Faypien, Classy Class score Saturday graded stakes wins

Baoma Corporation’s Faypien stalked the leader in the early going of Saturday’s $201,035 Summertime Oaks (G2) at Santa Anita, took the lead in the stretch then held off challengers on both sides to score by a head. It’s the first graded stakes win for the 3-year-old Florida-bred daughter of Ghostzapper, who breezed an Under Tack quarter in :20 2/5 before she was purchased for $720,000 out of the Off the Hook LLC consignment at the 2016 OBS April Sale. Her second straight stakes win for trainer Bob Baffert leaves her with a 4-3-0-1 record and earnings of $205,680.  watch her under tack video

Cheyenne Stables LLC’s Classy Class took command going to the first turn of Monmouth’s $107,000 Salvator Mile Stakes (G3) and never looked back, cruising to a 2-3/4 length victory. It’s the first stakes win for the 5-year-old son of Discreetly Mine, now 18-5-0-4 with $426,100 for trainer Kiaran McLaughlin. Consigned by Eisaman Equine, Agent, to the 2014 OBS March Sale, he turned in an eighth in :10 2/5 at the Under Tack Show before he went to Cheyenne for $250,000. watch his under tack video

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Commonwealth Stables and Randy Bradshaw’s Somethingelse picked up her first stakes victory in Saturday’s $100,000 Ginger Punch Stakes at Gulfstream Park, taking the lead at the top of the stretch and holding two rivals at bay en route to a half length win. The 4-year-old Florida-bred filly by Leroidesanimaux (BRZ) worked a quarter in :22 flat before she was a $26,000 purchase out of the Randy Bradshaw consignment at the 2015 OBS June Sale. Trained by Leo Azpurua, Jr., she’s now 12-4-4-3 and has earned $207,040 to date. watch her under tack video

Astrology filly tops June Sale finale

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Hip No. 631, daughter of Astrology consigned by Tom McCrocklin, Agent, went to Whisper Hill Farm LLC for $300,000 to top the second and final session of the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2017 June Sale of Two-Year-Olds and Horses of Racing Age. The bay filly, whose quarter in :20 4/5 was the fastest at the distance at Saturday’s Under Tack session, is out of Dreamingly, by Giant’s Causeway, a half sister to stakes placed Skyfall.

Linda Rice, Agent, went to $220,000 for Hip No. 634, a bay colt by Flat Out consigned by Bobby Dodd, Agent. Out of Dress Parade, by Victory Gallop, a daughter of graded stakes winner Added Asset, he turned in an Under Tack eighth in :10 flat on Saturday.

Hip No. 410, a son of Stay Thirsty consigned by Stephens Thoroughbreds LLC, Agent, was sold to Steven W. Young, Agent for $190,000.  The gray or roan colt, who breezed an eighth in :10 1/5 at Friday’s Under Tack session, is out of Sweetest Song, by Unbridled’s Song, from the family of graded stakes winner Ifyoucouldseemenow.

Hip No. 744, a bay filly by Soldat consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent was purchased by Bradley Thoroughbreds LLC, Agent, for $175,000. Out of graded stakes winner Storm Mesa, by Sky Mesa, she breezed an eighth in :10 flat on Saturday.

Hip No. 731, a son of Tapit consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, went to Tim Kegel, Agent, for $170,000. The chestnut colt, who worked an eighth in :10 2/5 on Saturday, is a full brother to grade one stakes winner Pretty City Dancer out of Pretty City, by Carson City.

Hip No. 766, a son of Speightstown consigned by RiceHorse Stable (Brandon & Ali Rice), went to K.O.I.D. Co., Ltd. for $150,000. The chestnut colt, who breezed an eighth in :10 flat on Saturday, is out of graded stakes placed Exit to Heaven, by Holy Bull.

Rialto Racing Stables went to $145,000 for Hip No. 460, a chestnut colt by Flatter who worked an eighth in :10 1/5 on Friday. Consigned by consigned by Paul Sharp, Agent, he’s out of Up in Lights, by Smart Strike, a half sister to graded stakes placed stakes winner Lady of the Future.

Hip No. 465, a son of Quality Road consigned by Randy Miles, Agent, went to Kirkwood, Agent for David Berman for $130,000. The dark bay or brown colt, who breezed an eighth in :10 flat on Friday, is out of Villanella, by War Chant, from the family of grade one winner Passion for Gold and a half sister to stakes placed Alcomatch.

Hip No. 582, a gray or roan colt by Tapit consigned by Hoby & Layna Kight, was purchased for $130,000 by K.O.I.D. Co., Ltd. The half brother to grade one stakes winner Cuvee, who breezed an eighth in :10 1/5 on Saturday, is out of Christmas Star, by Star de Naskra.

Dennis O’Neill paid $130,000 for Hip No. 657, a chestnut filly by Line of David consigned by Shadybrook Farm, Inc. The half sister to stakes winner Temple Fur, out of Fashion Fur, by Mr. Greeley, worked an eighth in :10 flat on Saturday.

Kirkwood, Agent for David Berman, went to $120,000 for Hip No. 528, a chestnut colt by Tapit who turned in an Under Tack quarter in :21 3/5 on Friday. Consigned by Harris Training Center LLC, Agent, he’s out of Avid, by More Than Ready, a half sister to graded stakes winner Star Dabbler.

Hip No. 760, a daughter of Super Saver consigned by Woodford Thoroughbreds, Agent, was sold to Larry C Brookshire for $120,000.  The bay filly, who breezed an eighth in 10: flat on Saturday, is out of Circumspect, by Discreet Cat, a half sister to grade one stakes winner Monba.

For the session, 207 youngsters sold for a total of $7,646,400, compared with 156 two-year-olds grossing $4,699,900 at the corresponding session last year. The average price was $36,939, compared with $30,128 a year ago while the median price was $20,000 compared with $15,000 in 2016. The buyback percentage was 21.6%; it was 22.8% in 2016.

For the entire sale, 424 two-year-olds sold for $15,216,900 compared with 619 bringing a total of $17,930,900 last year in four sessions. The average was $35,889 up 23.9% from $28,968 in 2016, while the median price was $19,000 up 40.7% compared with $13,500 a year ago. The buyback percentage was 18.8%; it was 24.3% a year ago.

The overall sale topper was Hip No. 199, a dark bay or brown colt by First Dude whose quarter in :20 3/5 was co-fastest at the distance at Wednesday’s Under Tack Session, sold to David Dizney Racing Syndicate for $400,000. Consigned by Top Line Sales LLC, Agent, he’s a half brother to stakes placed Sola Gratia out of Natalie’s Moment, by Kris S.

Next on the OBS agenda is the Selected Sale of Yearlings set for October 10th, followed by the Open Sale of Yearlings on October 11th – 12th.

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

First Dude colt tops June Sale’s opening session

Hip No. 199,  a dark bay or brown colt by First Dude whose quarter in :20 3/5 was co-fastest at the distance at Wednesday’s Under Tack Session, was sold to David Dizney Racing Syndicate for $400,000 to top the first session of the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2017 June Sale of Two-Year-Olds and Horses of Racing Age. Consigned by Top Line Sales LLC, Agent, he’s a half brother to stakes placed Sola Gratia out of Natalie’s Moment, by Kris S.

Linda Rice, Agent, went to $320,000 for Hip No. 335, a son of Midnight Lute consigned by Timber Creek, Agent. The bay colt, whose eighth in :9 4/5 was the fastest work at the distance at Thursday’s Under Tack session, is out of stakes placed Screen Giant, by Giant’s Causeway.

Hip No. 317, a son of Twirling Candy consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, was purchased for $310,000 by Bradley Thoroughbreds LLC, Agent. The dark bay or brown colt, who worked a quarter in :21 1/5 at Thursday’s Under Tack Session, is out of stakes winner Saint Knows, by Sweetsouthernsaint, a full sister to stakes winner Her Sweet Saint

Hip No. 138, Times Square, a son of Tapit also consigned by Eddie Woods, went to Calumet Farm for $250,000. The gray or roan colt, who breezed an eighth in :10 4/5 on Wednesday, is out of graded stakes winner Magical Feeling, by Empire Maker.

Eddie Woods consigned Hip No. 310, a son of Curlin purchased by Steven W. Young, Agent, for $240,000. Out of stakes placed Runge, by Posse, a half sister to stakes placed Certain Pride, the dark bay or brown colt breezed a quarter on Thursday in :21 3/5.

