Sarah Sis scores in the Presque Isle Downs Masters Stakes

Joe Ragsdale’s Sarah Sis racked up her fifth graded stakes victory on Monday night, taking the lead at the start of the $400,600 Presque Isle Downs Masters Stakes (G2) and staying there to the wire, holding on to win by a head. That’s six stakes wins for the 4-year-old daughter of Sharp Humor, who breezed an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5 before her purchase for $20,000 by Mr. Ragsdale out of the Doble Jak consignment at the 2014 OBS June Sale. Trained by Ingrid Mason, she’s now 21-8-4-0 and has earned $911,000 to date. watch her under tack video

Ghost Hunter, Tale of the Nile one-two in the Presque Isle Mile Stakes

Jagger, Inc.’s Ghost Hunter found room between horses in the stretch of the $200,400 Presque Isle Mile Stakes on Saturday, took control a furlong from home and scored by a length and a half over fellow OBS graduate Tale of the Nile (March ’15, August ’14). It’s the first stakes victory for the 6-year-old gelding by Ghostzapper, trained by Jamie Ness, now 40-15-8-7 with earnings of $496,270. He breezed an eighth in :10 2/5 at the Under Tack Show prior to the  2012 OBS June Sale before he was purchased out of the McKathan Bros. consignment for $30,000. watch his under tack video

Wellabled romps in the Arlington-Washington Futurity

Carolyn Wilson’s Wellabled made short work of the  $100,000 Arlington-Washington Futurity (G3) on Saturday, taking the early lead and never looking back en route to a 7-3/4 length victory. It’s the first stakes win for the 2-year-old colt by Shackleford, second to fellow OBS graduate Harlan’s Harmony last time out in Saratoga’s Skidmore Stakes. Trained by Larry Rivelli, he’s now 3-2-1-0 and has earned $96,200 to date. Consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, to the 2016 OBS April Sale, he sped an Under Tack quarter in :20 2/5 prior to being sold for $340,000. watch his under tack video

Long Lake Stable LLC and Beacon Hill Thoroughbreds LLC’s Tammy the Torpedo picked up her second graded stakes win on Saturday in the $101,000 Violet Stakes (G3) at Monmouth Park, closing on the outside down the stretch and getting up late to win by a half length. That’s three stakes wins for the 4-year-old filly by More Than Ready, purchased for $225,000 out of the Niall Brennan Stables consignment at the 2014 OBS April Sale after working an eighth in :10 1/5 at the Under Tack Show. Trained by Chad Brown, she’s now 11-5-1-1 and has earned $355,530. watch her under tack video

North American Thoroughbred Horse Company, Inc.’s Sorryaboutnothing scored his first graded stakes victory in frontrunning fashion, leading from gate to wire and taking the $150,000 British Columbia Derby (G3) at Hastings Park on Saturday by 2-1/2 lengths. Trained by Troy Taylor, the win gives the 3-year-old gelding by Repent an 11-2-0-1 record and $109,891 in earnings. He breezed an Under Tack quarter in :21 1/5 before he was sold for $220,000 by Woodford Thoroughbreds, Agent, at the 2015 OBS June Sale. watch his under tack video

Ken and Sarah Ramsey’s Watchyourownbobber scored his third straight stakes win in the $390,000 More Than Ready Mile Stakes on Saturday at Kentucky Downs, taking command after turning for home and cruising to a 4-1/2 length victory. It’s the fourth stakes win for the graded stakes placed 4-year-old colt by Hard Spun, sold for $62,000 by Hoppel’s Horse & Cattle Co., Agent, at the 2014 OBS April Sale after breezing a quarter in :21 1/5 at the Under Tack Show. He’s now 16-7-3-2 for trainer Mike Maker, and has earned $566,173 to date. watch his under tack video

Mike Maker also sent Out Of This World Racing LLC’s graded stakes placed Try Your Luck out to a victory at Kentucky Downs on Saturday; the 3-year-old daughter of Lookin At Lucky taking the $188,720 Dueling Grounds Oaks by 7-1/2 lengths. Her first stakes win leaves her with a 10-3-1-5 record and $225,174 in earnings. Consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent to the Horses of Racing Age Section at the 2015 OBS Fall Mixed Sale, she breezed three eighths in :33 4/5 before she was sold for $18,000. watch her under tack video

Empyrean Stables and Two Princesses’ Diadura is two for two and a stakes winner after battling her way between horses on the turn of Saturday’s $75,000 Arlington-Washington Lassie Stakes, taking charge turning for home and drawing away to a 5-1/2 length victory. Fellow OBS graduate R Naja (April ’16) checked in third. Trained by Michael Stidham, the 2-year-old Florida-bred daughter of Hard Spun has earned $57,660. She was purchased for $50,000 out of the Northwest Stud consignment at the 2015 OBS August Selected Yearling Sale.  selected sale conformation photo

