Stopchargingmaria a millionaire after winning Saratoga’s Coaching Club American Oaks

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Repole Stable’s Stopchargingmaria took charge of Saratoga’s  $300,000 Coaching Club American Oaks (G1) in the upper stretch and the 3-year-old Tale of the Cat filly ran away from her rivals and scored by five lengths, becoming the 81st OBS graduate to top the million dollar mark in earnings. The fourth OBS grad to win the CCA Oaks, she joins 1992 winner Turnback the Alarm (April ’91), 1995 winner Golden Bri (August “93) and 2006 victor Wonder Lady Anne L (August ’04). Sold for $220,000 by Woodford Thoroughbreds, Agent, at the 2013 OBS March Sale after working an eighth in :10 1/5 at the Under Tack Show, her fourth graded stakes win leaves her with a 9-5-1-1 record and $1,054,000 in earnings. watch her under tack video

OBS graduates reap dividends in Japan

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OBS graduates were in the headlines at Tuesday’s Japan Racing Horse Association Select Sale of yearlings and foals, as a weanling colt by leading Japanese sire Deep Impact (JPN) out of two-time OBS graduate Weemissfrankie was sold for $1,372,550 to young Ryouichi Ootuka. The colt is the first foal out of the daughter of Sunriver, consigned first by Summerfield, Agent, to the 2010 August Sale before she was sold for $175,000 by Eddie Woods, Agent, to Joe Ciaglia at the 2011 April Sale. Trained by Peter Eurton and racing for Sharon Alesia, Bran Jam Stables, Ciaglia Racing LLC & Ron Dyrdek,  she won three of five starts including the Del Mar Debutante Stakes (G1) and the Oak Leaf Stakes (G1) at Santa Anita.

A weanling colt by Deep Impact (JPN) out graded stakes winning OBS graduate May Day Rose was sold to David Redvers for $647,039. In the colors of Kaleem Shah and trained by Bob Baffert, the Florida-bred daughter of Rockport Harbor won the Santa Ysabel Stakes (G3) at Santa Anita and Hollywood’s Railbird Stakes (G3) en route to earnings of early $400,000. Consigned by her breeder Bridlewood Farm to the 2010 OBS March Sale, she failed to meet her reserve but was purchased by trainer Bob Baffert on Shah’s behalf for $220,000 at the OBS June Sale three months later.    

A colt out of three time OBS graduate Two Item Limit, also by Deep Impact (JPN), was sold to Hajime Satomi for $647,059. The daughter of Twining was sold first by Beth Bayer to R. Schweiger and Coastable as a weanling at the 1998 Fall Mixed Sale before she was resold to Jockey Club Farm at the 1999 August Yearling Sale. After she was purchased by Joseph Graffeo from Jockey Club Farm for $50,000 at the 2000 March Sale, she was trained by Stephen L. DiMauro and carried Graffeo’s silks to four graded stakes wins and earnings of $1,060,585.

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The Hot List: 

Starless Night - Tucci Stables’ Starless Night jumped from a front-running maiden win on June 28 into Woodbine’s $150,000 Shady Well Stakes on July 13 and the result was a carbon copy gate to wire 2-1/2 length victory. Now two for two with earnings of $121,583, the 2-year-old daughter of Grand Slam was purchased by Carlos Tucci for $40,000 out of the Wavertree Stables consignment at the 2014 OBS April Sale after she breezed an eighth in :10 2/5 at the Under Tack Show. watch her under tack video

Story to Tell - Cecil N. Peacock’s Story to Tell took charge of the $98,000 W. L. Proctor Memorial Stakes at Los Alamitos on July 13 after turning for home and eased away to a 1-1/4 length victory. It’s the first stakes win for the 2-year-old colt by Bluegrass Cat; he was second in last month’s Santa Anita Juvenile Stakes. Now 3-2-1-0 with $118,600 in earnings, he was sold for $82,000 by Thoroughstock, Agent, at the 2013 OBS August Sale. Selected Sale conformation photo

Wonder Gal – Treadway Racing Stable’s Wonder Gal was last of five for a quarter mile in her debut in the $122,500 Lynbrook Stakes at Belmont Park on July 6, but moved up quickly on the outside on the turn, took command a quarter mile from home and galloped to a 14-1/2 length victory over fellow OBS graduate Accelebrate (April ’14, January ’13). Purchased by Jeffrey Treadway for $210,000 out of the Old South Farm consignment at the 2014 OBS March Sale after working an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5, the 2-year-old daughter of Tiz Wonderful earned $75,000 for her effort.  watch her under tack video

Danzatrice – Gainesway Stable’s (Antony Beck) Danzatrice made short work of her opposition in a maiden special at Parx Racing on July 4, leading by daylight all the way and winning her debut by a length and three quarters. The 2-year-old daughter of Dunkirk was sold for $105,000 at the 2014 OBS April Sale by Grassroots Training & Sales LLC to John Fort on behalf of Gainesway Farm after she worked an eighth in :10 1/5 at the Under Tack Show. watch her under tack video

Harlan’s Honor – David and Margaret Wimer’s Harlan’s Honor led a 1-2-3-4 OBS parade in her debut in a $38,200 maiden special at Monmouth Park on June 27. The 2-year-old daughter of Harlan’s Holiday beat fellow 2014 OBS April Sale graduate Anna May Our Queen by 2-1/2 lengths, with March Sale graduates Fancy Malka and Cali Thirty Seven finishing third and fourth. The winner was sold for $165,000 by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, after she breezed an eighth in:10 1/5 at the Under Tack Show. watch her under tack video

Hey Bartender – Robert O. Johnson’s Hey Bartender had no trouble winning at first asking in a maiden special at Louisiana Downs on July 6, taking charge early, turning away a challenge in the stretch and drawing off to a 4-3/4 length victory. The 2-year-old son of Behindatthebar is a two time OBS graduate, sold by Dapple Stud, Agent, at the 2013 August Sale before working a quarter in :21 2/5 at the 2014 April Sale and being purchased for $25,000 by Johnson out of the de Meric Sales consignment. watch his under tack video

Two Six Wins - Ciardella, Fedkin, Fazio, Joslin and Pender Racing LLC’s Two Six Wins put his experience to good use in his second start, going to the early lead, surrendering it briefly in the lane, then battling back and drawing away to win a July 6 maiden special at Los Alamitos by a length and a quarter. A two time OBS graduate, the 2-year-old colt by Midshipman was sold at the 2013 August Sale by Summerfield, Agent, prior to being consigned by Sugar Hill LLC, Agent to the 2014 March Sale and breezing an Under Tack eighth in :10 3/5. watch his under tack video

 

 

Graded Stakes Winners: 

Cinco Charlie - William & Corrine Heiligbrodt’s Cinco Charlie,  the first OBS graduate of the class of 2014 to break his maiden, is now it’s first graded stakes winner, going to the lead in the $108,100 Bashford Manor Stakes (G3) at Churchill Downs and staying there all the way, easing away late to score by a length and three quarters. Two for two, the 2-year-old Indian Charlie has earned $93,422 to date. After working an eighth in :10 1/5 at the March Sale Under Tack Show, he was purchased for $190,000 out of the Cary Frommer consignment.  watch his under tack video

Stakes Winners:

Enchanting Lady - Kaleem Shah’s Enchanting Lady avenged a loss to Seduire in her May 22 debut in the $126,000 Landaluce Stakes at Santa Anita on June 22, chasing that rival to the top of the stretch before putting her away and drawing off to a 6-1/4 length victory. It’s the first win for the 2-year-old daughter of Tale of the Cat, purchased on the recommendation of Bob Baffert and Donato Lanni for $650,000 out of the Eddie Woods consignment at the 2014 OBS March Sale after she breezed an eighth in :10 1/5 at the Under Tack Show. With a 2-1-1-0 record, she has earned $86,200 to date.  watch her under tack video

 

Up and Coming: 

Boast – Margaret V. Bloss’ Boast wasted no time winning his first race, going wire to wire en route to a 2-3/4 length victory in his debut in a maiden special at Arapahoe Park on June 29. A 2-year-old gelding by Ready’s Image, he was consigned to the 2013 OBS August Sale by Moreau Bloodstock International, Agent.

