Tapit colt tops Spring Sale’s second session

obs april  2014 514         10.1     C          Tapit     Ready for Fortune     de Meric Sales, Agent XVIII     Mike Repole     725,00 tues top horse

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Hip No. 514, a son of Tapit consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, was sold to Mike Repole for $725,000 to top the second session of the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2014 Spring Sale of Two-Year-Olds in Training.  The bay colt, out of stakes winner Ready for Fortune, by More Than Ready, worked an eighth in :10 1/5 at the Wednesday Under Tack Session. 

Hip No. 563, a bay filly by Harlan’s Holiday consigned by Eisaman Equine, Agent, was purchased for $525,000 by Donato Lanni, Agent. Out of Ruby Summer, by Mr. Greeley, a half sister to stakes winner Vague, her eighth in :9 4/5 was co-fastest at the distance at last Wednesday’s Under Tack Session. Hip No. 359, a filly by Harlan’s Holiday, also consigned by Eisaman, went to C. C. B., Inc. for $260,000. The dark bay or brown filly, who worked an eighth in :10 flat, is out of  Miz Betty Grace, by Matty G., and a half sister to stakes winner Indian Gracey.  Eisaman also consigned Hip No. 455, a daughter of Afleet Express sold to Mark Casse, Agent, for $260,000. The bay filly, who also breezed an eighth in : 9/4, is out of Phi Beta Diva, by Mr. Greeley, a half sister to stakes winner A Little Gem.

Hip No. 570, a half sister to Triple Crown candidate Social Inclusion by Scat Daddy consigned by Woodside Ranch, Agent, was sold to Green Hills Farm for $425,000. The bay filly, who worked a quarter in :21 2/5 at the Under Tack Show, is out of graded stakes placed Saint Bernadette, by Saint Ballado.

Gary Contessa, Agent, went to $390,000 for Hip No. 384, Amerindian, a daughter of Indian Charlie consigned by James Layden, Agent. The dark bay or brown filly, who breezed an eighth in :10 flat at the Under Tack Show, is out of My Success, by A.P. Indy, and is a half sister to stakes winner Southern Success.

Hip No. 330, a son of Pure Prize consigned by Niall Brennan Stables, Agent, was sold to Lynn Whiting, Agent for Charles J. Cella, for $350,000. The bay colt, who worked an eighth in :10 2/5 at last Wednesday’s Under Tack Session, is out of Miki’s Melody, by Aptitude, a half sister to stakes winner My Pal Lana. Brennan also sold Hip No. 591, a dark bay or brown More Than Ready filly out of Search and Seizure, by War Chant, a half sister to graded stakes winner Criminologist. She worked an eighth last Wednesday in :10 1/5.

Hip No. 441, Prince of Malibu, a bay colt by Malibu Moon out of graded stakes winner People’s Princess, by Meadowlake, was sold to Mike McCarty for $300,000. Consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, the half brother to graded stakes winner Carolyn’s Cat worked at eighth in :10 2/5 at the Under Tack Show.

Woodford Thoroughbreds, Agent, consigned Hip No. 559, a dark bay or brown filly by Congrats sold to Martin S. Schwartz for $260,000. Out of graded stakes placed Royal Card, by Chapel Royal, she worked a quarter in :21 flat last Wednesday.

Hip No. 585, a daughter of Stormy Atlantic consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, also brought $260,000, going to Ben McElroy, Agent. The chestnut filly, who worked an eighth in :10 flat, is out of Scapegoat, by Forty Niner, and is a half sister to stakes winner Tres Coronas.

Hip No 530, a chestnut colt by Street Boss who turned in an Under Tack eighth in :10 flat, was sold to Mark Casse, Agent, for  $250,000. Consigned by Classic Bloodstock (Danzel Brendemuehl), Agent, he’s out of Reggae Rose, by Touch Gold, a half sister to graded stakes winner Celtic New Year.

West Point Thoroughbreds, Inc. went to $210,000 for Hip No. 545, a son of Discreetly Mine consigned by All In Sales (Tony Bowling), Agent. Out of stakes winner Rockin On, by Swiss Yodeler, the bay colt worked an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5.

Hip No. 489, a bay filly by Tapit out of grade one stakes placed Pursuit of Glory (IRE), by Fusaichi Pegasus, was sold to Gary Contessa, Agent for $205,000. Consigned by Niall Brennan Stables, Agent, she worked an eighth in :10 1/5.

Hip No. 414, Journey Proud, a son of Harlan’s Holiday consigned by Hartley / DeRenzo Thoroughbreds LLC, was purchased by Bortolazzo Stable LLC for $200,000. The dark bay or brown colt, who breezed an eighth in :10 2/5, is out of Oneminutetomidnite, by Street Cry (IRE), a half sister to graded stakes winner Wicapi.

For the day, 196 horses sold for a total of $15,573,000, compared with 213 horses selling for a total of $13,272,500 at the corresponding session a year ago. The average price was $79,454, soaring 27.5% from $62,312 last year, while the median price was $48,500, up 21.3% from $40,000 a year ago. The buyback percentage was 18.7%, 12.4% in 2013. Forty-four horses sold for $100,000 or more compared with 26 a year ago.

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

Mineshaft colt tops Spring Sale opener

obs april  2014 Monday Sale;1 		10.3 	F      	Broken Vow 	Fair and Square 	Paul Sharp, Agent VII 	West Point Thoroughbreds, Inc. $65,000; Narvick;62 		10.0 	F      	Harlan's Holiday 	Garden Party 	de Meric Sales, Agent XI 	Narvick International $270,000; 5

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Hip No. 218, a son of Mineshaft consigned by Eisaman Equine, Agent, was sold to Frank Fletcher Racing LLC for $550,000 to top the first session of the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2014 Spring Sale of Two-Year-Olds in Training. The chestnut colt, who worked an Under Tack Show eighth in :10 1/5, is out of Kelly Pond, by Deputy Minister, and is a half brother to graded stakes placed Clear Pond.

David M. Clark went to $340,000 for Hip No. 280, a bay colt by Bellamy Road out of Long Drive Home, by Linkage, and a half brother to stakes winner Out for a Spin. Consigned by Bo Hunt, Agent, he breezed an eighth in :10 1/5 at Tuesday’s Under Tack session.

Hip No. 62, a daughter of Harlan’s Holiday consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, went to Narvick International for $270,000. The bay filly, who worked an eight in :10 flat at the Under Tack Show, is out of Garden Party, by  A. P Jet, a half sister to grade one winner Without Feathers.

