Bitumen, Random Walk one-two in Saratoga’s Sanford Stakes

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Joseph W. Sutton’s Bitumen dropped off the pace in the early going of the $150,000 Sanford Stakes (G3) at Saratoga on Saturday, circled horses to reach contention turning for home, took over leaving the eighth pole and scored by a length and three quarters over fellow OBS graduate Random Walk (March ’16). Two for two with earnings of $117,900 for trainer Eddie Kenneally, the 2-year-old colt by Mineshaft was purchased for $280,000 by Barry Berkelhammer, Agent, out of the Eddie Woods consignment at the 2016 OBS March Sale after he breezed an Under Tack quarter in :21 1/5. watch his under tack video

Michael Lay, Mike Loughry and D Mac Racing Stable’s Puntrooskie scored his first graded stakes win in Woodbine’s $150,600 Bold Venture Stakes (G3) on Saturday, battling to the lead in the stretch and holding on gamely for a half length decision. The 6-year-old Florida bred son of In Summation, trained by Donald MacRae, now has two stakes victories, a 29-5-6-5 record and $361,969 in earnings. He was sold for $62,000 by breeder Ocala Stud at the 2013 OBS June Sale after working an Under Tack quarter in :21 3/5. watch his under tack video

J. Kirk and Judy Robison’s Front Pocket Money tried stakes company for the first time in Saturday’s $101,000 Jersey Shore Stakes (G3) at Monmouth Park. The 3-year-old colt by Uncle Mo took the lead at the break and held it to the wire, turning back a late charge by fellow OBS graduate Yellow Chips and scoring by three quarters of a length. Sold for $67,000 by Highbury Farm at the 2014 OBS Winter Mixed Sale, he’s now 5-3-1-0 with earnings of $152,050 for trainer Steve Asmussen.

Ancient Secret makes it four for four in Saratoga’s Lake George

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Alpha Delta Stables’ unbeaten Ancient Secret is a graded stakes winner after rallying to take command of Saratoga’s $200,000 Lake George Stakes (G2) on opening day a furlong from home and easing away to win by a length and a quarter. Four for four for trainer Chad Brown, the 3-year-old daughter of Kantharos has two stakes victories and earnings of $259,200 to date. Consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, to the 2015 OBS April Sale, she was purchased for $225,000 by Steve Young, Agent, after breezing an Under Tack quarter in :21 1/5. watch her under tack video

Miss Freeze takes Belmont’s Lynbrook Stakes

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Joseph Bulger, Michael Imperio and DJC Racing Stables’ Miss Freeze, the only first time starter in Belmont’s $125,000 Lynbrook Stakes for 2-year-old fillies on Sunday, slipped through on the rail to take command at the head of the stretch and drew away smartly to win by 6-1/4 lengths. Fellow OBS graduate Paz the Bourbon (March ’16) checked in third. Consigned by Southern Chase Farm (Greg & Karen Dodd), Agent, to the 2016 OBS April Sale, the daughter of Frost Giant was sold for $150,000 after working a quarter in :20 4/5 at the Under Tack Show. Trained by David A. Cannizzo, she earned $75,000 for the effort. watch her under tack video

Ken and Sarah Ramsey’s Watchyourownbobber pressed the pace in the $103,900 Warrior Veterans Stakes at Indiana Grand Race Course on Saturday, took over in the stretch and eased away to win by a length and a quarter. It’s the second stakes win for the graded stakes placed 4-year-old colt by Hard Spun, sold for $62,000 by Hoppel’s Horse & Cattle Co., Agent, at the 2014 OBS April Sale after breezing an Under Tack quarter in :21 1/5. Trained by Michael Maker, he’s now 14-5-3-2 and has earned $263,213. watch his under tack video

ERJ Racing LLC, Slam Dunk Racing and Neil Haymes’ Crosscheck Carlos is two for two and a stakes winner after taking the lead at the start of Saturday’s $100,000 D. S. Shine Young Futurity at Evangeline Downs and staying there to the wire, turning back a stretch long challenge to win by a head.  The 2-year-old colt by Custom for Carlos, trained by Albert M. Stall, Jr., has earned $78,600 to date. He breezed an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5 before he was purchased for $37,000 out of the Inside Move consignment at the 2016 OBS March Sale. watch his under tack video

Curtis Landry and Red Diamond Stable’s Ruffenuff made her debut in Saturday’s $50,000 Princess Margaret Stakes at Northlands Park, took the lead at the break and cruised from there to a 6-3/4 length victory. Trained by Greg Tracy, the 2-year-old daughter of Dialed In earned $35,000 for her effort. Consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, to the 2016 OBS April Sale, she turned in a quarter in :20 4/5 at the Under Tack Show. watch her under tack video

Hronis Racing LLC’s Morganite enjoyed her debut at the opening weekend by the sea at Del Mar, holding off a late charge by fellow OBS graduate Champagne Room (April ’16) and scoring by a length and a half in a $64,725 Maiden Special Weight test. The 2-year-old daughter of Gemologist, the first winner for her sire, was consigned by Halcyon Hammock Farm, Agent, to the 2016 OBS March Sale. She was sold to Lane’s End Bloodstock for $360,000 after an Under Tack eighth in :10 flat. Trained by John Sadler, her victory was worth $37,800. watch her under tack video

August Yearling Sale catalog now online

The catalog for the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2016 August Yearling Sale is now available via the OBS website at www.obssales.com. The website features a sortable master index for the catalog and links to daily pedigree updates. The print version will be mailed by the end of July.

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

There are 273 yearlings cataloged for the Selected Yearling Sale. Scheduled for Tuesday, August 23rd, it will begin at 10:30 a.m. Conformation photos of the Selected yearlings will be available on the website and the iPad version beginning  August 5th.

The two-day Open Sale features 770 yearlings. Hip No.’s 275 – 660 sell on Wednesday, August 24th and Hip No.’s 661 – 1047 will be offered Thursday, August 25th.  Both Open sessions also begin at 10:30 a.m.

Long a source of quality horses, the OBS August Sale has produced 24 international millionaire graduates, including the recent Japanese graded stakes winner A Shin Bullseye. Fifteen August Sale graduates have won graded stakes since the beginning of 2015. Their combined hammer price was $842,500 and they have earned $6,863,812 to date. The latest August graduate in the headlines is Anthony Fanticola and Joseph Scardino’s unbeaten 3-year-old filly Coppa, three for three and a graded stakes winner after taking Belmont’s Victory Ride Stakes (G3) last Saturday.

