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

2017 October Open Sale of Yearlings Consignor Contracts

Consignors now have the option of online entries 

Click here to make online entries for the October Open Sale of Yearlings. Instructions to use the system are provided at the top of the online entry page. 

Click here for a conventional Consignor Contract in .pdf format which may be downloaded and returned via email, fax or mail.

For any questions or further information, please call Lauren Marks at (352) 237-2154

 

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 Nassau 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.

Quijote leads 1-2-3 OBS sweep of Gulfstream’s Big Drama Stakes

Lauren King photo

Midwest Thoroughbreds’ Quijote led a 1-2-3 OBS sweep of Saturday’s $100, 000 Big Drama Stakes at Gulfstream Park, pressing the pace with fellow OBS graduates Mo Cash (June ’16) and French Quarter (January ’12) into the stretch. The 4-year-old Florida-bred son of Pomeroy took charge a furlong from home and drew off to beat Mo Cash by two lengths with French Quarter settling for third. His first stakes victory leaves him 13-5-4-0 with $230,200 in earnings to date for trainer Armando de la Cerda. Consigned by Kelli Mitchell, Agent, to the 2014 OBS August Yearling Sale, he was purchased by Midwest for $25,000. Selected Sale conformation photo

Pappas Racing’s Moonless Sky was awarded victory via disqualification in Sunday’s $125,690 Fran’s Valentine Stakes at Santa Anita, rallying to finish second despite traffic problems caused by the first place finisher.  She’s now 7-3-2-2 with earnings of $147,010. It was the stakes debut for the 4-year-old daughter of Bold Chieftain, and her third straight victory for trainer Eddie Truman. She was purchased for $4,000 out of the Wavertree Stables consignment at the 2015 OBS April Sale after breezing an eighth in :10 3/5 at the Under Tack Show.  watch her under tack video

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.

 

Four OBS graduates enter Kentucky Derby

Four OBS graduates are entered for Saturday’s $2, 000, 000 Kentucky Derby (G1) at Churchill Downs, seeking to become the fourth horse sold by OBS draped with the garland of roses at the end of America’s most famous horse race. Lil E. Tee was the first, taking the 1992 renewal, followed by Silver Charm in 1997 and I’ll Have Another in 2012.

Kendall E. Hansen’s Fast and Accurate has drawn post three in the 20-horse field, looking to duplicate the feat of 2011 Derby winner Animal Kingdom, who won Turfway Park’s Spiral Stakes (G3) in his final start before the Run for the Roses. Fast and Accurate took command of the 2017 Spiral Stakes (G3) at the top of the stretch and held on gamely to win by three quarters of a length.  It was the first stakes win for the 3-year-old colt by Hansen, who brings a 6-3-1-0 record $340,362 in earnings in to the Derby. Trained by Mike Maker, he’ll be ridden by Channing Hill. He breezed an Under Tack eighth in :10 2/5 before he was purchased for $85,000 from Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, at the 2016 OBS April Sale. watch his under tack video

Michael Langford’s Untrapped will break from post four. The 3-year-old colt by Trappe Shot has been on the board in three graded stakes this spring, finishing third in Fair Grounds’ Le Comte (G3) and Risen Star (G2) and second in Oaklawn’s Rebel Stakes (G2). To date, he has compiled a 6-1-3-1 record and has earned $259,658.  Ricardo Santana, Jr. has the mount for trainer Steve Asmussen. Untrapped breezed an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5 prior to his purchase by Mr. Langford for $125,000 out of the Crupi’s New Castle Farm consignment at the 2016 OBS April Sale. watch his under tack video

Reddam Racing LLC’s Irap will break from post nine under Mario Gutierrez for trainer Doug O’Neill, the same connections that won the 2012 Derby with I’ll Have Another, purchased at the 2011 OBS April Sale by Dennis O’Neill.  Dennis found Irap at the 2016 OBS March Sale , and purchased him for $300,000 from Bobby Dodd, Agent, after the colt by Tiznow turned in an Under Tack eighth in:10 1/5. Irap comes into the Derby after breaking his maiden in Keeneland’s $1,000,000 Blue Grass Stakes (G2), leaving him 8-1-3-1 record with $772,600 in earnings. watch his under tack video

