Lookin to Strike wins Woodbine’s Ontario Derby

Gary Barber’s Lookin to Strike tracked the early leader in Saturday’s $150,000 Ontario Derby (G3) at Woodbine, took over a furlong from home and held off a late charge by stablemate Curlin’s Honor to win by a neck. It’s the first stakes win for the 3-year-old colt by Lookin At Lucky, trained by Mark Casse, now 9-4-0-0 with earnings of $147,644. A two-time OBS graduate, he was consigned by Select Sales to the 2016 Selected Yearling Sale and then sold at the 2017 April Sale by SBM Training & Sales, Agent, for $210,000 after turning in an Under Tack eighth in :10 flat. watch his under tack video
Selected Sale conformation photo       

City Zip colt tops Open Yearling Sale finale

Tibor/Judit photography

Hip No.  677, a son of City Zip consigned by Summerfield (Francis & Barbara Vanlangendonck), Agent, was sold for $95,000 to Tracy Farmer to top the second and final Open session of the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2018 October Yearling Sale. The dark bay or brown colt, out of Prettyatthetable, by Point Given, is a half brother to graded stakes winning OBS Yearling Sale graduate Pomeroy’s Pistol.

Hip No. 648, a chestnut colt by Giant Surprise consigned by Kelli Mitchell, Agent, went to Bladen Bloodstock for $75,000. He’s out of stakes placed No Mo Magic, by Mo Mon, a half sister to stakes winner At the Disco.

Hip No. 565, a daughter of Uncaptured also consigned by Summerfield, was sold to S G V Thoroughbreds LLC for $72,000. The bay filly is out of Jim’s Lonesa, by Put It Back, a half sister to stakes winner Who What Win.

Summerfield also consigned Hip No. 603, a son of Kantharos purchased by W.D. North Thoroughbreds LLC for $72,000. The bay colt is out of Luca’s Lady, by Hold Me Back, a half sister to stakes placed Jet Majesty.

Champion Equine LLC paid $72,000 for Hip No. 756, a son of Central Banker consigned by Beth Bayer, Agent. The bay colt is out of stakes placed Spirit of Rose, by City Zip.

Hip No. 614, a chestnut colt by Kitten’s Joy consigned by Stuart Morris, Agent, went to de Meric Stables, Agent, for $70,000. He’s out of Mayakoba, by War Chant, a half sister to graded stakes winner Juniper Pass.

For the session, 142 yearlings sold for a total of $1,845,400, averaging $12,996 with a $7,500 median figure. The buyback percentage was 25.6%.

For the two Open sessions, 294 horses sold for a total of $3,870,250, compared with 291 horses selling for a total of $3,126,100 in a single session a year ago. The average was $13,164, up 22.5%, compared with $10,743 in 2017 while the median was rose to $7,000 compared to $5,000 last year.  The buyback percentage was 24%; it was 23.4% in 2017.

At Tuesday’s Selected session, 139 horses sold for a total of $5,698,000 compared with 115 yearlings bringing $4,959,400 at the 2017 Selected Sale. The average price was $40,993, compared with $43,125 last year, while the median was $28,000 compared with $30,000 last year. The buyback percentage was 25.3%; it was 33.9% a year ago. Nine horses sold for $100,000 or more compared with six a year ago.

The sale topper was Hip No. 138, a son of Cairo Prince consigned by Stuart Morris, Agent, sold to John C. Oxley for an OBS Yearling Sale record $340,000. The gray or roan colt is out of Minutia, by Concord Point, a half sister to stakes winner Mykindasaint. The price bettered the previous mark of $335,000.

The next item on the OBS agenda is the 2018 OBS Day of Racing, set for Tuesday, November 20. The next sale is the 2019 Winter Mixed Sale, including the Horses of Racing Age section, scheduled for Tuesday and Wednesday, January 29 – 30.

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.

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

Kantharos colt tops Open Yearling Sale’s opening session

Louise Reinagel photo

Hip No. 516, Our Time, a chestnut colt by Kantharos consigned by Summerfield (Francis & Barbara Vanlangendonck), Agent, went to Stonestreet Stables LLC for $190,000 to top the first Open session of the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2018 October Yearling Sale. He’s out of Golden Trumpet, by Formal Gold, from the family of grade one winner Wilderness Song.

Hip No. 311, a son of Kitten’s Joy consigned by Woodford Thoroughbreds, Agent, was purchased by Ann Maher-Springman, Agent for Rashed Yousef Bouresly, for $100,000. The dark bay or brown colt, a full brother to stakes winner Kuwait Currency, is out of Thebignbadestbunny, by Smart Strike.

