Eda scores in Santa Anita’s Anoakia Stakes

OBS graduates posted pair of stakes wins at Santa Anita over the weekend.

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Baoma Corporation’s Eda sat just off the lead in the early going of Sunday’s $79,000 Anoakia Stakes, took command a quarter mile out and cruised from there to a 2-1/4 length victory, with fellow OBS graduate Benedict Canyon (April ’21) checking in third. It’s the first stakes win for the 2-year-old graded stakes placed daughter of Munnings, purchased for $550,000 out of the Eddie Woods consignment at the 2021 OBS March Sale after breezing an Under Tack quarter in :10 flat, Now 4-2-1-0 for trainer Bob Baffert, she has earned $130,000 to date. watch her under tack video     March Sale walking video

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CBYT, Saul Gevertz, Lynn Gitomer, Mike Goetz, Michael Nentwig and Daniel Weiner’s Neptune’s Storm pressed the pace in the $75,000 Lure Stakes on Saturday, took the lead a furlong from home and held off a late charge by fellow OBS graduate Order and Law (April ’18) to score by a neck. It’s the sixth stakes win for the 5-year-old multiple graded stakes winning gelding by Stormy Atlantic, trained by Peter Miller, now 24-8-4-6 with $981,865 in earnings. Consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, to the 2018 OBS April Sale, he was sold for $130,000 after breezing an Under Tack quarter in :21 1/5. watch his under tack video

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Andry G. Blanco’s Peter D led a 1-2-3 OBS sweep of Saturday’s $60,000 Journeyman Stud Juvenile Stakes at Gulfstream. The 2-year-old Florida-bred son of He’s Had Enough chased the leaders from the inside, swung out for the drive, took over past the eighth pole and scored by a length and a half over Mr Rum Runner (April ’21), with C My Meister (March ’21) settling for third. Trained by his owner, his first stakes victory leaves him with a 3-2-0-0 record and earnings of $51,444. Consigned by Nice and Easy Thoroughbreds to the 2021 OBS June Sale, he went through the ring after turning in an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5. watch his under tack video     June Sale walking video

Steve Landers Racing LLC’s He’smyhoneybadger scored his first stakes victory in Keeneland’s $150,000 Perryville Stakes on Saturday, relaxing off the pace, swinging wide into the lane, reaching the lead in deep stretch and winning by a head at the wire. The 3-year-old colt by Daredevil, who worked an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5 at the 2020 OBS March Sale, was purchased for $85,000 out of the Advanced Thoroughbreds consignment. Trained by Brad Cox, he’s 10-4-3-1 and has earned $321,824 to date. watch his under tack video      March Sale walking video

The 2022 OBS Sale Schedule

The Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company has released its 2022 Sales Calendar.

The Winter Mixed Sale with Horses of Racing Age section in January opens the OBS schedule, followed by Sales of Two-Year-Olds in Training in March, April and June. Selected and Open Yearling Sales conclude the year in October.

Entries are now open for the Winter Mixed Sale. Please go to the OBS website for online and conventional entry forms at: winter-mixed-sale-consignor-contracts

All sales and Under Tack Shows with be streamed live via the OBS website at obssales.com as well as the DRF, TDN, BloodHorse and Pastthewire websites.

OBS will again offer Online Bidding at every sale. Buyers will be able to go to the OBS website and register to gain bidding approval, then access the OBS Bidding Screen with their credentials. For complete information on registration and online bidding please go to the OBS website: obs-online-bidding

Sale dates, closing dates and Under Tack Show dates:

  • WINTER MIXED SALE (Including Horses of Racing Age)
    January 25 – 26, 2022
    (Closing November 17, 2021 – Extended Deadline for HRA)
    Under Tack: January 24, 2022 (Monday) 9:00 AM
  • MARCH SALE OF TWO-YEAR-OLDS IN TRAINING
    March 15 – 16, 2022
    (Closing December 3, 2021)
    Under Tack: March 10 – 12 (Thursday – Saturday) 8:00 AM
  • SPRING SALE OF TWO-YEAR-OLDS IN TRAINING
    April 19 – 22, 2022
    (Closing February 3, 2022)
    Under Tack: April 10 – 16 (Sunday – Saturday) 8:00 AM
  • JUNE TWO-YEAR-OLDS & HORSES OF RACING AGE
    June 7 – 9, 2022
    (Closing April 1, 2022)
    Under Tack: May 31 – June 4 (Tuesday – Saturday) 7:30 AM
  • SELECTED SALE OF YEARLINGS
    October 11, 2022
    Closing June 3, 2022
  • OPEN SALE OF YEARLINGS
    October 12, 2022
    Closing August 5, 2022

Current information about OBS sales, consignors and graduates is now also available via social media sites Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. 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. For more information, please call 352-237-2154.  E-mail should be addressed to obs@obssales.com.