Al Shaqab Racing, WinStar Farm LLC and China Horse Club’s world traveler Master Plan in on the also-eligible list for the Derby, entered by trainer Todd Pletcher. The 3-year-old son of Twirling Candy was a 2-1/2 length winner of the OBS Championship Stakes in January and then finished a good third in the UAE Derby (G2) on the Dubai World Cup undercard in March. Master plan was purchased by his owners 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. He’s now 5-2-1-1 and has earned $297,490.  watch his under tack video

2017 June Two-Year-Olds & Horses of Racing Age

Sale Results   UPDATED 9/20/17

Sortable Results Index Results in excel format
 Tuesday, June 13  Wednesday, June 14
 Wednesday, June 14  Racing Age Top 20 Horses

Catalog    Supplemental catalog now online (Hip No.’s 697-769)

Hip No.  1 – 374
Tuesday June 13, 2017 10:30 a.m.
Hip No.  375 – 769
Wednesday June 14, 2017 10:30 a.m
Repository Information                Conditions of Sale                Consignor Letter
Sortable Master Index  Index In Excel Format
 Entire Sale w/indexes  Entire Sale wo/indexes
Supplemental Catalog (697-769) Past Performances
Barn Chart Barn Index
 Sale Outs  Equineline Sales Catalog iPad App

Under Tack Show

Wednesday June 7 (1 – 200) 7:30 a.m.
 
Thursday June 8 (201 – 400) 7:30 a.m.

Friday June 9 (401 – 600) 7:30 a.m.

 

Saturday June 10 (601 – 769) 7:30 a.m.


 Sortable Times & Videos  Under Tack Times (Excel)
  Under Tack Times (1 – 200)   Under Tack Times (201 – 400)
 Under Tack Times (401 – 600)   Under Tack Times (601 – 769)
 Continuous Under Tack Session Videos

The Money Monster takes Churchill’s William Walker Stakes

R.A. Hill Stable and BlackRidge Stables LLC’s The Money Monster won his first race for his new connections in the $100, 000 William Walker Stakes at Churchill Downs on Saturday, taking the lead in the stretch and easing away to a 1-1/2 length victory. It’s the second stakes win for the 3-year-old colt by Majestic Warrior, trained by Bill Mott, now 4-3-0-0 with $108,760 in earnings. Acquired privately after his victory in Tampa’s Pasco Stakes in January, he had been purchased for $6,500 out of the Crupi’s New Castle Farm consignment at the 2016 OBS April Sale after breezing an Under Tack eighth in :10 2/5. watch his under tack video

Crush Racing and D.J. Stable LLC’s Cali Thirty Seven captured Gulfstream’s $100,000 Powder Break Stakes for the second straight year, taking the lead at the start and staying there to the wire, holding off a late challenge and winning by a head.  The 5-year-old daughter of Eskendereya was purchased for $52,000 out of the Scanlon Training Center consignment at the 2014 OBS March Sale after breezing an Under Tack eighth in :10 2/5. Trained by Joe Orseno, the win gives her a 19-5-1-2 record and earnings of $250,560.  watch her under tack video

Driver, Ywachetta and Travis’ Rivers Run Deep is closing in on a million in career earnings after overpowering his opponents in Saturday’s $75,000 Edward Babst/Albert Palacios Memorial Handicap at Belterra Park, taking charge a quarter mile from home and waltzing to a six length victory. It’s his third straight win in the Palacios Memorial and thirteenth stakes victory for the 6-year old horse by 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 flat at the Under Tack Show. watch his under tack video

Newtown Anner Stud’s Royal Squeeze tracked the pace set by fellow OBS graduate Tiger Blood (August ’14) in Sunday’s $75,000 Jeblar Stakes at Gulfstream, took over after turning for home and beat him to the wire by a length and three quarters. It’s the second stakes score for the 5-year-old Florida-bred son of Wildcat Heir, who breezed an eighth in :10 1/5 before he was purchased for $310,000 out of the Pleasant Acres Farm consignment at the 2014 OBS March Sale. Trained by Ralph Nicks, he’s now 15-4-2-1 and has earned $251,113 to date.  watch his under tack video

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

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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

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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.

