The catalog for the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2015 Winter Mixed Sale is now available on the OBS website at http://obssales.com. A sortable master index provides searchable pedigree and consignor information as well as access to pedigree updates occurring since the catalog was printed.
The iPad version of the catalog will be available via the equineline Sales Catalog App. The App allows users to download and view the catalog, record notes and also provides innovative search, sort and rating capabilities. For information and downloads visit: http://www.equineline.com/SalesCatalogApp/
The Winter Mixed Sale again includes a Horses of Racing Age section. There are 105 horses currently cataloged in this section with supplemental entries still being accepted. A separate Racing Age catalog will be available on the OBS website, in printed form at the sales grounds and via the equineline Sales Catalog App. The optional Under Tack Show is scheduled for Monday, January 26th at 10:00 a.m.
A total of 392 horses are cataloged for the Preferred and Open sessions of the Sale, scheduled to begin on Wednesday, January 28th with Hip Numbers 1 – 194 selling in the Consignor Preferred session.
Hip Numbers 195 – 392 in the Open Session will be offered on Thursday, January 29th followed immediately by the Horses of Racing Age section.
Both sessions begin at 10:30 a.m. As always, the sale and Under Tack Show will be streamed live via the OBS website and the Blood-Horse and DRF websites.
The OBS Championship Stakes races, run this year again in conjunction with the Winter Mixed Sale, are set for Tuesday, January 27th, with first post at 1:00 p.m.
There are 246 yearlings in the sale by a large and diverse group of sires. Distorted Humor heads a roster of established stallions, a group that also includes Broken Vow, Exchange Rate, Into Mischief, Majestic Warrior, Pioneerof the Nile, Tale of the Cat, Warrior’s Reward plus Florida-based Kantharos and Wildcat Heir.
Promising second crop yearling sires represented include Drosselmeyer, Haynesfield, Sidney’s Candy, Tizway, Twirling Candy as well as Florida-based Big Drama, First Dude and Gone Astray.
Frankel’s three quarter brother Bullet Train (GB) heads the sale’s list of graded stakes winning first crop yearling sires, as well as Algorithms, Brilliant Speed, Dialed In, Gemologist, Hansen and The Factor.
Broodmare buyers will find mares in foal to a strong group of proven stallions including Bellamy Road, Candy Ride (ARG), Congrats, Eskendereya and Lookin At Lucky.
The sale also features mares in foal to a sharp group of first and second year sires including Data Link, Jimmy Creed, New Year’s Day, Overanalyze and Trappe Shot, along with Florida-based Brethren, Factum, Prospective, Rattlesnake Bridge, Soldat and Treasure Beach (GB).
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 Winter Mixed 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information regarding the Winter Mixed Sale or OBS website, please call (352) 237-2154.