Scat Daddy colt tops June Sale’s final session

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Hip No. 742, a son of Scat Daddy consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, went to Alistair Roden Bloodstock for $360,000 to top the third and final session of the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2018 June Sale of Two-Year-Olds and Horses of Racing Age. The bay colt, who breezed an eighth in :10 1/5 at Sunday’s Under Tack session, is out of Imprecation, by First Defence, a half sister to grade one winner Nebraska Tornado.

  • Hip No. 660, Kokosan, a son of Into Mischief consigned by Gene Recio, Agent, was sold to Karl & Cathi Glassman, Eddie Plesa, Jr., Agent, for $260,000. The bay colt, who breezed a quarter in :21 2/5 at Saturday’s Under Tack session, is out of Farayya, by Hard Spun, a half sister to graded stakes winner Giftorm.
  • Karl & Cathi Glassman went to $230,000 for Hip No. 654, a son of Uncaptured consigned by Costanzo Sales. The bay colt, who worked an eighth in :10 flat on Saturday, is out of Fabiana’s Flash, by City Zip, a daughter of graded stakes winner Flashy N Smart.
  • Hip No. 699, a son of Ghostzapper consigned by Pick View LLC, Agent, was sold to One Choice Bloodstock for $225,000. The full brother to stakes winner Mt Veeder, who galloped at Sunday’s Under Tack session, is out of Glenbriar Girl, by Gold Case.
  • Hip No. 795, a son of Cairo Prince consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, went to Sallusto & Albina for $210,000. The bay colt, who turned in an Under Tack eighth on Sunday in :10 1/5, is out of Kiss a Vet, by War Front, from the family of grade one stakes winner Tap to Music.
  • Hip No. 638, a daughter of Will Take Charge consigned by Pick View LLC, Agent, was sold for $200,000 to Marquee Bloodstock. The dark bay or brown filly, who galloped at the Under Tack Show on Saturday, is out of graded stakes placed Entrustment, by Forestry, a half sister to grade one winner My Trusty Cat.
  • Reddam Racing LLC paid $180,000 for Hip No. 675, a dark bay or brown filly by Uncle Mo consigned by Top Line Sales LLC, Agent, who worked an eighth on Saturday in :10 flat. She’s a full sister to stakes placed OBS graduate Mighty Mo out of Flowers Athefinish, by Grand Reward.
  • Hip No. 726, Chilly in Charge, a son of Take Charge Indy consigned  by Best A Luck Farm LLC, Agent, was sold to Sallusto & Albina, Agent, for $170,000. The dark bay or brown colt, a half brother to stakes placed Chilly Start out of Holiday Chills, by Harlan’s Holiday, turned in an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5 on Sunday.
  • Hip No. 605, a daughter of Beau Choix  consigned by Weston Thoroughbreds Training & Sales LLC, Agent, was sold to Justin Casse, Agent, for $155,000. The bay filly, who worked an eighth in :10 flat at Saturday’s Under Tack session, is out of D J Trip, by Trippi, a half sister to stakes placed Superstar Bea.
  • Hip No. 613, a daughter of Exchange Rate consigned by Bobby Dodd, Agent, went to L. E. B. for $130,000. The dark bay or brown filly, whose eighth on Saturday in :9 4/5 was the sale’s co-fastest at the distance, is out of Downtown Drifter, by Devil His Due, a half sister to graded stakes placed stakes winner Arch Rebel.
  • Patrice Miller, EQB, Inc., Agent, paid $110,000 for Hip No. 745, a bay colt by Congrats who breezed an eighth in :10 1/5 on Sunday. Consigned by Whitman Sales LLC, Agent, he’s out of In a Haze, by Smoke Glacken, a half sister to stakes winner Clever Tish.

For the session, 176 youngsters sold for a total of $5,673,500, averaging $32,236 with a $13,000 median price. The buyback percentage was $25.7%. There was no corresponding session in 2017.

Five older horses sold for $96,500 compared to four bringing a total of $77,000 in 2017. The average was $19,300 compared to $19,250 a year ago, while the median was $11,000 compared with $13,500 a year ago. The buyback percentage was $37.5%; it was 42.9% in 2017.

For the entire sale, 520 two-year-olds sold for $17,125,500 in three sessions, compared with 434 horses grossing $14,999,900 in two sessions a year ago. The average was $32,934 compared to $34,562 a year ago while the median price was $15,000 compared with $18,500 in 2017. The buyback percentage was 21.8%; it was 16.9% last year.

The overall sale topper was Hip No. 211, a son of Scat Daddy consigned by Top Line Sales LLC, Agent, sold to Carlo Vaccarezza for $650,000. The dark bay or brown colt, whose eighth in :9 4/5 at last Thursday’s Under Tack session was the sale’s co-fastest at the distance, is out of Satulah, by Gone West, a daughter of graded stakes winner War Thief.

Next on the OBS agenda is the Selected Sale of Yearlings set for October 9th, followed by the Open Sale of Yearlings on October 10th – 11th.

In addition to catalogs for upcoming sales, the OBS website includes sales results, the latest news regarding OBS graduates, sales schedules, nominations, credit requests, travel information and other news relevant to OBS consignors and customers. E-Mail should be addressed to obs@obssales.com. For catalogs or more information regarding the OBS June Sale or OBS website, please call (352) 237-2154.

The Factor filly tops June Sale’s second session

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Hip No. 426, a daughter of The Factor consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, went to East Hickman Bloodstock for $180,000 to top the second session of the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2018 June Sale of Two-Year-Olds and Horses of Racing Age. The gray or roan filly, who worked a quarter in :20 4/5 at Friday’s session of the Under Tack Show, is out of stakes winner America’s Friend, by Unusual Heat, a full sister to graded stakes placed stakes winner Bel Air Sizzle.

 

  • Hip No. 486, a son of Macho Uno also consigned by Wavertree, was purchased by Good Friends Stable for $155,000. The gray or roan colt, who turned in an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5 on Saturday, is out of Black Lace, by Afleet Alex, and is a three quarter brother to champion sprinter Private Zone.
  • Hip No. 320, a son of Run Away and Hide consigned by Stephens Thoroughbreds LLC, Agent, was sold to George Mellon for $150,000.  The bay colt, who breezed an eighth in :10 flat at Friday’s Under Tack session, is out of Texit, by Tapit, a half sister to graded stakes placed My Corinthian.
  • Stetson Racing LLC paid $150,000 for Hip No. 457, Yesterday’s Girl, a chestnut filly by Mucho Macho Man who turned in a quarter in :20 4/5 on Saturday. Consigned by RiceHorse Stable (Brandon & Ali Rice), she’s out of stakes placed Ayers Hall, by Jade Hunter, from the family of champion Estrapade.
  • Hip No. 401, a son of Uncaptured consigned by Hawks Nest LLC, was sold to Justin Casse, Agent, for $135,000. The chestnut colt, who breezed a quarter in :21 1/5 on Friday,  is out of Yes It’s Valid, by Yes It’s True, a daughter of stakes winning OBS graduate Valid Forbes.
  • Joe Sharp, Agent, went to $110,000 for Hip No. 332, a son of Dialed In consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent. The dark bay or brown colt, whose eighth on Friday in :9 4/5 was the sale’s co-fastest at the distance, is out of Top Trick, by Hat Trick (JPN), a daughter of graded stakes winner Blushing Heiress.
  • Hip No. 348, a daughter of Tiznow consigned by Woodside Ranch, Agent, went to Rio Vista Stables – Janice Klein for $110,000. The dark bay or brown filly, out of stakes placed Unbound, by Distorted Humor, turned in an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5 on Friday.
  • Hip No. 369, a bay filly by Pioneerof the Nile consigned by Eisaman Equine, Agent, who also worked an eighth on Friday in :10 1/5, was purchased by Gayle Van Leer, Agent, for $110,000. She’s out of graded stakes winner Washington Bridge, by Yankee Gentleman, a daughter of stakes winner Stirling Bridge.
  • Hip No. 534, Slewgoodtobetrue, a daughter of Jimmy Creed consigned by Mayberry Farm, Agent, went to Larry Zap, Agent for Joseph Ciaglia, Jr. for $110,000. The dark bay or brown filly, who breezed an eighth in :10 2/5 on Saturday, is out of Chiefette, by Chief Seattle, a daughter of stakes placed Daederbe.
  • JSM Equine LLC paid $110,000 for Hip No. 540, a daughter of Violence consigned by Hoppel’s Horse & Cattle Co., Inc., Agent. The bay filly, out of Citron Lady, by Lemon Drop Kid, a half sister to stakes winner Izzy Speaking, turned in an Under Tack eighth in :21 1/5 on Saturday.

For the session, 152 horses sold for a total of $4,598,500, compared with 213 selling for a total of $7,739,900 at last year’s second session. The average was $30,253 compared with $36,338 a year ago, while the median price was $14,500, compared to $20,000 in 2017.  The buyback percentage was 27.6%; it was 19.3% last year.

The June Sale continues Friday at 10:00 a.m. Hip No.’s 601 – 936 will be offered.

Friday’s session will again be streamed live via the OBS website at obssales.com and via the Blood-Horse,  Daily Racing Form and TDN websites.

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

Sales results are available on the OBS website, updated frequently during each session. 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 June Sale or OBS website, please call (352) 237-2154.

 

Scat Daddy colt tops June Sale’s opening session

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Hip No. 211, a son of Scat Daddy consigned by Top Line Sales LLC, Agent, was sold to Carlo Vaccarezza for $650,000 to top the first session of the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2018 June Sale of Two-Year-Olds and Horses of Racing Age. The dark bay or brown colt, whose eighth in :9 4/5 at Thursday’s Under Tack session was the sale’s co-fastest at the distance, is out of Satulah, by Gone West, a daughter of graded stakes winner War Thief.

 

 

  • Hip No. 61, a daughter of Cairo Prince consigned by Price Thoroughbreds LLC, Agent was purchased by Baoma Corp. for $375,000. The bay filly, a half sister to stakes winning OBS graduate Stormin’ Lyon out of Motel Lass, by Bates Motel, turned in the sale’s fastest quarter on Thursday, stopping the timer in :20 2/5.
  • Hip No. 41, Mo Mississippi, a son of Uncle Mo consigned by Gayle Woods, Agent, went to Exline-Border Racing LLC, Marette Farrell Agent, for $370,000. The bay colt, whose three eighths in :32 2/5 at Thursday’s Under Tack session was the sale’s fastest work at the distance, is out of out of Mississippi Queen, by Artie Schiller, a half sister to grade one stakes winner Asi Siempre. His breeze, the co-fastest three eighths ever by a two-year-old over the OBS surface, equaled the work turned in by grade one stakes winner Celestine at the 2014 OBS June Sale, also consigned by Gayle Woods.
  • Justin Casse, Agent, went to $240,000 for Hip No. 112, a daughter of Quality Road consigned by McKathan Bros., Agent. The bay filly, who breezed an eighth in :10 flat on Thursday, is a half sister to graded stakes placed stakes winner Rock Candy out of Party Chatter, by Pleasant Colony.
  • Hip No. 235, a son of  New Year’s Day consigned by Southern Chase Farm, Inc. (Greg & Karen Dodd), Agent, was purchased for $205,000 by Robert Barbara, Agent for Joseph G. Bucci. The chestnut colt, who sped a quarter in :20 4/5 on Friday, is out of Sign Off, by Distorted Humor, a daughter of grade one stakes winner Imperial Gesture.
  • Calumet Farm paid $165,000 for Hip No. 247, a dark bay or brown colt by Flatter who also breezed a quarter in :20 4/5 on Friday. Consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, he’s a half brother to graded stakes placed stakes winner Skipalute out of Skipstone, by Montbrook.
  • Hip No. 210, Prize Money, a daughter of Orb consigned by Niall Brennan Stables, Agent, was sold to Joe Sharp, Agent, for $155,000. The bay filly, who breezed an eighth in :10 2/5 on Thursday, is out of Satisfaction, by Awesome Again, a half sister to grade one winner Dancing Forever.
  • Joe Sharp, Agent, also went to $150,000 for Hip No. 3, a son of Cross Traffic consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent. The dark bay or brown colt, who worked an eighth on Thursday in :10 1/5, is out of stakes winner Madrilena, by Stormy Atlantic, a daughter of stakes winner Brush Over.

