Hieroglyphics, Small Bear one-two in Saratoga’s Better Talk Now Stakes

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Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners’ Hieroglyphics saved ground in the early going of Monday’s $100, 000 Better Talk Now Stakes on the turf at Saratoga, found a lane in the stretch between horses to take the lead in deep stretch then held off a charge by fellow OBS graduate Small Bear (April ’16) to score by a neck. It’s the first stakes win for the 3-year-old colt by Pioneerof the Nile, now 8-3-3-0 for trainer Todd Pletcher with $164,272 in earnings. Consigned by Woodside Ranch, Agent, to the 2016 OBS March Sale, he turned in an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5 before going to Eclipse for $450,000.  watch his under tack video

Giant Expectations takes Del Mar’s Pat O’Brien Stakes

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Exline-Border Racing LLC and Gatto Racing LLC’s Giant Expectations circled horses on the turn to reach contention in Saturday’s $201, 725 Pat O’Brien Stakes (G2) at Del Mar, caught fellow OBS graduate Calculator (April ’14) in the final sixteenth and beat him to the wire by a length and a half. It was the stakes debut for the 4-year-old colt by Frost Giant, who breezed an Under Tack eighth in :10 flat before he was purchased for $135,000 by Ryan Exline out of the de Meric Sales consignment at the 2015 OBS March Sale. Trained by Peter Eurton, he’s now 10-3-3-1 and has earned $253,200 to date. watch his under tack video

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Team D’s Get Jets came from well off the pace in Friday’s $150,00 West Point Stakes at Saratoga, rallied wide to reach the lead a sixteenth from home and scored by half a length over the late running fellow OBS gradate Offering Plan (April ’14).  It’s the second stakes win for the 4-year-old colt by Scat Daddy, purchased for $300,000 by Team D out of the Cary Frommer consignment at the 2015 OBS April Sale after working in eighth in :11 flat at the Under Tack Show. Now 10-5-3-0 for trainer Anthony Dutrow, he has earned $450,850 to date. watch his under tack video

 

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Gold Square LLC’s Aveenu Malcainu is two for two and a stakes winner after stalking the leaders in Saratoga’s $200,000 Funny Cide Stakes on Friday, taking the lead in deep stretch and easing away to a 2-1/2 length victory. Trained by Jeremiah Englehart, the 2-year-old colt by Into Mischief has earned $163,800. Consigned by SBM Training and Sales, Agent, to the 2017 OBS April Sale, he sped an Under Tack quarter in :21 4/5 before he was purchased for $150,000 by Gene Parrotta, Agent for Gold Square LLC. watch his under tack video

 

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Hronis Racing LLC’s Shenandoah Queen tried stakes company for the first time in Friday’s $101,045 Tranquility Lake Stakes at Del Mar, took command turning for home, opened up daylight in the stretch and held off a late bid to win by three quarters of a length. The 5-year-old daughter of Henny Hughes is now 11-5-1-2 for trainer John Sadler, and has earned $111,300. A two-time OBS graduate, she was sold by Casse Sales LLC (Justin Casse), Agent at the 2013 Winter Mixed Sale before she went through the ring at the 2014 March Sale, consigned by Northwest Stud, Agent for Inversiones Fl. LLC, after breezing an Under Tack eighth in :10 3/5. watch her under tack video

Collected a millionaire after winning Del Mar’s Pacific Classic

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Speedway Stable LLC’s Collected is the newest OBS millionaire after a wire to wire win in Del Mar’s $1, 000, 000 Pacific Classic (G1). He took the lead at the start, turned back San Diego Handicap (G2) winner Accelerate on the turn then held off a late run by champion Arrogate and scored by half a length. It’s the fifth graded stakes win for the 4-year-old son of City Zip, trained by Bob Baffert, and leaves him with an 11-8-1-0 career record. Four for four this year, he has earned $1,260,500 to date. Consigned by SGV Thoroughbreds (Steven Venosa), Agent, to the 2015 OBS March Sale, he was purchased for $170,000 by Speedway Stable after breezing an Under Tack eighth in :10 2/5.  watch his under tack video

Literata scores in Saratoga Dew Stakes at the Spa

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Michael Dubb’s Literata stalked the pace-setter in the early going of Monday’s $100, 000 Saratoga Dew Stakes, took command a half mile from home, turned back a challenge at the sixteenth pole and prevailed by half a length. It’s the first stakes win for the 6-year-old mare by Read the Footnotes, now 33-8-9-4 for trainer Rudy Rodriguez. She was purchased for $18,000 out of the Casey Newick consignment at the 2012 OBS August Yearling Sale.

Run Away and Pure Silver romp to graded wins at Del Mar and Saratoga

A pair of unbeaten 2-year-old OBS graduates posted dominating victories on Saturday in graded stakes at Del Mar and Saratoga.

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Kaleem Shah’s Run Away is three for three after sitting just off the early lead in Del Mar’s $200, 000 Best Pal Stakes (G2), taking command at the head of the stretch and drawing off to a 3-1/2 length victory. It’s the second stakes win for the colt by Run Away and Hide, purchased for $35,000 out of the Bill Murphy consignment at the 2016 OBS August Yearling Sale. Trained by Simon Callaghan, he has earned $212,400 to date.

 

 

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In the $200,000 Adirondack Stakes (G2) at Saratoga, Twin Creeks Racing Stables, LLC’s Pure Silver scored her second stakes victory and third win in as many starts, quickly going to the lead despite an awkward start. The daughter of Mission Impazible turned back a challenge on the turn, drew off turning for home and ran away down the stretch to a 9-1/2 length victory. Trained by Todd Pletcher, she has earned $217,200 and is the first graded stakes winner for her sire. Consigned by Paul Sharp, Agent, to the 2017 OBS March Sale, she turned in an eighth in :10 flat at the Under Tack Show. watch her under tack video

Green Mask a millionaire after scoring in Saratoga’s Troy Stakes

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Abdullah Saeed Almaddah’s Green Mask is the newest OBS millionaire after taking charge of Sunday’s $250, 000 Troy Stakes at Saratoga coming to the eighth pole and drawing clear to win by a length and three quarters. The time for five furlongs on the turf was 1:00.49, just missing OBS graduate Lady Shipman’s (April ’14) track record 1:00.46. It’s the third stakes win of the year for the 6-year-old gelding by Mizzen Mast, purchased for $150,000 out of the Casse Sales LLC (Justin Casse) consignment at the 2013 OBS April Sale after an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5. Trained by Brad Cox, he’s now 27-8-8-3 and has earned $1,064,761 to date. watch his under tack video

Wong Chi Tat’s Forever Young led from start to finish and won Singapore’s $300,000 Chairman’s Trophy (G2) on Sunday by half a length. It’s the second graded stakes victory for the 3-year-old colt by Run Away and Hide, who captured the Singapore Guineas (G1) in the same front-running style on May 14th. Trained by Kuah Cheng Tee, he’s now 8-4-0-1 and has earned $533,285 to date. Consigned by Whitman Sales LLC, Agent, to the 2016 OBS March Sale, he sped a quarter in :21 flat at the Under Tack Show. watch his under tack video watch the Chairman’s Trophy Stakes                

Richard Keith’s American Dubai took the lead after a quarter in the $200,000 Downs at Albuquerque Handicap and ran away from there, scoring an easy nine length victory. It’s the second stakes win for the 4-year-old colt by E Dubai, trained by Rodney Richards, now 15-6-2-3 with $406,122 in earnings. Consigned by Calex Stables, Agent, to the 2015 OBS March Sale, he was sold to Mr. Keith for $50,000 after breezing an eighth in :10 1/5 at the Under Tack Show. watch his under tack video

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Raroma Stable’s unbeaten Phantom Ro took charge at the start of Saturday’s $100,000 FTBOA Florida Sire Dr. Fager Stakes at Gulfstream and the 2-year-old Florida-bred gelding by Wildcat Heir led all the way, drawing off in the lane to a 2-3/4 length victory. Two for two for trainer Ralph Nicks, he has earned $94,000. Consigned by Beth Bayer, Agent, he went through the ring at the 2016 OBS August Yearling Sale.

