Ocala Stud Farm

Montbrook leads way at OBS March sale

Florida's four-time champion sire Montbrook had another great showing at the recently concluded OBS March 2-year-old sale... Read More...

Street Sense filly goes for $475K at OBS

An Ocala Stud consigned and bred filly brought $475,000 during day 2 of the March 13-14 OBS 2-year-old sale, the fourth-highest price of the sale... Read More...

Montbrook has top colt at OBS March sale opening session

Montbrook made a splash during day 1 of the OBS March 13-14 2-year-old sale with the highest-priced colt of the first session... Read More...

G2 winner Adios Charlie retires to Ocala Stud

Adios Charlie, winner of the Jerome S. (G2) and a leading 3-year-old miler of 2011, has been retired from racing and will stand the immediate 2012 breeding season at Ocala Stud... Read More...

Currency Swap in Top 5 on Experimental Handicap

High Cotton's Grade 1 winner Currency Swap was given a weight of 120 pounds on the recently released. Experimental Handicap, fith best among all 2-year-olds of 2011... Read More...

OBS January sales report: High Cotton and In Summation

The January 17-18 OBS 2012 Winter Mixed Sale wrapped up recently with highlights for High Cotton and In Summation... Read More...

Ocala Stud bred Musical Romance takes Eclipse for champion female sprinter

The Ocala Stud bred Musical Romance was rewarded for her stellar year with the 2011 Eclipse Award for Champion Female Sprinter... Read More...

Ocala Stud finishes 2011 ranked fifth among North American breeders

Ocala Stud finished an amazing 2011 ranked fifth among all breeders in North America, with earnings of $4,069,944... Read More...

Ocala Stud bred Almost a Valentine delivers

Almost a Valentine's 6 1/2-length maiden win on Dec. 14 gave her sire High Cotton his 15th winner from his first crop... Read More...

High Cotton, Florida’s Leading Freshman Sire, to stand for $5,000

J. Michael O'Farrell Jr.'s Ocala Stud announced stud fees for its 2012 roster of stallions, which is headlined by four-time Florida champion sire, Montbrook, and Florida's leading freshman sire of 2011, High Cotton.... Read More...

Musical Romance triumphs in Breeders’ Cup Filly and Mare Sprint

Ocala Stud bred Musical Romance came on in the final furlong for a stirring 1 1/4-length victory in the fifth running of the $1 million Breeders’ Cup Filly and Mare Sprint (G1)... Read More...

Big Drama shoots for repeat in Breeders’ Cup Sprint

Big Drama will return to the scene of his greatest triumph, Churchill Downs, to defend his title in the Breeders' Cup Sprint (G1)... Read More...

Bridgeburner jumps into winner’s ranks at Woodbine

Florida's leading freshman sire High Cotton racked up his ninth winner from his first crop on Oct. 9... Read More...

Top 10 freshman sire High Cotton adds a pair of winners

High Cotton, ranked eighth on the North American first-crop sire list, added two more maiden winners to his growing roster on Nov. 15-16... Read More...

Florida’s top freshman sire High Cotton gets seventh winner

Northern Cotton galloped to an easy 4 3/4-length victory on Sept. 25 to give High Cotton his seventh winner from his first crop... Read More...

Currency Swap gives High Cotton his first Grade 1 winner

Currency Swap's big closing move in the $250,000 Hopeful S. (G1) proved too much as the 2-year-old son of High Cotton willed his way to a 3/4-length victory... Read More...

Big Drama leaves little doubt in easy Calder stakes win

Back in action for the first time since January, the 2010 Eclipse champion sprinter Big Drama returned with an easy-as-it-looked win in the $75,000 Whippleton S. Sept. 4... Read More...

High Cotton yearlings average 10x his stud fee at OBS

High Cotton had eight yearlings sell at the Aug. 23-25 OBS yearling sale, with $65,000 and $45,000 sellers leading the way... Read More...

Third MdSpWt winner in 5 days for #1 FL Freshman High Cotton

Angel’s Tune gave seven rivals of a devil of a time on August 9, becoming the third maiden special weight winner in the past five days for High Cotton. Read More...

Third MdSpWt winner in 5 days for #1 FL Freshman High Cotton

Angel’s Tune gave seven rivals of a devil of a time on August 9, becoming the third maiden special weight winner in the past five days for High Cotton. Read More...

Ocala Stud bred and sold Turbulent Descent wins G1 Test S.

Turbulent Descent powered her way to a 3 3/4-length win in the $250,000 Test S. (G1) Aug. 6 at Saratoga... Read More...

Ocala Stud bred and sold Turbulent Descent wins G1 Test S.

Turbulent Descent powered her way to a 3 3/4-length win in the $250,000 Test S. (G1) Aug. 6 at Saratoga... Read More...

Another eye-catching performance by High Cotton firster

Currency Swap, a 2-year-old colt by High Cotton, made an dazzling debut with a six length romp on Aug. 6 at Saratoga... Read More...

Another eye-catching performance by High Cotton firster

Currency Swap, a 2-year-old colt by High Cotton, made an dazzling debut with a six length romp on Aug. 6 at Saratoga... Read More...

