Twelve Twenty Two romps in Sunland’s Harry Henson Handicap

J. Kirk, Judy Robison and Solitaire Stable’s Twelve Twenty Two defended her title in Sunland Park’s $103,000 Harry Henson Handicap, taking command turning for home and romping  to a 12-3/4 length victory. That’s three straight Sunland stakes wins for the 7-year-old Florida-bred mare by Kafwain, sold for $25,000 by Summerfield, Agent, at the 2005 OBS Fall Mixed Sale.The win leaves her with a 14-8-0-2 record and $290,356 in earnings. 

City Sage scores in Oaklawn’s Hot Springs Stakes

Coady Photography / Oaklawn Park

William J. Sims’ City Sage was on the pace right from the gate in the $75,000 Hot Springs Stakes at Oaklawn Park, shook loose in the stretch then held on to win his second stakes race by a neck. It’s the second straight win for the 4-year-old Florida-bred colt by City Place, sold for $16,000 by Kaizen Sales, Agent, at the 2008 OBS Fall Mixed Sale. The win gives him a 16-8-2-1 record and earnings of $218,312.

OBS Spring Sale Catalog now on internet

The catalog for the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s Spring Sale of Two-Year-Olds in Training is now available via the OBS website at obssales.com. The website features a sortable master index for the catalog, daily pedigree updates as well as under tack show videos and results.

There are 1,196 two-year-olds cataloged for the four-day OBSsale, beginning Monday, April 23rd and continuing through Thursday, April 26th. All four sessions will begin at 10:30 a.m.

The Under Tack Show is set for Tuesday, April 17th though Friday April 20th, beginning each morning at 8:00 a.m. Hip No.’s 1-300 will breeze Tuesday; Hip No.’s 301-598 on Wednesday; Hip No.’s 599-898 on Thursday and Hip No.’s 899-1196 go on Friday.

As always, the sale and Under Tack Show will be streamed live via the OBS website at obssales.com, and also via the Blood-Horse and DRF websites. The works will be available on DVD and on theOBSwebsite, as well as in the video room adjacent to the Horseman’s Lounge and at kiosks in the breezeway and covered walking ring areas.  In-room viewing is available at Holiday Inn, The Courtyard by Marriott, Homewood Suites, Residence Inn and the Ocala Hilton, plus lounge viewing is available at the Hilton.

The sale’s previous graduates continue to perform at racing’s highest levels, with six Spring Sale graduates winning grade one races since the beginning of 2011. The star of the show was Musical Romance, winner of the recent Inside Information Stakes (G2) at Gulfstream. Last year, after a graded stakes win at Presque Isle, she took on a tough field in the Breeders’ Cup Filly and Mare Sprint (G1) at Churchill and scored impressively to earn the Eclipse Award as 2011’s champion female sprinter.  Stephanie’s Kitten’s victory in the Darley Alcibiades Stakes (G1) was a springboard to her victory in the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf Stakes (G2).

Champion Blind Luck added three more graded stakes to her impressive resume last year, including a win in the Vanity Handicap (G1) at HollywoodParkbefore being sold for $2.5-million. Turbulent Descent and Weemissfrankie both posted a pair of grade one victories and Ultimate Eagle’s three graded wins included the grade one Hollywood Derby.                In addition to catalogs for upcoming sales, the OBSwebsite includes sales results, the latest news regarding OBSgraduates, sales schedules, nominations, credit requests, travel information and other news relevant to OBSconsignors and customers. E-Mail should be addressed to obs@obssales.com. For catalogs or more information regarding theOBS March Sale orOBS website, please call (352) 237-2154. 

