2013 Fall Mixed Sale

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Capo Bastone scores in Saratoga’s King’s Bishop Stakes

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Eclipse Thoroughbreds Partners’ Capo Bastone, overlooked at 28-1, had just two horses beaten after a quarter mile in Saratoga’s $500,000 King’s Bishop Stakes (G1), but the 3-year-old son of Street Boss moved up on the turn, found room between horses in the lane and ran by the leaders to win by two lengths. His first stakes win gives him 9-3-1-2 record and earnings of $659,608. He was sold for $175,000 by de Meric Sales, Agent, at the 2012 OBS March Sale. watch his under tack video

Conquest Stable LLC’s Conquest Titan put the lessons learned in his debut at Churchill Downs in June to good use, going to the lead and giving nothing else a chance in Woodbine $125,500 Swynford Stakes, drawing away and winning under wraps by 5-1/4 lengths. It’s the first win in two tries for the 2-year-old colt by Birdstone, leaving him with $73,695 in earnings. He was sold for $475,000 by Paul Sharp, Agent, at the 2013 OBS March Sale after working an eighth in :10 flat at the Under Tack Show. watch his under tack video

DDRD Racing’s Sr. Quisqueyano led a 1-2-3 OBS sweep of Gulfstream’s $115,000 Eight Miles East Stakes on Saturday, leading gate to wire and edging favored Where’s Sterling (April ’09) by a neck, with Isutalkintome (April ’11) checking in third. That’s three stakes wins for the 3-year-old Florida-bred colt by Exclusive Quality, sold for $5,500 by Thoroughstock, Agent, at the 2011 OBS August Sale. The win gives him a 14-5-4-1 record and $414,150 in earnings.

Antonio Miuccio’s Palace came from off the pace to grab the lead a furlong from home and draw off to a three length victory in Friday’s $100,000 Chowder First Stakes at Saratoga. It’s the first stakes win for the 4-year-old colt by City Zip, now 12-6-2-2 with earnings of $262,050. He was sold for $160,000 by Crupi’s New Castle Farm, Agent, at the 2011 OBS March Sale. watch his under tack video

Gelfenstein Farm’s Brothersofthetime picked up his first stakes win at Calder on Saturday, closing late to beat fellow OBS graduate East Hall (April ’13, August ’12) by a nose in the $73,200 Seacliff Stakes. Three for four with his only defeat a second in the Frank Gomez Memorial Stakes, the 2-year-old Florida-bred son of Bob and John was sold for $32,000 by Summerfield (Francis & Barbara Vanlangendonck) Agent, at the 2012 OBS August Sale. He’s earned $107,200 to date.

Midshipman colt tops August Yearling Sale finale

Hip No. 614, a son of Midshipman consigned by Summerfield (Francis & Barbara Vanlangendonck), Agent, went to Hartley / DeRenzo Thoroughbreds LLC for $70,000 to top the second and final Open session of the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2013 August Yearling Sale. The chestnut colt is out of Ghostly Fast, by Ghostzapper, a daughter of stakes winner Jena Jena.

Hip No. 515, consigned by Red Sunset Farm, Agent, is a son of Wildcat Heir sold to Journeyman Bloodstock, Agent, for $65,000. The dark bay or brown colt, out of stakes placed Clandestine, by Grand Slam, is a half brother to stakes winner Jossy Do It.

Hip No. 541, Yes Indeed, a son of Kantharos consigned by Summerfield (Francis & Barbara Vanlangendonck), Agent, was also sold for $65,000, going to Albert Davis. The bay colt, out of Deed, by Exploit, is a half brother to stakes placed Ek Haseena.

Hip No. 768, a gray or roan colt by Kantharos also consigned by Summerfield, was sold to Hubert Guy Bloodstock for $63,000. He’s out of Miss Skeetd, by Cloud Hopping, a half sister to graded stakes winner Rizzi Girl.

Nick de Meric, Agent, went to $60,000 for Hip No. 820, a bay colt by D’wildcat consigned by Summerfield. He’s out of Perfect Empire, by Empire Maker, from the family of grade one winner Possibly Perfect.