 

 

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Anne D. Scott’s Galleon Mast was relaxed in the early going of Gulfstream’s $75,000 Eight Miles East Stakes on Sunday, rallied wide to reach the lead in the stretch and then turned back a challenge by fellow OBS graduate My Point Exactly (April ’14, August ’13) and won by a head. Consinged by Eddie Woods, Agent, to the 2015 OBS April Sale, he turned in an Under Tack quarter in :22 flat. Now 18-5-5-4 for trainer David Fawkes, he has earned $222,400. watch his under tack video

 

 

Fig Tree Farm’s Sweet Sandy saved ground on the turn in Saturday’s $75,000 William M. Backer Stakes at Laurel, moved to the outside down the stretch and closed with a rush to get up in the final yards and score by a neck. It’s the first stakes win for the 5-year-old mare by Flatter, trained by Danielle Hodsdon, now 18-4-5-1 with earnings of $129,260. She was purchased for $25,000 out of the de Meric Sales consignment at the 2014 OBS April Sale after breezing an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5. watch her under tack video

Robert L. Cole’s 6-year-old Roman Officer successfully defended his title in the $75,000 West Virginia Legislature Chairman’s Cup Stakes at Mountaineer Park on Saturday, leading every step of the way and turning back fellow OBS graduate American Sailor (April ’14) by a length. It’s his third win in four starts this year for trainer Kevin Patterson, leaving him 40-13-5-6 with earnings of $325,014. Consigned by SAB Sales (Scott A. Bergsrud), Agent, to the 2013 OBS April Sale, he breezed an eighth in :10 2/5 before he was sold for $70,000. watch his under tack video

I. C. Racing LLC and Shalom TR’s La Piba scored her first stakes win in Saturday’s $75,000 West Virginia Senate President’s Cup Stakes at Mountaineer Park, closing in deep stretch and getting up in the final strides to win by a neck. Trained by Brad Cox, who enjoyed a huge weekend, the 4-year-old daughter of Lookin At Lucky is now 19-4-2-2 and has earned $153,501. She was sold for $45,000 by Scanlon Training Center, Agent, at the 2015 OBS April Sale after turning in an Under Tack eighth in :10 3/5. watch her under tack video

Flurry Racing Stables LLC’s Mr. Understood picked up his first stakes win on Saturday in the $60,000 Super Derby Prelude Stakes on the turf course at Louisiana Downs, rallying to take the lead after turning for home and cruising to a 2-1/2 length victory. That’s three wins in four starts this year for the 3-year-old gelding by Archarcharch, consigned by Woodford Thoroughbreds, Agent, to the 2016 OBS March Sale and purchased by Flurry Racing for $130,000 after turning in an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5. Trained by Brad Cox, he’s now 9-5-1-0 and has earned $123,794 to date. watch his under tack video

Brad Cox also saddled Steve Landers Racing LLC’s Big Changes in the $50,000 John Henry Stakes at Louisiana Downs. The 5-year-old Florida-bred gelding by Midshipman tracked the early leaders, took charge a furlong from home and eased away to win by a length and a quarter. It’s the first stakes win for the two-time OBS graduate, sold by Crowes Nest Farm at the 2013 Winter Mixed Sale. He was then purchased by Steve Landers for $170,000 out of the Pick View LLC consignment at the 2014 April Sale after speeding an Under Tack quarter in :20 4/5. He’s now 13-4-3-1 and has earned $201,030. watch his under tack video

Anton Kubacak’s Emily’s Lollipop is two for two and a stakes winner after taking the lead at the start of the $50,000 Louisiana Cup Juvenile Fillies at Louisiana Downs and never looking back en route to a five length victory. Fellow OBS graduate Feisty Embrace (January ’16) checked in third. The 2-year-old filly by Tiz the One, trained by Scott Gelner, has earned $48,525 to date. Consigned by Select Sales, Agent, to the 2016 OBS Selected Yearling Sale, she was purchased by her trainer for $1,500. Selected Sale Conformation photo

Unbeaten Coal Front captures Saratoga’s Amsterdam Stakes

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Robert LaPenta and Head of Plains Partners LLC’s Coal Front is three for three and a graded stakes winner after leading from gate to wire and taking Saratoga’s $200, 000 Amsterdam Stakes (G2) by a length and a half over fellow OBS graduate Excitations (April ’16). Consigned by Kirkwood Stables, Agent, to the 2016 OBS April Sale, he sped a quarter in :21 1/5 at the Under Tack Show before he was purchased for $575,000 by Steven W. Young on behalf of Mr. LaPenta. Unraced at two, the 3-year-old colt by Stay Thirsty, trained by Todd Pletcher, has earned $216,000 to date. watch his under tack video

One race earlier on the card, Todd Pletcher sent Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners’ El Dulce out for his debut in an $83,000 maiden special weight test on the turf course. The 2-year-old colt by Twirling Candy took the lead at the start and led every step of the way, winning by a neck and earning $49,800 after running 5-1/2 furlongs in 1:02 4/5. He was purchased for $200,000 out of the Robert Brewer consignment at the 2017 OBS March Sale after turning in an eighth in :10 flat at the Under Tack Show.  watch his under tack video

Outplay leads OBS sweep of Saratoga’s Curlin Stakes

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Repole Stable’s Outplay led a 1-2-3 OBS sweep of Saratoga’s $100, 000 Curlin Stakes on Friday, taking the lead at the start and never looking back en route to a 5-3/4 length victory. Small Bear (April ’16) and Perfect Partner (March ’16) rallied to be second and third. It’s the first stakes win for the 3-year-old colt by Bernardini, now 7-3-2-1 with $163,133 in earnings for trainer Todd Pletcher. He breezed an eighth in :10 flat at the Under Tack Show before he was purchased for $275,000 out of the Crupi’s New Castle Farm consignment at the 2016 OBS March Sale. watch his under tack video