Secret Circle wins Oaklawn’s Rebel Stakes

Coady Photography / Oaklawn Park

Karl Watson, Mike Pegram and Paul Weitman’s Secret Circle made it two straight graded stakes wins at Oaklawn Park, overhauling Scatman in the final furlong and then holding off a late run by longshot Optimizer to take the $500,000 Rebel Stakes (G2) by three quarters of a length. Now 6-5-1-0 with earnings of $818,990, the 3-year-old colt by Eddington was sold for $165,000 by Flying Fish, Agent, at the 2011 OBS March Sale. under tack link

Musical Romance scores in Gulfstream’s Inside Information Stakes

Adam Coglianese photo

Pinnacle Racing Stable & William A. Kaplan’s Eclipse Award winner Musical Romance had to wait for room in Gulfstream’s $150,000 Inside Information Stakes (G2), but got clear in the stretch and ran by the leaders to win going away by three quarters of a length. It’s the third graded win for 2011′s champion Female Sprinter, sold for $22,000 by breeder Ocala Stud at the 2009 OBS April Sale. The win gives the 2012 April catalog cover girl a 35-10-5-7 record and earnings of $1,315,350. under tack link

2012 Spring Sale of Two-Year-Olds in Training

RESULTS

 Leading Buyers & Consignors  Top 20 Horses
 Monday, April 23 (1 – 300)  Tuesday, April 24 (301 – 598)
 Wednesday, April 25 (599 – 898)  Thursday, April 26 (899 – 1196)
 Results in excel format  Master Sortable Index
 

UNDER TACK SHOW RESULTS

Under Tack Shows: April 17-20  (Tuesday – Friday) 8 AM
 Under Tack Results 4/17/12 Hip #s 1-300 (.pdf)
 Under Tack Results 4/18/12 Hip #s 301-598 (.pdf)
 Under Tack Results 4/19/12 Hip #s 599-898 (.pdf)
 Under Tack Results 4/20/12 Hip #s 899-1196 (.pdf)
 Sortable Results in Excel Format
 Under Tack Videos

CATALOG

 Sortable Master Index  Consignor Index
 Entire catalog .pdf  Sire Index
 Master Index In Excel Format  Dam Index
 Barn Index  State-Bred Index
 Barn Chart  

 

War Front colt tops March Sale finale

Hip No. 342, a colt by War Front consigned by Harris Training Center, Agent, went to Frank Fletcher Racing Operations for $800,000 to top the second and final session of the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2012 March Sale of Selected 2-Year-Olds. The dark bay or brown colt, who worked an eighth in :10 flat at the Under Tack Show, is out of Henna, by Horse Chestnut (SAF), a half sister to grade one stakes winner Pomeroy.

Stonestreet Stables went to $525,000 for Hip No. 323, a colt by Tiz Wonderful consigned by Paul Sharp, Agent. The dark bay or brown colt, out of stakes placed Foolish Kiss, by Kissin Kris, worked an eighth in :10 flat at the Under Tack Show.

Hip No. 350, a colt by Leroidesanimeaux (BRZ) consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, was sold to Deuce Greathouse, Agent, for $490,000. The chestnut colt, who worked a quarter in :21 1/5, is out of graded stakes winner Humoristic, by Sefapiano.

Hip No. 188, a filly by Street Sense consigned by Ocala Stud went to Repole Stables, Todd Pletcher, Agent, for $475,000. The bay filly, who worked a quarter in :21 3/5 at Friday’s Under Tack session, is out of stakes placed Unlimited Pleasure, by Valid Appeal, and is a half sister to graded stakes winners Jardin and Beacon Shine.

Hip No. 298, a Read the Footnotes colt consigned by Southern Chase Farm (Greg and Karen Dodd) Agent, was sold for $475,000 to Toyomitsu Hirai. The chestnut colt, whose quarter in :20 4/5 was the sale’s co-fastest at the distance, is out of Dixie Talent, by Dixie Union, a half sister to graded stakes winner No Giveaway.

For the session 84 horses grossed $12,580,000, compared with 118 horses bringing a total of $14,378,000 at last year’s second session. The average price was $149,762, up 23% from $121,847 a year ago, while the median price rose 28% to $110,000 from $86,000 in 2011. The buyback percentage was 27.6%; it was 21.9% last year.

For the entire sale 179 horses sold for a total of $24,819,500 compared with 237 horses grossing $24,711,000 in 2011. The average price was $138,656, up 33% compared with $104,266 a year ago while the median price was a record $105,000, up 50% compared with $70,000 in 2011. The buyback percentage was 25.4%; it was 26.2% last year.

The next sale at OBS is the Spring Sale of 2-Year-Olds in Training, set for April 23rd through April 26th with Under Tack Shows scheduled for April 17th through 20th.  

