Bernardini colt tops OBS Spring Sale’s final session

OBS April 2015 Friday session,

Hip No. 1100 (Louise Reinagel photo)

Hip No. 1100, a son of Bernardini consigned by Niall Brennan Stables, Agent, went to Linda Rice, Agent for Kaitar Racing LLC for $900,000  to top the fourth and final session of the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2015 Spring Sale of Two-Year-Olds in Training.  The bay colt, who breezed an eighth in :10 1/5 at Saturday’s Under Tack session, is out of graded stakes winner Graeme Six, by Graeme Hall, and is a half brother to stakes placed Cali Star and to promising 3-year-old Delightful Joy, a winner at first asking and favorite in the recent Beaumont Stakes (G3) at Keeneland.

Mark Casse, Agent, went to $750,000 for Hip No. 1073,  Street Gray, a gray or roan Street Cry (IRE) colt  consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent for Golden Legacy Stables. Out of Gharbiah, by Bernardini, a half sister to graded one winner Honey Ryder, his eighth in :9 4/5 was co-fastest at the distance at last Friday’s Under Tack session.

Hip No. 1032, a daughter of Harlan’s Holiday consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, was purchased by J.W.S. for $500,000.  The bay filly, whose eighth in :9 4/5 was co-fastest at the distance at Saturday’s Under Tack session, is out is out of Favoritism, by Tiznow, a daughter of graded stakes placed Chaste.

Hip No. 934, Dark Day, a daughter of Bernardini consigned by King’s Equine, Agent, was sold to Up Up & Away Stables for $450,000. The bay filly, whose quarter in :20 4/5 was the fastest work at the distance at Friday’s Under Tack session, is out of Dark Sky, by Storm Cat, a full sister to grade one stakes winner Nebraska Tornado.

Hip No. 901, a son of Street Cry (IRE) consigned by Tom McCrocklin, Agent, went to Whispering Oaks Farm for $375,000. The dark bay or brown colt, who turned in a quarter in :21 4/5 last Friday,  is out of Contessa Halo, by Southern Halo, and is a half brother to graded stakes winning OBS graduate Kantharos.

Stonestreet Stables LLC & George Bolton paid $370,000 for Hip No. 1053, a son of Macho Uno consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent. The gray or roan colt, who breezed a quarter 1n :21 1/5 at Saturday’s Under Tack session, is out of Forbidden Kiss, by Touch Gold, and is a full brother to graded stakes placed Indulgence.

Hip No. 1075, a bay colt by Tizway out of Gin Running, by Go for Gin was sold to Stan Hough, Agent, for $320,000. Consigned by King’s Equine, Agent, the three quarter brother to graded stakes winners Tizfiz and Fury Kapcori worked an Under Tack eighth on Saturday in :10 1/5.

Hip No. 1097, a son of Interactif consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, whose quarter in :21 flat was co-fastest at the distance at Saturday’s Under Tack session, went to John Brocklebank, Agent for Dickman Legacy Farm for $310,000. The dark bay or brown colt  is out of Grable, by Dehere, and is a half brother to graded stakes placed stakes winner Get in Da House.

For the session, 160 two-year-olds sold for a total of $14,054,500, compared with 182 horses bringing $13,242,000 at the corresponding session last year. The average price was $87,841, up 20.7% from $72,758 in 2014 while the median was $45,000, a gain of 7.1% above last year’s $42,000 median figure. The buyback percentage was 21.2%; it was 22.5% a year ago.

For the entire sale, 676 horses grossed $53,711,400, compared with 770 youngsters bringing a sale record $56,965,000 a year ago. The average price was a sale record $79,455, up 7.4% over last year’s record $73,981,  while the median figure was $45,000, equaling the sale record set at the 2014 sale. The buyback percentage was 22%; it was 18.2% a year ago. Sixty horses sold for $200,000 or more compared with 52 at the 2014 sale.

The sale topper Hip No. 439, a daughter of Tapit consigned by Woodford Thoroughbreds, Agent, sold to Solis/Litt for an OBS record $1,900,000. The gray or roan filly, who breezed an eighth in :10 1/5 at last Wednesday’s session of the Under Tack Show, is out of Silver Wolf, by Silver Deputy, a half sister to grade one stakes winner Corinthian.

Next on the OBS agenda is the June Sale of Two-Year-Olds and Horses of Racing Age; set for Tuesday through Friday, June 16 – 19. The Under Tack Show is scheduled for Monday through Saturday, June 8 – 13.

Blame colt, Tizway filly top Spring Sale’s third session

A colt by Blame and a filly by Tizway each brought $700,000 to top the third session of the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2015 Spring Sale of Two-Year-Olds in Training.

OBS April 2015 Breeze Show

All In Sales’ colt by Blame works in :10 1/5 (Louise Reinagel photo)

The colt, Hip No. 719, a son of Blame consigned by All In Sales (Tony Bowling), Agent, went to Jonathan Thomas, Agent for Repole Stable, Inc. The dark bay or brown colt, who breezed an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5 at last Thursday’s Under Tack session, is out of stakes winner Alexandra Rylee, by Afleet Alex.

The daughter of Tizway, Hip No. 856, consigned by King’s Equine, Agent for Spendthrift Farm, was purchased by Conquest Stables LLC.  The dark bay or brown filly, who worked an Under Tack eighth in :10 flat, co-fastest at the distance at last Friday’s Under Tack session, is a half sister to graded stakes placed stakes winning OBS graduate Populist Politics, out of stakes placed Cedar Summer, by Souvenir Copy,

Conquest Stables LLC paid $650,000 for Hip No. 692, a bay filly by Lemon Drop Kid consigned by Bobby Dodd, Agent, whose eighth in :9/4/5 was the fastest work at the distance last Thursday. She’s out of graded stakes placed stakes winning OBS graduate Yonagucci, by Yonaguska.

Hip No. 898, a son of Giant’s Causeway consigned by Q Bar J Thoroughbreds, Agent, was sold to Patrice Miller, EQB Inc., Agent for Zayat Stables LLC, for $560,000. The bay colt, who worked an eighth in :10 1/5 at Friday’s Under Tack session, is out of Conniption (IRE), by Danehill Dancer, a daughter of stakes placed Showbiz.

Conquest Stables LLC paid $425,000 for Hip No. 750, a chestnut colt by Drosselmeyer consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, who breezed an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5 last Thursday. He’s out of Apple Strudel, by More Than Ready, from the family of graded stakes winner Elaborate.

Hip No.  727, a bay colt by Adios Charlie consigned by Ocala Stud, was sold to L R K, Inc. for $420,000. Out of Almost a Valentine, by High Cotton, a half sister to grade one stakes winner Rigoletta, he sped a quarter in :21 1/5 at the Thursday’s Under Tack session.

Hip No. 608, a daughter of Big Drama consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, whose quarter in :20 3/5 was the sale’s fastest work at the distance, went to Linda Rice, Agent, for $410,000. The dark bay or brown filly is out of stakes placed Twilight Mirage, by Jeblar, and is a half sister to stakes winner Determinato.

East – West Stable went to $350,000 for Hip No. 873, a gray or roan Colonel John colt who worked a quarter in :21 flat at the Friday Under Tack session. Consigned by Richardson Bloodstock, Agent, he’s out of stakes placed Chocolate Pop, by Cuvee.

Hip No 833, son of Uncle Mo consigned by Ocala Stud, was purchased for $320,000 by L.E.B. The bay colt, a half brother to champion OBS graduate Musical Romance out of Candlelightdinner, by Slew Gin Fizz,  breezed a quarter in :21 3/5 last Friday.

Hip No. 746, a bay colt by Discreet Cat consigned by Randy Bradshaw, Agent, was sold for $300,000 to Charles Chu. Out of A. P. Cindy, by A. P. Indy, a half sister to graded stakes winner Romansh, he breezed an eighth on Thursday in :10 flat.

Hip No. 876, a daughter of Unbridled’s Song consigned by S G V Thoroughbreds (Steven Venosa), Agent, was purchased for $300,000 by John C. Kimmel, Agent for Tobey L. Morton. The gray or roan filly, who breezed an Under Tack eighth  in: 10 2/5 last Friday, is out of stakes winner Church Camp, by Forest Camp, a half sister to stakes placed Jodys Deelite.

For the session, 164 horses sold for a total of $15,224,000, compared with 195 horses selling for a total of $15,854,000 at last year’s second session. The average price was $92,829, up 14.2% compared with $81,303 a year ago, while the median price was $50,000, compared with last year’s $52,000 figure.  The buyback percentage was 26.5%; it was 18.4% last year. 

The Spring Sale’s fourth and final session begins Friday at 10:30 a.m. 

Record $1.9-million Tapit filly tops Spring Sale’s second session

OBS April 2015 Sale

The $1.9-million Tapit filly with the Woodford group (Louise Reinagel photo)

Hip No. 439, a daughter of Tapit consigned by Woodford Thoroughbreds, Agent, went to Solis/Litt for an OBS record $1,900,000  to top the second session of the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2015 Spring Sale of Two-Year-Olds in Training. The gray or roan filly, who breezed an eighth in :10 1/5 at last Wednesday’s session of the Under Tack Show, is out of Silver Wolf, by Silver Deputy, a half sister to grade one stakes winner Corinthian.

The price surpassed the all-time OBS record of $1.8 million. The previous Spring Sale record was $975,000.

Hip No. 395, a son of Summer Bird consigned by Hartley/DeRenzo Thoroughbreds LLC, Agent, was sold to Frank Fletcher Racing Operations for $500,000. The chestnut colt, a half brother to graded stakes placed One More out of See Rock City, by Tapit, worked an eighth in :10 flat, co fastest at the distance at Tuesday’s Under Tack session.

Linda Rice, Agent, went to $420,000 for Hip No. 488, Tizsomethingroyal, a daughter of Tizway consigned by Randy Bradshaw, Agent. The bay filly, who worked an eighth in :10 1/5 at Wednesday’s Under Tack session, is out of Spanish Empiress, by Empire Maker, a daughter of stakes winner Miraloma.

Hip No. 330, a son of Uncle Mo consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, went to Jonathan Thomas, Agent for Repole Stable, Inc., for $325,000. The bay colt, who worked a quarter in :21 2/5 at Tuesday’s Under Tack session, is out of graded stakes placed Rhiana, by Runaway Groom, and is a half brother to graded stakes winner Behindatthebar. 

