Quijote leads 1-2-3 OBS sweep of Gulfstream’s Big Drama Stakes

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Midwest Thoroughbreds’ Quijote led a 1-2-3 OBS sweep of Saturday’s $100,000 Big Drama Stakes at Gulfstream Park, pressing the pace with fellow OBS graduates Mo Cash (June ’16) and French Quarter (January ’12) into the stretch. The 4-year-old Florida-bred son of Pomeroy took charge a furlong from home and drew off to beat Mo Cash by two lengths with French Quarter settling for third. His first stakes victory leaves him 13-5-4-0 with $230,200 in earnings to date for trainer Armando de la Cerda. Consigned by Kelli Mitchell, Agent, to the 2014 OBS August Yearling Sale, he was purchased by Midwest for $25,000. Selected Sale conformation photo

Pappas Racing’s Moonless Sky was awarded victory via disqualification in Sunday’s $125,690 Fran’s Valentine Stakes at Santa Anita, rallying to finish second despite traffic problems caused by the first place finisher.  She’s now 7-3-2-2 with earnings of $147,010. It was the stakes debut for the 4-year-old daughter of Bold Chieftain, and her third straight victory for trainer Eddie Truman. She was purchased for $4,000 out of the Wavertree Stables consignment at the 2015 OBS April Sale after breezing an eighth in :10 3/5 at the Under Tack Show.  watch her under tack video

Big World, La Coronel post graded wins on Oaks Day at Churchill

Big World

Maggi Moss’ Big World went right to the front in Churchill’s $300,000 La Troienne Stakes (G1), turned back a pack of challengers in the stretch and cruised home a winner by a length and a quarter. It’s the second graded stakes win for the 4-year-old daughter of Custom for Carlos, winner of Aqueduct’s Tempted Stakes (G3) at two. Three for three this year for trainer Tom Amoss, she’s now 11-7-4 and has earned $608,820 to date. Consigned by Summerfield (Francis & Barbara Vanlangendonck), Agent, to the 2014 OBS August Sale, she was purchased for $98,000 by Patrice Miller, EQB, Inc., Agent.  Selected Sale conformation photo

John C. Oxley’s La Coronel, far back in the early going of Churchill’s $150,000 Edgewood Stakes (G3), circled horses on the turn to reach contention in the stretch then closed relentlessly to overhaul entrymate Dream Dancing in the final yards and win by half a length. That’s three graded stakes wins for the 3-year-old daughter of Colonel John, now 8-4-1-0 with $345,175 in earnings for trainer Mark Casse. She was purchased out of the Winners Circle Thoroughbreds consignment for $375,000 at the 2016 OBS April Sale after turning in an Under Tack quarter in :20 4/5. watch her under tack video

Abdullah Saeed Almaddah’s Green Mask circled wide into the stretch of Churchill’s $150,000 Twin Spires Turf Stakes (G3), ran past the leaders in the final furlong and scored a two length victory. It’s the first graded stakes win for the 6-year-old gelding by Mizzen Mast, purchased for $150,000 out of the Casse Sales LLC (Justin Casse) consignment at the 2013 OBS April Sale after an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5. Trained by Brad Cox, his third stakes victory leaves him with a 24-6-7-3 record and earnings of $739,066.  watch his under tack video

Three Diamonds Farm’s Bonus Points picked up his first stakes win on Saturday in the $100,500 Parx Derby, rallying from last to first a furlong from home and posting a 1-3/4 length victory.  The graded stakes placed 3-year-old colt by Majestic Warrior, trained by Todd Pletcher, is now 9-2-2-2 and has earned $219,150 to date.  Consigned by Grassroots Training & Sales llc, Agent, to the 2016 OBS April Sale, he breezed an eighth in :10 1/5 at the Under Tack Show. watch his under tack video

Hugh H. Robertson and Barry Butzow’s Thoughtless tracked the early pace in Saturday’s $50,000 L’Etoile du Nord Stakes at Canterbury Park, charged past the leaders on the outside in the lane and drew off to win by 3-1/4-lengths over fellow OBS graduate Teelfa (March ’13). It’s the first stake win for the 5-year-old Florida-bred mare by Rockport Harbor, purchased for $15,000 from Peggy S. Dellheim LLC, Agent , at the 2013 OBS August Sale. Trained by McLean Robertson, she’s now 16-4-6-3 and has earned $187,080.

 

Record colt by Tiznow tops Spring Sale’s third session

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Hip No. 793, a son of Tiznow consigned by Bobby Dodd, Agent, went to John F. Moynihan, Agent for M. V. Magnier, for an OBS record $2,450,000 to top the third session of the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2017 Spring Sale of Two-Year-Olds in Training. The bay colt, whose eighth in  :9 3/5 at Thursday’s Under Tack session was the sale’s co-fastest at the distance, is out of Moonbow, by Distorted Humor, a daughter of stakes winner Storm Beauty. The price surpassed the all-time OBS record of $1.9 million for Inheritance, a daughter of Tapit, purchased by Solis/Litt out of the Woodford Thoroughbreds consignment at the 2015 Spring Sale.  watch Hip No. 793 in the ring

Alessandro Marconi went to $1,000,000 on behalf of Al Aasfa Racing for Hip No. 778, a dark bay or brown filly by More Than Ready consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, who also breezed an eighth in :9 3/5 on Thursday. She’s out of graded stakes placed Miss Mary Apples, by Clever Trick, and is a half sister to graded stakes placed stakes winner Dr. Diamonds Prize.

Hip No. 899, a bay colt by Union Rags consigned by Paul Sharp, Agent, was sold for $1,000,000 to Red Baron’s Barn & Rancho Temescal LLC. A half brother to graded stakes winner Carinosa out of Poco Mas, by A.P. Indy, he worked an eighth in :10 1/5 at Friday’s Under Tack session.

