OBS Sprint Stakes headlines live racing on November 20th

Master Plan (Lauren King photo)

Live racing returns to the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company on Tuesday, November 20th. Two sprint stakes for OBS sale graduates headline the day and will be open to older horses. Free nominations to both races close on Tuesday, November 6, 2018. The new position on the calendar provides horsemen a stakes opportunity before the kickoff of the Gulfstream Park Championship and the Tampa Bay Downs meets.

The stakes races will be run over six furlongs with a guaranteed purse of $125,000 and restricted to OBS graduates. The OBS Sprint and the OBS Filly and Mare Sprint are for three years old and upward. Entries will be taken on Tuesday, November 13th. Both races will be run as non-wagering events.

All starters finishing fifth through last will earn $5,000. Supplementary nominations of $500 may be made at time of entry for those horses missing the free nomination deadline. There is a fee of $1,250 to enter and $2,500 to start. Nomination forms and the condition book may be found in the OBS website at: 2018 OBS Sprint Stakes

There will be pari-mutuel wagering available on eight races, featuring quarter horse races for two year olds as well as for three years old and upward at distances from 220 yards to 440 yards. Up to four thoroughbred maiden and starter allowance races may be used as substitute races. Purses range from $4,000 to $7,000 with all starters guaranteed a minimum of $200. The condition book may be found online at: November QH 2018 Condition Book

Complete information for the OBS Day of Racing – November 2018 will be updated in the OBS website at obssales.com. For more information, please contact Jay Friedman at (352) 237-2154 or via email obs@obssales.com.

2018 OBS Sprint Stakes information

$125,000 OBS Sprint Stakes for OBS Sale Graduates – six furlongs
$125,000 OBS Filly and Mare Sprint for OBS Sale Graduates – six furlongs

To Be Run: Tuesday, November 20, 2018
Entries: Tuesday, November 13, 2018
Free Nominations Close: Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Free Nomination Blank for 2018 OBS Sprint Stakes

 

 

 

Free Nomination Blank for 2018 OBS Filly and Mare Sprint

 

 

 

OBS Sprint Stakes Condition Book

OBS Day of Racing – November 2018

Live racing returns on Tuesday, November 20th. Two sprint stakes for OBS Sale graduates headline the day and will be open to older horses. Free nominations to both races close on Tuesday, November 6, 2018. The new position on the calendar provides horsemen a stakes opportunity before the kickoff of the Gulfstream Park Championship and the Tampa Bay Downs meets. The two OBS stakes are non-wagering events, but there will be pari-mutuel wagering available on eight additional races. Entries will be taken on Tuesday, November 13th.

The stakes races for OBS graduates will be run over six furlongs with a guaranteed purse of $125,000 each. The OBS Sprint and the OBS Filly and Mare Sprint are for three years old and upward. All starters finishing fifth through last will earn $5,000. Supplementary nominations of $500 may be made at time of entry for those horses missing the free nomination deadline. There is a fee of $1,250 to enter and $2,500 to start.

The eight pari-mutuel races will feature quarter horse races for two year olds as well as for three years old and upward at distances from 220 yards to 440 yards. Up to four thoroughbred maiden and starter allowance races may be used as substitute races. Purses range from $4,000 to $7,000 with all starters guaranteed a minimum of $200.

Click on the links below for information and conditions of the races. Contact Jay Friedman or Harriet Booth for more information at (352) 237-2154 or via email at: obs@obssales.com.

 

OBS November 2018 Race Day Forms
OBS Sprint Stakes Information Pari-Mutuel QH & TB Condition Book

 

October Yearling Sale catalog now online

The catalog for the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2018 October Yearling Sale is now available via the OBS website at www.obssales.com. The online catalog’s main page contains a link to a sortable master index providing searchable pedigree and consignor information as well as access to pedigree updates occurring since the catalog was printed. Advanced search and filter capability has been added to allow shortlist creation. A link to instructions for using the new features can be found in the index header and a step by step tutorial is available in the index as well.

The iPad version of the catalog can be accessed 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/

There are 190 yearlings (Hip No.’s 1 – 190) cataloged for the Selected Yearling Sale. Scheduled for Tuesday, October 9th, it will begin at 12:00 noon. For the first time, walking videos of the Selected yearlings will be available on the website and the iPad version beginning on or about September 24th. There are 477 yearlings (Hip No.’s 301 – 777) cataloged in the Open Yearling Sale, set for Wednesday and Thursday, October 10th and 11th. Both sessions will begin at 12:00 noon.