Allan P. Peterson’s Majestic Gale stepped into Louisiana Downs’ $75,000 Happy Ticket Stakes on Saturday straight off a maiden victory, but ignored the rise in class, blew past the leaders coming to the eighth pole and romped by 4-1/2 lengths. The 2-year-old Florida-bred Majestic Warrior filly, consigned to the 2016 OBS March Sale by Top Line Sales LLC, Agent for Kinsman Farm, worked an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5 before she was purchased by Mr. Peterson for $75,000. Trained by Joe Sharp, she’s now 4-2-0-0 and has earned $62,096. watch her under tack video

Peacock, Philip Hall and Lance Giesbrecht’s Calgary Caper was last in the early going of the $75,000 S.W. Randall Plate Handicap on Saturday at Hastings Park, but circled horses on the turn, took over in the lane and eased away to win by a length and a half. Fellow OBS graduate Square Dancer (June ’12) settled for third. That’s two straight stakes scores for the 5-year-old El Corredor gelding, who sped an Under Tack quarter in :21 flat before he was purchased for $105,000 out of the Harris Training Center consignment at the 2013 OBS June Sale. Trained by Philip Hall, he’s now 23-6-7-2 and has earned $166,112. watch his under tack video

Ten Strike Racing’s Allied Air Raid rallied from off the pace to take command of Saturday’s $75,000 Unbridled Stakes at Louisiana Downs a furlong from home, and then ran off from there to a four length victory. It’s the first stakes win for the 4-year-old gelding by Midshipman, saddled by Brad Cox, now 13-4-4-4 with $338,600 in earnings. He breezed an eighth in :10 1/5 at the Under Tack Show, before he was sold for $50,000 by Paul Sharp, Agent, at the 2014 OBS June Sale. watch his under tack video

Paddock Proud and Robbie G. Davis’ Ribbonite was a maiden going into the $116,775 Lady Fingers Stakes on Saturday at Finger Lakes, but the 2-year-old filly by Griffinite was a stakes winner at the finish, leading every step of the way en route to a 6-3/4 length victory. Trained by Robbie Davis, she’s now 3-1-1-0 and has earned $88,316. A two time OBS graduate, she was purchased out of the Jimmy Miranda consignment at the 2015 Winter Mixed Sale and then resold by Rick Lopez Training & Sales for $25,000 at the 2016 April Sale after turning in an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5. watch her under tack video

Klimt captures the Del Mar Futurity

Kaleem Shah's Klimt and jockey Rafael Bejarano win the Grade I $300,000 Del Mar Futurity Monday, September 5, 2016 at Del Mar Thoroughbred Club, Del Mar, CA. ©Benoit Photo

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Kaleem Shah’s Klimt moved up to challenge front-running favorite Straight Fire turning for home in Monday’s $300,345 Del Mar Futurity (G1), put him away a furlong from home then drew away to win by 4-1/4 lengths. Fellow OBS graduate Midnight Pleasure (April ‘16) checked in third. It’s the second straight graded stakes win for the 2-year-old colt by Quality Road, who took Del Mar’s Best Pal Stakes (G2) earlier in the meet. Trained by Bob Baffert, he’s now 4-3-0-0 and has earned $336,960 to date. He sped an Under Tack quarter in :20 4/5 prior to his purchase for $435,000 by Bob Baffert on Mr. Shah’s behalf out of the Eddie Woods consignment at the 2016 OBS March Sale. watch his under tack video

Drawing Away Stable’s Doctor J Dub posted his first graded stakes win at Parx Racing on Labor Day, taking the lead at the start of the $300,000 Turf Monster Stakes (G3) and never looking back en route to a half length victory. It’s the second stakes score for the 6-year-old gelding by Sharp Humor, trained by Jena Antonucci, now 26-6-6-5 with $335,395 in earnings. Consigned to the 2012 OBS March Sale by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, he breezed and eighth in :10 flat before he was sold for $195,000. watch his under tack video

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Averill Racing LLC and Silver Oak Stable LLC’s R Kinsley Doll scored her second straight stakes victory on Saturday in $150,000 Florida Sire Jewel Princess Stakes at Gulfstream, tracking the leaders in to the stretch and wearing them down late to win by a neck, with fellow OBS graduate She’s Incredible (April ’15) finishing third. The 3-year-old Florida-bred filly by Big Drama was consigned by Cary Frommer, Agent, to the 2015 OBS March Sale, where she breezed an eighth in :10 1/5 at the Under Tack Show. Trained by Ralph Ziadie, she’s now 8-3-2-0 and has earned $238,085. watch her under tack video

Ranlo Investments LLC’s Lady Shipman was head and head for the early lead in Monday’s Turf Amazon Stakes at Parx Racing, but took control down the stretch and eased away to win by a length, with fellow OBS graduate Sunnysammi (April ’14) closing to get third.  Her second straight stakes win is her fifth in seven starts this year and the eleventh of her career. Trained by Kiaran McLaughlin, she’s now 19-13-2-2 and has earned $896,042. The 4-year-old daughter of Midshipman was consigned by Pleasant Acres Farm, Agent, to the 2014 OBS April Sale, where she turned in an Under Tack eighth in :9 4/5. watch her under tack video

