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

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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

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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

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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.

Midshipman colt fastest at June Sale’s second Under Tack session

Tibor Szlavik photo

Hip No. 354, a chestnut colt by Midshipman consigned by Thoroughbred Champions Training Center LLC, sped a quarter in :20 3/5 to post the fastest work at the distance at the second session of the Under Tack Show for the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2017 June Sale of Two Year Olds and Horses of Racing Age. He’s out of Shine a Spotlight, by Nobiz Like Shobiz, from the family of grade one stakes placed graded stakes winner Take the Cake.

Two horses worked quarters in :21 flat.

  • Hip No. 216, a bay filly by The Factor consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, is a half sister to stakes placed Conquest Soprano out of Opera, by Smart Strike, a daughter of stakes winner Capdiva.
  • Hip No. 236, consigned by Doble Jak LLC, is a dark bay or brown colt by Sidney’s Candy out of Piney River, by In Excess (IRE), from the family of grade one stakes winner Indian Charlie.

There were three quarters in :21 1/5.

  • Hip No. 296, Circus Act, a dark bay or brown colt by Discreet Cat consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, is out of Ringmistress, by Bandini, a half sister to stakes winner Jazzy Gallop.
  • Hip No. 317, also consigned by Eddie Woods, is a dark bay or brown colt by Twirling Candy out of stakes winner Saint Knows, by Sweetsouthernsaint, a full sister to stakes winner Her Sweet Saint.
  • Hip No. 359, a gray or roan filly by Gemologist consigned by Top Line Sales, LLC, Agent, is out of stakes placed Sing My A. P. C.’s, by A.P. Delta, a daughter of stakes winner Cigar Charlie.

 

Three youngsters worked quarters in :21 2/5.

  • Hip No. 207, consigned by Envision Equine, Agent, is a dark bay or brown colt by Astrology out of Nothing But Heart, by Officer, a daughter of graded stakes placed stakes winner Formal Miss.
  • Hip No. 325, consigned by McKathan Bros., Agent, is a bay colt by Maimonides out of Sarah Supreme, by Golden Missile, a half sister to stakes winner Starvinsky.
  • Hip No. 357, a chestnut filly by Flat Out consigned by Santa Fe Thoroughbreds, Agent, is out of Sigatoo, by Black Minnaloushe, a half sister to graded stakes placed Solar Fire.

 

There were nine quarters in :21 3/5.

  • Hip No. 245, consigned by RiceHorse Stable (Brandon & Ali Rice), Agent, is a bay colt by Freud out of stakes placed Point Reyes, by Subordination, a half sister to stakes placed Premier Peak.
  • Hip No. 258, is a dark bay or brown colt by Malibu Moon consigned by Randy Bradshaw, Agent, a half brother to graded stakes placed stakes winner Secret Someone out of stakes winner Private Gift, by Unbridled.
  • Hip No. 268, Hippie Princess, a dark bay or brown filly by First Dude consigned by Potrero Stables, Agent, is out of Queen of Scots, by Impeachment, a half sister to graded stakes winning millionaire OBS graduate Duke of Mischief.
  • Hip No. 290, a dark bay or brown filly by Tale of the Cat consigned by Envision Equine, Agent, is out of Renowned, by Indian Charlie, from the family of graded stakes winner Go Rockin’ Robin.
  • Hip No. 305, a dark bay or brown filly by Shanghai Bobby also consigned by RiceHorse Stable, is out of Ruby’s Prize, by Elusive Quality, a daughter of graded stakes winner Ruby Surprise.
  • Hip No. 310, a dark bay or brown colt by Curlin consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, is out of stakes placed Runge, by Posse, a half sister to stakes placed Certain Pride.
  • Hip No. 319, consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, is a dark bay or brown colt by Hamazing Destiny out of Saintly Demeanor, by Suave, a half sister to stakes placed How Bout Tonight.
  • Hip No. 364, Pokerist, a chestnut colt by Skipshot consigned by Niall Brennan Stables, Agent, is out of stakes winner Sixtyone Margaux, by Cozzene, a full sister to graded stakes winner Silver Screamer.
  • Hip No. 398, a bay colt by Alternation consigned by Tom McCrocklin, Agent, is a half brother to graded stakes winner Itsaknockout out of Stormy B, by Cherokee Run.

 

Hip No. 335, a bay colt by Midnight Lute, worked the session’s fastest eighth, clocked in :9 4/5. Consigned by Timber Creek, Agent, he’s out of stakes placed Screen Giant, by Giant’s Causeway.

 

Eight youngsters worked eighths in :10 flat.

  • Hip No. 228, consigned by Timber Creek, Agent, is a gray or roan colt by Midshipman out of Perfect Faith, by Tapit, a daughter of stakes winner Perfect Plan.
  • Hip No. 232, Jalen Journey, a bay colt by With Distinction consigned by Randy Bradshaw, Agent, is a half brother to stakes winner Derek Adrian out of Petunia Face, by Congrats, a half sister to graded stakes winner Yara.
  • Hip No. 239, a bay colt by Quality Road consigned by Woodford Thoroughbreds, Agent, is out of Pirate Queen, by Unbridled’s Song, a daughter of graded stakes winner Be Gentle.
  • Hip No. 246, consigned by Bobby Dodd, Agent, is a chestnut filly by Tiz Wonderful, a full sister to stakes winner I Got It All out of Polish Silk, by Polish Pro.
  • Hip No. 304, a gray or roan filly by Exclusive Quality consigned by Boutte Sales, Agent, is out of Romantic Juliet, by Put It Back, a full sister to graded stakes placed stakes winner High Resolve.
  • Hip No. 306, a bay filly by Violence out of stakes winner Rules R Rules, by Peace Rules, a half sister to grade one stakes winning OBS graduate Acey Deucey, is consigned by Equest Thoroughbreds, Inc.
  • Hip No. 376, Roses in the South, a dark bay or brown filly by City Place out of stakes placed Songofthesouth, by Concerto, is consigned by Julie Davies, Agent.
  • Hip No. 385, a dark bay or brown filly by Take Charge Indy consigned by Crupi’s New Castle Farm, Agent, is out of Spring Elusion, by Elusive Quality, a daughter of stakes winner Autumn Slew.

