Itsmyluckyday takes Saratoga’s Woodward Stakes

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Trilogy Stable and Laurie Plesa’s Itsmyluckyday turned the tables on Whitney Stakes (G1) winner Moreno, dogging him from the start, battling him head to head down the stretch and proving best by a neck at the wire in Saratoga’s $600,000 Woodward Stakes (G1). It’s the first grade  one victory for the 4-year-old colt by Lawyer Ron, who worked an Under Tack eighth in :10 3/5 before he was purchased for $110,000 by trainer Eddie Plesa out of the Eisaman Equine consignment at the 2012 OBS March Sale. The win gives him a 19-9-4-1 record and $1,662,600 in earnings. watch his under tack video

Palace romps in the Forego Stakes at the Spa

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Antonino Miuccio’s Palace cut the corner along the rail turning for home in the $500,000 Forego Stakes (G1) at Saratoga, bounded to the lead and cruised from there to a 3-1/2 length victory over fellow OBS graduate Big Business (March ’10), running the seven furlongs in a slick 1:21 4/5. It’s the second straight grade one win at the Spa for the 5-year-old son of City Zip, now 21-11-5-2 with $1,309,550 in earnings. He was sold for $160,000 by Crupi’s New Castle Farm, Agent, at the 2011 OBS March Sale after an Under Tack eighth in :10 flat. watch his under tack video

Trappe Shot colt tops Open Yearling Sale’s first session

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Hip No. 593, a son of Trappe Shot consigned by Stuart Morris, Agent, went to Ciaran Dunne, Agent, for $140,000 to top the first Open session of the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2014 August Yearling Sale. The bay colt is out of Good Witch Glinda, by Unbridled’s Song, from the family of graded stakes winner Broom Dance.

Hip No. 478, a filly by Haynesfield consigned by Sue Vacek, Agent, was sold to Arboritanza Racing LLC for $80,000. The bay filly is out of Darjeeling, by Cat Thief, a half sister to stakes placed Swing Boldly.

Danzel Brendemuehl, Agent for Zweifach Clocker Z went to $70,000 for Hip No. 501, a Gone Astray colt consigned by Northwest Stud. The dark bay or brown colt is a half brother to stakes placed Major Hope. He’s out of stakes placed Double Major, by Bertrando, a half sister to champion Shared Belief, winner of the recent Pacific Classic (G1) at Del Mar.

Hip No. 300, a son of Flashstorm consigned by Northwest Stud, went to Doble Jak Investments LLC & Gelfenstein Farm for $55,000. The bay colt is out of You Know It’s True, by Yes It’s True, a half sister to stakes placed This Side Up.

Patrice Miller, EQB Inc, Agent for Zayat Stables, paid $55,000 for Hip No. 482, a daughter of Posse consigned by Beth Bayer, Agent. The chestnut filly is out of stakes placed D’ Country, by D’wildcat.

Hip No. 517, a chestnut daughter of Big Drama consigned by Silver Oaks Farm, Agent, was purchased for $50,000 by Matt Schera. She’s out of Emotional Roar, by Roar of the Tiger, a half sister to graded stakes winner Mayakovsky.

Hip No. 504, a High Cotton colt consigned by Camelot Acres Racing and Sales, was sold to Dr. Robert McMartin, Agent, for $45,000.  A half brother to graded stakes placed Stormin’ Julia, the chestnut colt is out of Dream Storm, by Storm Bird.

For the session, 258 horses brought a total of $3,411,000, compared with 269 yearlings grossing $4,638,600 at last year’s first Open session. The average price was $13,221, compared with $17,244 in 2013, while the median price was $8,750 compared with $15,000 a year ago. The buyback percentage was 28.3%; it was 10.9%% last year.

The Open Yearling Sale’s final session begins Thursday at 10:30 a.m. It will again be streamed live via the OBS, Blood-Horse and Daily Racing Form websites.

Big Drama colt tops Selected Yearling Sale

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Hip No. 75, a colt by Big Drama out of stakes winner Doc’s Doll, by Out of Place, was sold to George Bolton for $230,000  to top the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2014 Selected Yearling Sale. The chestnut colt, consigned by Beth Bayer, Agent, is a half brother to stakes winner Gator Brew.

Hip No. 21, a colt by Curlin consigned by Beth Bayer, Agent, went to John Patitucci, Juan Vazquez, Agent, for $185,000. The bay colt is out of Awesome Fleet, by Awesome Again, a half sister to champion Afleet Alex.

