Keyword: Ocala Stud Farm

  • 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.

  • Grade I Winner Trippi's First Winner

    Trippi, a grade I winner, came through with his first winner May 10 when his son Triplethepleasure won at Calder Race Course in his first start.

  • First Winner for Sweetsouthernsaint

    Graded stakes winner Sweetsouthernsaint was represented by his first winner when John Prete's homebred General John B won June 12 by eight lengths.

  • Shake You Down wins the Padua Stables Sprint, Saturday at Gulfstream Park.

    Shake You Down Gets His 'Reward' in Padua Stables Sprint

    Trainer Scott Lake did not hide his disappointment that Robert L. Cole Jr.'s Shake You Down was not among the top three finalists for an Eclipse Award as top sprinter in North America for 2003. On Saturday, Lake and Shake You Down got their reward when the 6-year-old gelding zipped to victory in the $300,000 Padua Stables Sprint at Gulfstream Park.

  • Outofthebox to Ocala Stud in Florida

    Grade I winner Outofthebox, who covered 104 mares at Richard Simon's Sez Who Thoroughbreds near Ocala, Fla., in 2003 in his first season at stud, will be relocated to Michael O'Farrell's Ocala Stud Farm.

  • Deceased stallion Notebook.

    Florida Stallion Notebook Dead

    Florida stallion Notebook, whose son Booklet was Florida's 2002 Horse of the Year and whose daughter Spoken Fur is on the verge of a $2-million bonus, was euthanized Aug. 4 because of a ruptured stomach lining.

  • 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.

  • Florida Stallion Pentelicus Dead

    Pentelicus, whose 24 juvenile winners were the most for any stallion in 1997, was euthanized Aug. 29 after foundering.

  • Barn Fire Kills 22 Horses at Ocala Stud Farm

    Twenty-two horses died Saturday in a barn fire blamed on an electrical problem at Ocala Stud Farm. Marion County Fire Rescue Capt. Deborah Karst said Sunday that the horses were 2- and 3-year-olds.

  • Trippi, in his 2000 Tom Fool victory.

    Change of Plans: Trippi to Ocala Stud

    Grade I winner Trippi, who was scheduled to stand the 2002 breeding season at Tom Simon's Vinery near Lexington, instead will begin his stallion career at J. Michael O'Farrell's Ocala Stud Farm near Ocala, Fla.

  • Lady Gin Shatters Track Record in Wooden Star Stakes

    Thunderhead Farms' Lady Gin trimmed over two seconds off the previous Hawthorne Race Course track record for about five furlongs on the turf Sunday, winning the $44,000 Wooden Star Stakes in :56.19 over firm turf. The previous track record of :58 4/5 was shared by three horses.