June Sale Supplemental Catalog now online

The supplemental catalog to the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2018 June Sale of Two-Year-Olds and Horses of Racing Age is now available on the company’s website at obssales.com.

Five older horses and 78 two-year-olds have been supplemented and will sell as Hip No’s 853 -936 on the sale’s third day, Friday, June 15th.  The supplemental catalog will be available at the sales grounds and on the OBS website.  All supplemented horses will breeze at the fourth Under Tack session on Sunday, June 10th.

The supplemental catalog adds depth to the June Sale’s outstanding stallion roster. Two-time Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile (G1) winner Goldencents, who earned over $3-million after he was purchased out of the June Sale supplemental catalog, is represented by his first crop of two-year-olds. The supplemental catalog also includes two-year-olds by Bernardini, Candy Ride (ARG), Hard Spun, Into Mischief, Orb, Scat Daddy, Strong Mandate and Uncle Mo.

There are now 922 two-year-olds and 12 older horses cataloged for the three-day sale, set for Wednesday, June 13th through Friday, June 15th, with all sessions beginning at 10:00 a.m.

The Under Tack Show will be divided into four sessions, scheduled for Thursday, June 7th through Sunday, June 10th, with each session beginning at 7:30 a.m. Hip No.’s 1 – 225 will breeze on Thursday, Hip No.’s 226 – 450 go on Friday, Hip No.’s 451 – 675 will work on Saturday, and Hip No.’s 676 – 936 will go on Sunday.

The Under Tack Show and Sale will be streamed live via the OBS website as well as the DRF, TDN and BloodHorse websites. The works will be available on DVD and on the OBS website, the Video Room and kiosks throughout the sales pavilion. In-room viewing is available at The Courtyard by Marriott, Holiday Inn, Homewood Suites, Hampton Inn & Suites, Residence Inn and the Ocala Hilton, plus lounge viewing is available at the Hilton.

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

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

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

Mitole scores in Pimlico’s Chick Lang Stakes

Mathea Kelley photo

William & Corrine Heiligbrodt’s Mitole gave nothing else a chance in Saturday’s $200,000 Chick Lang Stakes at Pimlico, taking the lead shortly after the break, opening a long lead in the lane and coasting home to a 6-1/4 length victory. It’s the second straight stakes win for the 3-year-old colt by Eskendereya, now 7-4-2-1 for trainer Steve Asmussen with earnings of $348,710. Consigned by Grassroots Training & Sales LLC to the 2017 OBS April Sale, he was sold for $140,000 after turning in an eighth in :10 flat at the Under Tack Show. watch his under tack video

 

LNJ Foxwoods and NK Racing’s Explorer made his debut in a $55,725 Maiden Special Weight test on Friday at Santa Anita and got his career off to an impressive start, going right to the front and never looking back en route to a four length win. Bob Baffert trains the 3-year-old colt by Orb, who picked up $32,400 for his effort. He breezed an eighth in :10 flat at the Under Tack Show before he was purchased by the team of Solis/Litt for $1,250,000 out of the Crupi’s New Castle Farm consignment at the 2017 OBS March Sale. watch his under tack video

Blended Citizen takes Belmont’s Peter Pan Stakes

Adam Coglianese photo

Greg Hall and Sayjay Racing LLC’s Blended Citizen warmed up for a run at the Belmont Stakes (G1),  charging wide on the turn to reach contention in Saturday’s $350,000 Peter Pan Stakes (G3) at Belmont, taking command inside the sixteenth pole and easing away to a 1-1/2 length victory. It’s the second graded stakes win for the 3-year-old colt by Proud Citizen, purchased for $85,000 out of the Wavertree Stables (Ciaran Dunne) consignment at the 2017 OBS March Sale after he breezed an Under Tack quarter in :22 1/5. Trained by Doug O’Neill, he’s now 10-3-0-2 and has earned $406,854 to date. watch his under tack video

Chelsea Durand photo

Kent Spellman’s Kirby’s Penny tried stakes company for the first time in the $200,000 Vagrancy Handicap (G3) on Saturday at Belmont Park, rallied from just off the pace to wear down the leaders in the stretch and won going away by a length and a half. The 5-year-old daughter of Macho Uno, trained by Wesley Ward, is now 12-7-2-0 and has earned $338,916. Consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, to the 2015 OBS March Sale, she went through the ring after turning in an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5.  watch his under tack video

 

 

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David Melin, Leon Ellman and Laurie Plesa’s Mr. Jordan tracked the leader in Gulfstream’s $100,000 Big Drama Stakes on Saturday, took over leaving the eighth pole and scored by a length and three quarters, with fellow OBS graduate Hy Riverside (April ’14) checking in third. The 6-year-old Florida-bred son of Kantharos is a two-time OBS graduate, sold by Summerfield, Agent, at the 2013 August Sale then purchased for $155,000 out of the de Meric Sales consignment at the 2014 April Sale after he breezed a  quarter in :21 2/5 at the Under Tack Show. A six time stakes winner for trainer Eddie Plesa, he has compiled a 29-9-6-6 record and has earned $738,560. watch his under tack video

 

Woodford Racing LLC’s Engage overcame a sluggish start in Sunday’s $90,000 Gold Fever Stakes at Belmont, battled down the stretch in the mud and was best by a nose. Fellow OBS graduate A Different Style (March ’17) finished third. The graded stakes winning 3-year-old colt by Into Mischief, who took Belmont’s Futurity Stakes (G3) at two, is now 5-3-2-0 for trainer Chad Brown and has earned $266,400 to date. He worked an eighth in :9 4/5 at the Under Tack Show before he was purchased by Woodford for $550,000 out of the Crupi’s New Castle Farm consignment at the 2017 OBS March Sale. watch his under tack video

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Kaleem Shah’s Tijori got her career off on the right foot Friday at Santa Anita, taking the lead at the start of a $55,035 maiden special weight test and never looking back en route to a 3-1/4 length victory. Trained by Simon Callaghan, who indicated he’s pointing her for either the Astoria Stakes on Belmont weekend or a trip to Royal Ascot for the Queen Mary (G2), she earned $32,400 for her effort. The 2-year-old daughter of Will Take Charge was purchased for $525,000 out of the de Meric Sales consignment at the 2018 OBS March Sale after breezing an eighth in :10 flat at the Under Tack Show.  watch her under tack video

June Sale catalog now online

The catalog for the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2018 June Sale of Two-Year-Olds and Horses of Racing Age  is now available via the OBS website at obssales.com. The online catalog’s main page contains a link to a sortable master index providing searchable pedigree and consignor information as well as access to pedigree updates occurring since the catalog was printed. Advanced search and filter capability has been added to allow shortlist creation. A link to instructions for using the new features can be found in the index header and a step by step tutorial is available in the index as well.

The iPad version of the catalog can be accessed via the equineline Sales Catalog App. The App allows users to download and view the catalog, receive updates and results, record notes and also provides innovative search, sort and rating capability. For more information and downloads go to: http://www.equineline.com/SalesCatalogApp/

There are 845 two-year-olds and seven older horses cataloged for the three-day sale, with all sessions beginning at 10:00 a.m. Hip No.’s 1 – 300 will sell on Wednesday, June 13th; Hip No.’s 301 – 600 will be offered on Thursday, June 14th and Hip No.’s 601 – 852 plus supplements will sell on Friday, June 15th. Supplemental entries are being accepted until May 23rd.

There are four Under Tack Sessions. Hip No.’s 1 – 225 will go to the track on Thursday, June 7th, Hip No.’s 226 – 450 will breeze on Friday, June 8th, Hip No.’s 451 – 675 work on Saturday, June 9th, and 676 – 852 plus supplements will go on Sunday, June 10th. All Under Tack sessions begin at 7:30 a.m.

The Under Tack Show and Sale will be streamed live via the OBS website as well as the DRF, TDN and BloodHorse websites.

Winning stakes at a pace close to one a week, OBS June graduates have won or placed in 172 stakes races since the beginning of 2017, headed by Rockingham Ranch’s Stormy Liberal, winner of Breeders’ Cup Turf Sprint (G1) and a game second in the Al Quoz Sprint (G1) on the Dubai World Cup undercard. The 6-year-old son of Stormy Atlantic has won or placed in eight stakes, including five graded races, on his way to compiling a 25-8-8-1 career record and earnings of $1,213,570 for trainer Peter Miller. Consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, to the 2014 OBS June Sale, he breezed an Under Tack eighth in :10 2/5 before he was purchased for $100,000. watch his under tack video

Charles Fipke’s Seeking the Soul enjoyed a productive year at the races, climaxed by a victory in the Clark Handicap (G1) at Churchill Downs. The 5-year-old colt by Perfect Soul (IRE), trained by Dallas Stewart, is now 18-5-3-5 and has bankrolled $1,401,162 to date. Consigned by McKathan Bros., Agent, to the 2015 OBS June Sale, he went through the ring after breezing an eighth in :10 1/5 at the Under Tack Show. watch his under tack video

Ironhorse Racing Stable LLC’s Bucchero is a five time stakes winner. He was consigned by Southern Chase Farm (Greg & Karen Dodd), Agent, to the 2014 OBS June Sale where he sped a quarter in :21 flat at the Under Tack Show. The 6-year-old son of Kantharos, trained by Tim Glyshaw, has earned $789,741 to date and has a 27-10-6-3 career record. His high water mark of the past year was his victory in October in the Woodford Stakes (G2) at Keeneland, and he recently returned to Kentucky to finish second in Keeneland’s Shakertown Stakes (G2) in April and third this past Saturday in the Twin Spires Turf Sprint (G3) on Derby Day at Churchill Downs. watch his under tack video

The 2018 sale boasts the strongest stallion roster in the history of OBS June. Bodemeister and Scat Daddy, the sires of the last two Kentucky Derby winners are represented, as is Candy Ride (ARG) sire of Horse of the Year Gun Runner. The rest of the top 15 on the general sire list have offspring in the sale, including Blame, Curlin, Flatter, Ghostzapper, Hard Spun, Into Mischief, Kitten’s Joy, Malibu Moon, Medaglia d’Oro, Quality Road, Tapit, and Uncle Mo. As wide as it is deep, the June stallion roster also includes Bernardini, Distorted Humor, Giant’s Causeway, Pioneerof the Nile, Speightstown, Union Rags and War Front.

