OBS June graduate Bella Sofia wins Belmont’s Vagrancy Handicap

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

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Michael Imperio, Medallion Racing, Sofia Soares, Vincent S. Scuderi and Parkland Thoroughbreds’ Bella Sofia pressed the pace in the $145,500 Vagrancy Handicap (G3), took the lead on the turn, battled Frank’s Rockette head-to-head down the stretch and was best by a nose at the wire. It was the 4-year-old debut for the grade one stakes winning daughter of Awesome Patriot, purchased for $20,000 out of the Grassroots Training & Sales consignment by Sallusto & Albina, Agent, at the 2020 OBS June Sale after breezing an Under Tack eighth in :10 2/5. A five time stakes winner for trainer Rudy Rodriguez, she has compiled a 7-5-1-0 career record and has earned $675,100. watch her under tack video

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Dublin Fjord Stables LLC, Racepoint Stables, Kevin D. Hilbert and Thomas E. O’Keefe’s Drafted trailed turning for home in the $150,000 Runhappy Stakes (G3), but closed relentlessly down the stretch on the outside, took the lead in the shadow of the wire and scored by a length. It’s the fourth graded stakes win for the 8-year-old Florida-bred son of Field Commission, a two time OBS graduate, who went through the ring at the 2015 August Sale before he was purchased for $35,000 out of the Kim Harrison consignment at the 2016 March Sale after turning in an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5. A graded stakes winner in the U.S. and Dubai, he has put together a 27-8-2-3 record, earned $939,193 and is now trained by David P. Duggan. watch his under tack video 

Sonata Stable’s Arzak went right to the lead in Sunday’s $151,200 Jacques Cartier Stakes (G3) at Woodbine, opened a long lead in mid-stretch and coasted home to win by a length and a half. It’s the second straight stakes win for the 4-year-old colt by Not This Time, purchased for $575,000 out of the Julie Davies consignment at the 2020 OBS Spring Sale after breezing an Under Tack eighth in :10 flat. Now 13-5-1-1 for trainer Mike Trombetta, he has earned $253,378 to date. watch his under tack video

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JFG Thoroughbreds and Maritza Weston’s Classicstateofmind took the lead at the start of Saturday’s $75,000 Roar Stakes at Gulfstream and never looked back, scoring by a length over fellow OBS graduate Capture the Time (April ’21). It’s the first stakes victory for the 3-year-old colt by Classic Empire, now 7-3-1-1 with earnings of $121,915 for trainer Francisco D’Angelo. After turning in an Under Tack eighth in :10 flat, he was purchased for $50,000 out of the Sequel Bloodstock consignment at the 2021 OBS Spring Sale. watch his under tack video     Spring Sale walking video

Jesus J. Uranga’s Sigur Ros came from off the pace to take command of the $76,950 Sunray Park Stakes on Saturday at Sunray Park a furlong from home and held off a late charge to score by three quarters of a length. It’s the first stakes win for the 8-year-old gelding by Gemologist, sold for $20,000 by Select Sales, Agent, at the 2015 OBS August Selected Yearling Sale. Trained by his owner, he’s now 28-8-4-4 and has earned $207,907 to date.

Miss J McKay wins Belmont’s License Fee Stakes

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Madaket Stables LLC, Wonder Stables, Tony Weintraub and Tony and Brandon M. Dalinka’s Miss J McKay tracked the pace in Sunday’s $100,000 License Fee Stakes at Belmont Park, took command after straightening away in the stretch and drew away late to score by 3-1/4 lengths. It’s the third stakes win for the lightly raced 5-year-old daughter of Hangover Kid, trained by Christophe Clement, now 15-5-4-3 with $385,373 in earnings. Consigned by Costanzo Sales, Agent, to the 2019 April Sale, she went through the ring after turning in an Under Tack eighth in :10 2/5. watch her under tack video

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La Marca Stable’s Scuttlebuzz tried stakes company for the first time in Saturday’s $100,000 Elusive Quality Stakes at Belmont, relaxed off the pace in the early going, came around horses to reach contention turning for home, took over in the stretch and was best by a length at the wire. Now 17-7-2-3 for trainer Rudy R. Rodriguez, the 5-year-old gelding by The Factor has earned 348,570 to date. At the 2019 OBS April Sale, he breezed an Under Tack quarter in :21 1/5 and was purchased for $100,000 out of the de Meric Sales consignment. watch his under tack video

Dale Arnold’s Hold Tight took the lead on the inside going to the turn in Saturday’s $79,500 Gus Fonner Stakes at Fonner Park, opened daylight in the lane and scored by 8-1/2 lengths over fellow OBS graduate Intrepid Heart (April ’18). It’s the first stakes victory for the 4-year-old son of Candy Ride (ARG), purchased for $120,000 out of the Wavertree Stables consignment at the 2020 OBS April Sale after turning in an Under Tack quarter in :21 3/5. Trained by Stetson Mitchell, he’s now 17-5-1-1 and has earned $147,382. watch his under tack video   Spring Sale walking video

 

Munnings filly tops record breaking Spring Sale’s final session

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Hip No. 1174, a daughter of Munnings consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, went to OXO Equine LLC for $1.6-million to top the fourth and final session of the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s record breaking 2022 Spring Sale of Two-Year-Olds in Training. The chestnut filly, whose eighth in :9 4/5 was co-fastest at the distance at Saturday’s Under Tack session, is out of stakes winner Tensas Harbor, by Private Vow, a half sister to stakes placed OBS graduate Harbor Pilot.

  • Hip No. 1139, a daughter of Justify consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, was sold for $800,000 to Chad Schumer, Agent. The gray or roan filly, who breezed an Under Tack quarter in :21 1/5 at Saturday’s Under Tack session, is a half sister to graded stakes winner Family Way, winner of Gulfstream’s recent Orchid Stakes (G3), out of Susie’s Baby, by Giant’s Causeway.
  • Hip No. 1017, a daughter of Bolt d’Oro consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, went to Ben Gase for $650,000. The bay filly, whose eighth on Friday in :9 4/5 was the session’s co-fastest at the distance, is out of graded stakes placed stakes winner Scorpio Queen (AUS), by Choisir, from the family of grade one stakes winner Toledo.
  • Hip No. 1091, a daughter of Connect consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, was sold to Hooties Racing LLC for $550,000. The dark bay or brown filly, who breezed an Under Tack eighth in :10 flat on Saturday, is a half sister to stakes placed OBS graduate Momameamaria out of graded stakes placed stakes winner Special Dream, by Officer.
  • Hip No. 1097, a daughter of Into Mischief consigned by Gene Recio, Agent, was sold to Kent Sweezey, Agent for R. S. Evans, for $525,000. The bay filly, whose Under Tack eighth in :9 4/5 was co-fastest on Saturday, is out of Squeeze, by Lemon Drop Kid, a half sister to graded stakes winning OBS Spring Sale graduate Ocho Ocho Ocho.
  • Hip No. 1230, a daughter of Malibu Moon consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, was purchased by Spendthrift Farm for $475,000. The bay filly, who turned in a Under Tack quarter in :21 1/5 on Saturday, is out of Two Step Song, by Unbridled’s Song, a half sister to graded stakes winner Informed.
  • Hip No. 984, a daughter of Liam’s Map consigned by Mayberry Farm, Agent, was sold for $420,000 to Lael Stable. The gray or roan filly, who breezed an Under Tack eighth on Friday in :10 flat, is out of Rooms, by Giant’s Causeway, a half sister to stakes winner Congo Kaye.
  • Hip No. 1052, a daughter of Goldencents consigned by Dynasty Thoroughbreds, was purchased by Alex & JoAnn Lieblong for $400,000. The chestnut filly, who breezed an eighth in :10 flat on Friday, is out of Shore Thing, by Majesticperfection, a daughter of stakes winning OBS graduate Conway Two Step.
  • Kerri Radcliffe / Omnihorse went to $400,000 for Hip No. 1107, a daughter of Arrogate consigned by Scanlon Training & Sales, Agent. The gray or roan filly, who breezed an eighth in :10 2/5 on Saturday, is out of graded stakes placed stakes winner Stiffed, by Stephen Got Even, from the family of graded stakes winning OBS graduate Full and Fancy.
  • Vince J. Foglia paid $385,000 for Hip No. 1048, a daughter of Midshipman consigned by Top Line Sales LLC, Agent. The chestnut filly, whose eighth in :9 4/5 was co-fastest at Friday’s Under Tack session, is out of stakes winner Sheza Runaway Star, by Pride of Burkaan, a half sister to stakes winning millionaire OBS graduate Rivers Run Deep.
  • Hip No. 1043, a son of Collected consigned by Gene Recio, Agent, was sold to Rafter C Ranch for $360,000. The chestnut colt, who breezed a quarter in :21 2/5 on Friday, is out of She’ll Do It, by Badge of Silver, a half sister to stakes winner Amiable Grace.
  • Hip No. 961, a daughter of Bernardini consigned by Mayberry Farm, Agent, was purchased by Steven W. Young, Agent, for $350,000. The bay filly, who breezed an eighth in :10 1/5 on Friday, is out of stakes winner Redstart, by Blame, a half sister to graded stakes winner California Nectar.