Hip No. 341, a son of Mark Valeski consigned by Magnolia Point Thoroughbreds, Agent, went to Tracy Farmer for $85,000. Out of Vindi Princess, by Vindication, the bay colt is a half brother to stakes winner Big Drink of Water, who picked up his third stakes win in the Fitz Dixon, Jr. Memorial Stakes at Presque Isle last Thursday.

Smokey Willow Farm paid $80,000 for Hip No. 458, a son of Cairo Prince consigned by Stephens Thoroughbreds LLC, Agent. The dark bay or brown colt is out of Day of Obligation, by Deputy Minister, from the family of grade one stakes winner Confessional.

Hip No. 489, a son of The Big Beast consigned by Beth Bayer, Agent, went to S G V Thoroughbreds LLC for $70,000. The bay colt is out of Faith Hall, by High Cotton, a half sister to graded stakes placed Show Me the Bling.

For the session, 143 yearlings sold for a total of $1,967,300, averaging $13,757, with a $7,000 median figure. The buyback percentage was 27%.

The sale continues Thursday at 12:00 noon with Hip No.’s 551 – 789 selling in the second Open session. The sale will again be streamed live via the OBS website as well as the DRF, TDN and BloodHorse 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.

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

Record Cairo Prince colt tops Selected Yearling Sale

Tibor/Judit photography

Hip No. 138, a son of Cairo Prince consigned by Stuart Morris, Agent, was sold to John C. Oxley for an OBS Yearling Sale record $340,000 to top the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2018 Selected Sale of Yearlings. The gray or roan colt is out of Minutia, by Concord Point, a half sister to stakes winner Mykindasaint. The price bettered the previous mark of $335,000.

Stonestreet Stables LLC went to $210,000 for Hip No. 145, a daughter of Uncaptured consigned by Summerfield (Francis & Barbara Vanlangendonck), Agent. The bay filly, a half sister to stakes winner It’s High Time, is out of My Rolex, by Proud Accolade.

Hip No. 128, a son of Commissioner consigned by First Finds, was purchased by de Meric Stables, Agent, for $200,000. The bay colt is out of stakes winner Lunarlady, by Yes It’s True, a half sister to graded stakes winners Lunarpal and Astrology.

De Meric Stables, Agent for Backstretch Farm, purchased Hip No. 177, a bay filly by Into Mischief, for $170,000. Consigned by Select Sales, Agent, she’s out of She’s a Rainbow, by Giant’s Causeway, a daughter of stakes placed Rainbow’s Song.

Hip No. 36, a son of Kitten’s Joy consigned by Woodford Thoroughbreds, Agent, also went to de Meric Sales, Agent, for $150,000. The dark bay or brown colt, out of Blue Grass Music, by Bluegrass Cat, is a full brother to Henley’s Joy, winner of the Kentucky Downs Juvenile Stakes on September 1st and second by a nose this past Saturday in Keeneland’s Bourbon Stakes (G3).

H. H., Agent, went to $140,000 for Hip No. 69, a daughter of Take Charge Indy consigned by Summerfield (Francis & Barbara Vanlangendonck), Agent. The dark bay or brown filly is out of Divine Heart, by Divine Park, a half sister to grade one stakes winners Include Me Out and Check the Label.

Hip No. 192, a daughter of American Pharoah consigned by Taylor Made Sales Agency, Agent, was purchased by First Stop Stable for $130,000. The dark bay or brown filly is out of Toast to Ashley, by First Defence, a half sister to stakes placed Moka Jumbie.

Calumet Farm paid $115,000 for Hip No 195, a son of Lemon Drop Kid also consigned by Taylor Made. The bay colt is out of You Hear Us Coming, by Stormy Atlantic, a half sister to graded stakes placed stakes winner Quiet Meadow.

Hip No. 153, a son of Kantharos consigned by Summerfield (Francis & Barbara Vanlangendonck), Agent, was sold to Tracy Farmer for $100,000. The chestnut colt is a half brother to stakes placed J Isle out of Orchid Isle, by Zamindar.

For the day, 124 horses sold for a total of $5,464,000 compared with 115 yearlings bringing $4,959,400 at the 2017 Selected Sale. The average price was $44,065, up 2.2% compared with $43,425 last year, while the median was $30,000, identical to last year’s figure. The buyback percentage was 33.3%; it was 33.9% a year ago. Nine horses sold for $100,000 or more compared with six a year ago.

The sale continues Wednesday at 12:00 noon with Hip No.’s 301 – 550 selling in the first of two Open sessions. The sale will again be streamed live via the OBS website as well as the DRF, TDN and BloodHorse 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.

