Record Korean export Fly Top Queen scores in debut

Oh Ho Kuck’s OBS April graduate Fly Top Queen, the most expensive horse ever exported to Korea, made short work of an outclassed field in her debut, taking the early lead and never looking back on her way to a five length victory at Seoul Race Park. race video The 3-year-old filly by Henny Hughes, who breezed an eighth in :9 4/5 at the under tack show, was sold for $225,000 by Best A Luck Farm, Agent, at the 2012 OBS April Sale. watch her under tack video

 

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Conquest Whiplash beats the boys in Woodbine’s Victoria Stakes; OBS doubleheader sweep at Calder

Conquest Stables LLC’s Conquest Whiplash took on the boys in her debut in Woodbine’s $153,000 Victoria Stakes and the 2-year-old Florida-bred daughter of Hear No Evil ran away to a 2-3/4 length wire to wire victory over fellow OBS graduate Ba Ba Brett (October ’11, January ’12, August ‘12).  A two time OBS graduate, she was sold by Kaizen Sales, Agent, at the 2012 August Sale before working a quarter in :20 2/5 and bringing $370,000 when sold by  Blue River Bloodstock, Agent, at the 2013 April Sale. The victory was worth $86,049. watch her under tack video

OBS grads took both ends of a Calder stakes doubleheader on Saturday as Wesley Ward’s Sweetmarys Success and Trilogy Stable and Laurie Plesa’s Yes I’m Lucky scored frontrunning victories.

Sweetmarys Success, unbeaten after two starts, coasted to a 1-1/2 length win in the $100,000 J J’s Dream Stakes and has earned $81,720 to date. Sold by Sue Vacek at the 2012 OBS Winter Mixed Sale, the 2-year-old Florida-bred filly by Teuflesberg was resold by Pelican State Thoroughbreds for $55,000 at the 2012 August Sale.

Yes I’m Lucky is also two for two after his four length victory over fellow OBS graduate Brothersofthetime (August ’12) in the $100,000 Frank Gomez Memorial Stakes. The 2-year-old colt by Yes It’s True, who has earned $57,000 to date, brought $105,000 when sold by Eisaman Equine, Agent, at the 2013 March Sale. watch his under tack video

Just For Fun Stable LLC’s Street Gem scored her first stakes victory at Monmouth on Sunday, winning the $61,800 Revidere Stakes by a length and a quarter. It’s the fourth win in seven starts this year for the 3-year-old filly by Street Boss, consigned by Derby Dreams, Agent, to the 2012 OBS March Sale. She’s now 9-4-2-0 and has earned $82,940. watch her under tack video

Conquest Two Step wins at first asking at Churchill

Conquest Stables LLC’s Conquest Two Step lived up to his advance notices in his debut in a $39,481 maiden special weight test at Churchill Downs, pressing a rapid pace before taking charge turning for home and scoring by two lengths. Sold as a yearling by Get Away Farm at the 2012 OBS August Sale, the 2-year-old colt by Two Step Salsa was then resold  for $420,000 by Eisaman Equine at the 2013 OBS April Sale after working an eighth in :10 flat at the Under Tack Show. The win was worth $21,720. watch his under tack video

Another OBS first timer also scored Friday as Joseph Bucci’s Jake’s Magic Hat rallied from off the pace, ran by the leaders a furlong from home and eased away to a 2-1/2 length victory in a $70,000 maiden special test at Belmont. The 2-year-old colt by Tiz Wonderful, who took home $42,000 for his effort, was sold for $90,000 by Niall Brennan Stables, Agent, at the 2013 March Sale. watch his under tack video

2012 Baby Watch

 

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The Hot List: 

Avare - Majestic Racing Stable, LLC and RAP Racing’s Avare led a 1-2-3 OBS sweep of Saturday’s $77,500 Eddie Logan Stakes at Santa Anita on Decembe 30, leading all the way and scoring by 4-1/4 lengths over Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf Sprint Preview Stakes winner Gabriel Charles (April ’12), with Will True Up (March ’12) checking in third. It’s the first stakes win for the 2-year-old son of Johannesburg, sold for $130,000 by McKathan Bros., Agent, at the 2012 OBS June Sale. Now 4-2-0-0, Avare has earned $78,900 to date. watch his under tack video

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Revolutionary - WinStar Farm LLC’s Revolutionary took a couple of tries to get the idea, but the $235,000 OBS March graduate tried two turns for the first time in a $67,000 maiden special weight test at Aqueduct on December 28, moved to the leaders approaching the top of the stretch then drew off with ease, hitting the wire in front by 8-1/2 lengths. The promising 2-year-old colt by War Pass, sold in March by Niall Brennan Stables, Agent, has never been off the board and is now 4-1-1-2 with earnings of $68,500.  watch his under tack video

Travesura - Val-U-Chem Inc.’s Travesura tried stakes company for the first time in Saturday’s $100,000 Miesque Stakes (G3) on the turf at Hollywood Park and went wire to wire, scoring by half a length at odds of 11-1. That’s two straight wins for the 2-year-old filly by Limehouse, sold for $60,000 by Kings Equine, Agent, at the 2012 OBS April Sale. The win gives her a 4-2-0-1 record and earnings of 495,600. watch her under tack video

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Unlimited Budget – Repole Stables’ Unlimited Budget, a winner in her long awaited debut on November 9, stepped right into Aqueduct’s $250,000 Demoiselle Stakes (G3) on November 24, took the lead at the break and never looked back en route to a 1-1/4 length victory. Two for two with earnings of $190,200, the 2-year-old Florida-bred Street Sense filly was sold for $475,000 by breeder Ocala Stud at the 2012 OBS March Sale. watch her under tack video
 

 

 Really Mr Greely – Karl Watson, Mike Pegram and Paul Weitman’s Really Mr. Greely grabbed the lead at the start of the $100,000 Hollywood Prevue Stakes (G3) on Thanksgiving Day and never let go, holding off a late run by fellow OBS graduate Super Ninety Nine (June ’12) to win by half a length. It’s the second straight win and first stakes score for the two-time OBS graduate, sold first by Kelli Mitchell, Agent, at the 2011 August Yearling Sale before bringing $40,000 when purchased out of the Thoroughbred Friends and Associates consignment at the 2012 April Sale. Now 3-2-0-0, the 2-year-old colt by Horse Greeley has earned $85,620 to date. watch his under tack video

Goldencents - W.C. Racing, Dave Kenney and RAP Racing’s Goldencents took the lead at the start of the $1,000,000 Delta Downs Jackpot Stakes (G3) on November 17 and held it all the way, easing away in the final furlong to a 1-3/4 length victory. It’s the first stakes win for the 2-year-old colt by Into Mischief, sold for $62,000 by Southern Chase Farm (Greg and Karen Dodd), Agent, at the 2012 OBS June Sale. His first stakes win gives him a 3-2-1-0 record and earnings of $722,000. watch his under tack video

Rose to Gold - Kathleen Amaya and Raffaele Centofani’s Rose to Gold was on or near the lead all the way in the $500,000 Delta Downs Princess Stakes (G3) on November 17 before edging away in the final yards and winning her first graded stakes race by half a length. The 2-year-old Friends Lake filly, who began her career with two runaway stakes wins at Calder, is now 4-3-0-0 and has earned $372,869 to date. She was consigned by Karrington Stables, Agent, to the 2011 OBS August Sale.

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Notacatbutallama – Repole Stable’s Notacatbutallama saved ground in the early going of Aqueduct’s $80,000 Super Mario Stakes on November 23, found a seam to run through after turning for home and bounded away to a 3-1/2 length victory. It’s the second straight stakes win for the 2-year-old colt by Harlan’s Holiday, now 6-3-2-0 with earnings of $191,000. The graded stakes placed colt was sold by de Meric Sales, Agent, for $105,000 at the 2012 OBS April Sale.  watch his under tack video

 

Graded Stakes Winners: 

Spring in the AirJohn Oxley’s Spring in the Air moved into contention on the far turn in Keeneland’s $400,000 Alcibiades Stakes (G1) on the meet’s opening day, then ran past the leaders in the final furlong to score by a length. It’s the first stakes win for the 2-year-old daughter of Spring at Last, second to fellow OBS graduate Spring Venture (June ’12) in Woodbine’s Natalama Stakes (G2) last month. Sold by Eddie Woods, Agent, at the 2012 OBS March Sale for $130,000, she’s now 4-2-2-0 and has earned $371,519 to date. watch her under tack video

Spring Venture – Stoneway Farm LLC and Gary Barber’s Spring Venture took the overland route in Woodbine’s Mazarine Stakes (G3) on October 6, but losing ground made little difference as the 2-year-old old daughter of Spring At Last took charge after turning for home and pulled away to a length and a half victory. Three for three with two graded stakes wins, she’s earned $310,821. She was sold for $320,000 by Eisaman Equine, Agent, at the 2012 OBS June Sale. watch her under tack video