Supplemental entries are now being accepted for both the Selected and Open Sales. Supplements to the Selected Sale will be sold Tuesday and cataloged beginning with Hip No. 191. Open Sale supplements will be sold Wednesday, cataloged starting with Hip No. 778. Nomination forms for the Selected Sale and Consignor Contracts for the Open Sale can be found online via the OBS website at: http://www.obssales.com/nomination-entry-forms/

Year in and year out, the OBS Yearling Sale has been a reliable source of high class racehorses, producing winners of graded stakes from coast to coast in North America as well as at Ascot, Dubai and Japan, with 25 Yearling Sale graduates surpassing the million dollar mark in earnings.

Recent notable OBS Yearling Sale graduates include catalog cover girl Catherinethegreat, winner of the 2018 Schuylerville (G3) at Saratoga, La Troienne (G1) winner Big World, Excelsior Stakes (G3) winner Discreet Lover, multiple graded winner Starship Jubilee, and graded stakes winning millionaire X Y Jet.

Multiple graded stakes winner Sharp Azteca has been recently retired to the stallion ranks. Winner of the Cigar Mile (G1), Gulfstream Park Handicap (G2), Kelso Handicap (G2) and Monmouth Cup (G3), he goes to stud with earnings of $2,406,740.

The 2018 sale features the Yearling Sale’s strongest stallion roster to date, featuring yearlings by upper echelon sires Awesome Again, Bernardini, Bodemeister, Candy Ride (ARG), City Zip, Flatter, Into Mischief, Kitten’s Joy, Macleans Music, More Than Ready, Speightstown, Street Sense, Tiznow, Union Rags and Will Take Charge.

Traditionally a showcase for newcomers to the stallion ranks, the 2018 October Yearling sale features the offspring of Triple Crown winner American Pharoah, Carpe Diem, Constitution, Honor Code, Kantharos, Lea, Liam’s, Map, Palace Malice and Tonalist.

Florida-based First Dude, He’s Had Enough, Poseidon’s Warrior, Treasure Beach (GB) and Uncaptured are represented, as well as local newcomers Chitu, Fury Kapcori, Khozan  and The Big Beast.

The sale will be streamed live via the OBS website as well as the Blood-Horse and DRF websites.

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

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

Scat Daddy colt tops June Sale’s final session

Tibor & Judit photography

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The Factor filly tops June Sale’s second session

Tibor & Judit photogrpahy

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

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

Scat Daddy colt tops June Sale’s opening session

Tibor & Judit photpgraphy

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

 

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

June Sale begins Wednesday, June 13

The 2018 OBS June Sale of Two-Year-Olds and Horses of Racing Age is set for Wednesday though Friday, June 13th – 15th  with all sessions beginning at 10:00 a.m. Hip No’s 1-300 go on the block Wednesday, Hip No’s 301- 600 will be offered Thursday and Hip No’s. 601-936 will sell on Friday.

The Sale will be streamed live via the OBS website at http://obssales.com and via the Blood-Horse, Daily Racing Form and TDN websites. The entire catalog including the supplements can be viewed via the OBS website.

Goldencents (Benoit photo)

The catalog cover features grade one stakes winning June Sale graduates Stormy Liberal, winner of the Breeders’ Cup Turf Sprint (G1) and Clark Handicap (G1) winner Seeking the Soul. They join recent June catalog stars Goldencents, back to back winner of the Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile (G1) and multiple graded stakes winner Celestine, whose 2014 Under Tack three eighths in :32 2/5 was equaled this year by Hip No. 41, a colt by Uncle Mo. watch his under tack video

 

 

Celestine (Lauren King photo)

June graduates have been busy in the run-up to this year’s sale. On Saturday, James M. Miller’s Lovely Bernadette captured Churchill’s $100,000 Mint Julep Handicap (G3) by a neck. It’s the third graded stakes win for the 4-year-old daughter of Wilburn, now 17-8-0-3 with earnings of $568,479. She turned in an Under Tack quarter in :21 4/5 at the 2016 OBS Sale before she was purchased by Mr. Miller for $28,000 from Bobby Jones Equine LLC & Santa Fe Thoroughbreds, Agent. watch her under tack video

 

There and Now (Benoit photo)

