Steeped in history and blanketed with ancient oaks, Nelson Jones Training Center was once part of the 915-acre farm of the late two-time Eclipse Award-winning owner Fred Hooper, who won the 1945 Kentucky Derby with Hoop Jr. and campaigned such horses as homebred national champions Susan’s Girl and Precisionist.
Boasting state-of-the-art amenities, Nelson Jones Training Center is home to prominent trainers who lease stalls primarily for their breaking and training operations. The 300-acre training center, which is located several miles west of Ocala, Fla.
Mile Dirt Main Track
Lights for early morning training
7/8 mile Turf Course
Gallop Field 13 1/2 Acres for Breaking
Six-Stall Starting Gate
Barns include 24, 36, 48 Stalls
Each barn has access to round-pen and turn-out paddocks
Access to three Equine swimming pools on-site
Three Eurosizers / walkers
Official / Published work-outs available
Gate Card approval available
Full Service Boarding:
Weanlings / Yearlings / Horses in-Training / Mares