OBS graduates were first and second earlier in the afternoon at the Spa in a $73,000 5-1/2 furlong maiden special test. Gold Square LLC’s first time starter Aveenu Malcainu was off the pace in the early going, but came running in the stretch to catch front-running Smokin Platinum (April ’17) a sixteenth from home and prove best by three quarters of a length. Consinged by SBM Training and Sales to the 2017 OBS April Sale, the 2-year-old colt by Into Mischief was sold to Gold Square for $150,000 after turning in an Under Tack Quarter in :21 4/5. Trained by Jeremiah Englehart, the winner earned $43,800. watch his under tack video

Celtic Chaos scores in Saratoga’s John Morrissey Stakes

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Zilla Racing Stables’ Celtic Chaos was wide in the early going and around the turn in Thursday’s $100, 000 John Morrissey Stakes at Saratoga, then rallied down the stretch and got up in the final yards to score by a neck. It’s the first stakes win for the 4-year-old colt by Dublin, trained by Kiaran McLaughlin, now 19-6-4-3 with $380,780 in earnings. Consigned by King’s Equine, Agent for Spendthrift Farm, to the 2015 OBS April Sale, he was purchased for $55,000 by Zilla Racing after breezing an eighth in :10 3/5 at the Under Tack Show. watch his under tack video

 

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Earlier in the afternoon at Saratoga, George Yager’s Sly Roxy made her debut in a muddy 5-1/2 furlong $83,000 maiden special weight test, originally carded for the turf course. The 2-year-old daughter of Speightstown tracked the leaders to the turn, moved up to take command turning for home, then drew off down the stretch to a 5-1/2 length victory. Consigned by Harris Training Center LLC, she turned in an Under Tack eighth in :10 flat before going through the ring at the 2017 OBS March Sale. Trained by Mark Casse, she earned $49,800 for her effort.  watch her under tack video

Mind Your Biscuits dominates Belmont Sprint Championship

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J Stables, Head of Plains Partners LLC, Summers, Kisber and Summers’ Mind Your Biscuits went back to work after a brief vacation after his Dubai Golden Shaheen (G1) victory in March and earned a start in the Breeders’ Cup. The 4-year-old colt by Posse swept to the lead at the top of the stretch of Saturday’s $350,000 Belmont Sprint Championship (G2) and cruised from there to a 3-1/2 length victory. Trained by Chad Summers, he now has four graded stakes wins, a 16-6-6-2 career record and $2,207,166 in earnings. Consigned by SBM Training and Sales, Agent, to the 2015 OBS April Sale, he turned in an eighth in :10 3/5 at the Under Tack Show. watch his under tack video

Triple K Stables’ Ghost Hunter saved ground into the stretch of Saturday’s $100,000 Arlington Handicap (G3), slipped through on the inside with a furlong to go and scored by three quarters of a length. It’s the first graded stakes win for the 7-year-old gelding by Ghostzapper, who breezed an eighth in :10 2/5 at the Under Tack Show prior to the  2012 OBS June Sale before he was purchased out of the McKathan Bros. consignment for $30,000. Trained by Jamie Ness, he’s now 46-18-9-8 and has earned $633,523. watch his under tack video

Gainesway Stable’s Danzatrice circled the field from the rear on the turn in Friday’s $101,733 Iowa Distaff Stakes at Prairie Meadows, then ran past the leaders in deep stretch and won by a length and a quarter. That’s three stakes wins for the 5-year-old daughter of Dunkirk, trained by Steve Asmussen, now 14-7-1-1 with $302,745 in earnings. She turned in an eighth in :10 1/5 at the Under Tack Show before she was sold for $105,000 by Grassroots Training & Sales LLC at the 2014 OBS April Sale. watch her under tack video

Brad Grady’s Phat Man relaxed off the pace in the $99,000 Long Branch Stakes on Saturday at Monmouth Park, rallied on the outside down the stretch and was up in the final strides to beat fellow OBS graduate Talk Logistics (April ’16) by a head. It’s the first stakes win for the 3-year-old gelding by Munnings, consigned by Bobby Dodd, Agent, who went through the ring at the 2016 OBS March Sale after breezing an Under Tack eighth in :10 2/5. Now 9-3-3-0 for trainer Joe Sharp, he has earned $129,540 to date. watch his under tack video

Keith Plaisance’s Pacific Pink, last in the early going of Saturday night’s $100,000 Louisiana Legends Distaff Stakes at Evangeline Downs, rallied to take the lead turning for home and drew away to a three length victory. It’s the second straight stakes win for the 5-year-old daughter of Private Vow, consigned by Robert Brewer to the 2014 OBS April Sale, and sold to Nick Hines, Agent, for $90,000 after turning in an eighth in :10 1/5 at the Under Tack Show. Trained by Edward Johnston, she’s now 21-9-4-6 and has earned $481,620 to date. watch her under tack video

Kathleen Amaya and Raffaele Centofanti’s Look Into My Eyes stalked the leaders in Saturday’s $100,000 Louisiana Legends Mademoiselle Stakes at Evangeline Downs into the lane, put them away inside the eighth pole and drew away to a three length victory. Fellow OBS graduate Ramona’s Wildcat (April ’13, January ’12) rallied from last to be third. It’s the third stakes win for the 5-year-old daughter of City Zip, trained by Efren Loza, Jr., now 12-7-2-1 with $195,560 in earnings. A two time OBS graduate, she was sold by Pelican State Thoroughbreds, Agent, at the 2013 January Sale and then breezed an Under Tack quarter in :21 2/5 before going through the ring at the 2014 June Sale. watch her under tack video

Gary Barber’s Spring Up led a 1-2-3 OBS sweep of Sunday’s $50,000 Mecke Stakes at Gulfstream Park, rallying to take the lead in the final sixteenth and holding off Galleon Mast (April ’15) by three quarters of a length, with Two Step Time (June ’15, April ’15, October ’13) another length back in third. It’s the first stakes win for the 7-year-old Florida-bred gelding by Spring At Last, two for two this year for trainer Mark Casse, leaving him 23-10-1-2 with $314,892 in earnings. He was purchased for $14,000 out of the Bridlewood Farm consignment at the 2011 OBS August Sale.

Seymourdini gallops in Belmont’s State Dinner Stakes

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Iris Smith Stable’s Seymourdini took command of Monday’s $100, 000 State Dinner Stakes at Belmont after a quarter mile and ran away and hid from there, galloping to at 10-1/2 length victory, with fellow OBS graduate Madefromlucky (March ’14) checking in third. It’s the first stakes win for the 4-year-old colt by Bernardini, trained by Linda Rice, now 9-5-2-1 with earnings of $229,027. Consigned by Niall Brennan Stables, Agent, to the 2015 OBS March Sale, he was sold for $900,000 after breezing an eighth in :10 1/5 at the Under Tack Show.  watch his under tack video

Kaleem Shah’s Run Away went head and head with fellow OBS graduate Argosy Fleet (March ’17) in Santa Anita’s $100,345 Santa Anita Juvenile Stakes on Monday, took charge in deep stretch and beat him to the wire by a length and a half. Unbeaten in two starts for trainer Simon Callaghan, the 2-year-old colt by by Run Away and Hide has earned $92,400 to date. He was purchased for $35,000 out of the Bill Murphy consignment at the 2016 OBS August Yearling Sale.

