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Floripa

Tapit - Southern Sonata, By Dixieland Band

Old Tavern Farm

Owner

Vekoma

Bred To

Born 10:38 p.m. on 5/11/2022

Foaling Date

Old Tavern Farm

Farm

In foal to Spendthrift Farm stallion Vekoma, Floripa (KY) is an 8-year-old gray or roan daughter of Tapit out of the Dixieland Band mare Southern Sonata. Unplaced in seven career starts, Floripa was purchased for $57,000 by Old Tavern Farm at the 2019 Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale. Floripa has delivered two foals to date, including one winner. Her foal by Vekoma has an expected due date of May 5, 2022.
Click here for more info about the stallion: Vekoma - Spendthrift Farm

Daily Routine

Schedule
LIVE CAMERA FEED OFF FOR THE SEASON
Diet
5 quarts of fortified grain twice a day
Free choice hay
Free choice water

Blog & Updates

06/17/2022

This is a reminder that the last day of live camera feed at Old Tavern will be Monday, June 20th. E...

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06/11/2022

This filly turns 1 month old today. She'll be spending this benchmark in the Bluegrass, where she ...

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06/06/2022

Floripa and her Vekoma filly arrived in Kentucky over the weekend, where Floripa will be bred ba...

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About the Owner

Old Tavern Farm

Established in 2016, Old Tavern Farm is a private boutique thoroughbred breeding farm. Founded on the former site of Palmer’s Maple Shade Farm in Saratoga Springs, New York, the name Old Tavern was derived from the 1800s tavern that once graced the property. Nestled atop a ridge overlooking Saratoga Lake and the foothills of the Adirondacks, Old Tavern Farm is focused on the breeding and sale of thoroughbreds that compete at the highest level of racing. Since inception, Walt and Michelle Borisenok have meticulously restored the land back to its agrarian roots, developing the farm into a state-of-the-art breeding facility. Their stewardship continues to be the cornerstone of Old Tavern Farm. Old Tavern Farm management believes its future success hinges on the strength of the horses and the conservation of the land. It strives each day to maintain a commitment to the history, the land, and the thoroughbred industry by breeding and raising elite thoroughbred athletes.

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