Another son of Kantharos, Hip No. 527, consigned by Perrone Sales, Ltd., Agent, went to Nick de Meric, Agent, for $55,000. The bay colt is out of Courtly Choice, by Doneraile Court, a half sister to stakes placed Let’s Get Crackin.

Hip No. 620, a daughter of Colonel John consigned by Woodford Thoroughbreds, Agent also brought $55,000, going to Crupi’s New Castle Farm. The bay filly, a half sister to graded stakes winner Spring Meadow, is out of Go for It Lady, by Mr. Prospector.

For the session, 236 horses grossed $3,797,600, compared with 194 selling for a total of $2,176,900 at the corresponding session last year. The average price was $16,092, up 43.4% from $11,221 in 2012 while the median price rose 46.9% from $8,000 a year ago to $11,750. The buyback percentage was 17.8%; it was 21.1% last year.

For the two Open sessions, 503 horses sold for a total of $8,418,200, compared with 405 grossing $5,092,500 a year ago. The average price was an Open Yearling Sale record $16,736, up 33.1% from $12,574 in 2012 and surpassing the previous mark of $12,758 set in 2004. The median price was a sale record $13,000, up 52.9% from last year’s record $8,500. The buyback percentage was  14.6%  it was 20.3% in 2012. Twenty two horses sold for $50,000 or more compared with eleven last year.

At Tuesday’s Selected session, 143 horses sold for a total of $7,705,000 compared with 132 grossing $5,782,000 at the 2012 Selected Yearling Sale. The average price was $53,881, up 23% from $43,803 last year while the median price was $42,000, a gain of 20% compared with $35,000 a year ago. The buyback percentage was 13.3%; it was 25.8% in 2012. Twelve horses sold for $100,000 or more compared with six at last year’s sale.

Next on the OBS agenda is the Fall Mixed Sale, scheduled for Tuesday, October 15th and Wednesday, October 16th

Fillies by Pioneerof the Nile, Flatter top Open Yearling Sale’s first session

Fillies by Pioneerof the Nile and  Flatter each sold for $90,000 to top the first Open session of the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2013 August Yearling Sale. The daughter of Pioneerof the Nile, Hip No. 279, was consigned by Woodford Thoroughbreds and sold to Mark Casse, Agent. The bay filly is out of stakes winner Smokin Again, by Smoke Glacken. Hip No. 413, a daughter of Flatter consigned by Beth Bayer, Agent, went to Mersad Metanovic Bloodstock. The dark bay or brown filly is out of Albany Park, by Empire Maker, a half sister to stakes winner Tigi.

Hip No. 470, a son of Forefathers consigned by Select Sales, Agent, was purchased by Southern Chase Farm, Inc. for $88,000. The dark bay or brown colt is out of Bojangle’s Cat, by Tabasco Cat.

Midwest Thoroughbreds went to $80,000 for Hip No. 332, a son of Midnight Lute consigned by Camelot Acres Racing and Sales. The dark bay or brown colt is out of Think of Laura, by Siphon (BRZ), from the family of stakes winner Valid Line.

Hip No. 223, Sugar Cane Royalty, a filly by Dunkirk consigned by M.E.C.C.O. Sales LLC (Mary Ellen Coenen), Agent, was sold to De Berdt & Scanlon, Agent, for $77,000. The bay filly, out of Royal Sweep, by End Sweep, is a half sister to stakes winner In the Fairway.

Hip No. 274, a son of Imperialism consigned by Sue Vacek, Agent, was purchased by Nick de Meric, Agent, for $75,000.  Out of Sky’s Honor, by Double Honor, the dark bay or brown colt is a half brother to stakes winner Sweetmarys Success.

Hip No. 301, a daughter of Tiz Wonderful consigned by Sugar Hill LLC, Agent, was sold for $65,000 to Phaedrus Flights LLC. The dark bay  or  brown filly is out of Stellar Strength, by Gone West, a half sister to graded stakes winner Western Pride.

