Midnight Bisou scores in Monmouth’s Molly Pitcher Stakes

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Bloom Racing Stable, Madaket Stables LLC and Allen Racing LLC’s Midnight Bisou continued her march toward a title with a victory in Saturday’s $147,000 Molly Pitcher Stakes (G3) at Monmouth Park. The 4-year-old daughter of Midnight Lute, trained by Steve Asmussen, is five for five this year, all in graded stakes company. After saving ground early, she slipped through on the rail in the final furlong and eased away to score by a measured length. That’s her tenth graded stakes victory, and it leaves her with a 16-10-3-3 career record and $2,870,000 in earnings. After breezing an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5, she was purchased by Jeffrey Bloom for $80,000 out of the Woodford Thoroughbreds consignment at the 2017 April Sale. watch her under tack video

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Imaginary Stables and Glenn Ellis’ War Story pressed the pace early in Saturday’s $200,000 Monmouth Cup Stakes (G3), fought back when headed in the stretch and won by a head. It’s the fourth stakes victory for the 7-year-old gelding by Northern Afleet, consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, to the 2014 OBS March Sale, where he turned in an eighth in :10 4/5 at the Under Tack Show. Trained by Jorge Navarro, he’s now 35-7-6-5 and has earned $2,885,305 to date. watch his under tack video

 

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Lucky Man Racing LLC’s Justaholic sat just off the pace in Monmouth’s $78,000 Wolf Hill Stakes on Saturday, collared the leaders in the stretch and wore them down late to win by a length. It’s the second straight win and first stakes score for the 4-year-old son of Justin Phillip, trained by Thomas A. Clark, now 8-4-2-1 with $139,000 in earnings. He was purchased for $40,000 out of the Wavertree Stables consignment at the 2017 OBS April Sale after breezing an eighth in :10 flat at the Under Tack Show. watch his under tack video

 

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Altamira Racing Stable and Slam Dunk Racing’s Painting Corners stalked the early leader of Del Mar’s $116,504 Daisycutter Stakes on Saturday, took over in the stretch and eased away late to score by three quarters of a length. It’s the second stakes win this year for the 5-year-old Florida-bred graded stakes placed daughter of Pleasant Strike, trained by Peter Miller, now 20-7-2-4 with $319,338 in earnings. She was purchased for $40,000 out of the Woodside Ranch consignment at the 2016 April Sale after working an eighth in :10 1/5 at the Under Tack Show. watch her under tack video

West Point Thoroughbreds’ Seven Trumpets pressed the pace in Sunday’s $76,000 Good Lord Stakes at Ellis Park, took command in the lane and held off a late charge to win by three quarters of a length. It’s the first stakes win for the 4-year-old graded stakes placed colt by Morning Line, now 14-4-3-1 with $446,945 in earnings for trainer Dale Romans.  He breezed an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5 before he was purchased for $205,000 out of the Randy Miles consignment at the 2017 OBS April Sale. watch his under tack video

Charles Hovitz’s Vangilder stepped into stakes company for the first time in Saturday’s $70,000 Charles Taylor Derby at Albuquerque, circled seven wide to reach contention in the stretch and was up in the final yards to win by three quarters of a length. The 3-year-old Florida-bred colt by Paynter, consigned to the 2018 OBS March Sale by Best A Luck Farm, Agent, breezed an Under Tack eighth in :10 2/5 before he was sold for $30,000. Trained by Steve Asmussen, he’s now 8-3-1-0 and has earned $97,262 to date. watch his under tack video

OBS grads cap big week at Saratoga with one-two finish in Stillwater Stakes

Saratoga is always a showcase for 2-year-olds and OBS graduates are off to a strong start at the 2019 meeting.

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Gold Square LLC’s My Italian Rabbi is two for two and a stakes winner after chasing fellow OBS graduate Fierce Lady (March ’19) from the start of Thursday’s $100,000 Stillwater Stakes at Saratoga, battling her down the stretch and beating her by a nose in the last jump. The 2-year-old daughter of Competitive Edge, trained by Jeremiah Englehart, has earned $89,100 to date. She was purchased for $60,000 out of the Summerfield consignment at the 2018 OBS Winter Mixed Sale.

 

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An hour later, Reeves Thoroughbred Racing, Peter Searles and Patty Searles’ City Man came from off the pace, swung wide for the drive, took over in deep stretch and drew away late to take a $78,000 Maiden Special Weight test by three lengths. It was the first start for the 2-year-old colt by Mucho Macho Man, who turned in an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5 before he was sold to Reeves Thoroughbreds for $185,000 by Off the Hook LLC, Agent, at the 2019 April Sale. Trained by Christophe Clement, the win was worth $42,900. watch his under tack video

 

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On Wednesday, Carl R. Moore’s Just Fly, with two starts under her belt at Churchill Downs, put the experience to good use in a $75,000 Maiden Special Weight dash, taking charge on the turn and drawing away in the stretch to score by 4-3/4 lengths. The 2-year-old daughter of Justin Phillip, trained by Joe Sharp, has earned $52,935. Consigned to the 2019 March Sale by Stephens Thoroughbreds LLC, Agent, she was sold for $40,000 after working an Under Tack eighth in :10 flat. watch her under tack video

 

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Later that afternoon, trainer Mark Casse unveiled Gary Barber’s Violent Point, who went to the lead at the start of a $78,000 Maiden Special Weight test and never looked back, scoring by six lengths in her first trip to the post. The win was worth $42,900 to the 2-year-old daughter of Violence, sold for $65,000 by Summerfield (Francis & Barbara Vanlangendonck), Agent, at the 2018 Winter Mixed Sale.

 

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Shea D. Boy’s Stable’s Bank On Shea got the ball rolling in his debut last Sunday, saving ground early, coming out for the drive, making the lead late and easing away to a three quarter length victory in a $78,000 Maiden Special test. The 2-year-old Central Banker colt breezed and Under Tack eighth in :10 flat before he was purchased for $110,000 out of the Niall Brennan Stables consignment at the 2019 April Sale. Trained by Jason Servis, the win was worth $42,900. watch his under tack video

 

Pamina wins Woodbine’s Ontario Matron Stakes

Augustin Stable’s Pamina rated nicely in the early going of Saturday’s $151,200 Ontario Matron Stakes (G3) at Woodbine, circled horses to reach contention in the lane, opened daylight a furlong from home and held off a late charge to win by a head. It’s the first stakes win for the 4-year-old daughter of Street Cry (IRE), who turned in an Under Tack eighth in :10 flat before she was purchased for $330,000 out of the Halcyon Hammock Farm consignment at the 2017 OBS March Sale. Now 10-4-3-0 for trainer Michael Dickinson, she has earned $189,271 to date. watch her under tack video

Gelfenstein Farm, Albert Crawford & Michelle Crawford’s Archidust stepped into stakes company for the first time in the $78,000 My Frenchman Stakes on Sunday at Monmouth, charged from off the pace to take command in the stretch and drew away late to score by 2-3/4 lengths over fellow OBS graduate Credit Swap (April ’18). Trained by Jorge Navarro, the 3-year-old colt by Verrazano is now 7-3-1-1 and has earned $107,800. Consigned by Whitman Sales LLC, Agent, to the 2018 OBS March Sale, he breezed an eighth in :10 flat at the Under Tack Show before he was sold to Juan Pacanins, Agent, for $300,000. watch his under tack video

Merriebelle Stable LLC’s Viva Vegas picked up her first stakes victory in the $100,000 Indiana General Assembly Distaff Stakes on Saturday at Indiana Grand, swinging wide for the drive after saving ground early, taking over in the stretch and easing away to a two length win. The graded stakes placed 5-year-old mare by The Factor was sold for $190,000 by Kim Harrison (Top Speed Farm), Agent, at the 2015 OBS Winter Mixed Sales. Trained by Ignacio Correas, IV, she’s now 25-4-6-3 and has earned $243,585 to date.