Hip No. 161, a filly by Flatter consigned by Eisaman Equine, Agent, was purchased for $250,000 by John Fort, Agent for Gainesway Farm. The dark bay or brown filly, whose eighth in :9 4/5 was co-fastest at Tuesday’s Under Tack session, is out of Hurricane Hannah, by Southern Halo, a half sister to graded stakes winner Lovely Lil.

R N B Racing LLC paid $220,000 for Hip No. 250, a daughter of Scat Daddy consigned by Harris Training Center LLC, Agent. The chestnut filly, a half sister to stakes placed Feels Like Flying out of La Violette, by Coronado’s Quest, worked an eighth at the Under Tack Show in :10 flat.

Hip No. 245, consigned by Bobby Dodd, Agent, is a half brother to stakes winner Harlan’s Pure by Horse Greeley, and was sold for $210,000 to Klaravich Stable, Inc. The chestnut colt, who worked an eighth in :10 flat at the Under Tack Show, is out of Lantern Glow, by Mineshaft.  Klaravich also went to $200,000 for Hip No. 67, a bay filly by Warrior’s Reward consigned by King’s Equine, Agent for Spendthrift Farm. Out of stakes winner G G’s Dolly, by Comic Strip, her eighth in :9 4/5 was co-fastest at the distance at last Tuesday’s Under Tack Session.

Hip No. 42, Back Flip, a chestnut filly by Super Saver consigned by Woodford Thoroughbreds, Agent, was sold to Steven W. Young, Agent, for $200,000. Out of stakes winner For Royalty, by Not For Love, she breezed an eighth in :10 1/5 at the Under Tack Show

Hip No. 138, a daughter of Yes It’s True consigned by  Southern Chase Farm, Inc. (Greg & Karen Dodd), Agent, went to  Conquest Stables LLC for $200,000. Out of Hold the Sugar, by Forest Wildcat, a half sister to stakes winner Red Eye, the bay filly worked a quarter in :21 flat.   

For the day, 173 horses sold for a total of $11,512,000, compared with 202 horses bringing $11,632,000 at last year’s opening session. The average price was $66,543, up 15.5% compared with $57,584 in 2013, while the median price was $45,000, up 26.8% from $35,500 a year ago. The buyback percentage was 23.5%; it was 13.3% last year.  Thirty-eight horses sold for $100,000 or more compared with 34 in 2013.

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

Spring Sale begins Monday

As last year’s Spring Sale graduate Dance With Fate heads to the Kentucky Derby (G1), the 2014 OBS Spring Sale of Two Year Olds in Training begins a four day run on Monday, April 21st. Hip No.’s 1-302 will sell on Monday, Hip No.’s 303-604 sell on Tuesday, Hip No.’s 605-906 sell Wednesday and Hip No.’s 907-1209 on Thursday. All four sessions begin at 10:30 a.m.

Sharon Alesia, Bran Jam Stables, Ciaglia Racing LLC’s Dance With Fate is looking to follow in the footsteps of 2011 Spring graduate I’ll Have Another, who went on to win the 2012 Derby and Preakness Stakes (G1). Dance With Fate punched his ticket the Derby with a convincing victory in the recent $750,000 Toyota Blue Grass Stakes (G1) at Keeneland. The Florida-bred colt by Two Step Salsa was purchased by Joseph Ciaglia, Jr. for $120,000 out of the Best A Luck Farm consignment.

Other Spring Sale graduates in the headlines recently include catalog cover girl Fashion Plate, who added the recent Santa Anita Oaks (G1) to her earlier victory in Santa Anita’s Las Virgenes Stakes (G1) in February. Racing for Arnold Zetcher LLC & Michael Tabor, the daughter of Old Fashioned was purchased by trainer Simon Callaghan for $340,000 out of the de Meric Sales consignment in 2013.

In all, Spring Sale graduates have long been a major force at North American racetracks, with 21 horses topping the million dollar mark in earnings and eight graduates earning Eclipse Awards.

At the Under Tack Show, Hip No. 1207, a son of Wildcat Heir consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, the Sale’s fastest eighth, stopping the timer in :9 3/5. The bay colt is out of Exquisite Beauty, by Bertrando, from the family of grade one winner Idiot Proof. 

Two horses shared honors for the sale’s fastest quarter, each working in :20 3/5. Hip No. 798 is a son of Harlan’s Holiday consigned by Northwest Stud. The bay colt is out of Triumphantly, by Mr. Greeley, a half sister to stakes placed Touch of Splendor. Hip No. 1187 is a son of Speightstown consigned by Niall Brennan Stables, Agent for Stonestreet Stables.

The chestnut colt, out of Emptythetill by Holy Bull, is a half brother to graded stakes winner Conveyance.

Hip No. 511, a daughter of Tale of Ekati consigned by All Dreams Equine, Agent, worked the sale’s fastest three eighths, breezing the distance in :33 flat. The bay filly is out of Rainbow Girl, by Conquistador Cielo, a half sister to stakes winner Mighty Martha.

The Under Tack Show was recorded and is available on the OBS website, by entire session or by individual hip number. They are also available for viewing in the video room adjacent to the Horsemen’s Lounge in the sales pavilion as well as several kiosks in the lobby 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 sale will be streamed live via the OBS website at obssales.com and the Blood-Horse and DRF websites.

Speightstown colt fastest at Spring Sale Under Tack finale

Hip No. 1187, a son of Speightstown consigned by Niall Brennan Stables, Agent for Stonestreet Stables, breezed a quarter in :20 3/5 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 2014 Spring Sale of Two Year Olds in Training. The chestnut colt, out of Emptythetill by Holy Bull, is a half brother to graded stakes winner Conveyance.

Five youngsters worked quarters in :20 4/5.

Hip No. 924, a bay colt  by Indian Charlie consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, is out of Agatha by Distorted Humor, a half sister to champion Hishi Akebono.

Hip No. 1031, consigned by Tom McCrocklin, Agent, is a bay colt by Sky Mesa out of Callie’s Joy, by Distorted Humor, a half sister to stakes winner Rileys Monarch.

Hip No. 1077, Slate Mills, a chestnut colt by Midshipman consigned by Pick View LLC,  is out of Colorama, by Giant’s Causeway,  from the family of graded stakes winner Grecian Urn.

Hip No. 1105, consigned by A.R. Equine, Agent, is a dark bay or brown Ready’s Image colt out of Crystal Got Even, by Stephen Got Even, a half sister to graded stakes winner Reba’s Gold.

