Bonita Bianca, Swing and Sway one-two in Saratoga’s Union Avenue

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Michael Dubb, Bethlehem Stables LLC and Michael Imperio’s Bonita Bianca rallied to chase front-running fellow OBS graduate Swing and Sway (March ’16) in the stretch of Thursday’s $97,000 Union Avenue Stakes at Saratoga, caught her a sixteenth from home and eased away to a 1-1/2 length victory. It’s the fourth stakes win for the 4-year-old daughter of Curlin, consigned by Dormellito Stud Sales to the 2016 OBS March Sale, where turned in an Under Tack eighth in :10 3/5 before going to Michael Dubb for $97,000. Trained by Jason Servis, she’s now 12-6-1-2 and has earned $470,917 to date. watch her under tack video

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Marc Tacher’s Lovely Luvy is the latest OBS Yearling Sale graduate to win at first asking, going right to the lead in a six furlong maiden special on Thursday at Gulfstream and never looking back en route to a 4-1/4 length victory. The 2-year-old filly by He’s Had Enough is a two time OBS graduate, sold by Summerfield, Agent, at the 2017 Selected Sale of Yearlings, and then purchased by Mr. Tacher for $70,000 out of the Grassroots Training & Sales consignment at the 2018 April Sale after breezing an eighth in :10 2/5 at the Under Tack Show. Trained by Victor Barboza, Jr., she earned $41,000 for her effort. Selected Sale conformation photo     watch her under tack video

OBS Yearling Sale graduates enjoying summer from coast to coast

The 2018 OBS Yearling Sale is set for October 9 – 11, and while the catalog is being assembled, the sale’s previous graduates are enjoying a run of summer success across the country.

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The latest stakes winner is Michael Dubb, Makaket Stables LLC and Bethlehem Stables LLC’s lightly raced World of Trouble,  who led from the start in the $100,000 Quick Call Stakes on the Saratoga turf course on August 8th and eased away late to win by a length and three quarters. It’s the second stakes score for the graded stakes placed Florida-bred colt by Kantharos, trained by Jason Servis, now 6-3-1-1 with $278,400 in earnings. Consigned by Darsan Inc., Agent, he went through the ring at the 2016 August Yearling Sale.

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John C. Oxley’s Catherinethegreat got the meet off on the right foot for OBS, leading all the way and winning the $150,000 Schuylervillle Stakes (G3) on Opening Day, with fellow October Sale graduate Congrats Gal running third. It was the second straight win for the 2-year-old Florida-bred daughter of Uncaptured, trained by Mark Casse, consigned by Turtle Pond Farm to the 2017 October Open Sale of Yearlings, and sold for a session topping $170,000.

The following day, the same connections settled for second as Mr. Oxley’s Strike Silver was beaten by a neck in the $150,000 Sanford Stakes (G3) after winning at first asking for trainer Mark Casse in June. The colt by Violence, sold by Kaizen Sales (Richard Kent), Agent for $275,000, was the sale topper at the 2017 October Selected Sale of Yearlings.  Selected Sale conformation photo

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The Spa’s biggest day so far was Whitney Day, and OBS Yearling Sale graduates played a major role all day. In the day’s main event, Uriah St. Lewis’ Discreet Lover continued his march to a million with a third place finish in the grade one fixture.  The 5-year-old graded stakes winning Florida-bred son of Repent, trained by his owner, is now 42-6-7-7 and has earned $941,560 to date. Consigned by Woodford Thoroughbreds, he went through the ring at the 2014 OBS August Yearling Sale.

Earlier on the card, Ike and Dawn Thrash’s stakes winner Kelly’s Humor added a third place finish in the prestigious Test Stakes (G1) to her resume, improving her record to 10-2-3-2 and boosting her bankroll to $252,870. The 3-year-old daughter of Midnight Lute was consigned by Stuart Morris, Agent, to the 2016 OBS Selected Sale of Yearlings.  Selected Sale conformation photo

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The Whitney Day’s opening OBS attraction was Nice Guys Stables and Dermot Magner’s Hersh, who trailed in the early going of a seven furlong maiden special for three and up, but circled horses on the turn to reach the leaders, took command in the stretch and scored by a length and a half in his second lifetime start. The 3-year-old colt by Jimmy Creed is a three time veteran of the OBS Sales ring, sold at the 2016 Winter Mixed Sale by Select Sales, by Mark White at the 2016 August Yearling Sale and by de Meric Sales at the 2017 OBS April Sale. He’s the first winner saddled by trainer Dermot Magner, former assistant to Chad Brown.  watch his under tack video

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A day earlier, Treadway Racing Stable’s Miss Mystique came from off the pace to get up late and take a 5-1/2 furlong $77,000 allowance. The 3-year-old daughter of Teuflesberg, trained by Leah Gyarmati, is now 9-2-0-2 and has earned $136,500. A two time OBS graduate, she went through the ring, consigned by McMahon of Saratoga Thoroughbreds, at the 2016 August Sale, and then was resold for S180,000 by New Hope at the 2017 April Sale. watch her under tack video

 

 

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Not far from The Atlantic Ocean, OBS Yearling Sale graduates are making the most of their opportunities at Gulfstream Park. On July 28, Michael Yates sent out Shadybrook Farm’s Jessica for her first start in a 5-1/2 furlong maiden special. The 2-year-old Florida-bred daughter of Prospective overcame a bit of traffic in the stretch to draw away late to win by a length and a quarter. Consigned to the 2017 Open Sale of Yearlings by Camelot Acres Racing & Sales, Agent, she was sold for $8,000.

 

 

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Three races later, Blue River Bloodstock’s Mozo Bello rallied to take charge of a 5-1/2 furlong maiden special a furlong from home and drew away to win by 4-1/4 lengths for trainer Armando De La Cerda. The 2-year-old Florida-bred gelding by Bellamy Road is a two-time OBS graduate, sold by Beth Bayer, Agent, at the 2017 Selected Sale of Yearlings before going through the ring at the 2018 April Sale. Selected Sale conformation photo     watch his under tack video

 

 

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On August 11, Kales Company LLC’s Elgin Escape pressed the pace in a 5-1/2 furlong maiden special, took over in the drive and eased away to a two length victory in his second trip to the post. Trained by David Fawkes, the 2-year-old Florida-bred gelding by He’s Had Enough was sold by his breeder, The Acorn, for $105,000 at the 2017 Selected Sale of Yearlings. Selected Sale conformation photo

 

 

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Gulfstream’s latest stakes winning Yearling Sale graduate is King of Prussia Stable’s Shanghai Starlet, winner of the $75,000 Panama City Stakes at Gulfstream this past Saturday, as well as fellow OBS graduate Starship Bonita (March ’17, August ’16) finishing third in the race. The winner, a 3-year-old Florida-bred filly by Shanghai Bobby, was purchased for $80,000 out of the Beth Bayer consignment at the 2016 OBS Selected Sale of Yearlings. She’s now 6-3-1-1 for trainer Todd Pletcher, and has earned $107,040. Selected Sale conformation photo

While the East coast horses are enjoying  either the Florida sun or the warm days and cool nights in the Adirondack Mountains in Saratoga, out west the OBS yearling sale grads spend the summer alongside the Pacific Ocean at Del Mar. The Opening Day feature was the $100,000 Oceanside Stakes and Kelly Brinkerhoff and Bob Grayson Jr.’s two-time OBS graduate Afleet Ascent was a sharp second after leading in the stretch. The 3-year-old gelding by Northern Afleet, trained by Jerry Hollendorfer, came out of the race with a 9-2-2-1 record and $126,125 in earnings. Sold by Top Line Sales at the 2016 August Sale, he was resold for $300,000 at the 2017 April Sale by Off the Hook LLC, Agent.   watch his under tack video

