April grad Fast and Accurate takes Turfway’s Spiral Stakes

Kendall E. Hansen’s Fast and Accurate sat just off the pace in the early going of Saturday’s $500,000 Spiral Stakes (G3) at Turfway Park, took the lead at the top of the stretch and held on gamely to win by three quarters of a length.  Fellow OBS graduate Convict Pike (April ’16) settled for third. It’s the first stakes win for the 3-year-old colt by Hansen, trained by Mike Maker, now 6-3-1-0 with $340,362 in earnings. He breezed an Under Tack eighth in :10 2/5 before he was purchased for $85,000 from Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, at the 2016 OBS April Sale. watch his under tack video

Mind Your Biscuits romps in Dubai Golden Shaheen

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J Stables, Head of Plains Partners LLC, Summer, Summers, Kisber and Summers’ Mind Your Biscuits had a lot of work to do turning for home in the $2-million Dubai Golden Shaheen (G1) at Meydan Race Course, but he swept by the field on the outside under Joel Rosario, took the lead in the final furlong and rolled to a four length victory. It was the first win for trainer Chad Summers and the second grade one victory for the 4-year-old colt by Posse, now 15-5-6-2 and the latest OBS millionaire with earnings over $2-million. Consigned by SBM Training and Sales, Agent, to the 2015 OBS April Sale, he turned in an eighth in :10 3/5 at the Under Tack Show.  watch his under tack video

It’s the sixth victory in the Golden Shaheen (G1) by an OBS graduate, and the first by an April graduate. March Sale graduate Caller One took back to back renewals in 2001 and 2002 followed by February Sale graduate Saratoga County in 2005. In 2009 it was Big City Man, who went through the ring in August and January, and in 2015 it was two time Breeders’ Cup winner Secret Circle, a March Sale graduate.

Mind Your Biscuits favored in Dubai Golden Shaheen

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J Stables, Head of Plains Partners LLC, Summer, Summers, Kisber and Summers’ Mind Your Biscuits, the 5/2 favorite in the $2-million Dubai Golden Shaheen (G1), heads a five horse contingent of OBS graduates participating in Saturday’s Dubai World Cup card at Meydan Race Course. Breaking from post 14, he comes into the race off a sharp second in the Gulfstream Park Sprint (G3) after earning his grade one stripes with a half length victory over Sharp Azteca in Santa Anita’s Malibu Stakes (G1) in December. It was the second graded stakes victory for the now 4-year-old colt by Posse, winner of Saratoga’s Amsterdam Stakes (G2) in July. Trained by Chad Summers, he’s now 14-4-6-2 and has earned $815,166 to date. Consigned by SBM Training and Sales, Agent, to the 2015 OBS April Sale, he turned in an eighth in :10 3/5 at the Under Tack Show.  watch his under tack video

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He’ll be joined in the gate by Yu Long & Team Cheval’s Wild Dude, acquired privately from Jerry Hollendorfer and Green Smith after going over the million dollar mark in earnings winning Santa Anita’s Kona Gold Stakes (G2) last May, breaking from post three in the field of 14. A five time graded stakes winner, the 7-year-old Florida-bred son of Wildcat Heir is now 27-8-5-6 with $1,138,732 in earnings. A two-time OBS graduate, he was sold first by Perrone Sales, Agent, at the 2010 Fall Mixed Sale and before he was resold for $42,000 by Costanzo Sales at the 2012 April Sale after breezing an eighth in :10 1/5 at the Under Tack Show. watch his under tack video

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Altamira Racing Stable and David A. Bernsen’s St. Joe Bay, who has drawn post 11 in the Golden Shaheen, comes into the race off has second straight stakes win, a 2-1/4 victory in the Palos Verdes Stakes (G2) at Santa Anita. It was the third straight win for the 5-year-old Florida-bred gelding by Saint Anddan, trained by Peter Miller, now 21-5-5-3 with $377,175 in earnings. A two time OBS graduate, he was consigned by Bobby Jones Equine LLC, Agent to the 2013 Winter Mixed Sale and then purchased for $60,000 out of the Bobby Dodd consignment at the 2014 June Sale after an Under Tack eighth in :10 flat. watch his under tack video

The Golden Shaheen (G1) has been captured five times by OBS alumni. March Sale graduate Caller One took back to back renewals in 2001 and 2002 followed by February Sale graduate Saratoga County in 2005. In 2009 it was Big City Man, who went through the ring in August and January, and in 2015 it was two time Breeders’ Cup winner Secret Circle, a March Sale graduate.

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Gelfenstein Farm’s Sharp Azteca is the 9/5 favorite in the first race on the World Cup card, the $1-million Godolphin Mile (G2). He comes into the race off a runaway victory in the $350,000 Gulfstream Park Handicap (G2) in February under Edgard Zayas, again given the riding assignment by trainer Jorge Navarro. The 4-year-old colt by Freud, now 10-5-3-0 with $576,740 in earnings, is a two time OBS graduate, sold first by Select Sales at the 2014 August Sale. He was then purchased for $220,000 at the 2015 April Sale by Gelfenstein Farm from de Meric Sales, Agent for Golden Legacy Stables, after breezing an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5.  watch his under tack video 

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Al Shaqab Racing, WinStar Farm LLC and China Horse Club’s Master Plan comes into the $2-million UAE Derby (G2) off his 2-1/2 length victory in the OBS Championship Stakes in January. Trained by Todd Pletcher, he’ll break from post two in a field 16 under John Velazquez, who was aboard in Ocala. The 3-year-old colt by Twirling Candy was purchased by his owners for $850,000 out of the Eisaman Equine consignment at the 2016 March Sale after working an eighth in :10 1/5 at the Under Tack Show. He’s now 4-2-1-0 and has earned $97,490.  watch his under tack video

He’ll be joined in the gate by Sh. Mohammed bin Kalifa Al Maktoum’s Fawree, breaking from post six. The Candy Ride (ARG) colt has won of three starts for trainer Michael de Kock. He was purchased for $240,000 out of the Thoroughbred Champions Training Center LLC consignment at the 2016 April Sale after turning in an Under Tack quarter in :21 15. watch his under tack video

Racing fans can watch and wager on the Dubai World Cup card at OBS-ITW, beginning with the Dubai Gold Cup, set for 8:50 a.m. EST on Saturday. The gates will open at 8:30 a.m.

Unbeaten Malagacy takes Oaklawn’s Rebel Stakes

Sumaya U.S. Stable’s Malagacy is three for three and a graded stakes winner after taking charge of Saturday’s $900,000 Rebel Stakes (G2) at Oaklawn Park in the stretch and drawing away late to win by two lengths. Fellow OBS graduate Untrapped (March ’16) rallied to finish third. It was the stakes debut for the 3-year-old colt by Shackleford, trained by Todd Pletcher, who shipped in for the Rebel after winning his first two starts at Gulfstream by a combined 22 lengths. Consigned to the 2015 OBS August Selected by Stuart Morris, Agent, he was sold for $130,000. He has earned $586,800 to date. selected sale conformation photo

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Veb Racing Stable Corp.’s Distinta circled horses on the turn to reach contention in the $200,000 Inside Information Stakes (G2) at Gulfstream, then wore down the leaders on the outside down the stretch and was up late to win by half a length. Fellow OBS graduate Dearest (March ’15) settled for third. It’s the first stakes win for the 5-year-old mare by Summer Bird, now 22-4-7-3 with $299,715 in earnings. The two-time OBS graduate was sold by Dapple Stud, Agent, for $30,000 at the 2013 August Selected Yearling Sale, then resold by Doble Jak LLC for $80,000 at the 2014 March Sale after breezing an eighth in :10 1/5 at the Under Tack Show. selected sale conformation photo  watch her under tack video

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Cheyenne Stables LLC’s Clothes Fall Off successfully defended her title in Aqueduct’s $125,000 Correction Stakes on Saturday, relaxing off the pace in the early going before circling horses, running past the leaders a sixteenth from home and drawing off to win by 4-1/4 lengths. It’s the second stakes win for the 5-year-old graded stakes placed filly by Daaher, consigned by Hartley/De Renzo Thoroughbreds LLC to the 2014 OBS March Sale and sold to Cheyenne Stables for $150,000 after an Under Tack eighth in :10 2/5. Trained by Kiaran McLaughlin, she’s now 15-5-6-1 and has earned $474,160. watch her under tack video

Lady Sheila Stable’s Matt King Coal is two for two this year after taking the lead at the start of Saturday’s $75,000 Harrison E. Johnson Memorial Stakes at Laurel, surrendering it briefly to fellow OBS graduate Afleet Willy (June ’15) in mid-stretch then coming again to beat him by a head on the wire. It’s the first stakes victory for the 3-year-old Florida-bred colt by Cool Coal Man, a two time OBS graduate. He was sold by Abbie Road Farm (Lisa Mc Greevy), Agent, at the 2014 August Selected Yearling Sale before being purchased for $250,000 out of the Eisaman Equine consignment at the 2015 April Sale after working an eighth in :10 flat at the Under Tack Show. Trained by Linda Rice, he’s now 8-4-2-1 and has earned $234,950 to date. selected sale conformation photo  watch his under tack video

Spring Sale catalog now online

The catalog for the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2017 Spring Sale of Sale of Two-Year-Olds in Training is now available via the OBS website at obssales.com. A sortable master index provides searchable pedigree and consignor information as well as access to pedigree updates occurring since the catalog was printed.