Holly & David Wilson went to $210,000 for Hip No. 68, a son of Scat Daddy consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent. The chestnut colt, who worked a quarter in :21 1/5 on Wednesday, is out of Intelyhente, by Smart Strike, a full sister to graded stakes winner Bel Air Beauty.

Hip No. 61, a daughter of Union Rags consigned by Harris Training Center LLC, went to Linda Rice, Agent, for $200,000. The bay filly, who breezed an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5 last Wednesday, is out of stakes winner I’m Mom’s Favorite, by Indian Charlie, a half sister to graded stakes placed Toutsie Rules.

Hip No. 239, a son of Quality Road consigned by Woodford Thoroughbreds, Agent, was sold to Justin Casse, Agent, for $200,000. The bay colt, who breezed an Under Tack eighth in :10  flat on Thursday, is out of Pirate Queen, by Unbridled’s Song, a daughter of graded stakes winner Be Gentle.

Hip No. 33, son of Scat Daddy consigned by James Layden, Agent, went to Linda Rice, Agent, for $185,000. The bay colt, whose quarter in :20 3/5 was co-fastest at the distance last Wednesday, is a full brother to graded stakes winner Conquest Daddyo out of Hangingbyamoment, by Thunder Gulch.

Hip No. 105, a gray or roan filly by Tapit consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, was purchased by Bradley Thoroughbreds LLC, Agent, for $180,000. Out of graded stakes placed stakes winner La Nez, by Storm Creek, she sped an quarter  in :21 1/5 last Wednesday.

Bradley Thoroughbreds LLC, Agent paid $150,000 for Hip No. 90, a daughter of City Zip out of stakes winner Karakorum Elektra by Freud. The bay filly, who turned in an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5 on Wednesday, is consigned by Hoppel’s Horse & Cattle Co., Inc., Agent.

For the session, 199 horses grossed $7,217,500, compared with 147 selling for a total of $3,645,000 at last year’s first session. The average was $36,269, rising 46.3% compared with $24,798 a year ago, while the median price was $18,000, up 33.3% compared to $13,500 in 2016.  The buyback percentage was 22.9%;  it was 30.1% last year.

The June Sale continues Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. Hip No.’s 375 – 769 will be offered.

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

The Under Tack Show is recorded and available on the OBS website, by entire session or by individual hip number. The works are also available for viewing in the video wall in the rear of the auditorium, the new Video room adjacent to the Horsemen’s Lounge and at kiosks in the lobby, Lounge and the covered walking ring. In-room viewing is available at The Courtyard by Marriott, Homewood Suites, Hampton Inn & Suites, Residence Inn and the Ocala Hilton, plus lounge viewing is available at the Hilton. Under Tack Show results are posted on the OBS website in .pdf and Excel format as well as via a sortable master index.

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

June Sale begins on Tuesday

The 2017 OBS June Sale of Two Year Olds and Horses of Racing Age begins on Tuesday, June 13th and continues through Wednesday, June 14th.  There are 755 two-year-olds and 12 older horses cataloged; both sessions will begin at 10:30 a.m.

Hip No.’s 1-374 will sell on Tuesday, and the Wednesday session (Hip No.’s 375-769) includes the 12 older horses (Hip No.’s 690-701).

The catalog is available online via the OBS website. A sortable master index provides searchable pedigree and consignor information as well as access to pedigree updates occurring since the catalog was printed.  The 73 horses supplemented to the sale can be found online on the OBS website and in printed form at the sales groumds.

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 and Under Tack videos, 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/

The catalog covers feature Moyglare Stud Farm, Ltd.’s millionaire Celestine, Gary Barber and Sequel Racing’s graded stakes winning champion New York-bred Haveyougoneaway and Ken and Sarah Ramsey’s Queen’s Plate winner Sir Dudley Digges. Other June graduates enjoying good years include Al Tamira Racing Stable and David A. Bernsen’s St. Joe Bay, winner  of a  pair of graded stakes at the top class Santa Anita winter meeting and Driver, Ywachetta and Travis’ Rivers Run Deep, closing on a million in career earnings dominating stakes races in the Mid-Atlantic area.

In recent graded stakes at Santa Anita, Holly and David Wilson’s Follow Me Crev was a fast closing second in the Gold Cup (G1) and Rockingham Ranch’s Stormy Liberal scored his fourth straight stakes win in the Daytona Stakes (G3). On Thursday, Louis Lazzinnaro’s Conquest Babayaga was second in the Intercontinental Stakes (G3) at Belmont Park.

Other June Sale headliners include Ballybritt Stable LLC’s Dynatail taking the Penn Oaks, Farfellow Farm Ltd.’s Concealedwithakiss winning the Ana T. Handicap at Gulfstream and Ruis Racing LLC’s The Critical Way capturing the Danzig Stakes at Penn National.

At the Under Tack Show, Hip No. 491, a bay colt by Into Mischief consigned by Thoroughbred Champions Training Center LLC, breezed a quarter in :20 2/5 on Friday to post the sale’s fastest work at the distance. He’s out of Wooden Nickel, by Divine Park, a half sister to grade one stakes winner Include Me Out.

There were four quarters in :20 3/5 on Wednesday and one on Thursday:

  • Hip No. 10, Glittering Judy, consigned by Tom McCrocklin, Agent, is a bay filly by Kantharos out of Glittering Georgia, by Texas Glitter, a half sister to stakes placed Star Operator.
  • Hip No. 33, a bay colt by Scat Daddy consigned by James Layden, Agent, is a full brother to graded stakes winner Conquest Daddyo out of Hangingbyamoment, by Thunder Gulch.
  • Hip No. 177, a bay daughter of Jimmy Creed consigned by Envision Equine, Agent, is out of Mon Ange, by Wolf Power (SAF), a half sister to graded stakes placed stakes winner Hatfield.
  • Hip No. 199, consigned by Top Line Sales, LLC, Agent, is a dark bay or brown colt by First Dude, a half brother to stakes placed Sola Gratia out of Natalie’s Moment, by Kris S.
  • Hip No. 354, a chestnut colt by Midshipman consigned by Thoroughbred Champions Training Center LLC, is out of Shine a Spotlight, by Nobiz Like Shobiz, from the family of grade one stakes placed graded stakes winner Take the Cake.

Four youngsters worked quarters in :20 4/5.

  • Hip No. 200, a bay filly by Corfu consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, is out of National Gallery, by Lido Palace (CHI), a half sister to graded stakes winner Second of June.
  • Hip No. 536, consigned by Las Palmas Farm, Agent, is a bay filly by Half Ours out of stakes placed Because I Like It, by Lion Heart, a daughter of stakes winner Code Blum.
  • Hip No. 573, a dark bay or brown colt by Uncle Mo, consigned by Top Line Sales, LLC, Agent, is a half brother to stakes placed Ize in Command out of Charlie My Girl, by Unbridled’s Song.
  • Hip No. 631, a bay filly by Astrology consigned by Tom McCrocklin, Agent, is out of Dreamingly, by Giant’s Causeway, a half sister to stakes placed Skyfall.

Four horses shared honors for the Under Tack Show’s fastest eighth, clocked in:9 4/5.

  • Hip No. 15, consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, is a bay colt by Malibu Moon out of graded stakes winner Golden Mystery, by Awesome Again.
  • Hip No. 159, a gray or roan colt by Tale of the Cat consigned by Top Line Sales, LLC, Agent, is out of Midnight Ramble, by Unbridled’s Song, a half sister to graded stakes winner Mo Cuishle.
  • Hip No. 335, a bay colt by Midnight Lute consigned by Timber Creek, Agent, is out of stakes placed Screen Giant, by Giant’s Causeway.
  • Hip No. 741, La Cuarta, a chestnut filly by Poseidon’s Warrior consigned by McKathan Bros., Agent, is a half sister to graded stakes winning OBS graduate X Y Jet, out of Soldiersingsblues, by Lost Soldier.

 

Hip No. 712, a chestnut colt by Orb consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, turned in the fastest three eighths by a 2-year-old, clocked in :33 2/5. He’s a half brother to graded stakes placed Imperial Council out of graded stakes placed stakes winner Jaramar Rain, by Thunder Gulch.