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The younger set was heard from on July 28 when Doubledown Stables’ Forloveofcountry came from out of the clouds with a late charge to win a one mile maiden special on the turf by half a length. It was the second start for the 2-year-old Sky Mesa colt, sold first by Stuart Morris at the 2017 Selected Sale of yearlings and then resold for $300,000 by Pick View, Agent, at the 2018 March Sale. Selected Sale conformation photo
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Although probably less in need of sunscreen than his coastal compatriots, Dale Hagedorn’s Mr Wrench It romped to a 6-3/4 length win in last Friday’s Prairie Meadows Juvenile Stakes. The 2-year-old Florida-bred colt by Lookin At Lucky, trained by H. Steve Davidson, is now 4-2-0-1 and has earned $54,224.  Consigned by breeder Kinsman Farm to the 2017 OBS October Selected Sale of Yearlings, he was sold for $37,000. Selected Sale conformation photo

Shanghai Starlet scores in Gulfstream’s Panama City Stakes

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King of Prussia Stable’s Shanghai Starlet sat just off the lead in the $75,000 Panama City Stakes at Gulfstream on Saturday, went to the front on the turn, surrendered the lead in the stretch but came again late and was best by a neck. Fellow OBS graduate Starship Bonita (March ’17, August ’16) checked in third. It’s the second straight win and first stakes victory for the 3-year-old Florida-bred filly by Shanghai Bobby, purchased for $80,000 out of the Beth Bayer consignment at the 2016 OBS Selected Sale of Yearlings. Now 6-3-1-1 for trainer Todd Pletcher, she has earned $107,040 to date.  Selected Sale conformation photo

Poindexter Thoroughbreds LLC and Lynn Chleborad’s Tracy Racy pressed the pace in the early going of Saturday’s $103,150 Iowa Breeders’ Oaks at Prairie Meadows, took over on the turn, opened up daylight in the stretch and coasted home a winner by a length. It’s the first stakes win for the 3-year-old daughter of Algorithms, trained by Ms. Chleborad, now 9-3-1-4 with $144,133 in earnings.  Consigned to the 2017 OBS June Sale by Rick Lopez Training & Sales, she sped a quarter in :21 2/5 before she was sold for $6,000. watch her under tack video

Dale Hagedorn’s Mr Wrench It stepped into stakes company straight from a June maiden win in Friday’s $65,000 Prairie Meadows Juvenile Stakes, trailed early, but circled horses on the turn, took command in the final furlong and drew away to win by 6-3/4 lengths. Fellow OBS graduate Castlewood Terrace (March ’18) settled for third. Consigned by breeder Kinsman Farm to the 2017 OBS October Selected Sale of Yearling, he was sold for $37,000. The 2-year-old Florida-bred colt by Lookin At Lucky, trained by H. Steve Davidson, is now 4-2-0-1 and has earned $54,224.  Selected Sale conformation photo

World of Trouble wins Saratoga’s Quick Call Stakes

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Michael Dubb, Makaket Stables LLC and Bethlehem Stables LLC’s lightly raced World of Trouble tried turf for the first time in Wednesday’s $100,000 Quick Call Stakes at Saratoga, led from the start, set the pace, then eased away late to win by a length and three quarters. It’s the second stakes score for the graded stakes placed Florida-bred colt by Kantharos, trained by Jason Servis, now 6-3-1-1 with $278,400 in earnings. Consigned by Darsan Inc., Agent, he went through the ring at the 2016 August Yearling Sale.

Asmussen, Santana strike with trio of OBS babies at the Spa

The team of trainer Steve Asmussen and rider Ricardo Santana, Jr. combined to win three races with 2-year-old OBS graduates last weekend at Saratoga

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On Friday, Winchell Thoroughbreds LLC and Willis Horton Racing LLC’s Bankit made no mistakes in his second start, going head and head for the lead into the stretch and then drawing away down the lane to win a 5-1/2 furlong maiden special dash by 6-3/4 lengths. The 2-year-old colt by Central Banker, who settled for second after leading into the final furlong in his debut at Belmont in June, was consigned by SGV Thoroughbreds LLC (Steven Venosa), Agent, to the 2018 OBS March Sale, and was purchased for $260,000 by Winchell Thoroughbreds after turning in an eighth in :10 1/5 at the Under Tack Show. watch his under tack video

The same team took the first race on the Saturday card, as Santana came from off the pace with Winchell Thoroughbreds LLC and Willis Horton Racing LLC’s Carter Cat, blew by the leaders a furlong from home and took the 5-1/2 furlong maiden special dash by 2-1/2 lengths. Winchell Thoroughbreds bought the 2-year-old son of Tale of the Cat for $155,000 out of the Eddie Woods consignment at the March Sale after he sped an Under Tack quarter in :21 2/5.  watch his under tack video

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Santana and Asmussen struck again four races later with Dream Baby Dream Racing Stable’s first time starter Absolutely Aiden, who led every step of the way en route to a 2-3/4 length victory in a six furlong maiden special test. He’s a 2-year-old colt by Stay Thirsty, consigned to the 2018 April Sale by Old South Farm LLC and sold to Lee Ackerley for $120,000 after turning in an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5. watch his under tack video

Broadway Run, Originator one-two in Saratoga’s Coronation Cup

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Curragh Stables’ Broadway Run led at every call in Monday’s $100,000 Coronation Cup Stakes on the Saratoga turf course, held off a late charge by fellow OBS graduate Originator (June ’17) and beat her by three quarters of a length. It’s the first stakes win for the lightly raced 3-year-old Florida-bred filly by Prospective, who turned in an Under Tack quarter in :21 2/5 before she was purchased for $120,000 by Curragh out of the Ocala Stud consignment at the 2017 OBS April Sale. Trained by John Terranova, she’s now 3-2-1-0 and has earned $115,400 to date. watch her under tack video

Way to Versailles wins Woodbine’s Royal North Stakes

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Mahamoud Pootoolal’s Way to Versailles relaxed off the pace in the early going of Woodbine’s $177,550 Royal North Stakes (G2) on Sunday, moved up to reach the leaders at the top of the stretch and kept coming to get up in the final yards and score by a nose. It’s the first stakes victory for the 4-year-old Florida-bred filly by Tizway, trained by Kevin Attard, now 10-4-2-1 with $197,666 in earnings. A two-time OBS graduate, she was sold by Top Line Sales LLC, Agent, at the 2015 Selected Sale of Yearlings and then purchased for $16,000 at the 2016 June Sale from RiceHorse Stables, Agent for T & M Limited Partnership after turning in an Under Tack eighth in :10 2/5.   Selected Sale conformation photo
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Pinnacle Racing Stable LLC and Stein Racing LLC’s Bella Vincenza picked up her third straight win and first stakes victory in the $75,000 Added Elegance Stakes at Gulfstream on Saturday, circling horses on the turn, taking command inside the final furlong and drawing off to win by a length and an half. Fellow OBS graduate Sweet Tooth Haven (June ’16) checked in third.  The 4-year-old Florida-bred daughter of Biondetti is a two-time OBS graduate, purchased as a weanling out of the Caballo Grande consignment at the 2014 Fall Mixed Sale before she was sold for $66,000 by Woodford Thoroughbreds, Agent, at the 2016 April Sale after breezing a quarter in :21 3/5 at the Under Tack Show. watch her under tack video

