Last Leaf leads OBS sweep of Gulfstream’s Game Face Stakes

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Monarch Stables Inc.’s Last Leaf led a 1-2-3 OBS sweep of Gulfstream’s $75,000 Game Face Stakes on Saturday, stalking the early pace, rallying to take command a furlong from home and drawing away to score by 3-1/2 lengths over Freedom Speaks (January ’22), with Rapturous (April ’21) checking in third. That’s three stakes wins for the 3-year-old graded stakes placed daughter of Not This Time, a two-time OBS graduate, 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 Selected Yearling Sale. Now 13-5-1-2 for trainer Ron Spatz, she has earned $227,902 to date.  Selected Yearling Sale walking video

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Talla Racing LLC, West Point Thoroughbreds and Edwin S. Barker’s Stone Silent was impressive in her debut in Saturday’s $100,500 Fasig-Tipton Debutante Stakes at Santa Anita, taking the lead at the start and never looking back on her way to a 3-1/4 length victory. The 2-year-old Florida-bred daughter of Adios Charlie, trained by John Sadler, picked up a check for $60,000. After turning in an Under Tack quarter in :20 2/5 at the 2022 OBS March Sale, she was purchased for $410,000 out of the Ocala Stud consignment. watch her under tack video    March Sale walking video

Hot Peppers scores in Belmont’s Jersey Girl Stakes

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Michael Dubb and Michael J. Caruso’s Hot Peppers took the lead at the start of Belmont’s $145,500 Jersey Girl Stakes on Sunday and never looked back en route to a 6-3/4 length victory. It’s the first stakes win for the 3-year-old Florida-bred filly by Khozan, a two-time OBS graduate, sold at the 2020 October Selected Yearling Sale and then purchased for $16,000 out of the De Meric Sales consignment at the 2021 June Sale after breezing an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5. Trained by Rudy Rodriguez, she’s now 6-4-1-0 and has earned $195,450. watch her under tack video    selected yearling sale walking video

OBS graduates posted three stakes wins at Gulfstream Park over the weekend.

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Sonata Stable’s Lovely Luvy, last early in Sunday’s $65,000 Ginger Punch Stakes, swung wide for the drive, took over an eighth from home and scored by half a length. It’s the second stakes victory for the 6-year-old Florida-bred mare by He’s Had Enough, purchased for $70,000 out of the Grassroots Training & Sales consignment at the 2018 OBS April Sale after breezing an eighth in :10 2/5 at the Under Tack Show. Now 33-5-6-9 for trainer Saffie A. Joseph, Jr., she has earned $308,333. watch her under tack video

 

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Palm Beach Racing’s Hot Blooded trailed on the outside turning for home in Sunday’s $65,000 Soldier’s Dancer Stakes, but rallied down the stretch, caught fellow OBS graduate Mr and Mr. C in deep stretch and was best by half a length. It’s the second stakes win for the 4-year-old Florida-bred son of Declaration of War, trained by Carlos David, now 17-3-1-3 with $177,840 in earnings. Consigned by Beth Bayer, Agent, he went through the ring at the 2019 OBS October Selected Yearling Sale. selected sale walking video

 

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Julian J. De Mora Jr.’s California Frolic led a 1-2-3 OBS sweep of Saturday’s $75,000 Not Surprising Stakes, coming from off the pace, taking charge a furlong from home and holding off a late rally by Treasure King (June ’21) to score by a neck, with Klugman (October ’20) another neck back in third. It’s the second straight stakes victory for the 3-year-old colt by California Chrome, purchased for $32,000 out of the de Meric Sales consignment at the 2021 OBS Spring Sale after breezing an Under Tack eighth in :10 4/5. Now 7-4-1-1 for trainer Armando De La Cerda, he has earned $153,050 to date. watch his under tack video   

Casa Creed repeats in Belmont’s Jaipur Stakes

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LRE Racing LLC and JEH Racing LLC’s Casa Creed successfully defended his title in Saturday’s $400,000 Jaipur Stakes (G1) at Belmont Park, saving ground into the stretch, swinging out to go after the leaders in the final furlong and going by late to score by half a length. That’s three graded stakes wins for the 6-year-old son of Jimmy Creed, who spent the winter racing in graded stakes in the middle east. Purchased for $15,000 out of the Janie Roper consignment at the 2017 OBS Winter Mixed Sale, he has compiled a 26-6-4-4 career record for trainer Bill Mott, and earned $1,428,308 to date.