Hip No. 1181, a bay colt by Stormy Atlantic consigned by All in Sales (Tony Bowling), Agent, is out of Ellie Boo, by Pulpit, a full sister to stakes placed Pulpit’s Treasure.

Nine horses were clocked in :21 flat.

Hip No. 945, consigned by Nickajack/Rey de Oros, Agent, is a chestnut colt by Cowboy Cal out of Anne Margaret, by Songandaprayer, a half sister to stakes placed Mr. Flatter.

Hip No. 982 is a dark bay or brown colt by Horse Greeley consigned by Wavertree Stables. Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, out of stakes winner Bema, by Pulpit.

Hip No. 1021, a chestnut filly by Bluegrass Cat consigned by Thoroughbred Friends & Associates, Agent, is out of Broken Romance, by Broken Vow, a half sister to graded stakes winner High Limit.

Hip No. 1063, consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, is a bay filly by Colonel John out of Cinderellaslipper, by Touch Gold, a half sister to champion Eithan. They also consigned Hip No. 1133,  a dark bay or brown filly by Line of David out of Defended, by Vindcation, a half sister to stakes winner Boston Express.

Hip No. 1093, a dark bay or brown colt by More Than Ready consigned by Northwest Stud, Agent for Inversiones Fl, LLC, is out of stakes winner Coya, by Deputy Minister.

Hip No. 1130, a bay filly consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, is by Discreetly Mine out of stakes winner Deb’s Favoite Gift, by Monetary Gift. Woods also consigned Hip No. 1143, a bay filly by Quality Road out of Detect, by Devil’s Bag, and is a half sister to graded stakes winner Senor Rojo.

Hip No. 1180, consigned by Off the Hook LLC, Agent, is a chestnut filly by Mizzen Mast out of Electric Cove, by Spinning World, from the family of grade one winner Looie Capote.

Hip No. 1207, a son of Wildcat Heir consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, worked the session and the entire Under Tack Show’s fastest eighth, stopping the timer in :9 3/5. The bay colt is out of Exquisite Beauty, by Bertrando, from the family of grade one winner Idiot Proof. 

Two horses worked eighths in :9 4/5.

Hip No. 928, consigned by Dean’s List, is a dark bay or brown filly by Freud out of All of Me, by Unbridled’s Song, a daughter of stakes winner Bold and Gorgeous.

Hip No. 1008, a bay colt by Henny Hughes consigned by Whitman Sales, Agent, is out of Brahms Allegro, by Brahms, a half sister to stakes placed Tally Ho Dixie.

Two horses shared honors for the session’s fastest three eighths, stopping the timer in :33 1/5. Hip No. 949, a Mass Media colt consigned by Boutte Sales, Agent, is a dark bay or brown colt out of Appropre, by Kris S., a half sister to stakes placed Appropriately. Hip No. 988, consigned by All Dreams Equine, Agent, is a dark bay or brown colt by Indygo Shiner out of Bexley, by Level Sands, a half sister to stakes winner Zada Belle.

All Dreams also consigned Hip No. 953, Sea Warrior, a bay colt by Warrior’s Reward out of stakes winner A Sea Trippi, by Trippi, who worked the distance in :33 2/5.

The workouts were recorded and available on the OBS website, in their entirety or by individual hip number. They are also available for viewing in the video room adjacent to the Horsemen’s Lounge in the sales pavilion as well as several kiosks in the lobby 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 Spring Sale begins Monday, April 21st at 10:30 a.m.

Harlan’s Holiday colt fastest at third Spring Sale Under Tack session

Hip No. 798, a son of Harlan’s Holiday consigned by Northwest Stud breezed a quarter in :20 3/5 to post the fastest work at the distance at the third session of the Under Tack Show for the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2014 Spring Sale of Two Year Olds in Training.  The bay colt is out of Triumphantly, by Mr. Greeley, a half sister to stakes placed Touch of Splendor.

Three horses worked quarters in :21 flat. Hip No. 682, consigned by Woodford Thoroughbreds, Agent, is a chestnut filly by Congrats out of Spring is Here, by Gulch, a half sister to graded stakes winners Bahamian Squall and Apriority. 

Hip No. 741 is a son of Bernardini consigned by Northwest Stud. The dark bay or brown colt is out of grade one winner Tarlow, by Stormin Fever.

Hip No. 786 is a bay colt by Stormy Atlantic consigned by A.R. Equine, Agent. He’s out of Toula, by Bold Executive, a half sister to graded stakes winner Sweetest Thing.

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

Hip No. 634 is a son of Lookin at Lucky consigned by Old South Farm LLC, Agent. The dark bay or brown colt is out of Silver Lilly, by Silver Deputy, a half sister to champion OBS graduate Gilded Time.

Hip No. 716, Lady Shipman, is a daughter of Midshipman consigned by Pleasant Acres Farm, Agent. The chestnut filly is out of Sumthingtotalkabt, by Mutakddim, a half sister to stakes winner Rules of War. 

Hip No. 731 is a daughter of Catienus consigned by Price Thoroughbreds LLC. The chestnut filly is out of Sydney’s Lexington, by Outofthebox, a half sister to graded stakes winner Victorina.

Hip No. 899 is a chestnut colt by City Zip consigned by Silver Star. He’s out of Yesshesarocket, by Yes It’s True, a half sister to stakes placed Tyger River.

The session’s fastest three-eighths was turned in by Hip No 878, a son of Yesbyjimminy consigned by Blue River Bloodstock, Agent, clocked in :33 1/5. The bay colt is out of Wild Libby, by Wild Event, a half sister to graded stakes winner Winter Melody.

A pair of horses consigned by All Dreams Equine, Agent, were timed in :33 3/5. Hip No. 739, Sammy Boy, is a bay colt by Honest Man out of Tanuki, by Affirmed, and is a half brother to stakes winner Mistda. Hip No. 777 is a chestnut colt by Sharp Humor out of stakes winning OBS graduate Tingwithasting, by Wild Rush, and is a half brother to stakes placed Certification.

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

The Under Tack Show continues Friday at 8:00 a.m. with Hip No.’s 907 – 1209 scheduled to breeze.

Utopia (JPN) filly fastest at second Spring Sale Under Tack session

Hip No. 479, a daughter of Utopia (JPN) consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, breezed a quarter in :20 4/5 to post the fastest work at the distance at the second session of the Under Tack Show for the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2014 Spring Sale of Two Year Olds in Training. The bay filly is out of Private Escort, by Dance With Ravens, from the family of stakes winner Cynics Beware.