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

Bucchero, Its Gonna Hurt, Golden Mischief, Strike Silver score stakes wins

Juddmonte Farms’ Golden Mischief posted her fourth straight stakes victory in Saturday’s $250,000 Thoroughbred Club of America Stakes (G2) at Keeneland, circling horses on the turn to reach contention and getting up late to win a five horse battle by a head. It’s the first graded stakes win and seventh stakes victory for the 4-year-old daughter of Into Mischief, trained by Brad Cox, now 21-10-3-0 with $668,150 in earnings.  Consigned by SBM Training and Sales, Agent, to the 2016 OBS March Sale, she turned in an eighth in :9 4/5 at the Under Tack Show. watch her under tack video

Ironhorse Racing Stable LLC’s Bucchero successfully defended his title in the $200,000 Woodford Stakes (G2) at Keeneland on Saturday, wearing down the leaders on the outside down the stretch proving best by half a length. It’s the seventh stakes score for the 6-year-old son of Kantharos, purchased for $43,000 out of the Southern Chase Farm (Greg & Karen Dodd) consignment at the 2014 OBS June Sale, after speeding a quarter in :21 flat at the Under Tack Show. Now 30-11-6-3 for trainer Tim Glyshaw, he has earned $937,936 to date. watch his under tack video

Janet Lyons, Evan Trommer, Andrew Trommer and Matthew Trommer’s Its Gonna Hurt stepped into stakes company straight off a maiden win at Del Mar in August , took the lead at the start of Saturday’s  $100,000 Speakeasy Stakes at Santa Anita, and never looked back en route to a three quarter length victory. The 2-year-old colt by Violence was sold for $80,000 by Off the Hook LLC, Agent, at the 2018 OBS April Sale after breezing an eighth in :10 1/5. Trained by Brian Koriner, he’s now 3-2-0-0 and has earned $81,945. watch his under tack video

John C. Oxley’s Strike Silver turned for home dead last of twelve in Sunday’s $200,000 Indian Summer Stakes on the turf course at Keeneland, but the graded stakes placed 2-year-old colt by Violence swung to the outside and ran past them all, getting up in the final yards to win by a neck. The Breeders’ Cup “Win and You’re In” race is his first stakes victory, leaving the Mark Casse trainee with a 3-2-1-0 record and $180,600 in earnings. He was purchased for $275,000 out of the Kaizen Sales consignment at the 2017 OBS October Selected Sale of Yearlings.  Selected Sale conformation photo

October Yearling Sale begins Tuesday, October 9th

The Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2018 October Yearling Sale begins Tuesday, October 9th. There are 702 yearlings cataloged for the three-day sale, which gets underway at 12:00 noon with 213 horses offered in the Selected session.

The sale continues with Open sessions on Wednesday, October 10th and Thursday, October 11th, beginning at 12:00 noon on both days. Hip No.’s 301 -550 will sell on Wednesday and Hip No.’s 551 – 789 will be offered on Thursday.

Thirty-five yearlings were supplemented to the sale after the catalog was printed in September. Twenty-three horses (Hip No’s 191 – 213) were added to the Selected session and twelve (Hip No’s 778 – 789) to the Open session. Their catalog pages are available via the OBS website at obssales.com and in printed form at the sales grounds.

Walking videos of many of the Selected yearlings may be viewed through the Sortable Master Index on the OBS website. The sortable master index provides searchable pedigree and consignor information as well as access to pedigree updates occurring since the catalog was printed. Advanced search and filter capability has been added to allow shortlist creation. A link to instructions for using the new features can be found in the index header and a step by step tutorial is available in the index as well. The catalog can also be downloaded for use with the equineline Sales Catalog iPad App. For more information and to obtain the application please go to http://www.equineline.com/SalesCatalogApp/.

The sale will be streamed live via the OBS website as well as the DRF, TDN and BloodHorse websites. The website now includes a Spanish language section which can be accessed from the home page. The section’s index links to information for consignors and buyers, as well as press releases and important general information.

There are several notable recent updates since the catalog was printed. Hip No. 36, a colt by Kitten’s Joy, has a newly minted stakes winning full brother in Henley’s Joy, who captured the Kentucky Downs Juvenile Stakes on September 1st and was second by a nose this afternoon in Keeneland’s Bourbon Stakes (G3).

Hip No. 39, a Central Banker filly, is a full sister to OBS graduate Sassy Agnes, winner of the Lady Finger Stakes on September 8th.

OBS Yearling Sale graduates in the headlines recently include Uriah St. Lewis’ Discreet Lover, who shocked the racing world with an upset victory in the $750,000 Jockey Club Gold Cup (G1) at Belmont Park. The 5-year-old Florida-bred son of Repent picked up his second graded stakes win and became the newest millionaire OBS graduate with earnings of $1,354,060. Consigned by Woodford Thoroughbreds, he went through the ring at the 2014 OBS August Yearling Sale.