Guderian  - Germania Farms’ Guderian settled for second in his debut at Pimlico in May, but made no mistakes second time out in a $38,625 maiden special at Delaware on June 19, bolting quickly to a big lead and staying there all the way en route to a three length victory.The 2-year-old son of Stroll, who worked an eighth in :10 1/5 at the Under Tack Show for the 2014 OBS March Sale, was purchased for $185,000 out of the Casse Sales LLC (Justin Casse) consignment. watch his under tack video

Heat Transfer – Patricia’s Hope LLC’s Heat Transfer took the lessons learned in her debut to good use in her second start, going right to the front in a $34,000 maiden special at Arlington Park on June 19 and staying there all the way, reporting home a 2-1/2 length winner. The 2-year-old daughter of Latent Heat was sold for $190,000 by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, at the 2014 OBS March Sale after she breezed an eight in :10 1/5 at the Under Tack Show.  watch her under tack video

Holiday Camp – Michael Lund Peterson’s Holiday Camp got his career off on the right foot on June 7 with an authoritative 2-1/2 length victory in a $56,000 maiden special at Santa Anita. The 2-year-old colt by Street Boss was one of the stars of the 2014 OBS March Sale, working a quarter in :21 flat at the Under Tack Show before being purchased for $700,000 out of the de Meric Sales consignment. watch his under tack video

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Naval Command – Pinnacle Racing Stables, H. Jack Hendricks and Roger L. Justice’s Naval Command was sent off the 9-5 favorite in his debut on June 21 in a $41,600 Gulfstream maiden special and lived up to his billing, rallying to take charge in deep stretch and scoring by a length. The 2-year-old Florida-bred colt by Midshipman is a two time OBS graduate, sold first by breeder Woodford Thoroughbreds at the 2013 August Yearling Sale. Consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, to the 2014 April Sale, he brought $60,000 after working an Under Tack eighth in :10 flat. watch his under tack video

Platinum Patty – Charles A. Castille Jr.’s Platinum Patty showed her heels to her rivals in her debut in an Evangeline Downs maiden special on June 27, going right to the front at the break and romping to a four length victory. The 2-year-old daughter of Pomeroy is a two-time OBS graduate, sold by Select Sales, Agent, at the 2013 Winter Mixed Sale before she was purchased for $47,000 out of the BryLynn Farm consignment at the 2013 August Yearling Sale.

Sky Preacher- Success Racing’s Sky Preacher stretched out to a mile on the turf course at Santa Anita on June 27, took over on the second turn and and then ran off to a 7-1/2 length victory in a $73,550 maiden special.  The 2-year-old colt by Sky Mesa worked and Under Tack eighth in :10 2/5 before being purchased for $80,000 out of the Eisaman Equine consignment by Russell Smith at the 2014 OBS March Sale. watch his under tack video

 

Unbridled Reward – John C. Oxley’s Unbridled Reward looks like a she has a big future after  her 7-3/4 length front-running score at first asking in a $44,000 maiden special at Churchill Downs on May 30 followed by a sharp second in the Debutante Stakes three weeks later. The 2-year-old filly by Warrior’s Reward was purchased for $330,000 by Mark Casse on Oxley’s behalf at the 2014 OBS March Sale after she breezed an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5. watch her under tack video

 

 

 

Itsmyluckyday a millionaire after scoring in Monmouth’s Salvator Mile

Trilogy Stable and Laurie Plesa’s Itsmyluckyday became the 80th OBS graduate to top a million in earnings on Sunday at Monmouth Park, rallying from just off the pace, taking command in the lane and drawing off to a 1-1/2 length victory in the $160,500 Salvator Mile Stakes (G3). It’s the third straight stakes score for the 4-year-old colt by Lawyer Ron, who 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. With two graded stakes wins to his credit, he’s now 17-8-3-1 and has earned $1,022,600. watch his under tack video

Treadway Racing Stable’s Wonder Gal was last of five for a quarter mile in her debut in Sunday’s $122,500 Lynbrook Stakes at Belmont Park, but moved up quickly on the outside on the turn, took command a quarter mile from home and galloped to a 14-1/2 length victory over fellow OBS graduate Accelebrate (April ’14, January ’13). Purchased by Jeffrey Treadway for $210,000 out of the Old South Farm consignment at the 2014 OBS March Sale after working an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5, the 2-year-old daughter of Tiz Wonderful earned $75,000 for her effort.  watch her under tack video

Acclaimed Racing Stable’s Mr. Baker gave nothing else a chance in Saturday’s $90,000 Housebuster Stakes at Gulfstream, taking the lead at the break and staying there all the way, opening up in the lane and coasting home by 3-1/4 length. It’s the second straight stakes victory and fourth straight win overall for the 5-year-old Florida-bred son of Imperialismn, now 15-6-2-2 with earnings of $188,614. He was sold for $18,000 by breeder Get Away Farm at the 2011 OBS April Sale after breezing a quarter in :22 flat at the Under Tack Show.  watch his under tack video

Wildcat Red romps in Gufstream’s Quality Road Stakes

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Honors Stable Corp.’s Wildcat Red tracked the early pace in the $90,000 Quality Road Stakes at Gulfstream Park, took over going to the far turn and then rolled from there, cantering home a 10-1/4 length winner over fellow OBS graduate East Hall (April ’13). It’s the fourth stakes win for the  3-year-old Florida-bred colt by D’wildcat, purchased by trainer Jose Garoffalo for $30,000 from Classic Bloodstock (Danzel Brendemuehl), Agent, at the 2013 OBS June Sale after working an eighth in :10 2/5 at the Under Tack Show. He’s now 9-5-3-0 and has earned $690,910 to date.watch his under tack video

Scat Daddy duo fastest at June Sale Under Tack finale

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Hip No. 1070, a son of Scat Daddy consigned by Harris Training Center LLC, Agent, worked a quarter in :20 1/5, the fastest work at the distance at the sixth and final session of the Under Tack Show for the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2014 June Two Year Olds & Horses of Racing Age sale. The dark bay or brown colt is out of Noshameinmygame, by Silver Deputy, a half sister to stakes winner Happy Humor.

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Scat Daddy is also the sire of Hip No. 1025, a bay filly who cruised three eighths in a rapid :32 2/5, the Under Tack Show’s fastest work at the distance. Consigned by Gayle Woods, Agent for Phaedrus Flights LLC, Agent, she’s out of Mona Mia, by Monarchos, a half sister to graded stakes winner Buddy’s Humor.

Four 2-year-olds worked quarters in :21 flat. Hip No. 1013, Supreme Justice, is a bay colt by Lantana Mob consigned by Top Line Sales LLC, Agent, out of Miss Miracle, by A. P Jet, a daughter of graded stakes winner Miss Huntington. Hip No. 1024, consigned by Hartley/DeRenzo Thoroughbreds LLC, Agent, is a chestnut colt by Cool Coal Man out of Mom’s Image, by Stormy Atlantic, a daughter of stakes winner Ham and Eggs. Hip No. 1041, a bay filly by Flatter consigned by Hoppel’s Horse & Cattle Co., Agent, is out of My Antonia, by Jules, and is a half sister to stakes placed Kerrville. Hip No. 1121, a gray or roan colt by Quality Road consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, is out of Pirate Queen, by Unbridled’s Song, a daughter of graded stakes winner Be Gentle.