As always, the sale features a strong stallion roster, with yearlings by upper echelon sires Bernardini, City Zip, Congrats, Flatter, Ghostzapper, Kitten’s Joy, Mineshaft, More Than Ready, Scat Daddy and Uncle Mo. Proven sires Awesome Again, Broken Vow, Distorted Humor, Elusive Quality, First Dude, Into Mischief, Kantharos, Midnight Lute, Mizzen Mast, Super Saver, Tale of the Cat, Twirling Candy, Two Step Salsa and Wildcat Heir are also represented.

Always a showcase for newcomers to the stallion ranks, the 2016 August sale features the offspring of classic winning first crop sires Animal Kingdom, Orb and Oxbow, as well as Data Link, Flat Out, Fort Larned, Graydar, Justin Phillip, Liaison, Morning Line, Paynter, Point of Entry, Prospective, Rattlesnake Bridge, Shanghai Bobby, Soldat, Take Charge Indy, Treasure Beach (GB), Violence and Winslow Homer are also represented.

Classic winners Shackleford and Union Rags head the roster of the sale’s promising second crop sires along with Astrology, Biondetti, Bodemeister, Maclean’s Music, Mission Impazible, Stay Thirsty, Tapizar, The Factor and To Honor and Serve.

As always, the sale will be streamed live via the OBS website as well as the Blood-Horse and DRF websites.

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

Sales results are available on the OBS website, updated hourly during each session of every sale. In addition, the latest news regarding OBS graduates, sales schedules, nominations, credit requests, travel information and other news relevant to OBS consignors and customers is also available. E-mail should be addressed to obs@obssales.com.

Fish Trappe Road, Coppa take graded stakes at Belmont Park

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Martin Racing Stable LLC’s Fish Trappe Road took charge of Saturday’s $500,000 Dwyer Stakes (G3) at Belmont after straightening away in the stretch then eased away and won by a length and a quarter. It’s the first graded stakes win for the 3-year-old colt by Trappe Shot, now 9-3-3-0 with $518,185 in earnings for trainer Bret Calhoun. Consigned by Crupi’s New Castle Farm, Agent, to the 2015 OBS March Sale, he worked an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5 before going to Martin Racing for $95,000. watch his under tack video

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Anthony Fanticola and Joseph Scardino’s unbeaten Coppa is three for three and a graded stakes winner after holding off a pair of challengers in the final furlong and taking Belmont’s $150,000 Victory Ride Stakes (G3) by a neck. The 3-year-old Florida-bred daughter of Yesbyjimminy is a two time OBS graduate, going through the ring at the 2014 August Sale before she was purchased by Boomer Bloodstock, Agent, for $210,000  out of the Blue River Bloodstock consignment at the 2015 April Sale after an Under Tack eighth in:10 flat. Trained by Philip D’Amato, she has earned $153,000 to date. selected sale conformation photo  watch her under tack video

BB Horses’ Sweet On Smokey scored her third stakes victory on Saturday at Delaware Park, getting up in the final yards to win the $50,125 Dashing Beauty Stakes by a head. It’s the third win in seven trips to the post this year for the 4-year-old filly by Successful Appeal, trained by Claudio Gonzalez, now 29-9-5-5 with $340,070 in earnings. She was sold for $20,000 at the 2014 OBS April Sale by Tom McCrocklin, Agent, after working a quarter in :21 3/5 at the Under Tack Show. watch her under tack video

Dearest heads parade of holiday weekend stakes winners

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Gelfenstein Farm’s Dearest posted her second straight stakes win at Gulfstream on Saturday, taking command a quarter mile from home, opening up a big lead in mid-stretch then coasting home a winner of the Azalea Stakes by a length and a half. She was purchased for $150,000 at the 2015 OBS March Sale by Gelfenstein out of the Woodford Thoroughbreds consignment after breezing an eighth in :9 4/5 at the Under Tack Show. The 3-year-old graded stakes placed filly by Midshipman, trained by Gilberto Zerpa, is now 5-4-0-1 and has earned $173,550. watch her under tack video

Although Black Hawk Stable’s Alsvid broke a step slowly in Saturday’s $67,700 Kelly’s Landing Stakes at Churchill Downs, the graded stakes winning millionaire recovered quickly, took the early lead and was never headed en route to a 1-1/2 length victory over fellow OBS graduate Schivarelli (April ’13). It’s the eleventh stakes win for the 7-year-old son of Officer, trained by Chris Hartman, now 43-15-11-7 with $1,274,618 in earnings. He was sold for $55,000 by Stephens Thoroughbreds, Agent, at the 2011 OBS April Sale after breezing an eighth in :10 flat at the Under Tack Show. watch his under tack video

Doctor J Dub the Bob Umphrey Turf Sprint

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Drawing Away Stable’s Doctor J Dub was ignored at 28-1 going into Saturday’s $75,000 Bob Umphrey Turf Sprint Stakes at Gulfstream Park, but he went right to the front and stayed there until the wire, holding off a stretch-long challenge to win by a neck. It’s the first stakes win for the 6-year-old gelding by Sharp Humor, sold for $195,000 at the 2012 OBS March Sale by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, after he breezed an Under Tack eighth in :10 flat. Trained by Jena Antonucci, he’s now 22-5-5-4 and has earned $129,205 to date. watch his under tack video

Sequel Racing’s Haveyougoneaway relaxed off the early pace in Sunday’s $100,000 Dancin Renee Stakes at Belmont Park, rolled up in the outside turning for home, made the lead in the final furlong and drew away to win by 2-3/4 lengths. It’s the fourth stakes win for the 5-year-old daughter of Congrats, now trained by Thomas Morley, and leaves her with a 24-9-4-6 record and $502,425 in earnings. Consigned to the 2013 OBS June Sale by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, she breezed an eighth in :10 2/5 at the Under Tack Show. watch her under tack video

John Carver, Jerry Hollendorfer and Green Smith’s Outside Nashville scored his second stakes win of the year in Monday’s $65,900 Oak Tree Sprint Stakes, coming from far off the pace to take the lead a sixteenth from home and drawing off to win by a length and a half. That’s six stakes wins for the 6-year-old gelding by Broken Vow, sold by Eisaman Equine, Agent, for $115,000 to Hollendorfer and Smith at the 2012 OBS March Sale after working  an eighth in :10 1/5 at the Under Tack Show. Trained by Jerry Hollendorfer, he’s now 34-9-5-5 and has earned $390,805.  watch his under tack video