For the session, 262 yearlings grossed $4,601,600 compared with 211 horses bringing a total of $2,915,600 at last year’s first Open session. The average price was $17,563, up 27.1% compared with $13,818 last year, while the median price rose 50% from $10,000 last year to $15,000. The buyback percentage was 13.2%; it was 19.5% in 2012. Eleven horses sold for $50,000 or more compared with eight a year ago. The total gross for the first two sessions of $12,276,600 has already surpassed last year’s three day total of $10,874,500.

The Open Yearling Sale’s final session begins Thursday at 10:30 a.m. It will again be streamed live via the OBS, Blood-Horse and Daily Racing Form websites.

Concord Point, Scat Daddy colts top Selected Yearling Sale

Colts by Concord Point and Scat Daddy consigned by Summerfield (Francis & Barbara Vanlangendonck), Agent, each brought $250,000 to top the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2013 Selected Yearling Sale. Nick de Meric, Agent, purchased  Hip No. 75, a gray or roan colt by Concord Point out of Better Than Swiss, by Tomorrows Cat, a half sister to stakes winner Lyin’ Heart. Hip No. 113, sold to EQB, Inc., Agent for Zayat Stables,  is a gray or roan colt by Scat Daddy out of Great Venue, by Unbridled’s Song, a half sister to graded stakes winner Too Much Bling..

Summerfield also consigned Hip No. 57, a colt by Unbridled’s Song sold to Passion Stables, Inc. for $220,000. The gray or roan colt is out of Zehoorr, by Storm Cat, a daughter of grade one winner Nany’s Sweep.

Northwest Stud paid $180,000 for Hip No. 142, a colt by Kitten’s Joy consigned by Dapple Stud, Agent. The chestnut colt is out of Love Runs Deep, by Not For Love, from the family of champion  Storm Song.

Hip No. 100, Star of the Nile, a filly by Pioneerof the Nile consigned by Dapple Stud, Agent, was sold to deBerdt & Scanlon, Agent, for $145,000. The bay filly is out of Extra Holy, by Exploit, a half sister to champion Holy Bull.

Hip No. 146, a colt by Scat Daddy also consigned by Dapple Stud went to Hartley /DeRenzo Thoroughbreds LLC for $165,000. The dark bay or brown colt, a half  brother to graded stakes winner Bern Identity, is out of graded winner Maddalena, by Good and Tough.

Dapple also consigned Hip No. 173, a colt by Harlan’s Holiday purchased by JRita Young Thoroughbreds LLC for $145,000. The bay colt is out of stakes placed Powder Princess, by Gone West.

 Sagamore Farm, Bob Feld, Agent, went to $140,000 for Hip No. 66, a Super Saver filly consigned by Perrone Sales, Agent. The chestnut filly is out of Ascot Staree, by Ascot Knight, and is a half sister to graded stakes winner Greeley’s Galaxy.

For the day, 137 horses sold for a total of $7,543,000 compared with 132 grossing $5,782,000 at the 2012 Selected Yearling Sale. The average price was $55,058, up 25.7% compared with $43,803 last year, was the median price was $45,000, a gain of 28.6% compared with $35,000 a year ago. The buyback percentage was 17%; it was 25.8% in 2012. Twelve horses sold for $100,000 or more compared with six at last year’s sale.

The sale continues Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. with the first of two Open sessions. It will again be streamed live via the OBS, Blood-Horse and Daily Racing Form websites.

Concord Point, Scat Daddy colts top Selected Yearling Sale

Colts by Concord Point and Scat Daddy consigned by Summerfield (Francis & Barbara Vanlangendonck), Agent, each brought $250,000 to top the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2013 Selected Yearling Sale. Nick de Meric, Agent, purchased  Hip No. 75, a gray or roan colt by Concord Point out of Better Than Swiss, by Tomorrows Cat, a half sister to stakes winner Lyin’ Heart. Hip No. 113, sold to EQB, Inc., Agent for Zayat Stables,  is a gray or roan colt by Scat Daddy out of Great Venue, by Unbridled’s Song, a half sister to graded stakes winner Too Much Bling..