Last year’s Sale was topped by a Florida-bred colt by First Dude, consigned by Top Line Sales LLC, Agent, who sped an Under Tack quarter in :20 3/5 before he was knocked down for $400,000. On Saturday at Santa Anita, that colt, named There and Now, made his debut in a maiden special weight test for trainer Bob Baffert in the colors of Byerly Turk Racing. He battled for the early lead through a half in :44 3/5 before taking charge and drawing away a winner by 2-1/4 lengths, running the 6-1/2 furlongs in 1:15 4/5. watch his under tack video

Last Thursday at Gulfstream Park, Heczor Investment Corp.’s King Humor made it three wins in as many starts with a front-running victory in the $75,000 Ocala Flame Stakes. Consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, to the 2017 OBS Sale, he turned in an Under Tack eighth in :10 flat before he sold for $50,000. Trained by Victor Barboza, Jr., the 3-year-old colt by Distorted Humor has earned $101,325 to date. watch his under tack video

Videos from the four Under Tack sessions 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.

Sales results are updated frequently during each session on the OBS website and available in sortable, .pdf and excel formats at the conclusion of each session. 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.

Filly by The Factor fastest at June Sale Under Tack finale

Tibor & Judit photogaphy

Hip No. 890, a gray or roan filly by The Factor consigned by All Dreams Equine, worked three eighths in :33 flat to post the fastest work at the distance at the fourth and final session of the Under Tack Show for the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2018 June Sale of Two Year Olds in Training and Horses of Racing Age. She’s out of Twilite Rendezvous, by Mr. Greeley, a half sister to stakes winner Twilights Prayer.

 

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

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

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

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

There were nine quarters in :21 1/5.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

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

Six youngsters worked quarters in :21 flat.

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

There were eight eighths in :21 1/5.

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

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

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

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

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

There were ten eighths in :10 flat.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Cairo Prince filly fastest at second June Sale Under Tack session

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

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

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

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

There were six quarters in :20 4/5.

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

Eight youngsters worked quarters in :21 flat

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

There were five quarters in :21 1/5.

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

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

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

There were eleven eighths in :10 flat.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

There were two quarters in :20 3/5.

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

Three horses worked quarters in :20 4/5

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

A pair of youngsters sped quarters in :21 flat.

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

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

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

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

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

There were six eighths in :10 flat.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

June Sale Under Tack Show begins Thursday

The Under Tack Show for the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2018 June Sale of Two-Year-Olds and Horses of Racing Age begins Thursday, June 7th and continues through Sunday, June 10th.  All four sessions begin at 7:30 a.m.

Hip No.’s 1 – 225 will breeze on Thursday, Hip No.’s 226 – 450 go on Friday, Hip No.’s 451 – 675 will work on Saturday, and Hip No.’s 676 – 936 will breeze on Sunday. The final session includes the five older horses and 78 two-year-olds in the supplemental catalog which can be viewed on the OBS website and via the equineline Sales Catalog iPad App. Printed supplemental catalogs are available at the sales grounds.

There are 922 two-year-olds and 12 older horses cataloged for the three-day sale, set for Wednesday, June 13th through Friday, June 15th, with all sessions beginning at 10:00 a.m.

The OBS June Sale wraps up a successful juvenile sale season, beginning with a strong sale in March and continuing with a record shattering sale in April. At the racetrack, OBS juvenile graduates have accounted for more than four stakes wins a week since the beginning of 2017, including 91 graded victories. From June graduate Stormy Liberal’s victory in the Breeders’ Cup Turf Sprint (G1) to April graduate Mind Your Biscuits’ sensational stretch run to capture a second straight Dubai Golden Shaheen (G1), OBS juvenile sale grads are winning major races around the world.

On Saturday at Belmont Park, Greg Hall and Sayjay Racing LLC’s 2017 March graduate Blended Citizen will try to follow in the footsteps of Tonalist and Coastal and deny Justify the Triple Crown by winning the Belmont Stakes (G1) after taking the Peter Pan Stakes (G3) in May. The Peter Pan was the  second graded stakes win for the 3-year-old colt by Proud Citizen, purchased for $85,000 out of the Wavertree Stables (Ciaran Dunne) consignment after he breezed an Under Tack quarter in :22 1/5. Trained by Doug O’Neill, he’s now 10-3-0-2 and has earned $406,854.  watch his under tack video

The past few weeks have seen promising OBS juvenile sale graduates get their careers off on the right foot at Santa Anita, each earning TDN “Rising Star” status. On May 11th, Kaleem Shah’s Tijori led from gate to wire, scoring by 3-1/4 lengths in her debut.  Trained by Simon Callaghan, the 2-year-old daughter of Will Take Charge was purchased for $525,000 out of the de Meric Sales consignment at the 2018 OBS March Sale after breezing an eighth in :10 flat at the Under Tack Show. She makes her next start in Belmont’s Astoria Stakes this Thursday.  watch her under tack video

