Gun Runner filly Tops Consignor Preferred Session of the 2022 OBS Winter Mixed Sale

Hip No. 86, consigned by Get Away Farm, Agent, went to Breeze Easy LLC, Mike Hall for $275,000 to top the Consignor Preferred Session on the first day of the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2022 Winter Mixed Sale. The yearling bay filly by Gun Runner, is out of Homemade Mo Nae, by Uncle Mo, a half-sister to grades stakes winner Conquest Two Step. Click here to view her walking video.

Hip No. 180, a bay son of Laoban consigned by McMahon of Saratoga Thoroughbreds LLC, Agent, was purchased by Reeves Thoroughbred Racing for $160,000.  He’s out of Steve’s Philly by Tale of Ekati, and is a full brother to current stakes winner Yo Cuz.

Hip No. 25, a yearling by Maclean’s Music, went to Woodford Thoroughbreds for $150,000. Consigned by Silver Oaks Farm (Danielle Loya), Agent, the dark bay or brown filly is out of stakes placed Beauty for Ashes and is a half-sister to graded stakes placed stakes winner Beautiful Shot. View walking video.

Woodford Thoroughbreds also paid $130,000 for Hip No. 112, a bay filly by Mitole consigned by Summerfield (Francis & Barbara Vanlangendonck), Agent.  She’s out of stakes winner Lunarlady, by Yes It’s True, and is a ½ sister to the dam of graded stakes placed stakes winner Whateverybodywants. View walking video.

Summerfield also consigned Hip 133, a bay filly by Vino Rosso out of graded stakes placed stakes winner Peisinoe, and is a half-sister to graded stakes placed Proverb.  She was purchased by Bach Stables, LLC for $110,000.

Hip No. 122, a son of Audible consigned by Beth Bayer, Agent, was sold to First Finds for $100,000. The bay yearling colt is out of Mom’s Deputy, by War Chant, and is a ½ sister to graded stakes winner Mom’s On Strike. View walking video.

Hip No. 33, consigned by Abbie Road Farm (Lisa McGreevy), Agent, was sold to Woodford Thoroughbreds for $65,000. The dark bay or brown filly by Mo Town is out of Can’t Steal My Joy, by Exclusive Quality, from the immediate family of Kentucky Oaks (G1) winner Shedaresthedevil.

The top broodmare of the day went to H & E Ranch for $57,000.  Hip 40, Sierra Aleone, a dark bay or brown mare by Gemologist, is a stakes placed winner and sold in foal to Spun To Run.

Hip No. 253, Freedom Speaks, a daughter of American Freedom consigned by Best A Luck Farm LLC, Agent was sold to Reitman Stables LLC for $145,000 to top the Horses of Racing Age session.  The 3-year-old gray filly, whose three eighths in :31 2/5 was fastest at the distance at the Under Tack Show, is out of the Macho Uno mare Wicked Speed, a half-sister to Horse of the Year Fatal Bullet. Watch her Under Tack video.

Hip No. 268, Sonic Thrust, consigned by Grassroots Training & Sales LLC, was sold to Emerald Sales, Agent for Michael Eiserman for $70,000. The 4-year-old bay colt by Twirling Candy, who breezed three eighths in :31 4/5 at the Under Tack Show, is out of Broad Sound, by Broad Brush, and is a ½ brother to stakes placed Brimstone Island. UT video. Walking video.

For the Consignor Preferred session, 143 horses sold for a total of $3,074,300, compared with 99 horses grossing $1,896,300 in 2021. The average price was $21,499 compared with $19,155 a year ago, while the median price was $10,000 compared with $10,100 last year. The buyback percentage was 16.4%; it was 30.3% last year.

 

For the Horses of Racing Age session, 73 horses grossed $1,211,700 compared with 73 selling for a total of $1,692,500 in 2021. The average was $16,599, compared to $23,185 a year ago, while the median price was $11,000.  It was $13,000 last year. The buyback percentage was 18.9%; it was 12% in 2021.

The Winter Mixed Sale continues Wednesday at 11:00 a.m. with Hip No.’s 401 – 649 in the Open Session. The sale will again be streamed live via the OBS website as well as the DRF, TDN, BloodHorse and Pastthewire 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.

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 Winter Mixed Sale.  In addition, the latest news regarding OBS graduates, sales schedules, nominations, credit requests, travel information and other news relevant to OBS consignors and customers is also available. E-mail should be addressed to obs@obssales.com.

 

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