Hip No. 616, a daughter of Colonel John consigned by Stephens Thoroughbreds LLC, Agent, went to Cromwell Bloodstock for $425,000. The bay filly, who breezed an eighth in :10 1/5 at Saturday’s Under Tack session, is out of stakes winner Joharmony, by Johar, a daughter of graded stakes placed Dynamia.

Frank Fletcher Racing Operations went to $400,000 for Hip No. 848, a bay colt by Into Mischief consigned by Thoroughbred Champions Training Center LLC, whose quarter in :20 3/5 was the fastest work at the distance at Friday’s Under Tack session. He’s a half brother to Oh So Regal, third in the recent Mine That Bird Derby, out of Oh So Nice, by Smart Strike, a half sister to stakes winner Dynamic Cat.

Hip No. 717, a daughter of Medaglia d’Oro consigned by Eisaman Equine, Agent, was purchased by TM Investments for $325,000. The dark bay or brown filly, a full sister to graded stakes placed stakes winner Solemn Tribute out of Loving Vindication, by Vindiction, worked an eighth in :10 2/5 on Thursday.

Hip No. 735, a daughter of More Than Ready consigned by Niall Brennan Stables, Agent, went to White Birch Farm, Inc. for $350,000. The bay filly, who worked an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5, is a half sister to graded stakes placed stakes winner Royal Son out of stakes winner Mama Nadine, by A.P. Indy.

Hip No. 756, a bay filly by Maclean’s Music consigned by Bobby Dodd, Agent, was sold to John Terranova, Agent, for $315,000. Out of Meridian Mama, by Forestry, a half sister to graded stakes placed stakes winner Conquest Mo Money, second in the recent Arkansas Derby (G1), she breezed an eighth in :9 4/5 at Thursday’s Under Tack session.

Hip No. 656, a son of Kitten’s Joy consigned by Grassroots Training & Sales LLC, Agent, was sold to Bluewater, Agent for Al Shahania Stud, for $310,000. The gray or roan colt, who turned in an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5 last Thursday, is a full brother to stakes winner Chief Kitten out of Laca, by Cherokee Run.

Alex & JoAnn Lieblong went to $300,000 for Hip No. 694, a gray or roan colt by Tapit out of grade one stakes winner Lighthouse Bay, by Speightstown. Consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, he worked an Under Tack quarter in :21 3/5 on Thursday.

Hip No. 724, a daughter of Soldat consigned by Woodford Thoroughbreds, Agent, was sold to Klaravich Stable, Inc. for $300,000. The bay filly, who breezed an Under Tack eighth in :10 2/5, is out of Lyrique, by Rock Hard Ten, a daughter of graded stakes placed stakes winner America America.

Doubles Partners Stables paid $300,000 for Hip No. 731, a son of Shackleford who worked a quarter in :21 1/5 on Thursday. Consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, the chestnut colt is out of Make a Promise, by Mr. Greeley, a half sister to graded stakes winner Essence.

Hip No. 670, a chestnut filly by Discreet Cat consigned by Woodford Thoroughbreds, Agent, was sold to Marette Farrell, Agent for Ryan Exline, for $260,000. A full sister to grade one stakes placed Colorful Charades out of stakes winner Laila’s Punch, by Two Punch, she breezed an eighth in :10 flat on Thursday.

Gayle Van Leer, Agent, paid $260,000 for Hip No. 713, a son of Into Mischief consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent. The bay colt, who breezed a quarter in :21 2/5 on Thursday, is a full brother to stakes placed Perched out of Love Catcher, by Pine Bluff.

James Bashor went to $250,000 for Hip No. 657, a dark bay or brown colt by Paynter consigned by Price Thoroughbreds LLC, Agent. Out of stakes winner La Concerto, by Aptitude, he breezed an eighth in :10 1/5 at Thursday’s Under Tack session.

For the day, 171 horses brought a total of $17,397,500 compared with 164 selling for a total of $13,987,500 at last year’s third session. The average price was $101,740, up 19.3% from $85,290 in 2016 while the median price rose to $50,000 from $48,500 a year ago. The buyback percentage was 13.2%; it was 23.4% last year.  Fifteen horses brought $250,000 or more compared with twelve at last year’s third session.

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

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

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

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

Medaglia d’Oro colt tops Spring Sale’s second session

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Hip No. 584, a bay colt by Medaglia d’Oro out of graded stakes winner Indian Vale, by A.P. Indy, went to Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners, Twin Creeks Racing, Bridlewood Farm and Robert Lapenta for $850,000 to top the second session of the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2017 Spring Sale of Two-Year-Olds in Training. Consigned by Paul Sharp, Agent, he breezed an eighth in :10 1/5 at Wednesday’s Under Tack Session.

Speedway Stable went to $650,000 for Hip No. 591, a daughter of Malibu Moon consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, whose quarter in :20 4/5 was the fastest work at the distance at last Wednesday’s Under Tack session.  The bay filly is out of graded stakes placed stakes winner In the Slips, by More Than Ready.

Hip No. 383, a daughter of Distorted Humor consigned by Off the Hook LLC, Agent, was sold to Mayberry Farm for $575,000. The chestnut filly, who worked an eighth in :10 flat last Tuesday, is out of Eileen’s Dream, by Bernardini, a half sister to grade one stakes winner Dream Rush.

Kanayama Holdings Co., Ltd. went to $540,000 for Hip No. 581, a chestnut colt by First Samurai consigned by Grassroots Training & Sales, LLC. He’s out of Indian Bay, by Indian Charlie, a daughter of graded stakes winner Buy the Barrel, and his eighth in :9 4/5 was co-fastest at the distance at Wednesday’s Under Tack session.