Peter Redekop’s Aqua Frio picked up his first stakes victory in Sunday’s $50,000 Seattle Slew Stakes at Emerald Downs, turning in a determined stretch run from just off the pace and getting up in the final strides to win by a head. It’s the first win in three starts this year for the 3-year-old colt by Uncle Mo, who sped an Under Tack quarter in :21 1/5 before he was sold for $180,000 by Eddie Woods, Agent, at the 2016 OBS March Sale. Now 11-3-6-1 for trainer Blaine D. Wright, he has earned $136,450.  watch his under tack video

$1.7-million March Sale topper Diamondsandpearls romps in debut at Santa Anita

Phoenix Thoroughbred III, Ltd.’s Diamondsandpearls, who brought $1.7-million to top the 2017 OBS March Sale, took the lead at the start of a $54,345 maiden special weight test at Santa Anita on Sunday and gave nothing else a chance, romping to a seven length victory in her debut for trainer Bob Baffert. The 2-year-old daughter of Congrats was consigned to the March Sale by McKathan Bros., Agent, and sold to Kerri Radcliffe, Agent. The dark bay or brown filly is out of Azalea Belle, by Dixie Union, a daughter of graded stakes winner Westerly Breeze, and her eighth in :9 4/5 was co-fastest at the distance at the March 10th Under Tack session. watch her under tack video

Diamondsandpearls was not the only March grad to score at first asking over the weekend. At Arlington Park on Sunday, Carolyn Wilson’s The Tabulator rolled to a nine length maiden special weight win for trainer Larry Rivelli. The colt by Dialed In, consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, went to Ms. Wilson for $460,000 after turning in an Under Tack eighth in :10 flat. watch his under tack video

On Sunday at Ellis Park, Stan Burnstein’s Belle’s Orb captured her debut in a maiden special for trainer Eddie Kenneally. The daughter of Orb, a half sister to stakes winner Fact Finding, was also consigned by Wavertree and purchased by her trainer for $120,000 after an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5. watch her under tack video

The 2017 March Sale produced its first stakes winner when Sano Racing Stables Inc.’s Rose to Fame, now two for two, tracked the leaders in the early going of Saturday’s $100,000 Brave Raj Stakes at Gulfstream, took command in the final furlong and held off the late runners to score by a neck. The 2-year-old filly by Gemologist, trained by Antonio Sano, has earned $85,380 to date. Consigned by Crupi’s New Castle Farm, Agent, to the 2017 OBS March Sale, she was purchased for $65,000 by Mr. Sano after breezing an eighth in :10 1/5 at the Under Tack Show. watch her under tack video

Abdullah Saeed Almaddah’s Green Mask closed with a rush between horses to take charge of Sunday’s $250,500 Highlander Stakes (G2) at Woodbine inside the eighth pole and drew away from there to a two length victory. Fellow OBS graduate Commute (August ‘13) checked in third. It’s the second graded stakes win for the 6-year-old gelding by Mizzen Mast, trained by Brad Cox, now 26-7-8-3 with $914,761 in earnings.  He was purchased for $150,000 out of the Casse Sales LLC (Justin Casse) consignment at the 2013 OBS April Sale after an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5. watch his under tack video

Kevin Attard and Soli Mehta’s Starship Jubilee made it five wins in row on Sunday at Woodbine, finishing in a dead heat for the victory with Rainha Da Bateria in the $175,700 Dance Smartly Stakes (G2). That’s two straight graded stakes wins for the 4-year-old Florida-bred filly by Indy Wind, a two time OBS graduate, sold by The Acorn at the 2014 August Yearling Sale then consigned by Halcyon Hammock Farm, Agent, to the 2015 April Sale where she breezed an eighth in :10 2/5 at the Under Tack Show. Trained by Kevin Attard, the win leaves her with a 14-8-1-0 record and earnings of $258,830. watch her under tack video

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Darsan, Inc.’s Who’s the Lady led a 1-2-3 OBS blanket finish in Gulfstream’s $75,000 Azalea Stakes, slipping through on the rail with a late rush to score by a head over Lirica (August ’15, January ‘15), with frontrunning R Angel Katelyn (June ‘16) a nose back in third. It’s the second stakes victory for the 3-year-old Florida-bred daughter of Munnings, who went through the ring at the 2015 OBS August Yearling Sale. She’s now 7-5-0-0 for trainer Kathleen O’Connell, and has earned $157,410. Selected Sale conformation photo

Irap wins the Ohio Derby

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Reddam Racing LLC’s Irap came from off the pace to catch odds-on favorite Girvin in the final sixteenth of Saturday’s $500, 000 Ohio Derby (G3) at Thistledown and outfought him in the final strides to win by a nose. Fellow OBS graduate Untrapped (April ’16) took third with a good stretch run. It’s the second graded stakes win for the 3-year-old colt by Tiznow, who broke his maiden in Keeneland’s Blue Grass Stakes (G2) in April. The newest OBS millionaire, he’s now 10-2-3-1 and has earned $1,072,600 to date for trainer Doug O’Neill. Consigned by Bobby Dodd, Agent, to the 2016 OBS March Sale, he breezed an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5 before he was purchased by Dennis O’Neill for $300,000. watch his under tack video

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Speedway Stable LLC’s Collected sat just off the leader in the early going of the $100,000 Precisionist Stakes G3) at Santa Anita, took command on the far turn and romped from there to a fourteen length victory. It’s the third straight win for the 4-year-old son of City Zip, trained by Bob Baffert, leaving him with four graded stakes victories, a 10-7-1-0 career record and $660,500 in earnings. He was sold for $170,000 to Speedway Stable at the 2015 OBS March Sale by SGV Thoroughbreds (Steven Venosa), Agent, after turning in an Under Tack eighth in :10 2/5.  watch his under tack video

West Point Thoroughbreds’ Street Surrender took the lead at the start of Santa Anita’s $101,500 Southern Truce Stakes on Sunday, turned back a challenge a furlong from home and eased away to her first stakes victory by a length and three quarters. After knocking at the door with seconds in stakes races in her last two starts, the 4-year-old filly by Street Boss, trained by Jerry Hollendorfer, is now 15-6-3-1 with $198,425 in earnings. Consigned by Grassroots Training & Sales LLC, Agent, to the 2015 OBS April Sale, she breezed an eighth in :10 flat prior to her purchase by West Point for $280,000. watch her under tack video

Faypien, Classy Class score Saturday graded stakes wins

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Baoma Corporation’s Faypien stalked the leader in the early going of Saturday’s $201, 035 Summertime Oaks (G2) at Santa Anita, took the lead in the stretch then held off challengers on both sides to score by a head. It’s the first graded stakes win for the 3-year-old Florida-bred daughter of Ghostzapper, who breezed an Under Tack quarter in :20 2/5 before she was purchased for $720,000 out of the Off the Hook LLC consignment at the 2016 OBS April Sale. Her second straight stakes win for trainer Bob Baffert leaves her with a 4-3-0-1 record and earnings of $205,680.  watch her under tack video