Hip No. 581, a son of Here Comes Ben consigned by Rick Lopez Training & Sales, was sold to K. K. Eishindo for $310,000. The dark bay or brown colt, whose eighth in :10 flat was co-fastest at the distance last Wednesday, is out of Thundersnow, by Storm Boot, from the family of stakes winner Santiago Suzie.

 Team D went to $300,000 for Hip No. 536, a son of Scat Daddy consigned by Cary Frommer, Agent. The chestnut colt, who breezed an eighth in :11 flat at the Wednesday Under Tack session, is out of Sunny, by Dixieland Band, a half sister to stakes winner Wake Up Kiss.

For the day, 152 horses sold for a total of $13,266,700, compared with 207 horses selling for a total of $15,916,500 at last year’s second session. The average price was $87,281, up 13.5%  compared with $76,891 a year ago, while the median price was $50,00, gaining 11.1% over last year’s $45,000 figure.  The buyback percentage was 28.9%; it was 14.1% last year.  

The Spring Sale continues Thursday at 10:30 a.m. 

Harlan’s Holiday filly, Street Cry (IRE) colt quickest at Spring Sale Under Tack finale

A filly by Harlan’s Holiday and a colt by Street Cry (IRE) filly worked eighths in :9/4 to share honors for the fastest works at the distance at the sixth and final session of the Under Tack Show for the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2015 Spring Sale of Two Year Olds in Training. 

The Harlan’s Holiday bay filly, Hip No. 1032, consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, is out of Favoritism, by Tiznow, a daughter of graded stakes placed Chaste.

 The gray or roan Street Cry (IRE) colt, Hip No. 1073, consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent for Golden Legacy Stables, is out of Gharbiah, by Bernardini, a half sister to graded one winner Honey Ryder.

The sale’s only other eighth in :9 4/5 was turned in on Thursday by Hip No. 692, a bay filly by Lemon Drop Kid consigned by Bobby Dodd, Agent. She’s out of graded stakes placed stakes winner Yonagucci, by Yonaguska.

Thirteen horses worked eighths in :10 flat.

Hip No. 781, G Q Covergirl, a dark bay or brown General Quarters filly consigned by Woodford Thoroughbreds, Agent, is out of Belle Amidst, by Bellamy Road, a half sister to graded stakes winner Atoned.

Hip No. 1039, a dark bay or brown son of Archarcharch consigned by Scanlon Training Center, Agent, is out of Fine Prospect, by Meadowlake, and is a half brother to stakes placed Big Cat Walks Late.

Hip No. 1065, Classico, consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, is a bay colt by Hear No Evil out of Galloping Dancer, by Cherokee Run, a daughter of stakes winner Sefas Royal Dancer.

Hip No. 1078, Mayor of T City, consigned by Halcyon Hammock Farm, Agent, is a bay filly by Temple City out of stakes placed Glittering Tax, by Artax, and is a half sister to graded stakes placed Miss Temple City, second to champion Lady Eli in the recent Appalachian Stakes (G3) at Keeneland.

Hip No. 1090, One Sharp Cat, a bay filly by Bluegrass Cat out of Gone Whirlin, by Gone for Real, a full sister to stakes placed Gone Goodbye, consigned by Santa Fe Thoroughbreds, Agent.

Hip No. 1117, a gray or roan colt by Pioneerof the Nile consigned by McKathan Bros., Agent, is out of stakes winner Guess, by Twining, a half sister to stakes winner Runaway Choice.

Hip No. 1125, Formby, consigned by Q Bar J Thoroughbreds LLC, Agent, is a dark bay or brown filly by Scat Daddy out of Havenlass, by Elusive Quality, a half sister to graded stakes winner Royal Haven.

Hip No. 1133, consigned by Envision Equine (Brittany Dallaire), Agent, is a dark bay or brown Tizway filly out of graded stakes placed Hermione’s Magic, by Forest Wildcat, a half sister to graded stakes placed stakes winner Watchfull.

Hip No. 1160, a bay colt by A. P. Warrior consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, is out of Humorous Type, by Distorted Humor, from the family of stakes winner Ken Doll.

Hip No. 1163, a bay filly by Drosselmeyer consigned by Eisaman Equine, Agent, is out of Hurricane Hannah, by Southern Halo, a half sister to graded stakes winner Lovely Lil.

Hip No. 1169, consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, is a bay Tizway filly out of Imaginary Gold, by Mr. Prospector, a half sister to champion Flanders.

Hip No. 1171, a chestnut colt consigned by Top Line Sales LLC, Agent, is out of stakes placed Impassion, by Shadeed, and is a half brother to graded stakes winner Warbling.

Hip No. 1188, Candy Boss, a bay filly by Twirling Candy consigned by Thomas and Casse, Agent for Kinsman Farm, is out of Jenny Joy, by Acceptable, a half sister to graded stakes placed stakes winner Vanquisher.

Three youngsters shared the time for the fastest quarter, each stopping the timer in :21 flat.

Hip No. 1097, a dark bay or brown colt by Interactif consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, is out of Grable, by Dehere, and is a half brother to graded stakes placed stakes winner Get in Da House.

Hip No. 1134, consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, is a dark bay or brown filly by Here Comes Ben out of Hickory Belle, by Unbridled Time, a half sister to stakes winner Platel.

Hip No. 1197, a gray or roan colt by Exchange Rate consigned by Off the Hook LLC, Agent, is out of Juneau, by Mr. Greeley, and is a half brother to stakes placed Alaska Miss.

Five horses turned in quarters in :21 1/5.

Hip No. 1023, a dark bay or brown colt by Archarcharch consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, is out of Exquisite Miss, by Buddha, a half sister to graded stakes winner Ready’s Gal.

Hip No. 1053, consigned by Eddie Woods, is a gray or roan colt by Macho Uno out of Forbidden Kiss, by Touch Gold, and is a full brother to graded stakes placed Indulgence.

Hip No. 1123, My Name in Lights, consigned by Southern Chase Farm, Inc. (Greg & Karen Dodd), Agent, is a dark bay or brown colt by Custom for Carlos out of Haqeeaq, by Storm Cat, a daughter of graded stakes placed stakes winner Happily Unbridled.

Hip No. 1136, consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, is a dark bay or brown colt by Successful Appeal out of High Bridge, by Thunder Gulch, and is a half brother to  stakes winner Partners Star.

Hip No. 1183, Vintage Twist, a dark bay or brown filly by Kantharos consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, is out of Jackie B, by Defrere, a half sister to stakes winner Mad Adam.

Hip No. 1121, a bay filly by Successful Appeal consigned by Royal Thoroughbred International, Agent, worked a quarter in :21 2/5. She’s out of Handcrafted Angel, by Crafty Prospector, a half sister to graded stakes placed Kevlar Kid.

Hip No. 608, a daughter of Big Drama consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, worked the sale’s fastest quarter on Thursday, getting the distance in :20 3/5. The dark bay or brown filly is out of stakes placed Twilight Mirage, by Jeblar, and is a half sister to stakes winner Determinato.

Hip No. 1061, a bay colt by Two Step Salsa consigned by Blue River Bloodstock, Agent, sped three eighths in :33 3/5 on Saturday. He’s out of Franconia, by Sligo Bay (IRE), from the family of graded stakes winner Patricia.

The time for the sale’s fastest three eighths was :33 2/5.

On Monday it was Hip No. 11, a bay colt by Magna Graduate consigned by Blue River Bloodstock, Agent, out of Kimberlite, by Mineshaft. He’s a full brother to stakes placed Unbridled Graduate.

On Tuesday it was Hip No. 257, a bay colt by Tale of Ekati consigned by All Dreams Equine, Agent, out of Poetic Champion, by Woodman, a full sister to stakes winner Mr. Woodman.

Under Tack results and videos are posted in the OBS website at obssales.com and can be viewed in 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 Spring Sale is scheduled for Tuesday, April 21st through Friday, April 24th with each session beginning at 10:30 a.m. Hip No’s 1-300 go on the block Tuesday, Hip No’s 301-600 will be offered Wednesday, Hip No.’s 601-900 sell Thursday and Hip No’s. 901-1203 will sell on Friday.

Harlan’s Holiday filly, Street Cry (IRE) colt quickest at Spring Sale Under Tack finale

A filly by Harlan’s Holiday and a colt by Street Cry (IRE) filly worked eighths in :9/4 to share honors for the fastest works at the distance at the sixth and final session of the Under Tack Show for the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2015 Spring Sale of Two Year Olds in Training. 

The Harlan’s Holiday bay filly, Hip No. 1032, consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, is out of Favoritism, by Tiznow, a daughter of graded stakes placed Chaste.

 The gray or roan Street Cry (IRE) colt, Hip No. 1073, consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent for Golden Legacy Stables, is out of Gharbiah, by Bernardini, a half sister to graded one winner Honey Ryder.

The sale’s only other eighth in :9 4/5 was turned in on Thursday by Hip No. 692, a bay filly by Lemon Drop Kid consigned by Bobby Dodd, Agent. She’s out of graded stakes placed stakes winner Yonagucci, by Yonaguska.

Thirteen horses worked eighths in :10 flat.

Hip No. 781, G Q Covergirl, a dark bay or brown General Quarters filly consigned by Woodford Thoroughbreds, Agent, is out of Belle Amidst, by Bellamy Road, a half sister to graded stakes winner Atoned.

Hip No. 1039, a dark bay or brown son of Archarcharch consigned by Scanlon Training Center, Agent, is out of Fine Prospect, by Meadowlake, and is a half brother to stakes placed Big Cat Walks Late.

Hip No. 1065, Classico, consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, is a bay colt by Hear No Evil out of Galloping Dancer, by Cherokee Run, a daughter of stakes winner Sefas Royal Dancer.

Hip No. 1078, Mayor of T City, consigned by Halcyon Hammock Farm, Agent, is a bay filly by Temple City out of stakes placed Glittering Tax, by Artax, and is a half sister to graded stakes placed Miss Temple City, second to champion Lady Eli in the recent Appalachian Stakes (G3) at Keeneland.

Hip No. 1090, One Sharp Cat, a bay filly by Bluegrass Cat out of Gone Whirlin, by Gone for Real, a full sister to stakes placed Gone Goodbye, consigned by Santa Fe Thoroughbreds, Agent.

Hip No. 1117, a gray or roan colt by Pioneerof the Nile consigned by McKathan Bros., Agent, is out of stakes winner Guess, by Twining, a half sister to stakes winner Runaway Choice.