Change of Control scores in Keeneland’s Franklin County Stakes

Perry Harrison’s Change of Control sat just off the pace Keeneland’s $150,000 Buffalo Trace Franklin County Stakes (G3), went after the leader after turning for home, took charge a sixteenth out and scored by a length and a half. It’s the fourth stakes win for the 5-year-old daughter of Fed Biz, purchased for $95,000 out of the Kaizen Sales consignment at the 2017 OBS Selected Yearling Sale. Now 30-8-6-8 for trainer Michelle Lovell, she has earned $656,775 to date. Selected Sale conformation photo

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Commonwealth New Era Racing’s Aug Lutes relaxed off the pace in Belmont’s $100,000 Glen Cove Stakes, swung wide on the turn and into the stretch, caught fellow OBS graduate Bay Storm (April ’20) inside the eighth pole and beat her to the wire by a length and a quarter. It’s the first stakes win for the lightly raced 3-year-old daughter of Midnight Lute, consigned by Hidden Brook, Agent, to the 2020 OBS Spring Sale where she was purchased for $70,000 after breezing an Under Tack quarter in :21 2/5. Trained by Mike Trombetta, she’s now 5-4-1-0 and has earned $147,165. watch her under tack video

West Point Thoroughbreds, Edwin S. Barker and Titletown Racing Stables Morning Twilight is two for two and a stakes winner after pressing the pace in the $100,000 Oklahoma Classics Lassie Stakes, taking over after turning for home and drawing away late to romp by 7-1/2 lengths. Fellow OBS graduate Circle Back Girl (March ’21) checked in third. A two-time OBS graduate, the 2-year-old daughter of Morning Line was sold by Select Sales at the 2020 Winter Mixed Sale and then purchased by West Point for $310,000 out of the Two Oaks Equine consignment at the 2021 Spring Sale after breezing an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5. Trained by Steve Asmussen, she has earned $83,257. watch her under tack video     Spring Sale walking video

2022 OBS Sales Calendar

  • WINTER MIXED SALE (Including Horses of Racing Age)
    January 25 – 26, 2022
    (Closing November 17, 2021 – Extended Deadline for HRA)
    Under Tack: January 24, 2022 (Monday) 9:00 AM
  • MARCH SALE OF TWO-YEAR-OLDS IN TRAINING
    March 15 – 16, 2022
    (Closing December 3, 2021)
    Under Tack: March 10 – 12 (Thursday – Saturday) 8:00 AM
  • SPRING SALE OF TWO-YEAR-OLDS IN TRAINING
    April 19 – 22, 2022
    (Closing February 3, 2022)
    Under Tack: April 10 – 16 (Sunday – Saturday) 8:00 AM
  • JUNE TWO-YEAR-OLDS & HORSES OF RACING AGE
    June 7 – 9, 2022
    (Closing April 1, 2022)
    Under Tack: May 31 – June 4 (Tuesday – Saturday) 7:30 AM
  • SELECTED SALE OF YEARLINGS
    October 11, 2022
    Closing June 3, 2022
  • OPEN SALE OF YEARLINGS
    October 12, 2022
    Closing August 5, 2022

California Angel captures Keeneland’s Jessamine Stakes

Chris Walsh’s California Angel trailed in the early going of Keeneland’s $200,000 Jessamine Stakes (G2) on Wednesday, but circled horses to reach contention on the turn, closed steadily on the outside down the stretch and was up in the final strides to win by a head. It was the stakes debut for the 2-year-old filly by California Chrome, now 3-2-01 with $213,700 in earnings for trainer George Leonard, III. At the 2021 OBS June Sale, she breezed an eighth in :10 3/5 and was purchased for $5,500 out of the Little Farm Equine consignment. watch her under tack video 

Ransom the Moon colt tops Open Yearling Sale

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Hip No. 442, a son of Ransom the Moon consigned by Abbie Road Farm (Lisa McGreevy), Agent, went to Redwings for $170,000 to top the Open session of the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2021 October Yearling Sale.  The dark bay or brown colt is out of Bold Lady, by Aikenite, a half sister to grade one stakes placed stakes winner Mambo in Seattle.

  • Hip No. 406, a daughter of Awesome Slew consigned by Camelot Acres Racing and Sales, Agent, was sold to RiceHorse, Agent, for $100,000. The bay filly, a half sister to stakes winning OBS Yearling Sale graduate Hear My Prayer, is out of Additional Prayer, by Songandaprayer.
  • Hip No. 318, a daughter of Tunwoo consigned by Stuart Morris, Agent, went to Eddie Plesa, Agent for Karl & Cathi Glassman, for $85,000. The dark bay or brown filly, out of stakes winner Savingtime, by Kantharos, is a half sister to OBS Yearling Sale graduate Outfoxed, winner of two stakes in three starts including Gulfstream’s recent FTBOA Florida Sire My Dear Girl Stakes.
  • S B M Training and Sales went to $70,000 for Hip No. 523, a son of Kantharos consigned by K P Sales, Agent. The bay colt, out of stakes winner Frisk Her, by Officer, is a half brother to graded stakes placed OBS graduate Takeoff.
  • Hip No. 287, Fortheloveofart, a son of Noble Bird consigned by Kim Harrison (Top Speed Farm), Agent, was sold to Moonshadow for $60,000. The bay colt is a half brother to graded stakes winning OBS Yearling Sale graduate Jalen Journey, winner of the recent De Francis Memorial Stakes (G3), out of Petunia Face, by Congrats.
  • Hip No. 518, a daughter of Army Mule consigned by Stuart Morris, Agent, went to Elusive Thoroughbreds for $60,000. The chestnut filly is out of First Fed Biz, by Fed Biz, a half sister to graded stakes placed OBS Yearling Sale graduate Bourbon Cowboy.
  • Barolo Bloodstock paid $52,000 for Hip No. 260, a daughter of American Freedom consigned by Summerfield (Francis & Barbara Vanlangendonck), Agent. The bay filly is out of Mollie Merisa, by Harlan’s Holiday, a full sister to stakes placed Holiday’s Jewel.
  • Hip No. 382, Khozanthebarbarian, a son of Khozan consigned by Beth Bayer, Agent, was sold for $52,000 to Dewie Mayfield, Agent. The bay colt is out of Unveil the Mask, by Harlan’s Holiday, from the family of graded stakes winner Forever Land.
  • Hip No. 309, a daughter of Mo Town consigned by Cuatro Caminos, Agent, was purchased by Vortex Racing for $50,000. A half sister to unbeaten 2-year-old Jack Christopher, winner of Belmont’s recent Champagne Stakes (G1), the dark bay or brown filly is out of Rushin No Blushin, by Half Ours, a half sister to grade one winner Street Boss.