Bella Sofia best in Belmont’s Bed O’ Roses Stakes

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Michael Imperio, Medallion Racing, Sofia Soares, Vincent S. Scuderi and Parkland Thoroughbreds’ Bella Sofia went right to the front at the start of Belmont’s $279,000 Bed O’ Roses Stakes (G2) on Friday, opened daylight in the stretch and held off a late charge to score by half a length. It’s the sixth stakes victory for the 4-year-old grade one stakes winning daughter of Awesome Patriot, trained by Rudy Rodriguez, now 8-6-1-0 with $840,100 in earnings. At the 2020 OBS June Sale, she turned in an Under Tack eighth in :10 2/5 and was purchased by Sallusto & Albina, Agent for $20,000 out of the Grassroots Training & Sales consignment. watch her under tack video

Devious Dame romps in Belmont’s Astoria Stakes

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John C. Oxley’s Devious Dame is two for two and a stakes winner after coming from off the pace and romping to a 5-1/4 length victory in Thursday’s $145,500 Astoria Stakes at Belmont Park. The 2-year-old filly, the first stakes winner for sire Girvin, was purchased for $240,000 out of the Ocala Stud consignment at the 2022 OBS March Sale after turning in an Under Tack quarter in :20 4/5. Trained by Norm Casse, she has earned $118,060 to date. watch her under tack video     March Sale walking video

Curlin colt tops June Sale finale

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Hip No. 1087, a son of Curlin consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, was sold to Gus King for $370,000 to top the final session of the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2022 June Sale of Two-Year-Olds and Horses of Racing Age. The chestnut colt, who breezed a quarter in :21 3/5 at Saturday’s Under Tack session, is out of stakes placed Distracting, by Distorted Humor, a half sister to grade one stakes winner Streaming.

 

 

  • Hip No. 983, a daughter of Collected consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, was sold to Sequel Bloodstock, Agent, for $260,000. The bay filly, who breezed an eighth in :10 1/5 at Saturday’s Under Tack session, is out of Hottalabamba, by Into Mischief, a daughter of graded stakes placed So Long Sonoma.
  • Hip No, 795, a daughter of Irish War Cry consigned by Thorostock LLC, Agent, whose eighth in :9 4/5 was the fastest work at of the sale the distance at Friday’s Under Tack session, went to Jebel Ali Stable for $250,000. The dark bay or brown filly is a half sister to stakes placed Jamaican Don out of D D Renegade, by Medalist, from the family of grade one stakes winner Lite Light.
  • Hip No. 994, a son of Pioneerof the Nile who breezed a quarter in :21 2/5 on Saturday, went to MyRacehorse for $250,000. Consigned by Tom McCrocklin, Agent, the bay colt is out of graded stakes winner I’m a Looker by Henny Hughes, from the family of grade one stakes winner Dortmund.
  • Justin Casse, Agent, went to $250,000 for Hip No. 1090, a daughter of American Freedom consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent. The dark bay or brown filly, who breezed an eighth in:10 1/5 on Saturday, is out of Honey Ride, by Candy Ride (ARG), a daughter of grade one stakes winner Tarlow.
  • Hip No. 970, a daughter of Ghostzapper consigned by All Dreams Equine, Agent, was sold to Shepherd Equine Advisors, Agent for Larry Hirsch, for $240,000. The dark bay or brown filly, who breezed an eighth in :10 1/5 on Saturday, is out of High Authority, by Uncle Mo, a half sister to graded stakes winning OBS graduate Adios Charlie.
  • Hip No. 1109, a daughter of Practical Joke consigned by Top Line Sales LLC, Agent, was sold to Scott & Evan Dilworth LLC for $230,000. The dark bay or brown filly, whose Under Tack quarter in :20 4/5 was Saturday’s co-fastest, is a half sister to graded stakes placed stakes winner Forewarned out of graded stakes placed stakes winner Fortune Play, by Five Star Day.
  • Randy Bradshaw paid $210,000 for Hip No. 972, a son of Accelerate consigned by Pike Racing, Agent. The chestnut colt, whose eighth in :10 flat was co-fastest at Saturday’s Under Tack session, is out of History Supreme, by Speightstown, a daughter of graded stakes placed Bahama Bound.
  • Hip No. 783, a daughter of Bee Jersey consigned by Top Line Sales LLC, Agent, was sold to NBS Stable / John Ballantyne for $200,000. The chestnut filly, whose quarter in :20 4/5 was co-fastest at the distance on Friday, is out of graded stakes placed Dance Secretary (IRE), by Danehill Dancer, a half sister to champion Perfect Soul (IRE).
  • Frank Alosa, Agent for Gentry Farm, went to $200,000 for Hip No. 947, a son of Girvin consigned by Dynasty Thoroughbreds. The dark bay or brown colt, whose eighth in :10 flat was co-fastest at the distance at Saturday’s Under Tack session, is out of stakes placed Grinch, by Salt Lake, from the family of stakes winner Miss Missile.
  • Hip No. 984, a daughter of Good Magic consigned by New Horizon Farm, Inc., Agent, was sold to Peter Miller, Agent, for $200,000. The bay filly is a half sister to grade one stakes placed Thirteen Squared out of graded stakes winner House of Fortune, by Free House.

For the session, 206 two-year-olds sold for a total of $9,594,900, compared with 166 grossing $8,397,450 at last year’s third session. The average was $46,577, compared with $50,587 a year ago, while the median price was $25,000, identical to 2021.  The buyback percentage was 20.5%; it was 16.2% last year.

Five older horses sold for $85,000, averaging $17,000 with a $13,000 median price.