The iPad version of the catalog can be accessed via the equineline Sales Catalog App. The App allows users to download and view the catalog, receive updates and results, record notes, watch Under Tack videos and also provides innovative search, sort and rating capability. For more information and downloads go to: http://www.equineline.com/SalesCatalogApp/

A total of 1,208 juveniles have been cataloged for the four-day sale, set for Tuesday through Friday, April 25th – 28th with all sessions beginning at 10:30 a.m. Hips 1-302 will sell on Tuesday, Hips 303-604 on Wednesday, Hips 605-906 will be offered Thursday and Hips 907-1208 on Friday

The Under Tack Show will span six days, beginning Monday, April 17th and continuing through Saturday, April 22nd. Hips 1-200 will breeze Monday, Hips 201-400 go on Tuesday, Hips 401-600 on Wednesday, Hips 601-800 go Thursday, Hips 801-1000 on Friday and Hips 1001-1208 go on Saturday. All six sessions will begin at 8:00 a.m. The Under Tack Show and Sale will be streamed live via the OBS website as well as the DRF and Blood-Horse websites.

The Spring Sale has long been a dependable source of high class racehorses, producing Classic winners Lil E. Tee, Silver Charm and I’ll Have Another, 25 millionaires and ten champions.

Last year’s sale produced the latest millionaire and champion, Ciaglia Racing, Exline-Border, Gulliver Racing, Sharon Alesia, Christensen, and Legan’s Champagne Room, 2016’s champion 2-year-old filly. The daughter of Broken Vow was on the board in four of five starts at two, breaking her maiden in Del Mar’s Sorrento Stakes (G2) in her second start, running third in the Del Mar Debutante (G1) and wrapping up her juvenile campaign with a victory in the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies (G1).  Trained by Peter Eurton, she has earned $1,310,600 to date. Consigned by de Meric Sales to the 2016 OBS April Sale, she was purchased for $310,000 by Larry Zap, Agent, on behalf of her owners.  watch her under tack video   Champagne Room’s April Sale auction footage

Ruis Racing LLC’s Union Strike also came out of the 2016 sale. She picked a choice spot to break her maiden, taking the Del Mar Debutante Stakes (G1) in September, with eventual champion Champagne Room (April ’16) settling for third. The daughter of Union Rags, the first grade one winner for her sire, has earned $218,600 to date. Consigned by Old South Farm LLC, Agent, to the 2016 OBS April Sale, she breezed an Under Tack eighth in :10 flat before she was purchased by Ruis Racing for $375,000. watch her under tack video

Last year’s sale also produced Jessamine Stakes (G3) winner La Coronel, Belmont Futurity (G3) winner Theory and Arlington-Washngton Futurity (G3) winner Wellabled.  To date, 21 graduates of the 2016 sale have accounted for 27 stakes victories.

Older Spring graduates in the headlines in the past year were headed by  J Stables, Head of Plains Partners LLC, Summer, Summers, Kisber and Summers’ Mind Your Biscuits, who took his place in the upper echelon of the sprint division and ended 2016 with a victory over fellow April graduate Sharp Azteca in Santa Anita’s $301,380 Malibu Stakes (G1). The 4-year-old son of Posse, who also captured Saratoga’s Amsterdam Stakes (G2) in July, has earned $815,166 at the races. Consigned by SBM Training and Sales, Agent, to the 2015 OBS April Sale, he turned in an eighth in :10 3/5 at the Under Tack Show.  watch his under tack video

Gelfenstein Farm’s Sharp Azteca also scored two graded stakes wins himself in the past year, most recently the $350,000 Gulfstream Park Handicap (G2) in February. The 4-year-old colt by Freud, trained by Jorge Navarro, took the Pat Day Mile (G3) at Churchill on Derby Day and has earned $576,740 to date.  He was purchased for $220,000 at the 2015 April Sale by Gelfenstein Farm from de Meric Sales, Agent for Golden Legacy Stables, after breezing an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5. watch his under tack video 

Long Lake Stable LLC and Beacon Hill Thoroughbreds LLC’s Tammy the Torpedo was also a two-time graded winner, taking Gulfstream’s $150,000 Suwannee River Stakes (G3) and Monmouth’s $101,000 Violet Stakes (G3). Trained by Chad Brown with earnings $355,530, she was purchased for $225,000 out of the Niall Brennan Stables consignment at the 2014 OBS April Sale after working an eighth in :10 1/5 at the Under Tack Show. watch her under tack video

Since the beginning of 2016, 63 Spring Sale graduates have won or placed in 96 graded stakes, with 25 scoring  29 graded wins. A total of 181 have won or placed in 322 stakes races; with 85 accounting for 116 stakes victories.

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 will be available on the OBS website, updated hourly during each session of the Spring 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 obs@obssales.com.

For more information regarding the Spring Sale or OBS website, please call (352) 237-2154.

2017 Spring Sale of Two-Year-Olds in Training

Catalog

Hip No.  1 – 302
Tuesday April 25, 2017 10:30 a.m.

Hip No. 303 – 604
Wednesday April 26, 2017 10:30 a.m.

Hip No.  605 – 906
Thursday April 27,  2017 10:30 a.m.

Hip No.  907 – 1208
Friday April 28, 2017 10:30 a.m..

Repository Information

Conditions of Sale

Consignor Letter

Sortable Master Index  Index In Excel Format
 Book One w/indexes Book Two w/indexes
 Entire Sale w/o indexes Barn Index
Barn Chart  Equineline Sales Catalog iPad App
 Sale Outs

Sale Results            

Sortable Results Index Results in excel format
 Tuesday,  April 25 (1 – 302)  Wednesday, April 26 (303 – 604)
 Thursday, April 27 (605- 906)  Friday, April 28 (907 – 1208)
Top 20 Horses

Under Tack Show

Hip No.  1 – 200
Monday April 17, 2017 8:00 a.m.
schedule by set
schedule by consignor

Hip No. 201 – 400
Tuesday April 18, 2017 8:00 a.m.
schedule by set
schedule by consignor

Hip No.  401 – 600
Wednesday April 19, 2017 8:00 a.m.
schedule by set
schedule by consignor

Hip No.  601 – 800
Thursday April 20, 2017 8:00 a.m.
schedule by set
schedule by consignor

Hip No.  801  – 1000
Friday April 21, 2017 8:00 a.m.
schedule by set
schedule by consignor

Hip No.  1001 – 1208
Saturday April 22, 2017 8:00 a.m.
schedule by set
schedule by consignor

 Under Tack Times & Videos  Under Tack Times (Excel)
 Under Tack Times, Hip # 1 – 200  Under Tack Times, Hip # 201  – 400
 Under Tack Times, Hip # 401 – 600  Under Tack Times, Hip # 601 – 800
 Under Tack Times, Hip # 801 – 1000  Under Tack Times, Hip # 1001 – 1208
 Continuous Under Tack Session Videos

 

Congrats filly tops record March Sale

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Hip No. 360, a daughter of Congrats consigned by McKathan Bros., Agent, went to Kerri Radcliffe, Agent, for $1,700,000, one of five horses bringing a million dollars or more at the record setting 2017 OBS March Sale of 2-Year-Olds in Training. The session and overall sale topper is a dark bay or brown filly out of Azalea Belle, by Dixie Union, a daughter of graded stakes winner Westerly Breeze. Her eighth in :9 4/5 was co-fastest at the distance at Friday’s Under Tack session.