ExecutiveprivilegeKarl Watson, Mike Pegram & Paul Weitman’s unbeaten Executiveprivilege tried two turns for the first time in the $250,000 Chandelier Stakes (G1) at Santa Anita on September 29. No problem. The 2-year-old daughter of First Samurai went to the lead, pulled away after half a mile and widened from there, scoring by 6-1/4 lengths over fellow OBS graduate Scarlet Strike (March ’12), with Miss Empire (March ’12) completing the OBS trifecta. It’s the third graded stakes win for the 2012 OBS April Sale topper, sold by Eddie Woods, Agent for $650,000. She’s now five for five, and has earned $540,000 to date. watch her under tack video

Rolling Fog Arnold Zetcher’s Rolling Fog was overlooked at 7-1 going into the $300,000 Del Mar Futurity (G1), but the 2-year-old Florida-bred colt by Posse stayed close to the lead in the early going, took over turning for home and eased away to a length and a quarter victory. The gray or roan colt is a three-time OBS graduate, consigned by Tara Stables LLC, Agent, to the 2010 October Sale before Tara sold him at the 2011 January Sale. He was then purchased for $62,000 out of the Classic Bloodstock (Danzel Brendemuehl) consignment at the 2012 April Sale. Now two for two, he has earned $222,000.  watch his under tack video

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Spurious PrecisionAs impressive as Klaravich Stables Inc. and William H. Lawrence’s Spurious Precision was in his July 21 debut at Saratoga, it was merely a warmup for his performance in the $200,000 Saratoga Special Stakes (G2) on August 12. Taking the lead at the start and setting the pace with a half in :44 flat, the 2-year-old Florida-bred colt by High Cotton drew away in the stretch and coasted to a five length victory. Two for two and a graded stakes winner of $168,000, he’s following in the footsteps of his older stablemate, OBS graduate Currency Swap (March ’11, October ’09). Currency Swap, also by High Cotton, broke his maiden at Saratoga before winning the Hopeful Stakes (G1) in his second start. Both horses were consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, with Spurious Precision bringing $105,000 at the 2012 OBS April Sale.   watch his under tack video

 

Stakes Winners: 

 

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Speak Logistics – Ralph Nabavi’s Speak Logistics went right to the lead in Saturday’s $300,000 Florida Stallion In Reality Stakes at Calder on October 13, and never looked back en route to a 2-3/4 length victory, with fellow OBS graduate Uptown Anthem (June ’12, April ’12, August ’11, October ’10) finishing third. It’s the first stakes score for the 2-year-old Florida-bred colt by High Cotton, shipped in to Calder off a maiden win at Monmouth in August. Now 3-2-0-0 with earnings of $202,700, he was sold for $62,000 by Ocala Stud, Agent, at the 2012 OBS April Sale. watch his under tack video

Gabriel Charles – Sam Britt and Michael House’s Gabriel Charles found Santa Anita’s downhill turf course to his liking in the $100,000 Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf Sprint Preview Stakes on November 3, rallying from just off the pace  and then drawing off to a 3-1/2 length victory. It’s the first stakes win for the 2-year-old colt by Street Hero, sold for $160,000 by Price Thoroughbreds at the 2012 OBS April Sale. The win gives him a 4-2-0-0 record and earnings of $102,000. watch his under tack video

Hightail – Bluegrass Hall LLC’s Hightail was a maiden going into the $500,000 Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Sprint on November 2, but the 2-year-old colt by Mineshaft stayed on the rail behind pace-setting fellow OBS graduate Merit Man (April ’12, October ’10), then drove inside and outfought Merit Man to the wire to win his first race by a nose. Purchased by trainer D. Wayne Lukas on behalf Brad Kelley’s Bluegrass Hall for $345,000 from Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, at the 2012 March Sale, he’s now 9-1-1-2 and has earned $309,979. watch his under tack video

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Miss Empire - Gary & Cecil Barber and Kevin Tsujihara’s Miss Empire added Golden Gate’s $100,000 Pike Place Dancer Stakes to her resume on October 28, taking the early lead, turning for home in front, then coming again when passed in mid-stretch to win by a neck. It’s the second stakes win for the 2-year-old Empire Maker filly, now 7-2-0-3 with earnings of $207,120. She was sold for $165,000 by Eddie Woods, Agent, at the 2012 OBS March Sale. watch her under tack video

Tate’s Landing – Copper Penny Stables’ Tate’s Landing, overlooked at 23-1 in the $100,000 Laurel Futurity on October 27, rallied from off the pace before drawing off to a 3-1/4 length win for his first stakes victory. The 2-year-old colt by Orientate, who ran 5-1/2 furlongs on the turf in a quick 1:02, is now 4-2-1-0 with earnings of $101,540. He was sold for $72,000 by Eddie Woods, Agent, at the 2012 OBS April Sale.  watch his under tack video

Verso a Verso – Frank Carl Calabrese’s Verso a Verso is two for two and a stakes winner after her five length victory led a 1-2-3 OBS sweep of Calder’s $300,000 Florida Stallion My Dear Girl Stakes on October 13. Ashlee’s Princess (August ’11) was second, with So Blessed (January ’11) checking in in third. The 2-year-old Florida-bred filly by Circular Quay is a two time OBS graduate, sold first at the 2011 August Sale before she was purchased for $11,000 out of the Journeyman Bloodstock consignment at the 2012 April Sale. She has earned $229,202 to date. watch her under tack video

AmarishJerry Durant’s Amarish was two for two and a stakes winner after opening up in the stretch and drawing  off to 4-1/2 length win in the $100,000 Willard L. Proctor Memorial Stakes at Betfair Hollywood Park on June 16. Sold for $200,000 by Crupi’s New Castle Farm, Agent, at the 2012 OBS March Sale, the 2-year-old gelding by Scat Daddy has earned $91,200 to date. watch his under tack video

Bares Tripper – David J. Lanzman Racing Stable, Inc. and Jason Wood’s Bares Tripper took charge of Saturday’s $100,000 Barretts Debutante Stakes at Fairplex on September 16 on the turn and drew off to an easy 6-1/4 length victory, with fellow OBS graduate Miss Derek (August ’11) checking in third. It’s the first stakes win for the 2-year-old daughter of Sky Mesa, consigned by Wavertree Stables (Cairan Dunne), Agent, to the 2012 OBS April Sale. She’s now 3-2-0-0 and with earnings of $81,400. watch her under tack video

Brown Almighty - Tri-Star Racing LLC and Joe B. Denson’s Brown Almighty is two for two and a stakes winner after his 2-3/4 length win in the $50,000 Sunny’s Halo Stakes at Louisiana Downs on August 4. The 2-year-old colt by Big Brown, the first stakes winner for his sire, has earned $54,000 to date. He was sold for $22,000 by Tradewinds Farm, Agent, at the 2012 OBS April Sale. watch his under tack video

Candy Coded KissesEaston and Elsaida DeSouza’s Candy Coded Kisses was overlooked at 24-1 in the $75,000 Florida Stallion Desert Vixen Stakes at Calder on July 29, but the 2-year-old Florida-bred daughter of Omega Code took command with a quarter mile to go and drew off to her first stakes win by four lengths. Fellow OBS graduates Putyourdreamsaway (April ’12) and So Blessed (January ’11) were second and third. Consigned by Beth Bayer, Agent, to the 2011 OBS August Sale, she’s now 3-2-20-1 and has earned $60,370.

D’nied Permission  - F. Muro, W. Cheekes, L. Ferrentino and Calascibetta Racing Stable’s D’nied Permission rallied to gain the lead late in the $125,000 Florida Stallion Affirmed Stakes on August 25, then held off a late charge to win by a neck at odds of 21-1. It’s the first stakes win for the 2-year-old Florida-bred gelding by D’wildcat, now 4-2-2-0 with $96,190 in earnings. He was sold for $18,000 by Sharon Biamonte, Agent, at the 2011 OBS August Sale.

