Positivity takes Del Mar’s Graduation Stakes

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C T R Stables LLC (Calvert)’s unbeaten Positivity got off to a rough start in Sunday’s $100,500 Graduation Stakes at Del Mar, but circled horses on the turn, closed with a rush down the stretch and was up late to score by half a length. Two for two with $87,000 in earnings for trainer Luis Mendez, the 2-year-old colt by Paynter was consigned by Havens Bloodstock Agency, Inc., Agent, to the 2020 OBS March Sale and went through the ring after breezing an eighth in :10 flat at the Under Tack Show. watch his under tack video

 

OBS graduates posted a trio of stakes wins at Kentucky Downs Preview Day on Sunday at Ellis Park.

Gaining Ground Racing LLC’s Factor This defended his title in the $100,000 Kentucky Downs Preview Turf Cup Stakes, taking charge early after pressing the pace, opening the lead a furlong out and holding on to win by half a length. It’s the fourth straight stakes victory for the 5-year-old graded stakes winning gelding by The Factor, who turned in an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5 before he was purchased for $11,000 out of the Niall Brennan Stables consignment at the 2017 OBS Spring Sale. Closing in on a million for trainer Brad Cox, he’s now 30-11-3-4 and has earned $902,780.  watch his under tack video

William Branch’s Carotari circled horses on the turn to reach contention in the $100,000 Runhappy Preview Turf Sprint Stakes, took command leaving the eighth pole and went on to win by a length over fellow OBS graduate Tiger Blood (August ’14), who closed well for second. That’s two stakes wins for the 4-year-old gelding by Artie Schiller, trained by Brian Lynch, now 15-5-4-2 with $311,588 in earnings. At the 2018 OBS Spring Sale, he was consigned by TIP Thoroughbred Investment Possibilities, Agent, and went through the ring after working an eighth in :9 4/5 at the Under Tack Show. watch his under tack video

George Chris Coleman and Brad King’s Into Mystic tracked the pacesetter into the stretch of the $100,000 Kentucky Downs Preview Ladies Sprint Stakes, wore down the leader in the lane and eased away late to score by a length and a half.  It’s the first stakes victory for the 4-year-old daughter of Into Mischief, purchased for $650,000 out of the Paul Sharp consignment at the 2018 OBS Spring Sale after an Under Tack eighth in :9 4/5. Now 11-4-1-2 for trainer Brendan Walsh, she has earned $188,023 to date. watch her under tack video

Collusion Illusion scores in Del Mar’s Bing Crosby Stakes

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Dan J. Agnew, Rodney E. Orr, Jerry Schneider and John V. Xitco’s Collusion Illusion earned a berth in the Breeders’ Cup Sprint (G1) with a victory over older horses in the $251,500 Bing Crosby Stakes (G1) at Del Mar on Saturday. The 3-year-old Florida-bred colt by Twirling Candy rallied on the turn to reach contention, slipped between horses to take the lead on the inside in the final sixteenth and held off a late charge to score by a nose. It’s the third graded stakes win for the lightly raced colt, trained by Mark Glatt, and leaves him with a 6-5-0-0 career record and $398,751 in earnings. Consigned by Mayberry Farm to the 2019 OBS Spring Sale, he was sold for $300,000 after turning in an Under Tack eighth in :10 flat. watch his under tack video

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Three Diamonds Farm’s Cross Border battled between horses in the stretch run of Saturday’s $250,000 Bowling Green Stakes (G2) at Saratoga, crossed the wire second by a neck, and was awarded the victory when the stewards disqualified Sadler’s Joy. It’s the first graded stakes win and second straight stakes win at Saratoga for the 6-year-old ridgling by English Channel, sold for $10,000 by de Meric Sales, Agent, at the 2016 OBS June Sale after working an Under Tack quarter in :22 2/5. Trained by Mike Maker, he’s now 26-9-5-1 and has earned $534,471 to date. watch his under tack video

 

Team Hanley’s Joy’s Rocket is two for two and a stakes winner after setting the pace in Woodbine’s $101,200 My Dear Stakes on Saturday, opening up the lead after straightening away in the stretch and cruising to victory by 2-3/4 lengths. The 2-year-old Florida-bred filly by Anthony’s Cross, who has earned $77,444 to date, is trained by Steve Asmussen, who purchased her for $47,000 out of the GOP Racing Stable Corp. consignment at the 2020 OBS March Sale after she breezed an eighth in :10 flat at the Under Tack Show. watch her under tack video

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Klaravich Stables, Inc.’s Reinvestment Risk looks like a horse with a future after his debut for trainer Chad Brown in Saratoga’s first race on Saturday, a $72,000 six-furlong maiden special weight test on the main track. After saving ground in the early going, the 2-year-old colt by Upstart took command on the rail coming out of the turn and drew away quickly, opening a big lead and scoring in hand by 7-3/4 lengths, running six furlongs in 1:09 4/5 and earning $39,600.  Consigned to the 2020 OBS March Sale by de Meric Sales, Agent, he sped an Under Tack quarter in :20 4/5 before he was purchased by Mike Ryan, Agent, for $280,000. watch his under tack video

 

Funny Guy wins Saratoga’s John Morrissey Handicap

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Gatsas Stables, R. A. Hill Stable and Swick Stable’s Funny Guy scored his second straight stakes win on Thursday at Saratoga, chasing the leader in the $85,000 John Morrissey Handicap before taking over in the stretch, drawing clear a furlong out and coasting from there to a two length victory. It’s the fourth stakes win for the 4-year-old colt by Big Brown, trained by John Terranova, now 12-5-4-0 with $505,145 in earnings. Consigned by Mayberry Farm to the 2018 OBS March Sale, he was sold for $45,000 after turning in an Under Tack eighth in :10 2/5. watch his under tack video

Starship Jubilee takes Saratoga’s Ballston Spa

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Blue Heaven Farm’s Starship Jubilee recovered from an awkward start in Saturday’s $194,000 Ballston Spa Stakes (G2) at Saratoga, tracked the leaders before taking over after turning for home and fought off a stretch-long challenge to score by a neck, with champion Sistercharlie (IRE) finishing third. It’s the ninth graded stakes win for Canada’s reigning Horse of the Year, four for four in 2020 with three graded stakes victories. Now 36-18-5-3 for trainer Kevin Attard, the 7-year-old Florida-bred daughter of Indy Wind has earned $1,608,667 to date. She’s a two time OBS graduate, sold by The Acorn at the 2014 August Yearling Sale then consigned by Halcyon Hammock Farm to the 2015 April Sale where she went through the ring after breezing an Under Tack eighth in :10 2/5. watch her under tack video