For the day, 159 horses brought a total of $18,775,000 compared with 167 selling for a total of $19,063,000 last year. The average price was $118,082, compared to $114,150 in 2021, while the median price was $60,000 compared to $65,000 a year ago. The buyback percentage was 20.5%; it was 14.4% in 2021.

For the entire sale, 710 horses sold for a Spring Sale record total of $92,070,000 compared with the previous record 724 horses bringing $73,874,900 in 2021. The average price was a sale record $129,676, (surpassing 2019’s record $108,227) compared with $102,037 a year ago. The median was $65,000, compared to last year’s $50,000 and surpassing 2019’s previous $60,000 record. The buyback percentage was 15.2%; it was 13.1% last year.

Five horses, including today’s Hip No. 1174 (see above) sold for $1-million or more at the 2022 Spring Sale.

The overall sale topper was Hip No. 206, a son of Uncle Mo consigned by Top Line Sales LLC, Agent, sold to Gary Young, Agent for Zedan Racing Stables, Inc., for $2.3-million at Tuesday’s opening session.  The bay colt, who breezed an eighth in :9 4/5 at Monday’s Under Tack session, is out of Borealis Night, by Astrology, a half sister to graded stakes placed Kinsley Kisses.

Hip No. 401, a son of Medaglia d’Oro consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, went to Red Baron’s Barn or Rancho Temescal LLC for $1,750,000 to top the second session. The dark bay or brown colt, who breezed an eighth in :10 1/5 at Tuesday’s Under Tack session, is a half brother to champion Drefong out of Eltimaas, by Ghostzapper, from the family of champion Action This Day.

Hip No. 885, a son of Tapit consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, was sold for $1.7-million to Lane’s End Racing & West Point TB, L.E.B., Agent, topping Thursday’ third session. The gray or roan colt, who breezed a quarter in :20 4/5 at Friday’s Under Tack session, is a half brother to graded stakes winner Annual Report out of Pension, by Seeking the Gold.

Hip No. 490, a son of Mendelssohn consigned by Scanlon Training & Sales, Agent, was purchased by Mitsu Nakauchida for $1,300,000 on Wednesday.  The chestnut colt, who breezed an eighth in :10 1/5 on Tuesday, is out of Grace Is Gone, by Malibu Moon, from the family of grade one stakes winner Plenty of Grace

Next on the OBS agenda is the June Sale of Two-Year-Olds and Horses of Racing Age, set for June 7 – 9. The Under Tack Show is scheduled for May 31 – June 4.

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.

Tapit colt tops Spring Sale’s third session

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Hip No. 885, a son of Tapit consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, was sold for $1.7-million to Lane’s End Racing & West Point TB, L.E.B., Agent, to top the third session of the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2022 Spring Sale of Two-Year-Olds in Training. The gray or roan colt, who breezed a quarter in :20 4/5 at Friday’s Under Tack session, is a half brother to graded stakes winner Annual Report out of Pension, by Seeking the Gold.

  • Hip No. 844, Hazing, a son of Into Mischief consigned by Niall Brennan Stables, Agent, was sold to C H P Racing for $870,000. The bay colt, who breezed an eighth in :10 1/5 at Thursday’s Under Tack session, is out of No Curfew, by Curlin, from the family of grade one stakes winner To Honor and Serve.
  • Cherie DeVaux, Agent, paid $685,000 for Hip No. 895, a son of City of Light consigned by Mayberry Farm, Agent. The dark bay or brown colt, who breezed an eighth in :10 1/5 on Friday, is out of stakes placed Pleasant Mine, by Mineshaft, from the family of graded stakes winner Tap Dance.
  • Hip No. 899, a son of Bolt d’Oro consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, went to Ellman, Plesa, Glassman, E. Plesa, Agent, for $675,000. The dark bay or brown colt, who turned in an Under Tack eighth in :10 flat, is a half brother to graded stakes winner Harpers First Ride out of Polyester, by Tiz Wonderful.
  • Hip No. 709, a son of Medaglia d’Oro consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, was sold to BBA Ireland Limited for $650,000. The gray or roan colt, who breezed an eighth in :10 1/5 on Thursday, is out of Mahasen, by Tapit, a half sister to graded stakes winner Shagaf.
  • Hip No. 904, an Irish-bred daughter of Kingman consigned by Niall Brennan Stables, Agent, was purchased for $650,000 by Lauren Carlisle, Agent. The dark bay or brown filly, who breezed an eighth in :10 flat, is out of Post Perfection, by Majesticperfection, a half sister to graded stakes winner Hello Liberty.
  • Talla Racing & Rockingham Ranch, Sweetwater, Agent, went to $575,000 for Hip No. 839, a daughter of Cairo Prince consigned by Halcyon Hammock Farm, Agent. The gray or roan filly, whose eighth in :9 4/5 was co-fastest at Thursday’s Under Tack session, is a half sister to graded stakes winner Gibberish out of Nippy, by Pulpit.
  • Hip No. 717, a daughter of Army Mule consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, was sold to Lael Stable for $450,000. The bay filly, who worked an eighth in :10 1/5 on Thursday, is out of Mandolin, by Midnight Lute, a daughter of graded stakes winner War Thief.
  • Mike Ryan, Agent, went to $450,000 for Hip No. 762, a daughter of Justify consigned by Niall Brennan Stables, Agent. The bay filly, who worked an eighth in :10 1/5, is a half sister to graded stakes placed Carried Interest out of Missamerica Bertie, by Quiet American, a full sister to graded stakes winner Allamerican Bertie.
  • Hip No. 851, a son of Tapwrit consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, was sold to West Point TB’s/Mike Talla Racing, L.E.B., Agent for $450,000. The gray or roan colt, whose Under Tack quarter in :21 flat was co-fastest on Thursday, is out of Oh Kay See, by Notional, a half sister to grade one stakes winner So Many Ways.
  • Hip No. 641, a daughter of Twirling Candy consigned by Julie Davies LLC, Agent, was sold to Ben Gase for $400,000. The dark bay or brown filly, who breezed an eighth in :10 1/5 on Wednesday, is out of Laid Back Lady, by Hold Me Back, a half sister to grade one stakes winner The Groom Is Red.
  • MyRacehorse.com / Dan Agnew paid $400,000 for Hip No. 661, a son of Good Magic consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent. The dark bay or brown colt, who turned in an Under Tack quarter in :20 4/5 on Wednesday, is a half brother to graded stakes winner Soldat out of Le Relais, by Coronado’s Quest.
  • Hip No. 747, a daughter of Curlin who breezed an Under Tack eighth in :10 2/5 on Thursday, was purchased by Solis / Litt Bloodstock for $400,000. Consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, the dark bay or brown filly is out of grade one stakes winner Midnight Lucky, by Midnight Lute, from the family of grade one stakes winner Hookedonthefeelin.

For the day, 173 horses brought a total of $ 23,658,000, compared with 167 selling for $14,834,500 at last year’s third session. The average price was $136,751, up 54% compared to $88,829 in 2021 while the median price was $65,000, compared with $45,000 a year ago. The buyback percentage was 16.0%; it was 12.6% last year. The Spring Sale continues Friday at 10:30 a.m. Hip No.’s 925 – 1231 will be offered for sale.

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

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

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

Medaglia d’Oro colt tops Spring Sale’s second session

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Hip No. 401, a son of Medaglia d’Oro consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, went to Red Baron’s Barn or Rancho Temescal LLC for $1,750,000 to top the second session of the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2022 Spring Sale of Two-Year-Olds in Training. The dark bay or brown colt, who breezed an eighth in :10 1/5 at Tuesday’s Under Tack session, is a half brother to champion Drefong out of Eltimaas, by Ghostzapper, from the family of champion Action This Day.