For the entire sale, 658 two-year-olds sold for a record $27,082,500, compared with 567 bringing 2021’s old mark of $24,626,450,  The average was $41,159, compared to 2021’s $43,433, while the median price was a sale record $25,000 compared with $20,000 in 2021. The buyback percentage was 18.3%; it was 16.9% last year.

The sale topper was Hip No. 525, a daughter of Uncle Mo consigned by Omar Ramirez Bloodstock, Agent, sold to Donato Lanni, Agent, for $725,000. The bay filly, who breezed an eighth in :10 flat at Wednesday’s Under Tack session, is out of Ultralight Beam, by Giant’s Causeway, a half sister to graded stakes winner His Race to Win.

Next on the OBS agenda is the October Yearling Sale. Selected Yearlings sell on October 11th and Open Yearlings on October 12th.

In addition to catalogs for upcoming sales, the OBS website includes sales results, the latest news regarding OBS graduates, sales schedules, nominations, credit requests, travel information and other news relevant to OBS consignors and customers. E-Mail should be addressed to obs@obssales.com. For catalogs or more information regarding the OBS June Sale or OBS website, please call (352) 237-2154.

Uncle Mo filly tops June Sale’s second session

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Hip No. 525, a daughter of Uncle Mo consigned by Omar Ramirez Bloodstock, Agent, went to Donato Lanni, Agent, for $725,000 to top the second session of the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2022 June Sale of Two-Year-Olds and Horses of Racing Age. The bay filly, who breezed an eighth in :10 flat at Wednesday’s Under Tack session, is out of Ultralight Beam, by Giant’s Causeway, a half sister to graded stakes winner His Race to Win.

 

 

  • Donato Lanni, Agent, went to $625,000 for Hip No. 560, a daughter of Flatter consigned by Julie Davies LLC, Agent, who worked Wednesday’s fastest eighth, clocked in :9 4/5. The gray or roan filly is out of Wicked Ride, by Candy Ride (ARG), a half sister to grade one stakes winning OBS graduate Wickedly Perfect.
  • Hip No. 544, a son of Munnings consigned by Dark Star Thoroughbreds (Stori Atchison) was purchased by Benjamin Gase for $300,000. The chestnut colt, who breezed an eighth in :10 1/5 on Wednesday, is a half brother to graded stakes winner Great Island out of Voyage, by Rahy.
  • Hip 695, a son of More Than Ready consigned by Kings Equine, Agent for Spendthrift Farm LLC, was sold to Lane’s End Racing for $250,000. The dark bay or brown colt, whose Under Tack eighth in :10 flat was co-fastest at the distance on Thursday, is out of Brandy, by Unbridled’s Song, a daughter of stakes winner Alienated.
  • Chris Coleman paid $230,000 for Hip No. 519, a daughter of Mshawish consigned by Blas Perez Stables, Agent. The bay filly, who breezed an eighth in :10 1/5 on Wednesday, is a half sister to graded stakes placed OBS grad  Skippylongstocking, entered in Saturday’s Belmont Stakes (G1) as well as graded stakes placed stakes winning OBS graduate Moonlite Strike, out of Twinkling, by War Chant.
  • Hip 655, Luke the Legend, a son of Ride On Curlin consigned by Crystal Eclipse Stable, was purchased by Big Sky Racing for $230,000. The chestnut colt, whose eighth in :10 flat was co-fastest at the distance on Thursday, is out of Awesome Sunrize, by Awesome Again, a half sister to graded stakes winning OBS graduate Stubbins.
  • Hip No. 541, a daughter of Hit It a Bomb consigned by Woodside Ranch, Agent, was sold to Sarah Kelly for $200,000. The bay filly, who breezed an eighth in :10 flat on Wednesday, is out of Voided Contract, by Zensational, from the family of champion Smarty Jones.
  • Hip No. 613, a daughter of Candy Ride (ARG) consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, was sold to D. J. Stable LLC for $185,000. The gray or roan filly, who breezed an eighth on Thursday in :10 2/5, is a half sister to graded stakes winner Copper Bullet out of Allegory, by Unbridled’s Song.
  • Hip No. 473, a daughter of Empire Maker consigned by Tom McCrocklin, Agent, was sold to David Ingordo, Agent, for $160,000. The gray or roan filly, who turned in an Under Tack quarter in :21 2/5 on Wednesday, is out of Tapital Gang, by Tapit, a daughter of graded stakes winner Yearly Report.
  • Hip No. 550, a son of Tapiture consigned by CM Thoroughbreds, went to Mike Pender, Agent, for $150,000. The chestnut gelding, second in a maiden dash at Gulfstream prior to the sale, is out of War Angel, by Declaration of War, from the family of graded stakes winner Slew of Pearls.

 

For the session, 217 horses grossed $9,414,000, compared with 205 selling for a total of $8,472,600 at last year’s second session. The average was $43,382 compared with $41,330 a year ago, while the median price was $25,000, compared to $17,000 in 2021.  The buyback percentage was 19.9%; it was 16.3% last year.