Hip No. 1125, Formby, consigned by Q Bar J Thoroughbreds LLC, Agent, is a dark bay or brown filly by Scat Daddy out of Havenlass, by Elusive Quality, a half sister to graded stakes winner Royal Haven.

Hip No. 1133, consigned by Envision Equine (Brittany Dallaire), Agent, is a dark bay or brown Tizway filly out of graded stakes placed Hermione’s Magic, by Forest Wildcat, a half sister to graded stakes placed stakes winner Watchfull.

Hip No. 1160, a bay colt by A. P. Warrior consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, is out of Humorous Type, by Distorted Humor, from the family of stakes winner Ken Doll.

Hip No. 1163, a bay filly by Drosselmeyer consigned by Eisaman Equine, Agent, is out of Hurricane Hannah, by Southern Halo, a half sister to graded stakes winner Lovely Lil.

Hip No. 1169, consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, is a bay Tizway filly out of Imaginary Gold, by Mr. Prospector, a half sister to champion Flanders.

Hip No. 1171, a chestnut colt consigned by Top Line Sales LLC, Agent, is out of stakes placed Impassion, by Shadeed, and is a half brother to graded stakes winner Warbling.

Hip No. 1188, Candy Boss, a bay filly by Twirling Candy consigned by Thomas and Casse, Agent for Kinsman Farm, is out of Jenny Joy, by Acceptable, a half sister to graded stakes placed stakes winner Vanquisher.

Three youngsters shared the time for the fastest quarter, each stopping the timer in :21 flat.

Hip No. 1097, a dark bay or brown colt by Interactif consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, is out of Grable, by Dehere, and is a half brother to graded stakes placed stakes winner Get in Da House.

Hip No. 1134, consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, is a dark bay or brown filly by Here Comes Ben out of Hickory Belle, by Unbridled Time, a half sister to stakes winner Platel.

Hip No. 1197, a gray or roan colt by Exchange Rate consigned by Off the Hook LLC, Agent, is out of Juneau, by Mr. Greeley, and is a half brother to stakes placed Alaska Miss.

Five horses turned in quarters in :21 1/5.

Hip No. 1023, a dark bay or brown colt by Archarcharch consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, is out of Exquisite Miss, by Buddha, a half sister to graded stakes winner Ready’s Gal.

Hip No. 1053, consigned by Eddie Woods, is a gray or roan colt by Macho Uno out of Forbidden Kiss, by Touch Gold, and is a full brother to graded stakes placed Indulgence.

Hip No. 1123, My Name in Lights, consigned by Southern Chase Farm, Inc. (Greg & Karen Dodd), Agent, is a dark bay or brown colt by Custom for Carlos out of Haqeeaq, by Storm Cat, a daughter of graded stakes placed stakes winner Happily Unbridled.

Hip No. 1136, consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, is a dark bay or brown colt by Successful Appeal out of High Bridge, by Thunder Gulch, and is a half brother to  stakes winner Partners Star.

Hip No. 1183, Vintage Twist, a dark bay or brown filly by Kantharos consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, is out of Jackie B, by Defrere, a half sister to stakes winner Mad Adam.

Hip No. 1121, a bay filly by Successful Appeal consigned by Royal Thoroughbred International, Agent, worked a quarter in :21 2/5. She’s out of Handcrafted Angel, by Crafty Prospector, a half sister to graded stakes placed Kevlar Kid.

Hip No. 608, a daughter of Big Drama consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, worked the sale’s fastest quarter on Thursday, getting the distance in :20 3/5. The dark bay or brown filly is out of stakes placed Twilight Mirage, by Jeblar, and is a half sister to stakes winner Determinato.

Hip No. 1061, a bay colt by Two Step Salsa consigned by Blue River Bloodstock, Agent, sped three eighths in :33 3/5 on Saturday. He’s out of Franconia, by Sligo Bay (IRE), from the family of graded stakes winner Patricia.

The time for the sale’s fastest three eighths was :33 2/5.

On Monday it was Hip No. 11, a bay colt by Magna Graduate consigned by Blue River Bloodstock, Agent, out of Kimberlite, by Mineshaft. He’s a full brother to stakes placed Unbridled Graduate.

On Tuesday it was Hip No. 257, a bay colt by Tale of Ekati consigned by All Dreams Equine, Agent, out of Poetic Champion, by Woodman, a full sister to stakes winner Mr. Woodman.

Under Tack results and videos are posted in the OBS website at obssales.com and can be viewed in 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 Spring Sale is scheduled for Tuesday, April 21st through Friday, April 24th with each session beginning at 10:30 a.m. Hip No’s 1-300 go on the block Tuesday, Hip No’s 301-600 will be offered Wednesday, Hip No.’s 601-900 sell Thursday and Hip No’s. 901-1203 will sell on Friday.

Bernardini filly fastest at fifth Spring Sale Under Tack session

Hip No. 934, Dark Day, a bay filly by Bernardini consigned by King’s Equine, Agent, worked a quarter in :20 4/5, the fastest work at the distance at the fifth session of the Under Tack Show for the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2015 Spring Sale of Two Year Olds in Training. She’s out of Dark Sky, by Storm Cat, a full sister to grade one stakes winner Nebraska Tornado.

A pair of youngsters worked quarters in :21 flat.

Hip No. 873, a gray or roan Colonel John colt consigned by Richardson Bloodstock, Agent, is out of stakes placed Chocolate Pop, by Cuvee, a half sister to stakes placed Jacolatt.

Hip No. 982, consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, is a bay colt by Sidney’s Candy out of graded stakes winner Double Sixes, by Gone West, and is a half brother to stakes winner Misty Sixes.

There were two quarters in :21 1/5

Hip No. 820, My Kathleen, a dark bay or brown daughter of Bob and John consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, is out of Buck High, by Spend a Buck, and is a half sister to stakes placed High Zone.

Hip No. 922, a bay filly by Run Away and Hide consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, is out of Daedal, by Orientate, a half sister to stakes winner Sirpa.

Four horses worked the distance in :21 2/5

Hip No. 846, Gretna Graeme, consigned by Blue River Bloodstock, Agent, is a bay colt by Graeme Hall out of Catchy Patton, by Patton, and is a half brother to stakes winner Bovell Road.

Hip No. 904, Tight Weave, a dark bay or brown High Cotton filly consigned by Woodside Ranch, Agent, is out of stakes placed Countess Pound, by Proud Citizen, a half sister to stakes winner Greek Tycoon.

Hip No. 972, Just Be Lucky, a bay colt by Keyed Entry consigned by H. J. Parra Racing Stables, is out of Dixie Image, by Halo’s Image, a full sister to grade one winner Southern Image.

Hip No. 980, consigned by Jose Munoz, is a gray or roan colt by Fort Prado out of Dotted Swiss, by Swiss Yodeler, a half sister to graded stakes placed stakes winner Nature.

Ten horses shared honors for the session’s fastest eighth, each stopping the timer in :10 flat.

Hip No. 836, consigned by Randy Miles, Agent, is a dark bay or brown filly by Lemon Drop Kid out of stakes placed Carafe, by Devil’s Bag, and is a full sister to stakes placed Kitty Wine.

Hip No. 847, a gray or roan filly by City Zip consigned by Niall Brennan Stables, Agent, is out of Cateleisha, by Smoke Glacken, a full sister to stakes winner Smokieisabandit.

Hip No. 856, a dark bay or brown filly by Tizway consigned by King’s Equine, Agent for Spendthrift Farm, is out of stakes placed Cedar Summer, by Souvenir Copy, and is a half sister to graded stakes placed stakes winning OBS graduate Populist Politics.

Hip No. 917, consigned by Scanlon Training Center, Agent, is a bay filly by Into Mischief out of Cup Racer, by Value Plus, from the family of graded stakes winner Bold Start.

Hip No. 937, Forever Darling, consigned by Old South Farm, Agent, is a chestnut filly by Congrats out of graded stakes placed stakes winner Darling My Darling, by Deputy Minister, a daughter of grade one stakes winner Roamin Rachel.  

Hip No. 941, a dark bay or brown Tale of the Cat filly consigned by Woodford Thoroughbreds, Agent, is out of stakes placed Days Like This, by Congrats, a half sister to stakes winner Babaganush. 

Hip No. 943, a chestnut filly by Posse consigned by McKathan Bros., Agent, is out of stakes placed D’Country, by D’wildcat, a daughter of stakes placed Western Melody.

Hip No. 968, consigned by Blue River Bloodstock, Agent, is a bay filly by Yesbyjimminy out of Diplomatic Angel, by Valid Appeal, and is a half sister to graded stakes placed stakes winner Tropic Storm.

Hip No. 978, a bay son of Cool Coal Man consigned by Eisaman Equine, Agent, is out of Donna Marie, by Came Home, from the family of graded stakes winner Biogio’s Rose.

Hip No. 997, consigned by Woodford Thoroughbreds, Agent, is a bay filly by Majesticperfection out of stakes placed Echo Echo Echo, by Eastern Echo, and is a half sister to graded stakes winner Letgomyecho and to the dam of classic contender One Lucky Dane.

Under Tack results and videos are posted in the OBS website at obssales.com and can be viewed in 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’s sixth and final session begins at 8:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 18, with Hip No’s 1001 – 1203 scheduled to breeze.

Big Drama filly fastest at fourth Spring Sale Under Tack session

Hip No. 608, a daughter of Big Drama consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, worked a quarter in :20 3/5, the fastest work at the distance at the fourth session of the Under Tack Show for the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2015 Spring Sale of Two Year Olds in Training. The dark bay or brown filly is out of stakes placed Twilight Mirage, by Jeblar, and is a half sister to stakes winner Determinato.

Hip No. 635, a chestnut filly by Hold Me Back consigned by Top Line Sales LLC, Agent for Small Batch Thoroughbreds, worked a quarter in :21 flat. She’s out of Varus, by Vicar, and is a half sister to graded stakes placed Scotland. 

Three horses worked quarters in :21 1/5.

Hip No. 659, consigned by Woodford Thoroughbreds, Agent, is a bay filly by Pioneerof the Nile out of Weaving Gold, by Carson City, a half sister to stakes winner Fellow Crasher.

Hip No.  727, a bay colt by Adios Charlie consigned by Ocala Stud, is out of Almost a Valentine, by High Cotton, a half sister to grade one stakes winner Rigoletta.