Five horses worked quarters in :21 flat.

Hip No. 393, consigned by Top Line Sales LLC, Agent, is a bay colt by Warrior’s Reward out of stakes placed New Dimension, by Golden Missile.

Hip No. 405, Daddy’s Reasons, is a chestnut filly by Scat Daddy consigned by Blue River Bloodstock, Agent, out of Numerous Reasons, by Numerus, a half sister to graded stakes winner La Reason. Blue River also consigned Hip No. 480, a chestnut colt by Kantharos out of Private Prom Party, by Private Terms, and a half brother to stakes winning OBS graduate Ribo Bobo.

Hip No. 483 is a chestnut colt by Cowtown Cat out of stakes winner Prospect’s Delight, by Afternoon Deelites, consigned by Thoroughbred Friends & Associates.

Hip No. 559, consigned by Woodford Thoroughbreds, Agent, is a dark bay or brown filly by Congrats out of graded stakes placed Royal Card, by Chapel Royal.

A quartet of youngsters sped quarters in :21 1/5

Hip No. 345, Flaming Hot Salsa, is a dark bay or brown colt by Two Step Salsa consigned by Nickajack/Rey de Oros, Agent, out of Miss Flaming, by Diablo, a half sister to stakes winning OBS graduate Jaye’s Hope.

Hip No. 388, Gingermore, consigned by Thoroughbred Friends & Associates, is a bay filly by Two Step Salsa out of stakes placed Native Talk, by Timeless Native.

Gayle Woods, Agent, consigned Hip No. 389, a bay filly by Kantharos out of Naturally Clever, by Clever Trick, a daughter of stakes winner Natural Grace.

Hip No. 439, Mr. Peek, a dark bay or brown Temple City colt consigned by Tres Potrillos, is out of Peekaboo Mission, by Strategic Mission, from the family of graded stakes winner Powder Bowl.

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

Hip No. 455 is a daughter of Afleet Express out of Phi Beta Diva, by Mr. Greeley, a half sister to stakes winner A Little Gem. The bay filly is consigned by Eisaman Equine, Agent. Eisaman also consigned Hip No. 563, a bay daughter of Harlan’s Holiday out of Ruby Summer, by Mr. Greeley, a half sister to stakes winner Vague. Hip No. 595 is a son of Street Boss consigned by Bobby Dodd, Agent. The chestnut colt is out of Se Bella, by Forestry, a half sister to graded stakes winner Sharp Impact.

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

The Under Tack Show continues Thursday at 8:00 a.m. with Hip No.’s 605 – 906 scheduled to breeze.

Temple City colt fastest at Spring Sale’s first Under Tack session

Hip No. 207, a colt by Temple City consigned by Off the Hook LLC, worked a quarter in :20 4/5  to post the fastest work at the distance at the opening session of the Under Tack Show for the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2014 Spring Sale of Two Year Olds in Training. The dark bay or brown colt is out of Juneau, by Mr. Greeley and is a half brother to stakes placed Alaska Miss.

The weather deteriorated during the morning until a heavy thunderstorm forced nearly an hour delay after the second break. Although the rain abated in the afternoon, horses fought gusting headwinds in the stretch for the rest of the session.

Eight horses worked quarters in :21 flat. Hip No. 5, a bay colt by Flower Alley consigned by Blue River Bloodstock, Agent, is out of Fairy Valley, by Dixieland Band, a half sister to champion Basqueian.

Hip No. 15, a bay filly by Posse consigned by Jimmy Miranda, Agent, is out of Fillie by the Bay, by Elusive Quality, a daughter of stakes winner Give Notice.

Hip No. 51, Peace Tree, consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne) Agent, is a bay filly by Broken Vow out of Friendship Tree, by Benchmark, a half sister to grade one stakes winner Harmonious.

Hip No. 126, a bay colt by Into Mischief consigned by Sun Thoroughbred Stable Corp., Agent, is out of Heavenly Spirits, by Southern Halo, and is a half brother to stakes placed Hitra.

Hip No. 128, Louisiana Brown, consigned by Hoppel’s Horse & Cattle Co., Agent, is a chestnut colt by Big Brown out of Heaven’s Slam, by Grand Slam, from the family of graded stakes winner Really Quick.

Hip No. 138, consigned by Southern Chase Farm, Inc. (Greg & Karen Dodd) Agent, is a bay Yes It’s True filly out of Hold the Sugar, by Forest Wildcat, a half sister to stakes winner and graded stakes placed Red Eye.

Hip No. 220, a dark bay or brown colt consigned by Niall Brennan Stables, Agent, is a dark bay or brown colt by Kantharos out of stakes winner Kickapoo Princess, by Unreal Zeal.

Hip No. 288, a bay colt by Ready’s Image out of stakes placed Love You Crazy, by Touch Gold, is consigned by Woodside Ranch, Agent.

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

Hip No. 20, consigned by Silver Star, is a chestnut filly by Cowtown Cat out of Five Star Annie, by Five Star Day, a half sister to stakes winner Funny Annie.

Hip No. 67, a bay filly by Warrior’s Reward consigned by King’s Equine, Agent for Spendthrift Farm, is out of stakes winner G G’s Dolly, by Comic Strip.

Hip No. 161, consigned by Eisaman Equine, Agent, is a dark bay or brown filly by Flatter out of Hurricane Hannah, by Southern Halo, a half sister to graded stakes winner Lovely Lil.

Hip No. 168, a dark bay or brown Cool Coal Man filly consigned by Halcyon Hammock Farm, Agent, is out of Inaspecial Way, by Seattle Sleet, and is a half sister to stakes placed Forbidden Bear.

Twenty-one horses worked eighths in :10 flat. Hip No. 18, consigned by Bo Hunt, Agent, is a bay colt by Cowboy Cal out of First Installment, by Broken Vow, a half sister to graded stakes placed Ransom Demanded. 

Hip No. 25, Pursuing Fate, a half sister to Blue Grass Stakes (G1) winning OBS graduate Dance With Fate, is a dark bay or brown filly by In Summation out of Flirting With Fate, by Saint Ballado, consigned by Best A Luck Farm LLC, Agent. Best A Luck also consigned Hip No. 209, Solid Future, a dark bay or brown Scat Daddy colt out of Justforthegirls, by Slew Gin Fizz, a half sister to stakes winner Hi Friend Code.