Dry Summer – Sam Britt & Michael House’s Dry Summer found stakes company on the Del Mar turf course to his liking, rallying from fifth in the early stages, closing strongly and getting up by a neck to win the $100,000 Oaks Tree Juvenile Turf Stakes on September 5. It’s the first stakes win for 2-year-old son of Any Given Saturday, now 3-2-0-0 with earnings of $105,000. He was sold for $120,000 by Eddie Woods, Agent, at the 2012 OBS April Sale. watch his under tack video

Effie Trinket Patsy C. Symons’ Effie Trinket is two for two and a stakes winner after gamely winning Saratoga’s $100,000 Aristie Stakes by a head on August 27. The 2-year-old filly by Freud was sold for $105,000 by Everett Livestock at the 2012 OBS April Sale.  watch her under tack video

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Itsmyluckyday -  Trilogy Stables and Laurie Plesa’s Itsmyluckyday took over from fellow OBS graduate Sr. Quisqueyano (January ’11) at the top of the top of the stretch of Calder’s $100,000 Foolish Pleasure Stakes on September 15 and drew away to beat him to the wire by three lengths. It’s the second straight stakes win for the 2-year-old Lawyer Ron colt, now 5-3-1-1 with earnings of $110,600. He was sold by Eisaman Equine, Agent, for $110,000 at the 2012 OBS March Sale.  watch his under tack video

Merit Man- Bruce Chandler, Double Kee LLC & Purple Shamrock Racing’s Merit Man is two for two and a stakes winner after his 5-1/2 length victory led a 1-2-3 OBS sweep the $100,000 Tim Conway Stakes at Santa Anita. South Floyd (June ’12, March ’12) was second, with No Rachmones (March ’12) checking in third. The winner, a 2-year-old colt by With Distinction, is a two-time OBS graduate, consigned to the 2010 Fall Mixed Sale by Hartley DeRenzo Thoroughbreds LLC, Agent before they sold him for $75,000 at the 2012 April Sale. He has earned $102,000 to date. watch his under tack video

PutyourdreamsawayHerb & Ione Elkins’ Putyourdreamsaway is two for three and a stakes winner after leading a 1-2-3 OBS sweep of Calder’s $125, 000 Florida Stallion Susan’s Girl Stakes on August 25. August Sale graduates Candy Coded Kisses and Capriccio Blue were second and third. The winner, a 2-year-old Florida-bred daughter of Put It Back, sold for $20,000 by Southern Chase Farm (Greg and Karen Dodd), Agent, at the 2012 OBS April Sale, is now 3-2-1-0 and has earned $115,975. watch her under tack video

Sr. QuisqueyanoOBS graduates were 1-2-3 in Calder’s $73,800 Seacliff Stakes on August 25 as Rosa Stephany Taveras’ unbeaten  Sr. Quisqueyano romped to a 13 ¾ length win over C D Gold (June ’12) with Uptown Anthem (June ’12, April ’12, August ’11, Ocotber ’10) a half-length back in third. Now three for three, the 2-year-old Florida-bred colt by Exclusive Quality has earned $84,600 to date. He was sold for $5,500 by Thoroughstock, Agent, at the 2011 OBS Winter Mixed Sale.

Sweet Redemption - Southern Chase Farm’s Sweet Redemption made her debut in the $151,350 Ontario Debutante Stakes at Woodbine on August 11 and despite no previous experience, tracked the leaders into the stretch and then ran them down in the final strides to win her first start by a neck. Fellow OBS graduate Lady Bear (April ’12, January ’11) checked in third. Earning $90,810 for her effort, Sweet Redemption, a 2-year-old daughter of D’wildcat, was consigned by Southern Chase (Greg & Karen Dodd) to the 2012 OBS April Sale. watch her under tack video

Tree of Life West Point Thoroughbreds’ Tree of Life is two for two and a stakes winner after a three quarter length victory in the $100,495 Barretts Juvenile Stakes at Fairplex Park on September 16. The 2-year-old Lion Heart colt was sold for $60,000 by Hunter Valley Farm at the 2011 OBS August Sale. He has earned $97,550 to date.

Unhedged – Klaravich Stables Inc. & William H. Lawrence’s Unhedged is three for three and a stakes winner after taking the lead turning for home in the $100,000 Presque Isle Debutante Stakes on September 29 then holding off the late charge of fellow OBS grad Tiny Bear (April ’12, August ’11, January ’11) to win by a neck. Sold for $10,000 by Summerfield, Agent For Westbury Stables, at the 2010 OBS October Sale, the 2-year-old Florida-bred daughter of Broken Vow has earned $114,600 to date.

 

Up and Coming: 

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ArchwarriorAlto Racing LLC’s Archwarrior had little trouble living up to his advance billing, pulling away in the stretch of Saratoga’s third race on August 30 and winning his debut by 3-1/4 lengths over fellow OBS graduate Malachite (April ’12). After tracking the early leaders down the backstretch, the 2-year-old son of Arch moved up on the turn, hit the front after turning for home and finished six furlongs under a hand ride in 1:10 flat. He was sold for $375,000 by Hartley/De Renzo Thoroughbreds LLC, Agent, at the 2012 OBS March Sale. watch his under tack video

Best WarriorYukio Baba’s Best Warrior got his career off on the right foot on November 10, scoring in an $87,500 maiden race at Kyoto Racecourse in Japan in his first trip to the post. Narvick International purchased the 2-year-old colt by Majestic Warrior for $400,000 out of the Harris Training Center consignment at the 2012 OBS April Sale. watch his under tack video

Unlimited Budget - It took Repole Stables’ Unlimited Budget until November 9 to get to the races, but it was well worth the wait. The 2-year-old Florida-bred Street Sense filly took charge of a $67,000 one mile maiden special weight test at Aqueduct after half a mile, then opened up down the lane and scored by 9-1/2 lengths. She brought $475,000 when sold by breeder Ocala Stud at the 2012 OBS March Sale. watch her under tack video

Capo BastoneEclipse Thoroughbreds Partners’ Capo Bastone had one horse beaten after a quarter, but came outside after turning for home and ran by the rest of the field of nine and was up to win his debut in an August 4 maiden special weight test at Del Mar by a neck. The 2-year-old colt by Street Boss was sold for $175,000 by de Meric Sales, Agent, at the 2012 OBS March Sale. watch his under tack video

A Shin Summit – Eishindo Inc.’s A Shin Summit took charge of his first trip to the post right out of the gate and led all the way, breaking his maiden at Kyoto Racecourse in Japan on October 21 by 2-1/4 lengths and earning $88,607. The 2-year-old Florida-bred colt by Montbrook was sold for $470,000 by Ocala Stud, Agent, at the 2012 OBS March Sale.   watch his under tack video

Z Big Apple – Zayat Stables, LLC’s Z Big Apple scored at first asking in a 5-1/2 furlong Santa Anita maiden special weight test on October 20, tracking fellow OBS graduate Russdiculous (June ’12) before catching and passing him in the final furlong and winning by three quarters of a length, with Najran Breeze (April ’12, August ’11) competing an OBS trifecta. The winner is a 2-year-old colt by Malibu Moon, and was sold for $250,000 by Paul Sharp, Agent, at the 2012 OBS April Sale. watch his under tack video

Imwiththeblonde – Hronis Racing LLC’s Imwiththeblonde went to the lead at Santa Anita in a 5-1/2 furlong maiden special for fillies on October 21 and led all the way, scoring by 4-1/2 lengths over fellow OBS graduate Lady Rosamond (April “12, August ‘11). A 2-year-old Florida-bred daughter of Montbrook, Imwiththeblonde was sold for $190,000 by breeder Ocala Stud at the 2012 OBS March Sale. watch her under tack video

Super Ninety Nine – Tanma Corporation’s Super Ninety Nine scored at first asking in a maiden special weight test at Santa Anita on October 7, easing away down the lane to win by a length and a quarter. The 2-year-old colt by Pulpit was sold by Sequel Bloodstock (Becky Thomas), Agent, for $260,000 at the 2012 OBS June Sale. watch his under tack video

Fly Again – Windmill Manor Farm’s Fly Again was overlooked at 25-1 in her debut in the seventh race at Belmont on September 8 and trailed the field after a quarter mile of the $68,000 seven furlong maiden special on the turf course. But the 2-year-old daughter of Fusaichi Pegasus, consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, to the 2012 OBS April Sale, circled the field, made the lead in the final sixteenth and drew off to a 2-1/2 length victory. watch her under tack video

Fly Bye PomeroyAt Saratoga on July 30, Blue Devil Racing Stable’s Fly Bye Pomeroy came from off the pace to win a maiden special by a length in his first try. The Florida-bred colt by Pomeroy was consigned to OBS March by Scanlon Training Center, Agent. watch his under tack video

Indiano JonesJohn C. Oxley’s Indiano Jones put the lessons learned in a troubled debut to good use in an August 19 maiden special test at Woodbine, staying close to the lead before taking charge a furlong from home and reporting home a handy winner by a length and a quarter. The A.P. Indy colt was sold for $425,000 by Hartley/DeRenzo Thoroughbreds LLC, Agent at the 2012 OBS March Sale.  watch his under tack video

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Jocosity - The dictionary defines jocosity as “joking  or jesting” and his backers laughed all the way down the stretch as Let’s Go Stable’s Jocosity rolled to an eight length victory in a maiden special at Saratoga on August 3. After pressing a wicked pace in :21 3/5 and :44 4/5, the bay colt by Sharp Humor took over and extended his lead with every stride, stopping the timer in a quick 1:02 4/5 for the 5-1/2 furlong maiden special weight test for two-year-olds. Sold for $210,000 by W.D. North Thoroughbreds, Agent, at the 2012 OBS March Sale, the stakes placed son of Sharp Humor is now 3-1-2-0 and has earned $90,576. watch his under tack video

Kinz Funky MonkeyAlways Believe Inc.’s Kinz Funky Monkey pressed the pace in a $71,400 Del Mar special weight test on September 1, took the lead in the final sixteenth and won by a neck. It was the second start for the 2-year-old Florida-bred daughter of The Green Monkey, who brought $82,000 when sold by Hartley/DeRenzo Thoroughbreds at the 2012 OBS April Sale. watch her under tack video