Hip No. 41 also brought $185,000, with the son of Broken Vow going from Summerfield (Francis & Barbara Vanlangendonck), Agent, to Nick de Meric, Agent. The chestnut colt, out of graded stakes placed Cameron Crazies, by Lion Heart, is a half brother to graded stakes winning OBS graduate Prudhoe Bay.

Hip No. 24, a daughter of Yes It’s True consigned by BryLynn Farm, Inc., was sold for $150,000 to Live Oak Plantation. The bay filly, a half sister to graded stakes winner Circle Unbroken, is out of stakes winner and graded stakes placed Baldomera, by Doneraile Ciourt.

Live Oak also went to $150,000 for Hip No.  29, a bay colt by Yes It’s True out of stakes winner Big Miss, by Chief Honcho, consigned by Summerfield (Francis & Barbara Vanlangendonck), Agent.

Hip No. 132, a Warrior’s Reward filly also brought $150,000, purchased by Bradley Thoroughbred Brokerage out of the Woodford Thoroughbreds consignment. The dark bay or brown filly, a half sister to graded stakes winner The Niagara Queen, is out of Inspirational, by Lord At War (ARG).

Hip No. 45, a son of Tale of Ekati consigned by Stuart Morris, Agent, was sold for $140,000 to Preston Stables LLC. The dark bay or brown colt is out of stakes winner Charlie Papa, by Indian Charlie.

Ike and Dawn Thrash paid $130,000 for Hip No. 196, a daughter of Include consigned by Summerfield (Francis & Barbara Vanlangendonck), Agent. The dark bay or brown filly is out of Rocket’s Lady, by Whywhywhy, a daughter of graded stakes winner Bella Bella Bella.

For the day, 161 horses sold for a total of $7,597,200 compared with 143 grossing $7,705,000 at the 2013 Selected Yearling Sale. The average price was $47,188 compared with $53,881 last year, while the median was $35,000 compared with $42,000 in 2013.  The buyback percentage was 30.9%; it was 13.3%  in 2013. Seventeen horses sold for $100,000 or more compared with twelve at last year’s sale.

The sale continues Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. with the first of two Open sessions. It will again be streamed live via the OBS, Blood-Horse and Daily Racing Form websites.

V. E. Day scores in the Travers at Saratoga

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Magalen O. Bryant’s V. E. Day came into Saratoga’s $1,250,000 Travers Stakes (G1) riding a three race win streak and the 3-year-old colt by English Channel, overlooked at 19-1, made it four in a row, putting in a sustained run down the stretch that ended in victory by a nose in the last jump. It’s his second stakes win and gives him a 6-4-1-0 record and $829,010 in earnings. Consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, to the 2013 OBS March Sale, he was sold for $135,000 to Chester Stables LLC, Agent, after working a quarter in :21 4/5 at the Under Tack Show. watch his under tack video

Michael House’s Big John B tried stakes company for the first time Saturday in the $201,250 Del Mar Handicap (G2), rallied on the turn to take command in the stretch then drew off to 5-1/4 length victory. It’s the sixth win in nine starts this year for the 5-year-old Florida-bred gelding by Hard Spun, now 28-11-5-3 with earnings of $458,805. After working an Under Tack eighth in :10 2/5 he was sold for $30,000 by Flying Fish, Agent, at the 2011 OBS June Sale. watch his under tack video

Robert K. Johnson, Frank Coniglio, Richard Rendina and Frank Ferrigine’s lightly raced Speed Seeker scored her first stakes win in Saturday’s $154,417 Ontario Colleen Stakes (G3) on the turf at Woodbine, rallying from off the pace, finding room between horses a furlong from home and charging to a 4-3/4 length victory. Purchased for $10,000 out of the Classic Quarter Farm consignment at the 2012 OBS August Sale, the 3-year-old Florida-bred filly by Heatseeker (IRE) is now 3-2-0-0 and has earned $118,915 to date.

The Big Beast takes Saratoga’s King’s Bishop Stakes

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Alex & JoAnn Lieblong’s The Big Beast jumped into stakes company for the first time in the $500,000 King’s Bishop Stakes (G1) at Saratoga, and although a bit further from the lead turning for home than expected, put in a determined run down the stretch and got up to win by a neck in the final strides. Consigned by Ends Well, Agent, to the 2013 OBS April Sale, the 3-year-old colt by Yes It’s True was purchased by the Lieblongs for $150,000 after working an eighth in :10 1/5 at the Under Tack Show. His third straight victory leaves him 5-3-1-1 with earnings of  $415,500. watch his under tack video