Mens Grille Racing’s Ghoul’s Night Out tracked the early leaders in Sunday’s $75,000 Jameela Stakes at Laurel, closed steadily when set down for the drive and was up in the final yards to score by a neck. It’s the first stakes win for the 5-year-old daughter of Ghostzapper, trained by Hamilton Smith, leaving her with a 23-5-7-3 career record and earnings of $238,481. After working an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5, she was purchased by Patrice Miller, EQB, Inc., Agent, for $150,000 out of the Randy Miles consignment at the 2016 OBS April Sale. watch her under tack video

Mark Norman and Normand Stables LLC’s Shes Our Fastest sat just off the pace in the $50,000 Valor Farm Stakes at Lone Star Park on Sunday, wore down the leaders in the drive and scored by three quarters of a length. That’s four stakes wins for the 4-year-old daughter of Oratory, who sped a quarter in :21 flat at the 2017 OBS June Sale Under Tack Show prior to being purchased for $50,000 out of the Stephens Thoroughbreds consignment. Now 19-6-5-3 for trainer Scott Gelner, she has earned $238,110. watch her under tack video

 

Stirling Drive leads OBS sweep of Gulfstream’s Not Surprising Stakes

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N. T. S. Stable, Inc’s Stirling Drive led a 1-2-3 OBS April sweep of Saturday’s $100,000 Not Surprising Stakes at Gulfstream, tracking the lead early, taking command in the stretch and holding off a late charge by Art G Is Back (April ’18) by a neck, with Forever Mo (April ’18) a  nose back in third. It’s the second stakes win for 3-year-old Florida-bred colt by Verrazano, purchased for $75,000 out of the Off the Hook consignment at the 2018 April Sale after breezing an eighth in :10 flat. Now 14-3-0-2 for trainer Milton Wolfson, he has earned $182,740 to date. watch his under tack video

OBS grads picked up a pair of stakes wins at Prairie Meadows on Saturday night.

In the $65,000 Cyclones Handicap, Claim To Fame Stable’s Net Gain came from last of six, circled horses into the stretch and ran past the leaders late to score by a length. It’s the second straight win and fouth stakes victory for the 7-year-old son of Include, trained by Clinton C. Stuart, now 46-8-7-10 with earnings of $478,256. He turned in an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5 before he was purchased for $325,000 out of the Scanlon Training Center consignment at the 2014 OBS April Sale. watch his under tack video

Half an hour later, Doubledown Stables, Inc.’s Shanghai Tariff pressed the pace in the $100,000 Saylorville Stakes, took command on the turn, opened a big lead in the stretch and cruised home a winner by 2-1/2 lengths. It’s the first stakes win for the 4-year-old filly by Shanghai Bobby, who breezed an Under Tack eighth in:10 1/5 before she was sold for $100,000 by RiceHorse Stables (Brandon & Ali Rice), Agent, at the 2017 OBS March Sale. Trained by Jim DiVito, she’s now 17-5-5-2 and has earned $327,845. watch her under tack video

Henley’s Joy scores in the Belmont Derby Invitational

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Bloom Racing Stable LLC’s Henley’s Joy had the leaders in his sights on the backstretch of Saturday’s $1,000,000 Belmont Derby Invitational Stakes (G1), came off the hedge to challenge turning for home, took the lead in the final sixteenth and eased away to a three quarter length victory. It’s the first graded stakes win for the 3-year-old colt by Kitten’s Joy, closing in on a million with earnings of $953,160 for trainer Mike Maker and sporting an 11-4-3-0 career record. He breezed an Under Tack eighth in :10 3/5 before he was purchased for $50,000 out of the Cary Frommer consignment at the 2018 April Sale. watch his under tack video

 

Take Command takes Gulfstream’s Carry Back Stakes

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Tropic Lightning Racing LLC’s Take Command moved to the leaders with a rush nearing the head of the stretch in Saturday’s $75,000 Carry Back Stakes at Gulfstream, took charge in the final furlong and drew away late to a four length victory. It’s the first stakes win for the 3-year-old Florida-bred colt by Field Commission, trained by Teresa Pompay, now 7-3-0-1 with $119,738 in earnings. Consigned by Kim Harrison (Top Speed Farm) to the 2017 OBS Winter Mixed Sale, he was sold to Tropic Lightning Racing for $12,000.

Tae In Lee’s Dolkong was far back turning for home in Sunday’s $519,504 Mayor’s Cup Stakes at Busan in Korea, but closed steadily down the middle of the track, took the lead in deep stretch and scored by three quarters of a length. It’s the second stakes win for the 5-year-old graded stakes placed son of Afleet Alex, purchased for $35,000 out of the Mayberry Farm consignment at the 2016 OBS April Sale after turning in an Under Tack eighth in :10 4/5. Trained by Simon Foster, he’s now 18-8-3-2 and has earned over $1.4-million.  watch his under tack video       video of the race

2019 October Open Sale of Yearlings Consignor Contract

Consignors now have the option of online entries to all

OBS auctions. 

Click here to make online entries for the 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.

Consignor’s Authorized Agent Form

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Nomination/Entry Forms

Links to Nomination Forms for upcoming sales are available below.

Open Sale of Yearlings 
Consignor Contract
Entry Deadline: August 2, 2019
Sale Date: October 9 – 10, 2019

 

 

Selected Sale of Yearlings 
Nomination Form
Nomination Deadline: June 3, 2019
Sale Date: October 8, 2019

 

 

June Two-Year-Olds
& Horses of Racing Age
Consignor Contract
Entry Deadline: April 5, 2019
Sale Date: June  12-14, 2019
Under Tack: June 6-9, 2019

 

Spring Sale of
Two Year Olds in Training
Consignor Contract
Entry Deadline: February 1, 2019

Sale Date: April 23-26, 2019
Under Tack: April 15-20, 2019

 

March Sale of
Two Year Olds in Training
Consignor Contract
Entry Deadline: December 3, 2018
Sale Date: March 12-13, 2019
Under Tack: March 8-10, 2019

 

Winter Mixed Sale
Including Horses of Racing Age Section
Consignor Contracts
Entry Deadline: November 16, 2018
Extended Deadline for Horses of Racing Age
Sale Date: January 29 – 30, 2019

 

Open Sale of Yearlings 
Consignor Contract
Entry Deadline: August 1, 2018
Sale Date: October 10 – 11, 2018

 

 

Selected Sale of Yearlings 
Nomination Form
Entry Deadline: June 1, 2018
Sale Date: October 9, 2018

 

 

