June grad Seeking the Soul scores in Churchill’s Stephen Foster

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After saving ground early, Charles Fipke’s Seeking the Soul swung outside for the drive in Saturday’s $600,000 Stephen Foster Stakes (G2) at Churchill Downs, closed steadily down the stretch and was up in the final yards to score by a neck. It’s the third graded stakes win for the 6-year-old son of Perfect Soul (IRE), who earned a start in the Breeders’ Cup Classic (G1), improved his career record to 27-7-6-1, and increased his earnings to $3,335,802. He was consigned by McKathan Bros., Agent, to the 2015 OBS June Sale, where he went through the ring after turning in an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5. watch his under tack video

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Michael Lund Petersen’s Mucho Gusto tracked the leaders on the outside in Sunday’s $100,351 Affirmed Stakes (G3) at Santa Anita, took command turning for home, opened a daylight lead in the stretch and cruised home a winner by 2-1/4 lengths. It’s the second straight graded stakes win for the the 3-year-old colt by Mucho Macho Man, consigned by Kirkwood Stables, Agent, to the 2018 OBS March Sale, where he went through the ring after working an eighth in :10 flat at the Under Tack Show. Now 7-5-1-1 for trainer Bob Baffert, he has earned $430,800 to date. watch his under tack video

 

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Next Wave Racing, BG Stables and Dario Bernardi’s Supercommittee moved to take charge on the turn in Saturday’s $100,000 Ginger Punch Stakes at Gulfstream, turned for home in front, then drew away down the stretch and scored by five lengths. Fellow OBS graduate Passion Plus (August ’16) checked in third. It’s the first stakes victory for the 4-year-old Florida-bred filly by The Factor, purchased for $80,000 out of the Journeyman Bloodstock consignment at the 2016 OBS August Selected Yearling Sale. Trained by Robert Falcone, Jr. she’s now 13-4-3-3 and has earned $207,549. Selected Sale conformation photo

Goldmart Farms and Royal Laser Racing’s Kingsport came from off the pace to reach the leaders a furlong from home in Saturday’s $100,000 Steady Growth Stakes at Woodbine, put his head in front and held on gamely from there to win by a neck. That’s ten stakes wins for the 7-year-old son of Milwaukee Brew, who breezed an Under Tack eighth in :10 2/5 before he was purchased for $45,000 out of the RiceHorse Stables consignment at the 2014 OBS June Sale. Now 32-12-7-3 for trainer Sid Attard, he has earned $740,963 to date. watch his under tack video

Larry Pratt and Dave Alden’s Doctor Mounty moved to the outside on the turn in Laurel’s $100,000 Prince George’s County Stakes on Sunday, surged to the lead with a rush nearing the wire and scored going away by a length. It’s the third stakes win for the 5-year-old graded stakes winning son of Street Sense, purchased for $170,000 out of the Niall Brennan Stables consignment at the 2015 OBS June Sale after turning in an Under Tack eighth in :10 3/5. Trained by Shug McGaughey, he’s now 29-6-8-4 and has earned $499,920.  watch his under tack video

Michael Dubb, Madaket Stables LLC, Darsan, Inc., Bethlehem Stables LLC and David Simon’s A Bit of Both led every step of the way in the $79,500 Honey Bee Stakes on Saturday at Monmouth Park, ducked out turning for home but was much the best, winning by 2-1/2 lengths. That’s four straight wins for the 3-year-old Florida-bred filly by Paynter, now 5-4-1-0 for trainer Jason Servis with $175,610 in earnings. She was sold by breeder Darsan, Inc. for $10,000 at the 2017 OBS October Selected Yearling Sale. Selected Sale conformation photo

Record filly by Into Mischief tops June Sale’s final session

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Hip No. 748, a daughter of Into Mischief consigned by Top Line Sales LLC, Agent, went to OXO Equine LLC for a sale record $900,000 to top the third and final session of the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2019 June Sale of Two-Year-Olds and Horses of Racing Age. The bay filly, who turned in a quarter in :20 4/5 at Saturday’s Under Tack session, is a full sister to grade one stakes placed Rowayton out of Rosemonde, by Indian Charlie. The price surpassed the previous record $800,000 for a colt by City Zip in 2016.
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  • Hip No. 914, a daughter of Ghostzapper consigned by Gayle Woods, Agent for Eric A. Delvalle, was sold to Donato Lanni, Agent for Stetson Racing LLC, for $600,000. The bay filly, whose three eighths on Sunday in :32 3/5 was the sale’s co-fastest at the distance, is a half sister to graded stakes winner Come Dancing out of graded stakes winner Tizahit, by Tiznow.
  • Nick J. Hines, Agent for Howg/BG Stable/Big Tufff, paid $325,000 for Hip No. 782, a son of Into Mischief consigned by Halcyon Hammock Farm, Agent. The dark bay or brown colt, who breezed a quarter in :21 1/5 on Saturday, is out of graded stakes placed Sea Level Drive, by Malibu Moon, a half sister to stakes placed Cascade Rose.
  • Hip No. 721, Sunset Kitten, a daughter of Kitten’s Joy consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, was sold to Belladonna Racing LLC for $290,000. The dark bay or brown filly, who worked a quarter on Saturday in :21 2/5, is a full sister to grade one stakes winner Real Solution out of Reachfortheheavens, by Pulpit.
  • Hip No. 947, a son of Speightstown consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, was purchased by David Ingordo for $180,000. The dark bay or brown colt, who breezed a quarter on Sunday in :21 2/5, is a half brother to grade one stakes winning millionaire OBS graduate Stephane’s Kitten out of Unfold the Rose, by Catienus.
  • Emerald Sales, Agent, went to $160,000 for Hip No. 869, Dontletsweetfoolya, a bay filly by Stay Thirsty consigned by Hemingway Racing and Training Stables LLC, Agent. Out of Stunning Electra, by Catienus, from the family of grade one stakes winner Astrious, she breezed an eighth in :10 flat on Sunday.
  • Hip No. 724, a daughter of Conveyance consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, went to Rockingham Ranch for $150,000. The gray or roan filly, who breezed a quarter on Saturday in :20 4/5, is out of stakes placed Rebecca’s Surprise, by Marino Marini, from the family of graded stakes placed stakes winner Monica Faye.
  • Hip No. 995, Hard Times, a bay colt by Khozan consigned by Journeyman Bloodstock Services, Inc. (Brent & Crystal Fernung), Agent, went to Tommy Fackler, Agent, for $150,000. Out of Wontoo, by Montbrook, from the family of grade one winner Elmhurst, he worked an eighth on Sunday in :10 flat.
  • Hip No. 1051, a son of Shackleford consigned by Pick View LLC, was sold to EQB, Inc., Patrice Miller, Agent, for $145,000. The bay colt, who breezed a quarter on Sunday in :21 1/5, is a half brother to graded stakes placed stakes winner Safe Trip out of Teruko, by Coronado’s Quest.
  • Ben Perkins, Jr., Agent, went to $140,000 for Hip No. 949, a daughter of Khozan consigned by Paul Sharp, Agent.  The bay filly, who breezed an eighth in :10 flat on Sunday, is out of Unwooed, by Dixie Union, a half sister to graded stakes winning OBS graduate Voice of Destiny.
  • Hip No. 865, a son of New Year’s Day consigned by Parrish Farms, Agent, was sold to K.O.I.D. Co., Ltd. for $130,000. The chestnut colt, who worked a quarter in :21 flat on Sunday, is a half brother to graded stakes winner Stormy Embrace out of Stormy Allure, by Stormy Atlantic.

For the session, 183 horses sold for a total of $7,426,100, compared with 183 selling for a total of $5,824,500 at last year’s third session. The average was $40,580, up 27.5% compared with $31,828 a year ago, while the median price rose 30.8% to $17,000, compared to $13,000 in 2018.  The buyback percentage was 17.2%; it was 22.8% last year.

Nine older horses sold for $69,200 compared to five bringing a total of $96,500 in 2018.

For the entire sale, 609 two-year-olds sold for $21,493,300 compared with 530 horses grossing $17,231,000 a year ago. The average was $35,293, up 8.6% compared to $32,511 a year ago while the median price was $17,000, up 13.3% compared with $15,000 in 2018. The buyback percentage was 19.4%; it was 20.3% last year.

Next on the OBS agenda is the Selected Sale of Yearlings set for October 8th, followed by the Open Sale of Yearlings on October 9th and 10thth.

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.

Ghostzapper filly tops June Sale’s second session

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Hip No. 653, a daughter of Ghostzapper consigned de Meric Sales, Agent, was sold to Backstretch Farms, Inc. for $445,000 to top the second session of the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2019 June Sale of Two-Year-Olds and Horses of Racing Age. The bay filly, whose eighth in :9 4/5 at Saturday’s Under Tack session was co-fastest at the distance, is out of graded stakes winner Palanka City, by Carson City, a full sister to graded stakes placed stakes winner Quick Action.

