Blame, Quality Road colts fastest at Spring Sale Under Tack opener

Wavertree’s colt by Blame (Tibor & Judit photography)

Colts by Blame and Quality Road sped quarters in :20 4/5 to post the fastest works at the distance at the first session of the Under Tack Show for Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2020 Spring Sale of Two Year Olds in Training.

  • Hip No. 149, consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc., (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, is a bay colt by Blame out of Mommo, by Speightstown, from the family of grade one stakes winner Siphonic.
  • Hip No. 1236, a bay colt by Quality Road consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, is a half brother to stakes placed Into Mystic, out of Loveofalifetime, by Medaglia d’Oro, a half sister to graded stakes winner Savorthetime.

Hip No. 1240, a bay filly by Into Mischief consigned by Hartley/DeRenzo Thoroughbreds LLC, Agent, posted the fastest eighth, stopping the timer in :9 4/5. She’s out of Miss Vigilance, by War Pass, a half sister to grade one stakes winner Man From Wicklow.

Six horses worked quarters in :21 flat.

  • Hip No. 7, Imperial President, consigned by Six K’s Training & Sales LLC, Agent, is a dark bay or brown colt by Candy Ride (ARG) out of Kenny Lane, by Forestry, a half sister to graded stakes placed stakes winner Wasseema.
  • Hip No. 35, a bay colt by Kitten’s Joy consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, is out of Latin Tudor, by Yes It’s True, a half sister to graded stakes winner Classy Class.
  • Hip No. 58, a chestnut colt by Super Saver consigned by Parrish Farms, Agent, is a half brother to stakes winner The Gray Dehere out of Lil Red Cozette, by Henny Hughes.
  • Hip No. 62, consigned by Niall Brennan Stables, Agent, is a chestnut filly by Ironicus out of Liquify, by More Than Ready, from the family of graded stakes winner Ocean Queen.
  • Hip No. 129, a bay filly by Into Mischief consigned by Woodford Thoroughbreds, Agent, is out of stakes winner Midnight Visit, by Henny Hughes, a half sister to graded stakes placed Wild Chick.
  • Hip No. 176, also consigned by Eddie Woods, is a chestnut colt by Tapiture out of stakes placed My Golden Quest, by Coronado’s Quest and a half brother to stakes winning OBS Spring Sales graduate My Point Exactly.

Hip No. 162, a chestnut filly by Point of Entry consigned by Golden Rock Thoroughbreds, Agent, turned in a quarter in :21 1/5. She’s out of stakes winner Mountain Mambo, by Mt. Livermore, from the family of grade one stakes winner Love Smitten.

There were six quarters in :21 2/5.

  • Hip No. 3, Canelita, consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, is a dark bay or brown filly by In Summation out of Kat of Kilkenny, by Even the Score, from the family of grade one winner Officer’s Ball.
  • Hip No. 23, King’s Mischief, a bay colt by Into Mischief consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, is out of Lady Bling, by Pioneerof the Nile, a daughter of stakes winner Spangled.
  • Hip No. 34, Red Danny, consigned by Blue River Bloodstock, Inc., Agent, is a chestnut colt by Jess’s Dream out of Late to the Party, by Latent Heat, a half sister to graded stakes winning OBS graduate Mr. Jordan.
  • Hip No. 51, consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, is a chestnut filly by Anchor Down out of Leveragedtothehilt, by Majestic Warrior, from the family of stakes winner Burnt Ember.
  • Hip No. 130, a bay colt by Malibu Moon consigned by Sequel Bloodstock, Agent, is out of stakes winner Millennia, by Milwaukee Brew, a half sister to Canadian champion OBS graduate Fatal Bullet.
  • Hip No. 146, consigned by Navas Equine, Agent, is a chestnut filly by Ghostzapper out of stakes placed Miss Scout, by Pleasant Tap, a daughter of stakes winner It’s Over.

Ten  youngsters worked eighths in :10 flat.

  • Hip No. 63, consigned by Grassroots Training & Sales LLC, is a dark bay or brown colt by Munnings out of stakes placed Listen Boy, by After Market, a half sister to stakes winner Monzon.
  • Hip No. 79, a chestnut colt by Palace Malice consigned by Off the Hook LLC, Agent, is out of Lucky Song, by Unbridled’s Song, a daughter of graded stakes winner Caminadora.
  • Hip No. 80, consigned by Gabriel Dixon, Agent, is a bay filly by Blame out of Luna Lover, by Malibu Moon, from the family of grade one stakes winner Pulpit.
  • Hip No. 101, a bay filly by Bodemeister consigned by Top Line Sales LLC, Agent, is out of Makes Perfectsense, by Street Sense, a half sister to graded stakes winner Feline Story.
  • Hip No. 109, a dark bay or brown colt by Shanghai Bobby consigned by Off the Hook LLC, Agent, is out of Market Lover, by Latent Heat, a full sister to stakes winner Ciguaraya.
  • Hip No. 136, consigned by Golden Rock Thoroughbreds, Agent, is a chestnut filly by Star Guitar out of stakes winner Miss Addison, by Orientate, a half sister to graded stakes placed stakes winner Colonial Surprise.
  • Hip No. 148, consigned by Bobby Dodd, Agent, is a dark bay or brown colt by Congrats out of Mi Tia, by Colonel John, a full sister to stakes placed Elusive Joni.
  • Hip No. 163, a bay colt by Honor Code consigned by McKathan Bros. Sales, Agent, is out of graded stakes placed Mr Hall’s Opus, by Officer, a half sister to stakes winner Truth and Justice.
  • Hip No. 166, consigned by Grassroots Training & Sales LLC, is a bay colt by Sky Mesa out of Munhall Miss, by Notional, a half sister to graded stakes placed Sweet Solairo.
  • Hip No. 1235, a bay colt by Candy Ride (ARG) consigned by Coastal Equine LLC (Jesse Hoppel), Agent, is out of graded stakes winner Letgomyecho, by Menifee. He’s a half brother to graded stakes winner J Boys Echo and a half brother to current 3-year-old Echo Town, winner of three of five starts and third in the Bachelor Stakes at Oaklawn.

Hip No. 13, a bay filly by Carpe Diem consigned by Gayle Woods, Agent for Eric A. Delvalle, turned in the session’s fastest three eighths, timed in :33 2/5. Out of Ki Maniere (IRE), by Sadler’s Wells, she’s a half sister to graded stakes placed Glory.

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.

 

Starship Jubilee named Canada’s Horse of the Year

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Blue Heaven Farm’s two-time OBS graduate Starship Jubilee was named Canada’s Horse of the Year and champion female turf horse at the 45th annual Sovereign Awards ceremony. Never off the board in seven starts in 2019, the now 7-year-old daughter of Indy Wind posted four stakes wins, three in graded stakes company. She took the Woodford Reserve Ballston Spa Stakes (G2) at Saratoga in August, the Canadian Stakes (G2) at Woodbine in September and came right back a month later to score in Woodbine’s E. P. Taylor Stakes (G1). She’s off to a good start in 2020, winning all three starts including the Suwanee River (G3) at Gulfstream and the Hillsborough (2) at Tampa Bay Downs. Trained by Kevin Attard, she has compiled a 35-17-5-3-career record and earned $1,498,667 to date.

