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Live Oak Plantation poised to strike in 2012

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 in 2012.

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 promising.


“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.

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Meant to say can't wait.
Can't waint to see all this talent in the winner's circle.

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