Bay Storm best in Belmont’s Christiecat Stakes

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Bridlewood Farm’s Bay Storm went straight to the front in Friday’s $100,000 Christiecat Stakes on the turf at Belmont, set the pace into the stretch, opened daylight a furlong from home and scored by three lengths. Fellow OBS graduate Tuscan Queen (April ’20) checked in third.  It’s the first stakes win for the 3-year-old daughter of Kantharos, trained by Jonathan Thomas, now 4-2-0-1 with $110,680 in earnings. At the 2020 OBS Spring Sale, she turned in an Under Tack quarter in :20 4/5 and was purchased for $400,000 out of the Woodford Thoroughbreds consignment. watch her under tack video     Spring Sale walking video

Starship Bonita leads 1-2-3 OBS sweep of Gulfstream’s Sheer Drama Stakes

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Starship Stables and Steven Dwoskin’s Starship Bonita, last of seven in the early going of Saturday’s $100,000 Sheer Drama Stakes at Gulfstream Park, moved up on the turn, came out for the drive, caught stablemate and fellow OBS graduate Starship Nala (January ’17) a sixteenth out and beat her by three quarters of a length. Thissmytime (April ’19) completed the OBS grad trifecta. It’s the fourth stakes win for the 6-year-old Florida-bred daughter of Gone Astray, winner of the Sheer Drama at three and now 20-4-3-3 for trainer Steve Dwoskin with $577,237 in earnings. The two-time OBS graduate was sold by The Acorn LLC, Agent, at the 2016 Selected Yearling Sale and then purchased for $72,000 out of the Whitman Sales consignment at the 2017 March Sale after breezing an Under Tack eighth in :10 flat. watch her under tack video    Selected Sale conformation photo

Terry Hamilton, Brian A. Lynch and Gary Baber’s Tobys Heart saved ground off the pace in Sunday’s $487,950 Music City Stakes, rallied on the rail to take command after straightening away in the stretch and drew off late to score by 2-3/4 lengths. Fellow OBS graduate Risky Reward (April ’20) settled for third. That’s three stakes wins for the graded stakes placed 3-year-old daughter of OBS graduate Jack Milton, consigned by Bold Arrow Thoroughbreds to the 2020 OBS March Sale, and sold for $45,000 after turning in an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5. Trained by Brian Lynch, she’s now 8-4-1-1 and has earned $494,750. watch her under tack video

War Like Goddess posts fourth straight; Spring Sale topper scores in debut

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George Krikorian’s War Like Goddess secured a spot in the Breeders’ Cup Filly and Mare Turf (G1) with a 2-1/4 length victory in Saratoga’s $600,000 Flower Bowl Stakes on Saturday. Unhurried in the early going, she closed in on the turn, swung out for the drive and swept past the leaders with ease. It’s the fourth straight graded stakes win for 4-year-old daughter of English Channel, consigned to the 2019 OBS June Sale by Hemingway Racing and Training Stables, and sold for $30,000 after turning in an Under Tack eighth in :10 2/5. Trained by Bill Mott, she’s now 7-6-0-0 and as earned $713,684. watch her under tack video

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Speedway Stables LLC’s Corniche, the 2021 OBS Spring Sale topper, get his career off to a flying start in his debut at Del Mar on Saturday. He opened daylight out of the gate in a $72,500 maiden special weight dash and never looked back on his way to a 4-1/4 length victory, running the 5-1/2 furlongs in a snappy 1:03 flat for trainer Bob Baffert. The 2-year-old son of Quality Road was consigned to the Spring Sale by de Meric Sales, Agent, and breezed an eighth in :10 flat at the Under Tack Show before he was purchased for $1,500,000 by Speedway Stables. watch his under tack video     Spring Sale walking video

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Gary Barber’s Liam’s Dove, a maiden dismissed at 30-1 in Sunday’s $103,000 Del Mar Juvenile Fillies Turf Stakes, went right to the front, opened daylight in the stretch and held off a late charge to score by a head. The 2-year-old daughter of Liam’s Map, now 3-1-0-1 with $68,900 in earnings for trainer Peter Miller, was purchased for $120,000 out of the Cary Frommer consignment at the 2021 OBS Spring Sale after turning in an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5.  watch her under tack video     Spring Sale walking video