At her first visit to OBS, she was purchased for $6,500 by Laurence F. Leavy out of The Acorn consignment at the 2014 August Yearling Sale. She was next consigned by Halcyon Hammock Farm to the 2015 April Sale where she went through the ring after breezing an Under Tack eighth in :10 2/5. watch her under tack video

Tonalist’s Shape takes Gulfstream’s Hollywood Wildcat Stakes

Slam Dunk Racing, Doug Branham and Legacy Ranch Inc.’s Tonalist’s Shape sat just off the early pace in Friday’s $75,000 Hollywood Wildcat Stakes at Gulfstream, took command on the turn for home and drew away down the stretch to score by 3-3/4 lengths over fellow OBS graduate Dream Marie (March ’19). It’s the fourth stakes victory for the graded stakes winning 3-year-old filly by Tonalist, now 7-6-0-0 for trainer Saffie Joseph, Jr. with $357,425 in earnings. Consigned to the 2019 OBS April Sale by Niall Brennan Stables, Agent, she went through the ring after turning in an eighth in :10 2/5 at the Under Tack Show. watch her under tack video

 

By My Standards a millionaire after taking Oaklawn Handicap

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Allied Racing Stable, LLC’s By My Standards is the newest OBS millionaire after chasing front running Warrior’s Charge to the top of the stretch in the $600,000 Oaklawn Handicap (G2) on Saturday at Oaklawn Park, collaring him coming to the eighth pole and easing away late to beat him by a length and three quarters. That’s three straight wins and the third graded stakes victory for the 4-year old colt by OBS graduate Goldencents, consigned to the 2018 OBS April Sale by Scanlon Training & Sales, Agent, where he was sold to J. Stevens Bloodstock, Agent, for $150,000 after working an eighth in :10 3/5 at the Under Tack Show. Trained by Bret Calhoun, he has compiled a 9-4-2-1 career record and has earned $1,281,910.  watch a video of the race   watch his under tack video 

 

Earlier at Oaklawn on Saturday, Phoenix Thoroughbred III, Ltd.’s Scolding made a dazzling debut in a $60,000, six furlong maiden special weight test, battling head and head for the early lead, taking charge turning for home and drawing away down the stretch, scoring by six lengths under wraps at the wire. The 3-year-old daughter of OBS graduate Carpe Diem, trained by Steve Asmussen, earned $36,000 for the effort. Consigned to the 2019 OBS April Sale by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, she sped an Under Tack quarter in :20 3/5 and was purchased by Phoenix for $475,000.  watch her under tack video

Lauren King photo

Klaravich Stables, Inc.’s Network Effect pressed the pace from the inside in the early going of Saturday’s $100,000 Big Drama Stakes at Gulfstream, moved to take command inside the final furlong and drew away late to score by two lengths. Fellow OBS graduate Last Judgement (April ‘18) came running late to finish third. It’s the first stakes win for the graded stakes placed 4-year-old Florida-bred colt by Mark Valeski, who turned in an Under Tack quarter in :20 4/5 before he was purchased for $95,000 out of the Blue River Bloodstock consignment at the 2018 OBS April Sale. Now 7-3-3-0 for trainer Chad Brown, he has earned $252,910 to date. watch his under tack video

On Friday at Oaklawn, Wolfe Racing LLC and Hugh H. Robertson’s Piece of My Heart stepped into stakes company for the first time in the $80,000 Gardenia Stakes, went right to the lead, turned back a wall of challengers after turning for home and cruised to victory by a length and a half. That’s two straight wins for the 3-year-old Florida-bred filly by Flat Out, trained by McLean Robertson, now 8-3-1-2 with earnings of $135,750. She was sold for $35,000 by Bobby Jones Equine LLC, Agent, at the 2018 OBS Winter Mixed Sale.

Identifier scores in Gulfstream’s Hal’s Hope Stakes

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Gelfenstein Farm’s Identifier was ignored at 60-1 in Saturday’s $100,000 Hal’s Hope Stakes (G3) at Gulfstream Park, but rated nicely off the pace in the early going, came around horses for the stretch run and was along in time to score by a length. It’s the first stakes win for the 4-year-old colt by Creative Cause, purchased for $80,000 out of the Off the Hook consignment at the 2018 OBS April Sale after turning in an Under Tack eighth in :10 3/5. Trained by Oscar Gonzalez, he’s now 11-4-4-0 and has earned $168,390 to date. watch his under tack video

Wells Bayou wins Louisiana Derby

Hodges Photography / Lou Hodges, Jr.

Clint Gasaway, Lance Gasaway, Madaket Stables LLC and Wonder Stables’ Wells Bayou joined the leaders of the 3-year-old division on Saturday, taking the lead shortly after the start of the $1,000,000 Louisiana Derby (G2) at Fair Grounds and never looking back en route to victory by a length and a half. It’s the first stakes win for the son of Lookin At Lucky, now 5-3-1-0 with $845,293 in earnings for trainer Brad Cox. Consigned by Whitman Sales, Agent, to the 2019 OBS March Sale, he was purchased by Lance Gasaway for $105,000 after turning in an eighth in :10 1/5 at the Under Tack Show. watch his under tack video

OBS graduates won four other stakes races on the Louisiana Derby undercard.

Hodges Photography / Lou Hodges, Jr.

The 2019 Louisiana Derby (G2) winner, Allied Racing Stable, LLC’s By My Standards, returned for the $400,000 New Orleans Classic Stakes (G2) and sat just off the pace, took over after turning for home and eased away to a three length victory. It’s the second stakes win for the 4-year old colt by OBS graduate Goldencents, trained by Bret Calhoun, now 8-4-2-1 and closing in on a million with $921,910 in earnings. Consigned to the 2018 OBS April Sale by Scanlon Training & Sales, Agent, he was sold to J. Stevens Bloodstock, Agent, for $150,000 after breezing an Under Tack eighth in :10 3/5. watch his under tack video

Gaining Ground Racing LLC’s Factor This went right to the front in the $300,000 Muniz Memorial Classic and stayed there to the wire, drawing away in the stretch to a three length victory. It’s the second straight graded stakes score and third stakes win for the 5-year-old horse by The Factor, purchased for $11,000 out of the Niall Brennan Stables consignment at the 2017 OBS April Sale after breezing an eighth in :10 1/5 at the Under Tack Show. Also trained by Brad Cox, he’s now 28-9-3-4 and has earned $725,030 to date. watch his under tack video

William and Corrine Heiligbrodt’s Vacherie Girl was much the best in the $75,000 Crescent City Oaks, coming from off the pace, taking command in the final furlong and drawing off to win by 3-1/2 lengths. That’s two stakes wins for the 3-year-old daughter of Tapiture, trained by Steve Asmussen, now 5-3-0-1 with earnings of $143,307. A two time OBS graduate, she was sold first by Pelican State Thoroughbreds as a yearling at the 2018 Winter Mixed Sale and then purchased for $87,000 out of the Paul Sharp consignment at the 2019 June Sale after breezing an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5. watch her under tack video

Ivery Sisters Racing’s Monte Man stalked the pace in the $75,000 Costa Rising Stakes, battled for the lead in the stretch and proved best by a length at the finish. It’s the seventh stakes win for the 7-year-old gelding by Custom for Carlos, winner of the 2018 renewal of the Costa Rising and second in the race last year. Sold for $125,000 by Royal Thoroughbred International at the 2015 OBS March Sale after breezing an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5, he’s now 39-14-7-5 for trainer Ron Faucheux, and has earned $582,441 to date. watch his under tack video 

Lauren King photo

Cara Oliver’s Hear My Prayer led from gate to wire in Saturday’s $75,000 Melody of Colors Stakes at Gulfstream, drawing clear in the stretch and winning by a length and three quarters. It’s the first stakes win for the 3-year-old Florida-bred filly by The Big Beast, trained by David Fisher, now 5-3-0-0 with earnings of $90,310. Consigned by Camelot Acres Racing and Sales, Agent, she went through the ring at the 2018 OBS October Yearling Sale.

B.C.W.T. Ltd.’s Long Weekend scored a wire to wire victory in the $90,000 Gazebo Stakes at Oaklawn Park on Saturday, opening up in the stretch and cruising to a 4-3/4 length victory. It’s the first stakes win for the 3-year-old son of Majesticperfection, purchased for $225,000 by Lauren Carlisle, Agent, out of the Woodford Thoroughbreds consignment at the 2019 OBS April Sale after turning in an Under Tack quarter in :20 3/5. Now 4-3-0-0 for trainer Tom Amoss, he has earned $133,928 to date. watch his under tack video 

Upstart colt tops March Sale’s second session

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Hip No. 598, a son of Upstart consigned by Woodford Thoroughbreds, Agent, went to Mike Ryan, Agent for $600,000 to top the second and final session of the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2020 March Sale of 2-Year-Olds in Training. The bay colt, who breezed a quarter in :21 flat at Saturday’s session of the Under Tack Show, is out of Blue Beryl, by Bernstein, a half sister to graded stakes placed stakes winning OBS March graduate Brigand.

