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Justify Looks to Take Triple Crown at Belmont Stakes

As the horse-racing season comes to its final major race, all eyes are on the 2-year-old colt, Justify. After impressive wins at the Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes earlier this season, Justify has a chance to join the greats of racehorses. A win at The Belmont Stakes secures the Triple …

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Ocala: The Horse Capital of the World

Driving on I-75, some might never know what lies beyond the Ocala rest stops and gas stations. However, if you take notice, there are several indications as to what the city is known for. Rolling hills are grazed by several types of farm animals including beautiful horses. Farms and billboards …

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Local Horses in Kentucky Derby

Local Appeal There will be a full house with 20 horses racing in the 2017 Kentucky Derby on Saturday, and 17 of them have some affiliation to Marion County. Some horses trained there, some rehabbed in the area but all the local ties should make the running of the 143rd …

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North Central Florida Woman in Reining Pan American Cup in San Paulo Brazil this Week

An Ocala woman will take part in the first ever Pan American Cup in San Paulo Brazil this upcoming weekend. Shannon Rafacz has made her way south to Brazil and will represent team USA as the Non-professional rider for the National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) in the Cup. Rafacz is …

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