Orb colt tops Spring Sale’s opening session

Tibor Szlavik photo

Hip No. 28, son of Orb consigned by Randy Miles, Agent, was sold to Three Chimneys Bloodstock, Agent,  for $685,000 to top the first session of the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2017 Spring Sale of Two-Year-Olds in Training. The bay colt, who breezed an eighth in :10 1/5 at last Monday’s Under Tack session, is out of Vowel, by Dynaformer, a half sister to stakes winner Dream Nettie.

Hip No. 262, a daughter of Creative Cause consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, was sold to White Birch Farm, Inc. for $575,000. The gray or roan filly, who breezed a quarter at Tuesday’s Under Tack session in :21 flat, is a half sister to graded stakes winner Hay Dakota out of Church by the Sea, by Harlan’s Holiday.

Eric Fein (Guri Singh & Harris Fein, Agent) went to $400,000 for Hip No. 27, a son of Ghostzapper consigned by RiceHorse (Brandon & Ali Rice), Agent. The chestnut colt, out of graded stakes winner Volcat, by After Market, turned in an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5 last Monday.

Hip No. 120, a son of Candy Ride (ARG) consigned by Flying Fish, Agent, was purchased by John C. Oxley for $375,000. The bay colt, who breezed an Under Tack eighth in :10 flat, is out of grade one stakes winner Appealing Zophie, by Successful Appeal, and is a half brother to 2017 Tampa Bay Derby (G2) winner Tapwrit.

Mr. Oxley also purchased Hip No. 267, a son of Into Mischief consigned by Randy Bradshaw, Agent, for $350,000. The bay colt, out of Claire’s Song, by Unbridled’s Song, a daughter of graded stakes winner Chimichurri, turned in an eighth in :10 flat at Tuesday’s Under Tack session.

Hip No. 259 was a third purchase by Mr. Oxley, paying $325,000 for a son of Jimmy Creed consigned by Julie Davies, Agent. The chestnut colt, whose eighth in :9 4/5 was co-fastest at the distance on Tuesday, is  out of stakes winner Chitka, by Jade Hunter.

Kenji Ryotokuji went to $315,000 for Hip No. 240, a dark bay or brown colt by Overanalyze consigned by Envision Equine, Agent. Out of Centerpiece, by Bertrando, from the family of grade one stakes winner Key Phrase, he breezed a quarter in :21 flat on Tuesday.

Hip No. 174, a son of The Factor consigned by Eisaman Equine, Agent, went to Saul Berenson for $360,000. The bay colt, who turned in an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5, is out of stakes placed Black Oak, by Forestry, a daughter of stakes winner More for Me.

Hip No. 211, Pedal Fast, consigned by Crupi’s New Castle Farm, Agent, a bay colt by City Zip whose eighth in :9 4/5 was co-fastest at the distance at Tuesday’s Under Tack session, was sold to Solis / Litt for $350,000. He’s out of graded stakes winner Candy Apple (ARG), by Halo Sunrise, a half sister to champion and successful sire Candy Ride (ARG).

Klaravich Stable, Inc. went to $280,000 for Hip No. 223, a chestnut filly by Kantharos who worked a quarter in :21 flat at Tuesday’s Under Tack session. Consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, she’s out of Carsomatic, by Carson City, and is a half sister to stakes winner Carphonic.

Hip No. 59, a son of Tiznow out of graded stakes winner Withgreatpleasure, by Hold That Tiger, was sold to Steven W. Young, Agent for $260,000. The bay colt, consigned by Q Bar J Thoroughbreds LLC, worked a quarter in :21 4/5 at Monday’s Under Tack Session.

Art Sherman, Agent, went to $260,000 for Hip No. 167, a daughter of Alternation who sped a quarter in :20 4/5 on Monday. Consigned by Envision Equine, Agent, the bay filly is out of Best Practices, by Tough Knight, and is a half sister to stakes placed Best Reward.

Hip No. 228, a dark bay or brown colt by Speightstown who breezed an eighth on Tuesday in :10 flat, was purchased by McMahon and Hill Bloodstock, Agent for $260,000. Consigned by SBM Training and Sales, Agent, he’s out of grade one stakes placed stakes winner Cash for Clunkers, by Tiznow.

Hip No. 294, a son of Majestic Warrior consigned by Cary Frommer, Agent, also brought $260,000, going to Rigney Racing LLC.  A dark bay or brown colt out of stakes winner Country Diva, by Songandaprayer, he breezed an eighth in :10 flat last Tuesday.

