Frosted filly tops June Sale finale

Louise Reinagel photo

Hip No. 722, a daughter of Frosted consigned by Silvestre Chavez Thoroughbreds, Agent, went to Mike Ryan, Agent, for $410,000 to top the final session of the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2021 June Sale of Two-Year-Olds and Horses of Racing Age. The gray or roan filly, who breezed an eighth in :10 1/5 at Saturday’s Under Tack session, is a half sister to graded stakes winner Summersault out of Saratoga Summer, by Smart Strike.

  • Hip No. 816, a son of Quality Road consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, was sold to M Racing Group, LLC for $400,000. The bay colt, whose quarter in :20 4/5 was co-fastest at the distance at Sunday’s Under Tack session, is out of stakes winner Surfside Tiara, by Scat Daddy, from the family of champion Flanders.
  • Blinkers On Racing Stable, Zach Madden, Agent, went to $290,000 for Hip No. 827, a son of Distorted Humor whose quarter in :20 4/5 on Sunday was the session’s co-fastest. Consigned by Top Line Sales LLC, Agent, the bay colt is a half brother to graded stakes placed stakes winner Kyriaki out of Tally Ho Dixie, by Dixieland Band.
  • Hip No. 791, a daughter of Empire Maker consigned by Navas Equine, was purchased for $260,000 by D. J. Stable LLC. The bay filly, who breezed an eighth in :10 flat on Sunday, is a half sister to stakes winner Surfside Tiara out of Starlight Tiara, by More Than Ready, from the family of champion Flanders.
  • Hip No. 683, a daughter of Tonalist consigned by Six K’s Training & Sales LLC, Agent, was sold to Patrick Lawley-Wakelin, Agent, for $250,000. The bay filly, who breezed an Under Tack eighth on Saturday in :10 2/5, is out of stakes winner Rapid Rhythm, by Successful Appeal, a daughter of stakes placed Patriot Miss.
  • T B Bloodstock paid $240,000 for Hip No. 802, a son of Mastery consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, who breezed a quarter on Sunday in :21 1/5. The chestnut colt is out of graded stakes placed stakes winner Stormy Regatta, by Midshipman, from the family of graded stakes winner Utopian.
  • Hip No 688, a son of Curlin, who breezed an eighth in :10 3/5 on Saturday, was purchased by Donato Lanni, Agent for North Star, for $220,000. Consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, the chestnut colt is out of R d’Oro, by Medaglia d’Oro, a daughter of grade one stakes winner R Heat Lightning.
  • Hip No. 835, a dark bay or brown colt by Practical Joke consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, who turned in Sunday’s co-fastest quarter in :20 4/5, was sold to William D. McCarty, Mike Pender, Agent, for $210,000. He’s a half brother to graded stakes placed stakes winner Jo Jo Air out of Tessie Flip, by Grand Slam.
  • Hip No. 858, Guy, a son of Honor Code consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, was purchased by Nick J. Hines, Agent for Slam Dunk Racing, for $205,000. The bay colt, who worked an Under Tack eighth on Sunday in :10 1/5, is out of Twirlin Curlin, by Curlin, a daughter of stakes placed Malibu Moon Dance from the family of grade one winner Hookedonthefeelin.
  • Hip No. 670, a daughter of Candy Ride (ARG) consigned by Niall Brennan Stables, Agent, went to Mike Ryan, Agent, for $200,000. The dark bay or brown filly is out of Queen Yolanda, by Pioneerof the Nile, a half sister to graded stakes placed stakes winner Mississippi Delta.
  • Hip No. 723, a daughter of Frosted consigned by Niall Brennan Stables, Agent, was sold to Steven W. Young, Agent, for $200,000. The dark bay or brown filly, who worked an eighth in :10 1/5 on Saturday, is out of Sassy Ali Joy, by Indian Charlie, from the family of champion Banshee Breeze.
  • Wilson One Constructing LLC went to $200,000 for Hip No. 725, a son of Midnight Storm consigned by Dynasty Thoroughbreds. The dark bay or brown colt, who breezed an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5 on Saturday, is a half brother to stakes placed Mo of the West out of Satulah, by Gone West, a daughter of graded stakes winner War Thief.

For the session, 162 two-year-olds sold for a total of $8,344,950, compared with 183 grossing $6,468,700 at last year’s third session. The average was $51,512, compared with $35,348 a year ago, while the median price was $25,000, compared to $15,000 in 2020.  The buyback percentage was 18.2%; it was 16.4% last year.

Seven older horses sold for $55,200, averaging $7,886 with a $5,500 median price.

For the entire sale, 560 two-year-olds sold for a sale record $24,492,950, surpassing 2015’s $23,608,500, compared with 519 horses grossing $15,864,300 a year ago. The average was a record $43,737, surpassing 2015’s $39,612, compared to $30,567 a year ago while the median price was a sale record equaling $20,000 compared with $13,000 in 2020. The buyback percentage was 18%; it was 20.2% last year.

The sale topper was Hip No. 258, a daughter of Practical Joke consigned by Top Line Sales LLC Agent, sold to Gary Young, Agent, for $425,000 at Wednesday’s opening session. The chestnut filly, whose quarter in :21 1/5 was fastest at the distance at last Thursday’s Under Tack session, is out of stakes placed Devious d’Oro, by Medaglia d’Oro, a half sister to graded stakes winner Devious Intent.

Next on the OBS agenda is the October Yearling Sale. Selected Yearlings sell on October 12th and Open Yearlings on October 13th.

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.

Nyquist filly tops June Sale’s second session

Judit Seipert photo

Hip No. 543, a daughter of Nyquist consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, went to Sweetwater Trading Co., Agent for Rockingham Ranch, for $420,000 to top the second session of the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2021 June Sale of Two-Year-Olds and Horses of Racing Age. The chestnut filly, who breezed an eighth in :10 1/5 at Friday’s Under Tack session, is out of stakes winner Midnight Ballet, by Midnight Lute, a half sister to champion Jala Jala (MEX).

  • Hip No. 418, a daughter of Dialed In consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc, (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, was sold to Alistair Roden Bloodstock for $350,000. The dark bay or brown filly, who breezed an Under Tack quarter in :21 1/5 on Friday, is a half sister to graded stakes winning OBS graduate Anothertwistafate out of Imprecation, by First Defense.
  • Karl & Cathi Glassman went to $335,000 for Hip No. 506, a son of Hard Spun who worked an eighth in :10 3/5 at Friday’s Under Tack Session. Consigned by Eisaman Equine, Agent, the bay colt is out of Lovisa, by Speightstown, a half sister to graded stakes placed stakes winner Poupee Flash.
  • Hip No. 319, a son of Quality Road consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, was sold to Steven W. Young, Agent, for $280,000. The bay colt, who breezed an eighth in :10 flat on Thursday, is a half brother to stakes placed Burger and Fries (FR) out of Figarie, by Bernardini, a daughter of champion Flanders.
  • Hip No. 447, a daughter of Frosted consigned by Top Line Sales LLC, Agent, who turned in the Friday Under Tack session’s fastest eighth in :9 4/5, was sold to John Ballantyne / N B S Stable for $250,000. The gray or roan filly is out of graded stakes winner Jody Slew, a half sister to stakes winner Cape of Bradford.
  • Larry Zap, Agent for Mike Mellen, went to $240,000 for Hip No. 623, a son of Ghostzapper consigned by Coastal Equine LLC (Jesse Hoppel), Agent, who turned in an Under Tack quarter on Saturday in :21 1/5. The bay colt is out of stakes winner Pacific Heat, by Unusual Heat, a half sister to graded stakes placed stakes winner Long Hot Summer.
  • Hip No. 487, a daughter of Liam’s Map consigned by Coastal Equine LLC (Jesse Hoppel), Agent, was purchased for $230,000 by Mitch Weaver. The gray or roan filly, who turned in an Under Tack quarter in :21 2/5 on Friday, is out of Let It Snow, by Tapit, a half sister to stakes winner Eagle Orb.
  • Hip No. 596, a son of Klimt consigned by Scanlon Training & Sales, Agent, was sold to James Divito, Agent, for $225,000. The bay colt, who worked an eighth in :10 1/5 at Saturday’s Under Tack session, is a half brother to graded stakes placed stakes winning OBS graduate Mo d’Amour out of Neverthesame, by Scat Daddy.
  • Oracle Bloodstock, Agent went to $220,000 for Hip No. 413, a daughter of Practical Joke consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent. The chestnut filly, a half sister to graded stakes placed stakes winner American Sugar out of I Love America, by Quiet American, breezed an eighth in :10 1/5 at Friday’s Under Tack session.
  • Hip No. 393, a son of Arrogate consigned by Top Line Sales LLC, Agent, was sold to Alistair Roden Bloodstock for $185,000. The dark bay or brown colt, whose quarter in :20 4/5 was the fastest work at the distance at Friday’s Under Tack session, is out of stakes winner Hero’s Amor, by Street Sense, a full sister to graded stakes placed stakes winner Threefiveindia.
  • Hip No. 489, a son of Empire Maker consigned by Paul Sharp, Agent, was sold to Cash Is King LLC for $180,000. The bay colt, who breezed an eighth in :10 1/5 on Friday, is a three quarter brother to grade one stakes winner and noted sire Pioneerof the Nile, out of Light of the Nile, by Eskendereya.
  • Hip No. 469, a daughter of Constitution consigned by Pick View LLC, Agent, went to Blue Lion Thoroughbreds for $175,000. The chestnut filly, who breezed an eighth on Friday in :10 2/5, is out of Lady Aphrodite, by Giant’s Causeway, a half sister to graded stakes winner Strike It Rich.
  • Hip No. 491, Flash Kiss, a son of Chitu consigned by Mayberry Farm, Agent, was sold to Tonja Terranova, Agent, for $175,000. The bay colt, who worked an eighth on Friday in :10 flat, is out of Lipstick Traces, by Orientate, a daughter of graded stakes placed stakes winner My Sweet Westly.