There were three quarters in :21 1/5. Hip No. 1049, Ready When You Are, is a bay colt by In Summation consigned by Boutte Sales, Agent, out of My Friend Melini, by Trippi, from the family of graded stakes winner Yesbyjimminy. Hip No. 1133, a bay filly by Munnings consigned by Robdale Farms, Agent, is out of Positioning, by Boundary, and is a half sister to stakes winner Diva Ash. Hip No. 1152, consigned by Jesse Hoppel, is a dark bay or brown filly by Noonmark out of Pulpit’s Pride, by Pulpit, from the family of grade one winner Golden Pheasant.

Two more youngsters worked sub :34 quarters. Hip No. 1126, Great Harbour Cay, consigned by Omega Farm, Agent, worked three eighths in :33 1/5. He’s a chestnut colt by Greatness out of Point Lily, by Bon Point (GB). Hip No. 1039, a bay filly by Sky Mesa consigned by 30-30 Ranch, Agent, breezed the distance in :33 3/5. She’s out of My Angel Dancer, by Fusaichi Pegasus, a daughter of graded stakes winner Dance Colony.

Five youngsters breezed eighths in :10 flat. Hip No. 1036, a gray or roan colt by Half Ours consigned by Bobby Dodd, Agent, is out of Ms Lucille, by Orientate, from the family of Kentucky Derby (G1) winner Mine That Bird. Hip No. 1127, Two Faced Cat, consigned by Southern Cypress Stable LLC, Agent, is a chestnut filly by Wildcat Heir out of Poitrine, by Gulch, and is a half sister to stakes placed Raise the Bridle. Hip No. 1138, a bay colt by Belgravia consigned by Hartley/DeRenzo Thoroughbreds LLC, is a half  brother to stakes winner Kinz Funky Monkey out of Pretty Ready, by More Than Ready. Hip No. 1164, consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, is a chestnut colt by Kantharos out of stakes placed Quiet Lake, by Quiet American, and is a half brother to graded stakes placed stakes winner Off the Jak.

Among the sale’s older horses, Hip No. 1184, Spirited Storm, consigned by All Dreams, Equine, worked a quarter in :20 4/5. She’s a 3-year-old chestnut filly by Stormy Atlantic out of Clafoutis, by Unbridled’s Song, and a half sister to stakes placed Bambazonki.

Hip No. 1194 is Hawks Nest, a dark bay or brown 3-year-old gelding by Wildcat Heir consigned by Journeyman Bloodstock Services Inc. (Brent & Crystal Fernung), Agent, worked the distance in :21 flat. He’s out of Let It Roar, by Roar, a half sister to graded stakes winning OBS graduate Two Item Limit.

Appealing Style, Hip No. 1187, worked three eighths in :32 4/5. Consigned by Woodside Ranch, Agent, the 4-year old colt by Successful Appeal, out of Dancita, by Saarland, a half sister to graded stakes placed Miss Maggie, broke his maiden at first asking in a Presque Isle maiden special weight test.

Hip No. 1196 worked three eighths in :33 4/5. Consigned by Julie Davies, Agent, he’s a 3-year-old chestnut colt by Thewayyouare out of Little Truffle, by Grand Slam, a half sister to stakes winner Queen of Millbrook.

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

The June Sale begins Tuesday, June 17th at 10:30 a.m.

Scat Daddy duo fastest at June Sale Under Tack finale

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Hip No. 1070, a son of Scat Daddy consigned by Harris Training Center LLC, Agent, worked a quarter in :20 1/5, the fastest work at the distance at the sixth and final session of the Under Tack Show for the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2014 June Two Year Olds & Horses of Racing Age sale. The dark bay or brown colt is out of Noshameinmygame, by Silver Deputy, a half sister to stakes winner Happy Humor.

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Scat Daddy is also the sire of Hip No. 1025, a bay filly who cruised three eighths in a rapid :32 2/5, the Under Tack Show’s fastest work at the distance. Consigned by Gayle Woods, Agent for Phaedrus Flights LLC, Agent, she’s out of Mona Mia, by Monarchos, a half sister to graded stakes winner Buddy’s Humor.

Four 2-year-olds worked quarters in :21 flat. Hip No. 1013, Supreme Justice, is a bay colt by Lantana Mob consigned by Top Line Sales LLC, Agent, out of Miss Miracle, by A. P Jet, a daughter of graded stakes winner Miss Huntington. Hip No. 1024, consigned by Hartley/DeRenzo Thoroughbreds LLC, Agent, is a chestnut colt by Cool Coal Man out of Mom’s Image, by Stormy Atlantic, a daughter of stakes winner Ham and Eggs. Hip No. 1041, a bay filly by Flatter consigned by Hoppel’s Horse & Cattle Co., Agent, is out of My Antonia, by Jules, and is a half sister to stakes placed Kerrville. Hip No. 1121, a gray or roan colt by Quality Road consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, is out of Pirate Queen, by Unbridled’s Song, a daughter of graded stakes winner Be Gentle.

There were three quarters in :21 1/5. Hip No. 1049, Ready When You Are, is a bay colt by In Summation consigned by Boutte Sales, Agent, out of My Friend Melini, by Trippi, from the family of graded stakes winner Yesbyjimminy. Hip No. 1133, a bay filly by Munnings consigned by Robdale Farms, Agent, is out of Positioning, by Boundary, and is a half sister to stakes winner Diva Ash. Hip No. 1152, consigned by Jesse Hoppel, is a dark bay or brown filly by Noonmark out of Pulpit’s Pride, by Pulpit, from the family of grade one winner Golden Pheasant.

Two more youngsters worked sub :34 quarters. Hip No. 1126, Great Harbour Cay, consigned by Omega Farm, Agent, worked three eighths in :33 1/5. He’s a chestnut colt by Greatness out of Point Lily, by Bon Point (GB). Hip No. 1039, a bay filly by Sky Mesa consigned by 30-30 Ranch, Agent, breezed the distance in :33 3/5. She’s out of My Angel Dancer, by Fusaichi Pegasus, a daughter of graded stakes winner Dance Colony.

Five youngsters breezed eighths in :10 flat. Hip No. 1036, a gray or roan colt by Half Ours consigned by Bobby Dodd, Agent, is out of Ms Lucille, by Orientate, from the family of Kentucky Derby (G1) winner Mine That Bird. Hip No. 1127, Two Faced Cat, consigned by Southern Cypress Stable LLC, Agent, is a chestnut filly by Wildcat Heir out of Poitrine, by Gulch, and is a half sister to stakes placed Raise the Bridle. Hip No. 1138, a bay colt by Belgravia consigned by Hartley/DeRenzo Thoroughbreds LLC, is a half  brother to stakes winner Kinz Funky Monkey out of Pretty Ready, by More Than Ready. Hip No. 1164, consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, is a chestnut colt by Kantharos out of stakes placed Quiet Lake, by Quiet American, and is a half brother to graded stakes placed stakes winner Off the Jak.

Among the sale’s older horses, Hip No. 1184, Spirited Storm, consigned by All Dreams, Equine, worked a quarter in :20 4/5. She’s a 3-year-old chestnut filly by Stormy Atlantic out of Clafoutis, by Unbridled’s Song, and a half sister to stakes placed Bambazonki.

Hip No. 1194 is Hawks Nest, a dark bay or brown 3-year-old gelding by Wildcat Heir consigned by Journeyman Bloodstock Services Inc. (Brent & Crystal Fernung), Agent, worked the distance in :21 flat. He’s out of Let It Roar, by Roar, a half sister to graded stakes winning OBS graduate Two Item Limit.

Appealing Style, Hip No. 1187, worked three eighths in :32 4/5. Consigned by Woodside Ranch, Agent, the 4-year old colt by Successful Appeal, out of Dancita, by Saarland, a half sister to graded stakes placed Miss Maggie, broke his maiden at first asking in a Presque Isle maiden special weight test.

Hip No. 1196 worked three eighths in :33 4/5. Consigned by Julie Davies, Agent, he’s a 3-year-old chestnut colt by Thewayyouare out of Little Truffle, by Grand Slam, a half sister to stakes winner Queen of Millbrook.