Hip No. 767, consigned by Lance Stokes, Agent, is a bay colt by Twirling Candy out of Baltic Flier, by Fusaichi Pegasus, a half sister to millionaire multiple graded stakes winning OBS graduate Caller One.

Hip No. 692, a bay filly by Lemon Drop Kid consigned by Bobby Dodd, Agent, worked the session’s fastest eighth, stopping the timer in :9 4/5. She’s out of graded stakes placed stakes winner Yonagucci, by Yonaguska.

Nineteen horses worked an eighth in :10 flat.

Hip No. 602, consigned by Mayberry Farm, Agent, is a bay colt by Street Boss out of Trisha, by Forest Camp, a daughter of stakes winner Trisha Runs.

Hip No. 604, Yes It’s Bo Annie, is a bay filly by Custom for Carlos consigned by Inside Move, Inc., Agent, out of Truly Original, by Yes It’s True, from the family of stakes winner Creativity.

Hip No. 609, consigned by Eisaman Equine, Agent, is a chestnut colt by D’wildcat out of Twilite Rendezvous, a half sister to stakes winner Twilights Prayer.

Hip No. 611, a gray or roan colt by Discreet Cat consigned by Jet Set Equine Sales, Agent, is out of Two Bad Girls, by Diablo, and is a half brother to graded stakes winner Twice as Bad.

Hip No. 614, consigned by Randy Miles, Agent, is a dark bay or brown filly by Gone Astray out of Ucanttakeitwithu, by Trippi, a half sister to stakes winner Sok Sok.

Hip No. 617,  consigned by Costanzo Sales, is chestnut cotl by Street Boss out of Unbridled Assay, by Unbridled’s Song, and is a half brother to stakes placed Catchy Tune.

Hip No. 645, a dark bay or brown colt by Trappe Shot consigned by Q Bar J Thoroughbreds LLC, is out of Voodoo Lounge, by Pleasant Tap, and is a half brother to stakes placed Voodoo’s Argument.  

Hip No. 649, a bay filly by Lonhro (AUS) out of stakes placed Waccamaw, by War Chant, a daughter of graded stakes placed stakes winner Under the Rug, is consigned by Thomas and Casse, Agent.

Hip No. 662, Whataclassylady, consigned by Envision Equine (Brittany Dallaire), Agent, is a gray or roan filly by Archarcharch out of stakes placed Whataclassybroad, by Yankee Gentleman, a half sister to stakes placed Wild English Rose.

Hip No. 665, a bay filly by American Lion consigned by Niall Brennan Stables, Agent, is out of Whisper Number, by First Samurai, a half sister to graded stakes placed Speightful Affair.

Hip No. 668, Wicked Holiday, a bay colt by Harlan’s Holiday out of Wicked Ravnina, by Wild and Wicked, a half sister to graded stakes winner Secret History, is consigned by Sescan LLC, Agent.

Hip No. 690, Yes I’m Wild, consigned by Bobby Dodd, Agent, is a chestnut colt by Wildcat Heir out of Yes It’s Patty, by Yes It’s True, from the family of stakes winner Whacky Patty.

Hip No. 693, a bay filly by Quality Road consigned by Harris Training Center LLC, Agent, is out of stakes winner Yoursmineours, by Belong to Me, and is a half sister to graded stakes winner Shared Property.

Hip No. 722, a chestnut son of Here Comes Ben consigned by Top Line Sales LLC, Agent, is out of All Bronze, by Desert Warrior, a half sister to stakes winner Danzig Queen.

Hip No. 736, consigned by Eisaman Equine, Agent, is a chestnut colt by First Dude out of American Asset, by Mineshaft, and is a half brother to stakes placed Pistolina.

Hip No. 746, a bay colt by Discreet Cat consigned by Randy Bradshaw, Agent, is out of A. P. Cindy, by A. P. Indy, a half sister to graded stakes winner Romansh.

Hip No. 751, consigned by Bobby Dodd, Agent, is a bay colt by City Zip out of stakes placed Arch Nemesis, by Arch, a daughter of champion Nadja.

Hip No. 756, a bay daughter of Tale of the Cat consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, is out of Art Teacher, by Master Command, a half sister to graded stakes winner Indian Firewater. 

Hip No. 762, consigned by RiceHorse Stables, Agent, is a bay filly by Magna Graduate out of Awesome Grannie, by Awesome Again, from the family of graded stakes winner Spite the Devil.

Hip No. 673, Wild Dreams, a bay colt by First Dude consigned by Blue River Bloodstock, Agent, breezed three eighths in :33 4/5. He’s out of Wild Trial, by Wild Event, a half sister to stakes placed Ice Man Cometh. 

Under Tack results and videos are posted in the OBS website at obssales.com and can be viewed in 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, April 17, with Hip No’s 801 – 1000 scheduled to breeze.

 

Any Given Saturday filly fastest at third session of Spring Sale Under Tack Show

Hip No. 572, a daughter of Any Given Saturday consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, worked a quarter in :20 4/5, the fastest work at the distance at the third session of the Under Tack Show for the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2015 Spring Sale of Two Year Olds in Training. The dark bay or brown filly is out of graded stakes placed stakes winner Tequilas Dayjur, by Dayjur.

There were two quarters in :21 flat.

Hip No. 404, Journey by Sea, consigned by Journeyman Bloodstock Services, Inc. (Brent & Crystal Fernung), Agent, is a bay colt by J P’s Gusto out of Settling Seas, by Stormy Atlantic, from the family of graded stakes placed stakes winner Red Lead. 

Hip No. 458, a dark bay or brown colt by Scat Daddy consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, is out of stakes winner Sky Mystic, by Sky Mesa, a half sister to graded stakes winner Boston Bull.

Four youngsters breezed quarters in :21 1/5.

Hip No. 425, consigned by Southern Chase Farm, Inc. (Greg & Karen Dodd), Agent, is a dark bay or brown filly by Parading out of stakes placed Shimmering Tale, By Wild Again, and is a half sister to stakes placed My Daughter’s Song.

Hip No. 445, Wired for Sound, consigned by Journeyman Bloodstock Services, Inc. (Brent & Crystal Fernung), Agent, is a bay filly by J P’s Gusto out of Siren, by War Chant, and is a half sister to stakes placed Solitary.

Hip No. 463, consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, is a dark bay or brown colt by Colonel John out of Smart Woman, by Smarty Jones, from the family of champion Sky Beauty.

Hip No. 476, a chestnut filly by Tiz Wonderful consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, is out of Social Vindication, by Vindication, a half sister to graded stakes winner Dazzle Me.

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

Hip No. 405, Brindisi, consigned by King’s Equine, Agent for Wellspring Stables LLC, is a chestnut colt by D’Funnybone out of stakes placed Shakaleena, by Silver Deputy, a daughter of stakes winner Lorline.

Hip No. 420, a bay filly by Tale of the Cat consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, is out of She’s Mine, by Mineshaft, a daughter of graded stakes winner Fontal (ARG).

Hip No. 423, a chestnut filly by Old Fashioned consigned by Harris Training Center LLC, Agent, is out of Shezastormin, from the family of Queen of the Stage.

Hip No. 481, It’s My Pleasure, a gray or roan filly by Sky Mesa consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, is out of Songandashinyband, by Songandaprayer, a daughter of graded stakes winner Shiny Band. 

Hip No. 487, consigned by Top Line Sales LLC, Agent for Small Batch Thoroughbreds, is a bay Quality Road filly out of graded stakes placed Southern Flu, by Dixie Union, a half sister to graded stakes winner Shooting Jacket.

Hip No. 509, Start a Commotion, a chestnut filly by Super Saver consigned by McKathan Bros., Agent, is out of Start a Revolution, by Cozzene, a half sister to stakes winner Revolutionary Act.

Hip No. 550, consigned by Grassroots Training & Sales LLC, Agent, is a chestnut filly by Street Boss out of Sweet Sierra, by Crafty Prospector, and is a half sister to stakes winner Golden Country.

Hip No. 562, a bay colt by Lemon Drop Kid consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, is out of graded stakes winner Taittinger Rose, by Menifee, a half sister to graded stakes winner Le Bernardin.

Hip No. 575, Cotton Mill, a chestnut colt by High Cotton consigned by Harris Training Center LLC, Agent, is out of That’s So Funny, by Yes It’s True, from the family of graded stakes placed stakes winner Kings Command.

Hip No. 581, consigned by Rick Lopez Training & Sales, is a dark bay or brown colt by Here Comes Ben out of Thundersnow, by Storm Boot, from the family of stakes winner Santiago Suzie.

Hip No. 593, a dark bay or brown colt by City Zip consigned by Parrish Farms, Agent, is out of Tizado, by Tiznow, from the family of graded stakes winner Halo’s Image.

Hip No. 596, Infinite Mischief, a bay colt by Into Mischief consigned by Niall Brennan Stables, Agent, is out of Top Royelle (GB), by Royal Applause, and is a half brother to stakes placed Fifth of April.

Under Tack results and videos are posted in the OBS website at obssales.com and can be viewed in 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 Thursday, April 16, with Hip No’s 601 – 800 scheduled to breeze.

Tale of Ekati colt quickest at Spring Sale’s second Under Tack session

Hip No. 257, a son of Tale of Ekati consigned by All Dreams Equine, Agent, sped three eighths in :33 2/5 at the second session of the Under Tack Show for the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2015 Spring Sale of Two Year Olds in Training. The bay colt is out of Poetic Champion, by Woodman, a full sister to stakes winner Mr. Woodman.

Hip No. 278, a gray or roan Zensational filly consigned by Off the Hook LLC, Agent, worked the session’s fastest quarter, clocked in :21 flat. She’s is out of stakes winner Private Dreams, by Johannesburg, from the family of champion Personal Ensign.

There were a pair of quarters in :21 1/5.

 Hip No. 277, Ancient Secret, a chestnut filly by Kantharos consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, is out of Privacy, by Notebook, a half sister to stakes winner Admonition.

Hip No. 315, Aggressive Driver, a dark bay or brown colt by First Dude consigned by Blue River Bloodstock, Agent, is out of stakes placed Red Beauty, by Forest Wildcat, a half sister to stakes winner Interfast.

Seven youngsters turned in quarters in :21 2/5.

Hip No. 255, a dark bay or brown colt by Yes It’s True consigned by Woodford Thoroughbreds, Agent, is out of Playful Princess, by Meadowlake, and is a half brother to graded stakes placed White Merlot.

