Pair of OBS grads score Aqueduct stakes wins

OBS graduates posted a pair of stakes wins at Aqueduct on Saturday.

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Repole Stable’s Devious Mo pressed the pace early in the $200,000 New York Stallion Stakes, took charge on the turn and held off a late challenge to win by three quarters of a length. It’s the first stakes win for the 3-year-old colt by Laoban, now 8-2-0-0 for trainer Rudy Rodriguez with earnings of $147,820. The two-time OBS graduate was sold by McMahon of Saratoga Thoroughbreds LLC at the 2019 October Selected Yearling Sale and then purchased for $37,000 out of the Top Line Sales consignment at the 2020 July Sale. Selected Sale walking video  watch his under tack video

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Robert LaPenta and Augustin Stable’s Hard Love sat just off the early lead in the $100,000 Woodhaven Stakes, took command a furlong from home and was best by a length and a quarter at the wire. Fellow OBS graduate Original (April ’20) settled for third after setting the pace. It’s the first stakes victory for the 3-year-old ridgling by Kitten’s Joy, consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, to the 2020 OBS Spring Sale and sold for $200,000 after turning in an Under Tack quarter in :21 2/5. Trained by Jonathan Thomas, he’s now 3-2-1-0 and has earned $109,650 to date. watch his under tack video

Connect colt fastest at Spring Sale Under Tack finale

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Hip No. 1135, a son of Connect consigned by Scanlon Training & Sales, Agent, worked a quarter in :20 3/5 to post the fastest work at the distance at the sixth and final session of the Under Tack Show for Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2021 Spring Sale of Two Year Olds in Training. The dark bay or brown colt is out of Miss Ten, by Rock Hard Ten, a daughter of stakes winner Unbridled Danz, from the family of grade one stakes winner Manistique.

Three horses worked the distance in :20 4/5.

  • Hip No. 1025, Symposiarch, a chestnut colt by Kantharos consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, is a half-brother to stakes placed Barbary Hall out of Livia B Quick, by Crafty Prospector, from the family of grade one stakes winning OBS graduate Chaposa Springs.
  • Hip No. 1034, Love Minister, a bay colt by Valiant Minister consigned by Bobby Jones Equine, Agent, is out of Love in Bloom, by More Than Ready, a daughter of graded stakes placed stakes winner Pretty Jane.
  • Hip No.1116, Topgun Flyer, a bay colt by Midshipman consigned by Ordonez Thoroughbreds, Agent, is out of Miss Del Gallo, by Hennessy, from the family of grade one winner Victory Speech.

There were three quarters in :21 flat.

  • Hip No. 1091, a bay filly by Twirling Candy consigned by Tom McCrocklin, Agent, is a half sister to stakes winner Medolina out of stakes placed Melody Maiden, by Saint Ballado.
  • Hip No. 1156, consigned by Ocala Stud, is a bay filly by Peace and Justice out of Movie Starlet, by Flatter, a daughter of stakes winner Jim’s Prospect.
  • Hip No. 1212, a bay colt by Street Boss consigned by Hoppel’s Horse & Cattle Co., Inc., Agent, is out of Orient Moon, by Malibu Moon, a daughter of stakes winner Career Oriented.

Five horses worked quarters in :21 1/5.

  • Hip No. 1027, consigned by Top Line Sales LLC, Agent, is a bay colt by Outwork out of Long Kiss Goodbye, by Into Mischief, a half sister to graded stakes placed Zultanite.
  • Hip No. 1029, a dark bay or brown filly by Malibu Moon consigned by Golden Rock Thoroughbreds, Agent, is out of stakes winner Look Into My Eyes, by City Zip, from the family of graded stakes winner Bright Launch.
  • Hip No. 1040, a dark bay or brown filly by Uncle Mo consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, is a half sister to champion California Chrome out of Love the Chase, by Not For Love.
  • Hip No. 1047, consigned by Q Bar J Thoroughbreds LLC, is a chestnut colt by Liam’s Map out of Lusaka, by Distorted Humor, a half sister to graded stakes placed Fully Living.
  • Hip No. 1206, Command to Fire, a chestnut colt by Strong Mandate consigned by Pick View LLC, Agent, is out of One Wild Fire, by D’wildcat, a daughter of graded stakes placed stakes winner Madam Fireplace.

There were eight eighths in :9 4/5

  • Hip No. 1036, a bay colt by Upstart consigned by Woodford Thoroughbreds, Agent, is out of Lovely Marissa, by Proud Citizen, a half sister to graded stakes placed stakes winner Nasty.
  • Hip No. 1068, consigned by Nice and Easy Thoroughbreds, is out of Ma Petite by Distorted Humor, a daughter of graded stakes placed Caressive, from the family of grade one stakes winning sire Sky Mesa.
  • Hip No. 1099, consigned by Randy Miles, Agent, is a bay filly by Into Mischief out of Meta Mu, by Street Sense, a full sister to stakes placed Tikhvin Flew.
  • Hip No. 1115, a gray or roan colt by Kobe’s Back consigned by Mayberry Farm, Agent, is a half-brother to stakes placed Deep Red out of Miss Charades, by Mizzen Mast, a daughter of graded stakes winner Silver Charades.
  • Hip No. 1118, a gray or roan filly by Frosted consigned by Harris Training Center LLC, Agent, is out of Miss Emilia, by War Front, a half sister to graded stakes placed stakes winner War Officer.
  • Hip No. 1140, consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc., (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, is a dark bay or brown colt by Union Jackson out of Mochima, by Wildcat Heir, from the family of graded stakes winner Feline Story.
  • Hip No. 1174, a dark bay or brown filly by Dialed In consigned by Off the Hook LLC, Agent, is out of Negotiable, by Hat Trick (JPN), a daughter of graded stakes winner Blushing Heiress.
  • Hip No. 1188, consigned by Flying Fish, Agent, is a dark bay or brown filly by Liam’s Map out of Noelle’s Mischief, a daughter of graded stakes winner Lady Belsara.

There were 22 eighths in :10 flat

  • Hip No. 1017 a filly by Blame out of Lil Super Bear consigned by Julie Davies LLC, Agent X
  • Hip No. 1039 a colt by Into Mischief out of Loveofalifetime consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent XLII
  • Hip No. 1050 a filly by Quality Road out of Madame Pele consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent
  • Hip No. 1053 a filly by Kantharos out of Magic Humor consigned by Costanzo Sales
  • Hip No. 1054 a colt by Shackleford out of Magna G consigned by Grassroots Training & Sales LLC
  • Hip No. 1062 a colt by Twirling Candy out of Malibu Drive consigned by S G V Thoroughbreds LLC (Steven Venosa), Agent
  • Hip No. 1065 a colt by Midnight Lute out of Mamboalot consigned by McKathan Bros. Sales, Agent
  • Hip No. 1109 a filly by Daredevil out of Mined Over Matter consigned by Top Line Sales LLC, Agent III
  • Hip No. 1110 a colt by Midshipman out of Mint Condition consigned by Top Line Sales LLC, Agent X
  • Hip No. 1114 a colt by Exaggerator out of Missbelle O’s Tale consigned by S B M Training and Sales, Agent V
  • Hip No. 1119 a colt by Noble Mission (GB) out of Miss Exclusive consigned by Niall Brennan Stables, Agent VIII
  • Hip No. 1146 a colt by Noble Mission (GB) out of Monique’s Candy consigned by S G V Thoroughbreds LLC (Steven Venosa), Agent
  • Hip No. 1150 a colt by Tapiture out of Moonlight Basin consigned by Grassroots Training & Sales LLC
  • Hip No. 1169 a filly by Constitution out of Nashinda consigned by Halcyon Hammock Farm, Agent II
  • Hip No. 1173 a filly by Neolithic out of Nefer Nefer consigned by Julie Davies LLC, Agent I
  • Hip No. 1182 a filly by Unified out of Nighttiming consigned by Eisaman Equine, Agent
  • Hip No. 1194 a colt by Temple City out of Obregon consigned by Top Line Sales LLC, Agent XXXVIII
  • Hip No. 1196 a colt by Speightster out of Off Limits consigned by Lucan Bloodstock (Karl Keegan), Agent II
  • Hip No. 1202 a filly by Exaggerator out of One More consigned by Six K’s Training & Sales LLC, Agent IV
  • Hip No. 1204 a filly by Candy Ride (ARG) out of One Stormy Mama consigned by Hemingway Racing and Training Stables LLC, Agent IV
  • Hip No. 1209 a colt by Frankel (GB) out of Onshore (GB) consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent X
  • Hip No. 1211 a filly by Munnings out of Ordain consigned by Grassroots Training & Sales LLC

The Spring Sale is set for Tuesday, April 20th through Friday, April 23rd with each session beginning at 10:30 a.m. Hip No’s 1-304 go on the block Tuesday, Hip No’s 305-608 will be offered Wednesday, Hip No.’s 609-912 sell Thursday and Hip No’s. 913-1217 will sell on Friday. The Sale will be streamed live via the OBS website at obssales.com and via the TDN, DRF, Blood-Horse 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 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.