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Stirrup Trouble LLC’s Temple Fur came after front-running fellow OBS graduate First Illusion (August ’14) in the stretch of the $75,000 Betsy Ross Stakes at Gulfstream Park on Monday, took over at the eighth pole and beat her to the wire by 3-1/2 lengths. It’s the first stakes win for the 3-year-old daughter of Temple City, trained by Jessica Campitelli, now 8-4-1-0 with $109,970 in earnings. Consigned by Woodside Ranch, Agent, to the 2015 OBS April Sale, he worked a quarter in :21 4/5 at the Under Tack Show. watch her under tack video

J and G Racing Stable’s Don’t Hold Me Back picked up his first stakes win on Friday in the $75,000 Lieutenant Governor’s Handicap at Hastings Park, rallying to take over a furlong from home and scoring by half a length at 29-1. The 4-year-old gelding by Hold Me Back, trained by Steve Henson, is now 20-4-1-2 and has earned $92,465. Consigned by Winners Circle Thoroughbreds LLC, Agent, to the 2014 OBS April Sale, he was sold for $100,000 after breezing an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5. watch his under tack video

Sir Dudley Digges wins Woodbine’s Queen’s Plate

Sarah Ramsey’s Sir Dudley Digges sat just off the early leaders in the $1,000,000 Queen’s Plate at Woodbine on Sunday, caught favored Ami’s Gizmo inside the final sixteenth and eased away to win Canada’s premier race for 3-year-olds by half a length. It’s the first stakes win for the son of Gio Ponti, purchased for $130,000 by Patti Miller, EQB, Agent, on behalf of the Ramseys from Thomas and Casse, Agent for Global Thoroughbreds, at the 2015 OBS June Sale after turning in an Under Tack Eighth in :10 1/5. Trained by Mike Maker, he’s now 9-2-3-3 and has earned $541,946. watch his under tack video

Sarah Sis scores; I’ll Have Another sires first winner

Joe Ragsdale’s Sarah Sis continued her march toward a million in earnings on Saturday at Arlington Park, taking the lead at the start of the $100,000 Chicago Handicap (G3) and staying there to the wire, scoring by a length with fellow OBS graduate You Bought Her (April “12) checking in third. That’s four graded stakes wins for the 4-year-old daughter of Sharp Humor, trained by Ingrid Mason, now 18-7-5-0 and with earnings of $662,500. After breezing an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5, she was purchased for $20,000 by Mr. Ragsdale out of the Doble Jak consignment at the 2014 OBS June Sale. watch her under tack video

Kentucky Derby (G1) and Preakness (G1) winning OBS graduate I’ll Have Another, 2012’s champion 3-year-old male, is off and running as a stallion with his first winner. Standing at Big Red Farm in Japan, he’s the sire of 2-year-old colt Un Autre, who scored in a maiden special weight test on the turf at Tokyo Racecourse (watch the race) .  I’ll Have Another, by Flower Alley, was purchased for J. Paul Reddam for $35,000 by Dennis O’Neill at the 2011 OBS April Sale, sold by Eisaman Equine, Agent, on behalf of Victor Davila. Retired on the morning of the Belmont Stakes, he ended his career with a 7-5-1-0 record and earnings of $2,693,600. Watch and listen as I’ll Have Another breezes and sells at the 2011 OBS April Sale

Pinnacle Racing Stable and Norman Stables’ Moment of Delight sat just off the lead in Gulfstream’s $75,000 Boca Chica Stakes on Saturday, took command after turning for home and drew off smartly to a 5-1/4 length victory. It’s the second stakes win for the 4-year-old Florida-bred filly by A. P. Warrior, who breezed an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5 before she was sold for $58,000 to Pinnacle Racing by Southern Cypress Stable, Agent, at the 2014 OBS April Sale. Now trained by Stanley Gold, she’s 16-4-4-1 and has earned $353,728 to date. watch her under tack video

RAP Racing’s Louisville First picked up her first stakes win on Sunday at Belmont Park, charging from behind in the stretch of the $100,000 New York Stallion Stakes for fillies and getting up late to win by half a length. Trained by George Weaver, the 3-year-old filly by Girolamo Is now 7-2-1-1 and has earned $133,360. Consigned to the 2015 OBS March Sale by Randy Bradshaw, Agent, she was sold to RAP Racing for $120,000 after breezing an eighth in :10 1/5 at the Under Tack Show. watch her under tack video

David Lengel, Norman Rader and Brett Brookman’s We’re All Set rallied wide on the turn in Sunday’s $75,000 Sea of Grass Stakes at Gulfstream, battled between horses down the stretch and was best by half a length at the wire over fellow OBS graduate Yourdreamsormine (June ’14, October ’12). It’s the first stakes win for the two-time OBS graduate, sold by Ocala Bloodstock, Agent, at the 2012 August Sale before she worked an Under Tack quarter in :21 3/5 and was purchased for $30,000 out of the Southern Chase Farm (Greg & Karen Dodd) consignment at the 2013 April Sale. The 5-year-old Florida-bred daughter of With Distinction, trained by Peter Walder, is now 35-6-5-9 and has earned $266,719 to date. watch her under tack video

David P. Taylor Jr.’s Find Joy also posted her first stakes win on Sunday, taking charge of the $50,000 Kent Stakes at Emerald Downs a sixteenth from home and winning by a length and a quarter. Trained by Frank Lucarelli, the 3-year-old filly by Drosselmeyer is now 8-2-0-3 and has earned $73,335. She was consigned by Eisaman Equine, Agent, to the 2015 OBS April Sale where she turned in an eighth in :10 flat at the Under Tack Show. watch her under tack video

Ancient Secret takes Belmont’s Wild Applause Stakes

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Alpha Delta Stables’ Ancient Secret is three for three and a stakes winner after putting in a strong late run and getting up in the final yards to win Sunday’s $100,000 Wild Applause Stakes at Belmont Park by a head. She was purchased for $225,000 by Steve Young, Agent, out of the de Meric Sales consignment at the 2015 OBS April Sale after turning in an Under Tack quarter in :21 1/5. The 3-year-old daughter of Kantharos, trained by Chad Brown, has earned $139,200 to date. watch her under tack video

Hronis Racing LLC’s Uptown Twirl scored her second straight stakes win on Saturday, taking charge of the $65,000 Pleasanton Oaks a furlong from home and easing away to a two length victory. Fellow OBS graduate Andean (April ’15) checked in third. That’s three wins in five starts this year for the 3-year-old filly by Twirling Candy, sold to Lane’s End Bloodstock for $630,000 at the 2015 OBS March Sale by Halcyon Hammock Farm, Agent, after breezing and eighth in :10 flat at the Under Tack Show. Trained by John Sadler, she’s now 8-4-1-0 and has earned $166,214. watch her under tack video