Three others reached the million dollar mark on Wednesday.

Hip No. 349, a daughter of Tapit consigned by Tom McCrocklin, Agent, was sold to OXO Equine LLC for $1,100,000. The chestnut filly, who breezed a quarter in :21 2/5 at Friday’s Under Tack session, is out of graded stakes placed Arienza, by Giant’s Causeway, a daughter of champion Azeri.

OXO Equine bought a second horse from Tom McCrocklin later in the session, going to $1,050,000 for Hip No. 515, a son of Arch who worked a :20 4/5 quarter last Saturday. The dark bay or brown colt is out of Enhancing, by Forestry, a daughter of champion Heavenly Prize and a half sister to grade one winner Good Reward.

Hip No. 586, a bay colt by Pioneerof the Nile consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, was purchased by Robert E. & Lawana Low for $1,000,000. The three quarter brother to graded stakes winner Cairo Prince, who turned in an Under Tack quarter in :20 4/5 on Saturday, is out of Heavenly Vision, by Forestry.

At Tuesday’s opening session, Hip No. 127, a son of Orb consigned by Crupi’s New Castle Farm, Agent, was sold to Solis / Litt for $1,250,000. The bay colt, who worked an Under Tack eighth in :10 flat last Thursday, is out of Remember, by Forest Wildcat, a half sister to grade one winner Dancing Forever.

At Wednesday’s session, Eddie Plesa, Agent for Karl & Cathi Glassman, went to $900,000 for Hip No. 345, Apostle, a son of Medaglia d’Oro consigned by Stephens Thoroughbreds LLC, Agent. The bay colt, who worked an eighth in :10 2/5 on Friday, is a half brother to graded stakes winner Carve out of Apt, by A. P. Indy.

Steven W. Young, Agent went to $900,000 for Hip No. 488, consigned by Halcyon Hammock Farm, Agent, a bay colt by Union Rags who turned in eighth in :10 flat on Saturday. He’s out of Delightfully So, by Indian Charlie, a half sister to Canadian champion Delightful Mary.

Hip No. 425, a son of Tapit consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, was sold to John C. Servis, Agent, for $875,000. The half brother to stakes placed Entertainer, who breezed an eighth in :10 3/5 at the Under Tack Show, is out of graded stakes winner Cherokee Queen, by Cherokee Run.

Alex & JoAnn Lieblong went to $850,000 for Hip No. 608, a son of Tiznow consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent. The bay colt, who worked a quarter in :20 4/5 is out of I’m a Flake, by Mineshaft, a daughter of grade one stakes winner November Snow.

Hip No. 568, a dark bay or brown filly by Ghostzapper consigned by Harris Training Center LLC, Agent, was sold to Narvick International for $800,000. The full sister to grade one stakes winner Contested, who worked an Under Tack eighth in :9 4/5, is out of Gold Vault, by Arch.

Hip No. 503, a bay colt by Bernardini who turned in an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5, was sold to John C. Oxley & Breeze Easy LLC for $775,000. Consigned by Hartley / DeRenzo Thoroughbreds LLC, Agent, he’s a half brother to graded stakes placed stakes winner Sushi Empire out of Dowell House, by Danzig.

Hip No. 605, by Point of Entry, whose quarter in :20 3/5 was the fastest at the distance on Saturday, was purchased by Narvick International for $675,000. Consigned by All Dreams Equine, the bay colt is out of stakes placed Hug It Out, by Medaglia d’Oro, a half sister to graded stakes winner Macho Macho.

Hip No. 340, a son of Flatter consigned by Niall Brennan Stables, Agent, was purchased by Xavier International Bloodstock, Agent, for $600,000. The chestnut colt, a half brother to stakes placed Don Tito out of Another Moochie, by Southern Halo, worked an eighth in :10 2/5 last Friday.

Lael Stable went to $600,000 for Hip No. 498, a son of Into Mischief consigned by Cary Frommer, Agent. The bay colt, who breezed an eighth in :9 4/5, is out of Doolittle, by Polish Numbers, a half sister to grade one winner Her Smile.

Hip No. 677, a son of Orb consigned by de Meric Sales, was sold to Todd A. Pletcher, Agent, for $600,000. The bay colt, who worked an eighth in :10 flat, is a half brother to stakes placed Jennifer Lynnette out of Lynnette, by Johannesburg, a daughter of grade one winner Strategic Maneuver.

For the session, 152 horses sold for a total of $29,791,500, compared with 151 horses bringing $24,869,500 at last year’s second session. The average price was $195,997, up 19% compared with $164,699 while the median price was $90,000 compared with $100,000 a year ago.  The buyback percentage was 26.2%; it was 27.7% in 2016.

For the entire sale, 300 horses sold for a March sale record gross $56,627,000 compared with 320 bringing $51,288,000 last year and surpassing 2015’s mark of $55,432,000. The average price was a record $188,757, up 17.8% compared with $160,275 a year ago, and besting previous record of $187,201 in 2014. The median price was $100,000 compared with $102,500 last year. The buyback percentage was 27.5%; it was 26.3% in 2016. Thirty horses sold for $500,000 or more compared to 17 in 2016.

The next sale at OBS is the Spring Sale of 2-Year-Olds in Training, set for April 25th through April 28th with Under Tack Shows scheduled for April 17th through April 22nd.

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 the March 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 obs@obssales.com.

For more information regarding the March Sale or OBS website, please call (352) 237-2154.

Orb colt tops March Sale’s opening session

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Hip No. 127, a son of Orb consigned by Crupi’s New Castle Farm, Agent, was sold to Solis / Litt for $1,250,000 to top the first session of the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2017 March Sale of 2-Year-Olds in Training. The bay colt, who worked an Under Tack eighth in :10 flat last Thursday, is out of Remember, by Forest Wildcat, a half sister to grade one winner Dancing Forever.

Hip No. 223, a son of Curlin consigned by Imagine…, was purchased by Rattler Racing, Inc. for $950,000. The chestnut colt, who breezed an eighth in :10 1/5, is a half brother to stakes winner Wake Up Nick out of Storm Hearted, by Lion Hearted.

Hip No. 295 also sold for $950,000, the son of Scat Daddy consigned by Ocala Stud going to Live Oak Plantation. The dark bay or brown colt, who worked a quarter in :21 3/5 on Friday, is a half brother to graded stakes winner Discreet Dancer out of West Side Dancer, by Gone West.

The session’s third $950,000 purchase was Hip No. 323, a son of Union Rags consigned by Bobby Dodd, Agent, and sold to Dennis O’Neill. The bay colt, who worked an eighth in :10 flat on Friday, is out of stakes winner Alexandra Rylee, by Afleet Alex.

Baoma Corp went to $850,000 for the session’s highest priced filly, Hip No. 211, a daughter of Exchange Rate, who worked an Under Tack quarter in :20 4/5. Consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, she’s out of stakes placed Spring Jump, by Jump Start.

Eddie Woods also consigned Hip No. 116, a bay filly by City Zip who breezed a quarter in :21 flat at the Under Tack Show. Sold to Graham Motion, Agent, for $700,000, she’s out of Receivership, by End Sweep, and is a full sister to millionaire grade one stakes winning 2011 OBS March graduate Palace.

Hip No. 155, a son of Union Rags consigned by Randy Bradshaw, Agent, was sold for $685,000 to Simon Callaghan, Agent. The chestnut colt, who turned in an Under Tack eighth in :10 flat, is a full brother to stakes winner Tequilita out of graded stakes winner Sangrita, by Mr. Greeley.

Kerri Radcliffe, Agent paid $625,000 for Hip No. 153, a son of Super Saver consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, whose quarter in :20 1/5 was  the fastest work at the distance at the Under Tack Show, and equaled the fastest quarter mile breeze ever recorded at OBS. The bay colt is out of stakes placed Sandi’s Ready, by More Than Ready.