Summerfield also consigned Hip No. 57, a colt by Unbridled’s Song sold to Passion Stables, Inc. for $220,000. The gray or roan colt is out of Zehoorr, by Storm Cat, a daughter of grade one winner Nany’s Sweep.

Northwest Stud paid $180,000 for Hip No. 142, a colt by Kitten’s Joy consigned by Dapple Stud, Agent. The chestnut colt is out of Love Runs Deep, by Not For Love, from the family of champion  Storm Song.

Hip No. 100, Star of the Nile, a filly by Pioneerof the Nile consigned by Dapple Stud, Agent, was sold to deBerdt & Scanlon, Agent, for $145,000. The bay filly is out of Extra Holy, by Exploit, a half sister to champion Holy Bull.

Hip No. 146, a colt by Scat Daddy also consigned by Dapple Stud went to Hartley /DeRenzo Thoroughbreds LLC for $165,000. The dark bay or brown colt, a half  brother to graded stakes winner Bern Identity, is out of graded winner Maddalena, by Good and Tough.

Dapple also consigned Hip No. 173, a colt by Harlan’s Holiday purchased by JRita Young Thoroughbreds LLC for $145,000. The bay colt is out of stakes placed Powder Princess, by Gone West.

 Sagamore Farm, Bob Feld, Agent, went to $140,000 for Hip No. 66, a Super Saver filly consigned by Perrone Sales, Agent. The chestnut filly is out of Ascot Staree, by Ascot Knight, and is a half sister to graded stakes winner Greeley’s Galaxy.

For the day, 137 horses sold for a total of $7,543,000 compared with 132 grossing $5,782,000 at the 2012 Selected Yearling Sale. The average price was $55,058, up 25.7% compared with $43,803 last year, was the median price was $45,000, a gain of 28.6% compared with $35,000 a year ago. The buyback percentage was 17%; it was 25.8% in 2012. Twelve horses sold for $100,000 or more compared with six at last year’s sale.

The sale continues Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. with the first of two Open sessions. It will again be streamed live via the OBS, Blood-Horse and Daily Racing Form websites.

Reneesgotzip romps in record Rancho Bernardo at Del Mar

Lanni Family Trust’s Reneesgotzip took charge of Del Mar’s $150,000 Rancho Bernardo Handicap (G3) on Sunday at the break and was never headed en route to a 4-1/4 length victory, running the 6-1/2 furlongs in a track record 1:14 2/5. It’s the second graded stakes win for the 4-year-old filly by City Zip, three for three over the Del Mar surface. Sold by Ricky Leppala, Agent, for $45,000 at the 2011 OBS April Sale, she’s now 12-7-3-1 and has earned $655,460. watch her under tack video

George E. Coleman, Jimmy M. Sanders and Solitaire Stable’s Cloud Harbor is two for two and a stakes winner after getting up in the final yards and winning the $100,000 Gold Rush Futurity at Arapahoe Park by a length over fellow OBS graduate Ima Happy Strike (March ’13).  Sold for $42,000 by Price Thoroughbreds (Andro and Tracey Price), Agent, at the 2013 OBS April Sale, the 2-year-old Rockport Harbor colt has earned $64,560 to date. watch his under tack video

Mark DeDomenico LLC and North American Thoroughbred Horse Company’s Saturday Nite Ride made it two straight stakes wins, leading all the way and winning Saturday’s $75,000 City of Edmonton Distaff Handicap at Northlands Park by 5-1/2 lengths. Four for six this year, the 4-year-old daughter of Flower Alley, sold for $50,000 by Eisaman Equine, Agent, at the 2011 OBS April Sale, is now 8-4-0-2 and has earned $128,026. watch her under tack video

Hugh H. Robertson and Barry Butzow’s Starry Eyed Kate tried stakes company for the first time in the $50,000 H. B. P. A. Distaff Stakes at Canterbury on Saturday and held on gamely to win by a neck. It’s the second win in three starts this year for the 5-year-old Florida-bred daughter of Roar of the Tiger, sold first by Summerfield, Agent, at the 2009 OBS January Sale. Resold for $9,500 by Beth Bayer, Agent, at the 2009 OBS August Yearling Sale, she has a 16-6-2-5 record and $162,742 in earnings.