  • Hip No. 490, a son of Mendelssohn consigned by Scanlon Training & Sales, Agent, was purchased by Mitsu Nakauchida for $1,300,000. The chestnut colt, who breezed an eighth in :10 1/5 on Tuesday, is out of Grace Is Gone, by Malibu Moon, from the family of grade one stakes winner Plenty of Grace.
  • Mitsu Nakauchida also went to $825,000 for Hip No. 466, a son of Into Mischief consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent. The bay colt, who breezed an Under Tack eighth in :10 flat on Tuesday, is a half brother to graded stakes winner Isotherm out of stakes placed Game for More, by More Than Ready.
  • Hip No. 503, a son of Curlin also consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, was sold to Donato Lanni, Agent for Michael Lund Petersen, for $800,000. The gray or roan colt, who worked an eighth on Tuesday in :10 flat, is out of grade one stakes winner Hard Not to Like, by Hard Spun, a daughter of stakes winner Like a Gem.
  • J. Stable LLC went to $700,000 for Hip No. 506, a daughter of Nyquist who worked an eighth in :10 flat on Tuesday. Consigned by Eisaman Equine, Agent, the gray or roan filly is out of Hasilah, by Hard Spun, a daughter of grade one stakes winner Sierra Madre (FR).
  • Hip No. 602, a daughter of Curlin consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, was sold to Spry Family Farm for $600,000. The chestnut filly, who turned in a bullet :20 4/5 on Saturday, is out of stakes placed Jumby Bay, by City Zip, a half sister to graded stakes placed Royal Obsession.
  • Ben McElroy, Agent for M. V. Magnier, paid $600,000 for Hip No. 611, a daughter of Street Sense consigned by Lucan Bloodstock (Karl Keegan), Agent. The bay filly, who’s Under Tack eighth in 9: 4/5 was co-fastest on Wednesday, is out of Katie’s Keepsake, by Medaglia d’Oro, a daughter of graded stakes winner Salty Strike.
  • Hip No. 546, a son of Goldencents consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, was sold to Chad Schumer, Agent, for $535,000. The bay colt, whose eighth in :9 4/5 was Wednesday’s co-fastest at the distance, is a half brother to recent Madison Stakes (G1) winner Just One Time, out of Ida Clark, by Speightstown.
  • Steve Rothblum, Agent for Mark Davis, paid $485,000 for Hip No. 558, a son of Gun Runner consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent. The bay colt, who turned in an Under Tack eighth in :10 3/5 on Wednesday, is out of Incentive, by Mr. Greeley, a half sister to grade one stakes winner Winchester.
  • Hip No. 373, a son of Race Day consigned by Longoria Training & Sales, Agent, was purchased by Maverick Racing / Siena Farms LLC / CMNWLTH for $475,000. The bay colt, who worked a quarter in :21 flat on Tuesday, is out of Divine Friends, by Divine Park, from the family of grade one stakes winner Cash Included.
  • Oliver St. Lawrence Bloodstock paid $475,000 for Hip No. 575, a son of Into Mischief consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent. The bay colt, who worked an eighth on Wednesday in :10 1/5, is out of grade one stakes winning millionaire Iotapa, by Afleet Alex.
  • Hip No. 576, a daughter of More Than Ready consigned by Niall Brennan Stables, Agent, went to Ace Racing for $475,000. The bay filly, who breezed an eighth in :10 flat, is out of Ireland’s Call, by Medaglia d’Oro, a daughter of grade one stakes winner Magnificent Song.

For the day, 178 horses brought a total of $25,855,000, compared with 196 selling for a total of $21,614,500 at last year’s second session. The average price was $145,253, up 31.8% compared to $110,278 in 2021 while the median price was $78,500, compared with $45,000 a year ago. The buyback percentage was 18.7%; it was 11.7% last year.

The Spring Sale continues Thursday at 10:30 a.m. Hip No.’s 617 – 924 will be offered for sale.

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

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

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

Uncle Mo colt tops Spring Sale’s opening session

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Hip No. 206, a son of Uncle Mo consigned by Top Line Sales LLC, Agent, went to Gary Young, Agent for Zedan Racing Stables, Inc., for $2.3-million to top the first session of the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2022 Spring Sale of Two-Year-Olds in Training. The bay colt, who breezed an eighth in :9 4/5 at Monday’s Under Tack session, is out of Borealis Night, by Astrology, a half sister to graded stakes placed Kinsley Kisses.

  • Hip No. 199, Bold Design, a daughter of Violence consigned Eddie Woods, Agent, was sold to Carolyn Wilson for $635,000. The dark bay or brown filly, who worked a quarter in :20 2/5 on Monday, is a half sister to graded stakes placed Bold Quality out of graded stakes winner Bold Union, by Dixie Union.
  • Hip No. 11, a son of Justify consigned by Hidden Brook, went to Gary Young, Agent for Zedan Racing Stables, Inc., for $600,000. The chestnut colt, who breezed an eighth in :10 flat at Sunday’s Under Tack session, is out of stakes placed Unbound, by Distorted Humor, from the family of champion Personal Ensign.
  • Hip No. 306, a daughter of Union Rags consigned by Centofanti Thoroughbreds, Agent, was sold to Red Baron’s Barn or Rancho Temescal LLC for $525,000. The chestnut filly, who breezed an eighth in :9 4/5 at the Under Tack Show, is out of graded stakes placed Corderosa, by Aldebaran, from the family of grade one stakes winner Celtic Melody.
  • Mayberry Farm went to $510,000 for Hip No. 66, a son of Curlin consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent. The bay colt, who breezed an eighth in :10 1/5 on Sunday, is out of graded stakes winner Winding Way, by Malibu Moon, a full sister to graded stakes winner Kauai Katie.
  • Hip No. 141, a daughter of Bolt d’Oro consigned by Halcyon Hammock Farm, Agent, was sold to Oliver St. Lawrence Bloodstock for $450,000. The bay filly, who breezed an eighth in :10 1/5 on Sunday, is a half sister to grade one stakes winner Bolo out of Aspen Mountain, by Chief Seattle.
  • NBS Stable / John Ballantyne went to $450,000 for Hip No. 181, a son of Tapwrit consigned by All Dreams Equine, Agent. The dark bay or brown colt, who breezed an eighth in :10 flat on Monday, is out of Bern Obsession, by Bernstein, a full sister to graded stakes winner Proceed Bee.
  • Hip No. 274, a son of City of Light consigned by Niall Brennan Stables, Agent, was sold to Don Rachel for $450,000. The dark bay or brown colt, who breezed an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5, is out of Chuckling, by Indian Charlie, a daughter of grade one stakes winner Pleasant Home.
  • Hip No. 189, a daughter of Uncle Mo consigned by Niall Brennan Stables, Agent, was sold to Grace Diamond for $425,000. The dark bay or brown filly, who worked an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5, is out of Birdy Num, by Tapit, a daughter of grade one winner Believe You Can.
  • Woodslane Farm went to $400,000 for Hip No. 230, a daughter of Mendelssohn consigned by Ocala Stud, Agent. The bay filly, who worked an Under Tack quarter in:21 flat, is out of graded stakes placed Cana (AUS), by Fastnet Rock, from the family of grade one stakes winner Wanted.
  • Hip No. 205, a daughter of Hard Spun who worked an eighth in :10 flat at the Under Tack Show, was purchased by Lauren Carlisle, Agent, for $390,000. Consigned by Randy Miles, Agent, the bay filly is out of stakes placed Boreale, by Makfi, from the family of graded stakes winner Interactif.
  • Hip No. 135, Vance C., a son of Upstart consigned by Two Oaks Equine, Agent, was sold for $385,000 to Cherie DeVaux, Agent. The bay colt, who breezed an eighth in :10 1/5 at the Under Tack Show, is out of A Rosefor Isabelle, by Hard Spun, a half sister to graded stakes placed stakes winner Water White.
  • Hip No. 186, a son of American Pharoah consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, was purchased for $340,000 by Kanayama Holdings Co., Ltd. The bay colt, who breezed an Under Tack eighth in :9 4/5, is out of Big Meesh (IRE), by High Chaparral (IRE), a daughter of grade one winner Noble Pearl.
  • Hip No. 213, a son of Nyquist consigned by McKathan Bros. Sales, Agent, was sold to George Papaprodromou for $325,000. The chestnut colt, who breezed an Under Tack eighth in :10 flat, is out of Broken Blues, by Broken Vow, a daughter of stakes placed Storm City Blues.
  • Hip No. 112, a son of Girvin consigned by Ocala Stud, went to Champion Equine LLC for $300,000. The bay colt, who sped a quarter in :21 flat at the Under Tack Show, is out of Alotofappeal, by Trippi, and is a half brother to OBS graduate King Cab, winner of the recent Ocala Breeders’ Sales Sophomore Stakes at Tampa Bay Downs.
  • Maverick Racing & Siena Farms LLC paid $300,000 for Hip No. 161, a daughter of Bolt d’Oro consigned by Gayle Woods, Agent. The bay filly, who breezed an eighth in :10 flat on Sunday, is out of Bama Belle, by Giant’s Causeway, a half sister to grade one stakes winner Funny Moon.
  • Hip No. 227, a daughter of Quality Road consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, was sold to Bradley Thoroughbreds LLC, Agent, for $300,000. The bay filly, who breezed an Under Tack eighth in:10 1/5, is out of stakes winner Cali Thirty Seven, by Eskendereya, a half sister to graded stakes winner Southern Honey.

For the day, 161 horses brought a total of $22,149,000 compared with 194 selling for a total of $18,362,900 at last year’s opening session. The average price was $137,571, up 45% compared to $94,464 in 2021 while the median price was $75,000, compared with $50,000 a year ago. The buyback percentage was 24.1%; it was 13.8% last year.

The Spring Sale continues Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. Hip No.’s 309 – 616 will be offered for sale.

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

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

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

Trio of fillies fastest at Spring Sale’s Under Tack finale

Hip No. 1084 (Tibor Slavik photo)

Fillies by Curlin, Uncaptured and The Lieutenant breezed quarters in :20 4/5 to share honors for the fastest work at the distance at the seventh and final session of the Under Tack Show for the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2022 Spring Sale of Two Year Olds in Training.