The Sale’s final session begins Thursday morning at 10:00 a.m., with Hip No.’s 749 – 1167 offered for sale. As always, 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 are available on the OBS website, updated frequently during each session. In addition, the latest news regarding OBS graduates, sales schedules, nominations, credit requests, travel information and other news relevant to OBS consignors and customers is also available. E-mail should be addressed to obs@obssales.com.

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

Bolt d’Oro filly tops June Sale’s opening session

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Hip No.191, a daughter of Bolt d’Oro consigned by Niall Brennan Stables, Agent, was sold to Greg & Caroline Bentley for $290,000 to top the first session of the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2022 June Sale of Two-Year-Olds and Horses of Racing Age. The bay filly, whose eighth in :10 flat was co-fastest at the distance at Tuesday’s Under Tack session, is a half sister to graded stakes placed Top of Mind out of stakes winner Over the Edge, by Thunder Gulch.

 

 

  • Marette Farrell, Agent for Exline-Border Racing LLC, paid $240,000 for Hip No. 331, a daughter of Candy Ride (ARG) consigned by All Dreams Equine, Agent. The bay filly, who breezed an eighth in :10 1/5 on Tuesday, is out of Seaside Escape, by Bernardini, a full sister to grade one stakes winner Cavorting.
  • Hip No. 116, a daughter of Adios Charlie consigned by Ocala Stud, went to Champion Equine LLC for $235,000. The bay filly, whose quarter in :21 flat was fastest at the distance at Monday’s Under Tack session, is out of stakes placed Miss Melinda, by Malibu Moon, a daughter of graded stakes placed stakes winner Black Escort.
  • Hip No. 54, a son of Nyquist consigned by Top Line Sales LLC, Agent, was sold to Mike Maker for $220,000. The bay colt, who turned in an Under Tack eighth on Monday in :10 1/5, is out of graded stakes winner Livin Lovin, by Birdstone.
  • Hip No. 236, a daughter of Liam’s Map consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, was sold to Patrice Miller, EQB Inc, Agent, for $160,000. The bay filly, who breezed an Under Tack eighth in :10 2/5 on Tuesday, is out of Pretty U, by Pomeroy, a full sister to graded stakes winning OBS graduate Pomeroys Pistol.
  • Clay Scherer, Agent, went to $150,000 for Hip No. 123, a daughter of Redesdale consigned by Omar Ramirez Bloodstock, Agent. The chestnut filly, who breezed a quarter in :21 1/5 at the Under Tack Show on Monday, is out of Miz Midtown, by Exchange Rate, a daughter of stakes winner Midtown Miss.
  • Hip 217, Picchero, a daughter of Bucchero consigned by Nice and Easy Thoroughbreds, was sold for $150,000 to Cherie DeVaux, Agent. The chestnut filly, whose eighth on Tuesday in :10 flat was the session’s co-fastest, is out of Pick the Double, by Double Honor, from the family of graded stakes winner Accredit.
  • Hip No. 130, a daughter of Bayern consigned by Paul Sharp, Agent, was purchased for $140,000 by Ryan Zabrowski. The dark bay or brown filly, whose eighth in :10 flat was co-fastest at Monday’s Under Tack session, is a half sister to graded stakes placed stakes winner Bishop’s Pond out of stakes winner More for Me, by More Than Ready.
  • Mike Akers, Agent, went to $140,000 for Hip No. 246, a daughter of Square Eddie consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent. The bay filly, whose Under Tack eighth in :10 flat on Tuesday was the session’s co-fastest, is a full sister to stakes placed Square Peggy out of Puff Pastry, by Momentum.

For the session, 184 horses grossed $7,107,500, compared with 196 selling for a total of $7,756,400 at last year’s first session. The average was $38,628 compared with $39,573 a year ago, while the median price was $25,500 compared to $20,000 in 2021.  The buyback percentage was 33%; it was 18.3% last year.

The June Sale continues Wednesday at 10:00 a.m. Hip No.’s 375 – 748 will be offered.
As always, the sale will be streamed live via the OBS website at obssales.com and via the Blood-Horse, Daily Racing Form, TDN and Past The Wire websites.

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

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

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

 

Irish War Cry filly fastest at fifth June Under Tack session

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Hip No, 795, a daughter of Irish War Cry consigned by Thorostock LLC, Agent, breezed an eighth in :9 4/5 to post the fastest work at the distance at the fifth session of the Under Tack Show for the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2022 June Sale of Two Year Olds in Training and Horses of Racing Age. The dark bay or brown filly is a half sister to stakes placed Jamaican Don out of D D Renegade, by Medalist, from the family of grade one stakes winner Lite Light.

Three horses shared honors for the session’s fastest quarter, clocked in :20 4/5.

  • Hip No. 783, consigned by Top Line Sales LLC, Agent, is a chestnut filly by Bee Jersey out of graded stakes placed Dance Secretary (IRE), by Danehill Dancer, a half sister to champion Perfect Soul (IRE)
  • Hip No. 823, a dark bay or brown filly by Uncaptured consigned by Tom McCrocklin, Agent, is out of E Built This City, by City Zip, a half sister to stakes placed Anyriderill Do.
  • Hip No. 860, consigned by RiceHorse Stable (Brandon & Ali Rice), is a dark bay or brown colt by Outwork out of Fade to Black, by Street Cry (IRE), from the family of champion OBS graduate Kitten’s Joy.

