As the 2011 racing season comes to a close, it became abundantly
clear Saturday that owner Charlotte Weber has a lot to look forward to
Weber is the head of Live Oak Plantation, which on Saturday at
Aqueduct sent out To Honor and Serve to victory in the Grade 1 Cigar
Mile and Souper Speedy to a runner-up finish in the Grade 2 Remsen
Stakes, in just the 2-year-old colt’s second race.
Mix in a respectable fourth-place finish by Wee Party in Saturday’s
Grade 2 Demoiselle and a solid third-place finish by Brilliant Speed –
the older brother of Souper Speedy – in the Breeders’ Cup Turf three
weeks ago at Churchill Downs, and Live Oak’s prospects for next year are
“I think we’re going to have a fun year, looking forward to it,” Weber said Monday by phone from her farm in Ocala, Fla.