May 30, 2024 Edition

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Inside This Issue

• Florida-bred Cagliostro To Try Blame Off Keeneland Allowance Score

• Bidding Now Open for Fasig-Tipton June Digital Sale

• Lady Cha Cha Favored in Florida-bred Allowance

• Heather Smullen Saddles First Winner Thursday at Gulfstream

• Florida-breds in Stakes

• Florida Stallion Progeny

• Florida Breeders' List

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Florida-bred Cagliostro (right) - ©Coady Media


Florida-bred Cagliostro To Try Blame Off Keeneland Allowance Score

BY BROCK SHERIDAN


Multiple graded stakes-placed Cagliostro will try to boost those credentials Saturday at Churchill Downs when the Florida-bred colt returns to added-money company in the Grade 3 Blame. The Cherie DeVaux-trained Cagliaostro will face 10 other 3-year-olds and older going a mile-and-one-eighth on the main track with a purse of $250,000.

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Regret Stakes (Gr. 3) Preview with Peter Fornatale


Florida Bred Dancing N Dixie Challenges Buchu, Way to be Marie

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Hip 38, a Florida-bred colt by Awesome Slew - ©LNB Photo


Bidding Now Open for Fasig-Tipton June Digital Sale

BY FASIG-TIPTON PRESS OFFICE


LEXINGTON, KY-Fasig-Tipton has cataloged 103 entries for its June Digital Sale, at digital.fasigtipton.com. Bidding is now open and will close on Tuesday, June 4, beginning at 2 p.m. EDT.


The catalog offers breeding stock, horses of racing age, 19 yearlings, a 2-year-old, and a stallion prospect.

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Equine are big business in Florida. Tammy Gantt & Steve Koch share new economic impact estimates.

The Florida Horse Podcast


E41 – FTBOA CEO Lonny Powell Interviews FTBOA Lobbyist Jon Rees



CEO Lonny Powell interviews FTBOA Lobbyist Jon Rees. They review recent legislative wins, acknowledge major Tallahassee supporters and celebrate outgoing FTBOA Lobbyist Matt Bryan and his 30 years of service to the Florida

Thoroughbred industry.

Kent Desormeaux - ©Benoit Photo


Lady Cha Cha Favored in Florida-bred Allowance

BY BROCK SHERIDAN


Golden Kernel Racing Stable’s Lady Cha Cha has been labeled the 2-1 morning line favorite for Friday’s seventh race at Gulfstream Park, a first level, $20,000 optional claiming for Florida-bred fillies and mares. With a purse of $48,000, the race has attracted a field of seven scheduled to go a mile-and-a-sixteenth on the grass.

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Heather Smullen - ©Ryan Thompson


Heather Smullen Saddles First Winner Thursday at Gulfstream

BY GULFSTREAM PARK PRESS OFFICE


HALLANDALE BEACH, FL-Heather Smullen has developed an extensive resume during her racing career. She can now add 'winning trainer' to her list of accomplishments.

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