Kim Jin Young’s Korean sprint champion Doraonpogyeongseon found room on the rail, took command of Sunday’s $456,286 Owner’s  Cup Stakes at Busan 300 meters from home, and drew off to a three length victory over fellow OBS graduate Mighty Ssing (April ’17). The 5-year-old Florida-bred son of Kantharos is also a two time veteran of the OBS Sales ring, sold by Hunter Valley Farm, Agent, at the 2014 Selected Sale of Yearlings and then purchased for $50,000 out of the Grassroots Training & Sales consignment at the 2015 April Sale after an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5. Nearing a million in earnings for trainer Min Jang Ji, he has compiled a 23-10-4-3 career record. Selected Sale conformation photo       watch his under tack video
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Deland captures Gulfstream’s Coast is Clear Stakes

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Ricardo R. Vallejo’s Deland, a multiple graded stakes winner in Puerto Rico, picked up his first stakes win since returning to the mainland, coming from off the pace to take command of Sunday’s $75,000 Coast is Clear Stakes at Gulfstream a furlong from home and drawing off to win by two lengths. Fellow OBS graduate Hy Riverside (April ’14) checked in third. It’s the fifth stakes victory for the 6-year-old Florida-bred son of Gottcha Gold, consigned by Hawks Nest LLC to the 2013 OBS August Yearling Sale where he was purchased by Greg Jackson, Agent for Ruben Vallejo, for $12,000. Trained by Victor Barboza, Jr., he’s now 21-11-6-2 and has earned $268,249.

Mark Norman & Norman Stables LLC’s Taylor’s Spirit is two for two and a stakes winner after going head to head with fellow OBS graduate Agai’s Cait (March ’18) for half a mile in Friday’s $65,000 Prairie Gold Lassie Stakes at Prairie Meadows, getting the better of her rival in the stretch and beating her to the wire by 3-3/4 lengths. The 2-year-old filly by Algorithms, who broke her maiden by 13-3/4 lengths, has earned $57,480 to date for trainer Scott Gelner, who purchased her for $80,000 from Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, at the 2018 OBS April Sale after she breezed an eighth in :10 flat at the Under Tack Show. watch her under tack video

Peter Redekop B.C. Ltd.’s Alliford Bay romped to her fourth straight stakes win on Saturday, leading at every call and taking the $66,250 California Governor’s Cup Handicap at Sacramento by three lengths. That’s six stakes victories for the 4-year-old daughter of City Zip, now 12-7-1-1 with $192,247 in earnings for trainer Blaine Wright. She worked an Under Tack eighth in  :10 1/5 before she was purchased for $150,000 out of the Eisaman Equine consignment at the 2016 OBS April Sale.  watch her under tack video

Catherinethegreat scores in Saratoga’s Schuylerville Stakes

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John C. Oxley’s Catherinethegreat was hustled to the front at the start of the $150,000 Schuylervillle Stakes (G3) on Opening Day at Saratoga, led through a quarter in :21 3/5 and a half in :44 3/5, then drew away down the stretch to a 4-1/2 length victory in 1:09 4/5 for six furlongs. Fellow OBS graduate Congrats Gal (October ’17, April ’18) checked in third. It’s the second straight win for the 2-year-old Florida-bred daughter of Uncaptured, who came into the race off a 10-1/4 length score at Gulfstream. Consigned by Turtle Pond Farm, she topped the 2017 OBS October Open Sale of Yearlings, purchased for $170,000. Now 3-2-1-0 for trainer Mark Casse, she has earned $136,300 to date.

Phoenix Thoroughbred III’s Lyrical Lady went right to the lead in her debut in an $85,000, 5-1/2 furlong maiden special weight dash at Saratoga, shook loose turning for home and cruised to a 5-3/4 length victory. Fellow OBS graduate Winandyourin Gin (March ’18) checked in third.  The daughter of More Than Ready, trained by Steve Asmussen, picked up $46,750 for her effort. Consigned to the 2018 OBS March Sale by Ocala Stud, Agent, she turned in an Under Tack quarter in :20 3/5 before she was purchased for $625,000. watch her under tack video

Up the Ante wins Belmont’s Manila Stakes

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Castleton Lyons’ Up the Ante got the long holiday weekend off to a nice start, taking the lead at the start of the $100,000 Manila Stakes on the turf at Belmont Park on July 4th and leading all the way, drawing away in the stretch to a 3-1/2 length victory. It’s the first stakes win for the 3-year-old colt by Smart Strike, who turned in an Under Tack eighth in :10 flat before he was purchased for $350,000 out of the Wavertree Stables consignment at the 2017 OBS March Sale. Now 6-3-1-0 for trainer Christophe Clement, he has earned $157,385 to date.  watch his under tack video

Goldmart Farms and Royal Laser Racing’s Kingsport was last of five in the early going of Sunday’s $100,000 Shepperton Stakes at Woodbine, but rallied down the stretch, came between horses a sixteenth from home and was best by a length and a half at the wire, snapping the eleven race win streak of 1-9 favorite Pink Lloyd, who settled for third.  It’s the sixth stakes win for the 6-year-old son of Milwaukee Brew, winner of the Shepperton in 2016. Now 26-8-7-3 for trainer Sid Attard, he has earned $553,796 to date. He worked an Under Tack eighth in :10 2/5 before he was purchased for $45,000 out of the RiceHorse Stables consignment at the 2014 OBS June Sale. watch his under tack video

Juddmonte Farms’ Golden Mischief moved up four wide to take control of Friday’s $100,000 Saylorville Stakes at Prairie Meadows at the head of the stretch then drew away down the stretch to win by five lengths. Fellow OBS graduate Swing and Sway (March ’16) checked in third. That’s five stakes wins for the 4-year-old daughter of Into Mischief, consigned by SBM Training and Sales, Agent, to the 2016 OBS March Sale, where she turned in an eighth in :9 4/5 at the Under Tack Show. Now trained by Brad Cox, she’s 19-8-3-0 and has earned $469,400 to date.  watch her under tack video

Brad Cox also trains Steve Landers Racing LLC’s Big Changes,  who tracked the leader in Saturday’s $50,000 John Henry Stakes at Evangeline Downs, battled for the lead down the lane and scored by a length. It’s the second stakes win for the 6-year-old Florida-bred gelding by Midshipman, now 18-6-5-1 with $275,350 in earnings. The two-time OBS graduate was sold by Crowes Nest Farm at the 2013 Winter Mixed Sale and then purchased by Steve Landers for $170,000 out of the Pick View LLC consignment at the 2014 April Sale after breezing an Under Tack quarter in :20 4/5. watch his under tack video

Wonder Gadot wins Woodbine’s Queen’s Plate

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Gary Barber’s Wonder Gadot added blinkers before taking on the boys in Saturday’s $1,008,000 Queen’s Plate Stakes at Woodbine and the 3-year-old graded stakes winning daughter of Medaglia d’Oro found the view to her liking, moving to the leaders on the outside on the turn, taking charge a quarter mile from home and bounding away in the stretch to win by 4-3/4 lengths. She’s the second OBS graduate to capture the Canadian classic. Ken and Sarah Ramsey’s Sir Dudley Digges (June ’15) won the 2016 renewal. The latest millionaire OBS graduate, Wonder Gadot is now 12-4-4-3 for trainer Mark Casse and has earned $1,199,053 to date. She turned in an Under Tack eighth in :10 2/5 before she was purchased for $325,000 out of the Eisaman Equine consignment at the 2017 April Sale. watch her under tack video