 

Not This Time, Valiant Minister colts fastest at Spring Sale’s fifth Under Tack session

Hip 925 (Tibor Slavik photo)

Colts by Not This Time and Valiant Minister breezed quarters in :20 3/5 to share honors for the fastest work at the distance at the fifth session of the Under Tack Show for Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2021 Spring Sale of Two Year Olds in Training.

  • Hip No. 925, consigned by Pick View LLC, Agent, is a bay colt by Not This Time out of stakes winner In a Jif, by Saintly Look, from the family of graded stakes winner Chin High.
  • Hip No. 996, a gray or roan colt by Valiant Minister consigned by S G V Thoroughbreds LLC (Steven Venosa), Agent, is out of La Nonna, by Unbridled’s Song, from the family of champion Apelia.

Five horses worked quarters in :21 flat.

  • Hip No. 840, a dark bay or brown colt by Medaglia d’Oro consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, is a half brother to stakes placed Tapped out of graded stakes winner Gemswick Park, by Speightstown.
  • Hip No. 952, consigned by Pick View LLC, Agent, is a dark bay or brown filly by Frosted out of Jeanne’s Speight, by Speightstown, a full sister to stakes winner Going to Kukaro.
  • Hip No. 998, a bay filly by Uncaptured consigned by Victory Stable, Agent, is out of La Parcela, by El Corredor, a half sister to graded stakes placed stakes winner Aheadbyacentury.
  • Hip No. 1009, a dark bay or brown colt by Practical Joke consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, is a half brother to graded stakes placed stakes winner Battle Force out of stakes placed Leo’s Pegasus, by Fusaichi Pegasus.
  • Hip No. 1011, consigned by Blue River Bloodstock, Inc., Agent, is a bay filly by Hit It a Bomb out of Lightning Twice, by Malibu Moon, a full sister to graded stakes winner Kauai Katie.

Hip No. 841, a bay colt by Rainbow Heir consigned by Ocala Stud, turned in a quarter in :21 1/5. He’s out of Genau, by Into Mischief, from the family of graded stakes winning OBS graduate Western Pride.

Five youngsters tied for the session’s fastest eighth, stopping the timer in :9 4/5.

  • Hip No. 866, consigned by Off the Hook LLC, Agent, is a dark bay or brown filly by Temple City out of Grande Mocha, by Grand Slam, from the family of graded stakes winner Golden Sonata.
  • Hip No. 889, Make Out, a bay filly by Outwork consigned by Bobby Dodd, Agent, is out of Hatteras, by Stormy Atlantic, a daughter of graded stakes winner Summer Wind Dancer.
  • Hip No. 917, consigned by Scanlon Training & Sales, Agent, is a dark bay or brown filly by Uncaptured out of Hug Me Tight, by With Distinction, a half sister to graded stakes winner Wall Street Wonder.
  • Hip No. 955, a chestnut filly by Practical Joke consigned by Julie Davies, Agent, is out of graded stakes winner Jenny’s So Great, by Greatness, from the family of grade one stakes winner Supah Gem.
  • Hip No. 975, consigned by S G V Thoroughbreds LLC (Steven Venosa), Agent, is a dark bay or brown filly by Fury Kapcori out of Kiana Believes, by With Distinction, a half sister to stakes placed Houngun.

There were 15 eighths in :10 flat

  • Hip No. 817, a dark bay or brown colt by First Samurai consigned by Grassroots Training & Sales LLC, Agent, is out of Fox Chapel, by El Corredor, a half sister to graded stakes placed stakes winner Miss d’Oro.
  • Hip No. 826, consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, is a gray or roan filly by Street Sense out of Froyo Star, by Rockport Harbor, a half sister to grade one winner Sweet Reason.
  • Hip No. 833, a dark bay or brown colt by Dialed In consigned by Niall Brennan Stables, Agent, is out of Gabeira, by Medaglia d’Oro, a half sister to grade one stakes winner Emcee.
  • Hip No. 834, consigned by Eisaman Equine, Agent, is a bay filly by Ghostzapper out of graded stakes placed Gal About Town, by City Zip, from the family of graded stakes winner River Warden.
  • Hip No. 853, Flurry of Notes, a gray or roan colt by Frosted consigned by Sequel Bloodstock, Agent for Chester & Mary Broman, is out of G Note, by Medaglia d’Oro, a daughter of graded stakes winner Seeking the Ante.
  • Hip No. 878, a bay filly by Vancouver (AUS) consigned by All Dreams Equine, Agent, is out of Gypsy Sage, by Hennessy, from the family of graded stakes winner Derrianne.
  • Hip No. 901, a dark bay or brown filly by Fast Anna consigned by Envision Equine, Agent, is a half sister to stakes placed Tizanillusion out of graded stakes placed Hermione’s Magic, by Forest Wildcat.
  • Hip No. 902, a chestnut colt by Klimt consigned by Eisaman Equine, Agent, is out of Hey Little Sister, by Jump Start, a half sister to stakes winner Smoke It Right.
  • Hip No. 905, consigned by Mayberry Farm, Agent, is a dark bay or brown filly by Street Boss out of Hinder, by Stroll, a half sister to graded stakes placed stakes winner Fashion Faux Pas.
  • Hip No. 909, a bay colt by Nyquist consigned by Paul Sharp, Agent, is out of graded stakes placed Honey Chile, by Invisible Ink, a full sister to stakes winner Prince of
    Time
  • Hip No. 935, a chestnut colt by Munnings consigned by Top Line Sales LLC, Agent, is a half brother to grade one stakes winner Mo Forza, out of Inflamed, by Unusual Heat, a full sister to graded stakes winner Burns.
  • Hip No. 949, consigned by Shooting Star Sales LLC, is a dark bay or brown filly by Astern (AUS) out of Ivory Pearl, by Pulpit, a daughter of grade one stakes winner Mea Domina.
  • Hip No. 961, a chestnut colt by Carpe Diem consigned by Julie Davies, Agent, is a half brother to stakes winner Conquest Boogaloo out of stakes placed Jules Best, by Jules.
  • Hip No. 984, a dark bay or brown colt by More Than Ready consigned by de Meric Sales, is a half brother to stakes winner Bootleggers Wife out of stakes winner La Chica Sensual, by Lightnin N Thunder.
  • Hip No. 1000, an Irish-bred bay colt by Caravaggio consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc., (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, is out of Lap of Luxury (IRE), by Galileo, a full sister to graded stakes winner Up (IRE).

The Under Tack Show continues Saturday morning at 8:00 a.m. with Hip No.’s 1015 – 1217 scheduled to breeze.

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

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

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

 

Pioneerof the Nile colt fastest at day four of Spring Sale’s Under Tack Show

Tibor Slavik photo

As horses battled a stiff headwind that increased throughout the day, Hip No. 786, a son of Pioneerof the Nile consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, breezed a quarter in :20 4/5 to post the fastest work at the distance at the fourth session of the Under Tack Show for Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2021 Spring Sale of Two Year Olds in Training. The dark bay or brown colt is out of Fancy Day (IRE), by Shamardal, a daughter of graded stakes winner Tizdubai, a full sister to champion Tiznow.

Hip No. 641, a bay colt by Violence consigned by King’s Equine, Agent for Aaron and Marie Jones LLC, worked the day’s fastest eighth, clocked in :9 4/5. He’s out of C’Mon Sister, by Successful Appeal, a half sister to grade one stakes winning millionaire Iotapa.

Hip No. 809, a dark bay or brown colt by Neolithic consigned by Hoppel’s Horse & Cattle Co., Inc., Agent, turned in a quarter in :21 flat. He’s out of Fondant, by Candy Ride (ARG), a daughter of stakes winner Fond.

Three horses worked quarters in :21 1/5.

  • Hip No. 754, a chestnut colt by Rainbow Heir consigned by Ocala Stud, is a half brother to stakes winner Lisa’s Booby Trap out of Ennuway, by Notebook, a daughter of stakes winner Wakan Tanka.
  • Hip No. 792, a bay filly by Cairo Prince consigned by Golden Rock Thoroughbreds, Agent for Global Thoroughbreds LLC, is out of Fearless Kiss, by Langfuhr, a half sister to graded stakes winner Kiss Moon.
  • Hip No. 793, consigned by Off the Hook LLC, Agent, is a bay filly by Classic Empire out of Femmen’fortune, by Giant’s Causeway, from the family of classic winning sire Union Rags.

A trio of youngsters turned in quarters in :21 2/5.

  • Hip No. 660, consigned by Sequel Bloodstock, Agent, is a bay colt by Nyquist out of stakes placed Conquest Soprano, by Super Saver, from the family of champion Diva’s Debut, and is a half brother to Euphoric, an impressive recent winner at Fair Grounds.
  • Hip No. 677, Buddy’s Law, a dark bay or brown colt by Constitution consigned by Top Line Sales, LLC, Agent, is a half brother to stakes placed Battling Brook out of Crazy Woman Creek, by Wild Rush.
  • Hip No. 725, a chestnut filly by Exaggerator consigned by Woodford Thoroughbreds, Agent, is a half brother to graded stakes winning OBS graduate Discreet Lover out of Discreet Chat, by Discreet Cat.