Ms. Radcliffe, Agent, also purchased Hip No. 43, a daughter of More Than Ready consigned by Niall Brennan Stables, Agent, for $600,000. The bay filly, who worked an Under Tack eighth in :10 flat, is out of Music Score, by Storm Cat, a half sister to grade one stakes winner Distant Music.

Hip No 126, a son of War Front consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, went to Carolyn Wilson for $595,000. The bay colt, who breezed a quarter in :21 1/5 on Thursday, is a half brother to grade one winner Mani Bhavan out of Rehear, by Coronado’s Quest.

Hip No. 27, a son of Animal Kingdom consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, was sold to Solis / Litt for $550,000. The bay colt, who sped a quarter in :21 flat at the Under Tack Show, is out of stakes winner Miss Lombardi, by Unbridled Jet, and a half brother to stakes winner Miss Bullistic.

Hip No. 58, a son of Into Mischief consigned by Crupi’s New Castle Farm, Agent, was purchased by Woodford Racing for $550,000. The bay colt, whose eighth in :9 4/5 was co-fastest at Thursday’s Under Tack session, is out of stakes placed Nefertiti, by Speightstown, a daughter of graded stakes winner Clearly A Queen.

For the session, 137 horses grossed $26,320,500 compared with 169 bringing a total of $26,418,500 last year. The average was $192,120, up 23% from $156,322 in 2016 and  the median price was $110,000, identical to last year’s figure.  The buyback percentage was 34.1% it was 24.9% in 2016.

The March Sale continues on Wednesday, March 15th at 10:30 a.m. with Hip No.’s 339 – 677 set to go through the ring.

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 frequently during each session of the March 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 obs@obssales.com.

For more information regarding the March Sale or OBS website, please call (352) 237-2154.

March Sale begins Tuesday, March 14

The OBS March Sale of Two Year Olds in Training begins Tuesday, March 14th. Hip No.’s 1 – 338 will sell Tuesday and Hip No.’s 339 – 677 will be offered Wednesday, March 15th. Both sessions will begin at 10:30 a.m. As always the sale will be streamed live via the OBS website at obssales.com and the Blood-Horse and DRF websites.

The catalog is available online via the OBS website. A sortable master index provides searchable pedigree and consignor information as well as access to pedigree updates occurring since the catalog was printed.

The iPad version of the catalog can be accessed via the equineline Sales Catalog App. The App allows users to download and view the catalog, receive updates and results, record notes and also provides innovative search, sort and rating capability. For more information and downloads go to: http://www.equineline.com/SalesCatalogApp/

At the Under Tack Show, Hip No. 153, a son of Super Saver consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, sped a quarter in :20 1/5 at Thursday’s opening session, equaling the fastest quarter mile breeze ever recorded at an OBS Under Tack Show.  The bay colt is out of stakes placed Sandi’s Ready, by More Than Ready.

Hip No. 176, a bay colt by Midshipman consigned by Thoroughbred Champions Training Center LLC, worked a quarter in :20 2/5 on Thursday. He’s out of Shine a Spotlight, by Nobiz Like Shobiz, from the family of graded stakes winner Take the Cake.

The lone quarter in :20 3/5 was turned in on Saturday by Hip No. 605, consigned by All Dreams Equine, a bay colt by Point of Entry out of stakes placed Hug It Out, by Medaglia d’Oro, a half sister to graded stakes winner Macho Macho.

There were ten quarters in :20 4/5, four at Thursday’s first session.

Hip No. 93, a chestnut colt by Curlin consigned by Thoroughbred Champions Training Center LLC, is a full brother to stakes winning 2016 OBS March graduate Undulated out of stakes placed Polly Alexander (IRE), by Foxhound.

Hip No. 156, Homasassa, consigned by Journeyman Bloodstock Services, Inc. (Brent & Crystal Fernung), Agent, is a chestnut filly by Winslow Homer out of Sanibel Sole, by Miswaki, and is a half sister to graded stakes placed stakes winner Sweet Belle.

Hip No. 204, Appleseed, consigned by Crane Thoroughbred Services, Agent, is gray or roan colt by The Lumber Guy out of Spanish Post, by Flatter, a daughter of stakes winner Spanish Play.

Hip No. 211, a bay daughter of Exchange Rate out of stakes placed Spring Jump, by Jump Start, is consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent.

Friday’s only quarter in :20 4/5 was turned in by Hip No. 364, Libellule, consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, a gray or roan filly by Kantharos out of Barbarella, by Cutlass Fax, a daughter of stakes winner Beneficial Bartok.

There were five :20 4//5 quarters on Saturday.

Hip No. 456, consigned by Doble Jak LLC, is a dark bay or brown colt by Quality Road out of Cool Flame, by Dixie Union, from the family of grade one stakes winner Raging Fever.

Hip No. 480, a dark bay or brown colt by Tale of Ekati consigned by Pick View LLC, Agent, is a half brother to stakes placed Obsessionsoptimist out of Dark Obsession, by Grand Slam.

Hip No. 515,  a dark bay or brown colt by Arch consigned by Tom McCrockln, Agent, is out of Enhancing, by Forestry, a daughter of champion Heavenly Prize and a half sister to grade one stakes winner Good Reward.

Hip No. 586, consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, is a bay colt by Pioneerof the Nile out of Heavenly Vision, by Forestry, and is a three quarter brother to graded stakes winner Cairo Prince.

Hip No. 608, also consigned by Eddie Woods, is a bay colt by Tiznow out of I’m a Flake, by Mineshaft, a daughter of grade one stakes winner November Snow.

The Under Tack Show fastest eighth was :9 3/5, turned in Saturday by  Hip No. 462, a son of More Than Ready consigned by Cary Frommer, Agent. The bay colt is out of graded stakes placed Cowgirl Mally, by Gone West, from the family of graded stakes winner General Meeting.

Fourteen youngsters breezed eighths in :9 4/5, four at Thursday’s opening session.

Hip No. 58, consigned by Crupi’s New Castle Farm, Agent, is a bay colt by Into Mischief out of stakes placed Nefertiti, by Speightstown, a daughter of graded stakes winner Clearly A Queen.

Hip No. 76 is a dark bay or brown filly by Violence consigned by Sequel Bloodstock, Agent, out of Passion Du Coeur, by Distorted Humor, a full sister to graded stakes placed stakes winner Distorted Passion.

Hip No. 79, a chestnut colt by Speightstown consigned by Top Line Sales LLC, Agent, is a full brother to grade one winner Lighthouse Bay out of Pay Lady, by Seeking the Gold.

Hip No. 81, consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, is a gray or roan filly by Flatter out of graded stakes placed stakes winner Penny Marie, by Sky Classic, and a half sister to graded stakes placed Centrique.

There were three on Friday.

Hip No. 339, consigned by King’s Equine, Agent, is a chestnut colt by Shackleford out of stakes winner Annie’s Apple, and is a half brother to graded stakes placed K. D.’s Shady Lady.

King’s Equine also consigned Hip No. 353, a dark bay or brown Mineshaft colt out of Aurora Prospect, by Arch, from the family of grade one stakes winner Scan.

Hip No. 360, a dark bay or brown filly by Congrats consigned by McKathan Bros., Agent, is out of Azalea Belle, by Dixie Union, a daughter of graded stakes winner Westerly Breeze.

Seven horses worked an eighth in :9 4/5 on Saturday

Hip No. 491, consigned by McKathan Bros., Agent, is a dark bay or brown colt by Mineshaft out of graded stakes placed stakes winner Devil House, by Chester House.

Hip No. 498, a bay colt by Into Mischief consigned by Cary Frommer, Agent, is out of Doolittle, by Polish Numbers, a half sister to grade one stakes winner Her Smile.

Hip No. 508, consigned by Advanced Thoroughbreds LLC, Agent, is a dark bay or brown filly by Gio Ponti out of stakes placed Eastside Westside, by Eastern Echo, and is a half sister to graded stakes placed stakes winner Courageous Act.

Hip No. 568, a dark bay or brown filly by Ghostzapper consigned by Harris Training Center LLC, Agent, is a full sister to grade one stakes winner Contested out of Gold Vault, by Arch.

Hip No. 576, consigned by Halcyon Hammock Farm, Agent, is a gray or roan filly by Shanghai Bobby, a half sister to stakes placed Escondera out of Hallnor, by Horse Chestnut (SAF), a half sister to Canadian champion Hollinger.