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Bloom Racing Stable, Madaket Stables LLC & Allen Racing LLC’s Midnight Bisou pressed fellow OBS graduate Road to Victory (April ’17) in the early going of the $237,500 Mother Goose Stakes (G2) at Belmont Park, took command at the head of the stretch and drew off down the lane to beat her by six lengths. It’s the fourth graded stakes win for the 3-year-old daughter of Midnight Lute, consigned by Woodford Thoroughbreds to the2017 OBS April Sale, where she breezed an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5 before going to Jeffrey Bloom for $80,000. Now in the care of trainer Steve Asmussen, she has compiled a 7-4-2-1 record and has earned $$691,000. watch her under tack video

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Rockingham Ranch & Gelfenstein Farm’s X Y Jet showed no ill effects from his recent trip to Dubai, where he was caught at the wire by fellow OBS graduate Mind Your Biscuits (April ’15) in the Golden Shaheen (G1), bouncing right to the front in Gulfstream’s $272,500 Smile Sprint Stakes (G3) and never looking back en route to a 2-1/4 length victory. OBS graduates Sweetontheladies (April ’16) and Petrov (June ’16) were moved up to second and third by the stewards. That’s seven stakes wins for the 6-year-old Florida-bred son of Kantharos, now 22-10-7-2 for trainer Jorge Navarro with $1,558,663 in earnings. A two time OBS graduate, he was first consigned by Two Sharp Hats to the 2013 Winter Mixed Sale before they sold him for $56,000 at the 2013 August Selected Yearling Sale. Selected Sale conformation photo

John C. Oxley and Meadowview Farm LLC’s Ride a Comet had only one horse beaten early in Woodbine’s $105,200 Charlie Barley Stakes, but the 3-year-old son of Candy Ride (ARG) advanced on the turn, caught the leaders a sixteenth from home and eased away to a 2-3/4 length victory. Fellow OBS graduate Elusive Mischief (April ’17, August ’16) settled for third. Trained by Mark Casse, his first stakes win leaves him with an 8-4-0-0 career record and earnings of $131,856. Consigned by Flying Fish, Agent to the 2017 OBS April Sale, he breezed an eighth in :10 flat before he was sold for $375,000. watch his under tack video

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Wilfredo Agusti, Jr.’s War Giant stepped into stakes company for the first time in the $75,000 Carry Back Stakes at Gulfstream, took the lead at the start and led all the way, coasting home to a 5-3/4 length victory. Three for three this year for trainer Oscar Gonzalez, the 3-year-old colt by Data Link is a two time OBS graduate, consigned by Azpurua Stables to both the 2016 August Selected Sale of Yearlings and the 2017 March Sale where he worked an Under Tack quarter in :21 3/5. He’s now 5-3-0-0 and has earned $87,790.  Selected Sale conformation photo  watch his under tack video

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JAL Racing’s Alter Moon picked up her first stakes win on Saturday at Gulfstream, taking the lead on the turn of the $75,000 Azalea Stakes and drawing away smartly down the stretch to a five length victory. Fellow OBS graduate Starship Bonita (March ’17, August ’16) checked in third. It’s the second straight win for 3-year-old filly by Alternation. She was purchased for $22,000 out of the SGV Thoroughbreds (Steven Venosa) consignment at the 2017 OBS June Sale after an Under Tack eighth in :10 4/5. Trained by Jose D. Velez, she’s now 7-3-2-0 and has earned $128,255. watch her under tack video

Frank Fletcher Racing Operations, Inc.’s C Z Rocket sat just off the pace in the early gong of the $68,130 Kelly’s Landing Overnight Stakes at Churchill Downs on Saturday, blew past the leaders approaching the eighth pole and drew off to a four length victory, running the seven furlongs in a sprightly 1:21 2/5. Fellow OBS graduate Warrior’s Club (April ’16) checked in third. It’s the first stakes win for the lightly raced 4-year-old Florida-bred colt by City Zip, purchased in 2016 out of the Stephens Thoroughbred consignment for an OBS June Sale record $800,000 after turning in an Under Tack eighth in :21 1/5. Now 6-4-0-1 for trainer Albert Stall, Jr., he has earned $164,075.   watch his under tack video

American Anthem leads 1-2-3 OBS sweep of Santa Anita’s San Carlos Stakes

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WinStar Farm LLC, Head of Plains Partners LLC, China Horse Club & SF Racing LLC’s American Anthem battled head to head with fellow OBS graduate St. Joe Bay (June ’14, Jan ’13) from the start of Saturday’s $251,035 San Carlos Stakes (G2) at Santa Anita, took a short lead in mid-stretch then held his rival off late to win by a head. Horse Greedy (March ’15, August ’14) completed a 1-2-3 OBS sweep of the race. It’s the third graded stakes win for the 4-year-old colt by Bodemeister, trained by Bob Baffert, now 10-5-1-2 with $673,945 in earnings. He was purchased for $435,000 out of the Hoppel’s Horse & Cattle Co. consignment at the 2016 OBS March Sale after turning in an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5.  watch his under tack video

Frederick J. Seitz, Danny Ward and John D. Stephens’s Altamura tried stakes company in Laurel’s $75,000 M. Tyson Gilpin Stakes on Saturday after breaking his maiden last time out, circled horses on the turn to reach contention and got up in the final yards to score by a head. The 3-year-old daughter of Artie Schiller was consigned to the 2017 OBS April Sale by Stephens Thoroughbreds LLC, Agent, where she breezed an eighth in :10 2/5. Trained by John D. Stephens, she’s now 4-2-0-0 and has earned $68,750. watch her under tack video

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Winchell Thoroughbreds LLC & Willis Horton Racing LLC’s Bano Solo made his debut on Saturday, went right to the lead in a five furlong maiden special weight test, shook off the field turning for home and cruised to a three length victory for trainer Steve Asmussen. The 2-year-old colt by back to back Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile (G1) winning OBS graduate Goldencents was sold for $400,000 by Hoby & Layna Kight at the the 2018 OBS March Sale after turning in an Under Tack quarter in :20 1/5, the sale’s fastest at the distance. He earned $30,600 for the victory.  watch his under tack video

 

John C. Oxley’s Catherinethegreat settled for second in her debut on April 26, but she put the lesson to good use in her second start on Saturday at Gulfstream, taking command of a five furlong maiden special weight dash on the turn and romping from there to a 10-1/4 length victory in :57.83.  The 2-year filly by Uncaptured, who also raced for Mr. Oxley, was purchased for $170,000 out of the Turtle Pond Farm consignment, topping the 2017 OBS October Open Sale of Yearlings. Trained by Mark Casse, she has earned $53,800 to date.