Michael Dubb, Madaket Stables LLC and Bethlehem Stables LLC’s World of Trouble, pictured on the back cover of the catalog, has won three stakes this year. After taking the Quick Call Stakes at Saratoga in August, the 3-year-old graded stakes placed Florida-bred colt by Kantharos took the $100,000 Allied Forces Stakes on the turf at Belmont in September. Now 7-4-1-1 with $333,400 in earnings for trainer Jason Servis, he was consigned by Darsan Inc., Agent, to the 2016 August Yearling Sale.

Kevin Attard and Soli Mehta’s 2014 OBS Yearling Sale graduate Starship Jubilee picked up her third graded stakes win, taking the Canadian Stakes (G2) at Woodbine on September 15. Consigned to the sale by The Acorn, the 5-year-old Florida-bred daughter of Indy Wind, is now 23-11-2-2 and has earned $541,013.

Graduates of the 2017 October Yearling Sale have begun to make their mark, headed by John C. Oxley’s Schuylerville Stakes (G2) winning catalog cover girl Catherinethegreat. The 2-year-old Florida-bred daughter of Uncaptured, consigned by Turtle Pond Farm, topped the 2017 OBS October Open Sale of Yearlings, purchased for $170,000. Trained by Mark Casse, she has earned $138,939 to date.

Mr. Oxley’s graded stakes placed Strike Silver, sold by Kaizen Sales for a Selected Sales topping $275,000, came from dead last turning for home to get up in the last jump and win Keeneland’s Indian Summer Stakes by a neck this afternoon. The victory earned a trip to the Breeders’ Cup for the Mark Casse trainee, who is now 3-2-1-0 and has earned $180,600.

Charles L. Biggs’ Congrats Gal is graded stakes placed; Dale Hagedorn’s Mr Wrench It is a stakes winner and Gary Barber’s Eyeinthesky, Wayne W. Rice’s Dalliance and Hernandez Racing Club’s Mozo Bello are already stakes placed.

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

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

Stormy Liberal, Mind Your Biscuits, Seeking the Soul, Doctor Mounty post graded victories

Benoit photo

Rockingham Ranch and David A. Bernsen LLC’s ’s Stormy Liberal tuned up for a defense of his title in next month’s Breeders’ Cup Turf Sprint (G1), stalking stablemate Conquest Tsunami in Friday’s $101,380 Eddie D Stakes (G3) at Santa Anita and wearing him down late to beat him by a head. It’s the third straight win and seventh stakes victory for the 6-year-old son of Stormy Atlantic, trained by Peter Miller, now 29-11-8-1 with $1,368,360 in earnings. He breezed an eighth in :10 2/5 at the Under Tack Show at the 2014 OBS June Sale before he was purchased for $100,000 out of the Wavertree Stables consignment. watch his under tack video

Shadai Farm, J Stables LLC, Head of Plains Partners LLC, Scott M. Summers, Daniel Summers, Chad Summers and Michael E. Kisber’s Mind Your Biscuits sat just off the pace in the early going of Saturday’s $200,000 Lukas Classic Stakes (G3) at Churchill Downs, took charge after turning for home and drew away in deep stretch to a 4-3/4 length victory. It’s the sixth graded stakes win for the 5-year-old son of Posse, consigned by SBM Training and Sales, Agent, to the 2015 OBS April Sale, where he went through the ring after breezing an Under Tack eighth in :10 3/5. Trained by Chad Summers, he’s now 24-8-10-3 and has earned $4,279,566. watch his under tack video

Charles Fipke’s Seeking the Soul circled horses on the turn to reach the leaders in Churchill’s $100,000 Ack Ack Stakes (G3), took command a furlong from home and eased away to score by a length and a quarter. Fellow OBS graduate Giant Expectations (March ’15) rallied to be third. Trained by Dallas Stewart, the 5-year-old son of Perfect Soul (IRE) picked up his second graded stakes victory, improved his record to 21-6-4-5 and boosted his bankroll to $1,482,542. Consigned by McKathan Bros., Agent, to the 2015 OBS June Sale, he went through the ring after breezing an eighth in :10 1/5 at the Under Tack Show. watch his under tack video

Larry Pratt and Dave Alden’s Doctor Mounty picked up his first stakes victory in Laurel’s Baltimore/Washington International Turf Cup Stakes (G3) on Saturday, charging from off the pace to a clear lead in mid-stretch and holding off a late challenge to win by a nose. The 5-year-old son of Street Sense, trained by Shug McGaughey, is now 22-6-5-2 and has earned $347,060. He was purchased for $170,000 out of the Niall Brennan Stables consignment at the 2015 OBS June Sale after turning in an Under Tack eighth in :10 3/5. watch his under tack video

