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• Owners Fred and Jane Brei of Savannah, Ga., and Ocala, Fla.
• Fred Brei, 65 originally from Poplar Grove, Ill., is a builder/developer. He was founder and chief executive officer of Canterbury Corp., a long-term retirement facility in Crystal Lake, Ill. until he sold it in 1995 and moved to Ocala. Jane Brei, 63, is a retired nurse
• Fred Brei bought first broodmare in 1972 at Keeneland and raced a small stable in the Midwest before taking a 15-year break from racing to concentrate on his business
• Originally intended to be commercial breeders, but ended up becoming one of Florida's most successful small-scale homebred racing breeders.
• Won Florida's 2001 and 2004 Needles Award as outstanding small breeder.
*Won 2010 Breeders’ Cup Juvenile and swept Florida Stallion Stakes with Awesome Feather
*Swept 2009 Florida Stallion Stakes with Jackson Bend
• Stars: Radical Riley, Hear No Evil, Bourbon N Blues, Scrubs, Ladyinareddress, Friday's a Comin,' Antsinmypants, Bayou's Lassie, Honey Honey Honey and Winnie's Pooh Bear
• Established 88-acre Jacks Or Better Farm in Ocala in 1997