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lionaire half-brothers Sultry Song and Solar Splendor. Bridlewood Farm by four Florida-bred stakes winners. On the Appleton side of the ledger were 2011 Florida- Both Sultry Song and Solar Splendor were out of Live bred graded stakes winners Birdrun and Doubles Part- Oak broodmare matriarch Sultry Sun, who was named ner, as well as stakes winner Stormy Dixie. Birdrun the 1991-92 Florida Broodmare of the Year. Sultry captured the Brooklyn Handicap (G2) and Greenwood Song was honored as the 1992 Florida-bred Horse of Cup Stakes. He was also second in the Breeders’ Cup the Year. Flash forward to 2011 where Live Oak Stud was the Marathon (G2) to earn $331,250 on the season. Doubles Partner won the 2011 Tampa Bay Stakes (G3) and was fifth-leading Florida breeder by Florida-bred earnings third in the Turf Classic Stakes (G1). To date in 2012, with $2,585,057. Live Oak Stud was represented by seven Florida-bred stakes winners, inDoubles Partner captured the Canadian cluding Grade 1 stakes winner Brilliant Turf Stakes (G3). Speed and Grade 3 stakes winner UnbriBridlewood Farm was represented in dled Humor, who also carried Weber’s 2011 by Florida-bred graded stakes win(By 2011 Florida-Bred Foals Live Oak Plantation silks. Additionally ner May Day Rose, as well as stakes win- Registered with FTBOA) ners Indian Assault, Kkakjaengi and ■ Gilbert G. Campbell . . . . . . .43 Live Oak Stud was represented by Turbo Compressor. May Day Rose ■ Luis Degwitz/Ric Deg Farm . .34 Florida-bred stakes winners I Am Awescored wins in the Santa Ysabel Stakes ■ Ocala Stud . . . . . . . . . . . . .31 some, Saintly Spirit, Slews Answer, ■ Bridlewood Farm . . . . . . . .30 (G3), Railbird Stakes (G3) and Instant ■ Live Oak Stud . . . . . . . . . . .24 Stradivinsky and Successful Song. Of that Racing Stakes. Indian Assault won the ■ Arindel Farm . . . . . . . . . . . .24 latter group, Slews Answer and Successful Lafayette Stakes while Turbo Compres- ■ Jacks Or Better Farm . . . . .23 Song also race for Live Oak Plantation. ■ Sienna Farms LLC . . . . . . .22 Brilliant Speed won the 2011 Blue sor tallied wins in the Carl G. Rose Clas- ■ Santa Cruz Ranch . . . . . . . .17 Grass Stakes (G1) on Keeneland Polysic Handicap and Curlin Stakes. ■ Frank Bertolino . . . . . . . . . .17 ■ Vegso Racing Stable . . . . . .16 track and the captured the Saranac Stakes To date in 2012, Bridlewood Farm ■ Brent & Crystal Fernung . . .16 (G3) on the turf at Saratoga. was represented by Florida-bred Grade 1 Brilliant Speed closed out his outstanding season stakes winner Eden’s Moon. The 3-year-old filly by Malibu Moon out of Eden’s Causeway, by Giant’s Cause- with a second in the Jamaica Handicap (G1) and a way, won the Las Virgenes Stakes (G1) on March 3 at third in the Breeders’ Cup Turf (G1). On two wins, three seconds and two thirds in nine starts, Brilliant Santa Anita Park. Speed banked $1,022,000. By Dynaformer out of the Gone West mare Speed Succeeds, Brilliant Speed was LIVE OAK STUD – 24 Charlotte Weber established her Live Oak Stud in named the 2011 Florida-bred champion 3-year-old 1968 when she purchased 1,000 acres of the farm pre- colt or gelding Unbridled Humor, a 4-year-old filly by Distorted viously owned by P.A.B. Widener III. The farm has since grown to 4,500 acres and has Humor out of the Unbridled mare Devotion Unbridled, evolved into one of Florida’s tallied her initial career graded stakes win in 2011. On leading breeders. Weber is September 18, the Graham Motion trainee won the also a leading owner and Noble Damsel Stakes (G3) by a length and three-quarraces under Live Oak Planta- ters at Belmont Park. Her winning time for the mile tion. In 1991, Live Oak turf test was 1:34.09. Prior to that milestone win, she Stud/Live Oak Plantation had posted a second in the Athenia Stakes (G3). On the was named the 1991 Out- season, she earned $120,900. I Am Awesome, a 6-year-old gelding by Awesome standing Breeder/Owner of theYear by the Thoroughbred Again, won the Wheat City Stakes at Assiniboia Downs Breeders’ and Owners’Asso- and Marathon Series Stakes at Turf Paradise. Saintly Spirit won the Lady’s Secret Stakes at Les Bois Park ciation. One of Live Oak Stud’s and Slews Answer captured the Vinery Turf Classic many milestones came in Stakes at Tampa Bay Downs. Stradivinsky, still going the 1991-1992 seasons strong at 8, won the Gulfstream Park Turf Sprint Stakes when it was represented by and Successful Song posted a win in the Bea Oxenberg homebred grade-one mil- Memorial Stakes at Calder. ■

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Charlotte Weber, owner of Live Oak Stud

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