Rags Racing Stable LLC’s Marquee Miss went right after the lead in Sunday’s $50,000 Flashy Lady Stakes at Remington Park, put away the pacesetter on the turn and drew off in the lane to score by 5-1/4 lengths. That’s five stakes wins for the graded stakes placed 5-year-old mare by Cowboy Cal, sold for $20,000 by Southern Chase Farm, Inc. (Greg & Karen Dodd), Agent, to Joe Ragsdale after breezing an eighth in :10 3/5 at the 2015 OBS June Sale’s Under Tack Show. Now 33-6-4-3 for trainer Ingrid Mason, she has earned $371,608 to date. watch her under tack video

OBS Yearling Sale graduate Discreet Lover a millionaire after taking the Jockey Club Gold Cup at Belmont

Viola Jasko photo

Uriah St. Lewis’ Discreet Lover, ignored at 45-1, sat well off a blistering early pace in the $750,000 Jockey Club Gold Cup (G1) at Belmont Park, moved on the turn to reach contention turning for home, closed strongly down the stretch and was up in the final strides to win by a neck. It’s the second graded stakes win for the 5-year-old Florida-bred son of Repent, trained by his owner, now 44-7-7-7 and the newest millionaire OBS graduate with earnings of $1,354,060. Consigned by Woodford Thoroughbreds, he went through the ring at the 2014 OBS August Yearling Sale.

October Yearling Sale supplemental catalog now online

The supplemental catalog to the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2018 October Yearling Sale is now available on the company’s website at obssales.com.

Twenty-three yearlings have been supplemented to the Selected Yearling Sale as Hip No.’s 191 – 213. Ten yearlings have been supplemented to the Open Yearling Sale, cataloged as Hip No.’s 778 – 787.

The supplemental catalog will be available in print at the sales grounds.

There are now 213 yearlings cataloged for the Selected Yearling Sale. Scheduled for Tuesday, October 9th, it will begin at 12:00 noon. Walking videos of the Selected yearlings will be available on the website and the iPad version beginning later this week There are now 487 yearlings cataloged in the Open Yearling Sale, set for Wednesday, October 10th and Thursday, October 11th. Both Open sessions will begin at 12:00 noon.

The supplemental catalog boasts yearlings by an impressive roster of stallions, highlighted by an American Pharoah filly consigned by OBS newcomer Taylor Made Sales Agency.  Upper echelon sires City Zip, Distorted Humor, Lemon Drop Kid, Mineshaft, Street Sense and Tiznow are represented as well as hot young stallions Cairo Prince, Honor Code, Orb, Will Take Charge and Uncaptured,

As always, the Sale will be streamed live via the OBS website as well as the DRF, TDN and BloodHorse 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 hourly during each session of every 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 October Sale or the OBS website, please call (352) 237-2154.

Patternrecognition, Union Strike take graded stakes at Belmont

Chelsea Durand photo

Klaravich Stables and William H. Lawrence’s Patternrecognition took the lead at the start of Saturday’s $301,800 Kelso Handicap (G2) at Belmont Park and refused to yield, holding off a wall of challengers and scoring by a length. It was the stakes debut for the lightly raced 5-year-old Florida-bred son of Adios Charlie, sold for $420,000 by breeder Ocala Stud at the 2015 OBS April Sale after turning in an Under Tack quarter in :21 1/5. Trained by Chad Brown, he’s now 10-4-5-0 and has earned $379,200. watch his under tack video

 

Adam Coglianese photo

Mick Ruis and Wendy Ruis’ Union Strike was relaxed off the pace early in the $300,600 Gallant Bloom Handicap (G2) at Belmont Park on Sunday, but rallied on the turn, slipped through on the inside and got up late to win by half a length, with fellow OBS graduate Kirby’s Penny (March ’15) settling for third after setting the pace.  It’s the second graded stakes win for the 4-year-old daughter of Union Rags, trained by Steve Asmussen, now 11-3-2-1 with earnings of $537,625. She was purchased by Ruis Racing for $375,000 out of the Old South Farm consignment at the 2016 OBS April Sale after breezing an Under Tack eighth in :10 flat. watch her under tack video