Empire Maker filly tops March Sale’s opening session

Hip No. 180, Ado, a filly by Empire Maker consigned by Harris Training Center LLC, Agent, went to Frank Fletcher Racing Operations for $485,000 to top the first session of the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2012 March Sale of Selected 2-Year-Olds in Training. The bay filly, a half sister to stakes winner Passport out of graded stakes winner Trip, by Lord at War, worked an eighth in :10 1/5 at Thursday’s Under Tack session.

Hip No. 58, a colt by Montbrook consigned by Ocala Stud, Agent, was sold to Toyomitsu Hirai for $470,000. The dark bay or brown colt, whose quarter in :20 4/5 was co-fastest at Thursday’s session of the Under Tack Show, is out of stakes placed My Golden Quest, by Coronado’s Quest, a half sister to graded stakes placed My Golden Song.

Hip No. 126, an A.P. Indy colt consigned by Hartley/De Renzo Thoroughbreds LLC, Agent, was sold to Mark Casse, Agent, for $425,000. The dark bay or brown colt, who worked an eighth in :10 flat at the Under Tack show, is out of graded stakes winner Sharp Susan, by Touch Gold, and is a half brother to grade one winner Spring at Last.

Hip No. 165, Swig It, a colt by Tapit, consigned by Halcyon Hammock Farm, Agent, went to Colts Neck Stables for $400,000. The gray or roan colt, out of Swigert, by Fusaichi Pegasus, a half sister to graded winner Mutakddim.

For the day, 91 horses sold for a total of $11,877,000, compared with 119 horses bringing $10,333,000 at last year’s opening session. The average price was $130,516, up 50.3% compared to $86,832 last year, while the median price soared to $100,000 from $57,000 in 2011. The buyback percentage was 26.6%, it was 30% a year ago. Forty six horses sold for $100,000 or more compared with 30 a year ago.

The March Sale continues Wednesday at 11:00 a.m. 

Crafty Unicorn wins OBS Championship Stakes

Louise Reinagel photo

Dennis J. Manning’s first time starter Crafty Unicorn stayed close to the early pace of the twenty third running  of the $100,000 OBS Championship Stakes, fought to the lead along the inside in the stretch and beat Ken and Sarah Ramsey’s Burn the Mortgage by a length and three quarters, with John C. Oxley’s Moon Traveler checking in third. Trained by his owner and ridden by Angel Serpa, Crafty Unicorn ran the mile and a sixteenth in1:454/5, earning $60,000 for his effort.  Bred by Sabrina Plumley and Harold J. Plumley, the three time OBS graduate was sold first at the 2010 August Yearling Sale before failing to meet his reserve at the 2011 April. He was then sold for $20,000 by Nickajack / Rey de Oros, Agent, at the 2011 June Sale.

Marc Haisfield’s Andrew’s Girl stepped into the $100,000 OBS Championship Stakes for 3-year-old fillies off a maiden victory on the Tampa turf course in her debut last month and kept her record unblemished, circling the field from far back and drawing off to a length and a half victory over Jonathan Rey, Javier Sarmiento and Dante Zanelli Jr.’s Oaks Lily, with Terra Di Sienna Stables’ Ten K Cat finishing third. Trained by Edgar A. Estevez and ridden by Leandro Goncalves, the filly by Lawyer Ron ran the mile and a sixteenth in 1:47 3/5. Consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent to the 2011 OBS March Sale,  she has earned $70,200 to date.

In the afternoon’s first race, Ron Hendrickson’s Who Is Camille tracked the early pace set by West Point Thoroughbreds’ Quality Lass, dueled with her in the upper stretch then drew clear in the final yards to win the $50,000 OBS Sprint for 3-year-old fillies by a length. Raroma Stable’s Runfor Ro closed on the inside to be second while Quality Lass settled for third, another length back . The time for six furlongs was1:11. Supplemented to the race by trainer Marcial Navarro, the daughter of Dixie Union was ridden by John Velazquez. Now 7-2-3-0 with earnings of $74,430, she was sold for $15,000 by Kings Equine at the 2011 OBS April Sale.