Gary Barber’s Two Sixty went right to the front at the start of Woodbine’s $129,250 Selene Stakes (G3) on Saturday and never looked back, holding off the late runners and winning by three quarters of a length. It’s the first graded stakes win for the two time OBS graduate, sold by Summerfield, Agent, at the 2018 October Yearling Sale before she was purchased for $260,000 out of the SGV Thoroughbreds consignment at the 2019 March Sale after turning in an Under Tack eighth in :9 4/5. The 3-year-old Florida-bred filly by Uncaptured, trained by Mark Casse, is now 11-4-1-1 with earnings of $472,577. watch her under tack video

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Paul P. Pompa, Jr.’s Turned Aside pressed the early pace in Friday’s $100,000 Quick Call Stakes (G3) at Saratoga, took over after turning for home, opened up daylight in the stretch and cruised to victory by a length and three quarters. Fellow OBS graduate Fore Left (March ’19) was another neck back in third. It’s the first stakes win for the 3-year-old colt by American Pharoah, trained by Linda Rice, now 7-3-2-1 with $179,992 in earnings. Consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, to the 2019 OBS Spring Sale, he went through the ring after breezing a quarter in :21 1/5 at the Under Tack Show. watch his under tack video

MyRacehorse.com and Slam Dunk Racing’s Vertical Threat jumped straight from a maiden victory into Saturday’s $66,395 Smiling Tiger Stakes at Del Mar, stalked the pacesetter, took over a quarter mile out and drew off down the stretch to a 5-1/4 length victory. Another two time OBS graduate, the 3-year-old son of Tapiture was sold by Summerfield, Agent, at the 2018 Winter Mixed Sale. He then breezed an Under Tack eighth in :10 flat before he was purchased by MyRacehorse.com for $100,000 out of the Grassroots Training & Sales LLC consignment at the 2019 Spring Sale. Now 3-2-0-0 for Richard Baltas, he has earned $65,150 to date. watch his under tack video

Greg Frye & Wesley Hawley’s Absolutely Aiden tried stakes company for the first time in Sunday’s $50,000 Good Lord Stakes at Ellis Park, dueled for the lead, took command in the stretch and held on to win by three quarters of a length. Trained by Wesley E. Hawley, the 4-year-old colt by Stay Thirsty is now 13-7-0-1 and has earned $272,013. After turning in an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5, he was sold for $120,000 by Old South Farm LLC at the 2018 OBS Spring Sale. watch his under tack video

 

Cross Border scores in Saratoga’s Lubash Stakes

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Three Diamonds Farm’s Cross Border moved into contention on the turn in the $79,500 Lubash Stakes on Wednesday at Saratoga, took the lead after straightening away in the stretch and drew off late to win by 6-1/4 lengths. It’s the first stakes win for the 6-year-old graded stakes placed ridgling by English Channel, trained by Mike Maker, now 25-8-5-1 with $396,971 in earnings. Consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, to the 2016 OBS June Sale, he was sold for $10,000 after breezing a quarter in :22 2/5 at the Under Tack Show. watch his under tack video

Lady Grace leads 1-2-3 OBS sweep of Woodbine’s Royal North

Tracy Farmer’s Lady Grace led a 1-2-3 OBS sweep of the $175,700 Royal North Stakes (G2) at Woodbine on Saturday, charging from off the pace along the rail on the turn, swinging out for the drive and getting up in the final yards to score by three quarters of a length. Stablemate Eyeinthesky (October ’17) closed well but settled for second, a head in front of late running Bohemian Bourbon (June ’18). It’s the first stakes victory for the 4-year-old Florida-bred filly by Kantharos, trained by Mark Casse, now 13-5-3-1 with earnings of $245,547. She turned in an Under Tack eighth in :10 flat before she was purchased for $300,000 out of the de Meric Sales consignment at the 2018 Spring Sale.  watch her under tack video

First Row Partners and Hidden Brook Farm’s Nay Lady Nay (IRE) sat just off the leaders in the early going of Saturday’s $152,500 Matchmaker Stakes (G3), moved to contention on the turn, slipped between horses a furlong from home and outfought fellow OBS graduate Beautiful Lover (April ’18) to the wire and beat her by half a length.  It’s the second graded stakes win for the 4-year-old daughter of No Nay Never, purchased for $210,000 out of the Eddie Woods consignment at the 2018 OBS March Sale after an Under Tack quarter in :21 2/5. Now 7-4-1-0 for trainer Chad Brown, she has earned $356,180 to date. watch her under tack video

Two pairs of 2020 OBS March Sale graduates were one-two in a pair of Saratoga maiden special weight tests for 2-year-olds on Saturday, one on the main track and one on the turf.

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Ironhorse Racing Stable LLC and Secure Investments’ Momos made his debut in the day’s first race, a $72,000 5-1/2 furlong dash on the dirt. Taking the lead shortly after the break and never looking back, he drew away in the stretch and scored by 6-1/2 lengths over Mo Mischief, who chased him from start to finish. The victory was worth $39,600 to the 2-year-old colt by Distorted Humor, trained by Christophe Clement. The two time OBS graduate was sold by Select Sales, Agent, at the 2019 Winter Mixed Sale, then purchased for $180,000 out of the de Meric Sales consignment in the 2020 March Sale after an Under Tack quarter in :21 flat.  watch his under tack video

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In the sixth race, worth $72,000 at a mile and a sixteenth on the turf, sons of Cairo Prince were one-two as Glenn Del Russo’s Zippy Baby came from off the pace, slipped inside fellow OBS March graduate Nautilus in deep stretch and beat him to the wire by half a length. It was the third start for the 2-year-old colt gelding, trained by Dermot Magner, now 3-1-2-0 with $65,200 in earnings. Consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, he was sold for $50,000 after breezing an eighth in :10 3/5 at the Under Tack Show. watch his under tack video

Crawford Farms Racing’s Archidust stalked pacesetting fellow OBS graduate American Sailor (April ’14) down the backstretch in Monmouth’s $82,500 Wolf Hill Stakes, chased him relentlessly down the stretch and ran past him late to win by a length and a quarter. It’s the fourth stakes win for the 2019 OBS Sprint Stakes winner, now trained by Steve Asmussen, leaving him with a 13-6-1-3 career record and $308,400 in earnings. The 4-year- old colt by Verrazano turned in an Under Tack eighth in :10 flat before he was purchased by Juan Pacanins, Agent, for $300,000 out of the Whitman Sales consignment at the 2018 OBS March Sale. watch his under tack video

Andreas Psarras’ Mother of Dragons took command after dueling for the early lead in the $65,450 California Governor’s Handicap at Pleasanton, took over for good turning for home then held on gamely to score by a nose. That’s two stakes wins for the 6-year-old Florida-bred daughter of First Dude, sold as a yearling for $3,000 by Beth Bayer, Agent, at the 2015 OBS Winter Mixed Sale. Trained by her owner, she’s now 12-6-1-3 and has earned $153,495 to date.

