December 2, 2023 Edition

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Florida-bred Honey Dijon - Lauren King Photo


Honey Dijon Gives Grady, Girvin Florida Sire Stakes Double With My Dear Girl Score

BY BROCK SHERIDAN


HALLANDALE BEACH, FL-A few hours after owner Brad Grady and partner David Grund saw their Seminole Chief upset the $300,000 FTBOA Florida Sire Stakes In Reality at Gulfstream Park Saturday, his Honey Dijon defeated 3-5 favorite R Harper Rose to win the $300,000 FTBOA Florida Sire Stakes My Dear Girl on the same

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Inside This Issue



• Honey Dijon Gives Grady, Girvin Florida Sire Stakes Double



• Big Picture Strategy Key for Seminole Chief


• Let Them Watch Resumes Winning Ways in Sandpiper


• 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.

E30 – The Florida Sire Stakes


In this episode join Florida Equine Communications, Editor-In-Chief Brock Sheridan for a preview of the upcoming FTBOA Florida Sire Stakes races in December.

Florida-bred Seminole Chief - Ryan Thompson Photo


Big Picture Strategy Key for In Reality Upset Winner Seminole Chief

BY BROCK SHERIDAN


HALLANDALE BEACH, FL-Seminole Chief wore down 1-5 favorite Bentornato in deep stretch to win the $300,000 FTBOA Florida Sire Stakes In Reality Saturday at Gulfstream Park at odds of 12-1, validating trainer Jack Sisterson's long range strategy with the Florida-bred colt.

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Florida-bred Let Them Watch Resumes Winning Form in Sandpiper

BY BROCK SHERIDAN


A winner of her first two career starts at Gulfstream Park before suffering her first loss in the $198,000 Mytlewood at Keeneland last out, Case Chambers' Let Them Watch resumed her winning ways Saturday at Tampa Bay Downs in the $50,000 Sandpiper.

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Saturday, December 2

All Times Eastern

Gulfstream Park

$300,000 FTBOA Florida Sire Stakes In Reality

Won by Seminole Chief (Fla)

Eligible 2-year-old colts and gelding by accredited Florida stallions,

1 1/16 miles

........ Secret Lover (#1) Second

........ Bentornato (#2) Third

........ Brawn (#3) Seventh

........ Lasso (#4) Fifth

........ Mattingly (#5) Fourth

........ Seminole Chief (#6) Winner

........ Cajun Fool (#7) Sixth

OBS Note: Seminole Chief was purchased by HND Bloodstock for $80,000 out of the Bobby Dodd consignment

Seminole Chief is a graduate of the 2023 OBS June Sale

Tampa Bay Downs

$50,000 Sandpiper S.

Won by Let Them Watch (Fla)

2-year-old fillies, 6 furlongs

........ Mist (#2) Scratched

........ Chi Chi (#3) Second

........ Let Them Watch (#4) Winner

........ Genuine Peril (#5) Fourth

........ Savanah Lady (#6) Scratched

OBS Note: Let Them Watch was purchased by Case Chambers for $55,000 at the 2023 OBS Spring Sale from the Randy Miles Consignment

Let Them Watch is a graduate of the 2023 OBS Spring Sale and 2021 OBS October Sale

Gulfstream Park

$100,000 Sabal Palm overnight hdcp.

Won by Skyro (Ky)

3-year-olds and older, 1 1/16 miles synthetic

........ Me and Mr. C (#9) Eighth


Tampa Bay Downs

$50,000 Inaugural S.

Won by Patriot Spirit (Ky)

........ Rathmore (#1) Third

........ Sound of the Beast (#2) Sixth

........ El Principito (#6) Seventh


Gulfstream Park

$300,000 FTBOA Florida Sire Stakes My Dear Girl

Won by Honey Dijon (Fla)

Eligible 2-year-old fillies by accredited Florida stallions,

1 1/16 miles

........ Honey Dijon (#1) Winner

........ Fields of Green (#2) Fifth

........ Unrelentless (#3) Sixth

........ Haunted (#4) Third

........ R Harper Rose (#5) Second

........ Pardy Pleaser (#6) Seventh

........ Dancing N Dixie (#7) Eighth

........ Reina Mar (#8) Fourth

Sunday, December 3

All Times Eastern

Woodbine

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

[Race 7, 4:03 p.m.]

3-year-olds and older, 1 ½ miles synthetic

........ Win for the Monday (#9)


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