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Hip 87, a colt by Mitole – Judit Seipert Photo


Mitole Colt Tops Preferred Session During First Day of OBS Winter Mixed Sale

BY BROCK SHERIDAN


A colt by Mitole topped the first day of the Ocala Breeders' Sales Winter Mixed Sale that featured a Preferred Session of yearlings plus supplements and a Horses of Racing Age Session with supplements. The two-day sale continues Wednesday with an Open Session that begins at 12 noon.


The Preferred Session sold 74 yearlings for gross sales of $1,665,900 for an average of $22,512 and a median price of $16,000. That compares to last year’s Preferred Session of the Winter Mixed Sale when 99 head generated gross sales of $2,696,700 with an average of $27,239 and a median of $20,000.

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Inside This Issue



Mitole Colt Tops Preferred Session During First Day of OBS Winter Mixed Sale


FTBOA Member Spotlight – Reid Nagle


This Day in Florida Thoroughbred History - January 23


The Jockey Club and Ed Brown Society Announce Collaborative Partnership


Shooting Star Thoroughbreds Announces 2024-25 Syndicate Offering


• 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.

E33 –2024 Florida Racing Incentives


In episode 33, FTBOA's Steve Koch, hosted by Tammy Gantt, describes the 66% increase in Florida-Bred Racing Incentives for 2024.

FTBOA Member Spotlight – Reid Nagle

BY SARAH WELK BAYNUM


Reid Nagle started his professional career up north in the financial information business world. However, the allure of warmer weather, horse country and his now wife Sarah (who he met 8 years prior at Braeburn Training Center in Crozet, Va.) brought him to Florida where he then began building his equestrian business empire.

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Reid Nagle and Sarah Nagel

Ron the Greek – Lou Hodges Jr.- Hodges Photography

This Day in Florida Thoroughbred History - January 23

Ron the Greek Wins the 2010 Lecomte at Fair Grounds


BY BROCK SHERIDAN


2010 - Florida-bred Ron the Greek started the year with a dramatic victory in the Grade 3 Lecomte at Fair Grounds for owner and breeder Jack T. Hammer and trainer Tom Amoss, becoming a contender for that year's Triple Crown races.

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The Jockey Club and Ed Brown Society Announce Collaborative Partnership

BY THE JOCKEY CLUB PRESS OFFICE


LEXINGTON, KY-The Jockey Club and the Ed Brown Society are pleased to announce that The Jockey Club has become an Ed Brown Partner. The Ed Brown Partnership is the highest level of participation in support of the work of the EBS that an organization can attain.

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Greg Harbut – Ed Brown Society Photo

Shooting Star Thoroughbreds Announces 2024-25 Syndicate Offering

BY SHOOTING STAR THOROUGHBREDS PRESS OFFICE


WILLISTON, FL- Shooting Star Thoroughbreds has announced the 2024-25 Syndicate offering.

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Milestone Watch


Jockey Scott Spieth is approaching a personal milestone of 5,000 Thoroughbred career wins in North America (US and Canada). Through racing Tuesday, Jan. 23, Spieth was at 4,997 wins. He has three mounts on Wednesday at Tampa Bay Downs.

Scott Spieth – SV Photography

Friday, January 26

All Times Eastern

Laurel Park

$100,000 What A Summer S.

[Race 8, 4:02 p.m.]

Fillies and mares, 4-years-old and older, 6 furlongs

........ Ms. Bucchero (#2)



Saturday, January 27

All Times Eastern

Florida-bred Loyalty (#7) - Michael Burns Photo

Gulfstream Park

$150,000 La Prevoyante S. (Grade 3)

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

[Race 6, 1:33 p.m.]

Fillies and mares, 4-years-old and older, 1 ½ miles turf

........ Sister Otoole (#6)

 

Gulfstream Park

$200,000 Inside Information S. (Grade 2)

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

[Race 9, 3:13 p.m.]

Fillies and mares, 4-years-old and older, 7 furlongs

........ Bluefield (#1)

........ Dreamster (#2)

........ Maryquitecontrary (#9)


Turfway Park

$125,000 Wishing Well S.

[Race 8, 9:25 p.m.]

Fillies and mares, 4-years-old and older, 6 ½ furlongs synthetic

........ Loyalty (#4)

........ Secret Operation (#10)



Sunday, January 28

All Times Eastern

Turf Paradise

$60,000 Hank Mills Sr. S.

[Race 8, 6:02 p.m.]

3-year-olds and older, 6 furlongs

........ Kingdom Heart (#7)

........ Good Bye Charlie (#12)


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