William McKnight, of Tartan Farms and co-founder of Calder Race Course, is named leading U.S. breeder.
McKnight bred and owned Dr. Fager, Ta Wee, Dr. Patches, Unbridled and others.
Unbridled, of Tartan Farms, wins the Kentucky Derby and the Breeders’ Cup Classic.
Unbridled wins $4.5 million in his racing career.
Unbridled ranks third-highest among Florida-breds in the early 21st Century.
The number of pinhookers (those who buy a weanling or yearling and sell it after a year or less) begins to grow.
Florida identifies the Thoroughbred industry as an agricultural industry providing a Green Belt Exemption.
Daily Wire to Wire, a racing digest, is launched in the county and is one of the only dailies produced in any horse breeding region in the world.