Curtis Landry and Red Diamond Stable’s Ruffenuff is two for two with two stakes wins after running off to a 12-1/4 length victory in Monday’s $50,000 Bird of Pay Stakes at Northlands Park. Consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, to the 2016 OBS April Sale, she breezed a quarter in :20 4/5 at the Under Tack Show. The 2-year-old daughter of Dialed In, trained by Greg Tracy, has earned $50,079. watch her under tack video

Union Strike takes the Del Mar Debutante

Ruis Racing's Union Strike and jockey Martin Garcia, draw away from heavy favorite American Cleopatra, to win the Grade I $300,000 Del Mar Debutante Saturday, September 3, 2016 at Del Mar Thoroughbred Club, Del Mar, CA. ©Benoit Photo

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Ruis Racing LLC’s Union Strike picked a choice spot to break her maiden, surging to the lead in the stretch of the $300,690 Del Mar Debutante Stakes (G1), taking charge in the final sixteenth and drawing off to win by 2-1/4 lengths despite rider Martin Garcia losing his whip in the lane. Fellow OBS graduate Champagne Room (April ’16) settled for third. Second in her only other start, the 2-year-old daughter of Union Rags is the first grade one stakes winner trained by 25 year old Shelbe Ruis. The first grade one winner for her sire as well, she has earned $192,600 to date. Consigned by Old South Farm LLC, Agent, to the 2016 OBS April Sale, she breezed an Under Tack eighth in :10 flat before she was purchased by Ruis Racing for $375,000. watch her under tack video

William K. Helwig and Brent Gasaway’s All Right also broke his maiden in a stakes race, tracking the leaders in Saturday’s $342,855 Kentucky Downs Juvenile Stakes, taking command after turning for home and holding on to win by a neck. Fellow OBS graduate Hot Dad (April ’16) checked in third. The 2-year-old colt by Dominus was purchased for $20,000 out of the Costanzo Sales consignment at the 2016 OBS April Sale after working an eighth in :10 2/5 at the Under Tack Show. Trained by Kellyn Gorder, he’s now 2-1-1-0 and has earned $214,090. watch his under tack video

Our Way takes Saratoga’s Better Talk Now Stakes

Our Way

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William L. Clifton’s Our Way relaxed off the pace in the early going of Monday’ $100,000 Better Talk Now Stakes on the Saratoga turf course, moved into contention turning for home, took the lead a sixteenth from home and drew off late to win by 2-1/4 lengths. Fellow OBS March graduate Mighty Mo checked in third. It’s the first stakes win for the 3-year-old Florida-bred Tizway gelding, who breezed an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5 before he was purchased for $140,000 out of the Parrish Farms consignment at the 2015 OBS March Sale. Trained by H. James Bond, he’s now 9-3-1-2 and has earned $163,390.  watch his under tack video

Haveyougoneaway scores in Saratoga’s Ballerina Stakes

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Gary Barber and Sequel Racing’s Haveyougoneaway rallied wide into the stretch of Saturday’s $500,000 Ballerina Stakes (G1) at Saratoga, forged to the front a sixteenth from home and held on gamely to win by half a length. It’s the fourth straight stakes victory for the 5-year-old daughter of Congrats, who took Saratoga’s Honorable Miss Stakes (G2) in late July. Trained by Thomas Morley, she’s now 26-11-4-6 and has earned $897,495. She was consigned to the 2013 OBS June Sale by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, where she breezed an eighth in :10 2/5 at the Under Tack Show.  watch her under tack video

Reckling

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William and Corrine Heiligbrodt’s Reckling settled for second behind fellow OBS April graduate Theory in a swiftly run maiden race at Saratoga at the end of July, but the 2-year-old colt by Dialed In put the lesson to good use in a $93,000 Maiden Special weight test at the Spa on Saturday. Taking the lead at the break, he was never headed en route to a 1-1/4 length victory. Consigned by SBM Training and Sales, Agent, to OBS April, he turned in an Under Tack eighth in :10 2/5. Now one for two for trainer Steve Asmussen, he has earned $72,400 to date. watch his under tack video

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N.T.S Stable’s Yourdreamsormine circled horses on the turn in the $75,000 Groomstick Stakes at Gulfstream on Saturday, took the lead in the stretch then drew off late to win by a length and three quarters, with fellow OBS graduate Bullet Gone Astray (April ’15) rallying from last to finish third. It’s the fourth stakes win for the 4-year-old Florida-bred colt by Mr. Sekiguchi, trained by Milt Wolfson, now 27-6-6-4 with $344,185 in earnings. A two time OBS graduate, he was  consigned first by breeder Bridlewood Farm to the 2012 Fall Mixed Sale and then purchased for $37,000 out of the All Dreams Equine consignment at the 2014 OBS June Sale after breezing three eighths in :32 4/5 at the Under Tack Show.  watch his under tack video