For the session, 171 horses grossed $6,460,500, compared with 221 selling for a total of $7,260,000 at last year’s first session. The average was $37,781, up 15% compared with $32,851 a year ago, while the median price was $20,000, a gain of 17.6% compared to $17,000 in 2017.  The buyback percentage was 21.5%; it was 14.34% last year.

The June Sale continues Thursday at 10:00 a.m. Hip No.’s 301 – 600 will be offered.

Thursday’s session will again be streamed live via the OBS website at obssales.com and via the Blood-Horse,  Daily Racing Form and TDN websites.

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

Sales results are available on the OBS website, updated frequently during each session. 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 June Sale or OBS website, please call (352) 237-2154.

 

Paved wins Santa Anita’s Honeymoon Stakes

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Ciaglia Racing LLC and Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners’ Paved stayed off the pace in the early going in Saturday’s $200,060 Honeymoon Stakes (G2) at Santa Anita, but she rallied on the turn, came between horses to take command in the stretch and drew away late to win by 3-1/2 lengths. Fellow OBS graduate Ms Peintour (June ’17, April ’17) checked in third. It’s the second stakes win for the 3-year-old daughter of Quality Road, who beat the boys earlier in the year in the El Camino Real Derby.  Now 6-3-0-3 for trainer Michael McCarthy, she has earned $242,640 to date. She was purchased by Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners for $320,000 out of the Hoppel’s Horse & Cattle Co. consignment at the 2017 OBS March Sale after breezing an eighth in :10 1/5 at the Under Tack Show. watch her under tack video

James M. Miller’s Lovely Bernadette had one horse beaten on the backstretch of Churchill’s $100,000 Mint Julep Handicap (G3) on Saturday, but the 4-year-old daughter of Wilburn closed down the stretch and got up in the final yards to score by a neck. It’s her third graded stakes win and leaves her with a 17-8-0-3 career record and earnings of $568,479. She turned in an Under Tack quarter in :21 4/5 at the 2016 OBS June Sale before she was purchased by Mr. Miller for $28,000 from Bobby Jones Equine LLC & Santa Fe Thoroughbreds, Agent. watch her under tack video

Leonard C. Green’s Sower is now three for three and a stakes winner after leading from gate to wire and winning the $150,000 Jersey Girl Stakes by 4-3/4 lengths at Belmont Park on Sunday. Fellow OBS graduate Take Charge Paula (March ’17) checked in third. Sower is trained by Linda Rice, who purchased the now 3-year-old filly by Flatter for $120,000 out of the Harris Training Center consignment at the 2017 OBS April Sale after she breezed an Under Tack eighth in : 10 1/5. watch her under tack video

Gary Barber and John C. Oxley’s unbeaten Road to Victory, idle since capturing Churchill’s Golden Rod Stakes (G2) in November, returned to the races in style, rallying to take charge of Woodbine’s $100,00 Alywow stakes a furlong from home and besting fellow OBS graduate Originator (June ’17) by a length and a half. Now three for three for trainer Mark Casse, she has earned $191,086 to date. The 3-year-old daughter of Quality Road sped an eighth in :9 4/5 at the Under Tack Show prior to the 2017 OBS April Sale before she was purchased for $500,000 by Justin Casse, Agent, out of the de Meric Sales consignment. watch her under tack video

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Heczor Investment Corp.’s King Humor is also three for three and a stakes winner after going to the lead early in Thursday’s $75,000 Ocala Flame Stakes at Gulfstream Park and staying there all the way, scoring by half a length. Trained by Victor Barboza, Jr., the 3-year-old colt by Distorted Humor has earned $101,325 to date. Consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, to the 2017 OBS June Sale, he turned in an Under Tack eighth in :10 flat before he sold for $50,000. watch his under tack video

 

e Five Racing Stable’s Florida Fuego came around horses on the turn in Wednesday’s $75,000 Liza Jane Stakes at Gulfstream Park, closed on the outside down the stretch and was up in the last jump to win by a nose. Fellow OBS graduate Writer’s Almanac (April ’17) was another length back in third. It’s the second stakes win for the 3-year-old Florida-bred daughter of Kantharos, now 6-3-0-1 for trainer David Fawkes with $154,935 in earnings. She sped an Under Tack quarter in :21 4/5 before she was she was purchased for $70,000 out of the Ocala Stud consignment at the 2017 OBS March Sale. watch her under tack video

Filly by The Factor fastest at June Sale Under Tack finale

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Hip No. 890, a gray or roan filly by The Factor consigned by All Dreams Equine, worked three eighths in :33 flat 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 2018 June Sale of Two Year Olds in Training and Horses of Racing Age. She’s out of Twilite Rendezvous, by Mr. Greeley, a half sister to stakes winner Twilights Prayer.

 

Hip No. 847, a 3-year-old bay colt by Uncle Mo consigned by Circle D Thoroughbreds, breezed three eighths in :33 2/5. He’s out of Pretty Clear, by Mr. Prospector, a full sister to grade one stakes winner Distant View.

Hip No. 853, a 3-year-old chestnut gelding by Jimmy Creed consigned by Gayle Woods, Agent, breezed a half mile in :45 1/5. He’s out of stakes winner Missing Miss, by Unaccounted For.

Four youngsters shared honors for the day’s fastest quarter, clocked in :21 flat.

  • Hip No. 883, Who’llstoptherain, a bay filly by Can the Man consigned by Top Line Sales LLC, Agent, is a half sister to stakes placed What What What out of Stormy Blast, by Kayrawan.
  • Hip No. 909, consigned by Journeyman Bloodstock Services, Inc. (Brent & Crystal Fernung), Agent, is a gray or roan colt by Winslow Homer out of Cindy Says, by Elusive Quality, a half sister to graded stakes winner Cloud Scapes.
  • Hip No. 916, a bay colt by Gemologist out of stakes winner Elusive Noise, by Elusive Quality, is consigned by Potrero Stables, Agent.
  • Hip No. 930, God of Love, consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, is a bay colt by Atreides out of Lanida, by Lion Heart, a half sister to champion Kodiak Boy.

There were nine quarters in :21 1/5.

  • Hip No. 704, consigned by Thoroughbred Champions Training Center LLC, is a chestnut colt by Curlin out of graded stakes winner Golden Dawn, by Hennessy.
  • Hip No. 749, a bay filly by Violence consigned by Hemingway Racing and Training Stables LLC, Agent, is a half sister to stakes winner Cederberg out of In From the Cold, by American Chance.
  • Hip No. 753, a chestnut colt by Union Rags consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, is a half brother to stakes winning OBS graduate Backdoor Kenny out of Internal Affair, by Orientate, a half sister to graded stakes placed stakes winner Mountain Range.
  • Hip No. 815, consigned by Tom McCrocklin, Agent, is a bay colt by Scat Daddy out of graded stakes winner Last Song, by Unbridled’s Song, and is a half brother to stakes placed Shut the Box.
  • Hip No. 837, consigned by Hoppel’s Horse & Cattle Co., Agent, is a dark bay or brown colt by Emcee out of Lost Dreams, by Indian Charlie, a daughter of stakes winner Private Dreams
  • Hip No. 843, a dark bay or brown gelding by Adios Charlie consigned by Ocala Stud, is out of Lucky Trip, by Trippi, a full sister to stakes winning OBS graduate Dream of Angels.
  • Hip No. 878, Shessuchaknockout, consigned by Southern Chase Farm, Inc. (Greg & Karen Dodd), Agent, is a bay filly by Kantharos out of Shessuchastandout, by Afleet Alex, a daughter of graded stakes winner For Rubies.
  • Hip No. 902, Our Fascination, also consigned by Hoppel’s Horse & Cattle, is a dark bay or brown filly by Warrior’s Reward out of stakes winner Brenda’s Slew, by Straight Man, and is a half sister to stakes placed Notapradaprice.
  • Hip No. 915, a bay filly by Paynter consigned by Woodford Thoroughbreds, Agent, is a half sister to stakes placed Four Inch Heels out of stakes placed OBS graduate Earlybird Road, by Cherokee Run.

The session’s fastest eighths were in :10 flat; there were eight.

  • Hip No. 686, Coco Bold, consigned by Las Palmas Farm, Agent, is a dark bay or brown colt by Magna Graduate out of Galabella, by Lightnin N Thunder, from the family of stakes winner Stormy Do.
  • Hip No. 738, consigned by Altamira Stable LLC, Agent, is a chestnut filly by Strong Mandate out of stakes placed Ice Storm Coming.
  • Hip No, 779, a dark bay or brown filly by Rattlesnake Bridge consigned by Golden Rock Thoroughbreds, Agent, is out of Jupiter Tasmania, by Jupiter Pluvius, a half sister to stakes winning OBS graduate Dawnie Macho.
  • Hip No. 791, a dark bay or brown filly by First Samurai consigned by Julie Davies LLC, Agent, is out of Key Quality, by Elusuve Quality, a half sister to grade one stakes winner Gaviola.
  • Hip No. 860, consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, is a chestnut filly by Gio Ponti out of graded stakes placed stakes winner Miss Mambo, by Kingmambo, and is a half sister to stakes winner Race to Urga, the dam of grade one stakes winner Gormley.
  • Hip No. 867, Stormy Silana, a bay filly by Sidney’s Candy consigned by Santa Fe Thoroughbreds, Agent, is out of stakes placed OBS graduate Not in My House, by Chester House.
  • Hip No. 869, consigned by Paul Sharp, Agent, is a bay filly by Can the Man out of stakes placed Pi Bella, by Pioneering, a half sister to stakes winner Carbella.
  • Hip No. 886, consigned by Dean’s List, Agent, is a chestnut filly by Super Ninety Nine out of Teruko, by Coronado’s Quest, and is a half sister to graded stakes placed stakes winner Safe Trip.