  • Hip No. 602, a chestnut filly by Curlin consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, is out of stakes placed Jumby Bay, by City Zip, a half sister to graded stakes placed Royal Obsession.
  • Hip No. 1084, consigned by Ocala Stud, Agent, is a bay filly by Uncaptured out of Solitaire’s Vision, by Court Vision, a half sister to grade one stakes winner Wavell Avenue.
  • Hip No. 1123, a bay filly by The Lieutenant consigned by Sequel Bloodstock, Agent, is a half sister to stakes placed El Hefe out of Sugar Boss, by Street Boss, from the family of graded stakes winner Wood So.

Four youngsters breezed eighths in :9 4/5 to equal the session’s fastest at the distance.

  • Hip No. 1097, consigned by Gene Recio, Agent, is a bay filly by Into Mischief out of Squeeze, by Lemon Drop Kid, a half sister to graded stakes winning OBS Spring Sale graduate Ocho Ocho Ocho.
  • Hip No. 1131, a gray or roan filly by Army Mule consigned by Fast Horses, is out of Super Holiday, by Super Saver, from the family of graded stakes winner Double Honor.
  • Hip No. 1174, a chestnut filly by Munnings consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, is out of stakes winner Tensas Harbor, by Private Vow, a half sister to stakes placed OBS graduate Harbor Pilot.
  • Hip No. 1226, a gray or roan filly by Firing Line consigned by Grassroots Training & Sales LLC, Agent, is a half sister to graded stakes placed stakes winning OBS graduate I Get It out of Twisted Beauty, by General Quarters, from the family of champion Summer Bird.

There were five quarters clocked in :21 1/5.

  • Hip No. 1104, consigned by J V C Training and Sales, is a chestnut filly by Noble Mission (GB) out of stakes placed Status Pending, by Tale of the Cat, from the family of graded stakes placed stakes winner Rock Candy.
  • Hip No. 1120, a bay filly by Runhappy consigned by Tom McCrocklin, Agent, is out of Subtle Step, by Smart Strike, a half sister to stakes placed Pride of Stride, from the family of grade one stakes winner Trumpet’s Blare.
  • Hip No. 1139, a gray or roan filly by Justify consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, is a half sister to graded stakes winner Family Way, winner of Gulfstream’s recent Orchid Stakes (G3), out of Susie’s Baby, by Giant’s Causeway.
  • Hip No. 1211, a by colt by Midshipman consigned by Pick View LLC, Agent, is out of Trashi Diva, by More Than Ready, a daughter of graded stakes placed Slew Peg.
  • Hip No. 1230, consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, is a bay filly by Malibu Moon out of Two Step Song, by Unbridled’s Song, a half sister to graded stakes winner Informed.

There were two quarters timed in :21 2/5.

  • Hip No. 1095, Dixieland, a dark bay or brown colt by Candy Ride (ARG) consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, is out of Spirit, by Indian Charlie, a half sister to grade one stakes winning OBS graduate Dream Rush.
  • Hip No. 1196, consigned by Tom McCrocklin, Agent, is a dark bay or brown colt by Malibu Moon out of Tizcool, by Tiznow, a daughter of graded stakes winner Win McCool.

Seventeen horses turned in eighths in :10 flat.

  • Hip 847 a colt by American Freedom out of No Show Rose consigned by Scanlon Training & Sales, Agent
  • Hip 1058 a colt by Midshipman out of Silver Sal consigned by Julie Davies LLC, Agent
  • Hip 1064 a filly by Bucchero out of Singing My Song consigned by Off the Hook LLC, Agent
  • Hip 1083 a filly by Good Magic out of Soarwiththebirds consigned by Top Line Sales LLC, Agent
  • Hip 1091 a filly by Connect out of Special Dream consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent
  • Hip 1092 a colt by Java’s War out of Speighty Girl consigned by Gene Recio, Agent
  • Hip 1110 a filly by Justify out of Storm Dixie consigned by Scanlon Training & Sales, Agent
  • Hip 1112 a colt by Cairo Prince out of Stormy Encounter consigned by Randy Miles, Agent
  • Hip 1133 a colt by Straight Fire out of Super Savvy consigned by Longoria Training & Sales, Agent
  • Hip 1141 a filly by Union Rags out of Sweet Avery consigned by Eisaman Equine, Agent
  • Hip 1147 a colt by Good Magic out of Sweet Nina consigned by Cary Frommer LLC, Agent
  • Hip 1149 a filly by Practical Joke out of Sweet Queen consigned by Mayberry Farm, Agent
  • Hip 1158 a colt by Goldencents out of Take Charge Card by CM Thoroughbreds, Agent
  • Hip 1167 a filly by Kantharos out of Tap Tap Tapping consigned by Kings Equine, Agent
  • Hip 1172 a colt by Violence out of Tenation consigned by Navas Equine, Agent
  • Hip 1201 a colt by Justify out of Together (IRE) consigned by S G V Thoroughbreds LLC (Steven Venosa), Agent
  • Hip 1220 a colt by Bolt d’Oro out of Truss consigned by Lucan Bloodstock (Karl Keegan), Agent

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 Spring Sale begins Tuesday, April 19th and runs through Friday, April 22nd with each session beginning at 10:30 a.m. Hip No’s 1-308 go on the block Tuesday, Hip No’s 309-616 will be offered Wednesday, Hip No.’s 617-924 sell Thursday and Hip No’s. 925-1231 will sell on Friday. The Sale will be streamed live via the OBS website at obssales.com, and also via the Blood-Horse, DRF, TDN and Past The Wire websites.

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

Sales results 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.

 

Girvin colt fastest at sixth Spring Sale Under Tack session

Hip No. 1004 (Tibor Slavik photo)

Hip No. 1004, a son of Girvin consigned by Coastal Equine LLC (Jesse Hoppel), Agent, worked a quarter in :20 3/5 to post the fastest work at the distance at the sixth session of the Under Tack Show for the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2022 Spring Sale of Two Year Olds in Training. The bay colt is a half brother to stakes winning OBS graduate Tiger Blood out of two-time OBS graduate Sarah Cataldo, by Smarty Jones.

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

  • Hip No. 901, consigned by Kings Equine, Agent, is a dark bay or brown filly by Candy Ride (ARG) out of graded stakes placed Poof Too, by Distorted Humor.
  • Hip No. 939, a chestnut filly by Jimmy Creed consigned by Grassroots Training & Sales LLC, Agent, is out of stakes winner Quite a Ruckus, by Richter Scale, a half sister to graded stakes winner Excaper.
  • Hip No. 1006, consigned by McKathan Bros. Sales, Agent, is a dark bay or brown colt by Honor Code out of Saranda, by Smart Strike, from the family of graded stakes placed stakes winner Pink Poppy.
  • Hip No. 1017, a bay filly by Bolt d’Oro consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, is out of graded stakes placed stakes winner Scorpio Queen (AUS), by Choisir, from the family of grade one stakes winner Toledo.
  • Hip No. 1048, consigned by Top Line Sales LLC, Agent, is a chestnut filly by Midshipman out of stakes placed Sheza Runaway Star, by Pride of Burkaan, a half sister to millionaire stakes winning OBS graduate Rivers Run Deep.

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

  • Hip No. 885, a gray or roan colt by Tapit consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, is a half brother to graded stakes winner Annual Report out of Pension, by Seeking the Gold.
  • Hip No. 922, consigned by McKathan Bros. Sales, Agent, is a dark bay or brown colt by Shackleford out of Queenameina, by Read the Footnotes, a daughter of graded stakes winner Bella Madame (CHI).
  • Hip No. 1002, a chestnut filly by Army Mule consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, is out of stakes placed Saoirse Cat, by Storm Cat, a daughter of champion Saoirse.
  • Hip No. 1054, a dark bay or brown filly consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, is out of Shysheisnot, by Tribal Rule, a half sister to stakes winner Mongolian Shopper.

There were four quarters clocked in :21 flat.

  • Hip No. 887, a bay colt by Munnings consigned by Woodford Thoroughbreds LLC, Agent, is a full brother to stakes placed Key Light out of stakes winner Perfectly Candid, by Pleasantly Perfect.
  • Hip No. 894, consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, is a chestnut colt by Gormley out of Pleasant Harbor, by Rockport Harbor, a half sister to graded stakes winner Boston Bull.
  • Hip No. 954, a chestnut filly by Bee Jersey consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, is out of Ready for Gold, by More Than Ready, from the family of champion Perfect Soul (IRE).
  • Hip No. 992, consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, is a dark bay or brown filly by Speightstown out of Runninwiththewind, by Medaglia d’Oro, from the family of grade one stakes winner Jersey Girl.

Sixteen horses turned in eighths in :10 flat.