For the day, 169 horses brought a total of $15,305,700 compared with 165 selling for a total of $11,687,500 at last year’s opening session. The average price was $90,566, a gain of 28% compared to $70,833 in 2016 while the median price rose to $50,000 compared with $47,000 a year ago. The buyback percentage was 23.8%; it was 22.9% last year. Seventeen horses sold for $250,000 or more compared with nine at the corresponding session a year ago.

The Spring Sale continues Wednesday 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.

Spring Sale begins Tuesday, April 25

The 2017 OBS Spring Sale of Two Year Olds in Training begins a four day run on Tuesday, April 25th. Hip No.’s 1-302 will sell on Tuesday, Hip No.’s 303-604 sell on Wednesday, Hip No.’s 605-906 sell Thursday and Hip No.’s 907-1208 on Friday. All four sessions begin at 10:30 a.m.

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 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 OBS Spring Sale has grown in size and stature to become the world’s preeminent juvenile marketplace, attracting buyers from across the country and around the world. Its graduates compete at racing’s highest levels in North America, Europe and Asia. Twenty five of the Sale’s graduates have earned a million dollars or more and ten have earned Eclipse Awards, including the latest champion  Ciaglia Racing, Exline-Border, Gulliver Racing, Sharon Alesia, Christensen, and Legan’s Champagne Room, 2016’s champion 2-year-old filly. The daughter of Broken Vow was on the board in four of five starts at two and wrapped up her juvenile campaign with a victory in the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies (G1).  Trained by Peter Eurton, she has earned $1,310,600 to date. Consigned by de Meric Sales to the 2016 OBS April Sale, she was purchased for $310,000 by Larry Zap, Agent, on behalf of her owners.  watch her under tack video   Champagne Room’s April Sale auction footage

The most recently minted April millionaire is J Stables, Head of Plains Partners LLC, Summer, Summers, Kisber and Summers’ top sprinter Mind Your Biscuits, winner of the recent Dubai Golden Shaheen (G1) at Meydan Race Course. The son of Posse, now 15-5-6-2 with earnings of $2,015,166 was consigned by SBM Training and Sales, Agent, to the 2015 OBS April Sale, where he turned in an eighth in :10 3/5 at the Under Tack Show.  watch his under tack video

On the eve of the 2017 classics, Kendall E. Hansen’s Fast and Accurate is now pointing to the Kentucky Derby (G1), seeking to follow in the footsteps of 2011 Derby winner Animal Kingdom, who parlayed a victory in Turfway Park’s Spiral Stakes (G3) into a win on the first Saturday in May. The 3-year-old colt by Hansen, trained by Mike Maker is now 6-3-1-0 with $340,362 in earnings. He breezed an Under Tack eighth in :10 2/5 before he was purchased for $85,000 from Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, at the 2016 OBS April Sale. watch his under tack video

The latest Spring Sale headliner is American Equistock’s Multiplier, who hopped straight from a maiden win in March to a victory in yesterday’s Illinois Derby (G3).  Now 4-2-1-1 for trainer Brendan Walsh, the 3-year-old colt by The Factor has earned $187,310 to date. Consigned by Scanlon Training & Sales, Agent to the 2016 OBS April Sale, he turned in an eighth in :10 2/5 at the Under Tack Show. watch his under tack video

At the six-session Under Tack Show, Hip No. 200, a bay colt by Wildcat Heir consigned by Blue River Bloodstock, Agent, turned in the fastest quarter, clocked in :20 2/5.  He’s out of Business Decision, by Put It Back, a daughter of graded stakes winner In Conference.

There were four quarters in :20 3/5.

  • On Friday it was Hip No. 848, a bay colt by Into Mischief consigned by Thoroughbred Champions Training Center LLC. 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.

The other three came on Saturday.

  • Hip No. 1011, also consigned by Thoroughbred Champions Training Center LLC, is a bay colt by Tapizar out of Se Bella, by Forestry, and is a half brother to stakes placed Swiss Army Wife.
  • Hip No. 1079, a bay colt by Violence consigned by Envision Equine, Agent, is a half brother to graded stakes placed Pedaltothemedal out of Something Brewing, by Meadowlake.
  • Hip No. 1164, Blasy Boy, a bay colt by Run Away and Hide consigned by Blas Perez Stables, is out of Texit, by Tapit, a half sister to graded stakes placed My Corinthian.