Stopchargingmaria scores in Saratoga’s Alabama Stakes

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Repole Stable’s Stopchargingmaria added Saturday’s $600,000 Alabama Stakes (G1) at Saratoga to an already glittering resume that includes the Coaching Club American Oaks (G1) and Black Eyed Susan Stakes (G2). After taking the lead in the lane, the 3-year-old daughter of Tale of the Cat was tested, but turned back a late challenge and scored her second grade one victory by three quarters of a length. Now 10-6-1-1 with earnings of $1,414,000, she breezed an eighth in :10 1/5 at the Under Tack Show prior to the 2013 OBS March Sale, then was sold for $220,000 by Woodford Thoroughbreds, Agent. watch her under tack video

Rustlewood Farm’s Prudhoe Bay forged to the front in the stretch of Monmouth’s $101,000 Jersey Shore Stakes (G3) and stayed there the rest of the way to earn a three quarter length victory. It’s the first graded stakes win for the 3-year-old Florida-bred colt by Songandaprayer, winner of the OBS Sprint Stakes this past January. Consigned by Summerfield, Agent, to the 2012 OBS August Sale, he has three stakes wins to his credit, a 9-4-1-1 record and $191,535 in earnings. His half brother by Broken Vow (Hip No. 41) sells in the 2014 OBS Selected Yearling Sale on August 26. 

Tucci Stables’ Imperial Dream is two for two and a stakes winner after battling for the early lead in Saturday’s $137,626 Vandal Stake at Woodbine, putting away the speed at the top of the stretch and hitting the wire first by a length and three quarters. The 2-year-old colt by Stormy Atlantic, with earnings of $120,077 to date, worked an Under Tack eighth in :10 2/5 before he was purchased for $70,000 out of the SAB Sales (Scott A. Bergsrud) consignment at the 2014 OBS March Sale. watch his under tack video

Ike & Dawn Thrash, Janet Alley and Sam Alley’s Istanford captured Del Mar’s $96,350 Sandy Blue Handicap on Friday the same way she posted two recent graded stakes wins, going to the front and never looking back, coasting home first a 3-1/4 length winner over fellow OBS graduate Miss Machiavelli (April ’13). It’s the third win in eight starts this year for the 3-year-old Florida-bred daughter of Istan, sold for $25,000 by Summerfield (Francis & Barbara Vanlangendonck), Agent, at the 2012 OBS August Selected Yearling Sale. Now 11-5-2-0, she has earned $332,205 to date. Selected Yearling Sale photo

James L. Driver and H. Ywachetta’s Rivers Run Deep took charge of Sunday’s $50,000 Honey Jay Stakes at Thistledown a quarter mile from home and she drew clear to score by two lengths, with fellow OBS graduate Candy Bites (April ’12) checking in third. That’s three stakes wins this year for the 3-year-old colt by Ready’s Image, leaving him 11-4-3-2 with $189,300 in earnings. He was sold by Rod McVey, Agent, for $77,000 to Garry Simms, Agent for James Driver, at the 2013 OBS June Sale after he worked an Under Tack eighth in :10 flat. watch his under tack video

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Clothes Fall Off – Cheyenne Stables LLC’s Clothes Fall Off lagged behind in the sloppy early going in a $99,600 Saratoga maiden special in her debut on August 21, but swung out for the drive after saving ground on the turn, ran past the leaders and scored by three lengths. The 2-year-old daughter of Daaher was sold to Cheyenne for $150,000 by Hartley/De Renzo Thoroughbreds LLC, Agent, at the 2014 OBS March Sale after she worked an eighth in :10 2/5 at the Under Tack Show.  watch her under tack video

Imperial Dream – Tucci Stables’ Imperial Dream is two for two and a stakes winner after battling for the early lead in Saturday’s $137,626 Vandal Stakes at Woodbine, putting away the speed at the top of the stretch and hitting the wire first by a length and three quarters. The 2-year-old colt by Stormy Atlantic, with earnings of $120,077 to date, worked an Under Tack eighth in :10 2/5 before he was purchased for $70,000 out of the SAB Sales (Scott A. Bergsrud) consignment at the 2014 OBS March Sale. watch his under tack video

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Tammy the Torpedo – Long Lake Stable LLC’s Tammy the Torpedo saved ground in the early going in her debut in an $83,000 maiden special on the Saratoga turf course on August 17, but rallied on the second turn, hit the front after straightening away in the stretch and rolled to a 3-1/4 length victory. The 2-year-old More Than Ready filly, who worked an eighth in :10 1/5 at the Under Tack Show, was sold for $225,000 by Niall Brennan Stables, Agent, at the 2014 OBS April Sale. watch her under tack video