Country Grammer captures the Peter Pan on opening day at Saratoga

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Paul P. Pompa Jr.’s Country Grammer slipped through on the rail to go after the leaders turning for home in Thursday’s $100,000 Peter Pan Stakes (G3) on opening day at Saratoga. Headed after taking a short lead inside the eighth pole, he came again in the final yards and was best by a neck at the wire. It’s the first stakes victory for the 3-year-old colt by Tonalist, now 5-2-0-1 with earnings of $117,320 for trainer Chad Brown. After turning in an Under Tack quarter in :21 flat, he was purchased for $450,000 by Bradley Thoroughbreds LLC, Agent, at the 2019 OBS Spring Sale. watch his under tack video

Three more 2019 OBS Spring Sale graduates posted stakes wins Wednesday night at Canterbury Park.

Kevin Marko, Last Call Racing Partnership, Union Park Thoroughbreds, LLC and Cherrywood Racing Stables II’s Summer Assault sat just off the pace in the $100,000 Mystic Lake Derby, came between horses to go after the leaders in the lane and scored by a length over fellow OBS graduate Angelus Warrior, who got up late for second. It’s the first stakes victory for the 3-year-old gelding by Summer Front, trained by Michele Boyce, now 6-3-1-1 with $96,900 in earnings. Consigned by Grassroots Training & Sales LLC to the 2019 OBS Spring Sale, he was sold for $45,000 after breezing an Under Tack eighth in :10 2/5. watch his under tack video

WSS Racing LLC and Hooties Racing LLC’s Ask Bailey scored her first stakes win in the $50,000 Northbound Pride Oaks, trailing early, circling horses on the turn to reach contention, taking charge a furlong from home and drawing away to a 4-1/4 length victory. The graded stakes placed 3-year-old daughter of Run Away and Hide was purchased for $80,000 out of the Randy Miles consignment at the 2019 Spring Sale after breezing an eighth in :10 2/5 at the Under Tack Show. Now 6-2-2-1 for trainer Mike Maker, she has earned $184,114 to date. watch her under tack video

Carolyn Wilson’s Wellabled took the lead at the start of the $50,000 Honor the Hero Stakes and never looked back, turning back a challenge in the lane and scoring by half a length in a course record :54.77 for five furlongs on turf. It’s the fourth stakes win for the 6-year-old son of Shackleford, trained by Larry Rivelli, now 15-8-2-1 with earnings of $334,572. Consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, to the 2016 Spring Sale, he sped an Under Tack quarter in :20 2/5 prior to being sold for $340,000. watch his under tack video

 

Distorted Humor colt tops July Sale finale

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Hip No. 1027, a son of Distorted Humor consigned by McKathan Bros. Sales, Agent, went to West Bloodstock, Agent for Robert E. & Lawana Low for $700,000 to top the final session as well as the entire Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2020 July Sale of Two-Year-Olds and Horses of Racing Age. The dark bay or brown colt, who breezed an eighth in :10 flat at Sunday’s Under Tack session, is out of Tizacity, by Tizway, a daughter of stakes winner Vindy City.

  • Hip No. 724, a son of Malibu Moon consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, was sold to Carolyn Wilson for $260,000. The bay colt, who worked an Under Tack quarter in :21 1/5 on Friday, is a half brother to graded stakes winner Keen Pauline out of Grand Pauline, by Two Punch.
  • Hip No. 983, a son of Laoban consigned by Coastal Equine LLC (Jesse Hoppel), Agent, who sped the Sunday Under Tack session’s fastest eighth in :9 4/5, went to Steven W. Young, Agent, for $255,000. The bay colt is out of One Look, by Henny Hughes, a half sister to graded stakes placed Before You Know It.
  • Oracle Bloodstock, Agent for Amanda Butler went to $230,000 for Hip No. 783, Faithful Soldier, a son of Not This Time who turned in an Under Tack quarter in :21 2/5 on Friday. Consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, the dark bay or brown colt is out of Impetuous Youth, by Candy Ride (ARG), a daughter of grade one stakes winner I Believe in You.
  • Hip No. 859, a daughter of Anchor Down consigned by Julie Davies LLC, Agent, was sold to Down Neck Stables LLC for $200,000. The gray or roan filly, who breezed an eighth on Friday in :10 flat, is a half sister to graded stakes placed current 3-year-old OBS graduate Dream Marie, second in the recent Delaware Oaks (G3), out of Lin Marie, by Curlin, a daughter of stakes winner Coy Cat.
  • Dennis O’Neill paid $170,000 for Hip No. 1041, a son of Quality Road consigned by Kings Equine, Agent, who worked an eighth on Sunday in :10 1/5. The bay colt is out of Allseas, by Forestry, a half sister to graded stakes winner Texting.
  • Hip No. 789, a son of Medaglia d’Oro consigned by Q Bar J Thoroughbreds LLC, went to Myracehorse.com for $150,000. The dark bay or brown colt, who breezed an eighth in :10 2/5 on Friday, is a half brother to grade one stakes winning OBS graduate Klimt out of stakes placed Inventive, by Dixie Union.
  • Hip No. 817, a son of Uncle Mo consigned by Woodford Thoroughbreds, Agent, went to Jeff Engler, Agent for Lea Farms, LLC for $150,000. The bay colt, who worked a quarter in :21 4/5 on Friday, is out of graded stakes placed stakes winner J Z Warrior, by Harlan’s Holiday, a half sister to grade one stakes winner A Z Warrior.
  • Hip No. 1060, a son of Into Mischief consigned by Julie Davies LLC, Agent, was sold to Alistar Roden Bloodstock for $150,000. The bay colt, who breezed an eighth in :10 1/5 on Sunday, is out of Daryanna, by Friends Lake, a half sister to champion Kimchi.
  • Myracehorse.com went to $135,000 for Hip No. 1068, a daughter of Frosted consigned by Paul Sharp, Agent. The gray or roan filly, who worked an eighth in :10 2/5 on Sunday, is out of Girlfriend, by Distorted Humor, a half sister to graded stakes winner Old Fashioned.
  • Hip No. 863, a daughter of Outwork consigned by Rod McVey, who breezed an eighth in :10 2/5 on Friday, was purchased by Marette Farell, Agent for Exline-Border Racing LLC , for $130,000. The bay filly is out of Long Kiss Goodbye, by Into Mischief, a half sister to graded stakes placed Zultanite.
  • M K Racing went to $130,000 for Hip No. 868, a son of Declaration of War consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent. The chestnut colt, who turned in an Under Tack eighth in :10 3/5 on Friday, is a half brother to graded stakes placed Stay the Night out of graded stakes placed stakes winner Louve Royale (IRE), by Peintre Celebre.