Seven horses worked quarters in :20 4/5, three at Monday’s first session.

  • Hip No. 49, consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, is a bay filly by Macho Uno out of Wild Eyes, by Medaglia d’Oro, a daughter of graded stakes winner Desert Digger.
  • Hip No. 155, a bay colt by Trappe Shot consigned by Southern Chase Farm, Inc. (Greg & Karen Dodd), Agent, is a half brother to stakes winner Putyourdreamsaway out of stakes placed Beauty for Ashes, by City Place.
  • Hip No. 167 is a bay filly by Alternation consigned by Envision Equine, Agent, out of Best Practices, by Tough Knight, and is a half sister to stakes placed Best Reward.

There were two on Tuesday.

  • Hip No. 234, consigned by Blue River Bloodstock Inc., Agent, is a bay filly by Prospective out of Catomaria, by Tale of the Cat, from the family of stakes winner In My Heart.
  • Hip No. 377, a bay colt by Violence consigned by Top Line Sales, LLC, Agent, is out of Dying to Dance, by Street Cry (IRE), from the family of champion Mrs. Penny.

There was one at Wednesday’s third session.

  • Hip No. 591, is a bay filly by Malibu Moon consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, out of graded stakes placed stakes winner In the Slips, by More Than Ready.

The seventh was at Saturday’s final session.

  • Hip No. 1126, a dark bay or brown colt by Stormy Atlantic consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, turned in a quarter in :20 4/5. He’s out of Summer Laughter, by Distorted Humor, a daughter of grade one stakes winner Dream of Summer and half sister to grade one stakes winner Creative Cause, Tampa Bay Derby (G3) winner Destin and Vexatious, third in the recent Fantasy Stakes (G3) at Oaklawn Park.

Two horses, working on Thursday, shared honors for the Under Tack Show’s fastest eighth, clocked in :9 3/5.

  • Hip No. 778, consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, is a dark bay or brown filly by More Than Ready 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. 793, a bay colt by Tiznow consigned by Bobby Dodd, Agent, is out of Moonbow, by Distorted Humor, a daughter of stakes winner Storm Beauty.

There were eleven eighths in :9 4/5, one at Monday’s first session.

    • Hip No. 148, Stars Wild Child, is a chestnut filly by Wildcat Heir consigned by Craig L. Wheeler, Agent, out of Battingstar, by Grand Slam, from the family of graded stakes winner Move.

There were five on Tuesday.

    • Hip No. 211, Pedal Fast, consigned by Crupi’s New Castle Farm, Agent, is a bay colt by City Zip out of graded stakes winner Candy Apple (ARG), by Halo Sunrise, a half sister to champion and successful sire Candy Ride (ARG).
  • Hip No. 216, a dark bay or brown filly by Curlin consigned by McKathan Bros., Agent, is a half sister to graded stakes winner Blues Street out of Capote Blues, by Capote.
  • Hip No. 259, consigned by Julie Davies, Agent, is a chestnut colt by Jimmy Creed out of stakes winner Chitka, by Jade Hunter.
  • Hip No. 345, Artistic Diva, a bay filly by Munnings consigned by Price Thoroughbreds LLC, Agent, is out of Diva N Disguise, by Mizzen Mast, a half sister to grade one stakes placed stakes winner Diva’s Diamond.
  • Hip No. 375, consigned by Rick Lopez Training & Sales, is a chestnut filly by Friesan Fire out of Duck the Punch, by Two Punch, a half sister to stakes winner Tim’s Crossing.

There were three on Wednesday.

  • Hip No. 422, consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, is a bay filly by Quality Road out of Favoritism, by Tiznow, a daughter of graded stakes placed Chaste from the family of Moanin, a Japanese grade one winning OBS graduate.
  • Hip No. 504 is a bay filly by Prospective out of Grand Episode, by Grand Slam, a half sister to graded stakes winner Vestrey Lady, consigned by Daylight Farm Racing & Sales.
  • Hip No. 581, a chestnut colt by First Samurai consigned by Grassroots Training & Sales, LLC, is out of Indian Bay, by Indian Charlie, a daughter of graded stakes winner Buy the Barrel.

There were two during Thursday’s session.

