga main track even as favored Ocean Colors faded to last in the test of 2-year-old fillies July 23.

  • 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.

  • Montbrook Tops Ocala Stud Farms' Fees

    Michael O'Farrell's Ocala Stud Farms, which stands four of Florida's top eight stallions by 2006 progeny earnings, announced 2007 fees for all its stallions.

  • Trust N Luck Moving to Florida

    Trust N Luck, who stood his first three seasons at Dr. Tom Simon's Vinery near Lexington, is moving to Vinery Florida for the 2007 season.

  • Beacon Shine Dies After Bout of Colic

    Beacon Shine, a 3-year-old son of Montbrook owned by Kinsman Stable, died April 8 after a bout of colic. The colt, trained by Hall of Famer Nick Zito, was based at Churchill Downs and was entered to run in last Sunday's $100,000 Lafayette Stakes at Keeneland.

  • Montbrook--Unlimited Pleasure colt worked a quarter mile in :22 1/5 at Ocala sale.

    Wind Slows Times Down in OBS Under Tack Show

    With horses breezing into a stiff headwind that didn't let up, the times slowed down Sunday at Calder Race Course during the second and final under tack show for the Ocala Breeders' Sales Co.'s select sale of 2-year-olds in training.

  • Frisky Shake You Down Wins Count Fleet

    Fast early, Robert L. Cole Jr.'s 7-5 favorite Shake You Down opened up a big lead in the stretch and held off a willing Where's the Ring in the closing yards to win the $150,000 Count Fleet Sprint Handicap (gr. III) by a head at Oaklawn Park Thursday.

  • Shake You Down, set to run in Sunshine Millions.

    Shake You Down Seeks Sunshine Millions Sprint

    Since Shake You Down was left off the list of finalists for an Eclipse Award as top sprinter of 2003, trainer Scott Lake is eager to get the 6-year-old to the track to prove himself, starting with the $300,000 Sunshine Millions Padua Stables Sprint Jan. 24.

  • Shake You Down en route to winning the Gravesend Handicap, Sunday at Aqueduct.

    'Shake' Rattles, Rolls in Gravesend

    Roger L. Coles Jr.'s Shake You Down had too much class and speed for his six opponents in Saturday's $109,000 Gravesend Handicap (gr. III) at Aqueduct, and that easily translated to a front-running victory over Way to the Top for the multiple graded stakes winner.

  • Chapel Royal, heads field for Champagne Stakes.

    Rogues and Royals Among Champagne Challengers

    Chapel Royal, the East's leading 2-year-old throughout the spring and early summer, will be out to prove he is more than a sprinter in Saturday's grade I, $500,000 Champagne at 1 1/16 miles. Seven rivals, including Birdstone and Notorious Rogue, will stand in his way.

  • 880 Juveniles Nominated to Florida Series

    Final nominations for Calder's 2003 Florida Stallion Stakes closed early this month with a total of 880 juveniles eligible for the rich $1.2 million series, which begins Aug. 9.

  • $1.2 Million Purchase Looks Like Bargain After Huge Debut

    Chapel Royal, a son of Montbrook who topped the OBSC Calder select sale of 2-year-olds in February with a final bid of $1.2 million, showed he may have been well worth his hefty price after a dazzling performance in his career bow at Belmont Park Thursday.

  • $1.2 Million OBS Calder Sale-Topper Debuts Thursday

    Chapel Royal, a son of Montbrook who topped the OBSC Calder select sale of 2-year-olds in February with a final bid of $1.2 million, will make his career debut in the second race at Belmont Park Thursday.

  • Cornelio Velasquez rides to the win in the Fountain of Youth Stakes aboard Trust N Luck.

    Youthful Fortune Smiles on Trust N Luck

    Fortune smiled on Einar Robsham's Trust N Luck in Saturday's $200,000 Fountain of Youth Stakes (gr. I) as the front-running colt was able to run away to an easy victory in the first major Kentucky Derby (gr. I) prep race of 2003.

  • Montbrook Colt Sets New Record at OBSC Sale

    A colt by Montbrook established a new record at the Ocala Breeders' Sales Co.'s selected 2-year-olds in training sale after garnering a sale-topping bid of $1.2 million at Calder Race Course Tuesday.

  • Trust N Luck Romps in What A Pleasure

    Trust N Luck dominated Saturday's $100,000 What A Pleasure Stakes for 2-year-olds at Calder, leading from start to finish while covering the 1 1/16-mile distance in a stakes-record 1:44. The winning margin was 11 lengths.

  • Ocala Stud Farm Raises Montbrook's Fee

    Montbrook, who was represented by stakes winners Castlebrook and Trust N Luck on Oct.12, will have his fee raised from $12,500 to $17,500 for 2003.

  • Velasquez Gets 4th 'Sun' Stakes Win with Trust N Luck

    Winning his fourth stakes race on the Festival of the Sun card, jockey Cornelio Velasquez guided Trust N Luck to the early lead and cruised home for the 4 3/4-length win over The Name's Bond in Saturday's $400,000 In Reality Division of the Florida Stallion Stakes.

  • Velasquez Gets 4th 'Sun' Stakes Win with Trust N Luck

    Winning his fourth stakes race on the Festival of the Sun card, jockey Cornelio Velasquez guided Trust N Luck to the early lead and cruised home for the 4 3/4-length win over The Name's Bond in Saturday's $400,000 In Reality Division of the Florida Stallion Stakes.

  • Velasquez Gets 4th 'Sun' Stakes Win with Trust N Luck

    Winning his fourth stakes race on the Festival of the Sun card, jockey Cornelio Velasquez guided Trust N Luck to the early lead and cruised home for the 4 3/4-length win over The Name's Bond in Saturday's $400,000 In Reality Division of the Florida Stallion Stakes.

  • Gross And Median Down Significantly At OBS; Average Changes Little

    The average price didn't change much from a year ago, but the gross revenue and the median price were down significantly during the open portion of the Ocala Breeders' Sales Company's August yearling sale, which ended Friday in Central Florida after a four-day run. For all the open sessions combined, 686 horses were sold for a gross of $6,447,400, an average of $9,399, and a median of $5,000. The gross, average, and median were down by 13.2%, 2.5%, and 16.7% from a year ago when 771 yearlings were sold. The buy-back rate was 29.2%, up slightly from last year's rate of 28.1%.

  • Montbrook Gelding Tops OBS Session

    Boreen, a gelding by Montbrook consigned by Ocala Stud Farms, brought $105,000 to top the opening session of the Ocala Breeders' Sales Company's June Sale Tuesday, the sale company reported. Choctaw Racing bought Boreen, a half-brother to stakes winner Backatem and graded stakes placed Throwthebookatem. His quarter mile in :21 2/5 was the fastest work of Saturday's under tack show. He is out of the Deputy Minister mare Deputy's Mistress.