For the session, 179 two-year-olds sold for a total of $6,396,700, compared with 186 grossing $7,510,100 at last year’s third session. The average was $35,736, compared with $40,377 a year ago, while the median price was $15,000, compared to $17,000 in 2019.  The buyback percentage was 18.3%; it was 15.8% last year.

Four older horses sold for $42,000 compared to nine bringing $69,200 in 2019.

For the entire sale, 517 two-year-olds sold for $15,830,800 compared with 615 horses grossing $21,349,300 a year ago. The average was $30,621, compared to $34,714 a year while the median price was $13,000 compared with $17,000 in 2019. The buyback percentage was 20.5%; it was 18.7% last year.

Next on the OBS agenda is the October Sale, set for October 13th through October 15th, featuring Yearlings, Two-Year-Olds in Training and Horses of Racing Age.

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

Not This Time filly tops July Sale’s second session

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Hip No. 640, a daughter of Not This Time consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, went to Emerald Sales, Agent for Tobey L. Morton, for $270,000 to top the second session of the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2020 July Sale of Two-Year-Olds and Horses of Racing Age. The chestnut filly, whose eighth in :9 4/5 was the fastest at the distance at Thursday’s Under Tack session, is out of Exotic Design, by A.P. Indy, a daughter of grade one stakes winner Exotic Wood and a full sister to stakes winner Key to Power.

  • Dennis O’Neill paid $185,000 for Hip No. 383, a son of Half Ours consigned by Blue River Bloodstock, Inc., Agent, whose quarter in :20 1/5 on Wednesday was the sale’s fastest at the distance. The bay colt is out of All About Ju Ju, by Into Mischief, a half sister to stakes placed Gregorian Bay.
  • Hip No. 473, a daughter of Palace Malice consigned by Hoppel’s Horse & Cattle Co., Inc, was sold to Clay Scherer, Agent for Al & Bill Ulwelling, for $175,000. The bay filly, whose eighth in :10 flat was co-fastest at the distance on Wednesday, is a half sister to stakes placed Merveilleux out of Breech Inlet, by Holy Bull, a half sister to graded stakes winner Bauble Queen.
  • Hip No. 427, a daughter of Uncle Mo consigned by Gayle Woods, Agent, who breezed three eighths in :34 2/5 on Wednesday, was purchased by Randy Bradshaw, Agent, for $150,000. The bay filly is out of Bama Belle, by Giant’s Causeway, a half sister to grade one stakes winner Funny Moon.
  • West Bloodstock, Agent for Repole Stables, paid $110,000 for Hip No. 643, Amount, a son of Curlin who breezed an eighth in :10 2/5 on Thursday. Consigned by Harris Training Center LLC, Agent, the chestnut colt is a half brother to graded stakes winner Size out of Extent, by Pulpit.

For the session, 155 horses sold for a total of $3,869,800, compared with 225 grossing $7,719,700 at last year’s second session. The average was $24,966 compared with $34,310 a year ago, while the median price was $13,000, compared to $17,500 in 2019.  The buyback percentage was 25.7%; it was 17.3% last year.

The July Sale continues Thursday at 10:00 a.m. Hip No.’s 721 – 1114 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 July Sale or OBS website, please call (352) 237-2154.

Shackleford filly tops July Sale’s opening session

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Hip No. 15, Shack’s Lil Mishap, a daughter of  Shackleford consigned by Coastal Equine LLC (Jesse Hoppel), Agent, went to Donato Lanni, Agent, for $375,000 to top the first session of the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2020 July Sale of Two-Year-Olds and Horses of Racing Age. The bay filly, whose quarter in :20 4/5 was the fastest work at the distance at Monday’s Under Tack session, is out of Peace Queen, by Indian Charlie, a half sister to graded stakes winner Tizaqueena.

 

  • Patrice Miller, EQB, Inc., Agent, paid $350,000 for Hip No. 115, a daughter of Malibu Moon, whose eighth in :10 flat was co-fastest at the distance at Monday’s Under Tack session. Consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc., (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, the chestnut filly is out of Samsational, by Unbridled’s Song, a half sister to grade one stakes winner I Want Revenge.
  • Hip No. 200, a son of Honor Code consigned by Dark Star Thoroughbreds (Stori Atchison), Agent, was purchased by Speedway Stable for $340,000. The dark bay or brown colt, who breezed a quarter in :21 2/5 on Tuesday, is a half brother to stakes winner Wake Up Nick out of Storm Hearted, by Lion Hearted.
  • Hip No. 103, a son of Not This Time consigned by Ocala Stud, was sold to Breeze Easy LLC for $250,000. The half brother to stakes winner Softly Lit, who worked a quarter on Monday in :21 1/5, is out of Running Creek, by Cape Town, a daughter of graded stakes winner Palliser Bay.
  • Hip No. 331, a daughter of Kantharos consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, went to Parker Place Racing for $220,000. The chestnut filly, who breezed an eighth in :10 flat on Tuesday, is out of stakes winner Wildcat Heiress, by Wildcat Heir, a half sister to stakes winner Babaganush.
  • Hip No. 158, a daughter of Medaglia d’Oro consigned by All In Line Stables, Agent, was sold to Joseph Brocklebank, Agent, for $200,000. The dark bay or brown filly, who turned in an Under Tack quarter on Monday in :21 2/5, is out of Sigurwana, by Arch, a half sister to stakes winner Token of Love (GB).
  • J. Stable LLC paid $170,000 for Hip No. 228, a daughter of Flatter who breezed an eighth in :10 1/5 on Tuesday. The chestnut filly, consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, is out of Sweet Carrie, by Sidney’s Candy, a half sister to grade one stakes winner The Factor.
  • Hip No. 342, a son of Cairo Prince consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, brought $150,000, going to Carolyn Wilson. The gray or roan colt, who breezed an eighth in :10 1/5 on Tuesday, is out of Written Request, by Arch, a daughter of stakes winner Petition the Lady.