Hip No. 792, a son of Good Magic consigned by Bold Arrow Thoroughbreds breezed three eighths in :33 3/5. The bay colt is out of Dark Before Dawn, by Ghostzapper, a half sister to stakes winner Dashing Debby.

Five horses turned in eighths in :10 flat.

  • Hip 759, Goodmornincaptain, a bay colt by Army Mule consigned by McKathan Bros. Sales, Agent, is a half brother to stakes winner Jurojin out of Copelan County, by Gibson County.
  • Hip 789, a chestnut filly by Rainbow Heir consigned by Randy Miles, Agent, is a half sister to stakes placed Distinction Bird out of Dare I Dream, by OBS graduate  Delaware Township.
  • Hip 811, also consigned by Randy Miles, Agent, is a dark bay or brown colt by Mo Town out of Dixie Babe, by Dixie Union, a daughter of stakes winner Bluegrass Sara.
  • Hip 843, a chestnut filly by Bustin Stones consigned by Silvestre Chavez Thoroughbreds, Agent, is out of E. Queen, by E Dubai, from the family of graded stakes winner Kingpost.
  • Hip 861, consigned by Marcial Galan, Agent, is a dark bay or brown colt by Mark Valeski out of Faith Proof, by Idiot Proof, a half sister to stakes winner Centerofattention.

Hip No. 768, a son of Tiznow consigned by GOP Racing Stable Corp., Agent, turned in the only quarter in :21 flat. The bay colt is out of Country Drive, by Shirocco (GER), a half sister to graded stakes placed stakes winner Bodecream.

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

  • Hip No. 762, a gray or roan colt by Get Stormy consigned by Niall Brennan Stables, Agent, is a half brother to stakes placed Talkthetalk out of Cosmic Energy, by Unbridled Energy.
  • Hip No. 874, a bay filly by Palace consigned by Silvestre Chavez Thoroughbreds, Agent, is a half sister to graded stakes placed Surf and Turf out of First in Time, by Broken Vow, from the family of grade one stakes winner Changeintheweather,

Two horses turned in quarters in :21 2/5.

  • Hip No. 753, consigned by McKathan Bros. Sales, Agent, is a gray or roan colt by Munnings out of Compulsion, by Pioneerof the Nile, a half sister to stakes winner Justin Squared.
  • Hip No. 882, a dark bay or brown colt by Street Sense consigned by Top Line Sales LLC, Agent, is a half brother to graded stakes winning OBS graduate The Tabulator out of Fly to the Stars, by Giant’s Causeway.

The Under Tack Show’s final session begins Saturday morning at 7:30 a.m. with Hip No.’s 936 – 1114 (2YO) and 1151 – 1167 (HRA) 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 June Sale. In addition, the latest news regarding OBS graduates, sales schedules, nominations, credit requests, travel information and other news relevant to OBS consignors and customers is also available. E-mail should be addressed to obs@obssales.com.

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

 

Constitution colt fastest at June’s fourth Under Tack session

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Hip No. 634, a son of Constitution consigned by Blue River Bloodstock, Inc., Agent, worked three-eighths in :33 1/5 to post the fastest work at the distance at the fourth session of the Under Tack Show for Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2022 June Sale of Two Year Olds in Training and Horses of Racing Age. The bay colt is out of Arana, by Hard Spun, from the family of graded stakes winner Clearing.

Three horses shared honors for the session’s fastest quarter, stopping the timer in :21 flat.

  • Hip No. 573, a dark bay or brown colt by Bal a Bali (BRZ) consigned by Cruzin’ Thoroughbreds, Agent, is out of Winged Fury, by War Chant, a daughter of champion Fiji (GB).
  • Hip No. 685, also consigned by Cruzin’ Thoroughbreds, Agent, is a bay colt by Blame out of graded stakes placed stakes winner Bling On the Music, by Too Much Bling.
  • Hip No. 741, Major Deal, consigned by Galvan Brothers Equine, is a bay gelding by Klimt out of Christiansted, by Artie Schiller, from the family of graded stakes winner Mad Flatter.

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

  • Hip No. 687, consigned by Britton Peak, Agent, is a bay colt by Blame out of stakes placed Blithely, by Exchange Rate, a half sister to graded stakes winner Merry Meadow.
  • Hip No. 702, a bay filly by Uncaptured consigned by Ocala Stud, is a full sister to stakes placed Bet On Mookie out of Brown Glaze, by War Front, from the family of graded stakes placed stakes winning OBS graduate Lucky Livi.
  • Hip No. 724, consigned by GOP Racing Stable Corp., is a bay colt by Lord Nelson out of Cash Is Queen, by Unbridled’s Song, a half sister to graded stakes winner Name Changer.

Twelve horses tied for the session’s fastest eighth, clocked in :10 flat.