The fastest three eighths by an older horse was by Hip No. 692, Gabriel’s Vision, an unraced 3-year-old bay gelding by J P’s Gusto, timed in :32 2/5. Consigned by Jose Munoz, he’s out of Shezafire, by Western Expression.

The Under Tack Show was recorded and is available on the OBS website, by entire session or by individual hip number. The works are also available for viewing in the video wall in the rear of the auditorium, the new Video room adjacent to the Horsemen’s Lounge and at kiosks in the lobby, Lounge and the covered walking ring. In-room viewing is available at The Courtyard by Marriott, Homewood Suites, Hampton Inn & Suites, Residence Inn and the Ocala Hilton, plus lounge viewing is available at the Hilton. Under Tack Show results are posted on the OBS website in .pdf and Excel format as well as via a sortable master index.

The sale will be streamed live via the OBS website at obssales.com and 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 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.

 

American Anthem, War Story score in graded stakes at Belmont

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China Horse Club, Head of Plains Partners LLC, SF Racing LLC et al’s American Anthem surged to the front at the head of the stretch of Belmont’s $500,000 Woody Stephens Stakes (G2), opened a big lead in mid-stretch and coasted home to a 3-1/4 length victory over fellow OBS graduate Giuseppe the Great (March ’16).  It’s the second straight graded stakes win for the 3-year-old colt by Bodemeister, who breezed an eighth in :10 1/5 at the Under Tack Show before he was purchased for $435,000 out of the Hoppel’s Horse & Cattle Co. consignment at the 2016 OBS March Sale. Trained by Bob Baffert, he’s now 6-3-1-0 and has earned $389,545 to date. watch his under tack video

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Loooch Racing Stables, Inc., Glenn K. Ellis and Imaginary Stables’ War Story is the newest OBS millionaire after stalking the leaders in the early going of Belmont’s $400,000 Brooklyn Invitational Stakes (G2), taking command inside the eighth pole and drawing  away to 2-1/2 length victory. It’s the first graded stakes win for the 5-year-old gelding by Northern Afleet, trained by Jorge Navarro, now 21-5-3-3 with $1,154,305 in earnings. Consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, to the 2014 OBS March Sale, he worked an eighth in :10 4/5 at the Under Tack Show. watch his under tack video

Shaqab Racing, WinStar Farm LLC and China Horse Club’s OBS Championship Stakes winner Master Plan rallied from off the pace to catch fellow OBS graduate Adonis Creed (April ’16) in the stretch of Saturday’s $50,125 Stanton Stakes at Delaware Park and beat him by a length and a quarter. Super Dude (March ’16) checked in third to complete an OBS sweep of the race. It’s the second stakes win for the 3-year-old graded stakes placed colt by Twirling Candy, trained by Todd Pletcher, now 7-3-1-1 with earnings of $333,490. He was purchased for $850,000 out of the Eisaman Equine consignment at the 2016 March Sale after working an eighth in :10 1/5 at the Under Tack Show.  watch his under tack video

Astrology filly fastest at June Under Tack finale

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Hip No. 631, a bay filly by Astrology consigned by Tom McCrocklin, Agent, breezed  a quarter in :20 4/5 to post the fastest work at the distance at the fourth and final session of the Under Tack Show for the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2017 June Sale of Two Year Olds and Horses of Racing Age. She’s out of Dreamingly, by Giant’s Causeway, a half sister to stakes placed Skyfall.

Five youngsters worked quarters in :21 flat.

  • Hip No. 623, a bay filly by Mach Ride consigned by L. G., Agent, is out of Domestic Fight, by Domestic Dispute, a daughter of stakes winner Trial Fighter.
  • Hip No. 703, a bay filly by Animal Kingdom consigned by Hartley/DeRenzo Thoroughbreds LLC, Agent, is out of Gharbiah, by Bernardini, a half sister to grade one stakes winner Honey Ryder.
  • Hip No. 735, consigned by Thoroughbred Champions Training Center LLC, is a bay filly by Colonel John out of Restless Kitten, by Our Emblem, from the family of grade one winner Hennessy.
  • Hip No. 738, also consigned by Thoroughbred Champions, is a bay filly by Shackleford out of graded stakes placed Scarlet Starlet, by Congrats.
  • Hip No. 762, Shes Our Fastest, a dark bay or brown filly by Oratory consigned by Stephens Thoroughbreds LLC, Agent, is out of stakes placed Dawali, by Festival Of Light, a half sister to stakes placed Tapit Dancer.

 There were five quarters in :21 1/5.

  • Hip No. 644, a bay filly by Overanalyze consigned by G.A. Thoroughbreds, is out of Entrada, by Mineshaft, a half sister to graded stakes placed stakes winning OBS graduate Formal Miss.
  • Hip No. 677, San Juan Diego, a dark bay or brown colt by Heavy Breathing consigned by Hoppel’s Horse & Cattle Co., Inc., Agent, is a half brother to graded stakes winner Musket Man out of Fortuesque, by Fortunate Prospect.
  • Hip No. 702, consigned by Jimmy Miranda, is a dark bay or brown filly by Mission Impazible out of Genisa, by Storm Cat, a daughter of graded stakes winner Tizdubai.
  • Hip No. 714, a chestnut colt by Paddy O’Prado consigned by Ortiz Training Stable LLC, Agent, is out of Kiss the King, by Roman Ruler, a half sister to grade one stakes placed stakes winner As You Like.
  • Hip No. 730, a bay colt by Maclean’s Music out of graded stakes placed stakes winner Platinum Princess, by Wolf Power (SAF), is consigned by Thoroughbred Champions Training Center LLC.

 Five horses turned in quarters in :21 2/5.

  • Hip No. 635, a bay filly by Paynter out of stakes winner Dyna’s Destiny, by Dynaformer, is consigned by Daylight Farm Racing and Sales.
  • Hip No. 673, consigned by Fabian Sales, is a bay filly by Get Stormy out of stakes placed Flying Kiwi, by More Than Ready.
  • Hip No. 718, consigned by Thoroughbred Champions Training Center LLC, is a bay colt by Mission Impazible out of Liturgy, by Divine Park, a half sister to stakes winner Church Camp.
  • Hip No. 734, Email, a bay filly by Bodemeister from the Thoroughbred Champions consignment, is out of Resonating, by Smart Strike, a half sister to graded stakes placed stakes winner Pirates Deputy.
  • Hip No. 742, also consigned by Thoroughbred Champions, is a bay filly by Colonel John, a half sister to stakes placed Inside Out out of Star of Johar, by Johar, a half sister to graded stakes placed Letsgetitonmom.

 Hip No. 741, La Cuarta, a chestnut filly by Poseidon’s Warrior consigned by McKathan Bros., Agent, worked the session’s fastest eighth, stopping the timer in :9 4/5. She’s a half sister to graded stakes winning OBS graduate X Y Jet, out of Soldiersingsblues, by Lost Soldier.

There were thirteen eighths in :10 flat.

  • Hip No. 605, consigned by Azpurua Stables, Agent, is a gray or roan colt by Creative Cause, a half brother to stakes placed Lindy out of Dattts Lady Di, by Proud Citizen.
  • Hip No. 618, a dark bay or brown colt by Shanghai Bobby consigned by Top Line Sales, LLC, Agent for Kinsman Farm, is a half brother to graded stakes placed Eagle Hall out of Diamond Corner, by Deputy Minister.
  • Hip No. 622, consigned by Julie Davies, Agent, is a chestnut filly by Gemologist out of stakes placed Dixie Waltz, by Dixieland Band.
  • Hip No. 634, a bay colt by Flat Out consigned by Bobby Dodd, Agent, is out of Dress Parade, by Victory Gallop, a daughter of graded stakes winner Added Asset.
  • Hip No. 657, a chestnut filly by Line of David consigned by Shadybrook Farm, Inc., Agent, is a half sister to stakes winner Temple Fur out of Fashion Fur, by Mr. Greeley.
  • Hip No. 672, consigned by Mayberry Farm, Agent, is a dark bay or brown gelding by Tale of the Cat out of Flying Arch, by Arch, from the family of grade one stakes placed stakes winner Family Tradition (IRE).
  • Hip No. 705, consigned by Whitman Sales LLC, is a dark bay or brown filly by Archarcharch out of Golden Forest, by Forestry, a half sister to graded stakes placed stakes winner Bunairgead (IRE).
  • Hip No. 720, a chestnut filly by Midshipman consigned by Stephens Thoroughbreds LLC, Agent, is out of Magic Box, by Elusive Quality, a half sister to graded stakes winner Incurable Optimist.
  • Hip No. 725, a bay colt by Currency Swap out of stakes placed Notassharpasuthink, by Sharp Humor, is consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent.
  • Hip No. 736, Firewater Rocket, a dark bay or brown filly by Macho Rocket consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, is out of graded stakes winner Rocket Twentyone, by Indian Charlie.
  • Hip No. 744, a bay filly by Soldat also consigned by Eddie Woods, is out of graded stakes winner Storm Mesa, by Sky Mesa.
  • Hip No. 760, a bay filly by Super Saver consigned by Woodford Thoroughbreds, Agent, is out of Circumspect, by Discreet Cat, a half sister to grade one stakes winner Monba.
  • Hip No. 766, consigned by RiceHorse Stable (Brandon & Ali Rice), is a chestnut colt by Speightstown out of graded stakes placed Exit to Heaven, by Holy Bull, a daughter of graded stakes placed stakes winner Daylight Come.

