Entries for the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s twenty fifth annual Day of Champions will be taken Tuesday, January 14th. The five-race card, held for the first time in conjunction with the OBS Winter Mixed Sale, will be run on Tuesday, January 21st with first post at 1:00 p.m.
The first race is a $10,000 Allowance for Quarter Horses at two hundred twenty yards, followed by the four OBS races which are restricted to 3-year-olds which have gone through the ring at an OBS sale: the six furlong $50,000 OBS Sprint for fillies, the six furlong $50,000 OBS Sprint for colts and geldings, the mile and a sixteenth $100,000 OBS Championship Stakes for fillies and the mile and a sixteenth $100,000 OBS Championship Stakes for colts and geldings.
Entries will be taken at the OBS office by racing secretary Richard Coyne and his staff. He may be reached at (352) 237-2154. Condition books are available at the OBS office or in the OBS website at obssales.com.
The races are run the day before OBS’ Winter Mixed Sale including the Horses of Racing Age section, set for Wednesday through Friday, January 22nd – 24th. The optional Under Tack Show for the Horses of Racing Age section is scheduled for Monday, January 20th, beginning at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday’s Consignor Preferred session, Thursday’s Horses of Racing Age session and Friday’s Open session all begin at 10:30 a.m.