 

  • Hip No. 424, a daughter of Bernardini consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, was sold to Stonestreet Stables LLC for $575,000. The dark bay or brown filly, who breezed a quarter in :21 flat at Friday’s Under Tack Session, is out of Song Collection, by Unbridled’s Song, a full sister to graded stakes winner Old Fashioned.
  • Hip No. 386, a son of Constitution consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, went to Dennis O’Neill for $550,000. The bay colt, who turned in a quarter in :20 4/5 on Friday, is out of Screwgie, by Smart Strike, a daughter of graded stakes winner Roshani.
  • Hip No. 550, a son of Tapizar consigned by Brick City Thoroughbreds, Agent, was purchased by Narvick International for $500,000. The bay colt, who worked an eighth on Saturday in :10 flat, is a half brother to stakes winner Miss Frost out of Allencat, by Storm Cat.
  • West Bloodstock, Agent for Repole Stable, Inc. went to $420,000 for Hip No. 456, a son of Frosted consigned by Kings Equine, Agent. The gray or roan colt, who breezed an eighth in :10 flat at Saturday’s Under Tack Session, is a half brother to graded stakes placed Der Lu out of Taboo, by Forestry.
  • Hip No. 640, a son of Daredevil whose quarter in :20 3/5 was the session’s fastest, went to Carolyn Wilson for $400,000. The bay colt out of Chapellerie (IRE), by Acclamation, from the family of graded stakes winner Secret Form (GB), was consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent.
  • Hip No. 358, a son of Outwork consigned by Pike Racing, Agent, was purchased by Mike Ryan, Agent, for $380,000. The bay colt, who worked an eighth on Friday in :10 flat, is out of Riding Point, by Speightstown, a half sister to graded stakes winner Onus.
  • Hip No. 568, a son of Medaglia d’Oro consigned by Sequel Bloodstock, Agent, went to Narvick International for $350,000. The dark bay or brown colt, who breezed an eighth on Saturday in :10 1/5, is out of graded stakes placed Arch Support, by Arch, a daughter of stakes winner Two Ninety Jones.
  • Hip No. 443, a bay filly by Uncle Mo consigned by Paul Sharp, Agent, was sold to Dennis O’Neill for $340,000. A half sister to stakes placed Romeo Lima out of Storybook (UAE), by Hailing, she breezed an eighth on Friday in :10 1/5.
  • Team Casse, Agent, went to $335,000 for Hip No. 381, a daughter of War Front who turned in an Under Tack eighth in :10 flat on Friday. The dark bay or brown filly bred in Great Britain, consigned by Kings Equine, Agent, is a half sister to stakes placed Segra out of graded stakes winner Sarah Lynx (IRE), by Montjeu.
  • Hip No. 379, a son of Into Mischief also consigned by Kings Equine, Agent, who breezed an eighth in :10 2/5 on Friday, was sold to Town & Country Racing LLC for $300,000. A half brother to stakes winning OBS graduate South Bend, he’s out of graded stakes placed Sandra’s Rose, by Old Trieste.
  • Hip No. 454, a daughter of Union Rags who breezed an eighth in :10 2/5 on Friday, was sold for $300,000 to Jun Park, Agent. The bay filly, consigned by Woodford Thoroughbreds, Agent, is out of graded stakes placed Sweet Success, by Candy Ride (ARG), a daughter of graded stakes placed Aspiring.
  • John C. Kimmel, Agent, paid $300,000 for Hip No. 559, Caller Two, a son of Malibu Moon consigned by McKathan Bros. Sales, Agent. The bay colt, who breezed an eighth on Saturday in :10 flat, is out of Ameristralia (AUS), by Fastnet Rock, a full sister to graded stakes winner Fiano Romano.

For the session, 146 horses sold for a total of $14,893,000, averaging $102,007 with a $55,000 median figure. The buyback percentage was 39.4%.

For the entire sale, 291 horses sold for $27,902,500 compared with 306 bringing $44,248,500 a year ago. The average price was $95,885 compared with $144,603 in 2019 while the median price was $50,000 compared with $80,000 a year ago. The buyback percentage was 39.6%; it was 23.9% in 2019.

The sale topper was Hip No. 237, a daughter of American Pharoah consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent. She sold Tuesday to Katsumi Yoshida for $650,000. The bay filly, whose quarter in :20 2/5 at Friday’s Under Tack session was the sale’s fastest at the distance, is out of Megalicious, by Songandaprayer, and is a half sister to stakes placed My Sweet Stella.

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

The latest news regarding OBS graduates, sales schedules, nominations, credit requests, travel information and other news relevant to OBS consignors and customers is also available. E-mail should be addressed to obs@obssales.com.

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

American Pharoah filly tops March Sale’s first session

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Hip No. 237, a daughter of American Pharoah consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent was sold to Katsumi Yoshida for $650,000 to top the first session of the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2020 March Sale of 2-Year-Olds in Training. The bay filly, whose quarter in :20 2/5 at Friday’s Under Tack session was the sale’s fastest at the distance, is out of Megalicious, by Songandaprayer, and is a half sister to stakes placed My Sweet Stella.

  • Hip No. 258, a son of Into Mischief consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, was sold to Myracehorse.com and Spendthrift for $500,000. The bay colt, who turned in a quarter in :21 flat at Friday’s Under Tack session, is out of stakes placed Montessa G, by Montbrook, a daughter of stakes winner Doc’s Doll.
  • Hip No. 320, Brother Lob, by Runhappy, who breezed a quarter on Friday in :20 3/5, was purchased by Tom Durant for $475,000. Consigned by Pick View LLC, Agent, he’s out of stakes placed Pledge Pin, by Chatain, a half sister to graded stakes placed stakes winner Great Mills.
  • Katsumi Yoshida also went to $420,000 for Hip No. 65, a son of Medaglia d’Oro who breezed an eighth at Thursday’s Under Tack session in :10 1/5. The bay colt, consigned by Top Line Sales LLC, Agent, is out of Flagstaff (GB), by Dansili, a half sister to graded stakes winner Starformer.
  • Hip No. 27, a son of Air Force Blue consigned by RiceHorse Stable (Brandon & Ali Rice), was purchased by Willis Horton Racing LLC for $390,000. The chestnut colt, who turned in an Under Tack eighth in :10 flat on Thursday, is a half brother to graded stakes winner Daddy Long Legs out of stakes winner Dreamy Maiden, by Meadowlake.
  • Hip No. 167, a daughter of Medaglia d’Oro consigned by Sequel Bloodstock, Agent for Chester & Mary Broman, was sold to OXO Equine LLC for $330,000. The dark bay or brown filly, who worked an eighth in:10 flat on Thursday, is a full sister to Breeders’ Cup Filly and Mare Sprint (G1) winner Bar of Gold out of graded stakes winner Khancord Kid, by Lemon Drop Kid.
  • Team Casse, Agent, went to $320,000 for Hip No. 226, an Irish-bred daughter of Frankel consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc., (Ciaran Dunne), Agent. The bay filly, who breezed a quarter in :21 1/5 on Thursday, is out of stakes placed Manderley, by Clodovil, a full sister to stakes winner Gregorian.
  • Hip No. 319, a son of American Pharoah consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, went to John C. Kimmel, Agent for $320,000. The bay colt, who worked a quarter in :21 1/5 on Friday, is a half brother to grade one stakes winner Certify, out of graded stakes placed stakes winner Please Sign In, by Doc’s Leader.
  • Hip No. 149, a daughter of Empire Maker consigned by Randy Miles, Agent, was sold for $280,000 to August Dawn Farm. The bay filly, who breezed a :10 1/5 eighth on Thursday, is out of Jaded Glory, by Smart Strike, a daughter of grade one stakes placed Jade Queen.
  • Hip No. 141, a son of Dialed In consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, was sold for $275,000 to North Hills. The bay colt, whose quarter in :20 3/5 was fastest at the distance at Thursday’s Under Tack session, is a half brother to stakes winner Meadowood out of stakes winner Into Reality, by Untuttable.
  • Sandin Syndicate Stable LLC, W.E. Morey Agent, paid $255,000 for Hip No. 241, a son of Curlin consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent. The bay colt, who worked a :21 1/5 quarter on Friday, is out of Michelle d’Oro, by Bernardini, a daughter of grade one winner Champagne d’Oro.