Hip No. 422, a bay filly by Quality Road consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, went to Justin Casse, Agent, for $500,000. Out of Favoritism, by Tiznow, a daughter of graded stakes placed Chaste from the family of Japanese grade one winning OBS graduate Moanin, her eighth in :9 4/5 was co-fastest at the distance at last Wednesday’s Under Tack session.

Hip No. 345, Artistic Diva, a daughter of Munnings consigned by Price Thoroughbreds LLC, Agent, went to L. E. B. for $425,000. The bay filly, whose eighth in :9 4/5 was co-fastest at the distance at Tuesday’s Under Tack session, is out of Diva N Disguise, by Mizzen Mast, a half sister to grade one stakes placed stakes winner Diva’s Diamond.

Hip No. 392, a son of Creative Cause consigned by Craig L. Wheeler, Agent, was sold to Linda Rice, Agent, for $320,000. The dark bay or brown colt, who worked an Under Tack eighth in :10 2/5, is out of Endless Fancy, by Ghostzapper, from the family of graded stakes winner Jump Start.

Hip No. 466, by Sky Mesa, a half brother to graded stakes winner Govinda out of graded stakes placed Garden in the Rain (FR), by Dolphin Street, was purchased by Chuck Allen for $315,000. The dark bay or brown colt, consigned by S B M Training and Sales, Agent, breezed an Under Tack eighth in :10 2/5 on Wednesday.

Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners went to $300,000 for Hip No. 505, a daughter of Congrats consigned by Price Thoroughbreds LLC, Agent. The chestnut filly, who breezed an eighth in :10 1/5 on Wednesday, is out of Grand Finesse, by Grand Slam, from the family of grade one stakes winner Brocco.

Hip No. 567, Tony Soprano, a son of Street Boss consigned by McKathan Bros., Agent, went to J. Stevens Bloodstock, Agent for $300,000. The bay colt, who worked an eighth on Wednesday in :10 flat, is out of Humor and Music, by Distorted Humor, from the family of grade one stakes winner Music Note.

Hip No. 427, a bay colt by Graydar consigned by Paul Sharp, Agent, was sold to Brian Koriner, Agent for Jay Em Ess Stable, for $290,000. A half brother to stakes placed Dypsy out of Fiery Pulpit, by Pulpit, he breezed an eighth in :10 1/5 on Wednesday.

Hip No. 386, bay colt by Bodemeister consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, was purchased by Narvick International for $250,000. Out of stakes winner Elusive Horizon, by Elusive Quality, he turned in an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5 on Tuesday.

Mike Ryan, Agent for E 5 Racing, went to $250,000 for Hip No. 404, a daughter of Violence consigned by Niall Brennan Stables, Agent, who breezed an eighth in :10 2/5 last Tuesday. The dark bay or brown filly is out of Ever Adored, by Forest Wildcat, a half sister to graded stakes winner Dangerous Midge.

Hip No. 437, Cummings, a bay colt by To Honor and Serve out of stakes placed Five Star Holding, by Five Star Day, was purchased by Jim Divito, Agent, for $250,000. The half brother to stakes placed Five Star Factor, consigned by Randy Miles, Agent, turned in an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5.

For the day, 158 horses brought a total of $13,917,500 compared with 165 selling for a total of $12,323,500 at last year’s second session. The average price was $88,085, up 18% compared to 74,688 in 2016 while the median price was $41,000, compared with $45,000 a year ago. The buyback percentage was 25.1%; it was 27.6% last year.  Fourteen horses sold for $250,000 or more, compared with eight at the corresponding session in 2016.

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

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

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

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

Orb colt tops Spring Sale’s opening session

Tibor Szlavik photo

Hip No. 28, son of Orb consigned by Randy Miles, Agent, was sold to Three Chimneys Bloodstock, Agent,  for $685,000 to top the first session of the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2017 Spring Sale of Two-Year-Olds in Training. The bay colt, who breezed an eighth in :10 1/5 at last Monday’s Under Tack session, is out of Vowel, by Dynaformer, a half sister to stakes winner Dream Nettie.

Hip No. 262, a daughter of Creative Cause consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, was sold to White Birch Farm, Inc. for $575,000. The gray or roan filly, who breezed a quarter at Tuesday’s Under Tack session in :21 flat, is a half sister to graded stakes winner Hay Dakota out of Church by the Sea, by Harlan’s Holiday.

Eric Fein (Guri Singh & Harris Fein, Agent) went to $400,000 for Hip No. 27, a son of Ghostzapper consigned by RiceHorse (Brandon & Ali Rice), Agent. The chestnut colt, out of graded stakes winner Volcat, by After Market, turned in an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5 last Monday.

Hip No. 120, a son of Candy Ride (ARG) consigned by Flying Fish, Agent, was purchased by John C. Oxley for $375,000. The bay colt, who breezed an Under Tack eighth in :10 flat, is out of grade one stakes winner Appealing Zophie, by Successful Appeal, and is a half brother to 2017 Tampa Bay Derby (G2) winner Tapwrit.

Mr. Oxley also purchased Hip No. 267, a son of Into Mischief consigned by Randy Bradshaw, Agent, for $350,000. The bay colt, out of Claire’s Song, by Unbridled’s Song, a daughter of graded stakes winner Chimichurri, turned in an eighth in :10 flat at Tuesday’s Under Tack session.

Hip No. 259 was a third purchase by Mr. Oxley, paying $325,000 for a son of Jimmy Creed consigned by Julie Davies, Agent. The chestnut colt, whose eighth in :9 4/5 was co-fastest at the distance on Tuesday, is  out of stakes winner Chitka, by Jade Hunter.

Kenji Ryotokuji went to $315,000 for Hip No. 240, a dark bay or brown colt by Overanalyze consigned by Envision Equine, Agent. Out of Centerpiece, by Bertrando, from the family of grade one stakes winner Key Phrase, he breezed a quarter in :21 flat on Tuesday.

