Florida Steeplechase
The Florida Horse Park, Ocala Florida
Saturday, March 5, 2022

First Race
Lead Line Trot Race    About 30 yards

Winning Margin:   Winning Time:   Turf:

Second Race
Collins Engineers Maiden Hurdle    About 2 miles over Hurdles
OrderHorse WgtRiderOwnerTrainerPurse
1Declareatruce 155Richard BoucherDr. Joseph Fowler and Del Rio ChasersKate Dalton 
2Seb's Welcome (Fr) 155Bernard DaltonLayton RegisterKate Dalton 
3Big City Dreams 155Gerard GalliganSycamore Run and Katherine NeilsonKatherine S. Neilson 

Winner set pace, battled runner up from last fence to wire and held on by a head. Third finisher 30 lengths back at wire. 4:34.37

Winning Margin: Head   Winning Time: 4:34.37   Turf: firm

Declareatruce, ch. g. 2018, by Declaration of War out of Giant's Jewel, by Giant's Causeway.

Third Race
Brown Advisory Open Hurdle    About 2 miles over Hurdles
OrderHorse WgtRiderOwnerTrainerPurse
1The Happy Giant **153Mell BoucherAllison B. FulmerAllison B. Fulmer 
2Kenya Road 145Bernard DaltonKate DaltonKate Dalton 
3Three O One 160Richard BoucherMason Hardaway LamptonLilith Boucher 

Winner set most of pace, held off late challenge from runner up and drew off by 2 lengths at wire. Third finisher 10 lengths behind runner up. 4:22.13

Winning Margin: 2   Winning Time: 4:22.13   Turf: firm

The Happy Giant, ch. g. 2016, by Frost Giant out of Marquet Rate, by Marquetry.

Fourth Race
Temple Gwathmey Flat    Open Flat    About 1 1/2 miles on the Turf
OrderHorse WgtRiderOwnerTrainerPurse
1Cause for Pardon *150Virginia KorrellBallybristol Farm LLCLeslie F. Young 
2Secret Temple *155Clair WalkerClair WalkerClair Walker 
3Geranium *145Sarah CundithTheodore C. GregoryTheodore C. Gregory 

Winner came late with strong finish to win by head. Secret Temple held second by 1/2 length. 3:44.78

Winning Margin: Head   Winning Time: 3:44.78   Turf: firm

Cause for Pardon, gr. g. 2015, by Creative Cause out of Pardon My Excessa, by In Excess (Ire).

Fifth Race
Eddie Woods Stables Flat    Open Flat    About 1 1/4 miles on the Turf
OrderHorse WgtRiderOwnerTrainerPurse
1Bee Major 150Gerard GalliganThomas Rice and Van CushnyLeslie F. Young 
2Shes a Threat *135Sarah CundithClair WalkerClair Walker 

Winner raced behind slow pace and rallied in stretch to withstand strong inside challenge by runner up, and win by head. 3:33.70

Winning Margin: Head   Winning Time: 3:33.70   Turf: firm

Bee Major, ch. g. 2017, by English Channel out of In Dy Ritz, by A. P. Indy. Bred by TBD (Ky)

Sixth Race
Ocala Breeders Feed & Supply Maiden Flat    About 1 1/4 miles on the Turf
OrderHorse WgtRiderOwnerTrainerPurse
1Truth and Honesty 145Gerard GalliganPatty RothJoseph Hennessy 
2Cast No Stones 140Richard BoucherAllison B. FulmerAllison B. Fulmer 
3The Region *140Mell BoucherWhy Not Racing LLCLilith Boucher 

Winner alternated for lead with The Region, closed nicely to get up by a neck over a fast closing runner up. The Region one length back in third. 2:59.66

Winning Margin: Neck   Winning Time: 2:59.66   Turf: firm

Truth and Honesty, b. c. 2019, by The Big Beast out of CHOCACHATTEE, by Indian Charlie.