OBS June graduate Goldencents heads a group of exciting young stallions who’s first crop race in 2018, including Florida-based He’s Had Enough and Uncaptured, who has already sired his first winner. This list also includes Cairo Prince, Central Banker, Cross Traffic, Fed Biz, Mucho Macho Man, Real Solution, Strong Mandate, Verrazano and Will Take Charge.

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

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

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

2018 June Two-Year-Olds & Horses of Racing Age

Catalog

Hip No.  1 – 300 Wednesday June 13, 2018
10:00 a.m.
Hip No.  301 – 600 Thursday June 14, 2018
10:00 a.m
Hip No.  601 – 936  Friday June 15, 2018 10:00 a.m. Consignor Under Tack Form
Repository Information               Conditions of Sale                Consignor Letter
Sortable Master Index  Index In Excel Format
 Hip No 1 – 852 w/indexes  Hip No. 1 – 852 wo/indexes
Supplemental Catalog (853 – 936) Past Performances
Barn Chart Barn Index
 Sale Outs  Equineline Sales Catalog iPad App

Under Tack Show

Thursday June 7 (1 – 225) 7:30 a.m.   Friday June 8 (226 – 450) 7:30 a.m.
Saturday June 9 (451 – 675) 7:30 a.m. Sunday June 10 (676 – 936) 7:30 a.m.
 Sortable Times & Videos  Under Tack Times (Excel)
  Under Tack Times (1 – 225)   Under Tack Times (226 – 450)
 Under Tack Times (451 – 675)   Under Tack Times (676 – 936)
 Continuous Under Tack Session Videos

Sale Results   

Sortable Results Index Results in excel format
 Wednesday, June 13  Thursday, June 14
 Friday, June 15  Friday, June 15  Racing Age
Top 20 Horses

 

Funny Duck scores in Churchill’s Pat Day Mile

Coady photography

Calumet Farm’s Funny Duck, overlooked at 39-1 in the $300,000 Pat Day Mile Stakes (G3) at Churchill Downs, stumbled at the start, hit the rail on the backstretch as he moved to the leaders, found room between horses approaching the stretch, took command a furlong from home and drew off to win by 4-3/4 lengths. It’s the first stakes win for the 3-year-old colt by Distorted Humor, trained by Rusty Arnold, now 7-2-2-0 with earnings of $214,040. He turned in an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5 before he was purchased by Calumet for $110,000 out of the Kirkwood Stables consignment at the 2017 OBS March Sale. watch his under tack video 

OBS graduates gave a good account of themselves at Churchill Downs on Oaks and Derby Day.  March Sale graduate Instilled Regard was dismissed at 85-1 in the Derby, but the colt by Arch came from well off the pace to finish a credible fourth. Earlier in the day, Warrior’s Club (April ’16) came with a big late run to just miss taking the Churchill Downs Stakes (G2) by a head.

On Oaks day, OBS April graduates Wonder Gadot and Midnight Bisou were second and third in the Kentucky Oaks (G1).

On the Oaks undercard, OBS March graduates Talk Veuve to Me and Gas Station Sushi finished second and third in the Eight Belles Stakes (G2) while Kid Perfect (April ’16) rallied for second in the Twin Spires Turf Stakes (G3), a neck better than Bucchero (June ’14), who settled for third.

Reddam Racing’s Blame the Rider pressed the pace in Saturday’s $191,035 Singletary Stakes at Santa Anita, fought his way down the stretch and was best by a head at the wire. It’s the first stakes victory for the 3-year-old son of Jimmy Creed, who sped a quarter in :21 at the Under Tack Show before he was purchased for $320,000 by Dennis O’Neill out of the Thoroughbred Champions Training Center consignment at the 2017 OBS March Sale. Now 7-2-0-1 for trainer Doug O’Neill, he has earned $101,650 to date. watch his under tack video 

Carolyn Wilson’s The Tabulator, idle since the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Stakes (G1) returned to action last Thursday at Prairie Meadows and led from gate to wire in the $50,000 Golden Circle Stakes, drawing away in the stretch to win by six lengths. It’s the third stakes win for the graded stakes winning 3-year-old colt by Dialed In, purchased for $460,000 out of the Wavertree Stables consignment at the 2017 OBS March Sale after turning in an Under Tack eighth in :10 flat. Now 5-4-0-0 for trainer Larry Rivelli, he has earned $233,550 to date. watch his under tack video 

Coteau Grove Farms LLC’s Special Blessing picked up her first stakes victory on Friday night at Evangeline Downs, rallying to reach contention turning for home in the $75,000 Equine Sales Oaks Stakes and easing away down the stretch to score by a length and three quarters. Trained by Bret Calhoun, the 3-year-old daughter of Flat Out is now 5-2-1-0 and has earned $85,930. Consigned by Select Sales, Agent, she went through the ring at the 2016 OBS August Selected Yearling Sale. Selected Sale Conformation photo

Midnight Bisou heads contingent of six OBS graduates in Kentucky Oaks

Benoit Photo

Allen Racing LLC and Bloom Racing Stable LLC’s Midnight Bisou heads a contingent of six OBS graduates entered in Friday’s 144th renewal of the Kentucky Oaks (G1) at Churchill Downs. The 3-year-old daughter of Midnight Lute is the 5-2 second choice in the mile and one eighth classic, won previously by OBS graduates Blind Luck and Plum Pretty.

Midnight Bisou comes to the race off a sensational 3-1/2 length victory in the Santa Anita Oaks (G1). She’s won three straight graded stakes, compiled a 5-3-2-0 career record and has earned $450,000. Trained by Bill Spawr, she’ll break from post 10 under Mike Smith. Consigned by Woodford Thoroughbreds to the 2017 OBS April Sale, she turned in an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5 before she was sold to Jeffrey Bloom for $80,000. watch her under tack video

Andrew Watkins photo

The fourteen horse field also includes Sheikh Rashid bin Humaid Al Nuaimi’s Rayya, making her first start in the U.S. after posting a 5-2-3-0 record at Meydan in Dubai. Winner of the UAE Oaks (G3) in March, she comes into the Oaks off a second place finish to Mendelssohn against the boys in the UAE Derby (G2).  The daughter of Tiz Wonderful, now trained by Bob Baffert, has drawn post seven and will be ridden by Drayden Van Dyke. Purchased for $190,000 out of the Shooting Star Sales LLC consignment at the 2017 OBS April Sale after breezing an eighth in :10 1/5 at the Under Tack Show, she has earned $644,507 to date.  watch her under tack video

 

Kenny Martin photo

Peter Deutsch’s consistent Take Charge Paula will break from post nine and be ridden by Jose Ortiz. She spent the winter at Gulfstream Park, winning the House Party and Forward Gal Stakes (G3), and running second in the Davona Dale (G2) and Gulfstream Park Oaks (G2). Consigned to the 2017 OBS March Sale by Envision Equine on behalf of E. J. Sipus Jr. and sold for $50,000, she’s now trained by Kiaran McLaughlin and comes into the Oaks with a 9-5-3-0 record and $394,320 in earnings. watch her under tack video

 

Adam Coglianese photo

Gary Barber’s Canadian-bred champion Wonder Gadot has been on the board in graded stakes at Fair Grounds and Oaklawn Park and won the Mazarine (G3) at Woodbine and Demoiselle (G2) at Aqueduct. She’ll break from the five hole under John Velazquez, who has the riding assignment for trainer Mark Casse. Coming into the Oaks with a 9-3-2-3 record and earnings of $482,973, the daughter of Medaglia d’Oro was purchased for $325,000 out of the Eisaman Equine consignment at the 2017 OBS April Sale after turning in an Under Tack eighth in :10 2/5.  watch her under tack video

Craig D. Upham’s Patrona Margarita was a 3-3/4 length winner of Churchill’s Pocahontas Stakes (G2) at two and comes into the Oaks off a third place finish in the Ashland Stakes (G1) at Keeneland. The daughter of Special Rate has drawn post twelve, and will be ridden by Ricardo Santana, Jr. for trainer Bret Calhoun. Now 6-2-0-2 with $208,253 in earnings, she went through the ring at the 2016 OBS August Yearling Sale, consigned by Stoneview Farm, Agent.