For the session, 276 yearlings sold for a total of $5,173,500, compared with 258 bringing a total of $2,811,900 a year ago. The average price was $18,745, up 72% compared with $10,899 in 2020, while the median price was $15,000 double the $7,500 figure a year ago. The buyback percentage was 18.1% compared with 21.3% a year ago.

At Tuesday’s Selected Yearling Sale, 108 horses sold for a total of $4,714,000, up 38.8% compared with 86 yearlings bringing $3,397,000 a year ago. The average price was $43,648, up 10.5% compared with $39,500 last year, while the median price was $32,000, rising 14.3% compared with $28,000 in 2020. The buyback percentage was 19.4%; it was 36.3% a year ago.

Hip No. 67, a son of Midnight Storm consigned by Abbie Road Farm (Lisa McGreevy), Agent, was sold to Elusive Thoroughbreds for $170,000 to top the Selected Sale of Yearlings. The dark bay or brown colt is out of stakes winner Sterling Madame, by Unbridled Energy.

The next item on the OBS agenda is the 2022 Winter Mixed Sale, including the Horses of Racing Age section, scheduled for Tuesday and Wednesday, January 25 – 26.

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.

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 OBS Sales or the OBS website, please call (352) 237-2154.

Midnight Storm colt tops Selected Yearling Sale

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Hip No. 67, a son of Midnight Storm consigned by Abbie Road Farm (Lisa McGreevy), Agent, was sold to Elusive Thoroughbreds for $170,000 to top the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2021 Selected Sale of Yearlings. The dark bay or brown colt is out of stakes winner Sterling Madame, by Unbridled Energy.

  • Hip No. 4, a son of Khozan consigned by Beth Bayer, Agent, went to Elusive Thoroughbreds for $125,000. The bay colt is out of Karen’s Wildcat, by Wildcat Heir, from the family of stakes winner Pleasant Dilemma.
  • Finisterre Racing paid $125,000 for Hip No. 121, a son of Kantharos consigned by Summerfield (Francis & Barbara Vanlangendonck), Agent. The bay colt, a half brother to graded stakes winning OBS Yearling Sale graduate Happy Farm, is out of Gospel Girl, by Holy Bull.
  • Hip No. 22, a daughter of Kantharos consigned by Silver Oaks Farm (Danielle Loya), Agent, was sold to Al London for $120,000. The chestnut filly, a full sister to graded stakes winning OBS graduate Bucchero, is out of Meetmeontime, by General Meeting.
  • Hip No. 69, a daughter of Practical Joke consigned by Beth Bayer, Agent, was purchased for $110,00 by de Meric Sales, Agent. The bay filly is out of T’as d’Beaux Yeux, by Desert Party, a half sister to graded stakes placed stakes winning OBS graduate Doctor Chit.
  • Pick View LLC went to $110,000 for Hip No. 117, a son of Mendelssohn consigned by Colin Brennan Bloodstock, Agent. The gray or roan colt is out of Fleet Goddess, by Holy Bull, a daughter of grade one stakes winner Family Enterprize.
  • Hip No. 74, a son of Practical Joke consigned by McMahon of Saratoga Thoroughbreds LLC, went to Calumet Farm for $105,000. The dark bay or brown colt is out of Truly Charming, by Elusive Quality, a half sister to stakes winner Lexington Street
  • Reussi Sales paid $100,000 for Hip No. 18, a daughter of Army Mule consigned by Boutte Sales, Agent. The bay filly is out of Mandolin, by Midnight Lute, a daughter of graded stakes winner War Thief.
  • Hip No. 111, a daughter of Gun Runner consigned by Colin Brennan Bloodstock, Agent, was sold to Champion Equine LLC for $100,000. The gray or roan filly is out of Design Mine, by Mineshaft, a full sister to graded stakes winner Redding Colliery.

For the Selected Yearling Sale, 99 horses sold for a total of $4,498,500, up 32.4% compared with 86 yearlings bringing $3,397,000 a year ago. The average price was $45,439, up 15% compared with $39,500 last year, while the median price was $32,000, rising 14.3% compared with $28,000 in 2020. The buyback percentage was 26,1%; it was 36.3% a year ago.