Cheyenne Stables LLC’s Classy Class took command going to the first turn of Monmouth’s $107,000 Salvator Mile Stakes (G3) and never looked back, cruising to a 2-3/4 length victory. It’s the first stakes win for the 5-year-old son of Discreetly Mine, now 18-5-0-4 with $426,100 for trainer Kiaran McLaughlin. Consigned by Eisaman Equine, Agent, to the 2014 OBS March Sale, he turned in an eighth in :10 2/5 at the Under Tack Show before he went to Cheyenne for $250,000. watch his under tack video

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Commonwealth Stables and Randy Bradshaw’s Somethingelse picked up her first stakes victory in Saturday’s $100,000 Ginger Punch Stakes at Gulfstream Park, taking the lead at the top of the stretch and holding two rivals at bay en route to a half length win over fellow OBS graduate Bitacora (August ’15). The 4-year-old Florida-bred filly by Leroidesanimaux (BRZ) worked a quarter in :22 flat before she was a $26,000 purchase out of the Randy Bradshaw consignment at the 2015 OBS June Sale. Trained by Leo Azpurua, Jr., she’s now 12-4-4-3 and has earned $207,040 to date. watch her under tack video

Astrology filly tops June Sale finale

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Hip No. 631, daughter of Astrology consigned by Tom McCrocklin, Agent, went to Whisper Hill Farm LLC for $300,000 to top the second and final session of the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2017 June Sale of Two-Year-Olds and Horses of Racing Age. The bay filly, whose quarter in :20 4/5 was the fastest at the distance at Saturday’s Under Tack session, is out of Dreamingly, by Giant’s Causeway, a half sister to stakes placed Skyfall.

Linda Rice, Agent, went to $220,000 for Hip No. 634, a bay colt by Flat Out consigned by Bobby Dodd, Agent. Out of Dress Parade, by Victory Gallop, a daughter of graded stakes winner Added Asset, he turned in an Under Tack eighth in :10 flat on Saturday.

Hip No. 410, a son of Stay Thirsty consigned by Stephens Thoroughbreds LLC, Agent, was sold to Steven W. Young, Agent for $190,000.  The gray or roan colt, who breezed an eighth in :10 1/5 at Friday’s Under Tack session, is out of Sweetest Song, by Unbridled’s Song, from the family of graded stakes winner Ifyoucouldseemenow.

Hip No. 744, a bay filly by Soldat consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent was purchased by Bradley Thoroughbreds LLC, Agent, for $175,000. Out of graded stakes winner Storm Mesa, by Sky Mesa, she breezed an eighth in :10 flat on Saturday.

Hip No. 731, a son of Tapit consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, went to Tim Kegel, Agent, for $170,000. The chestnut colt, who worked an eighth in :10 2/5 on Saturday, is a full brother to grade one stakes winner Pretty City Dancer out of Pretty City, by Carson City.

Hip No. 766, a son of Speightstown consigned by RiceHorse Stable (Brandon & Ali Rice), went to K.O.I.D. Co., Ltd. for $150,000. The chestnut colt, who breezed an eighth in :10 flat on Saturday, is out of graded stakes placed Exit to Heaven, by Holy Bull.

Rialto Racing Stables went to $145,000 for Hip No. 460, a chestnut colt by Flatter who worked an eighth in :10 1/5 on Friday. Consigned by consigned by Paul Sharp, Agent, he’s out of Up in Lights, by Smart Strike, a half sister to graded stakes placed stakes winner Lady of the Future.

Hip No. 465, a son of Quality Road consigned by Randy Miles, Agent, went to Kirkwood, Agent for David Berman for $130,000. The dark bay or brown colt, who breezed an eighth in :10 flat on Friday, is out of Villanella, by War Chant, from the family of grade one winner Passion for Gold and a half sister to stakes placed Alcomatch.

Hip No. 582, a gray or roan colt by Tapit consigned by Hoby & Layna Kight, was purchased for $130,000 by K.O.I.D. Co., Ltd. The half brother to grade one stakes winner Cuvee, who breezed an eighth in :10 1/5 on Saturday, is out of Christmas Star, by Star de Naskra.

Dennis O’Neill paid $130,000 for Hip No. 657, a chestnut filly by Line of David consigned by Shadybrook Farm, Inc. The half sister to stakes winner Temple Fur, out of Fashion Fur, by Mr. Greeley, worked an eighth in :10 flat on Saturday.

Kirkwood, Agent for David Berman, went to $120,000 for Hip No. 528, a chestnut colt by Tapit who turned in an Under Tack quarter in :21 3/5 on Friday. Consigned by Harris Training Center LLC, Agent, he’s out of Avid, by More Than Ready, a half sister to graded stakes winner Star Dabbler.

Hip No. 760, a daughter of Super Saver consigned by Woodford Thoroughbreds, Agent, was sold to Larry C Brookshire for $120,000.  The bay filly, who breezed an eighth in 10: flat on Saturday, is out of Circumspect, by Discreet Cat, a half sister to grade one stakes winner Monba.

For the session, 207 youngsters sold for a total of $7,646,400, compared with 156 two-year-olds grossing $4,699,900 at the corresponding session last year. The average price was $36,939, compared with $30,128 a year ago while the median price was $20,000 compared with $15,000 in 2016. The buyback percentage was 21.6%; it was 22.8% in 2016.

For the entire sale, 424 two-year-olds sold for $15,216,900 compared with 619 bringing a total of $17,930,900 last year in four sessions. The average was $35,889 up 23.9% from $28,968 in 2016, while the median price was $19,000 up 40.7% compared with $13,500 a year ago. The buyback percentage was 18.8%; it was 24.3% a year ago.

The overall sale topper was Hip No. 199, a dark bay or brown colt by First Dude whose quarter in :20 3/5 was co-fastest at the distance at Wednesday’s Under Tack Session, sold to David Dizney Racing Syndicate for $400,000. Consigned by Top Line Sales LLC, Agent, he’s a half brother to stakes placed Sola Gratia out of Natalie’s Moment, by Kris S.

Next on the OBS agenda is the Selected Sale of Yearlings set for October 10th, followed by the Open Sale of Yearlings on October 11th – 12th.

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.

First Dude colt tops June Sale’s opening session

Hip No. 199,  a dark bay or brown colt by First Dude whose quarter in :20 3/5 was co-fastest at the distance at Wednesday’s Under Tack Session, was sold to David Dizney Racing Syndicate for $400, 000 to top the first session of the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2017 June Sale of Two-Year-Olds and Horses of Racing Age. Consigned by Top Line Sales LLC, Agent, he’s a half brother to stakes placed Sola Gratia out of Natalie’s Moment, by Kris S.

Linda Rice, Agent, went to $320,000 for Hip No. 335, a son of Midnight Lute consigned by Timber Creek, Agent. The bay colt, whose eighth in :9 4/5 was the fastest work at the distance at Thursday’s Under Tack session, is out of stakes placed Screen Giant, by Giant’s Causeway.