MechayaDoubledown Stables, Inc.’s Mechaya zipped 5-1/2 furlongs in 1:03 flat to win her debut by two lengths in a Del Mar maiden special on August 10. The 2-year-old daughter of City Zip was sold for $240,000 by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, at the 2012 OBS March Sale. She picked up a check for $42,000 for her effort. watch her under tack video

Read the ProposalKlaravich Stables Inc. and William H. Lawrence’s Read the Proposal took the lead at the break of a mile and a sixteenth maiden special weight test on the turf at Saratoga on August 11 and improved his position from there, rolling to an 8-1/2 length victory. It was the first start for the 2-year-old colt by Read the Footnotes, sold for $135,000 by Sequel Bloodstock (Becky Thomas), Agent, at the 2012 OBS April Sale. watch his under tack video

Scarlet Strike- John Carver, Jerry Hollendorfer & Green Smith’s Scarlet Strike stretched out to a mile in a $71,750 maiden special weight test at Del Mar on September 2, rallied between horses in the final sixteenth and won by half a length. The 2-year-old Smart Strike filly was sold by Casse Sales, Agent, at the 2012 OBS March Sale. watch her under tack video

Summer of Fun - Bona Venture Stables’ 2012 OBS March graduate Summer of Fun is enjoying the season at Saratoga, scoring by a neck in her second start in a 1-1/16 mile maiden special weight race on the grass on August 25. A 2-year-old daughter of Include, she brought $95,000 when purchased out of the Wavertree Stables consignment. watch her under tack video

Toasting– West Point Thoroughbreds’ Toasting stretched out to a mile in the first race at Belmont on September 8, and the 2-year-old Florida-bred daughter of Congrats closed from off the pace and won the $73,000 maiden special weight test going away by three quarters of a length. She was sold by Eddie Woods, Agent, for $175,000 at the 2012 OBS March Sale. watch her under tack video

Top Tier Lass - Let’s Go Stable’s Top Tier Lass ran off and hid in a 5-1/2 furlong turf test at Saratoga on July 30, winning by seven lengths in a quick 1:03 1/5. The daughter of Street Boss was sold at the 2012 OBS March Sale for $60,000 by Halcyon Hammock Farm, Agent. watch her under tack video

Truly MarieIke and  Dawn Thrash’s Truly Marie, a solid fourth in her July debut, went to the lead in Del Mar’s seventh race on August 19 and never looked back, opening a big lead before cruising home to a one length victory. The 2-year-old filly by Hard Spun ran 5-1/2 furlongs in 1:03 flat in the maiden special weight test. She was sold for $50,000 by Four Star Sales, Agent for Glencrest Farm LLC, at the 2011 OBS August Sale.

Record Pioneerof the Nile colt tops June Sale finale

Hip No. 492, Tracker Jacker, a bay colt by Pioneerof the Nile consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, went to Conquest Stables LLC for a June Sale record $525,000 to top the second and final session of the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2013 June Sale of Two-Year-Olds and Horses of Racing Age. Out of stakes placed Early Vintage, by Jump Start, the sale topper worked an eighth in :10 1/5 at Saturday’s Under Tack session.

The previous sale record price was $350,000 for an Elusive Quality colt sold last year. The sale also broke records for gross, average and median prices.

Hip No. 618, a daughter of Afleet Alex consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent was sold to Stonestreet Stables LLC for $280,000.  The bay filly, whose quarter in :20 4/5 was co-fastest at the distance on Sunday,  is out of I’m From Dixie, by Dixieland Band, a half sister to graded stakes winner Sweet Vendetta.

Conquest Stables LLC purchased Hip No. 544, paying $225,000 for a daughter of Dixie Union consigned by Woodford Thoroughbreds, Agent. The bay filly, out of Ford Gallop, by Victory Gallop, a full sister to graded stakes winner Victory U. S. A., worked the sale’s fastest three eighths by a two-year-old, stopping the timer in :33 flat.

St. Elias & West Point Thoroughbreds, Inc. went to $220,000 for Hip No. 382, a daughter of Indian Charlie consigned by Gayle Woods, Agent. The bay filly, who worked  a quarter in :21 2/5 at Saturday’s Under Tack session, is out of Belle Excel, by Gone West, a half sister to graded stakes winner Mash One.

Conquest purchased Hip No. 371 for $200,000, a son of Indian Charlie consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent. The dark bay or brown colt, who breezed an eighth in :10 flat Saturday, is out of Baltic Flier, by Fusaichi Pegasus, a half sister to grade one stakes winning OBS graduate Caller One.

Hip No. 682, Betterforgether, who breezed an eighth in :10 flat Sunday, went to Hill n Dale Bloodstock for $200,000. The dark bay or brown colt, a half brother to stakes winner I Love Silver out of Lost Love, by Lost Code, was consigned by Stephens Thoroughbreds LLC, Agent.

Hip No. 677, a bay filly by Lemon Drop Kid consigned by Gayle Woods, Agent, also went to Conquest, going for $160,000. Out of Lizzy Van Lew, by War Chant, a daughter of graded stakes winner Mysterious Moll, she worked a quarter on Sunday in :21 2/5.

Conquest’s final purchase was $170,000 for Hip No. 740, a son of Afleet Alex out of Corre Scout, by El Corredor, a daughter of graded stakes winner Fit to Scout. The dark bay or brown colt, consigned by Pike Racing, Agent, breezed a quarter in :21 1/5 on Sunday.

Hip No. 390, a bay colt by Master Command consigned by Eddie Woods, agent, was sold to Klaravich Stable, Inc. for $150,000. Out of Bold American, by Quiet American and a half brother to grade one stakes placed Valiant Passion, he worked a quarter in :21 1/5 last Saturday.

Eddie Woods also consigned Hip No. 393, Boston Bound, a son of Hard Spun sold to Christina Jelm, Agent, for $150,000. The bay colt, who breezed three eighths in :34 flat on Saturday, is out of Boston Lady, by Boston Harbor, and is a half brother to grade one stakes placed Normandy Invasion.

For the session, 201 two-year-olds sold for a total of $7,490,000, compared with 200 youngsters grossing $5,475,300 at 2012’s second session. The average was $37,264, rising 36.1% from $27,377 last year, while the median was $22,000, up 46.7% compared with $15,000 a year ago. The buyback percentage was 24.2%; it was 23.4% in 2012.  Thirty six horses sold for $50,000 or more compared with twenty two last year.

Seven older horses brought a total of $82,000, averaging $11,714 with a median price of $9,000. Last year, 13 sold for a total of $103,900, averaging $7,992 with a $5,500 median price.

For the entire sale, 426 two-year-olds sold for a sale record total of $14,424,100, surpassing last year’s record total of $10,563,100 for 421 horses sold. The average price of $33,859 is also a record, up 35% from the last year’s sale record $25,090, and the median price rose 33.3% to a record $20,000 compared with $15,000 in 2012, surpassing the sale record of $16,000, set in 2004.  The buyback percentage was 23.9%; it was 20.4% last year. Thirty one horses sold for $100,000 or more compared with 15 last year. 

Next on the OBS schedule, the Selected Sale of Yearlings set for Tuesday, August 20th followed by the Open Sale of Yearlings on Wednesday and Thursday, August 21st and 22nd.

Circular Quay colt tops June Sale’s opening session

Hip No. 266, Cheers of Thunder, a son of Circular Quay whose three eighths in :33 1/5 at Saturday’s Under Tack session was the day’s fastest at the distance, was sold to Paul Pompa, Jr. for $275,000 to top the first session of the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2013 June Sale of Two-Year-Olds and Horses of Racing Age. Consigned by Blue River Bloodstock, Agent, the bay colt is out of Trail of Cheers, by Indian Charlie.

Hip No. 180, a colt by Smart Strike consigned by All in Line Stables, Agent, went to Steven W. Young, Agent for Dogwood Stable, Inc., for $200,000. The bay colt, who worked an eighth in :10 3/5 at Friday’s Under Tack session, is out of Silk Road, by Giant’s Causeway, a half sister to graded stakes winner Summer Colony.

Hip No. 176, a First Samurai colt whose eighth in :10 flat was co-fastest on Friday, was purchased for $155,000 by EQB, Inc., Agent for Kenneth L. & Sarah K. Ramsey. Consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, the bay colt is out of Shoo In, by Dynaformer, a half sister to stakes winner Promise of War.

Gary Young, Agent, went to $150,000 for Hip No. 336, a filly by Dixie Union consigned by Niall Brennan Stables, Agent. The dark bay or brown filly, who breezed a quarter in :21 2/5 on Saturday, is out of African Sunrise, by Tale of the Cat, a half sister to graded stakes winner Tough Speed.

Hip No 337, a colt by Dunkirk consigned by Azpurua Stables, Agent, was sold to Joseph Brocklebank, Agent, for $130,000. The bay colt, who breezed a quarter in :21 2/5 on Saturday, is out of A Gal Named Slew, by Johannesburg, a daughter of stakes winner Missy Slew.