For the session, 134 horses sold for a total of $12,550,500, averaging $93,660 with a $50,000 median figure. The buyback percentage was 44.4%

The March Sale continues Wednesday, March 18th at 10:30 a.m. with Hip No.’s 341 – 681 set to go through the ring.

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 March Sale. In addition, the latest news regarding OBS graduates, sales schedules, nominations, credit requests, travel information and other news relevant to OBS consignors and customers is also available. E-mail should be addressed to obs@obssales.com.

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

Piedi Bianchi wins Aqueduct’s Correction Stakes

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Jay Oringer, Jack Bick and Madaket Stables LLC’s ’s Piedi Bianchi came running in the stretch of Aqueduct’s $102,700 Correction Stakes on Saturday and got up in the final yards to score her second stakes victory by a head. The lightly raced multiple graded stakes placed 5-year-old mare by Overanalyze, now trained by Carlos Martin, has compiled a 14-4-3-3 career record and has earned $458,100. She was purchased for $80,000 out of the Halcyon Hammock Farm consignment at the 2017 OBS March Sale after turning in an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5.  watch her under tack video

 

Winners Circle Racing Stable’s Queen of God stayed just off the pace early in Saturday’s $150,000 Bourbonette Oaks at Turfway Park, advanced to the leaders on the turn, took command a sixteenth from home and was best by three quarters of a length. It’s the first stakes victory for the 3-year-old filly by Paynter, trained by Mike Maker, now 7-4-0-0 with earnings of $161,284. A two time OBS graduate, she went through the ring at the 2018 Winter Mixed sale and then was sold for $20,000 by Blue River Bloodstock, Inc., Agent, at the 2019 June Sale after turning in an Under Tack eighth in:10 2/5. watch her under tack video

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Repole Stable’s Dream Bigger overcame a rough break to go after the early lead in Sunday’s $103,500 Damon Runyon Stakes at Aqueduct, shook free on the turn and cruised from there to a 7-3/4 length victory. It’s the third stakes win for the 3-year-old colt by Mission Impazible, consigned by Paul Sharp, Agent, to the 2019 OBS April Sale, where he was purchased for $205,000 by Repole Stable after breezing an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5. Now 7-3-3-1 for trainer Rudy Rodriguez, he has earned $376,178 to date. watch his under tack video

Daredevil colt quickest at March Under Tack finale

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Hip No. 640, a son of Daredevil consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, worked a quarter in :20 3/5 to post the fastest work at the distance at the third and final session of the Under Tack Show for Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2020 March Sale of Two Year Olds in Training. The bay colt is out of Chapellerie (IRE), by Acclamation, from the family of graded stakes winner Secret Form (GB).

 

A trio of youngsters worked quarters in :20 4/5

  • Hip No. 552, a dark bay or brown filly by More Than Ready consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc., (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, is out of Allwewantforxmas, by Songandaprayer, a half sister to graded stakes winner Hard Enough.
  • Hip No. 607, consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, is a bay filly by Not This Time out of Breaking Promises, by Broken Vow, and a half sister to Street of Dreams, second in the Forward Gal Stakes (G3) at Gulfstream on February 1.
  • Hip No. 648, also consigned by Wavertree, is a bay colt by Orb out of Child Please, by War Front, a full sister to graded stakes winning OBS March graduates Jack Milton and Peace Preserver.

Three horses turned in quarters in :21 flat.

  • Hip No. 508, a chestnut colt by Sky Mesa consigned by Golden Rock Thoroughbreds, Agent, is out of Vicky Ticky Tavie, by Eddington, a half sister to graded stakes winner Humoristic.
  • Hip No. 598, consigned by Woodford Thoroughbreds, Agent, is a bay colt by Upstart out of Blue Beryl, by Bernstein, a half sister to graded stakes placed stakes winning OBS March graduate Brigand.
  • Hip No. 643, a bay filly by Square Eddie consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc.(Ciaran Dunne), Agent, is out of Charred Rare, by Momentum, a half sister to graded stakes winner Eddie Haskell.

There were nine quarters in :21 1/5.

  • Hip No. 566, a bay filly by Street Sense consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, is out of Arabic Style, by Medaglia d’Oro, a daughter of stakes winner Dubai Dancer.
  • Hip No. 572, also consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, is a bay colt by Munnings out of Atlantic Island, by Empire Maker, a half sister to graded stakes winner Rob Roy.
  • Hip No. 575, also from Eddie Woods, is a chestnut filly by Kitten’s Joy out of graded stakes placed stakes winner Awesome Flower, by Flower Alley, a half sister to graded stakes placed First Mondays.
  • Hip No. 583, also in the Eddie Woods consignment, is a dark bay or brown colt by Quality Road out of Beach Town, by Stormy Atlantic, a half sister to grade one stakes winner Summer Colony.
  • Hip No. 620, a bay colt by Tourist consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, is out of Cara Dura, by War Front, from the family of graded stakes winner Exchange Rate.
  • Hip No. 626, also consigned by Eddie Woods, is a bay colt by Commissioner out of stakes winner Cascadilla Falls, by E Dubai, a half sister to graded stakes winner Glorious View.
  • Hip No. 667, a gray or roan filly by Competitive Edge also consigned by de Meric Sales, is out of Convent Type, by Tapit, a half sister to stakes placed Toni’s the Won.
  • Hip No. 669, a bay colt by Midshipman consigned by Hoby & Layna Kight, is a half brother to stakes winner Weast Hill out of Copperelle, by Elusive Quality.
  • Hip No. 679, consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, is a chestnut colt by Commissioner out of Cry the Blues, by Bluegrass Cat, a half sister to graded stakes placed stakes winner Warm Breeze.

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

  • Hip No. 477, a chestnut colt by Will Take Charge consigned by Golden Rock Thoroughbreds, Agent, is out of Tizabella, by Tiznow, a half sister to graded stakes placed stakes winner Lady Chace.
  • Hip No. 514, consigned by L. G., Agent, is a dark bay or brown filly by Shanghai Bobby out of War Clan, by War Front, from the family of graded stakes winner Gather The Clan (IRE).

There were 15 eighths in :10 flat.