Syndergaard romps in Saratoga’s Funny Cide Stakes

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Eric Fein, Christopher McKenna and Harris Fein’s Syndergaard is two for two and a stakes winner after pitching a complete game shutout in Saratoga’s  $190,000 Funny Cide Stakes, taking the lead at the start and never looking back en route to a 10-1/4 length victory. The 2-year-old colt by Majesticperfection, trained by Todd Pletcher, has earned $163,800 to date. Consigned by RiceHorse Stables, Agent, to the 2016 OBS April Sale, he sped an eighth in :9 4/5 at the Under Tack Show before he was sold to Eric Fein for $450,000. watch his under tack video

April grads Harlan’s Harmony, Wellabled one-two in Saratoga’s Skidmore Stakes

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Curragh Stables’ Harlan’s Harmony is two for two and a stakes winner despite being bumped at the start of Friday’s $100,000 Skidmore Stakes on the turf at Saratoga. The 2-year-old colt by Spring At Last trailed in the early going but rallied down the stretch, caught front-running fellow OBS graduate Wellabled (April ’16) in the shadow of the wire, and scored by a head. Trained by John Terranova, he has earned $105,000 to date. Consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, to the 2016 April Sale, he was sold to Curragh Racing for $75,000 after breezing a quarter in :21 3/5 at the Under Tack Show. watch his under tack video

The 2017 OBS Championship Stakes

Races: Tuesday, January 24, 2017   Post Time: 1:00 PM
Entries: Tuesday, January 17
Scratch Time: Tuesday, January 24 by 10:00 AM

The Races:

OBS Sprint Stakes
Filly Division – $50,000 Guaranteed
Six Furlongs (Twenty Fourth Running)

OBS Sprint Stakes
Colt & Gelding Division – $50,000 Guaranteed
Six Furlongs (Twenty Fourth Running)

OBS Championship Stakes
Filly Division – $100,000 Guaranteed
One Mile and One-Sixteenth (Twenty Eighth Running)

OBS Championship Stakes
Colt & Gelding Division – $100,000 Guaranteed
One Mile and One-Sixteenth (Twenty Eighth Running)

PURSE DISTRIBUTION: 1% to all horses finishing sixth through last, then remaining balance: 62% to the winner, 20% to second, 10% to third, 5% to fourth and 3% to fifth. If less than five horses start, the purse that remains will be distributed to the winning horse.

At scratch time, the field for each race will be limited to fourteen (14) with preference given to those with the highest total earnings. Entry fee to be returned to excluded entrants. The races will be conducted according to Florida Statutes Chapter 550 as administered by the Division of Pari-Mutuel Wagering of the Department of Business and Professional Regulation. It is understood and agreed that the entries are accepted with the understanding that the horse so entered will only be allowed to start if in good standing at the time of the actual running of this event. ALL STARTERS MUST BE LIP TATTOOED
Entry Date: January 17, 2017
OBS Championship Stakes: $1,000 to pass the entry box. $1,000 to start.
OBS Sprint Stakes: $500 to pass the entry box. $500 to start.

Though every effort will  been made to notify the owner of due dates for pending sustaining payments,

It will be the sole responsibility of the buyer or current owner to maintain eligibility


The 2016 Race Charts 

Race Videos
Race 1 – Quarter Horse Allowance
Race 2 – OBS Sprint Stakes (colts and geldings)
Race 3 – OBS Sprint Stakes (fillies)
Race 4 – OBS Championship Stakes (fillies)
Race 5 – OBS Championship Stakes (colts and geldings)

Chart Archive

          

 

 

March grads Klimt, Big League one-two in Del Mar’s Best Pal Stakes

Kaleem Shah's Klimt and jockey Rafael Bejarano win the Grade II, $200,00 Best Pal Stakes, Saturday, August 13, 2016 at Del Mar Thoroughbred Club, Del Mar CA. © BENOIT PHOTO

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Kaleem Shah’s Klimt tracked pace-setting fellow OBS graduate Big League (March ’16) in the early going of Saturday’s $200,000 Best Pal Stakes (G2) at Del Mar and then went after him on the turn. The pair raced as a team down the stretch into the final furlong before Klimt proved best, easing away in the final yards to win by 2-1/4 lengths. It’s the second win in three starts for the 2-year-old colt by Quality Road, trained by Bob Baffert, who has earned $156,960 to date. He was purchased for $435,000 by Bob Baffert on Mr. Shah’s behalf out of the Eddie Woods consignment at the 2016 March Sale after speeding a quarter in :20 4/5 at the Under Tack Show. watch his under tack video

Great Point Stables’ Noble Beauty was awarded victory in Saturday’s $100,000 Pucker Up Stakes (G3) at Arlington Park via the disqualification of fellow OBS graduate Try Your Luck (October ’15), placed third by the stewards for interference in the stretch. It’s the first stakes win for the 3-year-old filly by Kitten’s Joy, whose stretch charge left her a nose short of Try Your Luck at the wire. Trained by Chad Brown, the win gives her a 5-2-2-0 record and earnings of $127,350. She was consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, to the 2015 April Sale, where she breezed an Under Tack quarter in :21 2/5 before going through the ring. watch her under tack video