 

Hip No. 712, a chestnut colt by Orb consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, turned in the fastest three eighths by a 2-year-old, clocked in :33 2/5. He’s a half brother to graded stakes placed Imperial Council out of graded stakes placed stakes winner Jaramar Rain, by Thunder Gulch.

The fastest three eighths by an older horse was by Hip No. 692, Gabriel’s Vision, an unraced 3-year-old bay gelding by J P’s Gusto, timed in :32 2/5. Consigned by Jose Munoz, he’s out of Shezafire, by Western Expression.

Hip No. 700, Ready to Zap, consigned by Best A Luck Farm LLC, Agent, worked the distance in : 33 2/5. The dark bay or brown 3-year-old filly by More Than Ready is out of Zapoutofit, by Ghostzapper, a half sister to graded stakes winner North America.

The Under Tack Show is recorded and available on the OBS website, by entire session or by individual hip number. The works are also available for viewing in the video wall in the rear of the auditorium, the new Video room adjacent to the Horsemen’s Lounge and at kiosks in the lobby, Lounge and the covered walking ring. In-room viewing is available at The Courtyard by Marriott, Homewood Suites, Hampton Inn & Suites, Residence Inn and the Ocala Hilton, plus lounge viewing is available at the Hilton. Under Tack Show results are posted on the OBS website in .pdf and Excel format as well as via a sortable master index.

There are 755 two-year-olds and 12 older horses cataloged for the  June Sale of Two-Year-Olds and Horses of Racing Age, set for Tuesday June 13th and Wednesday, June 14th, with both sessions beginning at 10:30 a.m.

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

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

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

Into Mischief colt fastest at third June Under Tack session

Tibor Szlavik photo

Hip No. 491, a bay colt by Into Mischief consigned by Thoroughbred Champions Training Center LLC, breezed a quarter in :20 2/5 to post the fastest work at the distance at the third session of the Under Tack Show for the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2017 June Sale of Two Year Olds and Horses of Racing Age. He’s out of Wooden Nickel, by Divine Park, a half sister to grade one stakes winner Include Me Out.

Two horses worked quarters in :20 4/5.

  • Hip No. 536, consigned by Las Palmas Farm, Agent, is a bay filly by Half Ours out of stakes placed Because I Like It, by Lion Heart, a daughter of stakes winner Code Blum.
  • Hip No. 573, a dark bay or brown colt by Uncle Mo, consigned by Top Line Sales, LLC, Agent, is a half brother to stakes placed Ize in Command out of Charlie My Girl, by Unbridled’s Song.

There were two quarters in :21 flat.

  • Hip No. 453, consigned by Thoroughbred Champions Training Center LLC, is a gray or roan filly by Exchange Rate, a full sister to stakes winner Gordol Du Mes out of Twinkle Twinkle, by Arazi.
  • Hip No. 599, a dark bay or brown filly by Denman (AUS) consigned by Top Line Sales, LLC, Agent for Kinsman Farm, is a half sister to stakes winner Majestic Gale out of Crystal Minuet, by Theatrical (IRE), a daughter of graded stakes winner Crystal Symphony.

Three youngsters breezed quarters in :21 1/5.

  • Hip No. 473, a dark bay or brown colt by Bernardini out of graded stakes winner Washington Bridge, by Yankee Gentleman, is consigned by Whitman Sales LLC, Agent.
  • Hip No. 480, consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, is a bay filly by Into Mischief out of Wife Support, by Distorted Humor, a full sister to graded stakes winner Go Rockin’ Robin.
  • Hip No. 486, a chestnut filly by Old Fashioned consigned by Ocala Stud, is out of stakes placed Winey Taylor, by Indian Ocean, a half sister to stakes placed Sweet Alice Benbow.

Eight youngsters worked the distance in :21 2/5.

  • Hip No. 422, a bay filly by Algorithms consigned by Rick Lopez Training & Sales, is out of Tesseract, by Pollard’s Vision, a half sister to stakes winner Cainam.
  • Hip No. 424, Li’l Miss Trouble, consigned by Champions of the Future, Agent, is a chestnut filly by Horse Greeley out of Theatrical Girl by Wiseman’s Ferry, from the family of champion Sea Girl.
  • Hip No. 429, consigned by Niall Brennan Stables, Agent, is a bay filly by Into Mischief out of Thunder Calling by Thunder Gulch, and is a half sister to stakes placed Evan’s Calling.
  • Hip No. 502, consigned by Ocala Stud, Agent, is a bay colt by Prospective out of stakes winner Adhrhythm, by Adhocracy, a daughter of stakes winner Relic Rhythm.
  • Hip No. 548, a chestnut filly by Super Saver consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, is out of graded stakes winner Big Bambu, by Salt Lake.
  • Hip No. 574, Fancy City Girl, a bay filly by City Zip consigned by Blue River Bloodstock, Inc., Agent, is out of Charming Becky, by Dixie Union, from the family of grade one winner Mandy’s Gold.
  • Hip No 588, consigned by Mariela Inzunza Gastelun, is a chestnut filly by Spring At Last out of Comprende, by Hard Spun, from the family of graded stakes placed stakes winner Krigeorj’s Gold.
  • Hip No. 592, Originator, is a dark bay or brown filly by Artie Schiller, a half sister to stakes placed Runway Giant out of stakes winner Costume Designer, by Capote, a half sister to graded stakes winner Secret History.

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

  • Hip No. 413, Skamania, a bay filly by Adios Charlie consigned by Hawks Nest LLC, is out of stakes placed Tackalac, by Known Fact, a full sister to graded stakes placed stakes winner It’sali’lknownfact.
  • Hip No. 415, consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, is a chestnut colt by Distorted Humor out of grade one stakes placed stakes winner Taptam, by Pleasant Tap.
  • Hip No. 446, a gray or roan filly by Tiz Wonderful consigned by Southern Chase Farm, Inc. (Greg & Karen Dodd), Agent, is a half sister to stakes winner Shock Hazard out of Treetop Shock, by Forestry, a half sister to graded stakes winning OBS graduate Fish Trappe Road.
  • Hip No. 459, Up the Road, also consigned by Eddie Woods, is a dark bay or brown filly by Quality Road out of Up a Notch, by Lone Star Sky, a half sister to stakes winner Break Up.
  • Hip No. 465, a dark bay or brown colt by Quality Road consigned by Randy Miles, Agent, is out of Villanella, by War Chant, from the family of grade one winner Passion for Gold and a half sister to stakes placed Alcomatch.
  • Hip No. 492, a dark bay or brown filly by Congrats consigned by Shanbally Acres, is out of Woodland Harmony, by Forestry, from the family of graded stakes winning OBS graduate La Coronel.
  • Hip No. 503, Heidi Ho, a dark bay or brown filly by Anthony’s Cross consigned by Woodside Ranch, Agent, is out of Adorable Heidi, by Gimmeawink, a half sister to stakes winner Ruthian.
  • Hip No. 504, consigned by Golden Legacy Stable, is a dark bay or brown filly by Violence out of Adorably Dangerous, by Grand Slam, from the family of champion Choral Group.
  • Hip No. 517, Hello Annie, a bay filly by Exclusive Quality consigned by Silvestre Chavez Thoroughbreds, Agent, is out of Annie’s Double, by Double Honor, a half sister to stakes placed Raleigh Express.
  • Hip No. 525, a bay colt by Union Rags consigned by Randy Miles, Agent, is out of graded stakes placed Argyle Pink, by Sky Mesa, a half sister to champion Smoke Glacken.
  • Hip No. 566, consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, is a bay colt by Flatter out of Catch My Eye, by Unbridled’s Song, a full sister to stakes placed Miss Luann.