There were ten eighths in :10 flat

  • Hip No. 611, Anna’s Dream, consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, is a dark bay or brown filly by Fast Anna out of Charlie B, by War Chant, a half sister to graded stakes winner Lomaki.
  • Hip No. 637, a bay colt by Practical Joke consigned by King’s Equine, Agent, is out of Classy Grey Lassy, by Silver Train, a half sister to graded stakes placed stakes winner My Miss Chiff.
  • Hip No. 639, consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc., (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, is a bay colt by Mastery out of graded stakes placed stakes winner Clothes Fall Off, by Daaher, a daughter of graded stakes placed stakes winner Tequilas Dayjur.
  • Hip No. 640, a chestnut filly by Nyquist consigned by Sequel Bloodstock, Agent, is out of Cloud Jumper, by Street Cry (IRE), a daughter of stakes winner Storm Beauty, a half sister to champion Gold Beauty.
  • Hip No. 684, consigned by Dynasty Thoroughbreds, is a chestnut colt by Overanalyze out of Curlamorous, by Curlin, a half sister to graded stakes placed stakes winner Da Stoops.
  • Hip No. 698, a bay filly by Temple City consigned by Grassroots Training & Sales LLC, is out of graded stakes winner Daring Kathy, by Wildcat Heir, a half sister to graded stakes placed Zeb.
  • Hip No. 747, a chestnut colt by Shackleford consigned by Omar Ramirez Bloodstock, Agent, is a full brother to stakes placed Madrugador out of Elusive Tara, by Elusive Quality, a daughter of graded stakes placed stakes winner Lenatareese.
  • Hip No. 750, consigned by Bobby Dodd, Agent, is a bay filly by Wicked Strong out of graded stakes placed Empressive Lady, by Empire Maker, a half sister to stakes placed Indy Charm.
  • Hip No. 762, Roses for Debra, a gray or roan filly by Liam’s Map consigned by Julie Davies LLC, Agent, is a half sister to stakes winner Rose’s Vision out of Essential Rose, by Bernardini, a daughter of graded stakes winner Essential Edge.
  • Hip No. 782, a chestnut filly by Lord Nelson consigned by Randy Miles, Agent, is out of stakes placed Fairy Star (AUS), by More Than Ready, a half sister to grade one stakes placed Lizard Island.

The Under Tack Show continues Friday morning at 8:00 a.m. with Hip No.’s 812 – 1014 scheduled to breeze.

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

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

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

Cupid filly quickest at Spring Sale’s third Under Tack session

Tibor Slavik photo

Hip No. 576, a daughter of Cupid consigned by Q Bar J Thoroughbreds, sped a quarter in :20 2/5 to post the fastest work at the distance at the third session of the Under Tack Show for Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2021 Spring Sale of Two Year Olds in Training. The bay filly is out of Callipepla, by Yes It’s True, from the family of graded stakes winner Annie Cake.

Three youngsters turned in quarters in :20 4/5.

  • Hip No. 429, consigned by Woodford Thoroughbreds, Agent, is a bay colt by Maclean’s Music out of You Make Luvin Fun, by A. P. Indy, a half sister to graded stakes winner Classic Elegance.
  • Hip No. 479, a chestnut colt by Carpe Diem consigned by Parrish Farms, Agent, is a half brother to stakes placed Sixties Music out of Apple Strudel, by More Than Ready.
  • Hip No. 605, a dark bay or brown colt by Union Rags consigned by Top Line Sales LLC, Agent, is a half brother to stakes placed Champagne Humor out of Champagne Ice, by Roman Ruler, a full sister to grade one stakes winner Ruler On Ice.

Six horses worked quarters in :21 flat.

  • Hip No. 414, Miss Sakamoto, a chestnut filly by More Than Ready consigned by Lucan Bloodstock (Karl Keegan), Agent, is out of Wonder Brew, by Giant’s Causeway, a daughter of champion OBS graduate Ginger Brew.
  • Hip No. 447, consigned by Ocala Stud, Agent, is a chestnut colt by Mshawish out of Agasaya, by Animal Kingdom, a half sister to graded stakes winner Great Hot (BRZ).
  • Hip No. 548, a bay filly by Bernardini consigned by Kings Equine, Agent, is out of Bodee Beautiful, by Bodemeister, a half sister to stakes winner Stormy Novel.
  • Hip No. 559, a dark bay or brown filly by Twirling Candy consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, is a half sister to graded stakes placed Street of Dreams out of Breaking Promises, by Broken Vow.
  • Hip No. 577, consigned by Six K’s Training & Sales LLC, Agent, is a chestnut colt by Shackleford out of Callista, by Tapit, a daughter of grade one stakes winner Sweet Talker.
  • Hip No. 599, also consigned by Eddie Woods, is a gray or roan colt by Cairo Prince out of Cat’s Garden, by Tale of the Cat, a half sister to grade one stakes winner Forest Secrets.

Twenty-eight horses shared honors for the session’s fastest eighth, clocked in :10 flat

  • Hip No. 423, a colt by Outwork out of Xtra Heat consigned by All Dreams Equine, Agent III
  • Hip No. 435, a filly by Practical Joke out of Zifena (GB) consigned by Eisaman Equine, Agent
  • Hip No. 446, a colt by Tapiture out of Afleet Lexi consigned by Grassroots Training & Sales LLC
  • Hip No. 463, a filly by Arrogate out of Amen Hallelujah consigned by Mayberry Farm, Agent XII
  • Hip No. 470, a filly by Klimt out of Anea consigned by Top Line Sales LLC, Agent III
  • Hip No. 477, a colt by Shaman Ghost out of Apology Accepted consigned by AVP Training and Sales
  • Hip No. 478, a colt by Wildcat Red out of Appealing Diva consigned by Coastal Equine LLC (Jesse Hoppel), Agent
  • Hip No. 486, a filly by Arrogate out of Artemis Agrotera consigned by Sequel Bloodstock, Agent for Chester & Mary Broman
  • Hip No. 487, a filly by Maclean’s Music out of Artfully consigned by Dynasty Thoroughbreds
  • Hip No. 488, a filly by Secret Circle out of Arty’skentuckygirl consigned by Top Line Sales LLC, Agent XLII
  • Hip No. 490, a colt by Arrogate out of Ask the Question consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent III
  • Hip No. 496, a filly by Tapiture out of Aunt Glo consigned by Top Line Sales LLC, Agent LV
  • Hip No. 512, a filly by Maclean’s Music out of Beautified consigned by Paul Sharp, Agent I
  • Hip No. 526, a colt by Connect out of Better Not Blink consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent XXII
  • Hip No. 530, a colt by Runhappy out of Bible Belt consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent XXVII
  • Hip No. 537, a filly by Cairo Prince out of Blakely’s Smile consigned by Craig L. Wheeler, Agent
  • Hip No. 546, a colt by Gormley out of Blushandbashful consigned by GOP Racing Stable Corp.
  • Hip No. 549, a colt by Liam’s Map out of Bode’s Dream consigned by Scanlon Training & Sales, Agent XVI
  • Hip No. 550, a filly by Twirling Candy out of Boldy consigned by Old South Farm LLC, Agent
  • Hip No. 566, a filly by Nyquist out of Broadway Play consigned by Lucan Bloodstock (Karl Keegan), Agent VI
  • Hip No. 572, a colt by Klimt out of Cabo Time consigned by Centofanti Thoroughbreds, Agent I
  • Hip No. 575, a colt by Violence out of Calling Rhy Rhy consigned by S G V Thoroughbreds LLC (Steven Venosa), Agent
  • Hip No. 584, a colt by Street Boss out of Capitalism At Risk consigned by Coastal Equine LLC (Jesse Hoppel), Agent IX
  • Hip No. 591, a filly by Practical Joke out of Cashconsiderations consigned by Two Oaks Equine, Agent
  • Hip No. 593, a filly by Upstart out of Casual Cocktail consigned by Paul Sharp, Agent III
  • Hip No. 594, a filly by Curlin out of Catch the Flag consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent
  • Hip No. 601, a filly by Munnings out of Caymanbird consigned by Mayberry Farm, Agent X
  • Hip No. 608, a colt by Gormley out of Changing Vista consigned by Grassroots Training & Sales LLC

The Under Tack Show continues Thursday morning at 8:00 a.m. with Hip No.’s 609 – 811 scheduled to breeze.

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

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

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

 

Classic Empire filly fastest at second Spring Sale Under Tack session

Judit Seipert photo

Hip No. 317, a daughter of Classic Empire consigned by Golden Rock Thoroughbreds breezed a quarter in :20 2/5 to post the fastest work at the distance at the second session of the Under Tack Show for Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2021 Spring Sale of Two Year Olds in Training.  The chestnut filly is out of Tigress Tale, by Tale of the Cat, a half sister to graded stakes winner Stays in Vegas.

Two youngsters worked quarters in :20 3/5.

  • Hip No. 257, consigned by Envision Equine, Agent, is a bay colt by Competitive Edge out of Stylish Quality, by Quality Road, a half sister to graded stakes winner Term of Art.
  • Hip No. 286, a dark bay or brown colt by Maclean’s Music consigned by Off the Hook LLC, Agent for Global Thoroughbreds, is out of System Time, by Girolamo, a half sister to graded stakes winner Animal Spirits.

There were two quarters in :20 4/5.