June Two-Year-Olds
& Horses of Racing Age
Consignor Contract
Entry Deadline: April 3, 2018
Sale Date: June  12-14, 2018
Under Tack: June 4-9, 2018

 

Spring Sale of
Two Year Olds in Training
Consignor Contract
Entry Deadline: February 2, 2018
Sale Date: April 24-27, 2018
Under Tack: April 16-21, 2018

 

March Sale of
Two Year Olds in Training
Consignor Contract
Entry Deadline: December 1, 2017
Sale Date: March 13-14, 2018
Under Tack: March 8-10, 2018

 

Winter Mixed Sale
Including Horses of Racing Age Section
Consignor Contracts
Entry Deadline: November 10, 2017
Extended Deadline for Horses of Racing Age
Sale Date: January 24 – 25, 2018

 

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June grad Seeking the Soul scores in Churchill’s Stephen Foster

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After saving ground early, Charles Fipke’s Seeking the Soul swung outside for the drive in Saturday’s $600,000 Stephen Foster Stakes (G2) at Churchill Downs, closed steadily down the stretch and was up in the final yards to score by a neck. It’s the third graded stakes win for the 6-year-old son of Perfect Soul (IRE), who earned a start in the Breeders’ Cup Classic (G1), improved his career record to 27-7-6-1, and increased his earnings to $3,335,802. He was consigned by McKathan Bros., Agent, to the 2015 OBS June Sale, where he went through the ring after turning in an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5. watch his under tack video

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Michael Lund Petersen’s Mucho Gusto tracked the leaders on the outside in Sunday’s $100,351 Affirmed Stakes (G3) at Santa Anita, took command turning for home, opened a daylight lead in the stretch and cruised home a winner by 2-1/4 lengths. It’s the second straight graded stakes win for the the 3-year-old colt by Mucho Macho Man, consigned by Kirkwood Stables, Agent, to the 2018 OBS March Sale, where he went through the ring after working an eighth in :10 flat at the Under Tack Show. Now 7-5-1-1 for trainer Bob Baffert, he has earned $430,800 to date. watch his under tack video

 

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Next Wave Racing, BG Stables and Dario Bernardi’s Supercommittee moved to take charge on the turn in Saturday’s $100,000 Ginger Punch Stakes at Gulfstream, turned for home in front, then drew away down the stretch and scored by five lengths. Fellow OBS graduate Passion Plus (August ’16) checked in third. It’s the first stakes victory for the 4-year-old Florida-bred filly by The Factor, purchased for $80,000 out of the Journeyman Bloodstock consignment at the 2016 OBS August Selected Yearling Sale. Trained by Robert Falcone, Jr. she’s now 13-4-3-3 and has earned $207,549. Selected Sale conformation photo

Goldmart Farms and Royal Laser Racing’s Kingsport came from off the pace to reach the leaders a furlong from home in Saturday’s $100,000 Steady Growth Stakes at Woodbine, put his head in front and held on gamely from there to win by a neck. That’s ten stakes wins for the 7-year-old son of Milwaukee Brew, who breezed an Under Tack eighth in :10 2/5 before he was purchased for $45,000 out of the RiceHorse Stables consignment at the 2014 OBS June Sale. Now 32-12-7-3 for trainer Sid Attard, he has earned $740,963 to date. watch his under tack video

Larry Pratt and Dave Alden’s Doctor Mounty moved to the outside on the turn in Laurel’s $100,000 Prince George’s County Stakes on Sunday, surged to the lead with a rush nearing the wire and scored going away by a length. It’s the third stakes win for the 5-year-old graded stakes winning son of Street Sense, purchased for $170,000 out of the Niall Brennan Stables consignment at the 2015 OBS June Sale after turning in an Under Tack eighth in :10 3/5. Trained by Shug McGaughey, he’s now 29-6-8-4 and has earned $499,920.  watch his under tack video

Michael Dubb, Madaket Stables LLC, Darsan, Inc., Bethlehem Stables LLC and David Simon’s A Bit of Both led every step of the way in the $79,500 Honey Bee Stakes on Saturday at Monmouth Park, ducked out turning for home but was much the best, winning by 2-1/2 lengths. That’s four straight wins for the 3-year-old Florida-bred filly by Paynter, now 5-4-1-0 for trainer Jason Servis with $175,610 in earnings. She was sold by breeder Darsan, Inc. for $10,000 at the 2017 OBS October Selected Yearling Sale. Selected Sale conformation photo

Record filly by Into Mischief tops June Sale’s final session

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Hip No. 748, a daughter of Into Mischief consigned by Top Line Sales LLC, Agent, went to OXO Equine LLC for a sale record $900,000 to top the third and final session of the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2019 June Sale of Two-Year-Olds and Horses of Racing Age. The bay filly, who turned in a quarter in :20 4/5 at Saturday’s Under Tack session, is a full sister to grade one stakes placed Rowayton out of Rosemonde, by Indian Charlie. The price surpassed the previous record $800,000 for a colt by City Zip in 2016.
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  • Hip No. 914, a daughter of Ghostzapper consigned by Gayle Woods, Agent for Eric A. Delvalle, was sold to Donato Lanni, Agent for Stetson Racing LLC, for $600,000. The bay filly, whose three eighths on Sunday in :32 3/5 was the sale’s co-fastest at the distance, is a half sister to graded stakes winner Come Dancing out of graded stakes winner Tizahit, by Tiznow.
  • Nick J. Hines, Agent for Howg/BG Stable/Big Tufff, paid $325,000 for Hip No. 782, a son of Into Mischief consigned by Halcyon Hammock Farm, Agent. The dark bay or brown colt, who breezed a quarter in :21 1/5 on Saturday, is out of graded stakes placed Sea Level Drive, by Malibu Moon, a half sister to stakes placed Cascade Rose.
  • Hip No. 721, Sunset Kitten, a daughter of Kitten’s Joy consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, was sold to Belladonna Racing LLC for $290,000. The dark bay or brown filly, who worked a quarter on Saturday in :21 2/5, is a full sister to grade one stakes winner Real Solution out of Reachfortheheavens, by Pulpit.
  • Hip No. 947, a son of Speightstown consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, was purchased by David Ingordo for $180,000. The dark bay or brown colt, who breezed a quarter on Sunday in :21 2/5, is a half brother to grade one stakes winning millionaire OBS graduate Stephane’s Kitten out of Unfold the Rose, by Catienus.
  • Emerald Sales, Agent, went to $160,000 for Hip No. 869, Dontletsweetfoolya, a bay filly by Stay Thirsty consigned by Hemingway Racing and Training Stables LLC, Agent. Out of Stunning Electra, by Catienus, from the family of grade one stakes winner Astrious, she breezed an eighth in :10 flat on Sunday.
  • Hip No. 724, a daughter of Conveyance consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, went to Rockingham Ranch for $150,000. The gray or roan filly, who breezed a quarter on Saturday in :20 4/5, is out of stakes placed Rebecca’s Surprise, by Marino Marini, from the family of graded stakes placed stakes winner Monica Faye.
  • Hip No. 995, Hard Times, a bay colt by Khozan consigned by Journeyman Bloodstock Services, Inc. (Brent & Crystal Fernung), Agent, went to Tommy Fackler, Agent, for $150,000. Out of Wontoo, by Montbrook, from the family of grade one winner Elmhurst, he worked an eighth on Sunday in :10 flat.
  • Hip No. 1051, a son of Shackleford consigned by Pick View LLC, was sold to EQB, Inc., Patrice Miller, Agent, for $145,000. The bay colt, who breezed a quarter on Sunday in :21 1/5, is a half brother to graded stakes placed stakes winner Safe Trip out of Teruko, by Coronado’s Quest.
  • Ben Perkins, Jr., Agent, went to $140,000 for Hip No. 949, a daughter of Khozan consigned by Paul Sharp, Agent.  The bay filly, who breezed an eighth in :10 flat on Sunday, is out of Unwooed, by Dixie Union, a half sister to graded stakes winning OBS graduate Voice of Destiny.
  • Hip No. 865, a son of New Year’s Day consigned by Parrish Farms, Agent, was sold to K.O.I.D. Co., Ltd. for $130,000. The chestnut colt, who worked a quarter in :21 flat on Sunday, is a half brother to graded stakes winner Stormy Embrace out of Stormy Allure, by Stormy Atlantic.

