October 31, 2014

Who Said That?

Florida's quote of the day

| 1/17/2013

"He calls me up and says, ‘I want a colt.’"

-- Carlos Morales

Two years ago, Calixto Armas was having a couple of beers in Venezuela when he called Carlos Morales and asked the Marion County trainer to buy him a racehorse.

Morales bought a Lion Heart weanling for $16,000. On Tuesday, that same horse, now a 3-year-old named Falling Sky, sold for $425,000 during the first day of the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Winter Sale.

“It’s the first horse I ever owned in the United States,” said Armas, who is a longtime horseman in Venezuela.

Read more at the Ocala Star-Banner.

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