Adam Coglianese photo

Ivery Sisters Racing’s Black Tide scored his second stakes victory Sunday’s $128,813 Ashley T. Cole Stakes at Belmont Park, leading from gate to wire and holding off a late charge by fellow OBS graduate Offering Plan (April ’14) and winning by a length and a quarter. Now 40-8-6-5 with $535,220 in earnings for trainer David Cannizzo, the 6-year-old gelding by Hold Me Back is a two-time OBS graduate, sold by Harry L. Landry Bloodstock at the 2013 August Yearling Sale before he was purchased for $50,000 out of the Top Line Sales consignment at the 2014 April Sale after turning in an Under Tack eighth in :10 2/5. watch his under tack video

Lael Stables’ Monkeys Uncle is two for two and a stakes winner after coming from well of the pace to hit the front in mid-stretch of Saturday’s $100,000 Selima Stakes at Laurel, opening up daylight, then holding off a late challenge to score by half a length. Trained by Arnaud Delacour, she has earned $80,400 to date. The 2-year-old daughter of Uncle Mo was purchased for $300,000 out of the de Meric Sales consignment at the 2018 OBS March Sale after breezing an Under Tack eighth in :10 2/5. watch her under tack video

Bran Jam Stable and David W. Clark’s Order and Law was a maiden going into the $100,000 Laurel Futurity on Saturday and a stakes winner at the finish, circling the field from last and closing down the center of the track to get up in the last jump and win by a nose. The 2-year-old son of Violence sped an Under Tack quarter in :21 2/5 before he was sold by Eddie Woods, Agent, for $30,000 at the 2018 OBS April Sale. He’s now 3-1-1-0 with $72,000 in earnings for trainer Louis C. Linder, Jr. watch his under tack video

Kendall E. Hansen’s Fast and Accurate rallied to take charge of Saturday’s $100,000 Alphabet Soup Stakes at Parx Racing at the quarter pole, and held on gamely down the stretch to win by a length. That’s four stakes wins for the graded stakes winning 4-year-old colt by Hansen, purchased for $85,000 out of the Wavertree Stables consignment at the 2016 OBS April Sale after an Under Tack eighth in :10 2/5. Now 18-5-3-3 for trainer Mike Maker, he has earned $514,547 to date. watch his under tack video

Susan Moulton’s Altamura won her fourth straight race on Sunday at Laurel, tracking the pace in the $75,000 Oakley Stakes, taking command a furlong from home and easing away to victory by a length and a quarter. It’s the third stakes win for the 3-year-old daughter of Artie Schiller, trained by Wayne Catalano, now 6-4-0-0 with $157,400 in earnings. Consigned by Stephens Thoroughbeds LLC, Agent, to the 2017 OBS April Sale, she went through the ring after breezing an eighth in :10 2/5 at the Under Tack Show. watch her under tack video

Lothenbach Stables’ Elusive Mischief picked up his first stakes victory in the $75,000 Punch Line Stakes at Laurel on Sunday, going head and head for the early lead, taking command on the turn and then drawing away down the stretch to a 5-1/4 length victory. It’s the third win of the year for the 3-year-old colt by Into Mischief, trained by Ian Wilkes, now 7-3-1-1 with $122,225 in earnings. The two-time OBS graduate was purchased out of the Michael & Julia O’Quinn consignment at the 2016 Selected Sale of Yearlings and then resold by Randy Bradshaw, Agent, for $350,000 at the 2017 April Sale after breezing an Under Tack eighth in :10 flat. Selected Sale conformation photo   watch his under tack video

Midnight Bisou a millionaire after winning Parx’s Cotillion Stakes via DQ

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Bloom Racing Stable, Madaket Stables LLC and Allen Racing LLC’s Midnight Bisou is the newest OBS millionaire after winning Parx Racing’s $1,000,000 Cotillion Stakes (G1) via the disqualification of Monomoy Girl for interference in the stretch drive. She crossed the wire second by a neck, with fellow OBS graduate Wonder Gadot (April ’17) checking in third. It’s the fifth graded stakes win for the 3-year-old daughter of Midnight Lute, consigned by Woodford Thoroughbreds to the2017 OBS April Sale, where she turned in an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5 before she was sold to Jeffrey Bloom for $80,000. Now trained by Steve Asmussen, she now sports a 10-5-3-2 career record and has earned $1,385,000 to date. watch her under tack video

Starship Jubilee scores in Woodbine’s Canadian Stakes

Kevin Attard and Soli Mehta’s Starship Jubilee trailed in the early going of the $255,500 Canadian Stakes (G2) at Woodbine on Saturday, but circled horse en route to the lead with a furlong to go, then drew away late to win by 3-3/4 lengths. It’s the third graded stakes win for the two time OBS graduate, sold by The Acorn at the 2014 August Yearling Sale and then consigned by Halcyon Hammock Farm, Agent, to the 2015 April Sale where she breezed an eighth in :10 2/5 at the Under Tack Show. The 5-year-old Florida-bred daughter of Indy Wind, trained by Kevin Attard, is now 23-11-2-2 and has earned $541,013 to date.  watch her under tack video