Hip No. 657, a bay colt by Colonel John consigned by Mayberry Farm, Agent, is out of Lemme, by Lemon Drop Kid, from the family of grade one winner Critical Eye.

Hip No. 664, consigned by de Meric Sales, is a dark bay or brown colt by Violence out of stakes placed Light of a Star, by Muqtarib, a half sister to graded stakes winner Summer Hit.

The Under Tack Show videos are posted online at obssales.com as well as viewable on site via video kiosks located around the sales pavilion. 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 updated frequently during each session on the OBS website and available in sortable, .pdf and excel formats at the conclusion of each session. 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 obs@obssales.com.

For more information regarding the March Sale or OBS website, please call (352) 237-2154.

More Than Ready colt fastest at March Under Tack Show’s final session

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Hip No. 462, a son of More Than Ready consigned by Cary Frommer, Agent, sped an eighth in :9 3/5 to post the fastest work at the distance at the third and final session, conducted under ideal conditions, of the Under Tack Show for the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2017 March Sale of Two Year Olds in Training. The bay colt is out of graded stakes placed Cowgirl Mally, by Gone West, from the family of graded stakes winner General Meeting.

Seven youngsters worked eighths in :9 4/5.

Hip No. 491, consigned by McKathan Bros., Agent, is a dark bay or brown colt by Mineshaft out of graded stakes placed stakes winner Devil House, by Chester House.

Hip No. 498, a bay colt by Into Mischief consigned by Cary Frommer, Agent, is out of Doolittle, by Polish Numbers, a half sister to grade one stakes winner Her Smile.

Hip No. 508, consigned by Advanced Thoroughbreds LLC, Agent, is a dark bay or brown filly by Gio Ponti out of stakes placed Eastside Westside, by Eastern Echo, and is a half sister to graded stakes placed stakes winner Courageous Act.

Hip No. 568, a dark bay or brown filly by Ghostzapper consigned by Harris Training Center LLC, Agent, is a full sister to grade one stakes winner Contested out of Gold Vault, by Arch.

Hip No. 576, consigned by Halcyon Hammock Farm, Agent, is a gray or roan filly by Shanghai Bobby, a half sister to stakes placed Escondera out of Hallnor, by Horse Chestnut (SAF), a half sister to Canadian champion Hollinger.

Hip No. 657, a bay colt by Colonel John consigned by Mayberry Farm, Agent, is out of Lemme, by Lemon Drop Kid, from the family of grade one winner Critical Eye.

Hip No. 664, consigned by de Meric Sales, is a dark bay or brown colt by Violence out of stakes placed Light of a Star, by Muqtarib, a half sister to graded stakes winner Summer Hit.

Twenty seven horses worked eighths in :10 flat.

Hip No. 459 is a chestnut filly by Flower Alley consigned by M/M Bloodstock, Agent.

Hip No. 465, consigned by Eisaman Equine, Agent, is a chestnut colt by Curlin.

Hip No. 466, is a chestnut colt by Data Link consigned by Randy Bradshaw, Agent.

Hip No. 472, consigned by Halcyon Hammock Farm, Agent, is a dark bay or brown colt by Overanalyze.

Hip No. 473, a dark bay or brown filly by Bodemeister is consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent.

Hip No. 485, Janae, is a bay filly by Closing Argument consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent.

Hip No. 488, consigned by Halcyon Hammock Farm, Agent, is a bay colt by Union Rags.

Hip No. 522, consigned by Best A Luck Farm LLC, is a bay colt by Prospective.

Hip No. 524, consigned by SBM Training and Sales, Agent, is a bay colt by Bold Warrior.

Hip No. 533, a bay colt by Twirling Candy is consigned by Robert Brewer, Agent.

Hip No. 535, a bay Into Mischief filly is consigned by Old South Farm LLC, Agent.

Hip No. 540, a dark bay or brown colt by Dialed In is consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent.

Hip No. 542, consigned by Brick City Thoroughbreds, Agent, is a gray or roan colt by Graydar.

Hip No. 544, consigned by Halcyon Hammock Farm, Agent, is a dark bay or brown filly by Flat Out.

Hip No. 549 is a bay colt by To Honor and Serve consigned by Azpurua Stables, Agent.

Hip No. 559, a dark bay or brown filly by More Than Ready is consigned by Niall Brennan Stables, Agent.

Hip No. 572, consigned by Let’s Go Farm LLC, Agent, is a chestnut colt by Biondetti.

Hip No. 577 is a bay colt by Scat Daddy consigned by James Layden, Agent.

Hip No. 579, a dark bay or brown daughter of Gone Astray is consigned by Whitman Sales LLC, Agent.

Hip No. 597 is a bay filly by Majestic Warrior consigned by SGV Thoroughbreds (Steven Venosa), Agent.

Hip No. 601, consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, is a dark bay or brown colt by Bold Warrior.

Hip No. 603 is a chestnut colt by Giant’s Causeway consigned by Crupi’s New Castle Farm, Agent.

Hip No. 629 is a gray or roan filly by Mission Impazible consigned by Paul Sharp,Agent.

Hip No. 646, a bay colt by Street Sense is consigned by Halcyon Hammock Farm, Agent.

Hip No. 655, consigned by McKathan Bros., Agent is a bay colt by Flatter.

Hip No. 671, a dark bay or brown filly by Archarcharch is consigned by Azpurua Stables, Agent.

Hip No. 677, consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, is a bay colt by Orb.

The session’s fastest quarter was :20 3/5, turned in by Hip No. 605, consigned by All Dreams Equine, a bay colt by Point of Entry out of stakes placed Hug It Out, by Medaglia d’Oro, a half sister to graded stakes winner Macho Macho.

There were five quarters in :20 4/5.

Hip No. 456, consigned by Doble Jak LLC, is a dark bay or brown colt by Quality Road out of Cool Flame, by Dixie Union, from the family of grade one stakes winner Raging Fever.

Hip No. 480, a dark bay or brown colt by Tale of Ekati consigned by Pick View LLC, Agent, is a half brother to stakes placed Obsessionsoptimist out of Dark Obsession, by Grand Slam.

Hip No. 515,  a dark bay or brown colt by Arch consigned by Tom McCrockln, Agent, is out of Enhancing, by Forestry, a daughter of champion Heavenly Prize and a half sister to grade one stakes winner Good Reward.

Hip No. 586, consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, is a bay colt by Pioneerof the Nile out of Heavenly Vision, by Forestry, and is a three quarter brother to graded stakes winner Cairo Prince.

Hip No. 608, also consigned by Eddie Woods, is a bay colt by Tiznow out of I’m a Flake, by Mineshaft, a daughter of grade one stakes winner November Snow.

Three horses worked in :21 flat.

Hip No. 510, a chestnut colt by Mineshaft consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dune), Agent, is out of Egot, by Dehere, a half sister to stakes winner Red Lodge.

Hip No. 523, consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, is a chestnut filly by Algorithms out of stakes winner Extravaganza, by Elusive Quality.

Hip No. 562, a bay filly by Discreetly Mine consigned by Journeyman Bloodstock Services, Inc. (Brent & Crystal Fernung), Agent, is out of Glitterazzi, by Hard Spun, a half sister to graded stakes placed stakes winner Super Fuse.

There were four quarters in :21 1/5.

Hip No. 489, consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, is a gray or roan colt by Mission Impazible, a half brother to graded stakes winner Teeth of the Dog out of Deputy Reality, by Deputy Minister.

Hip No. 555, also consigned by Eddie Woods, is a chestnut colt by Gemologist out of Gasp, by Hennessy, a half sister to stakes winner Return to Paradise.

Hip No. 619, a dark bay or brown colt by Tizway consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, is out of Island Striker, by Smart Strike, a full sister to graded stakes winner High Strike Zone.

Hip No. 644, a bay filly by Malibu Moon consigned by Tom McCrocklin, Agent, is out of Lady June Bug, by Elusive Quality, a half sister to grade one stakes winner Palace Malice.

The March Sale is set for Tuesday and Wednesday, March 14th and 15th, with both sessions beginning at 10:30 a.m. Hip 1 – 338 will sell on Tuesday; Hips 339 – 677 will sell on Wednesday.