Kretz Racing LLC’s Mr. Roary picked a nice spot to break his maiden, going to the front at the start of Saturday’s $85,320 Rainbow Stakes at Santa Anita and staying there all the way, holding off a late charge by Hopeful Stakes (G1) winner Ralis and winning by a nose. Trained by George Papaprodromou, he’s now 9-1-2-1 and has earned $84,895. The 3-year-old Scat Daddy gelding, consigned to the 2015 OBS April Sale by Off the Hook LLC, Agent, was purchased for $110,000 by Gayle Van Leer, Agent, after an Under Tack eighth in :10 3/5. watch his under tack video

Record City Zip colt tops June Sale’s final session

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Hip No. 926, a bay colt by City Zip consigned by Stephens Thoroughbreds LLC, Agent, went to Frank Fletcher Racing Operations for a sale record $800,000 to top the fourth and final session of the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2016 June Sale of Two-Year-Olds and Horses of Racing Age. Out of graded stakes placed Successful Sarah, by Successful Appeal, his quarter in :21 1/5 was co-fastest at the distance at Thursday’s Under Tack session.

The price surpassed the previous mark of $680,000 set last year for a colt by Candy Ride (ARG).

Christina R. Jelm, Agent, paid $375,000 for Hip No. 936, a son of Distorted Humor consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent. The bay colt, a half brother to Kentucky Derby (G1) winner Super Saver out of Supercharger, by A.P. Indy, turned in an Under Tack eighth in :10 2/5.

Hip No. 1109, a son of Fastnet Rock consigned by Tom McCrocklin, Agent, was sold to Jerry & Ronald Frankel for $360,000. The bay colt, who worked an Under Tack quarter in :21 flat, is out of Alone (IRE), by Galileo, a full sister to grade one stakes winner Lush Lashes.

Hip No. 940, a son of Uncle Mo consigned by Thoroughbred Champions Training Center LLC, was sold to Breeze Easy LLC for $240,000. The bay colt, out of Surrender, by Stormy Atlantic, a daughter of stakes placed Beaucette, breezed a quarter in :21 1/5 on Thursday.

Mr. & Mrs. J. S. Moss paid $230,000 for Hip No. 1133, a dark bay or brown colt by Harlan’s Holiday consigned by McKathan Bros., Agent. Out of Anna Sun, by Trippi, a full sister to stakes winner Dark Thunder, he worked a quarter in :21 1/5 at the Under Tack Show.

St. Elias Stable & West Point Thoroughbreds, Inc. went to $200,000 for Hip No. 952, a son of Aikenite whose eighth in :10 flat was co fastest at the distance on Thursday. The dark bay or brown colt, consigned by Crupi’s New Castle Farm, Agent, is out of Switcheroo, by Exchange Rate, a half sister to graded stakes winner I Spent It.

For the session, 145 youngsters sold for a total of $5,237,000, compared with 131 two-year-olds grossing $5,417,100 at the corresponding session last year. The average price was $36,117, compared with $41.352 a year ago while the median price was $13,000 compared with $15,000 in 2015. The buyback percentage was 26%; it was 26.8% in 2015. Five horses sold for $200,000 or more compared with three a year ago.

Sixteen Horses of Racing Age grossed $146,500, compared to 13 bringing $568,000 a year ago. The average was $9,156 compared to $43,692 in 2015 while the median was $4,250; it was $12,000 a year ago. The buyback percentage was 15.8% against 38.1% last year.

For the entire sale, 621 two-year-olds sold for $18,427,900 compared with last year’s sale record $23,608,500. The average was $29,675 compared with 2015’s sale record $39,612, while the median price was $13,000 compared with $18,000 a year ago. The buyback percentage was 24%; it was 24.8% a year ago.

Next on the OBS agenda is the Selected Sale of Yearlings set for August 23rd, followed by the Open Sale of Yearlings on August 24th – 25th.

Into Mischief filly tops June Sale’s third session

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Hip No. 866, a daughter of Into Mischief consigned by Eisaman Equine, Agent, was sold for $250,000 to John P. Fort to top session three of the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2016 June Sale of Two-Year-Olds and Horses of Racing Age. The bay filly, who breezed an eighth in :10 1/5 at the Under Tack Show, is out of Simple Symphony, by Consolidator, a half sister to stakes winner Doc Calls Her Kate.

Three horses sold for $190,000.

Hip No. 662, a son of Bellamy Road consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, went to Gary Young, Agent. The dark bay or brown colt, who worked a quarter in :21 4/5 at the Under Tack Show, is a full brother to graded stakes winner Position Limit out of Payable On Demand, by Out of Place.

Susan Moulton purchased Hip No. 761, a chestnut colt by Tapit consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent. Out of grade one stakes winner River’s Prayer, by Devon Lane, he turned in an Under Tack eighth in :10 2/5.

Hip No. 840, a bay filly by Hard Spun consigned by Bobby Dodd, Agent, was sold to Mercedes Stables LLC. A half sister to graded stakes placed stakes winner Amaranth out of stakes winner Shedoesrock,  she breezed an Under Tack eighth in :10 flat, co-fastest at the distance at Wednesday’s Under Tack session.

Hip No. 765, Glencairn, a son of Candy Ride (ARG) who breezed an Under Tack eighth in :10 3/5, was sold to William Werner for $155,000. Consigned by Hidden Brook, Agent, the chestnut colt is out of stakes winner Roan Inish, by Elusive Quality, a half sister to graded stakes placed In Equality.

Bluewater Sales, Agent, paid 140,000 for Hip No. 660, a dark bay or brown filly by Trappe Shot consigned by Woodford Thoroughbreds, Agent. The half sister to stakes winner Bebhinn, who also worked in :10 flat on Wednesday, is out of Passion Overflow, by Hennessy, a half sister to grade one stakes placed stakes winner Ocean Ridge.

Hip No. 842, a daughter of Giant’s Causeway consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, went to Rockbridge Bloodstock for $115,000. The gray or roan filly, who breezed an Under Tack eighth in :10 2/5, is out of stakes placed Sheraton Park, by Cozzene, a half sister to graded stakes winner Gemswick Park.

For the session, 164 horses grossed $4,096,700, compared with 156 selling for a total of $6,702,500 at last year’s third session. The average was $24,980 compared with $42,965 in 2015 while the median price was $12,000 compared to $18,000 a year ago. The buyback percentage was 20.8%; it was 23.5% last year.

The June Sale concludes on Friday beginning at 10:30 a.m. Hip No.’s 901 – 1226 will be offered, including the supplemental entries and Horses of Racing Age.