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 June Sale is scheduled for Wednesday, June 13th through Friday, June 15th with each session beginning at 10:00 a.m. Hip No’s 1-300 go on the block Wednesday, Hip No’s 301- 600 will be offered Thursday and Hip No’s. 601-936 will sell on Friday.

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 June Sale or OBS website, please call (352) 237-2154.

New Year’s Day colt fastest at OBS June’s third Under Tack session

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Hip No. 455, a chestnut colt by New Year’s Day consigned by Hawks Nest LLC, Agent, sped a quarter in :20 3/5 to post the fastest work at the distance at the third session of the Under Tack Show for the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2018 June Sale of Two Year Olds in Training and Horses of Racing Age. He’s out of stakes placed Awesome Symmetry, by Awesome Again, a daughter of stakes winning OBS graduate Valid Symmetry.

 

Hip No. 457, Yesterday’s Girl, a chestnut filly by Mucho Macho Man consigned by RiceHorse Stable (Brandon & Ali Rice), worked a quarter in : 20 4/5. She’s out of stakes placed Ayers Hall, by Jade Hunter, from the family of champion Estrapade.

Six youngsters worked quarters in :21 flat.

  • Hip No. 451, consigned by Scanlon Training & Sales, Agent, is a dark bay or brown filly by Magician (IRE) out of Ava G, by Afternoon Deelites, from the family of graded stakes placed stakes winner Winter Treasure.
  • Hip No. 484, a chestnut colt by Verrazano consigned by Brick City Thoroughbreds, is a half brother to graded stakes placed Motown Lady out of Binavicar, by Vicar.
  • Hip No. 494, a chestnut colt by Speightstown consigned by Tom McCrocklin, Agent, is out of graded stakes winner Blueeyesintherein, by Magna Graduate.
  • Hip No. 561, consigned by Top Line Sales LLC, Agent, is a dark bay or brown filly by First Dude out of Crazysoutherngirl, by Southern Image, a half sister to stakes winner She’s Our Annie.
  • Hip No. 610, a bay filly by Ghostzapper consigned by McKathan Bros., Agent, is out of stakes placed Do Somethin, by Purim.
  • Hip No. 636, consigned by Ocala Stud, is a bay colt by Congrats out of Empress of Gold, by Empire Maker, from the family of grade one stakes winner Air Fore Blue.

There were eight eighths in :21 1/5.

  • Hip No. 497, a dark bay or brown colt by Pioneerof the Nile consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, is a half brother to graded stakes placed You’re to Blame out of graded stakes placed stakes winner Bon Jovi Girl.
  • Hip No. 528, a dark bay or brown gelding by Corfu consigned by Altamira Stable LLC, Agent, is out of Chandeleur, by Repent, from the family of stakes winner Brite’s High.
  • Hip No. 540, consigned by Hoppel’s Horse & Cattle Co., Inc., Agent, is a bay filly by Violence out of Citron Lady, by Lemon Drop Kid, a half sister to stakes winner Izzy Speaking.
  • Hip No. 556, Giant Mesa, consigned by Winners Circle Thoroughbreds LLC, Agent, is a chestnut colt by Giant Oak out of Corsica, by Sky Mesa, from the family of graded stakes placed stakes winner Lucky Lavender Gal.
  • Hip No. 569, Dakota’s Thirsty, a chestnut colt by Stay Thirsty consigned by Southern Chase Farm, Inc. (Greg & Karen Dodd), Agent, is out of Dakota Sis, by Eddington, a half sister to stakes winner Littlemiss Allison.
  • Hip No. 611, also consigned by Wavertree, is a bay colt by Twirling Candy out of Double Fancy, by Tribal Rule, a full sister to stakes winner Rule by Force.
  • Hip No. 620, a bay colt by Uncle Mo consigned by Tom McCrocklin, Agent, is out of Dublin Four, by Henrythenavigator, a half sister to graded stakes winner Intelligence Cross.
  • Hip No. 622, a gray or roan filly by Concord Point consigned by Doble Jak LLC, is out of Dynamatic, by Dynaformer, from the family of stakes winner Quality Exchange.

Two horses tied for the day’s fastest three eighths, timed in: 33 flat.

  • Hip No. 303, Hallucegenic, a gray or roan colt by Winslow Homer consigned by Gayle Woods, is out of Sweet On You, by Candy Ride (ARG), a daughter of graded stakes placed stakes winner New Edition.
  • Hip No. 647, Covergirl Justice, consigned by All Dreams Equine, is a half sister to stakes winner Exciting Justice out of Exciting Avenue, by Avenue of Flags.

Two horses shared honors for the session’s fastest eighth, each stopping the timer in :9 4/5.

  • Hip No. 613, a dark bay or brown filly by Exchange Rate consigned by Bobby Dodd, Agent, is out of Downtown Drifter, by Devil His Due, a half sister to graded stakes placed stakes winner Arch Rebel.
  • Hip No. 652, consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, is a dark bay or brown filly by Munnings out of Extravagance, by Medaglia d’Oro, from the family of grade one stakes winner Bodemeister.

There were ten eighths in :10 flat.

  • Hip No. 487, Magic Snake, consigned by Stephen Hope Sales & Co., Agent, is a gray or roan filly by Rattlesnake Bridge out of Black Magic Moon, by Alke, from the family of stakes winner Belle de Soleil.
  • Hip No. 504, a bay filly by Istan consigned by Sugar Hill LLC, Agent, is a half sister to graded stakes winning OBS graduate Motovato out of stakes placed Buffalo Bird Woman, by Slew City Slew.
  • Hip No. 533, consigned by Randy Miles, Agent, is a bay filly by Discreet Cat, a full sister to graded stakes winner Air Khalifa out of Chez La Femme, by Afternoon Deelites.
  • Hip No. 565, a dark bay or brown colt by J P’s Gusto consigned by Victory Stables, is out of stakes placed Cryptocandiac, by Candy Ride (ARG), a half sister to graded stakes winner Workin for Hops.
  • Hip No. 599, Shilah Baby, a gray or roan filly by Graydar consigned by Woodford Thoroughbreds, Agent, is out of Diamond Baby, by Southern Image, a half sister to graded stakes winner Baby J.
  • Hip No. 605, consigned by Weston Thoroughbreds Training & Sales LLC, Agent, is a bay filly by Beau Choix out of D J Trip, by Trippi, a half sister to stakes placed Superstar Bea.
  • Hip No. 618, a bay filly by Fed Biz consigned by Sequel Bloodstock, Agent, is out of Dress Parade, by Victory Gallop, a daughter of graded stakes winner Added Asset.
  • Hip No. 654, consigned by Costanzo Sales, is a bay colt by Uncaptured out of Fabiana’s Flash, by City Zip, a daughter of graded stakes winner Flashy N Smart.
  • Hip No. 674, Shedancesforfate, a full sister to grade one stakes winning OBS graduate Dance With Fate, consigned by Best A Luck Farm LLC, Agent, is a dark bay or brown filly by Two Step Salsa out of Flirting With Fate, by Saint Ballado.
  • Hip No. 675, a dark bay or brown filly by Uncle Mo consigned by Top Line Sales LLC, Agent, is a full sister to stakes placed OBS graduate Mighty Mo out of Flowers Athefinish, by Grand Reward.

The Under Tack Show concludes Sunday, June 10th, starting at 7:30 p.m. Hip No’s 676 – 936 are scheduled to breeze.

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 June Sale is scheduled for Wednesday, June 13th through Friday, June 15th with each session beginning at 10:00 a.m. Hip No’s 1-300 go on the block Wednesday, Hip No’s 301- 600 will be offered Thursday and Hip No’s. 601-936 will sell on Friday.

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 June Sale or OBS website, please call (352) 237-2154.

Cairo Prince filly fastest at second June Sale Under Tack session

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Hip No. 407, Sexyama, a gray or roan filly by Cairo Prince consigned by Halcyon Hammock Farm, Agent, breezed three eighths in :32 3/5 to post the fastest work at the distance at the second session of the Under Tack Show for the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2018 June Sale of Two Year Olds in Training and Horses of Racing Age. She’s a half sister to stakes placed Cowboy Cool out of Academie D’Amour, by Royal Academy. As a testament to the OBS surface, the session concluded on a dry track despite an interruption by heavy afternoon showers.

Two horses worked three eighths in :32 4/5.

  • Hip No. 245, Astro Empire, a bay colt by Astrology consigned by Doble Jak LLC, is out of Sizzle Dress, by Henrythenavigator, a daughter of stakes placed Dressed to Kill.
  • Hip No. 297, Vow Me Now, consigned by Halcyon Hammock Farm, Agent, is a bay colt by Broken Vow and a half brother to graded stakes placed stakes winning OBS graduate Get Jets out of Sunny, by Dixieland Band.

Hip No. 402, a chestnut colt by Fed Biz consigned by Potrero Stables, Agent, turned in the sesssion’s fastest quarter, clocked in :20 3/5. He’s out of You Laughin, by Sharp Humor, a half sister to grade one winner Sweet Reason.

There were six quarters in :20 4/5.

  • Hip No. 235, consigned by Southern Chase Farm, Inc. (Greg & Karen Dodd), Agent, is a chestnut colt by New Year’s Day out of Sign Off, by Distorted Humor, a daughter of grade one stakes winner Imperial Gesture.
  • Hip No. 247, a dark bay or brown colt by Flatter consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, is a half brother to graded stakes placed stakes winner Skipalute out of Skipstone, by Montbrook.
  • Hip No. 263, also consigned by Wavertree, is a chestnut filly by Street Boss out of Southern Swing, by Dixieland Band, and is a half sister to stakes winner Mr. Pee Vee.
  • Hip No. 375, a gray or roan filly by Itsmyluckyday consigned by Envision Equine, Agent, is a half sister to graded stakes placed stakes winning OBS graduate Sweetontheladies out of stakes placed Whataclassybroad, by Yankee Gentleman.
  • Wavertree also consigned Hip No. 426, a gray or roan filly by The Factor out of stakes winner America’s Friend, by Unusual Heat, a full sister to graded stakes placed stakes winner Bel Air Sizzle.
  • Hip No. 446, Track Star, a dark bay or brown filly by J P’s Gusto consigned by Journeyman Bloodstock Services, Inc. (Brent & Crystal Fernung), Agent, is a half sister to stakes placed Joe Hollywood out of A True Star, by Yes It’s True.

Eight youngsters worked quarters in :21 flat

  • Hip No. 248, a dark bay or brown colt by Handsome Mike consigned by Blue River Bloodstock, Inc., Agent, is out of Slamming Well, by Grand Slam, a half sister to stakes winning OBS graduate Calico Bay.
  • Hip No. 257, a bay colt by Shackleford consigned by Envision Equine, Agent, is a half brother to graded stakes placed Pedaltothemedal out of Something Brewing, by Meadowlake.
  • Hip No. 267, consigned by Woodford Thoroughbreds, Agent, is a chestnut filly by Congrats out of Spinning Time, by Giant’s Causeway, a half sister to graded stakes placed stakes winning OBS graduate Boat Trip.
  • Hip No. 300, consigned by Ocala Stud, is a dark bay or brown colt by Adios Charlie out of Sweetly Valid, by Sweetsouthernsaint, a daughter of stakes winning OBS graduate Valid Forbes.
  • Hip No. 323, a dark bay or brown colt by Shanghai Bobby consigned by Envision Equine, Agent, is out of There I Go, by Hennessy, a half sister to grade one stakes winner Karlovy Vary.
  • Hip No. 325, consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, is a bay colt by Into Mischief out of stakes winner Three Graces, by Doneraile Court, and is a half brother to graded stakes winner Euphrosyne.
  • Hip No. 357, a gray or roan gelding by Overdriven also consigned Ocala Stud, is a half brother to stakes winning OBS graduate R Girls a Charmer out of Velvet Charm, by Montbrook.
  • Hip No. 427, consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, is a gray or roan filly by The Factor out of champion Amor de Palacio, by Cashel Castle.