For the session, 147 horses grossed $4,788,800, compared with 204 selling for a total of $6,119,500 at last year’s first session. The average was $32,577 compared with $29,998 a year ago, while the median price was $13,000, compared to $17,500 in 2019.  The buyback percentage was 32.6%; it was 22.4.% last year.

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

Wednesday’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 July Sale or OBS website, please call (352) 237-2154.

July Sale begins Tuesday, July 14

The 2020 OBS July Sale of Two-Year-Olds in Training & Horses of Racing Age is set for Tuesday through Thursday, July 14th – July 16th with all sessions beginning at 10:00 a.m.

Hip No’s 1- 360 will be sold on Tuesday, Hip No’s 361- 720 will be offered Wednesday and Hip No.’s 721- 1114 will sell on Thursday. The catalog is available in the OBS website at obssales.com and in printed form at the sales grounds. Hip No.’s 1 – 1003 are in the main book, Supplements 1004 – 1107 are in a separate catalog. A third brochure contains additional supplements 993 and 1108 – 1114.

At Wednesday’s Under Tack session, Hip No. 383, a son of Half Ours consigned by Blue River Bloodstock, Inc., Agent, turned in the Under Tack Show’s fastest quarter, stopping the timer in :20 1/5. The bay colt is out of All About Ju Ju, by Into Mischief, a half sister to stakes placed Gregorian Bay. (video) (walk video)

At the same session, Hip No. 492, Capri’s Son, a gray or roan colt by Shackleford consigned by Fabian Sales, sped a quarter in :20 2/5. He’s out of Capri Song, by More Than Ready, from the family of grade one stakes winner Dispute. (video) (walk video)

On Sunday, Hip No. 1030, a daughter of Bahamian Squall consigned by McKathan Bros. Sales, Agent, worked a quarter in :20 3/5, the session’s fastest.  The dark bay or brown filly is out of Up for Grabs, by First Samurai, from the family of graded stakes winner Love That Jazz. (video)

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

At Thursday’s session, it was Hip No. 640, a chestnut filly by Not This Time consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, out of Exotic Design, by A.P. Indy, a daughter of grade one stakes winner Exotic Wood and a full sister to stakes winner Key to Power. (video) (walk video)

On Sunday it was Hip No. 983, a bay colt by Laoban consigned by Coastal Equine LLC (Jesse Hoppel), Agent, out of One Look, by Henny Hughes, a half sister to graded stakes placed Before You Know It. (video) (walk video)

Three horses tied for the Under Tack Show’s fastest three eighths, clocked in :33 flat.

At Wednesday’s session, it was Hip No. 524, I’m a Coco Pebbles, a 2-year old chestnut filly by He’s Had Enough consigned by AVP Training and Sales, Agent, out of Chocolate Almond, by Candy Ride (ARG), from the family of champion Hollywood Wildcat. (video)

On Sunday it was Hip No. 938, a 2-year-old dark bay or brown colt by Protonico consigned by Whitman Sales LLC, Agent, out of Mongolian Changa, by Brilliant Speed, from the family of grade one stakes winner High Yield. (video)

Also on Sunday, it was Hip No. 992, Chambers Creek, a 3-year-old bay filly by Goldencents consigned by Bobby Dodd, Agent, out of Secret Song, by Dunkirk, from the family of graded stakes placed stakes winner Honolua Storm. (video) (walk video)

Videos from the six 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.

OBS will again offer Online Bidding during the July 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 at: obs-online-bidding/

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

Bahamian Squall filly fastest at July Sale Under Tack finale

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Hip No. 1030, a daughter of Bahamian Squall consigned by McKathan Bros. Sales, Agent, sped a quarter in :20 3/5 to post the fastest work at the distance at the sixth and final session of the Under Tack Show for Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2020 July Sale of Two Year Olds in Training & Horses of Racing Age. The dark bay or brown filly is out of Up for Grabs, by First Samurai, from the family of graded stakes winner Love That Jazz.

Hip No. 983, a son of Laoban consigned by Coastal Equine LLC (Jesse Hoppel), Agent, turned in the session’s fastest eighth, stopping the timer in :9 4/5. The bay colt is out of One Look, by Henny Hughes, a half sister to graded stakes placed Before You Know It.

Two horses shared honors for the fastest three eighths, clocked in :33 flat.

  • Hip No. 938, a 2-year-old dark bay or brown colt by Protonico consigned by Whitman Sales LLC, Agent, is out of Mongolian Changa, by Brilliant Speed, from the family of grade one stakes winner High Yield.
  • Hip No. 992, Chambers Creek, a 3-year-old bay filly by Goldencents consigned by Bobby Dodd, Agent, is out of Secret Song, by Dunkirk, from the family of graded stakes placed stakes winner Honolua Storm.

Hip No. 1021, a gray or roan colt by Anchor Down consigned by Stephens Thoroughbreds LLC, Agent, worked the session’s only quarter in :21 flat. He’s out of Solo Buena, by Half Ours, a half sister to stakes winner Ide Like a Double.

A pair of youngsters worked quarters in :21 1/5.

  • Hip No. 904, consigned by Ends Well, Agent, is a dark bay or brown filly by Munnings out of Medaglia d’Argento, by Medaglia d’Oro, a daughter of graded stakes winner Meribel.
  • Hip No. 960, a bay filly by Mshawish consigned by Six K’s Training & Sales LLC, Agent, is out of Nanybelle, by Bellamy Road, a daughter of grade one stakes winning OBS graduate Nany’s Sweep.

There were five quarters in :21 2/5.

  • Hip No. 915, consigned by Oscar Brown Stables, is a dark bay or brown gelding by Forty Tales out of Minute to Midnight, by Gibson County, from the family of grade one stakes winner Sir Bear.
  • Hip No. 943, a bay filly by Munnings consigned by All in Line Stables, Agent, is out of Morediamondsplease, by More Than Ready, a half sister to graded stakes placed Aaroness.
  • Hip No. 1034, a bay colt by Goldencents consigned by Six K’s Training & Sales LLC, Agent, is a half brother to stakes placed Don Samy out of Well Traveled, by Perfect Soul (IRE), a daughter of Classic Slew, an unraced half sister to champions Sky Classic and Regal Classic.
  • Hip No. 1049, consigned by McKathan Bros. Sales, Agent, is a bay colt by Air Force Blue out of Branding, by Street Sense, from the family of champion Inside Information.
  • Hip No. 1101, Just Read It, a dark bay or brown filly also consigned by McKathan Bros. Sales, is out of Mybrokenhome, by Broken Vow, a half sister to graded stakes placed stakes winner Pool Winner.

