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Country 103.7 The Gator is the Official Radio Station of the

2012 HITS Ocala Winter Circuit


Join Country 103.7 at HITS this Sunday!

When: Sunday, March 18

Time: 10AM-noon

Location: HITS Post Time Farm 

HITS Ocala 's Official Radio Station, Country 103.7 The Gator will be at the HITS Post Time Farm from 10AM to noon during the Grand Prix competition. Join us to hear the Gator National Anthem Contest winner, Kimberly Percuoco, perform the National Anthem. You can also win some BIG prizes from Counry 103.7 The Gator, so you don't want to miss it! 



HITS Ocala Press Release Announcing Country 103.7 The Gator as the

Official Radio Station!


HITS, Inc. is pleased to announce that  Country 103.7 FM The Gator has been named the Official Radio Station of the 2012 HITS Ocala Winter Circuit, which is scheduled to begin on January 18 at HITS Post Time Farm in Ocala, Florida.


The Gator attracts a wide range of dedicated listeners and has a full lineup of shows that include the always popular Big Stew, Polly Peterson, JJ Thomas and Cody Alan.  The Gator boasts a fresh new mix of country music favorites with a strong presence in Marion County, as well as all of Central Florida.  The well-liked station is part of the University of Florida Multimedia Properties based in Gainesville and has a full professional staff, as well as an impressive portfolio of communication mediums including sports, public and commercial radio plus television and cable networks.



Country 103.7 FM The Gator has a great music line up with a well-liked listener base.  The Gator’s promotion of HITS will bring the Ocala Winter Circuit to the homes of more equestrian enthusiasts, especially through WUFT-FM, Florida's 5 WUFT-TV, and WRUF-TV Gainesville Cox Channel 6. 

“We’re excited to partner with this group of professionals and bring more local families to HITS Post Time Farm,” said Lisa Engel, HITS Director of Corporate Sponsorship.

"The University of Florida's Division of Multimedia Properties are excited about this new partnership with HITS and knows it will be an exciting and mutually beneficial relationship for years to come,” said Randy Wright, Executive Director of the University of Florida Division of Multimedia Properties. “HITS is such a big part of the fabric of horse enthusiasts in Florida and we're proud to be a part of what will be a very special series of shows in 2012 and beyond",

As part of their relationship with the HITS Ocala Winter Circuit, The Gator will be broadcasting live from HITS Post Time Farm for three spectacular events, including the ever-popular Purina Mills Kids Day on Sunday, March 11th.

HITS Post Time Farm will also be rocking with on-site broadcasts on Sunday, February 26th for the annual World of the Horse Celebration and on Sunday, March 18th during the $100,000 Sullivan GMC Truck Grand Prix, presented by Great American Insurance Group. In addition, The Gator will feature special Blue Ribbon Moments brought to you by local businesses congratulating riders on their competition success at HITS Ocala.

Country 103.7FM The Gator will also hold several contests throughout the season. Starting with the National Anthem Vocalist Contest, sponsored by the Tack Shack of Ocala, listeners can enter the contest online at  Country 103.7 The Gator listeners will have a chance to vote online for their favorite singer.  Four semi-finalists will be chosen.  Then, in February a live remote broadcast will take place at Tack Shack of Ocala where Country 103.7 The Gator, along with a representative from Tack Shack of Ocala and HITS will choose the finalist to sing the National Anthem at the $100,000 Sullivan GMC Grand Prix, presented by Great American Insurance Group.

And last but not least, The Gator and the Ocala Hilton “Love the HITS” Welcome Party will be held February 12th at the Ocala Hilton located at the luxurious hotel at 3600 SW 36th Avenue in Ocala.  There will be food, fun, music and prizes for all!  This will be a great opportunity for HITS participants to meet up with old friends and make new ones. 

For a complete list of contests, events and HITS promotions offered throughout the circuit please visit

The 2012 HITS Ocala Winter Circuit begins Wednesday, January 18th with two unrated weeks of competition followed by seven consecutive weeks of rated competition from January 31st through March 18th.

For more information on any of the HITS Horse Shows, please visit To request a prize list, click here or call 845.246.8833.




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