  • Hip No. 456, a gray or roan colt by Frosted consigned by Kings Equine, Agent, is a half brother to graded stakes placed Der Lu out of Taboo, by Forestry.
  • Hip No. 464, consigned by S B M Training and Sales, Agent, is a chestnut colt by Kantharos out of stakes placed Tempers Flair, by Smart Strike, a daughter of stakes winner Cloudburst.
  • Hip No. 468, a dark bay or brown filly by Firing Line consigned by CM Thoroughbreds, is a half sister to stakes placed Di Maria out of Thine, by Pulpit.
  • Hip No. 524, a chestnut colt by Star Guitar consigned by Golden Rock Thoroughbreds, Agent, is a full brother to graded stakes winner Minit to Stardom out of stakes winner Wild About Marie.
  • Hip No. 538, another chestnut colt by Star Guitar also consigned by Golden Rock, is out of stakes placed Zippity Goomba, by City Zip, a half sister to stakes winner Goombada Guska.
  • Hip No. 550, a half brother to stakes winner Miss Frost, is a bay colt by Tapizar out of Allencat, by Storm Cat, consigned by Brick City Thoroughbreds, Agent.
  • Hip No. 554, a dark bay or brown colt by Violence consigned by S G V Thoroughbreds LLC (Steven Venosa), Agent, is a half brother to graded stakes placed stakes winner Manuka Honey out of stakes winner Al Max Diner.
  • Hip No. 559, Caller Two, a bay colt by Malibu Moon consigned by McKathan Bros. Sales, Agent, is out of graded stakes placed Ameristralia (AUS), by Fastnet Rock, a full sister to graded stakes winner Fiano Romano.
  • Hip No. 571, also consigned by Kings Equine, is a bay filly by Ghostzapper out of stakes place A Story of Revenge, by Tale of the Cat, a half sister to grade one stakes winner I Want Revenge.
  • Hip No. 595, a dark bay or brown colt by Prospective consigned by L. G., Agent, is out of Bimmelbahn, by Xchanger, a half sister to graded stakes placed stakes winner Bim Bam.
  • Hip No. 617, a bay filly by Daredevil consigned by Flores Equine LLC, is out of Cameron, by Rock Hard Ten, a half sister to stakes winner Forest Huntress.
  • Hip No. 634, also consigned by CM Thoroughbreds, is a bay colt by Speightster out of Celebrated, by Songandaprayer, from the family of grade one stakes winner Hookedonthefeelin.
  • Hip No. 644, consigned by J V C Training and Sales (Jorge and Maria Villagomez), Agent, is a bay filly by Into Mischief out of Chase the Punch, by Two Punch, from the family of champion California Chrome.
  • Hip No. 668, a chestnut filly by More Than Ready also consigned by Kings Equine, is a half sister to stakes winner Coarsegold out of graded stakes placed stakes winner Cool Spell, by Grand Slam.
  • Hip No. 681, consigned by Pike Racing, Agent, is a bay colt by Union Rags out of Cuttyhunk, by Munnings, from the family of grade one stakes winner Mizdirection.

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 addition, walking videos of many of the horses in the March Sale may also be viewed in the OBS website’s Sortable Master Index at https://www.obssales.com/marpreview/2020/

In-room viewing is available at The Courtyard by Marriott, Homewood Suites, Hampton Inn & Suites, Residence Inn and the Ocala Hilton, plus lounge viewing is available at the Hilton.

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

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

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

American Pharoah filly fastest at second March Under Tack session

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Hip No. 237, a daughter of American Pharoah consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc., (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, breezed a quarter in :20 2/5 to post the fastest work at the distance at the second session of the Under Tack Show for Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2020 March Sale of Two Year Olds in Training. The bay filly is a half sister to stakes placed My Sweet Stella out of Megalicious, by Songandaprayer.

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

  • Hip No. 263, consigned by Hoby & Layna Kight, is a bay filly by Nyquist out of Mother’s Milk, by Silver Deputy, and is a half sister to graded stakes placed Sheeza Milky Way.
  • Hip No. 293, a gray or roan colt by Liam’s Map consigned by All Dreams Equine, Agent, is out of One Foxy Grey, by Big Brown, a daughter of grade one stakes winning OBS March graduate Irish Smoke.
  • Hip No. 320, Brother Lob, a dark bay or brown colt by Runhappy consigned by Pick View LLC, Agent, is out of stakes placed Pledge Pin, by Chatain, a half sister to graded stakes placed stakes winner Great Mills.

Four horses worked quarters in :20 4/5.

  • Hip No. 328, a dark bay or brown colt by Outwork consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc., (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, is a half brother to stakes placed Aggregator out of stakes placed Pretty Miss Trippi, by Trippi.
  • Hip No. 359, a bay colt by Upstart consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, is out of Ridingwiththedevil, by Candy Ride (ARG), a half sister to stakes placed Fiera Nocturna.
  • Hip No. 386, also consigned by Wavertree, is a bay colt by Constitution out of Screwgie, by Smart Strike, a daughter of graded stakes winner Roshani.
  • Hip No. 398, consigned by Brick City Thoroughbreds, Agent, is a chestnut colt by Speightster out of Sheet Humor, by Distorted Humor, a daughter of graded stakes winner Sheets.

Five horses worked quarters in :21 flat.

  • Hip No. 253, Honor Our Flag, a dark bay or brown colt consigned by GOP Racing Stable Corp., Agent, is out of Missys Lolity, by Dixie Union, a half sister to graded stakes placed Talullah Lula.
  • Hip No. 258, a bay colt by Into Mischief consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, is out of stakes placed Montessa G, by Montbrook, a daughter of stakes winner Doc’s Doll.
  • Hip No. 322, consigned by Pick View LLC, Agent, is a bay colt by Speightster out of Poly One Flex, by Giant’s Causeway, a daughter of stakes winner Awesome Ashley.
  • Hip No. 357, a bay filly by Frosted consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, is out of Ride to Houston, by Candy Ride (ARG), a half sister to graded stakes winning OBSA graduate Runway Model.
  • Hip No. 424, a dark bay or brown filly by Bernardini consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, is out of Song Collection, by Unbridled’s Song, a full sister to graded stakes winner Old Fashioned

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

  • Hip No. 230, a chestnut colt by Kantharos consigned by Golden Rock Thoroughbreds, Agent, is out of Marie Antoinette , by Stormy Atlantic, a half sister to stakes winner Crimson China.
  • Hip No. 289, Chiran, a bay colt by Run Away and Hide consigned by Havens Bloodstock Agency, Inc., Agent, is out of Officer Allie, by Officer, a half sister to stakes placed Surfactant.
  • Hip No. 347, consigned by Pike Racing, Agent, is a gray or roan colt by Anchor Down out of Red Brunette, by Exclusive Quality, a half sister to graded stakes winner Devilish Lady.
  • Hip No. 369, a bay colt by Orb consigned by L. G., Agent, is a half brother to graded stakes winner Stanford out of Rosy Humor, by Distorted Humor.
  • Hip No. 397, a gray or roan filly by Liam’s Map consigned by Harris Training Center LLC, Agent, is out of She Be Keene, by Posse, a half sister to champion She Be Wild.
  • Hip No. 417, consigned by Sequel Bloodstock, Agent, is a bay colt by Ghostzapper out of graded stakes placed Smoke Signals, by Street Sense, a daughter of grade one stakes placed stakes winner Unspoken Word
  • Hip No. 433, also consigned by Golden Rock, is a gray or roan filly by Overanalyze out of Spoken, by Unbridled’s Song, a half sister to stakes winner Dream Nettie.

There were 17 eighths in :10 flat.