Shang Shang Shang scores in Royal Ascot’s Norfolk Stakes

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Breeze Easy LLC’s Shang Shang Shang took the lead at the start of the Norfolk Stakes (G2) against the boys at Royal Ascot on Thursday and led all the way, holding off a late charge to win by a nose. The 2-year-old Florida-bred daughter of Shanghai Bobby provided a quick return on investment, breaking her maiden at first asking at Keeneland on April 26 in her only other start. A two time OBS graduate, she was purchased out of the SBM Training & Sales consignment by Breeze Easy for $200,000 at the 2018 OBS March Sale after turning in an Under Tack eighth in :9 4/5. She had been sold previously as a short yearling by Summerfield at the 2017 Winter Mixed Sale. Trained by Wesely Ward, she has earned $101,524 to date. watch her under tack video

Scat Daddy colt tops June Sale’s final session

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Hip No. 742, a son of Scat Daddy consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, went to Alistair Roden Bloodstock for $360,000 to top the third and final session of the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2018 June Sale of Two-Year-Olds and Horses of Racing Age. The bay colt, who breezed an eighth in :10 1/5 at Sunday’s Under Tack session, is out of Imprecation, by First Defence, a half sister to grade one winner Nebraska Tornado.

  • Hip No. 660, Kokosan, a son of Into Mischief consigned by Gene Recio, Agent, was sold to Karl & Cathi Glassman, Eddie Plesa, Jr., Agent, for $260,000. The bay colt, who breezed a quarter in :21 2/5 at Saturday’s Under Tack session, is out of Farayya, by Hard Spun, a half sister to graded stakes winner Giftorm.
  • Karl & Cathi Glassman went to $230,000 for Hip No. 654, a son of Uncaptured consigned by Costanzo Sales. The bay colt, who worked an eighth in :10 flat on Saturday, is out of Fabiana’s Flash, by City Zip, a daughter of graded stakes winner Flashy N Smart.
  • Hip No. 699, a son of Ghostzapper consigned by Pick View LLC, Agent, was sold to One Choice Bloodstock for $225,000. The full brother to stakes winner Mt Veeder, who galloped at Sunday’s Under Tack session, is out of Glenbriar Girl, by Gold Case.
  • Hip No. 795, a son of Cairo Prince consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, went to Sallusto & Albina for $210,000. The bay colt, who turned in an Under Tack eighth on Sunday in :10 1/5, is out of Kiss a Vet, by War Front, from the family of grade one stakes winner Tap to Music.
  • Hip No. 638, a daughter of Will Take Charge consigned by Pick View LLC, Agent, was sold for $200,000 to Marquee Bloodstock. The dark bay or brown filly, who galloped at the Under Tack Show on Saturday, is out of graded stakes placed Entrustment, by Forestry, a half sister to grade one winner My Trusty Cat.
  • Reddam Racing LLC paid $180,000 for Hip No. 675, a dark bay or brown filly by Uncle Mo consigned by Top Line Sales LLC, Agent, who worked an eighth on Saturday in :10 flat. She’s a full sister to stakes placed OBS graduate Mighty Mo out of Flowers Athefinish, by Grand Reward.
  • Hip No. 726, Chilly in Charge, a son of Take Charge Indy consigned  by Best A Luck Farm LLC, Agent, was sold to Sallusto & Albina, Agent, for $170,000. The dark bay or brown colt, a half brother to stakes placed Chilly Start out of Holiday Chills, by Harlan’s Holiday, turned in an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5 on Sunday.
  • Hip No. 605, a daughter of Beau Choix  consigned by Weston Thoroughbreds Training & Sales LLC, Agent, was sold to Justin Casse, Agent, for $155,000. The bay filly, who worked an eighth in :10 flat at Saturday’s Under Tack session, is out of D J Trip, by Trippi, a half sister to stakes placed Superstar Bea.
  • Hip No. 613, a daughter of Exchange Rate consigned by Bobby Dodd, Agent, went to L. E. B. for $130,000. The dark bay or brown filly, whose eighth on Saturday in :9 4/5 was the sale’s co-fastest at the distance, is out of Downtown Drifter, by Devil His Due, a half sister to graded stakes placed stakes winner Arch Rebel.
  • Patrice Miller, EQB, Inc., Agent, paid $110,000 for Hip No. 745, a bay colt by Congrats who breezed an eighth in :10 1/5 on Sunday. Consigned by Whitman Sales LLC, Agent, he’s out of In a Haze, by Smoke Glacken, a half sister to stakes winner Clever Tish.

For the session, 176 youngsters sold for a total of $5,673,500, averaging $32,236 with a $13,000 median price. The buyback percentage was $25.7%. There was no corresponding session in 2017.

Five older horses sold for $96,500 compared to four bringing a total of $77,000 in 2017. The average was $19,300 compared to $19,250 a year ago, while the median was $11,000 compared with $13,500 a year ago. The buyback percentage was $37.5%; it was 42.9% in 2017.

For the entire sale, 520 two-year-olds sold for $17,125,500 in three sessions, compared with 434 horses grossing $14,999,900 in two sessions a year ago. The average was $32,934 compared to $34,562 a year ago while the median price was $15,000 compared with $18,500 in 2017. The buyback percentage was 21.8%; it was 16.9% last year.

The overall sale topper was Hip No. 211, a son of Scat Daddy consigned by Top Line Sales LLC, Agent, sold to Carlo Vaccarezza for $650,000. The dark bay or brown colt, whose eighth in :9 4/5 at last Thursday’s Under Tack session was the sale’s co-fastest at the distance, is out of Satulah, by Gone West, a daughter of graded stakes winner War Thief.

Next on the OBS agenda is the Selected Sale of Yearlings set for October 9th, followed by the Open Sale of Yearlings on October 10th – 11th.

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

The Factor filly tops June Sale’s second session

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Hip No. 426, a daughter of The Factor consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, went to East Hickman Bloodstock for $180,000 to top the second session of the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2018 June Sale of Two-Year-Olds and Horses of Racing Age. The gray or roan filly, who worked a quarter in :20 4/5 at Friday’s session of the Under Tack Show, is out of stakes winner America’s Friend, by Unusual Heat, a full sister to graded stakes placed stakes winner Bel Air Sizzle.

 

  • Hip No. 486, a son of Macho Uno also consigned by Wavertree, was purchased by Good Friends Stable for $155,000. The gray or roan colt, who turned in an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5 on Saturday, is out of Black Lace, by Afleet Alex, and is a three quarter brother to champion sprinter Private Zone.
  • Hip No. 320, a son of Run Away and Hide consigned by Stephens Thoroughbreds LLC, Agent, was sold to George Mellon for $150,000.  The bay colt, who breezed an eighth in :10 flat at Friday’s Under Tack session, is out of Texit, by Tapit, a half sister to graded stakes placed My Corinthian.
  • Stetson Racing LLC paid $150,000 for Hip No. 457, Yesterday’s Girl, a chestnut filly by Mucho Macho Man who turned in a quarter in :20 4/5 on Saturday. Consigned by RiceHorse Stable (Brandon & Ali Rice), she’s out of stakes placed Ayers Hall, by Jade Hunter, from the family of champion Estrapade.
  • Hip No. 401, a son of Uncaptured consigned by Hawks Nest LLC, was sold to Justin Casse, Agent, for $135,000. The chestnut colt, who breezed a quarter in :21 1/5 on Friday,  is out of Yes It’s Valid, by Yes It’s True, a daughter of stakes winning OBS graduate Valid Forbes.
  • Joe Sharp, Agent, went to $110,000 for Hip No. 332, a son of Dialed In consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent. The dark bay or brown colt, whose eighth on Friday in :9 4/5 was the sale’s co-fastest at the distance, is out of Top Trick, by Hat Trick (JPN), a daughter of graded stakes winner Blushing Heiress.
  • Hip No. 348, a daughter of Tiznow consigned by Woodside Ranch, Agent, went to Rio Vista Stables – Janice Klein for $110,000. The dark bay or brown filly, out of stakes placed Unbound, by Distorted Humor, turned in an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5 on Friday.
  • Hip No. 369, a bay filly by Pioneerof the Nile consigned by Eisaman Equine, Agent, who also worked an eighth on Friday in :10 1/5, was purchased by Gayle Van Leer, Agent, for $110,000. She’s out of graded stakes winner Washington Bridge, by Yankee Gentleman, a daughter of stakes winner Stirling Bridge.
  • Hip No. 534, Slewgoodtobetrue, a daughter of Jimmy Creed consigned by Mayberry Farm, Agent, went to Larry Zap, Agent for Joseph Ciaglia, Jr. for $110,000. The dark bay or brown filly, who breezed an eighth in :10 2/5 on Saturday, is out of Chiefette, by Chief Seattle, a daughter of stakes placed Daederbe.
  • JSM Equine LLC paid $110,000 for Hip No. 540, a daughter of Violence consigned by Hoppel’s Horse & Cattle Co., Inc., Agent. The bay filly, out of Citron Lady, by Lemon Drop Kid, a half sister to stakes winner Izzy Speaking, turned in an Under Tack eighth in :21 1/5 on Saturday.