For the session, 191 horses grossed $8,149,600, compared with 173 selling for a total of $4,357,800 at last year’s second session. The average was $42,668 up 69.4% compared with $25,190 a year ago, while the median price was $17,000, up 38.5% compared to $13,000 in 2021.  The buyback percentage was 22%; it was 18.8% last year.

The June Sale concludes Friday, beginning at 10:30 a.m. Hip No.’s 633 – 927 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, TDN and Past The Wire 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.

Practical Joke filly tops June Sale opener

Judit Seipert photo

Hip No. 258, a daughter of Practical Joke consigned by Top Line Sales LLC Agent, went to Gary Young, Agent, for $425,000 to top the first session of the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2021 June Sale of Two-Year-Olds and Horses of Racing Age. The chestnut filly, whose quarter in :21 1/5 was fastest at the distance at Thursday’s Under Tack session, is out of stakes placed Devious d’Oro, by Medaglia d’Oro, a half sister to graded stakes winner Devious Intent.

  • Hip No. 149, a daughter of Uncle Mo consigned by Julie Davies LLC, Agent, was sold to Donato Lanni, Agent, for $375,000. The dark bay or brown filly, who breezed an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5 on Wednesday, is out of graded stakes winner Brooklynsway, by Giant Gizmo, from the family of graded stakes placed stakes winner Effie Trinket.
  • Hip No. 101, a son of Maclean’s Music consigned by Coastal Equine LLC (Jesse Hoppel), Agent, went to Lauren Carlisle, Agent, for $350,000. The bay colt, who worked an eighth in :10 1/5 at Wednesday’s Under Tack Session, is out of Artillery Punch, by Kitten’s Joy, from the family of grade one stakes winner Bounding Basque.
  • Hip No. 245, a daughter of Classic Empire consigned by Gabriel Dixon, Agent, was purchased by West Point, L.E.B., Agent for $300,000. The bay filly, who breezed an eighth in:10 1/5 on Thursday, is out of Decoder, by War Front, a full sister to grade one stakes winner Data Link.
  • Hip No. 107, a daughter of Midnight Storm consigned by Scanlon Training & Sales, Agent, went to HR Racing for $290,000. The bay filly, whose eighth in :9 4/5 Wednesday’s fastest at the distance, is a half sister to stakes winner Miss My Rose out of Ava G, by Afternoon Deelites, from the family of grade one stakes placed stakes winner Winter Treasure.
  • Hip No. 313, Tap in Tune, consigned by Top Line Sales LLC, Agent, went to Full of Run Racing LLC / Madaket Stables LLC for $215,000. The dark bay or brown filly, who breezed an eighth in :10 flat on Thursday, is out of Fashion Tap, by Tapit, a daughter of graded stakes winner First Passage.
  • Hip No. 122, a daughter of Gormley consigned by Hemingway Racing and Training Stables, LLC, Agent, was sold for $200,000 to Integrity Bloodstock, Agent for Lee Pokoik. The chestnut filly, who worked in eighth on Wednesday in :10 flat, is out of graded stakes winner Beat the Blues, by Great Pyramid (IRE), from the family of stakes winner Dedicated Queen.
  • Hip No. 145, a son of Gun Runner consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, was sold to Gus King for $170,000. The chestnut colt, who worked an eighth in :10 1/5 on Wednesday, is out of graded stakes winner Brazen Persuasion, by Indian Charlie.
  • Hip No. 255, a daughter of Pioneerof the Nile consigned by Hidden Brook, Agent, was sold to Exline-Border Racing LLC for $150,000. The dark bay or brown filly, who breezed an eighth in :10 flat on Thursday, is out of Desert Illusion, by Sky Mesa, a half sister to grade one stakes winner Dream Dancing.
  • Hip No. 275, a colt by Candy Ride (ARG) consigned by Woodford Thoroughbreds LLC, Agent, was sold to Kelsey Danner for David Grund for $130,000. The dark bay or brown colt, who breezed an eighth in :10 2/5 on Thursday, is a half brother to grade one stakes winner Room Service out of graded stakes placed stakes winner Dream Lady, by Old Trieste.
  • Hip No. 178, a son of American Freedom consigned by Grassroots Training & Sales LLC, Agent II, was sold for $125,000 to Raymie Lightner, Agent for Peter Miller. The chestnut colt, out of Champagne On Tap, by Tiznow, a half sister to stakes winning OBS graduate Believe in Charlie, worked an eighth in :10 2/5 at Wednesday’s Under Tack session.
  • Two Dolla Coffee, LLC paid $125,000 for Hip No. 217, a son of Honor Code consigned by Paul Sharp, Agent. The bay colt, who breezed an eighth in :10 1/5 on Thursday, is out of Conquest Sweetride, by Candy Ride (ARG), a half sister to graded stakes winner Spelling Again.

 

For the session, 176 horses grossed $7,268,400, compared with 163 selling for a total of $5,037,800 at last year’s first session. The average was $41,298 up 33.6% compared with $30,907 a year ago, while the median price was $20,000, up 53.9% compared to $13,000 in 2020.  The buyback percentage was 26.7%; it was 25.2% last year.

The June Sale continues Thursday at 10:30 a.m. Hip No.’s 317 – 632 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, TDN and Past The Wire 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.

Quality Road colt quickest at June Under Tack finale

Tibor Slavik photo

Hip No. 856, a son of Quality Road consigned by McKathan Bros. Sales, Agent, sped an eighth in :9 4/5 to post the fastest work at the distance at the fifth and final session of the Under Tack Show for Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2021 June Sale of Two Year Olds and Horses of Racing Age. The bay colt is out of graded stakes placed Tulira’s Star, by Congrats, a half sister to graded stakes winner Mountain General.

 

 

Three youngsters shared honors for the fastest quarter, stopping the timer in :20 4/5.

  • Hip No. 816, a bay colt by Quality Road consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, is out of stakes winner Surfside Tiara, by Scat Daddy, from the family of champion Flanders.
  • Hip No. 827, a bay colt by Distorted Humor consigned by Top Line Sales LLC, Agent, is a half brother to graded stakes placed stakes winner Kyriaki out of Tally Ho Dixie, by Dixieland Band.
  • Hip No. 835, a dark bay or brown colt by Practical Joke consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, is a half brother to graded stakes placed stakes winner Jo Jo Air out of Tessie Flip, by Grand Slam.

There were two quarters in :21 flat.

  • Hip No. 756, Country Mouse, a dark bay or brown filly by Candy Ride (ARG) consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, is out of Shysheisnot, by Tribal Rule, a half sister to stakes winner Mongolian Shopper.
  • Hip No. 804, consigned by Royal Thoroughbreds, is a bay filly by Noble Bird out of Strategize, by Afleet Alex, a daughter of stakes winner Strategy from the family of grade one winner Educated Risk.

A pair of horses breezed quarters in :21 1/5.

  • Hip No. 776, Cantankerous Cat, is a chestnut gelding by Neolithic consigned by Blue River Bloodstock, Agent, out of Sophisticattin, by Tale of the Cat, a full sister to stakes placed Unbridled Tale.
  • Hip No. 802, a chestnut colt by Mastery consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, is out of graded stakes placed stakes winner Stormy Regatta, by Midshipman, from the family of graded stakes winner Utopian.

There were three quarters in :21 2/5.

  • Hip No. 757, a chestnut colt by Munnings consigned by Coastal Equine LLC (Jesse Hoppel), Agent, is out of Sicaria, by Denman (AUS), a daughter of stakes winner Etoile de Dome.
  • Hip No. 798, a gray or roan filly by Bal a Bali (BRZ) consigned by Golden Noguez, Agent, is out of Stonerageous, by Smoke Glacken, from the family of grade one stakes winner On Fire Baby.
  • Hip No. 898, Tramposo, a chestnut colt by Chitu consigned by Randy Miles, Agent, is out of Gal Next Door, by Limehouse, from the family of stakes winner Young and Daring.

Nine horses breezed an eighth in :10 flat.