Kagele Brothers, Inc., Ernest Marchosky, Ken Shaw and Lo Hi Stable’s Why Two picked up his second stakes victory in the $84,535 Green Flash Stakes at Del Mar, rallying to take command in the final sixteenth and easing away late to win by a length and a quarter. The 4-year-old son of Bob and John, trained by Mike Machowsky, is now 11-4-0-1 and has earned $210,665. He was purchased by his trainer for $120,000 out of the Niall Brennan Stables consignment at the 2014 OBS April Sale after turning in an eighth in :10 flat a the Under Tack Show.  watch his under tack video

Driver, Ywachetta and Travis’ Rivers Run Deep won Thistledown’s $75,000 Honey Jay Stakes for the third straight time on Saturday, taking command a furlong from home and drawing away to win by a length and a half. It’s the ninth stakes victory for the 5-year-old son of Ready’s Image, trained by Chris Hartman, who worked an Under Tack eighth in :10 flat before he was purchased for $77,000 by Garry Simms, Agent for James Driver, out of the Rod McVey consignment at the 2013 OBS June Sale. Now 28-13-8-3, he has earned $742,540 to date. watch his under tack video

OBS graduates having a great summer at Del Mar

While East Coast OBS graduates spend their summer vacations in the mountain air and cool nights at Saratoga, their California cousins are basking in the sun and enjoying the surf at Del Mar.

CHAMPAGNE ROOM a1 8.6.16

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The big splash to date was made in the juvenile division with the victory by Ciaglia Racing LLC, Exline- Border Racing LLC & Alesia et al.’s Champagne Room in last Saturday’s $200,000 Sorrento Stakes (G2). Breaking her maiden in the race for trainer Peter Eurton, she’s now 2-1-1-0 and has earned $132,600. Consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, to the 2016 OBS April Sale, the 2-year-old filly by Broken Vow sped an Under Tack quarter in :20 4/5 before she was purchased for $310,000 by Larry Zap, Agent for Joseph Ciaglia, Jr.  watch her under tack video

MORGANITE a1 7.16.16

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The Sorrento winner was second in her debut in July to Hronis Racing’s Morganite, who broke her  maiden at first asking for trainer John Sadler. The first winner for her sire Gemologist, Morganite was purchased for $360,000 by Lane’s End Bloodstock out of the Halcyon Hammock Farm consignment at the March Sale after working  an eighth in :10 flat at the Under Tack Show.  watch her under tack video

MIDNIGHT PLEASURE ACTNT

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Alvin and Wendy Ruis’ Midnight Pleasure made short work of his rivals in his July 24th debut, drawing off to a 2-1/4 length victory for trainer Shelbe Ruis. The colt by Midnight Lute worked an eighth in :10 flat before he was sold by Randy Miles, Agent, for $310,000 to Ruis Racing at the 2016 April Sale. watch his under tack video

BIG LEAGUE a1 7.30.16

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The boys get their turn on Saturday, with a trio of OBS graduates set to go in the $200,000 Best Pal Stakes (G2). They’ll be led by Rockingham Ranch’s Big League, a 3-1/4 length winner of his debut at Del Mar on July 30. The Speightstown colt, trained by Peter Miller, was consigned by Hoby & Layna Kight to the 2016 OBS March Sale, where he breezed an Under Tack eighth in :10 flat before he was sold to Rockingham for $100,000. watch his under tack video

He’ll be joined in the starting gate by Godolphin Stable’s Drafted and Kaleem Shah’s Klimt.

Drafted, a Florida-bred son of Field Commission, broke his maiden at first asking at Keeneland in April prior to a trek to Ascot in June. The two-time OBS graduate went through the ring at the 2015 August Sale before he was purchased for $35,000 by trainer Eoin Harty out of the Kim Harrison (Top Speed Farm) consignment at the 2016 March Sale after breezing an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5. watch his under tack video

Klimt was a 5-1/4 length winner in his second start at Santa Anita in July for trainer Bob Baffert. The colt by Quality Road sped a quarter in :20 4/5 at the 2016 March Sale Under Tack Show before he was purchased for $435,000  by Bob Baffert on Mr. Shah’s behalf out of the Eddie Woods consignment. watch his under tack video

NOTED AND QUOTED a1 8.7.16

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Last weekend, Speedway Stable LLC’s Noted and Quoted put on quite a show, romping to her first victory by 9-1/2 lengths on August 7th for trainer Bob Baffert. The 2-year-old Florida-bred daughter of The Factor is also a two time OBS graduate, sold by Summerfield, Agent at the 2015 August Sale and resold by Eddie Woods, Agent, to Speedway for $375,000 at the March Sale after working an Under Tack quarter in :20 2/5.  watch his under tack video