 

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Marc Keller’s Pulsate got the holiday weekend off to a good start on Friday, tracking early leaders in Saratoga’s $120,000 Lucky Coin Stakes, reaching the lead inside the final furlong and battling to victory by a neck. It’s the first stakes win for the 5-year-old son of Speightstown, who breezed an Under Tack eighth in :10 2/5 before he was purchased for $280,000 out of the Eddie Woods consignment at the 2018 OBS Spring Sale. Now 17-4-4-2 for trainer Robert Ribaudo, he has earned $307,655 to date. watch his under tack video

Medina Spirit returns and scores in Del Mar’s Shared Belief Stakes

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Zedan Racing Stables Inc.’s Kentucky Derby (G1) winner Medina Spirit, idle since finishing third in the Preakness (G1), returned to the races on Sunday with a frontrunning victory in the $100,500 Shared Belief Stakes at Del Mar. The 3-year-old Florida-bred colt by Protonico set a pressured pace, opened daylight after straightening away in the stretch and scored by a length and a quarter. He’s a two-time OBS graduate, sold for $1,000 as a yearling by Summerfield (Francis & Barbara Vanlangendonck), Agent, on behalf of breeder Gail Rice at the 2019 Winter Mixed Sale, 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 breezing three eighths in :33 flat. The Shared Belief is his third stakes win, leaving him with an 8-4-3-1 career record and $2,345,200 in earnings for trainer Bob Baffert. watch his under tack video

Yaupon’s Forego victory heads six stakes wins by OBS grads

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William & Corinne Heiligbrodt’s Yaupon was best by a head in an unforgettable running of Saratoga’s $600,000 Forego Stakes (G1), taking the lead at the start, turning for home in front, then holding off a stretch-long challenge from Firenze Fire despite being savaged repeatedly by that one in the final sixteenth. It’s the third graded stakes win for the 4-year-old colt by Uncle Mo, who worked an Under Tack eighth in :10 flat before he was purchased by East Hickman Bloodstock for $255,000 out of the Wavertree Stables consignment at the 2019 OBS June Sale. He’s now 8-6-0-0 with $703,264 in earnings for trainer Steve Asmussen. watch his under tack video

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LNJ Foxwoods’ Outfoxed, third in her debut in July at Saratoga, led a 1-2-3 OBS sweep of the $200,000 FTBOA Florida Sire Susan’s Girl Stakes at Gulfstream on Saturday, surging around horses to the lead on the turn, quickly opening up daylight in the stretch, and drawing away late to win by 13-1/2 lengths. Devilette (October ’20, January ’20) was second with My Sassenach (April ’21) checking in third. Outfoxed is a 2-year-old Florida-bred filly by Valiant Minister, trained by Bill Mott, now 2-1-0-1 with $132,000 in earnings. She’s a two-time OBS graduate, sold by Abbie Road Farm at the 2020 October Yearling Sale before she was purchased for $360,000 out of the Coastal Equine consignment at the 2021 Spring Sale after turning in an Under Tack quarter in :20 4/5. watch her under tack video   Spring Sale walking video

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Reeves Thoroughbred Racing, Peter Searles and Patty Searles’ City Man rated off the pace in the early going of Friday’s $150,00 West Point Stakes at Saratoga, slipped through to take the lead at the top of the stretch and held off a late charge to score by a nose. It’s the third stakes win for 4-year-old colt by Mucho Macho Man, trained by Christophe Clement, now 15-4-3-1 with $428,950 in earnings. He was sold to Reeves Thoroughbreds for $185,000 by Off the Hook LLC, Agent, at the 2019 April Sale after breezing an eighth in :10 1/5 at the Under Tack Show. watch his under tack video

OBS grads scored three stakes wins at Charles Town on Friday night.