  • Hip No. 297, consigned by Woodford Thoroughbreds, Agent, is a dark bay or brown colt by Midnight Storm out of Tasunke, by Indian Charlie, from the family of grade one stakes winner Tap to Music.
  • Hip No. 394, a dark bay or brown filly by Upstart consigned by Tom McCrocklin, Agent, is out of Who’sbeeninmybed, by The Daddy, a half sister to graded stakes winner Mr. Bowling.

Five horses worked quarters in :21 flat.

  • Hip No. 208, a bay colt by Classic Empire consigned by Lucan Bloodstock (Karl Keegan), Agent, is a half brother to grade one stakes winner Keeper Ofthe Stars out of Sociable, by Run Away and Hide.
  • Hip No. 215, also consigned by Lucan Bloodstock, is a gray or roan filly by Dark Angel out of Soul of Houdini, by Perfect Soul (IRE), a half sister to graded stakes winner Awesome Act.
  • Hip No. 291, consigned by Blue River Bloodstock, Inc., Agent, is a chestnut filly by Classic Empire out of Tango Time (IRE), by Danehill Dancer, a full sister to stakes placed Master Speaker.
  • Hip No. 321, a dark bay or brown colt consigned by Golden Rock Thoroughbreds, Agent for Global Thoroughbreds LLC, is out of Tiza Smarty, by Tiznow, a daughter of graded stakes winner Flashy N Smart.
  • Hip No. 375, consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, is a bay colt by Warrior’s Reward out of Volatile Vickie, by Elusive Quality, and is a full brother to graded stakes winner Axelrod.

Six horses shared honors for the session’s fastest eighth, clocked in :9 4/5

  • Hip No. 232, consigned by Centofanti Thoroughbreds, Agent, is a bay colt by Speightstown out of Stand Back, by Giant’s Causeway, from the family of graded stakes winner Dance Colony.
  • Hip No. 253, a dark bay or brown colt by Cairo Prince consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc, (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, is a half brother to graded stakes placed Red Cactus out of stakes winner Strut the Canary, by Mineshaft.
  • Hip No. 262, a dark bay or brown colt by Twirling Candy consigned by Grassroots Training & Sales LLC, is out of Sumlin, by Eskendereya, a daughter of graded stakes placed Visavis.
  • Hip No. 264, consigned by Parrish Farms, Agent, is a dark bay or brown colt by Midnight Storm out of Summer of Joy, by Sky Mesa, a full sister to graded stakes placed stakes winner Spectacular Sky.
  • Hip No. 288, consigned by Mayberry Farm, Agent, is a bay filly by Into Mischief out of Take Charge, by Hard Spun, from the family of champion Inside Information.
  • Hip No. 395, a bay filly by Daredevil consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, is out of Why Oh You, by Yes It’s True, from the family of graded stakes winner Casual Feat.

There were 21 eighths in :10 flat

  • 207, a filly by Empire Maker out of Soaring Emotions, consigned by Julie Davies LLC, Agent .
  • Hip No. 224, a colt by Into Mischief out of Spanish Gold consigned by Woodford Thoroughbreds, Agent.
  • Hip No. 237, a colt by Laoban consigned by Halcyon Hammock Farm, Agent, out of Starship Kitty.
  • Hip No. 245, a colt by Classic Empire out of Stormandaprayer, consigned by Sequel Bloodstock, Agent.
  • Hip No. 252, a colt by Hard Spun consigned by Harris Training Center LLC, Agent, out of Strike Accord.
  • Hip No. 254, consigned by Randy Bradshaw, Agent, a filly by California Chrome out of St Trinians (GB).
  • Hip No. 258, a colt by Noble Mission (GB) consigned by Top Line Sales LLC, Agent, out of Stylish Spirit.
  • Hip No. 261, consigned by Grassroots Training & Sales LLC, a filly by Daredevil out of Sumizome.
  • Hip No. 271, colt by Practical Joke consigned by Hemingway Racing and Training Stables LLC, Agent, out of Super Shopper.
  • Hip No. 320, a colt by Medaglia d’Oro consigned by Flying Fish, Agent, out of Tintype Gal.
  • Hip No. 331, consigned by Dark Star Thoroughbreds (Stori Atchison), a filly by Violence out of Too Much Prada.
  • Hip No. 343, consigned by Sequel Bloodstock, Agent, a colt by Union Jackson out of True History.
  • Hip No. 344, a colt by Carpe Diem consigned by Southern Chase Farm, Inc., (Greg & Karen Dodd), Agent, out of True Kiss.
  • Hip No. 365, consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, a filly by Into Mischief out of Versailles Song.
  • Hip No. 368, consigned by Golden Rock Thoroughbreds, Agent, a filly by Lord Nelson out of Vibrato.
  • Hip No. 374, a colt by Klimt consigned by Craig L. Wheeler, Agent, out of Vision in Blue.
  • Hip No. 376, consigned by Golden Rock Thoroughbreds, Agent, a colt by Tiznow out of Walking in Nassau.
  • Hip No. 381, a colt by Quality Road consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, out of Wasted Tears.
  • Hip No. 392, also consigned by de Meric, a filly by Candy Ride (ARG) out of White Sangria.
  • Hip No. 393, also consigned by Hemingway Racing, a filly by Twirling Candy out of White Tights.
  • Hip No. 399, a filly by American Freedom consigned by Best A Luck Farm LLC, out of Wicked Speed.

Hip No. 290, a son of Midnight Lute consigned by CM Thoroughbreds, Agent, worked three eighths in :33 2/5. The dark bay or brown colt is out of Taker Home, by Vindication, a daughter of graded stakes winner Toll Taker.

The Under Tack Show continues Wednesday morning at 8:00 a.m. with Hip No.’s 407 – 608 scheduled to breeze.

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

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

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

Violence filly fastest at Spring Sale’s Under Tack opener

Tibor Slavik photo

Hip No. 107, a bay filly by Violence consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, sped a quarter in :20 3/5 to post the fastest work at the distance at the opening session of the Under Tack Show for Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2021 Spring Sale of Two Year Olds in Training. She’s a half sister to stakes placed Bano Solo out of Royale Paradise, by Unbridled’s Song, a daughter of graded stakes winner Royale Michele.

Two horses worked the distance in :20 4/5.

  • Hip No. 104, consigned by Ocala Stud, is a chestnut colt by Noble Bird out of stakes winner Rosebud’s Ridge, by Tiger Ridge, a half sister to the dam of graded stakes winning millionaire OBS graduate C Z’s Rocket, winner of last Saturday’s Count Fleet Sprint Handicap (G3) at Oaklawn Park.
  • Hip No. 132, a dark bay or brown filly by Valiant Minister consigned by Coastal Equine LLC (Jesse Hoppel), Agent, is out of stakes winner Savingtime, by Kantharos, from the family of champion Blushing Katy.

There were three quarters in :21 flat.

  • Hip No. 8, consigned by Blue River Bloodstock, Inc., Agent, is a chestnut filly by Kantharos out of Part Time Model, by Kitten’s Joy, from the family of graded stakes winner Mr Freeze.
  • Hip No. 44, a bay filly by Munnings consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, is a half sister to twice champion and Preakness (G1) winner Lookin At Lucky out of Private Feeling, by Belong to Me.
  • Hip No. 96, a chestnut filly by First Samurai also consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, is out of Ripple Effect, by Frankel, from the family of graded stakes winner Legend Maker (IRE).

Three youngsters worked in :21 1/5

  • Hip No. 27, a bay colt by Central Banker consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, is out of Pointless, by Concord Point, from the family of graded stakes winner French Park.
  • Hip No. 54, consigned by Niall Brennan Stables, Agent, is a dark bay or brown filly by Upstart out of stakes placed Quaver, by Blame, from the family of grade one stakes winner Cupid.
  • Hip No. 55, a chestnut colt by Kantharos consigned by Golden Rock Thoroughbreds, Agent for Global Thoroughbreds LLC, is a half brother to stakes winner Suva Harbor out of Queen Dido, by Thunder Gulch.

