The catalog for the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2013 August Yearling Sale is now available via the OBS website at www.obssales.com. The website features a sortable master index for the catalog and links to daily pedigree updates. The print version will be mailed at the end of July.
The iPad version of the catalog will be available via the equineline Sales Catalog App. The App allows users to download and view the catalog, record notes and also provides innovative search, sort and rating capability. For more information and downloads go to: http://www.equineline.com/SalesCatalogApp/
There are 178 yearlings cataloged for the Selected Yearling Sale, scheduled for Tuesday, August 20th beginning at 1:00 p.m. Conformation photos of the Selected yearlings will be in the website on or about August 4th.
The two-day Open Sale features 662 yearlings. Hip No.’s 179 – 510 sell on Wednesday, August 21st and Hip No.’s 511 – 841 will be offered Thursday, August 22nd. Both Open sessions begin at 10:30 a.m.
A major source of quality horses throughout its history, the OBS August Sale has produced twenty-one millionaires and five Eclipse Award winners. Since the beginning of 2012 to date, 110 August alumni have won or placed in 192 stakes races.
The 2013 OBS August Sale has a strong sire lineup, headed by Leroidesanimaux (BRZ) and Malibu Moon, one-two on the general sire list. Flatter and Giant’s Causeway are represented as well as City Zip, Kitten’s Joy, Harlan’s Holiday, Unbridled’s Song, Ghostzapper and Tale of the Cat.
Pioneerof the Nile and Colonel John, whose first foal crops have made an immediate impact at the races to date, have yearlings in the sale, as do successful third crop sires Discreet Cat, Hard Spun and Scat Daddy.
The sale will also showcase the offspring of freshman sires, featuring yearlings by Desert Party, Discreetly Mine, Eskendereya, Lookin at Lucky, Majesticperfection, Munnings, Quality Road and Super Saver.
With Distinction, Put It Back and Wildcat Heir head the list of Florida-based stallions with offspring in the sale, along with High Cotton, Exclusive Quality, Graeme Hall and promising newcomer Kantharos.
As always, the sale will be streamed live via the OBS website as well as the Blood-Horse and DRF websites.
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 are available on the OBS website, updated hourly during each session of every 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information regarding the August Sale or the OBS website, please call (352) 237-2154.