February 12, 2024 Edition

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Inside This Issue

Florida Stallion Spotlight - Rogueish

Jess's Dream Lost to Laminitis

• Florida-breds in Stakes

• Florida Stallion Progeny

• Florida Breeders' List

• W2W Business Place

Rogueish – Sandra Madison Photo

Florida Stallion Spotlight Series - Rogueish


Stallion success in a regional market can be measured in a number of ways. The most obvious sales results. Especially at the two-year-old-in-training sales, where Solera Farm's stallion Rogueish has made a major splash.

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Tammy A. Gantt talks about the Retired Racehorse Project with Executive Director Kirsten Green

The Florida Horse Podcast

E34 – Retired Racehorse Project

Host Tammy A. Gantt talks about the market-based approach of the Retired Racehorse Project with Executive Director Kirsten Green.

Jess's Dream – Louise Reinagel Photo

Jess's Dream Lost to Laminitis

Stonestreet Farm has reported on X (formerly Twitter) that pensioned Ocala Stud stallion Jess's Dream has been lost to laminitis. "We are saddened to share that we lost Jess's Dream to laminitis. The condition came on suddenly & was unrelated to his retirement.

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Monday: Florida Stallion Series – Rogueish

Tuesday: Member Spotlight  Jeff Dillon

Wednesday: Board Member  Valerie Dailey

Milestone Watch

Jockey Scott Spieth is approaching a personal milestone of 5,000 Thoroughbred career wins in North America (US and Canada). Through racing Monday, Feb. 12, Spieth was at 4,997 wins. He has two mounts Friday at Tampa Bay Downs.

Scott Spieth – SV Photography

Saturday, February 17

All Times Eastern

Florida-bred Maryquitecontrary Adam Coglianese Photo

Laurel Park

$100,000 John B. Campbell S.

[Race 6, 3:00 p.m.]

4-year-olds and older, 1 1/8 miles

........ It’s Sizzling Time (#6)


Laurel Park

$100,000 Nellie Morse S.

[Race 7, 3:31 p.m.]

Fillies and mares, 4-year-olds and older, 1 1/16 miles

........ Rosie’s Halo (#1)

........ Hashtag Lucky (#5)

........ Frosty O Toole (#6)


Laurel Park

$200,000 Barbara Fritchie S. (Grade 3)

[Race 8, 4:02 p.m.]

Fillies and mares, 4-year-olds and older, 7 furlongs

........ Bluefield (#7)


Gulfstream Park

$150,000 Royal Delta S. (Grade 3)

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

[Race 11, 5:07 p.m.]

Fillies and mares, 4-year-olds and older, 1 1/16 miles

........ Maryquitecontrary (#2)

........ Rosie’s Halo (#7)

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