Hip No. 174, a son of The Factor consigned by Eisaman Equine, Agent, went to Saul Berenson for $360,000. The bay colt, who turned in an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5, is out of stakes placed Black Oak, by Forestry, a daughter of stakes winner More for Me.

Hip No. 211, Pedal Fast, consigned by Crupi’s New Castle Farm, Agent, a bay colt by City Zip whose eighth in :9 4/5 was co-fastest at the distance at Tuesday’s Under Tack session, was sold to Solis / Litt for $350,000. He’s out of graded stakes winner Candy Apple (ARG), by Halo Sunrise, a half sister to champion and successful sire Candy Ride (ARG).

Klaravich Stable, Inc. went to $280,000 for Hip No. 223, a chestnut filly by Kantharos who worked a quarter in :21 flat at Tuesday’s Under Tack session. Consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, she’s out of Carsomatic, by Carson City, and is a half sister to stakes winner Carphonic.

Hip No. 59, a son of Tiznow out of graded stakes winner Withgreatpleasure, by Hold That Tiger, was sold to Steven W. Young, Agent for $260,000. The bay colt, consigned by Q Bar J Thoroughbreds LLC, worked a quarter in :21 4/5 at Monday’s Under Tack Session.

Art Sherman, Agent, went to $260,000 for Hip No. 167, a daughter of Alternation who sped a quarter in :20 4/5 on Monday. Consigned by Envision Equine, Agent, the bay filly is out of Best Practices, by Tough Knight, and is a half sister to stakes placed Best Reward.

Hip No. 228, a dark bay or brown colt by Speightstown who breezed an eighth on Tuesday in :10 flat, was purchased by McMahon and Hill Bloodstock, Agent for $260,000. Consigned by SBM Training and Sales, Agent, he’s out of grade one stakes placed stakes winner Cash for Clunkers, by Tiznow.

Hip No. 294, a son of Majestic Warrior consigned by Cary Frommer, Agent, also brought $260,000, going to Rigney Racing LLC.  A dark bay or brown colt out of stakes winner Country Diva, by Songandaprayer, he breezed an eighth in :10 flat last Tuesday.

For the day, 169 horses brought a total of $15,305,700 compared with 165 selling for a total of $11,687,500 at last year’s opening session. The average price was $90,566, a gain of 28% compared to $70,833 in 2016 while the median price rose to $50,000 compared with $47,000 a year ago. The buyback percentage was 23.8%; it was 22.9% last year. Seventeen horses sold for $250,000 or more compared with nine at the corresponding session a year ago.

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

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

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

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

Into Mischief colt fastest at Spring Sale’s fifth Under Tack session

Tibor Szlavik photo

Hip No. 848, a bay colt by Into Mischief consigned by Thoroughbred Champions Training Center LLC worked a quarter in :20 3/5 to post the fastest work at the distance at the fifth session of the Under Tack Show for the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2017 Spring Sale of Two Year Olds in Training. He’s a half brother to Oh So Regal, third in the recent Mine That Bird Derby, out of Oh So Nice, by Smart Strike, a half sister to stakes winner Dynamic Cat.

Three youngsters worked quarters in :21 flat.

  • Hip No. 869, Dublinyourfun, a chestnut filly by Scat Daddy consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, is out of stakes placed Paper Plane, by Fusaichi Pegasus, from the family of graded stakes winner Vesta.
  • Hip No. 940, a dark bay or brown colt by Yes It’s True consigned by Envision Equine, Agent, is out of Ragtime Road, by Dixieland Band, a half sister to stakes winner Spread the News.
  • Hip No. 999, consigned by Tom McCrocklin, Agent, is a chestnut filly by Creative Cause out of stakes winner Santina Dond, by El Prado (IRE), a half sister to graded stakes winner Patton’s Victory.

There were five quarters in :21 1/5.

  • Hip No. 878, consigned by Envision Equine, Agent, is a chestnut colt by Candy Ride (ARG) out of graded stakes placed stakes winner Peisinoe, by Yes It’s True, a half sister to graded stakes winner Concave.
  • Hip No. 900, a chestnut colt by Discreet Cat consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, is out of Poetic Riches, by Songandaprayer, a half sister to graded stakes placed Hard Seven.
  • Hip No. 937, a bay colt by Forty Tales consigned by Jose Munoz, Agent, is a half brother to stakes placed Why Take a Chance out of Quietly Elegant, by Quiet American.
  • Hip No. 960, consigned by Thoroughbred Champions Training Center LLC, is a bay filly by Colonel John out of Restless Kitten, by Our Emblem, from the family of grade one stakes winner Hennessy.
  • Hip No. 987, consigned by Blue River Bloodstock, Inc., Agent, is a chestnut filly by Poseidon’s Warrior out of stakes placed Sailing Time, by Unbridled Time, a daughter of stakes winner Drama’s Way.

Four horses breezed quartets in :21 2/5.

  • Hip No. 932, Cheponera, a dark bay or brown filly by Flat Out consigned by DreamCatcher Farms, Agent, is out of Quickandquietqueen, by Quiet American, from the family of champion OBS graduate Silver Charm.
  • Hip No. 974, a bay colt by Biondetti consigned by Woodford Thoroughbreds, Agent, is a half brother to graded stakes winner Sorryaboutnothing out of graded stakes placed Royal Card by Chapel Royal.
  • Hip No. 976, consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, is a dark bay or brown colt by Eskendereya out of graded stakes winner Royale Michele, by Elusive Quality.
  • Hip No. 977, a dark bay or brown colt by Kantharos consigned by Southern Chase Farm, Inc. (Greg & Karen Dodd), Agent, is out of Royalesque, by Chapel Royal, a half sister to Japanese graded stakes placed stakes winner A Shin Wezen.