Hip No. 11, Secret Song, a filly by Dunkirk consigned by Bobby Dodd, Agent, went to Mike Keathley for $120,000. The gray or roan filly, who breezed a quarter in :22 flat on Friday, is out of Marialua, by Maria’s Mon, a half sister to stakes winner Honolua Storm.

 Hip No. 79, a Colonel John filly out of Pam’ssumerwind, by Rodeo, was sold to Blinkers On Racing Stable for $110,000. The dark bay or brown filly, consigned by Stephens Thoroughbreds LLC, Agent, breezed an eighth in :10 2/5 on Friday.

Hip No. 82, a filly by Even the Score whose quarter in :21 flat was co-fastest at the distance on Friday, went to Donato Lanni, Agent, for $110,000. Consigned by Southern Chase Farm, Inc. (Greg & Karen Dodd), Agent, the dark bay or brown filly is out of Pata Fresca, by Indian Charlie, a half sister to the dam of stakes winner Calleybluebayou.

For the session, 220 horses grossed $6,695,500 compared with 221 horses bringing a total of $5,087,800 at last year’s first session. The average was $30,434, up 32.2% from $23,022 a year ago, while the median price was $20,000, a gain of 33.3% compared with $15,000 last year. The buyback percentage was 25.4%; it was 17.5% in 2012. Forty three horses sold for $50,000 or more, compared with 24 at the corresponding session in 2012.

The June Sale continues Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. Hip No.’s 371-748 will be offered. 

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Sale Results

Sortable Results Index Results in excel format
 Tuesday, June 18 (Two-Year-Olds)  Wednesday, June 19 (Two-Year-Olds)
 Wednesday, June 19 (Older Horses)  

 

Under Tack Show

Hip No. 1 – 250
Friday June 14, 2013 7:30 a.m.

Hip No. 251 – 500
Saturday June 15, 2013 7:30 a.m.

Hip No. 501 – 748
Sunday June 16, 2013 7:30 a.m.


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 Under Tack, Horses Selling 6/18 (1-370)  Under Tack, Horses Selling 6/19 (371-748)

 

Catalog Including Supplements (Hip No. 715 – 748)

Hip No. 1 – 370
Tuesday June 18, 2013 10:30 a.m.

Hip No.  371 – 713 plus supplements 715 – 748
Wednesday June 19, 2013 10:30 a.m.

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 Catalog (1 – 713) w/indexes Catalog (1 – 713) w/o indexes
 Supplemental Catalog w/indexes (715 – 748)  Past Performances
 
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June Sale begins Tuesday

The Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s annual June Sale of Two-Year-Olds and Horses of Racing Age begins Tuesday, June 18th and runs through Wednesday, June 19th. Hip No’s 1 – 370 sell on Tuesday; Hip No’s 371 – 747 on Wednesday. Both sessions will begin at 10:30 a.m. The sale will be streamed live via the OBS website as well as the DRF and Bloodhorse websites. 

The Under Tack Show’s fastest eighths came on Saturday, with a pair of two-year-olds speeding the distance in :9 4/5. Hip No. 258, Puddifoot, consigned by Eisaman Equine, Agent, is a gray or roan filly by Red Giant out of graded stakes winner Theresa’s Tizzy, by Cee’s Tizzy, and is a half sister to graded stakes winner Got the Last Laugh. Hip No. 338, is a bay colt by Elusive Quality consigned by SAB Sales (Scott A. Bergsrud), Agent. He’s out of Agatha, by Distorted Humor, a half sister to champion Hishi Akebono.

Three youngsters shared honors for the Under Tack Show’s fastest quarter, each stopping the timer in :20 3/5 during the Saturday session. Hip No. 335, a chestnut filly by More Than Ready consigned by Hoppel’s Horse & Cattle Co., is out of African Skyline, by Saint Ballado, a daughter of grade one stakes placed Why Go On Dreaming. Hip No. 377, consigned by Southern Chase Farm Inc. (Greg & Karen Dodd), Agent, is a bay filly by Congrats out of stakes placed Beauty for Ashes, by City Place, and a half sister to stakes winner Putyourdreamsaway. Hip No. 461, consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, is a bay colt by Exclusive Quality out of Dash Home, by Two Punch.

On Sunday, Hip No. 544, a two-year-old bay filly by Dixie Union consigned by Woodford Thoroughbreds, Agent, worked the Under Tack Show’s fastest three eighths by a youngster, getting the distance in:33 flat. She’s out of Ford Gallop, by Victory Gallop, a full sister to graded stakes winner Victory U. S. A.

Two three-year-olds worked three eighths in :32 3/5 on Sunday. Hip No. 696, Heza Saucy Guy, is a bay colt by Halo’s Image consigned by Hendry Training Stables LLC, Agent, out of Saucy’s Smokin, by Fast Ferdie, a half sister to stakes winner Ham and Eggs. Hip No. 701, Distorted Image, is a dark bay or brown colt by Wildcat Heir out of Amazing Beauty, by Distorted Humor, consigned by Journeyman Bloodstock (Brent & Crystal Fernung), Agent.

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Afleet Alex, Graeme Hall fillies fastest at June Sale Under Tack finale

Fillies by Afleet Alex and Graeme Hall breezed quarters in :20 4/5 to post the fastest works at the distance at the third and final session of the Under Tack Show for the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2013 June Sale of Two-Year-Olds and Horses of Racing Age. Hip No. 618 is a daughter of Afleet Alex consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent. The bay filly is out of I’m From Dixie, by Dixieland Band, a half sister to graded stakes winner Sweet Vendetta. Hip No. 681, consigned by Blue River Bloodstock, Agent, is a gray or roan filly by Graeme Hall out of Look to the Stars, by Slew Gin Fizz, a half sister to graded stakes winner Isitingood.

Five two-year-olds breezed quarters in :21 flat.

Hip No. 531, consigned by Jimmy Miranda, Agent, is a New York-bred bay filly by Posse out of Finish With Class, by Montbrook.

Hip No 557, a bay colt by Tale of the Cat out of stakes winner Ghost Dancing, by Silver Ghost, is consigned by Woodford Thoroughbreds, Agent.

Hip No. 593, Congrats Honey, a bay filly by Congrats consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, is out of Happy Honeymoon, by Honour and Glory, a half sister to stakes winner Close It Out. Hip No 724 in the supplemental catalog, Solitary, also consigned by de Meric, is a dark bay or brown filly by Exclusive Quality out of Siren, by War Chant, a daughter of stakes winner Ginseng.

 Hip No. 595, a bay filly by City Place consigned by Doble Jak, Agent, is out of Harmony at Sea, by Mizzen Mast, a full sister to graded stakes placed Rough Sailing.

The session’s fastest three eighths by a two-year-old was :33 flat by Hip No. 544, a two-year-old bay filly by Dixie Union consigned by Woodford Thoroughbreds, Agent. She’s out of Ford Gallop, by Victory Gallop, a full sister to graded stakes winner VictoryU. S. A.

Twelve two year-olds worked eighths in :10 flat, the session’s fastest at the distance. Hip No. 502, consigned by Southern Chase Farm Inc. (Greg & Karen Dodd), Agent, is a dark bay or brown  filly by Grand Slam out of Emerald Coast, by Forestry, a half sister to grade one winner Tipically Irish.

Hip No. 510, consigned by Everett, Agent, is a bay filly by Bernstein out of Essential Fear (IRE), by Pivotal, a half sister to graded stakes winner Duff.

Hip No. 514 is a bay Northern Afleet filly out of stakes winner Exe, by Exchange Rate, consigned by McKibben Thoroughbreds, Agent.

Hip No. 534, a  chestnut filly by Street Boss consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, is out of Fit n’ Pretty, by Fit to Fight, and is a half sister to stakes winner Queen Imidala. Hip No. 742, also in the de Meric consignment, is a gray or roan filly by Indian Charlie of the stakes winner Feisty Bull, by Holy Bull.

Hip No. 564, consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, is a dark bay or brown  colt by War Chant out of Glittering Georgia, by Texas Glitter, a half sister to stakes placed Star Operator. Wavertree also consigned Hip No. 680, a gray or roan filly by Benny the Bull out of Look Closely, by Silver Charm, a daughter of stakes winner Miraloma.

Hip No. 570, consigned by Harris Training Center LLC, Agent, is a  dark bay or brown filly by Offlee Wild out of Golden Knolls, by Seeking the Gold, and is a half sister to stakes placed Catinatree.

Hip No. 614, a bay colt by With Distinction consigned by Rice Horse Stables, Agent, is out of Icelandic Meadow, by Meadowlake, a half sister to stakes winner Sizzlin South.

Hip No. 657, a bay Malibu Moon filly consigned by Sequel Bloodstock, Inc. (Becky Thomas), Agent, is out of graded stakes winner Lady Dora, by Lord At War (ARG), and is a full sister to graded stakes placed Magical  Moon.