  • Hip 599, Magnified, consigned by Nice and Easy Thoroughbreds, is a chestnut colt by Tunwoo out of Adios Ashley, by Adios Charlie, a daughter of stakes winner Ashley River.
  • Hip 606, Canela de Oro, a gray or roan filly by Majestic City consigned by Golden Noguez, Agent, is out of Agustina de Aragon, by Political Force, from the family of champion Leroidesanimaux (BRZ).
  • Hip 618, a dark bay or brown colt by Connect consigned by Champions of the Future, is out of champion Along Came Polly (SAF), by Judpot, from the family of champion Young Rake.
  • Hip 624, consigned by Goldencents Thoroughbreds, a dark bay or brown filly by Tapwrit, is out of Ammalu, by Boston Harbor, a half sister to graded stakes winner Sapphire N’ Silk.
  • Hip 652, a bay filly by Always Dreaming consigned by A Rebel Colt Consignment, is out of stakes winner Away We Go, by Tizway, from the family of grade one stakes winner Ogygian.
  • Hip 655, Luke the Legend, a chestnut colt by Ride On Curlin consigned by Crystal Eclipse Stable, is out of Awesome Sunrize, by Awesome Again, a half sister to graded stakes winning OBS graduate Stubbins.
  • Hip 670, consigned by Top Line Sales LLC, Agent, is a dark bay or brown filly by Munnings out of Beautiful Princess, by Giant’s Causeway, from the family of graded stakes winner Forest Music.
  • Hip 695, consigned by Kings Equine, Agent for Spendthrift Farm LLC, is a dark bay or brown colt by More Than Ready out of Brandy, by Unbridled’s Song, a daughter of stakes winner Alienated.
  • Hip 700, an Irish-bred bay colt by Caravaggio consigned by Top Line Sales LLC, Agent, is out of stakes placed Brioniya, by Pivotal, a daughter of graded stakes placed stakes winner Bahia Breeze.
  • Hip 706, consigned by Marcial Galan, Agent, is a chestnut colt by First Samurai out of stakes placed Button Girl, by Mizzen Mast, a half sister to graded stakes winner Coracle.
  • Hip 713, a bay colt by Quality Road consigned by Centofanti Thoroughbreds, Agent, is out of graded stakes winner Call Pat, by Lawyer Ron.
  • Hip 715, consigned by GOP Racing Stable Corp, is a dark bay or brown colt by West Coast out of Canadian River, by Smart Strike, a half sister to graded stakes winner Montgomery’s Arch.

The Under Tack Show continues Friday morning at 7:30 a.m. with Hip No.’s 749 – 935 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 June Sale. In addition, the latest news regarding OBS graduates, sales schedules, nominations, credit requests, travel information and other news relevant to OBS consignors and customers is also available. E-mail should be addressed to obs@obssales.com.

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

 

 

Army Mule filly fastest at third June Under Tack session

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Hip No. 437, a daughter of Army Mule consigned by Fast Horses, Agent, 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 2022 June Sale of Two Year Olds in Training and Horses of Racing Age. The gray or roan filly is out of Super Holiday, by Super Saver, from the family of graded stakes winner Double Honor.

Hip No. 560, a daughter of Flatter consigned by Julie Davies LLC, Agent, worked the session’s fastest eighth, clocked in :9 4/5. The gray or roan filly is out of Wicked Ride, by Candy Ride (ARG), a half sister to grade one stakes winning OBS graduate Wickedly Perfect.

Two youngsters worked three eighths in :33 3/5.

  • Hip No. 449, a bay filly by Adios Charlie consigned by CM Thoroughbreds, is a half sister to stakes placed Liza Star out of Sweet Chantal, by Snow Ridge.
  • Hip No. 481, consigned by AVP Training and Sales, is a dark bay or brown colt by Drill out of Tensas Ditto, by Ide, a full sister to stakes winner Tensas Yucatan.

Hip No. 464, a son of Bolt d’Oro consigned by Pick View LLC, Agent, worked the session’s only quarter in :21 flat. The dark bay or brown colt is out of Take a Memo, by Empire Maker, a daughter of graded stakes winner Memorette.

Eight horses breezed quarters in :21 2/5.

  • Hip No. 383, consigned by Fast Horses, Agent, is a bay filly by Jess’s Dream out of Skylarbdancing, by Sky Mesa, from the family of grade one stakes winner Editor’s Note.
  • Hip No. 386, a bay colt by Commissioner consigned by Bobby Dodd, Agent, is out of Slightly Tipsy, by Uncle Mo, from the family of graded stakes placed stakes winner Sweet Nanette.
  • Hip No. 400, a chestnut colt by Munnings consigned by Ocala Stud, Agent, is out of Spells and Charms, by Scat Daddy, from the family of graded stakes winner Vivano.
  • Hip No. 468, consigned by Ruby Champion Horses, is a bay filly by The Big Beast out of Talentnspeed, by Genuine Talent, from the family of graded stakes winner Vision and Verse.
  • Hip No. 473, a gray or roan filly by Empire Maker consigned by Tom McCrocklin, Agent, is out of Tapital Gang, by Tapit, a daughter of graded stakes winner Yearly Report.
  • Hip No. 492, consigned by Golden Rock Thoroughbreds, Agent, is a chestnut filly by Munnings out of Tigress Tale, by Tale of the Cat, a half sister to graded stakes winner Stays in Vegas.
  • Hip No. 510, also consigned by Tom McCrocklin, Agent, is a chestnut filly by Jimmy Creed out of Truckstop Diamond, by Flat Out, a full sister to graded stakes placed stakes winner Meadow Dance.
  • Hip No. 549, a bay colt by Always Dreaming consigned by Cruzin’ Thoroughbreds, is out of graded stakes winner Waltzing Matilda (IRE), by Danehill Dancer, from the family of champion Calgary Cat.