JAZZY TIMES a1 7.31.16

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Older OBS graduates are also enjoying summer at the beach. Zayat Stables, LLC’s Jazzy Times picked up her second win in four starts with a 6-1/2 length victory on July 31st at Del Mar. The 3-year-old daughter of Discreetly Mine, trained by Bob Baffert, was purchased for $460,000 by Patrice Miller, EQB Inc., Agent for Zayat Stables, out of the SGV consignment after an Under Tack quarter in :20 3/5.  watch her under tack video

WHY TWO (inside) a1 7.20.16 (2)

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Kagele Brothers, Inc., Ernest Marchosky, Ken Shaw and Lo Hi Stable’s Why Two was an allowance winner on July 20th. He’s trained by Michael Machowsky, who signed the ticket for the Bob and John gelding at the 2014 April Sale. Purchased for $120,000 out of the Niall Brennan consignment, he worked an eighth in :10 flat at the Under Tack Show. watch his under tack video

SECRETO PRIMERO a1 8.3.16 (2)

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Machowsky also clicked later in the meet with another 2014 April purchase when Ernest Marchosky, John Perlstein, Ken Shaw and Lo Hi Stable’s Secreto Primero scored his third win in four trips to the post this year in a $65,000 allowance test on August 3. The trainer bought the son of First Samurai, consigned by Top Line Sales LLC, Agent, for $150,000 after he worked an eighth in :10 flat at the Under Tack Show. watch his under tack video

SCATTAGIRL a1 8.6.16 (2)

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Benowitz Family Trust, 3 R 3 Racing LLC, Mathilde Powell and Binith Shah’s Scattagirl picked up her third win in five starts this year on August 6th at Del Mar for trainer Leonard Powell. The 4-year-old Scat Daddy filly won a $66,380 allowance test by a length and a quarter. She’s a two time OBS graduate, sold by Summerfield, Agent, at the 2013 August Sale and resold for $87,000 by de Meric Sales, Agent, to Hubert Guy Bloodstock, Agent at the 2014 April Sale after an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5. watch her under tack video   selected sale conformation photo

OBS grads enjoying the summer at Saratoga

Summer Revolution

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Jeff Drown’s unbeaten Summer Revolution is two for two and heading for either the Travers (G1) or King’s Bishop (G1) after the 3-year-old colt by Summer Bird scored by three lengths in an $85,000 allowance test on Saturday at Saratoga. Taking command after a half in :44 4/5, he sailed home from there, running the seven furlong distance in 1:21 flat. Trained by Rudy Rodriquez, he has earned $96,000 to date. Consigned to the 2015 OBS March Sale by Thoroughbred  Champions Training Center, he was purchased by Mike Ryan, Agent for $90,000 after breezing an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5. watch his under tack video

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Carl Lizza Racing Stables, LLC’s Uno Emayo took on the leaders at the top of the stretch of Monday’s $98,000 New York Stallion Series Stakes on the Saratoga turf course, battled on the outside down the stretch and stuck his nose in front at the wire to win a three-horse photo.  It’s the third straight win and first stakes victory for the 3-year-old gelding by D’Funnybone, purchased for $30,000 out of the Hidden Horse Bloodstock consignment at the 2014 OBS August Yearling Sale. Also trained by Rudy Rodriguez, he’s now 14-4-1-3 and has earned $146,382.

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Eric Fein, Christopher McKenna, Harris Fein, Guri Singh and Jerry Walia’s Syndergaard had an impressive career debut at Saratoga on Monday, taking the lead at the start and never looking back en route to a three length victory in a $73,000 Maiden Special Weight test. The 2-year-old colt by Majesticperfection was purchased by Eric Fein for $450,000 out of the RiceHorse Stables consignment at the 2016 OBS April Sale after working an eighth in :9 4/5 at the Under Tack Show. The Todd Pletcher trainee earned $43,800 for his effort. watch his under tack video

Champagne Room captures Del Mar’s Sorrento Stakes

Ciaglia Racing LLC, Exline- Border Racing LLC & Alesia et al.’s Champagne Room was a maiden going into Del Mar’s $200,000 Sorrento Stakes (G2) on Saturday but a graded stakes winner at the wire, rallying to take command in the final sixteenth and scoring by a length and a quarter. Trained by Peter Eurton, she’s now 2-1-1-0 and has earned $132,600 to date. Consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, to the 2016 OBS April Sale, the 2-year-old filly by Broken Vow sped an Under Tack quarter in :20 4/5 before she was purchased for $310,000 by Larry Zap, Agent for Joseph Ciaglia, Jr.  watch her under tack video

Averill Racing LLC and Silver Oak Stable LLC’s R Kinsley Doll picked up her first stakes win at Gulfstream on Saturday, closing down the stretch and getting up late to win the $150,000 Florida Sire Three Ring Stakes by a length and a quarter, with fellow OBS graduate Dixieland Dudes (March ’15) checking in third. The 3-year-old Florida-bred filly by Big Drama, trained by Ralph Ziadie, is now 8-2-2-0 and has earned $148,085.  Consigned by Cary Frommer, Agent, to the 2015 OBS March Sale, she turned in an eighth in :10 1/5 at the Under Tack Show. watch her under tack video