  • Nick J. Hines, Agent, went to $260,000 for Hip No. 672, a gray or roan colt by Graydar consigned by Costanzo Sales, who breezed an eighth in :10 flat on Saturday. The gray or roan colt is a half brother to graded stakes placed Zulfikhar out of stakes placed Pink Diamond, by Mineshaft.
  • Hip No. 572, a son of Uncle Mo consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, went to East Hickman Bloodstock for $255,000. The dark bay or brown colt, who breezed an eighth on Friday in :10 flat, is a half brother to graded stakes placed Sawyer’s Mill out of grade one stakes placed Modification, by Vindication.
  • Hip No. 457, a daughter of More Than Ready consigned by Niall Brennan Stables, Agent, was sold to Mike Ryan, Agent, for $225,000. The dark bay or brown filly, who worked an eighth in :10 flat on Friday, is out of stakes winner Knit One Purr Two, by Tale of the Cat, from the family of graded stakes winner With Distinction.
  • McMahon and Hill Bloodstock, Agent, went to $210,000 for Hip No. 438, a son of Tiznow consigned by Randy Bradshaw, Agent. The bay colt, who turned in a quarter in :21 2/5 on Friday, is out of graded stakes winner Juanita, by Mineshaft.
  • Hip No 437, a son of Tiznow consigned by Twin Oaks Training Center, Agent, was purchased for $200,000 by Calumet Farm. The gray or roan colt, who worked an eighth on Friday in :10 3/5, is out of J. Quirk, by Unbridled’s Song, a half sister to stakes placed Srikinglybeautiful.
  • Hip No. 634, a daughter of Carpe Diem consigned by Mayberry Farm, Agent, was sold to Batchelor Family Trust for $200,000. The chestnut filly is a half sister to newly graded stakes placed Third Day, third in Keeneland’s Ben Ali Sakes (G3) on April 13, out of stakes winner Onebadkitty, by Street Cry (IRE), a full sister to stakes winner Jaws N’ Paws.
  • Larry Zap, Agent for Joseph Ciaglia, Jr., went to $180,000 for Hip No. 609, a dark bay or brown colt by Raison d’Etat whose quarter on Friday in :20 4/5 was the session’s co-fastest. Consigned by Hoppel’s Horse & Cattle Co., Inc., Agent, he’s out of Neith, by Dynaformer, a half sister to graded stakes placed stakes winner Lady Chace.
  • Hip No. 388, a daughter of Adios Charlie consigned by Ocala Stud, went to Hal Queen for $160,000. The gray or roan filly, whose quarter in :20 4/5 was co-fastest at the distance at Thursday’s Under Tack session, is a half sister to stakes placed Angel’s Tune out of Holiday Tune, by Concorde’s Tune, a half sister to graded stakes winner R Holiday Mood.
  • Hip No. 422, a daughter of Fast Anna consigned by Julie Davies LLC, Agent, was sold to Shepherd Equine Advisers, Agent for Larry Hirsch, for $160,000. The bay filly, who breezed an eighth in :10 flat on Thursday, is out of Invalida, by Street Cry (IRE) a daughter of grade one winner Malibu Prayer.
  • Hip No. 523, a son of Lemon Drop Kid consigned by Niall Brennan Stables, was sold for $150,000 to Klaravich Stable, Inc. The bay colt, who breezed an eighth in :10 2/5 on Friday, is out of stakes winner Maddy’s Heart, by Lion Hearted, a full sister to stakes winner Maddy’s Lion.
  • Hip No. 706, a son of Race Day consigned by Hawks Nest LLC, went to R.A. Hill / S. Kennedey / Oracle Bloodstock, Agent, for $150,000. The dark bay or brown colt, whose quarter in :20 3/5 on Saturday was the sale’s co-fastest at the distance, is out of Queen Brianna, by Unbridled’s Song, a full sister to graded stakes winner Rockport Harbor.

For the session, 202 horses sold for a total of $7,359,700, compared with 168 selling for a total of $4,765,500 at last year’s second session. The average was $36,434, up 28.4% from $28,366 a year ago, while the median price was $17,500, up 34.6% from $13,000 in 2018.  The buyback percentage was 25.7%; it was 20% last year.

The June Sale continues Friday at 10:00 a.m. Hip No.’s 721 – 1059 will be offered.

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

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

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

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

Tapit colt tops June Sale’s opening session

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Hip No. 277, a son of Tapit consigned by Pick View LLC, Agent, went to M Racing for $400,000 to top the first session of the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2019 June Sale of Two-Year-Olds and Horses of Racing Age. The chestnut colt, a half brother to multiple grade one stakes winner Verrazano, who breezed an eighth in :10 1/5 at Thursday’s Under Tack session, is out of Enchanted Rock, by Giant’s Causeway.

  • Hip No. 254, a son of Distorted Humor consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, was sold to Team Casse, Agent, for $290,000. The bay colt, whose eighth in :9 4/5 was the fastest at the distance at Thursday’s Under Tack session, is a three quarter brother to stakes winner Out for a Spin out of Driven, by Forestry.
  • Phil & Christine Hatfield paid $280,000 for Hip No. 256, a daughter of Constitution consigned by Potrero Stables. The bay filly, who worked a quarter in :21 flat on Thursday, is a half sister to stakes winner Molto Bella out of grade one stakes winning OBS June graduate Dr. Zic, by Milwaukee Brew, the very first horse purchased by Marette Farrell Bloodstock.
  • Hip No. 100, a son of Daredevil consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, was sold to Reddam Racing LLC for $245,000. The dark bay or brown colt, whose quarter at Wednesday’s Under Tack session in :20 3/5 was the sale’s co-fastest at the distance, is out of Bible, by U S Ranger, from the family of grade one stakes winner Corinthian.
  • Hip No. 186, Hospitality, a daughter of Quality Road consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, was purchased by Emerald Sales for Tobey L. Morton / John C. Kimmel, for $230,000. The bay filly, who worked an eighth on Wednesday in :10 flat, is a half sister to stakes winner Giza Goddess out of Comfort and Joy, by Harlan’s Holiday.
  • Hip No. 40, a son of Race Day consigned by Top Line Sales LLC, Agent, went to Marc Tacher for $170,000. The gray or roan colt, who breezed an eighth in :10 flat at Wednesday’s Under Tack session, is out of Annabird, by Flower Alley, a half sister to grade one stakes placed stakes winner Achiever’s Legacy.
  • Zach Madden, Agent, went to $125,000 for Hip No. 213, a son of Union Rags, who breezed an Under Tack eighth on Wednesday in :10 3/5. The bay colt, consigned by Pick View LLC, Agent, is out of stakes placed Curlin’s Gold, by Curlin, a half sister to stakes placed Railtown Girl.
  • Hip No. 221, a daughter of Speightstown consigned by Top Line Sales LLC, Agent, was sold to Rohan G. Crichton for $105,000. The bay filly, who turned in a quarter in :21 flat on Thursday, is out of graded stakes placed stakes winner Dazzling (IRE), by Galileo, a full sister to grade one stakes winner Roderic O’Connor.
  • Hip No. 168, Paynter Son, a son of Paynter consigned by Golden Noguez, Agent, was sold to Winning Move Stable / Myracehorse.com for $100,000. The bay colt, who breezed an eighth on Wednesday in :10 1/5, is out of Chinchilla Lady by Mr. Greeley, a daughter of graded stakes placed stakes winner Boxer Girl, by Two Punch.
  • Hip No. 235, a daughter of Pioneerof the Nile consigned by Halcyon Hammock Farm, Agent, was sold to Linda Rice, Agent, for $100,000. The dark bay or brown filly, who breezed a quarter in :21 2/5 on Thursday, is a half sister to graded stakes placed stakes winner Gotta Go, out of Disturbingly Hot, by Unbridled’s Song, a half sister to stakes winning OBS graduate Hostile Witness.
  • K.O.I.D. Co., Ltd. paid $100,000 for Hip No. 315, a son of Karakontie (JPN) consigned by Whitman Sales LLC, Agent. The bay colt, who breezed an eighth in :10 2/5 on Thursday, is out of Friend of a Friend, by Crafty Friend, and is a half brother to the dam of stakes winner Caledonian.

For the session, 187 horses grossed $6,119,500, compared with 179 selling for a total of $6,641,100 at last year’s first session. The average was $32,725 compared with $37,101 a year ago, while the median price was $20,000, up from $18,000 in 2018.  The buyback percentage was 28.9%; it was 17.9.% last year.

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

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

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

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

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

Ghostzapper filly fastest at June Sale’s final Under Tack session

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Hip No. 914, a daughter of Ghostzapper consigned by Gayle Woods, Agent for Eric A. Delvalle, worked three eighths in :32 3/5 to post the sale’s co-fastest work at the distance at the fifth and final session of the Under Tack Show for Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2019 June Two Year Olds in Training and Horses of Racing Age Sale. The bay filly is a half sister to graded stakes winner Come Dancing out of graded stakes winner Tizahit, by Tiznow.

Gayle Woods also consigned Hip No. 882, a son of Flat Out who worked the same distance in :32 4/5. The chestnut colt is out of Suzy Blue Light, by Exchange Rate, a daughter of graded stakes winner Silmaril.

Hip No. 881, a dark bay or brown gelding by Bahamian Squall consigned by Nice and Easy Thoroughbreds, Agent, turned in the session’s fastest quarter, stopping the timer in :20 4/5. He’s out of Super Trooper, by Posse, from the family of graded stakes winner Cosmonaut.

Two youngsters shared honors for the day’s fastest eighth, clocked in :9 4/5.

  • Hip No. 893, Unconquered Lea, a chestnut colt by Lea consigned by Harris Training Center LLC, Agent, is out of Tanqerray, by Good Journey, from the family of graded stakes placed stakes winner Oncefortheroad.
  • Hip No. 1037, a dark bay or brown filly by More Than Ready consigned by McKathan Bros., Agent, is out of graded stakes winner Omaticaya (IRE), by Bernstein, from the family of graded stakes winner Muhtarram.