A week later, LNJ Foxwoods and NK Racing’s Explorer, purchased by Solis/Litt for $1,250,000 out of the Crupi’s New Castle Farm consignment at the 2017 OBS March Sale after an Under Tack eighth in :10 flat, made his long awaited debut. The 3-year-old colt by Orb gave nothing else a chance, taking the lead at the start and never looked back en route to a four length victory for trainer Bob Baffert.  watch his under tack video

This past Sunday, trainer Doug O’Neill sent McShane Racing LLC’s Mr. Paytience out for his maiden voyage, and the 2-year-old son of Paynter did not disappoint, shaking off early pressure to take over in the stretch and galloped home in hand by 7-3/4 lengths. Consigned to the 2018 OBS March Sale by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, he was sold to McShane Racing for $90,000 after breezing an eighth in :10 2/5 at the Under Tack Show.  watch his under tack video

The Under Tack Show and Sale will be streamed live via the OBS website as well as the DRF, TDN and BloodHorse websites. The works will be available on DVD and on the OBS website, the Video Room and kiosks throughout the sales pavilion. In-room viewing is available at The Courtyard by Marriott, Holiday Inn, Homewood Suites, Hampton Inn & Suites, Residence Inn and the Ocala Hilton, plus lounge viewing is available at the Hilton.

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.

 

June Sale Supplemental Catalog now online

The supplemental catalog to the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2018 June Sale of Two-Year-Olds and Horses of Racing Age is now available on the company’s website at obssales.com.

Five older horses and 78 two-year-olds have been supplemented and will sell as Hip No’s 853 -936 on the sale’s third day, Friday, June 15th.  The supplemental catalog will be available at the sales grounds and on the OBS website.  All supplemented horses will breeze at the fourth Under Tack session on Sunday, June 10th.

The supplemental catalog adds depth to the June Sale’s outstanding stallion roster. Two-time Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile (G1) winner Goldencents, who earned over $3-million after he was purchased out of the June Sale supplemental catalog, is represented by his first crop of two-year-olds. The supplemental catalog also includes two-year-olds by Bernardini, Candy Ride (ARG), Hard Spun, Into Mischief, Orb, Scat Daddy, Strong Mandate and Uncle Mo.

There are now 922 two-year-olds and 12 older horses cataloged for the three-day sale, set for Wednesday, June 13th through Friday, June 15th, with all sessions beginning at 10:00 a.m.

The Under Tack Show will be divided into four sessions, scheduled for Thursday, June 7th through Sunday, June 10th, with each session beginning at 7:30 a.m. Hip No.’s 1 – 225 will breeze on Thursday, Hip No.’s 226 – 450 go on Friday, Hip No.’s 451 – 675 will work on Saturday, and Hip No.’s 676 – 936 will go on Sunday.

The Under Tack Show and Sale will be streamed live via the OBS website as well as the DRF, TDN and BloodHorse websites. The works will be available on DVD and on the OBS website, the Video Room and kiosks throughout the sales pavilion. In-room viewing is available at The Courtyard by Marriott, Holiday Inn, Homewood Suites, Hampton Inn & Suites, Residence Inn and the Ocala Hilton, plus lounge viewing is available at the Hilton.

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.

June Sale catalog now online

The catalog for the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2018 June Sale of Two-Year-Olds and Horses of Racing Age  is now available via the OBS website at obssales.com. The online catalog’s main page contains a link to a sortable master index providing searchable pedigree and consignor information as well as access to pedigree updates occurring since the catalog was printed. Advanced search and filter capability has been added to allow shortlist creation. A link to instructions for using the new features can be found in the index header and a step by step tutorial is available in the index as well.

The iPad version of the catalog can be accessed 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/

There are 845 two-year-olds and seven older horses cataloged for the three-day sale, with all sessions beginning at 10:00 a.m. Hip No.’s 1 – 300 will sell on Wednesday, June 13th; Hip No.’s 301 – 600 will be offered on Thursday, June 14th and Hip No.’s 601 – 852 plus supplements will sell on Friday, June 15th. Supplemental entries are being accepted until May 23rd.

There are four Under Tack Sessions. Hip No.’s 1 – 225 will go to the track on Thursday, June 7th, Hip No.’s 226 – 450 will breeze on Friday, June 8th, Hip No.’s 451 – 675 work on Saturday, June 9th, and 676 – 852 plus supplements will go on Sunday, June 10th. All Under Tack sessions begin at 7:30 a.m.