 

War Front filly tops June Sale’s second session

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Hip No. 316, Black Canary, a bay filly by War Front consigned by Woodford Thoroughbreds, Agent, went to Justin Casse, Agent, for $425,000  to top the second session of the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2016 June Sale of Two-Year-Olds and Horses of Racing Age. A half sister to stakes placed Joe Tess out of graded stakes placed Forty Moves, by Gold Fever, she breezed an eighth in :10 flat at the Monday session of the Under Tack Show.

Nick J. Hines, Agent, paid $370,000 for Hip No. 484, a bay colt by Candy Ride (ARG) consigned by Bobby Dodd, Agent. Out of La Maestranza, by Storm Cat, a daughter of grade one winner Cash Run and full sister to stakes winner Great War Eagle, his eighth in :10 flat was co-fastest at the distance at Tuesday’s Under Tack session.

Hip No. 476, Letsgoidaho, a bay colt by Uncle Mo who breezed an Under Tack eighth in :10 4/5, was sold to Michel Everett for $350,000. Consigned by Classic Bloodstock LLC, Agent, he’s out of Lady Mocha, by Tale of the Cat, a full sister to graded stakes placed stakes winner Resplendency.

Charles J. Cella went to $260,000 for Hip No. 310, a bay colt by Shackleford out of Flashy Future, by Bertrando, a full sister to grade one stakes placed stakes winner Lacquaria. Consigned by RiceHorse Stables, Agent for Emerald Sales LLC, he turned in an Under Tack eighth in :10 flat.

Hip No. 413, a son of Quality Road consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, was sold for $160,000 to Alistair Roden Bloodstock. The bay colt, who breezed an eighth in :10 1/5 at the Under Tack Show, is out of champion Inish Glora, by Regal Classic, and is a half sister to stakes winner Roan Inish as well as a full sister to graded stakes placed In Equality.

Gary Young, Agent, paid $130,000 for Hip No. 404, a chestnut colt by Candy Ride who worked an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5.  Consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, he’s out of graded stakes placed stakes winner Humble Janet, by Humble Eleven.

Gary Young also went to $120,000 for Hip No. 428, a daughter of Dialed In consigned by RiceHorse Stables, Agent for Emerald Sales LLC. The chestnut filly, who breezed a quarter in :21 3/5 at the Under Tack Show, is a half sister to stakes placed Resortes out of Iyieldtonoone, by High Yield, a daughter of graded stakes winner Miroswava (FR).

Hip No. 324, a son of Colonel John consigned by Eisaman Equine, Agent, was sold to Dennis O’Neill for $120,000. The bay colt is out of stakes winner Friendofthefamily, by Wild Rush, a half sister to graded stakes winner Commanche Trail.

Hip No. 306, a bay filly by Pure Prize consigned by Costanzo Sales, was purchased by E. L. R. Corp. for $105,000.  A full sister to stakes placed Faerie Queene out of Firm Affair, by Colonial Affair, she worked an eighth in :10 1/5 at the Under Tack Show.

For the session, 146 horses sold for a total of $4,828,400, compared with 158 bringing at total of $5,931,300 at last year’s second session. The average was $33,071 compared with $37,540 in 2015 while the median price was $15,500 compared to $20,000 a year ago. The buyback percentage was 27.7%; it was 23.7% last year.

The June Sale continues Thursday at 10:30 a.m. Hip No.’s 601 – 900 will be offered.

Stay Thirsty filly tops June Sale’s opening session

Hip No. 69, a daughter of Stay Thirsty consigned by Ocala Stud was purchased by Stanley M. Hough, Agent, for $180,000 to top the first session of the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2016 June Sale of Two-Year-Olds and Horses of Racing Age. The bay filly, who worked a quarter in :22 2/5 at Sunday’s Under Tack session, is out of stakes winner Broadway Gold, by Seeking the Gold, and is a half sister to graded stakes winners Broadway’s Alibi and Golden Lad.

Hip No.107, a daughter of The Factor consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, was sold to SAC Racing for $150,000. The bay filly, who worked an eighth in :10 1/5 at Friday’s Under Tack session, is a half sister to stakes winner Dad’s Crazy out of Charismatic Lady, by End Sweep.

Breeze Easy LLC paid $150,000 for Hip No. 204, a bay colt by Harlan’s Holiday consigned by Thoroughbred Champions Training Center LLC, whose quarter in :21 flat was the co-fastest at the distance at Monday’s Under Tack session. He’s a half brother to grade one stakes winner Marylebone, out of Desert Queen, by Wavering Monarch.

Breeze Easy LLC also paid $150,000 for Hip No. 277, Yola Humor, a bay filly by Distorted Humor consigned by Omega Farm, Agent, Out of graded stakes placed Ex Caelis, by Fusaichi Pegasus, a half sister to stakes winner Le Rossignol. She breezed and Under Tack eighth in :10 flat.

Hip No. 7, a son of Stay Thirsty consigned by Top Line Sales LLC, Agent, went to Louis Linder, Jr. for $100,000. The dark bay or brown colt, who worked an Under Tack quarter in :21 2/5, is out of Baltic Flier, by Fusaichi Pegasus, from the family of Dubai Golden Shaheen (G1) winning OBS graduate Caller One.

Little Red Feather Racing went to $100,000 for Hip No. 63, a Bodemeister filly consigned by Tom McCrocklin, Agent, who turned in an Under Tack quarter in :22 flat. Out of graded stakes placed Brief Bliss, by Navarone, the bay filly is a half sister to graded stake winner Hierro.

For the session, 135 horses grossed $3,427,000, compared with 151 selling for a total of $5,557,600 at last year’s first session. The average was $25,385 compared with $36,805 a year ago, while the median price was $15,000 compared to $18,000 in 2015.  The buyback percentage was 36.6%; it was 25.6% last year.

The June Sale continues Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. Hip No.’s 301 – 600 will be offered.

Wednesday’s session will again be streamed live via the OBS website at obssales.com and via the Blood-Horse and Daily Racing Form websites. Under Tack videos are available on the website in their entirety or by individual hip number. They are also available for viewing in the video room adjacent to the Horsemen’s Lounge in the sales pavilion as well as several kiosks in the lobby and the covered walking ring.