  • Hip No. 770, Tropinka, a chestnut filly by Anchor Down consigned by GOP Racing Stable Corp., Agent, is out of stakes placed Snow Trial, by Trippi, a half sister to stakes winner Appealing Spring.
  • Hip No. 780, Spanish Surprise, a bay filly by Global Response consigned by Vargas Sales, Agent, is a half sister to stakes winner Spanish Concert out of Spanish Slew, by Seattle Sleet, a half sister to graded stakes placed stakes winner Scooter Girl.
  • Hip No. 791, a bay filly by Empire Maker consigned by Navas Equine, is a half sister to stakes winner Surfside Tiara out of Starlight Tiara, by More Than Ready, from the family of champion Flanders.
  • Hip No. 805, consigned by AVP Training and Sales, Agent, is a bay filly by Tapiture out of Stunning Taste, by Taste of Paradise, from the family of grade one stakes winner Bordonaro.
  • Hip No. 822, a dark bay or brown filly by Fed Biz consigned by Stephens Thoroughbreds LLC, is out of Table Manners, by Algorithms, a half sister to grade one stakes placed She’s Got the Beat.
  • Hip No. 848, Eclipse the Moon, a chestnut colt by Klimt consigned by Hemingway Racing and Training Stables LLC, Agent, is out of Total Eclipse, by Malibu Moon, a daughter of stakes winner Kiddari from the family of graded stakes winner Mission Impazible.
  • Hip No. 884, a chestnut colt by Union Jackson consigned by Pelican State Thoroughbreds, Agent, is out of Bustinattheseams, by Bustin Stones, from the family of stakes winner Reflect the Music.
  • Hip No. 903, a bay filly by Shanghai Bobby consigned by Niall Brennan Stables, Agent, is out of Indian Street, by Street Sense, from the family of graded stakes placed stakes winner Rhapsodist.
  • Hip No. 904, consigned by Julie Davies, Agent, is a bay filly by Speightster out of Jesse’s Gal, by Polish Navy, a daughter of stakes winner Through Time.

Hip No. 867, Prince Otto, a 3-year-old son of Orb consigned by Blazing Meadows Farm LLC, Agent, worked the day’s fastest three eighths, clocked in :33 3/5. The bay colt is a half brother to graded stakes placed Local Hero out of graded stakes placed stakes winner Liam’s Dream.

The three-day June sale gets underway on Wednesday, June 9th with Hip No.’s 1 – 316. Hip No.’s 317 – 632 will be offered on Thursday, June 10th and Hip No.’s 633 – 874 plus supplements 875 – 927 will sell on Friday, June 11th. All three sessions will begin at 10:30 a.m. streamed live via the OBS website at obssales.com and via the Blood-Horse, Daily Racing Form, TDN and Past The Wire websites.

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

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

Sales results will be available on the OBS website, updated hourly during each session of the 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.

Casa Creed, Estilo Talentoso score graded wins at Belmont

OBS graduates posted a pair of graded stakes wins at Belmont Park on Friday and Saturday.

Elsa Lorieul photo

LRE Racing LLC and JEH Racing LLC’s Casa Creed trailed early in Saturday’s $400,000 Jaipur Stakes (G1), but circled horses on the turn, rolled down the stretch to take command passing the sixteenth pole and eased away late to score by two lengths. It’s the second graded stakes win for the 5-year-old son of Jimmy Creed, now 20-5-3-3 for trainer Bill Mott, with earnings of $755,408. He was purchased for $15,000 out of the Janie Roper consignment at the 2017 OBS Winter Mixed Sale.

 

Adam Coglianese photo

Medallion Racing, Barry Fowler, Parkland Thoroughbreds, Little Red Feather Racing and BlackRidge Stables LLC’s Estilo Talentoso raced wide in the early going of Friday’s $294,000 Bed o’ Roses Stakes (G3), rallied on the outside in the stretch to get the lead a sixteenth from home and held on gamely to win by neck. It’s the first graded stakes win for the 4-year-old daughter of Maclean’s Music, a two time OBS graduate. Consigned twice by McKathan Bros, she went through the ring at the 2019 April Sale before she was purchased for $15,000 at the 2019 June Sale after turning in an Under Tack eighth in :10 4/5. Trained by Juan Arriagada, she has compiled a 14-3-8-3 career record and earned $423,538 to date. watch her under tack video

Shackleford filly fastest at fourth June Sale Under Tack session

Tibor Slavik photo

Hip No. 573, a daughter of Shackleford consigned by Navas Equine, worked a quarter in :20 3/5 to post the fastest work at the distance at the fourth session of the Under Tack Show for Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2021 June Sale of Two Year Olds and Horses of Racing Age. The bay filly is out of Moondancer, by Cuvee, from the family of grade one stakes winner Kitten’s Dumplings.

Hip No. 637, a chestnut filly by Fed Biz consigned by Omar Ramirez Bloodstock, Agent, turned in a quarter in :21 flat. She’s out of Phantom Phasr, by Ghostzapper, from the family of grade one stakes winner Schossberg.

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

  • Hip No. 623, a bay colt by Ghostzapper consigned by Coastal Equine LLC (Jesse Hoppel), Agent, is out of stakes winner Pacific Heat, by Unusual Heat, a half sister to graded stakes placed stakes winner Long Hot Summer.
  • Hip No. 684, Impacto, a chestnut colt by First Dude consigned by Vargas Sales, is out of Rara, by Tiz Wonderful, from the family of graded stakes winner With Distinction.

Hip No. 675, a bay colt by Central Banker consigned by Coastal Equine LLC (Jesse Hoppel), Agent, worked a quarter in :21 2/5. He’s out of Quite the Sis, by Quiet American, a half sister to stakes winner Stage Player.

There were seven eighths in :10 flat.

  • Hip No. 570, Neon Summer, a dark bay or brown filly consigned by Hidden Brook, Agent for Patricia Generazio, is out of Mommie’s Summer, by In Summation, from the family of graded stakes winner Unreal Turn.
  • Hip No. 603, consigned by RiceHorse Stable (Brandon & Ali Rice), is a chestnut colt by Central Banker out of Nine Taps, by Pleasant Tap, a daughter of stakes winner Nine Pines.
  • Hip No. 648, a gray or roan filly by Bal a Bali (BRZ) consigned by Little Farm Equine, is out of Precious Ruby, by Aragorn (IRE), from the family of grade one winner Magic of Life.
  • Hip No. 660, consigned by Harris Training Center LLC, is a dark bay or brown colt by Bal a Bali (BRZ) out of Prudence, by Pleasantly Perfect, from the family of grade one stakes winning millionaire Behrens.
  • Hip No. 661, Peinadito, a chestnut gelding by Neoloithic consigned by Two Oaks Equine, Agent, is out of Pure Genius, by Mr. Greeley, a daughter of grade one stakes placed stakes winner Keeneland Kat.
  • Hip No. 697, a chestnut filly by Klimt consigned by Sugar Hill LLC, is out of Reggae Song, by Speightstown, a daughter of stakes winner Queen of Song.
  • Hip No. 713, consigned by Envision Equine, Agent, is a bay filly by The Big Beast out of Sadie, by In Summation, a half sister to stakes placed Lucky Peridot, from the family of champion Storm Song.

Hip No. 644, Political Wave, a daughter of Ocean Knight consigned by R D Z Farm, worked the day’s fastest three eighths, clocked in :34 flat. The bay filly is out of Political Miss, by Imperialism, from the family of graded stakes placed stakes winner Cryptic.

The Under Tack Show’s final session begins Sunday morning at 7:30 a.m. Hip No.’s 739 – 927 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.

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.

 

Arrogate colt fastest at June Under Tack Show’s third session

Hip No. 393, a son of Arrogate consigned by Top Line Sales LLC, Agent, sped a quarter in :20 4/5 to post the fastest work at the distance at the third session of the Under Tack Show for Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2021 June Sale of Two Year Olds and Horses of Racing Age.   The dark bay or brown colt is out of stakes winner Hero’s Amor, by Street Sense, a full sister to graded stakes placed stakes winner Threefiveindia.

Hip No. 447, a daughter of Frosted also consigned by Top Line Sales LLC, Agent, turned in the session’s fastest eighth, clocked in :9 4/5. The gray or roan filly is out of graded stakes winner Jody Slew, a half sister to stakes winner Cape of Bradford.

Hip No. 480, a daughter of Honor Code consigned by 30-30 Ranch, worked the day’s fastest three eighths, stopping the timer in :33 flat. The bay filly is out of stakes winner La Piba, by Lookin At Lucky, a half sister to stakes winner Mobil Solution.

Hip No. 408, a gray or roan filly by Cupid consigned by Golden Rock Thoroughbreds, Agent, worked a quarter in :21 flat. She’s out of Hot Ember, by Dixie Union, from the family of graded stakes winner Regal Sanction.

Four youngsters worked quarters in :21 1/5.

  • Hip No. 418, a dark bay or brown filly by Dialed In consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc, (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, is a half sister to graded stakes winning OBS graduate Anothertwistafate out of Imprecation, by First Defense.
  • Hip No. 444, a bay filly by Perfect Soul (IRE) consigned by Coastal Equine LLC (Jesse Hoppel), Agent, is out of Jersey Bee’s by Jersey Town, a full sister to graded stakes winner Bee Jersey.
  • Hip No. 452, a bay colt by More Than Ready consigned by Whitman Sales LLC, Agent, is out of stakes placed Julie’s Jewelry, by Distorted Humor, and a three quarter brother to grade one stakes placed stakes winner Saucey Evening.
  • Hip No. 547, consigned by New Way, Agent, is a bay colt by Songandaprayer out of Mimi’s Shot, by Trappe Shot, from the family of graded stakes winner Choose a Partner.