Six horses worked quarters in :21 flat.

  • Hip No. 865, a chestnut colt by New Year’s Day consigned by Parrish Farms, Agent, is a half brother to graded stakes winner Stormy Embrace out of Stormy Allure, by Stormy Atlantic.
  • Hip No. 891, a chestnut filly by Hard Spun consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Cairan Dunne), Agent, is out of Tangelo, by Square Eddie, a daughter of grade one stakes placed Tangle (IRE).
  • Hip No. 908, consigned by RiceHorse Stable (Brandon & Ali Rice), is a chestnut filly by Violence out of Thunder Way, by Thunder Gulch, a half sister to graded stakes placed Hearts of Red.
  • Hip No. 935, a chestnut filly by Kantharos consigned by Ocala Stud, is out of Trippi Honor, by Trippi, from the family of stakes winner Sorbie Queen.
  • Hip No. 975, a bay filly by Fed Biz consigned by Top Line Sales LLC, Agent, is out of stakes placed What the World, by Toccet, from the family of graded stakes winner Irish Warrior.
  • Hip No. 1040, consigned by RiceHorse Stable (Brandon & Ali Rice), Agent, is a chestnut filly by Chitu out of Righteous Wolf, by Wolf Power, a half sister to stakes winning OBS graduate Boxford Village.

Three horses worked quarters in :21 1/5.

  • Hip No. 956, a dark bay or brown filly by Uncaptured consigned by Ocala Stud, is a half sister to stakes winner Red Nation out of Valid Pro, by Polish Pro.
  • Hip No. 965, a bay filly by Fed Biz consigned by 30-30 Ranch, is out of stakes placed Waccamaw, by War Chant, a daughter of graded stakes placed stakes winner Under the Rug.
  • Hip No. 1051, a bay colt by Shackleford consigned by Pick View LLC, Agent, is a half brother to graded stakes placed stakes winner Safe Trip out of Teruko, by Coronado’s Quest.

There were ten eighths in :10 flat.

  • Hip No. 869, Dontletsweetfoolya, a bay filly by Stay Thirsty consigned by Hemingway Racing and Training Stables LLC, Agent, is out of Stunning Electra, by Catienus, from the family of grade one stakes winner Astrious.
  • Hip No. 909, consigned by Team Work Racing Corp., Agent, is a bay colt by Atreides out of Tidal Surge, by Bernardini, a half sister to graded stakes winner American Lion.
  • Hip No. 931, a dark bay or brown colt by Verrazano consigned by Two Oaks Equine, is out of Tres Osos, by Malibu Moon, a half sister to graded stakes placed Complimenti.
  • Hip No. 949, a bay filly by Khozan consigned by Paul Sharp, Agent, is out of Unwooed, by Dixie Union, a half sister to graded stakes winning OBS graduate Voice of Destiny.
  • Hip No. 957, a bay filly by Uncaptured consigned by Whitman Sales LLC, Agent, is out of Vegas Babe, by Bernardini, a daughter of stakes winner Very Vegas.
  • Hip No. 963, a dark bay or brown colt by Goldencents consigned by Potrero Stables, is out of Visions of Candy, by Candy Ride (ARG), from the family of champion Meadow Star.
  • Hip No. 982, consigned by Gutierrez Sales, Agent, is a dark bay or brown colt by Oxbow out of Wifeinthefastlane, by Tapit, a daughter of stakes winner Alexandra Rylee.
  • Hip No. 995, Hard Times, a bay colt by Khozan consigned by Journeyman Bloodstock Services, Inc. (Brent & Crystal Fernung), Agent, is out of Wontoo, by Montbrook, from the family of grade one winner Elmhurst.
  • Hip No. 1054, a bay filly by Into Mischief consigned by Hemingway Racing and Training Stables LLC, Agent, is a half sister to stakes placed Dawly, out of Usrah, by Tiznow.
  • Hip No. 1058, a bay filly by Strong Mandate consigned by Brick City Thoroughbreds, Agent, is a half sister to stakes winner Ancient Rome out of stakes winner Wish It Were, by Is It True.

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

The June Sale begins on Wednesday, June 12. Hip No.’s 1 – 360 will be offered, beginning at 10:00 a.m.

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

Sales results 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 win three Grade Ones at Belmont Day

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William & Corrine Heiligbrodt’s Mitole pressed a rapid early pace in the $1.2-million Metropolitan Handicap (G1), took the lead after three quarters in 1:08 1/5 and held off stretch runs by McKinzie and Thunder Snow to score by three quarters of a length. The time for the mile  was 1:32 3/5.  It’s the seventh straight win and third graded victory for the 4-year-old colt by Eskendereya, trained by Steve Asmussen, now 11-8-2-1 and the latest OBS millionaire with earnings of $1,642,910. Consigned to the 2017 OBS April Sale by Grassroots Training & Sales, he was sold for $140,000 after an Under Tack eighth in :10 flat. watch his under tack video

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Bloom Racing Stable, Madaket Stables LLC and Allen Racing LLC’s Midnight Bisou saved ground early in the $700,000 Ogden Phipps Stakes (G1), came out for the drive, ran past Come Dancing in the upper stretch then drew away to win by 3-1/2 lengths. It’s the ninth graded stakes victory for the 4-year-old daughter of Midnight Lute, purchased by Jeffrey Bloom for $80,000 out of the Woodford Thoroughbreds consignment at the 2017 April Sale after working an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5. Also trained by Steve Asmussen, she’s now 15-9-3-3 and has earned $2,780,000 to date. watch her under tack video

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Michael Dubb, Madaket Stables LLC and Bethlehem Stables LLC’s World of Trouble took the lead right after the break in the $400,000 Jaipur Invitational Stakes (G1), opened a clear lead after a half in :43 4/5 and refused to yield down the stretch, scoring by a length and three quarters after six furlongs on the turf in 1:06 1/5. That’s five straight stakes wins for the 4-year-old Florida-bred colt by Kantharos, consigned by Darsan Inc., Agent, to the 2016 OBS August Yearling Sale. Now 13-9-2-1 for trainer Jason Servis, he has earned $1,263,300.

More Than Ready colt fastest at fourth June Sale Under Tack session

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Hip No. 657, a son of More Than Ready consigned by C & J Stable, breezed three eighths in  :32 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 2019 June Two Year Olds in Training and Horses of Racing Age Sale . The dark bay or brown colt is out of Passionate Diva, by Street Cry (IRE), a daughter of graded stakes winner Roshani.

A pair of youngsters shared worked quarters in :20 3/5, the day’s fastest at the distance.

  • Hip No. 701, a dark bay or brown colt by Dialed In consigned by Parrish Farms, Agent, turned in the day’s fastest quarter, clocked in :20 3/5. He’s out of Pure Refinement, by In Excess (IRE), a half sister to grade one stakes winner Pure as Gold.
  • Hip No. 706, consigned by Hawks Nest LLC, is a dark bay or brown colt by Race sDay out of Queen Brianna, by Unbridled’s Song, a full sister to graded stakes winner Rockport Harbor.

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

  • Hip No. 653, a bay filly by Ghostzapper consigned de Meric Sales, Agent, is out of graded stakes winner Palanka City, by Carson City, a full sister to graded stakes placed stakes winner Quick Action.
  • Hip No. 780, Scoot the Moon, a dark bay or brown filly by Malibu Moon consigned by Race Ready Sales (Michael Caraman), Agent, is out of stakes placed Scooter Bird, by War Pass, a half sister to graded stakes placed stakes winner Daring Reality.
  • Hip No. 795, El Guaya, a bay colt by Sky Mesa consigned by Golden Rock Thoroughbreds, Agent, is a full brother to stakes placed Rowdy Dylan out of stakes placed Serious Vow, by Broken Vow.
  • Hip No. 859, Centaur’s Image, a bay colt by Chitu consigned by Vargas Sales, Agent, is out of St Ballado’s Lady, by Pleasantly Perfect, from the family of graded stakes winner Halo’s Image.

Four horses worked quarters in :20 4/5

  • Hip No. 712, consigned by All Dreams Equine, Agent, is a dark bay or brown filly by Successful Appeal out of Queen of the Pool, by Monarchos, from the family of graded stakes winner Freedom Crest.
  • Hip No. 719, a chestnut colt by Exclusive Quality consigned by Golden Noguez, Agent, is out of Rated Extreme, by Magna Graduate, a full sister to graded stakes winner Blueeyesintherein.
  • Hip No. 724, a gray or roan filly by Conveyance consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, is out of stakes placed Rebecca’s Surprise, by Marino Marini, from the family of graded stakes placed stakes winner Monica Faye.
  • Hip No. 748, consigned by Top Line Sales LLC, Agent, a bay filly by Into Mischief out of Rosemonde, by Indian Charlie, is a full sister to grade one stakes placed Rowayton.

There were three quarters in :21 flat.

  • Hip No. 677, a gray or roan colt by Graydar consigned by Julie Davies LLC, Agent, is out of Poco Uno, by E Dubai, a full sister to stakes winner Don’tgetsuspicious.
  • Hip No. 708, a chestnut colt by Tapizar consigned by Thoroughbred Champions Training Center, Agent, is a half brother to Fix Me a Sandwich, third in the Parx Spring Derby on May 21, out of Queen Frostine, by Giant’s Causeway, from the family of grade one stakes winning OBS graduate Traitor.
  • Hip No. 846, a bay filly by Lea consigned by Old South Farm LLC, Agent, is a half sister to stakes winner Fastongrass out of Soloing, by Runaway Groom.