Three youngsters were consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent. Hip No. 27 is a gray or roan colt by Old Fashioned out of Flowerbud, by Cape Town, and is a half brother to stakes placed Rocky Gap. Hip No. 62 is a bay filly by Harlan’s Holiday out of Garden Party, by A. P Jet, a half sister to grade one winner Without Feathers. Hip No. 290 is a chestnut Midshipman filly out of Lucky Flyer, by Fusaichi Pegasus, a daughter of stakes winner Beautiful Crazy.

Hip No. 37, a chestnut colt by Tale of Ekati consigned by Top Line Sales LLC, Agent, is out of stakes winner Forest Shadows, by Woodman.

Hip No. 65 is a dark bay or brown colt by Indian Charlie out of stakes winner Generosity, by Unbridled’s Song, consigned by All In Sales (Tony Bowling), Agent.

Hip No. 68, consigned by Hartley/DeRenzo Thoroughbreds LLC, is a chestnut colt by Midshipman out of Ghostly Fast, by Ghostzapper, a daughter of stakes winner Jena Jena.

Hip No. 93, a chestnut colt by Discreetly Mine consigned by Old South Farm LLC, Agent, is out of stakes winner Gowestforgold, by Java Gold.

Hip No. 95, a chestnut filly by Mineshaft consigned by Costanzo Sales, is out of Grand Finesse, by Grand Slam, a half sister to stakes winner Kodema.

Hip No. 106, consigned by Grassroots Training & Sales LLC, is a chestnut filly by Congrats out of Guculka Ksenya, by Lion Heart, from the family of graded stakes winner Jettto.

Hip No. 120, Hands in the Air, consigned by Harris Training Center LLC, is a dark bay or brown colt by Jazil out of Haqeeaq, by Storm Cat, a daughter of stakes winner Happily Unbridled. Harris also consigned Hip No. 250, a chestnut filly by Scat Daddy out of La Violette, by Coronado’s Quest, and a half sister to stakes placed Feels Like Flying.

Hip No. 130, consigned by Eisaman Equine, Agent, is a bay filly by Congrats out of graded stakes placed Hermione’s Magic, by Forest Wildcat.

Hip No. 187 is a bay colt by Red Giant out of stakes winner Itstartswithadream, by American Chance, consigned by McKathan Bros., Agent.

Halcyon Hammock Farm, Agent, consigned Hip No. 214, a chestnut colt by Half Ours out of stakes placed Karousel Karen, by My Prince Charming. 

Hip No. 243, consigned by Paul Sharp, Agent, is a bay colt by Temple City out of stakes placed Lanai City, by Carson City.

Hip No. 244, consigned by Whitman Sales, Agent, is a chestnut filly by Kantharos out of stakes placed Langworthy, by Langfuhr.

Hip No. 245, consigned by Bobby Dodd, Agent, is a chestnut colt by Horse Greeley out of Lantern Glow, by Mineshaft, and is a half brother to stakes winner Harlan’s Pure.

Hip No. 267, Lois of Kent, a chestnut filly consigned by R C R Racing Stable, is out of Lilmiscantbrong, by Double Honor, a half sister to stakes winner Outright Buck.

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

The Under Tack Show continues Wednesday at 8:00 a.m. with Hip No.’s 303 – 604 scheduled to breeze.

Spring Sale Under Tack Show begins Tuesday

The Under Tack Show for the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2014 Spring Sale of Two-Year-Olds in Training begins Tuesday, April 15th, and continues through Friday, April 18th.  All four sessions will begin at 8:00 a.m.

Hip No.’s 1-302 (selling Monday, April 21st) will breeze on Tuesday, Hip No.’s 303-604 (selling April 22nd) go to the track Wednesday; Hip No’s 605-906 (selling April 23rd) breeze Thursday and Hip No’s 907-1209 (selling April 24th) will breeze on Friday.

The Spring Sale is scheduled for Monday, April 21st through Thursday, April 24th with each session beginning at 10:30 a.m.

OBS Spring Sale graduates have long been a major force at North American racetracks, with 21 horses topping the million dollar mark in earnings and eight horses winning Eclipse Awards. Since the beginning of 2013, 155 Spring Sale graduates have won or placed in 262 stakes, including 61 graded races.

Fifty-two stakes horses have already emerged from last year’s sale including 16 stakes winners. At the head of the class of 2013 is Spring Sale catalog cover girl Fashion Plate, who added the recent Santa Anita Oaks (G1) to her earlier victory in Santa Anita’s Las Virgenes Stakes (G1) in February. Racing for Arnold Zetcher LLC & Michael Tabor, the daughter of Old Fashioned was purchased by trainer Simon Callaghan for $340,000 out of the de Meric Sales. She has earned $459,250 to date.

The Under Tack Show will be streamed live via the OBS website at obssales.com and via the Blood-Horse and Daily Racing Form websites. The workouts will also be recorded and videos will be available on the website, in their entirety or by individual hip number. They will also be available for viewing in the video room adjacent to the Horsemen’s Lounge in the sales pavilion as well as several kiosks in the lobby 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.

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.

Springer named OBS Feed General Manager

The Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company today announced that Ty Springer has been named to succeed Dean Wright as general manager of Ocala Breeders’ Feed & Supply upon Wright’s retirement at the end of June.

Springer, who has been on board since March 1st and  is working alongside Wright to assure a smooth transition, is well known to area horsemen in his previous capacity as Purina Feed’s Equine Specialist. A member of the 1983 Champion National Intercollegiate Men’s Rodeo Team as an undergraduate, he received his Masters degree in Agriculture from Texas Tech University in 1997.

Dean Wright has been at the helm of OBS Feed since the company absorbed Happy Valley Farm Supply in 1981, overseeing the completion of the company’s feed mill in 1983, the only mill of its type devoted only to horse feeds. Under his leadership, OBS Feed has grown to be a major presence in the Florida horse feed industry, with two major retail locations in Ocala and more than a dozen dealers statewide. “Dean has been with us since before the first shovel hit the ground to build our feed mill,” said OBS Board Chairman Mike O’Farrell. “He’s been here every step of the way in developing our extensive product line and deserves great credit for the company’s growth and success. We appreciate his guidance  as Ty prepares to take command.  Ty’s credentials and experience make him an ideal choice to follow in Dean’s footsteps and we are delighted to welcome him to the team.”

Producing and marketing a wide variety of specialty feeds and grains, OBS Feed also offers its customers bedding and farm and tack supplies as well as animal health and pet products.

