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Overdriven tops all Florida Freshman Sires

First-crop sire Overdriven racked up his third winner on Thursday at Gulfstream Park when Red Crescent led nearly all the way in a six-furlong maiden special weight contest... Read More...

High Cotton filly powers to victory in Saratoga debut

Zero Zee's determined stretch drive carried the 2-year-old daughter of High Cotton to victory in her first lifetime start... Read More...

Kantharos filly remains undefeated in Desert Vixen S.

Cajun Delta Dawn stretched her record to a perfect 3-for-3 with a gutsy neck victory in Saturday's $200,000 Desert Vixen S. at Gulfstream Park... Read More...

High Cotton colt pulls upset in $150,000 Unbridled S.

Dream of Me, winner of last year's $200,000 Dr. Fager S., got his second Gulfstream Park stakes win Saturday... Read More...

R Luckey Charlie first stakes winner for Adios Charlie

Adios Charlie recorded his first stakes winner on Wednesday when R Luckey Charlie battled to a nose victory in the $150,000 Governor's S. at Indiana Downs... Read More...

Undefeated Kantharos filly takes Lake George S. (G2)

Kantharos' stellar 3-year-old filly Ancient Secret kept her record intact with a determined 1 1/4-length score in the $200,000 Lake George S. (G2) Friday at Saratoga... Read More...

Second winner in two days for Overdriven

Ocala Stud's freshman sire Overdriven got his second maiden winner in as many days when Drive Sandy Drive powered to a 2 3/4-length win in his racing debut... Read More...

Kantharos 2yo filly perfect in $75,000 Cassidy S.

Cajun Delta Dawn, a maiden special weight debut winner on June 10, kept her record intact with a handy half-length win in Saturday's $75,000 Cassidy S... Read More...

Kantharos filly still undefeated after taking $100K Wild Applause S.

Ancient Secret stepped into stakes company for the first time in Sunday's $100,000 Wild Applause S. at Belmont Park... Read More...

Awesome Banner sharp in Big Cypress S.

Awesome of Course's Grade 2 winner Awesome Banner dropped out of graded company for an easy win in Saturday's $75,000 Big Cypress S... Read More...

Kantharos filly flawless in debut

Perfect Kay strolled to a two-length win in her racing debut Friday afternoon at Gulfstream Park... Read More...

Awesome of Course colt to take Preakness S. (G1) test

Fellowship, the multiple graded stakes-placed son of Awesome of Course, drew post 10 in Saturday's $1.5 million Preakness S. (G1) at Pimlico... Read More...

Kantharos filly takes Gulfstream’s Miss Gracie H.

A late surge by Savingtime carried the 4-year-old daughter of Kantharos to victory in Sunday's $75,000 Miss Grace H. at Gulfstream Park... Read More...

Adios Charlie colt earns diploma on Belmont turf

Conquest See Ya, a $600,000 Adios Charlie colt, stamped himself a horse to watch after a turf maiden special weight victory Saturday at Belmont Park... Read More...

$400K High Cotton filly draws high praise at OBS 2YO sale

A High Cotton filly that brought $400,000 during Day 2 of the OBS Spring Sale of 2-year-olds in Training brought abundant praise from her buyer Mike Ryan... Read More...

$525K Overdriven colt a star at OBS 2YO sale

First-crop sire Overdriven was one of the stars during Day 2 of the OBS Spring Sale of 2-year-olds in Training when a colt by the Ocala Stud stallion brought a top bid of $525,000... Read More...

High Cotton colt has co-fastest work at OBS

A colt by High Cotton zipped through his 1/8-mile breeze in :09 4/5 seconds on Wednesday at the Under Tack Show for the upcoming OBS April Spring Sale... Read More...

High Cotton filly takes first stakes attempt

April Gaze proved she was up to the task of facing stakes company on Saturday when the 3-year-old High Cotton filly scored a one-length tally in the $75,000 Sophomore Fillies S... Read More...

Ocala Stud launches new website on 60-year anniversary

Ocala Stud, which is celebrating its 60th year in business in 2016, has launched a new website at www.OcalaStud.com, featuring a responsive design that allows the site to be fully functional and aesthetically pleasing on all devices... Read More...

Six-figure 2yo for Adios Charlie at Barretts Select

The lone offering by Adios Charile at the recently concluded Barretts Select 2-year-olds in Training sale held at Del Mar brought a winning bid of more than 40 times his stud fee... Read More...

Speed of Kantharos trickles to X Y Jet

It’s going to take an exceptionally fast old horse to defeat the 4-year-old gray gelding X Y Jet in the G1 Dubai Golden Shaheen, a 1200-meter dirt race with a $2 million purse that’s attracted nine others with a combined average age of almost 7 years. X Y Jet has been brilliant in his last … Read More...

Ballet Diva gets back to winning ways in Any Limit S.

Hear No Evil’s Ballet Diva, already a three-time stakes winner, posted black type win number four on Saturday with a well-earned one length score in the $75,000 Any Limit S... Read More...

Adios Charlie colt rings up $300,000 bid at OBS March 2yo sale

Following a session best :09 3/5 seconds work at the Under Tack Show, a colt by Adios Charlie got plenty of attention in the ring during the Thursday session of the OBS March Sale... Read More...

$280,000 High Cotton colt Day 1 of OBS March sale

Ocala Stud’s consignment during the first day of the March 15-16 OBS March Sale of Selected Sale of 2-year-olds in Training included a $280,000 colt by their stallion High Cotton... Read More...

Adios Charlie colt has fastest work at OBS Under Tack show

A colt by Adios Charlie zipped through his 1/8-mile breeze in :09 3/5 seconds during Wednesday’s Under Tack show... Read More...