Hip No. 317, a son of Twirling Candy consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, was purchased for $310,000 by Bradley Thoroughbreds LLC, Agent. The dark bay or brown colt, who worked a quarter in :21 1/5 at Thursday’s Under Tack Session, is out of stakes winner Saint Knows, by Sweetsouthernsaint, a full sister to stakes winner Her Sweet Saint

Hip No. 138, Times Square, a son of Tapit also consigned by Eddie Woods, went to Calumet Farm for $250,000. The gray or roan colt, who breezed an eighth in :10 4/5 on Wednesday, is out of graded stakes winner Magical Feeling, by Empire Maker.

Eddie Woods consigned Hip No. 310, a son of Curlin purchased by Steven W. Young, Agent, for $240,000. Out of stakes placed Runge, by Posse, a half sister to stakes placed Certain Pride, the dark bay or brown colt breezed a quarter on Thursday in :21 3/5.

Holly & David Wilson went to $210,000 for Hip No. 68, a son of Scat Daddy consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent. The chestnut colt, who worked a quarter in :21 1/5 on Wednesday, is out of Intelyhente, by Smart Strike, a full sister to graded stakes winner Bel Air Beauty.

Hip No. 61, a daughter of Union Rags consigned by Harris Training Center LLC, went to Linda Rice, Agent, for $200,000. The bay filly, who breezed an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5 last Wednesday, is out of stakes winner I’m Mom’s Favorite, by Indian Charlie, a half sister to graded stakes placed Toutsie Rules.

Hip No. 239, a son of Quality Road consigned by Woodford Thoroughbreds, Agent, was sold to Justin Casse, Agent, for $200,000. The bay colt, who breezed an Under Tack eighth in :10  flat on Thursday, is out of Pirate Queen, by Unbridled’s Song, a daughter of graded stakes winner Be Gentle.

Hip No. 33, son of Scat Daddy consigned by James Layden, Agent, went to Linda Rice, Agent, for $185,000. The bay colt, whose quarter in :20 3/5 was co-fastest at the distance last Wednesday, is a full brother to graded stakes winner Conquest Daddyo out of Hangingbyamoment, by Thunder Gulch.

Hip No. 105, a gray or roan filly by Tapit consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, was purchased by Bradley Thoroughbreds LLC, Agent, for $180,000. Out of graded stakes placed stakes winner La Nez, by Storm Creek, she sped an quarter  in :21 1/5 last Wednesday.

Bradley Thoroughbreds LLC, Agent paid $150,000 for Hip No. 90, a daughter of City Zip out of stakes winner Karakorum Elektra by Freud. The bay filly, who turned in an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5 on Wednesday, is consigned by Hoppel’s Horse & Cattle Co., Inc., Agent.

For the session, 199 horses grossed $7,217,500, compared with 147 selling for a total of $3,645,000 at last year’s first session. The average was $36,269, rising 46.3% compared with $24,798 a year ago, while the median price was $18,000, up 33.3% compared to $13,500 in 2016.  The buyback percentage was 22.9%;  it was 30.1% last year.

The June Sale continues Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. Hip No.’s 375 – 769 will be offered.

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

The Under Tack Show is recorded and available on the OBS website, by entire session or by individual hip number. The works are also available for viewing in the video wall in the rear of the auditorium, the new Video room adjacent to the Horsemen’s Lounge and at kiosks in the lobby, Lounge and the covered walking ring. In-room viewing is available at The Courtyard by Marriott, Homewood Suites, Hampton Inn & Suites, Residence Inn and the Ocala Hilton, plus lounge viewing is available at the Hilton. Under Tack Show results are posted on the OBS website in .pdf and Excel format as well as via a sortable master index.

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.

American Anthem, War Story score in graded stakes at Belmont

David Alcosser photo

China Horse Club, Head of Plains Partners LLC, SF Racing LLC et al’s American Anthem surged to the front at the head of the stretch of Belmont’s $500,000 Woody Stephens Stakes (G2), opened a big lead in mid-stretch and coasted home to a 3-1/4 length victory over fellow OBS graduate Giuseppe the Great (March ’16).  It’s the second straight graded stakes win for the 3-year-old colt by Bodemeister, who breezed an eighth in :10 1/5 at the Under Tack Show before he was purchased for $435,000 out of the Hoppel’s Horse & Cattle Co. consignment at the 2016 OBS March Sale. Trained by Bob Baffert, he’s now 6-3-1-0 and has earned $389,545 to date. watch his under tack video

Chelsea Durand photo

Loooch Racing Stables, Inc., Glenn K. Ellis and Imaginary Stables’ War Story is the newest OBS millionaire after stalking the leaders in the early going of Belmont’s $400,000 Brooklyn Invitational Stakes (G2), taking command inside the eighth pole and drawing  away to 2-1/2 length victory. It’s the first graded stakes win for the 5-year-old gelding by Northern Afleet, trained by Jorge Navarro, now 21-5-3-3 with $1,154,305 in earnings. Consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, to the 2014 OBS March Sale, he worked an eighth in :10 4/5 at the Under Tack Show. watch his under tack video

Shaqab Racing, WinStar Farm LLC and China Horse Club’s OBS Championship Stakes winner Master Plan rallied from off the pace to catch fellow OBS graduate Adonis Creed (April ’16) in the stretch of Saturday’s $50,125 Stanton Stakes at Delaware Park and beat him by a length and a quarter. Super Dude (March ’16) checked in third to complete an OBS sweep of the race. It’s the second stakes win for the 3-year-old graded stakes placed colt by Twirling Candy, trained by Todd Pletcher, now 7-3-1-1 with earnings of $333,490. He was purchased for $850,000 out of the Eisaman Equine consignment at the 2016 March Sale after working an eighth in :10 1/5 at the Under Tack Show.  watch his under tack video

Astrology filly fastest at June Under Tack finale

Tibor Szlavik photo

Hip No. 631, a bay filly by Astrology consigned by Tom McCrocklin, Agent, breezed  a quarter in :20 4/5 to post the fastest work at the distance at the fourth and final session of the Under Tack Show for the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2017 June Sale of Two Year Olds and Horses of Racing Age. She’s out of Dreamingly, by Giant’s Causeway, a half sister to stakes placed Skyfall.

Five youngsters worked quarters in :21 flat.

  • Hip No. 623, a bay filly by Mach Ride consigned by L. G., Agent, is out of Domestic Fight, by Domestic Dispute, a daughter of stakes winner Trial Fighter.
  • Hip No. 703, a bay filly by Animal Kingdom consigned by Hartley/DeRenzo Thoroughbreds LLC, Agent, is out of Gharbiah, by Bernardini, a half sister to grade one stakes winner Honey Ryder.
  • Hip No. 735, consigned by Thoroughbred Champions Training Center LLC, is a bay filly by Colonel John out of Restless Kitten, by Our Emblem, from the family of grade one winner Hennessy.
  • Hip No. 738, also consigned by Thoroughbred Champions, is a bay filly by Shackleford out of graded stakes placed Scarlet Starlet, by Congrats.
  • Hip No. 762, Shes Our Fastest, a dark bay or brown filly by Oratory consigned by Stephens Thoroughbreds LLC, Agent, is out of stakes placed Dawali, by Festival Of Light, a half sister to stakes placed Tapit Dancer.

 There were five quarters in :21 1/5.