  • Hip No. 690, a dark bay or brown filly by Sky Mesa consigned by Grassroots Training & Sales LLC, Agent, is out of Le Sang Royale, by Henrythenavigator, a half sister to stakes winner River Bear.
  • Hip No. 756, consigned by Bobby Dodd, Agent, is a bay filly by Maclean’s Music 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).

 

Hip No. 268, a dark bay or brown colt by Poseidon’s Warrior consigned by Blue River Bloodstock, Agent, worked the Under Tack Show’s fastest three eighths, clocked in :33 flat at Tuesday’s session. He’s out of stakes placed Clandestine, by Grand Slam, and is a half brother to stakes winner Jossy Do It.

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 room adjacent to the Horsemen’s Lounge in the sales pavilion as well as several kiosks in the lobby 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 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.

 

Spring Sale graduate Multiplier takes the Illinois Derby

American Equistock’s Multiplier jumped straight from a maiden victory into Hawthorne’s $250, 000 Illinois Derby (G3) on Saturday and took the rise in class in stride, rallying from off the pace and getting up in the final yards to win by a head.  Now 4-2-1-1 for trainer Brendan Walsh, the 3-year-old colt by The Factor has earned $187,310 to date. Consigned by Scanlon Training & Sales, Agent to the 2016 OBS April Sale, he turned in an eighth in :10 2/5 at the Under Tack Show. watch his under tack video

Speedway Stable LLC’s Collected tracked the early pace in Santa Anita’s $200,000 Californian Stakes (G2) on Saturday, took charge a half mile from home and cruised from there to a 3-3/4 length victory over fellow OBS graduate Follow Me Crev (June’ 14). It’s the second straight win and third graded stakes score for the 4-year-old son of City Zip, trained by Bob Baffert, leaving him with a 9-6-1-0 record and $600,500 in earnings. After breezing an Under Tack eighth in :10 2/5,  he was sold for $170,000 to Speedway Stable at the 2015 OBS March Sale by SGV Thoroughbreds (Steven Venosa), Agent. watch his under tack video

Colt by Run Away and Hide, Tapizar and Violence fastest at Spring Sale’s final Under Tack Session

Colts by Run Away and Hide, Tapizar and Violence sped quarters in :20 3/5 to share honors for the the fastest works at the distance at the sixth and final session of the Under Tack Show for the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2017 Spring Sale of Two Year Olds in Training.

  • Hip No. 1011, consigned by Thoroughbred Champions Training Center LLC, is a bay colt by Tapizar out of Se Bella, by Forestry, and is a half brother to stakes placed Swiss Army Wife.
  • Hip No. 1079, a bay colt by Violence consigned by Envision Equine, Agent, is a half brother to graded stakes placed Pedaltothemedal out of Something Brewing, by Meadowlake.
  • Hip No. 1164, Blasy Boy, a bay colt by Run Away and Hide consigned by Blas Perez Stables, is out of Texit, by Tapit, a half sister to graded stakes placed My Corinthian.

Hip No.1126, a dark bay or brown colt by Stormy Atlantic consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, turned in a quarter in :20 4/5. He’s out of Summer Laughter, by Distorted Humor, a daughter of grade one stakes winner Dream of Summer and half sister to grade one stakes winner Creative Cause, Tampa Bay Derby (G3) winner Destin and Vexatious, third in the recent Fantasy Stakes (G3) at Oaklawn Park.

There were two quarters in :21 flat.

  • Hip No. 1128, a dark bay or brown colt by Fort Larned consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, is out of Sunlight Cat, by Forest Wildcat, a half sister to grade one stakes winner Moreno.
  • Hip No. 1169, consigned by Sequel Bloodstock, Agent, is a gray or roan colt by Mission Impazible, a half brother to stakes placed Roaming out of stakes winner Throbbin’ Heart, by Smoke Glacken.

Three youngsters worked the distance in :21 1/5.

  • Hip No. 1142, consigned by Ocala Stud, is a bay filly by Overdriven out of Sweetly Valid, by Sweetsouthernsaint, a daughter of stakes winner Valid Forbes.
  • Hip No. 1194, 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.
  • Hip No. 1201, consigned by Tom McCrocklin, Agent, is a bay colt by Morning Line out of Trophy Point, by Lemon Drop Kid, a half sister to graded stakes placed stakes winner Bachata.