 

Hip No. 208, Luz Estrella, a bay filly by With Distinction consigned by Corona Leaders Cup, turned in the session’s fastest three eighths, stopping the timer in :34 1/5. She’s out of Notta Car, by Van Nistelrooy, a daughter of stakes winner Darluna.

 

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 continues at 7:30 a.m. on Friday, June 9, with Hip No’s 401 – 600 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.

Illuminant scores in Santa Anita’s Monrovia Stakes

Benoit photo

Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners, Head of Plains Partners LLC and SF Racing LLC’s Illuminant moved up on the inside of Santa Anita’s downhill turf course in Saturday’s $201,035 Monrovia Stakes (G2), took charge in the final furlong and scored by half a length. Fellow OBS graduate Anita Partner (IRE) (June ’14) checked in third. It’s the second graded stakes win for the 5-year-old daughter of Quality Road, now 14-6-2-1 with earnings of $536,243 for trainer Mike McCarthy.  Consigned by Don R. Graham to the 2014 OBS March Sale, she was purchased by Eclipse for $180,000 on the recommendation of Gary Young after turning in an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5. watch her under tack video

After three straight wins, Kevin Attard and Soli Mehta’s Starship Jubilee tried stakes company for the first time in Woodbine’s $177,500 Nassau Stakes (G2) and she handled the raise in class with ease. Last after stumbling at the start, the 4-year-old Florida-bred filly by Indy Wind got rolling on the turn, found room between horses to take the lead at the head of the stretch and drew off to win by 2-1/2 lengths. Trained by Kevin Attard, she has five wins and a second this year, leaving her with a 13-7-1-0 career record and $204,839 in earnings. A two time OBS graduate, she was 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. watch her under tack video

Benoit photo

Rockingham Ranch’s Stormy Liberal scored his fourth straight stakes win on Saturday in the $147,000 Daytona Stakes (G3) at Santa Anita, putting his head in front in the stretch and hitting the wire in front by a neck. It’s the first graded stakes win for the 5-year-old son of Stormy Atlantic, who breezed an Under Tack eighth in :10 2/5 before he was purchased for $100,00 out of the Wavertree Stables consignment at the 2014 OBS June Sale. Trained by Peter Miller, he’s now 20-7-6-1 and has earned $432,070 to date. watch his under tack video His half brother by Majestic Warrior (Hip No. 461) is cataloged in the upcoming OBS June Sale.

Michael Dubb, Nantucket Thoroughbred Partners, Bethlehem Stables LLC et al’s Offering Plan trailed in the early going of Saturday’s $125,000 Kingston Stakes at Belmont Park, but circled horses on the turn to reach contention, caught the leader a sixteenth from home and eased away to win by a length. It was the first start of the year for the 5-year-old graded stakes placed son of Spring  At Last, sold for $135,000 at the 2014 OBS April Sale by Mayberry Farm, Agent, after working an eighth in :10 2/5 at the Under Tack Show.  With three stakes wins and a 13-5-1-3 career record for trainer Chad Brown, he has earned $382,800 to date.  watch his under tack video

Lauren King photo

Anthony J. Russo’s Money Or Love led a 1-2-3 OBS sweep of Saturday’s $75,000 Musical Romance Stakes at Gulfstream Park, forging past fellow OBS graduate R Kinsley Doll (March ’15) in deep stretch and beating her by three quarters of a length. Eva London (April ’15) closed to be third. It’s the first stakes win for the two-time OBS graduate, a 5-year-old Florida-bred mare by J Be K.  She was sold at the 2013 August Yearling Sale before she was purchased for $8,200 from Jesse Hoppel at the 2014 June Sale after working an eighth in :10 2/5 at the Under Tack Show. Trained by her owner, she’s now 18-5-0-3 and has earned $131,945. watch her under tack video

Curtis Landry and Red Diamond Stable’s unbeaten Ruffenuff took the lead at the start of the $55,550 Chariot Chaser Handicap at Northlands Park and never looked back, scoring by a length and a half. It’s the third stakes win for the 3-year-old daughter of Dialed In, whose only defeat in six trips to the post was via disqualification. Trained by Greg Tracy, she has earned $90,416 to date. Consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, to the 2016 OBS April Sale, she breezed a quarter in :20 4/5 at the Under Tack Show.  watch her under tack video

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

Lauren King photo

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

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

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

Big World

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

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

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

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

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

 

Record colt by Tiznow tops Spring Sale’s third session

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Orb colt tops Spring Sale’s opening session

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Tibor Szlavik photo

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

Three youngsters worked quarters in :21 flat.

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

There were five quarters in :21 1/5.

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

Four horses breezed quartets in :21 2/5.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

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

Hip 793 (Tibor Slavik photo)

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

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

Two youngsters turned in eighths in : 9 4/5

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

Sixteen horses worked eighths in :10 flat.

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

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

There were five quarters in :21 1/5.

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

Eight horses breezed quarters in :21 2/5.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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