Hip No. 443, a gray or roan filly by Majesticperfection turned in the session’s fastest three eighths, clocked in :33 flat. Consigned by Halcyon Hammock Farm, Agent, she’s out of Trade Fair, by Langfuhr, a half sister to champion Sand Cove.

Two horses worked the distance in :33 3/5.

  • Hip No. 423, La Mesera, a bay filly by Rattlesnake Bridge out of Tevas Angel Mio, by Dance Master, from the family of stakes winner Paleface Poster.
  • Halcyon Hammock also consigned Hip No. 579, a dark bay or brown colt by First Samurai out of stakes winner Chick Fight, by Fit to Fight.

Hip No. 451, a bay filly by Warrior’s Reward consigned by 30-30 Ranch, worked a half mile in :46 3/5. She’s out of Turf Club, by Trust N Luck, from the family of grade one stakes winner First Dude.

The Under Tack Show is recorded and available on the OBS website, by entire session or by individual hip number. The works are also available for viewing in the video wall in the rear of the auditorium, the new Video room adjacent to the Horsemen’s Lounge and at kiosks in the lobby, Lounge and the covered walking ring. In-room viewing is available at The Courtyard by Marriott, Homewood Suites, Hampton Inn & Suites, Residence Inn and the Ocala Hilton, plus lounge viewing is available at the Hilton. Under Tack Show results are posted on the OBS website in .pdf and Excel format as well as via a sortable master index.

The Under Tack Show’s final session gets underway at 7:30 a.m. on Saturday, June 10, with Hip No’s 601 – 769 scheduled to breeze.

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

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

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

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

Tibor Szlavik photo

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

Two horses worked quarters in :21 flat.

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

There were three quarters in :21 1/5.

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

 

Three youngsters worked quarters in :21 2/5.

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

 

There were nine quarters in :21 3/5.

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

 

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

 

Eight youngsters worked eighths in :10 flat.

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

 

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

 

The Under Tack Show is recorded and available on the OBS website, by entire session or by individual hip number. The works are also available for viewing in the video wall in the rear of the auditorium, the new Video room adjacent to the Horsemen’s Lounge and at kiosks in the lobby, Lounge and the covered walking ring. In-room viewing is available at The Courtyard by Marriott, Homewood Suites, Hampton Inn & Suites, Residence Inn and the Ocala Hilton, plus lounge viewing is available at the Hilton. Under Tack Show results are posted on the OBS website in .pdf and Excel format as well as via a sortable master index.

The Under Tack Show continues at 7:30 a.m. on Friday, June 9, with Hip No’s 401 – 600 scheduled to breeze.

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

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

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

Jimmy Creed, Kantharos fillies; First Dude, Scat Daddy colts fastest at June Under Tack opener

Fillies by Jimmy Creed and Kantharos and colts by First Dude and Scat Daddy breezed quarters in :20 3/5 to share honors for the fastest work at the distance at the opening session of the Under Tack Show for the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2017 June Sale of Two Year Olds and Horses of Racing Age.

  • Hip No. 10, Glittering Judy, consigned by Tom McCrocklin, Agent, is a bay filly by Kantharos out of Glittering Georgia, by Texas Glitter, a half sister to stakes placed Star Operator.
  • Hip No. 33, a bay colt by Scat Daddy consigned by James Layden, Agent, is a full brother to graded stakes winner Conquest Daddyo out of Hangingbyamoment, by Thunder Gulch.
  • Hip No. 177, a bay daughter of Jimmy Creed consigned by Envision Equine, Agent, is out of Mon Ange, by Wolf Power (SAF), a half sister to graded stakes placed stakes winner Hatfield.
  • Hip No. 199, consigned by Top Line Sales, LLC, Agent, is a dark bay or brown colt by First Dude, a half brother to stakes placed Sola Gratia out of Natalie’s Moment, by Kris S.

Hip No. 200, a bay filly by Corfu consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, turned in the only quarter in :20 4/5. She’s out of National Gallery, by Lido Palace (CHI), a half sister to graded stakes winner Second of June.

Hip No. 69, a dark bay or brown filly by Bernardini consigned by Thoroughbred Champions Training Center LLC, sped a quarter in :21 flat. She’s a half sister to grade one stakes winning OBS graduate Klimt out of stakes placed Inventive, by Dixie Union.

There were 12 quarters in :21 1/5.

  • Hip No. 7, a gray or roan filly by Currency Swap consigned by Woodside Ranch, Agent, is out of Ginny’s Design, by Trippi, from the family of graded stakes placed Wedding Singer.
  • Hip No. 22, consigned by Randy Bradshaw, Agent, is a bay filly by City Zip out of Good News Today, by Distorted Humor, a daughter of grade one stakes winner A.P. Adventure.
  • Hip No. 50, a bay daughter of High Cotton consigned by Ocala Stud, is a full sister to stakes placed Angel’s Tune out of Holiday Tune, by Concorde’s Tune.
  • Hip No. 68, consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, is a chestnut colt by Scat Daddy out of Intelyhente, by Smart Strike, a full sister to graded stakes winner Bel Air Beauty.
  • Hip No. 75, chestnut colt by Majestic Warrior consigned by Thoroughbred Champions Training Center LLC, is out of Ivory Coast, by Giant’s Causeway, a half sister to grade one stakes winner Malibu Mint.
  • Hip No. 81, consigned by McKathan Bros., Agent, is a gray or roan colt by Pioneerof the Nile, a half brother to stakes placed Lia’s Miracle out of Joanne Jubilation, by Monarchos.
  • Hip No. 105, a gray or roan filly by Tapit consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, is out of graded stakes placed stakes winner La Nez, by Storm Creek.
  • Hip No. 116, also consigned by Wavertree, is a dark bay or brown Midnight Lute filly out of graded stakes placed stakes winner Leo’s Gypsy Dancer, by Leo Castelli.
  • Hip No. 126, a bay filly by Majestic Warrior also from the Thoroughbred Champions consignment, is out of Liz Hunter, by Smart Strike, a half sister to graded stakes placed Victory Nor Defeat.
  • Thoroughbred Champions also consigned Hip No. 131, a bay filly by Data Link, a half sister to stakes placed Reserve Love out of Love Torch, by El Prado (IRE).
  • Hip No. 144, also consigned by Ocala Stud, is a dark bay or brown gelding by Adios Charlie out of Mango Lassie, by Montreal Red, a half sister to stakes winner Collymore Hall.
  • Hip No. 171, Papi’sovergold, consigned by Harris Training Center LLC, Agent, is a chestnut colt by Overdriven out of Miss Macha, by Macho Uno, from the family of graded stakes winner Middlefork Rapids.

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

  • Hip No. 15, consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, is a bay colt by Malibu Moon out of graded stakes winner Golden Mystery, by Awesome Again.
  • Hip No. 159, a gray or roan colt by Tale of the Cat consigned by Top Line Sales, LLC, Agent, is out of Midnight Ramble, by Unbridled’s Song, a half sister to graded stakes winner Mo Cuishle.

There were 13 eighths in :10 flat.

