November 25, 2023 Edition

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Florida-bred Bentornato - Ryan Thomson

Unbeaten Florida-bred Bentornato Breezes for $300,000 Florida Sire Stakes In Reality


HALLANDALE BEACH, FL-Leon King Stable Corp.'s Bentornato will put an undefeated record on the line next Saturday at Gulfstream Park in a quest to sweep the 2023 FTBOA Florida Sire Stakes series for 2-year-old colts and geldings sired by accredited Florida stallions.

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Inside This Issue

• Bentornato Breezes for FSS In Reality

• Joseph Jr., Barbazon Dead-Heat for Sunshine Meet Training Title

• Sanchez Has Feeling He's Going to Like Tampa Bay Downs

• 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.

See FTBOA Florida Sire Stakes Entries

For Saturday, December 2 Below

Saffie Joseph Jr. - Lauren King

Joseph Jr., Barboza Jr. Dead-Heat for Sunshine Meet Training Title, Zayas Wins Jockey Title


HALLANDALE BEACH, FL--Saffie Joseph Jr. and Victor Barboza Jr. finished in a dead-heat for the training title for the Sunshine Meet that came to a close Saturday at Gulfstream Park with 33 winners each.

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Mychel Sanchez - Coady Photography

Sanchez Has Feeling He's Going to Love Tampa Bay Downs


OLDSMAR, FL—It hasn’t taken very long for jockey Mychel Sanchez to fall for Tampa Bay Downs.

Sanchez—whose first career victory in 2012 at age 16 in his homeland of Venezuela came aboard a horse named Sunshine Park, which was also the name of the Oldsmar oval from 1946-1966—rode two winners Saturday at Tampa Bay Downs, both on the turf. He has three winners from eight starters in his first two days here, with three seconds and a third.

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Thursday, November 23

All Times Eastern

Del Mar

$100,000 Red Carpet S. (Grade 3)

Won by Linda's Gift (Ky)

Fillies and mares, 3-years-old and older, 1 3/8 miles turf

..... Sister Otoole (#4) Third

Saturday, November 25

All Times Eastern

Churchill Downs

$225,000 Fern Creek S.

Won by Youalmosthadme (Ky)

2-year-old fillies, 6 ½ furlongs

..... Halina’s Forte (#4) Second

Saturday, December 2

All Times Eastern

Gulfstream Park

$300,000 FTBOA Florida Sire Stakes In Reality

[Race 5, 2:05 p.m.]

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

1 1/16 miles

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Gulfstream Park

$300,000 FTBOA Florida Sire Stakes My Dear Girl

[Race 10, 4:36 p.m.]

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

1 1/16 miles

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

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

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

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

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

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

........ Dancin N Dixie (#7)

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

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