 Hip No. 313, consigned by Ocala Stud, is a dark bay or brown colt by In Summation out of Rebooked, by Notebook, a half sister to graded stakes placed stakes winner Redoubled Miss.  

Hip No. 314, a gray or roan filly by Paddy O’Prado consigned by Woodford Thoroughbreds, Agent, is a half sister to stakes winner Summer Cruise out of Reboot, by Rubiano.

Hip No. 317, a dark bay or brown filly by Big Drama consigned by Cashel Stud, is out of Red Hot Star, by Tabasco Cat, and is a half sister to graded stakes placed Scarlet Starlet.  

Hip No. 330, a bay colt by Uncle Mo consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, is out of graded stakes placed Rhiana, by Runaway Groom, and is a half brother to graded stakes winner Behindatthebar. 

Hip No. 354, consigned by Kirkwood Stables, Agent, is a dark bay or brown filly by Tale of Ekati out of Royal G G, by Royal Academy, a half sister to graded stakes winner Headache.

Hip No. 396, a gray or roan Exchange Rate filly consigned by Southern Chase Farm, Inc. (Greg & Karen Dodd), Agent, is out of Senate Caucus, by Siphon (BRZ), and is a half sister to stakes placed Avarice.

Seven horses shared honors for the fastest eighth of the session, stopping the timer in :10 flat.

Hip No. 202, consigned by King’s Equine, Agent, is a gray or roan filly by Jump Start out of stakes winner Office Miss, by Silver Ghost, a half sister to stakes placed Cloud Counting.

Hip No. 232, a chestnut colt by Cowtown Cat consigned by Louie Rogers Thoroughbreds LLC, is a half brother to stakes winner Backbackbackgone, out of Pat’s Sister, by Defrere.

Hip No. 241, a dark bay or brown Tale of Ekati filly consigned by Price Thoroughbreds LLC, Agent, is out of stakes placed Perfect Paula, by Songandaprayer, a full sister to graded stakes placed Jack Junior.

Hip No. 294, consigned by Top Line Sales LLC, Agent for Small Batch Thoroughbreds, is a dark bay or brown filly by Ghostzapper out of Queen’s Lady, by Storm Cat, and is a half sister to graded stakes placed Iqbaal. 

Hip No. 352, a bay filly by Super Saver consigned by Randy Miles, Agent, is out of Rosy Humor, by Distorted Humor, and is a half sister to graded stakes placed Stanford, second in the recent Louisiana Derby (G2).

Hip No. 364, a bay colt by Elusive Quality consigned by Niall Brennan Stables, Agent, is out of Russian Symbol (IRE), by Danehill Dancer, a full sister to grade one winner Esoterique.

Hip No. 395, consigned by Hartley/DeRenzo Thoroughbreds LLC, Agent, is a chestnut colt by Summer Bird out of See Rock City, by Tapit, and is a half brother to graded stakes placed One More.

Under Tack results and videos are posted in the OBS website at obssales.com and can be viewed in 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 Wednesday, April 15, with Hip No’s 401 – 600 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 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. 

Magna Graduate colt fastest at Spring Sale’s first Under Tack session

Hip No. 11, a bay colt by Magna Graduate consigned by Blue River Bloodstock, Agent, worked three eighths in :33 2/5, the fastest work at the distance at the opening session of the Under Tack Show for the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2015 Spring Sale of Two Year Olds in Training. He’s out of Kimberlite, by Mineshaft, and is a full brother to stakes placed Unbridled Graduate.

Hip No. 141, a dark bay or brown filly by Malibu Moon consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, turned three eighths in :33 4/5.  She’s out of Misty Daylight, by Seeking Daylight, from the family of Horse of the Year Saint Liam and champion Minstrella.

Hip No. 24, a gray or roan colt by Flashy Bull consigned by King’s Equine, Agent, sped the session’s fastest eighth, timed in :10 flat. He’s out of Lady Rushmoore, by Wild Rush, a half sister to graded stakes placed stakes winner The Lady’s Groom.

Four horses shared honors for the session’s fastest quarter, stopping the timer in :21 flat. Hip No. 73, a dark bay or brown colt by Congrats consigned by Woodford Thoroughbreds, Agent, is out of Lovely Golda, by Montbrook, a half sister to multiple grade one winning millionaire OBS graduate Turbulent Descent. Hip No. 81, consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, is a bay filly by Flatter out of Luxaholic, by Macho Uno, a half sister to stakes winner Won Awesome Dude. Hip No. 99, Flying Rumors, a son of Discreet Cat consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, is a bay colt out of Marialua, by Maria’s Mon, a half sister to graded stakes placed stakes winner Honolua Storm. Hip No. 186, consigned by Southern Chase Farm, Inc. (Greg & Karen Dodd), Agent, is a chestnut colt by Divine Park out of Never a Cloudy Day, by Dayjur, a half brother to graded stakes placed Norainonthisparty.

            Four youngsters worked quarters in :21 1/5. Hip No. 15, a chestnut colt by Super Saver consigned by Hoppel’s Horse & Cattle Co., Inc., Agent, is out of Kiss the Breeze, by Kafwain, a daughter of stakes winner Taft Lil Queen. Hip No. 58, Brugge, a dark bay or brown filly by Smoke Glacken consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, is out of Lilies So Fair, by Giant’s Causeway, a half sister to graded stakes winner My Miss Sophia and undefeated classic contender Materiality, winner of the recent Florida Derby (G1). Hip No. 110, consigned by Southern Chase Farm, Inc. (Greg & Karen Dodd), Agent, is a gray or roan colt by Zensational out of Meridian Mama, by Forestry, from the family of Belmont Stakes (G1) winner Touch Gold and Canadian Triple Crown winner With Approval. Hip No. 148, a chestnut colt by Drosselmeyer consigned by Woodford Thoroughbreds, Agent, is a half brother to stakes winner Prince Alzain out of stakes winner Monaassabaat, by Zilzal.

Under Tack results and videos are posted in the OBS website at obssales.com and can be viewed in kiosks in the breezeway and in the Video Room adjacent to the Horsemen’s Lounge.

The Under Tack Show continues at 8:00 a.m. on Tuesday, April 14, with Hip No’s 201 – 400 scheduled to breeze.

Bernardini colt Zero Hour tops March Sale’s opening session

OBS March 2015 Monday ; 285 21.1 Bernardini-Misty Hour13c Kentucky, SGV Thoroughbreds (Steven Venosa), Agent

Hip No. 285 (Louise Reinagel photo)

Hip No. 285, Zero Hour, a son of Bernardini consigned by SGV Thoroughbreds (Steven Venosa), Agent, went to Live Oak Plantation for $1.4-million to top the first session of the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2015 March Sale of 2-Year-Olds in Training. The bay colt, who worked a quarter in :21 1/5 at Thursday’s Under Tack session, is out of graded stakes placed stakes winner Misty Hour, by Miswaki, and is a half brother to stakes winner Pilfer, dam of grade one winner To Honor and Serve.

Hip No. 34, a dark bay or brown colt by Midnight Lute whose quarter in :20 4/5 at Wednesday’s Under Tack session was the day’s co-fastest at the distance, was sold for $900,000 to Donato Lanni, Agent. Consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, he’s out of Circumstance, by Vindication, a half sister to graded stakes placed stakes winner Tres Coronas.

Hip No. 139, a daughter of Bellamy Road consigned by Northwest Stud, Agent, was sold to Solis / Litt for $800,000. The chestnut filly, who breezed an Under Tack eighth in :9 4/5, is out of stakes winner For Royalty, by Not For Love, and is a half sister to recently stakes placed OBS graduate Back Flip.

Hip No. 12, a son of Smart Strike consigned by Old South Farm LLC went to M. V. Magnier & Stonestreet Stables for $800,000. The chestnut colt, who breezed an eighth in :9 4/5 at Wednesday’s Under Tack session, is out of graded stakes winner Carolyn’s Cat, by Forestry, and is a half brother to recent graded stakes winner Mufajaah.

Conquest Stables LLC went to $800,000 for Hip No. 239, a son of Tiznow consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent. The dark bay or brown colt, who breezed an Under Tack quarter in :21 4/5, is out of Lasting Appeal, by A.P. Indy, a full sister to graded stakes winner Jump Start.

Hip No. 155, a daughter of Scat Daddy whose Under Tack eighth in :9 3/5 last Wednesday was the co-fastest of the entire sale at the distance, was sold to M. V. Magnier for $750,000. Consigned by McKathan Bros., Agent, the chestnut filly is a half sister to stakes winner Prenuptial out of stakes winner Global Finance, by End Sweep.

C. F. Farms went to $725,000 for Hip No. 33, a daughter of Congrats consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent. The chestnut filly, who breezed an Under Tack quarter in :21 2/5, is out of Christie Village, by Deputy Minister, a half sister to multiple grade one winner Take Charge Lady.

Hip No. 60, a Street Sense colt consigned by All In Sales (Tony Bowling), Agent, was sold to Mark Casse, Agent, for $675,000. The dark bay or brown colt, who turned in an eighth in :9 4/5 at the Under Tack Show, is out of graded stakes placed stakes winner Czechers, by Indian Charlie.

Mark Casse also went to $675,000 for Hip No. 162, a Malibu Moon colt consigned by Thomas and Casse, Agent, out of Goldilocks’ Cat, by Seeking the Gold, a half sister to stakes winner Beautiful Daniele from the family of champion Countess Diana. The bay colt worked an eighth in :10 1/5 at  Wednesday’s Under Tack session.

Spendthrift Farm paid $650,000 for Hip No. 61, a son of Distorted Humor consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent. The gray or roan colt, who worked an Under Tack eighth in :10 2/5, is out of stakes winner Dance Quietly, by A.P. Indy, a half sister to Horse of the Year Saint Liam.

For the session, 160 horses sold for a total of $30,540,000 averaging $190,875. The median price was $130,000 and the buyback percentage was 24.9%. There was no corresponding session last year since the 2014 sale was held in one continuous session. Fifteen horses sold for $500,000 or more, compared with ten in the entire 2014 March Sale.

The March Sale continues on Wednesday, March 18th at 11:00 a.m. with Hip No.’s 305 – 610 set to go through the ring. 