There were five quarters in :21 1/5.

  • Hip No. 259, a bay colt by Warrior’s Reward consigned by Dark Star Thoroughbreds (Stori Atchison), Agent, is out of Sophie’s Destiny, by Two Punch, a half sister to stakes winner Grand Appointment.
  • Hip No. 319, Terminallastchance, consigned by Julie Davies LLC, Agent, is a dark bay or brown colt by Smart Bid out of Terminals Lastbuck, by Stonesider, a half sister to stakes placed Frivolous Buck.
  • Hip No. 392, consigned by Halcyon Hammock Farm, Agent, is a bay colt by Point of Entry out of Wishcraft, by Lion Heart, a half sister to grade one winner Dream of Summer, the dam of graded winners Creative Cause and Destin.
  • Hip No. 401, a chestnut colt by Uncaptured consigned by Hawks Nest LLC, is out of Yes It’s Valid, by Yes It’s True, a daughter of stakes winning OBS graduate Valid Forbes.
  • Hip No. 431, Tbtwelve, a chestnut colt by Trappe Shot consigned by Tom McCrocklin, Agent, is out of A. P. Indy Lover, by Pure Prize, from the family of champion Hansen.

Two horses shared honors for the day’s fastest eighth, stopping the timer in 9 4/5.

  • Hip No. 332, consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, is a dark bay or brown colt by Dialed In out of Top Trick, by Hat Trick (JPN), a daughter of graded stakes winner Blushing Heiress.
  • Hip No. 403, Getthe Muny Bernie, a chestnut colt by Munnings consigned by Randy Bradshaw, Agent, is a half brother to stakes winner Beyond the Reach out of Zadie Creek, by Repriced.

There were eleven eighths in :10 flat.

  • Hip No. 232, a bay colt by Orb consigned by Sequel Bloodstock, Agent, is a half brother to graded stakes winner Bourbon Courage out of Shine Forth, by Carson City.
  • Hip No. 240, Periodical, a gray or roan filly by Data Link consigned by Niall Brennan Stables, Agent, is a half sister to graded stakes winner Onus out of Silviculture, by Forestry.
  • Hip No. 242, a bay filly by Csaba consigned by Whitman Sales LLC, Agent, is out of Sister Gal, by Indy King, from the family of graded stakes placed OBS graduate Wedding Singer.
  • Hip No. 293, a chestnut filly by Crown of Thorns consigned by J R Racing Stables, is out of Sugarlick, by Congrats, a half sister to graded stakes winner Trippi’s Storm.
  • Hip No. 307, consigned by Top Line Sales LLC, Agent, is a bay colt by Union Rags out of Sweet Zapper, by Ghostzapper, a daughter of grade one stakes winner Sweet Symphony.
  • Hip No. 317, consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, is a bay filly by Shackleford out of Tenacious Tripp, by Trippi, a half sister to stakes winning OBS graduate Dynhocracy.
  • Hip No. 320, a bay colt by Run Away and Hide consigned by Stephens Thoroughbreds LLC, Agent, is out of Texit, by Tapit, a half sister to graded stakes placed My Corinthian.
  • Hip No. 344, consigned by Marcial Galan, is a gray or roan filly by Can the Man out of stakes placed Tutu, by Corwyn Bay (IRE), and a half sister to stakes placed Avenue Sister.
  • Hip No. 366, Mercusio, a dark bay or brown colt by Elusive Quality also consigned by Marcial Galan, Agent, is out of Vita Vittoria, by Medaglia d’Oro, a half sister to stakes winner Saturday’s Child.
  • Hip No. 411, Random Number, a bay colt by Uncle Mo consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, is a half brother to graded stakes placed Honor the Fleet out of stakes winner Afleet Lass, by Northern Afleet.
  • Hip No. 450, consigned by Pick View LLC, is a bay colt by Northern Afleet out of Autumn Memories, and is a half brother to stakes placed Edgy Memorie.

The Under Tack Show continues Saturday, June 9th at 7:30 a.m. Hip No’s 451 – 675 scheduled to breeze.

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 June Sale is scheduled for Wednesday, June 13th through Friday, June 15th with each session beginning at 10:00 a.m. Hip No’s 1-300 go on the block Wednesday, Hip No’s 301- 600 will be offered Thursday and Hip No’s. 601-936 will sell on Friday.

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 June Sale or OBS website, please call (352) 237-2154.

Uncle Mo colt fastest at June Under Tack Show’s first session

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Hip No. 41, Mo Mississippi, a bay colt by Uncle Mo consigned by Gayle Woods, Agent, worked three eighths in :32 2/5 to post the fastest work at the distance at the first session of the Under Tack Show for the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2018 June Sale of Two Year Olds in Training and Horses of Racing Age. The beginning of the session was briefly delayed by a heavy shower, but once underway, the OBS track surface provided uniform dry footing throughout the entire day.

Mo Mississippi is out of out of Mississippi Queen, by Artie Schiller, a half sister to graded stakes winner Asi Siempre. His breeze time equaled the work turned in by grade one stakes winner Celestine, consigned to the 2014 OBS June Sale by Gayle Woods.

Hip No. 177, Canadian Magic, a bay filly by Magician (IRE) breezed three eighths in :33 1/5. She’s out of Ristretta, by War Front, from the family of champion Leroidesanimaux (BRZ).

Hip No. 61, a bay filly by Cairo Prince consigned by Price Thoroughbreds LLC, Agent, worked the session’s fastest quarter, stopping the timer in :20 2/5. She’s a half sister to stakes winning OBS graduate Stormin’ Lyon out of Motel Lass, by Bates Motel.

There were two quarters in :20 3/5.

  • Hip No. 106, is a bay filly by Uncle Mo consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, out of stakes winning OBS graduate Paint Me Red, by Red Bullet.
  • Hip No. 158, Maple Moon, a gray or roan colt by The Lumber Guy consigned by Jose Munoz, is out of Ransom Moon, by Malibu Moon, from the family of graded stakes winner Regal Ransom.

Three horses worked quarters in :20 4/5

  • Hip No. 36, Class Act, consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, is a bay colt by Quality Road out of Miss Drake, by Afleet Alex, a daughter of grade one winner Classy Mirage and a full sister to grade one stakes winner Dublin.
  • Hip No. 42, a chestnut colt by Trappe Shot consigned by Jose Munoz, is out of Miss Olive Oil, by Roman Ruler, a half sister to grade one winner Friendly Michelle.
  • Hip No. 102, Theycallmeprincess, a bay filly by Currency Swap consigned by 30-30 Ranch, is out of stakes placed OBS graduate Over the Counter, by Majestic Warrior.

A pair of youngsters sped quarters in :21 flat.

  • Hip No. 16, a dark bay or brown filly by Turbo Compressor consigned by Paraizo Victoria Farm, is out of Market Price, by Touch Gold, a daughter of stakes winner Country Stage.
  • Hip No. 23, consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, is a bay filly by Atreides, a half sister to graded stakes winner Whitmore, who added Oaklawn’s Count Fleet Handicap (G3) to his resume in April, out of Melody’s Spirit, by Scat Daddy.

Eight horses breezed a quarter in :21 1/5.

  • Hip No. 45, Strong Foundation, consigned by Potrero Stables, Agent, is a dark bay or brown colt by Handsome Mike out of Miss Velocity, by Curlin, a half sister to graded stakes winning OBS graduate East Hall.
  • Hip No. 98, a dark bay or brown colt by Magna Graduate consigned by Golden Rock Thoroughbreds, Agent, is out of Onaccountofyou, by Unaccounted For, a daughter of stakes winner Got You Runnin.
  • Hip No. 107, consigned by C & J Stable, is a chestnut filly by To Honor and Serve out of graded stakes winner Palmilla, by Crowd Pleaser.
  • Hip No. 132, Divide by Four, a dark bay or brown filly by Temple City consigned by Top Line Sales LLC, Agent, is out of Ponita, by Even the Score, a half sister to stakes winner Ohio Smile.
  • Hip No. 143, consigned by Halcyon Hammock Farm, Agent, is a gray or roan colt by He’s Had Enough out of stakes winner Prize Informant, by Marciano.
  • Hip No. 188, a gray or roan filly by Prospective consigned by Boutte Sales, Agent, is out of Romantic Juliet, by Put It Back, a full sister to graded stakes placed stakes winning OBS graduate High Resolve.
  • Hip No. 191, consigned by Ocala Stud, is a dark bay or brown colt by Overdriven out of stakes placed Rose Bay, by Montbrook, a full sister to stakes winner Sweet Sixteen.
  • Hip No. 203, a gray or roan colt by Flashback consigned by Southern Chase Farm, Inc. (Greg & Karen Dodd), Agent, is out of Salty Not Sweet, by Salt Lake, a full sister to stakes placed Four Corners.

Two horses shared honors for the session’s fastest eighth, clocked in :9 4/5.

  • Hip No. 114, Diamond Gold, consigned by Champions of the Future, is a gray or roan filly by You Luckie Mann out of Party of Eight, by Evansville Slew, from the family of graded stakes placed stakes winner Ride the Rails.
  • Hip No. 211, a dark bay or brown colt by Scat Daddy consigned by Top Line Sales LLC, Agent, is out of Satulah, by Gone West, a daughter of graded stakes winner War Thief.

There were six eighths in :10 flat.

  • Hip No. 53, consigned by Grassroots Training & Sales LLC, Agent, is a chestnut filly by Reward the Cat out of Montbright, by Montbrook, a daughter of stakes winning OBS graduate Burn Brightly.
  • Hip No. 108, a chestnut filly by Orb consigned by Bobby Dodd, Agent, is out of Pampering, by Hennessy, a daughter of graded stakes placed Hot Attraction.
  • Hip No. 112, consigned by McKathan Bros., Agent, is a bay filly by Quality Road out of Party Chatter, by Pleasant Colony, and is a half sister to graded stakes placed stakes winner Rock Candy.
  • Hip No. 124, Ben’s Miss Chief, a bay filly by Into Mischief consigned by Top Line Sales LLC, Agent, is a half sister to stakes placed Pioneer’s Era out of Pioneer Gal, by Pioneering.
  • Hip No. 148, a dark bay or brown colt by Violence consigned by Hemingway Racing and Training Stables LLC, Agent, is out of Pure Genius, by Mr. Greeley, a daughter of graded stakes placed stakes winner Keeneland Kat.
  • Hip No. 197, consigned by Hoppel’s Horse & Cattle Co., Inc., Agent, is a bay colt by Blame out of Ruedelarose, by Street Sense, a full sister to stakes placed Flower Mart.