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

  • Hip No. 809, Angels N Devildogs, a chestnut filly by Midshipman consigned by Vargas Sales, is out of My Coastie, by Trippi, from the family of graded stakes placed stakes winner Honey’s Answer.
  • Hip No. 811, consigned by Cary Frommer, Agent, is a bay colt by Bodemeister out of graded stakes winner My Dear Lady (ARG), by Mutakddim, and is a half brother to graded stakes placed stakes winner Sky High Lady.
  • Hip No. 868, a chestnut filly by Violence consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, is out of Palomanegra, by Grand Slam, a half sister to graded stakes winning OBS graduate Falling Sky.
  • Hip No. 968, a dark bay or brown filly by Awesome Again consigned by Q Bar J Thoroughbreds, Agent, is out out of stakes winner Rivertown Belle, by Bellamy Road, from the family of champion Holy Bull.

Hip No 886, a bay colt by Pioneerof the Nile consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, turned in the session’s only three eighths, clocked in :34 1/5. He’s a half brother to stakes placed Dragon Mall out of stakes winner Petition the Lady, by Petionville.

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

The Under Tack Show continues at 8:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 22 with Hip No’s 1001 – 1208 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.

 

More Than Ready filly, Tiznow colt fastest at fourth Spring Sale Under Tack session

Hip 793 (Tibor Slavik photo)

A colt by Tiznow and a More Than Ready filly sped eighths in :9 3/5 to post the fastest works at the distance at the fourth session of the Under Tack Show for the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2017 Spring Sale of Two Year Olds in Training.

  • Hip No. 778, consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, is a dark bay or brown filly by More Than Ready out of graded stakes placed Miss Mary Apples, by Clever Trick, and is a half sister to graded stakes placed stakes winner Dr. Diamonds Prize.
  • Hip No. 793, a bay colt by Tiznow consigned by Bobby Dodd, Agent, is out of Moonbow, by Distorted Humor, a daughter of stakes winner Storm Beauty.

Two youngsters turned in eighths in : 9 4/5

  • Hip No. 690, a dark bay or brown filly by Sky Mesa consigned by Grassroots Training & Sales LLC, Agent, is out of Le Sang Royale, by Henrythenavigator, a half sister to stakes winner River Bear.
  • Hip No. 756, consigned by Bobby Dodd, Agent, is a bay filly by Maclean’s Music out of Meridian Mama, by Forestry, a half sister to graded stakes placed stakes winner Conquest Mo Money, second in the recent Arkansas Derby (G1).

Sixteen horses worked eighths in :10 flat.

  • Hip No. 622, consigned by Crupi’s New Castle Farm, is a bay filly by Tale of Ekati, a half sister to stakes winner Notyouraveragejoe out of Jule Royale, by Jules.
  • Hip No. 670, a chestnut filly by Discreet Cat consigned by Woodford Thoroughbreds, Agent, is a full sister to grade one stakes placed Colorful Charades out of stakes winner Laila’s Punch, by Two Punch.
  • Hip No. 673, a bay filly by Super Saver consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, is out of Last Fever, by Storm Cat, a full sister to grade one stakes winner Raging Fever.
  • Hip No. 693, consigned by Sequel Bloodstock, Agent, is a gray or roan filly by Paynter out of Lifeinthefastlane, by Unbridled’s Song, and is a half sister to graded stakes winner March.
  • Hip No. 698, a dark bay or brown colt by Shanghai Bobby consigned by Julie Davies, Agent, is out of stakes placed Lily’s Hope, by Proud Accolade, a half sister to graded stakes placed stakes winner Bee Cee Cee.
  • Hip No. 701, consigned by Excel Racing (Rudy Delguidice), Agent, is a dark bay or brown colt by Violence out of stakes winner Littlebitabling, by Carson City, a half sister to graded stakes winner Too Much Bling.
  • Hip No. 712, a chestnut filly by Storm Wolf consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, is out of Love Apple, by Lion Heart, a half sister to stakes winner Fernando Po.
  • Hip No. 718, consigned by Scanlon Training & Sales, Agent, is a bay colt by Colonel John out of Lucky Lady, by Midnight Lute, a daughter of stakes placed Set of Wings.
  • Hip No. 722, Little Fuego, a chestnut filly by Midshipman consigned by Grassroots Training & Sales LLC, Agent, is out of Lutethetill, by Midnight Lute, a half sister to graded stakes winner Conveyance.
  • Hip No. 723, also consigned by Wavertree Stables, is a dark bay or brown colt by Justin Phillip out of Luxaholic, by Macho Uno, a half sister to stakes winner Won Awesome Dude.
  • Hip No. 750, consigned by Richardson Bloodstock, Agent, is a gray or roan colt by Tizway out of Masa, by Dixie Union, a half sister to stakes placed Nasty Noozie.
  • Hip No. 751 is a chestnut colt by Midshipman out of stakes winner Mattie Cakes, by Meadowlake, consigned by Circle D Thoroughbreds.
  • Hip No. 770, a bay colt by Lookin At Lucky consigned by SBM Training and Sales, Agent, is out of Miss Bonnie, by Officer, from the family of graded stakes winner Diabolical.
  • Hip No. 771, consigned by Bobby Dodd, Agent, is a bay filly by Into Mischief out of Miss Brooklyn B, by Mazel Trick, a daughter of stakes placed Libby Lloyd.
  • Hip No. 797, a bay filly by Majestic Warrior consigned by Woodford Thoroughbreds, Agent, is a half sister to graded stakes winner Smart Coupons out of More Than Proud, by More Than Ready.
  • Hip No. 799, a dark bay or brown colt by Violence consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, is out of stakes winner Mother Ruth, by Speightstown, a daughter of graded stakes placed stakes winner Seven Four Seven.

Hip No. 734, a chestnut filly by Teuflesberg consigned by New Hope LLC, Agent, worked the session’s fastest quarter, stopping the timer in :21 flat. She’s a half sister to stakes winner Brenda’s Way out of Malibu Mystique, by Malibu Moon.