There were four quarters in :21 2/5.

  • Hip No 401, a gray or roan filly by He’s Had Enough consigned by Ocala Stud, is a half sister to stakes placed Restofthestory out of Holiday Flare, by Harlan’s Holiday.
  • Hip No 482, consigned by Coastal Equine LLC (Jesse Hoppel), Agent, is a bay filly by Greenpointcrusader out of graded stakes placed La Trinacria, by Harlan’s Holiday, from the family of graded stakes winner Derrianne.
  • Hip No. 487, a gray or roan filly by Liam’s Map also consigned by Coastal Equine, is out of Let It Snow, by Tapit, a half sister to stakes winner Eagle Orb.
  • Hip No. 514, a dark bay or brown filly by Overanalyze consigned by Halcyon Hammock Farm Agent, is a half sister to stakes winner Eskenformore out of stakes placed Madel, by More Than Ready.

There were four eighths in :10 flat.

  • Hip No. 371, Bratosaurus, a bay filly by Flat Out consigned by R. Marie Farms LLC, is out of Goodwood Gal, by Grand Slam, a half sister to graded stakes placed stakes winner Kyriaki.
  • Hip No. 464, Spartan Army, a bay colt by Tapiture consigned by Bobby Dodd, Agent, is out of Kiana’s Dream, by Sky Mesa, a full sister to graded stakes placed Join in the Dance.
  • Hip No. 470, consigned by Santa Fe Thoroughbreds, Agent, is a chestnut filly by Malibu Moon out of Lady Digger, by Yankee Gentleman, a daughter of graded stakes winner Desert Digger.
  • Hip No. 491, Flash Kiss, a bay colt by Chitu consigned by Mayberry Farm, Agent, is out of Lipstick Traces, by Orientate, a daughter of graded stakes placed stakes winner My Sweet Westly.

The Under Tack Show continues Saturday morning at 7:30 a.m. with Hip No.’s 555 – 738 scheduled to breeze.

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

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

Sales results will be available on the OBS website, updated hourly during each session of the 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.

OBS grads post a pair of graded stakes wins on Thursday at Belmont

OBS graduates scored a pair of graded stakes wins as the runup to Saturday’s Belmont Stakes (G1) got underway on Thursday.

Adam Coglianese photo

Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners, Joseph F. Graffeo, Eric Nikolaus Del Toro and Troy Johnson’s Con Lima sat just off the pace in the early going of the $200,000 Wonder Again Stakes (G3), went after the leaders in the stretch, took over a sixteenth from home and was best by half a length at the wire. It’s the second graded stakes win for 3-year-old filly by Commissioner, consigned by Niall Brennan Stables to the 2020 OBS March Sale, where she went through the ring after turning in an Under Tack eighth in :10 2/5. Now 11-6-4-0 for trainer Todd Pletcher, she has earned $379,865 to date. watch her under tack video

Joe Llabozzetta. photo

Horseshoe Racing LLC’s Change of Control rallied to the lead from off the pace in the $200,000 Intercontinental Stakes (G3), took command a furlong from home and scored by a length and a half over fellow OBS graduate Piedi Bianchi (March ’17). That’s three stakes wins for the 5-year-old daughter of Fed Biz, trained by Michelle Lovell, now 27-7-6-5 with $552,439 in earnings. She was purchased for $95,000 out of the Kaizen Sales consignment at the 2017 OBS Selected Yearling Sale. Selected Sale conformation photo

Neolithic filly fastest at second June Under Tack session

Hip 344 (Tibor Slavik photo)

Hip No. 344, Platinum Beauty, a gray or roan filly by Neolithic consigned by Rolling Meadows Farm, Inc., worked three eighths in :32 4/5 to post the fastest work at the distance at the second session of the Under Tack Show for Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2021 June Sale of Two Year Olds and Horses of Racing Age. Out of stakes winner Frost Princess, by Waquoit, she’s a half sister to stakes placed Gran Greyfrost.

 

 

Hip No. 187, a daughter of Midnight Storm consigned by Blue River Bloodstock, Inc., Agent, worked three eighths in :33 flat. The gray or roan filly is out of stakes winner Chati’s On Top, by Old Topper, from the family of graded stakes winner Da Devil.

 

Hip 258 (Tibor Slavik photo)

Hip No. 258, a daughter of Practical Joke consigned by Top Line Sales LLC Agent, turned in the session’s fastest quarter, clocked in :21 1/5. The chestnut filly is out of stakes placed Devious d’Oro, by Medaglia d’Oro, a half sister to graded stakes winner Devious Intent.

Six youngsters worked quarters in :21 2/5.

  • Hip No. 204, a dark bay or brown filly by Connect consigned by Coastal Equine LLC (Jesse Hoppel), Agent, is out of C J’s Gal, by Awesome Again, a daughter of graded stakes placed C J’s Leelee.
  • Hip No. 283, Theregoesmydream, a chestnut filly by Social Inclusion consigned by Silvestre Chavez Thoroughbreds, Agent, is out of Eclipticalsrosette, by Storm Wolf, a daughter of stakes placed Sophisticated Sis.
  • Hip No. 296, Aztec, consigned by Journeyman Bloodstock Services, Inc. (Brent & Crystal Fernung), Agent, is a bay colt by Khozan out of Ephyra, by Corinthian, a half sister to graded stakes placed stakes winner Leonides.
  • Hip No. 324, a bay colt by Unified consigned by Fast Horses, is out of Flatter You, by Flatter, a half sister to grade one stakes placed Ma Can Do It.
  • Hip No. 328, a bay filly by Twirling Candy consigned by Halcyon Hammock Farm, Agent, is out of Folksy, by Midway Road, a half sister to stakes winner Supermason.
  • Hip No. 337, consigned by Victory Stable, is a gray or roan filly by Keen Ice out of Form Fitting, by Tapit, a daughter of stakes winner Fashion Girl.

Eight horses shared honors for the fastest eighth, stopping the timer in :10 flat.

  • Hip No. 242, a bay colt by Gone Astray consigned by Two Oaks Equine, is a half brother to stakes winning OBS graduate Diadura out of stakes winning OBS graduate Daytime Promise, by Five Star Day.
  • Hip No. 255, a dark bay or brown filly by Pioneerof the Nile consigned by Hidden Brook, Agent, is out of Desert Illusion, by Sky Mesa, a half sister to grade one stakes winner Dream Dancing.
  • Hip No. 313, Tap in Tune, consigned by Top Line Sales LLC, Agent, is a dark bay or brown filly by Macleans Music out of Fashion Tap, by Tapit, a daughter of graded stakes winner First Passage.
  • Hip No. 315, Speightful Sis, a dark bay or brown filly by Country Day consigned by Silvestre Chavez Thoroughbreds, Agent, is out of Fay Ro’s Sis, by Pioneerof the Nile, from the family of champion OBS graduate Riker.
  • Hip No. 319, a bay colt by Quality Road consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, is a half brother to stakes placed Burger and Fries (FR) out of Figarie, by Bernardini, a daughter of champion Flanders.
  • Hip No. 339, consigned by Omar Ramirez Bloodstock, Agent, is a chestnut filly by Palace out of Foxy Posse, by Posse, from the family of graded stakes placed stakes winning OBS June graduate Qahira.
  • Hip No. 345, also consigned by de Meric Sales, is a gray or roan filly by Street Sense out of Froyo Star, by Rockport Harbor, a half sister to grade one stakes winner Sweet Reason.
  • Hip No. 363, a dark bay or brown filly by Uncaptured consigned by Blas Perez Stables, Agent, is out of Goldenlegacy’shope, by Warrior’s Reward, from the family of grade one stakes winner Cape Blanco (IRE).

Hip No. 271, Icy Storm, galloped through the stretch today, a winner at first asking in a maiden special weight test at Indiana Grand on May 3rd. The dark bay or brown colt, consigned by Silvestre Chavez Thoroughbreds, Agent, is out of Downton My Lady, by Pioneerof the Nile, from the family of graded stakes winner Sovereign Kitty.

The Under Tack Show continues Friday morning at 7:30 a.m. with Hip No.’s 371 – 554 scheduled to breeze.

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

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

Sales results will be available on the OBS website, updated hourly during each session of the 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.

Midnight Storm filly fastest at June Under Tack opener

Tibor Slavik photo

Hip No. 107, a daughter of Midnight Storm consigned by Scanlon Training & Sales, Agent, worked an eighth in :9 4/5 to post the fastest work at the distance at the opening session of the Under Tack Show for Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2021 June Sale of Two Year Olds and Horses of Racing Age. The bay filly is a half sister to stakes winner Miss My Rose out of Ava G, by Afternoon Deelites, from the family of grade one stakes placed stakes winner Winter Treasure.