  • Hip No. 229, a dark bay or brown colt by Mineshaft consigned by Hawk’s Nest (Kenneth Davis & S. R. Mansfield) is out of Mare and Cher, by Old Fashioned, and is a half brother to Cruze and Danze, winner of the recent Ruthless Stakes at Aqueduct.
  • Hip No. 254, a gray or roan colt by Twirling Candy consigned by Randy Miles, Agent, is a half brother to stakes placed Misery Moon out of stakes placed Mizzen Moon, by Mizzen Mast.
  • Hip No. 271, a bay colt by Poseidon’s Warrior consigned by Orlyana Farm, is out of stakes winner My Miss Venezuela, by Hold Me Back, a daughter of stakes placed Multipass.
  • Hip No. 302, consigned by Kings Equine, Agent, is a gray or roan colt by Cairo Prince out of Pantanal, by Congrats, and is a half brother to grade one stakes placed Borracho.
  • Hip No. 318, a bay filly by Cinco Charlie consigned by Top Line Sales LLC, Agent, is out of Platonic Love, by Elusive Quality, a half sister to champion Dixie Indy.
  • Hip No. 330, a dark bay or brown colt by Majesticperfection consigned by Julie Davies LLC, Agent, is a half brother to stakes winner Kuna Alegre out of Primeta, by Songandaprayer.
  • Hip No. 338, Crossing the Line, a bay filly by Anthony’s Cross consigned by GOP Racing Stable Corp., Agent, is a half sister to stakes placed Zippy out of Queenie’s Pride, by Special Rate.
  • Hip No. 350, a gray or roan colt by Frosted consigned by S B M Training and Sales, Agent, is a half brother to grade one stakes winner Egg Drop out of Rehocracy, by Adhocracy.
  • Hip No. 358, a bay colt by Outwork consigned by Pike Racing, Agent, is out of Riding Point, by Speightstown, a half sister to graded stakes winner Onus.
  • Hip No. 360, consigned by Mayberry Farm, Agent, is a bay colt by Prospective out of Ring and Run, by Into Mischief, from the family of graded stakes placed stakes winner Crossing Point.
  • Hip No. 365, a chestnut filly by Mucho Macho Man consigned by Havens Bloodstock Agency, Inc., Agent, is out of Rocksie Lucie, by Rock Hard Ten, from the family of stakes winner Maybe Jack.
  • Hip No. 378, Positivity, a bay colt by Paynter consigned by Havens Bloodstock Agency, Inc., Agent, is out of Sam’s Sunny City, by City Zip, a daughter of stakes winner Sam’s Sunny Halo.
  • Hip No. 381, consigned by Kings Equine, Agent, is a dark bay or brown filly (GB) by War Front out of graded stakes winner Sarah Lynx (IRE), by Montjeu, and is a half sister to stakes placed Segra.
  • Hip No. 412, a dark bay or brown colt by Street Boss consigned by Mayberry Farm, Agent, is a half brother to stakes winner Bear’s Gem out of Simply Precious, by Ascot Knight.
  • Hip No. 416, a dark bay or brown colt by Summer Front consigned by Whitman Sales LLC, Agent, is out of Sky Fraulein, by Sky Mesa, from the family of Preakness (G1) winner Red Bullet.
  • Hip No. 444, consigned by Nice and Easy Thoroughbreds, Agent, is a gray or roan colt by Fed Biz out of Street Sailing, by Street Boss, from the family of grade one stakes winning millionaire OBS graduate Moanin.
  • Hip No. 445, consigned by Hartley / DeRenzo Thoroughbreds LLC, Agent, is a dark bay or brown filly by Fed Biz out of Strike Upa Song, by Unbridled’s Song, from the family of grade one stakes winner Cash Run.

The Under Tack Show concludes Saturday, March 14th beginning at 8:00 a.m. with Hip Numbers 455 – 681 scheduled to breeze.

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

In addition, walking videos of many of the horses in the March Sale can be viewed in the OBS website’s Sortable Master Index at https://www.obssales.com/marpreview/2020/

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

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

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

Dialed In colt fastest at March Under Tack Show’s opening session

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Hip No. 141, a son of Dialed In consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc., (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, sped a quarter in :20 3/5 to post the fastest work at the distance at the first session of the Under Tack Show for Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2020 March Sale of Two Year Olds in Training. The bay colt is a half brother to stakes winner Meadowood out of stakes winner Into Reality, by Untuttable.

Five horses worked quarters in :21 flat

  • Hip No. 18, consigned by Woodford Thoroughbreds Agent, is a bay colt by Not This Time out of Differ, by Pulpit, a daughter of stakes winner Contrast.
  • Hip No. 85, a dark bay or brown colt by Upstart consigned by Pick View LLC, Agent, is out of Gentleman’s Joy, by Yankee Gentleman, a full sister to graded stakes winner E Z’s Gentleman.
  • Hip No. 104, consigned by Tom McCrocklin, Agent, is a dark bay or brown filly by Shanghai Bobby out of Guard the Empire, by Empire Maker. A daughter of grade one stakes winner Vanguarda (ARG).
  • Hip No. 138, consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, is a chestnut colt by Distorted Humor out of Inspeight of Us, by Speightstown, a half sister to grade one stakes winner Daddys Lil Darling.
  • Hip No. 174, a chestnut filly by Street Boss consigned by Brick City Thoroughbreds, Agent, is out of stakes winner Lacie Slew, by Mineshaft, a daughter of graded stakes placed stakes winner Lacie Girl.

Four youngsters worked quarters in :21 1/5.

  • Hip No. 45, Broadway, consigned by Six K’s Training & Sales LLC, Agent, is a bay colt by Quality Road out of Etiquette, by Tapit, a half sister to graded stakes winner Pleasant Prince.
  • Hip No. 175, a bay filly by Malibu Moon consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, is a half sister to graded stakes winner English Affair out of grade one stakes placed stakes winner Lady Melisi, by Colonial Affair,
  • Hip No. 210, a bay colt by Runhappy consigned by All Dreams Equine, Agent, is out of Lynda’s Rage, by Sky Mesa, a half sister to graded stakes winner Takeover Target.
  • Hip No. 226, an Irish-bred bay filly by Frankel consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc., (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, is out of stakes placed Manderley, by Clodovil, a full sister to stakes winner Gregorian.

Hip No. 129, a gray or roan colt by The Factor consigned by GOP Racing Stable Corp., turned in the day’s fastest eighth, stopping the timer in :9 4/5. He’s out of graded stakes placed stakes winner Idle Talk, by Olmodavor.

There were thirteen eighths in :10 flat.

  • Hip No. 4, consigned by Top Line Sales LLC, Agent, is a bay colt by Chitu out of stakes winner Dancin’ Lil, by Fusaichi Pegasus, a half sister to grade one stakes placed She’s a Warrior.
  • Hip No. 22, Fullasatick, a gray or roan filly by Half Ours consigned by Boutte Sales, Agent, is out of graded stakes placed Dos Lunas, by Hennessy, a daughter of stakes placed Mi Luna Nueva.
  • Hip No. 27, a chestnut colt by Air Force Blue consigned by RiceHorse Stable (Brandon & Ali Rice), Agent, is a half brother to graded stakes winner Daddy Long Legs out of stakes winner Dreamy Maiden, by Meadowlake.
  • RiceHorse also consigned Hip No. 37, a bay colt by Overanalyze out of Elle a Lishous, by Closing Argument, a half sister to stakes placed Rough’n Royal.
  • Hip No. 96, Khant B Wright, a chestnut colt by Khozan consigned by Julie Davies LLC, Agent, is out of Gracious Lady, by Put It Back, from the family of champion Storm Song.
  • Hip No. 155, consigned by All Dreams Equine, Agent, is a dark bay or brown colt by Dialed In out of Jessicaisbackagain, by Put It Back, a full sister to grade one stakes winner Jessica is Back.
  • Hip No. 167, a dark bay or brown filly by Medaglia d’Oro consigned by Sequel Bloodstock, Agent for Chester & Mary Broman, is a full sister to Breeders’ Cup Filly and Mare Sprint (G1) winner Bar of Gold out of graded stakes winner Khancord Kid, by Lemon Drop Kid.
  • Hip No. 188, a dark bay or brown filly by Pioneerof the Nile consigned by Kings Equine, Agent, is a half sister to grade one stakes placed Stellar Agent out of stakes placed Lawn Party, by Medaglia d’Oro.
  • Hip No. 191 consigned by Golden Rock Thoroughbreds, is a chestnut colt by Chitu out of Leonarda, by Rockport Harbor, from the family of graded stakes placed stakes winner Cash Twenty.
  • Hip No. 197, a bay colt by Cinco Charlie consigned by McKathan Bros. Sales, Agent, is out of Lookin’ Foxy, by E Dubai, a half sister to graded stakes winner Humoristic..
  • Hip No. 206, Big Heist, consigned by Havens Bloodstock Agency, Inc., Agent, is a bay colt by Mr. Big out of Lovestealer, by Artie Schiller, a daughter of stakes winner Merit Wings.
  • Hip No. 208, a bay filly by Firing Line consigned by Coastal Equine LLC (Jesse Hoppel), Agent, is out of Lou Baton, by Roar, a daughter of graded stakes winner Mamselle Bebette
  • Hip No. 227, consigned by Gene Recio, Agent, is a chestnut colt by Munnings out of stakes placed Maracuya, by Big Brown, a half sister to graded stakes winner Payton d’Oro.

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.

In addition, walking videos of many of the horses in the March Sale can be viewed in the OBS website’s Sortable Master Index at https://www.obssales.com/marpreview/2020/

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

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

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

King Guillermo, Sole Volante one-two in Tampa Bay Derby

OBS grads scored three graded stakes wins at Tampa Bay Downs on Saturday.