Donald R. Dizney’s Devoted Wildcat took command of the $50,000 OBS Sprint for colts and geldings at the top of the stretch, drew clear at the eighth pole then held off a late run by Quintessential Racing Florida LLC et al’s Making Amends and won by length, running six furlongs in 1:10 4/5. Tom Gregerson’s It Takes Heart was third. Trained by Robert B. Hess, Jr., she was ridden by Kent Desormeaux. It was the first stakes appearance for the gelded son of Forest Wildcat, consigned by Summerfield, Agent, to the 2010 OBS August Sale.  Now 6-3-1-0, he has earned $63,370 to date.

March Sale begins Tuesday

The 2012 OBS Juvenile Sale season gets under way on Tuesday, March 13th with the first session of the March  Selected Sale of Two-Year-Olds in Training. There are 362 juveniles cataloged for the two-day sale, streamed live via theOBS website at obssales.com.

The sale is scheduled for Tuesday and Wednesday, March 13th and 14th with each session beginning at 11 a.m. Hip No.’s 1 – 180 sell on Tuesday; No.’s 181 – 362 will be offered on Wednesday.

At the Under Tack Show, two youngsters consigned by Old South Farm, Agent, posted the fastest eighth, each stopping the timer in :9 4/5. Hip No. 93, who worked on Thursday, is a bay colt by Johannesburg out of Quiet City, by Carson City, and a half brother to stakes placed Veneti. The following day it was Hip No. 213, a bay filly by Indian Charlie out ofWinterForest, by Forestry, a full sister to stakes winner Ever Elusive.

Four horses shared honors for the Under Tack Show’s fastest quarter, each getting the distance in: 20 4/5. On Thursday it was Hip No. 44, a bay colt by Bluegrass Cat out of Mesmerizing Lady, by Unbridled’s Song, a half sister to graded stakes winner Spring Meadow, consigned by Derby Dreams, Agent and  Hip No. 58, consigned by Ocala Stud, Agent, a dark bay or brown colt by Montbrook out of stakes placed My Golden Quest, by Coronado’s Quest.

On Friday, it was Hip No. 208, a bay filly by Pomeroy consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent. The bay filly is out of Willie Brook, by Montbrook, and is a half sister to stakes placed Peachy Kiss. The fourth quarter in :20 4/5 was by Hip No. 298, a chestnut colt by Read the Footnotes consigned by Southern Chase Farm, Inc. (Greg and Karen Dodd), Agent, out of Dixie Talent, by Dixie Union, a half sister to graded stakes winner No Giveaway.

Results in .pdf form are posted hourly on the OBS web site, and in excel format at the conclusion of each session. 

Trinniberg takes Gulfstream’s Swale Stakes

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Adam Coglianese photo

Shivananda Parbhoo’s Trinniberg took the lead at the start of Gulfstream’s $150,000 Swale Stakes (G3) and never looked back, drawing away to a six length win over fellow OBS graduate Hello Prince (August ’10). It’s the first stakes score for the 3-year-old colt by Teuflesberg, second in the Hopeful (G1) and Nashua Stakes (G2) at two. Sold for $21,000 by M & H Training and Sales (David & Kaylynn Mc Kathan), Agent, he’s now 6-2-2-0 with earnings of $191,300. under tack link

Vexor’s return headlines OBS Day of Champions

Gold Mark Farm LLC’s graded stakes winner Vexor makes his three-year-old debut in the $50,000 OBS Sprint Stakes as OBS holds its 23rd annual Day of Champions race card on Monday, March 12th.

The four races, for three-year-olds who have gone through the ring at an OBS sale, which will be run overOBS’ all-weather Safetrack surface, offer purses totaling $300,000 and will be streamed live via the OBS website at obssales.com. Post time for the first race is 1:00 p.m.

Vexor heads a field of six in the OBS Sprint. Idle since the Spectacular Bid Stakes at Gulfstream in December, the Florida-bred colt by Wildcat Heir outfought fellow OBS graduate Trinniberg to win the Nashua Stakes (G2) at Belmont Park last October. Trained by Todd Quast, Vexor will be ridden by Rajiv Maragh.