Averill Racing LLC and ATM Racing’s R Adios Jersey is now five for five and a graded stakes winner after a 3-1/2 length wire to wire victory in the $400,000 Charles Town Oaks (G2). It’s the second straight stakes victory for the 3-year-old Florida-bred filly by Adios Charlie, consigned by breeder Ocala Stud to the 2020 OBS March Sale, where she was sold to Averill Racing for $12,000 after breezing an Under Tack quarter in :22 3/5. After five wins in as many starts for trainer Georgina Baxter, she has earned $367,400.  watch her under tack video

MyRacehorse.com and Slam Dunk Racing’s Vertical Threat took the lead at the start of the $150,000 Russell Road Stakes and never looked back en route to a 3-1/2 length victory. That’s three stakes wins for the 4-year-old colt by Tapiture, trained by Richard Baltas, now 7-4-0-0 with $269,850 in earnings. The two-time OBS graduate was sold by Summerfield, Agent, at the 2018 Winter Mixed Sale and then purchased for $100,000 out of the Grassroots Training & Sales LLC consignment at the 2019 Spring Sale after breezing an Under Tack eighth in :10 flat. watch his under tack video

Frank Fletcher Racing Operations, Inc. and Ten Strike Racing’s Lady Rocket scored her first stakes win in style, leading from start to finish and taking the $150,000 Misty Bennett Pink Ribbon Stakes by a length and three quarters. The 4-year-old daughter of Tale of the Cat is a two-time OBS graduate, sold by The Acorn at the 2018 October Selected Yearling Sale and then purchased for $420,000 out of the de Meric Sales consignment at the 2019 Spring Sale after turning in an Under Tack eighth in :10 flat. Trained by Brad Cox, she’s now 8-4-2-1 and has earned $288,008. watch her under tack video  Selected Sale walking video

Edgeway leads parade of OBS weekend stakes winners

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Hronis Racing LLC’s Edgeway got the weekend off to a flying start Friday evening at Del Mar, setting the pace in the $98,000 Rancho Bernardo Handicap (G3), turning back a challenge on the turn and easing away in the stretch to score by a length. It’s the first graded stakes victory for the 4-year-old filly by Competitive Edge, purchased for $275,000 out of the Mayberry Farm consignment at the 2019 OBS April Sale after breezing an Under Tack eighth in :10 flat. She’s now 8-5-1-1 with $379,200 in earnings for trainer John Sadler. watch her under tack video

 

LNJ Foxwoods’ Boardroom rallied from just off the pace in the $155,400 Seaway Stakes (G3) on Saturday at Woodbine, took command at the top of the stretch and drew away to a 4-1/2 length victory. It’s the second straight graded stakes win for 4-year-old daughter of Commissioner, trained by Josie Carroll, now 7-5-1-1 with $283,569 in earnings. Consigned to the 2019 OBS April Sale by Q Bar J Thoroughbreds LLC, she was purchased by Solis / Litt for $475,000 after turning in an Under Tack quarter in :20 1/5. watch her under tack video

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Jay Oringer, Jack Bick, Al Bianchi Racing LLC, Adam Bayroff and Mike Maturo’s Piedi Bianchi pressed the pace in Saturday’s $111,600 Smart N Fancy Stakes at Saratoga, took command inside the eighth pole and was best by 2-1/4 lengths at the wire. It’s the fourth stakes victory for the multiple graded stakes placed 6-year-old daughter of Overanalyze, purchased for $80,000 out of the Halcyon Hammock Farm consignment at the 2017 OBS March Sale after breezing an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5. Trained by Carlos Martin, she has compiled a 26-7-6-5 career record and earned $736,197. watch her under tack video

West Point Thoroughbreds and Marvin Delfiner’s Jaxon Traveler picked up his third stakes victory in the $67,500 Star de Naskra Stakes at Pimlico on Saturday, drawing off in the stretch to score by three lengths. The graded stakes placed 3-year-old colt by Munnings, trained by Steve Asmussen, is now 9-5-3-1 and has earned $390,210. He was purchased for $140,000 out of the Grassroots Training & Sales consignment at the 2020 OBS Spring Sale by L.E.B., Agent for West Point Thoroughbreds, Inc. after turning in an Under Tack eighth in :10 flat. watch his under tack video   Spring Sale walking video