The Under Tack Show continues Friday, June 8th at 7:30 a.m. Hip No’s 226 – 450 are scheduled to breeze.

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 June Sale is scheduled for Wednesday, June 13th through Friday, June 15th with each session beginning at 10:00 a.m. Hip No’s 1-300 go on the block Wednesday, Hip No’s 301- 600 will be offered Thursday and Hip No’s. 601-936 will sell on Friday.

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 June Sale or OBS website, please call (352) 237-2154.

Lipstick City captures Gulfstream’s Christmas Past Stakes

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Steve Laymon, William G. Robbins & Richard F. Broadbent IV’s Lipstick City trailed in the early going of the $75,000 Christmas Past Stakes on the turf at Gulfstream Park on Thursday, but rallied on the inside to reach contention in the stretch, took command a furlong out and drew off to win by 3-1/4 lengths. Fellow OBS graduate Temple Fur (April ’15) checked in third. It’s the second stakes victory for the 4-year-old filly by City Zip, who turned in an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5 before she was purchased for $165,000 out of the  Niall Brennan Stables consignment at the 2016 OBS March Sale. Now 10-4-3-1-1 and trained by David Fawkes, she has earned $154,699 to date. watch her under tack video

Mitole scores in Pimlico’s Chick Lang Stakes

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William & Corrine Heiligbrodt’s Mitole gave nothing else a chance in Saturday’s $200,000 Chick Lang Stakes at Pimlico, taking the lead shortly after the break, opening a long lead in the lane and coasting home to a 6-1/4 length victory. It’s the second straight stakes win for the 3-year-old colt by Eskendereya, now 7-4-2-1 for trainer Steve Asmussen with earnings of $348,710. Consigned by Grassroots Training & Sales LLC to the 2017 OBS April Sale, he was sold for $140,000 after turning in an eighth in :10 flat at the Under Tack Show. watch his under tack video

 

LNJ Foxwoods and NK Racing’s Explorer made his debut in a $55,725 Maiden Special Weight test on Friday at Santa Anita and got his career off to an impressive start, going right to the front and never looking back en route to a four length win. Bob Baffert trains the 3-year-old colt by Orb, who picked up $32,400 for his effort. He breezed an eighth in :10 flat at the Under Tack Show before he was purchased by the team of Solis/Litt for $1,250,000 out of the Crupi’s New Castle Farm consignment at the 2017 OBS March Sale. watch his under tack video

Blended Citizen takes Belmont’s Peter Pan Stakes

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Greg Hall and Sayjay Racing LLC’s Blended Citizen warmed up for a run at the Belmont Stakes (G1),  charging wide on the turn to reach contention in Saturday’s $350,000 Peter Pan Stakes (G3) at Belmont, taking command inside the sixteenth pole and easing away to a 1-1/2 length victory. It’s the second graded stakes win for the 3-year-old colt by Proud Citizen, purchased for $85,000 out of the Wavertree Stables (Ciaran Dunne) consignment at the 2017 OBS March Sale after he breezed an Under Tack quarter in :22 1/5. Trained by Doug O’Neill, he’s now 10-3-0-2 and has earned $406,854 to date. watch his under tack video

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Kent Spellman’s Kirby’s Penny tried stakes company for the first time in the $200,000 Vagrancy Handicap (G3) on Saturday at Belmont Park, rallied from just off the pace to wear down the leaders in the stretch and won going away by a length and a half. The 5-year-old daughter of Macho Uno, trained by Wesley Ward, is now 12-7-2-0 and has earned $338,916. Consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, to the 2015 OBS March Sale, she went through the ring after turning in an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5.  watch his under tack video

 

 

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David Melin, Leon Ellman and Laurie Plesa’s Mr. Jordan tracked the leader in Gulfstream’s $100,000 Big Drama Stakes on Saturday, took over leaving the eighth pole and scored by a length and three quarters, with fellow OBS graduate Hy Riverside (April ’14) checking in third. The 6-year-old Florida-bred son of Kantharos is a two-time OBS graduate, sold by Summerfield, Agent, at the 2013 August Sale then purchased for $155,000 out of the de Meric Sales consignment at the 2014 April Sale after he breezed a  quarter in :21 2/5 at the Under Tack Show. A six time stakes winner for trainer Eddie Plesa, he has compiled a 29-9-6-6 record and has earned $738,560. watch his under tack video

 

Woodford Racing LLC’s Engage overcame a sluggish start in Sunday’s $90,000 Gold Fever Stakes at Belmont, battled down the stretch in the mud and was best by a nose. Fellow OBS graduate A Different Style (March ’17) finished third. The graded stakes winning 3-year-old colt by Into Mischief, who took Belmont’s Futurity Stakes (G3) at two, is now 5-3-2-0 for trainer Chad Brown and has earned $266,400 to date. He worked an eighth in :9 4/5 at the Under Tack Show before he was purchased by Woodford for $550,000 out of the Crupi’s New Castle Farm consignment at the 2017 OBS March Sale. watch his under tack video

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Kaleem Shah’s Tijori got her career off on the right foot Friday at Santa Anita, taking the lead at the start of a $55,035 maiden special weight test and never looking back en route to a 3-1/4 length victory. Trained by Simon Callaghan, who indicated he’s pointing her for either the Astoria Stakes on Belmont weekend or a trip to Royal Ascot for the Queen Mary (G2), she earned $32,400 for her effort. The 2-year-old daughter of Will Take Charge was purchased for $525,000 out of the de Meric Sales consignment at the 2018 OBS March Sale after breezing an eighth in :10 flat at the Under Tack Show.  watch her under tack video

Funny Duck scores in Churchill’s Pat Day Mile

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Calumet Farm’s Funny Duck, overlooked at 39-1 in the $300,000 Pat Day Mile Stakes (G3) at Churchill Downs, stumbled at the start, hit the rail on the backstretch as he moved to the leaders, found room between horses approaching the stretch, took command a furlong from home and drew off to win by 4-3/4 lengths. It’s the first stakes win for the 3-year-old colt by Distorted Humor, trained by Rusty Arnold, now 7-2-2-0 with earnings of $214,040. He turned in an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5 before he was purchased by Calumet for $110,000 out of the Kirkwood Stables consignment at the 2017 OBS March Sale. watch his under tack video 

OBS graduates gave a good account of themselves at Churchill Downs on Oaks and Derby Day.  March Sale graduate Instilled Regard was dismissed at 85-1 in the Derby, but the colt by Arch came from well off the pace to finish a credible fourth. Earlier in the day, Warrior’s Club (April ’16) came with a big late run to just miss taking the Churchill Downs Stakes (G2) by a head.

On Oaks day, OBS April graduates Wonder Gadot and Midnight Bisou were second and third in the Kentucky Oaks (G1).

On the Oaks undercard, OBS March graduates Talk Veuve to Me and Gas Station Sushi finished second and third in the Eight Belles Stakes (G2) while Kid Perfect (April ’16) rallied for second in the Twin Spires Turf Stakes (G3), a neck better than Bucchero (June ’14), who settled for third.

Reddam Racing’s Blame the Rider pressed the pace in Saturday’s $191,035 Singletary Stakes at Santa Anita, fought his way down the stretch and was best by a head at the wire. It’s the first stakes victory for the 3-year-old son of Jimmy Creed, who sped a quarter in :21 at the Under Tack Show before he was purchased for $320,000 by Dennis O’Neill out of the Thoroughbred Champions Training Center consignment at the 2017 OBS March Sale. Now 7-2-0-1 for trainer Doug O’Neill, he has earned $101,650 to date. watch his under tack video 

Carolyn Wilson’s The Tabulator, idle since the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Stakes (G1) returned to action last Thursday at Prairie Meadows and led from gate to wire in the $50,000 Golden Circle Stakes, drawing away in the stretch to win by six lengths. It’s the third stakes win for the graded stakes winning 3-year-old colt by Dialed In, purchased for $460,000 out of the Wavertree Stables consignment at the 2017 OBS March Sale after turning in an Under Tack eighth in :10 flat. Now 5-4-0-0 for trainer Larry Rivelli, he has earned $233,550 to date. watch his under tack video 

Coteau Grove Farms LLC’s Special Blessing picked up her first stakes victory on Friday night at Evangeline Downs, rallying to reach contention turning for home in the $75,000 Equine Sales Oaks Stakes and easing away down the stretch to score by a length and three quarters. Trained by Bret Calhoun, the 3-year-old daughter of Flat Out is now 5-2-1-0 and has earned $85,930. Consigned by Select Sales, Agent, she went through the ring at the 2016 OBS August Selected Yearling Sale. Selected Sale Conformation photo

Mom’s On Strike captures Keeneland’s Bewitch Stakes

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While the record breaking 2018 Spring Sale’s final session was drawing to a close, Carl R. Moore Management LLC and Brad Grady’s Mom’s On Strike was circling horses on the turn, surging to the lead a furlong from home drawing off to win Keeneland’s $150,000 Bewitch Stakes (G3) on Friday by 3-1/4 lengths. It’s the first graded stakes victory for the 5-year-old Florida-bred mare by First Dude, trained by Joe Sharp, now 15-6-4-1 with $385,375 in earnings. A two time OBS graduate, she went through the ring at the 2014 August Yearling Sale and then turned in an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5 before she was purchased for $75,000 out of the Best A Luck Farm consignment at the 2015 April Sale.   watch her under tack video 

Live Oak Plantation’s Let It Ride Mom made her 2018 debut in Woodbine’s $218,250 Whimsical Stakes (G3) on Saturday, rallied from well off the pace and was up in the final strides to score by a head. It’s the first graded stakes win for the 4-year-old daughter of Into Mischief, now 11-4-3-0 with earnings of $246,019 for trainer Mark Casse. Consigned to the 2016 OBS March Sale by Woodford Thoroughbreds, Agent, she sped an Under Tack eighth in :9 4/5 before she  was purchased by Live Oak for $375,000. watch her under tack video 

Heider Family Stables LLC’s Lady Alexandra sat just off the pace in the early going of Belmont’s $100,000 License Fee Stakes on Sunday, took command in the upper stretch and drew away to a 3-1/2 length victory. It’s the first stakes win for the 4-year-old filly by More Than Ready, purchased for $300,000 out of the Niall Brennan Stables consignment at the 2016 OBS March Sale after breezing an eighth in :10 1/5 at the Under Tack Show. Trained by Graham Motion, she’s now 8-4-0-1 and has earned $210,750 to date. watch her under tack video 

Tyree Jacqueline Wolesensky’s Pain and Misery rallied to take the lead in Saturday’s $75,000 Gus Fonner Stakes at Fonner Park in the stretch, then drew off late to win by 3-1/4 lengths. It’s the third stakes win for the 6-year-old gelding by Bob and John, trained by Edward Kereluk, now 31-6-7-8 with $499,432 in earnings. A two-time OBS graduate, he was sold by Potrero Stables at the 2015 August Sale and then purchased for $210,000 out of the de Meric Sales consignment at the 2016 April Sale after an Under Tack eighth in :10 flat. watch his under tack video 

Medaglia d’Oro filly tops final day of record Spring Sale

 

photos by Louise Reinagel, Tibor & Judit photography

Records fell by the wayside as the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2018 Spring Sale of Two-Year-Olds in Training reached new levels in gross, average, and median figures. The fourth and final session and entire sale was topped by Hip No. 1197, a bay filly by Medaglia d’Oro consigned by Randy Bradshaw, Agent, purchased by Steven W. Young, Agent, for $1,100,000.  A half sister to grade one stakes winner Stormello out of Wilshewed, by Carson City, her eighth in :9 4/5 was co-fastest at the distance at Saturday’s Under Tack session.