Four horses :21 2/5 breezed quarters in :21 2/5.

  • Hip No. 1003, consigned by Mark White, is a chestnut colt by Tale of Ekati out of Savanadana, by Broken Vow, a half sister to stakes placed Katys Gold Touch.
  • Hip No. 1041, a chestnut colt by Scat Daddy out of graded stakes placed stakes winner Silent Candy, by Candy Ride (ARG), is consigned by Thoroughbred Champions Training Center LLC.
  • Hip No. 1047, a bay colt by Into Mischief consigned by Top Line Sales LLC, Agent, is out of stakes placed Silver Prize, by Silver Train, a half sister to stakes winner Drewssasin.
  • Hip No. 1150, Tandalicious, a bay filly by Lemon Drop Kid consigned by Tom McCrocklin, Agent, is out of graded stakes winner Tanda, by Sweetsouthernsaint.

Fourteen horses worked eighths in :10 flat, the session’s fastest clocking at the distance,

  • Hip No. 792, consigned by Top Line Sales, LLC, Agent, is a bay colt by Animal Kingdom out of Mooji’s Empire, by Empire Maker, a daughter of graded stakes placed stakes winner Mooji Moo.
  • Hip No. 1010, consigned by Randy Bradshaw, is a chestnut filly by Forty Tales out of stakes placed Sea Wind, by Northern Afleet.
  • Hip No. 1028, a bay colt by Stormy Atlantic consigned by Best A Luck Farm LLC, Agent, is out of She’s a Ketch, by Rahy, a full sister to stakes winner Silver Cloud.
  • Hip No. 1031, a dark bay or brown filly by Kantharos consigned by Coastal Equine LLC, is out of Shessuchastandout, by Afleet Alex, a daughter of graded stakes winner For Rubies.
  • Hip No. 1042, a bay filly by Morning Line consigned by Top Line Sales, LLC, Agent, is a half sister to stakes winner Seriously Silver out of Silent Treatment, by Glitterman.
  • Hip No. 1046, also consigned by Randy Bradshaw, Agent, is a bay filly by Bodemeister out of stakes placed Silverest, by Congrats, from the family of grade one stakes winning millionaire OBS graduate Peace Rules.
  • Hip No. 1060, a bay colt by Northern Afleet consigned by Off the Hook, LLC, Agent, is out of Skip Queen, by Skip Away, from the family of champion OBS April graduate Yanks Music.
  • Hip No. 1063, consigned by Craig L. Wheeler, Agent, is a bay filly by Yes It’s True out of Slamsational, by Grand Slam, from the family of graded stakes placed stakes winner Miss L Attack.
  • Hip No. 1065, a bay filly by First Dude consigned by Best A Luck Farm LLC, is out of Slew’s Quality, by Elusive Quality, a half sister to graded stakes winner Slew the Red.
  • Hip No. 1077, La Cuarta, a chestnut filly by Poseidon’s Warrrior 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. 1171, a bay filly by Soldat consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, is out of Thunder Way, by Thunder Gulch, a half sister to graded stakes placed Hearts of Red.
  • Hip No. 1196, consigned by Scanlon Training & Sales, Agent, is a bay filly by Colonel John, a half sister to stakes winner Net Gain out of Triple o’ Five, by Elusive Quality.
  • Hip No. 1197, a bay filly by Into Mischief consigned by Bobby Dodd, Agent, is out of Trisha, by Forest Camp, a daughter of stakes winner Trisha Runs.
  • Hip No. 1205, consigned by Harris Training Center LLC, Agent, is a bay colt by Scat Daddy out of Trusty Lady, by Deputy Minister, and is a half brother to graded stakes placed Trendy Lady.

Hip No 1082, a gray or roan filly by Flat Out consigned by Blue River Bloodstock, Inc., Agent, turned in the day’s fastest three eighths, stopping the timer in : 33 3/5. She’s out of Song of Hours, by Unbridled’s Song, a half sister to grade one stakes winner No Matter What.

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

The Spring Sale begins Tuesday, April 25th and continues through Friday, April 28th with each session beginning at 10:30 a.m. Hip No’s 1-302 go on the block Tuesday, Hip No’s 303-604 will be offered Wednesday, Hip No.’s 605-906 sell Thursday and Hip No’s. 907-1208 will sell on Friday.

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

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

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