For the session, 152 horses sold for a total of $4,598,500, compared with 213 selling for a total of $7,739,900 at last year’s second session. The average was $30,253 compared with $36,338 a year ago, while the median price was $14,500, compared to $20,000 in 2017.  The buyback percentage was 27.6%; it was 19.3% last year.

The June Sale continues Friday at 10:00 a.m. Hip No.’s 601 – 936 will be offered.

Friday’s session will again be streamed live via the OBS website at obssales.com and via the Blood-Horse,  Daily Racing Form and TDN websites.

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

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

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

 

Scat Daddy colt tops June Sale’s opening session

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Hip No. 211, a son of Scat Daddy consigned by Top Line Sales LLC, Agent, was sold to Carlo Vaccarezza for $650,000 to top the first session of the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2018 June Sale of Two-Year-Olds and Horses of Racing Age. The dark bay or brown colt, whose eighth in :9 4/5 at Thursday’s Under Tack session was the sale’s co-fastest at the distance, is out of Satulah, by Gone West, a daughter of graded stakes winner War Thief.

 

 

  • Hip No. 61, a daughter of Cairo Prince consigned by Price Thoroughbreds LLC, Agent was purchased by Baoma Corp. for $375,000. The bay filly, a half sister to stakes winning OBS graduate Stormin’ Lyon out of Motel Lass, by Bates Motel, turned in the sale’s fastest quarter on Thursday, stopping the timer in :20 2/5.
  • Hip No. 41, Mo Mississippi, a son of Uncle Mo consigned by Gayle Woods, Agent, went to Exline-Border Racing LLC, Marette Farrell Agent, for $370,000. The bay colt, whose three eighths in :32 2/5 at Thursday’s Under Tack session was the sale’s fastest work at the distance, is out of out of Mississippi Queen, by Artie Schiller, a half sister to grade one stakes winner Asi Siempre. His breeze, the co-fastest three eighths ever by a two-year-old over the OBS surface, equaled the work turned in by grade one stakes winner Celestine at the 2014 OBS June Sale, also consigned by Gayle Woods.
  • Justin Casse, Agent, went to $240,000 for Hip No. 112, a daughter of Quality Road consigned by McKathan Bros., Agent. The bay filly, who breezed an eighth in :10 flat on Thursday, is a half sister to graded stakes placed stakes winner Rock Candy out of Party Chatter, by Pleasant Colony.
  • Hip No. 235, a son of  New Year’s Day consigned by Southern Chase Farm, Inc. (Greg & Karen Dodd), Agent, was purchased for $205,000 by Robert Barbara, Agent for Joseph G. Bucci. The chestnut colt, who sped a quarter in :20 4/5 on Friday, is out of Sign Off, by Distorted Humor, a daughter of grade one stakes winner Imperial Gesture.
  • Calumet Farm paid $165,000 for Hip No. 247, a dark bay or brown colt by Flatter who also breezed a quarter in :20 4/5 on Friday. Consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, he’s a half brother to graded stakes placed stakes winner Skipalute out of Skipstone, by Montbrook.
  • Hip No. 210, Prize Money, a daughter of Orb consigned by Niall Brennan Stables, Agent, was sold to Joe Sharp, Agent, for $155,000. The bay filly, who breezed an eighth in :10 2/5 on Thursday, is out of Satisfaction, by Awesome Again, a half sister to grade one winner Dancing Forever.
  • Joe Sharp, Agent, also went to $150,000 for Hip No. 3, a son of Cross Traffic consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent. The dark bay or brown colt, who worked an eighth on Thursday in :10 1/5, is out of stakes winner Madrilena, by Stormy Atlantic, a daughter of stakes winner Brush Over.

For the session, 171 horses grossed $6,460,500, compared with 221 selling for a total of $7,260,000 at last year’s first session. The average was $37,781, up 15% compared with $32,851 a year ago, while the median price was $20,000, a gain of 17.6% compared to $17,000 in 2017.  The buyback percentage was 21.5%; it was 14.34% last year.

The June Sale continues Thursday at 10:00 a.m. Hip No.’s 301 – 600 will be offered.

Thursday’s session will again be streamed live via the OBS website at obssales.com and via the Blood-Horse,  Daily Racing Form and TDN websites.

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

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

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

 

Paved wins Santa Anita’s Honeymoon Stakes

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Ciaglia Racing LLC and Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners’ Paved stayed off the pace in the early going in Saturday’s $200,060 Honeymoon Stakes (G2) at Santa Anita, but she rallied on the turn, came between horses to take command in the stretch and drew away late to win by 3-1/2 lengths. Fellow OBS graduate Ms Peintour (June ’17, April ’17) checked in third. It’s the second stakes win for the 3-year-old daughter of Quality Road, who beat the boys earlier in the year in the El Camino Real Derby.  Now 6-3-0-3 for trainer Michael McCarthy, she has earned $242,640 to date. She was purchased by Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners for $320,000 out of the Hoppel’s Horse & Cattle Co. consignment at the 2017 OBS March Sale after breezing an eighth in :10 1/5 at the Under Tack Show. watch her under tack video

James M. Miller’s Lovely Bernadette had one horse beaten on the backstretch of Churchill’s $100,000 Mint Julep Handicap (G3) on Saturday, but the 4-year-old daughter of Wilburn closed down the stretch and got up in the final yards to score by a neck. It’s her third graded stakes win and leaves her with a 17-8-0-3 career record and earnings of $568,479. She turned in an Under Tack quarter in :21 4/5 at the 2016 OBS June Sale before she was purchased by Mr. Miller for $28,000 from Bobby Jones Equine LLC & Santa Fe Thoroughbreds, Agent. watch her under tack video

Leonard C. Green’s Sower is now three for three and a stakes winner after leading from gate to wire and winning the $150,000 Jersey Girl Stakes by 4-3/4 lengths at Belmont Park on Sunday. Fellow OBS graduate Take Charge Paula (March ’17) checked in third. Sower is trained by Linda Rice, who purchased the now 3-year-old filly by Flatter for $120,000 out of the Harris Training Center consignment at the 2017 OBS April Sale after she breezed an Under Tack eighth in : 10 1/5. watch her under tack video