There were five eighths in :10 flat.

  • Hip No. 913, a chestnut filly by Congrats consigned by Niall Brennan Stables, Agent, is out of Ministrone, by Forestry, a full sister to stakes winner Forest Attack and a half sister to champion Riboletta (BRZ).
  • Hip No. 1022, a chestnut filly by Tapiture consigned by Q Bar J Thoroughbreds LLC, Agent, is out of Splendid Honor, by Double Honor, a half sister to graded stakes placed stakes winning OBS graduate Crusader’s Poetry.
  • Hip No. 1023, also consigned by Q Bar J Thoroughbreds, is a bay filly by Palace Malice out of Summer Rendezvous, by Forest Wildcat, a half sister to graded stakes winner Summer Applause.
  • Hip No. 1027, a dark bay or brown colt by Distorted Humor consigned by McKathan Bros. Sales, Agent, is out of Tizacity, by Tizway, a daughter of stakes winner Vindy City.
  • Hip No. 1035, a bay colt by Orb consigned by All In Sales (Tony Bowling), Agent, is a half brother to Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile (G1) winner Tapizar out of Winning Call, by Deputy Minister.

The July Sale of Two Year Olds in Training & Horses of Racing Age begins Tuesday, July 14th with Hip No’s 1- 360. Hip No’s 361- 720 will be offered Wednesday and Hip No.’s 721- 1114 will sell on Thursday.

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.

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

Speech, Venetian Harbor one-two in Keeneland’s Ashland Stakes

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Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners and Madaket Stables LLC’s Speech tracked pacesetting fellow OBS graduate Venetian Harbor (April ’19) down the backstretch in Keeneland’s $392,000 Ashland Stakes (G1) on Saturday, then went after her on the turn. The pair turned for home on close to even terms, but down the stretch Speech was stronger, taking command a furlong from home and beating her to the wire by three lengths in a track record 1:41.26 for the mile and a sixteenth. It’s the first stakes win for the 3-year-old Florida-bred daughter of Mr Speaker, a two time OBS graduate, purchased out of the Summerfield consignment at the 2018 Winter Mixed Sale, then resold by SBM Training & Sales, Agent, for $190,000 at the 2019 March Sale after turning in an Under Tack eighth in :10 flat. Now 7-2-4-1 for trainer Mike McCarthy, she has earned $353,840 to date. watch her under tack video

Reeves Thoroughbred Racing. R. A. Hill Stable & Joseph E. Besecker’s Shippy went right to the front in Saturday’s $78,000 Blue Sparkler Stakes at Monmouth Park and never looked back, drawing away down the stretch and scoring by 4-1/2 lengths over fellow OBS graduate Fujairah (April ’19). It’s the first stakes victory for the graded stakes placed 3-year-old filly by Midshipman, trained by George Weaver, now 5-2-1-1 with earnings of $107,600. She was sold for $77,000 by S G V Thoroughbreds LLC at the 2019 OBS March Sale after breezing an eighth in :9 4/5 at the Under Tack Show. watch his under tack video

Saturday’s Under Tack session postponed until Sunday

Saturday’s session of the Under Tack Show for Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2020 July Sale of Two Year Olds in Training & Horses of Racing Age has been postponed until Sunday morning, July 12th at 7:30 a.m due to lightning damage to electronic equipment. Hip No.’s 901 – 1114 will go to the track as originally scheduled.

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

Filly by Palace fastest at July Sale’s fifth Under Tack Session

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Hip No. 839, a daughter of Palace consigned by Blue River Bloodstock, Inc., Agent, breezed a quarter  in :21 flat to post the fastest work at the distance at the fifth session of the Under Tack Show for the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2020 July Sale of Two Year Olds in Training & Horses of Racing Age. The bay filly is out of Lady Halite, by Medaglia d’Oro, a daughter of stakes placed OBS graduate Ada’s Dream from the family of graded stakes winning OBS graduate Buffalo Man.

Hip No. 724, a bay colt by Malibu Moon consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, turned in a quarter in :21 1/5. He’s a half brother to graded stakes winner Keen Pauline out of Grand Pauline, by Two Punch.

Hip No. 781, a son of Tale of Ekati consigned by Vargas Sales, Agent, breezed the session’s fastest three eighths, stopping the timer in :33 2/5. The bay colt is out of Ima Soul Miss, by Perfect Soul (IRE), a half sister to graded stakes winner Tasteyville.

Three horses shared honors for the session’s fastest eighth, clocked in :10 flat.

  • Hip No. 803, a bay filly by G. W.’s Skippie consigned by Hartley / DeRenzo Thoroughbreds LLC, Agent, is out of Jena’s Gold, by Seeking the Gold, a daughter of graded stakes placed stakes winner Jena Jena.
  • Hip No. 859, a gray or roan filly by Anchor Down consigned by Julie Davies LLC, Agent, is a half sister to graded stakes placed current 3-year-old OBS graduate Dream Marie, second in the recent Delaware Oaks (G3), out of Lin Marie, by Curlin, a daughter of stakes winner Coy Cat.
  • Hip No. 864, a bay colt by Cinco Charlie consigned by McKathan Bros. Sales, Agent, is out of Lookin’ Foxy, by E Dubai, a half sister to graded stakes winner Humoristic.

Two youngsters worked quarters in :21 2/5.

  • Hip No. 783, Faithful Soldier, a dark bay or brown colt by Not This Time consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, is out of Impetuous Youth, by Candy Ride (ARG), a daughter of grade one stakes winner I Believe in You.
  • Hip No. 869, a dark bay or brown gelding by Will Take Charge consigned by Coastal Equine LLC (Jesse Hoppel), Agent, is out of Love Abounds, by Not For Love, a half sister to graded stakes winner Gotaghostofachance.

Three horses breezed quarters in :21 3/5.

  • Hip No. 770, consigned by Golden Thoroughbreds Training and Sales, Agent, is a chestnut filly by Chitu out of stakes placed Hot Squeeze, by Latent Heat, a half sister to graded stakes placed Domonation.
  • Hip No. 799, a chestnut filly by Noble Mission (GB) consigned by Gayle Woods, Agent, is out of Jadira, by Pleasantly Perfect, a half sister to graded stakes winner Tiz Breathtaking.
  • Hip No. 877, a bay filly by Prospective consigned by Ocala Stud, is a half sister to grade one stakes placed Inspiressa out of Lucky Trip, by Trippi, a full sister to stake winner Dream of Angels.

The Under Tack Show continues Saturday morning at 7:30 a.m. with Hip No.’s 901 – 1114 scheduled to breeze.

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.