Hip No. 682, Betterforgether, a dark bay or brown colt by Roman Ruler consigned by Stephens Thoroughbreds LLC, Agent, is out of Lost Love, by Lost Code, and is a half brother to stakes winner I Love Silver.

Hip No. 735, consigned by Hartley/De Renzo Thoroughbreds LLC, Agent, is a dark bay or brown  Cowboy Cal colt out of stakes placed Carson City Red, by Lord Carson, and is a half brother to stakes placed Red Bengal.

Two three-year-olds worked three eighths in :32 3/5. Hip No. 696, Heza Saucy Guy, is a bay colt by Halo’s Image consigned by Hendry Training Stables LLC, Agent, out of Saucy’s Smokin, by Fast Ferdie, a half sister to stakes winner Ham and Eggs. Hip No. 701, Distorted Image, is a dark bay or brown colt by Wildcat Heir out of Amazing Beauty, by Distorted Humor, consigned by Journeyman Bloodstock (Brent & Crystal Fernung), Agent.

Hip No. 703, Lateen, a three-year-old bay filly by Henrythenavigator worked a quarter in :20 4/5. Consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, she’s out of graded stakes winner Changing World, by Spinning World.

Two youngsters worked the Under Tack Show’s fastest eighths on Saturday, each stopping the timer in :9 4/5. Hip No. 258, Puddifoot, consigned by Eisaman Equine, Agent, is a gray or roan filly by Red Giant out of graded stakes winner Theresa’s Tizzy, by Cee’s Tizzy, and is a half sister to graded stakes winner Got the Last Laugh. Hip No. 338, is a bay colt by Elusive Quality consigned by SAB Sales (Scott A. Bergsrud), Agent. He’s out of Agatha, by Distorted Humor, a half sister to champion Hishi Akebono.

A trio of youngsters shared honors for the Under Tack Show’s fastest quarter, getting the distance in :20 3/5 at the Saturday session. Hip No. 335, a chestnut filly by More Than Ready consigned by Hoppel’s Horse & Cattle Co., is out of African Skyline, by Saint Ballado, a daughter of grade one stakes placed Why Go On Dreaming. Hip No. 377, consigned by Southern Chase Farm Inc. (Greg & Karen Dodd), Agent, is a bay filly by Congrats out of stakes placed Beauty for Ashes, by City Place, and a half sister to stakes winner Putyourdreamsaway. Hip No. 461, consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, is a bay colt by Exclusive Quality out of Dash Home, by Two Punch.

Under Tack results and videos are posted in the OBS website at obssales.com.

The June Sale is set for Tuesday and Wednesday, June 18th and 19th. Hip No’s 1 – 370 sell on Tuesday; Hip No’s 371 – 747 on Wednesday. Both sessions will begin at 10:30 a.m.

Notacatbutallama scores in Belmont’s Hill Prince Stakes

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Repole Stable’s Notacatbutallama rated off the early going in Belmont’s $150,000 Hill  Prince Stakes (G3), swung wide for the drive, hit the front a furlong from the finish and held Play It Loud at bay and scored by a neck. It’s the first graded stakes win for the 3-year-old colt by Harlan’s Holiday, sold by de Meric Sales, Agent, for $105,000 at the 2012 OBS April Sale. The win gives him a 10-4-3-1 record and earnings of $308,334. watch his under tack video

 

C R K  Stable’s Kobe’s Back, making his first start in Hollywood’s $101,000 Willard L. Proctor Memorial Stakes, broke poorly and was dead last in the early going. But the 2-year-old colt by Flatter, sold for $480,000 by Niall Brennan Stables, Agent, at the 2013 OBS March Sale, got his act together in the stretch and ran by all eight rivals, drawing off to an impressive 3-1/4 length victory. The win was worth $60,000. watch his under tack video

Like fellow OBS March graduate Kobe’s Back, Harlingten, Lorill, Klein, Alan Phillip and Philip Lebherz’s Skydreamin made his debut in stakes company. And, like Kobe’s Back at Hollywood, he trailed after a poor break in Saturday’s $55,100 Lost in the Fog Stakes at Golden Gate. But the 2-year-old Sky Mesa colt rallied, circled horses and got up in the final yards to break his maiden, winning by a head. Sold for $80,000 by Imagine at the 2013 OBS March Sale, his first win was worth $30,300. watch his under tack video

Yukio Baba’s Best Warrior, sold for $400,000 at the 2012 OBS April Sale, has won Sunday’s Unicorn Stakes (G3) at Tokyo Racecourse by a length and a half. (race video) The 3-year-old colt by Majestic Warrior was sold by Harris Training Center LLC, Agent. Now 6-3-2-0, he has earned $552,885 to date.  watch his under tack video  

Maggi Moss’ Free World scored her fourth straight win, going wire to wire en route to a two length victory in Saturday’s $207,600 Centaur Stakes at Indiana Downs. It’s the second stakes win for the 3-year-old daughter of Stormy Atlantic, consigned by Bridlewood Farm, Agent, to the 2012 OBS March Sale. The win gives her an 8-5-2-0 record and earnings of $252,264.  watch her under tack video

John C. Oxley’s Northern Passion came from off the pace to get up in the final strides and take Woodbine’s $125,400 Zadracarta Stakes by a neck. It’s the first win in three starts this year for the 4-year-old filly by First Samurai, now 11-4-2-1 with earnings of $541,217. The two time stakes winner was sold for $220,000 by Halcyon Hammock Farm, Agent, at the 2011 OBS March Sale. watch her under tack video

Wayne Quanson’s Najran Breeze was a maiden going into the $51,000 Western Canada Handicap at Northlands Park, but took the early lead and never looked back, cantering home a stakes winner by twelve lengths. The 3-year-old gelding by Najran is a two time OBS graduate, sold first by Select Sales, Agent, at the 2011 August Sale before being resold by Paul Sharp, Agent, for $32,000 at the 2012 April Sale. Now 5-1-0-1, he has earned $35,983 to date. watch his under tack video

Red Giant filly, Elusive Quality colt quickest at June Sale’s second Under Tack session

Two youngsters worked eighths in :9 4/5, posting the fastest works at the distance at the second session of the Under Tack Show for the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2013 June Sale of Two-Year-Olds and Horses of Racing Age. Hip No. 258, Puddifoot, consigned by Eisaman Equine, Agent, is a gray or roan filly by Red Giant out of graded stakes winner Theresa’s Tizzy, by Cee’s Tizzy, and is a half sister to graded stakes winner Got the Last Laugh. Hip No. 338, is a bay colt by Elusive Quality consigned by SAB Sales (Scott A. Bergsrud), Agent. He’s out of Agatha, by Distorted Humor, a half sister to champion Hishi Akebono.

Twenty four youngsters worked eighths in :10 flat. Hip No. 252, Wildcat Tea, consigned by Two Sharp Hats, Agent, is a bay colt by Wildcat Heir out of Tea Lady, by Touch Gold, a daughter of stakes winner Majestic Dy.

Hip No. 268, consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, is a chestnut filly by Zensational out of Treetop Landing, by Forestry, and is a half sister to stakes winner Tate’s Landing. Woods also consigned Hip No. 340, a dark bay or brown Harlan’s Holiday filly out of A J’s Gal, by Monashee Mountain, a half sister to graded stakes winner My Special J’s. Hip No. 371, another Woods consignee, is a dark bay or brown colt by Indian Charlie out of Baltic Flier, by Fusaichi Pegasus, a half sister to grade one stakes winning OBS graduate Caller One.

Hip No. 270, a bay colt by Successful Appeal out of Triple It, by Put It Back, a half sister to graded stakes placed Way to the Top, is consigned by Stephens Thoroughbreds LLC, Agent.

Hip No. 273, Taylor Lane, is a dark bay or brown filly by Parading consigned by Bobby Dodd, Agent, out of stakes winner Tropical Way, by Way West (FR). Hip No. 294, also consigned by Dodd, is a dark bay or brown Congrats colt out of Wave the Colors, by Brahms, a half sister to graded stakes winner Svea Dahl. Dodd is also the consignor of Hip No. 369, Shelby’s Song, a bay filly by Songandaprayer out of Ballagren, by Saint Ballado, a full sister to stakes placed Ashmore.

Hip No. 293, consigned by Blue River Bloodstock, Agent, is a bay filly by U S Ranger out of Walk On Broadway, by Broad Brush, a half sister to stakes placed Danseur’s Gold. Blue River also consigned Hip No. 311, Wild in Suit, a bay colt by In Summation out of Wild Princess, by Wild Event, a full sister to stakes winner British Event.

Hip No. 302, a bay colt by Suave out of stakes placed Whataclassybroad, by Yankee Gentleman, is consigned by Halcyon Hammock Farm, Agent.

