Keyword: Ocala Stud

  • Rigoletta <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%3D9219488%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Grade I Winner Rigoletta Retired

    Rigoletta, one of the leading 2-year-old fillies of 2010, has been retired from racing because of a tendon injury discovered after she ran sixth in the Honeybee Stakes (gr. III) at Oaklawn Park.

  • Turbulent Descent holds off Zazu to win the Santa Anita Oaks.<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%3D9432752%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Turbulent Descent Back On Top in SA Oaks Win

    Turbulent Descent, who lost a decision to Zazu in last month's Las Virgenes Stakes (gr. I), turned the tables on her rival with a neck victory as the even-money favorite in the $250,000 Santa Anita Oaks (gr. I) March 5.

  • Tackleberry and Javier Santiago take the Gulfstream Park Sprint Championship. <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%3D9403281%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Tackleberry Does it Again, Wins GP Sprint

    The distance doesn't matter these days for the red-hot Tackleberry, as he took over rounding the turn and went on to a two-length victory in the $150,000 Gulfstream Park Sprint Championship (gr. II) Feb. 12.

  • Turbulent Descent pulls away from the rest in the Hollywood Starlet.<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%3D9323460%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Turbulent Descent Shakes Loose in Starlet

    Undefeated Turbulent Descent passed her first distance test with relative ease when she took command in the stretch and held sway to win the $409,250 Hollywood Starlet (gr. I) by 1 1/4 lengths Dec. 11 at Hollywood Park.

  • Tackleberry (near, no blinkers) gets his nose in front to win the Fred W. Hooper.

    Tackleberry Determined Hooper 'Cap Winner

    Tackleberry, who set the pace but relinquished his lead to longshot Dream Maestro, fought back in deep stretch and nipped his rival by a nose in a thrilling finish of the Fred Hooper Handicap (gr. III) Dec. 11 at Calder.

  • Sweetsouthernsaint to Panama

    Sweetsouthernsaint, sire of Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) hopeful Storming Saint, has been sold and will stand at Haras El Aguila in Panama.

  • In Summation<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%3D7284300%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Grade I Winner In Summation to Ocala Stud

    Grade I winner In Summation, who set four track or course records, has been retired from racing and will stand at J. Michael O'Farrell's Ocala Stud Farm near Ocala, Fla.

  • Gottcha Gold won the Skip Away at Gulfstream Park. <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%3D3907069%0D%0A%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Gottcha Gold to Retire to Ocala Stud

    Multiple graded stakes winner Gottcha Gold will retire to Michael O'Farrell's Ocala Stud for the 2009 breeding season, it was announced Nov.19.

  • Florida's current year leading sire Trippi has been sold to South African interests.

    Trippi to South Africa

    Trippi, Florida's leading sire this year, has been purchased by Johann and Gaynor Rupert's L'Ormarins Stud for stallion duty in South Africa.

  • Gibson County

    Florida Stallion Gibson County Dead

    Gibson County, one of the surprise first-crop stallions of 2006, died the morning of March 12 of an apparent heart attack.

  • Second-year sire Gibson County is switching farms in the Ocala area.

    Gibson County to Ocala Stud

    Gibson County, a 10-year-old son of In Excess, will stand in 2008 at Michael O'Farrell's Ocala Stud Farms near Ocala, Fla.

  • 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.

  • Bellamy Road to Stand at Hurricane Hall

    Bellamy Road, record-setting winner of the 2005 Wood Memorial Stakes (gr. I) at Aqueduct, will enter stud at Hurricane Hall near Lexington.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Four New Members Named to Calder's Hall of Fame

    Four new members will be inducted into the Calder Hall of Fame on July 13. They are: Hollywood Wildcat (horse), Luis Olivares (trainer), Ocala Stud Farm (owner/breeder), and Alex Solis (jockey).

  • Cause of Ocala Stud Fire Unknown, But Not Suspicious

    A state fire investigator said an Ocala Stud training barn was so severely damaged in a blaze, which killed 22 horses, that the cause may never be known. Still, the fire is not considered suspicious in any way.

  • 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.