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 will be available on the OBS website, updated hourly during each session of the March 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 obs@obssales.com.

For more information regarding the March Sale or OBS website, please call (352) 237-2154.

Kantharos filly quickest at second March Under Tack session

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Hip No. 364, Libellule, consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, breezed a quarter in :20 4/5 to post the fastest work at the distance at the second session of the Under Tack Show for the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2017 March Sale of Two Year Olds in Training. The gray or roan filly by Kantharos is out of Barbarella, by Cutlass Fax, a daughter of stakes winner Beneficial Bartok. The session began more than an hour late due to heavy fog in the Ocala area. Once underway, the horses encountered a persistent headwind that increased throughout the day.

Two youngsters worked quarters in :21 flat.

Hip No. 305, a bay colt by Into Mischief consigned by Thoroughbred Champions Training Center LLC, is out of Wooden Nickel, by Divine Park, a half sister to grade one stakes winner Include Me Out.

Hip No. 359, consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, is a dark by or brown filly by Pioneerof the Nile, a half sister to stakes placed Lucky for You out of stakes winner Ayla Bella, by Touch Gold.

A trio of youngsters shared honors for the session’s fastest eighth, stopping the timer in :9 4/5.

Hip No. 339, consigned by King’s Equine, Agent, is a chestnut colt by Shackleford out of stakes winner Annie’s Apple, and is a half brother to graded stakes placed K. D.’s Shady Lady.

King’s Equine also consigned Hip No. 353, a dark bay or brown Mineshaft colt out of Aurora Prospect, by Arch, from the family of grade one stakes winner Scan.

Hip No. 360, a dark bay or brown filly by Congrats consigned by McKathan Bros., Agent, is out of Azalea Belle, by Dixie Union, a daughter of graded stakes winner Westerly Breeze.

Seven horses breezed eighths in :10 flat.

Hip No. 229, a bay colt by Union Rags consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, is a half brother to graded stakes winner Most Distinguished out of Stylish Storm, by Storm Bird.

Hip No. 239, consigned by Hoppel’s Horse & Cattle Co., Inc., Agent, is a bay colt by Point of Entry out of Sweet Assay, by Consolidator, from the family of graded stakes winner A.P. Assay.

Hip No. 241, consigned by Big Easy Farm, Agent, is a bay colt by Twirling Candy out of Sweetest Sound, by Smart Strike, a full sister to graded stakes placed Saint Vigeur.

Hip No. 304, Finest Warrior, consigned by Crane Thoroughbred Services, Agent, is a dark bay or brown colt by Majestic Warrior, a half brother to stakes winner Gold and Roses out of Won Perfect Rose, by Air Forbes Won.

Hip No. 323, consigned by Bobby Dodd, Agent, is a bay colt by Union Rags out of stakes winner Alexander Rylee, by Afleet Alex.

Hip No. 350, a chestnut colt by Smart Strike consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, is out of Ask Me When, by Speightstown, and is a three quarter to graded stakes winning stallion Dominus.

Hip No. 399, a bay colt by Into Mischief consigned by Halcyon Hammock Farm, Agent, is out of Brianna Rose, by Distorted Humor, a half sister to stakes placed Anna Sophia.

There were three quarters in :21 1/5.

Hip No. 237, consigned by Q Bar J Thoroughbreds LLC, is a chestnut colt by Data Link out of Surf City Susie, by Old Trieste, a half sister to stakes placed Don’t Tell Ashlie.

Hip No. 346, a bay colt by Morning Line consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent , is out of Arabian Song, by Forestry, a half sister to graded stakes placed Bodes Galaxy (IRE).

Hip No. 367, a bay colt by Sidney’s Candy consigned by All Dreams Equine, is a half brother to graded stakes winner War Kill out of graded stakes placed Battenkill, by Rahy.

A trio of horses worked quarters in :21 2/5.

Hip No. 242, a chestnut colt by Data Link consigned by Doble Jak LLC, is out of Swingaway, by Tapit, a half sister to stakes placed Richiesgirlgotgame.

Hip No. 349, consigned by Tom McCrocklin, Agent, is a chestnut filly by Tapit out of graded stakes placed Arienza, by Giant’s Causeway, a daughter of champion Azeri.

Hip No. 362, a chestnut colt by Haynesfield consigned by Parrish Farms, Agent, is a half brother to stakes placed One Minute out of stakes placed Bach Hamilton, by Cherokee Run.

The Under Tack Show’s third and final session begins at 8:00 a.m. on Saturday, March 11, with Hip No’s 451 – 677 scheduled to breeze.

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 will be available on the OBS website, updated hourly during each session of the March 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 obs@obssales.com.

For more information regarding the March Sale or OBS website, please call (352) 237-2154.

Super Saver colt fastest at March Sale Under Tack Show’s first session

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Hip No. 153, a son of Super Saver consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, sped a quarter in :20 1/5, the fastest work at the distance at the opening session of the Under Tack Show for the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2017 March Sale of Two Year Olds in Training. The bay colt  is out of stakes placed Sandi’s Ready, by More Than Ready. The work equaled the fastest quarter mile breeze ever recorded at an OBS Under Tack Show.

 

Hip No. 176, a bay colt by Midshipman consigned by Thoroughbred Champions Training Center LLC, worked a quarter in :20 2/5. He’s out of Shine a Spotlight, by Nobiz Like Shobiz, from the family of graded stakes winner Take the Cake.

There were four quarters in :20 4/5. Hip No. 93, a chestnut colt by Curlin consigned by Thoroughbred Champions Training Center LLC, is a full brother to stakes winning 2016 OBS March graduate Undulated out of stakes placed Polly Alexander (IRE), by Foxhound. Hip No. 156, Homasassa, consigned by Journeyman Bloodstock Services, Inc. (Brent & Crystal Fernung), Agent, is a chestnut filly by Winslow Homer out of Sanibel Sole, by Miswaki, and is a half sister to graded stakes placed stakes winner Sweet Belle. Hip No. 204, Appleseed, consigned by Crane Thoroughbred Services, Agent, is gray or roan colt by The Lumber Guy out of Spanish Post, by Flatter, a daughter of stakes winner Spanish Play. Hip No. 211, a bay daughter of Exchange Rate out of stakes placed Spring Jump, by Jump Start, is consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent.

Six horses breezed quarters in :21 flat. Hip No. 27, consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, is a bay colt by Animal Kingdom out of stakes winner Miss Lombardi, by Unbridled Jet, and a half brother to stakes winner Miss Bullistic.

Hip No. 94, a bay colt by Quality Road consigned by Starting Point Thoroughbreds, Agent, is out of Polyester, by Tiz Wonderful, a half sister to stakes winner Sneaky Quiet.  Hip No. 103, consigned by Top Line Sales LLC, Agent, is a bay colt by Into Mischief out of Prom Princess, by Gold Case, and a half brother to graded stakes winner Pataky Kid. Hip No. 116, a bay filly by City Zip consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, is out of Receivership, by End Sweep, and is a full sister to millionaire grade one stakes winning 2011 OBS March graduate Palace. Hip No.136, consigned by All Dreams Equine, is a bay colt by Dublin out of Roxie Dancer, by Successful Appeal, a half sister to graded stakes winner Declan’s Warrior. Hip No. 179, a bay colt by Jimmy Creed consigned by Thoroughbred Champions Training Center LLC, is a half brother to graded stakes placed Small Town Talk out of graded stakes placed stakes winner Shiny Sheet, by Press Card.

Four youngsters turned in the session’s fastest eighths, stopping the timer in :9 4/5.

Hip No. 58, consigned by Crupi’s New Castle Farm, Agent, is a bay colt by Into Mischief out of stakes placed Nefertiti, by Speightstown, a daughter of graded stakes winner Clearly A Queen. Hip No. 76 is a dark bay or brown filly by Violence consigned by Sequel Bloodstock, Agent, out of Passion Du Coeur, by Distorted Humor, a full sister to graded stakes placed stakes winner Distorted Passion. Hip No. 79, a chestnut colt by Speightstown consigned by Top Line Sales LLC, Agent, is a full brother to grade one winner Lighthouse Bay out of Pay Lady, by Seeking the Gold. Hip No. 81, consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, is a gray or roan filly by Flatter out of graded stakes placed stakes winner Penny Marie, by Sky Classic, and a half sister to graded stakes placed Centrique.