  • Hip No. 1164, a son of Kantharos consigned by Ocala Stud, was purchased by Stonestreet Stables LLC & E 5 Racing for $800,000. The chestnut colt, who turned in a quarter in :20 4/5 at Saturday’s Under Tack session, is out of Valid Concorde, by Concorde’s Tune, a full sister to stakes winner Rocky River.
  • Hip No. 955, a bay colt by Munnings consigned by Randy Miles, Agent, went to Ed & Susie Orr for $700,000. The half brother to stakes placed Avarice out of Senate Caucus, by Siphon (BRZ) worked an eighth in :10 flat at Friday’s Under Tack session.
  • Dennis O’Neill went to $485,000 for Hip No. 1158, a gray or roan colt by He’s Had Enough, whose quarter in :20 3/5 was co-fastest at the distance at Saturday’s Under Tack session. Consigned by Envision Equine, Agent, he’s out of Up for Grabs, by First Samurai, from the family of graded stakes winner Sea of Secrets.
  • Robert Masiello paid $435,000 for Hip No. 1055, a bay colt by Midshipman consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent. A half brother to stakes winning OBS graduate Small Bear out of Stella Prima, by El Prado (IRE), he worked an eighth in :10 flat on Saturday.
  • Hip No. 943, Starrific, a chestnut colt by City Zip consigned by Bobby Dodd, Agent, was sold to Red Baron’s Barn or Rancho Temescal LLC for $400,000.  Out of Screen Gem, by Dynaformer, a daughter of stakes placed Shuhrah, he turned in an Under Tack eighth in :10 flat on Friday.
  • Hip No. 1079, a daughter of Bernardini consigned by Niall Brennan Stables, Agent, was purchased for $400,000 by Speedway Stables, LLC. The bay filly, who breezed an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5 on Saturday, is a half sister to graded stakes winner Den’s Legacy out of Sunshine Song, by War Chant.
  • Hip No. 1161 a bay colt by Goldencents consigned by Woodside Ranch, Agent, went to Jay Em Ess Stable for $400,000.  Out of Urloveisasymphony, by Forest Wildcat, a daughter of stakes placed Lifting the Veil, he breezed an eighth on Saturday in :10 flat.
  • Hip No. 986, a son of Alpha consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, was purchased by Linda Rice, Agent, for $350,000. The bay colt, out of stakes winner Silence Dogood, by Grand Slam, sped a quarter in :21 1/5 at Friday’s Under Tack session.
  • Head of Plains & Long Lake Stables paid $320,000 for Hip No. 963, a daughter of Scat Daddy consigned by Top Line Sales LLC, Agent. The chestnut filly, who breezed an eighth in :10 1/5 on Friday, is a half sister to graded stakes placed stakes winning OBS graduate Thank U Philippe out of She Did Tell, by West by West.
  • Hip No. 1007, a bay filly by Kantharos consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, was sold to Justin Casse, Agent for Tracy Farmer, for $300,000. A half sister to grade one stakes winner Sis City out of Smart Sis, by Beau Genius, she worked an eighth in :10 flat on Friday.
  • Hip No. 1020, a bay filly by Warrior’s Reward consigned by Brick City Thoroughbreds, Agent, went to Baoma Corp. for $300,000. A half sister to stakes placed Catsadiva out of Song’n Dance, by Carson City, she turned in an Under Tack quarter in :21 1/5 on Saturday.
  • Hip No. 1149, a son of Mineshaft also consigned by Envision Equine, Agent, brought $300,000, going to Narvick International. The bay colt, whose quarter in :20 3/5 was co-fastest at the distance on Saturday, is out of graded stakes winner Two Trail Sioux, by Indian Charlie, and is a half brother to stakes placed Cheyenne Pass.
  • Hip No. 1221, the final offering of the sale, is bay colt by Shanghai Bobby consigned by Hemingway Racing & Training Stables LLC, and was sold to Turnpike Partners for $300,000. Out of graded stakes placed stakes winner Your Flame in Me, by Boundary, his eighth on Saturday in :9 4/5 was co-fastest at the distance for the session.

For the session, 161 two-year-olds sold for a total of $17,230,500, compared with 144 horses bringing $13,142,200 at the corresponding session last year. The average price was $107,022, up 17.2% compared to $91,265 in 2017 while the median was $57,000, rising 11.8% compared with $51,000 a year ago. The buyback percentage was 20.3%; it was 22.9% a year ago.

For the entire sale, 707 horses grossed a sale record $69,429,500, compared with 678 youngsters bringing $60,935,900 a year ago, the previous record total. The average price was a sale record $98,203, besting last year’s sale previous record $89,876.  The median was a record $55,000, up 15.8% above 2017’s sale record $47,500. The buyback percentage was 17.9%; it was 17% a year ago.  Sixty-six horses brought $250,000 or more compared to 60 in 2017.

Next on the OBS agenda is the June Sale of Two-Year-Olds and Horses of Racing Age, beginning Tuesday, June 12.

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 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.

War Front colt tops third Spring Sale session

Tibor & Judit photography

Hip No. 888, Battle of Algiers, a bay colt by War Front consigned by Niall Brennan Stables, Agent, went to Narvick International, Agent for Katsumi Yoshida, for $725,000 to top the third session of the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2018 Spring Sale of Two-Year-Olds in Training. Out of graded stakes winner River Belle (GB), by Lahib, the half brother to graded stakes winner Strathnaver (GB) turned in a quarter in :21 1/5 at Friday’s Under Tack session.

  • Hip No. 669, a chestnut filly by Candy Ride (ARG) consigned by RiceHorse Stable (Brandon & Ali Rice), Agent, was sold to Mike Ryan, Agent, for $650,000. Out of stakes placed Minesave, by Mineshaft, a daughter of graded stakes placed stakes winner Jaramar Rain, she breezed a quarter in :21 1/5 at Thursday’s Under Tack Session.
  • Phoenix Thoroughbred (III) Ltd. went to $625,000 for Hip No. 726, a son of Giant’s Causeway consigned by Off the Hook LLC, Agent. The bay colt, who worked an eighth on Thursday in :10 2/5, is out of My Special Secret, by Mineshaft, a half sister to graded stakes winner Ask Me No Secrets.
  • Hip No. 899, a son of Arch consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, was sold to D. J. Stable LLC for $425,000. The dark bay or brown colt, who worked a quarter in :21 1/5 on Friday, is out of stakes winning OBS graduate Rosa Salvaje, by Chapel Royal.
  • Hip No. 651, another son of Arch consigned by Tom McCrocklin, Agent, was purchased by Mike Ryan, Agent for Marc Keller, for $410,000.  The dark bay or brown colt, who worked a quarter in :22 1/5 on Thursday, is out of graded stakes placed stakes winner Mega Dream, by Medaglia d’Oro, a half sister to stakes winner Grant Jack.
  • Hip No. 800, consigned by Tom McCrocklin, Agent, a dark bay or brown colt by Hard Spun, was purchased by John C. Oxley for $400,000. The half brother to graded stakes winner Annual Report, who worked a quarter in :21 1/5 on Thursday, is  out of Pension, by Seeking the Gold.
  • Hip No. 913, a dark bay or brown filly by Shakin It Up consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, was purchased for $400,000 by Spendthrift Farm. Out of Rupert’s Promise, by Capote, from the family of grade one winner Roman Ruler, she breezed a quarter in :20 4/5 on Friday.
  • Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners went to $370,000 for Hip No. 876,  a son of Verrazano consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, who worked a quarter in :20 4/5 at Friday’s Under Tack session. The bay colt out of Relaxing Green, by Formal Gold, is a half brother to newly graded stakes placed Marley’s Freedom, second in Santa Anita’s recent Santa Monica Stakes (G2).
  • Hip No. 711, a daughter of Jimmy Creed consigned by Hartley / DeRenzo Thoroughbreds LLC, Agent, went to Red Baron’s Barn or Rancho Temescal LLC for $350,000. The bay filly, who turned in an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5 on Thursday, is out of stakes placed Mountain Tiger, by Tiger Ridge, a half sister to stakes placed Songofthesouth.
  • Hip No. 735, a bay colt by Take Charge Indy consigned by Off the Hook LLC, Agent for Gelfenstein Farm, was sold to B S W Bloodstock – Liz Crow, Agent, for $270,000. The half brother to graded stakes winner She’s Indy Money, who breezed an eighth on Thursday in :10 flat, is out of grade one stakes winning OBS graduate Nany’s Sweep.
  • Hip No. 659, a son of Flashback consigned by Bobby Dodd, Agent, was sold to Eaton Bloodstock for $260,000. The gray or roan colt, who  breezed an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5 on Thursday, is out of Meridian Mama, by Forestry, a half sister to grade one stakes placed stakes winner Conquest Mo Money.

For the day, 175 horses brought a total of $16,047,500 compared with 182 selling for a total of $18,006,500 at last year’s third session. The average price was $91,700, compared with $98,937 in 2017 while the median was $55,000, up 13.4% from $48,500 a year ago. The buyback percentage was 19.3%; it was 7.6% last year.

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 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.