The sale continues Wednesday at 11:00 a.m. with Hip No.’s 201 – 598 selling 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.

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 October Sale or OBS website, please call (352) 237-2154.

 

October Yearling Sale begins Tuesday

The Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2021 October Yearling Sale begins Tuesday, October 12th. There are 550 yearlings cataloged for the two-day sale, which gets underway at 1:00 p.m. with 152 horses offered in the Selected session.

The sale continues with an Open session on Wednesday, October 13th, beginning at 11:00 a.m. Hip No.’s 201 – 598 will be offered.

A total of 51 yearlings were supplemented to the sale after the catalog was printed. Seventeen horses (Hip No’s 136 – 152) were added to the Selected session and 34 (Hip No’s 565 – 598) to the Open session. Their catalog pages are available via the OBS website at obssales.com and in printed form at the sales grounds.

OBS will again offer Online Bidding during the October Sale. Buyers will be able to go to the OBS website and register to gain bidding approval, then access the OBS Bidding Screen with their credentials. For complete information on registration and online bidding please go to the OBS website: obs-online-bidding

Walking videos of many of the yearlings may be viewed through the Sortable Master Index on the OBS website. The website’s improved searchable and sortable master index provides links to videos, pedigree and consignor information as well as pedigree updates occurring since the catalog was printed. It has also been updated to allow shortlist creation.

The iPad version of the catalog is available via the equineline Sales Catalog App. The App allows users to download and view the catalog, record notes and also provides innovative search, sort and rating capabilities. For information and downloads visit: http://www.equineline.com/SalesCatalogApp/

The sale will be streamed live via the OBS website as well as the DRF, TDN, BloodHorse and Pastthewire websites. The website now includes a Spanish language section which can be accessed from the home page. The section’s index links to information for consignors and buyers, as well as press releases and important general information.

There are several notable recent updates since the catalog was printed.

  • Hip No. 76, a filly by Mo Town, is out of a half sister to the dam of newly minted stakes winner Lovely Ride, who won the Cathryn Sophia Stakes at Parx on August 24th. walking video
  • Hip No. 214, a filly by Mucho Macho Man, is out of a half sister to Adventuring, winner of the Dueling Grounds Oaks at Kentucky Downs on September 5th.
  • Hip No. 233, a colt by Exaggerator, is out of a half sister to newly minted stakes winner Cynergy’s Star, winner of the Timonium Juvenile Stakes on August 29th.
  • Hip No. 287, a colt by Noble Bird, is a half brother to graded stakes winning OBS graduate Jalen Journey, winner of the Laurel’s Frank J. De Francis Memorial Dash (G3) on September 19th. walking video
  • Hip No. 303, Snapp Daddy, a colt by Free Drop Billy, is out of a half sister to graded stakes placed OBS graduate Bicameral, third in the Del Mar Debutante (G1) on September 25th.
  • Hip No. 309, a filly by Mo Town, is a half sister to unbeaten Jack Christopher, winner of Belmont’s Champagne Stakes (G1) on October 2nd.
  • Hip No. 318, a filly by Tunwoo, is a half sister to OBS October Sale graduate Outfoxed, who added a 9-1/4 length victory in the FTBOA Florida Sire My Dear Girl Stakes to her resume on September 25th. walking video
  • Hip No. 383, a colt by Ami’s Flatter, is a half brother to newly stakes placed OBS October Sale graduate Running Memories, second in Monmouth’s Incredible Revenge Stakes on August 14th.walking video
  • Hip No. 425, a colt by First Dude, is out of a half sister to the dam of recent first time stakes winner Bayou Cat, winner of the To Much Coffee Stakes at Indiana Grand on October 6th.
  • Hip No. 427, a filly by Army Mule, is out of a half sister to newly stakes placed Montebello, second in Saratoga’s Funny Cide Stakes in August and second in Laurel’s Capote Stakes on September 18th.

 

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

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 October Yearling Sale or OBS website, please call (352) 237-2154.

Special Reserve scores in Keeneland’s Phoenix Stakes

Paradise Farms Corp. and David Staudacher’s Special Reserve punched his ticket to the Breeders’ Cup Sprint (G1) in Friday’s $250,000 Stoll Keenon Ogden Phoenix Stakes (G2) at Keeneland, pressing the pace, taking charge after turning for home and holding off a strong late run to score by a head. It’s the third stakes win for the 5-year-old son of Midshipman, trained by Mike Maker, now 22-8-2-7 with $638,647 in earnings. Consigned by Top Line Sales LLC, Agent, to the 2018 OBS March Sale, he breezed an Under Tack quarter in :21 2/5 before he was sold for $140,000. watch his under tack video:

Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners and Gary Barber’s God of Love, off to a troubled start in the $251,200 Cup and Saucer Stakes on Sunday at Woodbine, rallied on the outside in the turn and down the stretch, took command a sixteenth from home and scored by a length and three quarters. Unplaced in his September debut for trainer Mark Casse, the 2-year-old by Cupid is now 2-1-0-0 and has earned $120,586. Consigned to the 2021 OBS March Sale by Golden Thoroughbreds Training and Sales, he was purchased for $100,000 after breezing an eighth in :10 flat at the Under Tack Show. watch his under tack video     Spring Sale walking video

