September 24, 2023 Edition

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Florida-bred Chi Chi Gets First Career Win in E.L. Gaylord


Ernest C. Frohboese's Chi Chi entered the $50,000 E.L. Gaylord a maiden and exited a stakes winner as the Florida-bred filly won for the first time in the six-and-a-half-furlong test for 2-year-old fillies at Remington Park Sunday.

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Inside This Issue

• Chi Chi Wins Stakes Debut in E.L. Gaylord

• Awesome Slew Daughter Super Sicily Win Woodbine Maiden

• Strangles in Lake County

• Florida-bred in Stakes

• Florida-breds Selling at Keeneland

• 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.

E25 – Dr. Saundra Tenbroeck

Getting to know UF Animal Sciences’ Dr. Tenbroeck.

Woodbine/Michael Burns

Awesome Slew Daughter Super Sicily Wins Woodbine Maiden Special Weight


Super Sicily, a Florida-bred daughter of Ocala Stud stallion Awesome Slew, won a US$56,299 maiden special weight by a length at Woodbine Sunday after leading at every point of call with jockey Leo Salles aboard.

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Strangles Confirmed in Lake County

According to the Equine Disease Communication Center and the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, a private facility in Lake County in Florida has been placed under quarantine by the FDACS as of Sept. 23 due a horse testing positive for strangles.

Only the animals under quarantine have additional travel restrictions.

A suckling foal was confirmed by a FDACS veterinary medical officer in Lake County with strangles after showing signs of swollen lymph nodes on Sept. 17 and confirmed on Sept. 21.

This is the 28th confirmed cases of strangles in Florida in 2023.


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Saturday, September 23

All Times Eastern

Parx Racing

$250,000 Turf Monster S. (Grade 3) Won by Nobody Listens (Ind)

3-year-olds and older, 5 furlongs turf

..... All That Magic (#8) Ninth

Ocala/Levy County Notes: Nobody Listens is a graduate of the 2020 OBS Spring Sale where Matt Kwaikowski purchased him for $40,000 out of the Greg and Karen Dodd’s Southern Chase Farm consignment located in Williston, Fla.

Nobody Listens is a graduate of the 2020 OBS Spring Sale

Parx Racing

$300,000 Parx Dirt Mile Won by Nimitz Class (Pa)

3-year-olds and older, one mile

..... Mish (#3) Third


Belmont at Big A Racing Postponed due to weather

$150,000 Noble Damsel S. (Grade 3)

Fillies and mares, 3-years-old and older, one mile turf

..... Balpool (#10) (MTO)


Parx Racing

$400,000 Gallant Bob S. (Grade 2) Won by Damon's Mound (Fla)

3-year-olds, 6 furlongs

..... Damon’s Mound (#4) Winner


Parx Racing

$1,000,000 Cotillion S. (Grade 1) Won by Ceiling Crusher (Calif)

3-year-old fillies, 1 1/16 miles

..... Foggy Night (#1) Sixth


Sweetwater Downs

$12,000 Sue Wallis S. Won by Satin Heart (Tex)

Not Black Type

Fillies and mares, 3-years-old and older, 6 furlongs

..... Dr G’s Sweetie (#1) Fifth


Churchill Downs

$300,000 Harrods Creek S. Won by Everso Mischievous (Ky)

[Race 8, 9:39 p.m.]

3-year-olds, 7 furlongs

..... Bouncer (#4) Sixth

Sunday, September 24

All Times Eastern

Lethbridge – RMTC

$12,000 B Cup Fillies and Mares Sprint S. Won by Abraa Jabraa (Wash)

Not Black Type

Fillies and mares, 3-years-old and older, abt. 5 ½ furlongs

..... Shellphone (#6) Sixth


Lethbridge – RMTC

$12,000 B Cup 3 Year Old Fillies S. Won by Ready to Orbit (Ky)

Not Black Type

3-year-old fillies, abt. 6 furlongs

..... Corona Del Mar (#5) Third


Gulfstream Park

$65,000 Hallandale Beach S. Won by Omaha Girl (Ky)

2-year-old fillies, one mile

..... Star of Saturn (#6) Scratched

..... Hepburn (#7) Third


Remington Park

$50,000 E. L. Gaylord Memorial S. Won by Chi Chi (Fla)

2-year-old fillies, 6 ½ furlongs

..... Chi Chi (#5) Winner

Ocala/Marion County Note: Chi Chi was an RNA at the 2022 OBS Winter Mixed Sale where she was consigned by Stuart Morris.

Chi Chi is a graduate of the 2022 OBS Winter Mixed Sale

Remington Park

$400,000 Oklahoma Derby (Grade 3) Won by How Did He Do That (Ky)

3-year-olds, 1 1/8 miles

..... Cagliostro (#4) (official chart not available at press time)

Saturday, September 30

All Times Eastern

Churchill Downs

$500,000 Lukas Classic S. (Grade 2)

[Race 10, 5:26 p.m.]

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

..... Clapton (#2)


Downs at Albuquerque

$75,000 Charles Taylor Derby

[Race 5, 9:45 p.m.]

3-year-olds, 1 1/16 miles

..... Julia’s Warrior (#5)

Fla-breds at Keeneland Sept.

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