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

  • Hip No. 4, a bay filly by Laoban consigned by Sequel Bloodstock, Agent, is out of Paper Kite, by Bernardini, a half sister to graded stakes winner Storm Mesa.
  • Hip No. 48, a dark bay or brown filly by Kantharos consigned by Julie Davies LLC, Agent, is a half sister to stakes placed The Adrie Factor out of stakes placed Proud and Charming, by Proud Citizen.
  • Hip No. 78, a bay colt by American Freedom consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, is out of Red Menace, by Stormy Atlantic, a half sister to stakes winner Saratoga Snacks.
  • Hip No. 87, also consigned by de Meric Sales, is a bay colt by Classic Empire out of Remember, by Forest Wildcat, a half sister to grade one stakes winner Dancing Forever.
  • Hip No. 108, a dark bay or brown colt by Tapiture consigned by Tradewinds Farm, Agent, is out of Ruby Dusk, by Harlan’s Holiday, a half sister to stakes placed Summer’s Indy
  • Hip No. 113, consigned by Grassroots Training & Sales LLC, is a bay filly by Dialed In out of Runningtheshow, by Majesticperfection, a half sister to grade one stakes placed Toro Bonito.
  • Hip No. 118, a gray or roan colt by Gun Runner consigned by Eisaman Equine, Agent, is out of graded stakes placed stakes winner Salamera, by Successful Appeal, a half sister to champion Vivaldi Girl.
  • Hip No. 135, also consigned by Sequel Bloodstock, is a gray or roan colt by Mission Impazible out of Scott’s Aly Cat, by Tale of the Cat, a half sister to stakes winner King Henny.
  • Hip No. 163, a bay filly by Noble Mission (GB) consigned by Top Line Sales LLC, Agent, is a half sister to stakes placed Beautiful Song out of She’s a Beauty, by Storm Cat.
  • Hip No. 175, a chestnut colt consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc, (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, is a half brother to stakes winner The Grass is Blue out of stakes placed Shine Softly, by Aldebaran.
  • Hip No. 187, a gray or roan colt by Cupid also consigned by Sequel Bloodstock, Agent, is a half brother to stakes placed OBS graduate Silvertown out of Silver Sands, by El Prado (IRE).
  • Hip No. 190, consigned by Grassroots Training & Sales LLC, is a chestnut filly by Violence out of Singavictorysong, by Hard Spun, and a half sister to graded stakes placed Big Hit.
  • Hip No. 203, a bay filly by Klimt consigned by Randy Bradshaw, Agent, is out of Smooth Caramel, by Candy Ride (ARG), a daughter of stakes winner Lunarlady.

The Under Tack Show continues Tuesday morning at 8:00 a.m. with Hip No.’s 204 – 406 scheduled to breeze.

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

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

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

Mischevious Alex romps in Aqueduct’s Carter Handicap

Joe Labozzetta photo

Cash Is King LLC and LC Racing LLC’s Mischevious Alex rated just off the early pace in Aqueduct’s $300,000 Carter Handicap (G1), moved on the outside to reach the leaders turning for home, took over a furlong out and drew away to win by 5-1/2 lengths in hand. It’s the fourth graded stakes win for the 4-year-old colt by Into Mischief, consigned by Eisaman Equine to the 2019 OBS April Sale where he went through the ring after an Under Tack eighth in :10 flat. Trained by Saffie A. Joseph, Jr., he’s now 12-7-1-1 and has earned $614,730 to date. watch his under tack video

Terry Hutto’s American Bound got the 2-year-old racing season off and running in her debut at Keeneland on Friday with a 1-1/2 length wire to wire victory in a $60,000 maiden special weight dash. Trained by Joe Sharp, the 2-year-old daughter of American Freedom earned $36,000 for the effort. Consigned by Sharon Biamonte, Agent, to the 2020 OBS Winter Mixed Sale, she was purchased by Terry Hutto for $15,000.

OBS grads score four at Tampa’s Florida Cup Day

OBS graduates posted four stakes wins on Sunday at Florida Cup Day at Tampa Bay Downs.

SV Photography

Winning Stables Inc.’s Foreman led a 1-2-3 OBS sweep of the $100,000 Ocala Breeders’ Sales Sophomore Stakes, tracking frontrunning Willy Boi (October ’20) from the start and wearing him down in the final yards and scoring by half a length. Shoo Shine (October ’20) checked in third. It’s the first stakes win for the 3-year-old Florida-bred son of Chitu, a two-time OBS graduate, sold by T-Square Stud LLC, Agent, at the 2019 October Yearling Sale and then purchased for $20,000 out of the Goldencents Thoroughbreds consignment at the 2020 June Sale after turning in an Under Tack quarter in :21 2/5. Now 5-2-1-1 for trainer Gerald Bennett, he has earned $81,745.  watch his under tack video 

Averill Racing LLC and ATM Racing’s unbeaten R Adios Jersey stepped into stakes company for the first time in the $110,000 Stonehedge Farm South Sophomore Fillies Stakes, went right to the front, and never looked back en route to a 2-1/4 length victory. Four for four for trainer Georgina Baxter, the 3-year-old Florida-bred filly by Adios Charlie has earned $137,000 to date. Consigned by breeder Ocala Stud to the 2020 OBS March Sale, she was sold to Averill Racing for $12,000 after breezing an Under Tack quarter in :22 3/5.   watch her under tack video

Jerry Campbell’s Indy Lyon took the lead at the start of the $110,000 Equistaff Sophomore Turf Stakes, turned back a challenge from fellow OBS graduate Chess’s Dream a furlong out then held off another late charge to score by a nose. Chess’s Dream (January ’19) settled for third. It’s the first stakes win for the 3-year-old Florida-bred son of Congrats, trained by Maria Bowersock, now 9-4-0-0 with earnings of $99,691. A two-time OBS graduate, Indy Lyon was sold by Summerfield, Agent, at the 2019 Winter Mixed Sale and then resold by Michelle Redding, Agent, for $32,000 at the 2019 October Selected Yearling Sale. Selected Yearling Sale walking video

David Staudacher’s Me and Mr. C picked up his first stakes victory in the $110,000 Grey Goose Turf Classic Stakes, rallying on the outside into the stretch and closing strongly to be best by half a length at the wire. The 4-year-old Florida-bred gelding by Khozan was consigned by Paul Sharp, Agent, to the 2019 OBS March Sale and went through the ring after breezing an eighth in :10 1/5 at the Under Tack Show. Trained by Mike Maker, he’s now 17-5-4-1 and has earned $198,490. watch his under tack video

OBS April graduates enjoy a big day on Saturday

OBS April graduates enjoyed a big day on Saturday, scoring in two stakes at Fair Grounds and winning stakes at Aqueduct and Gulfstream.

Robert E. and Lawana L. Low’s Colonel Liam rated off the pace early in $300,000 Muniz Memorial Classic Stakes (G2), came around horses to reach contention turning for home, wore down the leader to take charge a sixteenth from home and was best by a length and a half. It’s the second straight graded stakes win for the 4-year-old colt by Liam’s Map, who turned in an Under Tack quarter in :20 4/5 before he was purchased for $1,200,000 out of the Wavertree Stables consignment at the 2019 OBS April Sale. Now 7-5-0-1 for trainer Todd Pletcher, he has earned $870,965 to date. watch his under tack video

Magnifico LLC and Hubert Guy’s unbeaten Australasia scored her third stakes win in the $100,000 Crescent City Oaks, pressing the pace, taking command a quarter mile out and easing away to a 2-3/4 length victory. The 3-year-old daughter of Sky Kingdom, trained by Brad Cox, is four for four and has earned $193,200. Consigned by Woodside Ranch, Agent, to the 2020 OBS April Sale, she was sold for $130,000 after breezing an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5.  watch her under tack video  Spring Sale walking video

Lauren King photo

Woodside Ranch was also involved with Holly Hill Stable’s Pacific Gale, who relaxed just off the lead in the early going of Gulfstream’s $100,000 Hurricane Bertie Stakes (G3), came out for the drive, took charge a furlong from home and drew away to win by 3-1/2 lengths. It’s the second straight graded stakes win for the 6-year-old mare by Flat Out, trained by John Kimmel, now 29-5-6-5 with earnings of $570,310. A two-time OBS graduate, she was sold by Stuart Morris, Agent, at the 2016 Selected Yearling Sale before she was resold for $72,000 by Woodside Ranch, Agent, at the 2017 April Sale after an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5. watch her under tack video  Selected Sale conformation photo

Chelsea Durand photo

Ken Russell, Brown Road Racing and Raymond Handal’s Just Read It battled fellow OBS graduate Exogen (October ’19, January ’19) down the stretch in Aqueduct’s $100,000 Cicada Stakes and was best by a head at the wire. It’s the first stakes win for the 3-year-old filly by Constitution, a two-time OBS graduate. She went through the ring at the 2020 April Sale before she was purchased for $70,000 out of the McKathan Bros. consignment at the 2020 June Sale after breezing an Under Tack quarter in :21 2/5. Now 4-2-0-0 for trainer Raymond Handal, she has earned $104,450 to date. watch her under tack video 

Xtreme Racing Stables LLC’s Sir Wellington came around horses to take the lead in Oaklawn’s $150,000 Gazebo Stakes, opened daylight in the stretch then held off a late charge by fellow OBS graduate Jaxon Traveler (April ’20) to score by a head.  It’s the second stakes victory for the 3-year-old colt by Palace, trained by McLean Robertson, now 6-3-2-0 with earnings of $203,370.  He was purchased for $35,000 out of the Stuart Morris consignment at the 2019 OBS Selected Yearling Sale. Selected Sale walking video

 

Practical Joke filly tops March Sale’s second session

Hip 311 (Judit Seipert photo)

Hip No. 311, a daughter of Practical Joke consigned by Top Line Sales LLC, Agent, went to Hideyuki Mori for $750,000 to top the second and final session of the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2021 March Sale of 2-Year-Olds in Training. The bay filly, whose eighth in :9 4/5 was co-fastest at Friday’s Under Tack session, is out of champion Valiant Emilia (PER), by Pegasus Wind, from the family of recent Tampa Bay Derby (G2) winner Helium.

