Ocala Stud Farm

Gottcha Gold colt wires field to give his sire his sixth winner

Florida's top-three freshman sire Gottcha Gold scored the sixth winner from his first crop when the colt C D Gold went gate-to-wire... Read More...

Ocala Stud sets fees for 2013 stallion roster

J. Michael O'Farrell Jr.'s Ocala Stud announced stud fees for its 2013 roster of stallions, which is headlined by four-time Florida champion sire, Montbrook, along with Florida's leading freshman sire of 2011 and current leading second-crop sire of 201... Read More...

Gottcha Gold MSW winner draws away to score by 3

Cupids Messenger delivered a strong stretch run to break her maiden by a widening three lengths Sunday at Calder... Read More...

High Cotton strengthens hold on Florida Second-Crop sire list

Speak Logistics led at every call en route to a 2 ¾-length victory in the $300,000 In Reality S. Oct. 13 at Calder... Read More...

Musical Romance preps for Breeders’ Cup with easy Calder stakes win

Ocala Stud bred Musical Romance scored a comfortable win in the $55,000 Mike Sherman Memorial S. Oct. 6 in advance of her title defense in the Breeders’ Cup Filly & Mare Sprint (G1)... Read More...

Musical Romance preps for Breeders’ Cup with easy Calder stakes win

Ocala Stud bred Musical Romance scored a comfortable win in the $55,000 Mike Sherman Memorial S. Oct. 6 in advance of her title defense in the Breeders’ Cup Filly & Mare Sprint (G1)... Read More...

Gottcha Gold tallies another maiden winner

Gottcha Gold got his fifth winner Oct. 4 at Calder and is now in the second spot on the Florida Freshman Sire list... Read More...

Freshman sire Gottcha Gold gets two winners on same card

Multiple graded stakes winner Gottcha Gold got his third winner as a sire Sept. 16 in the first race at Calder... Read More...

High Cotton colt cruises in G2 Saratoga Special

Spurious Precision ran off to a five length victory in the $200,000 Saratoga Special (G2) Sunday at the venerable upstate New York track... Read More...

Currency Swap wins G2 Amsterdam S. to stay perfect at Saratoga

High Cotton's leading lifetime earner Currency Swap continued to build on his impressive career with a 1 3/4-length victory in the $200,000 Amsterdam S. (G2)... Read More...

Gourmet Dinner shines in $100,000 Majestic Light S.

Ocala Stud bred and sold Gourmet Dinner closed with a flourish in the final quarter mile to prevail by a neck in the $100,000 Majestic Light S... Read More...

Veteran Shadowbdancing wins second stakes of 2012

Seven-year-old Shadowbdancing, the leading earner of 2012 for his sire Montbrook, rolled to a dominating seven length victory in the $100,000 Prairie Meadows H... Read More...

High Cotton 2yo Spurious Precision dazzles in Spa debut

High Cotton, Florida's No. 1 Freshman Sire of 2011, has gotten off to a flying start with his juveniles again in 2012. Spurious Precision made an impressive debut at the races on July 21st, capturing a maiden special weight for juvenile colts on openin... Read More...

Musical Romance holds sway in Grade 1 Princess Rooney

Musical Romance avenged a neck loss in the 2011 Princess Rooney S. (G1) with a half-length victory in this year's renewal July 7 at Calder... Read More...

First 2yo winner for multiple GSW Gottcha Gold

Two-year-old My Daddy's Dollars struck paydirt first-time out Saturday in a $39,000 maiden special weight race at Calder, becoming the first winner from the debut crop of multiple Graded stakes winner Gottcha Gold... Read More...

Currency Swap remains undefeated in New York

High Cotton's 3-year-old son Currency Swap scored a measured three-quarter length victory in the $85,000 You and I S. Saturday at Belmont Park... Read More...

Tarpy’s Goal scores in $75K OBS Sophomore S.

Tarpy's Goal returned from a brief freshening to notch his first career stakes win in the $75,000, seven-furlong Ocala Breeders’ Sales Sophomore S. April 7 at Tampa Bay Downs... Read More...

Tarpy’s Goal scores in $75K OBS Sophomore S.

Tarpy's Goal returned from a brief freshening to notch his first career stakes win in the $75,000, seven-furlong Ocala Breeders’ Sales Sophomore S. April 7 at Tampa Bay Downs... Read More...

Musical Romance proves best in G2 Inside Information S.

Musical Romance's stellar performance the $150,000 Inside Information S. (G2) March 17 at Gulfstream Park... Read More...

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...