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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