Mayberry Farm, Agent, consigned Hip No. 308, Florida Sun, a chestnut filly by Belgravia out of Wildcat Widow, by Forest Wildcat, a half sister to stakes winner Midnight Visit. Mayberry is also the consignor of Hip No. 465, I Luvarunner, a dark bay or brown filly by With Distinction out of Deerfield, by Mr. Greeley, a half sister to graded stakes winner Alpine Garden. 

Hip No. 313, consigned by Paul Sharp, Agent, is a bay colt by Henny Hughes out of stakes placed Wings of an Angel, by Cherokee Run.

Hip No. 321, Rare, a half brother to stakes winner Tensas Yucatan, is a dark bay or brown colt by Fusaichi Pegasus out of Xylophone, by Dehere, consigned by Enoch B. Payne.

Hip No. 325, consigned by Dark Star Thoroughbreds, Agent, is a dark bay or brown colt by City Zip out of Young Ladies Day, by General Meeting, a half sister to stakes winner Young Flyer.

Hip No. 329 is a bay colt by In Summation out of Z Gal, by Zavata, consigned by Ends Well, Agent.

Hip No. 384, a half sister to stakes placed Our Jenny B, is a gray or roan filly by Harlan’s Holiday out of Bemused, by Maria’s Mon, consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent. Wavertree also consigned Hip No. 408, a dark bay or brown filly by Candy Ride (ARG) out of Capacity, by Capote, and a half sister to stakes placed To the Brim.

Hip No. 389, a dark bay or brown filly by Hat Trick (JPN) consigned by Whitman Sales, Agent, is out of graded stakes winner Blushing Heiress, by Blushing John, and is a half sister to stakes winner Winsome.

Hip No. 436, consigned by Flying Fish, Agent, is a dark bay or brown filly by Northern Afleet out of stakes placed Clever Maid, by Confide.

Hip No. 489, consigned by Azpurua Stables, Agent, is a chestnut filly by Keyed Entry out of Dreaming Prayers, by Songandaprayer.

Hip No. 495, Rise of a Diva, is a bay filly by Touch Gold consigned by SBM Training and Sales, Agent, out of Easy Number, by Easy Goer, a daughter of grade one winner Treizieme.

Hip No. 500, Fledgling, is a dark bay or brown filly by Benny the Bull out of Eluding Bird, by Hawkster, consigned by Gold Star, Agent.

A trio of youngsters shared honors for the session’s fastest quarter, getting the distance in :20 3/5.

Hip No. 335, a chestnut filly by More Than Ready consigned by Hoppel’s Horse & Cattle Co., is out of African Skyline, by Saint Ballado, a daughter of grade one stakes placed Why Go On Dreaming. Hip No. 377, consigned by Southern Chase Farm Inc. (Greg & Karen Dodd), Agent, is a bay filly by Congrats out of stakes placed Beauty for Ashes, by City Place, and a half sister to stakes winner Putyourdreamsaway. Hip No. 461, consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, is a bay colt by Exclusive Quality out of Dash Home, by Two Punch.

Six horses worked quarters in :20 4/5. Hip No. 253, Tea’s Two Step, is a dark bay or brown colt by Two Step Salsa out of Tea Pot Joy, by Joyeux Danseur, consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent. Hip No. 309, a chestnut colt by Forefathers consigned by Parrish Farms, Agent, is out of Wild Debutante, by Forest Wildcat, a full sister to stakes winner Wildcat Brief. Hip No. 365, consigned by Doble Jak, Agent,  is a dark bay or brown filly by Graeme Hall out of Away Away, by Dixie Union, a half sister to graded stakes winner Pink Champagne. Hip No. 374, consigned by Boutte Training & Sales, Agent, is a chestnut colt by Keyed Entry out of Baybrooke, by Montbrook, and a half brother to graded stakes winner Cinnamon Road. Hip No. 476, Costamar, is a bay filly by Tiznow consigned by Sequel Bloodstock, Inc. (Becky Thomas), Agent, out of Distant Roar, by Storm Cat, a daughter of grade one winner Wilderness Song.  Hip No. 488, consigned by Southern Chase Farm Inc. (Greg & Karen Dodd), Agent, is a bay colt by Pomeroy out of Dreamflight, by Fly So Free, and is a half brother to stakes winner Flightofalifetime.

Hip No. 266, Cheers of Thunder, by Circular Quay, worked the session’s fastest three eighths, stopping the timer in :33 1/5. Consigned by Blue River Bloodstock, Agent, the bay colt is out of Trail of Cheers, by Indian Charlie.

Under Tack results and videos are posted in the OBS website at obssales.com.

The Under Tack Show concludes Sunday morning at 7:30 a.m. Hip numbers 501 – 748 are scheduled to breeze.

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Under Tack Show

Hip No. 1 – 250
Friday June 14, 2013 7:30 a.m.

Hip No. 251 – 500
Saturday June 15, 2013 7:30 a.m.

Hip No. 501 – 748
Sunday June 16, 2013 7:30 a.m.


 Sortable Under Tack Videos  Sortable Results in Excel Format
 Under Tack, Horses Selling 6/18 (1-370)  Under Tack, Horses Selling 6/19 (371-748)

 

Catalog Including Supplements (Hip No. 715 – 748)

Hip No. 1 – 370
Tuesday June 18, 2013 10:30 a.m.

Hip No.  371 – 713 plus supplements 715 – 748
Wednesday June 19, 2013 10:30 a.m.

Sortable Master Index  Index In Excel Format
 Catalog (1 – 713) w/indexes Catalog (1 – 713) w/o indexes
 Supplemental Catalog w/indexes (715 – 748)  Past Performances
 
                                                     Traditional Index
Dam Index Consignor Index
Sire Index  State-Bred Index
Barn Index Barn Chart

 

Sale Results

Sortable Results Index Results in excel format
 Tuesday, June 18 (Two-Year-Olds)  Wednesday, June 19 (Two-Year-Olds)
 Wednesday, June 19 (Older Horses)  

More Than Ready colt, Even The Score filly fastest at June Under Tack opener

A colt by More Than Ready and a filly by Even the Score worked quarters in :21 flat to post the fastest works at the distance at the first session of the Under Tack Show for the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2013 June Sale of Two-Year-Olds and Horses of Racing Age. Hip No. 53, Imprecision, is a colt by More Than Ready consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent. The dark bay or brown colt is out of stakes placed No Lullaby, by Brahms, a half sister to graded stakes winner Elusive Diva. Hip No. 82, consigned by Southern Chase Farm Inc. (Greg & Karen Dodd), Agent, is a dark bay or brown filly by Even the Score out of Pata Fresca, by Indian Charlie, a half sister to the dam of stakes winner Calleybluebayou.

Three youngsters breezed quarters in :21 1/5. Hip No. 83, a dark bay or brown Ready’s Image colt consigned by SBM Training and Sales, Agent, is out of Peaceful Journey, by Behrens. Hip No. 129, consigned by Ocala Stud, is a bay filly by Montbrook out of Red Pine, by Awesome Again, a daughter of stakes winner Undercover. Hip No. 193, consigned by Southern Chase Farm Inc. (Greg & Karen Dodd), Agent, is a gray or roan filly by Value Plus out of Sliver of Silver, by Silver Deputy, and is a half sister to stakes winner Sweet Redemption.

 Six horses shared honors for the session’s fastest eighth, each stopping the timer in :10 flat. Hip No. 38 is a colt by Successful Appeal consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent. The dark bay or brown colt is out of Mrs. Greeley, by Mr. Greeley, and is a full brother to graded stakes winning OBS graduate Closing Argument. Wavertree also consigned Hip No. 176, a bay colt by First Samurai out of Shoo In, by Dynaformer, a half sister to stakes winner Promise of War. Hip No. 42, consigned by Rod McVey, Agent, is a dark bay or brown colt by Ready’s Image out of Music Miss, by Prospector’s Music, and is a half brother to stakes placed Sheza Runaway Star.  Hip No. 97, a gray or roan filly by Mizzen Mast consigned by Potrero Stables, Agent, is out of Pink Moon, by Exploit, a half sister to graded stakes winner Broad Dynamite. Hip No. 131, consigned by Eisaman Equine, Agent, is a bay filly by Empire Maker out of Regala Di Trieste, by Old Trieste, a half sister to grade one winning millionaire Pioneerof the Nile. Hip No. 158, Storm Viper, is a colt by Stormy Atlantic consigned by Hoppel’s Horse & Cattle Co. The bay colt is out of Satin Sash, by Silver Deputy, a half sister to graded stakes winning champion Leonnatus Anteas.

Hip No. 230, Strictly Two Step, a colt by Two Step Salsa consigned by Potrero Stables, Agent, worked the session’s fastest three eighths, getting the distance in :33 3/5. The dark bay or brown colt is out of Strict Forum, by Open Forum, a half sister to stakes winner Avid Skier.