First mares in foal for Ocala Stud’s The Big Beast & I Spent It

Ocala Stud announced Monday that its first-year stallions The Big Beast and I Spent It both had their first respective mares confirmed in foal over the weekend... Read More...

X Y Jet runs stakes win streak to three

X Y Jet set scorching early fractions and held off a late challenge to win the $100,000 Gulfstream Park Sprint S. (G3) by 1 ¼-lengths on Saturday... Read More...

High Cotton colt stylish in MdSpWt debut

Sonoma Crush kicked off his racing career in fine fashion Saturday at Fair Grounds, winning a six-furlong maiden special weight contest by 1 ¼-lengths... Read More...

Awesome of Course filly gets first stakes victory

Swift Lady sped to a 2 ¼-length victory in Sunday’s $75,000 Sweet Life S. at Santa Anita Park, the first black-type win for the 3-year-old Awesome of Course filly... Read More...

Calculator returns victorious at Santa Anita

In Summation’s graded stakes winner Calculator made a triumphant return to the races on Saturday at Santa Anita Park with a game neck victory in a seven-furlong allowance contest... Read More...

Banner weekend for Awesome of Course

Andrew Caufield writes of the exploits of Awesome of Course in the Feb. 2 edition of the TDN... Read More...

Awesome Banner still perfect after Swale S. (G2) romp

The superlatives flowed once again for Awesome Banner following his stellar five-length score in Saturday’s $150,000 Swale S. (G2) at Gulfstream Park... Read More...

Prospective yearling brings $77,000 at OBS January sale

A colt from the first crop of multiple graded stakes winner Prospective sold for $77,000 at the OBS Winter Mixed Sale on Jan. 27... Read More...

Kantharos colt rockets to victory in OBS Sprint S.

After an early speed duel, Danbury sped to a 1 ½-length victory in Tuesday’s $50,000 OBS Sprint S. at the Ocala Training Center... Read More...

High Cotton filly tops Barretts sale

A 2-year-old daughter of High Cotton topped the Barretts January mixed sale, selling for $55,000.... Read More...

In Summation filly rolls in $100,000 Gasparilla S.

R Girls a Charmer kicked off her 3-year-old stakes campaign with an authoritative four-length victory in Saturday’s $100,000 Gasparilla S... Read More...

The Legacy of Ocala Stud

Call it a milestone purchase in Florida thoroughbred history. On Jan. 16, 1956, Maryland horseman Joe O'Farrell and his brother, Tom, were part of a nine-person syndicate headed by Bruce Campbell that paid $700,000 for 800 acres of what had been Ocala-... Read More...

Multiple GSW millionaire Uncaptured sires first foal

Uncaptured, Lion Heart’s multiple graded stakes-winning millionaire son, sired his first reported foal Jan. 3rd when a filly was born at J. Michael O’Farrell Jr.’s Ocala Stud Farm, where Uncaptured is standing stud in Florida... Read More...

X Y Jet rolls to fourth win in a row

X Y Jet romped in Saturday’s $150,000 Sunshine Millions Sprint S. at Gulfstream Park for the second straight stakes win... Read More...

High Cotton filly drives to win Marshua S.

Karen’s Silk powered home in the Laurel Park stretch to win the $75,000 Marshua S., giving the 3-year-old daughter of High Cotton her first stakes win... Read More...

Awesome performance in Grade 3 Hutcheson S.

Awesome Banner kicked off 2016 with a dominating victory in the $100,000 Hutcheson S. (G3) Saturday at Gulfstream Park, rolling by 4 ¾-lengths... Read More...

Kantharos: Best Value Sire on the Planet

Must just about be Kantharos (Lion Heart), who stands at Ocala Stud in Florida for just $5,000... Read More...

X Y Jet Soars to victory in Mr. Prospector S. (G3)

Kantharos’ leading 3-year-old X Y Jet turned in the best performance of his career in Saturday’s $100,000 Mr. Prospector S. (G3)... Read More...

Ocala Stud sets fees for expanded 2016 stallion roster

J. Michael O'Farrell Jr.'s Ocala Stud has set stud fees for its expanded 12-stallion roster for 2016, which includes new stallions The Big Beast and I Spent It... Read More...

I Spent It, Saratoga Special (G2) winner by Super Saver, retires to Ocala Stud

I Spent It, Super Saver’s juvenile son that won last year’s Saratoga Special S. (G2), has been retired from racing and will stand in 2016 at J. Michael O’Farrell’s Ocala Stud in Florida... Read More...

Kantharos colt all hear in $150K To Much Coffee S.

Bucchero repelled several challenges en route to a 1 ½-length victory in Saturday night’s $150,000 To Much Coffee S. at Indiana Grand... Read More...

Kantharos colt all heart in $150K To Much Coffee S.

Bucchero repelled several challenges en route to a 1 ½-length victory in Saturday night’s $150,000 To Much Coffee S. at Indiana Grand... Read More...

G1 winner The Big Beast retires to Ocala Stud

The Big Beast, the Grade 1 winner and leading sprinter, has been retired from racing and will stand in 2016 at J. Michael O’Farrell’s Ocala Stud in Florida. A fee will be determined and announced soon... Read More...

Kantharos first-timer impresses at Belmont Park

Ancient Secret sped to a three-length victory in the 2-year-old filly’s debut on Saturday at Belmont Park, the 25th winner this year for Kantharos... Read More...

Formal Summation annexes $75,000 Laurel Futurity

Florida’s leading Third-Crop sire In Summation got his fifth stakes horse of the year on Saturday as Formal Summation scored a front-running, 2 ¾-length victory in the $75,000 Laurel Futurity... Read More...