Twenty horses worked eighths in :10 flat.

Hip No. 16, consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, is a bay filly by Wildcat Heir.

Hip No. 18, a bay filly by Malibu Moon consigned by Eisaman Equine, Agent.

Hip No. 21, consigned by Whitman Sales LLC, Agent, is a bay colt by Union Rags.

Hip No. 29, consigned by Brick City Thoroughbreds, Agent, is a bay filly by Gemologist.

Hip No. 38, a bay filly by Uncle Mo consigned by Robert Brewer, Agent.

Hip No. 43, a bay filly by More Than Ready consigned by Niall Brennan Stables, Agent.

Hip No. 66, consigned by Flying Fish, Agent, is a bay filly by Colonel John.

Hip No. 71, a dark bay or brown filly by Street Cry (IRE) consigned by Halcyon Hammock Farm, Agent.

Hip No. 75, a chestnut Super Saver colt consigned by Top Line Sales LLC, Agent.

Hip No. 111, a bay daughter of Soldat consigned by Let’s Go Farm LLC, Agent.

Hip No. 115, consigned by Journeyman Bloodstock Services, Inc. (Brent & Crystal Fernung), Agent, is a dark bay or brown colt by Take Charge Indy.

Hip No. 127, consigned by Crupi’s New Castle Farm, Agent, is a bay colt by Orb.

Hip No. 132 is a gray or roan colt by The Factor consigned by Eisaman Equine, Agent.

Hip No. 137, a bay filly by Speightstown consigned by Harris Training Center, Agent.

Hip No. 139, Kan Promise, a dark bay or brown colt by Kantharos consigned by Boutte Sales, Agent.

Hip No. 148, Why Not a Saint, consigned by Boutte Sales, Agent, is a dark bay or brown filly by Wildcat Heir.

Hip No. 155, a chestnut colt by Union Rags consigned by Randy Bradshaw, Agent.

Hip No. 167, consigned by Top Line Sales LLC, Agent for Kinsman Farm, is a bay filly by Bernardini.

Hip No. 170 a bay colt by Flatter consigned by Bobby Dodd, Agent.

Hip No. 190, See Spot Run, a dark bay or brown colt by Wildcat Heir consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent.

The session’s only three eighths mile breeze was by Hip No. 99, a bay colt by Stay Thirsty consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, who worked the distance in :33 4/5. He’s out of Prairie Pie, by Belong to Me, and is a half brother to stakes winner Bear’s Future.

Under Tack results and videos are posted on the OBS website at obssales.com and can be viewed on kiosks in the breezeway and in the Video Room adjacent to the Horsemen’s Lounge. In-room viewing is available at The Courtyard by Marriott, Homewood Suites, Hampton Inn & Suites, Residence Inn and the Ocala Hilton, plus lounge viewing is available at the Hilton.

The Under Tack Show continues at 8:00 a.m. on Friday, March 10, with Hip No’s 226 – 450 scheduled to breeze.

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 will be available on the OBS website, updated hourly during each session of the March 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 obs@obssales.com.

For more information regarding the March Sale or OBS website, please call (352) 237-2154.

March Sale Under Tack Show begins Thursday, March 9

The Under Tack Show for the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2017 March Sale of Two-Year-Olds in Training begins Thursday, March 9th.

The Under Tack Show will span three days, beginning Thursday with Hips 1 – 225. Hips 226 – 450 will go Friday, March 10th and Hips 451 – 677 will go Saturday, March 11th. All three sessions will begin at 8:00 a.m. The Under Tack Show and Sale will be streamed live via the OBS website as well as the DRF and Blood-Horse websites.

A total of 677 juveniles are cataloged for the two-day sale, set for Tuesday and Wednesday, March 14th and 15th, with both sessions beginning at 10:30 a.m. Hip 1 – 338 will sell on Tuesday; Hips 339 – 677 will sell on Wednesday.

Long a source of top class racehorses, the OBS March Sale has produced six champions, 24 millionaires and six winners of seven Breeders’ Cup races. Since the beginning of 2016, OBS March graduates have won or placed in 231 stakes races, including 81 graded events.

In addition to 2016’s seven grade one winning March graduates pictured on the catalog cover, leading all other juvenile venues, four horses from last year’s March sale are having a major impact, with three featured in the TDN’s Derby Dozen.

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MMG Stables LLC’s El Areeb had a busy month in New York, winning Aqueduct’s $250,000 Withers Stakes (G3) by 4-1/4 lengths then returning to finish third in the $300,000 Gotham Stakes (G3) last Saturday.  The 3-year-old colt by Exchange Rate, trained by Cathal Lynch, has four stakes wins to his credit, a 7-4-1-1 record and earnings of $364,200. He turned in an Under Tack eighth in :10 2/5 before he was purchased by MMG for $340,000 out of the Eisaman Equine consignment at the 2016 OBS March Sale. watch his under tack video

 

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Kaleem Shah’s Iliad took his first steps on the Derby trail with a 3-1/2 length victory in the $200,000 San Vicente Stakes (G2) at Santa Anita, running seven furlongs in a rapid 1:21 3/5. The 3-year-old son of Ghostzapper, trained by Doug O’Neill, has a 3-2-0-0 record to date and earnings of $147,345. Consigned to the 2016 OBS March Sale by Eddie Woods, Agent, he was sold for $285,000 after turning in a quarter in :20 4/5 at the Under Tack Show. watch his under tack video 

 

 

WinStar Farm LLC, S F Bloodstock LLC and China Horse Club’s highly regarded American Anthem has only started twice, but was second in a photo to grade one winner Gormley in the Sham Stakes (G3) after winning impressively at first asking for trainer Bob Baffert. The son of Bodemeister turned in an Under Tack eighth in :10 15 before he was purchased for $435,000 out of the Hoppel’s Horse & Cattle Co., Inc. consignment. watch his under tack video 

Favorable Outcome the Swale credit Leslie Martin

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At Gulfstream Park, Klaravich Stables, Inc. and William H. Lawrence’s Favorable Outcome made his presence felt in the division by wearing down odds-on favorite Three Rules and taking the $200,000 Swale Stakes (G2) by three quarters of a length. It was the first stakes win for the 3-year-old colt by Flatter, third in the Champagne Stakes (G1) last fall. Consigned by Tom McCrocklin, Agent, to the 2016 OBS March Sale, he was sold to Klaravich for $300,000 after breezing a quarter in :21 flat at the Under Tack Show. Trained by Chad Brown, he has a 4-2-0-1 record  and has earned $222,560 to date. watch his under tack video

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Celestine scores in Gulfstream’s Sand Springs Stakes

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Moyglare Stud Farm, Ltd.’s Celestine, making her first start for her new connections in Saturday’s $100,000 Sand Springs Stakes at Gulfstream, took the lead at the start and never looked back en route to a two length victory over grade one stakes winner Catch a Glimpse. The 5-year-old daughter of Scat Daddy, now in the care of trainer Christophe Clement, was purchased for $2,550,000 last November. She’s now 15-7-2-2 and has earned $885,515 to date. At two, consigned by Gayle Woods on behalf of James Bryan’s Phaedrus Flights to the 2014 OBS June Sale, she breezed three eighths in :32 2/5 at the Under Tack Show, the sale’s fastest work at the distance. watch her under tack video

Alex and JoAnn Lieblong’s Rockshaw pressed the early pace in Saturday’s $125,000 Gazebo Stakes at Oaklawn Park, took the lead at the top of the stretch and drew away to a four length victory, with fellow OBS graduate Balandeen (April ’16) checking in third. It’s the first stakes win for the 3-year-old colt by Maclean’s Music, who was sold for $210,000 by Eddie Woods, Agent, after speeding a quarter in :20 3/5 at the Under Tack Show prior to the 2016 OBS April Sale. Now 5-3-0-0 for trainer Ron Moquett, he has earned $165,550. watch his under tack video