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

The June Sale begins Tuesday, June 17th at 10:30 a.m.

Macho Uno filly fastest at June Sale’s fifth Under Tack session

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Hip No. 836, a bay filly by Macho Uno consigned by Old South Farm LLC, Agent, sped an eighth in :9 4/5, the fastest work at the distance at the fifth session of the Under Tack Show for the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2014 June Two Year Olds & Horses of Racing Age sale. She’s out of Jade Butterfly, by Jade Hunter, a half sister to grade one winner Diazo.

Nine youngsters worked eighths in :10 flat.

Hip No. 805, consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, is a dark bay or brown filly by Munnings out of stakes winner Hurricane Bernie, by Sea of Secrets, a half sister to grade one stakes winner Mizdirection.

Hip No. 842, a gray or roan filly by Half Ours consigned by Bobby Dodd, Agent, is out of Jewels Pride, by Rubiano, a half sister to graded stakes winner Happy Trails.

Casse Sales LLC (Justin Casse), Agent, consigned Hip No. 849, a bay colt by D’wildcat out of Jovetta, by Elusive Quality, a half sister to graded stakes winner Hawk’s Landing.

Hip No. 850, a bay colt by Half Ours consigned by Scanlon Training Center, Agent for Bruno DeBerdt, is out of Joyful Wager, by Valid Wager, and is a half brother to stakes winner Wild About Marie.

Hip No. 853, consigned by Azpurua Stables, Agent, is a chestnut filly by Wildcat Heir out of Just Smart, by Smart Strike, a half sister to graded stakes winner Wild Snitch.

Hip No. 892, a half brother to graded stakes placed stakes winner Too Experience, is a dark bay or brown colt by Mass Media out of Lake Victoria, by Meadowlake, consigned by Best A Luck Farm LLC, Agent.

Hip No. 914, Indian Mound, consigned by Hartley/DeRenzo Thoroughbreds LLC, Agent, is a dark bay or brown colt by Ready’s Image out of Lil Irene, by Lil E. Tee, a full sister to stakes winner Tee to Green.

Hip No. 930, a dark bay or brown filly by Pomeroy out of Love in Bloom, by More Than Ready, a daughter of graded stakes placed stakes winner Pretty Jane, is consigned by Bobby Jones Equine LLC, Agent.

Hip No. 964, a bay Quality Road filly consigned by Whitman Sales, is out of Manx Cat, by Forest Wildcat, a half sister to grade one stakes winner Carriage Trail.

            Three youngsters shared honors for the session’s fastest quarter, timed in :20 4/5. Hip No. 808, consigned by Blue River Bloodstock, is a bay colt by Magna Graduate out of Icey Energy, by Unbridled Energy. Hip No. 841, Silver Jenny, a gray or roan filly by Lantana Mob consigned by Southern Chase Farm, Inc. (Greg & Karen Dodd), Agent, is out of Jennierees, by Gold Case, a half sister to stakes winner Stormin Hanna. Hip No. 908, Never Give In, consigned by Journeyman Bloodstock Services, Inc. (Brent & Crystal Fernung), Agent, is a dark bay or brown colt by Wildcat Heir out of Let It Roar, by Roar, a half sister to graded stakes winner Two Item Limit.

  There were three quarters in :21 flat. Hip No. 882, consigned by Northwest Stud, is a dark bay or brown colt by Flashstorm out of Lady Buckpasser, by Touch Gold, a daughter of stakes placed Black Tie Lady. Northwest also consigned Hip No. 1023, Mom’s a Cougar, a bay filly by Kantharos out of Mom’s Deputy, by War Chant, a half sister to graded stakes placed Cindy’s Mom. Hip No. 979, a chestnut colt by Kantharos consigned by Southern Chase Farm Inc. (Greg & Karen Dodd), Agent, is out of Meetmeontime, by General Meeting, a daughter of graded stakes winner Parlay.

Hip No. 927, a dark bay or brown colt by Exclusive Quality consigned by Gayle Woods, Agent, worked the session’s fastest three eighths, clocked in :33  1/5. He’s out of Lost Link, by Lost Soldier, a half sister to stakes winner Bog Hunter.

Hip No. 999, a son of Super Saver consigned by Gayle Woods, Agent for Phaedrus Flights LLC, worked three eighths in :33 2/5. The dark bay or brown colt is out of Mint Leaf, by Capote, and is a half brother to stakes winner Silver Minister.

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

The Under Tack Show’s sixth and final session begins Saturday at 7:30 a.m. Hip No.’s 1001 – 1216 are scheduled to breeze.

Mr. Sekiguchi colt fastest at June Under Tack session four

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Hip No. 700, Shu Fly Cat, a son of Mr. Sekiguchi consigned by All Dreams Equine, Agent, sped three eighths in :32 4/5, posting the fastest work at the distance at the fourth session of the Under Tack Show for the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2014 June Two Year Olds & Horses of Racing Age sale. The dark bay or brown colt is out of Fly Apple Shu, by Forbidden Apple, a half sister to stakes winner Put Back the Shu.

Hip No. 688, a dark bay or brown colt by Kantharos consigned by Blue River Bloodstock, worked three eighths in :33 flat. He’s out of Finidienne,  by Slewvescent, a daughter of graded stakes placed Ecudienne, by Cost Conscious.

Hip No. 662, a chestnut filly by Munnings consigned by Hoppel’s Horse & Cattle Co., Agent, breezed the session’s fastest quarter, stopping the timer in :21 flat. She’s out of Evening Sun, by Dixie Union, a half sister to stakes placed Askara.

Five youngsters turned in quarters in :21 1/5. Hip No. 670, a bay filly by Sky Mesa consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, is out of Fantasy Song, by Unbridled’s Song, a daughter of champion Fantasy Lake. Cashel Stud, Agent, consigned Hip No. 733, a bay filly by Wildcat Heir out of Gloomy Knot, by Once Wild, a half sister to stakes placed Vivacious Suzi. Hip No. 756, consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, is a bay filly by Indian Charlie out of Greyciousness, by Miswaki, and a half sister to grade one stakes winner The Factor. Woods also consigned Hip No. 792, a chestnut filly by Flower Alley out of Holly’s Punch, by Two Punch, a half sister to stakes winner Conservation. Hip No. 782, a dark bay or brown Pomeroy filly consigned by Big Dog Training and Sales, is out of Hickory Heifer, by Forestry, a half sister to graded stakes placed stakes winner Mordi’s Miracle.

Eight youngsters shared honors for the day’s fastest eighth, each timed in :10 flat.

Hip No. 608, consigned by Thoroughbred Champions Training Center LLC, is a dark bay or brown colt by Flatter out of Destiny’s Yield, by High Yield, a half sister to stakes winner Brush Over.

Hip No. 625, a bay filly by Cool Coal Man consigned by Hartley/DeRenzo Thoroughbreds LLC, is out of Donnie’s Secret, by Tiger Ridge, a full sister to graded stakes winner Leah’s Secret.

Hip No. 630, consigned by Thoroughbreds Friends & Associates, is a gray or roan filly by Concord Point out of Dream Delight, by Unbridled’s Song, a half sister to graded stakes winner Dreamy Kid.

Hip No. 634, St. Joe Bay, a dark bay or brown colt by Saint Anddan  consigned by Bobby Dodd, Agent, is out of Dream Ride, by Honor Glide, a half sister to stakes winner Outstander.

Hip No. 641, a chestnut colt by Candy Ride (ARG) consigned by Thoroughbred Champions Training Center LLC, is out of stakes placed Dyna Del, by Dynaformer.

Hip No. 718, consigned by Silver Star (Stori Atchison and Danielle Jones), Agent, is a bay filly by Harlan’s Holiday out of stakes winner Funny Annie, by Distorted Humor.

Hip No. 723, a bay colt by Forestry consigned by Inside Move, Inc., Agent, is out of Geiger Geisha, by Geiger Counter, a daughter of stakes winner Jerold’s Princess.

