Live Oak Plantation

Live Oak Plantation is the stable name for Charlotte Weber, the granddaughter of Campbell Soup founder John T. Dorrance. Her family still owns much of the company’s stock. 
 
  • Finished fifth in races won during the 2013 meet with 10.
  • Won the Sunshine Millions Distaff and Ocala Stakes during the 2012-2013 meet with Successful Song.
  • Won the 2013 Appleton Stakes (G3) with Za Approval.
  • She is a graduate of the University of Paris, with a bachelor of arts and science degree. 
  • She owns Live Oak Stud farm in Ocala and Live Oak Properties. 
  • She is a member of The Jockey Club and serves as a director of the Florida Thoroughbred Breeders’ and Owners’ Association. 
  • She owns To Honor And Serve, the 2011 Cigar Mile (G1) victor who captured the 2012 Woodward Stakes (G1) at Saratoga. 
  • Her homebred Zo Impressive, who began her career at Gulfstream Park last season with a pair of victories and a second in the Gulfstream Oaks, captured the Mother Goose (G1). 
  • Weber won the 2011 Blue Grass (G1) Brilliant Speed. 
  • Weber’s High Fly captured the 2005 Florida Derby (G1). 
  • Other top Live Oak runners include 1982 Kentucky Derby runner-up Laser Light, 1978 Withers and Dwyer winner Junction, 2006 Eclipse Award winner and Breeders’ Cup Mile winner Miesque’s Approval, 2005 Kentucky Oaks runner-up In the Gold, and Grade 1 winning turf females My Typhoon and Strategic Mission.