For the session, 183 horses sold for a total of $7,426,100, compared with 183 selling for a total of $5,824,500 at last year’s third session. The average was $40,580, up 27.5% compared with $31,828 a year ago, while the median price rose 30.8% to $17,000, compared to $13,000 in 2018.  The buyback percentage was 17.2%; it was 22.8% last year.

Nine older horses sold for $69,200 compared to five bringing a total of $96,500 in 2018.

For the entire sale, 609 two-year-olds sold for $21,493,300 compared with 530 horses grossing $17,231,000 a year ago. The average was $35,293, up 8.6% compared to $32,511 a year ago while the median price was $17,000, up 13.3% compared with $15,000 in 2018. The buyback percentage was 19.4%; it was 20.3% last year.

Next on the OBS agenda is the Selected Sale of Yearlings set for October 8th, followed by the Open Sale of Yearlings on October 9th and 10thth.

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

Ghostzapper filly tops June Sale’s second session

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Hip No. 653, a daughter of Ghostzapper consigned de Meric Sales, Agent, was sold to Backstretch Farms, Inc. for $445,000 to top the second session of the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2019 June Sale of Two-Year-Olds and Horses of Racing Age. The bay filly, whose eighth in :9 4/5 at Saturday’s Under Tack session was co-fastest at the distance, is out of graded stakes winner Palanka City, by Carson City, a full sister to graded stakes placed stakes winner Quick Action.

  • Nick J. Hines, Agent, went to $260,000 for Hip No. 672, a gray or roan colt by Graydar consigned by Costanzo Sales, who breezed an eighth in :10 flat on Saturday. The gray or roan colt is a half brother to graded stakes placed Zulfikhar out of stakes placed Pink Diamond, by Mineshaft.
  • Hip No. 572, a son of Uncle Mo consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, went to East Hickman Bloodstock for $255,000. The dark bay or brown colt, who breezed an eighth on Friday in :10 flat, is a half brother to graded stakes placed Sawyer’s Mill out of grade one stakes placed Modification, by Vindication.
  • Hip No. 457, a daughter of More Than Ready consigned by Niall Brennan Stables, Agent, was sold to Mike Ryan, Agent, for $225,000. The dark bay or brown filly, who worked an eighth in :10 flat on Friday, is out of stakes winner Knit One Purr Two, by Tale of the Cat, from the family of graded stakes winner With Distinction.
  • McMahon and Hill Bloodstock, Agent, went to $210,000 for Hip No. 438, a son of Tiznow consigned by Randy Bradshaw, Agent. The bay colt, who turned in a quarter in :21 2/5 on Friday, is out of graded stakes winner Juanita, by Mineshaft.
  • Hip No 437, a son of Tiznow consigned by Twin Oaks Training Center, Agent, was purchased for $200,000 by Calumet Farm. The gray or roan colt, who worked an eighth on Friday in :10 3/5, is out of J. Quirk, by Unbridled’s Song, a half sister to stakes placed Srikinglybeautiful.
  • Hip No. 634, a daughter of Carpe Diem consigned by Mayberry Farm, Agent, was sold to Batchelor Family Trust for $200,000. The chestnut filly is a half sister to newly graded stakes placed Third Day, third in Keeneland’s Ben Ali Sakes (G3) on April 13, out of stakes winner Onebadkitty, by Street Cry (IRE), a full sister to stakes winner Jaws N’ Paws.
  • Larry Zap, Agent for Joseph Ciaglia, Jr., went to $180,000 for Hip No. 609, a dark bay or brown colt by Raison d’Etat whose quarter on Friday in :20 4/5 was the session’s co-fastest. Consigned by Hoppel’s Horse & Cattle Co., Inc., Agent, he’s out of Neith, by Dynaformer, a half sister to graded stakes placed stakes winner Lady Chace.
  • Hip No. 388, a daughter of Adios Charlie consigned by Ocala Stud, went to Hal Queen for $160,000. The gray or roan filly, whose quarter in :20 4/5 was co-fastest at the distance at Thursday’s Under Tack session, is a half sister to stakes placed Angel’s Tune out of Holiday Tune, by Concorde’s Tune, a half sister to graded stakes winner R Holiday Mood.
  • Hip No. 422, a daughter of Fast Anna consigned by Julie Davies LLC, Agent, was sold to Shepherd Equine Advisers, Agent for Larry Hirsch, for $160,000. The bay filly, who breezed an eighth in :10 flat on Thursday, is out of Invalida, by Street Cry (IRE) a daughter of grade one winner Malibu Prayer.
  • Hip No. 523, a son of Lemon Drop Kid consigned by Niall Brennan Stables, was sold for $150,000 to Klaravich Stable, Inc. The bay colt, who breezed an eighth in :10 2/5 on Friday, is out of stakes winner Maddy’s Heart, by Lion Hearted, a full sister to stakes winner Maddy’s Lion.
  • Hip No. 706, a son of Race Day consigned by Hawks Nest LLC, went to R.A. Hill / S. Kennedey / Oracle Bloodstock, Agent, for $150,000. The dark bay or brown colt, whose quarter in :20 3/5 on Saturday was the sale’s co-fastest at the distance, is out of Queen Brianna, by Unbridled’s Song, a full sister to graded stakes winner Rockport Harbor.

For the session, 202 horses sold for a total of $7,359,700, compared with 168 selling for a total of $4,765,500 at last year’s second session. The average was $36,434, up 28.4% from $28,366 a year ago, while the median price was $17,500, up 34.6% from $13,000 in 2018.  The buyback percentage was 25.7%; it was 20% last year.

The June Sale continues Friday at 10:00 a.m. Hip No.’s 721 – 1059 will be offered.

Friday’s session will again be streamed live via the OBS website at obssales.com and via the Blood-Horse, Daily Racing Form and TDN 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 are available on the OBS website, updated frequently during each session. 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.