Eight horses worked quarters in :21 1/5

  • Hip No. 649, a chestnut colt by Declaration of War consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, is a half brother to grade one stakes placed stakes winner A Lot out of grade one stakes placed Overly Tempting, by In Excess (IRE).
  • Hip No. 679, consigned by RiceHorse Stable (Brandon & Ali Rice), Agent, is a dark bay or brown gelding by Sky Mesa out of Political Act, by Political Force, a half sister to graded stakes winner Rare Gift.
  • Hip No. 720, a bay colt by Palace Malice consigned by RiceHorse Stable (Brandon & Ali Rice), Agent, is out of stakes placed Ravenesque, by Dance With Ravens, from the family of stakes winner Deputy Flag.
  • Hip No. 760, consigned by Eriberto Olivas, is a dark bay or brown colt by Archarcharch out of Samaritan’s Star, by Hook and Ladder, from the family of graded stakes winner I Rejoice.
  • Hip No. 770, a chestnut filly by First Dude consigned by Gayle Woods, is a full sister to stakes placed OBS graduate Enterprising Lady out of Sassy Harper, by Bob and John.
  • Hip No. 782, a dark bay or brown colt by Into Mischief consigned by Halcyon Hammock Farm, Agent, is out of graded stakes placed Sea Level Drive, by Malibu Moon, a half sister to stakes placed Cascade Rose.
  • Hip No. 856, a bay colt by Fury Kapcori consigned by Champions of the Future, Agent, is out of Starship Melody, by El Corredor, a half sister to graded stakes placed stakes winner Boots Ahead.
  • Hip No. 858, consigned by S G V Thoroughbreds LLC (Steven Venosa), Agent, is a bay filly by Chitu out of Stay Classy, by Include, from the family of champion Pleasant Tap.

Nine horses worked eighths in :10 flat.

  • Hip No. 656, consigned by Thoroughbred Champions Training Center LLC, is a chestnut filly by Dialed In out of Paraskevoulla, by Thunder Gulch, a daughter of stakes winner Schematic.
  • Hip No. 672, a gray or roan colt by Graydar consigned by Costanzo Sales, is a half brother to graded stakes placed Zulfikhar out of stakes placed Pink Diamond, by Mineshaft.
  • Hip No. 682, consigned by Woodford Thoroughbreds Agent, is a bay filly by Competitive Edge out of Ponya, by E Dubai, a half sister to stakes placed Eishin Paris.
  • Hip No. 725, a bay filly by Soldat consigned by J. J. Thoroughbreds, Agent, is a half sister to stakes winner Summer Cruise out of Reboot, by Rubiano.
  • Hip No. 758, consigned by Grassroots Training & Sales LLC, is a bay filly by Soldat out of Sacred Moon, by Malibu Moon, a half sister to stakes placed OBS graduate Bird is the Word.
  • Hip No. 772, consigned by Southern Chase Farm, Inc. (Greg & Karen Dodd), Agent, is a dark bay or brown colt by Tale of the Cat out of stakes placed Saturday Nthe Park, by Any Given Saturday, a half sister to stakes placed Catinatree.
  • Hip No. 784, Palace Two Step, a bay filly by Palace consigned by S B M Training and Sales, Agent, is out of Seattle Two Step, by Two Punch, a half sister to graded stakes winner Miss Grindstone.
  • Hip No. 809, consigned by Best A Luck Farm LLC, is a chestnut colt by Golden Lad out of Sheza Justice, by During, a half sister to stakes winner Avie’s Lady.
  • Hip No. 825, a gray or roan filly by Race Day consigned by Bobby Dodd, Agent, is out of Simply Sensational, by Colonel John, a half sister to stakes placed Fransor’s Finest.

Hip No. 796, a daughter of Summer Front consigned by Paul Sharp, Agent, worked three eighths in :32 4/5. The gray or roan filly is out of Shadow Thrower, by Giant’s Causeway, a daughter of grade one stakes winning OBS graduate Love Lock.

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

The Under Tack Show concludes at 7:30 a.m. on Sunday, June 9, with Hip No’s 865 – 1059 scheduled to breeze.

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

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

 

2019 OBS March graduates one-two in Belmont’s Tremont Stakes

Joe Labozzetta photo

Reddam Racing LLC’s Fore Left is two for two and a stakes winner after taking the lead at the start of Belmont’s $150,000 Tremont Stakes on Friday and never looking back, opening a long lead in the stretch and coasting home a winner by 4-1/2 lengths over fellow OBS graduate Theitalianamerican (March ’19, January ’18), who rallied from last to be second best. The 2-year-old colt by Twirling Candy, trained by Doug O’Neill, has earned $126,000 to date. Consigned by Wavertree Stables to the 2019 OBS March Sale, he went through the ring after turning in an eighth in :10 flat at the Under Tack Show. watch his under tack video

Adam Coglianese photo

Stephanie Seymour Brant’s Significant Form got the Belmont Stakes weekend off to a good start on Thursday, coming from off the pace in the $200,000 Intercontinental Stakes (G3), taking the lead between horses a sixteenth from home and scoring by half a length. It’s the third stakes win for the 4-year-old daughter of Creative Cause, purchased for $575,000 out of the Eddie Woods consignment at the 2017 OBS April Sale after an Under Tack quarter in :21 flat. Now 9-3-1-0 for trainer Chad Brown, she has earned $466,865. watch her under tack video

Majesticperfection filly, Raison d’Etat colt fastest at June Under Tack day three

Hip 524 (Tibor & Judit photography)

A Majesticperfection filly and colt by Raison d’Etat sped quarters in :20 4/5 to share honors for the fastest work at the distance at the third session of the Under Tack Show for Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2019 June Two Year Olds in Training and Horses of Racing Age Sale .

  • Hip No. 524, a chestnut filly by Majesticperfection consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, is a half sister to graded stakes placed Legends of War out of Madera Dancer, by Rahy.
  • Hip No. 609, a dark bay or brown colt by Raison d’Etat consigned by Hoppel’s Horse & Cattle Co., Inc., Agent, is out of Neith, by Dynaformer, a half sister to graded stakes placed stakes winner Lady Chace.

Three youngsters breezed eighths in :9 4/5, the session’s fastest at the distance.

  • Hip No. 462, a bay colt by Overdriven consigned by M R Racing, Agent, is out of Lady Buddha, by Buddha, from the family of graded stakes winning OBS graduate Wild At Heart.
  • Hip No. 495, consigned by Whitman Sales LLC, Agent, is a bay colt by Algorithms out of Lignite, by Run Away and Hide, a half sister to stakes winning OBS graduate Backdoor Kenny.
  • Hip No. 515, a bay colt by Bourbon Courage consigned by Victory Stable, Agent, is out of Lulu Quatorze, by Louis Quatorze, a half sister to stakes winner Lovable Lady.

Hip No. 525, a son of Treasure Beach (GB) consigned by Blue River Bloodstock, Inc., Agent, breezed the day’s fastest three eighths, stopping the timer in :33 flat. The bay colt is out of Mafietta, by Giant’s Causeway, from the family of grade one stakes placed stakes winner Harbour Club.

Hip No 645, a son of Conveyance consigned by Gayle Woods, Agent, worked the distance in :33 1/5. The gray or roan colt is out of Our Laughing Lady, by Zensational, a half sister to graded stakes placed stakes winner Freesgood.

Five horses worked quarters in :21 flat.

  • Hip No. 434, a gray or roan filly by Graydar consigned by Thoroughbred Champions Training Center LLC, is a half sister to graded stakes winning OBS graduate Pure Silver out of stakes winner Jehan, by Forest Wildcat.
  • Hip No. 491, consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, is a chestnut colt by Tapiture out of Letthetigerparty, by Hold That Tiger, a half sister to stakes winner Carouse.
  • Hip No. 503, a chestnut colt by The Big Beast consigned by Ocala Stud, Agent, is a half brother to graded stakes placed OBS graduate Summation Time out of Load Up, by Dove Hunt.
  • Hip No. 506, consigned by Coastal Equine LLC (Jesse Hoppel), Agent, is a dark bay or brown colt by Violence out of Love Abounds, by Not For Love, a half sister to graded stakes winner Gotaghostofachance.
  • Hip No. 586, a dark bay or brown filly by Jack Milton also consigned by Coastal Equine, is out of Ms Delfy, by Dixie Union, a half sister to graded stakes winner Off Duty.

There were two quarters in :21 1/5.

  • Hip No. 482, a bay colt by Soldat consigned by Woodford Thoroughbreds, Agent, is a half brother to graded stakes winner Melesina out of Lastroseofsummer (IRE), by Haafhd.
  • Hip No. 588, Musical Squall, a bay filly by Bahamian Squall consigned by Runner’s Dream Farm, Inc., is out of Musical Touch, by Touch Gold, from the family of graded stakes winner Igotrhythm.

There were six eighths in :10 flat.