For more information regarding Ocala Breeders’ Feed & Supply, please call (352) 629-8686 or visit the company’s website at http://www.obfs.com.

Spring Two-Year-Old Sale catalog now online

The catalog for the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2014 Spring Sale of Two-Year-Olds in Training is now available via the OBS website at obssales.com. The website features a sortable master index for the catalog and pedigree updates occurring since the catalog was printed.

The iPad version of the catalog  is now available via the equineline Sales Catalog App. The App allows users to download and view the catalog, receive updates and results, record notes and also provides innovative search, sort and rating capability. For more information and downloads go to: http://www.equineline.com/SalesCatalogApp/

A total of 1209 juveniles have been cataloged for the four-day OBS sale, set for Monday through Thursday, April 21st through April 24th, with all sessions beginning at 10:30 a.m. The Under Tack Show is set for 8:00 a.m. on Tuesday through Friday, April 15th – 18th.  Hip No.’s 1-302 will breeze on Tuesday, Hip No.’s 303-604 go on Wednesday, Hip No.’s 605-906 will work on Thursday and Hip No.’s 907-1209 will go on Friday. The Under Tack Show and Sale will be streamed live via the OBS website as well as the DRF and Bloodhorse websites.

OBS Spring Sale graduates have long been a major force at North American racetracks, with 21 horses topping the million dollar mark in earnings and eight horses winning Eclipse Awards., Since the beginning of 2013, 250 Spring sale graduates have won or placed in stakes, including 55 graded races. Forty-nine stakes horses have already emerged from last year’s sale including 16 stakes winners.

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.

$1.6-million colts by Giant’s Causeway, Tapit top record March Sale

Colts by Giant’s Causeway and Tapit sold for $1.6-million apiece to top the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2014 March Sale of Selected 2-Year-Olds in Training, an auction that shattered  sale records for gross, average and median price.

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Hip No. 343 (Louise Reinagel photo)

Hip No. 343, a son of Giant’s Causeway consigned by Northwest Stud, was sold to Stonestreet Stables LLC. The chestnut colt, who worked an eighth in :10 1/5 at Friday’s Under Tack Session, is out of stakes winner Rebridled Dreams, by Unbridled’s Song, and is a half brother to grade one winner J. B.’s Thunder.

 

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Hip No.350 (Louise Reinagel photo)

Hip No. 350, a Tapit colt consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, went to Al Shaqab Racing. The gray or roan colt, who breezed an eighth in :10 2/5 on Saturday, is a full brother to grade one winner Zazu, out of Rhumb Line, by Mr. Greeley.

Hip No. 230, a son of Malibu Moon consigned by Bobby Dodd, Agent, went to Demi O’Byrne for $1,300,000. The bay colt, who worked an eighth in :10 flat at Saturday’s Under Tack session, is out of Layreebelle, by Tale of the Cat, a daughter of graded stakes winner Voodoo Lily, and is a half brother to recent La Canada Stakes (G2) winner Spellbound.

Michael Lund Peterson went to $700,000 for Hip No. 51, a Street Boss colt consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, whose quarter in :21 flat was the fastest at the distance at Friday’s Under Tack session. The chestnut colt is out of Albany County, by Forest Wildcat, a half sister to stakes winner Round Trip Flight.

Mark Casse, Agent, went to $700,000 for Hip No. 408, Make the Sun Shine,a daughter of Malibu Moon consigned by Niall Brennan Stables, Agent. The chestnut filly, who breezed an eighth in :10 1/5 on Saturday, is out of graded stakes winner Sunshine for Life.  

Hip No. 263, a daughter of Super Saver consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, was sold to Alex & Jo Ann Lieblong for $675,000. Out of graded stakes placed Melissa Jo, by Fusaichi Pegasus, and a half sister to stakes placed Joedini, she worked a quarter on Saturday in :21 flat.

Hip No. 58, a Tale of the Cat filly consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, was sold to Ed Savant for $650,000. The dark bay or brown filly, who breezed an eighth in :10 1/5, is out of A.P. Baby, by A.P. Indy, a half sister to stakes placed Shared Heart.

 

Hip No. 385, a bay colt by Artie Schiller consigned by Halcyon Hammock Farm, Agent, went to Conquest Stables for $575,000. A full brother to stakes winner Hammers Terror out of Sister Baby, by Lord Avie, he worked an eighth in :10 flat on Saturday.

Michael Weston paid $560,000 for Hip No. 139, a colt by Midshipman whose eighth in :9 4/5 was the fastest at the distance at Friday’s Under Tack Session. Consigned by Halcyon Hammock Farm, Agent, the bay colt is out of Eye’ll Be Fine, by Montbrook, a full sister to graded stakes winner Amen Hallelujah.

Hip No. 68, a filly by Smart Strike consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, was sold to Rockingham Ranch & Pelican LLC for $505,000. A full sister to graded stakes winner Bel Air Beauty out of stakes place Awe That, by Boundary, the dark bay or brown filly worked an eighth in :10 2/5 at the Under Tack Show.

For the sale, 198 horses grossed a record $37,817,500, surpassing the previous mark of $33,380,000 set in 2008. This compares with 185 bringing a total of $28,794,000 a year ago. The average price was a sale record $190,997 up 22.7% from last year’s sale record $155,643.  The median was a sale record $137,500, a ten percent increase over last year’s sale record $125,000.  The buyback percentage was 24.1%; it was 21.6% in 2013.

The next sale at OBS is the Spring Sale of 2-Year-Olds in Training, set for April 21st through April 24th with Under Tack Shows scheduled for April 15th through April 18th.  

March Sale moved to Tuesday

The OBS March Sale of Selected Two Year Olds in Training has been consolidated to one day and gets underway on Tuesday, March 11th  at 10:00 a.m.  All 411 horses cataloged will be sold in one continuous session, streamed live via the OBS website at obssales.com and the Blood-Horse and DRF websites.

The March Sale has long been a source of top class racehorses, as OBS Selected Two-Year-Old Sales have produced the winners of 17 Eclipse Awards, 13 Breeders’ Cup races and 38 millionaire graduates.

Since the beginning 2013, OBS March graduates have won or placed  in 176 stakes races, winning 72 of them including 27 graded stakes wins. Six March graduates scored grade one wins, highlighted by a victory in the Breeders’ Cup Sprint (G1) by Michael E. Pegram , Karl Watson, Paul Weitman’s Secret Circle. It was the third graded stakes win for the colt by Eddington, winner of the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Sprint at two, and the Southwest (G3) and Rebel Stakes (G2) at three. He was sold for $165,000 by Flying Fish, Agent, at the 2011 OBS March Sale.