Goldmart Farms and Royal Laser Racing’s Kingsport stalked the leaders in Saturday’s $126,200 Shepperton Stakes at Woodbine, came after them in the lane and was up in the final yards to win by  a head. The 4-year-old colt by Milwaukee Brew worked an Under Tack eighth in :10 2/5 before he was purchased for $45,000 out of the RiceHorse Stables consignment at the 2014 OBS June Sale. Trained by Sid Attard, he’s now 14-5-4-2 and has earned $373,394. watch his under tack video

Robert L. Cole’s 5-year-old Roman Officer tried stakes company for the first time since his juvenile season in the $100,000 West Virginia Legislature Chairman’s Cup Stakes at Mountaineer Park on Saturday.  The son of Roman Ruler found the competition to his liking, taking the lead at the start, opening a big lead in the stretch and coasting to his first stakes victory by a length and a half. Consigned by SAB Sales (Scott A. Bergsrud), Agent, to the 2013 OBS April Sale, he breezed an eighth in :10 2/5 before he was sold for $70,000. Trained by Kevin Patterson, he’s now 33-8-5-4 and has earned $212,062 to date. watch his under tack video

Ken and Sarah Ramsey’s Watchyourownbobber sat just off the early leader in Saturday’s $100,000 West Virginia House of Delegates Speaker’s Cup Stakes, took over after turning for home and held on gamely to win by three quarters of a length. That’s two straight stakes wins for the graded stakes placed 4-year-old colt by Hard Spun, trained by Michael Maker, now 15-6-3-2 with three stakes victories and earnings of $323,413. He was sold for $62,000 by Hoppel’s Horse & Cattle Co., Agent, at the 2014 OBS April Sale after breezing an Under Tack quarter in :21 1/5. watch his under tack video

Keith Plaisance’s Calamity Jane scored her first stakes victory in Saturday’s $75,000 Louisiana Cup Distaff Stakes at Louisiana Downs, coming from well off the pace and closing with a rush to win by three quarters of a length. The 3-year-old Cowboy Cal filly is a three time veteran of the OBS sale ring, sold by Select Sales, Agent at the 2014 January Sale before she was resold by Woodford Thoroughbreds, Agent, at the 2014 August Sale. She worked an eighth in :10 2/5 at the Under Tack Show before going through the ring at the 2015 June Sale. Now 11-4-2-3 for trainer Edward J. Johnston, she has earned $162,149. watch her under tack video

Kathleen Amaya and Raffaele Centofanti’s Look Into My Eyes took charge of the $50,000 Louisiana Cup Filly and Mare Sprint Stakes at Louisiana Downs on Saturday a furlong from home and she cruised from there to a 2-1/2 length victory over fellow OBS graduate Smitty’s Cougar (March ’15). It’s the second stakes win for the 4-year-old daughter of City Zip, trained by Efren Loza, Jr., now 12-7-2-1 with $195,560 in earnings. The two time OBS graduate was sold by Pelican State Thoroughbreds, Agent, at the 2013 January Sale before she went through the ring at the 2014 June Sale after working an Under Tack quarter in :21 2/5. watch her under tack video

Lady Shipman scores in Woodbine’s Royal North Stakes

Ranlo Investments LLC’s Lady Shipman went right to the front in Sunday’s $150,000 Royal North Stakes (G3) at Woodbine and never looked back on her way to a 1-3/4 length victory, running six furlongs on the turf in 1:07.70. It’s the first graded stakes win for the 4-year-old daughter of Midshipman, consigned by Pleasant Acres Farm, Agent, to the 2014 OBS April Sale, where she turned in an Under Tack eighth in :9 4/5. Trained by Kiaran McLaughlin, she now has ten stakes wins, an 18-12-2-2 record and earnings of $776,042. watch her under tack video

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William and Corinne Heiligbrodt’s Runway Doll was sent off as the 5-2 favorite in her debut in an $83,000 Maiden Special Weight test at Saratoga on Sunday, and she did not disappoint her backers. The 2-year-old daughter of Majestic Warrior quickly opened up a daylight lead, shrugged off a challenge on the turn then galloped away down the stretch to a 13-1/2 length victory. Trained by Steve Asmussen, she earned $49,800 for her effort. She was purchased for $175,000 by the Heiligbrodts out of the Niall Brennan Stables consignment at the 2016 OBS April Sale after speeding an eighth in :9 4/5 at the Under Tack Show. watch her under tack video

Mind Your Biscuits takes Saratoga’s Amsterdam Stakes

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J Stables, M. Scott Summers, Hope Summers and Daniel Summers’ Mind Your Biscuits trailed in the early going of Saratoga’s $200,000 Amsterdam Stakes (G2), but moved up on the inside on the turn, fought to the lead a sixteenth from home and scored by a length and three quarters over fellow OBS graduate Maniacal (October ’15). It’s the first stakes win for the 3-year-old colt by Posse, trained by Robert Falcone, Jr., now 9-3-3-2 with $285,366 in earnings. Consigned by SBM Training and Sales, Agent, to the 2015 OBS April Sale, he turned in an eighth in :10 3/5 at the Under Tack Show.  watch his under tack video