Hip No. 776, consigned by Grassroots Training & Sales LLC, is a dark bay or brown colt by Sharp Humor out of Hennessy’s Deed, by Hennessy, a half sister to stakes winner Speedy Deedy.

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

The Under Tack Show continues Friday at 7:30 a.m. with Hip No.’s 801 – 1000 scheduled to breeze.

The June Sale begins Tuesday, June 17th at 10:30 a.m.

Palace captures Belmont’s True North Stakes

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Antonino Miuccio’s Palace was overlooked at 9-1 in Friday’s $250,000 True North Stakes (G2) at Belmont, but rallied wide into the lane, hit the front a furlong from home and scored by three quarters of a length. It’s the fourth stakes win for the 5-year-old son of City Zip, whose resume also includes a victory in last November’s Fall Highweight Handicap (G3) at Aqueduct. 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, he’s now 18-9-4-2 and has earned $719,550. watch his under tack video

E B Ryder takes Gulfstream’s Anka Germania Stakes

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Miller Racing LLC’s E B Ryder  relaxed well of the pace in Saturday’s $90,000 Anka Germania Stakes at Gulfstream Park, circled horses on the turn, then charged down the lane and got up to win by half a length over fellow OBS graduate Adriani (March ’12). It’s the second stakes win for the 4-year-old Florida-bred daughter of Bluegrass Cat, consigned by Casse Sales, Agent, to the 2012 OBS April Sale. The win leaves her 18-5-5-1 with earnings of $269,841. watch her under tack video

All American Horses LLC’s Florida Sun saved ground in the early going of Calder’s $65,000 Leave Me Alone Stakes on Saturday, moved out to find room turning for home then rallied down the stretch, hit the front in the final sixteenth and scored by a length and a quarter. Fellow OBS graduate Curlin’s Gold (April ’13) checked  in third.  It’s the first stakes win for the 3-year-old Florida-bred filly by Belgravia, now 7-2-1-3 with earnings of $78,758. A two time OBS graduate, she was sold first by Oak Vale Farm at the 2012 August Sale, then resold for $15,000 by Mayberry Farm, Agent, at the 2013 June Sale after working an eighth in :10 flat at the Under Tack Show.  watch her under tack video

Acclaimed Racing Stable’s Mr. Baker posted his first stakes victory in Calder’s $65,000 Ponche Handicap on Saturday, taking command at the top to the stretch and drawing off to win by 2-1/2 lengths, with fellow OBS graduate Trinni Heart (June ’12) settling for third.  It’s the third straight win for the 5-year-old Florida-bred son of Imperialism, sold for $18,000 by breeder Get Away Farm at the 2011 OBS Sale after an Under Tack quarter in :22 flat. He’s now 14-5-2-2 and has earned $128,974 to date. watch his under tack video

Ronald Ulrich’s King Henry defended his title in Saturday’s $50,000 Penn Dash Stakes at Penn National, taking the lead at the start and staying there all the way, reporting home by a length and three quarters over fellow OBS graduate Evolution Rocks (August ’10). Sold for $17,000 by Summerfield, Agent, at the 2009 OBS August Sale, the 6-year-old Florida-bred son of Congrats is now 43-11-12-8 and has earned $332,584. Selected Yearling Sale photo

James L. Driver and H. Ywachetta’s Rivers Run Deep has found a home at Belterra Park, scoring his second straight lopsided victory, this time going wire to wire and taking the $50,000 Green Carpet Stakes by ten lengths following his 12-3/4 length win in last month’s Tall Stack Stakes. The 3-year-old colt by Ready’s Image was sold by Rod McVey, Agent, for $77,000 to Garry Simms, Agent for James Driver, at the 2013 OBS June Sale after he worked an Under Tack eighth in :10 flat. He’s now 9-3-3-1 and has earned $151,800. watch his under tack video

Jack Milton, June grads have big holiday weekend

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Gary Barber’s Jack Milton trailed in the early going of the $300,000 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’s the second graded stakes win for the 4-year-old son of War Front, consigned by Eddie Woods to the 2012 OBS March Sale. Two for two this year, he’s now 10-4-1-4 and has earned $505,900. watch his under tack video

A trio of OBS June Sale graduates posted stakes wins on over the weekend, with the 2014 June Sale set to begin a four-day run on Tuesday, June 17.

Hronis Racing LLC’s Sky High Gal tracked the leader in Sunday’s $82,300 Mizdirection Stakes on the downhill turf course at Santa Anita, took the lead a furlong from home and edged away to a 1-1/4 length victory. It’s the third stakes win for the 4-year-old daughter of Leroidesanimaux (BGZ), now 9-5-1-1 with $232,533 in earnings. After an eighth in :10 2/5 at the Under Tack Show, she was sold by sold for $30,000 by Kenny Lejeune, Agent, at the 2012 OBS June Sale. watch her under tack video

Conquest Stables LLC’s Conquest Top Gun stepped into stakes company on Sunday fresh off a maiden special victory  in April at Keeneland, set the pace in Woodbine’s $128,843 Marine Stakes, and although narrowly defeated in a photo finish, was awarded his first stakes win via disqualification. Purchased out of the Eddie Woods consignment for a sale topping $525,000 last June after an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5, the lightly raced colt by Pioneerof the Nile is now 4-2-0-1 and has earned $110,099. watch his under tack video

James W. Green’s Skipberry Wine was last in the early going in Saturday’s $100,000 Louisiana Legends Turf Stakes at Evangeline Downs, but swept past the entire field down the lane and got home first by half a length. It’s the first stakes win for the 5-year-old gelding by Skip Away, consigned by Brookshire Farm, Agent, to the 2011 OBS June Sale. Now 15-5-1-4, he has earned $173,786 to date.  watch his under tack video

B J D Thoroughbreds LLC’s Right to Vote picked up his second stakes win of the year on Memorial Day at Prairie Meadows, taking charge of the $75,000 Jim Rasmussen Memorial Stakes on the turn going on to a 1-3/4 length victory. Three for five this year, the 5-year-old graded stakes placed gelding by Political Force has three stakes wins to his credit, a 21-7-2-4 record and $412,124 in earnings. Consigned by Jerry Bailey Sales Agency, Agent, he was purchased by Doug Cauthen, Agent, for $20,000 at the 2011 OBS March Sale after an Under Tack eighth in :10 2/5. watch his under tack video

Black Hawk Stable’s Alsvid racked up his seventh stakes win in Saturday’s $75,000 Prairie Express Stakes at Prairie Meadows, rallying between horses from off the pace and scoring by half a length. It’s the first win of the year for the graded stakes placed 5-year-old son of Officer, giving him a 23-10-6-2 record and earnings of $678,215. He was sold for $55,000 by Stephens Thoroughbreds, Agent, at the 2011 OBS April Sale. watch his under tack video

Itsmyluckyday captures Gulfstream’s Best of the Rest Stakes

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Trilogy Stable and Laurie Plesa’s Itsmyluckyday took charge of Saturday’s $75,000 Best of the Rest Stakes at Gulfstream on the turn and cruised from there to a three length victory over fellow OBS graduate Sr. Quisqueyano (August ’11) It’s the fifth stakes win for the 4–year-old colt by Lawyer Ron, sold by Eisaman Equine, Agent, for $110,000 at the 2012 OBS March Sale. Now 15-6-3-1, he has earned $887,600 to date.  watch his under tack video

Indian Charlie colt tops finale of record breaking Spring Sale

Concluding four days that shattered sale records for gross, average and median, Hip No. 924, son of Indian Charlie consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, went to Ashford Stud for $625,000 to top the fourth and final session of the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2014 Spring Sale of Two-Year-Olds in Training. The bay colt, out of Agatha, by Distorted Humor, a half sister to champion Hishi Akebono and grade one stakes winner Agnes World, worked a quarter in :20 4/5 at the Under Tack Show.  Hip No. 1063, by Colonel John, also consigned by de Meric, was sold to Donato Lanni, Agent, for $310,000. The bay filly, who breezed a quarter in :21 flat, is out of Cinderellaslipper, by Touch Gold, a half sister to champion Eithan.

