Ocala Stud brings in the first stallion from Europe for breeding.
William McKnight, chairman of 3M Corp. of Minnesota, buys 320 acres of Bonnie Heath Farm and launches Tartan Farm.
Tartan Farm produces more than 100 stakes winners.
Tartan’s plaid silks match 3M’s “Scotch Tape” colors.
Carl Rose is appointed to the Florida State Racing Commission.
Bonnie M. Heath II is elected president Florida Thoroughbred Breeders’
Association president.