  • Hip No. 457, a dark bay or brown filly by More Than Ready consigned by Niall Brennan Stables, Agent, is out of stakes winner Knit One Purr Two, by Tale of the Cat, from the family of graded stakes winner With Distinction.
  • Hip No. 517, consigned by GOP Racing Stable Corp., Agent, is a dark bay or brown filly by Mineshaft out of stakes placed Luna Dorada, by Seeking the Gold, a daughter of graded stakes winner Laramie Moon (ARG).
  • Hip No. 527, a gray or roan filly by Rattlesnake Bridge consigned by Silver Star, Agent, is out of Magical Masquerade, by Unbridled, a daughter of graded stakes winner Burmilla.
  • Hip No. 550, Allied Armada, a gray or roan colt by Normandy Invasion consigned by Julie Davies LLC, Agent, is out of stakes winner Mimi’s Tizzy, by Cee’s Tizzy, from the family of graded stakes winner Norsan.
  • Hip No. 558, a chestnut filly by Big Drama consigned by Southern Chase Farm, Inc. (Greg & Karen Dodd), Agent, is a full sister to stakes placed Sadie Be Good out of Miss Grandiose, by Grand Slam.
  • Hip No. 572, a dark bay or brown colt by Uncle Mo consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, is a half brother to graded stakes placed Sawyer’s Mill out of grade one stakes placed Modification, by Vindication.

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

The Under Tack Show continues at 7:30 a.m. on Saturday, June 8, with Hip No’s 649 – 864 scheduled to breeze.

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

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

Distorted Humor colt fastest at second June Under Tack session

Hip 254 (Tibor & Judit photography)

Hip No. 254, a bay colt by Distorted Humor consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, breezed an eighth in :9 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 2019 June Two Year Olds in Training and Horses of Racing Age Sale. The bay colt is a three quarter brother to stakes winner Out for a Spin.

Two horses shared honors for the session’s fastest quarter, stopping the timer in :20 4/5.

  • Hip No. 388, a gray or roan filly by Adios Charlie consigned by Ocala Stud, is a half sister to stakes placed Angel’s Tune out of Holiday Tune, by Concorde’s Tune, a half sister to graded stakes winner R Holiday Mood.
  • Hip No. 427, consigned by CM Thoroughbreds, Agent, is a bay filly by Shakin It Up out of Italian Rose, by Forestry, a daughter of stakes winner Extend.

Three horses worked quarters in :21 flat.

  • Hip No. 221, consigned by Top Line Sales LLC, Agent, is a bay filly by Speightstown out of graded stakes placed stakes winner Dazzling (IRE), by Galileo, a full sister to grade one stakes winner Roderic O’Connor.
  • Hip No. 256, a bay filly by Constitution consigned by Potrero Stables, is a half sister to stakes winner Molto Bella out of grade one stakes winning OBS June graduate Dr. Zic, by Milwaukee Brew.
  • Hip No. 350, a dark bay or brown colt by Sky Kingdom consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, is out of Grace Like Rain, by Stormy Atlantic, a half sister to graded stakes placed stakes winner Room for Me.

There were four quarters in :21 1/5.

  • Hip No. 232, consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, is a chestnut filly by Elusive Quality out of stakes winner Dinner At Arlene’s, by Forestry, a half sister to grade one stakes winner Link River.
  • Hip No. 299, a chestnut colt by Lemon Drop Kid consigned by RiceHorse Stable (Brandon & Ali Rice), is out of stakes winner Fast Tip, by Najran, a full sister to graded stakes winner Muny.
  • Hip No. 302, Number One Kitten, a chestnut colt by Kitten’s Joy consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, is out of First in Time, by Broken Vow, from the family of grade one stakes winner Changeintheweather.
  • Hip No. 332, a bay colt by Honor Code consigned by Randy Bradshaw, Agent, is a half brother to graded stakes winner Live Lively, and Indian Miss, dam of grade one stakes winning OBS graduate Mitole, out of stakes winner Glacken’s Gal, by Smoke Glacken.

There were eight eighths in :10 flat.

  • Hip No. 233, consigned by King’s Equine, Agent, is a bay colt by Into Mischief out of Distorted Champ, by Distorted Humor, a half sister to grade one stakes winner Champ Pegasus.
  • Hip No. 234, a dark bay or brown filly by Medaglia d’Oro consigned by King’s Equine, Agent for Aaron and Marie Jones LLC, is a full sister to graded stakes winner Mrs McDougal out of graded stakes winner Distorted Passion, by Distorted Humor.
  • Hip No. 249, consigned by Advanced Thoroughbreds LLC, is a bay filly by Commissioner out of stakes placed Dreamed to Dream, by Deputy Wild Cat, a full sister to stakes placed Screen to Screen.
  • Hip No. 297, consigned by Golden Noguez, Agent, is a bay colt by Forty Tales out of Fashion Commands, by Old Fashioned, from the family of grade one stakes winner Spinning Round.
  • Hip No. 328, a bay filly by Jimmy Creed consigned by Grassroots Training & Sales LLC, is out of G G’s a Gem, by Grindstone, from the family of stakes winner Helen Jennings.
  • Hip No. 371, consigned by Silver Star, Agent, is a dark bay or brown filly by Overanalyze out of Headstrong Beauty, by Latent Heat, a daughter of stakes winner Beautiful Stranger.
  • Hip No. 400, a dark bay or brown filly by First Samurai consigned by S B M Training and Sales, Agent, is out of Hula Skirt, by Dixie Union, a full sister to graded stakes winner Grasshopper.
  • Hip No. 422, consigned by Julie Davies LLC, Agent, is a bay filly by Fast Anna out of Invalida, by Street Cry (IRE) a daughter of grade one winner Malibu Prayer.

Hip No. 364, a daughter of Palace consigned by Blue River Bloodstock, Inc., Agent, breezed the day’s fastest three eighths, stopping the timer in :33 2/5. The chestnut filly is out of stakes placed Hanalei Bay, by Exploit, a daughter of stakes winner Ragtime Doll.

Hip No. 412, Gold Included, a bay filly by Goldencents consigned by Race Ready Sales (Michael Caraman), Agent, worked three eighths in :33 3/5. Out of Include the Aussie, by Include, from the family of graded stakes winner Gimme Da Lute, she finished fourth in her debut on May 26th in a Maiden Special Weight test at Gulfstream Park.

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

The Under Tack Show continues at 7:30 a.m. on Friday, June 7, with Hip No’s 433 – 648 scheduled to breeze.

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

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

Daredevil colt fastest at June Sale’s first Under Tack session

Hip No. 100 (Tibor Szlavik photo)

Hip No. 100, a son of Daredevil consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, breezed a quarter in :20 3/5 to post the fastest work at the distance at the first session of the Under Tack Show for Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2019 June Two Year Olds in Training and Horses of Racing Age Sale. The dark bay or brown colt is out of Bible, by U S Ranger, from the family of grade one stakes winner Corinthian.

Hip No. 199, a chestnut filly by City Zip consigned by Mark White, Agent, turned in the session’s fastest eighth, stopping the timer in :9 4/5. She’s out of Court Appeal, by Candy Ride (ARG), a half sister to grade one stakes winner Mani Bhavan.

Two horses worked quarters in :20 4/5.

  • Hip No. 46, My Little Rose, a chestnut filly by Field Commission consigned by Nice and Easy Thoroughbreds, Agent, is out of Arabian Rose, by Saint Anddan, from the family of champion Star de Naskra.
  • Hip No. 172, Ladies Luv Munny, consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, is a chestnut filly by Can the Man out of Circle the World, by Munnings, from the family of grade one winner Circular Quay.

There were three quarters in :21 flat.

  • Hip No. 82, consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, is a bay filly by Majesticperfection out of Beautiful Greeley, by Mr. Greeley, a half sister to stakes placed Srikinglybeautiful from the family of horse of the year Tiznow.
  • Hip No. 183, Mighty Fast, a dark bay or brown colt by Flat Out consigned by Azpurua Stables, Agent, is a half brother to stakes placed Provincial out of Colonial Review, by Pleasant Colony, a full sister to graded stakes winner Dance Colony.
  • Hip No. 192, a bay colt by Competitive Edge consigned by Brick City Thoroughbreds, is a half brother to graded stakes winner Globetrotter out of Cool Slew, by Seattle Slew.

Four horses worked quarters in :21 1/5.

  • Hip No. 26, consigned by Team Work Racing Corp., Agent, is a chestnut filly by Biondetti out of All Thrill, by Gulf Storm, from the family of millionaire graded stakes winning OBS graduate Duke of Mischief.
  • Hip No. 50, a dark bay or brown colt by Uncaptured consigned by Hemingway Racing and Training Stables LLC, Agent, is out of Arrumosis, by Hold Me Back, from the family of stakes winner Dancing Dreams.
  • Hip No. 116, a bay colt Lemon Drop Kid consigned by Whitman Sales LLC, Agent, is out of Bourbonstateofmind, by Street Sense, a half sister to grade one stakes placed Ginger Pop.
  • Hip No. 204, Maclean’s Legacy, a chestnut colt by Maclean’s Music consigned by Race Ready Sales (Michael Caraman), Agent, is a half brother to graded stakes placed Great Point out of Crafty Queen, by Crafty Prospector.

There were nine eighths in :10 flat.