  • Hip 899 a colt by Bolt d’Oro out of Polyester consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent
  • Hip 902 a colt by Cloud Computing out of Port of Indy consigned by Paul Sharp, Agent
  • Hip 904 a filly by Kingman (GB) out of Post Perfection consigned by Niall Brennan Stables, Agent
  • Hip 918 c a colt by Frosted out of Pure Elation consigned by Kings Equine, Agent
  • Hip 924 a colt by Malibu Moon out of Queen Daenerys consigned by Tradewinds Farm, Agent
  • Hip 942 a colt by Practical Joke out of Raesunbridledfaith consigned by Off the Hook LLC, Agent
  • Hip 963 a colt by Hard Spun out of Rella consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent
  • Hip 973 a filly by Maclean’s Music out of River’s Prayer consigned by Top Line Sales LLC, Agent
  • Hip 975 a colt by Maclean’s Music out of Rock Ave. Road consigned by Sequel Bloodstock, Agent for Chester & Mary Broman
  • Hip 981 a filly by Carpe Diem out of Roman Chestnut consigned by Davis Breaking and Training, Inc., Agent
  • Hip 984 a filly by Liam’s Map out of Rooms consigned by Mayberry Farm, Agent
  • Hip 993 a filly by Midshipman out of Sacred Alibi consigned by Grassroots Training & Sales LLC, Agent
  • Hip 1000 a filly by Kantharos out of Saluda consigned by Niall Brennan Stables, Agent
  • Hip 1038 a filly by Collected out of Shawklit Cake consigned by S G V Thoroughbreds LLC (Steven Venosa), Agent
  • Hip 1041 a filly by Tapwrit out of Sheisinittowinit consigned by Little Farm Equine LLC, Agent
  • Hip 1052 a filly by Goldencents out of Shore Thing consigned by Dynasty Thoroughbreds

The Under Tack Show concludes Saturday morning beginning at 8:00 a.m. with Hip No.’s 1057 – 1231 scheduled to breeze, streamed live via the OBS website at obssales.com, and also via the Blood-Horse, DRF, TDN and Past The Wire websites.

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

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

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

 

Cairo Prince, Lope de Vega fillies fastest at fifth Spring Sale Under Tack session

Hip No. 839 (Tibor Slavik photo)

Fillies by Cairo Prince and Lope de Vega worked eighths in :9 4/5 to share honors for the fastest works at the distance at the fifth session of the Under Tack Show for Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2022 Spring Sale of Two Year Olds in Training.

  • Hip No. 839, a gray or roan filly by Cairo Prince consigned by Halcyon Hammock Farm, Agent, is a half sister to graded stakes winner Gibberish out of Nippy, by Pulpit.
  • Hip No. 859, consigned by Niall Brennan Stables, Agent, is an Irish-bred filly by Lope de Vega out of graded stakes placed stakes winner Only Mine, by Pour Moi.

 

A pair of youngsters turned in the session’s fastest quarters, stopping the timer in :21 flat.

  • Hip No. 851, a gray or roan colt by Tapwrit consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, is out of Oh Kay See, by Notional, a half sister to grade one stakes winner So Many Ways.
  • Hip No. 864, consigned by Pick View LLC, Agent, is a chestnut filly by Dortmund out of Our Conquistadora, a half sister to graded stakes placed Augment.

There was one quarter in :21 1/5.

  • Hip No. 799, a bay colt by Uncaptured consigned by Halcyon Hammock Farm, Agent, is a half brother to stakes placed Full Moon’s Back out of Moonshot, by Grand Slam.

There were three quarters in :21 2/5.

  • Hip No. 745, a bay colt by Street Sense consigned by Randy Miles, Agent, is out of stakes placed Mia d’Oro, by Medaglia d’Oro, a half sister to grade one stakes winning OBS graduate Weemissfrankie.
  • Hip No. 850, consigned by Silvestre Chavez Thoroughbreds, Agent, is a dark bay or brown filly by Tonalist out of Oh Boo Hoo, by Kafwain, a daughter of stakes winner Haitian Vacation.
  • Hip No. 866, a bay colt by Into Mischief consigned by Gene Recio, Agent, is a half brother to grade one stakes winner Grace Adler out of graded stakes winner Our Khrysty, by Newfoundland.

Twenty horses turned in eighths in :10 flat.

  • Hip 712 a colt by Cloud Computing out of Majestic Island consigned by Off the Hook LLC, Agent
  • Hip 724 a colt by Practical Joke out of Marie’s Rose consigned by Mayberry Farm, Agent
  • Hip 732 a filly by Classic Empire out of M’Dearest consigned by White Lilac
  • Hip 733 a colt by Practical Joke out of Meadow Saffron consigned by Top Line Sales LLC, Agent
  • Hip 737 a filly by Sharp Azteca out of Melody Girl consigned by Gene Recio, Agent
  • Hip 750 a colt by Freud out of Mighty Good consigned by Grassroots Training & Sales LLC, Agent
  • Hip 754 a filly by Gormley out of Mini Ashley consigned by Coastal Equine LLC (Jesse Hoppel), Agent
  • Hip 764 a filly by West Coast out of Miss Arrangement consigned by A. G. Sales
  • Hip 775 a filly by Cloud Computing out of Miss Malibu Style consigned by Niall Brennan Stables, Agent
  • Hip 784 a colt by Classic Empire out of Misty Rosette consigned by Harris Training Center LLC, Agent
  • Hip 786 a filly by Practical Joke out of Mixed Up Kid consigned by Scanlon Training & Sales, Agent
  • Hip 789 a filly by Justify out of Mo Chuisle consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent
  • Hip 792 a filly by Star Guitar out of Moment of Majesty consigned by Centofanti Thoroughbreds, Agent
  • Hip 803 a colt by Nyquist out of More to Like consigned by Coastal Equine LLC (Jesse Hoppel), Agent
  • Hip 814 a colt by Uncaptured out of My Coastie consigned by Vargas Sales, Agent
  • Hip 830 a filly by Good Magic out of Navy Gardens consigned by Niall Brennan Stables, Agent
  • Hip 835 a colt by Always Dreaming out of New Narration consigned by Top Line Sales LLC, Agent
  • Hip 857 a colt by Mendelssohn out of One Tuf Kitty consigned by Pick View LLC, Agent
  • Hip 869 a colt by Accelerate out of Paddy’s Flight consigned by Navas Equine
  • Hip 880 a colt by Frosted out of Pay the Kitten consigned by L. G., Agent I

The Under Tack Show continues Friday morning at 8:00 a.m. with Hip No.’s 881 – 1056 scheduled to breeze, streamed live via the OBS website at obssales.com, and also via the Blood-Horse, DRF, TDN and Past The Wire websites.

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

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

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

Mizzen Mast filly, Distorted Humor, Lord Nelson colts fastest at Spring Under Tack session four

Hip No. 543 (Tibor Slavik photo)

A filly by Mizzen Mast and colts by Distorted Humor and Lord Nelson breezed quarters in :20 3/5, posting the fastest works at the distance at the fourth session of the Under Tack Show for Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2022 Spring Sale of Two Year Olds in Training.
• Hip No. 543, consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, is a chestnut filly by Mizzen Mast out of stakes winner Hurricane Bernie, by Sea of Secrets, and is a three quarter sister to grade one stakes winner Mizdirection.
• Hip No. 548, a dark bay or brown colt by Lord Nelson consigned by Coastal Equine LLC (Jesse Hoppel), Agent, is a half brother to stakes placed OBS Spring Sale graduate Macho Miah out of I Know You Know, by Officer.
• Hip No. 671, consigned by Pick View LLC, Agent, is a bay colt by Distorted Humor out of Life Force, by Sky Mesa, from the family of graded stakes winner Supah Blitz.

Five youngsters shared honors for the session’s fastest eighth, stopping the timer in :9 4/5.
• Hip No. 537, a bay filly by Uncle Mo consigned by Clary Bloodstock, is out of graded stakes winner House Rules, by Distorted Humor.
• Hip No. 546, consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, is a bay colt by Goldencents, a half brother to last Saturday’s Madison Stakes (G1) winner Just One Time out of Ida Clark, by Speightstown.
• Hip No. 611, a bay filly by Street Sense consigned by Lucan Bloodstock (Karl Keegan), Agent, is out of Katie’s Keepsake, by Medaglia d’Oro, a daughter of graded stakes winner Salty Strike.
• Hip No. 674, a gray or roan colt by Macho Uno consigned by Grassroots Training & Sales LLC, Agent, is out of Lil Miss Richie, by Half Ours, and is a three quarter sister Dto graded stakes winner Macho Macho from the family of grade one stakes winner Fantastic Look.
• Hip No. 687, consigned by Top Line Sales LLC, Agent, is a bay filly by Mo Town out of Longride to Wisdom, by Harlan’s Holiday, a daughter of stakes winner Clever Idea.

A pair of horses worked quarters in :20 4/5.
• Hip No. 549, a dark bay or brown filly by Twirling Candy consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, is out of Illicit Affair, by Midnight Lute, a daughter of champion Silverbulletday.
• Hip No. 661, consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, a dark bay or brown colt by Good Magic, is a half brother to graded stakes winner Soldat out of Le Relais, by Coronado’s Quest.