June Sale begins Tuesday

With 2014 graduate and catalog cover girl Celestine’s sensational victory in Saturday’s Just a Game Stakes (G1) at Belmont serving as a promotional video (watch the race), the 2016 OBS June Sale of Two Year Olds and Horses of Racing Age begins a four day run on Tuesday, June 14th. Hip No.’s 1-300 will sell on Tuesday, Hip No.’s 301-600 sell on Wednesday, Hip No.’s 601-900 sell Thursday and Hip No.’s 901-1226 on Friday. Friday’s session includes the supplemental entries and the Racing Age horses. All four sessions begin at 10:30 a.m.

Both the main and supplemental catalogs are 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 main page also contains links to complete information regarding the state of the art Repository and updated Conditions of Sale, implemented in 2016.

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 and Under Tack videos, 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. 215, a chestnut colt by Gemologist consigned by Top Line Sales LLC, Agent, worked an eighth in :9 4/5 on Friday, the sale’s fastest work at the distance.  He’s out of Distant Storm, by Storm Cat, from the family of champion Outstandingly.

Thirty-two horses turned in eighths in :10 flat.

There were three on Sunday. Hip No. 164, consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, is a dark bay or brown colt by Tizway out of grade one stakes placed Critical Factor, by Star de Naskra, a half sister to graded stakes winner Malabar Gold. Hip No. 184, Adios Dawn, a bay filly by Adios Charlie consigned by Woodford Thoroughbreds, Agent, is out of Dangerous Dawn, by Forest Danger, a half sister to stakes winner Mom’z Laugh. Hip No. 188, Yes Darlin, a bay colt by Yesbyjimminy consigned by Pure Silk, is out of stakes winner Darlin Dixie, by Dixie Brass.

There were nine :10 flat eighths on Monday

Hip No. 214, Leslie’s Moon, a dark bay or brown Gone Astray filly consigned by Rancho Monarca LLC, is out of Disperse a Star, by Dispersal, a half sister to Japanese stakes winner South Vigorous.

Hip No. 260, consigned by Bobby Dodd, Agent, is a chestnut colt by Super Saver out of Emosewa, by Smarty Jones, a half sister to graded stakes placed stakes winner Shashobegon.

Hip No. 277, Yola Humor, a bay filly by Distorted Humor consigned by Omega Farm, Agent, is out of graded stakes placed Ex Caelis, by Fusaichi Pegasus, a half sister to stakes winner Le Rossignol.

Hip No. 287, consigned by Pick View LLC, Agent, is a bay gelding by Ready’s Image out of Fallseed, by Forest Wildcat, a daughter of graded stakes placed stakes winner Numero Uno.

Hip No. 310, consigned by RiceHorse Stables, Agent for Emerald Sales LLC, is a bay colt by Shackleford out of Flashy Future, by Bertrando, a full sister to grade one stakes placed stakes winner Lacquaria.

Hip No. 316, Black Canary, a bay filly by War Front consigned by Woodford Thoroughbreds, Agent, is a half sister to stakes placed Joe Tess out of graded stakes placed Forty Moves, by Gold Fever.

Hip No. 357, consigned by Top Line Sales LLC, Agent for Small Batch Thoroughbreds, is a dark bay or brown filly by Giant’s Causeway out of grade one stakes placed Grace Anatomy, by Aldebaran, from the family of champion Soaring Softly.

Hip No. 359, a bay colt by Proud Citizen consigned by Mayberry Farm, is out of Gracious Sakes, by Langfuhr, a half sister to stakes winner House of Grace.

Hip No. 386, a bay filly by Jersey Town consigned by All In Sales (Tony Bowling), Agent, is out of Her Holiday, by Harlan’s Holiday, a half sister to stakes winner Montero.

Two more youngsters worked in :10 flat on Tuesday. Hip No. 484, a bay colt by Candy Ride (ARG) consigned by Bobby Dodd, Agent, is out of La Maestranza, by Storm Cat, a daughter of grade one winner Cash Run and full sister to stakes winner Great War Eagle.  Hip No. 592, consigned by Weston Thoroughbreds Training & Sales LLC, Agent, is a chestnut filly by Put It Back out of Missys Lolity, by Dixie Union, a half sister to graded stakes placed Talullah Lula.

There were seven more during Wednesday’s session.

Hip No. 648, consigned by C & J Stables, is a dark bay or brown filly by Drosselmeyer out of stakes winner Our Eleanor, by Successful Appeal.

Hip No. 654, a dark bay or brown colt by Successful Appeal consigned by Eisaman Equine, Agent, is a half brother to graded stakes placed Van Damme out of Pacific Jewel, by Seeking the Gold.

Hip No. 660, a dark bay or brown filly by Trappe Shot consigned by Woodford Thoroughbreds, Agent, is a half sister to stakes winner Bebhinn. She’s out of Passion Overflow, by Hennessy, a half sister to grade one stakes placed stakes winner Ocean Ridge.

Hip No. 678, a gray or roan colt by First Defence consigned by Brick City Thoroughbreds, Agent, is out of Platinum Bride, by Alphabet Soup, a daughter of graded stakes placed stakes winner Pia Bride.

Hip No. 715, consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, is a bay filly by Hansen out of Proud Indian, a half sister to graded stakes placed Here I Go.

Hip No. 745, Thisone’sfor Ang, a dark bay or brown filly by Cool Coal Man consigned by Top Line Sales LLC, Agent, is out of Raphaela, by Grand Slam, from the family of grade one stakes winner Spectacular Tide.

Hip No. 776, consigned by Crupi’s New Castle Farm, Agent, is a bay colt by Sky Mesa out of Royal Corredor, by El Corredor, a half sister to graded stakes winner Devil’s Preacher.

Thursday’s session produced seven more.

Hip No. 822, consigned by Craig L. Wheeler, Agent, is a dark bay or brown filly by High Cotton out of Send for an Angel, by Southern Halo, a daughter of graded stakes placed stakes winner Schematic.

Hip No. 840,  a bay filly by Hard Spun consigned by Bobby Dodd, Agent, is a half sister to graded stakes placed stakes winner Amaranth out of stakes winner Shedoesrock.

Hip No. 845, Awesome Buddy, a dark bay or brown colt by Biondetti also consigned by Dodd, is out of She’s Enough, by Exploit, a half sister to grade one stakes winning OBS graduate D’wildcat.

Hip No. 914, consigned by Southern Cypress Stable LLC, Agent, is a bay filly by Wildcat Heir out of Stifled, by Buddha, a daughter of stakes winner Premier Question.

Hip No. 946, Tiz a Sweetie, consigned by Woodside Ranch, Agent, is a dark bay or brown filly by Tizway out of Sweetheart Legacy, by Forestry, a half sister to grade one stakes placed Sam P.