Bernie’s Prize fastest at Under Tack Show final session

Hip No. 509, Bernie’s Prize, a son of Noonmark consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, turned  in the sale’s fastest quarter mile breeze, stopping the timer in :20 2/5 at the third and final session of the Under Tack Show for the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2015 March Sale of Two Year Olds in Training. The bay colt is out of Truss, by Friends Lake, a half sister to graded stakes winner Khancord Kid.

Four horses worked quarters in :20 3/5. Hip No. 428, a bay filly by Adios Charlie consigned by Ocala Stud, is out of stakes placed Siren Cove, by Montbrook, and is a half sister to stakes winner Puntrooskie. Hip No. 474, consigned by Jose Munoz, is a dark bay or brown colt by Forty Grams out of Sutton Place, by Matty G., a full sister to graded stakes winner Mayakovsky. Hip No. 550, Cotton Colors, a dark bay or brown colt by High Cotton consigned by Boutte Sales, is out of Act Out, by Storm Cat, a full sister to stakes placed Ultimate Goal. Hip No. 584, a son of Exchange Rate consigned by Southern Chase Farm, Inc. (Greg & Karen Dodd), Agent, is out of stakes placed Back in the Shade, by Put It Back.

Six youngsters worked quarters in :20 4/5. Hip No. 451, consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, is a chestnut filly by Scat Daddy out of Starlight Tiara, by More Than Ready, a half sister to stakes placed Chatham. Hip No. 516, consigned by Woodside Ranch, Agent, is a bay filly by Speightstown out of Valarchos Destiny, a half sister to stakes winner Whitewaterspritzer. Hip No. 527, a gray or roan colt by Sky Mesa consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, is out of Westling, by Gone West, a half sister to champion Peaks and Valleys. Hip No. 548, also consigned by de Meric Sales, is a chestnut colt by Put It Back out of stakes winner Abuela Esther (URU), by Crater, and is a half brother to graded stakes placed Marathon Lady. Hip No. 581, another de Meric consignee, is a dark bay or brown filly by High Cotton out of Aztec Sally, by Medaglia d’Oro, and is a half sister to stakes placed Aztec Key. Hip No. 565, a bay colt by Mineshaft consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, is out of stakes placed April Frost, by Dynaformer, and is a half brother to stakes placed Late Spring.

Hip No. 508, a bay colt by Discreet Cat consigned by Top Line Sales LLC, Agent, worked the session’s fastest eighth, stopping the clock in :9 3/5. He’s out of stakes winner Truly Blushed, by Yes It’s True, and is a half brother to stakes placed Truly Marie.

Eight youngsters turned in eighths in :9 4/5. Hip No. 436, consigned by Top Line Sales LLC, Agent, is a dark bay or brown filly by Street Boss out of Smooth Kitten, by Holy Bull, a full sister to stakes winner Bam Bam Bull. Hip No. 481, a bay colt by Broken Vow consigned by Eisaman Equine, Agent, is out of stakes placed Tale of the South, by Tale of the Cat, a half sister to graded stakes winner Futural. Hip No. 487, consigned by Whitman Sales, Agent, is a dark bay or brown colt by Proud Citizen out of Tender Storm, by Honour and Glory, a half sister to graded stakes winner Zantenda. Hip No. 499, a bay filly by Drosselmeyer consigned by Robert Brewer, is out of Tizmeanttobeme, by Tiznow, a half sister to grade one stakes winning OBS graduate Capo Bastone. Hip No. 525, consigned by Sugar Hill LLC, Agent, is a chestnut filly by Street Boss out of graded stakes placed stakes winner Wealthy, by Regal Classic. Hip No. 544 is a bay colt by Street Boss out of You Call That Art, by Royal Academy, a half sister to graded stakes placed Leading Role, consigned by Bobby Dodd, Agent. Hip No. 591, Thinkingofbillie, a dark bay or brown colt by Archarcharch consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, is out of Best Practices, by Tough Knight and is a half brother to stakes placed Best Reward. Hip No. 607, consigned by Jimmy Miranda, is a bay filly by Courageous Cat out of Stakes winner Bridesmaid, by Valid Expectations.

Under Tack results and videos are posted in the OBS website at obssales.com and can be viewed in kiosks in the breezeway and in the Video Room adjacent to the Horsemen’s Lounge.

The March Sale begins Tuesday, March 17, at 11:00 a.m.

Discreetly Mine, You Luckie Mann, Wildcat Heir colts fastest at Under Tack Show’s second session

Three horses worked quarters in :20 3/5 to share honors for the session’s fastest work at the distance at the second session of the Under Tack Show for the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2015 March Sale of Two Year Olds in Training.

Hip No. 215, a son of Discreetly Mine consigned by SGV Thoroughbreds (Steven Venosa), Agent, is a dark bay or brown colt out of Jazzy Melissa, by Grand Slam, from the family of millionaire multiple graded stakes winning OBS graduate Caller One. Hip No. 220, a dark bay or brown colt by Wildcat Heir consigned by Woodside Ranch, Agent, is out of Just Call Me Berty, by Bertrando, and is a half brother to stakes placed All Said And Done. Hip No. 298, Diamond Outlet, a chestnut colt by You Luckie Mann consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, is out of My Outlet, by Montbrook, and is a half brother to  graded stakes placed Handsome Jack.

Two youngsters breezed quarters in :20 4/5. Hip No. 263, consigned by All Dreams Equine, Agent, is a bay colt by Colonel John out of Magnificentapproval, by Distant View, a half sister to champion Miesque’s Approval.  Hip No. 273, a chestnut filly by Horse Greeley consigned by Southern Chase Farm, Inc. (Greg & Karen Dodd), Agent, is out of Meetmeontime,by General Meeting, and is a half sister to stakes placed Bucchero.

Two horses posted quarters in :21 flat. Hip No. 305, a bay colt by Include consigned by Woodside Ranch, Agent, worked a quarter in :21 flat. He’s out of Nancy G., by Fusaichi Pegasus, a half sister to graded stakes winner Brushing Gloom. Hip No. 342, consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent for Golden Legacy Stables, is a dark bay or brown colt by Ready’s Image out of Primetime Miss, by Five Star Day, a half sister to stakes winner Founding Chairman.

Six youngsters shared honors for the session’s fastest eighth, stopping the timer in :9 4/5. Hip No. 224, consigned by Woodford Thoroughbreds, Agent, is a chestnut filly by Midshipman out of Keowee Clai, by Cherokee Run, a daughter of stakes winning stakes producer Dootsie. Hip No. 336, a dark bay or brown filly consigned by Halcyon Hammock Farm, Agent, is by Tiz Wonderful out of Polish Silk, by Polish Pro, and is a full sister to stakes winner I Got It All.  Hip No. 246, a bay colt by Quality Road also consigned by Halcyon Hammock, is out of Lesson Plan, by Forestry, a half brother to graded stakes winner Dixie Band. Hip No. 287, a son of Scat Daddy consigned Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, is a bay colt out of Molly Peaches, by Meadowlake, a half sister to stakes winner Shezacrazygirl. Hip No. 398, consigned by Old South Farm LLC, is a dark bay or brown filly by Tale of the Cat out of Savviest, by El Corredor, a half sister to grade one stakes winner Tactical Cat. Hip No. 401, a dark bay or brown colt by Uncle Mo consigned by All In Sales (Tony Bowling), Agent, is out of graded stakes placed stakes winner Sea Road, by Tale of the Cat, a half sister to graded stakes winner Great Intentions.

Under Tack results and videos are posted in the OBS website at obssales.com.

The Under Tack Show’s third and final session begins at 8:00 a.m. on Friday, March 13 with Hip No’s 407 – 610 scheduled to breeze.

Scat Daddy filly fastest at March Under Tack’s opening session

Hip No. 155, a daughter of Scat Daddy consigned by McKathan Bros, Agent, worked an eighth in :9 3/5, the fastest work at the distance at the opening session of the Under Tack Show for the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2015 March Sale of Two Year Olds in Training. The chestnut filly is out of stakes winner Global Finance, by End Sweep, and is a half sister to stakes winner Prenuptial.

Seven youngsters worked eighths in :9 4/5. Hip No. 12 is a son of Smart Strike consigned by Old South Farm LLC. The chestnut colt is out of graded stakes winner Carolyn’s Cat, by Forestry. Hip No. 60, consigned by All In Sales (Tony Bowling), Agent, is a dark bay or brown colt by Street Sense out of graded stakes placed stakes winner Czechers, by Indian Charlie. Hip No. 67, My Girl Ariana, a bay filly by Broken Vow consigned by Shadybrook Farm, Agent, is out of Deaconess Bonnie, by Pulpit, a half sister to graded stakes winner Diabolical. Hip No. 139, consigned by Northwest Stud, is a chestnut filly by Bellamy Road out of stakes winner For Royalty, by Not for Love. Hip No. 161, a chestnut filly by Afleet Alex consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, is out of Goldfield, by Yes It’s True, a half sister to graded stakes winner Springside. Hip No. 174, consigned by Hartley/DeRenzo Thoroughbreds LLC, Agent, is a chestnut colt by Super Saver out of Great Design, by Storm Cat, a half sister to multiple grade one stakes winner General Challenge. Hip No. 189, Makes Good Sense, is a bay colt by Street Sense out of graded stakes winner Hello Liberty, by Forest Camp, consigned by Shadybrook Farm, Inc., Agent.

Three horses from the Eddie Woods consignment worked quarters in :20 4/5.

Hip No. 34 is a dark bay or brown colt by Midnight Lute out of Circumstance, by Vindication, a half sister to graded stakes placed stakes winner Tres Coronas. Hip No. 172, Sky High Kitten, is a bay colt by Kitten’s Joy out of Granny Broughton, by Sky Mesa, and is a full brother to stakes placed Broughton Kitten. Hip No. 183 is a dark bay or brown colt by Summer Bird out of Hawaiian Love, by Not For Love, a half sister to stakes placed Machikane Hokushin.

There were three quarters in :21 flat. Hip No. 8, consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, is a bay filly by Blame out of stakes placed Cape Cod Lady, by Yonaguska. Hip No. 78, also consigned by Woods, is a dark bay or brown filly by More Than Ready out of Denim n’ Motion, by Unbridled’s Song, a full sister to stakes placed Sunlight Sonata. Hip No. 181, a bay colt by Street Boss colt consigned by A.R. Equine, Agent, is out of Hard to Know, by Hard Spun, a half sister to graded stakes winner Megan’s Bluff.