Ike and Dawn Thrash’s Kelly’s Humor captured the Ellis Park Debutante Stakes after breaking her maiden at first asking. She was second to Patrona Margarita in Churchill’s Pocahontas Stakes (G2) at two, and returned to the races in Keeneland’s Beaumont Stakes (G3) in April, putting in a big late run to finish second to unbeaten OBS March graduate Gas Station Sushi. Irad Ortiz, Jr. will ride the daughter of Midnight Lute from post six for trainer Brad Cox. Now 6-2-2-0 with $148,910 in earnings, she was sold for $35,000 by Stuart Morris, Agent at the 2016 OBS August Selected Yearling Sale. Selected Sale Conformation photo

Five OBS graduates will be in action during the Kentucky Oaks undercard.

Riley Racing Stables, LLC, Jason Tackitt, Megan J. Tackitt, Mike Henson and Tiger Racing Stable’s unbeaten Gas Station Sushi will go in the seven furlong Eight Belles Stakes (G2). Two for two after beating Kelly’s Humor in Keeneland’s Beaumont Stakes (G3), she’ll be ridden by Corey Nakatani for trainer by Richard Baltas. The daughter of Into Mischief, who has earned $126,000 to date, was consigned by Old South Farm LLC, Agent, to the 2017 OBS March Sale, and sold for $240,000 after breezing an eighth in :10 flat at the Under Tack Show.  watch her under tack video 

She’ll be joined in the Eight Belles starting gate by Team Valor International, Rodolphe Brisset & Stephen McKay’s Talk Verve to Me, who tries stakes company for the first time after a win and a second in her only two starts. Consigned by RiceHorse Stables, Agent, the filly by Violence worked an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5 before going through the ring at the 2017 OBS March Sale. Shaun Bridgmohan will ride for trainer Rodolphe Brisset. watch her under tack video 

The five furlong Twin Spires Turf Sprint (G3) has attracted a pair of OBS graduates.

Ironhorse Racing Stable LLC’s Bucchero is looking to earn a trip to Royal Ascot with a good performance. He’ll be ridden by Fernando De La Cruz for trainer Tim Glyshaw. A 6-year-old son of Kantharos, he has five stakes wins to his credit, the most recent a victory in Keeneland’s Woodford Stakes (G2) in November. Now 26-10-6-2 with $770,741 in earnings, he was consigned by Southern Chase Farm (Greg & Karen Dodd), Agent, to the 2014 OBS June Sale, where he sped a quarter in :21 flat at the Under Tack Show. watch his under tack video

Jaguar Racing LLC’s Kid Perfect goes in the Turf Sprint for trainer Angel Montano, Sr. The 4-year-old stakes placed gelding by Majesticperfection, who will be ridden by Florent Geroux, has compiled a 16-3-2-1 record and earned $94,655. The 2016 OBS April graduate was purchased for $50,000 out of the RiceHorse Stable consignment after an Under Tack eighth in :10 flat. watch his under tack video

Mossarosa’s graded stakes placed Giuseppe the Great is entered in the mile and a sixteenth Alysheba Stakes (G2). A 4-year-old graded stakes placed son of Lookin At Lucky, he’s now 13-2-3-2 with $486,240 in earnings and will be ridden by Luis Saez for trainer Nick Zito. Consigned to the 2016 OBS March Sale by Crupi’s New  Castle Farm, Agent, he went through the ring after an Under Tack eighth in :10 flat. watch his under tack video

Revised dates for June Sale

The Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2018 June Sale of Two-Year-Olds & Horses of Racing Age is now scheduled for three days beginning Wednesday, June 13th and ending on Friday, June 15th. There will be four Under Tack sessions, beginning Thursday, June 7th and running through Sunday, June 10th.

The change to the Wednesday start date permits horsemen additional travel time after the Belmont Stakes weekend. Supplemental nominations will be accepted through May 23rd.

Hip No.’s 1 – 300 will sell on Wednesday, June 13th; Hip No.’s 301 – 600 will be offered on Thursday, June 14th and Hip No.’s 601 – 852 plus supplements will sell on Friday, June 15th. All three sessions will begin at 10:00 a.m. At the Under Tack Show, Hip No.’s 1 – 225 will go to the track on Thursday, June 7th, Hip No.’s 226 – 450 will breeze on Friday, June 8th, Hip No.’s 451 – 675 work on Saturday, June 9th, and 676 – 852 plus supplements will go on Sunday, June 10th. All Under Tack sessions begin at 7:30 a.m.

The June Sale catalog will be available online via the OBS website at obssales.com on or about Tuesday, May 8th and in the mail on May 22nd.

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.

 

Mom’s On Strike captures Keeneland’s Bewitch Stakes

Keeneland/Coady photo)

While the record breaking 2018 Spring Sale’s final session was drawing to a close, Carl R. Moore Management LLC and Brad Grady’s Mom’s On Strike was circling horses on the turn, surging to the lead a furlong from home drawing off to win Keeneland’s $150,000 Bewitch Stakes (G3) on Friday by 3-1/4 lengths. It’s the first graded stakes victory for the 5-year-old Florida-bred mare by First Dude, trained by Joe Sharp, now 15-6-4-1 with $385,375 in earnings. 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.   watch her under tack video 

Live Oak Plantation’s Let It Ride Mom made her 2018 debut in Woodbine’s $218,250 Whimsical Stakes (G3) on Saturday, rallied from well off the pace and was up in the final strides to score by a head. It’s the first graded stakes win for the 4-year-old daughter of Into Mischief, now 11-4-3-0 with earnings of $246,019 for trainer Mark Casse. Consigned to the 2016 OBS March Sale by Woodford Thoroughbreds, Agent, she sped an Under Tack eighth in :9 4/5 before she  was purchased by Live Oak for $375,000. watch her under tack video 

Heider Family Stables LLC’s Lady Alexandra sat just off the pace in the early going of Belmont’s $100,000 License Fee Stakes on Sunday, took command in the upper stretch and drew away to a 3-1/2 length victory. It’s the first stakes win for the 4-year-old filly by More Than Ready, purchased for $300,000 out of the Niall Brennan Stables consignment at the 2016 OBS March Sale after breezing an eighth in :10 1/5 at the Under Tack Show. Trained by Graham Motion, she’s now 8-4-0-1 and has earned $210,750 to date. watch her under tack video 

Tyree Jacqueline Wolesensky’s Pain and Misery rallied to take the lead in Saturday’s $75,000 Gus Fonner Stakes at Fonner Park in the stretch, then drew off late to win by 3-1/4 lengths. It’s the third stakes win for the 6-year-old gelding by Bob and John, trained by Edward Kereluk, now 31-6-7-8 with $499,432 in earnings. A two-time OBS graduate, he was sold by Potrero Stables at the 2015 August Sale and then purchased for $210,000 out of the de Meric Sales consignment at the 2016 April Sale after an Under Tack eighth in :10 flat. watch his under tack video 

Medaglia d’Oro filly tops final day of record Spring Sale

 

photos by Louise Reinagel, Tibor & Judit photography

Records fell by the wayside as the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2018 Spring Sale of Two-Year-Olds in Training reached new levels in gross, average, and median figures. The fourth and final session and entire sale was topped by Hip No. 1197, a bay filly by Medaglia d’Oro consigned by Randy Bradshaw, Agent, purchased by Steven W. Young, Agent, for $1,100,000.  A half sister to grade one stakes winner Stormello out of Wilshewed, by Carson City, her eighth in :9 4/5 was co-fastest at the distance at Saturday’s Under Tack session.