  • Hip No. 20, consigned by Las Palmas Farm, is a dark bay or brown colt by Dublin out of stakes placed Good Habits, by Freud, a half sister to stakes winner Baxter.
  • Hip No. 30, consigned by Ortiz Training Stable LLC, Agent, is a bay colt by More Than Ready out of Hailey d’Oro, by Medaglia d’Oro, a daughter of stakes winner Chit Chat Pam.
  • Hip No. 36, a bay colt by Hamazing Destiny consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, is out of Hashimiya, by Gone West, a half sister to graded stakes winner and leading sire Elusive Quality.
  • Hip No. 40, a chestnut filly by Rattlesnake Bridge consigned by Hartley/DeRenzo Thoroughbreds LLC, Agent, is out of Henny Blues, by Hennessy, a half sister to graded stakes winner Blues Street.
  • Hip No. 48, a bay filly by Emcee consigned by Top Line Sales, LLC, Agent, is out of Holiday Peace, by Harlan’s Holiday, from the family of graded stakes winner Runspastum.
  • Hip No. 57, a dark bay or brown colt by More Than Ready consigned by Mayberry Farm, Agent, is out of Ida Clark, by Speightstown, a half sister to graded stakes winner For Rubies.
  • Hip No. 59, consigned by James Layden, Agent, is a bay filly by Into Mischief out of Ideal Scenario, by Saint Ballado, from the family of grade one winner Effinex.
  • Hip No. 66, also consigned by Layden, is a bay filly by Midshipman, a half sister to stakes placed Shirley Temper out of Incredible Cat, by Storm Cat.
  • Hip No. 82, A Place Remembered, is a dark bay or brown colt by Stroll out of stakes placed Join, by Danzig, consigned by Top Line Sales, LLC, Agent.
  • Hip No. 101, a bay colt by Street Sense consigned by Halcyon Hammock Farm, is a half brother to millionaire graded stakes winner Master Command out of Lady Lochinvar, by Lord at War (ARG).
  • Hip No. 120, consigned by James Layden, is a bay colt by Gone Astray out of Lilmiscantbrong, by Double Honor, a half sister to stakes winner Outright Buck.
  • Hip No. 145, a dark bay or brown colt by Flashstorm consigned by M. M. Ovando Stables, Agent, is out of Maragin, by Bold Ruckus, from the family of Vicar’s In Trouble.
  • Hip No. 153, consigned by Southern Chase Farm, Inc. (Greg & Karen Dodd), Agent, is a bay filly by Broken Vow out of graded stakes placed Mazella, by Mazel Trick.

The Under Tack Show is recorded and available on the OBS website, by entire session or by individual hip number. The works are also available for viewing in the video wall in the rear of the auditorium, the new Video room adjacent to the Horsemen’s Lounge and at kiosks in the lobby, Lounge and the covered walking ring. In-room viewing is available at The Courtyard by Marriott, Homewood Suites, Hampton Inn & Suites, Residence Inn and the Ocala Hilton, plus lounge viewing is available at the Hilton. Under Tack Show results are posted on the OBS website in .pdf and Excel format as well as via a sortable master index.

The Under Tack Show continues at 7:30 a.m. on Thursday, June 8, with Hip No’s 201 – 400 scheduled to breeze.

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

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

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

June Sale Under Tack Show begins Wednesday

The Under Tack Show for the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2017 June Sale of Two-Year-Olds and Horses of Racing Age begins Wednesday, June 7th and continues through Saturday, June 10th.  All four sessions begin at 7:30 a.m.

Hip No.’s 1 – 200 will breeze on Wednesday, Hip No.’s 201 – 400 go on Thursday, Hip No.’s 401 – 600 will work on Friday, and Hip No.’s 601 – 769 will breeze on Saturday. The final session includes five older horses and 68 two-year-olds horses 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 755 two-year-olds and 12 older horses cataloged for the two-day sale, set for Tuesday June 13th and Wednesday, June 14th, with both sessions beginning at 10:30 a.m.

June graduates in the headlines recently include Rockingham Ranch’s Stormy Liberal, who scored his fourth straight stakes win in the $147,000 Daytona Stakes (G3) at Santa Anita on May 27th. It was the first graded stakes win for the 5-year-old son of Stormy Atlantic, who breezed an Under Tack eighth in :10 2/5 before he was purchased for $100,00 out of the Wavertree Stables consignment at the 2014 OBS June Sale. watch his under tack video His half brother by Majestic Warrior (Hip No. 461) is cataloged in the June Sale.

That same afternoon at Santa Anita, Holly and David Wilson’s Follow Me Crev was a fast closing second in the Gold Cup (G1). The 5-year-old son of Quality Road was third earlier in the year in the Santa Anita Handicap (G1) and second in the Californian Stakes (G2). He was purchased for $75,000 out of the All in Line Stables consignment at the 2014 June Sale after an Under Tack quarter in :21 3/5.  watch his under tack video

This past weekend, Ballybritt Stable LLC’s Dynatail captured the $200,000 Penn Oaks.  It’s the second stakes win for the 3-year-old daughter of Hightail, winner of the OBS Championship Stakes in January. She was consigned to the 2016 June Sale by Hoppel’s Horse & Cattle Co., Agent, and purchased by Ballybritt for $5,000 after turning in an Under Tack eighth in :10 4/5. watch her under tack video

As always, the sale and Under Tack Show will be streamed live via the OBS website at obssales.com, and also via the Blood-Horse and DRF websites. The works will be available on DVD and on the OBS website, as well as in the video room adjacent to the Horsemen’s Lounge and at kiosks in the breezeway and covered walking ring areas.  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 frequently during each session of the June Sale.  In addition, the latest news regarding OBS graduates, Under Tack set lists, 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.

 

Tower of Texas takes Woodbine’s Connaught Cup Stakes

Thomas Van Meter II and Scott Dilworth’s Tower of Texas grabbed his second graded stakes win in the $196,750 Connaught Cup Stakes (G2) at Woodbine on Saturday, rallying to catch fellow OBS graduate Commute (August ’13) in the final stride and score by a nose. Idle since October, the 6-year-old gelding by Street Sense, trained by Roger Attfield, is now 21-5-8-3 and has earned $703,956. Consigned by the Mc Kathan Bros., Agent, to the 2013 OBS March Sale, he turned in an eighth in :10 1/5 at the Under Tack Show. watch his under tack video

Ballybritt Stable LLC’s Dynatail set the pace in Penn National’s $200,000 Penn Oaks on Saturday, surrendered the lead briefly in mid-stretch, then came again and eased away late to win by three quarters of a length. It’s the second stakes win for the 3-year-old daughter of Hightail, winner of the OBS Championship Stakes in January. Now 10-4-1-2 for trainer Michael Dini, she has earned $225,840 to date. She was consigned to the 2016 June Sale by Hoppel’s Horse & Cattle Co., Agent, and purchased by Ballybritt for $5,000 after turning in an Under Tack eighth in :10 4/5. watch her under tack video

Lady Sheila Stable’s Matt King Coal took the lead at the start of Saturday’s $200,000 Mountainview Stakes at Penn National and never looked back en route to a 3-3/4 length victory, running the mile and an eighth in a track record 1:48 4/5. Fellow OBS graduate Discreet Lover (August ’14) checked in third. It’s the second stakes win for the two-time OBS graduate, sold by Abbie Road Farm (Lisa Mc Greevy), Agent, at the 2014 August Selected Yearling Sale before being purchased for $250,000 out of the Eisaman Equine consignment at the 2015 April Sale after working an eighth in :10 flat at the Under Tack Show. The 4-year-old Florida-bred colt by Cool Coal Man, trained by Linda Rice, is now 10-5-3-1 and has earned $596,150 to date. selected sale conformation photo  watch his under tack video

Four Horsemen Racing Stable, Inc. and Lady Lindsay Racing Stables’ Sweetontheladies moved on the turn to challenge for the lead in Sunday’s $50,000 Crystal River Handicap at Gulfstream, took charge after turning for home and drew off late to win by a length and a quarter. It’s the second stakes score for the 3-year-old Florida-bred colt by Twirling Candy, consigned to the 2016 OBS April Sale by Old South Farm LLC, Agent, where he breezed an eighth in :10 1/5 before he was purchased for $25,000. Now 6-4-0-0 for trainer Henry Collazo, he has earned $155,042 to date. watch his under tack video

Farfellow Farm Ltd.’s Concealedwithakiss took command of Friday’s $50,000 Ana T. Handicap at Gulfstream on the turn, opened a big lead in the lane and coasted to a length and a half victory. It’s the second stakes win for the 5-year-old mare by Political Force, sold for $22,000 by Eisaman Equine, Agent, at the 2014 OBS June Sale after she breezed and eighth in :10 2/5 at the Under Tack Show. Trained by Luis Duco, she’s now 35-11-4-6 and has earned $259,615. watch her under tack video