Copper Water Thoroughbred Company’s Miss Derek rallied on the turn, took the lead in the final furlong and won the $50,000 Hong Kong Jockey Club Handicap at Hastings Racecourse by a length and a quarter. That’s two straight stakes wins for the 3-year-old filly by Brother Derek, now 13-3-1-3 with $109,835 in earnings. She was sold by Top Line Sales, Agent, at the 2011 OBS August Yearling Sale.

Unbeaten Fly Top Queen takes Singapore Turf Club Trophy

Oh Ho Kuck’s OBS April graduate Fly Top Queen, the most expensive horse ever exported to Korea, is three for three and a stakes winner after a three length wire to wire victory in the Singapore Turf Club Trophy at Seoul Race Park. race video  After breezing and eighth in :9 4/5 at the under tack show, the 3-year-old filly by Henny Hughes was sold for $225,000 by Best A Luck Farm, Agent, at the 2012 OBS April Sale. watch her under tack video 

August Yearling Sale begins Tuesday

The Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2013 August Yearling Sale begins Tuesday, August 20th. There are 841 yearlings cataloged for the three-day sale, which begins Tuesday at 1:00 p.m. with 178 horses offered in the Selected session. The Sale continues with two Open sessions on Wednesday and Thursday, August 21st and 22nd. Hip No.’s 179-510 will be sold Wednesday; Hip No.’s 511-841 sell on Thursday. Both Opens sessions will start at 10:30 a.m.

Conformation photographs of most of the Selected yearlings may be viewed via a Sortable Master Index on the OBS website at obssales.com.  The Master Index also includes links to pedigree updates via equineline.com. The sale will be streamed live via the OBS, Blood-Horse and DRF websites.

The catalog can also be downloaded for use with the Equineline Sales Catalog  iPad App. For more information and to obtain the application go to http://www.equineline.com/SalesCatalogApp/.

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, 120 August alumni have won or placed in 206 stakes races.

The next OBS August millionaire could be Robert Abbo Racing Stables LLC’s Immortal Eyes, who continued his march toward the magic number with his third straight victory, a wire to wire win in Monmouth’s Teddy Drone Stakes in late July. The 8-year-old Florida-bred son of Greatness has racked up eleven stakes wins, and has earned $865,051 to date. 

Last year’s August Sale graduates are already making in impact at the races. At least twenty four 2012 sale graduates have already won, including nine stakes horses. The biggest moment to date was a 1-2-3 finish by August grads in Del Mar’s Best Pal Stakes (G2) as Jaam Racing’s Alberts Hope beat Celtic Moon by half a length,  with Guns Loaded completing the OBS trifecta. Unbeaten Alberts Hope, a gelding by Run Away and Hide, was consigned to last year’s sale by Pelican State Thoroughbreds. He’s earned $121,200 to date. 

Other August grads in the headlines recently include B.J. Wright’s millionaire Jeranimo and Team Valor International’s Infinite Magic. Jeranimo, the 7-year-old Florida-bred son of Congaree, picked up his second grade one victory at Del Mar in July with a win in the Eddie Read Stakes (G1). Sold for $50,000 by On Course Sales, Agent, at the 2007 OBS August Sale, he’s earned better than $1.4 million.

Infinite Magic, who raced in England before returning home this spring, won Arlington’s American Derby (G3) in July for his first stakes score. The well-traveled 3-year-old colt by More Than Ready was consigned by Vinery Sales, Agent, to the 2011 OBS August Sale.

Leroidesanimaux (BRZ) and Malibu Moon, one-two on the general sire list, head a strong OBS August sire roster. 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, who have four winners each to date, have yearlings in the sale, as do successful young sires Discreet Cat, Hard Spun, Majestic Warrior, Midnight Lute 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.