 

 

  • Hip No. 547, a daughter of American Pharoah whose quarter in :20 4/5 was co-fastest at Saturday’s Under Tack session, was sold to Colombo Bloodstock Agency for $600,000. The bay filly, consigned by consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc., (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, is out of graded stakes placed stakes winner Henny Jenney, by Henny Hughes, a half sister to grade one stakes placed stakes winner Zeewat.
  • Spendthrift Farm / Myracehorse.com went to $575,000 for Hip No. 357, a son of Kantharos consigned by Woodford Thoroughbreds, Agent. The chestnut colt, whose quarter in :20 2/5 was Friday’s co-fastest, is a full brother to stakes winner Adventurous Lady out of Ari the Adventurer, by Pioneerof the Nile.
  • Hip No. 295, a daughter of Uncle Mo consigned by Pike Racing, Agent, was sold to Live Oak Plantation for $550,000. The bay filly, who breezed an eighth in :10 1/5 on Friday, is out of Town Tour, by Speightstown, a half sister to grade one winner Moonshine Memories.
  • Sean Flanagan paid $550,000 for Hip No. 504, a daughter of American Pharoah consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent. The bay filly, who breezed a quarter in :21 1/5 on Saturday, is out of Forgotten Miss, by Afleet Alex, a half sister to graded stakes winner Woodlander.
  • Hip No. 507, American Passport, a son of American Pharoah who breezed an eighth on Saturday in :10 1/5, went to Hideyuki Mori for $550,000. The bay colt, consigned by Coastal Equine LLC (Jesse Hoppel), Agent, is out of French Passport, by Elusive Quality, a half sister to graded stakes winner Smooth Air.
  • Hip No. 531, a son of Gormley consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, went to Breeze Easy LLC for $550,000. The bay colt, whose eighth on Saturday in :9 4/5 was the day’s co-fastest, is a half brother to stakes winner Little Kansas out of Green Eyed Cat, by Tale of the Cat.
  • High Point Bloodstock paid $475,000 for Hip No. 506, a son of Quality Road consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent. The dark bay or brown colt, a half brother to stakes winner Curlin’s Fox out of graded stakes winner Foxysox (GB), by Foxhound, turned in an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5 on Saturday.
  • Hip No. 350, a son of Maclean’s Music who turned in an Under Tack quarter on Friday in :20 4/5, was sold to Lauren Carlisle, Agent for $450,000. The dark bay or brown colt is out of graded stakes winner Another Romance, by Saint Anddan.
  • Hip No. 394, a daughter of Munnings consigned by Niall Brennan Stables, Agent, also brought $450,000, going to Breeze Easy LLC. The chestnut filly, who breezed an eighth on Saturday in :10 1/5, is out of Burns Turn, by Henny Hughes, a half sister to grade one stakes placed stakes winner Keeneland Kat.

For the session, 151 horses sold for a total of $19,004,500 compared with 150 grossing $14,355,000 in 2020. The average was $125,858 compared with $95,700 a year ago while the median was $70,000 compared with $50,000 last year. The buyback percentage was 18.8%; it was 37.7% a year ago.

For the entire sale, 326 horses sold for $38,265,000 compared with 295 bringing $27,349,500 a year ago. The average price was $117,377 compared with $92,710 in 2020 while the median price was $62,500 compared with $50,000 a year ago. The buyback percentage was 16.2%; it was 38.8% in 2020.

Next on the OBS agenda is the Spring Sale of Two-Year-Olds in Training, scheduled for April 20 – 23, with the Under Tack Show set for April 11 – 17 (Sunday – Saturday), beginning each morning at 8 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.

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

Kantharos colt, Nyquist filly fastest at March Sale’s second Under Tack session

Hip No. 357 (Tibor and Judit photography)

A filly by Nyquist and a colt by Kantharos sped quarters in :20 2/5 to share honors for the fastest work at the distance at the second session of the Under Tack Show for Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2021 March Sale of Two Year Olds in Training.

  • Hip No. 304, a bay filly by Nyquist consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc., (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, is a three-quarter sister to graded stakes placed Conquest Babayaga out of Undercover Justice, by Lawyer Ron
  • Hip No. 357, a chestnut colt by Kantharos consigned by Woodford Thoroughbreds, Agent, is a full brother to stakes winner Adventurous Lady out of Ari the Adventurer, by Pioneerof the Nile.

Three horses worked the distance in :20 3/5.

  • Hip No. 209, a bay colt by Khozan consigned by Silver Star, is out of Shes Got the Look, by Adios Charlie, from the family of grade one stakes winner Seeking the Gold.
  • Hip No. 211, consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc., (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, is a chestnut colt by Flatter out of She’s Ready Made, by More Than Ready, a full sister to graded stakes placed stakes stakes winner Miss Southern Miss.
  • Hip No. 243, a gray or roan colt by Liam’s Map consigned by Pick View LLC, Agent, is a half sister to stakes placed Delia O’Hara out of stakes placed Starlet O’Hara, by Discreetly Mine.

There were three quarters in :20 4/5.

  • Hip No. 249, a dark bay or brown colt by Malibu Moon consigned by Pick View LLC, Agent, is a half brother to stakes placed Kinenos out of grade one stakes placed stakes winner Stellaris, by Harlan’s Holiday.
  • Hip No. 342, a chestnut colt by Tapiture consigned by Fast Horses, is out of Agent Romanoff, by Empire Maker, a daughter of graded stakes winner Bridge Game.
  • Hip No. 350, consigned by Woodford Thoroughbreds, Agent, is a dark bay or brown colt by Maclean’s Music out of graded stakes winner Another Romance, by Saint Anddan, a half sister to stakes placed Love to the Max.

There were seven eighths in :9 4/5

  • Hip No. 196. Hope In Him, consigned by Silvestre Chavez Thoroughbreds, Agent, is a bay colt by Chitu out of stakes placed Satan’s Mistress, by Songandaprayer, a daughter of stakes winner Sheza Nasty Lady.
  • Hip No. 206, a dark bay or brown filly by Nyquist consigned by J R Racing Stables, is out of grade one stakes placed stakes winner She’s All Ready, by Girolamo, from the family of stakes winner Sitzmark.
  • Hip No. 220, consigned by Top Line Sales LLC, Agent, is a chestnut filly by Nyquist out of Silk Purse, by Elusive Quality, a half sister to graded stakes winner This Ones For Phil.
  • Hip No. 224, a bay filly by Into Mischief consigned by Gene Recio, Agent, is out of Sly Warrior, by First Samurai, a half sister to stakes placed Pull Dancer, dam of graded stakes winner Good Samaritan.
  • Hip No. 291, consigned by Kings Equine, Agent, is a bay filly by Into Mischief out of grade one stakes placed stakes winner Topic, by Discreet Cat, a half sister to graded stakes placed Mutamakkin.
  • Hip No. 309, a bay colt by Practical Joke consigned by McKathan Bros. Sales, Agent, is out of stakes placed Untraveled, by Canadian Frontier, a half sister to stakes winner Artesian.
  • Hip No. 311, also consigned by Top Line, is a bay filly by Practical Joke out of champion Valiant Emilia (PER), by Pegasus Wind, from the family of last Saturday’s Tampa Bay Derby (G2) winner Helium.

The Under Tack Show continues Saturday morning at 8:00 a.m. with Hip No.’s 377 – 563 scheduled to breeze. Under Tack results and videos are posted on the OBS website at obssales.com and can be viewed on kiosks in the breezeway and in the Video Room adjacent to the Horsemen’s Lounge. In-room viewing is available at The Courtyard by Marriott, Homewood Suites, Hampton Inn & Suites, Residence Inn and the Ocala Hilton, plus lounge viewing is available at the Hilton.

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

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

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

 

Unified colt fastest at March Sale’s opening Under Tack session

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Hip No. 163, a son of Unified consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc., (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, worked a quarter in :20 2/5 to post the fastest work at the distance at the opening session of the Under Tack Show for Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2021 March Sale of Two Year Olds in Training.  The dark bay or brown colt is out of stakes winner Promise Me a Cat, by D’wildcat, from the family of graded stakes placed stakes winner Tempered Halo.

 

 

Hip No. 1, Forever Clever, a bay filly by Speightster consigned by Parrish Farms, Agent, turned in a quarter in :20 3/5. She’s out of stakes winner Ice for the Lady, by Flatter, from the family of graded stakes winner Ice Tech.

Eight horses worked the distance in :20 4/5.

  • Hip No. 22, a dark bay or brown colt by Bernardini consigned by Boutte Sales, Agent, is a half brother to stakes winner Kiss N Scat out of Kassidy’s Kiss, by Belong to Me.
  • Hip No. 23, a dark bay or brown colt by More Than Ready consigned by Ocala Stud, Agent, is out of stakes winner Katie’s Kiss, by Kantharos, a half sister to stakes winner Stonestreet Song.
  • Hip No. 57, consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc., (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, is a dark bay or brown filly by Twirling Candy out of Locust Bride, by Dixie Chatter, from the family of graded stakes winner Horse Greeley.
  • Hip No. 121, also consigned by Wavertree, is a bay filly by Congrats out of No Acronyms, by Milwaukee Brew, from the family of stakes winner Barronette.
  • Hip No. 135, a dark bay or brown colt by Midnight Lute consigned by Navas Equine, Agent, is a half brother to stakes placed Bayerly Seen out of Overseen, by First Defence.
  • Hip No. 162, consigned by Ortiz Training Stable LLC, is a chestnut colt by Carpe Diem out of stakes placed Project Rose, by Not For Love, from the family of grade one winner Thirty Six Red.
  • Hip No. 174, a chestnut filly by Klimt consigned by All Dreams Equine, Agent, is out of stakes placed Readygetsgold, by Midas Eyes, from the family of graded stakes placed stakes winner Sweet Problem.
  • Hip No. 178, also consigned by Wavertree, is a chestnut colt by Midshipman out of Regal Approach, by Thunder Gulch, a half sister to graded stakes winner Mr Maybe.

