January 26, 2024 Edition

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Florida-bred Loyalty (#7) - Michael Burns Photo


Florida-bred Synthetic Specialist Loyalty Set for Wishing Well

BY BROCK SHERIDAN


Gainesway Stable and LNJ Foxwood's Loyalty will make her 2024 debut with hopes of winning her second straight stakes in the $125,000 Wishing Well at Turfway Park Saturday night. The Wishing Well has attracted a full field of 12 fillies and mares who will go six-and-a-half furlongs on the synthetic main track.

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Inside This Issue



Synthetic Speicalist Loyalty Set for Wishing Well


• Ocala/Marion County Grads Win Eclipse Awards


This Day in Florida Thoroughbred History - January 26


Strangles Confirmed in Four Florida Counties


• Florida-breds in Stakes


• Florida Stallion Progeny


• Florida Breeders' List



• W2W Business Place

The Florida Horse Podcast

Nick de Meric a thoroughbred consignor and member of the Florida Thoroughbred industry.

E33 –2024 Florida Racing Incentives


In episode 33, FTBOA's Steve Koch, hosted by Tammy Gantt, describes the 66% increase in Florida-Bred Racing Incentives for 2024.

Cody's Wish - Coady Photography


Ocala/Marion County Graduates Win Eclipse Awards

BY BROCK SHERIDAN


Godolphin homebred and Bridlewood Farm alumnus Cody's Wish was honored with the two Eclipse Awards as the 2023 Horse of the Year and Champion Older Dirt Male to lead the way among several graduates of Ocala and Marion County early training programs similarly celebrated.

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Florida-bred Go Between - Benoit Photo


This Day in Florida Thoroughbred History - January 26

Go Between Wins Sunshine Millions Classic at Santa Anita

Florida-breds Take Seven of Eight Races in Bi-Coastal Sunshine Millions


BY BROCK SHERIDAN


2008 - Florida-bred Go Between and jockey Garret Gomez won the $1 million Sunshine Millions Classic at Santa Anita, capping a big day for Florida-breds and trainer Bill Mott.

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Monday: Florida Stallion Series - Brethren

Tuesday: Member Spotlight – Scott Kintz

Wednesday: Board Member – Beckie Cantrell

Milestone Watch


Jockey Scott Spieth is approaching a personal milestone of 5,000 Thoroughbred career wins in North America (US and Canada). Through racing Friday, Jan. 26, Spieth was at 4,997 wins. He has one mount Saturday at Gulfstream Park.

Scott Spieth – SV Photography

Friday, January 26

All Times Eastern

Laurel Park

$100,000 What A Summer S.

Races Cancelled due to weather

Fillies and mares, 4-years-old and older, 6 furlongs

........ Ms. Bucchero (#2)



Saturday, January 27

All Times Eastern

Florida-bred Loyalty (#7) - Michael Burns Photo

Gulfstream Park

$100,000 overnight handicap

[Race 4, 12:31 p.m.]

Fillies and mares, 4-years-old and older, one mile and 70 yards synthetic

........ Time Passage (#7)


Gulfstream Park

$150,000 La Prevoyante S. (Grade 3)

Plus $20,000 FTBOA Florida-bred Top 3 Bonus (50%-30%-20%)

[Race 6, 1:33 p.m.]

Fillies and mares, 4-years-old and older, 1 ½ miles turf

........ Sister Otoole (#6)

 

Gulfstream Park

$200,000 Inside Information S. (Grade 2)

Plus $20,000 FTBOA Florida-bred Top 3 Bonus (50%-30%-20%)

[Race 9, 3:13 p.m.]

Fillies and mares, 4-years-old and older, 7 furlongs

........ Bluefield (#1)

........ Dreamster (#2)

........ Maryquitecontrary (#9)


Turfway Park

$125,000 Wishing Well S.

[Race 8, 9:25 p.m.]

Fillies and mares, 4-years-old and older, 6 ½ furlongs synthetic

........ Loyalty (#4)

........ Secret Operation (#10)



Sunday, January 28

All Times Eastern

Turf Paradise

$60,000 Hank Mills Sr. S.

[Race 8, 6:02 p.m.]

3-year-olds and older, 6 furlongs

........ Kingdom Heart (#7)

........ Good Bye Charlie (#12)


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