 

 

A pair of youngsters shared honors for the session’s fastest quarter, stopping the timer in :21 1/5.

  • Hip No. 5, a chestnut filly by Uncaptured consigned by Ocala Stud, is a half sister to stakes winning OBS graduate Seismic Jolt out of Valid Concorde, by Concorde’s Tune, a full sister to stakes winning OBS graduate Rocky River.
  • Hip No. 18, a bay colt by Candy Ride (ARG) consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc, (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, is out of Viva Malala, by Malibu Moon, a half sister to grade one stakes placed stakes winning OBS graduate Icabad Crane.

Two horses worked quarters in :21 2/5.

  • Hip No. 98, I’m a Cutie, consigned by Dynasty Thoroughbreds, is a gray or roan filly by Cupid out of Arc Angel, by Bodemeister, from the family of grade one winner Shared Account.
  • Hip No. 155, a bay filly by Practical Joke consigned by Top Line Sales LLC, Agent, is out of Bustle, by More Than Ready, a half sister to graded stakes winner Takeover Target.
  • Hip No. 162, a dark bay or brown colt by Into Mischief consigned by White Lilac, Agent, is a half brother to stakes winner Little Nick V. out of Campionessa, by A.P. Indy, a daughter of grade one stakes winner Pacific Squall.

There were five quarters in :21 3/5.

  • Hip No. 44, Hey Hombre, consigned by Journeyman Bloodstock Services, Inc.(Brent & Crystal Fernung), Agent, is a bay colt by Khozan out of Wontoo, by Montbrook, from the family of Breeders’ Cup Sprint (G1) winner Elmhurst.
  • Hip No. 56, a bay colt by Klimt consigned by Cruzin’ Thoroughbreds, is out of Zarleeza, by Harlan’s Holiday, a daughter of graded stakes placed stakes winner Zawzooth.
  • Hip No. 121, a dark bay or brown colt by Verrazano consigned by Wildheart Thoroughbreds, Agent, is out of Bay of Gold, by Seeking the Gold, from the family of leading sire Medaglia d’Oro.
  • Hip No. 134, a bay colt by Outwork consigned by Potrero Stables, is out of Bicolour, by Tiznow, a daughter of graded stakes winner Burmilla.
  • Hip No. 154, consigned by Blazing Meadows Farm LLC, Agent, is a chestnut filly by Violence out of grade one stakes placed stakes winner Burban, by Speightstown, a daughter of graded stakes placed stakes winner Horse B With You.

Eight horses breezed eighths in :10 flat.

  • Hip No. 22, Treasured Glory, consigned by Hidden Brook, Agent for Patricia Generazio, is a bay colt by Treasure Beach (GB) out of stakes placed Wave of Glory, by Midshipman, a half sister to stakes placed Pomeroy’s Package.
  • Hip No. 30, a bay filly by Gone Astray consigned by AVP Training and Sales, Agent, is out of White Hands, by Exchange Rate, from the family of graded stakes winner Control System.
  • Hip No. 46, Midnight in Alaska, a bay filly by Almasty consigned by Dark Star Thoroughbreds (Stori Atchison), is out of stakes placed Working At Night, by Tiznow, a daughter of stakes winner No Reason.
  • Hip No. 82, Little Afrodite, consigned by Silvestre Chavez Thoroughbreds, Agent, is a chestnut filly by Shackleford out of Aly Pie, by Gold Case, a half sister to graded stakes winner Spelling Again.
  • Hip No. 122, a chestnut filly by Gormley consigned by Hemingway Racing and Training Stables, LLC, Agent, is out of graded stakes winner Beat the Blues, by Great Pyramid (IRE), from the family of stakes winner Dedicated Queen.
  • Hip No. 135, a dark bay or brown filly by Anchor Down consigned by Top Line Sales LLC, Agent, is a half sister to stakes placed Desanctus out of Bint Elusive, by Elusive Quality.
  • Hip No. 170, a chestnut filly by Central Banker consigned by Envision Equine, Agent, is out of Casablanca Babe, by Horse Chestnut (SAF), a half sister to graded stakes winner Musket Man.
  • Hip No. 185, consigned by Goldencents Thoroughbreds, is a chestnut filly by Flat Out out of Chasida, by North Light (IRE), a half sister to champion Private Zone, from the family of champion Chief Bearhart.

Hip No. 61, Cupids Dream, a daughter of Cupid consigned by Dynasty Thoroughbreds, Agent, turned in the day’s fastest three eighths, stopping the timer in :33 2/5. The bay filly is out of About a Dream, by Bodemeister, a half sister to graded stakes winning OBS graduate Leah’s Secret.

The Under Tack Show continues Thursday morning at 7:30 a.m. with Hip No.’s 186 – 370 scheduled to breeze.

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

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

Sales results will be available on the OBS website, updated hourly during each session of the 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.

 

Bankit a millionaire after romp in Belmont’s Commentator Stakes

Chelsea Durand photo

Winchell Thoroughbreds LLC and Willis Horton Racing LLC’s Bankit became the latest millionaire OBS graduate after romping to a 13-1/4 length victory in the $200,000 Commentator Stakes at Belmont on Memorial Day. It’s the fifth stakes win for the graded stakes placed 5-year-old son of Central Banker, consigned to the 2018 OBS March Sale by SGV Thoroughbreds LLC (Steven Venosa), Agent, where he breezed an Under Tack eighth in :10 2/5 before he was purchased by Winchell Thoroughbreds LLC for $260,000. Now 30-6-10-4 for trainer Steve Asmussen, he has earned $1,027,875 to date.  watch his under tack video

David Melin, Leon Ellman & Laurie Plesa’s Miss Auramet stalked the leaders in the early going of Monmouth’s $76,500 Politely Stakes on Sunday, moved to the leaders between horses a quarter mile from home, opened up daylight in the stretch and cruised to a two length victory. It’s the second stakes score for the 5-year-old Florida-bred daughter of Uncaptured, a two-time OBS graduate, sold by Summerfield, Agent, at the 2017 October Yearling Sale and then purchased at the 2018 Spring Sale for $135,000 out of the Julie Davies consignment after turning in an Under Tack eighth in :10 flat.  Trained by Kathleen O’Connell, the win leaves her with a 22-9-6-3 career record and $416,900 in earnings. watch her under tack video

Boardshorts Stables LLC’s Navy Armed Guard tracked the early pace in Golden Gate’s $100,400 All American Stakes on Memorial Day, rallied to take command a furlong out and held off fellow OBS graduate Cupid’s Claws (April ’17) by three quarters of a length for the victory. It’s the first stakes win for the 6-year-old gelding by Midshipman, trained by Quinn Howey, now 31-8-5-7 with earnings of $263,536. After breezing an Under Tack eighth in :10 3/5 at the 2017 OBS Spring Sale, he was purchased out of the Ian Vickers consignment for $47,000. watch his under tack video

 

Country Grammer scores in Santa Anita’s Hollywood Gold Cup

Benoit photo

WinStar Farm LLC’s Country Grammer, battling head to head with Royal Ship (BRZ) turning for home in Santa Anita’s $301,000 Hollywood Gold Cup (G1), surrendered the lead to that one at the top of the stretch, fought back to take over past the sixteenth pole, then held off a final surge to be best by a head at the wire. It’s the second graded stakes win for 4-year-old colt by Tonalist, who turned in an Under Tack quarter in :21 flat before he was purchased out of the Wavertree Stables consignment for $450,000 by Bradley Thoroughbreds LLC, Agent, at the 2019 OBS Spring Sale. Trained by Bob Baffert, he’s now 8-3-1-1 and has earned $377,320 to date. watch his under tack video

Sainthood, The Reds one-two in Belmont’s Pennine Ridge Stakes

Adam Coglianese photo

WinStar Farm LLC and CHC Inc.’s Sainthood took the lead at the start of Saturday’s $194,000 Pennine Ridge Stakes (G3) at Belmont Park, surrendered it briefly on the backstretch, led into the stretch, was headed by fellow  OBS graduate The Reds (April ’20) a furlong out, then came again and beat his rival to the wire by a length. It’s the first stakes win for the 3-year-old colt by Mshawish, trained by Todd Pletcher, now 5-2-2-0 with earnings of $201,900 to date. At the 2019 October Selected Yearling Sale, he was purchased for $62,000 out of the Select Sales consignment. Selected Yearling Sale walking video

Medina Spirit wins Kentucky Derby

Coady photography

Medina Spirit became the fourth Kentucky Derby (G1) winning OBS graduate, with Colonel Liam and Du Jour adding graded stakes victories on Saturday at Churchill Downs.