Tapit colt tops June Sale’s opening session

Tibor & Judit photography

Hip No. 277, a son of Tapit consigned by Pick View LLC, Agent, went to M Racing for $400,000 to top the first session of the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2019 June Sale of Two-Year-Olds and Horses of Racing Age. The chestnut colt, a half brother to multiple grade one stakes winner Verrazano, who breezed an eighth in :10 1/5 at Thursday’s Under Tack session, is out of Enchanted Rock, by Giant’s Causeway.

  • Hip No. 254, a son of Distorted Humor consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, was sold to Team Casse, Agent, for $290,000. The bay colt, whose eighth in :9 4/5 was the fastest at the distance at Thursday’s Under Tack session, is a three quarter brother to stakes winner Out for a Spin out of Driven, by Forestry.
  • Phil & Christine Hatfield paid $280,000 for Hip No. 256, a daughter of Constitution consigned by Potrero Stables. The bay filly, who worked a quarter in :21 flat on Thursday, is a half sister to stakes winner Molto Bella out of grade one stakes winning OBS June graduate Dr. Zic, by Milwaukee Brew, the very first horse purchased by Marette Farrell Bloodstock.
  • Hip No. 100, a son of Daredevil consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, was sold to Reddam Racing LLC for $245,000. The dark bay or brown colt, whose quarter at Wednesday’s Under Tack session in :20 3/5 was the sale’s co-fastest at the distance, is out of Bible, by U S Ranger, from the family of grade one stakes winner Corinthian.
  • Hip No. 186, Hospitality, a daughter of Quality Road consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, was purchased by Emerald Sales for Tobey L. Morton / John C. Kimmel, for $230,000. The bay filly, who worked an eighth on Wednesday in :10 flat, is a half sister to stakes winner Giza Goddess out of Comfort and Joy, by Harlan’s Holiday.
  • Hip No. 40, a son of Race Day consigned by Top Line Sales LLC, Agent, went to Marc Tacher for $170,000. The gray or roan colt, who breezed an eighth in :10 flat at Wednesday’s Under Tack session, is out of Annabird, by Flower Alley, a half sister to grade one stakes placed stakes winner Achiever’s Legacy.
  • Zach Madden, Agent, went to $125,000 for Hip No. 213, a son of Union Rags, who breezed an Under Tack eighth on Wednesday in :10 3/5. The bay colt, consigned by Pick View LLC, Agent, is out of stakes placed Curlin’s Gold, by Curlin, a half sister to stakes placed Railtown Girl.
  • Hip No. 221, a daughter of Speightstown consigned by Top Line Sales LLC, Agent, was sold to Rohan G. Crichton for $105,000. The bay filly, who turned in a quarter in :21 flat on Thursday, is out of graded stakes placed stakes winner Dazzling (IRE), by Galileo, a full sister to grade one stakes winner Roderic O’Connor.
  • Hip No. 168, Paynter Son, a son of Paynter consigned by Golden Noguez, Agent, was sold to Winning Move Stable / Myracehorse.com for $100,000. The bay colt, who breezed an eighth on Wednesday in :10 1/5, is out of Chinchilla Lady by Mr. Greeley, a daughter of graded stakes placed stakes winner Boxer Girl, by Two Punch.
  • Hip No. 235, a daughter of Pioneerof the Nile consigned by Halcyon Hammock Farm, Agent, was sold to Linda Rice, Agent, for $100,000. The dark bay or brown filly, who breezed a quarter in :21 2/5 on Thursday, is a half sister to graded stakes placed stakes winner Gotta Go, out of Disturbingly Hot, by Unbridled’s Song, a half sister to stakes winning OBS graduate Hostile Witness.
  • K.O.I.D. Co., Ltd. paid $100,000 for Hip No. 315, a son of Karakontie (JPN) consigned by Whitman Sales LLC, Agent. The bay colt, who breezed an eighth in :10 2/5 on Thursday, is out of Friend of a Friend, by Crafty Friend, and is a half brother to the dam of stakes winner Caledonian.

For the session, 187 horses grossed $6,119,500, compared with 179 selling for a total of $6,641,100 at last year’s first session. The average was $32,725 compared with $37,101 a year ago, while the median price was $20,000, up from $18,000 in 2018.  The buyback percentage was 28.9%; it was 17.9.% last year.

The June Sale continues Thursday at 10:00 a.m. Hip No.’s 361 – 720 will be offered.

Thursday’s session will again be streamed live via the OBS website at obssales.com and via the Blood-Horse, Daily Racing Form and TDN 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 are available on the OBS website, updated frequently during each session. 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.

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Sale Results

Sortable Results Index Results in excel format
 Wednesday, June 12  Thursday, June 13
 Friday, June 14  Friday, June 14  Racing Age
Top 20 Horses

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Hip No.  1 – 360
Wednes
day June 12, 2019
10:00 a.m.
Hip No.  361 – 720
Thur
sday June 13, 2019
10:00 a.m
Hip No.  721 – 1059
Friday June 14, 2019
10:00 a.m.
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Sortable Master Index  Index In Excel Format
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Supplemental Catalog (1015-1059) Past Performances
Barn Chart Barn Index
 Sale Outs  Equineline Sales Catalog iPad App

Under Tack Show

 Sortable Times & Videos  Under Tack Times (Excel)
 Under Tack Times (1 – 360)  Under Tack Times (361 – 720)
 Under Tack Times (721 – 1059)  Continuous Under Tack Session Videos

 

June Sale of Two Year Olds and Horses of Racing Age starts Wednesday

The 2019 OBS June Sale of Two-Year-Olds and Horses of Racing Age is set for Wednesday though Friday, June 12th – 14th with all sessions beginning at 10:00 a.m. Hip No’s 1-360 go on the block Wednesday, Hip No’s 361-720 will be offered Thursday and Hip No’s. 721-1059 will sell on Friday.

The Sale will be streamed live via the OBS website at http://obssales.com and via the Blood-Horse, Daily Racing Form and TDN websites. The entire catalog including the supplements can be viewed via the OBS website.

At the recently concluded Under Tack Show, a pair of youngsters breezed three eighths in :32 3/5.

  • Hip No. 657, a dark bay or brown colt by More Than Ready consigned by C & J Stable, is out of Passionate Diva, by Street Cry (IRE), a daughter of graded stakes winner Roshani. (video)
  • Hip No. 914, a bay filly by Ghostzapper consigned by Gayle Woods, Agent for Eric A. Delvalle, is a half sister to graded stakes winner Come Dancing out of graded stakes winner Tizahit, by Tiznow. (video)

Three horses turned in quarters in :20 3/5.