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

Not This Time filly fastest at July Under Tack Show’s fourth session

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Hip No. 640, a daughter of Not This Time consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, breezed an eighth in : 9 4/5, posting the fastest work at the distance at the fourth session of the Under Tack Show for Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2020 July Sale of Two Year Olds in Training & Horses of Racing Age. The chestnut filly is out of Exotic Design, by A.P. Indy, a daughter of grade one stakes winner Exotic Wood and a full sister to stakes winner Key to Power.

Hip No. 639, a son of Ghostzapper consigned by Randy Bradshaw, Agent, turned in the session’s fastest quarter, stopping the timer in :21 1/5. The bay colt is out of Excellent News, by Rahy, a half sister to graded stakes winner Here’s to You.

Hip No. 572, a daughter of Social Inclusion consigned by Blue River Bloodstock, Inc., Agent, breezed the session’s fastest three eighths, clocked in :33 1/5. The bay filly, a half sister to stakes placed For Emma, is out of stakes placed Dandy Dulce, by Dixieland Heat.

Hip No. 699, Papa Twosexyeight, a son of Anthony’s Cross consigned by30-30 Ranch, worked a half mile in a brisk :46 3/5. The bay colt is out of Gerry’s Reward, by Grand Reward, from the family of graded stakes winner Just Rushing.

Six youngsters worked quarters in :21 2/5.

  • Hip No. 542, Inside Scheme, a bay filly by Dialed In consigned by Coastal Equine LLC (Jesse Hoppel), Agent, is out of Collusion, by Broad Brush, a daughter of champion Inside Information and half sister to champion Smuggler.
  • Hip No. 560, consigned by All in Line Stables, Agent, is a gray or roan filly by Summer Front out of stakes placed Cozy Gain, by Cozzene, a daughter of graded stakes winner Broad Gains.
  • Hip No. 579, a dark bay or brown filly by Cairo Prince consigned by Off the Hook LLC, Agent, is out of grade one stakes placed Dear Bela (ARG), by Indygo Shiner, a half sister to grade stakes winner Mister Tin.
  • Hip No. 695, a bay filly by Shackleford consigned by Nice and Easy Thoroughbreds, is out of Gateway to Gold, by Arch, a half sister to stakes winner Heart Butte.
  • Hip No. 701, Casper, a bay colt by Ghostzapper consigned by Arindel, is a full brother to graded stakes winner Shaman Ghost out of stakes placed Getback Time, by Gilded Time.
  • Hip No. 712, consigned by Fabian Sales, is a chestnut filly by Secret Circle out of Golden Lady, by Medaglia d’Oro, a daughter of stakes winner Street Sass.

There were three eighths in :10 flat.

  • Hip No. 607, consigned by Top Line Sales LLC, Agent, is a dark bay or brown colt by Shackleford out of Donnatale, by Tale of the Cat, a half sister to graded stakes placed stakes winner Heavenly Score.
  • Hip No. 648, a chestnut colt by Nyquist consigned by Q Bar J Thoroughbreds LLC, is out of stakes placed Fancy and Flashy, by Zensational.
  • Hip No. 680, a chestnut colt by Dialed In consigned by G. A. Thoroughbred Sales, Agent, is out of stakes placed Freedom Ridge, by Quaker Ridge.

The Under Tack Show continues Friday morning at 7:30 a.m. with Hip No.’s 721 – 900 scheduled to breeze.

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.

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

 

Half Ours colt quickest at July Sale’s third Under Tack session

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Hip No. 383, a son of Half Ours consigned by Blue River Bloodstock, Inc., Agent, sped a quarter in :20 1/5 to post the fastest work at the distance at the third session of the Under Tack Show for Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2020 July Sale of Two Year Olds in Training & Horses of Racing Age. The bay colt is out of All About Ju Ju, by Into Mischief, a half sister to stakes placed Gregorian Bay.

Hip No. 492, Capri’s Son, a gray or roan colt by Shackleford consigned by Fabian Sales, turned in a quarter in :20 2/5. He’s out of Capri Song, by More Than Ready, from the family of grade one stakes winner Dispute.

Hip No. 524, I’m a Coco Pebbles, a daughter of He’s Had Enough consigned by AVP Training and Sales, Agent, breezed the session’s fastest three eighths, clocked in :33 4/5. The chestnut filly is out of Chocolate Almond, by Candy Ride (ARG), from the family of champion Hollywood Wildcat.

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

  • Hip No. 428, a bay filly by Runhappy consigned by Hartley / DeRenzo Thoroughbreds LLC, Agent, is out of stakes winner Bamboo Dream, by Finality, from the family of sprint champion Amazombie.
  • Hip No. 473, a bay filly by Palace Malice consigned by Hoppel’s Horse & Cattle Co., Inc, is a half sister to stakes placed Merveilleux out of Breech Inlet, by Holy Bull, a half sister to graded stakes winner Bauble Queen.
  • Hip No. 502, consigned by Vargas Sales, Agent, is a chestnut filly by Midshipman out of Cat Ten, by Greatness, from the family of grade one stakes winner Geri.
  • Hip No. 510, a dark bay or brown filly by Not This Time consigned by Oscar Brown Stables, is out of Champagne Sparkle, by Street Boss, a full sister to grade one stakes winner Danza and a half sister to grade one stakes winner Majestic Harbor.
  • Hip No. 525, Pretty Lori, a dark bay or brown filly by Maclean’s Music consigned by Gene Recio, Agent, is out of Chokonni, by Arch, from the family of champion Althea.

Five youngsters worked quarters in :21 1/5.

  • Hip No. 391, a bay filly by The Big Beast consigned by Ocala Stud, is a half sister to stakes winner B C’s Train out of Alotofappeal, by Trippi, from the family of stakes winning OBS graduate Argos Appeal.
  • Hip No. 490, a bay filly by Dialed In consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, is out of Candy Sioux, by Indian Charlie, a half sister to champion OBS graduate Midnight Lute.
  • Hip No. 494, a dark bay or brown filly by Dialed In consigned by Arindel, is a half sister to stakes placed Nacho Papa out of Cartia, by Empire Maker, a daughter of graded stakes winning OBS graduate Zuppardo Ardo.
  • Hip No. 503, consigned by Tom McCrocklin, Agent, is a dark bay or brown filly by Uncaptured out of Cause for Repent, by Giant’s Causeway, a daughter of graded stakes winner Sweet Repent.
  • Hip No. 508, consigned by Golden Thoroughbreds Training and Sales Agent, is a dark bay or brown filly by Khozan out of Celtic Embrace, by Harlington, a half sister to stakes winner Share the Upside.