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Victoria’s Ranch’s King Guillermo, idle since a third place finish behind fellow OBS graduate Sole Volante (April ’19) in Gulfstream’s Pulpit Stakes in November and ignored at 49-1, sat just off the lead in the $351,500 Tampa Bay Derby (G2), took command in the stretch, quickly opened daylight, and cruised to a 4-3/4 length victory. Sole Volante, who trailed early, closed strongly but settled for second. The 3-year-old colt by Uncle Mo, consigned by Gene Recio, Agent, to the 2019 OBS April Sale, turned in an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5 before he was purchased for $150,000 by retired All-Star baseball player Victor Martinez, owner of Victoria’s Ranch. Now 4-2-0-1 for trainer Juan Carlos Avila, he has earned $240,350 to date. watch his under tack video

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In the $100,000 Challenger Stakes (G3), JCA Racing Stable LLC’s Trophy Chaser out gamed even money favorite King for a Day in the final yards and scored his first stakes win by a neck. Also trained by Juan Carlos Avila, the 4-year-old son of Twirling Candy is now 11-4-3-1 and has earned $243,350. He breezed an Under Tack eighth in :10 flat before he was purchased for $42,000 out of the de Meric Sales consignment at the 2018 OBS March Sale. watch his under tack video

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OBS graduates were one-two in the $225,000 Hillsborough Stakes (G2) when Blue Heaven Farm’s Starship Jubilee rallied from just off the pace, took control in the lane and held off Beautiful Lover (April ’18) by a length and a quarter. That’s two straight graded stakes victories and seven stakes wins overall for the 7-year-old Florida-bred daughter of Indy Wind, trained by Kevin Attard, now 35-17-5-3 with $1,498,667 in earnings. The two-time OBS graduate was sold by The Acorn at the 2014 August Yearling Sale, then consigned by Halcyon Hammock Farm to the 2015 April Sale where she went through the ring after breezing an Under Tack eighth in :10 2/5. watch her under tack video

 

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Cash Is King LLC and LC Racing LLC’s Mischevious Alex disputed the pace in the early going of Aqueduct’s $300,000 Gotham Stakes (G3), opened a clear lead after straightening away in the stretch and cruised to the wire a winner by two lengths. It’s the second straight graded stakes win for the 3-year-old colt by Into Mischief, purchased for $140,000 out of the Eisaman Equine consignment at the 2019 OBS April Sale after working an Under Tack eighth in :10 flat. Trained by John Servis, he’s now 7-4-1-1 and has earned $344,230 to date. watch his under tack video

 

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William Branch’s Carotari took the lead at the start of Saturday’s $75,000 Silks Run Stakes at Gulfstream and stayed there to the wire, holding off a late charge to win by a neck, with fellow OBS graduate Archidust (March ’18) another neck back in third. It’s the first stakes score for the 4-year-old gelding by Artie Schiller, trained by Brian Lynch, now 12-4-4-1 with $241,260 in earnings. Consigned by TIP Thoroughbred Investment Possibilities, Agent, to the 2018 OBS April Sale, he went through the ring after turning in an Under Tack eighth in :9 4/5.watch his under tack video

Al Bayraq Stable’s Emblem Storm picked up his first stakes win on Saturday in Meydan’s $300,000 Al Bastakiya Stakes, taking charge 500 metres from home and winning by a length and a quarter. Third in the UAE 2000 Guineas (G3) in his last start, the 3-year-old son of English Channel, trained by Sateesh Seemar, is now 3-2-0-1 and has earned $231,958. He was sold for $95,000 by Grassroots Training & Sales LLC, Agent, at the 2019 OBS April Sale after breezing an eighth in :10 2/5 at the Under Tack Show. watch his under tack video

 

Tonalist’s Shape, Cheermeister score in Gulfstream graded stakes

A pair of 2019 OBS April Sale graduates posted graded stakes wins at Gulfstream Park on Saturday.

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Slam Dunk Racing, Doug Branham and Legacy Ranch Inc.’s unbeaten Tonalist’s Shape took a giant step on the road to the Kentucky Oaks (G1) with a frontrunning victory in the $200,000 Davona Dale Stakes (G2), taking the lead at the start, opening daylight in the stretch and cruising to victory by a length and a quarter. It’s the second graded stakes win for the 3-year-old daughter of Tonalist, consigned by Niall Brennan Stables, Agent, she went through the ring after breezing an eighth in :10 2/5 at the Under Tack Show. Now five for five with three stakes wins for trainer Saffie Joseph, Jr. she has earned $309,390 to date. watch her under tack video

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Teresa Palmer and David J. Palmer’s Cheermeister took the lead at the start of the $150,000 Herecomesthebride Stakes (G3) and stayed there until the wire, turning back favored Abscond by three quarters of a length. That’s two straight graded stakes wins for the 3-year-old filly by Bodemeister, trained by Armando De La Cerda, now 5-4-0-0 with $216,620 in earnings. Consigned by Winners Circle Thoroughbreds LLC, she went through the ring after turning in an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5.  watch her under tack video

 

Mark Norman and Norman Stables LLC’s Shes Our Fastest moved to contention on the turn in Friday’s $70,600 Owner Appreciation Distaff Stakes at Delta Downs, took command after straightening away in the stretch and held off a late charge to score by three quarters of a length, with fellow OBS graduate Operatic (April ’16, August ’15) rallying for third. It’s the fifth stakes win for the 5-year-old daughter of Oratory, trained by Scott Gelner, now 24-8-6-5 with $321,310 in earnings. She sped an Under Tack quarter in :21 flat before she was purchased for $50,000 out of the Stephens Thoroughbreds consignment at the 2017 OBS June Sale. watch her under tack video

March grad Cafe Pharoah last to first in Tokyo’s Hyacinth Stakes

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Koichi Nishikawa’s Cafe Pharoah is two for two, a stakes winner, and has vaulted to the top of the Japan Road to the Kentucky Derby after his victory in Sunday’s $328,357 Hyacinth Stakes at Tokyo Racecourse. The 3-year-old colt by American Pharoah broke poorly and trailed badly in the early going, but got in gear around the turn, closed with a rush to take command in the final furlong and won going away by a length and a quarter. Trained by Noriyuki Hori, he has earned $237,059 to date after his purchase for $475,000 by Narvick International, Agent, out of the Eddie Woods consignment at the 2019 OBS March Sale after breezing an Under Tack quarter in :21 1/5.  watch his under tack video  watch a video of the race

Alex and JoAnn Lieblong’s Bye Bye J pressed fellow OBS graduate Matapan (March ‘18) for the early lead in Saturday’s $125,000 Downthedustyroad Breeders’ Stakes at Oaklawn Park, took over turning for home and beat her to the wire by a length and a quarter. It’s the third stakes win for the 4-year-old graded stakes placed daughter of Uncaptured, trained by Steve Asmussen, now 9-5-1-1 with earnings of $298,105. She was sold for $21,000 by Perrone Sales, Ltd., Agent for McDowell Farm, at the 2017 OBS Winter Mixed Sale.