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China Horse Club and WinStar Farm’s Theory was a short-priced favorite in his debut in an $83,000 Maiden Special Weight test at Saratoga on Saturday and the 2-year-old son of Gemologist lived up to his billing. He pressed the early pace, took charge a quarter mile from home and cruised to a 5-1/2 length victory over fellow OBS graduate Reckling (April ’16) in 1:09 4/5 for six furlongs. Trained by Todd Pletcher, he earned $49,800 for his effort. He was purchased for $335,000 out of the Mayberry Farm consignment at the 2016 OBS April Sale after an Under Tack eighth in :10 flat. watch his under tack video

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JSM Equine’s Ancient Warfare moved up on the hedge to reach the leaders in an $83,000 Maiden Special Weight test on the turf to open the card at Saratoga on Saturday, got through to take command in the final sixteenth and drew away late to win by 2-1/2 lengths. It was the first start for the 2-year-old colt by Quality Road, sold to Justin Casse, Agent, by L & S Thoroughbreds for $250,000 at the 2016 OBS April Sale after breezing an eighth in :10 flat at the Under Tack Show. Trained by Mark Casse, the victory was worth $49,800. watch his under tack video

Rockingham Ranch’s Big League got his career off to a flying start at Del Mar on Saturday, scoring at first asking by 3-1/4 lengths in an $82,935 Maiden Special Weight race. The 2-year-old son of Speightstown pressed favored Honor and Courage early, put him away on the turn and rolled from there to a 3-1/4 length victory over fellow OBS graduate What’sontheagenda (April ’16). Consigned by Hoby & Layna Kight to the 2016 OBS March Sale, he breezed an Under Tack eighth in :10 flat before he was purchased by Rockingham for $100,000. Saddled by Peter Miller, he earned $37,800. watch his under tack video

 

Haveyougoneaway scores in Saratoga’s Honorable Miss Stakes

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Sequel Racing’s Haveyougoneaway came around horses to reach the leaders in the stretch of Saratoga’s $200,000 Honorable Miss Stakes (G2), went after favored Paulassilverlining in the final furlong, then wore her down in shadow of the wire and scored by a neck. It’s the first graded stakes victory for the 5-year-old daughter of Congrats, consigned to the 2013 OBS June Sale by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, where she breezed an eighth in :10 2/5 at the Under Tack Show. Trained by Thomas Morley, she now has six stakes wins, a 25-10-4-6 record and earnings of $622,425. watch her under tack video

Bitumen, Random Walk one-two in Saratoga’s Sanford Stakes

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Joseph W. Sutton’s Bitumen dropped off the pace in the early going of the $150,000 Sanford Stakes (G3) at Saratoga on Saturday, circled horses to reach contention turning for home, took over leaving the eighth pole and scored by a length and three quarters over fellow OBS graduate Random Walk (March ’16). Two for two with earnings of $117,900 for trainer Eddie Kenneally, the 2-year-old colt by Mineshaft was purchased for $280,000 by Barry Berkelhammer, Agent, out of the Eddie Woods consignment at the 2016 OBS March Sale after he breezed an Under Tack quarter in :21 1/5. watch his under tack video

Michael Lay, Mike Loughry and D Mac Racing Stable’s Puntrooskie scored his first graded stakes win in Woodbine’s $150,600 Bold Venture Stakes (G3) on Saturday, battling to the lead in the stretch and holding on gamely for a half length decision. The 6-year-old Florida bred son of In Summation, trained by Donald MacRae, now has two stakes victories, a 29-5-6-5 record and $361,969 in earnings. He was sold for $62,000 by breeder Ocala Stud at the 2013 OBS June Sale after working an Under Tack quarter in :21 3/5. watch his under tack video

J. Kirk and Judy Robison’s Front Pocket Money tried stakes company for the first time in Saturday’s $101,000 Jersey Shore Stakes (G3) at Monmouth Park. The 3-year-old colt by Uncle Mo took the lead at the break and held it to the wire, turning back a late charge by fellow OBS graduate Yellow Chips and scoring by three quarters of a length. Sold for $67,000 by Highbury Farm at the 2014 OBS Winter Mixed Sale, he’s now 5-3-1-0 with earnings of $152,050 for trainer Steve Asmussen.

Ancient Secret makes it four for four in Saratoga’s Lake George

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Alpha Delta Stables’ unbeaten Ancient Secret is a graded stakes winner after rallying to take command of Saratoga’s $200,000 Lake George Stakes (G2) on opening day a furlong from home and easing away to win by a length and a quarter. Four for four for trainer Chad Brown, the 3-year-old daughter of Kantharos has two stakes victories and earnings of $259,200 to date. Consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, to the 2015 OBS April Sale, she was purchased for $225,000 by Steve Young, Agent, after breezing an Under Tack quarter in :21 1/5. watch her under tack video