Six horses worked eighths in :10 flat.

  • Hip 422, a bay colt by Kantharos consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, is out of Stifled Heiress, by Munnings, a daughter of stakes winner Wildcat Heiress.
  • Hip 463, a bay filly by Bold d’Oro consigned by Pike Racing, Agent, is a half sister to stakes winner Katie’s Kiss out of Sydney’s Kiss, by Boston Harbor.
  • Hip No. 512, consigned by Lucan Bloodstock (Karl Keegan), Agent, is a bay colt by Bolt d’Oro out of Truss, by Friends Lake, from the family of grade one stakes winner Bar of Gold,
  • Hip 525, consigned by Omar Ramirez Bloodstock, Agent, is a bay filly by Uncle Mo out of Ultralight Beam, by Giant’s Causeway, a half sister to graded stakes winner His Race to Win.
  • Hip 541, a bay filly by Hit It a Bomb consigned by Woodside Ranch, Agent, is out of Voided Contract, by Zensational, from the family of champion Smarty Jones.
  • Hip 547, Serena’s Fame, a dark bay or brown filly by Klimt consigned by Centofanti Thoroughbreds, Agent, is out of Walk of Fame, by Scat Daddy, from the family of graded stakes winner Liberian Freighter.

The Under Tack Show continues Thursday morning at 7:30 a.m. with Hip No.’s 562 – 748 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 June Sale. In addition, the latest news regarding OBS graduates, sales schedules, nominations, credit requests, travel information and other news relevant to OBS consignors and customers is also available. E-mail should be addressed to obs@obssales.com.

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

Collected filly fastest at second June Under Tack session

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Hip No. 317, a daughter of OBS March Sale graduate Collected consigned by Coastal Equine LLC (Jesse Hoppel), Agent, breezed a quarter in :20 4/5 to post the fastest work at the distance at the second session of the Under Tack Show for Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2022 June Sale of Two Year Olds in Training and Horses of Racing Age. The bay filly is a half sister to stakes placed Tuscan Queen out of Sassy Ali Joy, by Indian Charlie, from the family of champion Banshee Breeze.

Six horses shared honors for the session’s fastest eighth, stopping the timer in :10 flat.

  • Hip 191, a bay filly by Bolt d’Oro consigned by Niall Brennan Stables, Agent, is a half sister to graded stakes placed Top of Mind out of stakes winner Over the Edge, by Thunder Gulch.
  • Hip 217, Picchero, consigned by Nice and Easy Thoroughbreds, is a chestnut filly by Bucchero out of Pick the Double, by Double Honor, from the family of graded stakes winner Accredit.
  • Hip 246, a bay filly by Square Eddie consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, is a full sister to stakes placed Square Peggy out of Puff Pastry, by Momentum.
  • Hip 297, consigned by Top Line Sales LLC, Agent, is a bay filly by Practical Joke out of Ruedelarose, by Street Sense, a full sister to stakes placed Flower Mart.
  • Hip 348, a chestnut colt by Awesome Slew consigned by All Dreams Equine, is out of stakes placed Shanagarry, by Greatness, from the family of champion Mt. Sassafras.
  • Hip 359, consigned by Scanlon Training & Sales, Agent, is a bay filly by Greenpointcrusader out of She’s Kissable, by Montbrook, a half sister to graded stakes winner Wall Street Wonder.

There were two quarters in :21 flat.

  • Hip No. 209, Nancylovestheduke, a chestnut filly by Overanalyze consigned by Coastal Equine LLC (Jesse Hoppel), Agent, is a half sister to stakes placed Tommy the Torch out of Peace Queen, by Indian Charlie, from the family of graded stakes winner Tizaqueena.
  • Hip No. 269, consigned by Little Horse, is a gray or roan colt by Verrazano out of Reggae Song, by Speightstown, a daughter of stakes winner Queen of Song.

Hip No. 224 turned in the session’s only quarter in :21 1/5. Consigned by Hoppel’s Horse & Cattle Co., Inc., he’s a gray or roan colt by Fast Anna out of Pliant, by Maria’s Mon, a daughter of stakes winner Graceful Cat.

Three horses breezed quarters in :21 2/5.