 Quintessential Racing Florida LLC, Hors’n Around Racing Stable and R. Lederman’s Making Amends makes his three-year-old debut in the OBS Sprint for trainer Mark Casse. Winner of Woodbine’s Clarendon Stakes in his first start and third next out in the Vandal Stakes, the colt by Repent comes into the Sprint with a bankroll of $128,146.  

Here are the horses and riders in post position order for the six furlong race for 3-year-old colts and geldings; River Card Stable’s Mukamer, Luis Contreras; Robert and Sherleen Hall’s Trippi’s Secret, Elias Peltroche; Donald R. Dizney’s Devoted Wildcat, Kent Desormeaux; Vexor; Tom Gregerson’s It Takes Heart, Daniel Coa; Making Amends. All will carry 122 pounds.

Priscilla Vaccarezza’s My Due Process heads a field of eight in the $50,000 OBS Sprint Stakes for fillies, coming into the race off a third place finish in Gulfstream’s Madcap Escapade Stakes in February. Winner of the NATC Futurity last summer at Monmouth, the daughter of Henny Hughes is trained by Dale Romans and will be ridden by Manoel Cruz.

Julien Leparoux rides Raroma Stable’s Runfor Ro, supplemented to the race by trainer Greg de Gannes. The daughter of Afleet Alex, idle since November, was on the board in three stakes at Woodbine at two. John Oxley’s Delightful Magic, beaten a nose in Tampa’s Gasparilla Stakes in January, warmed up for the Sprint will a bullet five-eighths over the OBS track for trainer Mark Casse. She’ll by ridden by Luis Contreras.

Horses and riders in post position order for the six furlong race for 3-year-old fillies:Gold Mark Farm LLC’s Xunlei, Rajiv Maragh; Runfor Ro; Gainesway Stable’s Direction, John R. Velazquez; My Due Poocess; Delightful Magic; West Point Thoroughbreds’ Quality Lass, Patrick Husbands; Gary Jackson and M and G Stable’s Backstage Magic, Jose Garcia; Ron Henrickson’s Who Is Camille, John R. Velazquez. All will carry 120 pounds.

Wayne A. Dacosta’s Given Enchantment heads a field of twelve in the afternoon’s third race, the filly division of the $100,000 OBS Championship Stakes. Second to fellow OBS graduate Yara in the Joe O’Farrell Juvenile Fillies Stakes at Calder, the Florida-bred daughter of Pont Given, trained by Jason Dacosta, will be ridden by Luis Jurado.

Here are the horses and riders in post position order for the mile and a sixteenth race for 3-year-old fillies: Terry Davie and R. Carter’s Let’s Go Donna, Manoel Cruz; The Posse’s She’s Copacetic, Joe Rocco; Jonathan Rey, Javier Sarmiento and Dante Zanelli, Jr.’s Oaks Lily, Julien Leparoux; AJ Suited Racing Stable’s Normative Appeal, Angel Serpa; John C. Oxley’s Golden History, Luis Contreras; Lone Stable LLC’s Parranda, no rider; Gold Mark Farm LLC’s Xunlei, Rajiv Maragh; Gainesway Stable’s Direction, John R. Velazquez; Terra Di Sienna Stable’s Ten K Cat, Elvis Trujillo; Marc Haisfield’s Andrew’s Girl, Leandro Gonclaves; Tippie Tap, Luis Garcia; Given Enchantment.

Stakes winners Big Wednesday and Hello Prince head a field of eleven in the $100,000 OBS Championship Stakes for colts and geldings. Martin Brothers Inc. and Napier Stables LLC’s Big Wednesday, winner of the Fitz Dixon, Jr. Memorial Stakes at Presque Isle last October, comes into the race off an unplaced finish in the Southwest Stakes (G3) at Oaklawn. Trained by Joseph R. Martin, the Florida-bred son of Repent will be reunited with rider Pablo Morales, who rode him to victory at Presque Isle.

Rey Wan Racing’s Hello Prince, taken down from second in a roughly run Needles Stakes at Gulfstream last time out, had romped by six lengths in Calder’s Birdonthewire Stakes in his final start at two. The Florida-bred colt by Halo’s Image, trained by Daniel Pita, will be ridden by Jose Garcia.