There were five quarters in :21 1/5. Hip No. 39, Ghostly, a bay filly by Ghostzapper consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, is out of Clever Me, by Not For Love, a daughter of stakes winner Lady Clever Trick. Hip No. 88, a dark bay or brown colt by Flatter also consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, is out of stakes placed Dixie Crisp, by Dixieland Band, and is a half brother to stakes winner Reconstruction. Hip No. 55, a dark bay or brown colt by Wildcat Heir out of Cry Hallelujah, by Street Cry (IRE), a half sister to grade one stakes winner Joha, is consigned by Journeyman Bloodstock Services, Inc. (Brent & Crystal Fernung), Agent. Hip No. 90, consigned by A.R. Equine, Agent, is a gray or roan colt by Munnings out of Dona Bonita, a daughter of stakes winner Cheers and Tears. Hip No. 164, Go Mo Go, is a bay colt out of stakes winner Go Milan Go, by Broken Vow, consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent.

Under Tack results and videos are posted in the OBS website at obssales.com and can be viewed in kiosks in the breezeway and in the Video Room adjacent to the Horsemen’s Lounge.

The Under Tack Show continues at 8:00 a.m. on Thursday, March 12 with Hip No’s 204 – 406 scheduled to breeze.

Carpe Diem, El Kabeir score in graded Derby preps

WinStar Farm LLC and Stonestreet Stables LLC’s Carpe Diem returned to the races in style, sitting just off the pace in the early going of the $350,000 Tampa Bay Derby (G2), taking command turning for home and drawing off to a five length victory. It’s the second graded stakes win for the 3-year-old colt by Giant’s Causeway, trained by Todd Pletcher, now 4-3-1-0 with $919,800 in earnings. A $1.6-million co-sale topper at the 2014 OBS March Sale, he was purchased out of the Northwest Stud consignment after working an eighth in:10 1/5 at the Under Tack Show. The win gives him a 4-3-1-0 record and $919,800 in earnings.  watch his under tack video

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Zayat Stables LLC’s El Kabeir used new tactics in Saturday’s $400,000 Gotham Stakes (G3) at Aqueduct, relaxing near the rear of the  pack in the early going before angling off the rail turning for home, taking charge in the stretch and cruising to a 2-3/4 length victory. It’s the third graded stakes win for the John Terranova trainee, purchased for a co-sale topping $250,000 by EQB, Inc. on behalf of Zayat Stables from Summerfield (Francis & Barbara Vanlangendonck), Agent for Rustlewood Farm, at the 2013 OBS August Yearling Sale. Now 8-4-2-1, he has earned $678,892 to date. Selected Sale conformation photo

Parranda a millionaire after capturing inaugural CECF Singapore Cup

China Horse Club’s Parranda was the even money favorite vs. an international field in the inaugural running of the S$3.05 million CECF Singapore Cup Sunday at Kranji Racecourse, and she made no mistakes, taking over about a quarter mile from the finish and cruising from there to a 2-1/4 length victory. It’s the eighth stakes win for the newest millionaire OBS graduate, giving her a 30-12-4-4 career record with $2,162,692 in earnings. Trained by Christophe Clement for her new connections, the 6-year-old daughter of English Channel, bred in Florida by Kinsman Farm, was originally sold for $13,000 by Niall Brennan Stables, Agent, at the 2011 OBS April Sale after working an eighth in :11 flat at the Under Tack Show. watch her under tack video 

Ekati’s Phaeton takes Gulfstream’s Davona Dale Stakes

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Phaedrus Flights LLC’s Ekati’s Phaeton, ignored at 26-1 in Gulfstream’s $200,000 Davona Dale Stakes (G2), took the lead at the start and refused to give it up, holding off two late challengers and scoring by a neck. It’s the second graded stakes win for the 3-year-old daughter of Tale of Ekati, trained by Bill Kaplan, leaving her now 7-4-1-0 with earnings of $241,840. A two time OBS graduate, she was purchased by Phaedrus Flights for $50,000 out of the Select Sales consignment at the 2013 August Yearling Sale. Consigned by Gayle Woods, Agent, to the 2014 March Sale, she worked an eighth in :10 1/5 at the Under Tack Show.  Selected Sale photo        watch her under tack video

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J and J Stables and GSP Racing Stable’s Jewel of a Cat went wire to wire in Gulfstream’s $75,000  Ladies Turf Sprint Stakes, posting a half length victory with fellow OBS graduate Zamquick (April ’11, January ’10) checking in third. It’s the third stakes win for the 5-year-old Florida-bred daughter of Wildcat Heir, sold for $40,000 by Bo Hunt, Agent, at the 2012 OBS April Sale after an Under Tack eighth in :10 flat. Trained by Ben Perkins, she’s now 16-5-5-2 and has earned $310,050 to date.  watch her under tack video

 

Kagele Brothers, Inc., Ernest Marchosky, Ken Shaw and Lo Hi Stable’s Why Two jumped from a Santa Anita maiden win in January straight to Saturday’s $75,000 Turf Paradise Derby, went to the lead at the start and never looked back en route to a one length victory. The 3-year-old Bob and John colt is trained by Mike Machowsky, who bought him for $120,000 from Niall Brennan Stables, Agent, at the 2014 OBS April Sale after her breezed an Under Tack eighth in :10 flat.  After two wins from three starts, he’s earned $82,065. watch his under tack video

Edward J.  Brown, Jr., Alan Klein and Phillip Lebherz’s Distinctiv Passion put his speed to good use in Sunday’s $74,284 Joe Hernandez Stakes at Santa Anita, leading all the way and finishing in front by 4-1/4 lengths. Fellow OBS graduate Chief Lion (January ’11) was third. It’s the third stakes win for the Jeff Bonde trainee, now 15-7-1-4 with $393,600 in earnings. A two-time OBS graduate, the 5-year-old Florida-bred son of With Distinction was sold first by Kaizen Sales, Agent for Plumley Farms, at the 2011 OBS January Sale before bringing $65,000 when purchased out of the Kim Harrison consignment at the 2011 OBS August Sale.  Selected Sale conformation photo

Richard Perkins & Hinsley Racing Stable’s You Bought Her picked up her first stakes win at Tampa Bay Downs on Saturday, circling horses on the turn then running past the leaders in the lane for a half length victory in the $50,000 Minaret Stakes. Fellow OBS graduate Puddifoot (June ’13) reported home third.  Trained by David Hinsley, the 5-year-old Florida-bred daughter of Graeme Hall was purchased by Richard Perkins for $18,000 out of the Southern Cypress Stable consignment at the 2012 OBS April Sale after breezing an eighth in :10 4/5 at the Under Tack Show. She’s now 28-6-6-5 and has earned $213,678. watch her under tack video

OBS March Grads Post 27 Graded Wins

Long a source of top class racehorses, the OBS March Sale has produced six champions, 21 millionaires and the winners of six Breeders’ Cup races. Since the beginning of 2014, 94 OBS March graduates have won or placed in 188 stakes races, winning  27 graded stakes. Six March graduates accounted for eight grade one victories, including six of the 15 grade one races at the 2014 Saratoga meeting.

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Repole Stable’s Stopchargingmaria’s three 2014 graded stakes wins included back to back victories in Saratoga’s Coaching Club American Oaks (G1) in July and Alabama Stakes (G1)  in August after she took Pimlico’s Black-Eyed Susan Stakes (G2) in May. The daughter of Tale of the Cat ended the year with an 11-6-2-1 record and $1,494,000 in the care of trainer Todd Pletcher. She was purchased by Repole Stables for $220,000 out of the Woodford Thoroughbreds consignment at the 2013 sale after she breezed an eighth in :10 1/5 at the Under Tack Show.  watch her under tack video

 

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Antonino Miuccio’s Palace took the True North Stakes (G2) at Belmont in June before enjoying summer at The Spa, where he scored in the Alfred G. Vanderbilt (G1) before his victory in the Forego (G1) four weeks later. The son of City Zip ended his 5-year-old campaign with a 23-11-5-3 record and earnings of $1,349,550. Trained by Linda Rice, he was sold for $160,000 by Crupi’s New Castle Farm, Agent, at the 2011 OBS March Sale after an Under Tack eighth in :10 flat. watch his under tack video

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Magalen O. Bryant’s late blooming V. E. Day skipped the Triple Crown races in the spring, but also found Saratoga to his liking, following a win in the Curlin Stakes with a sensational stretch run that carried him to a last jump victory in the Travers Stakes (G1). Unraced at two, he was 8-4-1-0 under the care of James Jerkens and ended his 3-year-old campaign with earnings of $859,010. Consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, to the 2013 OBS March Sale, he was sold for $135,000 to Chester Stables LLC, Agent, after working a quarter in :21 4/5 at the Under Tack Show. watch his under tack video

 

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Trilogy Stable and Laurie Plesa’s Itsmyluckyday surpassed the million dollar mark with a victory in Monmouth’s Salvator Mile (G3) in July, before topping off the year by avenging his defeat by Moreno in Saratoga’s Whitney (G1) by beating him a month later in the Spa’s Woodward Stakes (G1). The colt by Lawyer Ron worked an Under Tack eighth in :10 3/5 before he was purchased for $110,000 by trainer Eddie Plesa out of the Eisaman Equine consignment at the 2012 OBS March Sale. He retired to stud at Spendthrift Farm with a 21-9-4-2 record and $1,706,350 in earnings. watch his under tack video

Tom's Tribute and jockey Mike Smith win the Grade I $300,000 Eddie Read Stakes Sunday, July 20, 2014 at the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club, Del Mar, CA.

