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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...

First winner for Adios Charlie

Adios Charlie was represented by his first winner Sept. 3 when R Sweet Exchange broke his maiden by a widening 3 ½-lengths... Read More...

Katie’s Kiss blows by field in Summer Winds S.

Florida’s leading Second-Crop sire Kantharos added to his impressive tally on Sunday when Katie’s Kiss scored a come-from-behind victory in the $75,000 Summer Winds S... Read More...

High Cotton colt takes first leg of Florida Stallion series

Dream of Me rallied up the inside of the Gulfstream Park stretch to capture the $200,000 Dr. Fager S. by 2 ¼ lengths on Saturday afternoon... Read More...

Wildwood Kantharos streaks to first career stakes win

William Stiritz’s Wildwood Kantharos led at every call en route to a 1½-length victory in Saturday’s $53,700 Purple Violet S. at Arlington Park... Read More...

Mr. Jordan makes the grade in Pegasus S. (G3)

Kantharos’ flashy gray 3-year-old son Mr. Jordan, winner of two previous listed stakes, upped his game with a head victory in the $157,500 Pegasus S. (G3) Sunday at Monmouth Park... Read More...

$420,000 OBS juvenile for Adios Charlie

Adios Charlie continued his red-hot commercial success, when a colt from his first crop sold for $420,000 during the third session of the OBS Spring Sale... Read More...

PR Special OBS April: Remembering A Florida Innovator, Getting To Know Zayat

The OBS April Sale of 2-year-olds in Training resumes Thursday, fresh off the biggest price in sale history after a Tapit filly went for $1.9 million Wednesday. The Paulick Report is pleased to bring... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my webs... Read More...

Kantharos filly brings $225,000 at OBS

A flashy filly by Champion Florida Freshman Sire Kantharos sold for $225,000 at the OBS Spring Sale on April 21st, second highest-price for a filly opening day... Read More...

‘Strongest Sale In Years’: Expansion Works For OBS March

Several factors contributed to the strength of the 2-year-old market at the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Co.’s expanded March auction in Ocala, Fla., last week. First and foremost, there was a deep pool of... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] Read More...

Stellar OBS March results for Adios Charlie

Led by a filly that sold for $675,000, a quartet of 2-year-olds from Adios Charlie’s first crop brought an incredible average of $360,000 at the two-day OBS March Sale... Read More...

Prospective, multiple GSW by Malibu Moon, sires first foal

Multiple graded stakes winner Prospective, a son of leading sire Malibu Moon, sired his first foal late Tuesday, Jan. 13 when a colt was born at J. Michael O’Farrell Jr.’s Ocala Stud Farm, where Prospective is standing stud in Florida... Read More...

Big breakthrough for Calculator in $100,000 Sham S. (G3)

In Summation’s leading 3-year-old colt Calculator rocketed through the Santa Anita Park stretch en route to a 4 ¼-length victory in Saturday’s $100,000 Sham S. (G3)... Read More...

Fourth new winner in 14 days for Kantharos

R Limo Joe drove right to the lead and kept on cruising, taking a $34,000 maiden special weight at Gulfstream by two lengths in his career bow on Dec. 19th... Read More...

17th winner for FL’s Leading Juvenile Sire Kantharos

Florida-bred Bulguruisinhwa became the 17th juvenile winner from the first crop by Kantharos, when she broke her maiden going 1200 meters on Dec. 14th... Read More...

17th winner for No. 1 Juvenile Sire Kantharos

Florida-bred Bulguruisinhwa became the 17th juvenile winner from the first crop by Kantharos on Dec. 14th, when she broke her maiden going 1200 meters in South Korea... Read More...

Kantharos’ first-crop win percentage among the nation’s best

Kantharos’ incredible 62% winners from runners ranks at the top of the 2014 Freshman Sire list for the Ocala Stud sire... Read More...

High Cotton’s quartet of maiden winners over Thanksgiving weekend

High Cotton’s 2-year-olds were high profile over the recent holiday weekend, with four juveniles racking up impressive maiden wins... Read More...

Kantharos’ Mr. Jordan very impressive in Smooth Air S.

Mr. Jordan established himself as one of Florida’s most exciting 2015 Kentucky Derby (G1) prospects with yet another dominating victory in Saturday’s $75,000 Smooth Air S... Read More...

Kantharos’ Mr. Jordan very impressive in Smooth Air S.

Mr. Jordan established himself as one of Florida’s most exciting 2015 Kentucky Derby (G1) prospects with yet another dominating victory in Saturday’s $75,000 Smooth Air S... Read More...

Kantharos into top 5 with 14 first-year winners

Kantharos, Florida’s runaway Freshman sire of 2014, moved into the top 5 on the General Sire list with 14 total winners... Read More...

Kantharos into top 5 with 14 first-year winners

Kantharos, Florida’s runaway Freshman sire of 2014, moved into the top 5 on the General Sire list with 14 total winners... Read More...

Sweet Return to stand at Ocala Stud in 2015

Three-time Grade 1 winner and accomplished sire Sweet Return (GB), owned by the Red Oak Farm of John J. Brunetti, will join a select roster of stallions and stand the 2015 breeding season at Florida’s legendary Ocala Stud Farm... Read More...

Kantharos’ Mr. Jordan captures $100K Juvenile Sprint S. at Gulfstream

Kantharos’ exciting 2-year-old colt Mr. Jordan captured Saturday’s $100,000 Juvenile Sprint S. at Gulfstream Park West in his first stakes start... Read More...

Kantharos colt impresses in Gulfstream MdSpWt win

Brother Bobo gave Florida’s leading freshman sire his ninth winner from his first crop with a very sharp-looking maiden special weight score... Read More...

Ocala Stud sets fees for 2015 stallion roster

J. Michael O'Farrell Jr.'s Ocala Stud has set stud fees for its seven-stallion roster for 2015... Read More...

Millionaire G2 winner Uncaptured to Ocala Stud

Uncaptured, the multiple graded stakes-winning millionaire and 2012 Canadian Horse of the Year as a juvenile, will stand stud at J. Michael O’Farrell, Jr.’s Ocala Stud in Florida. A stud fee will be announced at a later date... Read More...

Sixth Winner for Florida’s Leading Freshman Sire

Here Comes Adri took to the slop like a pro, and sped to a six-length victory over maiden two-year-old fillies at Delaware Park on September 25th... Read More...

Kantharos firster a ‘Rising Star’ at Monmouth Park

Mr. Jordan turned in a stellar performance Sunday at Monmouth Park, dispatching a very good group... Read More...

Kantharos firster a ‘TDN Rising Star’ at Monmouth Park

Mr. Jordan turned in a stellar performance Sunday at Monmouth Park, dispatching a very good group... Read More...

Fourth winner for leading sire Kantharos

Kantharos, Florida’s leading freshman sire, got his fourth winner on Saturday with Free Flying’s three-length victory... Read More...