International Connections


Happy winning connections and Raphael Green, secretary of the BTBA on FTBOA Boxing Day Juvenile Stakes day.


Barbados Thoroughbred Breeders Association

The BTBA and FTBOA work closely together to promote the connections of the Florida and Barbados thoroughbred industry due to geographic proximity and missions.

Breeders from Florida and the island make racing and sales ring connections

Horse Racing Radio Network partners with Barbados for Sandy Lane Gold Cup

FTBOA sponsors HRRN broadcasts with Saturdays at Gulfstream and promotes coverage of Florida-breds performing in Barbados.

Trade Missions
Emerging markets are identified and pursued on a regular basis to ensure markets are created and grown at all levels of the marketplace giving Florida-breds the opportunity to increase their sale and racing value.

Racing to Global Markets - A brief history of trade missions



Pan American Conference– International Connections

China International Feature - Trade Missions Boost Long Term Commerce

Italy – Pisa and Ocala Sister Cities Horse Ties

Pisa, Italy – Ocala’s Sister City

Japan – Florida-bred popular stud in Japan

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