Stable H. M. A.’s Shanghai Keely picked up her first stakes victory in the $75,000 Island Fashion Stakes at Sunland Park on Sunday, circling horses on the turn to reach contention, taking over in the stretch and holding off a late run to score by three quarters of a length. Consigned to the 2019 OBS March Sale by Blazing Meadows Farm LLC, Agent, she went through the ring after turning in an Under Tack quarter in :21 3/5.  The 3-year-old Shanghai Bobby filly, now 7-2-0-1 for trainer Justin Evans, has earned $85,380 to date.  watch her under tack video

 

 

Starship Jubilee captures Gulfstream’s Suwannee River Stakes

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Blue Heaven Farm’s Starship Jubilee left no doubt she was best in Gulfstream’s $150,000 Suwannee River Stakes (G3) on Saturday, taking command coming off the turn and drawing off to a 3-1/4 length victory. Fellow OBS graduate Tapit Today (June ’17) checked in in third. That’s six graded stakes wins for the 7-year-old Florida-bred daughter of Indy Wind, a two time OBS graduate, sold by The Acorn at the 2014 August Yearling Sale then consigned by Halcyon Hammock Farm to the 2015 April Sale where she went through the ring after breezing an Under Tack eighth in :10 2/5. Trained by Kevin Attard, she’s now 34-16-5-3 and has earned $1,353,667. watch her under tack video

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Rockingham Ranch’s Billy Batts saved ground early in Friday’s $84,750 Baffle Stakes at Santa Anita, came out for the drive, reached the lead a furlong from home and was best by a length and a half over fellow OBS graduate Rager (June ’19, April ’19). It’s the first stakes win for the 3-year-old son of City Zip, second to fellow 2019 OBS March graduate Structor in the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf (G1). Now 8-2-3-1 for trainer Peter Miller, he has earned $302,560 to date. He was purchased for $200,000 out of the Wavertree Stables consignment at the March Sale after turning in an Under Tack quarter in :20 4/5. watch his under tack video

OBS April grads pass two turn tests on both coasts

A pair of 2019 OBS April graduates jumped squarely onto the road to the Kentucky Derby (G1) and Kentucky Oaks (G1), passing two turn tests at Santa Anita and Tampa Bay Downs on Saturday.

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Ciaglia Racing LLC, River Oak Farm and Dominic Savides’ Venetian Harbor bounced to the lead at the break in the $200,000 Las Virgenes Stakes (G2) at Santa Anita, turned for home in front and ran away down the stretch to score a 9-1/2 length victory in her stakes debut. Trained by Richard Baltas the 3-year-old daughter of Munnings is now 3-2-1-0 and has earned $163,400 to date. Consigned by Coastal Equine LLC (Jesse Hoppel), Agent, she went through the ring after turning in an Under Tack eighth in :9 4/5. watch her under tack video

Reeves Thoroughbred Racing, Andie Biancone and Limelight Stables Corp.’s Sole Volante saved ground in the early going of Tampa Bay Downs’ $250,000 Sam F. Davis Stakes, rallied on the turn to reach contention, caught odds-one favorite Independence Hall in the final sixteenth and drew off to win by 2-1/2 lengths. It’s the second stakes victory for the 3-year-old gelding by Karakontie (JPN), sold for $20,000 by New Hope AB LLC after breezing an eighth in :10 2/5 at the Under Tack Show. Now 4-3-0-1 for trainerPatrick L. Biancone, he has earned $196,310 to date. watch his under tack video

Trio of April grads score graded wins at Gulfstream

A trio of 2019 OBS April graduates scored graded stakes wins at Gulfstream on Saturday.

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Cash Is King LLC and LC Racing LLC’s Mischevious Alex overcame a rough start to press the pace in the $150,000 Swale Stakes (G3), took charge at the head of the stretch, opened daylight in the lane and was geared down late in a seven length victory. It’s the first stakes win for the 3-year-old colt by Into Mischief, now 6-3-1-1 for trainer John Servis with $179,230 in earnings. He was purchased for $140,000 out of the Eisaman Equine consignment after an Under Tack eighth in :10 flat. watch his under tack video

 

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Slam Dunk Racing, Doug Branham and Legacy Ranch Inc.’s unbeaten Tonalist’s Shape is four for four and a graded stakes winner after tracking the leaders early in the $150,000 Forward Gal Stakes (G3), taking control after turning for home and cruising to a 3-3/4 length victory. It’s the second stakes win for the 3-year-old daughter of Tonalist, trained by Saffie Joseph, Jr. who has earned $190,350. Consigned by Niall Brennan Stables, Agent, she went through the ring after breezing an eighth in:10 2/5 at the Under Tack Show.   watch her under tack video

 

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Teresa Palmer and David J. Palmer’s Cheermeister went right to the lead in the $100,000 Sweetest Chant Stakes (G3), set the pace under a hold and held off a late run to win by three quarters of a length. It’s the second stakes victory for the 3-year-old filly by Bodemeister, who was consigned by Winners Circle Thoroughbreds LLC and went through the ring after turning in an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5.  Now 4-3-0-0 for trainer Armando De La Cerda, she has earned $129,200 to date.  watch her under tack video

Summer Front colt tops Winter Mixed Sale’s final session

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Hip No. 633, a yearling son of Summer Front consigned by Select Sales, Agent, went to Renee Dailey / Dailey Bloodstock LLC for $92,000 to top the Open Session of the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2020 Winter Mixed Sale. The bay colt is out of Diva Star, by Cherokee Run, a half sister to graded stakes placed stakes winner Captain Serious.

Hip No. 615, a yearling son of El Deal consigned by Kim Harrison (Top Speed Farm), Agent, was sold to Bill & Corinne Heiligbrodt for $70,000. The chestnut colt is out of stakes winner Coteau Kitten, by Tale of the Cat.

Hip No. 515, a yearling bay colt by Adios Charlie, went to K.O.I.D. Co., Ltd. for $40,000. Consigned by Bobby Jones Equine LLC, Agent, he’s out of Stolen Purse, by Artax, a half sister to stakes winner Lord Beer.

My Purple Haze Stables, Chris Englehart Agent, went to $40,000 for Hip No. 685, a yearling by War Dancer consigned by Sue Vacek, Agent. The bay colt, a half brother to stakes winner Bust Another, is out of I Drink Alone, by Intidab.

W. P. Stiritz paid $33,000 for Hip No. 543, a yearling daughter of Khozan consigned by Journeyman Bloodstock Services, Inc. (Brent & Crystal Fernung), Agent. The bay filly is out of Wave Bye Bye, by Congrats, a half sister to graded stakes winners Sailor’s Cap.

Hip No. 403, a yearling by Uncaptured consigned by Kelli Mitchell, Agent, was sold to K.O.I.D. Co., Ltd. for $30,000. The bay colt is out of K K’s Kitty, by Yes It’s True, a half sister to Sky Bay, champion 3-year-old filly in the Republic of Korea.

Hip No. 498, a yearling daughter of Valiant Minister also consigned by Kelli Mitchell, Agent, went to de Meric Stables, Agent, for $30,000. The bay filly is out of Silent Triumph, by City Zip, a half sister to grade one stakes winner Mind Control, who captured Aqueduct’s recent Toboggan Stakes (G3).

For the Open session, 200 horses sold for a total of $1,649,900 compared with 229 horses bringing $1,488,800 in 2019. The average price was $8,250 compared with $6,501 last year, while the median price was $5,000 compared with $4,000 a year ago. The buyback percentage was 24.5%; it was 14.9% in 2019.

For the Consignor Preferred session, 89 horses sold for a total of $1,941,000 compared with 106 horses grossing $1,777,100 in 2019. The average price was $21,809, up 30% compared with $16,765 a year ago, while the median price was $12,000, identical from last year’s figure. The buyback percentage was 35%; it was 26.9% last year.

For the Horses of Racing Age session, 70 horses grossed $1,366,900 compared with 64 selling for a total of $1,194,000 in 2019. The average was $19,527, up 4.7% from $18,656 a year ago, while the median price was $11,000, up 22.2% compared to $9,000 last year. The buyback percentage was 11.4%; it was 15.8% in 2019.

For the entire Winter Mixed Sale, 359 horses sold for a total of $4,957,800, compared to 399 horses bringing $4,459,900 last year. The average was $13,810, up 23.5% from $11,178 in 2019 while the median price was $7,000, compared with $6,000 a year ago. The buyback percentage was 25.4%; it was 18.6% in 2019.

The overall sale topper was Hip No. 4, a son of Union Rags consigned by Pelican State Thoroughbreds, Agent, sold to Blue Sky Stables for $165,000 to top the Consignor Preferred Session.

Next on the OBS agenda is the March Sale of Two-Year-Olds in Training, scheduled for March 17 – 18. The Under Tack Show is set for March 12 – 14, beginning each morning at 8:00 a.m.

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