Tapit colt tops Spring Sale’s second session

Tibor & Judit photography

Hip No. 352, a son of Tapit consigned by Niall Brennan Stables, Agent, went to Robert E. & Lawana Low for $750,000 to top the second session of the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2018 Spring Sale of Two-Year-Olds in Training. The gray or roan colt, who breezed an eighth in :10 2/5 at Tuesday’s Under Tack session, is a half brother to graded stakes winner Commissioner out of graded stakes placed stakes winner Flaming Heart, by Touch Gold, a half sister to the dam of Vino Rosso, one of the favorites for the Kentucky Derby (G1) after his victory in the recent Wood Memorial Stakes (G2) at Aqueduct

  • Hip No. 403, Wicked Wizard, a dark bay or brown colt by Speightstown consigned by Niall Brennan Stables, Agent, who worked an Under Tack eighth on Tuesday in :10 flat, was sold to Narvick International, Agent for Katsumi Yoshida, for $700,000. He’s out of stakes winner Glinda the Good, by Hard Spun, and is a half brother to champion Good Magic, heading to the Kentucky Derby (G1) after his recent victory in Keeneland’s Blue Grass Stakes (G2).
  • Hip No. 534, a daughter of Malibu Moon consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, also brought $700,000, going Speedway Stables, LLC. The dark bay or brown filly, who breezed a quarter in :21 flat last Tuesday, is out of Just Joyful, by Street Boss, a half sister to champion Boston Harbor.
  • Hip No. 606, a daughter of Into Mischief consigned by Paul Sharp, Agent, was sold to Spendthrift Farm for $650,000. The bay filly, who’s eighth in :9 4/5 on Wednesday was the session’s co-fastest at the distance, is out of Loveofalifetime, by Medaglia d’Oro, a half sister to graded stakes winner Savorthetime.
  • Justin Casse, Agent, went to $525,000 for Hip No. 474, a bay colt by Candy Ride (ARG) consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, who worked a quarter in :21 flat at Wednesday’s Under Tack session. He’s out of High On the Hill, by Fusaichi Pegasus, a half sister to graded stakes winner Lil’s Lad.
  • Hip No. 592, a son of Tapit consigned by Niall Brennan Stables, Agent, was sold to Calumet Farm for $500,000. The gray or roan colt, who breezed a quarter on Wednesday in :21 flat, is out of Lindsay’s Way, by Giant’s Causeway, a half sister to grade one winner Startac.
  • Hip No. 552, a chestnut colt by Kantharos consigned by Off the Hook LLC, Agent, went to Solis / Litt for $400,000.  Out of La Catira Jatar, by Best of the Bests (IRE), from the family of champion Santa Amelia, his eighth on Wednesday in :9 4/5 was co-fastest at the distance of the sale.
  • Hip No. 366, a son of Cross Traffic consigned by Off the Hook LLC, Agent, was purchased by Doubledown Stables, Inc. for $350,000. The bay colt, out of Forestelle, by Forestry, a daughter of stakes winner Unbridled Lady, worked an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5.
  • Alrashid USA Group went to $350,000 for Hip No. 370,  a chestnut filly by Street Boss consigned by Grassroots Training & Sales LLC, Agent, who  sped the Tuesday Under Tack session’s fastest eighth, stopping the timer in :9 4/5. She’s a full sister to graded stakes placed stakes winner Soul Driver out of For Passion, by Not For Love.
  • Hip No. 337, a son of Congrats consigned by Bobby Dodd, Agent, went to Steven W. Young, Agent, for $300,000. The bay colt, who turned in an Under Tack eighth in :10 flat on Tuesday, is a half brother to stakes placed OBS graduate Lady Racer out of Fantasy Forest, by Forestry.

For the day, 180 horses brought a total of $18,932,500, a Spring Sale session record, compared with 167 selling for a total of $14,111,500 at last year’s second session. The average price was $105,181, up 24.5% compared to $84,500 in 2017 while the median price was $56,000, a 40% rise compared with $40,000 a year ago. The buyback percentage was 22.4%; it was 20.8% last year.

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 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.

Quality Road filly tops Spring Sale’s opening session

Tibor & Judit photography

Hip No. 95, a daughter of Quality Road consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, was purchased by Frank Fletcher Racing for $800,000,  topping the first session of the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2018 Spring Sale of Two-Year-Olds in Training. The dark bay or brown filly, who breezed a quarter in :22 flat at Monday’s Under Tack session, is out of Betty Brite, by Medaglia d’Oro, a half sister to graded stakes winner Betty’s Bambino.

  • Hip No. 144, a son of Strong Mandate consigned by Randy Miles, Agent, went to Alex & JoAnn Lieblong for $550,000. The dark bay or brown colt, whose eighth in :10 flat was co-fastest at the distance at Monday’s session, is out of Callous Effect, by Majestic Warrior, a half sister to stakes winner Miss Frost.
  • Hip No. 23, a daughter of Arch consigned by Off the Hook LLC, Agent, was sold to Steven W. Young, Agent, for $475,000. The dark bay or brown filly, who breezed an eighth at the Under Tack Show in :10 2/5, is a half sister to graded stakes winner Zivo out of American Skipper, by Quiet American.
  • Hip No. 245 also brought $475,000, the bay colt by Big Drama purchased by Klaravich Stable, Inc. out of the Eisaman Equine consignment. He’s a half brother to stakes winner Surplus Singer out of stakes winner Daisy Dukes, by Ghazi.
  • Mike Ryan, Agent, went to $410,000 for Hip No. 199, a daughter of Bernardini consigned by Niall Brennan Stables, Agent. The gray or roan filly who worked an Under Tack eighth in :10 2/5, is a half sister to stakes placed C J’s Awesome out of graded stakes placed C J’s Leelee, by Mizzen Mast.
  • Hip No. 276, a chestnut colt by He’s Had Enough consigned by Grassroots Training & Sales LLC, Agent, was sold to L.E.B., Agent for West Point Tb’s & Robert Masiell for $370,000. Out of Discreet Chat, by Discreet Cat, and a half brother to graded stakes winning OBS graduate Discreet Lover, winner of the recent Excelsior Stakes (G3) at Aqueduct, he worked an  eighth in :10 flat on Tuesday.

 

  • Alex & JoAnn Lieblong also purchased Hip No. 248 for $350,000, a daughter of Uncaptured consigned by S B M Training and Sales, Agent, a half sister to stakes placed For Emma out of stakes placed Dandy Dulce, by Dixieland Heat. The chestnut filly turned in an Under Tack eighth in :10 flat at the Tuesday session.
  • Xavier International Bloodstock, Agent, paid $320,000 for Hip No. 37, a son of Yes It’s True consigned by King’s Equine, Agent. The bay colt, who worked an eighth in :10 2/5, is out of A Prettydixie, by Dixie Union, a half sister to graded stakes placed Testosterone.
  • Hip No. 305, a son of He’s Had Enough consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, went to Gary Young, Agent for $320,000. The bay colt, who breezed a quarter in :21 3/5 on Tuesday, is out of Elizabits, by Forestry, a half sister to graded stakes placed Deep Shadow.
  • King’s Equine also consigned Hip No. 127, a daughter of Quality Road purchased by Susan Moulton for $310,000. The bay filly, whose eighth in :10 flat was co-fastest at the distance at Monday’s Under Tack session, is out of Bridles Prayer, by Unbridled’s Song, a daughter of grade one stakes winner River’s Prayer.
  • Hip No. 165, a son of Speightstown consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, was sold to Mike Ryan, Agent for Marc Keller, for $280,000. The chestnut colt, who breezed an eighth in :10 2/5 o Monday, is out of graded stakes placed Celestial Kitten, by Kitten’s Joy.
  • Hip No. 241, World Affairs, a son of Cairo Prince consigned by Eisaman Equine, Agent, went to Sterling Racing LLC for $260,000. The dark bay or brown colt, who worked an Under Tack eighth in :10 2/5 on Tuesday, is out of Current Event, by Curlin, a daughter of stakes winner Grand Merger.
  • Hip No. 30, a daughter of The Factor consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, was sold to Stonestreet Stables LLC for $250,000. The gray or roan filly, out of graded stakes winner Another Romance, by Saint Anddan, turned in Monday’s fastest quarter, stopping the timer in :21 1/5.
  • Hip No. 281, a chestnut colt by Strong Mandate consigned by Niall Brennan Stables, Agent, was sold to Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners & E R J Racing for $250,000. A half brother to graded stakes winner Spectator, second in the recent Santa Anita Oaks (G1), out of Diva’s Tribute, by Henny Hughes, he breezed an eighth in :10 1/5 on Tuesday.

For the day, 151 horses brought a total of $15,083,000 compared with 185 selling for a total of $15,675,700 at last year’s opening session. The average price was $99,887, up 17.8% compared to $84,734 in 2017 while the median price was $55,000, up 14.6%compared with $48,000 a year ago. The buyback percentage was 28.1%; it was 16.7% last year.

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.

April grad Bobby Abu Dhabi takes Santa Anita’s Kona Gold Stakes

Benoit photo

Rockingham Ranch and David A. Bersen LLC’s OBS April graduate Bobby Abu Dhabi was up close in the early going of Santa Anita’s $200,000 Kona Gold Stakes (G2) on Saturday, took over turning for home, opened up daylight in the stretch and hit the wire the winner by a length and a quarter. Fellow OBS graduate Blameitonthelaw (March ’15) checked in third. It’s the first stakes win for the 4-year-old colt by Macho Uno, consigned by Grassroots Training & Sales LLC to the 2016 April Sale, where he turned in an Under Tack eighth in :9 4/5 before going to Rockingham for $335,000. Now 8-4-2-0 for trainer Peter Miller, he has earned $345,100 to date.  watch his under tack video

Chelsea Durand photo

My Purple Haze Stables’ Retonova is two for two and a stakes winner after rallying  to take charge of Sunday’s $100,000 New York Stallion Stakes at Aqueduct a furlong from home and drawing off to win by 2-3/4 lengths. The 3-year-old gelding by Boys at Toscanova, trained by Chris Englehart, has earned $93,000 to date. After breezing three eighths in :35 flat at the Under Tack Show, he was purchased for $20,000 out of the Eversole Thoroughbreds consignment at the 2017 OBS June Sale.  watch his under tack video

 

Chelsea Durand photo

Stephanie Seymour Brant’s Significant Form scored her second stakes victory on Sunday at Aqueduct, leading from gate to wire en route to a 6-1/4 length win in the $100,000 Memories of Silver Stakes. The 3-year-old daughter of Creative Cause, who broke her maiden in Belmont’s Miss Grillo Stakes (G3) last fall, was purchased for $575,000 out of the Eddie Woods consignment at the 2017 OBS April Sale after turning in an Under Tack quarter in :21 flat. Now 4-2-0-0 for trainer Chad Brown, she has earned $237,445 to date. watch her under tack video

He’s Had Enough, Mineshaft colts fastest at final Spring Sale Under Tack session

Colt by He’s Had Enough (Tibor & Judit photography)

Colts by He’s Had Enough and Mineshaft, both consigned by Envision Equine, Agent, breezed quarters in :20 3/5 to post the fastest works at the distance at the sixth and final session of the Under Tack Show for the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2018 Spring Sale of Two Year Olds in Training. Hip No. 1149, a bay colt by Mineshaft out of graded stakes winner Two Trail Sioux, by Indian Charlie, is a half brother to stakes placed Cheyenne Pass. Hip No. 1158, a gray or roan colt by He’s Had Enough, is out of Up for Grabs, by First Samurai, from the family of gradd stakes winner Sea of Secrets.

Three horses worked quarters in :20 4/5

  • Hip No. 1064, a bay colt by Violence consigned by Q Bar J Thoroughbreds LLC, is out of Street Show, by Street Boss, a daughter of stakes placed Reality Show.
  • Hip No. 1147, a gray or roan filly by The Factor consigned by All Dreams Equine, is out of Twilite Rendezvous, by Mr.Greeley, a half sister to stakes winner Twilights Prayer.
  • Hip No. 1164, consigned by Ocala Stud, is a chestnut colt by Kantharos out of Valid Concorde, by Concorde’s Tune, a full sister to stakes winner Rocky River.