Conquest Misbehave – Conquest Stables LLC’s Conquest Misbehave was allowed to drop well off the pace in her debut in the early going of a $76,250 maiden special at Del Mar on August 17, but the 2-year-old daughter moved toward the front on the turn, blew past the leaders in the lane and was going away under a hold at the wire, winning by 2-1/2 lengths. The 2-year-old daughter of Into Mischief worked an eighth in :10 flat at the Under Tack Show prior to the 2014 OBS April Sale, and was sold to Conquest for $250,000 by King’s Equine, Agent for Spendthrift Farm. watch her under tack video

American Sailor – Steve Landers’ American Sailor put the lessons learned in his July debut to good use in a $75,750 Del Mar maiden special on August 16, going to the lead and refusing to yield, reporting home first a half length winner. The 2-year-old City Zip colt worked an Under Tack eighth in :9 4/5 at the 2014 OBS April Sale before he was purchased for $100,000 by Garry Simms on behalf of Landers out of the Silver Star consignment. watch his under tack video

Harlan’s Honor - Margaret & David Wimer’s Harlan’s Honor led a 1-2-3 OBS sweep of the $61,200 Colleen Stakes at Monmouth Park on August 10, taking the lead at the start and never looking back en route to a four length victory. Perpetual Novena (March ’14, August ’13) was second, half a length ahead of late running Nicky’s Brown Miss (March ’14). That’s two wins in three trips to the post for the 2-year-old daughter of Harlan’s Holiday, who has earned $63,250 to date. After an eighth in :10 1/5 at the Under Tack Show, she was purchased for $165,000 out of the Wavertree Stables consignment at the 2014 OBS April Sale. watch her under tack video

Manahatta – Gainesway Thoroughbreds Ltd. & Peachtree Stable’s Manahatta went right to the front in her August 10 debut in a $76,000 Del Mar maiden special and refused to yield the lead, edging clear down the stretch and scoring by a length. Peachtree’s John Fort signed the ticket for the 2-year-old filly by Old Fashioned, buying her from King’s Equine, Agent, for $90,000 at the 2014 OBS March Sale after she worked an eighth in :10 4/5 at the Under Tack Show. watch her under tack video

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Skinner Box – Patsy C. Symons’ Skinner Box went head and head with Loon River in her debut in a $73,000 maiden special on the Saratoga turf course on August 11, surrendered the lead in mid-stretch then battled back in the final yards and prevailed by half a length. The 2-year-old filly by Freud worked an eighth in :10 1/5 at the Under Tack Show prior to the 2014 OBS April Sale before Symons purchased her out of the Hoppel’s Horse & Cattle Co. consignment for $190,000. watch her under tack video

Conquest So True- Conquest Stables LLC’s Conquest So True wasted no time getting her diploma, taking the early lead in her debut in a Woodbine maiden special on July 27, shaking off a challenge on the turn for home and then drawing away to a 2-3/4 length victory. The 2-year-old daughter of Yes It’s True worked a quarter in :21 flat at the Under Tack Show before the 2014 OBS April Sale, and was sold for $200,000 to Conquest by Southern Chase Farm, Inc. (Greg & Karen Dodd), Agent. watch her under tack video

High Dollar Woman – Alex & JoAnn Lieblong’s High Dollar Woman put the lessons learned in her June debut to good use on July 27 at Saratoga, taking charge of an $83,000 maiden special after turning for home and cruising from there to victory by a length and a half. After working an Under Tack quarter in :21 flat at the 2014 OBS March Sale, the 2-year-old Super Saver filly was purchased for $675,000 by the Lieblongs out of the Eddie Woods consignment.  watch her under tack video

Strong Coffee – Albert Frassetto’s Strong Coffee made his debut in a $98,000 maiden special on the Saratoga turf course on August 2 and ran like a horse with a future, tracking the leaders before coming out for the drive, striking the front a furlong from home and cruising under the wire a three length winner. After working a quarter in :22 1/5, the 2-year-old son of Warrior’s Reward was sold to Frassetto for $120,00 by Woodford Thoroughbreds, Agent, at the 2014 OBS March Sale. watch his under tack video

Graded Stakes Winners: 

Cinco Charlie - William & Corrine Heiligbrodt’s Cinco Charlie,  the first OBS graduate of the class of 2014 to break his maiden, is now it’s first graded stakes winner, going to the lead in the $108,100 Bashford Manor Stakes (G3) at Churchill Downs and staying there all the way, easing away late to score by a length and three quarters. For his third start, he was sent to Saratoga and finished a sharp third in the Sanford Stakes (G3). Now 3-2-0-1, the 2-year-old Indian Charlie has earned $108,422. After working an eighth in :10 1/5 at the March Sale Under Tack Show, he was purchased for $190,000 out of the Cary Frommer consignment.  watch his under tack video