  • Hip No. 1164, a son of Kantharos consigned by Ocala Stud, was purchased by Stonestreet Stables LLC & E 5 Racing for $800,000. The chestnut colt, who turned in a quarter in :20 4/5 at Saturday’s Under Tack session, is out of Valid Concorde, by Concorde’s Tune, a full sister to stakes winner Rocky River.
  • Hip No. 955, a bay colt by Munnings consigned by Randy Miles, Agent, went to Ed & Susie Orr for $700,000. The half brother to stakes placed Avarice out of Senate Caucus, by Siphon (BRZ) worked an eighth in :10 flat at Friday’s Under Tack session.
  • Dennis O’Neill went to $485,000 for Hip No. 1158, a gray or roan colt by He’s Had Enough, whose quarter in :20 3/5 was co-fastest at the distance at Saturday’s Under Tack session. Consigned by Envision Equine, Agent, he’s out of Up for Grabs, by First Samurai, from the family of graded stakes winner Sea of Secrets.
  • Robert Masiello paid $435,000 for Hip No. 1055, a bay colt by Midshipman consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent. A half brother to stakes winning OBS graduate Small Bear out of Stella Prima, by El Prado (IRE), he worked an eighth in :10 flat on Saturday.
  • Hip No. 943, Starrific, a chestnut colt by City Zip consigned by Bobby Dodd, Agent, was sold to Red Baron’s Barn or Rancho Temescal LLC for $400,000.  Out of Screen Gem, by Dynaformer, a daughter of stakes placed Shuhrah, he turned in an Under Tack eighth in :10 flat on Friday.
  • Hip No. 1079, a daughter of Bernardini consigned by Niall Brennan Stables, Agent, was purchased for $400,000 by Speedway Stables, LLC. The bay filly, who breezed an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5 on Saturday, is a half sister to graded stakes winner Den’s Legacy out of Sunshine Song, by War Chant.
  • Hip No. 1161 a bay colt by Goldencents consigned by Woodside Ranch, Agent, went to Jay Em Ess Stable for $400,000.  Out of Urloveisasymphony, by Forest Wildcat, a daughter of stakes placed Lifting the Veil, he breezed an eighth on Saturday in :10 flat.
  • Hip No. 986, a son of Alpha consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, was purchased by Linda Rice, Agent, for $350,000. The bay colt, out of stakes winner Silence Dogood, by Grand Slam, sped a quarter in :21 1/5 at Friday’s Under Tack session.
  • Head of Plains & Long Lake Stables paid $320,000 for Hip No. 963, a daughter of Scat Daddy consigned by Top Line Sales LLC, Agent. The chestnut filly, who breezed an eighth in :10 1/5 on Friday, is a half sister to graded stakes placed stakes winning OBS graduate Thank U Philippe out of She Did Tell, by West by West.
  • Hip No. 1007, a bay filly by Kantharos consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, was sold to Justin Casse, Agent for Tracy Farmer, for $300,000. A half sister to grade one stakes winner Sis City out of Smart Sis, by Beau Genius, she worked an eighth in :10 flat on Friday.
  • Hip No. 1020, a bay filly by Warrior’s Reward consigned by Brick City Thoroughbreds, Agent, went to Baoma Corp. for $300,000. A half sister to stakes placed Catsadiva out of Song’n Dance, by Carson City, she turned in an Under Tack quarter in :21 1/5 on Saturday.
  • Hip No. 1149, a son of Mineshaft also consigned by Envision Equine, Agent, brought $300,000, going to Narvick International. The bay colt, whose quarter in :20 3/5 was co-fastest at the distance on Saturday, is out of graded stakes winner Two Trail Sioux, by Indian Charlie, and is a half brother to stakes placed Cheyenne Pass.
  • Hip No. 1221, the final offering of the sale, is bay colt by Shanghai Bobby consigned by Hemingway Racing & Training Stables LLC, and was sold to Turnpike Partners for $300,000. Out of graded stakes placed stakes winner Your Flame in Me, by Boundary, his eighth on Saturday in :9 4/5 was co-fastest at the distance for the session.

For the session, 161 two-year-olds sold for a total of $17,230,500, compared with 144 horses bringing $13,142,200 at the corresponding session last year. The average price was $107,022, up 17.2% compared to $91,265 in 2017 while the median was $57,000, rising 11.8% compared with $51,000 a year ago. The buyback percentage was 20.3%; it was 22.9% a year ago.

For the entire sale, 707 horses grossed a sale record $69,429,500, compared with 678 youngsters bringing $60,935,900 a year ago, the previous record total. The average price was a sale record $98,203, besting last year’s sale previous record $89,876.  The median was a record $55,000, up 15.8% above 2017’s sale record $47,500. The buyback percentage was 17.9%; it was 17% a year ago.  Sixty-six horses brought $250,000 or more compared to 60 in 2017.

Next on the OBS agenda is the June Sale of Two-Year-Olds and Horses of Racing Age, beginning Tuesday, June 12.

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

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

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

OBS graduates off to a fast start at the races

OBS graduates are off to a fast start at the races, with three youngsters winning at first asking on Thursday.

At Keeneland, two OBS grads trained by Wesley Ward ran his baby race winning streak to ten, scoring in 4-1/2 furlong Maiden Special Weight tests.  In the fourth race, Ten Broeck Farm’s Mucho Amor led all the way and scored by a neck. The daughter of Mucho Macho Man was purchased by Ben McElroy out of the Halcyon Hammock Farm consignment for $260,000 at the recent OBS March Sale after speeding an eighth in :9 4/5 at the Under Tack Show. watch her under tack video

Two races later Breeze Easy LLC’s Shang Shang Shang led from start to finish en route to a 2-1/4 length victory. The Shanghai Bobby filly is a two time OBS graduate, sold by Summerfield at the 2017 Winter Mixed Sale and then purchased at OBS March by Breeze Easy for $200,000 out of the SBM Training & Sales consignment after also turning in an Under Tack eighth in :9 4/5.  watch her under tack video

At Gulfstream Park, it was Monarch Stables’ Bye Bye J, trained by Ron Spatz, coming from just off the pace to take a 4-1/2 furlong Maiden Special Weight dash by three quarters of a length. The filly by Uncaptured, the first winner for her sire, was sold to Frank Bertolino for $21,000 by Perrone Sales at the 2017 Winter Mixed Sale.

War Front colt tops third Spring Sale session

Tibor & Judit photography

Hip No. 888, Battle of Algiers, a bay colt by War Front consigned by Niall Brennan Stables, Agent, went to Narvick International, Agent for Katsumi Yoshida, for $725,000 to top the third session of the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2018 Spring Sale of Two-Year-Olds in Training. Out of graded stakes winner River Belle (GB), by Lahib, the half brother to graded stakes winner Strathnaver (GB) turned in a quarter in :21 1/5 at Friday’s Under Tack session.

  • Hip No. 669, a chestnut filly by Candy Ride (ARG) consigned by RiceHorse Stable (Brandon & Ali Rice), Agent, was sold to Mike Ryan, Agent, for $650,000. Out of stakes placed Minesave, by Mineshaft, a daughter of graded stakes placed stakes winner Jaramar Rain, she breezed a quarter in :21 1/5 at Thursday’s Under Tack Session.
  • Phoenix Thoroughbred (III) Ltd. went to $625,000 for Hip No. 726, a son of Giant’s Causeway consigned by Off the Hook LLC, Agent. The bay colt, who worked an eighth on Thursday in :10 2/5, is out of My Special Secret, by Mineshaft, a half sister to graded stakes winner Ask Me No Secrets.
  • Hip No. 899, a son of Arch consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, was sold to D. J. Stable LLC for $425,000. The dark bay or brown colt, who worked a quarter in :21 1/5 on Friday, is out of stakes winning OBS graduate Rosa Salvaje, by Chapel Royal.
  • Hip No. 651, another son of Arch consigned by Tom McCrocklin, Agent, was purchased by Mike Ryan, Agent for Marc Keller, for $410,000.  The dark bay or brown colt, who worked a quarter in :22 1/5 on Thursday, is out of graded stakes placed stakes winner Mega Dream, by Medaglia d’Oro, a half sister to stakes winner Grant Jack.
  • Hip No. 800, consigned by Tom McCrocklin, Agent, a dark bay or brown colt by Hard Spun, was purchased by John C. Oxley for $400,000. The half brother to graded stakes winner Annual Report, who worked a quarter in :21 1/5 on Thursday, is  out of Pension, by Seeking the Gold.
  • Hip No. 913, a dark bay or brown filly by Shakin It Up consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, was purchased for $400,000 by Spendthrift Farm. Out of Rupert’s Promise, by Capote, from the family of grade one winner Roman Ruler, she breezed a quarter in :20 4/5 on Friday.
  • Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners went to $370,000 for Hip No. 876,  a son of Verrazano consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, who worked a quarter in :20 4/5 at Friday’s Under Tack session. The bay colt out of Relaxing Green, by Formal Gold, is a half brother to newly graded stakes placed Marley’s Freedom, second in Santa Anita’s recent Santa Monica Stakes (G2).
  • Hip No. 711, a daughter of Jimmy Creed consigned by Hartley / DeRenzo Thoroughbreds LLC, Agent, went to Red Baron’s Barn or Rancho Temescal LLC for $350,000. The bay filly, who turned in an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5 on Thursday, is out of stakes placed Mountain Tiger, by Tiger Ridge, a half sister to stakes placed Songofthesouth.
  • Hip No. 735, a bay colt by Take Charge Indy consigned by Off the Hook LLC, Agent for Gelfenstein Farm, was sold to B S W Bloodstock – Liz Crow, Agent, for $270,000. The half brother to graded stakes winner She’s Indy Money, who breezed an eighth on Thursday in :10 flat, is out of grade one stakes winning OBS graduate Nany’s Sweep.
  • Hip No. 659, a son of Flashback consigned by Bobby Dodd, Agent, was sold to Eaton Bloodstock for $260,000. The gray or roan colt, who  breezed an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5 on Thursday, is out of Meridian Mama, by Forestry, a half sister to grade one stakes placed stakes winner Conquest Mo Money.

For the day, 175 horses brought a total of $16,047,500 compared with 182 selling for a total of $18,006,500 at last year’s third session. The average price was $91,700, compared with $98,937 in 2017 while the median was $55,000, up 13.4% from $48,500 a year ago. The buyback percentage was 19.3%; it was 7.6% last year.

The Spring Sale continues Friday at 10:30 a.m.