Medina Spirit romps in Santa Anita’s Awesome Again Stakes

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Zedan Racing Stables Inc.’s Medina Spirit is on his way to the Breeders’ Cup Classic (G1) after going straight to the lead in Santa Anita’s $301,500 Awesome Again Stakes (G1), turning back a challenge on the turn for home then drawing away in the stretch to score by five lengths. It was the first test against older horses for the Kentucky Derby (G1) winning 3-year-old Florida-bred colt by Protonico, trained by Bob Baffert, now 9-5-3-1 with four stakes wins and earnings of $2,525,200.  A two-time OBS graduate, he was sold for $1,000 as a yearling by Summerfield (Francis & Barbara Vanlangendonck), Agent, on behalf of breeder Gail Rice at the 2019 Winter Mixed Sale, then purchased for $35,000 out of the Whitman Sales consignment at the 2020 June Sale by Gary Young on behalf of Zedan Racing Stables after he breezed three eighths in :33 flat at the Under Tack Show. under tack video:

 

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Lawrence Goichman’s Myhartblongstodady led early in Friday’s $125,000 John Hettinger Stakes at Belmont, was headed on the backstretch, took the lead back a furlong out and scored by three quarters of a length. It’s the third stakes victory for the 6-year-old mare by Scat Daddy, trained by Jorge Abreu, now 15-6-3-3 with $442,966 in earnings. Consigned to the 2017 OBS Spring Sale by Niall Brennan Stables, Agent, she went through the ring after working an Under Tack eighth in :10 flat. watch her under tack video 

Winning Stables, Inc.’s Xy Speed stalked the pace in Saturday’s $100,000 Laurel Dash Stakes, took charge after turning for home, opened daylight in the stretch and held off a late challenge and was best by a neck. It’s the first stakes win for the 5-year-old son of First Samurai, purchased for $125,000 out of the All Dreams Equine consignment at the 2018 OBS March Sale after turning in an Under Tack eighth in :10 flat. Trained by Gerald S. Bennett, he’s now 18-8-2-1 and has earned $228,690 to date. watch his under tack video

Corniche takes Santa Anita’s American Pharoah Stakes

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Speedway Stables LLC’s Corniche punched his ticket to the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile (G1) with a frontrunning victory in Friday’s $301,000 American Pharoah Stakes (G1) at Santa Anita. The 2021 OBS Spring Sale topper took the lead at the start and never looked back, shrugging off a challenge on the turn then drawing away down the stretch to a 3-1/4 length score. A winner at first asking at Del Mar, the 2-year-old colt by Quality Road, trained by Bob Baffert, is now two for two and has earned $222,000. Consigned to the Spring Sale by de Meric Sales, Agent, he turned in an Under Tack eighth in :10 flat and was purchased for $1,500,000 by Speedway Stables. watch his under tack video     Spring Sale walking video

October Supplemental catalog now online

The Supplemental Catalog for the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2021 October Yearling Sale is now available via the OBS website at obssales.com and available in printed form on the OBS sales grounds. The two-day sale is set for Tuesday and Wednesday, October 12th and 13th.

Seventeen Selected Yearlings have been supplemented and will sell as Hip No.’s 136 – 152. Thirty-two horses have been added to the Open Yearling Sale, selling as Hip No.’s 565 – 596.

The Selected Yearling Sale begins Tuesday, October 12th at 1:00 p.m. with Hip No.’s 1 – 152 offered for sale. The Open Yearling Sale, now cataloged as Hip No.’s 201 – 596, is set for Wednesday, October 13th and will begin at 11:00 a.m.

OBS will again offer Online Bidding during the October Sale. Buyers will be able to go to the OBS website and register to gain bidding approval, then access the OBS Bidding Screen with their credentials. For complete information on registration and online bidding please go to the OBS website: obs-online-bidding

The Supplemental catalog boasts an impressive roster of sires not represented in the original October catalog. Empire Maker heads the list which includes Ghostzapper, Honor Code, Liam’s Map, Mo Tom, Twirling Candy, Uncle Mo and Union Rags.

Classic winner Always Dreaming is represented in the Supplemental as well as in the original catalog, as are Bolt d’Oro, Good Magic, Good Samaritan, Hard Spun, Mendelssohn, Tapwrit and Violence.

OBS October Yearling graduates have been busy since publication of the original catalog.

Exline-Border Racing LLC, SAF Racing and Richard Hausman’s Lady Mystify added her name to the long list of graded stakes winning October Yearling graduates last Saturday with a three length victory in the $200,000 Remington Park Oaks (G3). It was the first stakes score for the 3-year-old daughter of Bernardini, trained by Peter Eurton, leaving her with a 6-3-1-1 record and $217,520 in earnings. She’s a two-time OBS graduate, sold by Summerfield (Francis & Barbara Vanlangendonck), Agent, at the 2019 October Selected Yearling Sale, then sold to Marette Farrell, Agent for Exline-Border Racing, for $325,000 by Niall Brennan Stables, Agent, at the 2020 Spring Sale after breezing an eighth in :10 1/5 at the Under Tack Show. watch her under tack video   Spring Sale walking video   Selected Yearling Sale walking video

