Holy Bull, of Bonnie Heath Farms in Ocala, is named North American Horse of the Year.
Holy Bull earns nearly $2.5 million in his racing career and is ranked ninth among top Florida-bred money-earners in the early part of the 21st Century.
Frank Stronach, owner of the Gulfstream Race Track in Miami, buys the 330-acre Lin-Drake Farm on Highway 27 West, just outside of Ocala for $1.9 million, naming the farm Adena Springs South. He buys 2,700 more acres and creates the largest breeding farm in the U.S.