There were three quarters in :21 flat.
• Hip No. 618, consigned by Global Thoroughbreds LLC, Agent, is a bay filly by Twirling Candy out of Key d’Oro, by Medaglia d’Oro, from the family of grade one stakes winner Key Phrase.
• Hip No. 688, a chestnut colt by Justify consigned by Whitman Sales LLC, Agent, is a half brother to stakes winner Kind of Magic (IRE) out of graded stakes placed stakes winner Look At Me (IRE), by Danehill Dancer.
• Hip No. 701, Antony Gioffry, consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, is a gray or roan colt by Frosted out of Luna Rosa, by Malibu Moon, a half sister to grade one stakes winner Gabby’s Golden Gal.

Nineteen horses turned in eighths in :10 flat.
• Hip 540 a filly by Bolt d’Oro out of Hula Skirt consigned by S B M Training and Sales, Agent
• Hip 542 a colt by Munnings out of Huntress Helena consigned by Marcial Galan, Agent
• Hip 552 a filly by Cloud Computing out of Imagine a Star consigned by Best A Luck Farm LLC
• Hip 566 a colt by Kantharos out of Indian Splendor consigned by Classic Bloodstock LLC, Agent
• Hip 576 a filly by More Than Ready out of Ireland’s Call consigned by Niall Brennan Stables, Agent
• Hip 585 a filly by Ransom the Moon out of Ivory Coast consigned by Hidden Brook, Agent
• Hip 597 a filly by Accelerate out of Joyeria consigned by Scanlon Training & Sales, Agent
• Hip 598 a filly by Mor Spirit out of Joyful consigned by Kings Equine, Agent
• Hip 613 a colt by Maclean’s Music out of Keep the Magic consigned by Julie Davies LLC, Agent
• Hip 620 a filly by Danzing Candy out of Kiana Believes consigned by S G V Thoroughbreds LLC (Steven Venosa), Agent
• Hip 633 a colt by Munnings out Lady Belsara consigned by Brick City Thoroughbreds
• Hip 636 a filly by Tapwrit out of Ladyflickerflacker consigned by Off the Hook LLC, Agent
• Hip 637 a filly by Practical Joke out of Lady Hansen consigned by Six K’s Training & Sales LLC, Agent
• Hip 639 a colt by Congrats out of Lady Racer consigned by Santa Fe Thoroughbreds, Agent
• Hip 652 a filly by Point of Entry out of Laurenmychanelgirl consigned by Randy Miles, Agent
• Hip 672 a colt by Frosted out of Life Lesson consigned by Kings Equine, Agent
• Hip 678 a colt by Forty Tales out of Lindsay’s Treasure consigned by Top Line Sales LLC, Agent
• Hip 684 a filly by Good Samaritan out of Live to Dance consigned by Grassroots Training & Sales LLC, Agent
• Hip 702 a colt by Bolt d’Oro out of Luxurious consigned by Coastal Equine LLC (Jesse Hoppel), Agent

The Under Tack Show continues Thursday morning at 8:00 a.m. with Hip No.’s 705 – 880 scheduled to breeze, streamed live via the OBS website at obssales.com, and also via the Blood-Horse, DRF, TDN and Past The Wire websites.
Under Tack results and videos are posted on the OBS website at obssales.com and can be viewed on kiosks in the breezeway and in the Video Room adjacent to the Horsemen’s Lounge. In-room viewing is available at The Courtyard by Marriott, Homewood Suites, Hampton Inn & Suites, Residence Inn and the Ocala Hilton, plus lounge viewing is available at the Hilton.
Current information about OBS sales, consignors and graduates is now also available via social media sites Facebook and Twitter. A link on the homepage directs users to either site.
Sales results will be available on the OBS website, updated hourly during each session of the 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.

Colts by Tapwrit, Mor Spirit fastest at third Spring Under Tack session

Hip No. 384 (Tibor Slavik photo)

Colts by Tapwrit and Mor Spirit breezed quarters in :20 3/5 to post the fastest works at the distance at the third session of the Under Tack Show for Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2022 Spring Sale of Two Year Olds in Training.

  • Hip No. 384, a gray or roan colt by Tapwrit consigned by Blue River Bloodstock, Inc., Agent, is out of Dulce Arabe (CHI), by Speightstown, from the family of grade one winner Fontanella Borghese (CHI).
  • Hip No. 410, a dark bay or brown colt by Mor Spirit consigned by Top Line Sales LLC, Agent, is out of Midnight Chocolate, by Midnight Lute, a daughter of stakes winner Unbridled Danz.

A pair of youngsters shared honors for the session’s fastest eighth, stopping the timer in :9 4/5.

  • Hip No. 441, a chestnut filly by Army Mule consigned by Top Line Sales LLC, Agent, is out of First Fed Biz, by Fed Biz, a half sister to stakes winning OBS Spring graduate Haengbok Wangja.
  • Hip No. 461, consigned by Top Line Sales LLC, Agent, is a bay filly by Accelerate out of Full Moon Frolic, by Vindication, a daughter of graded stakes placed stakes winner Frolicing.

A pair of horses worked quarters in :20 4/5.

  • Hip No. 423, a chestnut filly by Will Take Charge consigned by Ocala Stud, is a half sister to graded stakes placed Courteous out of Famous, by Vindication.
  • Hip No. 498, consigned by Tom McCrocklin, Agent, is a bay filly by Classic Empire out of stakes winner Greed and Fear, by Bob and John, from the family of grade one stakes winner For Certain Doc.

There were two quarters in :21 flat.

  • Hip No. 373, consigned by Longoria Training & Sales, Agent, is a bay colt by Race Day out of Divine Friends, by Divine Park, from the family of grade one stakes winner Cash Included.
  • Hip No. 470, a chestnut colt by Dialed In consigned by Golden Rock Thoroughbreds, Agent, is out of Gemsaresparkling, by Gemologist, a half sister to graded stakes placed stakes winner Sophia’s Song.

There were 24 eighths in :10 flat.

  • Hip 355 a colt by Speightster out of Desert Flight consigned by Parrish Farms, Agent
  • Hip 361 a filly by Collected out of Diamonds for Lil consigned by Kings Equine, Agent
  • Hip 381 a colt by Practical Joke out of Driven consigned by Kings Equine, Agent
  • Hip 385 a colt by Always Dreaming out of D’wild Ride consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent
  • Hip 420 a filly by Bolt d’Oro out of Ezpzylemonsqueezy consigned by All Dreams Equine
  • Hip 431 a colt by Uncle Mo out of Featherbed consigned by Gene Recio, Agent
  • Hip 433 a colt by Carpe Diem out of Felicita consigned by All Dreams Equine, Agent
  • Hip 434 a colt by Flatter out of Fenwick Hall consigned by Sequel Bloodstock, Agent
  • Hip 459 a colt by Bucchero out of French Politics consigned by Fast Horses, Agent
  • Hip 466 a colt by Into Mischief out of Game for More consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent
  • Hip 478 a filly by Bucchero out of Give Glory to God consigned by Nice and Easy Thoroughbreds
  • Hip 479 a colt by Dandy Man (IRE) out of Glacier Point (GB) consigned by Top Line Sales LLC, Agent
  • Hip 493 a colt by Jack Milton out of Grand Slam Kitten consigned by RSVP Sales, Agent
  • Hip 500 a colt by Outwork out of Hangingwithsonny consigned by Omar Ramirez Bloodstock, Agent
  • Hip 502 a filly by Sky Mesa out of Happy Gaby consigned by Grassroots Training & Sales LLC, Agent
  • Hip 503 a colt by Curlin out of Hard Not to Like consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent
  • Hip 506 a filly by Nyquist out of Hasilah consigned by Eisaman Equine, Agent
  • Hip 507 a filly by West Coast out of Hatpin consigned by Top Line Sales LLC, Agent
  • Hip 510 a colt by Nyquist out of Hawana consigned by Golden Rock Thoroughbreds, Agent
  • Hip 512 a filly by Bucchero out of Heir Time consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent
  • Hip 516 a filly by Mo Town out of Hey Little Sister consigned by Eisaman Equine, Agent
  • Hip 517 a filly by Oscar Performance out of Hi Dubai (GB) consigned by Coastal Equine LLC (Jesse Hoppel), Agent
  • Hip 523 a filly by Street Sense out of Holders Season consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent
  • Hip 528 a colt by Speightster out of Holy Blitz consigned by Grassroots Training & Sales LLC, Agent

The Under Tack Show continues Wednesday morning at 8:00 a.m. with Hip No.’s 529 – 704 scheduled to breeze, streamed live via the OBS website at obssales.com, and also via the Blood-Horse, DRF, TDN and Past The Wire websites.

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

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

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

 

War Front filly fastest at Spring Sale’s second Under Tack session

Hip No. 276, a daughter of War Front consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, sped a quarter in :20 1/5 to post the fastest work at the distance at the second session of the Under Tack Show for Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2022 Spring Sale of Two Year Olds in Training. The dark bay or brown filly is out of Cinnamon Spice, by Candy Ride (ARG), a half sister to grade one stakes winner and prolific sire Violence, from the family of champion Sky Beauty.