  • Hip No. 235, a bay filly by Khozan consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, is out of Pretty Petal, by Northern Afleet, a full sister to graded stakes winner Embellishing Bob.
  • Hip No. 286, consigned by Blue River Bloodstock, Inc., Agent, is a dark bay or brown filly by Mo Town out of Rose Pedals, by Street Cry (IRE), a daughter of grade one stakes winner Passing Shot.
  • Hip No. 357, a dark bay or brown filly by Daddy Long Legs consigned by RiceHorse Stable (Brandon & Ali Rice), Agent, is out of Shenandoah Soaring, by Borrego, a half sister to graded stakes winner Navesink.

The Under Tack Show continues Wednesday morning at 7:30 a.m. with Hip No.’s 375 – 561 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 June Sale. In addition, the latest news regarding OBS graduates, sales schedules, nominations, credit requests, travel information and other news relevant to OBS consignors and customers is also available. E-mail should be addressed to obs@obssales.com.

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

 

Adios Charlie filly fastest at OBS June Under Tack opener

Tibor Szlavik photo

Hip No. 116, a daughter of Adios Charlie consigned by Ocala Stud, worked a quarter in :21 flat to post the fastest work at the distance at the opening session of the Under Tack Show for Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2022 June Sale of Two Year Olds in Training and Horses of Racing Age. The bay filly is out of stakes placed Miss Melinda, by Malibu Moon, a daughter of graded stakes placed stakes winner Black Escort.

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

  • Hip 2, Gambito, a bay colt by Astern (AUS) consigned by Fast Horses, Agent, is a half brother to champion La Poetesa out of grade one stakes winner La Dalila (CHI), by Milt’s Overture.
  • Hip 9, a dark bay or brown colt by Army Mule consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, is out of Lady Halite, by Medaglia d’Oro, from the family of graded stakes winning OBS graduate Buffalo Man.
  • Hip 23, consigned by Shooting Star Sales LLC, is a chestnut colt by Bucchero out of Law of Attraction, by Soldat, from the family of graded stakes winner Native Bombshell.
  • Hip 36, a bay colt by Astern (AUS) consigned by Grassroots Training & Sales LLC, Agent, is out of Lexi Tap, by Pleasant Tap, a half sister to graded stakes winner Irish Jasper.
  • Hip 37, consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, is a dark bay or brown filly by Girvin out of Libbyris, by Algorithms, a half sister to champion Roy H.
  • Hip 82, a dark bay or brown filly by Candy Ride (ARG) consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, is out of Malhama, by Tiznow, from the family of champion Paradise Creek.
  • Hip 112, consigned by Centofanti Thoroughbreds, Agent, is a bay filly by Into Mischief out of stakes winner Miss Hollywood, by Malibu Moon, a daughter of grade one winner Hollywood Story.
  • Hip 130 a dark bay or brown filly by Bayern consigned by Paul Sharp, Agent, is a half sister to graded stakes placed stakes winner Bishop’s Pond out of stakes winner More for Me, by More Than Ready.
  • Hip 164, Roll On Big Joe, consigned by Gayle Woods, Agent, is a colt by Prospective out of Nina’s Gift, by Victory Gallop, from the family of grade one stakes winner Norway Boy.

There were two quarters in :21 1/5.

  • Hip No. 123, consigned by Omar Ramirez Bloodstock, Agent, is a chestnut filly by Redesdale out of Miz Midtown, by Exchange Rate, a daughter of stakes winner Midtown Miss.
  • Hip No. 124, a gray or roan colt by Cinco Charlie consigned by L. G., Agent, is out of Mlle. Minuit, by Midnight Lute, from the family of graded stakes winner Yestday’s Kisses.

Three horses were clocked in :21 2/5.

  • Hip No. 137, consigned by Davis Breaking and Training, Inc., Agent, is a gray or roan filly by Cross Traffic out of Mo Wicked, by Uncle Mo, from the family of grade one stakes winner Wickedly Perfect.
  • Hip No. 141, a bay colt by Jimmy Creed consigned by Goldencents Thoroughbreds, is out of Ms Giavonna, by Medaglia d’Oro, from the family of grade one winner Pampered Princess.
  • Hip No. 167, a bay colt by Always Dreaming consigned by Niall Brennan Stables, Agent, is a half brother to graded stakes winner Major General out of No Mo Lemons, by Uncle Mo.

The Under Tack Show continues Tuesday morning at 7:30 a.m. with Hip No.’s 188 – 374 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 June Sale or OBS website, please call (352) 237-2154.

Willy Boi, King Cab one-two in Gulfstream’s Big Drama Stakes

Lea Farms LLC’s Willy Boi stalked fellow OBS graduate King Cab (June ’21) into the stretch of Gulfstream’s $65,000 Big Drama Stakes, took command after straightening away and beat him to the wire by 5-1/4 lengths. It’s the second stakes win for the 4-year-old Florida-bred son of Uncaptured, trained by Jorge Delgado, now 11-5-1-0 with $199,085 in earnings. He was 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.  watch his under tack video   October Sale walking video

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

Janet Garaguso photo

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

Lauren King photo

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

Joe Labozetta photo

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

Judit Seipert photo

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

Judit Seipert photo

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

Judit Seipert photo

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.