Rockingham Ranch’s Stormy Liberal took command of Santa Anita’s $80,305 Joe Hernandez Stakes turning for home then held off a late charge and won by a nose. It’s the second straight stakes win for the 5-year-old graded stakes placed son of Stormy Atlantic, who turned in an Under Tack eighth in :10 2/5 before he was purchased for $100,00 out of the Wavertree Stables consignment at the 2014 OBS June Sale. Trained by Peter Miller, he’s now 18-5-6-1 with $294,970 in earnings. watch his under tack video

Yorkiepoo Princess wins Aqueduct’s Busher Stakes

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Danny J. Chen’s Yorkiepoo Princess continued her dominance of the 3-year-old filly division at Aqueduct this winter by coming from off the pace, taking command a furlong from home and winning the $150,000 Busher Stakes by a length and three quarters. Fellow OBS graduate Tiz Rae Anna (April ’16) checked in third. It’s the third straight stakes win at the meeting for the Florida-bred daughter of Kantharos, trained by Edward Barker, now 7-4-0-0 with earnings of $244,811. A two time OBS graduate, she was sold by Summerfield (Francis & Barbara Vanlangendonck), Agent, at the 2015 August Sale before her purchase by Mr. Chen for $8,000 out of the Niall Brennan Stables consignment at the 2016 April Sale after an Under Tack eighth in :10 flat. watch her under tack video 

Ken and Sarah Ramsey’s Partly Mocha is better than ever at the age of eight, rallying down the stretch of the $50,000 Bucharest Turf Sprint Stakes at Sam Houston Downs and catching front running fellow OBS graduate American Sailor (April ’14) in the final strides and scoring by a neck. It’s the second straight stakes win for the gelded son of Half Ours, purchased for $47,000 from Halcyon Hammock Farm, Agent, at the 2011 OBS March Sale. Trained by Mike Maker, he’s now 36-9-8-7 and has earned $445,392 to date. watch his under tack video 

High Ridge Road wins Laurel’s Barbara Fritchie Stakes

Martin S. Schwartz’s High Ridge Road scored her first graded stakes win on Saturday at Laurel, circling horses on the turn to reach contention and then getting up late on the outside to win the $300,000 Barbara Fritchie Stakes (G2) by a neck, with fellow OBS graduate Clothes Fall Off (March ’14) checking in third. It’s the second straight stakes victory for the 5-year-old mare by Quality Road, who sped an Under Tack quarter in :21 flat before she was purchased for $350,000 out of the Eddie Woods consignment at the 2014 OBS April Sale. Trained by Linda Rice, she’s now 11-5-2-3 and has earned $413,990 to date. watch her under tack video

Romona S. Bass LLC’s Wild At Heart took charge of Santa Anita’s $200,000 Buena Vista Stakes (G3) turning for home and went on from there to post a 3-1/2 length victory, with fellow OBS grad Hillhouse High (March ’13) settling for third. It’s the first stakes win for the 5-year-old daughter of Indian Charlie, trained by Richard Mandella, now 11-3-4-2 and $331,305 in earnings. She was purchased by Steve Young for $450,000 out of the Eisaman Equine consignment at the 2014 OBS March Sale after turning in an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5.  watch her under tack video

Pinnacle Racing Stable and Norman Stables’ Moment of Delight led from gate to wire and took Gulfstream’s $60,000 White Pearl Stakes by a neck over fellow OBS graduate Distina (March ’14, August ’13). That’s four stakes wins for the 5-year-old Florida-bred mare by A. P. Warrior, sold for $58,000 to Pinnacle Racing by Southern Cypress Stable, Agent, at the 2014 OBS April Sale after she breezed an eighth in :10 1/5 at the Under Tack Show. Trained by David Fawkes, the win leaves her with a 20-6-5-2 record and $474,402 in earnings. watch her under tack video

Miguel Barraza’s Tiger Blood picked up his first stakes win on Saturday at Tampa Bay Downs, pressing the pace from the start and easing away late to score by a length in the $96,800 Pelican Stakes, with fellow OBS graduate Sonoma Crush (June ’15) finishing third. The 4-year-old Florida-bred colt by Cowtown Cat, trained by Darien Rodriguez, is now 9-4-1-0 and has earned $$115,302 to date. He was purchased for $4,500 out of the Journeyman Bloodstock (Brent & Crystal Fernung) consignment at the 2014 OBS August Sale.

Iliad scores in Santa Anita’s San Vicente Stakes

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Kaleem Shah’s Iliad jumped from a December maiden victory at Los Alamitos into Sunday’s $200,000 San Vicente Stakes (G2) at Santa Anita and the 3-year-old son of Ghostzapper handled the class raise with ease, taking command at the head of the stretch and cruising to a 3-1/2 length victory in 1:21 3/5 for the seven furlongs. Trained by Doug O’Neill, the win leaves him with a 3-2-0-0 record and earnings of $147,345. Consigned to the 2016 OBS March Sale by Eddie Woods, Agent, he was sold for $285,000 after turning in a quarter in :20 4/5 at the Under Tack Show. watch his under tack video 

 

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Gelfenstein Farm’s Sharp Azteca took charge of Saturday’s $350,000 Gulfstream Park Handicap (G2) three furlongs out, opened a big lead in the stretch and won eased up by 4-1/2 lengths. It’s the second graded stakes win for the two time OBS graduate, sold first by Select Sales at the 2014 August Sale. He was then purchased for $220,000 at the 2015 April Sale by Gelfenstein Farm from de Meric Sales, Agent for Golden Legacy Stables, after breezing an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5. The 4-year-old colt by Freud, trained by Jorge Navarro, is now 10-5-3-0 with $576,740 in earnings. watch his under tack video 

Third Day takes Gulfstream’s Just One More Stakes

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Spendthrift Farm LLC & Town and Country Racing’s Third Day is two for two and a stakes winner after scoring by a neck and leading a 1-2-3 OBS sweep of Wednesday’s $60,000 Just One More Stakes at Gulfstream Park. Barry Karafin Bets (April ’16) was second with Basha (March ’16) checking in third. The 3-year-old colt by Bernardini sped an Under Tack quarter in :21 flat before he was purchased for $575,000 out of the de Meric Sales consignment at the 2016 OBS March Sale. Trained by Todd Pletcher, he has earned $62,850 to date. watch his under tack video

March grads El Areeb, Favorable Outcome score graded wins

Favorable Outcome the Swale credit Leslie Martin

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Klaravich Stables, Inc. and William H. Lawrence’s Favorable Outcome moved up on the outside on the turn in Saturday’s $200,000 Swale Stakes (G2) at Gulfstream, closed relentlessly down the lane and wore down odds-on favorite Three Rules and scored by three quarters of a length. It’s the first stakes win for the 3-year-old colt by Flatter, third in the Champagne Stakes (G1) last fall. Consigned by Tom McCrocklin, Agent, to the 2016 OBS March Sale, he was sold to Klaravich for $300,000 after breezing a quarter in :21 flat at the Under Tack Show. Now 4-2-0-1 for trainer Chad Brown, he has earned $222,560 to date. watch his under tack video

 

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MMG Stables LLC’s El Areeb scored his second straight graded stakes win in Aqueduct’s $250,000 Withers Stakes (G3), taking command after turning for home and cruising to a 4-1/4 length victory. That’s four in a row for the 3-year-old colt by Exchange Rate, trained by Cathal Lynch, now 6-4-1-0 with $334,200 in earnings to date. He turned in an Under Tack eighth in :10 2/5 before he was purchased by MMG for $340,000 out of the Eisaman Equine consignment at the 2016 OBS March Sale. watch his under tack video

 

St. Joe Bay and jockey Kent Desormeaux win the Grade II, $200,000 Palos Verdes Stakes, Saturday, February 4, 2017 at Santa Anita Park, Arcadia CA. © BENOIT PHOTO

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Altamira Racing Stable and David A. Bernsen’s St. Joe Bay led from gate to wire and scored his second straight graded stakes victory with a 2-1/4 decision in Saturday’s $200,000 Palos Verdes Stakes (G2) at Santa Anita. That’s three straight wins for the 5-year-old Florida-bred gelding by Saint Anddan, trained by Peter Miller, now 21-5-5-3 with $377,175 in earnings. A two time OBS graduate, he was consigned by Bobby Jones Equine LLC, Agent to the 2013 Winter Mixed Sale and then purchased for $60,000 out of the Bobby Dodd consignment at the 2014 June Sale after an Under Tack eighth in :10 flat. watch his under tack video