Zedan Racing Stables Inc.’s Medina Spirit took the lead at the start of the $3-million Kentucky Derby (G1) and refused to give it up, gamely holding off a stretch-long challenge and scoring by half a length. The 3-year-old Florida-bred colt by Protonico finished second in the Santa Anita Derby (G1) in his last start after winning the Santa Anita’s Robert B. Lewis Stakes (G3) earlier in the year. Medina Spirit  became the newest OBS millionaire with a 6-3-3-0 record for trainer Bob Baffert and earnings of $2,175,200. A two-time OBS graduate, he was sold as a yearling by Summerfield (Francis & Barbara Vanlangendonck), Agent, on behalf of breeder Gail Rice at the 2019 Winter Mixed Sale for $1,000. watch the auction ring video   catalog page

He was then purchased for $35,000 by Gary Young on behalf of Zedan Racing Stables out of the Whitman Sales consignment at the 2020 June Sale after turning in an Under Tack three eighths in :33 flat.  watch the auction ring video   watch his under tack video   catalog page

Medina Spirit joins Lil E Tee (1992), Silver Charm (1997) and I’ll Have Another (2012) in the OBS Kentucky Derby (G1) club.

Robert E. and Lawana L. Low’s Colonel Liam sat just off the pace in the $1-million Old Forester Bourbon Turf Classic Stakes (G1), battled to the front down the stretch and finished in a dead heat for the victory. It’s the third straight graded stakes win for the newly minted OBS millionaire, now 8-6-0-1 with earnings of $1,264,565 for trainer Todd Pletcher. At the 2019 OBS April Sale, he turned in an Under Tack quarter in :20 4/5 before he was purchased for $1,200,000 out of the Wavertree Stables consignment. watch his under tack video

Natalie J. Baffert and Debbie Lanni’s Du Jour came out for the drive to go after the leaders in the American Turf Stakes (G2), fought to the lead a sixteenth from home and was best by a length and a half at the wire. It’s the first stakes win for the 3-year-old colt by Temple City, purchased for $280,000 out of the Off the Hook LLC consignment at the 2020 OBS Spring Sale by Donato Lanni, Agent, after turning in an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5. Now 5-3-1-1 for trainer Bob Baffert, he has earned $375,220 to date.  Spring Sale walking video   watch his under tack video

Madone scores in Santa Anita’s Senorita Stakes

Benoit photo

Kaleem Shah, Inc.’s Madone got her 3-year-old campaign off to a good start in the $102,500 Senorita Stakes (G3) on Sunday at Santa Anita. Despite stumbling at the start, the daughter of Vancouver (AUS) stalked the early leaders, came out for the drive, made the lead at the sixteenth pole and was clear by a length at the wire. Now 5-4-0-0 with three stakes wins for trainer Simon Callaghan, she has earned $211,300 to date. At the 2020 OBS March Sale, she was sold to K S I, Ben McElroy, Agent, for $125,000 by Kirkwood Stables, Agent, after breezing an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5. watch her under tack video

Ryan Thompson photo

Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners, Joseph F. Graffeo, Eric Nikolaus Del Toro and Troy Johnson’s Con Lima pressed the pace in the early going of Saturday’s $75,000 Honey Ryder Stakes at Gulfstream, took command a furlong from home and drew off to win by four lengths over fellow OBS graduate Karakatsie (April ’20). It’s the third stakes victory for the 3-year-old filly by Commissioner, consigned by Niall Brennan Stables to the 2020 OBS March Sale, where she went through the ring after breezing an Under Tack eighth in :10 2/5. Trained by Todd Pletcher, she’s now 10-5-4-0 and has earned $269,865.  watch her under tack video

Steven Dwoskin’s Choose Joy scored her first stakes victory at Gulfstream on Sunday in the $60,000 Golden Beach Handicap, trailing early, circling horses into the stretch and drawing clear late to win by a length and a quarter. Fellow OBS graduate Miss Auramet (April ’18, October ’17) set the pace and settled for third. The 4-year-old filly by Munnings, trained by her owner, is now 9-4-1-0 and has earned $119,945. Consigned to the 2019 OBS June Sale by S G V Thoroughbreds LLC (Steven Venosa), Agent, she was purchased by Mr. Dwoskin for $35,000 after breezing an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5.  watch her under tack video

Into Mischief colt tops final session of record Spring Sale

Hip No. 1039, a son of Into Mischief consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, went to Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners & Whitehorse Stables for $875,000 to top the fourth and final session of the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2021 Spring Sale of Two-Year-Olds in Training. The bay colt, who breezed an eighth in :10 flat at Saturday’s Under Tack session, is a full brother to graded stakes placed stakes winning OBS graduate Into Mystic, is out of Loveofalifetime, by Medaglia d’Oro, a half sister to graded stakes winner Savorthetime.

  • Donato Lanni, Agent for Frank Fletcher Racing Operations, went to $750,000 for Hip No. 1099, a daughter of Into Mischief consigned by Randy Miles, Agent. The bay filly, whose eighth on Saturday was the session’s co-fastest at the distance, is out of Meta Mu, by Street Sense, a full sister to stakes placed Tikhvin Flew, from the family of graded stakes winner Fantastic Fellow.
  • Hip No. 1135, a son of Connect consigned by Scanlon Training & Sales, Agent, whose quarter in :20 3/5 was the fastest work at the distance at Saturday’s Under Tack session, was sold to Stonestreet Stables LLC for $685,000. The dark bay or brown colt is out of Miss Ten, by Rock Hard Ten, a daughter of stakes winner Unbridled Danz, from the family of grade one stakes winner Manistique.
  • Breeze Easy LLC, Tom McGreevy, Agent, paid $640,000 for Hip No. 1177, a daughter of Connect consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent. The bay filly, who breezed an eighth on Saturday in :10 2/5, is a half sister to stakes placed Thanks Mr. Eidson out of Nest Egg, by Eskendereya, a half sister to graded stakes winner Final Round.
  • Hip No. 1209, a son of Frankel (GB) consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, went to Hubert Guy Bloodstock for $535,000. The Irish-bred chestnut colt, who breezed an eighth on Saturday in :10 flat, is out of Onshore (GB), by Sea The Stars, a half sister to graded stakes placed stakes winner Jet Away.
  • Hip No. 931, a son of Classic Empire consigned by L. G., Agent, was sold to Canary Bloodstock for $450,000. The dark bay or brown colt, who worked an eighth in :10 1/5 on Friday, is a half brother to stakes winner Kenda out of stakes winner Indian Legend, by Cherokee Run, a half sister to graded stakes winner Cherokee Queen.
  • Hip No. 1062, a son of Twirling Candy consigned by S G V Thoroughbreds LLC (Steven Venosa), Agent, was purchased by Red Baron’s Barn & Rancho Temescal LLC for $450,000. The bay colt, who breezed an eighth in :10 flat on Saturday, is out of Malibu Drive, by Malibu Moon, a half sister to stakes winner Fast Scene.
  • Joseph Migliore, Agent, went to $425,000 for Hip No. 1033, a daughter of Frosted who breezed an eighth in :10 1/5 at Saturday’s Under Tack session. The bay filly, consigned by Scanlon Training & Sales, Agent for Excel Bloodstock (Bruno DeBerdt), is a half sister to stakes winner Bibby out of stakes winner Love Cove, by Not For Love.
  • Hip No. 1118, a daughter of Frosted consigned by Harris Training Center LLC, Agent, was sold to Joe Hardoon, Agent, for $425,000. The gray or roan filly, whose eighth in :9 4/5 on Saturday was the session’s co-fastest, is out of Miss Emilia, by War Front, a half sister to graded stakes placed stakes winner War Officer.
  • John P. Fort paid $375,000 for Hip No. 1115, a son of Kobe’s Back consigned by Mayberry Farm, Agent. The gray or roan colt, whose eighth in :9 4/5 on Saturday was the day’s co-fastest, is a half brother to stakes placed Deep Red out of Miss Charades, by Mizzen Mast, a daughter of graded stakes winner Silver Charades.
  • Hip No. 996, a son of Valiant Minister consigned by S G V Thoroughbreds LLC (Steven Venosa) Agent, went to Vekuma Holdings, LLC for $350,000. The gray or roan colt, whose quarter in :20 3/5 was co-fastest at the distance at Friday’s Under Tack session, is out of La Nonna, by Unbridled’s Song, from the family of champion Apelia.
  • Hip No. 949, a daughter of Astern (AUS) consigned by Shooting Star Sales LLC, went to Larry Zapp, Agent for Mike Mellen, for $340,000. The dark bay or brown filly, who breezed an Under Tack eighth in :10 flat on Friday, is out of Ivory Pearl, by Pulpit, a daughter of grade one stakes winner Mea Domina.
  • Hip No. 969, a daughter of Bernardini consigned by Gene Recio, Agent, was sold for $310,000 to Double Down Stable. The dark bay or brown filly, who worked an eighth in :10 2/5 on Friday, is out of Katama, by Medaglia d’Oro, a half sister to stakes winner Samara, from the family of graded stakes winner Bernstein.
  • Holly & David Wilson paid $300,000 for Hip No. 955, a son of Practical Joke consigned by Julie Davies, Agent. The chestnut colt, whose eighth in :9 4/5 on Friday was the session’s co-fastest, is out of graded stakes winner Jenny’s So Great, by Greatness, from the family of grade one stakes winner Supah Gem.
  • CaSal Stables LLC went to $300,000 for Hip No. 1025, Symposiarch, a son of Kantharos consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent. The chestnut colt, who turned in a quarter in :20 4/5 on Saturday, is a half brother to stakes placed Barbary Hall out of Livia B Quick, by Crafty Prospector, from the family of grade one stakes winning OBS graduate Chaposa Springs.
  • Hip No. 1091, a daughter of Twirling Candy consigned by Tom McCrocklin, Agent, went to Victoria A. McGowan for $300,000. The bay filly, a half sister to stakes winner Medolina out of stakes placed Melody Maiden, by Saint Ballado, breezed a quarter in :21 flat on Saturday.