Gary Barber and John C. Oxley’s unbeaten Road to Victory, idle since capturing Churchill’s Golden Rod Stakes (G2) in November, returned to the races in style, rallying to take charge of Woodbine’s $100,00 Alywow stakes a furlong from home and besting fellow OBS graduate Originator (June ’17) by a length and a half. Now three for three for trainer Mark Casse, she has earned $191,086 to date. The 3-year-old daughter of Quality Road sped an eighth in :9 4/5 at the Under Tack Show prior to the 2017 OBS April Sale before she was purchased for $500,000 by Justin Casse, Agent, out of the de Meric Sales consignment. watch her under tack video

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Heczor Investment Corp.’s King Humor is also three for three and a stakes winner after going to the lead early in Thursday’s $75,000 Ocala Flame Stakes at Gulfstream Park and staying there all the way, scoring by half a length. Trained by Victor Barboza, Jr., the 3-year-old colt by Distorted Humor has earned $101,325 to date. Consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, to the 2017 OBS June Sale, he turned in an Under Tack eighth in :10 flat before he sold for $50,000. watch his under tack video

 

e Five Racing Stable’s Florida Fuego came around horses on the turn in Wednesday’s $75,000 Liza Jane Stakes at Gulfstream Park, closed on the outside down the stretch and was up in the last jump to win by a nose. Fellow OBS graduate Writer’s Almanac (April ’17) was another length back in third. It’s the second stakes win for the 3-year-old Florida-bred daughter of Kantharos, now 6-3-0-1 for trainer David Fawkes with $154,935 in earnings. She sped an Under Tack quarter in :21 4/5 before she was she was purchased for $70,000 out of the Ocala Stud consignment at the 2017 OBS March Sale. watch her under tack video

Filly by The Factor fastest at June Sale Under Tack finale

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Hip No. 890, a gray or roan filly by The Factor consigned by All Dreams Equine, worked three eighths in :33 flat to post the fastest work at the distance at the fourth and final session of the Under Tack Show for the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2018 June Sale of Two Year Olds in Training and Horses of Racing Age. She’s out of Twilite Rendezvous, by Mr. Greeley, a half sister to stakes winner Twilights Prayer.

 

Hip No. 847, a 3-year-old bay colt by Uncle Mo consigned by Circle D Thoroughbreds, breezed three eighths in :33 2/5. He’s out of Pretty Clear, by Mr. Prospector, a full sister to grade one stakes winner Distant View.

Hip No. 853, a 3-year-old chestnut gelding by Jimmy Creed consigned by Gayle Woods, Agent, breezed a half mile in :45 1/5. He’s out of stakes winner Missing Miss, by Unaccounted For.

Four youngsters shared honors for the day’s fastest quarter, clocked in :21 flat.

  • Hip No. 883, Who’llstoptherain, a bay filly by Can the Man consigned by Top Line Sales LLC, Agent, is a half sister to stakes placed What What What out of Stormy Blast, by Kayrawan.
  • Hip No. 909, consigned by Journeyman Bloodstock Services, Inc. (Brent & Crystal Fernung), Agent, is a gray or roan colt by Winslow Homer out of Cindy Says, by Elusive Quality, a half sister to graded stakes winner Cloud Scapes.
  • Hip No. 916, a bay colt by Gemologist out of stakes winner Elusive Noise, by Elusive Quality, is consigned by Potrero Stables, Agent.
  • Hip No. 930, God of Love, consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, is a bay colt by Atreides out of Lanida, by Lion Heart, a half sister to champion Kodiak Boy.

There were nine quarters in :21 1/5.

  • Hip No. 704, consigned by Thoroughbred Champions Training Center LLC, is a chestnut colt by Curlin out of graded stakes winner Golden Dawn, by Hennessy.
  • Hip No. 749, a bay filly by Violence consigned by Hemingway Racing and Training Stables LLC, Agent, is a half sister to stakes winner Cederberg out of In From the Cold, by American Chance.
  • Hip No. 753, a chestnut colt by Union Rags consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, is a half brother to stakes winning OBS graduate Backdoor Kenny out of Internal Affair, by Orientate, a half sister to graded stakes placed stakes winner Mountain Range.
  • Hip No. 815, consigned by Tom McCrocklin, Agent, is a bay colt by Scat Daddy out of graded stakes winner Last Song, by Unbridled’s Song, and is a half brother to stakes placed Shut the Box.
  • Hip No. 837, consigned by Hoppel’s Horse & Cattle Co., Agent, is a dark bay or brown colt by Emcee out of Lost Dreams, by Indian Charlie, a daughter of stakes winner Private Dreams
  • Hip No. 843, a dark bay or brown gelding by Adios Charlie consigned by Ocala Stud, is out of Lucky Trip, by Trippi, a full sister to stakes winning OBS graduate Dream of Angels.
  • Hip No. 878, Shessuchaknockout, consigned by Southern Chase Farm, Inc. (Greg & Karen Dodd), Agent, is a bay filly by Kantharos out of Shessuchastandout, by Afleet Alex, a daughter of graded stakes winner For Rubies.
  • Hip No. 902, Our Fascination, also consigned by Hoppel’s Horse & Cattle, is a dark bay or brown filly by Warrior’s Reward out of stakes winner Brenda’s Slew, by Straight Man, and is a half sister to stakes placed Notapradaprice.
  • Hip No. 915, a bay filly by Paynter consigned by Woodford Thoroughbreds, Agent, is a half sister to stakes placed Four Inch Heels out of stakes placed OBS graduate Earlybird Road, by Cherokee Run.

The session’s fastest eighths were in :10 flat; there were eight.

  • Hip No. 686, Coco Bold, consigned by Las Palmas Farm, Agent, is a dark bay or brown colt by Magna Graduate out of Galabella, by Lightnin N Thunder, from the family of stakes winner Stormy Do.
  • Hip No. 738, consigned by Altamira Stable LLC, Agent, is a chestnut filly by Strong Mandate out of stakes placed Ice Storm Coming.
  • Hip No, 779, a dark bay or brown filly by Rattlesnake Bridge consigned by Golden Rock Thoroughbreds, Agent, is out of Jupiter Tasmania, by Jupiter Pluvius, a half sister to stakes winning OBS graduate Dawnie Macho.
  • Hip No. 791, a dark bay or brown filly by First Samurai consigned by Julie Davies LLC, Agent, is out of Key Quality, by Elusuve Quality, a half sister to grade one stakes winner Gaviola.
  • Hip No. 860, consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, is a chestnut filly by Gio Ponti out of graded stakes placed stakes winner Miss Mambo, by Kingmambo, and is a half sister to stakes winner Race to Urga, the dam of grade one stakes winner Gormley.
  • Hip No. 867, Stormy Silana, a bay filly by Sidney’s Candy consigned by Santa Fe Thoroughbreds, Agent, is out of stakes placed OBS graduate Not in My House, by Chester House.
  • Hip No. 869, consigned by Paul Sharp, Agent, is a bay filly by Can the Man out of stakes placed Pi Bella, by Pioneering, a half sister to stakes winner Carbella.
  • Hip No. 886, consigned by Dean’s List, Agent, is a chestnut filly by Super Ninety Nine out of Teruko, by Coronado’s Quest, and is a half sister to graded stakes placed stakes winner Safe Trip.