Mark Casse, Agent, went to $550,000 for Hip No. 1093, a dark bay or brown colt by More Than Ready out of stakes winner Coya, by Deputy Minister, a half sister to stakes winner Return to Paradise. Consigned by Northwest Stud, Agent for Inversiones FI, LLC, he worked a quarter in :21 flat at the Under Tack Show.

Hip No. 991, a son of Kitten’s Joy out of Blazing Bliss, by Honour and Glory, from the family of graded winner Rhapsodic, was sold to Narvick International for $400,000. Consigned by Cary Frommer, Agent, the chestnut colt worked an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5.

Hip No. 1143, a daughter of Quality Road consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, who worked a quarter at the Under Tack Show in :21 flat, was sold for $350,000 to Martin S. Schwartz. The bay filly, a half sister to graded stakes winner Senor Rojo, is out of Detect, by Devil’s Bag.

Klaravich Stable, Inc. paid $320,000 for Hip No. 1056, Weekend Holiday, a son of Lookin At Lucky out of Chief Secretary, by Deputy Minister, and a half brother to stakes winner Left a Message. Consigned by Casse Sales LLC (Justin Casse), Agent for Kinsman Farm, the chestnut colt breezed an eighth in :10 2/5.

Hip No. 1019, a gray or roan colt by Curlin consigned by Niall Brennan Stables, Agent, was purchased by Calumet Farm for $310,000. A half brother to stakes winner Procreate out of graded stakes winner Broad Smile, by Broad Brush, he worked an eighth in :10 3/5 at the Under Tack Show.

Hip No. 915, a daughter of Hard Spun who worked an eighth in :10 flat at the Under Tack Show , was sold to Mike Ryan, Agent, for $275,000.  Consigned by S B M Training and Sales, Agent, the chestnut filly is out of stakes placed Acajou, by Horse Chestnut (SAF), a half sister to stakes winner Nakano.

Hip No. 982, a dark bay or brown colt by Horse Greeley consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, was sold to Matt Schera/Ghost Bloodstock for $260,000. Out of stakes winner Bema, by Pulpit, the half brother to graded stakes placed Ocasta worked a quarter in :21 flat at the Under Tack Show. Wavertree also sold Hip No. 1044, a son of Spring At Last, to Linda Rice, Agent, for $210,000. The bay colt, who breezed an eighth in :10 flat, is out of Cercis, by Forty Niner, and is a half brother to graded stakes placed Botarate.

Narvick International went to $250,000 for Hip No. 925, a son of Majesticperfection out of Aheadnotatail, by Unbridled, a daughter of graded stakes winner Highland Penny. The bay colt, consigned by Halcyon Hammock Farm, Agent, worked an eighth in :10 flat at the Under Tack Show.`           

Conquest Stables LLC went to 250,000 for No. 1028, a daughter of Into Mischief out of Cafe, by Medaglia d’Oro, a half sister to stakes winner Cin Cin.  Consigned by King’s Equine, Agent for Spendthrift Farm, the bay filly worked an Under Tack eighth in :10 flat.

Hip No. 928, consigned by Dean’s List, is a dark bay or brown filly out of All of Me, by Unbridled’s Song, a daughter of stakes winner Bold and Gorgeous, who worked an Under Tack eighth in :9 4/5 at Friday’s Under Tack Session. She was purchased by Linda Rice, Agent for Lady Sheila Stable Two, LLC, for $230,000.

Hip No. 1099, a daughter of Indian Charlie consigned by Costanzo Sales, went to Francisco J Perez – Diaz for $200,000. The dark bay or brown filly, who breezed an eighth in :10 flat, is out of Crosswinds, by Storm Cat, a daughter of grade one stakes winning millionaire Flute.

For the session, 178 two-year-olds sold for a total of $13,167,000 compared with 187 horses bringing $10,208,500 at the corresponding session last year. The average price was $73,972, up 35.5% from $54,591 in 2013 while the median was $43,500, rising 45% above $30,000 last year. The buyback percentage was 24.3%; it was 19.4% a year ago. Thirty-five horses sold for $100,000 or more compared with 25 in 2013.

For the entire sale, 767 horses grossed a record $57,032,000 compared with 815 youngsters bringing the previous Spring Sale mark of $48,757,000 achieved last year. The average price was $74,357, up 24.3% over last year’s record $59,825 while the median figure was $47,000, soaring 34.3% above the previous record $35,000 set in 2013. The buyback percentage was 18.5%; it was 14% a year ago. Fifty-two sold for $200,000 or more compared with 38 at the 2013 sale. The sale topper was Hip No. 514, a son of Tapit consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, sold to Mike Repole for $725,000.  The bay colt, out of stakes winner Ready for Fortune, by More Than Ready, worked an eighth in :10 1/5 at the Wednesday Under Tack Session. 

Next on the OBS agenda is the June Sale of Two-Year-Olds and Horses of Racing Age; the Sale and Under Tack dates to be announced.

Colts by Bernardini, Curlin top Spring Sale’s third session

Colts by Curlin and Bernardini sold for $700,000 each to share honors as the day’s top priced horses at the third session of the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2014 Spring Sale of Two-Year-Olds in Training. 

Consigned by Old South Farm LLC, Agent, Hip No. 630, by Curlin, was sold to McKathan Bros., Agent for Fog City Stables. The chestnut colt, who worked an eighth in :10 flat at the Under Tack Show, is out of graded stakes winning millionaire Silent Eskimo, and is a half brother to stakes placed Silent Fusaichi.

Hip No 741, by Bernardini, went to Donato Lanni, Agent. Consigned by Northwest Stud, the dark bay or brown colt, who breezed a quarter in :21 flat at the Under Tack Show, is out of grade one winner Tarlow, by Stormin Fever.

Hip No. 779, a son of Super Saver consigned by Crupi’s New Castle Farm, Agent, was purchased by Mark Casse, Agent, for $525,000. The bay colt, out of Tiz Fate, by Tiznow, a half sister to stakes winner Yoursmineours, worked an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5.

D P Racing LLC went to $400,000 for Hip No. 749, a dark bay or brown colt by Super Saver consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent. Out of Tell Some Fibs, by Tale of the Cat, a half sister to grade one winner My Trusty Cat, he breezed a quarter in :21 1/5 at the Under Tack Show.

Hip No. 844, a bay colt by Indian Charlie consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, was purchased for $400,000 by Cam Allard after working a quarter in :21 3/5 at the Under Tack Show . A half brother to stakes winner Ready to Live, he’s out of Viva La Viva, by Crafty Prospector.  Hip No. 640, a son of Bob and John also consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, went to Blackgold Racing for $210,000.  Out of Singing Doe, by Running Stag, a half sister to stakes winner Awesome I Am, the bay colt worked an Under Tack eighth in :10 flat. 

Scanlon Training Center, Agent, consigned Hip No. 797 a son of Include sold to Maverick Racing for $325,000. The bay colt, who breezed an eighth in :10 1/5, is out of Triple o’ Five, by Elusive Quality, and is a half brother to stakes winner Cat Five’ O.

            Conquest Stables LLC paid $250,000 for Hip No 786, a bay colt by Stormy Atlantic out of Toula, by Bold Executive, a half sister to champion Sweetest Thing. Consigned by A. R. Equine, Agent, he breezed a quarter in :21 flat at the Under Tack Show.

Hip No. 866, consigned by Stephens Thoroughbreds LLC, Agent, is a bay colt by Eskendereya sold to Bo Bromagen, Agent for Ashbrook Farm Ltd. for $220,000.  Out of Where Is the Bling, by Tiznow, a half sister to graded stakes winner Too Much Bling, he worked an eighth at the Under Tack Show in :10 4/5.