Last year’s March Sale graduates wasted no time paying dividends. Twenty-eight youngsters, nearly 12% of horses that went through the ring, have won or placed in stakes races to date.

Gaining greater international importance, the 2013 March Sale produced Yukio Baba’s unbeaten Asia Express, a near unanimous choice as Japan’s 2013 champion two-year-old colt. Winner of the $1.3-million Asahi Hai Futurity (G1) at Nakayama Racecourse in December, He has earned 88,131,000 yen (est. $850,000 U.S.) to date. The Florida-bred colt by Henny Hughes was purchased by Narvick International for $230,000 from breeder Ocala Stud at the 2013 OBS March Sale.

Last year’s sale also produced three other grade one winners. Reddam Racing LLC’s Bond Holder came into the $250,000 FrontRunner Stakes (G1) a maiden, but rallied from off the pace to run past fellow OBS graduate Dance With Fate (April ’13) in deep stretch and score by 2-1/4 lengths. The colt by Mineshaft was sold by Crupi’s New Castle Farm, Agent, for $125,000.

Westrock Stables LLC’s ill-fated Secret Compass came running late in the $250,000 Chandelier Stakes (G1) and was up late to win by a head. The daughter of Discreet Cat was sold for $425,000 by Eddie Woods, Agent.

Conquest Stables’ My Conquestadory started just three times, but won two graded stakes including Keeneland’s prestigious Darley Alcibiades Stakes (G1). Breaking her maiden in Woodbine’s TVG Summer Stakes (G2) on the turf over males in her debut, the daughter of Artie Schiller was sold for $240,000 by Eisaman Equine, Agent.

Eclipse Thoroughbreds Partners’ 2012 March graduate Capo Bastone turned in one of the summer’s most exciting moments, coming from far off the pace to win Saratoga’s $500,000 King’s Bishop Stakes (G1) by two lengths. The son of Street Boss was sold for $175,000 by de Meric Sales, Agent.

The Under Tack Show videos are posted online at obssales.com as well as viewable on site via video kiosks located around the sales pavilion. 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.

Curlin colt quickest at March Sale’s second Under Tack session

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Louise Reinagel photo

Hip No. 305, Ocean Knight, a bay colt by Curlin consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, worked 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 2014 March Selected Sale of Two Year Olds in Training. He’s out of Ocean Goddess, by Stormy Atlantic, a half sister to stakes winner Libby’s Halo.

Hip No. 317, a son of Half Ours consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, worked a quarter in :20 4/5. The gray or roan colt is out of Pata Fresca, by Indian Charlie, a half sister to the dam of stakes winner Calleybluebayou.

Two horses worked quarters in :21 flat. Hip No.218, consigned by Ian Vickers, Agent, is a bay colt by Broken Vow out of stakes placed Kickin’ the Clouds, by Dixieland Band, and is a full brother to graded stakes placed Cloudy Vow. Hip No. 263, consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, is a chestnut filly by Super Saver out of graded stakes placed Melissa Jo, by Fusaichi Pegasus, and is a half sister to stakes placed Joedini.

Hip No. 287, a colt by Indian Charlie consigned by McKathan Bros., Agent, worked the session’s fastest eighth, stopping the timer in :9 4/5. The bay colt is out of stakes placed Moroccan Rose, by Carson City.

Twenty-two youngsters worked eighths in :10 flat.

Hip No. 211, Jovan, a bay filly by War Front consigned by SAB Sales (Scott A. Bergsrud), Agent, is a half sister to stakes placed Clearance Clarence out of Javelina, by Forest Wildcat.

Hip No. 212, Silver Jenny, is a gray or roan filly by Lantana Mob out of Jennierees, by Gold Case, a half sister to stakes winner Stormin Hana.

Hip No. 228, consigned by Hartley/De Renzo Thoroughbreds LLC, Agent, is a chestnut colt by Kitten’s Joy out of Lastofthsummerwine, by Sky Mesa, a half sister to stakes winner Song Warrior.

Hip No. 230, a bay colt by Malibu Moon consigned by Bobby Dodd, Agent, is out of Layreebelle, by Tale of the Cat, a daughter of graded stakes winner Voodoo Lily, and is a half brother to recent La Canada Stakes (G2) winner Spellbound.

Hip No. 246, consigned by Crupi’s New Castle Farm, Agent, is a dark bay or brown filly by Flatter out of  L’s Lightning, by Storm Boot, a half sister to stakes winner Up An Octave.

Hip No. 249, consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, is a bay colt by Quality Road out of stakes winner Madame Red, by Forest Wildcat, and is a half brother to stakes winner Crimson Comic.

Hip No. 254, a bay filly by Harlan’s Holiday consigned by Top Line Sales LLC, Agent, is out of Marfa’s Squall by Marfa, and is a half sister to stakes winner Western Prize.

Hip No. 260, Landing Man, consigned by Inside Move, Inc., Agent, is a bay colt by Honest Man out of Meadowlanding, by Meadowlake, a half sister to graded stakes winner Epic Honor.

Hip No. 261, consigned by Gayle Woods, Agent, is a bay colt by Lemon Drop Kid out of Meadow Slipper, by El Prado (IRE), a half sister to champion Storm Allied.

Hip No. 265, Zensational Merry, is a chestnut filly by Zensational out of stakes winner Merry Princess, by Polish Numbers, consigned by Eisaman Equine, Agent. Hip No. 276, a dark bay or brown filly by Ready’s Image consigned by Parrish Farms, Agent, is out of graded stakes winner Miss Matched, by Formal Gold.

Hip No. 282, consigned by Old South Farm LLC, Agent, is a chestnut filly by City Zip out of stakes winner Moneigh Lisa, by Mo Mon.

Hip No. 292, a bay colt by Blame consigned by Eisaman Equine, Agent, is out of stakes winner My Main Starr, by Deputy Commander.

Hip No. 300, a dark by or brown Scat Daddy colt consigned by Harris Training Center LLC, Agent, is out of Noshameinmygame, by Silver Deputy, a half sister to stakes winner Happy Humor.

Hip No. 318, consigned by King’s Equine, Agent, is a bay colt by Posse out of Pegasus Sea, by Straight Man, from the family of stakes winner Relentless Star.