There were five quarters in :21 1/5.

  • Hip No. 649, a bay filly by Adios Charlie consigned by Ocala Stud, is out of K K’s Kitty, by Yes It’s True, a full sister to graded stakes placed Testimony.
  • Hip No. 731, consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, is a chestnut colt by Shackleford out of Make a Promise, by Mr. Greeley, a half sister to graded stakes winner Essence.
  • Hip No. 754, a bay filly by Dialed In consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, is a half sister to stakes placed Flat Gone out of stakes placed Me Gotta Go, by Kayrawan.
  • Hip No. 759, a dark bay or brown colt by Tiz Wonderful consigned by Dark Star Thoroughbreds, is out of Mezzanine Money, by Capote, a half sister to graded stakes winner Mr. Impatience.
  • Hip No. 764, consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, is a dark bay or brown filly by Overanalyze, a half sister to stakes winner Beliveau out of Minstrel Show, by Tale of the Cat.

Eight horses breezed quarters in :21 2/5.

  • Hip No. 606, consigned by Omega Farm, Agent, is a chestnut filly by First Dude out of Jacqueline Gail, by Tiger Ridge, a half sister to graded stakes winner Boots ‘N Jackie.
  • Hip No. 636, Karmolita, a chestnut filly by Kantharos consigned by Ocala Stud, is out of Kate’s Posse, by Posse, a half sister to grade one stakes placed Supreme Summit.
  • Hip No. 644 is a dark bay or brown filly by Shanghai Bobby consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, out of Kind Turn, by Street Cry (IRE), from the family of graded stakes winner Reigning Countess.
  • Hip No. 662, consigned by Ocala Stud, is a dark bay or brown filly by Prospective out of Lady Carlotta, by Montbrook, a half sister to graded stakes placed stakes winner Courtesan.
  • Hip No. 713, a bay colt by Into Mischief consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, is a full brother to stakes placed Perched out of Love Catcher, by Pine Bluff.
  • Hip No. 716, also consigned by Wavertree Stables, is a bay colt by Creative Cause, a half brother to stakes winner Lulu Wong out of Lovely Cool, by Indian Charlie.
  • Hip No. 777, consigned by Doble Jak LLC, is a chestnut filly by Gemologist out of graded stakes placed Miss Marcia, by Mr. Greeley, a half sister to graded stakes winner Marcie’s Ensign.
  • Hip No. 787, Noble Jorge, a chestnut colt by Noble Causeway consigned by Blas Perez Stables, is out of Momma’s Eyes, by Malibu Moon, from the family of stakes winner Autumn Mood.

Hip No. 607, a dark bay or brown colt by Majesticperfection consigned by Classic Equine, Agent worked the session’s fastest three eighths, clocked in :33 4/5. He’s out of Jaded Lane, by Jade Hunter, a daughter of stakes winner Crystany.

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

The Under Tack Show continues at 8:00 a.m. on Friday, April 21 with Hip No’s 801 – 1000 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.

 

Malibu Moon filly fastest at Spring Sale’s third Under Tack session

Tibor Szlavik photo

Hip No. 591, a bay filly by Malibu Moon consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, worked  a quarter in :20 4/5 to post the fastest work at the distance at the third session of the Under Tack Show for the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2017 Spring Sale of Two Year Olds in Training. She’s out of graded stakes placed stakes winner In the Slips, by More Than Ready.

Four horses turned in quarters in :21 flat.

  • Hip No. 464, consigned by SBM Training and Sales, Agent, is a bay filly by Gio Ponti out of stakes placed Game for More, by More Than Ready, and a half sister to graded stakes winner Isotherm.
  • Hip No. 506, Grand Tap, a gray or roan filly by Tapizar consigned by Thoroughbred Champions Training Center LLC, is out of stakes placed Grand in Grey, by Alphabet Soup, a half sister to stakes winner Gold Stones.
  • Hip No. 533, also consigned by Thoroughbred Champions, is a bay colt by Bodemeister out of graded stakes placed stakes winner Hatpin, by Smart Strike, and is a half brother to graded stakes placed stakes winner Shaishee.
  • Thoroughbred Champions additionally consigned Hip No. 588, a bay colt by Curlin out of graded stakes placed In My Glory, by Honour and Glory.

There were three quarters in :21 1/5.

  • Hip No. 405, a dark bay or brown colt by Violence consigned by Tom McCrocklin, Agent, is a half brother to stakes placed Janis’s Joy out of graded stakes placed stakes winner Ever Elusive, by Forestry.
  • Hip No. 499, also consigned by Tom McCrocklin, is a dark bay or brown Tapizar filly out of Goody Two Shoes, by Orientate, from the family of Preakness (G1) winner Shackleford.
  • Hip No. 552, consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, is a chestnut colt by Jimmy Creed out of Holiday Lights, by A.P. Indy, a daughter of graded stakes winner Shell Ginger (IRE).

Four horses worked quarters in :21 2/5

  • Hip No. 460, a chestnut colt by Bluegrass Cat consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, is a half brother to recent Bay Shore Stakes (G3) winner Long Haul Bay out of graded stakes winner French Satin, by French Deputy.
  • Hip No. 475, consigned by Blue River Bloodstock, Inc., Agent, is a chestnut colt by Dominus out of Gilded Sunrise, by Gilded Time, a half sister to champion Kona Gold, and is a half brother to stakes winner Oliver’s Tale.
  • Hip No. 483, a bay colt by Violence consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, is out of Glengarra, by Arch, a half sister to stakes placed Music Hawk.
  • Hip No. 556, consigned by Top Line Sales, LLC, Agent, is a chestnut colt by Haynesfield out of Holladay Dixie, by Dixie Union, a half sister to grade one stakes placed Turner’s Hall.