  • Hip No. 37, Lil Bro, a dark bay or brown colt by Fury Kapcori consigned by Craig L. Wheeler, Agent, is a half brother to graded stakes winner Areyoutalkintome out of Andrea Gail, by Storm Bird.
  • Hip No. 40, a gray or roan colt by Race Day consigned by Top Line Sales LLC, Agent, is out of Annabird, by Flower Alley, a half sister to grade one stakes placed stakes winner Achiever’s Legacy.
  • Hip No. 45, a bay filly by Carpe Diem consigned by Eddie Woods, is a half sister to stakes placed Aquamarine out of April True, by Yes It’s True.
  • Hip No. 56, consigned by Grassroots Training & Sales LLC, is a bay filly by Super Ninety Nine out of Atlantic Tide, by Stormy Atlantic, a daughter of stakes winning OBS graduate Scapade.
  • Hip No. 101, a chestnut filly by Fast Anna consigned by Craig L. Wheeler, Agent, is a half sister to stakes placed Big Bobby Brown out of Big Brown Kitty, by Big Brown, a half sister to graded stakes placed stakes winner Flashy Ways.
  • Hip No. 153, consigned by Kings Equine, Agent, is a dark bay or brown colt by Bernardini out of Causeway Lady, by Giant’s Causeway, a daughter of millionaire graded stakes winner Mystic Lady.
  • Hip No. 170, a dark bay or brown filly by Commissioner consigned by Bobby Dodd, Agent, is out of Chosen Road, by Quality Road, a half sister to graded stakes winner Lemon Maid.
  • Hip No. 186, Hospitality, a bay filly by Quality Road consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, is a half sister to stakes winner Giza Goddess out of Comfort and Joy, by Harlan’s Holiday.
  • Hip No. 210, a chestnut colt by Competitive Edge consigned by Julie Davies LLC, Agent, is a half brother to stakes placed OBS graduate Crystal Rosario out of Crystal Image, by Halo’s Image, a full sister to graded stakes placed OBS graduate Izzie’s Halo.

Hip No. 77, a dark bay or brown colt by Global Response consigned by Victory Stable, Agent, breezed the day’s fastest three eighths, clocked in :34 flat. He’s out of stakes winner Bay Street Gal, by Marco Bay, from the family of grade one stakes winning millionaire OBS graduate Midnight Bisou.

Hip No. 71, a chestnut filly by Verrazano consigned by 30-30 Ranch worked a half mile, timed in :47 flat. She’s out of stakes winner Barbette, by High Yield, a half sister to graded stakes winner Diamond On the Run.

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

The Under Tack Show continues on Thursday, June 6, at 7:30 a.m. with Hip No’s 217 – 432 scheduled to breeze.

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

Sales results will be available on the OBS website, updated hourly during each session of the 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 score six holiday weekend stakes wins

OBS graduates scored six stakes victories over the Memorial Day weekend, highlighted by a 1-2-3 sweep at Belmont, and a first time starter punching her ticket to Royal Ascot.

Elsa Lorieul photo

Steve Landers’ Pole Setter took the lead at the start of the $100,000 Paradise Creek Stakes at Belmont on Saturday and led all the way, scoring by a length and a quarter in a swift 1:20 3/5 for seven furlongs on the turf. Fast closing OBS graduate Pulsate (April ’18) was second, with Strike Silver (October ’17) settling for third. It’s the first stakes victory for the 3-year-old son of Take Charge Indy, who turned in an Under Tack quarter in :21 1/5 before he was purchased for $220,000 out of the Wavertree Stables consignment at the 2018 OBS April Sale. Now 9-3-0-5 for trainer Brad Cox, he has earned $178,700 to date. watch his under tack video

Chelsea Durand photo

Breeze Easy, LLC’s Karak went right to the front in her debut in a $100,000, five furlong maiden special weight dash on the turf against the boys on Saturday at Belmont, battled her stablemate into the stretch then drew away late to win by three lengths. Trained by Wesley Ward, the 2-year-old daughter of Karakontie (JPN), the first winner for her sire, earned $50,000. She was sold for $365,000 by All Dreams Equine, Agent, at the 2019 OBS March Sale after breezing an eighth in :9 4/5 at the Under Tack Show. She’s being pointed for Royal Ascot, looking to follow in the footsteps of Ward-trained two-time OBS graduate Shang Shang Shang (March ’18, January ’17), winner of the Norfolk Stakes (G2) last summer. watch her under tack video

Paul P. Pompa, Jr. and Golden Goose Enterprises’ Beautiful Lover tried stakes company for the first time in the $81,000 Boiling Springs Stakes at Monmouth Park on Saturday, and the 3-year-old Florida-bred filly by Arch came from off the pace, caught the leader in deep stretch and scored by half a length. It’s her third straight win for trainer Chad Brown, leaving her 4-3-0-0 with $113,700 in earnings.  She was purchased for $475,000 by Steven W. Young, Agent, out of the Off the Hook consignment at the 2018 OBS April Sale after an Under Tack eighth in :10 2/5. watch her under tack video

Ryan Thompson photo

Dennis G. Smith, Span Investments Inc. and George DeBenedicty’s Trenchtown Cat dueled with fellow OBS graduate Razorback Lady (June ’17, October ’15) into the stretch of Saturday’s $75,000 Ana T. Stakes at Gulfstream, took charge for good a furlong from home and drew away to beat her by 3-3/4 lengths. It’s the second stakes victory for the 3-year-old old daughter of Discreet Cat, trained by Rohan Crichton, now 5-3-1-0 with $157,445 in earnings. She was purchased for $36,000 out of the Randy Miles consignment at the 2018 OBS June Sale after turning in an Under Tack eighth in :10 flat. watch her under tack video

Ivery Sisters Racing’s Monte Man defended his title in the $75,000 Louisiana Legends Sprint Stakes on Saturday at Evangeline Downs, circling horses on the turn to reach contention, reaching the lead in deep stretch and holding on to win by three quarters of a length. It’s the sixth stakes win for the 6-year-old gelding by Custom for Carlos, purchased for $125,000 out of the Royal Thoroughbred International consignment at the 2015 OBS March Sale after working an Under Tack eighth in in :10 1/5. Now 33-12-6-4 for trainer Ron Faucheux, he has earned $491,145 to date.  watch his under tack video 

Beach Haven Thoroughbreds LLC’s unbeaten Newly Minted is three for three with two stakes wins after chasing pacesetting fellow OBS graduate Cash Only (April ’18) into deep stretch, catching her, and beating her to the wire by 2-1/2 lengths in the $125,000 Bouwerie Stakes on Monday at Belmont Park. Consigned to the 2018 OBS April Sale by Sequel Bloodstock, Agent for Chester and Mary Broman, she was sold to Beach Haven for $110,000 after an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5. Trained by Linda Rice, she has earned $212,850 to date. watch her under tack video

Peter Redekop B. C. Ltd.’s Awhitesportscoat made his stakes debut in Sunday’s $50,000 George Royal Stakes at Hastings Park, and the 5-year-old gelding by Hansen came from off the pace, took command after straightening away in the stretch and eased away to a 2-3/4 length victory. Fellow OBS graduate Apalachee Bay (June ’17) checked in third. That’s two straight wins, leaving him with a 19-5-3-3 career record and $115,392 in earnings. Consigned by Woodford Thoroughbreds, Agent, to the 2016 OBS April Sale, he was sold for $170,000 after an Under Tack eighth in :10 flat.  watch his under tack video

Mucho Gusto romps in Santa Anita’s Lazaro Barrera Stakes

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Michael Lund Petersen’s Mucho Gusto went right to the lead at the start of Saturday’s $100,351 Lazaro Barrera Stakes (G3) at Santa Anita, put away an early challenger on the turn, took full command turning for home and drew away in the stretch to a 3-1/4 length victory. Fellow OBS graduate Manhattan Up (April ’18) rallied from last to finish second. It’s the third graded stakes win for the 3-year-old colt by Mucho Macho Man, trained by Bob Baffert, now 6-4-1-1 with $370,800 in earnings. He was consigned by Kirkwood Stables, Agent, to the 2018 OBS March Sale, where he went through the ring after breezing an Under Tack eighth in :10 flat. watch his under tack video

 

Royal Squeeze scores in Gulfstream’s Big Drama Stakes

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Imaginary Stables and Glenn Ellis’ Royal Squeeze sat just off the early lead in Saturday’s $100,000 Big Drama Stakes at Gulfstream, overcame traffic trouble before taking the lead into the stretch and then eased away to score by a length and a quarter. Fellow OBS graduate Mr. Jordan (April ’14, August ’13) rallied from last of nine to finish third. It’s the third stakes win for the 7-year-old Florida-bred son of Wildcat Heir, trained by Elizabeth Dobles, now 34-9-3-5 with $443,672 in earnings. He turned in an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5 before he was purchased for $310,000 out of the Pleasant Acres Farm consignment at the 2014 OBS March Sale. watch his under tack video

Michael Fazio and Jeff Fazio’s Joevia took the lead at the start of Monmouth’s $100,000 Long Branch Stakes on Sunday, battled head and head until turning for home then drew off down the stretch and was best by 2-3/4 lengths. It’s the first stakes score for the 3-year-old colt by Shanghai Bobby, trained by Greg Sacco, now 5-2-2-0 with earnings of $131,600.  Consigned to the 2018 OBS April Sale by Scanlon Training & Sales, Agent, he was sold for $32,000 after an Under Tack eighth in :10 3/5. watch his under tack video

Roddy Harrison’s Change of Control tried stakes company for the first time in Churchill’s $102,366 Mamzelle Overnight Stakes on Saturday. She trailed early, circled horses on the turn, ran past the leader a sixteenth from home and won by a length and three quarters. The 3-year-old daughter of Fed Biz was purchased for $95,000 out of the Kaizen Sales consignment at the 2017 OBS October Selected Sale of Yearlings. Trained by Michelle Lovell, she’s now 7-2-1-1 and has earned $99,787. Selected Sale Conformation photo