  • Hip No. 100, a dark bay or brown colt by son of Daredevil consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, is out of Bible, by U S Ranger, from the family of grade one stakes winner Corinthian. (video)
  • Hip No. 701, a dark bay or brown colt by Dialed In consigned by Parrish Farms, Agent, turned in the day’s fastest quarter, clocked in :20 3/5. He’s out of Pure Refinement, by In Excess (IRE), a half sister to grade one stakes winner Pure as Gold. (video)
  • Hip No. 706, consigned by Hawks Nest LLC, is a dark bay or brown colt by Race sDay out of Queen Brianna, by Unbridled’s Song, a full sister to graded stakes winner Rockport Harbor. (video)

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

  • Hip No. 199, a chestnut filly by City Zip consigned by Mark White, Agent, is out of Court Appeal, by Candy Ride (ARG), a half sister to grade one stakes winner Mani Bhavan. (video)
  • Hip No. 254, a bay colt by Distorted Humor consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, is a three quarter brother to stakes winner Out for a Spin. (video)
  • Hip No. 462, a bay colt by Overdriven consigned by M R Racing, Agent, is out of Lady Buddha, by Buddha, from the family of graded stakes winning OBS graduate Wild At Heart. (video)
  • Hip No. 495, consigned by Whitman Sales LLC, Agent, is a bay colt by Algorithms out of Lignite, by Run Away and Hide, a half sister to stakes winning OBS graduate Backdoor Kenny. (video)
  • Hip No. 515, a bay colt by Bourbon Courage consigned by Victory Stable, Agent, is out of Lulu Quatorze, by Louis Quatorze, a half sister to stakes winner Lovable Lady. (video)
  • Hip No. 653, a bay filly by Ghostzapper consigned de Meric Sales, Agent, is out of graded stakes winner Palanka City, by Carson City, a full sister to graded stakes placed stakes winner Quick Action. (video)
  • Hip No. 780, Scoot the Moon, a dark bay or brown filly by Malibu Moon consigned by Race Ready Sales (Michael Caraman), Agent, is out of stakes placed Scooter Bird, by War Pass, a half sister to graded stakes placed stakes winner Daring Reality. (video)
  • Hip No. 795, El Guaya, a bay colt by Sky Mesa consigned by Golden Rock Thoroughbreds, Agent, is a full brother to stakes placed Rowdy Dylan out of stakes placed Serious Vow, by Broken Vow. (video)
  • Hip No. 859, Centaur’s Image, a bay colt by Chitu consigned by Vargas Sales, Agent, is out of St Ballado’s Lady, by Pleasantly Perfect, from the family of graded stakes winner Halo’s Image. (video)
  • Hip No. 893, Unconquered Lea, a chestnut colt by Lea consigned by Harris Training Center LLC, Agent, is out of Tanqerray, by Good Journey, from the family of graded stakes placed stakes winner Oncefortheroad. (video)
  • Hip No. 1037, a dark bay or brown filly by More Than Ready consigned by McKathan Bros., Agent, is out of graded stakes winner Omaticaya (IRE), by Bernstein, from the family of graded stakes winner Muhtarram. (video)

In addition, Hip No. 759, Travelin Gambler, a bay gelding by Itsmyluckyday consigned by Boutte Sales, Agent, will go through the ring after breaking it’s maiden Gulfstream Park on June 5th. He’s out of Sadie, by In Summation, from the family of champion Storm Song.   (video of the race)

Videos from the five Under Tack sessions are posted online at obssales.com as well as viewable on site via video kiosks located around the sales pavilion. 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 updated frequently during each session on the OBS website and available in sortable, .pdf and excel formats at the conclusion of each session. 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.

Mom’s On Strike captures Churchill’s Mint Julep Stakes

Carl R. Moore Management LLC and Brad Grady’s Mom’s On Strike saved ground early in Saturday’s $125,000 Old Forester Mint Julep Stakes (G3) at Churchill Downs, came out for the drive, took the lead late and was best by a neck.  It’s the second graded stakes win for the 6-year-old Florida-bred daughter of First Dude, a two time OBS graduate. She went through the ring at the 2014 August Yearling Sale and then turned in an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5 before she was purchased for $75,000 out of the Best A Luck Farm consignment at the 2015 April Sale.  Trained by Joe Sharp, she’s now 20-7-6-1 and has earned $594,550 to date. watch her under tack video 

Skychai Racing Kendall E. Hansen and Sand Dollar Stable’s Fast and Accurate rallied from off the pace to take charge of Sunday’s $100,000 Robellino Stakes at Penn National after straightening away in  the stretch, then drew away to score by 5-1/2  lengths. Fellow OBS graduate Driven to Compete (April ’16) checked in third. It’s the fifth stakes win for the 5-year-old graded stakes winning son of Hansen, who turned in 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. Now 23-7-5-3 for trainer Mike Maker, he has earned $622,827. watch his under tack video

Monarch Stable’s Art G Is Back sat just off the lead in the early going of Gulfstream’s $75,000 Thirsty Fish Stakes on Sunday, took command in the final furlong and drew off to a two length victory. It’s the first stakes win for the 3-year-old colt by Exchange Rate, purchased for $90,000 out of the Craig L. Wheeler consignment at the 2018 OBS April Sale. Trained by Ronald Spatz, he’s now 8-2-2-2 and has earned $123,275.  watch his under tack video

Mark Norman and Norman Stables LLC’s Taylor’s Spirit stalked the leader in the $61,750 Panthers Stakes at Prairie Meadows on Thursday, took over in the lane and eased away to a 2-3/4 length victory. That’s five stakes wins for the 3-year-old filly by Algorithms, now 10-5-2-1 for trainer Scott Gelner, with $230,730 in earning, she has earned $191,730 to date. She was sold for $80,000 by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, at the 2018 OBS April Sale after breezing an eighth in :10 flat at the Under Tack Show. watch her under tack video

Ghostzapper filly fastest at June Sale’s final Under Tack session

Tibor & Judit photography

Hip No. 914, a daughter of Ghostzapper consigned by Gayle Woods, Agent for Eric A. Delvalle, worked three eighths in :32 3/5 to post the sale’s co-fastest work at the distance at the fifth and final session of the Under Tack Show for Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2019 June Two Year Olds in Training and Horses of Racing Age Sale. The bay filly is a half sister to graded stakes winner Come Dancing out of graded stakes winner Tizahit, by Tiznow.

Gayle Woods also consigned Hip No. 882, a son of Flat Out who worked the same distance in :32 4/5. The chestnut colt is out of Suzy Blue Light, by Exchange Rate, a daughter of graded stakes winner Silmaril.

Hip No. 881, a dark bay or brown gelding by Bahamian Squall consigned by Nice and Easy Thoroughbreds, Agent, turned in the session’s fastest quarter, stopping the timer in :20 4/5. He’s out of Super Trooper, by Posse, from the family of graded stakes winner Cosmonaut.

Two youngsters shared honors for the day’s fastest eighth, clocked in :9 4/5.

  • Hip No. 893, Unconquered Lea, a chestnut colt by Lea consigned by Harris Training Center LLC, Agent, is out of Tanqerray, by Good Journey, from the family of graded stakes placed stakes winner Oncefortheroad.
  • Hip No. 1037, a dark bay or brown filly by More Than Ready consigned by McKathan Bros., Agent, is out of graded stakes winner Omaticaya (IRE), by Bernstein, from the family of graded stakes winner Muhtarram.

Six horses worked quarters in :21 flat.