High Cotton now among top 10 freshman sires

Cottonpickinwabbit gave freshman sire High Cotton his fourth winner to date with a 1 1/2-length victory going five furlongs Aug. 5... Read More...

High Cotton now among top 10 freshman sires

Cottonpickinwabbit gave freshman sire High Cotton his fourth winner to date with a 1 1/2-length victory going five furlongs Aug. 5... Read More...

Blood-Horse feature article on Montbrook

Blood Horse - Montbrook Offspring. In this continuing series, trainers of the top horses sired by the stallion Montbrook... Read More...

Blood-Horse feature article on Montbrook

Blood Horse - Montbrook Offspring. In this continuing series, trainers of the top horses sired by the stallion Montbrook... Read More...

High Cotton adds Calder winner

Ocala Stud's freshman sire High Cotton got his second career winner July 15 at Calder... Read More...

High Cotton adds Calder winner

Ocala Stud's freshman sire High Cotton got his second career winner July 15 at Calder... Read More...

Impressive first winner for High Cotton

Ocala Stud's freshman sire High Cotton got his first impressive winner on Thursday, when his 2-year-old son Tarpy's Goal made an eye-catching winning debut in a $49,000 maiden special weight at Churchill Downs... Read More...

Impressive first winner for High Cotton

Ocala Stud's freshman sire High Cotton got his first impressive winner on Thursday, when his 2-year-old son Tarpy's Goal made an eye-catching winning debut in a $49,000 maiden special weight at Churchill Downs... Read More...

Impressive first winner for High Cotton

Ocala Stud's freshman sire High Cotton got his first impressive winner on Thursday, when his 2-year-old son Tarpy's Goal made an eye-catching winning debut in a $49,000 maiden special weight at Churchill Downs... Read More...

Turbulent Descent, Musical Romance in Breeders’ Cup F&M Sprint

Turbulent Descent and Musical Romance, a pair of Ocala Stud bred fillies, make a formidable duo in the $1 million Breeders' Cup Filly and Mare Sprint (G1)... Read More...

Champion son of Concerto remains undefeated in 2011

2010 Champion Vuelve Ruben M . swept to his sixth win in nine career starts, with a rousing score at Camarero Race Track on March 18... Read More...

Champion son of Concerto remains undefeated in 2011

2010 Champion Vuelve Ruben M . swept to his sixth win in nine career starts, with a rousing score at Camarero Race Track on March 18... Read More...

Tackleberry rolls again at Gulfstream

Tackleberry continued his run at Gulfstream Park with a score in the one mile Gulfstream Park H. (G2)... Read More...

Tackleberry rolls again at Gulfstream

Tackleberry continued his run at Gulfstream Park with a score in the one mile Gulfstream Park H. (G2)... Read More...

Ocala Stud bred & sold filly wins Santa Anita Oaks (G1)

Turbulent Descent became the third Graded stakes winner of 2011 bred by Ocala Stud, when she set a new stakes record winning the $250,000 Santa Anita Oaks (G1)... Read More...

Ocala Stud bred & sold filly wins Santa Anita Oaks (G1)

Turbulent Descent became the third Graded stakes winner of 2011 bred by Ocala Stud, when she set a new stakes record winning the $250,000 Santa Anita Oaks (G1)... Read More...

Ocala Stud bred & sold filly wins Santa Anita Oaks (G1)

Turbulent Descent became the third Graded stakes winner of 2011 bred by Ocala Stud, when she set a new stakes record winning the $250,000 Santa Anita Oaks (G1)... Read More...

High Cotton’s first 2YO sells for $70,000

A 2-year-old colt from the first crop by High Cotton sold for $70,000 at the Fasig-Tipton Palm Meadows sale on March 3... Read More...

High Cotton’s first 2YO sells for $70,000

A 2-year-old colt from the first crop by High Cotton sold for $70,000 at the Fasig-Tipton Palm Meadows sale on March 3... Read More...

Another Graded SW for Concerto, Ocala Stud

GSW Vuelve Ruben M . drove to a decisive victory in the Clasico Washington (G2) at Camarero Race Track on February 21... Read More...

Another Graded SW for Concerto, Ocala Stud

GSW Vuelve Ruben M . drove to a decisive victory in the Clasico Washington (G2) at Camarero Race Track on February 21... Read More...

Tackleberry keeps rolling in G2 Gulfstream Sprint Championship

Tackleberry won his sixth race in his last seventh starts, in the $150,000 Gulfstream Sprint Championship (G2) on Feb. 12... Read More...

Tackleberry keeps rolling in G2 Gulfstream Sprint Championship

Tackleberry won his sixth race in his last seventh starts, in the $150,000 Gulfstream Sprint Championship (G2) on Feb. 12... Read More...

Ocala Stud top breeder of Graded stakes winners in 2010

Ocala Stud had a great 2010 on many levels, and maybe none was more special... Read More...

Ocala Stud top breeder of Graded stakes winners in 2010

Ocala Stud had a great 2010 on many levels, and maybe none was more special... Read More...

Evening Concerto takes Winter Handicap at Charles Town

With his win in the Winter H. on Feb. 1 at Charles Town Racetrack, Evening Concerto became the... Read More...