Stakes Winners:

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

Hashtag Bourbon- Bourbon Lane Stable’s Hashtag Bourbon was a maiden going into the $100,000 Mountaineer Juvenile Stakes on August 2 but came back a stakes winner, charging from behind on the turn, taking command in the lane and pulling away to a 4-1/2 length victory over fellow OBS graduate Gotta Get Paid (August ’13). After a first and a third from two starts, the 2-year-old colt by Super Saver has earned $66,000 to date. He was sold by Secure Investments, Agent for $130,000 to McMahon and Hill Bloodstock, Agent, at the 2014 OBS March Sale after breezing an eighth in :10 2/5 at the Under Tack Show. watch his under tack video

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

Up and Coming: 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Naval Command – Pinnacle Racing Stables, H. Jack Hendricks and Roger L. Justice’s Naval Command won at first asking in a $41,600 Gulfstream maiden special  on June 21 then returned to work with a second place finish in the Cassidy Stakes on July 12. The 2-year-old Florida-bred filly by Midshipman is a two time OBS graduate, sold first by breeder Woodford Thoroughbreds at the 2013 August Yearling Sale. Consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, to the 2014 April Sale, she brought $60,000 after working an Under Tack eighth in :10 flat. watch her under tack video

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

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

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

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

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

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

Zip’s Moondance – Nicholas Cammarano, Jr.’s Zip’s Moondance took the shortest way home in his debut in an $83,000 maiden special on July 24 at Saratoga, surging to the lead on the inside in the lane and drawing away to a 3-1/4 length victory, running five furlongs in a sprightly :57 4/5. Trainer Guadalupe Preciado signed the ticket for the 2-year-old colt by City Zip, sold for $55,000 by Crystal Eclipse Stable at the 2014 OBS April Sale after he worked an eighth in:10 1/5 at the Under Tack Show. watch his under tack video 

 

 

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

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

OBS graduates reap dividends in Japan

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

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

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

Itsmyluckyday a millionaire after scoring in Monmouth’s Salvator Mile

Trilogy Stable and Laurie Plesa’s Itsmyluckyday became the 80th OBS graduate to top a million in earnings on Sunday at Monmouth Park, rallying from just off the pace, taking command in the lane and drawing off to a 1-1/2 length victory in the $160,500 Salvator Mile Stakes (G3). It’s the third straight stakes score for the 4-year-old colt by Lawyer Ron, who worked an Under Tack eighth in :10 3/5 before he was purchased for $110,000 by trainer Eddie Plesa out of the Eisaman Equine consignment at the 2012 OBS March Sale. With two graded stakes wins to his credit, he’s now 17-8-3-1 and has earned $1,022,600. watch his under tack video

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

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

Wildcat Red romps in Gufstream’s Quality Road Stakes

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

Scat Daddy duo fastest at June Sale Under Tack finale

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Scat Daddy duo fastest at June Sale Under Tack finale

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Nine youngsters worked eighths in :10 flat.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Mr. Sekiguchi colt fastest at June Under Tack session four

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Palace captures Belmont’s True North Stakes

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Antonino Miuccio’s Palace was overlooked at 9-1 in Friday’s $250,000 True North Stakes (G2) at Belmont, but rallied wide into the lane, hit the front a furlong from home and scored by three quarters of a length. It’s the fourth stakes win for the 5-year-old son of City Zip, whose resume also includes a victory in last November’s Fall Highweight Handicap (G3) at Aqueduct. Sold for $160,000 by Crupi’s New Castle Farm, Agent, at the 2011 OBS March Sale after an Under Tack eighth in :10 flat, he’s now 18-9-4-2 and has earned $719,550. watch his under tack video

E B Ryder takes Gulfstream’s Anka Germania Stakes

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

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

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

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

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

Jack Milton, June grads have big holiday weekend

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Gary Barber’s Jack Milton trailed in the early going of the $300,000 Poker Stakes (G3) at Belmont Park on Memorial Day, but came wide off the turn, hit the front near the eighth pole and drew off from there to score by 2-3/4 lengths. It’s the second graded stakes win for the 4-year-old son of War Front, consigned by Eddie Woods to the 2012 OBS March Sale. Two for two this year, he’s now 10-4-1-4 and has earned $505,900. watch his under tack video

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

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

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

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

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

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