The Under Tack Show and Sale will be streamed live via the OBS website as well as the DRF, TDN and BloodHorse websites.

Winning stakes at a pace close to one a week, OBS June graduates have won or placed in 172 stakes races since the beginning of 2017, headed by Rockingham Ranch’s Stormy Liberal, winner of Breeders’ Cup Turf Sprint (G1) and a game second in the Al Quoz Sprint (G1) on the Dubai World Cup undercard. The 6-year-old son of Stormy Atlantic has won or placed in eight stakes, including five graded races, on his way to compiling a 25-8-8-1 career record and earnings of $1,213,570 for trainer Peter Miller. Consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, to the 2014 OBS June Sale, he breezed an Under Tack eighth in :10 2/5 before he was purchased for $100,000. watch his under tack video

Charles Fipke’s Seeking the Soul enjoyed a productive year at the races, climaxed by a victory in the Clark Handicap (G1) at Churchill Downs. The 5-year-old colt by Perfect Soul (IRE), trained by Dallas Stewart, is now 18-5-3-5 and has bankrolled $1,401,162 to date. Consigned by McKathan Bros., Agent, to the 2015 OBS June Sale, he went through the ring after breezing an eighth in :10 1/5 at the Under Tack Show. watch his under tack video

Ironhorse Racing Stable LLC’s Bucchero is a five time stakes winner. He was consigned by Southern Chase Farm (Greg & Karen Dodd), Agent, to the 2014 OBS June Sale where he sped a quarter in :21 flat at the Under Tack Show. The 6-year-old son of Kantharos, trained by Tim Glyshaw, has earned $789,741 to date and has a 27-10-6-3 career record. His high water mark of the past year was his victory in October in the Woodford Stakes (G2) at Keeneland, and he recently returned to Kentucky to finish second in Keeneland’s Shakertown Stakes (G2) in April and third this past Saturday in the Twin Spires Turf Sprint (G3) on Derby Day at Churchill Downs. watch his under tack video

The 2018 sale boasts the strongest stallion roster in the history of OBS June. Bodemeister and Scat Daddy, the sires of the last two Kentucky Derby winners are represented, as is Candy Ride (ARG) sire of Horse of the Year Gun Runner. The rest of the top 15 on the general sire list have offspring in the sale, including Blame, Curlin, Flatter, Ghostzapper, Hard Spun, Into Mischief, Kitten’s Joy, Malibu Moon, Medaglia d’Oro, Quality Road, Tapit, and Uncle Mo. As wide as it is deep, the June stallion roster also includes Bernardini, Distorted Humor, Giant’s Causeway, Pioneerof the Nile, Speightstown, Union Rags and War Front.

OBS June graduate Goldencents heads a group of exciting young stallions who’s first crop race in 2018, including Florida-based He’s Had Enough and Uncaptured, who has already sired his first winner. This list also includes Cairo Prince, Central Banker, Cross Traffic, Fed Biz, Mucho Macho Man, Real Solution, Strong Mandate, Verrazano and Will Take Charge.

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 frequently during each session of the 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.

Revised dates for June Sale

The Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2018 June Sale of Two-Year-Olds & Horses of Racing Age is now scheduled for three days beginning Wednesday, June 13th and ending on Friday, June 15th. There will be four Under Tack sessions, beginning Thursday, June 7th and running through Sunday, June 10th.

The change to the Wednesday start date permits horsemen additional travel time after the Belmont Stakes weekend. Supplemental nominations will be accepted through May 23rd.

Hip No.’s 1 – 300 will sell on Wednesday, June 13th; Hip No.’s 301 – 600 will be offered on Thursday, June 14th and Hip No.’s 601 – 852 plus supplements will sell on Friday, June 15th. All three sessions will begin at 10:00 a.m. At the Under Tack Show, Hip No.’s 1 – 225 will go to the track on Thursday, June 7th, Hip No.’s 226 – 450 will breeze on Friday, June 8th, Hip No.’s 451 – 675 work on Saturday, June 9th, and 676 – 852 plus supplements will go on Sunday, June 10th. All Under Tack sessions begin at 7:30 a.m.

The June Sale catalog will be available online via the OBS website at obssales.com on or about Tuesday, May 8th and in the mail on May 22nd.

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.

 

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

 

photos by Louise Reinagel, Tibor & Judit photography

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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