Hip No. 952, Alanite, a dark bay or brown colt by Aikenite consigned by Crupi’s New Castle Farm, Agent, is out of Switcheroo, by Exchange Rate, a half sister to graded stakes winner I Spent It.

Hip No. 999, a chestnut colt by Niagara Causeway consigned by McKathan Bros., Agent, is out of Trench Cat, by Thunder Gulch, a half sister to grade one stakes placed Miss Norman.

Four youngsters posted :10 flat eighths at Friday’s final session.

Hip No. 1082, consigned by GOP Racing Stable Corp., Agent, is a chestnut filly by In Summation out of Yes I’m Fast, by Yes It’s True, a full sister to stakes winner Ciaran’s Prize.

Hip No. 1108, a dark bay or brown colt by Gone Astray consigned by Craig L. Wheeler, Agent, is out of Alluring Power, by Milwaukee Brew, from the family of grade one stakes placed stakes winner Pleasant Virginian.

Hip No. 1127, consigned by Bobby Dodd, Agent, is a bay colt by Discreetly Mine out of Andes, by Forestry, a half sister to graded stakes winner  India.

Hip No. 1143, a bay filly by Archarcharch consigned by Randy Bradshaw, Agent, is a half sister to graded stakes winner Greeley’s Galaxy out of Ascot Starre, by Ascot Knight.

Two horses shared honors for the sale’s fastest quarter, clocked in :20 4/5. On Sunday it was Hip No. 93, a bay colt by Into Mischief consigned by Thoroughbred Champions Training Center LLC. He’s out of Casa Lima, by Limehouse, a half sister to graded stakes placed stakes winner Honolua Storm. On Friday it was Hip No. 1026, a bay filly by Majesticperfection consigned by SBM Training and Sales, Agent. A half sister to stakes winner Overvalued, she’s out of Undervalued, by Cox’s Ridge.

Seven horses worked quarters in :21 flat.

On Sunday it was Hip No. 80, Cadence Kan, a chestnut colt consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, out of Cadence’s Accolade, by Proud Accolade, from the family of grade one winner Aptostar.

There were two on Monday. Hip No. 204, a bay colt by Harlan’s Holiday consigned by Thoroughbred Champions Training Center LLC, is a half brother to grade one stakes winner Marylebone, out of Desert Queen, by Wavering Monarch. Hip No. 221, consigned by Southern Chase Farm, Inc. (Greg & Karen Dodd), Agent, is a bay filly by Dominus out of stakes placed Dixieland Baby, by Dixieland Heat.

There was a pair on Tuesday. Hip No. 435, consigned by Price Thoroughbreds LLC, Agent, a dark bay or brown colt by Algorithms out of Javelina, by Forest Wildcat, is a half brother to stakes placed Clearance Clarance. Hip No. 453, a gray or roan filly by Macho Uno consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, is a half sister to stakes winner Kiss N Scat out of Kassidy’s Kids, by Belong to Me, a half sister to graded stakes winner Thirst For Peace.

The final two were on Friday. Hip No. 1012, a bay filly by Kantharos consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dune), Agent, is out of Truly Loved, by Yes It’s True, a half sister to graded stakes placed stakes winner Karama. Hip No. 1109, consigned by Tom McCrocklin, Agent, is a bay colt by Fastnet Rock out of Alone (IRE), by Galileo, a half sister to grade one stakes winner Lush Lashes.

At the Under Tack Show’s final session on Friday, Hip No. 1013, a bay filly by Caleb’s Posse consigned by All Dreams Equine, Agent, worked sale’s fastest three eighths, clocked in :33 1/5. She’s out of Truth and Honor, by Yes It’s True, a daughter of stakes winner Honor the Flag.

Hip No. 1011, a chestnut colt by Backtalk consigned by Renegade Bloodstock (Heath Stokes), Agent, breezed the distance in :33 2/5 on Friday. He’s out of Trufast, by Yes It’s True, a half sister to stakes winner Grand Bank.

Hip No. 125, a bay colt by Malibu Moon consigned by Omega Farm, Agent, breezed three eighths in :33 3/5 at Monday’s session. He’s out of stakes winner Cintarosa, by Grand Slam, a half sister to stakes winner Gotta Rush.

Highlighting the Horses of Racing Age section was Hip No. 1161, Nothingbutdaylight, an unraced 3-year-old bay colt by Ready’s Image, who worked three eighths in :33 3/5 at Friday’s session. Consigned by Kim Harrison (Top Speed Farm), Agent, he’s out of Champagne Launch, by Cuvee, a daughter of stakes winner Launch a Double.

The Under Tack Show was recorded and is available on the OBS website, by entire session or by individual hip number. The continuous videos now feature resolution selection up to 1080p as well as selectable slow and fast motion capability. The timeline at the bottom of the videos allows the viewer to scan and view video at any portion of the session. The works are also available for viewing in the video room adjacent to the Horsemen’s Lounge in the sales pavilion as well as several kiosks in the lobby and the covered walking ring. 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. Under Tack Show results are posted on the OBS website in .pdf and Excel format as well as via a sortable master index.

The sale will be streamed live via the OBS website at obssales.com and the Blood-Horse and DRF websites.

June graduate Celestine scores in Belmont’s Just a Game Stakes

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Adam Coglianese photo

With OBS June beginning this Tuesday, the sale got a boost when James A. Bryan, Jr.’s catalog cover girl Celestine took charge of Belmont’s $700,000 Just a Game Stakes (G1) turning for home and then drew off in the stretch to win by 3-3/4 lengths. The time for the mile on the turf was 1:31.63, one hundredth of a second off Elusive Quality’s 1996 track record. It’s the second straight graded stakes score for the 4-year-old daughter of Scat Daddy, trained by Bill Mott, and leaves her with a 12-6-2-1 record and earnings of $784,755. Consigned by Gayle Woods on behalf of Mr. 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

Under Tack Videos have new features

Visitors to the OBS website at obssales.com to view the 2016 June Sale Under Tack videos will find new features to enhance viewing. The individual videos can still be accessed via the sortable index at http://obssales.com/junpreview/2016/   The continuous session videos , which can be accessed on the June Sale page via http://www.obssales.com/2016/06/continuous-videos/ now feature resolution selection up to 1080p as well as selectable slow and fast motion capability. The timeline at the bottom of the videos allows the viewer to scan and view video at any portion of the session.

Controls for resolution and speed may be found in icons at the bottom right of the video screen.

All videos will be available throughout the duration of the sale. The June Sale begins Tuesday, June 14th at 10:30 a.m.