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

The June Sale is scheduled for Wednesday, June 13th through Friday, June 15th with each session beginning at 10:00 a.m. Hip No’s 1-300 go on the block Wednesday, Hip No’s 301- 600 will be offered Thursday and Hip No’s. 601-936 will sell on Friday.

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

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

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

New Year’s Day colt fastest at OBS June’s third Under Tack session

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Hip No. 455, a chestnut colt by New Year’s Day consigned by Hawks Nest LLC, Agent, sped a quarter in :20 3/5 to post the fastest work at the distance at the third session of the Under Tack Show for the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2018 June Sale of Two Year Olds in Training and Horses of Racing Age. He’s out of stakes placed Awesome Symmetry, by Awesome Again, a daughter of stakes winning OBS graduate Valid Symmetry.

 

Hip No. 457, Yesterday’s Girl, a chestnut filly by Mucho Macho Man consigned by RiceHorse Stable (Brandon & Ali Rice), worked a quarter in : 20 4/5. She’s out of stakes placed Ayers Hall, by Jade Hunter, from the family of champion Estrapade.

Six youngsters worked quarters in :21 flat.

  • Hip No. 451, consigned by Scanlon Training & Sales, Agent, is a dark bay or brown filly by Magician (IRE) out of Ava G, by Afternoon Deelites, from the family of graded stakes placed stakes winner Winter Treasure.
  • Hip No. 484, a chestnut colt by Verrazano consigned by Brick City Thoroughbreds, is a half brother to graded stakes placed Motown Lady out of Binavicar, by Vicar.
  • Hip No. 494, a chestnut colt by Speightstown consigned by Tom McCrocklin, Agent, is out of graded stakes winner Blueeyesintherein, by Magna Graduate.
  • Hip No. 561, consigned by Top Line Sales LLC, Agent, is a dark bay or brown filly by First Dude out of Crazysoutherngirl, by Southern Image, a half sister to stakes winner She’s Our Annie.
  • Hip No. 610, a bay filly by Ghostzapper consigned by McKathan Bros., Agent, is out of stakes placed Do Somethin, by Purim.
  • Hip No. 636, consigned by Ocala Stud, is a bay colt by Congrats out of Empress of Gold, by Empire Maker, from the family of grade one stakes winner Air Fore Blue.

There were eight eighths in :21 1/5.

  • Hip No. 497, a dark bay or brown colt by Pioneerof the Nile consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, is a half brother to graded stakes placed You’re to Blame out of graded stakes placed stakes winner Bon Jovi Girl.
  • Hip No. 528, a dark bay or brown gelding by Corfu consigned by Altamira Stable LLC, Agent, is out of Chandeleur, by Repent, from the family of stakes winner Brite’s High.
  • Hip No. 540, consigned by Hoppel’s Horse & Cattle Co., Inc., Agent, is a bay filly by Violence out of Citron Lady, by Lemon Drop Kid, a half sister to stakes winner Izzy Speaking.
  • Hip No. 556, Giant Mesa, consigned by Winners Circle Thoroughbreds LLC, Agent, is a chestnut colt by Giant Oak out of Corsica, by Sky Mesa, from the family of graded stakes placed stakes winner Lucky Lavender Gal.
  • Hip No. 569, Dakota’s Thirsty, a chestnut colt by Stay Thirsty consigned by Southern Chase Farm, Inc. (Greg & Karen Dodd), Agent, is out of Dakota Sis, by Eddington, a half sister to stakes winner Littlemiss Allison.
  • Hip No. 611, also consigned by Wavertree, is a bay colt by Twirling Candy out of Double Fancy, by Tribal Rule, a full sister to stakes winner Rule by Force.
  • Hip No. 620, a bay colt by Uncle Mo consigned by Tom McCrocklin, Agent, is out of Dublin Four, by Henrythenavigator, a half sister to graded stakes winner Intelligence Cross.
  • Hip No. 622, a gray or roan filly by Concord Point consigned by Doble Jak LLC, is out of Dynamatic, by Dynaformer, from the family of stakes winner Quality Exchange.

Two horses tied for the day’s fastest three eighths, timed in: 33 flat.

  • Hip No. 303, Hallucegenic, a gray or roan colt by Winslow Homer consigned by Gayle Woods, is out of Sweet On You, by Candy Ride (ARG), a daughter of graded stakes placed stakes winner New Edition.
  • Hip No. 647, Covergirl Justice, consigned by All Dreams Equine, is a half sister to stakes winner Exciting Justice out of Exciting Avenue, by Avenue of Flags.

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

  • Hip No. 613, a dark bay or brown filly by Exchange Rate consigned by Bobby Dodd, Agent, is out of Downtown Drifter, by Devil His Due, a half sister to graded stakes placed stakes winner Arch Rebel.
  • Hip No. 652, consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, is a dark bay or brown filly by Munnings out of Extravagance, by Medaglia d’Oro, from the family of grade one stakes winner Bodemeister.

There were ten eighths in :10 flat.

  • Hip No. 487, Magic Snake, consigned by Stephen Hope Sales & Co., Agent, is a gray or roan filly by Rattlesnake Bridge out of Black Magic Moon, by Alke, from the family of stakes winner Belle de Soleil.
  • Hip No. 504, a bay filly by Istan consigned by Sugar Hill LLC, Agent, is a half sister to graded stakes winning OBS graduate Motovato out of stakes placed Buffalo Bird Woman, by Slew City Slew.
  • Hip No. 533, consigned by Randy Miles, Agent, is a bay filly by Discreet Cat, a full sister to graded stakes winner Air Khalifa out of Chez La Femme, by Afternoon Deelites.
  • Hip No. 565, a dark bay or brown colt by J P’s Gusto consigned by Victory Stables, is out of stakes placed Cryptocandiac, by Candy Ride (ARG), a half sister to graded stakes winner Workin for Hops.
  • Hip No. 599, Shilah Baby, a gray or roan filly by Graydar consigned by Woodford Thoroughbreds, Agent, is out of Diamond Baby, by Southern Image, a half sister to graded stakes winner Baby J.
  • Hip No. 605, consigned by Weston Thoroughbreds Training & Sales LLC, Agent, is a bay filly by Beau Choix out of D J Trip, by Trippi, a half sister to stakes placed Superstar Bea.
  • Hip No. 618, a bay filly by Fed Biz consigned by Sequel Bloodstock, Agent, is out of Dress Parade, by Victory Gallop, a daughter of graded stakes winner Added Asset.
  • Hip No. 654, consigned by Costanzo Sales, is a bay colt by Uncaptured out of Fabiana’s Flash, by City Zip, a daughter of graded stakes winner Flashy N Smart.
  • Hip No. 674, Shedancesforfate, a full sister to grade one stakes winning OBS graduate Dance With Fate, consigned by Best A Luck Farm LLC, Agent, is a dark bay or brown filly by Two Step Salsa out of Flirting With Fate, by Saint Ballado.
  • Hip No. 675, a dark bay or brown filly by Uncle Mo consigned by Top Line Sales LLC, Agent, is a full sister to stakes placed OBS graduate Mighty Mo out of Flowers Athefinish, by Grand Reward.

The Under Tack Show concludes Sunday, June 10th, starting at 7:30 p.m. Hip No’s 676 – 936 are 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.

The June Sale is scheduled for Wednesday, June 13th through Friday, June 15th with each session beginning at 10:00 a.m. Hip No’s 1-300 go on the block Wednesday, Hip No’s 301- 600 will be offered Thursday and Hip No’s. 601-936 will sell on Friday.

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

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

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