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Gentry Farms’ (A.P. Gentry) Eldon’s Prince, second in his debut earlier this month, stepped into Gulfstream’s $75,000 Proud Man Stakes and came from off the pace to romp to a six length victory. The 2-year-old colt by Cairo Prince, who sped an Under Tack quarter in :21 flat at the 2021 OBS Spring Sale, was purchased for $280,000 out of the Eddie Woods consignment. Now 2-1-1-0 for trainer Saffie Joseph, Jr., he has earned $54,570. watch his under tack video     Spring Sale walking video

Golden Rock Thoroughbreds’ Strong Beauty battled three-wide for the lead in the Saturday’s Louisiana Cup Filly and Mare Sprint Stakes at Louisiana Downs, was strongest in the drive and eased away late to score by a length and a quarter. It’s the first stakes win for the 4-year-old daughter of Overanalyze, trained by Ron Faucheux, now 13-5-3-1 with $177,810 in earnings. A two-time OBS graduate, she was sold by Pelican State Thoroughbreds at the 2018 Winter Mixed Sale and then purchased for $30,000 out of the Silver Star consignment at the 2019 June Sale after breezing an eighth in :10 flat at the Under Tack Show. watch her under tack video

Dancing Kiki leads 1-2-3 OBS sweep of the Saratoga Dew Stakes

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Michael Dubb’s Dancing Kiki led a 1-2-3 OBS sweep of the $97,000 Saratoga Dew Stakes on Thursday, going right to the lead, drawing clear after turning for home, and cruising to a 4-1/2 length victory over Maiden Beauty (April ’18), with Mrs. Orb (June ’17) checking in third. It’s the first stakes win for the 4-year-old daughter of Blame, trained by Mike Maker, now 23-4-3-6 with $256,230 in earnings. Consigned by Brick City Thoroughbreds, Agent, to the 2019 OBS Spring Sale, she went through the ring after turning in an Under Tack eighth in :10 2/5. under tack video:

Con Lima captures the Saratoga Oaks Invitational

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Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners, Joseph F. Graffeo, Eric Nikolaus Del Toro and Troy Johnson’s Con Lima went straight to the lead in Sunday’s $700,000 Saratoga Oaks Invitational Stakes (G3) and was never headed, turning back a stretch challenge and scoring by three quarters of a length. It’s the third graded stakes win for the 3-year-old daughter of Commissioner, consigned to the 2020 OBS March Sale by Niall Brennan Stables, Agent, where she went through the ring after breezing an Under Tack eighth in :10 2/5. With five wins in eight starts this year for trainer Todd Pletcher, she has compiled a 13-7-5-0 career record and earned $884,865 to date. watch her under tack video

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Shea D Boy’s Stable’s lightly raced Shea D Summer added Gulfstream’s $75,000 Azalea Stakes to her resume on Saturday, leading of 1-2-3 OBS sweep of the seven furlong test. The 3-year-old Florida-bred daughter of Summer Front led from gate to wire, scoring by 3-1/4 lengths over Restofthestory (April ’20), with Competitive Speed (June ’20) checking in third. Now 8-4-1-0 with three stakes victories for trainer Carlos David, she has earned $170,071, sold for $35,000 by breeder Ocala Stud at the 2020 Spring Sale after turning in an Under Tack quarter in :21 2/5. watch her under tack video   Spring Sale walking video

Brilliant Racing LLC’s Yes It’s Ginger pressed the pace set by fellow OBS graduate Elle Z (June ’19) in Sunday’s $100,000 KY Downs TVG Preview Ladies Sprint Stakes at Ellis Park, fought her down the stretch and eased away late to best her by a length and a quarter. It’s the second straight stakes win for the 5-year-old daughter of Yes It’s True, trained by Gregory Foley, now 18-6-5-0 with $295,511 in earnings. At the 2018 OBS Spring Sale, she turned in an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5 and was purchased for $40,000 out of the Mayberry Farm consignment. watch her under tack video

