January 7, 2024 Edition

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Florida-bred Frosty O Toole - SV Photography

Florida-bred Frosty O Toole Loves Warmth of Tampa Bay Downs


OLDSMAR, FL-Florida-bred Frosty O Toole let her performance speak for itself in Saturday's fourth race at Tampa Bay Downs, the Cody's Original Roadhouse Race of the Week. To her trainer Mike Dini, the message came through loud and clear: The 4-year-old filly loves being back at Tampa Bay Downs.

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Inside This Issue

• Florida-bred Frosty Otoole Loves Tampa Bay Downs

Into Champagne Wins Glitter Woman

• Groom Elite 101 Course Starts Monday at Gulfstream Park

Milestone Watch

• 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.

Into Champagne - Ryan Thompson Photo

Into Champagne, Leparoux Enjoy Happy Reunion in Glitter Woman


HALLANDALE BEACH, FL - Six Column Stables LLC's Into Champagne identified herself as a 3-year-old filly to watch Sunday at Gulfstream Park, where the daughter of Into Mischief returned from a long layoff to produce a thoroughly professional and dominating triumph in the $100,000 Glitter Woman.

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Coady Photography

Groom Elite 101 Program Begins at Gulfstream Park


HALLANDALE BEACH, FL - C. Reid McLellan's Groom Elite 101 program, a comprehensive five-week course for backstretch workers and individuals interested in working with horses, begins Monday, Jan. 8 at Gulfstream Park.

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Scott Spieth – SV Photography

Milestone Watch

Jockey Scott Spieth is approaching a personal milestone of 5,000 Thoroughbred career wins in North America (US and Canada). Through racing Sunday, Jan. 7, Spieth was at 4,995 wins. He has one mount on Wednesday at Tampa Bay Downs.

Friday, January 5

All Times Eastern

Sunland Park

$65,000 KLAQ S.

Won by Competitive Idea (Ky)

4-year-olds and older, 5 furlongs

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

Delta Downs

$75,000 Sam’s Town S.

Won by Devil's Tower (Ky)

4-years-old and older, 5 furlongs

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


Delta Downs

$75,000 Orleans S.

Won by Jumpin Judy (Ky)

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

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

Saturday, January 6

All Times Eastern

Gulfstream Park

$125,000 Ginger Brew S.

Won by Ozara (Ire)

3-year-old fillies, one mile turf

........ Dancing N Dixie (#3) Sixth

Gulfstream Park

$100,000 Limehouse

Louie the Sun King earns $6,000 in FTBOA Florida-bred bonus money

Won by Ship to Shore (NJ)

3-year-olds, 6 furlongs

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

Gulfstream Park

$125,000 Dania Beach S.

Won by Tocayo (Md)

3-year-olds, one mile turf

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

Sunday, January 7

All Times Eastern

Gulfstream Park

$100,000 Glitter Woman S.

Won by Into Champagne (Ky)

3-year-old fillies, 6 furlongs

........ Let Them Watch (#2) Fourth

Saturday, January 13

All Times Eastern

Florida-bred Charlie's Wish - Ryan Thompson photo

Gulfstream Park

$75,000 Sunshine Filly and Mare Turf S.

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

[Race 5, 2:08 p.m.]

Fillies and mares, 4-year-olds and older, one mile

........ Both Sides (#1)

........ Charlie’s Wish (#2)

........ Baby Steps (#3)

........ Sweet Dani Girl (#4)

........ Tracy Ann’s Legacy (#5)

........ Thelastbulletsmine (#6)

........ Time Passage (#7)

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