December 31, 2023 Edition

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Florida-bred Stone Silent - Ryan Thompson Photo


Florida-bred Stone Silent Wins Abundantia For New Connections

Adios Charlie Filly Earns $25,000 FTBOA Florida-bred Win Bonus


BY BROCK SHERIDAN


Making her first start for new owners Victoriam Farm LLC and red-hot trainer Brian Lynch, Florida-bred Stone Silent responded well to her new surroundings with a victory in the $125,000 Abundantia at Gulfstream Park Sunday.

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Inside This Issue


• Stone Silent Wins Abundantia For New Connections



Uncle Chuck Dies



• Florida-bred Chi Chi Set for Cash Run


• 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.

E32 –Stallion Series - Journeyman Stud


In episode 32, host Tammy Gantt joins Brent and Crystal Fernung of Journeyman Stud for a 2024 stallion preview.

Uncle Chuck - Louise Reinagel Photo


Graded Stakes Winner Uncle Chuck Euthanized

JOURNEYMAN STUD PRESS RELEASE


OCALA, FL-Uncle Chuck, winner of the 2020 Los Alamitos Derby (Grade 3) in his second lifetime start, was humanely euthanized on Dec. 22 after it was discovered that the 6-year-old son of Uncle Mo was suffering from untreatable lymphoma, it was reported today by Journeyman Stud owner Brent Fernung.

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Florida-bred Chi Chi - Ryan Thompson Photo


Florida-bred Chi Chi Tries Road to Gulfstream Park Oaks in Cash Run

BY BROCK SHERIDAN


Ernest C. Frohboese's Chi Chi, a winner of two stakes earlier this year, will step onto the road to the Grade 2 Gulfstream Park Oaks Monday at Gulfstream Park as the Florida-bred filly is entered for the $150,000 Cash Run.

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Friday, December 29

All Times Eastern

Santa Anita

$100,000 Blue Norther S.

Won by Medoro (Ky)

Fillies, 2-years-old, 1 mile turf

........ April Vintage (#9) Sixth


Saturday, December 30

All Times Eastern

Florida-bred Maryquitecontrary - Ryan Thompson Photo

Gulfstream Park

$125,000 Rampart S.

Won by Maryquitecontrary (Fla)

Maryquitecontrary earned a $25,000 FTBOA Florida-bred win bonus

Fillies and mares, 3-years-old and older, 1 mile

........ Dreaming of Snow (#1) Fifth

........ Maryquitecontrary (#3) Winner

........ Rosie’s Halo (#5) Fourth

 

Gulfstream Park

$150,000 Harlan’s Holiday S. (Grade 3)

Won by O'Connor (Chi)

Fillies and mares, 3-years-old and older, 1 1/16th mile

........ Octane (#7) Fifth

........ Lure Him In (#11) Ninth


Sunday, December 31

All Times Eastern

Florida-bred Stone Silent - Lauren King Photo

Gulfstream Park

$100,000 Abundantia S.

Won by Stone Silent (Fla)

Plus $25,000 FTBOA Florida-bred win bonus

Fillies and mares, 3-years-old and older, 5 furlongs turf

........ Baby Steps (#4) Scratched

........ Talkin Tipsy (#7) Sixth

........ Stone Silent (#8) Winner

........ One Identity (#9) Scratched

........ Fulminate (AE#15) Scratched

OBS Note: Stone Silent was purchased by Talla Racing and West Point Thoroughbreds for $410,000 at the 2022 OBS March Sale.

Stone Silent is an OBS March Sale Graduate

Gulfstream Park

$100,000 Janus S.

Won by Panther Island (Ky)

3-years-old and older, 5 furlongs turf

........ Extendo (#1) Second

........ Biz Biz Buzz (#4) Fifth

........ Warrior’s Pride (#6) Scratched

........ Yes I am Free (#10) Eighth


Santa Anita Park

$100,000 Lady of Shamrock S.

Won by Ruby Nell (Ky)

Fillies, 3-years-old, 1 mile turf

........ Princess Bettina (#5) Sixth


Monday, January 1

All Times Eastern

Florida-bred Chi Chi - Ryan Thompson Photo

Gulfstream Park

$150,000 Cash Run S.

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

[Race 8, 3:36 p.m.]

3-year-old fillies, one mile

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

 

Gulfstream Park

$150,000 Mucho Macho Man S.

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

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

3-year-olds, one mile

........ Everdoit (#7)

Friday, January 5

All Times Eastern

Florida-bred Tape to Tape - Coady Photography

Delta Downs

$75,000 Sam’s Town S.

[Race 2, 6:33 p.m.]

4-years-old and older, 5 furlongs

........ Tape to Tape (#1)

 

Delta Downs

$75,000 Orleans S.

[Race 8, 9:21 p.m.]

Fillies and mares, 4-years-old and older, 5 furlongs

........ Gracie Diamond (#6)


Sunland Park

$65,000 KLAQ S.

[Race 8, 5:32 p.m.]

4-year-olds and older, 5 furlongs

........ Good Bye Charlie (#11)

Saturday, January 6

All Times Eastern

Gulfstream Park

$125,000 Ginger Brew S.

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

[Race 9, 4:06 p.m.]

3-year-old fillies, one mile turf

........ Dancing N Dixie (#5)


Gulfstream Park

$100,000 Limehouse

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

[Race 10, 4:35 p.m.]

3-year-olds, 6 furlongs

........ Louie the Sun King (#5)


Gulfstream Park

$125,000 Dania Beach S.

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

[Race 11, 5:05 p.m.]

3-year-olds, one mile turf

........ Reminder (#5)


Scott Spieth – SV Photography

Milestone


Jockey Scott Spieth is approaching a personal milestone of 5,000 Thoroughbred career wins in North America (US and Canada). Through racing Sunday, Dec. 31, Spieth was at 4,994 wins. He has one mount at Tampa Bay Downs Friday.

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