Three horses shared honors for the fastest eighth, stopping the timer in :9 4/5

  • Hip No. 422, consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, is a bay filly by Quality Road out of Favoritism, by Tiznow, a daughter of graded stakes placed Chaste from the family of Moanin, a Japanese grade one winning OBS graduate.
  • Hip No. 504 is a bay filly by Prospective out of Grand Episode, by Grand Slam, a half sister to graded stakes winner Vestrey Lady, consigned by Daylight Farm Racing & Sales.
  • Hip No. 581, a chestnut colt by First Samurai consigned by Grassroots Training & Sales, LLC, is out of Indian Bay, by Indian Charlie, a daughter of graded stakes winner Buy the Barrel.

Nine youngsters worked eighths in :10 flat.

  • Hip No. 428, a chestnut colt by Freedom Child consigned by Top Line Sales, LLC, Agent, is a half brother to stakes placed Hot Fun out of Final Humor, by Distorted Humor.
  • Hip No. 442, a chestnut filly by Rattlesnake Bridge consigned by Juan Hernandez, is out of Flashy Senorita, by Pembroke, a half sister to Senorita Ziggy.
  • Hip No. 467, a bay colt by Artie Schiller consigned by Off the Hook LLC, Agent, is a half brother to stakes winner Hot Tempo out of Garden Music, by Pivotal.
  • Hip No. 470, consigned by Niall Brennan Stables, Agent, is a bay filly by Flatter, a full sister to stakes winner Flat Out Charming out of stakes winner Gentle Charmer, by Bertrando.
  • Hip No. 494, a chestnut colt by Sky Mesa consigned by Julie Davies, Agent, is out of Gold Ring, by Touch Gold, a half sister to stakes winner Smoke It Right.
  • Hip No. 509, a dark bay or brown filly by Archarcharch consigned by Advanced Thoroughbreds LLC, Agent, is out of Gray Delta, by Bernstein, from the family of graded stakes winner Noisette.
  • Hip No. 567, Tony Soprano, is a bay colt by Street Boss consigned by McKathan Bros., Agent, out of Humor and Music, by Distorted Humor, from the family of grade one stakes winner Music Note.
  • Hip No. 583, consigned by Grassroots Training & Sales LLC, is a bay colt by Eskendereya out of Indian Miss, by Indian Charlie, a half sister to graded stakes winner Live Lively.
  • Hip No. 597, Lady Tasha, a chestnut filly by Sidney’s Candy consigned by Quinones Sales, Agent, is out of stakes winner Irish Exchange, by Exchange Rate, a half sister to stakes winner Sterling Vow.

Hip No. 413, a bay colt by First Dude consigned by Blue River Bloodstock, Inc., Agent, worked the session’s only three eighths, clocked in :33 1/5. The half brother to stakes winner Midnight Serenade is out of Eyepopnruby, by Take Me Out.

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

The Under Tack Show continues at 8:00 a.m. on Thursday, April 20 with Hip No’s 605 – 800 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.

 

Wildcat Heir colt fastest at Spring Sale’s first Under Tack session

Tibor Szlavik photo

Hip No. 200, a bay colt by Wildcat Heir consigned by Blue River Bloodstock, Agent, sped a quarter in :20 2/5 to post the fastest work at the distance at the opening session of the Under Tack Show for the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2017 Spring Sale of Two Year Olds in Training. He’s out of Business Decision, by Put It Back, a daughter of graded stakes winner In Conference.

Three youngsters worked quarters in :20 4/5.

Hip No. 49, consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, is a bay filly by Macho Uno out of Wild Eyes, by Medaglia d’Oro, a daughter of graded stakes winner Desert Digger.

Hip No. 155, a bay colt by Trappe Shot consigned by Southern Chase Farm, Inc. (Greg & Karen Dodd), Agent, is a half brother to stakes winner Putyourdreamsaway out of stakes placed Beauty for Ashes, by City Place.

Hip No. 167 is a bay filly by Alternation consigned by Envision Equine, Agent, out of Best Practices, by Tough Knight, and is a half sister to stakes placed Best Reward.

Four horses turned in quarters in :21 flat.

Hip No. 83, consigned by Niall Brennan Stables, Agent, is a bay filly by Winslow Homer out of stakes placed Zooming By, by Cimarron Secret, a full sister to graded stakes winner Dade Babe.

Hip No. 111, a dark bay or brown filly by Soldat consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, is out of An Absolute Ten, by Rock Hard Ten, a daughter of stakes winner Beautiful Crazy.

Hip No. 136, a bay filly by Twirling Candy consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, is out of Azasecret, by Discreet Cat, a daughter of stakes winner Azusa.

Hip No. 175, also consigned by de Meric Sales, is a bay colt by Gio Ponti out of Blageuse, by Distorted Humor, a half sister to champion Halfbridled.

Three youngsters worked quarters in :21 1/5.

Hip No. 19, a chestnut colt by Wildcat Heir consigned by Journeyman Bloodstock Services, Inc. (Brent & Crystal Fernung), Agent, is out of stakes winner Verso a Verso, by Circular Quay.

Hip No. 62, also consigned by Journeyman Bloodstock, is a chestnut colt by Wildcat Heir out of Wontoo, by Montbrook, a half sister to stakes placed Wonone.

Hip No. 196, a gray or roan filly by The Factor consigned by Paul Sharp, Agent, is a half sister to stakes placed Act out of stakes placed B R’s Girl, by Pulpit.

Hip No. 148, Stars Wild Child, a chestnut filly by Wildcat Heir consigned by Craig L. Wheeler, Agent, worked the session’s fastest eighth, stopping the timer in :9 4/5. She’s out of Battingstar, by Grand Slam, from the family of graded stakes winner Move.

Nine horses turned in eighths in :10 flat.