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

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

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

Tapit colt tops Spring Sale’s second session

Tibor & Judit photography

Hip No. 352, a son of Tapit consigned by Niall Brennan Stables, Agent, went to Robert E. & Lawana Low for $750,000 to top the second session of the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2018 Spring Sale of Two-Year-Olds in Training. The gray or roan colt, who breezed an eighth in :10 2/5 at Tuesday’s Under Tack session, is a half brother to graded stakes winner Commissioner out of graded stakes placed stakes winner Flaming Heart, by Touch Gold, a half sister to the dam of Vino Rosso, one of the favorites for the Kentucky Derby (G1) after his victory in the recent Wood Memorial Stakes (G2) at Aqueduct

  • Hip No. 403, Wicked Wizard, a dark bay or brown colt by Speightstown consigned by Niall Brennan Stables, Agent, who worked an Under Tack eighth on Tuesday in :10 flat, was sold to Narvick International, Agent for Katsumi Yoshida, for $700,000. He’s out of stakes winner Glinda the Good, by Hard Spun, and is a half brother to champion Good Magic, heading to the Kentucky Derby (G1) after his recent victory in Keeneland’s Blue Grass Stakes (G2).
  • Hip No. 534, a daughter of Malibu Moon consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, also brought $700,000, going Speedway Stables, LLC. The dark bay or brown filly, who breezed a quarter in :21 flat last Tuesday, is out of Just Joyful, by Street Boss, a half sister to champion Boston Harbor.
  • Hip No. 606, a daughter of Into Mischief consigned by Paul Sharp, Agent, was sold to Spendthrift Farm for $650,000. The bay filly, who’s eighth in :9 4/5 on Wednesday was the session’s co-fastest at the distance, is out of Loveofalifetime, by Medaglia d’Oro, a half sister to graded stakes winner Savorthetime.
  • Justin Casse, Agent, went to $525,000 for Hip No. 474, a bay colt by Candy Ride (ARG) consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, who worked a quarter in :21 flat at Wednesday’s Under Tack session. He’s out of High On the Hill, by Fusaichi Pegasus, a half sister to graded stakes winner Lil’s Lad.
  • Hip No. 592, a son of Tapit consigned by Niall Brennan Stables, Agent, was sold to Calumet Farm for $500,000. The gray or roan colt, who breezed a quarter on Wednesday in :21 flat, is out of Lindsay’s Way, by Giant’s Causeway, a half sister to grade one winner Startac.
  • Hip No. 552, a chestnut colt by Kantharos consigned by Off the Hook LLC, Agent, went to Solis / Litt for $400,000.  Out of La Catira Jatar, by Best of the Bests (IRE), from the family of champion Santa Amelia, his eighth on Wednesday in :9 4/5 was co-fastest at the distance of the sale.
  • Hip No. 366, a son of Cross Traffic consigned by Off the Hook LLC, Agent, was purchased by Doubledown Stables, Inc. for $350,000. The bay colt, out of Forestelle, by Forestry, a daughter of stakes winner Unbridled Lady, worked an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5.
  • Alrashid USA Group went to $350,000 for Hip No. 370,  a chestnut filly by Street Boss consigned by Grassroots Training & Sales LLC, Agent, who  sped the Tuesday Under Tack session’s fastest eighth, stopping the timer in :9 4/5. She’s a full sister to graded stakes placed stakes winner Soul Driver out of For Passion, by Not For Love.
  • Hip No. 337, a son of Congrats consigned by Bobby Dodd, Agent, went to Steven W. Young, Agent, for $300,000. The bay colt, who turned in an Under Tack eighth in :10 flat on Tuesday, is a half brother to stakes placed OBS graduate Lady Racer out of Fantasy Forest, by Forestry.

For the day, 180 horses brought a total of $18,932,500, a Spring Sale session record, compared with 167 selling for a total of $14,111,500 at last year’s second session. The average price was $105,181, up 24.5% compared to $84,500 in 2017 while the median price was $56,000, a 40% rise compared with $40,000 a year ago. The buyback percentage was 22.4%; it was 20.8% last year.

The Spring Sale continues Thursday at 10:30 a.m.

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

 

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

 

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

Quality Road filly tops Spring Sale’s opening session

Tibor & Judit photography

Hip No. 95, a daughter of Quality Road consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, was purchased by Frank Fletcher Racing for $800,000,  topping the first session of the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2018 Spring Sale of Two-Year-Olds in Training. The dark bay or brown filly, who breezed a quarter in :22 flat at Monday’s Under Tack session, is out of Betty Brite, by Medaglia d’Oro, a half sister to graded stakes winner Betty’s Bambino.

  • Hip No. 144, a son of Strong Mandate consigned by Randy Miles, Agent, went to Alex & JoAnn Lieblong for $550,000. The dark bay or brown colt, whose eighth in :10 flat was co-fastest at the distance at Monday’s session, is out of Callous Effect, by Majestic Warrior, a half sister to stakes winner Miss Frost.
  • Hip No. 23, a daughter of Arch consigned by Off the Hook LLC, Agent, was sold to Steven W. Young, Agent, for $475,000. The dark bay or brown filly, who breezed an eighth at the Under Tack Show in :10 2/5, is a half sister to graded stakes winner Zivo out of American Skipper, by Quiet American.
  • Hip No. 245 also brought $475,000, the bay colt by Big Drama purchased by Klaravich Stable, Inc. out of the Eisaman Equine consignment. He’s a half brother to stakes winner Surplus Singer out of stakes winner Daisy Dukes, by Ghazi.
  • Mike Ryan, Agent, went to $410,000 for Hip No. 199, a daughter of Bernardini consigned by Niall Brennan Stables, Agent. The gray or roan filly who worked an Under Tack eighth in :10 2/5, is a half sister to stakes placed C J’s Awesome out of graded stakes placed C J’s Leelee, by Mizzen Mast.
  • Hip No. 276, a chestnut colt by He’s Had Enough consigned by Grassroots Training & Sales LLC, Agent, was sold to L.E.B., Agent for West Point Tb’s & Robert Masiell for $370,000. Out of Discreet Chat, by Discreet Cat, and a half brother to graded stakes winning OBS graduate Discreet Lover, winner of the recent Excelsior Stakes (G3) at Aqueduct, he worked an  eighth in :10 flat on Tuesday.

 

  • Alex & JoAnn Lieblong also purchased Hip No. 248 for $350,000, a daughter of Uncaptured consigned by S B M Training and Sales, Agent, a half sister to stakes placed For Emma out of stakes placed Dandy Dulce, by Dixieland Heat. The chestnut filly turned in an Under Tack eighth in :10 flat at the Tuesday session.
  • Xavier International Bloodstock, Agent, paid $320,000 for Hip No. 37, a son of Yes It’s True consigned by King’s Equine, Agent. The bay colt, who worked an eighth in :10 2/5, is out of A Prettydixie, by Dixie Union, a half sister to graded stakes placed Testosterone.
  • Hip No. 305, a son of He’s Had Enough consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, went to Gary Young, Agent for $320,000. The bay colt, who breezed a quarter in :21 3/5 on Tuesday, is out of Elizabits, by Forestry, a half sister to graded stakes placed Deep Shadow.
  • King’s Equine also consigned Hip No. 127, a daughter of Quality Road purchased by Susan Moulton for $310,000. The bay filly, whose eighth in :10 flat was co-fastest at the distance at Monday’s Under Tack session, is out of Bridles Prayer, by Unbridled’s Song, a daughter of grade one stakes winner River’s Prayer.
  • Hip No. 165, a son of Speightstown consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, was sold to Mike Ryan, Agent for Marc Keller, for $280,000. The chestnut colt, who breezed an eighth in :10 2/5 o Monday, is out of graded stakes placed Celestial Kitten, by Kitten’s Joy.
  • Hip No. 241, World Affairs, a son of Cairo Prince consigned by Eisaman Equine, Agent, went to Sterling Racing LLC for $260,000. The dark bay or brown colt, who worked an Under Tack eighth in :10 2/5 on Tuesday, is out of Current Event, by Curlin, a daughter of stakes winner Grand Merger.
  • Hip No. 30, a daughter of The Factor consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, was sold to Stonestreet Stables LLC for $250,000. The gray or roan filly, out of graded stakes winner Another Romance, by Saint Anddan, turned in Monday’s fastest quarter, stopping the timer in :21 1/5.
  • Hip No. 281, a chestnut colt by Strong Mandate consigned by Niall Brennan Stables, Agent, was sold to Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners & E R J Racing for $250,000. A half brother to graded stakes winner Spectator, second in the recent Santa Anita Oaks (G1), out of Diva’s Tribute, by Henny Hughes, he breezed an eighth in :10 1/5 on Tuesday.

For the day, 151 horses brought a total of $15,083,000 compared with 185 selling for a total of $15,675,700 at last year’s opening session. The average price was $99,887, up 17.8% compared to $84,734 in 2017 while the median price was $55,000, up 14.6%compared with $48,000 a year ago. The buyback percentage was 28.1%; it was 16.7% last year.

The Spring Sale continues Wednesday at 10:30 a.m.

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

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

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

Spring Sale of Two Year Olds begins Tuesday, April 24

The OBS Spring Sale of Two Year Olds in Training is set for Tuesday through Friday, April 24th – 27th with all sessions beginning at 10:30 a.m. Hips 1-305 will sell on Tuesday, Hips 307-612 on Wednesday, Hips 613-918 will be offered Thursday and Hips 919-1222 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 catalog can be viewed via the OBS website at http://obssales.com. The website’s improved searchable and sortable master index provides links to under tack videos, pedigree and consignor information as well as pedigree updates occurring since the catalog was printed. A list of significant updates may be found at:  obssales.com/2018/04/spring-sale-update-highlights/  The master index has also been updated to allow shortlist creation. A link to instructions for using the new features can be found in the index header and a step by step tutorial is available in the index as well.

