November 4, 2023 Edition

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White Abarrio

- Alex Ever Eclipse Sportswire/Breeders' Cup Photo

Central Florida Graduates Win Several Breeders' Cup Events


ARCADIA, CA-Horsemen from throughout Ocala, Marion County and surrounding areas were well represented by winners of Breeders' Cup World Championship races Friday and Saturday at Santa Anita including Eddie Herrera's Nice and Easy Thoroughbreds, who claim $6 million Longines Breeders' Cup Classic-winner White Abarrio among their many successful graduates.

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Inside This Issue

 Central Florida Graduates Win Several BC Events

• Amstrong Wins Showing Up

• This Day in Florida Thoroughbred History

• Florida-bred in Stakes

• Milestone Watch: Jockey Edgar Perez

• 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.

E29 – Horse Farms Forever

Sara Fennessy with Horse Farms Forever explains the mission of the organization and a call to action for Marion County land preservation.

Amstron - G. Sonny Hughes Photo

Amstrong Stays Undefeated on Synthetic in Showing Up


HALLANDALE BEACH, FL-Soldi Stable LLC and Ohana Racing LLC's Amstrong remained undefeated in four starts on synthetic with a rallying victory in Saturday's $65,000 Showing Up at Gulfstream Park, collecting his third stakes success on the all-weather surface.

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This Day in Florida Thoroughbred History

November 4

Miesque's Approval Won the Breeders' Cup Mile


2006 - Live Oak Plantation homebred Miesque's Approval won the Grade 1 NetJets Breeders' Cup Mile by four lengths with jockey Eddie Castro at Churchill Downs.

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Friday, November 3

All Times Eastern

Florida-bred Dancing N Dixie – G Sonny Hughes Photo

Gulfstream Park

$65,000 Our Dear Peggy S.

Won by Dancing N Dixie (Fla)

Dancing N Dixie earned $25,000 FTBOA Florida-bred Win Bonus

2-year-old fillies, one mile and 70 yards synthetic

..... Singing Sandra (#1) Sixth

..... Dancing N Dixie (#6) Winner

OBS Note: Dancing N Dixie was purchased by White Type Stable for $35,000 out of the Blue River Bloodstock consignment at the OBS

Dancing N Dixie is a graduate of 2023 OBS June Sale

Gulfstream Park

$65,000 Cellars Shiraz S.

Won by Time Passsage (Ky)

Time Passage earned $25,000 FTBOA Florida-bred Win Bonus

2-year-olds, one mile and 70 yards synthetic

..... Flakes (#4) Sixth

..... Coco (#5) Second

..... Time Passage (#6) Winner

OBS Note: Time Passage was purchased by Karl and Cathi Glassman for $85,000 out of the Stuart Morris consignment at the 2021 OBS October Yearling Sale.

Time Passage is a graduate of 2021 OBS October Yearling Sale

Santa Anita Park

$1,000,000 Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf Sprint (Grade 1)

Won by Big Evs (Ire)

2-year-olds, 5 furlongs turf

..... Shards (#7) Fifth

..... April Vintage (AE#15) Scratched

Saturday, November 4

All Times Eastern

Gulfstream Park

$65,000 Armed Forces S.

Won by Freedom Principle (Ky)

2-year-olds, one mile and 70 yards synthetic

..... El Principito (#4) Seventh

..... Prevent (#6) Second

..... Brawn (#7) Fourth

..... Reminder (#8) Third

OBS Note: Freedom Principle was consigned to the 2023 OBS March Sale by GOP Racing Stable but did not meet his reserve

Freedom Principle is a graduate of 2021 OBS October Yearling Sale

Gulfstream Park

$65,000 Showing Up S.

Won by Amstrong (Ky)

3-year-olds, 1 1/16 miles synthetic

..... Anamnestic (#3) Fourth

..... Souper Blessing (#5) Second

..... Smart Striker (#8) Fifth


CA$150,000 Mazarine S. (Grade 3)

Won by Witwatersrand (Ky)

2-year-old fillies, 1 1/16 miles synthetic

..... Mystic Lake (#4) Third

OBS Note: Witwatersrand is a graduate of the 2023 OBS March Sale but did not meet his reserve when consigned by White LLC

Witwatersrand is a graduate of 2023 OBS March Sale

Santa Anita Park

$6,000,000 Longines Breeders' Cup Classic (Grade 1)

Won by White Abarrio (Ky)

3-year-olds and up, 1 ¼ miles

..... Clapton (#7) Eleventh

OBS Note: White Abarrio was purchased by Carlos L. Perez at the 2021 OBS March Sale where he was consigned by Eddie Herrera's Nice and Easy Thoroughbreds. He also sold for $7,500 at the 2020 OBS Winter Mixed Sale to Jose Ordonez out of the Summerfield consignment.

White Abarrio is a graduate of 2021 OBS March Sale and

2020 OBS Winter Mixed Sale

Santa Anita Park

$2,000,000 Qatar Racing Breeders' Cup Sprint (Grade 1)

Won by Elite Power (Ky)

3-year-olds and up, 6 furlongs

..... Speed Boat Beach (#7) Fourth

Sunday, November 5

All Times Eastern

Santa Anita Park

$100,000 Autumn Miss S. (Grade 3)

[Race 8, 6:30 p.m.]

3-year-old fillies, one mile turf

..... Alternate Rock (#6) Scratched

Monday, November 6

All Times Eastern

Finger Lakes

$40,000 Shesastonecoldfox S.

[Race 4, 1:39 p.m.]

2-year-old fillies, 6 furlongs

..... She She’s Shadow (#3)

Edgar Perez - Coady Photography

Milestone Watch

Jockey Edgar Perez is approaching a personal milestone of 1,000 Thoroughbred career wins in North America (US and Canada). Through racing on Saturday, November 4, Perez has 999 wins.

Edgar Perez has four mounts on Sunday. and five mounts Friday at Gulfstream Park.

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