Klaravich Stable, Inc. went to $200,000 for Hip No. 702, a daughter of Artie Schiller consigned by Mayberry Farm, Agent. The bay filly, who breezed an eighth in : 10 1/5 last Thursday, is out of Street Chant, by Street Cry (IRE), a half sister to stakes winner Johnny Dollar.

Hip No. 807, a son of Super Saver consigned by Harris Training Center LLC, Agent, was sold to D P Racing LLC for $200,000. The dark bay or brown colt, who breezed an eighth in :10 2/5, is out of stakes winner Turkappeal, by Turkoman, and is a half sister to graded stakes winner Pink Champagne.  DP Racing also paid $200,000 for Hip No. Hip 888, a dark bay or brown Street Sense colt who breezed an Under Tack eight in :10 1/5. Consigned by Grassroots Training & Sales LLC, he’s out of Winner, by Horse Chestnut (SAF), and is a half brother to graded stakes placed Private Ensign.

Donato Lanni, Agent, paid $200,000 for Hip No. 858, Oscarino, a son of Malibu Moon out of Well Heeled Lady, by Broad Brush,  a half sister to graded stakes winner Sweet Hope. The bay colt, who breezed an eighth in :10 2/5 at the Under Tack Show, was consigned by Shadybrook Farm, Inc. (Michael Yates), Agent.

For the day, 190 horses grossed $15,666,000, compared with 213 horses selling for a total of $13,644,000 at last year’s third session. The average was $82,453, rising 28.7% above last year’s $64,056, while the median jumped 30% from $40,000 in 2013 to $52,000.  The buyback percentage was 20.5%; it was 11.3% a year ago.   Fifty-four horses sold for $100,000 or more compared with 42 a year ago.

The fourth and final session of the Spring Sale begins Thursday at 10:30 a.m. 

Tapit colt tops Spring Sale’s second session

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Hip No. 514, a son of Tapit consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, was sold to Mike Repole for $725,000 to top the second session of the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2014 Spring Sale of Two-Year-Olds in Training.  The bay colt, out of stakes winner Ready for Fortune, by More Than Ready, worked an eighth in :10 1/5 at the Wednesday Under Tack Session. 

Hip No. 563, a bay filly by Harlan’s Holiday consigned by Eisaman Equine, Agent, was purchased for $525,000 by Donato Lanni, Agent. Out of Ruby Summer, by Mr. Greeley, a half sister to stakes winner Vague, her eighth in :9 4/5 was co-fastest at the distance at last Wednesday’s Under Tack Session. Hip No. 359, a filly by Harlan’s Holiday, also consigned by Eisaman, went to C. C. B., Inc. for $260,000. The dark bay or brown filly, who worked an eighth in :10 flat, is out of  Miz Betty Grace, by Matty G., and a half sister to stakes winner Indian Gracey.  Eisaman also consigned Hip No. 455, a daughter of Afleet Express sold to Mark Casse, Agent, for $260,000. The bay filly, who also breezed an eighth in : 9/4, is out of Phi Beta Diva, by Mr. Greeley, a half sister to stakes winner A Little Gem.

Hip No. 570, a half sister to Triple Crown candidate Social Inclusion by Scat Daddy consigned by Woodside Ranch, Agent, was sold to Green Hills Farm for $425,000. The bay filly, who worked a quarter in :21 2/5 at the Under Tack Show, is out of graded stakes placed Saint Bernadette, by Saint Ballado.

Gary Contessa, Agent, went to $390,000 for Hip No. 384, Amerindian, a daughter of Indian Charlie consigned by James Layden, Agent. The dark bay or brown filly, who breezed an eighth in :10 flat at the Under Tack Show, is out of My Success, by A.P. Indy, and is a half sister to stakes winner Southern Success.

Hip No. 330, a son of Pure Prize consigned by Niall Brennan Stables, Agent, was sold to Lynn Whiting, Agent for Charles J. Cella, for $350,000. The bay colt, who worked an eighth in :10 2/5 at last Wednesday’s Under Tack Session, is out of Miki’s Melody, by Aptitude, a half sister to stakes winner My Pal Lana. Brennan also sold Hip No. 591, a dark bay or brown More Than Ready filly out of Search and Seizure, by War Chant, a half sister to graded stakes winner Criminologist. She worked an eighth last Wednesday in :10 1/5.

Hip No. 441, Prince of Malibu, a bay colt by Malibu Moon out of graded stakes winner People’s Princess, by Meadowlake, was sold to Mike McCarty for $300,000. Consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, the half brother to graded stakes winner Carolyn’s Cat worked at eighth in :10 2/5 at the Under Tack Show.

Woodford Thoroughbreds, Agent, consigned Hip No. 559, a dark bay or brown filly by Congrats sold to Martin S. Schwartz for $260,000. Out of graded stakes placed Royal Card, by Chapel Royal, she worked a quarter in :21 flat last Wednesday.

Hip No. 585, a daughter of Stormy Atlantic consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, also brought $260,000, going to Ben McElroy, Agent. The chestnut filly, who worked an eighth in :10 flat, is out of Scapegoat, by Forty Niner, and is a half sister to stakes winner Tres Coronas.

Hip No 530, a chestnut colt by Street Boss who turned in an Under Tack eighth in :10 flat, was sold to Mark Casse, Agent, for  $250,000. Consigned by Classic Bloodstock (Danzel Brendemuehl), Agent, he’s out of Reggae Rose, by Touch Gold, a half sister to graded stakes winner Celtic New Year.

West Point Thoroughbreds, Inc. went to $210,000 for Hip No. 545, a son of Discreetly Mine consigned by All In Sales (Tony Bowling), Agent. Out of stakes winner Rockin On, by Swiss Yodeler, the bay colt worked an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5.

Hip No. 489, a bay filly by Tapit out of grade one stakes placed Pursuit of Glory (IRE), by Fusaichi Pegasus, was sold to Gary Contessa, Agent for $205,000. Consigned by Niall Brennan Stables, Agent, she worked an eighth in :10 1/5.

Hip No. 414, Journey Proud, a son of Harlan’s Holiday consigned by Hartley / DeRenzo Thoroughbreds LLC, was purchased by Bortolazzo Stable LLC for $200,000. The dark bay or brown colt, who breezed an eighth in :10 2/5, is out of Oneminutetomidnite, by Street Cry (IRE), a half sister to graded stakes winner Wicapi.

For the day, 196 horses sold for a total of $15,573,000, compared with 213 horses selling for a total of $13,272,500 at the corresponding session a year ago. The average price was $79,454, soaring 27.5% from $62,312 last year, while the median price was $48,500, up 21.3% from $40,000 a year ago. The buyback percentage was 18.7%, 12.4% in 2013. Forty-four horses sold for $100,000 or more compared with 26 a year ago.

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

Mineshaft colt tops Spring Sale opener

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Hip No. 218, a son of Mineshaft consigned by Eisaman Equine, Agent, was sold to Frank Fletcher Racing LLC for $550,000 to top the first session of the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2014 Spring Sale of Two-Year-Olds in Training. The chestnut colt, who worked an Under Tack Show eighth in :10 1/5, is out of Kelly Pond, by Deputy Minister, and is a half brother to graded stakes placed Clear Pond.

David M. Clark went to $340,000 for Hip No. 280, a bay colt by Bellamy Road out of Long Drive Home, by Linkage, and a half brother to stakes winner Out for a Spin. Consigned by Bo Hunt, Agent, he breezed an eighth in :10 1/5 at Tuesday’s Under Tack session.

Hip No. 62, a daughter of Harlan’s Holiday consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, went to Narvick International for $270,000. The bay filly, who worked an eight in :10 flat at the Under Tack Show, is out of Garden Party, by  A. P Jet, a half sister to grade one winner Without Feathers.