There were seven quarters in :21 2/5.

  • Hip No. 375, Before You, a chestnut filly by Field Commission consigned by Harris Training Center LLC, Agent, is out of After Words, by Kafwain, a daughter of graded stakes winner Potomac Bend.
  • Hip No. 387, My Baby Girl, a bay filly by Python consigned by Crownsway South, Agent, is out of All Good Things, by Curlin, a daughter of stakes winner Creaseinherjeans.
  • Hip No. 400, consigned by J. Thoroughbreds, Agent, is a dark bay or brown filly by Tale of Ekati out of stakes placed Angels Trace, by Bellamy Road, from the family of grade one stakes winner Out of Hock.
  • Hip No. 418, Drop the Pigon, a bay filly by Tapiture consigned by Omega Farm, is out of Aunt Maryann, by Uncle Mo, from the family of graded stakes winner Aristis.
  • Hip No. 440, a dark bay or brown filly by Central Banker also consigned by J. Thoroughbreds, is a half sister to stakes placed Liberty Island out of stakes placed Bee in a Bonnet, by Precise End.
  • Hip No. 516, consigned by Navas Equine, is a chestnut filly by Super Saver out of Chelsea Road, by Speightstown, a half sister to stakes placed Aces High, from the family of champion Point Given.
  • Hip No. 528, a gray or roan colt by Shanghai Bobby consigned by Parrish Farms, Agent, is out of Ciddy’s Song, by Unbridled’s Song, a half sister to grade one stakes placed OBS graduate She’s Cheeky.

The Under Tack Show continues Thursday morning at 7:30 a.m. with Hip No.’s 541 – 720 scheduled to breeze.

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.

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

Will Take Charge filly fastest at second July Under Tack session

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Hip No. 245, a daughter of Will Take Charge consigned by Top Line Sales, LLC, Agent, worked a quarter in :20 4/5 to post the fastest work at the distance at the second session of the Under Tack Show for Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2020 July Sale of Two Year Olds in Training & Horses of Racing Age. The chestnut filly is out of stakes winner Tensas Harbor, by Private Vow, a half sister to stakes placed Harbor Pilot.

Hip No. 355, a daughter of Air Force Blue consigned by All Dreams Equine, Agent, turned in the session’s fastest three eighths, clocked in :33 flat. The chestnut filly is out of Zeta (IRE), by New Approach, a half sister to stakes placed Bedale out of graded stakes placed stakes winner Beta (GB).

Five horses shared honors for the session’s fastest eighth, clocked in :10 flat.

  • Hip No. 199, a gray or roan filly by Anchor Down consigned by Woodside Ranch, Agent, is out of Storied Tale, by Tale of the Cat, a daughter of graded stakes winner Caminadora.
  • Hip No. 201, a bay filly by Bayern consigned by Las Palmas Farm, is out of Storming Gypsy, by Midnight Lute, a daughter of graded stakes winner Irish Gypsy.
  • Hip No. 326, consigned by Q Bar J Thoroughbreds LLC, is a dark bay or brown filly by Dialed In out of Wet n’ Reckless, by War Front, a half sister to grade one stakes placed Moonlit Stroll.
  • Hip No. 331, a chestnut filly by Kantharos consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, is out of stakes winner Wildcat Heiress, by Wildcat Heir, a half sister to stakes winner Babaganush.
  • Hip No. 337, a bay filly by More Than Ready consigned by McKee Bloodstock LLC, Agent, is a half sister to graded stakes placed OBS graduate Convict Pike out of Witchy One, by Smart Strike, a half sister to graded stakes winner Ultra Brat.

A pair of horses breezed quarters in :21 flat.

  • Hip No. 278, a bay colt by Bernardini consigned by Ends Well, Agent, is a half brother to graded stakes winner Trouble Kid out of Triumphantly, by Mr. Greeley, a half sister to stakes placed Touch of Splendor.
  • Hip No. 300, Unshackled Love, a bay filly by Golden Ticket consigned by Coastal Equine LLC (Jesse Hoppel), Agent, is out of Unshackled Rouge, by Sir Shackleton, a half sister to stakes winning OBS graduate Be Proud.

There were four quarters in :21 1/5.

  • Hip No. 234, a bay filly by Treasure Beach (GB) consigned by Hoppel’s Horse & Cattle Co., Inc., is a half sister to graded stakes placed stakes winner River Rush out of Sweet Tart, by Lemon Drop Kid, a half sister to graded stakes winner Willa On the Move.
  • Hip No. 238, consigned by Ends Well, Agent, is a bay filly by Twirling Candy out of Tale of Glory, by Tale of the Cat, a half sister to stakes winner Charming Vixen.
  • Hip No. 250, consigned by Whitman Sales LLC, Agent, is a bay colt by Street Sense out of The Last Meow, by Storm Cat, a daughter of graded stakes winner Richwoman.
  • Hip No. 266, chestnut filly by Square Eddie consigned by Tom McCrocklin, Agent, is out of stakes placed Toomanytomatoes, by Downtown Seattle, from the family of grade one stakes winner Lite Light.

Six youngsters worked quarters in :21 2/5.

  • Hip No. 200, a dark bay or brown colt by Honor Code consigned by Dark Star Thoroughbreds (Stori Atchison), Agent, is a half brother to stakes winner Wake Up Nick out of Storm Hearted, by Lion Hearted.
  • Hip No. 210, Foreman, a bay colt by Chitu consigned by Goldencents Thoroughbreds, is out of Strong Threat, by Strong Hope, from the family of grade one stakes winner Versailles Treaty.
  • Hip No. 261, consigned by Victory Stable, Agent, is a dark bay or brown colt by Morning Line out of Tinca’s Sky, by Sky Mesa, from the family of grade one stakes winner Catinca.
  • Hip No. 290, a gray or roan colt by Creative Cause consigned by Whitman Sales LLC, Agent, is a half brother to stakes placed Barriles out of Two Harbors, by Pulpit, a half sister to grade one stakes winner Golden Missile.
  • Hip No. 299, a bay colt by Munnings consigned by 30-30 Ranch, is out of Union Mettle, by Dixie Union, from the family of Kentucky Derby (G1) winner Orb.
  • Hip No. 339, consigned by Ocala Stud, is a bay colt by Gemologist out of Woodland Park, by Bernardini, a daughter of graded stakes winner Forest Heiress and a full sister to graded stakes placed Crossbow.

The Under Tack Show continues Wednesday morning at 7:30 a.m. with Hip No.’s 361 – 540 scheduled to breeze.

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.

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

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

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