Hip No. 346 (Tibor Slavik photo)

Hip No. 346, a daughter of Street Boss consigned by Grassroots Training & Sales LLC, Agent, turned in the session’s fastest eighth, stopping the timer in :9 3/5. The chestnut filly is out of Dazzle, by Twirling Candy, a full sister to graded stakes placed Exaulted.

Eight youngsters breezed eighths in :9 4/5.

  • Hip No. 186, a bay colt by American Pharoah consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, is out of Big Meesh (IRE) by High Chaparral (IRE), a half sister to graded stakes winner Noble Stella (GER).
  • Hip No. 206, consigned by Top Line Sales LLC, Agent, is a bay colt by Uncle Mo out of Borealis Night, by Astrology, from the family of graded stakes placed stakes winner Ever Elusive.
  • Hip No. 242, a bay colt by Good Samaritan consigned by Julie Davies LLC, Agent, is a half brother to graded stakes winner Proforma out of Caseys Irish Pride, by Salt Lake.
  • Hip No. 248, a bay filly by Runhappy consigned by Eisaman Equine, Agent, is a half sister to stakes placed Be Nimble out of Cat Dance, by Forest Wildcat, a full sister to grade one stakes winner Forest Secrets.
  • Hip No. 258, a chestnut colt by Nyquist consigned by Top Line Sales LLC, Agent, is a half brother to graded stakes winner Chaos Theory out of Chaotic Cat, by Tale of the Cat.
  • Hip No. 301, consigned by Top Line Sales LLC, Agent, is a dark bay or brown colt by City of Light out of Cool Flame, by Dixie Union, from the family of grade one stakes winner Raging Fever.
  • Hip No. 306, a chestnut filly by Union Rags consigned by Centofanti Thoroughbreds, Agent, is a half sister to stakes placed Orecchiette out of graded stakes placed OBS June graduate Corderosa, by Aldebaran.
  • Hip No. 352, consigned by Whitman Sales LLC, Agent, is a dark bay or brown colt by Chitu out of Della Moon, by Keyed Entry, from the family of graded stakes placed stakes winning OBS Spring graduate Angelic Aura.

Hip No. 199 (Tibor Slavik photo)

Hip No. 199, Bold Design, a dark bay or brown filly by Violence consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, worked a quarter in :20 2/5. She’s a half sister to graded stakes placed Bold Quality out of graded stakes winner Bold Union, by Dixie Union.

A pair of horses worked quarters in :20 4/5.

  • Hip No. 260, a dark bay or brown colt by Army Mule consigned by Ocala Stud, Agent, is out of stakes placed Charismata, by Curlin.
  • Hip No. 329, a bay filly by Ransom the Moon consigned by Coastal Equine LLC (Jesse Hoppel), Agent, is a half sister to graded stakes winner Bourbonic out of graded stakes winner Dancing Afleet, by Afleet Alex.

There were five quarters in :21 flat.

  • Hip No. 197, consigned by Parrish Farms, Agent, a chestnut filly by Shaman Ghost, is out of stakes placed Bold Birdie, by Birdstone, a half sister to stakes winning two-time OBS graduate Quality Lass.
  • Hip No. 210, a chestnut filly by Candy Ride (ARG) consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, is out of Bride Street, by Street Cry (IRE), a half sister to graded stakes winner Conveyance.
  • Hip No. 230, consigned by Ocala Stud, Agent, is a bay filly by Mendelssohn out of graded stakes placed Cana (AUS), by Fastnet Rock, from the family of grade one stakes winner Wanted.
  • Hip No. 246, a dark bay or brown colt by Mor Spirit also consigned by Eddie Woods, is out of Cat Be Nimble, by Tale of the Cat, from the family of grade one stakes winner Home At Last.
  • Hip No. 280, consigned by Boutte Sales, Agent, is a bay colt by Super Saver out of Civility Pledge, by Hard Spun, a half sister to grade one stakes winner Sinister Minister.

The Under Tack Show continues Tuesday morning at 8:00 a.m. with Hip No.’s 353 – 528 scheduled to breeze, streamed live via the OBS website at obssales.com, and also via the Blood-Horse, DRF, TDN and Past The Wire websites.

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

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

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

 

Bolt d’Oro, Bucchero, Mendelssohn youngsters fastest at Spring Sale’s first Under Tack session

Hip No. 150 (Tibor Slavik photo)

A trio of youngsters turned in quarters in :20 3/5 to share honors for the fastest works at the distance at the opening session of the Under Tack Show for Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2022 Spring Sale of Two Year Olds in Training.

  • Hip No. 150, consigned by Sequel Bloodstock, Agent, is a bay filly by Bolt d’Oro out of Avendesora, by Majesticperfection, a daughter of graded stakes winner You’renotlistening.
  • Hip No. 163, a chestnut colt by Mendelssohn consigned by Woodford Thoroughbreds LLC, Agent, is out of stakes winner Banker’s Buy, by Distorted Humor.
  • Hip No. 176, Miss Bellimbusto, a bay filly by Bucchero consigned by Blue River Bloodstock, Inc., Agent, is out of Bellimbusto, by First Dude, a daughter of graded stakes placed stakes winner Storm Flag.

Hip No. 176 (Tibor Slavik photo)

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

  • Hip No. 87, consigned by Grassroots Training & Sales LLC, Agent, is a bay filly by Tapiture out of Youngnflashy, by Flashy Bull, a half sister to stakes winner Endymion.
  • Hip No. 121, a chestnut filly by Speightster consigned by Randy Miles, Agent, is out of Anfield Rose, by Wilburn, a half sister to graded stakes placed Sheer Flattery.
  • Hip No. 129, consigned by Kings Equine, Agent for Spendthrift Farm LLC, is a chestnut filly by Mor Spirit out of Appealing Katie, by Summer Bird, a daughter of graded stakes winner Regally Appealing.
  • Hip No. 137, consigned by Omar Ramirez Bloodstock, Agent, is a bay filly by Lord Nelson out of Asana, by Arch, from the family of graded stakes winner Wandering Star.
  • Hip No. 138, Havnameltdown, a bay colt by Uncaptured consigned by Blas Perez Stables, is out of Ashley’s Babe, by Put It Back, a half sister to stakes winner Jay’s Way.
  • Hip No. 148, consigned by Best A Luck Farm LLC, Agent, is a dark bay or brown filly by More Than Ready out of Autonomic, by Hard Spun, a half sister to graded stakes winner His Race to Win.

One horse worked a quarter in :20 4/5.

  • Hip No. 88, consigned by Pick View LLC, Agent, is a gray or roan filly by Cross Traffic out of graded stakes placed stakes winner Your Flame in Me, by Boundary.

A pair of horses worked quarters in :21 flat.

  • Hip No. 7, consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, is a bay filly by Into Mischief out of Unanimous, by Animal Kingdom, a half sister to grade one stakes winner Laverock.
  • Hip No. 112, a bay colt by Girvin consigned by Ocala Stud, is a half brother to 3-year-old King Cab, winner of the recent Ocala Breeders’ Sales Sophomore Stakes at Tampa Bay Downs.

 

The Under Tack Show continues Monday morning at 8:00 a.m. with Hip No.’s 177 – 352 scheduled to breeze, streamed live via the OBS website at obssales.com, and also via the Blood-Horse, DRF, TDN and Past The Wire websites.

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

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

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

 

 

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

Desert Dawn, Adare Manor one-two in the Santa Anita Oaks

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H & E Ranch, Inc.’s Desert Dawn tracked the pace in Saturday’s $400,000 Santa Anita Oaks (G2), moved to the leaders a quarter mile out, battled fellow OBS graduate Adare Manor (June ’21) head to head down the stretch and prevailed by a neck at the wire. It’s the first stakes win for the 3-year-old daughter of Cupid, who went through the ring, consigned by Summerfield (Francis & Barbara Vanlangendonck), Agent for H & E Ranch, at the 2020 OBS October Selected Yearling Sale. Trained by Philip D’Amato, she’s now 7-2-0-2 and has earned $378,400. October Sale walking video

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Reeves Thoroughbred Racing, Peter Searles and Patty Searles’ City Man saved ground in the early going of Aqueduct’s $100,000 Danger’s Hour Stakes, swung out to find room and take the lead in the stretch and was best by 2-1/4 lengths. It’s the fourth stakes win for the graded stakes placed 5-year-old son of Mucho Macho Man, sold to Reeves Thoroughbreds for $185,000 by Off the Hook LLC, Agent, at the 2019 OBS Spring Sale after breezing an eighth in :10 1/5 at the Under Tack Show. Trained by Christophe Clement, he’s now 19-5-4-3 and earned $543,550 to date. watch his under tack video