Mark Norman and Norman Stables LLC’s Taylor’s Spirit chased the pacesetter in Friday night’s $50,925 Goldfinch Stakes at Prairie Meadows into the stretch, took over inside the final furlong and drew away to win by a length and a quarter. That’s four stakes wins for the 3-year-old filly by Algorithms, sold for $80,000 by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, at the 2018 OBS April Sale after breezing an eighth in :10 flat at the Under Tack Show. Now 10-5-2-1 for trainer Scott Gelner, she has earned $191,730 to date. watch her under tack video

Mitole takes the Churchill Downs Stakes

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William & Corrine Heiligbrodt’s Mitole sat just off the lead in Saturday’s $500,000 Churchill Downs Stakes (G1) on the Derby undercard, took command in the final furlong and drew away late to a 3-1/2 length victory. It’s the sixth straight win for the 4-year-old colt by Eskendereya, purchased for $140,000 out of the Grassroots Training & Sales consignment at the 2017 OBS April Sale after an Under Tack eighth in :10 flat. Now 10-7-2-1 for trainer Steve Asmussen, he has earned $992,910 to date. watch his under tack video

Alex and JoAnn Lieblong’s Laughing Fox relaxed well off the pace in the $300,000 Oaklawn Invitational Stakes on Saturday, came around horses to reach contention in the stretch and was up in the final yards to win by a neck. Fellow OBS graduate Proverb (April ’18) checked in third. It’s the first stakes victory for the 3-year-old colt by Union Rags, also trained by  Steve Asmussen, now 7-3-0-0 with $338,518 in earnings.  He was purchased for $375,000 by the Lieblongs from Harris Training Center LLC, Agent, at the 2018 OBS March Sale after an eighth in :10 2/5 at the Under Tack Show. watch his under tack video

William Stiritz’s Wildwood’s Beauty led a 1-2-3 OBS sweep of the $100,000 FTBOA Ivanavinalot Florida Sire Stakes at Tampa Bay Downs on Saturday, taking charge on the turn and drawing away in the lane to a 3-3/4 length victory over Jolie Bay (October ’17), with Starship Nala (January ’17) half a length back in third.  It’s the second straight stakes win for the 3-year-old Florida-bred daughter of Kantharos, consigned by Summerfield (Francis & Barbara Vanlangendonck), Agent, to the 2017 October Yearling Sale, and purchased by Mr. Stiritz for $47,000. Now 6-3-3-0 for trainer Scott Becker, she has earned $194,340.

David Melin, Leon Ellman and Laurie Plesa’s Vow Me Now found room between horses in the stretch of Saturday’s $75,000 English Channel Stakes at Gulfstream Park, battled fellow OBS graduate Art G is Back (April ’18) to the wire and was best by a nose. Stirling Drive (April ’18) was third, completing the OBS trifecta. It’s the fourth straight win and first stakes score for the 3-year-old colt by Broken Vow, who went through the ring at the 2018 March Sale before he was purchased for $50,000 out of the Halcyon Hammock Farm consignment at the 2018 OBS June Sale after breezing three eighths in :32 4/5 at the Under Tack Show. Trained by Eddie Plesa, Jr., he’s now 10-5-0-1 and has earned $138,508. watch his under tack video

World of Trouble a millionaire after taking Churchill’s Twin Spires Turf Sprint

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Michael Dubb, Madaket Stables LLC and Bethlehem Stables LLC’s World of Trouble went right to the front in Churchill’s $250,000 Twin Spires Turf Sprint Stakes (G2) on Oaks Day and never looked back, drawing away in the stretch and scoring a 3-3/4 length victory. It’s the fourth straight stakes win for the grade one stakes winning 4-year-old Florida-bred colt by Kantharos, trained by Jason Servis, now 12-8-2-1 with $1,043,300 in earnings. Consigned by Darsan Inc., Agent, he went through the ring at the 2016 OBS August Yearling Sale.

$1.3-million Into Mischief colt tops record Spring Sale’s final session

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Hip No. 1165, a son of Into Mischief consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, went to Team Casse, Agent, for $1.3-million to top the fourth and final session of the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2019 Spring Sale of Two-Year-Olds in Training. The bay colt, the entire sale’s highest priced offering, is out of Dixie Song, by Fusaichi Pegasus, a half sister to the dam of grade one winner By the Moon. He breezed a quarter in :21 flat at Sunday’s Under Tack session. sale video

Hip No. 1066, a son of Candy Ride (ARG) consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, was sold to Steven W. Young, Agent, for $975,000. The bay colt, who breezed an eighth :10 flat at Sunday’s Under Tack session, is out of graded stakes placed stakes winner Citizen Advocate, by Proud Citizen.

Stonestreet Stables LLC went to $825,000 for Hip No. 1111, a dark bay or brown filly by Medaglia d’Oro consigned by Sequel Bloodstock, Agent. The half sister to grade one stakes placed stakes winner Bajan, whose eighth in :9 4/5 was co-fastest at the distance on Sunday, is out of stakes placed Critikal Reason, by Aptitude.

Hip No. 1112, a daughter of Cairo Prince consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, was sold for $525,000 to Gold Square LLC. The dark bay or brown filly, who breezed a quarter in :21 flat on Sunday, is a half sister to stakes winner Perfect Wife out of Crozat, by Street Sense, a half sister to graded stakes winner Jungle Prince.

Maverick Racing paid $500,000 for Hip No. 1178, a son of American Pharoah consigned by Niall Brennan Stables, Agent. The bay colt, who turned in an eighth in :10 2/5 on Sunday, is out of graded stakes winner Dundalk Dust, by Military, a half sister to stakes winner Luv Bandit.

Hip No. 919, a son of Pioneerof the Nile consigned by Brick City Thoroughbreds, went to Team Casse, Agent for $460,000. The bay colt, who worked a quarter on Sunday in :21 1/5, is out of graded stakes placed stakes winner Apple Martini, by Giant’s Causeway, a full sister to grade one stakes winner Giant Oak.

Bradley Thoroughbreds LLC, Agent, paid $450,000 for Hip No. 926, a bay colt by Tonalist who worked a quarter in :21 flat on Sunday. Consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, he’s out of Arabian Song, by Forestry, a half sister to graded stakes placed Bodes Galaxy (IRE).

Hip No. 1188, a son of Lea consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, went to J. A. S. for $430,000. The dark bay or brown colt, who worked a quarter in :21 1/5 on Sunday, is out of Ebony Oro, by Bob and John, a half sister to graded stakes placed stakes winner American Century.

Hip No. 939, a son of Street Boss consigned by Randy Miles, Agent, was sold for $410,000 to J. A. S. The dark bay or brown colt, whose eighth on Sunday in :9 4/5 was the day’s co-fastest, is a half brother to stakes placed Rousanne out of Auntie Soph, by Valiant Nature.

Hip No. 995, a daughter of Into Mischief consigned by Eisaman Equine, Agent, went to Mike Ryan, Agent, for $390,000. The bay filly, a half sister to stakes winner Hi Holiday out of graded stakes placed Boleyn, by Proud Citizen, turned in an eighth in :10 2/5 on Sunday.

Dennis O’Neill went to $375,000 for Hip No. 1214, a son of Flatter consigned by Woodford Thoroughbreds, Agent, whose eighth in :9 4/5 on Sunday was co-fastest at the distance. The dark bay or brown colt is a half brother to stakes placed Janis’s Joy out of graded stakes placed stakes winner Ever Elusive, by Forestry.

Hip No. 1090, a bay colt by Medaglia d’Oro who worked a quarter on Sunday in :21 1/5, was purchased by Ben McElroy, Agent for KSI, for $310,000. Consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, he’s a half brother to graded stakes placed Woodfield Springs out of graded stakes winner Communique, by Smart Strike.

Red Oak Farm, Inc. paid $250,000 for Hip No. 960, a dark bay or brown colt by Violence who worked an eighth in :10 flat on Sunday. Consigned by Randy Miles, Agent, he’s out of champion Bear Now, by Tiznow, a daughter of graded stakes placed stakes winner Controlled.

For the day, 151 horses brought a total of $16,648,000 compared with 159 selling for a total of $16,934,500 last year. The average price was $110,252 compared to $106,506 in 2018, while the median price was $52,000 compared to $50,000 a year ago. The buyback percentage was 24.5%; it was 21.3% in 2018.

For the entire sale, 675 horses sold for a sale record $73,287,000 eclipsing the previous mark of $68,541,500 set a year ago. The average price was a record $108,573, bettering last year’s record $98,197. The median was a record $60,000, topping 2018’s record $55,000. The buyback percentage was 19.6%; it was 18.9% a year ago.  Sixteen horses sold for $500,000 or more compared with fourteen a year ago.

Next on the OBS agenda is the June Sale of Two-Year-Olds and Horses of Racing Age, set for June 12 – 14.

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.

$1.2-million Liam’s Map colt tops Spring Sale’s third session

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Hip No. 898, a gray or roan colt by Liam’s Map consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, was purchased by Robert E. & Lawana Low for $1,200,000 to top the third session of the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2019 Spring Sale of Two-Year-Olds in Training. Out of Amazement, by Bernardini, a daughter of grade one stakes winner Wonder Again, he turned in a quarter in :20 4/5 at Thursday’s Under Tack session. sale video

Hip No. 787, a daughter of Into Mischief consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, went to Phoenix Thoroughbred (III) Ltd. for $750,000. The bay filly, who worked a quarter in :21 1/5 on Thursday, is a half sister to stakes placed Divisor out of Unbridled Ridge, by Unbridled’s Song.