Claim To Fame Stable’s Net Gain captured the $65,000 Cyclones Handicap at Prairie Meadows for the third time, rallying wide from off the pace and getting up late to win by a length. It’s the fifth stakes win for the 9-year-old son of Include, who breezed an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5 before he was purchased for $325,000 out of the Scanlon Training Center consignment at the 2014 OBS Spring Sale. Trained by Clinton C. Stuart, he’s now 62-9-9-11 and has earned $565,398. watch his under tack video

Hardy Racing Stables LLC’s It’s a Wrap set the pace from the start of Saturday’s $50,000 Evangeline Mile Stakes, bid the field goodbye on the turn and drew away down the stretch to win by 4-3/4 lengths. It was the stakes debut for the 4-year-old Twirling Candy gelding, trained by Keith Bourgeois, now 14-4-1-4 with $125,070 in earnings. At the 2019 OBS June Sale, he worked an eighth in :10 1/5 and was purchased for $83,000 out of the Eddie Woods consignment.  watch his under tack video

Bella Sofia aces the Test at Saratoga

OBS June graduates posted a pair of graded stakes wins at Saratoga on Saturday.

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Michael Imperio, Vincent S. Scuderi, Sofia Soares, Gabrielle Farm, Mazel Stable Partners, LLC and Matthew J. Mercurio’s Bella Sofia stalked the leader from the start of the $500,000 Test Stakes (G1), took command after turning for home and galloped away down the stretch to score by 4-1/4 lengths. It’s the first stakes victory for the 3-year-old filly by Awesome Patriot, trained by Rudy Rodriguez, a winner of three of four starts and $405,100. At the 2020 OBS June Sale, she turned in an Under Tack eighth in :10 2/5 and was purchased for $20,000 out of the Grassroots Training & Sales consignment by Sallusto & Albina, Agent. watch her under tack video

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George Krikorian’s War Like Goddess trailed in the early going of the $250,000 Glens Falls Stakes (G2), but swung out for the drive, reached the lead a furlong from home and drew off to win by 3-1/4 lengths. That’s three straight graded stakes wins for the 4-year-old daughter of English Channel, consigned to the 2019 OBS June Sale by Hemingway Racing and Training Stables, and sold for $30,000 after breezing an Under Tack eighth in :10 2/5. Now 6-5-0-0 for trainer Bill Mott, she has earned $383,684 to date. watch her under tack video

Elm Drive, Eda one-two in Del Mar’s Sorrento Stakes

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Little Red Feather Racing’s Elm Drive is two for two and a graded stakes winner after edging fellow OBS March graduate Eda by a head in Del Mar’s $201,500 Sorrento Stakes (G2). The 2-year-old daughter of Mohaymen took the lead on the turn, was joined by her rival turning for home and the pair battled as a team to the wire. Elm Drive is a two-time OBS graduate, purchased out of the Summerfield consignment at the 2020 October Yearling Sale then consigned to the 2021 March Sale by Paul Sharp, Agent, where she turned in an Under Tack eighth in :9 4/5 and was purchased for $165,000 by John Dowd on behalf of Little Red Feather Racing. Trained by Philip D’Amato, she has earned $147,000 to date. March Sale walking video   under tack video:

 

Cross Border scores in Saratoga’s Bowling Green Stakes

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Three Diamonds Farm’s Cross Border successfully defended his title in Saratoga’s $250,000 Bowling Green Stakes (G2) on Saturday, sitting just behind the leaders in the early going, swinging out for the drive, taking command a furlong from home and scoring by a length and a quarter.  It’s the third Saratoga stakes win for the 7-year-old ridgling by English Channel, consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, to the 2016 OBS June Sale, and sold for $10,000 after breezing a quarter in :22 2/5 at the Under Tack Show. Trained by Mike Maker, he’s now 35-10-8-4 and has earned $948,821 to date. watch his under tack video