Keith Plaisance’s Pacific Pink rallied wide on the turn in Friday night’s $75,000 Spotted Horse Stakes at Evangeline Downs, took the lead after straightening away in the stretch and scored by 2-3/4 lengths, with fellow OBS graduate Vieja Luna (April ’15) settling for third. That’s five stakes wins for the 5-year-old daughter of Private Vow, trained by Edward J, Johnston, leaving her with a 20-8-4-6 career record and $421,620 in earnings. Consigned by Robert Brewer to the 2014 OBS April Sale, she was sold to Nick Hines, Agent, for $90,000 after turning in an eighth in :10 1/5 at the Under Tack Show.  watch her under tack video

Illuminant scores in Santa Anita’s Monrovia Stakes

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

After three straight wins, Kevin Attard and Soli Mehta’s Starship Jubilee tried stakes company for the first time in Woodbine’s $177,500 Marine Stakes (G2) and she handled the raise in class with ease. Last after stumbling at the start, the 4-year-old Florida-bred filly by Indy Wind got rolling on the turn, found room between horses to take the lead at the head of the stretch and drew off to win by 2-1/2 lengths. Trained by Kevin Attard, she has five wins and a second this year, leaving her with a 13-7-1-0 career record and $204,839 in earnings. A two time OBS graduate, she was sold by The Acorn at the 2014 August Yearling Sale then consigned by Halcyon Hammock Farm, Agent, to the 2015 April Sale where she breezed an eighth in :10 2/5 at the Under Tack Show. watch her under tack video

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

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

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

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

June Sale Supplemental Catalog now online

The supplemental catalog to the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2017 June Sale of Two-Year-Olds and Horses of Racing Age is now available on the company’s website at obssales.com. It features Two-Year-Olds by a strong group of proven and promising sires, a roster that includes Bodemeister, Curlin, Into Mischief, Maclean’s Music, Malibu Moon, Orb, Speightstown, Tapit, Uncle Mo, Violence and War Front.

Five older horses and 68 Two-Year-Olds have been supplemented and will sell after the Racing Age section as Hip No’s 697 – 769 on the sale’s second day, Wednesday, June 14th.  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 Saturday, June 10th.

There are now 755 two-year-olds and 12 older horses cataloged for the two-day sale, set for Tuesday June 13th and Wednesday, June 14th, with both sessions beginning at 10:30 a.m.

The Under Tack Show will be divided into four sessions, scheduled for Wednesday, June 7th through Saturday, June 10th, with each session beginning at 7:30 a.m. Hip No.’s 1 – 200 will breeze on Wednesday, Hip No.’s 201 – 400 go on Thursday, Hip No.’s 401 – 600 will work on Friday, and Hip No.’s 601 – 769 will go on Saturday.

As always, the sale and Under Tack Show will be streamed live via the OBS website at obssales.com, and also via the Blood-Horse and DRF websites. The works will be available on DVD and on the OBS website, the video array in the rear of the auditorium, new Video Room adjacent to the Horsemen’s Lounge and at kiosks in the breezeway, Horsemen’s Lounge, Video Room and covered walking ring.  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.

American Anthem leads big weekend for OBS at Santa Anita

OBS graduates enjoyed a good weekend at Santa Anita, taking three stakes races.

China Horse Club, Head of Plains Partners LLC, SF Racing LLC et al’s American Anthem picked up his first stakes win on Saturday in Santa Anita’s $100,000 Lazaro Barrera Stakes (G3), coming  from off the pace, taking command turning for home and easing away to a 1-3/4 length victory. Fellow OBS graduate Aristocratic (March ’16) checked in third. The 3-year-old colt by Bodemeister, trained by Bob Baffert, is now 5-2-1-0 and has earned $114,545. He turned in an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5 before he was purchased for $435,000 out of the Hoppel’s Horse & Cattle Co. consignment at the 2016 OBS March Sale.   watch his under tack video

Baoma Corporation’s Faypien jumped straight from an April maiden win to Santa Anita’s $78,345 Angels Flight Stakes and was unfazed by the raise In class, rallying to take the lead after turning for home and  holding off fellow a late charge by fellow OBS graduate Noted and Quoted (March ’16, August ’15) to win by half a length. With two wins and a third place finish for trainer Bob Baffert, she has earned $85,680 to date. The 3-year-old Florida-bred daughter of Ghostzapper sped a quarter in :20 2/5 prior to her purchase for $720,000 out of the Off the Hook LLC consignment at the 2016 OBS April Sale.  watch her under tack video

Rockingham Ranch’s Arms Runner is two for two and a stakes winner after closing in the stretch and getting up late to win Saturday’s $79,190 Desert Code Stakes at Santa Anita by a length and a half, with fellow OBS graduate What’sontheagenda (April ’16) settling for third. The 3-year-old Florida-bred son of Overdriven, a half brother to OBS graduate Calculator (April ’14), was sold for $525,000 by breeder Ocala Stud at the 2016 OBS April Sale after breezing a quarter in :21 flat at the Under Tack Show. The victory leaves him with earnings of $79,500.  watch his under tack video

Mark DeDomenico LLC and North American Thoroughbred Horse Company Inc.’s Dear Lilly scored her second straight stakes victory at Hasting Park on Saturday, taking over on the turn in the $50,000 Vancouver Sun Stakes and going on from there to score by a length and a quarter. The 7-year-old Florida-bred daughter of Graeme Hall was consigned by TDM Sales, Agent to the 2011 OBS August Sale. Trained by Sandi Gann, she’s now 25-14-2-3 and has earned $188,761 to date.

In addition to their big weekend at Santa Anita, OBS graduates turned in big performances overseas.

Michael B. Tabor, Mrs. John Magnier and Derrick Smith’s Acapulco captured the Sole Power Sprint Stakes at The Curragh on Sunday, taking command a furlong from home and scoring by half a length. It’s the third stakes win for the 4-year-old daughter of Scat Daddy, currently in foal to Galileo (IRE), who took Ascot’s Queen Mary Stakes (G2) at two for trainer Wesley Ward. Now trained by Aidan O’Brien, her career record stands at 7-4-1-1 and she has earned $282,328 to date. Consigned by McKathan Bros., Agent, to the 2015 OBS March Sale, she went to M. V. Magnier for $750,000 after breezing an Under Tack eighth in :9 3/5, the sale’s co-fastest at the distance. watch her under tack video

On Sunday at Kranji Racecourse in Singapore, Wong Chi Tat’s Forever Young was a 13-1 upset winner of the $354,309 Singapore Guineas, taking the lead at the start and leading all the way to a three quarter length victory. It’s the first stakes score for the 3-year-old gelding by Run Away and Hide, consigned by Whitman Sales LLC, Agent, to the 2016 OBS March Sale where he turned in a quarter in :21 flat at the Under Tack Show. Trained by Cheng Tee Kuah, he’s now 6-3-0-1 and has earned $392,398 to date. watch his under tack video

June Sale catalog now online

The catalog for the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2017 June Sale of Two-Year-Olds and Horses of Racing Age  is now available via the OBS website at 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.

There are 687 two-year-olds and seven older horses cataloged for the two-day sale, set for Tuesday June 13th through Wednesday, June 14th, with both sessions beginning at 10:30 a.m. Supplemental entries are being accepted until May 24th.

The Under Tack Show will be divided into four sessions, scheduled for Wednesday, June 7th through Saturday, June 10th, with each session beginning at 7:30 a.m. Hip No.’s 1 – 200 will breeze on Wednesday, Hip No.’s 201 – 400 go on Thursday, Hip No.’s 401 – 600 will work on Friday, and Hip No.’s 601 – 696 plus any horses supplemented to the sale will go on Saturday. The Under Tack Show and Sale will be streamed live via the OBS website as well as the DRF and BloodHorse websites.