Sixteen horses shared honors for the fastest eighth, stopping the timer in :9 4/5.

  • Hip No. 10, consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, is a bay filly by Into Mischief out of stakes winner Island Escape, by Petionville, and is half sister to graded stakes winner Tricky Escape.
  • Hip No. 18, a gray or roan filly by Frosted consigned by Top Line Sales LLC, Agent, is out of graded stakes winner Jody Slew, by Slew City Slew, a half sister to stakes winner Cape of Bradford.
  • Hip No. 27, a gray or roan colt by Pioneerof the Nile consigned by Sequel Bloodstock, Agent, is a half brother to graded stakes winner Lucy N Ethel out of Kid Silver, by Silver Ghost.
  • Hip No. 36, consigned by 30-30 Ranch, is a dark bay or brown colt by Carpe Deim out of Lady Astola, by Lonhro (AUS), a daughter of graded stakes placed Fortunia.
  • Hip No. 41, a dark bay or brown filly by American Freedom consigned by RiceHorse Stable (Brandon & Ali Rice), Agent, is a half sister to stakes winner Dattts Our Girl out of Lakefront, by Thunder Gulch.
  • Hip No. 48, consigned by Kirkwood Stables, Agent, is a dark bay or brown colt by Violence out of Lemon Belle, by Lemon Drop Kid, a half sister to grade one stakes winner Unrivaled Belle.
  • Hip No. 50, a dark bay or brown filly by Mohaymen consigned by Paul Sharp, Agent, is a half sister to stakes winner Mother of Dragons out of Lets Dance Charlie, by Indian Charlie.
  • Hip No. 72, also consigned by de Meric Sales, is a dark bay or brown colt by Ocean Knight out of Magical Merry, by Aragorn (IRE), a daughter of graded stakes winner Mona Rose.
  • Hip No. 85, also consigned by Top Line Sales, is a dark bay or brown colt by Into Mischief out of graded stakes placed stakes winner Minks Aprise.
  • Hip No. 86, a chestnut colt by Practical Joke consigned by Kings Equine, Agent, is out of Miss Adele, by Speightstown, a half sister to champion Hollinger.
  • Hip No. 89, Mischievous Anna, a bay filly by Fast Anna consigned by Havens Bloodstock Agency, Inc., Agent, is out of Miss Chevious Lady, by Into Mischief, from the family of prominent sire Malibu Moon.
  • Hip No. 92, consigned by McKathan Bros. Sales, Agent, is a gray or roan filly by Cupid out of stakes winner Miss Lederhosen, by Valid Expectations, a full sister to stakes placed Breathethefire.
  • Hip No. 110, a dark bay or brown colt by Unified consigned by Dark Star Thoroughbreds (Stori Atchison), is a half brother to stakes winner Malibu Saint out of stakes winner Mykindasaint, by Saint Ballado,
  • Hip No. 127, Devils Gonewile, is a chestnut filly by Daredevil out of stakes winner Oilgonewile, a full sister to graded stakes placed Seize the Day.
  • Hip No. 161, a bay colt by Kantharos consigned by Julie Davies, Agent, is out of Princess Julia, by Distorted Humor, a daughter of champion Folklore.
  • Hip No. 188, consigned by Harris Training Center LLC, Agent, is a dark bay or brown colt by Cairo Prince out of stakes placed Sadie Be Good, by Big Drama, from the family of graded stakes placed stakes winner It’sallinthechase.

The Under Tack Show continues Friday morning at 8:00 a.m. with Hip No.’s 189 – 376 scheduled to breeze.

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

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

Sales results will be available on the OBS website, updated hourly during each session of the 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 March Sale or OBS website, please call (352) 237-2154.

 

Last Judgment captures Tampa Bay Downs’ Challenger Stakes

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Michael Dubb, Steve Hornstock, Bethlehem Stables LLC and Nice Guys Stables’ Last Judgment took the lead at the start of Saturday’s $100,000 Challenger Stakes (G3) at Tampa Bay Downs and never looked back, cruising to victory by 2-1/4 lengths. It’s first graded win and second stakes score for the 5-year-old Florida-bred gelding by Congrats, who breezed an Under Tack eighth in :10 flat before he was purchased for $300,000 out of the Bobby Dodd consignment at the 2018 OBS Spring Sale. Now 16-7-0-1 for trainer Mike Maker, he has earned $333,365 to date. watch his under tack video

 

OBS graduates posted a pair of stakes wins at Gulfstream on Saturday.

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Michael Dubb, Madaket Stables LLC, Darsan Inc., Bethlehem Stables and David Simon’s A Bit of Both led a 1-2-3 OBS sweep of the $75,000 Captiva Island Stakes, staying wide and off the pace early, charging on the outside down the stretch and getting up late to score by half a length over Miss Auramet (April ’18, October ’17), with Tracy Ann’s Legacy (June ’18) another length back in third. It’s the fourth stakes win for the 5-year-old Florida-bred daughter of Paynter, trained by Mike Maker, now 18-10-2-1 with earnings of $433,253. She was sold by breeder Darsan, Inc. for $10,000 at the 2017 OBS October Selected Yearling Sale. Selected Sale conformation photo

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Lea Farms LLC’s Willy Boi battled for the lead between horses in the early going of the $75,000 Hutcheson Stakes, took charge a quarter mile from home and eased away down the stretch to victory by a length and three quarters. It’s the first stakes win for the 3-year-old Florida-bred son of Uncaptured, sold for $40,000 by breeder Ocala Stud as a two-year-old in training at the 2020 OBS October Sale after turning in an Under Tack quarter in :21 1/5. Trained by Jeff Engler, he’s now 4-3-0-0 and has earned $96,035.  watch his under tack video   October Sale walking video

Oak Tree Stable’s Offspring, off the pace and wide early in the $60,000 Red Camelia Stakes on Saturday at Fair Grounds, came around horses to take command after turning for home and eased away to score by a length and three quarters. It’s the first stakes win for the 5-year-old daughter of Into Mischief, now 17-4-5-2 with earnings of $177,478 for trainer Joe Sharp. She worked an Under Tack eighth in :10 flat before she was purchased for $130,000 out of the Top Line Sales consignment at the 2018 OBS June Sale.  watch her under tack video

Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed Al Maktoum’s Panadol is two for two and a stakes winner after leading from start to finish and holding on gamely to a three quarter length victory the $150,000 Al Bastakiya Stakes at Meydan on Saturday. The 3-year-old colt by Flatter, consigned to the 2020 OBS Spring Sale by Ocala Stud, Agent, was sold for $180,000 to Cromwell Bloodstock, Agent, after breezing a quarter in :21 flat at the Under Tack Show. Trained by Salem bin Ghadayer, he has earned $103,479 to date. watch his under tack video   Spring Sale walking video

Cafe Pharoah takes Tokyo’s G1 February Stakes

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Koichi Nishikawa’s Cafe Pharoah sat just off the leaders in the early going of the $1,847,689 February Stakes (G1) on Sunday at Tokyo RaceCourse, came out for the drive after turning for home, wore down the leaders to take charge in deep stretch and was best by three quarters of a length at the wire. It’s the third graded stakes win for the 4-year-old colt by American Pharoah, trained by Noriyuki Hori, now 7-5-0-0 with earnings of $1,896,258 to date. Consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, to the 2019 OBS March Sale, he was sold for $475,000 to Narvick International, Agent, after turning in an Under Tack quarter in :21 1/5. watch his under tack video    watch a video of the race

A pair of OBS graduates scored stakes wins on Saturday at Laurel.