Trainer Todd Pletcher has supplemented Bortolazzo Stable LLC and Wind River Stables Big Blue Nation to the OBS Championship. After winning at first asking, he was third behind OBS graduates Currency Swap and Trinniberg inSaratoga’s Hopeful Stakes (G1) despite a slow start. The Bluegrass Cat colt will be ridden by John R. Velazquez.

The horses and riders in post position order for the mile and a sixteenth race for 3-year-old colts and geldings: Signal Hill Farms’ Mucho Mas Mucho, Juan Leyva; Big Wednesday; Jay F. Young and Keith C. Dickey’s All for the Trip, Pedro Cotto; Judy and Jim Spicknall’s Last Prayer, Juan Delgado; Patrioticandproud, Rajiv Maragh; Hello Prince; Dennis J. Manning’s Crafty Unicorn, Angel Serpa; Big Blue Nation; John C. Oxley’s Moon Traveler, Luis Contreras; Jose Pinchin’s Here We Go Joe, Elvis Trujillo; Ken and Sarah Ramsey’s Burn the Mortgage, Julien Leparoux. All will carry 122 pounds.

Indian Charlie filly quickest at March Under Tack finale

Hip No. 213, a filly by Indian Charlie consigned by Old South Farm, Agent, zipped an eighth in :9 4/5 to post the fastest work at the distance at the second and final session of the Under Tack Show for the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2012 March Sale of Selected 2-Year-Olds in Training. The bay filly is out of Winter Forest, by Forestry, a full sister to stakes winner Ever Elusive.

Eleven horses worked eighths in :10 flat. Hip No. 182, consigned by Eisaman Equine, Agent, is a colt by Brother Derek; Hip No. 190 is a Tale of the Cat filly consigned by Halcyon Hammock Farm, Agent; Hip No. 234 is a Sharp Humor colt consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent; Hip No. 248, consigned by Hoby and Layna Kight, Agent, is a colt by Forestry; Hip No. 267 is a colt by With Distinction consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent; Hip No. 323, consigned by Paul Sharp, Agent, is a colt by Tiz Wonderful; Hip No. 329 is a Ready’s Image filly consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent; Hip No. 337 is a Macho Uno filly consigned by Niall Brennan Stables, Agent; Hip No. 342, consigned by Harris Training Center LLC, is a colt by War Front; Hip No. 348 is a filly by Successful Appeal consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent and Hip No. 361, consigned by Crupi’s New Castle Farm, Agent, is a colt by Scat Daddy.

The session’s quickest quarter was turned in by a pair of youngsters, each stopping the timer in :20 4/5. Hip No. 208 is a filly by Pomeroy consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent. The bay filly is out of Willie Brook, by Montbrook, and is a half sister to stakes placed Peachy Kiss. Hip No. 298, a chestnut colt by Read the Footnotes consigned by Southern Chase Farm, Inc. (Greg and Karen Dodd), Agent, is out of Dixie Talent, by Dixie Union, a half sister to graded stakes winner No Giveaway.

Hip No. 299, a colt by Half Ours consigned by Parrish Farms, Agent, sped a quarter in :21 flat. The gray or roan colt is out of Double Bling, by Double Honor, a half sister to stakes winner Time to Pass.

There were four quarters in :21 1/5. Hip No. 187 is a bay colt by Congrats out of Unbridled’s Jane, by Unbridled’s Song, a daughter of stakes winner Tarzena, consigned by Parrish Farms, Agent. Hip No. 261, consigned by Ocala Stud, is a bay filly by Montbrook out of stakes winner Burn Brightly, by American Chance, and is a half sister to stakes winner and grade one stakes placed Candrea. Hip No. 350 is a chestnut colt by Leroidesanimaux (BRZ) out of graded stakes winner Humoristic, by Sefapiano, consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent. Hip No. 353, consigned by Southern Chase Farm, Inc. (Greg and Karen Dodd), Agent, is a chestnut colt by Lawyer Ron out of Ihavemyeyeonyou, by Crafty Prospector, a half sister to stakes placed Allude.

The March Sale is scheduled for Tuesday and Wednesday, March 13th and 14th with each session beginning at 11 a.m. The OBS Day of Champions Races will be run on Monday, March 12th, with first post time at 1:00 p.m.