  • Hip No. 644, a bay filly by Overanalyze consigned by G.A. Thoroughbreds, is out of Entrada, by Mineshaft, a half sister to graded stakes placed stakes winning OBS graduate Formal Miss.
  • Hip No. 677, San Juan Diego, a dark bay or brown colt by Heavy Breathing consigned by Hoppel’s Horse & Cattle Co., Inc., Agent, is a half brother to graded stakes winner Musket Man out of Fortuesque, by Fortunate Prospect.
  • Hip No. 702, consigned by Jimmy Miranda, is a dark bay or brown filly by Mission Impazible out of Genisa, by Storm Cat, a daughter of graded stakes winner Tizdubai.
  • Hip No. 714, a chestnut colt by Paddy O’Prado consigned by Ortiz Training Stable LLC, Agent, is out of Kiss the King, by Roman Ruler, a half sister to grade one stakes placed stakes winner As You Like.
  • Hip No. 730, a bay colt by Maclean’s Music out of graded stakes placed stakes winner Platinum Princess, by Wolf Power (SAF), is consigned by Thoroughbred Champions Training Center LLC.

 Five horses turned in quarters in :21 2/5.

  • Hip No. 635, a bay filly by Paynter out of stakes winner Dyna’s Destiny, by Dynaformer, is consigned by Daylight Farm Racing and Sales.
  • Hip No. 673, consigned by Fabian Sales, is a bay filly by Get Stormy out of stakes placed Flying Kiwi, by More Than Ready.
  • Hip No. 718, consigned by Thoroughbred Champions Training Center LLC, is a bay colt by Mission Impazible out of Liturgy, by Divine Park, a half sister to stakes winner Church Camp.
  • Hip No. 734, Email, a bay filly by Bodemeister from the Thoroughbred Champions consignment, is out of Resonating, by Smart Strike, a half sister to graded stakes placed stakes winner Pirates Deputy.
  • Hip No. 742, also consigned by Thoroughbred Champions, is a bay filly by Colonel John, a half sister to stakes placed Inside Out out of Star of Johar, by Johar, a half sister to graded stakes placed Letsgetitonmom.

 Hip No. 741, La Cuarta, a chestnut filly by Poseidon’s Warrior consigned by McKathan Bros., Agent, worked the session’s fastest eighth, stopping the timer in :9 4/5. She’s a half sister to graded stakes winning OBS graduate X Y Jet, out of Soldiersingsblues, by Lost Soldier.

There were thirteen eighths in :10 flat.

  • Hip No. 605, consigned by Azpurua Stables, Agent, is a gray or roan colt by Creative Cause, a half brother to stakes placed Lindy out of Dattts Lady Di, by Proud Citizen.
  • Hip No. 618, a dark bay or brown colt by Shanghai Bobby consigned by Top Line Sales, LLC, Agent for Kinsman Farm, is a half brother to graded stakes placed Eagle Hall out of Diamond Corner, by Deputy Minister.
  • Hip No. 622, consigned by Julie Davies, Agent, is a chestnut filly by Gemologist out of stakes placed Dixie Waltz, by Dixieland Band.
  • Hip No. 634, a bay colt by Flat Out consigned by Bobby Dodd, Agent, is out of Dress Parade, by Victory Gallop, a daughter of graded stakes winner Added Asset.
  • Hip No. 657, a chestnut filly by Line of David consigned by Shadybrook Farm, Inc., Agent, is a half sister to stakes winner Temple Fur out of Fashion Fur, by Mr. Greeley.
  • Hip No. 672, consigned by Mayberry Farm, Agent, is a dark bay or brown gelding by Tale of the Cat out of Flying Arch, by Arch, from the family of grade one stakes placed stakes winner Family Tradition (IRE).
  • Hip No. 705, consigned by Whitman Sales LLC, is a dark bay or brown filly by Archarcharch out of Golden Forest, by Forestry, a half sister to graded stakes placed stakes winner Bunairgead (IRE).
  • Hip No. 720, a chestnut filly by Midshipman consigned by Stephens Thoroughbreds LLC, Agent, is out of Magic Box, by Elusive Quality, a half sister to graded stakes winner Incurable Optimist.
  • Hip No. 725, a bay colt by Currency Swap out of stakes placed Notassharpasuthink, by Sharp Humor, is consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent.
  • Hip No. 736, Firewater Rocket, a dark bay or brown filly by Macho Rocket consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, is out of graded stakes winner Rocket Twentyone, by Indian Charlie.
  • Hip No. 744, a bay filly by Soldat also consigned by Eddie Woods, is out of graded stakes winner Storm Mesa, by Sky Mesa.
  • Hip No. 760, a bay filly by Super Saver consigned by Woodford Thoroughbreds, Agent, is out of Circumspect, by Discreet Cat, a half sister to grade one stakes winner Monba.
  • Hip No. 766, consigned by RiceHorse Stable (Brandon & Ali Rice), is a chestnut colt by Speightstown out of graded stakes placed Exit to Heaven, by Holy Bull, a daughter of graded stakes placed stakes winner Daylight Come.

 

Hip No. 712, a chestnut colt by Orb consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, turned in the fastest three eighths by a 2-year-old, clocked in :33 2/5. He’s a half brother to graded stakes placed Imperial Council out of graded stakes placed stakes winner Jaramar Rain, by Thunder Gulch.

The fastest three eighths by an older horse was by Hip No. 692, Gabriel’s Vision, an unraced 3-year-old bay gelding by J P’s Gusto, timed in :32 2/5. Consigned by Jose Munoz, he’s out of Shezafire, by Western Expression.

Hip No. 700, Ready to Zap, consigned by Best A Luck Farm LLC, Agent, worked the distance in : 33 2/5. The dark bay or brown 3-year-old filly by More Than Ready is out of Zapoutofit, by Ghostzapper, a half sister to graded stakes winner North America.

The Under Tack Show is recorded and available on the OBS website, by entire session or by individual hip number. The works are also available for viewing in the video wall in the rear of the auditorium, the new Video room adjacent to the Horsemen’s Lounge and at kiosks in the lobby, Lounge and the covered walking ring. In-room viewing is available at The Courtyard by Marriott, Homewood Suites, Hampton Inn & Suites, Residence Inn and the Ocala Hilton, plus lounge viewing is available at the Hilton. Under Tack Show results are posted on the OBS website in .pdf and Excel format as well as via a sortable master index.

There are 755 two-year-olds and 12 older horses cataloged for the  June Sale of Two-Year-Olds and Horses of Racing Age, set for Tuesday June 13th and Wednesday, June 14th, with both sessions beginning 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 will be available on the OBS website, updated hourly during each session of the June 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.

Into Mischief colt fastest at third June Under Tack session

Tibor Szlavik photo

Hip No. 491, a bay colt by Into Mischief consigned by Thoroughbred Champions Training Center LLC, breezed a quarter in :20 2/5 to post the fastest work at the distance at the third session of the Under Tack Show for the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2017 June Sale of Two Year Olds and Horses of Racing Age. He’s out of Wooden Nickel, by Divine Park, a half sister to grade one stakes winner Include Me Out.

Two horses worked quarters in :20 4/5.