Wildcat Heir, High Cotton and Put It Back head the list of Florida-based stallions with offspring in the sale, along with With Distinction, Graeme Hall and promising newcomers Kantharos and Two Step Salsa.

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

Jewel of a Cat captures Saratoga’s Coronation Cup

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J and J Stables and GSP Racing Stable’s Jewel of a Cat had traffic problems in the early going of Monday’s $100,000 Coronation Cup Stakes at Saratoga, but she rallied in the stretch, hit the front a sixteenth from home and edged away to a half length victory. Fellow OBS graduate Little Sandy (March ’12) checked in third. It’s the second stakes win for the 3-year-old Florida-bred daughter of Wildcat Heir, sold for $40,000 by Bo Hunt, Agent, at the 2012 OBS April Sale. The win gives her an 8-4-2-1 record and $189,000 in earnings. watch her under tack video

August Sale Outs

Tuesday, August 20 – 1, 4, 21, 25, 40, 63, 64, 96, 112, 122, 148, 165, 178

Wednesday, August 21 – 180, 193, 200, 273, 280, 289, 297, 298, 299, 318, 347, 353, 357, 367, 378, 380, 381, 386, 400, 402, 411, 427, 435, 454, 484, 486, 492, 504, 506

Thursday , August 22 – 512, 522, 538, 552, 553, 557, 558, 566, 615, 623, 627, 634, 638, 649, 650, 651, 653, 659, 666, 692, 698, 703, 708, 710, 717, 733, 743, 755, 758, 760, 764, 807, 808, 816, 828, 834, 840

Summer of Fun scores in Saratoga’s Auntie Mame

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Bona Venture Stables’ Summer of Fun rallied wide on the turn, collared fellow OBS graduate Effie Trinket (April ’12, January ’11) inside the final furlong and eased away to a 1-1/2 length victory in Saratoga’s $100,000 Auntie Mame Stakes. It’s the first stakes win for the 3-year-old daughter of Include, sold for $95,000 by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, at the 2012 OBS March Sale. Now 8-3-1-2, she has earned $276,621 to date. watch her under tack video

 

 Brinker Hill Farm’s Millennia scored her first stakes win on Saturday at Gulfstream Park, getting up in the final yards of the $100,000 TaWee Stakes and winning by half a length. It’s the first win in seven starts this year for the well-traveled 6-year-old Florida-bred daughter of Milwaukee Brew, now 37-6-5-5 with $305,237 in earnings. She was sold by Hidden Brook, Agent, for $70,000 at the 2008 OBS August Sale.  

Solitaire Stable, Jim Sanders, Marion Sanders and Lisa Dominguez’s unbeaten Winter Book is three for three with two stakes wins after her 1-3/4 length victory in the $50,000 Aspen Cup Stakes at Ruidoso Downs on Saturday. The 3-year-old daughter of Any Given Saturday, sold for $50,000 by Eisaman Equine, Agent, at the 2010 OBS April Sale, has earned $75,000 to date. watch her under tack video

Notacatbutallama takes the National Museum of Racing Hall of Fame Stakes at Saratoga

Repole Stable’s Notacatbutallama, unfazed by the weather that forced Saratoga’s $196,000 National Museum of Racing Hall of Fame Stakes (G3) off the turf and on to a sloppy main track, came with his usual late run to get up in the final sixteenth and score by three quarters of a length. It’s the third straight 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. His fifth stakes victory leaves him 12-6-3-1 with earnings of $488,334. watch his under tack video

Concave captures Del Mar’s Sorrento Stakes

Reddam Racing LLC’s Concave rallied from just off the pace in Wednesday’s $150,500 Sorrento Stakes (G2) at Del Mar, took the lead a furlong from home then held off a late charge and scored by half a length. Fellow OBS March graduate Stop Smiling settled for third. Two for two and a graded stakes winner, the 2-year-old daughter of Colonel John was sold for $160,000 by de Meric Sales, Agent, at the 2013 OBS March Sale. She has earned $121,200 to date. watch her under tack video