LNJ Foxwoods’ Outfoxed, who broke her maiden in Gulfstream’s FTBOA Florida Sire Susan’s Girl Stakes in August, returned to Hallandale this past Saturday and romped to a 9-1/4 length victory in the $400,000 FTBOA Florida Sire My Dear Girl Stakes. The 2-year-old Florida-bred filly by Valiant Minister, is also a two-time OBS graduate. Sold first by Abbie Road Farm at the 2020 October Yearling Sale, she sped an Under Tack quarter in :20 4/5 at the 2021 Spring Sale and was purchased for $360,000 out of the Coastal Equine consignment. Now 3-2-0-1 for trainer Bill Mott, she has earned $372,000 to date. watch her under tack video   
Spring Sale walking video   Yearling Sale walking video

Monarch Stables Inc.’s Last Leaf led an OBS sweep of Saturday’s $75,000 Hollywood Beach Stakes, beating Nerve (April ’21) by a head, with Barone Casco (April ’21, October ’20) settling for third. It was the stakes debut for the 3-year-old daughter of Not This Time, trained by Ron Spatz, now 5-3-1-0 with $107,490 in earnings. The two-time OBS graduate was sold by Sharon Biamonte, Agent, at the 2020 Winter Mixed Sale and then purchased for $23,500 out of the Kaizen Sales consignment at the 2020 October Sale. Selected Yearling Sale walking video

On September 18th, Full of Run Racing, LLC and Madaket Stables LLC’s Dreamalildreamofu won the $100,000 Twixt Stakes at Laurel, the second stakes win for the 4-year-old graded stakes placed daughter of Commissioner. She’s a two-time OBS graduate, sold first at the 2018 October Selected Yearling Sale, then purchased for $65,000 out of the Advanced Thoroughbreds consignment at the 2019 June Sale after breezing an eighth in :10 flat at the Under Tack Show. Now 12-5-2-3 for trainer Brad Cox, she has earned $289,403. watch her under tack video  Selected Yearling Sale walking video

The Sale will be streamed live via the OBS website as well as the DRF, TDN, Blood Horse and Pastthewire websites.

The online catalog’s main page contains a link to a sortable master index providing searchable pedigree and consignor information as well as access to pedigree updates occurring since the catalog was printed.

The sortable master index has advanced search and filter capability and allows shortlist creation. A link to instructions for using these features can be found in the index header and a step by step tutorial is available in the index as well.

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Bella Sofia scores in Belmont’s Gallant Bloom Handicap

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Michael Imperio, Medallion Racing, Sofia Soares, Vincent S. Scuderi and Parkland Thoroughbreds’ Bella Sofia took the lead at the start of Belmont’s $232,500 Gallant Bloom Handicap (G2) and never looked back, pulling away down the stretch to a 3-1/2 length victory over fellow OBS graduate Lady Rocket (April ’19, October ’18). Rudy Rodriguez trains the 3-year-old filly by Awesome Patriot, who has posted three stakes wins, compiled a 5-4-1-0 record and earned $542,600. She was purchased for $20,000 out of the Grassroots Training & Sales consignment by Sallusto & Albina, Agent, at the 2020 OBS June Sale after breezing an Under Tack eighth in :10 2/5. watch her under tack video

A pair of October Yearling Sale graduates scored stakes wins on Saturday at Gulfstream Park.

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LNJ Foxwoods’ Outfoxed was held off the pace in the early going of the $400,000 FTBOA Florida Sire My Dear Girl Stakes, swung outside and swept to the lead with a rush on the turn then drew off down the stretch and scored by 9-1/4 lengths. Fellow OBS graduate My Sassenach (April ’21) settled for third. That’s two straight stakes wins for the 2-year-old Florida-bred filly by Valiant Minister, a two-time OBS graduate. Sold first by Abbie Road Farm at the 2020 October Yearling Sale, she sped an Under Tack quarter in :20 4/5 at the 2021 Spring Sale and was purchased for $360,000 out of the Coastal Equine consignment. Now 3-2-0-1 for trainer Bill Mott, she has earned $372,000 to date. watch her under tack video   Spring Sale walking video

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Monarch Stables Inc.’s Last Leaf led a 1-2-3 OBS sweep of the $75,000 Hollywood Beach Stakes, tracking pacesetting Nerve (April ’21) around the turn, reaching even terms a furlong from home and proving best by a head at the wire. Barone Casco (April ’21, October ’20) checked in third. It was the stakes debut for the 3-year-old daughter of Not This Time, trained by Ron Spatz, now 5-3-1-0 with $107,490 in earnings. The two-time OBS graduate was sold by Sharon Biamonte, Agent, at the 2020 Winter Mixed Sale and then purchased for $23,500 out of the Kaizen Sales consignment at the 2020 Fall Mixed Sale. Selected Yearling Sale walking video

Exline-Border Racing LLC, SAF Racing and Richard Hausman’s Lady Mystify stalked the early leaders in Saturday’s $200,000 Remington Park Oaks (G3), moved up to take charge in mid-stretch and drew off late to a three length victory. It’s the first stakes score for the 3-year-old daughter of Bernardini, trained by Peter Eurton, leaving her with a 6-3-1-1 record and $217,520 in earnings. She’s a two-time OBS graduate, sold by Summerfield (Francis & Barbara Vanlangendonck), Agent, at the 2019 October Selected Yearling Sale, then sold to Marette Farrell, Agent for Exline-Border Racing, for $325,000 by Niall Brennan Stables, Agent, at the 2020 Spring Sale after breezing an eighth in :10 1/5 at the Under Tack Show. watch her under tack video   Spring Sale walking video