Majesticperfection filly fastest at June’s final Under Tack session

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Tibor Szlavik photo

Hip No. 1026, a bay filly by Majesticperfection consigned by SBM Training and Sales, Agent, worked a quarter in :20 4/5 to post the fastest work at the distance at the sixth and final session of the Under Tack Show for the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2016 June Sale of Two Year Olds in Training and Horses of Racing Age. A half sister to stakes winner Overvalued, she’s out of Undervalued, by Cox’s Ridge.

Two youngsters sped quarters in :21 flat.

Hip No. 1012, a bay filly by Kantharos consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dune), Agent, is out of Truly Loved, by Yes It’s True, a half sister to graded stakes placed stakes winner Karama.

Hip No. 1109, consigned by Tom McCrocklin, Agent, is a bay colt by Fastnet Rock out of Alone (IRE), by Galileo, a half sister to grade one stakes winner Lush Lashes.

There were seven quarters in :21 1/5.

Hip No. 838, consigned by Thoroughbred Champions Training Center LLC, Agent, is a gray or roan colt by Congrats out of stakes placed Shaunavon, by El Prado (IRE), a full sister to graded stakes winner Sweet and Ready.

Hip No. 1020, a dark bay or brown colt by Gio Ponti consigned by Doble Jak LLC, Agent, is out of Two Step Trudy, by Capote, and is a half brother to stakes placed Dixie Crisp, dam of graded stakes placed Southern Freedom, second in the recent All American Stakes (G3) at Golden Gate.

Hip No. 1023, consigned by Marcial Galan, Agent, is a chestnut colt by Stratford Hill out of Ucanttakeitwithu, by Trippi, a half sister to stakes winner Sok Sok.

Hip No. 1056, a bay filly by Adios Charlie consigned by Ocala Stud, is out of Western Tornado, by Proud Citizen, from the family of grade one winner Critical Eye.

Hip No. 1098, consigned by Starting Point Thoroughbreds (Bruno deBerdt), Agent, is a dark bay or brown gelding by Stay Thirsty out of A Footstep Away, by Giant’s Causeway, a half sister to graded stakes winner Lu Ravi.

Hip No. 1112, a dark bay or brown colt by Exchange Rate consigned by Woodford Thoroughbreds, Agent, is a half brother to stakes winner Our Caravan out of Alwaan, by Elusive Quality, a half sister to grade one stakes winner Jersey Town.

Hip No. 1133, a dark bay or brown colt by Harlan’s Holiday consigned by McKathan Bros., Agent, is out of Anna Sun, by Trippi, a full sister to stakes winner Dark Thunder.

Four horses worked the distance in :21 2/5

Hip No. 1047, consigned by Ortiz Training Stable LLC, Agent, is a bay colt by Proud Citizen out of Wahoo Gold, by Medaglia d’Oro, a half sister to grade one stakes winner Divine Park.

Hip No. 1093, a gray or roan filly by Concord Point consigned by Southern Chase Farm, Inc. (Greg & Karen Dodd), Agent, is out of stake placed Actceptional, by Noactor, and is a half sister to graded stakes placed stakes winner Omniscient.

Hip No. 1137, Skipper Kipper, a bay colt by Skipshot consigned by Jimmy Miranda, Agent, is out of A.P. Information, by A.P. Indy, a half sister to graded stakes winning OBS graduate Arena Elvira.

Hip No. 1220, a dark bay or brown gelding by Hansen consigned by Starting Point Thoroughbreds (Bruno deBerdt), Agent, is out of Valentine Rose, by Tabasco Cat, a daughter of stakes winner Maple Lake.

Four youngsters shared honors for the session’s fastest eighth, stopping the timer in :10 flat.

Hip No. 1082, consigned by GOP Racing Stable Corp., Agent, is a chestnut filly by In Summation out of Yes I’m Fast, by Yes It’s True, a full sister to stakes winner Ciaran’s Prize.

Hip No. 1108, a dark bay or brown colt by Gone Astray consigned by Craig L. Wheeler, Agent, is out of Alluring Power, by Milwaukee Brew, from the family of grade one stakes placed stakes winner Pleasant Virginian.

Hip No. 1127, consigned by Bobby Dodd, Agent, is a bay colt by Discreetly Mine out of Andes, by Forestry, a half sister to graded stakes winner  India.

Hip No. 1143, a bay filly by Archarcharch consigned by Randy Bradshaw, Agent, is a half sister to graded stakes winner Greeley’s Galaxy out of Ascot Starre, by Ascot Knight.

Hip No. 1013, a bay filly by Caleb’s Posse consigned by All Dreams Equine, Agent, worked the session and sale’s fastest three eighths, clocked in :33 1/5. She’s out of Truth and Honor, by Yes It’s True, a daughter of stakes winner Honor the Flag.

Hip No. 1011, a chestnut colt by Backtalk consigned by Renegade Bloodstock (Heath Stokes), Agent, breezed the distance in :33 2/5. He’s out of Trufast, by Yes It’s True, a half sister to stakes winner Grand Bank.

Highlighting the Horses of Racing Age section was Hip No. 1161, Nothingbutdaylight, an unraced 3-year-old bay colt by Ready’s Image, worked three eighths in :33 3/5. Consigned by Kim Harrison (Top Speed Farm), Agent, he’s out of Champagne Launch, by Cuvee, a daughter of stakes winner Launch a Double.

The June Sale begins Tuesday, June 14th and runs through Friday, June 17th. All four session will begin at :10 :30 a.m.

Bode’s Dream wins Belmont’s Astoria Stakes

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Adam Coglianese photo

St. Elias Stable’s Bode’s Dream is two for two and a stakes winner after setting the pace in the $197,000 Astoria Stakes at Belmont Park on Thursday and never looking back en route to a 2-3/4 length victory. Trained by Todd Pletcher, the 2-year-old filly by Bodemeister is the first stakes winner for her sire, and has earned $135,000 to date. Consigned by Crupi’s New Castle Farm, Agent, to the 2016 OBS March Sale, she worked an eighth in :9 4/5 at the Under Tack Show.  watch her under tack video

 

Continuous Videos

OBS June Sale

Sunday, June 5    (1 – 200)

Monday, June 6   (201 – 400)

Tuesday, June 7   (401 – 600)

Wednesday, June 8    (65, 498,  601 – 800)

Thursday, June 9    (16, 295, 596, 801 – 1000) 

Friday, June 10    (107, 247, 838, 1001 – 1226)

Adjustments for video quality and slow motion can be made by hovering the pointer over the “settings” icon at the bottom of the screen to the right

Horses that worked out of order from previous sessions appear at the opening or closing of the video