Consigned by Mayberry Farm, Agent, Hip No. 339 is a bay filly by Broken Vow out of Ranter, by Storm Cat, a half sister to graded stakes winner Pulpit. 

Hip No. 344, Bet Ur Lunch Money, is a bay filly by Indian Charlie out of stakes placed Receipt, by Dynaformer.

Hip No. 384, a bay colt by U S Ranger consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, is out of stakes winner Singing Year, by Half a Year, and is a half brother to stakes placed Military Singer.

Hip No. 385, a bay colt by Artie Schiller, is a full brother to stakes winner Hammers Terror out of Sister Baby, by Lord Avie, and is consigned by Halcyon Hammock Farm, Agent.

Hip No. 392, consigned by Bobby Dodd, Agent, is a dark bay or brown colt by Mineshaft out of So Spirited, by Favorite Trick, a half sister to grade one winners Roman Ruler and El Corredor.

Hip No. 400, a bay filly by Colonel John consigned by Stephens Thoroughbreds LLC, Agent, is out of Star of Johar, by Johar, a half sister to graded stakes placed Letsgetitonmon.

Hip No. 410, consigned by Top Line Sales LLC, Agent, is a chestnut colt by Henny Hughes out of stakes winner Swifty Victress, by Macho Uno.

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

The March Sale is now set for Tuesday, March 11th. Hip No’s 1 – 411 will sell in one continuous session beginning at 10:00 a.m.

Midshipman colt fastest at March Sale Under Tack opener

OBS March 2yos 2014 Friday Breeze Show hip 139 by Midshipman

Louise Reinagel photo

Hip No. 139, a son of Midshipman consigned by Halcyon Hammock Farm, Agent, worked an eighth in :9 4/5 to post the fastest work at the distance at the first session of the Under Tack Show for the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2014 March Selected Sale of Two Year Olds in Training. The bay colt is out of Eye’ll Be Fine, by Montbrook, a full sister to graded stakes winner Amen Hallelujah.

Six horses worked eighths in :10 flat. Hip No. 8, consigned by Eisaman Equine, Agent, is a gray or roan filly by Zensational out of Thornless, by Mr. Greeley, a half sister to graded stakes winner Rydilluc. Hip No. 11, a dark bay or brown colt by Into Mischief consigned by Halcyon Hammock Farm, Agent, is out of Touch Me Babe, by E Dubai, a daughter of stakes winner Make Contact. Hip No. 32, Dreaming of Bailey, also consigned by Eisaman Equine, is a dark bay or brown filly by Belong to Me out of Wild Country, by Unbridled, and is a half sister to stakes placed Kens Cape. Hip No. 37, another Eisaman consignee, is a chestnut filly by Ghostzapper out of Wings of Gold, by Mineshaft, a daughter of stakes winner Vision in Flight. Halcyon Hammock also consigned Hip No. 119, a chestnut filly by Midshipman out of Debit Or Credit, by Cat Thief, a half sister to graded stakes winner Alke. Hip No. 162, consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, is a chestnut colt by Henny Hughes out of Giggly, by Distorted Humor, a daughter of graded stakes placed Chaste.

Honors for the session’s fastest quarter went to Hip No. 51, a Street Boss colt consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, who stopped the timer in :21 flat. The chestnut colt is out of Albany County, by Forest Wildcat, a half sister to stakes winner Round Trip Flight.

Hip No. 158, a son of Warrior’s Reward consigned by Hoby and Layna Kight, worked the distance in :21 1/5. The bay colt, a half brother to graded stakes winner So Long George, is out of Gal of Mine, by Mining.

Hip No. 116, a son of Discreetly Mine consigned by Casse Sales LLC (Justin Casse), Agent, worked a quarter in :21 2/5. The bay colt is out of stakes placed Darling Monique, by El Corredor.

Hip No. 126, a colt by Congrats consigned by Woodford Thoroughbreds, Agent, sped a quarter in :21 3/5. The dark bay or brown colt is out of Diamond Fancy Free, by Cherokee Run, a half sister to grade one winner First Samurai.

Hip No. 92, a bay colt by Congrats consigned by Ocala Stud, posted a quarter in :21 4/5. Out of Broadway Gold, by Seeking the Gold, he’s a half brother to graded stakes winner Broadway’s Alibi.

The Under Tack Show resumes Saturday morning at 8:00 a.m. with Hip No’s 207 – 411 set to breeze.

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

The March Sale is now set for Tuesday, 11th. Hip No’s 1 – 411 will be sold in one continuous session beginning at 10:00 a.m.

March Sale rescheduled to Tuesday, March 11

The 2014 OBS March Sale of Selected Two Year Olds in Training has been rescheduled and the entire sale will be held in one continuous session on Tuesday, March 11th  beginning at 10:00 a.m.

The change comes in the wake of the postponement of Thursday’s Under Tack Show due to inclement weather and will allow horsemen two full days to look at prospective purchases.

The Under Tack Show resumes Saturday morning at 8:00 a.m. with Hip No’s 207 – 411 scheduled to breeze.

Under Tack Show postponed until Friday

The first session of the Under Tack Show has been postponed due to weather until Friday, March 7th at 8:00 a.m.

The Under Tack Show is now scheduled for Friday and Saturday, March 7th and 8th at 8:00 a.m.

Hip No.’s 1 – 206 will breeze on Friday and Hip No’s 207- 411 will work on Saturday.

The March Sale is set for Monday and Tuesday, March 10th and 11th.  Monday’s session will now begin at 2:00 p.m. instead of 11 a.m. The start time for Tuesday’s session remains 11:00 a.m.

OBS Monitoring Weather for Under Tack Show

With the weather forecast calling for rain and the possibility of thunderstorms in the Ocala area on Thursday, OBS is monitoring the weather closely and will consider postponing the Under Tack Show until Friday should conditions warrant.

The March Sale Under Tack Show is scheduled for Thursday and Friday, March 6th and 7th at 8:00 a.m.

Hip No.’s 1 – 206 will breeze on Thursday and Hip No’s 207- 411 will work on Friday.

The March Sale is set for Monday and Tuesday, March 10th and 11th with each session beginning at 11 a.m.

The Under Tack Show will be streamed live via the OBS website at obssales.com and via the Blood-Horse and Daily Racing Form websites. The workouts will also be recorded and videos will be available on the website, in their entirety or by individual hip number. They will also be available for viewing in the video room adjacent to the Horsemen’s Lounge in the sales pavilion as well as several kiosks in the lobby and the covered walking ring. In-room viewing is available at Holiday Inn, 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.