  • Hip No. 536, consigned by Las Palmas Farm, Agent, is a bay filly by Half Ours out of stakes placed Because I Like It, by Lion Heart, a daughter of stakes winner Code Blum.
  • Hip No. 573, a dark bay or brown colt by Uncle Mo, consigned by Top Line Sales, LLC, Agent, is a half brother to stakes placed Ize in Command out of Charlie My Girl, by Unbridled’s Song.

There were two quarters in :21 flat.

  • Hip No. 453, consigned by Thoroughbred Champions Training Center LLC, is a gray or roan filly by Exchange Rate, a full sister to stakes winner Gordol Du Mes out of Twinkle Twinkle, by Arazi.
  • Hip No. 599, a dark bay or brown filly by Denman (AUS) consigned by Top Line Sales, LLC, Agent for Kinsman Farm, is a half sister to stakes winner Majestic Gale out of Crystal Minuet, by Theatrical (IRE), a daughter of graded stakes winner Crystal Symphony.

Three youngsters breezed quarters in :21 1/5.

  • Hip No. 473, a dark bay or brown colt by Bernardini out of graded stakes winner Washington Bridge, by Yankee Gentleman, is consigned by Whitman Sales LLC, Agent.
  • Hip No. 480, consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, is a bay filly by Into Mischief out of Wife Support, by Distorted Humor, a full sister to graded stakes winner Go Rockin’ Robin.
  • Hip No. 486, a chestnut filly by Old Fashioned consigned by Ocala Stud, is out of stakes placed Winey Taylor, by Indian Ocean, a half sister to stakes placed Sweet Alice Benbow.

Eight youngsters worked the distance in :21 2/5.

  • Hip No. 422, a bay filly by Algorithms consigned by Rick Lopez Training & Sales, is out of Tesseract, by Pollard’s Vision, a half sister to stakes winner Cainam.
  • Hip No. 424, Li’l Miss Trouble, consigned by Champions of the Future, Agent, is a chestnut filly by Horse Greeley out of Theatrical Girl by Wiseman’s Ferry, from the family of champion Sea Girl.
  • Hip No. 429, consigned by Niall Brennan Stables, Agent, is a bay filly by Into Mischief out of Thunder Calling by Thunder Gulch, and is a half sister to stakes placed Evan’s Calling.
  • Hip No. 502, consigned by Ocala Stud, Agent, is a bay colt by Prospective out of stakes winner Adhrhythm, by Adhocracy, a daughter of stakes winner Relic Rhythm.
  • Hip No. 548, a chestnut filly by Super Saver consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, is out of graded stakes winner Big Bambu, by Salt Lake.
  • Hip No. 574, Fancy City Girl, a bay filly by City Zip consigned by Blue River Bloodstock, Inc., Agent, is out of Charming Becky, by Dixie Union, from the family of grade one winner Mandy’s Gold.
  • Hip No 588, consigned by Mariela Inzunza Gastelun, is a chestnut filly by Spring At Last out of Comprende, by Hard Spun, from the family of graded stakes placed stakes winner Krigeorj’s Gold.
  • Hip No. 592, Originator, is a dark bay or brown filly by Artie Schiller, a half sister to stakes placed Runway Giant out of stakes winner Costume Designer, by Capote, a half sister to graded stakes winner Secret History.

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

  • Hip No. 413, Skamania, a bay filly by Adios Charlie consigned by Hawks Nest LLC, is out of stakes placed Tackalac, by Known Fact, a full sister to graded stakes placed stakes winner It’sali’lknownfact.
  • Hip No. 415, consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, is a chestnut colt by Distorted Humor out of grade one stakes placed stakes winner Taptam, by Pleasant Tap.
  • Hip No. 446, a gray or roan filly by Tiz Wonderful consigned by Southern Chase Farm, Inc. (Greg & Karen Dodd), Agent, is a half sister to stakes winner Shock Hazard out of Treetop Shock, by Forestry, a half sister to graded stakes winning OBS graduate Fish Trappe Road.
  • Hip No. 459, Up the Road, also consigned by Eddie Woods, is a dark bay or brown filly by Quality Road out of Up a Notch, by Lone Star Sky, a half sister to stakes winner Break Up.
  • Hip No. 465, a dark bay or brown colt by Quality Road consigned by Randy Miles, Agent, is out of Villanella, by War Chant, from the family of grade one winner Passion for Gold and a half sister to stakes placed Alcomatch.
  • Hip No. 492, a dark bay or brown filly by Congrats consigned by Shanbally Acres, is out of Woodland Harmony, by Forestry, from the family of graded stakes winning OBS graduate La Coronel.
  • Hip No. 503, Heidi Ho, a dark bay or brown filly by Anthony’s Cross consigned by Woodside Ranch, Agent, is out of Adorable Heidi, by Gimmeawink, a half sister to stakes winner Ruthian.
  • Hip No. 504, consigned by Golden Legacy Stable, is a dark bay or brown filly by Violence out of Adorably Dangerous, by Grand Slam, from the family of champion Choral Group.
  • Hip No. 517, Hello Annie, a bay filly by Exclusive Quality consigned by Silvestre Chavez Thoroughbreds, Agent, is out of Annie’s Double, by Double Honor, a half sister to stakes placed Raleigh Express.
  • Hip No. 525, a bay colt by Union Rags consigned by Randy Miles, Agent, is out of graded stakes placed Argyle Pink, by Sky Mesa, a half sister to champion Smoke Glacken.
  • Hip No. 566, consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, is a bay colt by Flatter out of Catch My Eye, by Unbridled’s Song, a full sister to stakes placed Miss Luann.

Hip No. 443, a gray or roan filly by Majesticperfection turned in the session’s fastest three eighths, clocked in :33 flat. Consigned by Halcyon Hammock Farm, Agent, she’s out of Trade Fair, by Langfuhr, a half sister to champion Sand Cove.

Two horses worked the distance in :33 3/5.

  • Hip No. 423, La Mesera, a bay filly by Rattlesnake Bridge out of Tevas Angel Mio, by Dance Master, from the family of stakes winner Paleface Poster.
  • Halcyon Hammock also consigned Hip No. 579, a dark bay or brown colt by First Samurai out of stakes winner Chick Fight, by Fit to Fight.

Hip No. 451, a bay filly by Warrior’s Reward consigned by 30-30 Ranch, worked a half mile in :46 3/5. She’s out of Turf Club, by Trust N Luck, from the family of grade one stakes winner First Dude.

The Under Tack Show is recorded and available on the OBS website, by entire session or by individual hip number. The works are also available for viewing in the video wall in the rear of the auditorium, the new Video room adjacent to the Horsemen’s Lounge and at kiosks in the lobby, Lounge and the covered walking ring. In-room viewing is available at The Courtyard by Marriott, Homewood Suites, Hampton Inn & Suites, Residence Inn and the Ocala Hilton, plus lounge viewing is available at the Hilton. Under Tack Show results are posted on the OBS website in .pdf and Excel format as well as via a sortable master index.

The Under Tack Show’s final session gets underway at 7:30 a.m. on Saturday, June 10, with Hip No’s 601 – 769 scheduled to breeze.

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

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

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