Winchell Thoroughbreds LLC and Willis Horton Racing LLC’s Bankit came around horses on the turn to reach contention after relaxing early in the $100,000 John B. Campbell Stakes, took over at the head of the stretch and cruised to victory by a length and a half. It’s the second straight stakes win and fourth stakes victory in all for the graded stakes placed 5-year-old son of Central Banker, consigned to the 2018 OBS March Sale by SGV Thoroughbreds LLC (Steven Venosa), Agent, where he breezed an Under Tack eighth in :10 2/5 before he was purchased by Winchell Thoroughbreds LLC for $260,000. Trained by Steve Asmussen, he’s now 27-5-8-4 with $876,675 in earnings. watch his under tack video

Sonata Stable’s Lucky Stride posted her second straight stakes win in the $100,000 Nellie Morse Stakes, tracking the early leaders, circling horses to take command turning for home and easing away to score by a length and a quarter. It’s the second stakes win in North America for the 5-year-old mare by Declaration of War, a multiple graded stakes winner at three in Puerto Rico. Consigned to the 2018 June Sale by Randy Miles, Agent, she was sold for $7,000 after an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5. Trained by Mike Trombetta, she’s now 17-10-4-1 with and has earned $231,550 to date. watch her under tack video

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Kaleem Shah, Inc.’s Bella Vita stalked the leaders from the outside in Santa Anita’s $101,000 Spring Fever Stakes on Sunday, took over a quarter mile out and drew off down the stretch to win by 4-1/2 lengths. It’s the first stakes win for the 4-year-old daughter of Bayern, now 5-2-2-1 for trainer Simon Callaghan with earnings of $146,996. She turned in an Under Tack eighth in :9 4/5 before she was purchased for $400,000 by Ben McElroy, Agent for KSI, out of the Harris Training Center LLC, consignment at the 2019 OBS Spring Sale. watch her under tack video

OBS was represented with a winner the day before the Saudi Cup in the International Jockey Challenge when Emblem Star came from just off the pace, took the lead in the stretch and scored a daylight victory in the $400,000 one mile handicap test. The winner is a 4-year-old colt by Take Charge Indy, consigned to the 2019 OBS Spring sale by S B M Training and Sales, Agent, and sold to Emblem Stables for $190,000 after breezing an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5. watch his under tack video    watch a video of the race

Merneith leads OBS sweep of Santa Anita’s Santa Monica Stakes

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HRH Prince Sultan Bin Mishal Al Saud’s Merneith led a 1-2-3 OBS sweep of Santa Anita’s $202,000 Santa Monica Stakes (G2), battling fellow OBS graduate Golden Principal (April ’19) for the lead, taking command turning for home and beating her to the wire by 2-1/4 lengths. Qahira (June ’18) settled for third. It’s the first graded stakes win for the 4-year-old daughter of American Pharoah, now 10-4-3-2 for trainer Bob Baffert with $357,900 in earnings. Consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, to the 2019 OBS March Sale, she breezed an Under Tack quarter in :20 4/5 before she was purchased for $600,000 by Narvick International on behalf of her owner. watch her under tack video

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Cash Is King LLC and LC Racing LLC’s Mischevious Alex pressed the pace in the $100,000 Gulfstream Park Sprint Stakes (G3), slipped between horses to take charge at the head of the stretch then drew off in the lane to score by 3-1/4 lengths. It’s the third graded stakes win for the 4-year-old colt by Into Mischief, consigned by Eisaman Equine to the 2019 OBS April Sale where he went through the ring after an Under Tack eighth in :10 flat. Trained by Saffie A. Joseph, Jr., he’s now 11-6-1-1 and has earned $449,730. watch his under tack video

 

OBS June graduates posted a pair of stakes scores on Saturday at Tampa Bay Downs.

LLP Performance Horse, LLC’s Zenden battled for the lead from the inside in the $75,000 Pelican Stakes, took charge by a length a furlong from home and held on gamely to score by a head. That’s two stakes wins for the graded stakes placed 5-year-old son of Fed Biz, who turned in an Under Tack quarter in :20 3/5 before he was sold for $47,000 by Potrero Stables, Agent, at the 2018 OBS June Sale. Trained by Carlos A. David, he’s now 14-5-3-0 and has earned $261,760 to date. watch his under tack video

Team Equistaff, Inc.’s The Goddess Lyssa took the lead at the start of the $50,000 Minaret Stakes and was never threatened en route to a frontrunning 3-1/4 length victory. It’s the first stakes win for the 4-year-old Florida-bred daughter of Fury Kapcori, now 7-5-0-1 with earnings of $93,915 for trainer Gerald Bennett. Consigned to the 2019 OBS June Sale by Journeyman Bloodstock Services, Inc. (Brent & Crystal Fernung), Agent, she was sold to Mary K. Thomas for $10,000 after breezing an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5. watch her under tack video

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Robert V. LaPenta’s Nicky the Vest is two for two and a stakes winner after an 11-3/4 length runaway victory in the $100,000 Gander Stakes on Sunday at Aqueduct. The 3-year-old colt by Runhappy, who has earned $93,500, is the first stakes winner for his sire. Consigned to the 2019 OBS October Selected Yearling Sale by Stuart Morris, Agent for Highclere, he was purchased by Insignia Bloodstock for $110,000. selected yearling sale walking video

 

Medina Spirit wins Santa Anita’s Robert B. Lewis Stakes

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Zedan Racing Stables Inc.’s Medina Spirit went straight to the lead in Saturday’s $100,500 Robert B. Lewis Stakes (G3) at Santa Anita, turned for home in front, was challenged by a pair of rivals in the final furlong, but refused to yield and was best by a neck at the wire. It’s the first stakes win for the 3-year-old Florida-bred colt by Protonico, now 3-2-1-0 with earnings of $105,200 for trainer Bob Baffert. A two-time OBS graduate, he was sold by Summerfield at the 2019 Winter Mixed Sale. He was then purchased for $35,000 by Gary Young on behalf of Zedan Racing Stables out of the Whitman Sales consignment at the 2020 June Sale after turning in an Under Tack three eighths in :33 flat. watch his under tack video

Medina Spirit is the fifth OBS graduate to win the Robert B. Lewis (G3), joining Mucho Gusto (March ’18), Lombo (March ’17), I’ll Have Another (April ’11) and Crown of Thorns (March ’07).

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Michael Dubb, Steven Bouchey, Bethlehem Stables LLC and Chester A. Bishop’s Chess’s Dream saved ground off the pace in the early going of Gulfstream’s $100,000 Kitten’s Joy Stakes (G3), slipped through on the rail to join the leaders, took command leaving the furlong marker and scored by two lengths. Fellow OBS graduate Original (April ’20) settled for third. It’s the first stakes victory for the 3-year-old Florida-bred colt by Jess’s Dream, purchased for $20,000 out of the Summerfield consignment at the 2019 OBS Winter Mixed Sale. Trained by Mike Maker, he’s now 5-2-2-0 and has earned $108,980 to date.

Laoban filly tops Winter Mixed Sale finale

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The Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2021 Winter Mixed Sale ended on a high note as Hip No. 805, a New York-bred yearling daughter of Laoban consigned by McMahon of Saratoga Thoroughbreds LLC, Agent was sold to Sand Hill Stables for $175,000 topping Wednesday’s Open Session as well as the entire sale. The bay filly is out of Best Reward, by Grand Reward, a half sister to stakes placed Avery Glenn.

  • Hip No. 616, a son of Mor Spirit consigned by Beth Bayer, Agent, went to Donato Lanni, Agent, for $115,000. The dark bay or brown yearling colt is out of Cat Be Nimble, by Tale of the Cat, from the family of graded stakes winner Niner’s Home.
  • Hip No. 577, a yearling son of Into Mischief consigned by Summerfield (Francis & Barbara Vanlangendonck), Agent, was sold to First Finds for $92,000. The bay colt is out of Annabird, by Flower Alley, a half sister to grade one stakes placed stakes winner Achiever’s Legacy.
  • Dailey Bloodstock LLC paid $67,000 for Hip No. 652, a son of Laoban consigned by McMahon of Saratoga Thoroughbreds LLC, Agent. The yearling bay colt is out of Double Dinghy Day, by Forestry, a daughter of graded stakes placed Windsong.
  • Hip 673, a yearling son of Army Mule consigned by Summerfield (Francis & Barbara Vanlangendonck), Agent, was purchased by Rosewood Stable for $65,000. The dark bay or brown colt is out of Fife, by Souvenir Copy, a daughter of stakes placed Musical Pal.
  • Hip No. 647, another yearling son of Army Mule consigned by Stuart Morris, Agent, was sold for $60,000 to First Finds. The chestnut colt is out of Dial the Doctor, by Dialed In, from the family of champion Unbridled.

For the Open session, 231 horses sold for a total of $2,054,800 compared with 199 horses bringing $1,648,900 in 2020. The average price was $8,895 compared with $8,286 last year, while the median price was $3,500 compared with $5,000 a year ago. The buyback percentage was 21.4%; it was 24.9% in 2020.

For the Consignor Preferred session, 101 horses sold for a total of $1,935,300, compared with 85 horses grossing $1,912,300 in 2020. The average price was $19,161 compared with $22,498 a year ago, while the median price was $10,100 compared with $13,000 last year. The buyback percentage was 28.8%; it was 37.9% last year.

For the Horses of Racing Age session, 74 horses grossed $1,696,500 compared with 70 selling for a total of $1,366,900 in 2020. The average was $22,926, up from $19,527 a year ago, while the median price was $13,000 compared to $11,000 last year. The buyback percentage was 10.8%; it was 26.4% in 2020.

For the entire Winter Mixed Sale, 406 horses sold for a total of $5,686,600, compared to 354 horses bringing $4,928,100 last year. The average was $14,006, up from $13,921 in 2020 while the median price was $6,000, compared with $7,500 a year ago. The buyback percentage was 21.7%; it was 19.4% in 2020.

Next on the OBS agenda is the March Sale of Two-Year-Olds in Training, scheduled for March 16 – 17. The Under Tack Show is set for March 11 – 13, beginning each morning at 8:00 a.m.

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.

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.

For more information regarding the Winter Mixed Sale, the upcoming March Sale or OBS website, please call (352) 237-2154.