Jeff Drown and Don Rachel’s Founder picked up his first stakes victory on Saturday in Monmouth’s $102,000 Tale of the Cat Stakes, charging on the outside down the stretch, taking over inside the eighth pole and winning by a length and a quarter. Fellow OBS graduate Hot Blooded (October ’19) checked in third. Now 7-2-1-1 with earnings of $139,522 for trainer Chad Brown, the 3-year-old ridgling by Upstart, turned in an Under Tack quarter in :21 flat before he was purchased for $600,000 out of the Woodford Thoroughbreds consignment at the 2020 OBS March Sale. watch his under tack video     March Sale walking video

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Champion Equine LLC’s My Sassenach broke her maiden with a flourish in Saturday’s $100,000 FTBOA Florida Sire Desert Vixen Stakes at Gulfstream, stalking the early leaders, taking over after turning for home and bounding away to score by 8-1/4 lengths, with fellow OBS graduate Rufa Red Knot (October ’20) settling for third. It was the second start for the 2-year-old Florida-bred daughter of Uncaptured, sold for $152,000 by Craig L. Wheeler, Agent, at the 2021 OBS Spring Sale after breezing an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5. Trained by J. David Braddy, she’s now 2-1-2-0 and has earned $71,900. watch her under tack video     Spring Sale walking video

Madone captures Del Mar’s San Clemente Stakes

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Kaleem Shah, Inc.’s Madone relaxed off the pace in the early going of Del Mar’s $201,500 San Clemente Stakes (G2) on Saturday, swung wide to reach contention turning for home, caught the leaders in deep stretch and scored by half a length. It’s the fourth stakes win for the 3-year-old daughter of Vancouver (AUS), who turned in an Under Tack eighth in:10 1/5 before she was sold to K S I, Ben McElroy, Agent, for $125,000 at the 2020 OBS March Sale. Trained by Simon Callaghan, she has posted a pair of graded stakes wins, compiled a 7-5-0-0 record and earned $331,800 to date. under tack video:

 

Neptune’s Storm scores in Del Mar’s Wickerr Stakes

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CBYT, Saul Gevertz, Lynn Gitomer, Mike Goetz, Michael Nentwig and Daniel Weiner’s Neptune’s Storm led from start to finish and won the $85,500 Wickerr Stakes by a length and three quarters at Del Mar on Sunday. It’s the fifth stakes victory for the 5-year-old multiple graded stakes winning gelding by Stormy Atlantic, trained by Peter Miller, now 21-7-4-6 with $918,485 in earnings. Consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, to the 2018 OBS April Sale, he was sold for $130,000 after breezing an Under Tack quarter in :21 1/5. watch his under tack video

Monster Racing Stables’ The Critical Way tracked the leaders in the early going of Saturday’s $98,500 Wolf Hill Stakes at Monmouth Park, rallied to take command in the final furlong and was best by three quarters of a length at the wire. That’s two straight stakes wins for the 7-year-old son of Tizway, who turned in an Under Tack eighth in :10 flat and was purchased for $75,000 out of the Wavertree Stables consignment at the 2016 OBS June Sale. Now 26-9-6-2 for trainer Jose Delgado, he has earned $479,168 to date. watch his under tack video:

Eight OBS grads score in Holiday Weekend stakes

Eight OBS graduates celebrated America’s birthday over the holiday weekend, posting stakes wins in Florida, Iowa, Maryland and New York.

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David Melin, Leon Ellman and Laurie Plesa’s Miles Ahead tracked the leaders from the outside in the early going of Saturday’s $200,000 Smile Sprint Invitational Stakes (G3) at Gulfstream, rallied to take command a furlong from home and held on gamely to score by half a length. It’s the first stakes win for the 4-year-old gelding by Competitive Edge, who turned in an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5 before he was purchased for $175,000 out of the Top Line Sales consignment at the 2019 OBS March Sale. Now 16-8-2-1 for trainer Eddie Plesa, he has earned $260,960 to date. watch his under tack video

 

Three OBS graduates scored stakes wins at Prairie Meadows.