Alberts Hope leads OBS August Yearling Sale sweep of Del Mar’s Best Pal Stakes

Jaam Racing’s Alberts Hope swept to the lead turning for home in Sunday’s $150,250 Best Pal Stakes (G2) at Del Mar, then held off a challenge by Celtic Moon (April ’13, August ’12, January ’12) and won by half a length, with Guns Loaded (April ’13, August ’12) completing an OBS trifecta. It’s the second win in as many starts for the 2-year-old gelding by Run Away and Hide, consigned by Pelican State Thoroughbreds to the 2012 OBS August Sale. The victory, worth $90,000, increases his earnings to $121,200. Selected Yearling Sale photo

Alpha Bettor defends title in Woodbine’s Seagram Cup

Bulldog Racing’s Alpha Bettor successfully defended his title in Woodbine’s $159,343 Seagram Cup Stakes (G3), rallying in the final furlong and scoring by three quarters of a length. It’s the second graded stakes win in three starts this year for the 5-year-old horse by Alphabet Soup, now 23-7-4-2 with earnings of $545,571. He was sold for $27,000 at the 2010 Adena Springs Sale. watch his under tack video

Bluestone Thoroughbreds LLC’s Black Diamond Cat captured his second stakes win of the year on Saturday at Gulfstream, taking command of the $115,000 Housebuster Stakes a furlong from home and drawing off to a 2-1/4 length victory. That’s four stakes wins for the 6-year-old Florida-bred Wildcat Heir gelding, now 49-8-11-5 with $402,454 in earnings. The two time OBS graduate was sold first by Kaizen Sales at the 2008 January Sale before being consigned by Marion Bloodstock, Agent, to the 2008 August Sale.

Jay F. Young’s Brooklyn Cowboy picked up his first stakes win on Saturday at Mountaineer, taking the $100,000 West Virginia Legislature Chairman’s Cup Stakes by a length and a quarter. It’s the third win in seven starts this year for the 5-year-old Florida-bred gelding by Pomeroy, sold for $43,000 by Eisaman Equine, Agent, at the 2010 OBS April Sale. He’s now 20-6-4-4 and has earned $199,900. watch his under tack video

Trilogy Stable and Laurie Plesa’s unbeaten Yes I’m Lucky is three for three with two stakes wins after his 1-3/4 length victory in Sunday’s $59,200 Tyro Stakes at Monmouth Park. The 2-year-old colt by Yes It’s True, sold for $105,000 by Eisaman Equine, Agent, at the 2013 March Sale, has earned $93,000 to date. watch his under tack video

John Carver, Jerry Hollendorfer and Green Smith’s Outside Nashville blew past the leaders three wide at the top of the stretch in Saturday’s $57,600 Robert Dupret Derby at Santa Rosa then ran away to a 4-1/2 length victory. It’s the second stakes score for the 3-year-old colt by Broken Vow, sold for $115,000 by Eisaman Equine, Agent, at the 2012 OBS March Sale. He’s now 9-3-2-2 and has earned $110,300. watch his under tack video

My Purple Haze Stable’s Talk Therapy tried stakes company for the first time in Saturday’s $50,000 Genesee Valley Breeders’ Stakes at Finger Lakes and proved best by a length and a half. His first stakes scores leaves the 7-year-old gelding by Freud 25-7-8-1 with earnings of $243,294. He’s a two time OBS graduate, sold first by Riverview Farm, Agent, at the 2007 August Sale before being purchased for $80,000 out of the Mayberry Farm consignment at the 2008 April Sale. watch his under tack video

Mark DeDomenico LLC and North American Thoroughbred Horse Company’s lightly raced Saturday Nite Ride scored her first stakes win at Northlands Park on Friday with a two length wire to wire win in the $50,000 Madamoiselle Handicap. It’s the third win this year for the 4-year-old daughter of Flower Alley, sold for $50,000 by Eisaman Equine, Agent, at the 2011 OBS April Sale. Now 7-3-0-2, she has earned $84,497. watch her under tack video