Three horses worked three eighths in :33 4/5. Hip No. 39, consigned by L F Thoroughbreds, Agent, is a bay filly by Circular Quay out of Mrs. H., by Songandaprayer. Hip No. 196 is a bay gelding by In Summation consigned by Derby Dreams, Agent. He’s out of Social Scene, by Tabasco Cat, a half sister to stakes placed Winsome Charm. Hip No. 212, consigned by All Dreams Equine, Agent, is a dark bay or brown colt by With Distinction out of Star Julia, by Matty G.

Under Tack results and videos are posted in the OBS website at obssales.com.

The Under Tack Show continues Saturday morning at 7:30 a.m. Hip numbers 251 – 500 are scheduled to breeze.

June Sale Under Tack Show begins Friday

The Under Tack Show for the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2013 June Sale of Two-Year-Olds and Horses of Racing Age begins Friday, June 14th and continues through Sunday, June 16th.  All three sessions begin at 7:30 a.m.

Hip No.’s 1-250 (selling Tuesday, June 18th) will breeze on Friday. Hip No.’s 251-500 (251-370 selling Tuesday; 371-500 selling Wednesday, June 19th) will go on Saturday, June 15th, and Hip No.’s 501-748 (selling Wednesday) will work on Sunday, June 16th.

There are 720 two-year-olds and 26 older horses in the two-day sale, with both the Tuesday and Wednesday sessions beginning at 10:30 a.m.

Since the beginning of 2012, June Sale graduates have already won or placed in 74 stakes races, headlined by three graded victories by Santa Anita Derby (G1) winner Goldencents, two graded wins by Spring Venture and one by Super Ninety Nine.

 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 the OBS website, as well as in the video room adjacent to the Horsemen’s Lounge and at kiosks in the breezeway and covered walking ring areas.  In-room viewing is available at The Courtyard by Marriott, Homewood Suites, Hampton Inn & Suites, Residence Inn and the Ocala Hilton, plus lounge viewing is available at the Hilton.

Current information about OBS sales, consignors and graduates is now also available via social media sites Facebook and Twitter. A link on the homepage directs users to either site.

Sales results will be available on the OBS website, updated hourly during each session of the June Sale. In addition, the latest news regarding OBS graduates, sales schedules, nominations, credit requests, travel information and other news relevant to OBS consignors and customers is also available. E-mail should be addressed to obs@obssales.com.

Stephanie’s Kitten takes Belmont’s Just a Game Stakes

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Ken & Sarah Ramsey’s Stephanie’s Kitten stayed on the fence in the early going in Saturday’s $500,000 Just a Game Stakes (G1) at Belmont, found room inside and took command in the final eighth then edged away to a half length victory. It’s the second grade one win for the 4-year-old daughter of Kitten’s Joy, consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, to the 2011 OBS April Sale. Her fifth graded stakes score leaves her 12-7-0-3 with earnings of $1,580,404. watch her under tack work

 

 Kretz Racing LLC’s Tale of a Champion scored his first graded stakes win in Hollywood’s $200,250 Charles Whittingham Memorial Handicap (G2) on Saturday, coming from just off the pace and winning by a length. It’s the second win in five starts this year for the 5-year-old son of Tale of the Cat, sold for $13,000 by Eddie Woods, Agent at the 2010 OBS April Sale. Now 14-6-1-1, he has earned $269,708 to date. watch his under tack work

Always Believe LLC’s Kinz Funky Monkey made her 3-year-old debut in Hollywood’s $73,600 Manhattan Beach Stakes on Saturday, went to the lead at the break, stayed there all the way and scored her first stakes win by half a length. Idle since breaking her maiden at Del Mar in September, the daughter of The Green Monkey is now 4-2-1-1 and has earned $108,110. The first stakes winner for her sire, she was sold for $82,000 by Hartley/De Renzo Thoroughbreds LLC, Agent, at the 2012 OBS April Sale. watch her under tack work

Loooch Racing Stable’s Caviar N Champagne picked up her first stakes win on Saturday, surging to take charge of Thistledown’s $50,000 Michael G. Mackey Memorial Handicap in the stretch and rolling to a 5-1/4 length victory. One for three this year, the 4-year-old Formal Dinner filly was sold for $13,000 by Lynne Boutte, Agent, at the 2010 OBS August Sale. Now 21-5-4-4, she has earned $158,404 to date.

2013 June Sale Outs

Tuesday, June 18 – 3, 5, 6, 12, 17, 27, 28, 29, 37, 43, 45, 46, 49, 53, 80, 84, 85, 91, 94, 96, 99, 102, 106, 110, 121, 122, 124, 136, 148, 157, 164, 166, 174, 183, 191, 198, 205, 207, 210, 214, 215, 217, 221, 222, 228, 229, 233, 235, 248, 262, 267, 268, 271, 276, 279, 281, 282, 287, 288, 290, 294, 295, 307, 318, 320, 326, 331, 345, 346, 352, 353, 354, 357, 361,  368

Wednesday, June 19 – 383, 391, 396, 398, 401, 405, 411, 412, 413, 416, 423, 428, 431, 433, 434, 435, 442, 447, 449, 456, 458, 467, 469, 478, 483, 484, 491, 499, 504, 506, 508, 511, 512, 513, 518, 538, 524, 536, 541, 546, 552, 553, 561, 576, 578, 580, 581, 584, 585, 587, 589, 591, 602, 605, 617, 621, 624, 626, 630, 631, 634, 643, 651, 657, 665, 663, 666, 668, 673, 676, 687, 689, 694, 697, 698, 699, 705, 708, 710, 715, 719, 729, 731, 736

Trio of OBS grads win Saturday Calder Stakes

BLACK DIAMOND CAT The Ponche Handicap 06-08-13 CRC Fin2

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Bluestone Thoroughbreds LLC’s Black Diamond Cat rallied to take command of Calder’s $75,000 Ponche Handicap on Saturday inside the final furlong then drew off to win by a length and three quarters. It’s the third stakes win for the two time OBS graduate, sold first by Kaizen Sales at the 2008 January Sale before being consigned by Marion Bloodstock, Agent, to the 2008 August Sale. The 6-year-old Florida-bred Wildcat Heir gelding is now 47-7-11-5 and has earned $323,954.

 

CAPITALISM AT RISK The U Can Do It Handicap 06-08-13 CRC Up Track

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Amaty Racing Stables’ Capitalism At Risk rode a four race win streak into her stakes debut in Calder’s $75,000 U Can Do It Handicap, took the lead at the start and held on to win by a nose. Her first stakes score gives the 6-year-old Florida- bred mare by Bull Market a 44-17-3-6 record and boosts her bankroll to $280,562. Beth Bayer, Agent, sold the two time OBS graduate as a weanling at the 2007 Fall Mixed Sale before she was purchased for $65,000 out of the Blue River Bloodstock consignment at the 2009 April Sale. watch her under tack work

WILDCAT LILY The Leave Me Alone Stakes 06-08-13 CRC Tight Fin

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Rontos Racing Stable Corp.’s Wildcat Lily scored her first stakes win at Calder Saturday, drawing away to a four length victory in the $71,900 Leave Me Alone Stakes. That’s three wins in ten starts this year for the 3-year-old Florida-bred filly by D’wildcat, giving her a 15-4-3-1 record and earnings of $142,855. Sold first as a weanling by Mecco Sales (Mary Ellen Coenen), Agent, at the 2010 OBS Fall Mixed Sale, she was resold for $20,000 by Blue River Bloodstock, Agent, at the 2011 August Yearling Sale.

 

 

 

 

 

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OBS March graduates Revolutionary and Unlimited Budget, both trained by Todd Pletcher, will take on Kentucky Derby (G1) winner Orb and Preakness (G1) winner Oxbow in Saturday’s $1,000,000 Belmont Stakes (G1).

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WinStar Farm LLC’s Revolutionary comes into the Belmont off a third place finish in the Derby. Second choice in the morning line at 9-2, he’ll break from post nine in the field of fourteen. He’ll be reunited with rider Javier Castellano, aboard when the colt by War Pass beat Mylute, third in the Preakness, to win the Louisiana Derby (G2) on March 30th. Revolutionary’s other graded win came in Aqueduct’s Withers Stakes (G3), in which he overcame a nightmare trip to rally and win by a neck in the final strides. Sold for $235,000 at the 2012 OBS March Sale by Niall Brennan Stables, Agent, he brings a 7-3-1-3 record into the Belmont and has earned $988,500 to date.  watch his under tack video

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Pletcher will hoist rider Rosie Napravnik aboard Repole Stables’ Unlimited Budget, as the daughter of Street Sense tries to become the fourth filly to win the Belmont and the first since Rags to Riches in 2007. Listed at 8-1 on the morning line, she’ll break from post thirteen. Unbeaten prior to her third place finish in the Kentucky Oaks (G1), she has three graded stakes wins to her credit. She won Aqueduct’s Demoiselle Stakes (G2) at two and this year has captured the Rachel Alexandra (G3) and Fair Grounds Oaks (G2).  Now 5-4-0-1 with earnings of $705,200, the Florida-bred filly by Street Sense was sold for $475,000 by breeder Ocala Stud at the 2012 OBS March Sale. watch her under tack video