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Funeral services for J. B. McKathan set for Saturday

Funeral services for noted Ocala horseman J. B. McKathan will be held Saturday, February 9th at Roberts Funeral Home, 606 S.W. 2nd Avenue, Ocala, Florida. Viewing will be from 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. followed by services at 4:00 p.m.

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J. B. McKathan, who passed away on February 2nd at the age of 53, had a hand in developing a long list of top horses including Triple Crown winner American Pharoah and classic winners Silver Charm and Real Quiet.

J. B. and his brother Kevin operated under the McKathan Bros. banner. Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company shareholders, they sold many outstanding racehorses, most recently graded stakes horses Acapulco, Aristocratic, Cassies Dreamer, Ghost Hunter, My Arch Enemy, Tower of Texas and grade one winner Seeking the Soul, second in the recent Pegasus Invitational (G1) at Gulfstream Park.

A Celebration of Life will be held Wednesday, March 6 from 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. at Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company, 1701 S.W. 60th Avenue, Ocala Florida.

For more information, please call Roberts Funeral Home at (352) 537-8111 or OBS at (352) 237-2154.