Hip No. 440, a 3-year-old filly by Bernstein consigned by Hoppel’s Horse & Cattle Co., Agent, sped three eighths in :32 2/5 to post the fastest work at the distance at the Under Tack Show for the Horses of Racing Age section of the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2014 Winter Mixed Sale. The bay filly is out of Essential Fear (IRE) a half sister to graded stakes winner Duff.
Hip No. 326, a 3-year-old Indian Charlie filly consigned by James Layden, Agent, worked the same distance in :33 flat. The bay filly is out of stakes winner Private Dreams, by Johannesburg.
Two horses worked the distance in :33 1/5. Hip No. 256, Attain, is a 3-year-old son of Successful Appeal consigned by Select Sales, Agent. The bay gelding is out of Febrile, by Trempolino, a half sister to graded stakes placed Spanish Moon. Hip No. 434, Lady Dupree, is a 4-year-old daughter of Belong to Me, consigned by Kim Harrison (Top Speed Farm), Agent.
Hip No. 393, Action Adventure, worked the day’s fastest half mile, stopping the timer in :46 4/5. Consigned by Wes Carter, the 5-year-old bay gelding by Outflanker is out of Almost Paradise, by Allen’s Prospect, and is a half brother to stakes winner Come Fly Away.
Carter also consigned Hip No. 366, Withalottalove, who worked a half in :47 1/5. The 5-year-old chestnut horse by Not For Love, is out of Tekawitha, by Regal Classic, a half sister to stakes winner Dynamic Lisa.
The catalog may be viewed on the OBS website at http://obssales.com. The sortable master index, which also includes the supplemental entries, provides access to pedigree updates occurring since the catalog was printed.
A total of 809 horses have been cataloged to date for the three-day sale, scheduled to begin Wednesday, January 22nd with hip numbers 1- 254 selling in the Consignor Preferred session.
The Thursday, January 23rd session will be devoted to the 205 horses (hip numbers 255 – 459) cataloged in the Horses of Racing Age section, including the horses supplemented to the sale after the catalog went to press. Past performances are currently available online. Seeking to enhance the value of their horses, the consignors of a trio of three-year-olds in the sale have entered them in Tuesday’s OBS Day of Champions races; Glenstal Abbey (Hip 302) and Wondrouswager (Hip 457) in the $100,000 OBS Championship Stakes for colts and geldings and Raising Passion (Hip 367) in the $100,000 OBS Championship Stakes for fillies.
The Racing Age Section includes 35 two-year-olds, 102 three-year-olds and 68 older horses. Monday’s Under Tack Show videos will be posted online as well as viewable on site via video kiosks located around the sales pavilion.
Hip numbers 501 – 850 will sell on Friday, January 24th in the Open Session.
All three sessions begin at 10:30 a.m. and the sale will be streamed live via the OBS website and the Blood-Horse and DRF websites.
The OBS Championship Stakes races, run this year for the first time in conjunction with the Winter Mixed Sale, are set for Tuesday, January 21st with first post time at 1:00 p.m.
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