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

Another OBS Spring Sale graduate joined the ranks of graded stakes winners on Saturday when Rockingham Ranch and David A. Bernsen LLC’s 2016 graduate Bobby Abu Dhabi scored his first graded win, taking Santa Anita’s $200,000 Kona Gold Stakes (G2). The now 4-year-old colt by Macho Uno was consigned by Grassroots Training & Sales LLC to the 2016 April Sale, where he turned in an Under Tack eighth in :9 4/5 before going to Rockingham for $335,000. Now 8-4-2-0 for trainer Peter Miller, he has earned $345,100 to date.  watch his under tack video

It’s been a busy spring for OBS April graduates, highlighted by the exploits of Allen Racing LLC and Bloom Racing Stable LLC’s Midnight Bisou, who will be no worse than second choice in the Kentucky Oaks (G1) after her sensational victory in the $400,000 Santa Anita Oaks (G1) on April 7. It was the third straight graded stakes win for the 3-year-old daughter of Midnight Lute, trained by Bill Spawr, who heads to Churchill Downs with a 5-3-2-0 record and $450,000 in earnings. Consigned by Woodford Thoroughbreds to the 2017 OBS April Sale, she turned in an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5 before she was sold to Jeffrey Bloom for $80,000. watch her under tack video

The OBS Spring Sale is now a truly international marketplace, and its graduates have spent the past few months embellishing that reputation. In Japan, Green Fields Co. Ltd.’s Mr. Melody took the Chunichi Sports Sho Falcon Stakes (G3) at Chukyo on March 17. Consigned to last year’s sale by Harris Training Center LLC, the Scat Daddy colt worked an eighth in :10 flat before he was purchased by Narvick International for $400,000.  watch his under tack video

Sheikh Rashid bin Humaid Al Nuaimi’s 2017 gradauate Rayya has had a busy spring, winning the UAE Oaks (G3) at Meydan by 3-3/4 lengths on March 1. The 3-year-old daughter of Tiz Wonderful returned on March 31 to run second to highly regarded Mendelssohn in the UAE Derby (G2). Trained in Dubai by Doug Watson, she’s now 5-2-3-0 with earnings of $644,507 to date. She breezed an eighth in :10 1/5 at the Under Tack Show before she was purchased out of the Shooting Star Sales LLC consignment at the 2017 OBS April Sale. Now training at Santa Anita in the care of Bob Baffert, she’s being pointed for a meeting with Midnight Bisou in the Kentucky Oaks (G1). watch her under tack video

But the biggest noise overseas was made by J Stables, Head of Plains Partners LLC, Summers, Summers, Kisber and Summers’ Mind Your Biscuits, who defended his title on March 31 in the $2-million Dubai Golden Shaheen (G1) at Meydan Race Course. Closing with a furious last to first rush down the stretch, he caught fellow OBS graduate X Y Jet (August ’13, January ’13) in the last jump and won by a head in a track record 1:10.12. It’s the fifth graded stakes win for the 5-year-old son of Posse, consigned by SBM Training and Sales, Agent, to the 2015 OBS April Sale, where he turned in an eighth in :10 3/5 at the Under Tack Show. Trained by Chad Summers, he’s now 21-7-8-3 and has earned $3,719,286 to date. watch his under tack 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.

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

April grad Bobby Abu Dhabi takes Santa Anita’s Kona Gold Stakes

Benoit photo

Rockingham Ranch and David A. Bersen LLC’s OBS April graduate Bobby Abu Dhabi was up close in the early going of Santa Anita’s $200,000 Kona Gold Stakes (G2) on Saturday, took over turning for home, opened up daylight in the stretch and hit the wire the winner by a length and a quarter. Fellow OBS graduate Blameitonthelaw (March ’15) checked in third. It’s the first stakes win for the 4-year-old colt by Macho Uno, consigned by Grassroots Training & Sales LLC to the 2016 April Sale, where he turned in an Under Tack eighth in :9 4/5 before going to Rockingham for $335,000. Now 8-4-2-0 for trainer Peter Miller, he has earned $345,100 to date.  watch his under tack video

Chelsea Durand photo

My Purple Haze Stables’ Retonova is two for two and a stakes winner after rallying  to take charge of Sunday’s $100,000 New York Stallion Stakes at Aqueduct a furlong from home and drawing off to win by 2-3/4 lengths. The 3-year-old gelding by Boys at Toscanova, trained by Chris Englehart, has earned $93,000 to date. After breezing three eighths in :35 flat at the Under Tack Show, he was purchased for $20,000 out of the Eversole Thoroughbreds consignment at the 2017 OBS June Sale.  watch his under tack video

 

Chelsea Durand photo

Stephanie Seymour Brant’s Significant Form scored her second stakes victory on Sunday at Aqueduct, leading from gate to wire en route to a 6-1/4 length win in the $100,000 Memories of Silver Stakes. The 3-year-old daughter of Creative Cause, who broke her maiden in Belmont’s Miss Grillo Stakes (G3) last fall, was purchased for $575,000 out of the Eddie Woods consignment at the 2017 OBS April Sale after turning in an Under Tack quarter in :21 flat. Now 4-2-0-0 for trainer Chad Brown, she has earned $237,445 to date. watch her under tack video

He’s Had Enough, Mineshaft colts fastest at final Spring Sale Under Tack session

Colt by He’s Had Enough (Tibor & Judit photography)

Colts by He’s Had Enough and Mineshaft, both consigned by Envision Equine, Agent, breezed quarters in :20 3/5 to post the fastest works at the distance at the sixth and final session of the Under Tack Show for the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2018 Spring Sale of Two Year Olds in Training. Hip No. 1149, a bay colt by Mineshaft out of graded stakes winner Two Trail Sioux, by Indian Charlie, is a half brother to stakes placed Cheyenne Pass. Hip No. 1158, a gray or roan colt by He’s Had Enough, is out of Up for Grabs, by First Samurai, from the family of gradd stakes winner Sea of Secrets.

Three horses worked quarters in :20 4/5

  • Hip No. 1064, a bay colt by Violence consigned by Q Bar J Thoroughbreds LLC, is out of Street Show, by Street Boss, a daughter of stakes placed Reality Show.
  • Hip No. 1147, a gray or roan filly by The Factor consigned by All Dreams Equine, is out of Twilite Rendezvous, by Mr.Greeley, a half sister to stakes winner Twilights Prayer.
  • Hip No. 1164, consigned by Ocala Stud, is a chestnut colt by Kantharos out of Valid Concorde, by Concorde’s Tune, a full sister to stakes winner Rocky River.

There were three quarters in :21 flat

  • Hip No. 1120, consigned by Crupi’s New Castle Farm, Agent, is a bay colt by Majesticperfection out of Tiz Fate, by Tiznow, from the family of grade one stakes winner Epitome.
  • Hip No. 1165, a bay filly by Prospective consigned by Ocala Stud, is a half sister to stakes winner Rocky River out of Valid Silk, by Valid Appeal.
  • Hip No 1172, consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, is a dark bay or brown filly by Successful Appeal out of Victory Dancer, by Victory Gallop, a half sister to graded stakes winner Kiss the Devil.

Fourteen horses worked quarters in :21 1/5.

  • Hip No. 1020, consigned by Brick City Thoroughbreds, Agent, a bay filly by Warrior’s Reward, is a half sister to stakes placed Catsadiva out of Song’n Dance, by Carson City.
  • Hip No. 1038, a chestnut filly by Graydar consigned by Top Line Sales LLC, Agent, is a half sister to stakes placed OBS graduate On Her Honor out of graded stakes placed Special Grayce, by Smart Strike.
  • Hip No. 1066, consigned by Doble Jak LLC, Agent, is a dark bay or brown colt by Strong Mandate out of Stunning Drama, by Henny Hughes, a half sister to graded stakes placed stakes winner Sharp Sensation.
  • Hip No. 1081, a gray or roan filly by Flashback consigned by Gayle Woods, Agent, is out of Super Girlie, by Closing Argument, a half sister to stakes winning OBS graduate Gabbywitha G.
  • Hip No. 1083, a bay filly by Declaration of War consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, is a half sister to graded stakes winner Evidently out of stakes winner Supposedly, by Polish Numbers.
  • Hip No. 1098, consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, is a bay colt by War Front out of grade one stakes winner, Broodmare of the Year, Take Charge Lady, by Dehere, and is a half brother to champion Will Take Charge and grade one winner Take Charge Indy.
  • Hip No. 1101, a dark bay or brown filly by Real Solution consigned by Nice and Easy Thoroughbreds, is out of stakes winner Talking Treasure, by Catienus.
  • Hip No. 1115, also consigned by Eddie Woods, is a bay filly by Bernardini out of graded stakes placed stakes winner Third Chance, by Kafwain.
  • Hip No. 1122, consigned by Q Bar J Thoroughbreds, is a bay colt by Can the Man out of champion Too Late Now, by Raj Waki, and is a half brother to stakes winner Sudden Ghost.
  • Hip No. 1166, a bay colt by Super Saver consigned by Randy Bradshaw, is a half brother to graded stakes winner Takeover Target out of Vanquished, by Empire Maker.
  • Hip No. 1201, a bay colt by Quality Road also consigned by Brick City Thoroughbreds, is out of Winning Bet, by Dixie Union, a half sister to grade one winner Finder’s Fee.
  • Hip No. 1205, consigned by Hoppel’s Horse & Cattle Co., Inc., Agent, is a bay filly by Uncle Mo out of Witch Craft, by Crafty Prospector, a daughter of graded stakes winner Vivano.
  • Hip No. 1211, consigned by Gayle Woods, is a chestnut filly by Gemologist out of Woodford Lady, by Sharp Humor, a half sister to graded stakes winner Sara Louise.
  • Hip No. 1213, a bay filly by Kitten’s Joy consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, is out of Woollahra, by Proud Citizen, a daughter of champion Woolloomooloo.