For the day, 167 horses brought a total of $19,056,000 compared with 159 selling for a total of $17,364,000 last year. The average price was $114,108, compared to $109,211 in 2020, while the median price was $65,000 compared to $50,000 a year ago. The buyback percentage was 14.4%; it was 16.7% in 2020.

For the entire sale, 723 horses sold for a Spring Sale record total of $73,907,900 compared with 634 horses bringing $57,715,000 in 2020. The average price was $102,224, compared with $91,033 a year ago. The median was $50,000, identical to last year’s $50,000. The buyback percentage was 13.2%; it was 18.5% last year.

The overall sale topper was Hip No. 381, a son of Quality Road consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, sold to Speedway Stables, LLC, for $1,500,000 to top the Wednesday session. The bay colt, who breezed an eighth in :10 flat at Tuesday’s Under Tack session, is a half brother to stakes placed Coffee Crush out of graded stakes winner Wasted Tears, by Najran.

The sale’s top priced filly was Hip No. 463, a daughter of Arrogate consigned by Mayberry Farm, Agent, and purchased by Katsumi Yoshida for $1,000,000. The gray or roan filly, whose eighth in :10 flat was co-fastest at the distance at Wednesday’s Under Tack session, is out of graded stakes winner Amen Hallelujah by Montbrook, a daughter of stakes winner Sara’s Success.

Next on the OBS agenda is the June Sale of Two-Year-Olds and Horses of Racing Age set for June 9 – 11. The Under Tack Show is scheduled for June 1 – 6.

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.

Curlin filly tops Spring Sale’s third session

Judit Seipert filly

Hip No. 830, a daughter of Curlin consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, went to Bradley Thoroughbreds LLC for $670,000 to top the third session of the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2021 Spring Sale of Two Year Olds in Training. The bay filly, who breezed an eighth in :10 1/5 at Friday’s Under Tack session, is out of graded stakes winner Funny Proposition, by Medaglia d’Oro, a daughter of stakes winner Humorous Miss.

  • Hip No. 644, a son of Flatter also consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, was sold to Lauren Carlisle, Agent & Myracehorse.com for $625,000. The chestnut colt, who breezed an eighth at Thursday’s Under Tack session in :10 1/5, is a full brother to stakes winner Search Results, recent winner of Aqueduct’s Gazelle Stakes (G3), out of graded stakes placed Co Cola, by Candy Ride (ARG), from the family of millionaire grade one stakes winning OBS graduate Mind Your Biscuits.
  • Hip No. 786, a son of Pioneerof the Nile consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, was sold to Gayle Van Leer, Agent, for $575,000. The dark bay or brown colt, whose quarter in :20 4/5 into a stiff headwind was the fastest work at the distance at Thursday’s Under Tack session, is out of Fancy Day (IRE), by Shamardal, a daughter of graded stakes winner Tizdubai, a full sister to champion Tiznow.
  • Hip No. 744, a son of Curlin consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, went to Mike Ryan, Agent, for $425,000. The dark bay or brown colt, who worked an eighth in :10 2/5 on Thursday, is a half brother to Breeders’ Cup Sprint (G1) winner Drefong out of Eltimaas, by Ghostzapper, a half sister to Breeders’ Cup Juvenile (G1) winner Action This Day.
  • John Ballantyne / N B S Stable paid $375,000 for Hip No. 782, a daughter of Lord Nelson consigned by Randy Miles, Agent. The chestnut filly, who worked an Under Tack eighth in :10 flat on Thursday, is out of stakes placed Fairy Star (AUS), by More Than Ready, a half sister to grade one stakes placed Lizard Island.
  • Hip No. 905, a daughter of Street Boss consigned by Mayberry Farm, Agent, was purchased by Martin Anthony for $360,000. The dark bay or brown filly, who worked an eighth in :10 flat on Friday, is out of Hinder, by Stroll, a half sister to graded stakes placed stakes winner Fashion Faux Pas.
  • Kaleem Shah, Inc. went to $310,000 for Hip No. 902, a son of Klimt consigned by Eisaman Equine, Agent. The chestnut colt, who breezed an eighth in :10 flat on Friday, is out of Hey Little Sister, by Jump Start, a half sister to stakes winner Smoke It Right.
  • Hip No. 684, a son of Overanalyze consigned by Dynasty Thoroughbreds, was sold to Mike Ryan, Agent, for $300,000. The chestnut colt, who breezed an eighth in :10 flat on Thursday, is out of Curlamorous, by Curlin, a half sister to graded stakes placed stakes winner Da Stoops.
  • Hip No. 909, a son of Nyquist consigned by Paul Sharp, Agent, was purchased by D. J. Stable LLC for $300,000. The bay colt, who turned in an Under Tack eighth in :10 flat on Friday, is out of graded stakes placed Honey Chile, by Invisible Ink, a full sister to stakes winner Prince of Time.
  • GMP Stables LLC / Anthony Melfi went to $285,000 for Hip No. 747, a son of Shackleford consigned by Omar Ramirez Bloodstock, Agent. The chestnut colt, who breezed an eighth on Thursday in :10 flat, is a full brother to stakes placed Madrugador out of Elusive Tara, by Elusive Quality, a daughter of graded stakes placed stakes winner Lenatareese.

For the day, 155 horses brought a total of $14,491,000, compared with 163 selling for a total of $11,151,000 at last year’s third session. The average price was $93,490, up 36.6% compared to $68,411 in 2020 while the median price was $50,000, compared with $40,000 a year ago. The buyback percentage was 18.8%; it was 18.5% last year.

The Spring Sale concludes Friday at 10:30 a.m. Hip No.’s 913 – 1217 will be offered for sale.

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 colt tops Spring Sale’s second session

Judit Seipert photo

Hip No. 381, a son of Quality Road consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, went to Speedway Stables, LLC, for $1,500,000 to top the second session of the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2021 Spring Sale of Two Year Olds in Training. The bay colt, who breezed an eighth in :10 flat at Tuesday’s Under Tack session, is a half brother to stakes placed Coffee Crush out of graded stakes winner Wasted Tears, by Najran.