  • Hip No. 865, a chestnut colt by New Year’s Day consigned by Parrish Farms, Agent, is a half brother to graded stakes winner Stormy Embrace out of Stormy Allure, by Stormy Atlantic.
  • Hip No. 891, a chestnut filly by Hard Spun consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Cairan Dunne), Agent, is out of Tangelo, by Square Eddie, a daughter of grade one stakes placed Tangle (IRE).
  • Hip No. 908, consigned by RiceHorse Stable (Brandon & Ali Rice), is a chestnut filly by Violence out of Thunder Way, by Thunder Gulch, a half sister to graded stakes placed Hearts of Red.
  • Hip No. 935, a chestnut filly by Kantharos consigned by Ocala Stud, is out of Trippi Honor, by Trippi, from the family of stakes winner Sorbie Queen.
  • Hip No. 975, a bay filly by Fed Biz consigned by Top Line Sales LLC, Agent, is out of stakes placed What the World, by Toccet, from the family of graded stakes winner Irish Warrior.
  • Hip No. 1040, consigned by RiceHorse Stable (Brandon & Ali Rice), Agent, is a chestnut filly by Chitu out of Righteous Wolf, by Wolf Power, a half sister to stakes winning OBS graduate Boxford Village.

Three horses worked quarters in :21 1/5.

  • Hip No. 956, a dark bay or brown filly by Uncaptured consigned by Ocala Stud, is a half sister to stakes winner Red Nation out of Valid Pro, by Polish Pro.
  • Hip No. 965, a bay filly by Fed Biz consigned by 30-30 Ranch, is out of stakes placed Waccamaw, by War Chant, a daughter of graded stakes placed stakes winner Under the Rug.
  • Hip No. 1051, a bay colt by Shackleford consigned by Pick View LLC, Agent, is a half brother to graded stakes placed stakes winner Safe Trip out of Teruko, by Coronado’s Quest.

There were ten eighths in :10 flat.

  • Hip No. 869, Dontletsweetfoolya, a bay filly by Stay Thirsty consigned by Hemingway Racing and Training Stables LLC, Agent, is out of Stunning Electra, by Catienus, from the family of grade one stakes winner Astrious.
  • Hip No. 909, consigned by Team Work Racing Corp., Agent, is a bay colt by Atreides out of Tidal Surge, by Bernardini, a half sister to graded stakes winner American Lion.
  • Hip No. 931, a dark bay or brown colt by Verrazano consigned by Two Oaks Equine, is out of Tres Osos, by Malibu Moon, a half sister to graded stakes placed Complimenti.
  • Hip No. 949, a bay filly by Khozan consigned by Paul Sharp, Agent, is out of Unwooed, by Dixie Union, a half sister to graded stakes winning OBS graduate Voice of Destiny.
  • Hip No. 957, a bay filly by Uncaptured consigned by Whitman Sales LLC, Agent, is out of Vegas Babe, by Bernardini, a daughter of stakes winner Very Vegas.
  • Hip No. 963, a dark bay or brown colt by Goldencents consigned by Potrero Stables, is out of Visions of Candy, by Candy Ride (ARG), from the family of champion Meadow Star.
  • Hip No. 982, consigned by Gutierrez Sales, Agent, is a dark bay or brown colt by Oxbow out of Wifeinthefastlane, by Tapit, a daughter of stakes winner Alexandra Rylee.
  • Hip No. 995, Hard Times, a bay colt by Khozan consigned by Journeyman Bloodstock Services, Inc. (Brent & Crystal Fernung), Agent, is out of Wontoo, by Montbrook, from the family of grade one winner Elmhurst.
  • Hip No. 1054, a bay filly by Into Mischief consigned by Hemingway Racing and Training Stables LLC, Agent, is a half sister to stakes placed Dawly, out of Usrah, by Tiznow.
  • Hip No. 1058, a bay filly by Strong Mandate consigned by Brick City Thoroughbreds, Agent, is a half sister to stakes winner Ancient Rome out of stakes winner Wish It Were, by Is It True.

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 June Sale begins on Wednesday, June 12. Hip No.’s 1 – 360 will be offered, beginning at 10:00 a.m.

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

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

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

Celebration of Life of J. J. Crupi set for Monday, June 10 at OBS

A Celebration of Life for noted horseman James “J.J.” Crupi is scheduled for Monday, June 10th at the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company auditorium, 1701 S.W. 60th Avenue, Ocala FL, 34474 at 4:30 p.m.

James “J.J.” Crupi, who passed away on Thursday, May 23rd at the age of 79, enjoyed a long, distinguished career in the thoroughbred industry. After spending years successfully training horses in the Northeast, he came to Ocala in 1995 and established Crupi’s New Castle Training Center, where he was responsible for developing many top class horses, both for the races and sales ring. Notable among them were Kentucky Derby winner Always Dreaming and Breeders’ Cup winner Liam’s Map and leading sire Uncle Mo.  A long-time OBS shareholder, he sold numerous graded stakes winners at OBS venues including Engage, Madefromlucky and Untrapped.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to The Ocala Farm Ministry, 489 NW 110th Avenue, Ocala FL 34482, or to the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance (TAA), 821 Corporate Drive Lexington, KY 40503.

For more information, please call OBS at (352) 237-2154.

 

OBS grads win three Grade Ones at Belmont Day

Chelsea Durand photo

William & Corrine Heiligbrodt’s Mitole pressed a rapid early pace in the $1.2-million Metropolitan Handicap (G1), took the lead after three quarters in 1:08 1/5 and held off stretch runs by McKinzie and Thunder Snow to score by three quarters of a length. The time for the mile  was 1:32 3/5.  It’s the seventh straight win and third graded victory for the 4-year-old colt by Eskendereya, trained by Steve Asmussen, now 11-8-2-1 and the latest OBS millionaire with earnings of $1,642,910. Consigned to the 2017 OBS April Sale by Grassroots Training & Sales, he was sold for $140,000 after an Under Tack eighth in :10 flat. watch his under tack video

Elsa Lorieul photo

Bloom Racing Stable, Madaket Stables LLC and Allen Racing LLC’s Midnight Bisou saved ground early in the $700,000 Ogden Phipps Stakes (G1), came out for the drive, ran past Come Dancing in the upper stretch then drew away to win by 3-1/2 lengths. It’s the ninth graded stakes victory for the 4-year-old daughter of Midnight Lute, purchased by Jeffrey Bloom for $80,000 out of the Woodford Thoroughbreds consignment at the 2017 April Sale after working an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5. Also trained by Steve Asmussen, she’s now 15-9-3-3 and has earned $2,780,000 to date. watch her under tack video

Derbe Glass photo

Michael Dubb, Madaket Stables LLC and Bethlehem Stables LLC’s World of Trouble took the lead right after the break in the $400,000 Jaipur Invitational Stakes (G1), opened a clear lead after a half in :43 4/5 and refused to yield down the stretch, scoring by a length and three quarters after six furlongs on the turf in 1:06 1/5. That’s five straight stakes wins for the 4-year-old Florida-bred colt by Kantharos, consigned by Darsan Inc., Agent, to the 2016 OBS August Yearling Sale. Now 13-9-2-1 for trainer Jason Servis, he has earned $1,263,300.

More Than Ready colt fastest at fourth June Sale Under Tack session

Tibor & Judit photography

Hip No. 657, a son of More Than Ready consigned by C & J Stable, breezed three eighths in  :32 3/5 to post the fastest work at the distance at the fourth session of the Under Tack Show for Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2019 June Two Year Olds in Training and Horses of Racing Age Sale . The dark bay or brown colt is out of Passionate Diva, by Street Cry (IRE), a daughter of graded stakes winner Roshani.

A pair of youngsters shared worked quarters in :20 3/5, the day’s fastest at the distance.