Hip No. 161, a filly by Flatter consigned by Eisaman Equine, Agent, was purchased for $250,000 by John Fort, Agent for Gainesway Farm. The dark bay or brown filly, whose eighth in :9 4/5 was co-fastest at Tuesday’s Under Tack session, is out of Hurricane Hannah, by Southern Halo, a half sister to graded stakes winner Lovely Lil.

R N B Racing LLC paid $220,000 for Hip No. 250, a daughter of Scat Daddy consigned by Harris Training Center LLC, Agent. The chestnut filly, a half sister to stakes placed Feels Like Flying out of La Violette, by Coronado’s Quest, worked an eighth at the Under Tack Show in :10 flat.

Hip No. 245, consigned by Bobby Dodd, Agent, is a half brother to stakes winner Harlan’s Pure by Horse Greeley, and was sold for $210,000 to Klaravich Stable, Inc. The chestnut colt, who worked an eighth in :10 flat at the Under Tack Show, is out of Lantern Glow, by Mineshaft.  Klaravich also went to $200,000 for Hip No. 67, a bay filly by Warrior’s Reward consigned by King’s Equine, Agent for Spendthrift Farm. Out of stakes winner G G’s Dolly, by Comic Strip, her eighth in :9 4/5 was co-fastest at the distance at last Tuesday’s Under Tack Session.

Hip No. 42, Back Flip, a chestnut filly by Super Saver consigned by Woodford Thoroughbreds, Agent, was sold to Steven W. Young, Agent, for $200,000. Out of stakes winner For Royalty, by Not For Love, she breezed an eighth in :10 1/5 at the Under Tack Show

Hip No. 138, a daughter of Yes It’s True consigned by  Southern Chase Farm, Inc. (Greg & Karen Dodd), Agent, went to  Conquest Stables LLC for $200,000. Out of Hold the Sugar, by Forest Wildcat, a half sister to stakes winner Red Eye, the bay filly worked a quarter in :21 flat.   

For the day, 173 horses sold for a total of $11,512,000, compared with 202 horses bringing $11,632,000 at last year’s opening session. The average price was $66,543, up 15.5% compared with $57,584 in 2013, while the median price was $45,000, up 26.8% from $35,500 a year ago. The buyback percentage was 23.5%; it was 13.3% last year.  Thirty-eight horses sold for $100,000 or more compared with 34 in 2013.

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

Stormy Rush wins Gulfstream’s Lincoln Stakes

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Lauren King photo

True North Stable’s Stormy Rush picked up his first stakes victory on Saturday on the turf course at Gulfstream, scoring by a length and a quarter over fellow OBS graduate Bold Thunder (January ’13, June ’12) in the $75,000 Lincoln Stakes. That’s two straight wins for the 6-year-old Stormy Atlantic gelding, leaving him with a 17-6-1-2 record and earnings of $286,516. He was sold for $210,000 by Jerry Bailey Sales Agency, Agent, at the 2010 OBS March Sale.  watch his under tack video

Gary Barber’s Zensational Bunny sat just off the pace in Saturday’s $130,624 Star Shoot Stakes at Woodbine, hit the front in the final sixteenth and drove to a 1-3/4 length victory, with front-running OBS graduate Shanagarry (August ’12) settling for third. It’s the second stakes win for the three-year -old daughter  of Zensational, sold for $20,000 by Eddie Woods, Agent, after working an eighth in :10 1/5 at the 2013 OBS June Sale. She’s now 5-3-0-0 and has earned $178,138.  watch her under tack video

Speightstown colt fastest at Spring Sale Under Tack finale

Hip No. 1187, a son of Speightstown consigned by Niall Brennan Stables, Agent for Stonestreet Stables, breezed a quarter in :20 3/5 to post the fastest work at the distance at the fourth and final session of the Under Tack Show for the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2014 Spring Sale of Two Year Olds in Training. The chestnut colt, out of Emptythetill by Holy Bull, is a half brother to graded stakes winner Conveyance.

Five youngsters worked quarters in :20 4/5.

Hip No. 924, a bay colt  by Indian Charlie consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, is out of Agatha by Distorted Humor, a half sister to champion Hishi Akebono.

Hip No. 1031, consigned by Tom McCrocklin, Agent, is a bay colt by Sky Mesa out of Callie’s Joy, by Distorted Humor, a half sister to stakes winner Rileys Monarch.

Hip No. 1077, Slate Mills, a chestnut colt by Midshipman consigned by Pick View LLC,  is out of Colorama, by Giant’s Causeway,  from the family of graded stakes winner Grecian Urn.

Hip No. 1105, consigned by A.R. Equine, Agent, is a dark bay or brown Ready’s Image colt out of Crystal Got Even, by Stephen Got Even, a half sister to graded stakes winner Reba’s Gold.

Hip No. 1181, a bay colt by Stormy Atlantic consigned by All in Sales (Tony Bowling), Agent, is out of Ellie Boo, by Pulpit, a full sister to stakes placed Pulpit’s Treasure.

Nine horses were clocked in :21 flat.

Hip No. 945, consigned by Nickajack/Rey de Oros, Agent, is a chestnut colt by Cowboy Cal out of Anne Margaret, by Songandaprayer, a half sister to stakes placed Mr. Flatter.

Hip No. 982 is a dark bay or brown colt by Horse Greeley consigned by Wavertree Stables. Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, out of stakes winner Bema, by Pulpit.

Hip No. 1021, a chestnut filly by Bluegrass Cat consigned by Thoroughbred Friends & Associates, Agent, is out of Broken Romance, by Broken Vow, a half sister to graded stakes winner High Limit.

Hip No. 1063, consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, is a bay filly by Colonel John out of Cinderellaslipper, by Touch Gold, a half sister to champion Eithan. They also consigned Hip No. 1133,  a dark bay or brown filly by Line of David out of Defended, by Vindcation, a half sister to stakes winner Boston Express.

Hip No. 1093, a dark bay or brown colt by More Than Ready consigned by Northwest Stud, Agent for Inversiones Fl, LLC, is out of stakes winner Coya, by Deputy Minister.

Hip No. 1130, a bay filly consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, is by Discreetly Mine out of stakes winner Deb’s Favoite Gift, by Monetary Gift. Woods also consigned Hip No. 1143, a bay filly by Quality Road out of Detect, by Devil’s Bag, and is a half sister to graded stakes winner Senor Rojo.

Hip No. 1180, consigned by Off the Hook LLC, Agent, is a chestnut filly by Mizzen Mast out of Electric Cove, by Spinning World, from the family of grade one winner Looie Capote.

Hip No. 1207, a son of Wildcat Heir consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, worked the session and the entire Under Tack Show’s fastest eighth, stopping the timer in :9 3/5. The bay colt is out of Exquisite Beauty, by Bertrando, from the family of grade one winner Idiot Proof. 

Two horses worked eighths in :9 4/5.

Hip No. 928, consigned by Dean’s List, is a dark bay or brown filly by Freud out of All of Me, by Unbridled’s Song, a daughter of stakes winner Bold and Gorgeous.

Hip No. 1008, a bay colt by Henny Hughes consigned by Whitman Sales, Agent, is out of Brahms Allegro, by Brahms, a half sister to stakes placed Tally Ho Dixie.

Two horses shared honors for the session’s fastest three eighths, stopping the timer in :33 1/5. Hip No. 949, a Mass Media colt consigned by Boutte Sales, Agent, is a dark bay or brown colt out of Appropre, by Kris S., a half sister to stakes placed Appropriately. Hip No. 988, consigned by All Dreams Equine, Agent, is a dark bay or brown colt by Indygo Shiner out of Bexley, by Level Sands, a half sister to stakes winner Zada Belle.

All Dreams also consigned Hip No. 953, Sea Warrior, a bay colt by Warrior’s Reward out of stakes winner A Sea Trippi, by Trippi, who worked the distance in :33 2/5.

The workouts were recorded and available on the OBS 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. 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 Spring Sale begins Monday, April 21st at 10:30 a.m.