  • Hip No. 463, a daughter of Arrogate consigned by Mayberry Farm, Agent, was sold to Katsumi Yoshida for $1,000,000. The gray or roan filly, whose eighth in :10 flat was co-fastest at the distance at Wednesday’s Under Tack session, is out of graded stakes winner Amen Hallelujah by Montbrook, a daughter of stakes winner Sara’s Success.
  • Mike Talla, West Point Thoroughbreds, L.E.B., Agent, paid $750,000 for Hip No. 490, a son of Arrogate consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent. The gray or roan colt, who breezed an eighth in a co-fastest :10 flat on Wednesday, is a half brother to millionaire grade one stakes winner Heart to Heart out of Ask the Question, by Silver Deputy.
  • Hip No. 605, a son of Union Rags consigned by Top Line Sales LLC, Agent, went to Repole Stable, Inc. for $750,000. The dark bay or brown colt, who worked a quarter on Wednesday in :20 4/5, is a half brother to stakes placed Champagne Humor out of Champagne Ice, by Roman Ruler, a full sister to grade one stakes winner Ruler On Ice.
  • Hip No. 594, a daughter of Curlin consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, was sold to Norman W. Casse for $600,000. The chestnut filly, who worked a co-fastest eighth in :10 flat on Wednesday, is a half sister to stakes winner Checkered Past out of Catch the Flag, by A.P. Indy, a daughter of champion Catch the Ring.
  • Hip No. 512, a daughter of Maclean’s Music consigned by Paul Sharp, Agent, was purchased for $575,000 by Red Baron’s Barn & Rancho Temescal. The chestnut filly, whose eighth in :10 flat was Wednesday’s co-fastest, is out of Beautified, by Congrats, a daughter of graded stakes winner Makeup Artist.
  • Hip No. 365, a daughter of Into Mischief consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, was sold to Mike Ryan, Agent, for $500,000. The bay filly, who breezed an eighth in :10 flat on Tuesday, is out of Versailles Song, by Unbridled’s Song, a daughter of grade one stakes winner Versailles Treaty.
  • Donato Lanni, Agent for Frank Fletcher Racing, paid $490,000 for Hip No. 530, a son of Runhappy consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent. The dark bay or brown colt, a half brother to graded stakes placed Hardworkcleanlivin out of Bible Belt, by Pulpit, breezed an eighth in a co-fastest :10 flat on Wednesday.
  • Hip No. 394, a daughter of Upstart consigned by Tom McCrocklin, Agent, was purchased by Spendthrift Farm LLC / Myracehorse.com for $450,000. The dark bay or brown filly, who turned in an Under Tack quarter in :20 4/5 last Tuesday, is out of Who’sbeeninmybed, by The Daddy, a half sister to graded stakes winner Mr. Bowling.
  • Hip No. 576, a daughter of Cupid consigned by Q Bar J Thoroughbreds, whose quarter in :20 2/5 was the fastest work at the distance at Wednesday’s Under Tack session, went to Ben McElroy, Agent for M. V. Magnier for $440,000. The bay filly is out of Callipepla, by Yes It’s True, from the family of graded stakes winner Annie Cake.
  • Hip No. 317, a daughter of Classic Empire consigned by Golden Rock Thoroughbreds, went to Donato Lanni, Agent, for $410,000. The chestnut filly, whose quarter on Tuesday in :20 2/5 was the day’s fastest at the distance, is out of Tigress Tale, by Tale of the Cat, a half sister to graded stakes winner Stays in Vegas.
  • Hip No. 429, a son of Maclean’s Music consigned by Woodford Thoroughbreds, Agent, was sold to Myracehorse.com & Saratoga Seven for $400,000. The bay colt, who worked a quarter in :20 4/5 on Wednesday, is out of You Make Luvin Fun, by A. P. Indy, a half sister to graded stakes winner Classic Elegance.
  • First Row Partners, BSW/Crow, Agent, went to $365,000 for Hip No. 392, a daughter of Candy Ride (ARG) consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent. The chestnut filly, who worked an eighth in :10 flat on Tuesday, is out of White Sangria, by Giant’s Causeway, a daughter of stakes winner Comancina.
  • Hip No. 521, a daughter of Empire Maker consigned by Best A Luck Farm LLC, Agent, went to Belladonna Racing LLC for $350,000. The bay filly, who breezed an eighth in :10 2/5 on Wednesday, is a full sister to graded stakes winner Keri Belle out of graded stakes winner Belleski, by Bellamy Road.
  • Hip No. 486, Triple a Okay, a daughter of Arrogate consigned by Sequel Bloodstock, Agent for Chester & Mary Broman, who turned in a co-fastest Under Tack eighth in :10 flat on Wednesday, went to D. J. Stable LLC for $335,000. The gray or roan filly, a half sister to stakes winning OBS graduate Chestertown, is out of grade one stakes winner Artemis Agrotera, by Roman Ruler.
  • Hip No. 305, a son of Midnight Storm consigned by Top Line Sales LLC, Agent, was sold to West Point Thoroughbreds, Inc., L.E.B. Agent, for $320,000. The dark bay or brown colt, who breezed an eighth in :10 1/5 on Tuesday, is out of Tex Appeal, by Successful Appeal, a half sister to graded stakes winner Strait From Texas.

For the day, 181 horses brought a total of $21,056,500 compared with 158 selling for a total of $15,990,000 at last year’s second session. The average price was $116,334, up 15% compared to $101,203 in 2021 while the median price was $47,000, compared with $55,000 a year ago. The buyback percentage was 18.5%; it was 19% last year.

The Spring Sale continues Thursday at 10:30 a.m. Hip No’s 609 – 912 will be offered for sale.

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.

Gun Runner colt tops Spring Sale’s opening session

Judit Seipert photo

Hip No. 118, a son of Gun Runner consigned by Eisaman Equine, Agent, went to Donato Lanni, Agent for Michael Lund Petersen, for $850,000 to top the first session of the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2021 Spring Sale of Two-Year-Olds in Training. The gray or roan colt, whose eighth in :10 flat was co-fastest at the distance at Monday’s Under Tack session, is out of graded stakes placed stakes winner Salamera, by Successful Appeal, a half sister to champion Vivaldi Girl.

Hip No. 185, a son of Distorted Humor who breezed an eighth in :10 1/5 on Monday, was sold to Spendthrift Farm LLC / Myracehorse.com for $550,000. The bay colt, consigned by Mayberry Farm, Agent, is out of grade one stakes placed Silverpocketsfull, by Indian Charlie, a daughter of graded stakes placed stakes winner Unforgotten.

Maverick Racing / CMNWLTH paid $550,000 for Hip No. 297, a son of Midnight Storm consigned by Woodford Thoroughbreds, Agent. The dark bay or brown colt, who breezed a quarter on Tuesday in :20 4/5, is out of Tasunke, by Indian Charlie, from the family of grade one stakes winner Tap to Music.

Hip No. 44, a daughter of Munnings consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, was sold to Fawzi Nass for $425,000. The bay filly, who turned in an Under Tack quarter in :21 flat on Monday, is a half sister to twice champion and Preakness (G1) winner Lookin At Lucky out of Private Feeling, by Belong to Me.

Hip No. 104, a son of Noble Bird consigned by Ocala Stud, Agent, was sold for $400,000 to West Bloodstock, Agent for Robert E. & Lawana Low. The chestnut colt, who breezed a quarter on Monday in :20 4/5, is out of stakes winner Rosebud’s Ridge, by Tiger Ridge, a half sister to the dam of graded stakes winning millionaire OBS graduate C Z’s Rocket, winner of the recent Count Fleet Sprint Handicap (G3) at Oaklawn Park.

Hip No. 262, a son of Twirling Candy consigned by Grassroots Training & Sales LLC, was sold to Nicoma Bloodstock / Ben Gowans, Agent for $375,000. The dark bay or brown colt, whose eighth in :9 4/5 was co-fastest at the distance on Tuesday, is out of Sumlin, by Eskendereya, a daughter of graded stakes placed Visavis.

Solis / Litt went to $360,000 for Hip No. 132, a daughter of Valiant Minister consigned by Coastal Equine LLC (Jesse Hoppel), Agent. The dark bay or brown filly, who worked a quarter in :20 4/5 at Monday’s Under Tack session, is out of stakes winner Savingtime, by Kantharos, from the family of champion Blushing Katy,

Hip No. 202, a son of Cairo Prince consigned by Randy Miles, Agent, was purchased by John Ballantyne / N B S Stable for $335,000. The gray or roan colt, who breezed an eighth in :10 1/5, is out of Smart ‘n Special, by Smart Strike, a full sister to grade one stakes winner Shadow Cast.

Hip No. 207, a daughter of Empire Maker consigned by Julie Davies LLC, Agent, went to Bradley Thoroughbreds LLC, Agent, for $310,000. The bay filly, who breezed an eighth in :10 flat on Tuesday, is a half sister to graded stakes placed stakes winner Souper Colossal out of Soaring Emotions, by Kingmambo.

Hip No. 219, a son of Lord Nelson who worked an eighth on Tuesday in :10 2/5 was sold to Columbine Stables for $310,000. The dark bay or brown colt, consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, is out of Southern Drifter, by Dixie Union, a three quarter sister to stakes winner Excellent Band.

J. Stevens Bloodstock, Agent went to $310,000 for Hip No. 252, a son of Hard Spun consigned by Harris Training Center LLC, Agent. The bay colt, who breezed an eighth on Tuesday in :10 flat, is out of stakes placed Strike Accord, by Smart Strike, a half sister to stakes winner Held Accountable.

Hip No. 264, a son of Midnight Storm who turned in an eighth on Tuesday in :9 4/5, was purchased by John P. Fort for $310,000. Consigned by Parrish Farms, Agent, the dark bay or brown colt is out of Summer of Joy, by Sky Mesa, a full sister to graded stakes placed stakes winner Spectacular Sky.

West Point Thoroughbreds, Inc., L.E.B. Agent went to $310,000 for Hip No. 275, a daughter of Morning Line consigned by Two Oaks Equine. The dark bay or brown filly, who worked an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5, is out of stakes placed Sweet Golden Carol, by Medaglia d’Oro, a half sister to stakes winner Sirpa.

Hip No. 286, a son of Maclean’s Music consigned by Off the Hook LLC, Agent for Global Thoroughbreds, was sold to Ed & Susie Orr for $310,000. The dark bay or brown colt, whose quarter in :20 3/5 on Tuesday was co-fastest at the session, is out of System Time, by Girolamo, a half sister to graded stakes winner Animal Spirits.

Hip No. 107, a daughter of Violence consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, was sold to Marette Farrell, Agent for Exline-Border Racing LLC for $300,000. The bay filly, whose quarter mile breeze in :20 3/5 on Monday was the day’s fastest at the distance, is a half sister to stakes placed Bano Solo out of Royale Paradise, by Unbridled’s Song, a daughter of graded stakes winner Royale Michele.

Hip No. 257, a son of Competitive Edge consigned by Envision Equine, Agent, went to Donato Lanni, Agent for Joe Bucci for $300,000. The bay colt, who worked a quarter on Tuesday in :20 3/5, is out of Stylish Quality, by Quality Road, a half sister to graded stakes winner Term of Art.

For the day, 181 horses brought a total of $17,829,500 compared with 154 selling for a total of $13,209,500 at last year’s opening session. The average price was $98,506, up 14.9% compared to $85,776 in 2020 while the median price was $50,000, compared with $46,000 a year ago. The buyback percentage was 19.5%; it was 19.8% last year.

The Spring Sale continues Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. Hip No.’s 305 – 608 will be offered for sale.

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.