  • Hip No. 701, a dark bay or brown colt by Dialed In consigned by Parrish Farms, Agent, turned in the day’s fastest quarter, clocked in :20 3/5. He’s out of Pure Refinement, by In Excess (IRE), a half sister to grade one stakes winner Pure as Gold.
  • Hip No. 706, consigned by Hawks Nest LLC, is a dark bay or brown colt by Race sDay out of Queen Brianna, by Unbridled’s Song, a full sister to graded stakes winner Rockport Harbor.

Four horses shared honors for the session’s fastest eighth, stopping the timer in :9 4/5.

  • Hip No. 653, a bay filly by Ghostzapper consigned de Meric Sales, Agent, is out of graded stakes winner Palanka City, by Carson City, a full sister to graded stakes placed stakes winner Quick Action.
  • Hip No. 780, Scoot the Moon, a dark bay or brown filly by Malibu Moon consigned by Race Ready Sales (Michael Caraman), Agent, is out of stakes placed Scooter Bird, by War Pass, a half sister to graded stakes placed stakes winner Daring Reality.
  • Hip No. 795, El Guaya, a bay colt by Sky Mesa consigned by Golden Rock Thoroughbreds, Agent, is a full brother to stakes placed Rowdy Dylan out of stakes placed Serious Vow, by Broken Vow.
  • Hip No. 859, Centaur’s Image, a bay colt by Chitu consigned by Vargas Sales, Agent, is out of St Ballado’s Lady, by Pleasantly Perfect, from the family of graded stakes winner Halo’s Image.

Four horses worked quarters in :20 4/5

  • Hip No. 712, consigned by All Dreams Equine, Agent, is a dark bay or brown filly by Successful Appeal out of Queen of the Pool, by Monarchos, from the family of graded stakes winner Freedom Crest.
  • Hip No. 719, a chestnut colt by Exclusive Quality consigned by Golden Noguez, Agent, is out of Rated Extreme, by Magna Graduate, a full sister to graded stakes winner Blueeyesintherein.
  • Hip No. 724, a gray or roan filly by Conveyance consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, is out of stakes placed Rebecca’s Surprise, by Marino Marini, from the family of graded stakes placed stakes winner Monica Faye.
  • Hip No. 748, consigned by Top Line Sales LLC, Agent, a bay filly by Into Mischief out of Rosemonde, by Indian Charlie, is a full sister to grade one stakes placed Rowayton.

There were three quarters in :21 flat.

  • Hip No. 677, a gray or roan colt by Graydar consigned by Julie Davies LLC, Agent, is out of Poco Uno, by E Dubai, a full sister to stakes winner Don’tgetsuspicious.
  • Hip No. 708, a chestnut colt by Tapizar consigned by Thoroughbred Champions Training Center, Agent, is a half brother to Fix Me a Sandwich, third in the Parx Spring Derby on May 21, out of Queen Frostine, by Giant’s Causeway, from the family of grade one stakes winning OBS graduate Traitor.
  • Hip No. 846, a bay filly by Lea consigned by Old South Farm LLC, Agent, is a half sister to stakes winner Fastongrass out of Soloing, by Runaway Groom.

Eight horses worked quarters in :21 1/5

  • Hip No. 649, a chestnut colt by Declaration of War consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, is a half brother to grade one stakes placed stakes winner A Lot out of grade one stakes placed Overly Tempting, by In Excess (IRE).
  • Hip No. 679, consigned by RiceHorse Stable (Brandon & Ali Rice), Agent, is a dark bay or brown gelding by Sky Mesa out of Political Act, by Political Force, a half sister to graded stakes winner Rare Gift.
  • Hip No. 720, a bay colt by Palace Malice consigned by RiceHorse Stable (Brandon & Ali Rice), Agent, is out of stakes placed Ravenesque, by Dance With Ravens, from the family of stakes winner Deputy Flag.
  • Hip No. 760, consigned by Eriberto Olivas, is a dark bay or brown colt by Archarcharch out of Samaritan’s Star, by Hook and Ladder, from the family of graded stakes winner I Rejoice.
  • Hip No. 770, a chestnut filly by First Dude consigned by Gayle Woods, is a full sister to stakes placed OBS graduate Enterprising Lady out of Sassy Harper, by Bob and John.
  • Hip No. 782, a dark bay or brown colt by Into Mischief consigned by Halcyon Hammock Farm, Agent, is out of graded stakes placed Sea Level Drive, by Malibu Moon, a half sister to stakes placed Cascade Rose.
  • Hip No. 856, a bay colt by Fury Kapcori consigned by Champions of the Future, Agent, is out of Starship Melody, by El Corredor, a half sister to graded stakes placed stakes winner Boots Ahead.
  • Hip No. 858, consigned by S G V Thoroughbreds LLC (Steven Venosa), Agent, is a bay filly by Chitu out of Stay Classy, by Include, from the family of champion Pleasant Tap.

Nine horses worked eighths in :10 flat.

  • Hip No. 656, consigned by Thoroughbred Champions Training Center LLC, is a chestnut filly by Dialed In out of Paraskevoulla, by Thunder Gulch, a daughter of stakes winner Schematic.
  • Hip No. 672, a gray or roan colt by Graydar consigned by Costanzo Sales, is a half brother to graded stakes placed Zulfikhar out of stakes placed Pink Diamond, by Mineshaft.
  • Hip No. 682, consigned by Woodford Thoroughbreds Agent, is a bay filly by Competitive Edge out of Ponya, by E Dubai, a half sister to stakes placed Eishin Paris.
  • Hip No. 725, a bay filly by Soldat consigned by J. J. Thoroughbreds, Agent, is a half sister to stakes winner Summer Cruise out of Reboot, by Rubiano.
  • Hip No. 758, consigned by Grassroots Training & Sales LLC, is a bay filly by Soldat out of Sacred Moon, by Malibu Moon, a half sister to stakes placed OBS graduate Bird is the Word.
  • Hip No. 772, consigned by Southern Chase Farm, Inc. (Greg & Karen Dodd), Agent, is a dark bay or brown colt by Tale of the Cat out of stakes placed Saturday Nthe Park, by Any Given Saturday, a half sister to stakes placed Catinatree.
  • Hip No. 784, Palace Two Step, a bay filly by Palace consigned by S B M Training and Sales, Agent, is out of Seattle Two Step, by Two Punch, a half sister to graded stakes winner Miss Grindstone.
  • Hip No. 809, consigned by Best A Luck Farm LLC, is a chestnut colt by Golden Lad out of Sheza Justice, by During, a half sister to stakes winner Avie’s Lady.
  • Hip No. 825, a gray or roan filly by Race Day consigned by Bobby Dodd, Agent, is out of Simply Sensational, by Colonel John, a half sister to stakes placed Fransor’s Finest.

Hip No. 796, a daughter of Summer Front consigned by Paul Sharp, Agent, worked three eighths in :32 4/5. The gray or roan filly is out of Shadow Thrower, by Giant’s Causeway, a daughter of grade one stakes winning OBS graduate Love Lock.

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 Under Tack Show concludes at 7:30 a.m. on Sunday, June 9, with Hip No’s 865 – 1059 scheduled to breeze.

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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.