Three Diamonds Farm’s Army Wife rallied four-wide on the turn in Friday’s $225,000 Iowa Oaks (G3), took the lead after straightening out in the stretch, and eased away late to score by 3-3/4 lengths. That’s two straight graded stakes victories for the 3-year-old daughter of Declaration of War, now 9-4-1-2 with $423,972 in earnings for trainer Mike Maker. Consigned by Grassroots Training & Sales to the 2020 OBS Spring Sale, she breezed an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5 before she was sold for $190,000.  watch her under tack video     Spring Sale walking video

Mike Maker also saddled Paradise Farms Corp. and David Staudacher’s Special Reserve, who led a 1-2-3 OBS sweep of Saturday’s $100,000 Iowa Sprint Stakes, going after front running Quick Tempo (April ’20) in the stretch and drawing away to win by 2-3/4 lengths. Mojo Man (April ’17) rallied for third. It’s the second straight stakes victory for the 5-year-old graded stakes winning son of Midshipman, consigned by Top Line Sales LLC, Agent, to the 2018 OBS March Sale, where he breezed an Under Tack quarter in :21 2/5 before he was sold for $140,000. The win leaves him with a 20-7-1-7 record and $418,617 in earnings. watch his under tack video

Steve Landers Racing LLC’s Josie came from just off the pace to take Saturday’s $100,000 Iowa Distaff Stakes by a length and three quarters, taking charge inside the final furlong and drawing away at the wire. It’s the first stakes score for the 4-year-old daughter of Race Day, trained by Brad Cox, now 14-4-4-2 with earnings of $266,867. At the 2019 OBS March Sale, she was purchased for $170,000 out of the Kings Equine consignment after working an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5. watch her under tack video

A trio of OBS grads scored on Sunday at Pimlico.

William & Corinne Heiligbrodt’s Yaupon stalked the pacesetter in the $100,000 Lite the Fuse Stakes, took the lead inside the final furlong and eased away to win by a length and three quarters. It’s the third stakes victory for the 4-year-old graded stakes winning colt by Uncle Mo, now 7-5-0-0 with $383,264 in earnings for trainer Steve Asmussen. He breezed an Under Tack eighth in :10 flat before he was purchased by East Hickman Bloodstock for $255,000 out of the Wavertree Stables consignment at the 2019 OBS June Sale. watch his under tack video

Ruggeri Stable, Richard Coburn, Script R Farm and Michael Miceli’s Mrs. Orb picked up her second stakes win of the year in the $100,000 Caesar’s Wish Stakes, rallying wide into the stretch and getting up late to score by a half a length. The 6-year-old daughter of Orb, trained by co-owner Michael Miceli, is now 25-7-8-4 and has earned $523,520. She worked an Under Tack eighth in :10 4/5 before she was purchased for $30,000 out of the Classic Bloodstock consignment at the 2017 OBS June Sale.  watch her under tack video

Dark Hollow Farm’s Ellanation rated off the pace in the $75,000 Jameela Stakes, rallied outside down the stretch and was up in time to score by half a length. It’s the first stakes win for the 5-year-old daughter of Alternation, purchased for $160,000 out of the Costanzo Sales consignment at the 2018 OBS April Sale after an Under Tack eighth in :10 flat. Now 15-4-4-1 for trainer Mike Trombetta, she has earned $178,269 to date. watch her under tack video

Eric Fein’s Original took the lead at the start of the $100,000 Manila Stakes on Sunday at Belmont Park, opened daylight into the stretch then held off a late charge to score by a head. It’s the first stakes win for the 3-year-old graded stakes placed son of Quality Road, purchased for $425,000 out of the de Meric Sales consignment at the 2020 OBS Spring Sale after speeding an Under Tack quarter in :21 1/5. Trained by John Terranova, he’s now 7-2-0-3 and has earned $138,570 to date. watch his under tack video     Spring Sale walking video

Frosted filly tops June Sale finale

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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