Randy Howg, Selman Shaby and Lana Smith’s Bourbon Cowboy scored his first stakes win in the $50,000 Tom Mentzen H. B. P. A. Sprint Stakes at Canturbury Park on Friday night, rallying to take the lead in mid-stretch and battling gamely to victory by a head. It’s the second straight win for the 6-year-old gelding by Cowboy Cal, trained by Robertino Diodoro, now 32-7-8-4  with $296,926 in earnings. A two time OBS graduate, he was sold by Forbush Farms, Agent, at the 2013 Selected Sale of Yearlings before he was purchased for $50,000 out of the Bo Hunt consignment at the 2014 April Sale after turning in an Under Tack eighth in :10 flat. Selected Sale conformation photo   watch his under tack video

The younger generation enjoyed a productive weekend with nine two-year-old OBS graduates winning maiden special weight races in New York, Florida, Pennsylvania and California.

In the first race at Gulfstream on Saturday, J&G Stables LLC and Nicholas Vaccarezza’s Shazier  scored in his second trip to the post, taking a mile race on the turf by a length and a half. Consigned to the 2018 April Sale by Niall Brennan Stables, Agent, the Cairo Prince colt was purchased for $180,000 after breezing a quarter at the Under Tack Show in :21 3/5. watch his under tack video

Three races later, Karl & Cathi Glassman’s Abuela’s Love, a daughter of Cairo Prince, made her second start a winning one, romping home by 4-1/4 lengths in a five furlong dash on the main track. Consigned by Harris Training Center LLC, Agent, to the 2018 March Sale, she went through the ring after an Under Tack eighth in :10 flat. watch her under tack video

Three OBS babies won on Saturday at Belmont Park. The second race went to Brandywine Farm’s Pakhet, who won the first division of a mile and a sixteenth turf test by a length and a quarter in her second start. The daughter of Cairo Prince was purchased for $130,000 out of the Hoppel’s Horse & Cattle Co. consignment at the 2018 March Sale after breezing an eighth in :10 1/5. watch her under tack video

In the third race, Marc Keller’s Aquariva was a winner at first asking by a length and a half in a six furlong dash. The daughter of Flashback breezed an eighth in :10 flat before she was sold for $170,000 by RiceHorse Stable (Brandon & Ali Rice), Agent, at the 2018 March Sale. watch her under tack video

The fifth was the second division of the earlier turf test, and it went to Long Lake Stable LLC, Madaket Stables LLC, Coleman, Thomas and Doheny Racing Stable’s Fierce Scarlett by 4-1/2 lengths in her second trip to the post. The daughter of Scat Daddy breezed an eighth in :10 1/5 before she was purchased fo $320,000 out of the Top Line Sales consignment at the 2018 April Sale. . watch her under tack video

On Sunday at Belmont, Martin P. Harrigan’s Malibu Mischief, second in her first two tries, romped to a six length victory in a 6-1/2 furlong dirt dash. The daughter of Goldencents, was sold at the 2018 April Sale, consigned by Woodside Ranch, Agent, for $40,000 after turning in an Under Tack eighth in :10 2/5. watch her under tack video

On Saturday at Churchill Downs, two time OBS graduate Distorted Jimmy scored by a head in his second start. The son of Jimmy Creed was sold at the 2017 October Yearling Sale by Woodford Thoroughbreds, Agent, before being resold for $48,000 by Peggy S. Dellheim LLC, Agent, at the 2018 June Sale after working an eighth in :10 1/5. watch his under tack video

Joseph E. Besecker’s Dunph scored at first asking on Saturday at Penn National, romping to victory in a one mile test by 8-1/2 lengths.  Consigned to the 2018 March Sale by Golden Rock Thoroughbreds, the Temple City gelding sped a quarter in :21 2/5 before selling for $27,500. watch his under tack video

At Golden Gate on Saturday, Ryan C. Ritt’s Boomchicaboom led all the way and won a six furlong dash by five lengths in her third trip to the post. The daughter of Lucky Pulpit was purchased for $40,000 out of the Wavertree Stables consignment at the 2018 April Sale after an Under Tack eighth in :10 2/5. watch her under tack video

OBS Sprint Stakes headlines live racing on November 20th

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Live racing returns to the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company on Tuesday, November 20th. Two sprint stakes for OBS sale graduates headline the day and will be open to older horses. Free nominations to both races close on Tuesday, November 6, 2018. The new position on the calendar provides horsemen a stakes opportunity before the kickoff of the Gulfstream Park Championship and the Tampa Bay Downs meets.