Iris Smith Stable, LLC’s Shipsational pressed the pace in Sunday’s $139,500 Bertram F. Bongard Stakes at Belmont, rallied to take command at the eighth pole and eased away late to win by two lengths, with fellow OBS graduate Surprise Boss (March ’21) finishing third. It’s the first stakes victory for the 2-year-old colt by Midshipman, who turned in an Under Tack quarter in :20 4/5 at the 2021 OBS March Sale and was purchased for $210,000 out of the Wavertree Stables consignment. Now 3-2-0-0 for trainer Edward R. Barker, he has earned $141,250. watch his under tack video   March Sale walking video

SAB Stable Inc.’s Everett’s Song was four wide and off the early pace in Saturday’s $275,000 Harrods Creek Stakes at Churchill Downs, came after the leaders from the outside in the lane, reached the lead a sixteenth from home and scored by 2-3/4 lengths over fellow OBS graduate He’smyhoneybadger (March ’20). It’s the first stakes victory for the 3-year-old son of Liam’s Map, purchased for $20,000 out of the Grassroots Training & Sales consignment at the 2020 OBS Spring Sale after breezing an eighth in :10 2/5 at the Under Tack Show. Trained by Dale Bennett, he’s now 4-3-1-0 and has earned $226,525. watch his under tack video   Spring Sale walking video

Poindexter Thoroughbreds LLC’s Bossy Moment picked up her first stakes victory in the $102,250 Iowa Breeders’ Oaks on Saturday at Prairie Meadows. The 3-year-old daughter of Street Boss, trained by Lynn Chleborad, was up close early, took charge on the turn and drew off down the stretch to win by 6-3/4 lengths. Now 14-4-2-4, she has earned $178,260 to date. Consigned to the 2020 OBS March Sale by S G V Thoroughbreds LLC (Steven Venosa), Agent, she was sold for $50,000 after turning in an Under Tack eighth in :10 3/5. watch her under tack video

Spring Sale grad by Frankel impressive in debut at Chantilly

Jean-Pierre Joseph Dubois, Jean-Etienne Dubois, Ecurie Hunter Valley, Haras d’Etreham, Ecurie Billon, Ecurie Elag, Fabrice Chappet & Hubert Guy’s Onesto turned in a spectacular debut at Chantilly on Friday, turning last into the final straight and blowing past the field to score by 2-1/2 lengths for trainer Fabrice Chappet. The 2-year-old colt by Frankel, consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, to the 2021 OBS Spring Sale, breezed an Under Tack eighth in :10 flat before being purchased for $535,000 by Hubert Guy Bloodstock. watch his under tack video     Spring Sale walking video  video of the race

Hidden Connection romps in Churchill’s Pocahontas Stakes

Hidden Brook Farm and Black Type Thoroughbreds’ Hidden Connection is two for two and a graded stakes winner. She was up close early in Saturday’s $299,700 Pocahontas Stakes (G3) at Churchill Downs, took charge on the turn then drew away down the stretch to a 9-1/4 length victory. The 2-year-old daughter of Connect is a two-time OBS graduate, going through the ring at the 2021 Spring Sale, then purchased for $85,000 out of the Coastal Equine consignment at the 2021 June Sale after breezing an Under Tack quarter in :21 2/5. Trained by Bret Calhoun, she has earned $207,525 to date. watch her under tack video     June Sale walking video

OBS graduates posted a trio of stakes wins on Saturday at Laurel.

Rockingham Ranch and David A Bernsen LLC’S Jalen Journey was awarded victory in the $200,000 Frank J. De Francis Memorial Dash Stakes (G3) when interfered with in the final sixteenth. It’s the first stakes win for the graded stakes placed 6-year-old Florida-bred son of With Distinction, trained by Steve Asmussen, now 16-8-2-1 with earnings of $503,674. He was sold for $14,000 by Kim Harrison (Top Speed Farm), Agent, at the 2016 OBS August Yearling Sale.

Full of Run Racing, LLC and Madaket Stables LLC’s Dreamalildreamofu tracked the leader in the $100,000 Twixt Stakes, wore her down in the stretch and was up late to score by a head. Fellow OBS graduate Josie (March ’19) checked in third. It’s the second stakes win for the 4-year-old graded stakes placed daughter of Commissioner, a two-time OBS graduate, sold first at the 2018 October Selected Yearling Sale, then purchased for $65,000 out of the Advanced Thoroughbreds consignment at the 2019 June Sale after breezing an eighth in :10 flat at the Under Tack Show. Now 12-5-2-3 for trainer Brad Cox, she has earned $289,403. watch her under tack video

Team Hanley’s Captain Bombastic moved up on the rail, took the lead going to the turn in the $100,000 Polynesian Stakes and was never headed, hanging on gamely to score by a length. Fellow OBS graduate Phat Man (March ’16) rallied to finish third and was placed second via disqualification. It’s the fourth stakes win for the 4-year-old Forty Tales colt, trained by Steve Asmussen, now 14-5-2-2 with earnings of $486,800. Consigned to the 2019 OBS March Sale by Sequel Bloodstock, Agent for Chester & Mary Broman, he was sold for $80,000 after breezing an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5. watch his under tack video