Johannesburg colt fastest at March Under Tack opener

Hip No. 93, a colt by Johannesburg consigned by Old South Farm, Agent, sped an eighth in :9 4/5 to post the fastest work at the distance at the first session of the Under Tack Show for the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2012 March Sale of Selected 2-Year-Olds in Training. The bay colt is out ofQuietCity, byCarson City, and is a half brother to sakes placed Veneti.

Fourteen horses worked eighths in :10 flat. Hip No. 5 is a colt by Henny Hughes consigned by Eisaman Equine, Agent; Hip No. 10 is colt by Stormy Atlantic consigned by Halcyon Hammock Farm, Agent; Hip No. 20 is Scat Daddy colt consigned by Bobby Dodd, Agent; Hip No. 22 is a colt by Master Command consigned by Old South Farm, Agent; Hip No. 47 is a Henny Hughes colt consigned by Niall Brennan Stables, Agent; Hip No. 52 is colt by Tale of the Cat consigned by Bo Hunt , Agent; Hip No. 54 is a filly by Flatter consigned by Everett Livestock; Hip No. 60 is a Ready’s Image colt consigned by James Layden, Agent; Hip No. 67 is a Flashy Bull filly consigned by Scanlon Training Center, Agent; Hip No. 74 is a colt by Congaree consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent; Hip No. 91 is a colt by Ready’s Image consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent; Hip No. 104 is a filly by Medaglia d’Oro consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent; Hip No. 116 is a filly by City Zip consigned by Wavertree Stales Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent; Hip No. 126 is  a colt by A.P. Indy consigned by Hartley/DeRenzo Thoroughbreds LLC, Agent.

Two youngsters shared honors for the session’s fastest quarter, stopping the timer in :20 4/5. Hip No. 44 is a colt by Bluegrass Cat consigned by Derby Dreams, Agent. The bay colt is out of Mesmerizing Lady, by Unbridled’s Song, a half sister to graded stakes winner Spring Meadow. Hip No. 58, consigned by Ocala Stud, Agent, is a dark bay or brown colt by Montbrook out of stakes placed My Golden Quest, by Coronado’s Quest.

Hip No. 141, a Sharp Humor colt consigned by W.D. North Thoroughbreds LLC, Agent, worked a quarter in :21 flat. The bay colt is out of Sobhy’s Gal, by Stormy Atlantic, a full sister to stakes placed Ollie Jet.

Two horses worked quarters in :21 1/5. Hip No. 117 is a Touch Gold filly consigned by Southern Chase Farm, Inc. (Greg and Karen Dodd), Agent. The bay filly is out of Salvadoria, by Macho Uno, a half sister to grade one stakes winner Sugar Shake. Hip No. 133, consigned by Ocala Stud, is a chestnut filly by Montbrook out of stakes winner Silent Serenade, by Blare of Trumpets.  

The Under Tack Show resumes Friday morning at 8:00 a.m. with Hip No’s 181 – 362 scheduled to breeze. 

March Sale Under Tack Show starts Thursday

The Under Tack Show for the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2012 March Sale of Selected 2-Year-Olds in Training is set for Thursday and Friday, March 8th and 9th at 8:00 a.m.

Hip No.’s 1-180 will breeze on Thursday and Hip No’s 181-362, will work on Friday.

The March Sale is scheduled for Tuesday and Wednesday, March 13th and 14th with each session beginning at 11 a.m. The OBS Day of Champions Races will be run on Monday, March 12th with first post time at 1:00 p.m.

The Under Tack Show will be streamed live via the OBS website at obssales.com and will also be streamed live via the Blood-Horse and Daily Racing Form websites. The workouts will also be recorded and videos will be available on the website, in their entirety or by individual hip number. They will also be available for viewing in the video room adjacent to the Horsemen’s Lounge in the sale pavilion well as several kiosks in the lobby and the covered walking ring. In-room viewing is available at Holiday Inn, The Courtyard by Marriott, Homewood Suites, Residence Inn and the Ocala Hilton, plus lounge viewing is available at the Hilton. Under Tack Show results are posted in the OBS website.