Hip No. 11, a bay filly by Paynter consigned by Mayberry Farm, Agent, is out of Uzume, by Unbridled’s Song, a half sister to graded stakes winner Madeo.

Hip No. 34, consigned by Off the Hook LLC, Agent, is a chestnut filly by First Samurai out of Way to go, by Gone West, a half sister to graded stakes winner Worldly Ways (GB).

Hip No. 80, a chestnut filly by Dialed In consigned by Parrish Farms, Agent, is out of Zazzle, by First Samurai, from the family of graded stakes winner Unbridled Hope.

Hip No. 86, a chestnut filly by Stay Thirsty consigned by Niall Brennan Stables, Agent, is out of Ablaze, by Forest Camp, a half sister to graded stakes placed Mister Triester.

Hip No. 120, consigned by Flying Fish, Agent, is a bay colt by Candy Ride (ARG) out of grade one stakes winner Appealing Zophie, by Successful Appeal, and is a half brother to 2017 Tampa Bay Derby (G2) winner Tapwrit.

Hip No. 135, consigned by All In Sales (Tony Bowling), Agent, is a chestnut filly by Big Drama out of Awesome Thrill, by Awesome Again, from the family of graded stakes placed stakes winner Honey’s Answer.

Hip No. 154, a dark bay or brown colt by Justin Phillip consigned by SBM Training and Sales, Agent, is a half brother to stakes winner Reata’s Quick Punch out of stakes winner Beautiful Stranger, by Foxhound.

Hip No. 190, consigned by Grassroots Training & Sales LLC, is a bay colt by Twirling Candy out of Brenda Leigh, by Forest Wildcat, from the family of grade one stakes winner Private Terms.

Hip No. 192 is a chestnut colt by Flat Out consigned by Envision Equine, Agent, out of Brightbraveandgood, by Smart Strike, and is a half brother to graded stakes placed Little Hussy

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

The Under Tack Show continues at 8:00 a.m. on Tuesday, April 18, with Hip No’s 201 – 400 scheduled to breeze.

April grad La Coronel captures Keeneland’s Appalachian Stakes

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John C. Oxley’s La Coronel moved to the leaders in the $125,000 Appalachian Stakes (G3) at Keeneland after straightening away in the stretch, split horses a furlong from home and drew away from there to a 3-1/4 length victory. It’s the second graded stakes win over the Keeneland turf course for the 3-year-old daughter of Colonel John, winner of the Jessamine Stakes (G3) in October, leaving her with a 7-3-1-0 record and earnings of $259,615 for trainer Mark Casse. She was purchased out of the Winners Circle Thoroughbreds consignment for $375,000 at the 2016 OBS April Sale after turning in an Under Tack quarter in :20 4/5. watch her under tack video

Irap captures Keeneland’s Blue Grass Stakes

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Reddam Racing LLC’s Irap found a good place to break his maiden on Saturday at Keeneland, taking the lead after turning for home in the $1,000,000 Blue Grass Stakes (G2) and hanging on gamely in the stretch for a three quarter length victory. Although the 3-year-old colt by Tiznow had been second in the Cash Call Futurity (G1) and Robert B. Lewis Stakes (G3), he was ignored at odds of 31-1and became the fifth OBS graduate to take the Keeneland fixture. Skip Away (1996) was the first, followed by Peace Rules (2003), Dance With Fate (2014) and Carpe Diem (2015). Consigned by Bobby Dodd, Agent, to the 2016 OBS March Sale, Irap turned in an Under Tack eighth in:10 1/5 before he was purchased by Dennis O’Neill for $300,000. Trained by Doug O’Neill, he’s on his way to the Kentucky Derby (G1) with an 8-1-3-1 record and $772,600 in earnings. watch his under tack video

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Golden Eagle Farm’s Hillhouse High tracked the leader in Santa Anita’s $200,690 Royal Heroine Stakes (G2) into the lane, took over in the stretch and scored by half a length. It’s the first stakes victory for the 6-year-old daughter of Exchange Rate, trained by Richard Baltas, now 23-4-6-6 with earnings of $441,113 to date. She was sold by Eisaman Equine, Agent, for $195,000 at the 2013 OBS March Sale after breezing an eighth in :10 2/5 at the Under Tack Show. watch her under tack video

Celestine a millionaire after taking Gulfstream’s Honey Fox

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Moyglare Stud Farm, Ltd.’s Celestine became the newest OBS millionaire with a victory in the $300,000 Honey Fox Stakes (G2) at Gulfstream Park, setting the pace from the start and cruising home first by a length and a quarter. It’s the third graded stakes win for the 5-year-old daughter of Scat Daddy, now in the care of trainer Christophe Clement, leaving her now 16-8-2-2 with $1,069,655 in earnings. Purchased by her current connections for $2,550,000 last November, she was consigned at two by Gayle Woods on behalf of James Bryan’s Phaedrus Flights to the 2014 OBS June Sale, where she breezed three eighths in :32 2/5 at the Under Tack Show, the sale’s fastest work at the distance. watch her under tack video

Mind Your Biscuits romps in Dubai Golden Shaheen

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

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

Congrats filly tops record March Sale

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Louise Reinagel photo

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

Three others reached the million dollar mark on Wednesday.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Orb colt tops March Sale’s opening session

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Tibor Szlavik photo

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Seven youngsters worked eighths in :9 4/5.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Twenty seven horses worked eighths in :10 flat.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

There were five quarters in :20 4/5.

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

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

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

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

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

Three horses worked in :21 flat.

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

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

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

There were four quarters in :21 1/5.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Kantharos filly quickest at second March Under Tack session

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

Two youngsters worked quarters in :21 flat.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Seven horses breezed eighths in :10 flat.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

There were three quarters in :21 1/5.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

Twenty horses worked eighths in :10 flat.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Celestine scores in Gulfstream’s Sand Springs Stakes

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

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

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