There were three quarters in :21 flat

  • Hip No. 1120, consigned by Crupi’s New Castle Farm, Agent, is a bay colt by Majesticperfection out of Tiz Fate, by Tiznow, from the family of grade one stakes winner Epitome.
  • Hip No. 1165, a bay filly by Prospective consigned by Ocala Stud, is a half sister to stakes winner Rocky River out of Valid Silk, by Valid Appeal.
  • Hip No 1172, consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, is a dark bay or brown filly by Successful Appeal out of Victory Dancer, by Victory Gallop, a half sister to graded stakes winner Kiss the Devil.

Fourteen horses worked quarters in :21 1/5.

  • Hip No. 1020, consigned by Brick City Thoroughbreds, Agent, a bay filly by Warrior’s Reward, is a half sister to stakes placed Catsadiva out of Song’n Dance, by Carson City.
  • Hip No. 1038, a chestnut filly by Graydar consigned by Top Line Sales LLC, Agent, is a half sister to stakes placed OBS graduate On Her Honor out of graded stakes placed Special Grayce, by Smart Strike.
  • Hip No. 1066, consigned by Doble Jak LLC, Agent, is a dark bay or brown colt by Strong Mandate out of Stunning Drama, by Henny Hughes, a half sister to graded stakes placed stakes winner Sharp Sensation.
  • Hip No. 1081, a gray or roan filly by Flashback consigned by Gayle Woods, Agent, is out of Super Girlie, by Closing Argument, a half sister to stakes winning OBS graduate Gabbywitha G.
  • Hip No. 1083, a bay filly by Declaration of War consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, is a half sister to graded stakes winner Evidently out of stakes winner Supposedly, by Polish Numbers.
  • Hip No. 1098, consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, is a bay colt by War Front out of grade one stakes winner, Broodmare of the Year, Take Charge Lady, by Dehere, and is a half brother to champion Will Take Charge and grade one winner Take Charge Indy.
  • Hip No. 1101, a dark bay or brown filly by Real Solution consigned by Nice and Easy Thoroughbreds, is out of stakes winner Talking Treasure, by Catienus.
  • Hip No. 1115, also consigned by Eddie Woods, is a bay filly by Bernardini out of graded stakes placed stakes winner Third Chance, by Kafwain.
  • Hip No. 1122, consigned by Q Bar J Thoroughbreds, is a bay colt by Can the Man out of champion Too Late Now, by Raj Waki, and is a half brother to stakes winner Sudden Ghost.
  • Hip No. 1166, a bay colt by Super Saver consigned by Randy Bradshaw, is a half brother to graded stakes winner Takeover Target out of Vanquished, by Empire Maker.
  • Hip No. 1201, a bay colt by Quality Road also consigned by Brick City Thoroughbreds, is out of Winning Bet, by Dixie Union, a half sister to grade one winner Finder’s Fee.
  • Hip No. 1205, consigned by Hoppel’s Horse & Cattle Co., Inc., Agent, is a bay filly by Uncle Mo out of Witch Craft, by Crafty Prospector, a daughter of graded stakes winner Vivano.
  • Hip No. 1211, consigned by Gayle Woods, is a chestnut filly by Gemologist out of Woodford Lady, by Sharp Humor, a half sister to graded stakes winner Sara Louise.
  • Hip No. 1213, a bay filly by Kitten’s Joy consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, is out of Woollahra, by Proud Citizen, a daughter of champion Woolloomooloo.

Eleven youngsters shared honors for the day’s fastest eighth, stopping the timer in :9 4/5.

  • Hip No. 1024, Carotari, a bay colt by Artie Schiller consigned by TIP Thoroughbred Investment Posibilities, Agent, is a half brother to stakes winner Fuerza Naval out of Soother, by Rahy.
  • Hip No. 1027, Broken Oath, a bay filly by Broken Vow consigned by Crupi’s New Castle Farm, Agent, is out of stakes placed Sounds of the City, by Street Cry (IRE), and is a three quarter sister to graded stakes placed stakes winner Pool Winner.
  • Hip No. 1041, Bastone Girl, consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, is a chestnut filly by Capo Bastone out of Speightstown Girl, by Speightstown, from the family of grade one stakes winner Star Over the Bay.
  • Hip No. 1113, a bay colt by Majesticperfection consigned by Mayberry Farm, Agent, is out of The Gray Goose, by Malabar Gold,  from the family of undefeated Army Mule, three for three and runaway winner of Aqueduct’s Carter Handicap (G1) last Saturday.
  • Hip No. 1163, True Validity, a chestnut filly by Yes It’s True consigned by Cary Frommer, Agent, is out of stakes placed Valid A. J., by Ocean Terrace.
  • Hip No. 1173, My Agape, consigned by Crystal Eclipse Stable, is a dark bay or brown filly by Capo Bastone out of Video Commander, by Deputy Commander, a half sister to grade one stakes winning OBS graduate Valid Video.
  • Hip No. 1182, a dark bay or brown filly by Midnight Lute consigned by TIP Thoroughbred Investment Possibilities, Agent, is out of stakes winner Weekend Romance, by Old Forester.
  • Hip No. 1184, consigned by Brick City Thoroughbreds, is a bay colt by Strong Mandate out of stakes placed Western Resolve, by West by West, and is a half brother to stakes placed OBS graduate No Shenanigans.
  • Hip No. 1197, a bay filly by Medaglia d’Oro consigned by Randy Bradshaw, Agent, is a half sister to grade one stakes winner Stormello out of Wilshewed, by Carson City.
  • Hip No. 1216, is a gray or roan filly by Graydar consigned by King’s Equine, Agent, out of stakes placed Yachats, by Forest Camp, and is a half sister to graded stakes placed La Song.
  • Hip No. 1221, consigned by Hemingway Racing & Training Stables LLC, is a bay colt by Shanghai Bobby out of graded stakes placed stakes winner Your Flame in Me, by Boundary.

There were 24 eighths in :10 flat.

  • Hip No. 1022, a bay filly by Tapizar consigned by C & J Stable, is a half sister to stakes placed OBS graduate Purple Heaven out of Song to the Moon, by Successful Appeal.
  • Hip No. 1045, consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, is a bay filly by Algorithms out of Spirit Rising, by Dehere, from the family of graded stakes placed stakes winner Outta Here.
  • Hip No. 1055, a bay colt by Midshipman also consigned by Wavertree, is a half brother to stakes winning OBS graduate Small Bear out of Stella Prima, by El Prado (IRE).
  • Hip No. 1062, consigned by Randy Miles, Agent, is a dark bay or brown colt by Quality Road out of grade one stakes winner Stormy Kiss (ARG), and a half brother to graded stakes placed Futile.
  • Hip No. 1063, consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, is a bay colt by Teuflesberg out of Strategic Sue, by Strategic Mission, from the family of grade one winner Navarone.
  • Hip No. 1069, a bay colt by Bellamy Road consigned by All In Sales (Tony Bowling), Agent, is out of Successful Katie, by Successful Appeal, a half sister to graded stakes placed stakes winning OBS graduate Abbondanza.
  • Hip No. 1071, consigned by SGV Thorougbreds LLC (Steven Venosa), Agent, is a dark bay or brown filly by Rattlesnake Bridge out of Successful Verdict, by Successful Appeal, from the family of graded stakes winner Smelly.
  • Hip No. 1072, a bay filly by Point of Entry consigned by McKee Bloodstock LLC, is out of stakes winner Sudden Ghost, by Ghostzapper, a daughter of champion Too Late Now.
  • Hip No. 1076, a bay filly by Oxbow consigned by Halcyon Hammock Farm, Agent, is out of Summer Street, by Street Cry (IRE), a daughter of grade one stakes winner Summer Colony.
  • Hip No. 1085, Veldt, consigned by Harris Training Center LLC, Agent, is a bay filly by First Samurai out of Sward, by Indian Charlie, a three quarter sister to grade one stakes winner Lea.
  • Hip No. 1100, a bay filly by Justin Phillip consigned by Woodford Thoroughbreds, Agent, is out of Talihina Sky, by Malibu Moon, a daughter of graded stakes placed stakes winner Miss Mambo.
  • Hip No. 1102, a dark bay or brown filly by Violence consigned by Off the Hook LLC, Agent, is out of Tapit Ten, by Tapit, a half sister to graded stakes winning OBS graduate Cinco Charlie.
  • Hip No. 1107, consigned by Whitman Sales LLC, Agent, is a gray or roan colt by To Honor and Serve out of Tell Me Twice, by Harlan’s Holiday, a half sister to stakes winner Bear’s Pride.
  • Hip No. 1123, Secured Assets, a dark bay or brown filly by Central Banker consigned by Sequel Bloodstock, Agent for Chester & Mary Broman, is out of Top of the Class, by Deputy Minister, a daughter of grade one stakes placed Grand Girlfriend.
  • Hip No. 1124, Maximum Factor, a dark bay or brown colt by The Factor consigned by Harris Training Center LLC, Agent, is out of Top Tier, by King of Kings (IRE), a half sister to graded stakes placed stakes winning OBS graduate Stopshoppingmaria.
  • Hip No. 1132, a bay colt by Trappe Shot consigned by SBM Training and Sales, Agent, is out of Traffic Blimp, by Medaglia d’Oro, a daughter of graded stakes placed stakes winner Akronism.
  • Hip No. 1141, a dark bay or brown colt by Fed Biz consigned by Crupi’s New Castle Farm, Agent, is a three quarter brother to graded stakes placed Dream Kirari out of Truant, by Gone West.
  • Hip No. 1161, consigned by Woodside Ranch, Agent, is a bay colt by Goldencents out of Urloveisasymphony, by Forest Wildcat, a daughter of stakes placed Lifting the Veil.
  • Hip No. 1168, consigned by Timber Creek, is a chestnut filly by Flat Out out of Venus Rosewater, by Grand Slam, and is a three quarter sister to graded stakes placed OBS graduate Sheer Flattery.
  • Hip No. 1178, Flatout Winner, consigned by Bobby Dodd, Agent, a dark bay or brown colt by Flat Out, is a half brother to stakes winning OBS graduate Yes I’ll Go out of Walkinforkisses, by Kissin Kris.
  • Hip No. 1180, a gray or roan colt by Tapit consigned by King’s Equine, Agent for Aaron and Marie Jones LLC, is out of graded stakes winner Warbling, by Unbridled’s Song.
  • Hip No. 1191, consigned by Harris Training Center LLC, Agent, is a chestnut colt by Overanalyze out of Wickie’s Flame, by Kafwain, from the family of grade one winner Lunar Spook.
  • Hip No. 1204, consigned by Mayberry Farm, Agent, a chestnut filly by Data Link, is a half sister to stakes winner Maybe So out of Wish On, by Grand Slam.
  • Hip No. 1206, a gray or roan filly by Graydar out of stakes winner Wizardry, by Teuflesberg, is consigned by SBM Training and Sales,Agent.

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The Spring Sale is scheduled for Tuesday, April 24th through Friday, April 27th with each session beginning at 10:30 a.m. Hip No’s 1-306 go on the block Tuesday, Hip No’s 307- 612 will be offered Wednesday, Hip No.’s 613-918 sell Thursday and Hip No’s. 919-1222 will sell on Friday.

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