Hip No. 789, a bay colt by Ghostzapper consigned by Julie Davies LLC, Agent, was purchased by Stetson Racing LLC for $600,000. The half brother to graded stakes placed Investissement, who worked an eighth in :9 4/5 on Thursday, is out of graded stakes placed Underwater, by Theatrical (IRE).

Stonestreet Stables LLC went to $535,000 for Hip No. 856, a son of Street Boss who worked a quarter in :20 4/5 on Thursday. Consigned by Ocala Stud, the dark bay or brown colt is out of Woodland Park, by Bernardini, a daughter of graded stakes winner Forest Heiress.

Hip No. 760, a son of Twirling Candy consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, was sold to Sheikh Rashid Humaid Al Noaimi for $500,000. The bay colt, who worked a quarter in :20 4/5 on Thursday, is out of Tough Market, by Suave, a half sister to stakes winner Law Enforcement.

Hip No. 847, a bay filly by Bernardini consigned by Randy Bradshaw, Agent, went to Narvick International for $500,000. The half sister to grade one winner Stormello, who breezed an eighth in :10 flat on Thursday, is  out of Wilshewed, by Carson City.

Hip No. 818, a bay colt by Medaglia d’Oro who breezed a quarter on Thursday in :21 1/5, was purchased for $480,000 by Alistair Roden Bloodstock. Consigned by Tom McCrocklin, Agent, he’s out of graded stakes winner Walk Close, by Tapit, a daughter of grade one stakes placed stakes winner Spring Awakening.

Hip No. 889, a dark bay or brown filly by Tale of the Cat consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, was sold to B S W Bloodstock – Liz Crow, Agent, for $420,000. Out of Allons Danser, by Eskendereya, a half sister to stakes placed Southern Truth, she breezed an eighth in :10 flat on Thursday.

Hip No. 810, a daughter of American Pharoah who breezed an eighth in: 10 1/5 on Thursday, went to Steven W. Young, Agent, for $350,000. The bay filly, consigned by Hartley / DeRenzo Thoroughbreds LLC, Agent, is out of Visions of Annette, by Distorted Humor, a half sister to graded stakes placed stakes winner Saucy Evening.

Hip No. 906, a dark bay or brown colt by Temple City consigned by Paul Sharp, Agent, was sold to Ed Plesa, Agent for Karl & Cathi Glassman, for $325,000. Out of stakes placed Anahauc, by Henny Hughes, a half sister to stakes winner Gangbuster, he turned in an Under Tack eighth on Thursday in :10 flat.

Timothy Hills, Agent for Sea Gull Capital, went to $300,000 for Hip No. 729, a bay colt by The Factor consigned by Off the Hook LLC, Agent. The half brother to stakes winner Planchart, who worked an eighth in :10 flat on Thursday, is out of graded stakes placed Tarrip, by Green Desert.

Hip No. 725, a daughter of American Pharoah consigned by Hartley / DeRenzo Thoroughbreds LLC, Agent, was sold to Tom Durant for $275,000. The chestnut filly, who breezed an eighth in :10 1/5 on Thursday, is out of Tap of the Day, by Pulpit, a full sister to grade one winner and leading sire Tapit.

Hip No. 895, a daughter of City Zip consigned by Scanlon Training & Sales, Agent, went to Narvick International for $275,000. The chestnut filly, who worked an eighth in:10 flat on Thursday, a half sister to stakes placed Reversethedecision, is out of Alpha Centauri, by Dynaformer.

Hip No. 708, a daughter of Curlin consigned by Paul Sharp, Agent, was sold to Belladonna Racing LLC for $250,000. The bay filly, who breezed an eighth in :10 1/5 on Thursday, is out of Surprises Welcomed, by Storm Cat, a daughter of graded stakes winner Welcome Surprise.

Jay Em Ess Stable went to $250,000 for Hip No. 841, a daughter of Twirling Candy consigned by Robert Brewer, Agent. The bay filly, who breezed an eighth on Thursday in :10 flat, is out of Wild About Sonny, by Officer, a half sister to stakes winner My Due Process.

For the day, 160 horses brought a total of $17,789,000 compared with 180 grossing $16,224,500 at the corresponding session a year ago. The average price was $111,181, up 23.4% from $90,136 in 2018, while the median price was $62,000, up 12.7% from $55,000 a year ago. The buyback percentage was 24.2%; it was 17% in 2018.

The Spring Sale fourth and final session begins Friday at 10:30 a.m. Hip No.’s 913 – 1221 will be offered.

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 Sping 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.

$1-million Quality Road filly tops Spring Sale’s second session

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Hip No. 444, a daughter of Quality Road consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, was purchased by Narvick International for $1-million to top the second session of the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2019 Spring Sale of Two-Year-Olds in Training. The bay filly, whose eighth in :9 4/5 was co-fastest at the distance at Wednesday’s Under Tack session, is a half sister to graded stakes winner Decelerator out of Paris Rose, by Accelerator, a half sister to the dam of Pegasus World Cup (G1) winner City of Light. sale video

Hip No. 321, a bay colt by Tiznow consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, who worked a quarter in :21 flat at Tuesday’s Under Tack session, went to Solis / Litt for $600,000. A half brother to grade one stakes winner Promises Fulfilled, he’s out of graded stakes placed Marquee Delivery, by Marquetry.

Hip No. 453, a son of Speightstown consigned by Scanlon Training & Sales, Agent for Excel Bloodstock (Bruno DeBerdt), was sold to Lael Stable for $585,000. The bay colt, whose eighth on Wednesday in :9 4/5 was the day’s co-fastest, is a full brother to grade one stakes winner Lighthouse Bay out of Pay Lady, by Seeking the Gold.

Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners went to $550,000 for Hip No. 368, a son of Palace Malice consigned by Old South Farm LLC, Agent. The dark bay or brown colt, who breezed an eighth in :10 flat on Tuesday, is a half brother to stakes winner Daddy Justice out of Moon Beamy, by Malibu Moon.

Hip No. 332, a son of Curlin consigned by Niall Brennan Stables, Agent, was purchased by Frank Fletcher Racing for $525,000. The chestnut colt, who breezed an eighth in :10 2/5 on Tuesday, is out of graded stakes placed Mekong Delta, by Stormy Atlantic, a full sister to champion Leonnatus Anteas.

Hip No. 365, a daughter of Commissioner consigned by Q Bar J Thoroughbreds LLC, went to Solis / Litt for $475,000.  The bay filly, whose quarter in :20 1/5 on Tuesday was the sale’s co-fastest at the distance, is out of Money Madness, by Rahy, a half sister to stakes placed Feminine Girl.

Linda Rice, Agent for D J Stable, paid $475,000 for Hip No. 445, a son of  American Pharoah who turned in an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5 on Wednesday. The chestnut colt, consigned by Sequel Bloodstock, Agent, is out of Parris Hill, by A. P. Indy, a half sister to grade one stakes winner Take Charge Lady.

Hip No. 532, a daughter of Carpe Diem consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, was sold to Phoenix Thoroughbred (III) Ltd. for $475,000. The chestnut filly, whose quarter in :20 3/5 was Wednesday’s fastest at the distance, is out of Rebuke, by Carson City, a half sister to stakes winner Summer Cruise.

Hip No. 422, a daughter of Karakontie (JPN) consigned by Eisaman Equine, Agent, went to Klaravich Stable, Inc., for $460,000. The gray or roan filly, who breezed an eighth in :10 flat on Wednesday, is a half sister to stakes winner Street Storm out of stakes placed Oblivious, by Cozzene.

Hip No. 312, a daughter of Paynter consigned by Eisaman Equine, Agent, went to Mike Ryan, Agent, for $450,000. The bay filly, who worked an eighth in :10 flat at Tuesday’s Under Tack session, is out of stakes placed Mallory Street, by Street Sense, a half sister to stakes placed Eloquent Tribute.

Canary Bloodstock paid $450,000 for Hip No. 352, an Empire Maker filly who breezed a quarter in :21 1/5 on Tuesday. Consigned by Brick City Thoroughbreds, Agent, she’s a half sister to stakes placed Sugar Queen out of Miss Patricia, by Indian Charlie.

Hip No. 357, a chestnut filly by Union Rags consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, was sold to White Birch Farm, Inc. for $440,000. The half sister to graded stakes winner Secret Gypsy, who turned in an Under Tack quarter in :20 4/5 on Tuesday, is out of Miss Utada, by Rahy.

Hip No. 478, a bay filly by Danza consigned by Best A Luck Farm LLC, Agent, was sold for $400,000 to Sheikh Rashid Humaid Al Noaimi. The half sister to stakes winner I Got It All, whose eighth on Wednesday in : 9 4/5 was the day’s co-fastest, is out of Polish Silk, by Polish Pro.

Hip No. 517, a daughter of Bayern consigned by Harris Training Center LLC, Agent, went to Ben McElroy, Agent for KSI, for $400,000. The bay filly, whose eighth on Wednesday in :9 4/5 was the session’s co-fastest, is out of Queenie Cat, by Storm Cat, a half sister to champion Vindication.

For the day, 171 horses sold for a total of $22,360,500 compared to 191 bringing $19,478,500 at the corresponding session a year ago. The average was $130,763, up 28.2% compared with $101,982 in 2018 while the median price was $80,000, up 45% compared to $55,000 a year ago. The buyback percentage was 21.6%; it was 17.7% in 2018.

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

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.