Kathleen O. captures the Gulfstream Park Oaks

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Winngate Stables LLC’s unbeaten OBS Spring Sale graduate Kathleen O. is on her way to the Kentucky Oaks (G1) after a 2-3/4 length victory in the $250,000 Gulfstream Park Oaks (G2). The 3-year-old daughter of Upstart was last early, but swept to contention on the turn, took the lead after straightening away in the stretch and was going away at the wire. Now four for four for trainer Shug McGaughey, she has earned $379,730 to date. A two-time OBS graduate, she was sold by Stuart Morris at the 2020 Fall Mixed Sale, then purchased for $275,000 out of the Niall Brennan Stables consignment at the 2021 Spring Sale after working an Under Tack quarter in :21 1/5. watch her under tack video   Spring Sale walking video

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Harrell Ventures, LLC’s Main Event took the lead at the start of Gulfstream’s $100,000 Cutler Bay Stakes, opened daylight after straightening away in the stretch and cruised home to a 3-1/4 length victory. It’s the first stakes win for the 3-year-old colt by Bernardini, consigned by Ocala Stud, Agent, to the 2021 OBS Spring sale where he was sold for $130,000 to Steven W. Young, Agent, after turning in an Under Tack quarter in :21 3/5. Trained by George Weaver, he’s now 5-2-1-0 and has earned $121,333. watch his under tack video   Spring Sale walking video

 

Nice Guys Stables’s King Cause went right to the lead in the $250,000 Kentucky Cup Classic Stakes at Turfway Park and was never headed, gamely holding off a late challenge and scoring his first stakes win by three quarters of a length. Fellow OBS graduate Tartufo (April ’19) checked in third. Mike Maker trains the 7-year-old son of Creative Cause, who has compiled a 27-6-3-6 career record and earned $415,528. At the 2017 OBS Spring Sale, he breezed an eighth in :10 1/5 and was purchased out of the Parrish Farms consignment for $200,000 by Dennis O’Neill. watch his under tack video

White Abarrio wins the Florida Derby

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C2 Racing Stable LLC and La Milagrosa Stable, LLC’s White Abarrio relaxed just off the pace in the early going of the $1,000,000 Florida Derby (G1) at Gulfstream, rallied on the turn to reach contention in the stretch, took command a furlong out and held off a late run to score by a length and a quarter. It’s the second straight graded stakes win for the 3-year-old colt by Race Day, a two-time OBS graduate, sold by Summerfield (Francis & Barbara Vanlangendonck), Agent, at the 2020 Winter Mixed Sale and then purchased for $40,000 out of the Nice and Easy Thoroughbreds consignment at the 2021 March Sale after turning in an Under Tack eighth in :10 2/5. Now 5-4-0-1 for trainer Saffie A. Joseph, Jr., he has earned $823,650 to date. watch his under tack video   March Sale walking video

OBS grads score seven weekend stakes wins

While Spring Sale graduate Country Grammer was overseas winning the Dubai World Cup (G1) on Saturday, OBS grads were winning seven more stakes races all over the country.

On Saturday at Tampa Bay Downs, OBS grads scored in four of the six stakes at the Oldsmar track’s annual Florida Cup Day.

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David Melin, Leon Ellman and Laurie Plesa’s King Cab went right to the lead, set a rapid pace and was never headed en route to a 4-3/4 length victory in the $110,000 Ocala Breeders’ Sales Sophomore Stakes, with fellow OBS graduates Lightening Larry (March ’21) and Cattin (January ’20) finishing second and third. It’s the first stakes victory for the 3-year-old Florida-bred gelding by Noble Bird, trained by Eddie Plesa, now 5-3-0-0 with $141,940 in earnings. After turning in an Under Tack quarter in :21 4/5, he was purchased for $110,000 out of the Ocala Stud consignment at the 2021 OBS June Sale. watch his under tack video    June Sale walking video

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Mathis Stable LLC’s Treasure King is two for two and a stakes winner after coming from off the pace and getting up in the final yards and to take the $100,000 Equistaff Sophomore Turf Stakes by three quarters of a length. The 3-year-old Florida-bred colt by Treasure Beach (GB) was consigned to the 2021 OBS June Sale by Hidden Brook, Agent for Patricia Generazio, and sold for $75,000 to Steven W. Young, Agent, after breezing an eighth in :10 flat at the Under Tack Show. Trained by Todd Pletcher, he has earned $93,900 to date. watch his under tack video   June Sale walking video

 

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Gatsas Stables, R. A. Hill Stable and Steven Schoenfeld’s lightly raced Midnight Stroll led a 1-2-3 OBS sweep of the $100,000 Stonehedge Farm South Sophomore Fillies Stakes, leading from gate to wire and scoring by 3-1/4 lengths over Rapturous (April ’21) with Outfoxed (April ’21, October ’20) checking in third. It’s the second straight win for the 3-year-old Florid-bred filly by Not This Time, trained by John Terranova, now 4-2-0-0 with $83,225 in earnings. The two-time OBS graduate went through the ring at the 2020 Winter Mixed Sale before she was purchased for $225,000 out of the Abbie Road Farm consignment at the 2020 October Selected Yearling Sale. Selected Yearling Sale walking video

 

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Elizabeth L. Dobles and Imaginary Stables’ Pudding scored his first stakes win in the $100,000 NYRABETS Sprint Stakes, on the pace all the way and proving best by a neck after a stretch-long battle. The 7-year-old Florida-bred gelding by Two Step Salsa is a two-time OBS graduate, going through the ring at the 2016 Winer Mixed Sale and then sold for $10,000 by Beth Bayer, Agent, at the 2016 August Yearling Sale. Trained by Elizabeth L. Dobles, he’s now 33-9-7-8 and earned $323,840.

 

 

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Monarch Stables Inc.’s Last Leaf saved ground early in Saturday’s $75,000 Melody of Colors Stakes at Gulfstream, came out for the drive,  then slipped back to the rail and caught fellow OBS graduate American Starlet (April ’21) late and beat her by half a length. It’s the second stakes score for the 3-year-old graded stakes placed daughter of Not This Time, now 11-4-1-2 with $180,675 in earnings for trainer Ron Spatz. A two-time OBS graduate, she was sold by Sharon Biamonte, Agent, at the 2020 Winter Mixed Sale and then purchased for $23,500 out of the Kaizen Sales consignment at the 2020 October Yearling Sale. Selected Yearling Sale walking video

David A. Bernsen, LLC, Exline-Border Racing LLC, Steve Dorfman and Richard Hausman’s Sharapova stalked the pace in Sunday’s $100,000 Harry Henson Stakes at Sunland Park, wore down the leaders to take over a sixteenth from home and scored by a length. It’s the stakes debut for the 4-year-old daughter of Outwork, purchased for $130,000 out of the Rod McVey consignment at the 2020 OS June Sale after turning in an Under Tack eighth in :10 2/5. Trained by Peter Eurton, she’s now 6-2-1-2 and earned $114,060.   watch her under tack video   June Sale walking video

OBS 2021 Spring Sale grads were one-two in Saturday’s $75,000 Crescent City Derby at Fair Grounds. Delanie J. Calais, Jr.’s Cosmic Train trailed in the early going, but rallied on the turn, took over from fellow graduate More Memories a sixteenth from home and was best by a head at the wire. It’s the first stakes victory for the 3-year-old son of OBS graduate Klimt, now 4-3-0-0 with $105,390 earnings for trainer Jerry Delhomme. Consigned by Grassroots Training & Sales, he went through the ring after breezing an eighth in :10 4/5 at the Under Tack Show. watch his under tack video    Spring Sale walking video

Spring Sale grad Country Grammer captures Dubai World Cup

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Zedan Racing, Winstar Farm and Commonwealth Thoroughbreds’ Country Grammer relaxed just off the pace in the $12-million Dubai World Cup (G1) at Meydan, went after the leaders in the stretch, took the lead at the 100m mark and was best by a length and three quarters at the wire. It’s the second grade one stakes win for the 5-year-old son of Tonalist, second to fellow OBS Spring Sale graduate Emblem Road last time out in the recent Saudi Cup (G1). Trained by Bob Baffert, he has compiled a 10-4-2-1 career record and earned $10,851,685 to date. At the 2019 OBS Spring Sale, he sped an Under Tack quarter in :21 flat before he was purchased for $450,000 by Bradley Thoroughbreds LLC, Agent, out of the Wavertree Stables consignment. watch his under tack video

Country Grammer is the third OBS graduate to win the Dubai World Cup (G1). Silver Charm was the first in 1998 followed by Roses in May in 2005.

Yes I Am Free takes Gulfstream’s Silk Run Stakes

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Golden Kernel Racing Stable’s Yes I Am Free, away at 6-1 despite a victory in the Gulfstream Park Turf Sprint Stakes (G3) last time out, pressed the pace In Gulfstream’s $100,000 Silks Run Stakes, took the lead a furlong from home and turned back a late run to score by a neck. That’s three stakes wins for the 6-year-old Florida-bred gelding by Uncaptured, trained by Laura Cazares, now 21-9-2-3 with $419,894 in earnings. Consigned by Hawk’s Nest LLC to the 2018 OBS June Sale, he was sold for $135,000 after breezing an Under Tack quarter in :21 1/5. watch his under tack video