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On the west coast, Braly Family Trust’s Tom’s Tribute carried the OBS March banner and was a force in graded stakes company all year, highlighted by a victory in Del Mar’s Eddie Read Stakes (G1) in July before taking the Del Mar Mile Handicap (G2) a month later. Trained by Jim Cassidy, the son of Lion Heart completed 2014 with a 16-6-3-2 record and earnings of $634,880. He worked an Under Tack eighth in :10 2/5 before he was purchased for $310,000 by Marilyn Braly from Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, at the 2012 OBS March Sale on the recommendation of Gary Young. watch his under tack video

 

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WinStar Farm LLC and Stonestreet Stables LLC’s Carpe Diem returned to the races in 2015 in style, sitting just off the pace in the early going of the $350,000 Tampa Bay Derby (G2), taking command turning for home and drawing off to a five length victory. It’s the second graded stakes win for the 3-year-old colt by Giant’s Causeway, trained by Todd Pletcher, now 4-3-1-0 with $919,800 in earnings. A $1.6-million co-sale topper at the 2014 OBS March Sale, he was purchased out of the Northwest Stud consignment after working an eighth in:10 1/5 at the Under Tack Show. The win gives him a 4-3-1-0 record and $919,800 in earnings.  watch his under tack video

There’s another March graduate on the Derby Trail. Stonestreet Stable’s unbeaten Ocean Knight jumped from an Aqueduct maiden win in December to the recent Sam F. Davis Stakes (G3) at Tampa Bay Downs and despite losing ground on both turns, scored his first stakes victory in the care of trainer Kiaran McLaughlin. Two for two with earnings of $156,000, he was purchased out of the de Meric Sales consignment at the 2014 OBS March Sale for $320,000 by John Moynihan on behalf of Stonestreet after working a quarter in :20 3/5, the Under Tack Show’s fastest work at the distance. watch his under tack video

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Alto Racing LLC’s Sweet Whiskey, trained by Todd Pletcher, got 2014 off to a good start for OBS March, taking Gulfstream’s Old Hat Stakes (G3) by 2-3/4 lengths over fellow OBS graduate Co Cola (June ’13).  It was the first stakes win for the daughter of Old Fashioned, sold for $300,000 at the 2013 OBS March Sale by Eddie Woods, Agent, after working an eighth in :10 1/5 at the Under Tack Show. She ended the year 11-2-4-1 with earnings of $432,500.  watch her under tack video

C R K  Stable’s Kobe’s Back blew by front-running fellow OBS graduate Cherubim (June ’13) in deep stretch of the San Vicente Stakes (G2) at Santa Anita, and beat him by 5-1/4 lengths. It was the first graded stakes win for the colt by Flatter, sold for $480,000 by Niall Brennan Stables, Agent, at the 2013 OBS March Sale after an eighth in :10 1/5 at the Under Tack Show. Trained by John Sadler, he finished the year 9-2-1-1 with earnings of $276,250. watch his under tack video

Guillermo Berrios’ My Wandy’s Girl,   trained by Mike Hushion, tracked the pacesetter in the Barbara Fritchie Handicap (G2) at Laurel in February, then wore her down in deep stretch and scored by a length. It was the first American graded stakes win for the mare by Flower Alley, repatriated to the U.S. after an eight race winning streak in Puerto Rico that included three stakes wins. Purchased for $15,000 out of the de Meric Sales consignment at the 2011 OBS March Sale, she’s now 23-15-4-2 and has earned $573,710 to date. watch her under tack video

Under the care of Bob Baffert, Tanma Corporation’s Chitu stalked the pace in the Sunland Derby (G3) in March, moved up on the turn and battled Midnight Hawk for the lead until mid-stretch, then drew away late and scored by 2-1/4 lengths. It was the first stakes win for the colt by Henny Hughes, sold for $300,000 by Southern Chase Farm, Inc.(Greg and Karen Dodd), Agent, after working a quarter in :20 3/5 at the Under Tack Show for the 2013 OBS March Sale. The win gives him a 4-3-0-1 record and earnings of $501,800. watch his under tack video

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WinStar Farm LLC’s Revolutionary, a multiple graded stakes winner at three, added the Pimlico Special (G3) to his resume in May. It was the third graded stakes win for the Todd Pletcher trainee, hero of 2013 Withers Stakes (G3) and Louisiana Derby (G2). Retired to stud at WinStar Farm after compiling a 13-5-2-3 record and earnings of $1,353,125, the colt by War Pass was sold for $235,000 at the 2012 OBS March Sale by Niall Brennan Stables, Agent, after an Under Tack eighth in :10 2/5. watch his under tack video

John C. Oxley’s Spring in the Air circled horses on the turn then closed with a rush on the outside and won the $162,891 Hendrie Stakes (G3) at Woodbine by a length on May 24th. It was the second graded stakes win for the daughter of Spring at Last, sold by Eddie Woods, Agent, at the 2012 OBS March Sale for $130,000 after a quarter in :21 3/5 at the Under Tack Show. At year’s end, the 2012 Sovereign Award winner, trained by Mark Casse, was 20-4-6-2 with $930,318 in earnings. watch her under tack video

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Gary Barber’s Jack Milton trailed in the early going of the Poker Stakes (G3) at Belmont Park on Memorial Day, but came wide off the turn, hit the front near the eighth pole and drew off from there to score by 2-3/4 lengths. It was the second graded stakes win for the son of War Front, consigned by Eddie Woods to the 2012 OBS March Sale. Trained by Todd Pletcher, he finished 2014 with a 13-4-1-5 record and $564,261 in earnings.  watch his under tack video

William & Corrine Heiligbrodt’s Cinco Charlie, currently on a three stakes race win streak for trainer Steve Asmussen, wasted no time getting his first graded stakes score, taking Churchill’s Bashford Manor Stakes (G3) in June after winning at first asking. Purchased for $190,000 out of the Cary Frommer consignment at the 2014 OBS March Sale after working an eighth in :10 1/5 at the Under Tack Show, the Indian Charlie colt is now 9-6-0-2 and has earned $335,802. watch his under tack video

G. Biegler, J. Border, S. Eberwine, R & R Exline & G.  Zubok’s Sheza Smoke Show led a 1-2-3 OBS sweep of Santa Anita’s Senorita Stakes (G3) in June, closing down the stretch and getting up late to beat Famous Alice (April ’13) by a length and a quarter, with Morning Fix (April ’13) another half length back in third. The daughter of Wilko ended her juvenile campaign 10-3-0-1 with $150,644 in earnings. Trained by Peter Eurton, she was purchased by Marette Farrell for $100,000 on behalf of Ryan Exline out of the Secure Investments consignment at the 2013 March Sale after an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5. watch her under tack video

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Asia Express in the Asahi Hai Futurity winners circle

At two in 2013, Yukio Baba’s Asia Express, trained by Takahisa Tezuka and ridden by globetrotting superstar Ryan Moore, scored a 1-1/4 length victory in the $1.3-million Asahi Hai Futurity (G1) at Nakayama Racecourse, and was voted Japan’s champion two year old colt. This year at three, his 3-1/2 length victory in the $750,000 Leopard Stakes (G3) at Niigata Racecourse in August boosted his earnings over the million dollar (U.S.) mark.  watch his under tack video 

 

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Phaedrus Flights LLC’s Ekati’s Phaeton, ignored at 26-1 in Gulfstream’s $200,000 Davona Dale Stakes (G2), took the lead at the start and refused to give it up, holding off two late challengers and scoring by a neck. It’s the second graded stakes win for the 3-year-old daughter of Tale of Ekati, trained by Bill Kaplan, leaving her now 7-4-1-0 with earnings of $241,840. A two time OBS graduate, she was purchased by Phaedrus Flights for $50,000 out of the Select Sales consignment at the 2013 August Yearling Sale. Consigned by Gayle Woods, Agent, to the 2014 March Sale, she worked an eighth in :10 1/5 at the Under Tack Show.  Selected Sale photo        watch her under tack video

 

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Paul P. Pompa’s Night Prowler was way back in the early going of the Dania Beach Stakes (G3) at Gulfstream, but the 3-year-old gelding by Giant’s Causeway came running in the lane and closed with a rush to win his first stakes race by half a length. Never off the board for trainer Chad Brown, he’s won two of his four trips to the post. Consigned by Eddie Woods,Agent, to the 2014 OBS March Sale, he turned in an eighth in :10 2/5 at the Under Tack Show. watch his under tack video

A total of 610 juveniles have been cataloged for the two-day expanded OBS March Sale, set for Tuesday and Wednesday, March 17th and 18th, with both sessions beginning at 11:00 a.m. The extended Under Tack Show will span three days, beginning Wednesday, March 11th with Hips 1 – 203. Hips 204 – 406 will go Thursday, March 12th and Hips 407 – 610 will go Friday, March 13th. 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.

 

The Factor filly tops Winter Mixed Sale’s opening session

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Hip No. 105, a yearling daughter of The Factor consigned by Kim Harrison (Top Speed Farm), Agent, was sold to George Bolton & Peter Leidel for $190,000 to top the Consignor Preferred Session of the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2015 Winter Mixed Sale. The gray or roan filly is out of Viva Vega, by Cobra King, and is a half sister to graded stakes placed stakes winner Southern Dude.

Hip No. 145, consigned by Summerfield (Francis & Barbara Vanlangendonck), Agent, is a Pioneerof the Nile filly purchased by EQB, Inc., Agent for Zayat Stables LLC, for $87,000. The bay yearling filly is out of Cinnamon Kisses, by Doneraile Court, a half sister to graded stakes winner The Mailet.

Hip No. 44, Pyrite Final, a 9-year-old mare by Formal Dinner in foal to Kantharos consigned by Boutte Sales, Agent, went to Harris Training Center LLC for $80,000. The bay mare, out of Pink Forest, by Green Forest, from the family of Derby contender OBS graduate El Kabeir, is a half sister to stakes winner Forest Picnic and the dam of the stakes placed 3-year-old Morgans Harbour.

Hip No. 11, a yearling son of Tale of the Cat consigned by TdM Sales (Tristan & Valery de Meric), Agent, was sold for $72,000 to Justin Casse, Agent for JSM Equine LLC. The chestnut colt is out of graded stakes placed stakes winner Lentil, by Alphabet Soup, a daughter of stakes placed Black Tie Diamond.

Hip No. 121, Just Like Pop, a 3-year-old daughter of Unbridled’s Song consigned by Sequel Bloodstock, Inc., Agent, went to Rustlewood Farm, Inc. for $70,000. The dark bay or brown filly is out of stakes winner Amazing Buy, by High Yield, a half sister to Sovereign Award winning graded stakes winner Alpha Bettor.

Hip No. 179, a yearling son of Kantharos consigned by Andy Cant, Agent, was sold for $70,000 to Southern Chase Farm, Inc. The bay colt is out of Granny’s Kat, by Sanctuary, a half sister to stakes winner Comet Cat.

For the Consignor Preferred session, 124 horses sold for a total of $2,462,200, compared with 154 horses grossing $2,962,700 in 2014. The average price was $19,856, compared with $19,238 a year ago, while the median price was $10,600 compared with $15,000 last year. The buyback percentage was 21%; down from 31.9% last year.

The Winter Mixed Sale continues Thursday at 10:30 a.m. with the Open Session, followed immediately by the Horses of Racing Age section.