The iPad version of the catalog will be available on Tuesday, May 9th via the equineline Sales Catalog App. The App allows users to download and view the catalog, receive updates and results, record notes, watch Under Tack videos and also provides innovative search, sort and rating capability. For more information and downloads go to: http://www.equineline.com/SalesCatalogApp/

OBS June has grown in stature, steadily producing horses competing at the highest levels throughout North America. Moyglare Stud Farm, Ltd.’s millionaire Celestine is the 2017 catalog’s cover girl, winner of the recent Honey Fox Stakes (G2) at Gulfstream Park. It was the third graded win for the daughter of Scat Daddy, whose resume also boasts a victory in the Just a Game Stakes (G1) at Belmont Park. Now trained by Christophe Clement, she was purchased by her current connections for $2,550,000 last November. Consigned by Gayle Woods on behalf of James Bryan’s Phaedrus Flights to the 2014 OBS June Sale, she breezed three eighths in :32 2/5 at the Under Tack Show, the sale’s fastest work at the distance. watch her under tack video

The back cover features Gary Barber and Sequel Racing’s graded stakes winner Haveyougoneaway, who captured both the Honorable Miss (G2) and Ballerina (G1) at last year’s Saratoga meet. The 2016 New York-bred champion earned over $900,000. A daughter of Congrats, 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

Al Tamira Racing Stable and David A. Bernsen’s St. Joe Bay captured a pair of graded stakes at the top class Santa Anita winter meeting, taking the Midnight Lute (G3) in December and Palos Verdes (G2) in February. He traveled to Dubai, where he finished a solid fourth in the $2-million Golden Shaheen (G1) to fellow OBS grad Mind Your Biscuits. The Florida-bred gelding by Saint Anddan, trained by Peter Miller, was purchased for $60,000 out of the Bobby Dodd consignment at the 2014 June Sale after an Under Tack eighth in :10 flat. watch his under tack video

Ken and Sarah Ramsey’s Sir Dudley Digges, who returned to the winner’s circle for trainer Mike Maker at Churchill Downs on the Derby Day undercard, captured the historic $1,000,000 Queen’s Plate at Woodbine last summer. The son of Gio Ponti, also pictured on the catalog’s back cover, was purchased for $130,000 by Patti Miller, EQB, Agent, on behalf of the Ramseys from Thomas and Casse, Agent for Global Thoroughbreds, at the 2015 OBS June Sale after turning in an Under Tack Eighth in :10 1/5. watch his under tack video

Driver, Ywachetta and Travis’ Rivers Run Deep, still going strong at six, is closing in on a million in career earnings after winning the Palacios Memorial Handicap at Belterra Park for the third straight year on April 29. That’s thirteen stakes wins for the son of Ready’s Image, trained by Chris Hartman, now 33-17-8-4 with $959,940 in earnings. He was sold for $77,000 to Garry Simms, Agent for James Driver, by Rod McVey, Agent, at the 2013 OBS June Sale after breezing an eighth in :10 3/5 at the Under Tack Show. watch his under tack video

In all, June graduates have won or placed in 169 stakes since the beginning of 2016.

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.

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

Big World

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

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

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

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

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

 

Creative Cause filly tops final day of record breaking Spring Sale

Hip No. 999, a daughter of Creative Cause consigned by Tom McCrocklin, Agent, went to Linda Rice, Agent, for $850,000  to top the fourth and final session of the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s record breaking 2017 Spring Sale of Two-Year-Olds in Training. The chestnut filly, who breezed a quarter in :21 flat at Friday’s  Under Tack session, is out of stakes winner Santina Dond, by El Prado (IRE), a half sister to graded stakes winner Patton’s Victory.

Hip No. 968, a daughter of Awesome Again consigned by Q Bar J Thoroughbreds, Agent, was sold to Cannon Thoroughbreds LLC for $525,000. The dark bay or brown filly, whose eighth in :10 flat was co-fastest at the distance at Friday’s Under Tack session, is out of stakes winner Rivertown Belle, by Bellamy Road, from the family of champion Holy Bull.

Solis / Litt went to $450,000 for Hip No. 1079, a bay colt by Violence consigned by Envision Equine, Agent. A half brother to graded stakes placed Pedaltothemedal out of Something Brewing, by Meadowlake, his quarter on Saturday in :20 3/5 was the session’s co-fastest breeze at the distance.

Hip No. 1205, a son of Scat Daddy also consigned by Harris Training Center LLC, Agent, was purchased by Narvick International for $400,000.  The bay colt, whose eighth on Saturday in :10 flat was co-fastest at the distance, is out  of Trusty Lady, by Deputy Minister, and is a half brother to graded stakes placed Trendy Lady.

Hip No. 1068, a daughter of Flatter consigned by Harris Training Center LLC, Agent, was sold for $360,000 to Larry Zap, Agent for Joseph Ciaglia, Jr. The dark bay or brown filly is out of Smart Music, by Smart Strike, a half sister to grade one stakes winner Include.

Hip No. 1048, a son of Orb consigned by Starting Point Thoroughbreds was purchased by Donna Clark for $340,000. The bay colt, who worked a quarter on Saturday in :21 3/5, is a half brother to stakes winner Rule by Night out of Silver Reserve, by Silver Deputy.

Westbury Stables LLC paid $325,000 for Hip No. 1007, a bay colt by Orb who turned in an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5 on Friday. Consigned by Brick City Thoroughbreds, Agent, he’s a half brother to graded stakes placed stakes winner Indian Pond out of stakes winner Schooner Bay, by Archers Bay.

Hip No. 1165, a chestnut filly by Violence consigned by Woodford Thoroughbreds, Agent, was sold to Narvick International for $320,000. Out of The Calypso Myth, by Leroidesanimaux (BRZ), she worked an eighth in :10 1/5 on Saturday.

Hip No. 928, a daughter of Distorted Humor consigned by King’s Equine, Agent, was purchased by Dr. Robert McMartin, Agent, for $300,000. The gray or roan filly, who breezed an eighth in :10 1/5 on Friday, is out of stakes winner Queen of Song, by Unbridled’s Song.

Dr. Robert McMartin, Agent, also bought Hip No. 1043 for $260,000, a son of Giant’s Causeway consigned by Woodford Thoroughbreds, Agent. The chestnut colt, who breezed an eighth on Saturday in :10 1/5, is a half brother to stakes placed Hero Ten All out of stakes winner Silky Smooth, by Mr. Greeley.

Breeze Easy LLC went to $300,000 for Hip No. 976, a dark bay or brown colt by Eskendereya out of graded stakes winner Royale Michele, by Elusive Quality. Consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, he sped a quarter in :21 2/5 at Friday’s Under Tack session.

Hip No. 1060, a bay colt by Northern Afleet was purchased by Ed & Susie Orr for $300,000 after his eighth in :10 flat was co-fastest at the distance on Saturday. Consigned by Off the Hook, LLC, Agent, he’s out of Skip Queen, by Skip Away, from the family of champion OBS April graduate Yanks Music.

Brittlyn Stables Inc. paid $300,000 for Hip No. 1198, a son of Point of Entry consigned by Stephens Thoroughbreds LLC, Agent.  The bay colt, who breezed an eighth on Saturday in :10 2/5 is out of stakes placed Triune, by E Dubai, a half sister to graded stakes placed stakes winner Crew Leader.

Hip No. 931, a gray or roan colt by Violence out of graded stakes placed stakes winner Queen’s Triomphe, by Cure the Blues, went to Spendthrift Farm LLC / Town & Country Racing LLC for $280,000. Consigned by Niall Brennan Stables, Agent, he turned in an Under Tack quarter in :21 3/5 on Friday.

For the session, 143 two-year-olds sold for a total of $13,152,200, compared with 165 horses bringing $14,012,000 at the corresponding session last year. The average price was $91,973, up 8% compared to $84,921 in 2016 while the median was $52,000, compared with $50,000 a year ago. The buyback percentage was 23.5%; it was 16.2% a year ago. Fourteen horses sold for $250,000 or more compared with eleven in 2016.

For the entire sale, 678 horses grossed a sale record $61,185,900, compared with 659 youngsters bringing $52,010,500 a year ago. The figure surpasses the previous mark of $56,965,000 set in 2014.

The average price was a sale record $90,245, up 14.3% from $78,923, and surpassing the old mark of $79,068 set in 2015.

The median was a record $48,000, surpassing the old record of $47,000 set a year ago. The buyback percentage was 17%; it was 22.7% a year ago.  Sixty horses brought $250,000 or more compared to 40 in 2016,

The overall sale topper was Hip No. 793, a son of Tiznow consigned by Bobby Dodd, Agent, and sold to John F. Moynihan, Agent for M. V. Magnier, for an OBS record $2,450,000. The bay colt, whose eighth in  :9 3/5 at Thursday’s Under Tack session was the sale’s co-fastest at the distance, is out of Moonbow, by Distorted Humor, a daughter of stakes winner Storm Beauty.

Next on the OBS agenda is the June Sale of Two-Year-Olds and Horses of Racing Age, beginning Tuesday, June 13.

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.

Record colt by Tiznow tops Spring Sale’s third session

Louise Reinagel photo

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Tibor Szlavik photo

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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