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Ocala-bred horse up for Horse of the Year honors

Ocala-bred horse up for Horse of the Year honors | Horse Racing News | Scoop.it
For Mucho Macho Man, 2013 was the best year of his career.
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Ocala, Marion County horses boast good odds for Preakness glory

Ocala, Marion County horses boast good odds for Preakness glory | Horse Racing News | Scoop.it
BALTIMORE — There are no sure things in horse racing.
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14 local horses: Derby field has Ocala feel

14 local horses: Derby field has Ocala feel | Horse Racing News | Scoop.it
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The odds look good for Marion County to send a horse to the Kentucky Derby winner’s circle.
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Florida-bred horse of the year - Little Mike!

Florida-bred horse of the year - Little Mike! | Horse Racing News | Scoop.it
After a breakout 2012 season, which saw him win three Grade 1 races, including the $3 million Breeders' Cup Turf Stakes, Little Mike earned another accolade recently when he was named Florida-bred Horse of the Year.
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Ocala, Marion County horses shine at Breeders' Cup

Ocala, Marion County horses shine at Breeders' Cup | Horse Racing News | Scoop.it
ARCADIA, Calif. — Marion County horses had a good Friday at the Breeders' Cup races at Santa Anita Park.
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Hot Sire: Wildcat Heir

Hot Sire: Wildcat Heir | Horse Racing News | Scoop.it
Wildcat Heir, a prominent sire in Florida over the past several years, was represented by his first Grade 1 winner Dec. 26, when then-3-year-old filly Heir Kitty scored a hard-fought upset win in the La Brea on Santa Anita’s opening-day card.
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Luis Mendoza's curator insight, January 6, 2014 7:03 PM

Heir Kitty is a horse to watch out for. This horse is coming from a bloodline which was known for being an excellent sprinter. Trainer, Peter Miller, will be running this horse at 6 and 7 furlong distances in future meets.

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A groom's life: The work behind the Preakness contenders

A groom's life: The work behind the Preakness contenders | Horse Racing News | Scoop.it
BALTIMORE — Maurice Sanchez wouldn't be recognized by most of the racing fans who will gather Saturday at Pimlico Race Course or watch the Preakness on TV.
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"Feeding, cleaning and doting..." - not an easy ride for the grooms, by any stretch of the imagination.

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OBS Brings Horse Racing World To North Central Florida's Doorstep | WCJB TV-20

OBS Brings Horse Racing World To North Central Florida's Doorstep | WCJB TV-20 | Horse Racing News | Scoop.it
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New rules at Ocala Breeders' Sales, Horse Park in response to equine herpes

New rules at Ocala Breeders' Sales, Horse Park in response to equine herpes | Horse Racing News | Scoop.it
No new quarantines in the equine herpes virus (EHV-1) outbreak have been ordered since Monday.
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