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Gentry Farms’ (A.P. Gentry) Eldon’s Prince scored his second straight stakes victory on Saturday at Gulfstream, relaxing off the pace in the early going, then turning in a strong stretch drive to prove best by a head in the $75,000 Armed Forces Stakes. Now 3-2-1-0 for trainer Saffie Joseph, Jr., he has earned $99,675. The 2-year-old colt by Cairo Prince breezed an Under Tack quarter in :21 flat at the 2021 OBS Spring Sale and was purchased for $280,000 out of the Eddie Woods consignment. watch his under tack video     Spring Sale walking video

 

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KAM Racing Stables’ Manhattan Up took Sunday’s $100,000 Los Alamitos Special Stakes, coming from just off the pace and easing away late to win by a length and a half, with fellow OBS graduate Bold Endeavor (April ’18) settling for third.   It’s the first stakes score for the 5-year-old graded stakes placed son of Street Boss, purchased for $52,000 out of the Grassroots Training & sales consignment at the 2018 OBS Spring Sale after turning in an Under Tack eighth in :10 3/5. Trained by Jonathan Wong, he has compiled a 22-4-4-3 career record and earned $246,467. watch his under tack video

 

D. J. Stable LLC’s Diamond City picked a nice spot to break his maiden, taking charge of Woodbine’s $130,750 Ontario Racing Stakes a furlong out and winning by a length and three quarters. Third in his first two starts, the 2-year-old colt by Shackleford, trained by Mark Casse, has earned $71,341. Consigned to the 2021 OBS Spring Sale by Six K’s Training & Sales LLC, Agent, he was sold for $290,000 after speeding an Under Tack quarter in :21 flat. watch his under tack video    Spring Sale walking video

 

Bay Storm best in Belmont’s Christiecat Stakes

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Bridlewood Farm’s Bay Storm went straight to the front in Friday’s $100,000 Christiecat Stakes on the turf at Belmont, set the pace into the stretch, opened daylight a furlong from home and scored by three lengths. Fellow OBS graduate Tuscan Queen (April ’20) checked in third.  It’s the first stakes win for the 3-year-old daughter of Kantharos, trained by Jonathan Thomas, now 4-2-0-1 with $110,680 in earnings. At the 2020 OBS Spring Sale, she turned in an Under Tack quarter in :20 4/5 and was purchased for $400,000 out of the Woodford Thoroughbreds consignment. watch her under tack video     Spring Sale walking video

Starship Bonita leads 1-2-3 OBS sweep of Gulfstream’s Sheer Drama Stakes

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Starship Stables and Steven Dwoskin’s Starship Bonita, last of seven in the early going of Saturday’s $100,000 Sheer Drama Stakes at Gulfstream Park, moved up on the turn, came out for the drive, caught stablemate and fellow OBS graduate Starship Nala (January ’17) a sixteenth out and beat her by three quarters of a length. Thissmytime (April ’19) completed the OBS grad trifecta. It’s the fourth stakes win for the 6-year-old Florida-bred daughter of Gone Astray, winner of the Sheer Drama at three and now 20-4-3-3 for trainer Steve Dwoskin with $577,237 in earnings. The two-time OBS graduate was sold by The Acorn LLC, Agent, at the 2016 Selected Yearling Sale and then purchased for $72,000 out of the Whitman Sales consignment at the 2017 March Sale after breezing an Under Tack eighth in :10 flat. watch her under tack video    Selected Sale conformation photo

Terry Hamilton, Brian A. Lynch and Gary Baber’s Tobys Heart saved ground off the pace in Sunday’s $487,950 Music City Stakes, rallied on the rail to take command after straightening away in the stretch and drew off late to score by 2-3/4 lengths. Fellow OBS graduate Risky Reward (April ’20) settled for third. That’s three stakes wins for the graded stakes placed 3-year-old daughter of OBS graduate Jack Milton, consigned by Bold Arrow Thoroughbreds to the 2020 OBS March Sale, and sold for $45,000 after turning in an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5. Trained by Brian Lynch, she’s now 8-4-1-1 and has earned $494,750. watch her under tack video

Snapper Sinclair scores in Kentucky Downs’ TVG Stakes

Bloom Racing Stable LLC’s Snapper Sinclair took the lead at the start of Wednesday’s $400,000 TVG Stakes at Kentucky Downs and was never headed en route to victory by three quarters of a length. It’s the third stakes win for the 6-year-old son of City Zip, purchased for $180,000 out of the Randy Miles consignment at the 2017 OBS April Sale after breezing an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5. Trained by Steve Asmussen, he’s compiled a 33-7-8-4 career record with $1,793,340 in earnings. under tack video:

 

The 2021 October Yearling Sale

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Selected Yearlings
Hips  1 – 152
Supplement Hips 136 – 152

Tuesday October 12  1:00 PM

Open Yearlings
Hips  201 – 598
Supplement Hips 565 – 598

Wednesday October 13 11:00 AM

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Tuesday October 12 (1 – 152) Wednesday, October 13 (201- 598)
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