Eleven youngsters shared honors for the day’s fastest eighth, stopping the timer in :9 4/5.

  • Hip No. 1024, Carotari, a bay colt by Artie Schiller consigned by TIP Thoroughbred Investment Posibilities, Agent, is a half brother to stakes winner Fuerza Naval out of Soother, by Rahy.
  • Hip No. 1027, Broken Oath, a bay filly by Broken Vow consigned by Crupi’s New Castle Farm, Agent, is out of stakes placed Sounds of the City, by Street Cry (IRE), and is a three quarter sister to graded stakes placed stakes winner Pool Winner.
  • Hip No. 1041, Bastone Girl, consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, is a chestnut filly by Capo Bastone out of Speightstown Girl, by Speightstown, from the family of grade one stakes winner Star Over the Bay.
  • Hip No. 1113, a bay colt by Majesticperfection consigned by Mayberry Farm, Agent, is out of The Gray Goose, by Malabar Gold,  from the family of undefeated Army Mule, three for three and runaway winner of Aqueduct’s Carter Handicap (G1) last Saturday.
  • Hip No. 1163, True Validity, a chestnut filly by Yes It’s True consigned by Cary Frommer, Agent, is out of stakes placed Valid A. J., by Ocean Terrace.
  • Hip No. 1173, My Agape, consigned by Crystal Eclipse Stable, is a dark bay or brown filly by Capo Bastone out of Video Commander, by Deputy Commander, a half sister to grade one stakes winning OBS graduate Valid Video.
  • Hip No. 1182, a dark bay or brown filly by Midnight Lute consigned by TIP Thoroughbred Investment Possibilities, Agent, is out of stakes winner Weekend Romance, by Old Forester.
  • Hip No. 1184, consigned by Brick City Thoroughbreds, is a bay colt by Strong Mandate out of stakes placed Western Resolve, by West by West, and is a half brother to stakes placed OBS graduate No Shenanigans.
  • Hip No. 1197, a bay filly by Medaglia d’Oro consigned by Randy Bradshaw, Agent, is a half sister to grade one stakes winner Stormello out of Wilshewed, by Carson City.
  • Hip No. 1216, is a gray or roan filly by Graydar consigned by King’s Equine, Agent, out of stakes placed Yachats, by Forest Camp, and is a half sister to graded stakes placed La Song.
  • Hip No. 1221, consigned by Hemingway Racing & Training Stables LLC, is a bay colt by Shanghai Bobby out of graded stakes placed stakes winner Your Flame in Me, by Boundary.

There were 24 eighths in :10 flat.

  • Hip No. 1022, a bay filly by Tapizar consigned by C & J Stable, is a half sister to stakes placed OBS graduate Purple Heaven out of Song to the Moon, by Successful Appeal.
  • Hip No. 1045, consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, is a bay filly by Algorithms out of Spirit Rising, by Dehere, from the family of graded stakes placed stakes winner Outta Here.
  • Hip No. 1055, a bay colt by Midshipman also consigned by Wavertree, is a half brother to stakes winning OBS graduate Small Bear out of Stella Prima, by El Prado (IRE).
  • Hip No. 1062, consigned by Randy Miles, Agent, is a dark bay or brown colt by Quality Road out of grade one stakes winner Stormy Kiss (ARG), and a half brother to graded stakes placed Futile.
  • Hip No. 1063, consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, is a bay colt by Teuflesberg out of Strategic Sue, by Strategic Mission, from the family of grade one winner Navarone.
  • Hip No. 1069, a bay colt by Bellamy Road consigned by All In Sales (Tony Bowling), Agent, is out of Successful Katie, by Successful Appeal, a half sister to graded stakes placed stakes winning OBS graduate Abbondanza.
  • Hip No. 1071, consigned by SGV Thorougbreds LLC (Steven Venosa), Agent, is a dark bay or brown filly by Rattlesnake Bridge out of Successful Verdict, by Successful Appeal, from the family of graded stakes winner Smelly.
  • Hip No. 1072, a bay filly by Point of Entry consigned by McKee Bloodstock LLC, is out of stakes winner Sudden Ghost, by Ghostzapper, a daughter of champion Too Late Now.
  • Hip No. 1076, a bay filly by Oxbow consigned by Halcyon Hammock Farm, Agent, is out of Summer Street, by Street Cry (IRE), a daughter of grade one stakes winner Summer Colony.
  • Hip No. 1085, Veldt, consigned by Harris Training Center LLC, Agent, is a bay filly by First Samurai out of Sward, by Indian Charlie, a three quarter sister to grade one stakes winner Lea.
  • Hip No. 1100, a bay filly by Justin Phillip consigned by Woodford Thoroughbreds, Agent, is out of Talihina Sky, by Malibu Moon, a daughter of graded stakes placed stakes winner Miss Mambo.
  • Hip No. 1102, a dark bay or brown filly by Violence consigned by Off the Hook LLC, Agent, is out of Tapit Ten, by Tapit, a half sister to graded stakes winning OBS graduate Cinco Charlie.
  • Hip No. 1107, consigned by Whitman Sales LLC, Agent, is a gray or roan colt by To Honor and Serve out of Tell Me Twice, by Harlan’s Holiday, a half sister to stakes winner Bear’s Pride.
  • Hip No. 1123, Secured Assets, a dark bay or brown filly by Central Banker consigned by Sequel Bloodstock, Agent for Chester & Mary Broman, is out of Top of the Class, by Deputy Minister, a daughter of grade one stakes placed Grand Girlfriend.
  • Hip No. 1124, Maximum Factor, a dark bay or brown colt by The Factor consigned by Harris Training Center LLC, Agent, is out of Top Tier, by King of Kings (IRE), a half sister to graded stakes placed stakes winning OBS graduate Stopshoppingmaria.
  • Hip No. 1132, a bay colt by Trappe Shot consigned by SBM Training and Sales, Agent, is out of Traffic Blimp, by Medaglia d’Oro, a daughter of graded stakes placed stakes winner Akronism.
  • Hip No. 1141, a dark bay or brown colt by Fed Biz consigned by Crupi’s New Castle Farm, Agent, is a three quarter brother to graded stakes placed Dream Kirari out of Truant, by Gone West.
  • Hip No. 1161, consigned by Woodside Ranch, Agent, is a bay colt by Goldencents out of Urloveisasymphony, by Forest Wildcat, a daughter of stakes placed Lifting the Veil.
  • Hip No. 1168, consigned by Timber Creek, is a chestnut filly by Flat Out out of Venus Rosewater, by Grand Slam, and is a three quarter sister to graded stakes placed OBS graduate Sheer Flattery.
  • Hip No. 1178, Flatout Winner, consigned by Bobby Dodd, Agent, a dark bay or brown colt by Flat Out, is a half brother to stakes winning OBS graduate Yes I’ll Go out of Walkinforkisses, by Kissin Kris.
  • Hip No. 1180, a gray or roan colt by Tapit consigned by King’s Equine, Agent for Aaron and Marie Jones LLC, is out of graded stakes winner Warbling, by Unbridled’s Song.
  • Hip No. 1191, consigned by Harris Training Center LLC, Agent, is a chestnut colt by Overanalyze out of Wickie’s Flame, by Kafwain, from the family of grade one winner Lunar Spook.
  • Hip No. 1204, consigned by Mayberry Farm, Agent, a chestnut filly by Data Link, is a half sister to stakes winner Maybe So out of Wish On, by Grand Slam.
  • Hip No. 1206, a gray or roan filly by Graydar out of stakes winner Wizardry, by Teuflesberg, is consigned by SBM Training and Sales,Agent.

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

The Spring Sale is scheduled for Tuesday, April 24th through Friday, April 27th with each session beginning at 10:30 a.m. Hip No’s 1-306 go on the block Tuesday, Hip No’s 307- 612 will be offered Wednesday, Hip No.’s 613-918 sell Thursday and Hip No’s. 919-1222 will sell on Friday.

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

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

Shakin It Up colt quickest at Spring Under Tack day five

Tibor & Judit photography

Hip No. 936, a son of Shakin It Up consigned by Hoppel’s Horse & Cattle Co., Agent, sped a quarter in :20 3/5 to post the fastest work at the distance at the fifth session of the Under Tack Show for the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2018 Spring Sale of Two Year Olds in Training. The bay colt is out of Savannah Harbor, by Rockport Harbor, from the family of graded stakes placed stakes winner Glenwood Canyon.

Eight horses worked quarters in :20 4/5

  • Hip No. 876, consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, is a bay colt by Verrazano out of Relaxing Green, by Formal Gold, and is a half brother to newly graded stakes placed Marley’s Freedom, second in Santa Anita’s Santa Monica Stakes (G2) on March 24.
  • Hip No. 903, consigned by Southern Chase Farm, Inc. (Greg & Karen Dodd), Agent, is a dark bay or brown colt by Adios Charlie out of Royalesque, by Chapel Royal, a half sister to graded stakes placed stakes winning OBS graduate A Shin Wezen.
  • Hip No. 913, a dark bay or brown filly by Shakin It Up consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, is out of Rupert’s Promise, by Capote, from the family of grade one winner Roman Ruler.
  • Hip No. 915, Murph the Surf, a dark bay or brown colt by Prospective consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, is out of Sacred Jewel, by Saint Ballado, a daughter of stakes winner Rare Ruby.
  • Hip No. 923, consigned by Blue River Bloodstock, Inc., Agent, is a chestnut colt by Mark Valeski out of Sandy Key Gal, by Put It Back, a daughter of stakes winning OBS graduate Atlantic Frost.
  • Wavertree also consigned Hip No. 950, a dark bay or brown colt by Hamazing Destiny out of Secret of the Sea, by Storm Cat and a half brother to graded stakes placed OBS graduate You Missed It.
  • Hip No. 968, Adelle’s Princess, also consigned by Wavertree, is a dark bay or brown filly by Overdriven out of She’sfitforaking, by Vronsky, from the family of graded stakes winner Ibacache (CHI).
  • Hip No. 1009, chestnut filly by Distorted Humor consigned by Envision Equine, Agent, is out of Smooth Charm, by Langfuhr, a daughter of graded stakes winner Madison’s Charm.

There were four quarters in :21 flat

  • Hip No 834, consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, is a dark bay or brown filly by Congrats out of Pretty Petal, by Northern Afleet, a full sister to graded stakes winner Embellishing Bob.
  • Hip No. 848, is a bay Yes It’s True filly out of stakes winner Putitinmypocket, by Put It Back, a half sister to stakes winner Dee’s Rose, consigned by Blue River Bloodstock, Inc., Agent.
  • Hip No. 884, a bay filly by Shackleford consigned by Thoroughbred Champions Training Center LLC, Agent, is a full sister to graded stakes winner Dream It Is, out of Reve Enchante, by Medaglia d’Oro.
  • Hip No. 908, a bay filly by Jimmy Creed consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, is out of Royal Sweetpea, by Favorite Trick, a daughter of graded stakes placed Royal Weekend.

Nine horses worked quarters in :21 1/5.

  • Hip No. 844, a bay colt by Animal Kingdom consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, is a half brother to graded stakes placed Grace Anatomy out of Propriety, by Storm Cat.
  • Hip No. 866, consigned by Boutte Sales, Agent, is a chestnut filly by Itsmyluckyday out of Rare Elegance, by Forestry, from the family of champion Storm Song.
  • Hip No. 888, Battle of Algiers, a bay colt by War Front consigned by Niall Brennan Stables, Agent, is out of graded stakes winner River Belle (GB), by Lahib, and is a half brother to graded stakes winner Strathnaver (GB).
  • Hip No. 892, also consigned by Eddie Woods, is a bay colt by Paynter out of Rock a Lily, by Street Cry (IRE), a half sister to graded stakes placed Gold City.
  • Hip No. 897, a bay filly by Union Rags consigned by Hidden Brook, Agent, is a half sister to stakes placed OBS graduate Bode’s Maker out of Romantic Frolic, by Vindication.
  • Hip No. 899, consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, is a dark bay or brown colt by Arch out of stakes winning OBS graduate Rosa Salvaje, by Chapel Royal.
  • Hip No. 930, a dark bay or brown filly by Uncaptured consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, is a half sister to stakes placed OBS graduate Enterprising Lady out of Sassy Harper, by Bob and John.
  • Hip No. 986, also consigned by Eddie Woods, is a bay colt by Alpha out of stakes winner Silence Dogood, by Grand Slam.
  • Hip No. 1010, a bay filly by Uncle Mo consigned by William B. Harrigan (Miacomet Farm, Ltd.), is out of Snakeinthegrass, by Bernardini, a half sister to graded stakes placed stakes winner Pink Poppy.

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

  • Hip No. 824, a dark bay or brown colt by Flatter consigned by Off the Hook LLC, is a half brother to stakes placed OBS graduate Wild Penny out of Pondside, by Forestry.
  • Hip No. 873, consigned by Woodford Thoroughbreds, Agent, is a bay colt by Mark Valeski out of Reboot, by Rubiano, and is a half brother to stakes winner Summer Cruise.

There were 21 eighths in :10 flat.

  • Hip No. 829, consigned by King’s Equine, Agent, is a gray or roan colt by Exchange Rate out of Prairie Fever, by Richter Scale, a half sister to graded stakes winner Lawn Ranger.
  • Hip No. 838, a bay colt by Discreet Cat consigned by Harris Training Center LLC, is out of Princess Tish, by Eltish, a half sister to graded stakes winner Profit Option.
  • Hip No. 878, consigned by Scanlon Training & Sales, Agent, is a bay colt by Union Rags out of Remember the Keg, by Tapit, a half sister to grade one winner C.S. Silk.
  • Hip No. 880, a bay filly by Twirling Candy consigned by Julie Davies, Agent, is out of Renegade Heat, by Unusual Heat, a half sister to graded stakes placed Huntsville.
  • Hip No. 886, consigned by King’s Equine, Agent, is a chestnut colt by Hard Spun out of stakes placed Rever de Vous, by Distorted Humor, a daughter of graded stakes winner Dreaming of Liz.
  • Hip No. 887, Jersey Agenda, a dark bay or brown colt by Jersey Town consigned by McKathan Bros., Agent, is out of Risky Agenda, by Dynaformer, a full sister to grade one stakes winner Riskaverse.
  • Hip No. 902, a dark bay or brown filly by Shanghai Bobby consigned by Bobby Dodd, Agent, is out of Royal Confidante, by Royal Academy, a full sister to graded stakes winner Court Folly.
  • Hip No. 922, Alexander Hamilton, consigned by Q Bar J Thoroughbreds LLC, is a bay colt by Point of Entry out of Salvadoria, by Macho Uno, a daughter of graded stakes winner Skipping Around and half sister to grade one winner Sugar Shake.
  • Hip No. 932, Smooth Tales, a dark bay or brown colt by Forty Tales consigned by Sequel Bloodstock, Agent for Chester & Mary Broman, is out of Satin Sheets, by Elusive Quality, from the family of graded stakes placed stakes winner True Quality.
  • Hip No. 943, Starrific, a chestnut colt by City Zip consigned by Bobby Dodd, Agent, is out of Screen Gem, by Dynaformer, a daughter of stakes placed Shuhrah.
  • Hip No. 948, consigned by Grassroots Training & Sales LLC, Agent, is a chestnut colt by Violence out of Second Marriage, by Not For Love, from the family of graded stakes placed stakes winner Shopping For Love.
  • Hip No. 955, a bay colt by Munnings consigned by Randy Miles, Agent, is a half brother to stakes placed Avarice out of Senate Caucus, by Siphon (BRZ).
  • Hip No. 969, consigned by Classic Bloodstock LLC, Agent, is a dark bay or brown filly by Violence out of She’s Got Rules, by Holy Bull, from the family of graded stakes placed stakes winner Saint Daimon.
  • Hip No. 971, a bay colt by Uncaptured consigned by Paul Sharp, Agent, is out of She’s Kissable, by Montbrook, a half sister to graded stakes winning OBS graduate Wall Street Wonder.
  • Hip No. 975, consigned by Best A Luck Farm LLC, is a bay filly by Drill out of Sheza Justice, by During, a half sister to stakes winner Avie’s Lady.
  • Hip No. 989, a bay colt by Medaglia d’Oro consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, is out of grade one stakes winner Silvester Lady (GB), by Pivotal.
  • Hip No. 996, consigned by Barbazon Racing & Bloodstock LLC, is a bay colt by Into Mischief out of Sister Baby, by Lord Avie, and is a half brother to graded stakes placed stakes winner Hammers Terror.
  • Hip No. 1000, a bay filly by Cross Traffic consigned by Off the Hook LLC, Agent, is a half sister to the dam of Restoring Hope, third in the recent Wood Memorial (G2) at Aqueduct, and to stakes placed Flame Broiled out of Slammingpartygirl, by Grand Slam.
  • Hip No. 1004, also consigned by Q Bar J, is a dark bay or brown colt by Atreides out of Smart Indeed, by Smart Strike, a half sister to graded stakes winner Seductively.
  • Hip No. 1006, consigned by Golden Rock Thoroughbreds, is a dark bay or brown colt by Verrazano out of Smart Magic, by Smart Strike, from the family of champion Miesque.
  • Hip No. 1007, a bay filly by Kantharos consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, is a half sister to grade one stakes winner Sis City out of Smart Sis, by Beau Genius.

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 continues at 8:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 21, with Hip No’s 1019 – 1222 scheduled to breeze.

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

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

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