The stakes races will be run over six furlongs with a guaranteed purse of $125,000 and restricted to OBS graduates. The OBS Sprint and the OBS Filly and Mare Sprint are for three years old and upward. Entries will be taken on Tuesday, November 13th. Both races will be run as non-wagering events.

All starters finishing fifth through last will earn $5,000. Supplementary nominations of $500 may be made at time of entry for those horses missing the free nomination deadline. There is a fee of $1,250 to enter and $2,500 to start. Nomination forms and the condition book may be found in the OBS website at: 2018 OBS Sprint Stakes

There will be pari-mutuel wagering available on eight races, featuring quarter horse races for two year olds as well as for three years old and upward at distances from 220 yards to 440 yards. Up to four thoroughbred maiden and starter allowance races may be used as substitute races. Purses range from $4,000 to $7,000 with all starters guaranteed a minimum of $200. The condition book may be found online at: November QH 2018 Condition Book

Complete information for the OBS Day of Racing – November 2018 will be updated in the OBS website at obssales.com. For more information, please contact Jay Friedman at (352) 237-2154 or via email obs@obssales.com.

World of Trouble takes Belmont’s Allied Forces Stakes

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Michael Dubb, Makaket Stables LLC and Bethlehem Stables LLC’s World of Trouble sat just off the lead in Saturday’s $100,000 Allied Forces Stakes on the turf at Belmont, took over under wraps a quarter mile from home and cruised from there to a 5-3/4 length victory. That’s two straight stakes wins for the 3-year-old graded stakes placed Florida-bred colt by Kantharos, now 7-4-1-1 with $333,400 in earnings for trainer Jason Servis. Consigned by Darsan Inc., Agent, he went through the ring at the 2016 August Yearling Sale.

Yukio Baba’s Moanin had a lot to do turning for home in Sunday’s $623,995 Keeneland Korea Sprint Stakes at Seoul Racecourse, but found room between horses in the stretch, took the lead late and scored by a head. Fellow OBS graduate Doraonpogyeongseon (April ’15, August ’14) came from far back with a late run to be third. (video) The 6-year-old graded stakes winning son of Henny Hughes, trained by Sei Ishizaka, is now 21-8-2-2 and has earned $2,576,748. He breezed an Under Tack eighth in :10 flat before he was purchased at the 2014 OBS March Sale out of the Eddie Woods consignment for $335,000 on behalf of Mr. Baba by Emmanuel de Seroux’s Narvick International. watch his under tack video

Beach Haven Thoroughbreds LLC’s Sassy Agnes was a maiden going in to Saturday’s $112,388 Lady Finger Stakes at Finger Lakes, but battled for the lead from the start, took command nearing the head of the stretch, opened up daylight in mid-stretch and held off a late run to win by three quarters of a length. The 2-year-old daughter of Central Banker, trained by Linda Rice, is now 3-1-1-0 and has earned $83,182. She breezed an eighth in :10 flat before she was purchased for $105,000 out of the de Meric Sales consignment at the 2018 OBS March Sale. watch her under tack video

Conrad Farms’ Shamrock Rose posted her second straight stakes score on Saturday at Woodbine, leading from gate to wire en route to a 4-1/2 length victory in the $100,000 La Lorgnette Stakes. The 3-year-old graded stakes placed daughter of First Dude, now 8-3-2-1 for trainer Mark Casse, has earned $217,687 to date. Consigned by Best A Luck Farm LLC, Agent, to the 2017 OBS April Sale, she was sold for $120,000 after breezing an Under Tack eighth in :10 flat. watch her under tack video

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Starship Stables’ Starship Bonita overcame a wide trip in Saturday’s $100,000 Sheer Drama Stakes at Gulfstream, opened up daylight after straightening away in the stretch and rolled from there to a 2-3/4 length victory over fellow OBS graduate Ms Meshak (August ’16). It’s the third stakes win for the 3-year-old Florida-bred daughter of Gone Astray, now 10-3-3 with $492,775 in earnings for trainer Steve Dwoskin. A two-time OBS graduate, she was sold by The Acorn LLC, Agent, at the 2016 Selected Yearling Sale and then purchased for $72,000 out of the Whitman Sales consignment at the 2017 March Sale after turning in an Under Tack eighth  in :10 flat. watch her under tack video    Selected Sale conformation photo

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Riley Racing Stables, LLC, Jason Tackitt, Megan J. Tackitt and Mike Henson’s lightly raced Gas Station Sushi fought head and head for the early lead in Saturday’s $75,000 Beverly J. Lewis Stakes at Los Alamitos, put them away after turning for home and romped from there to a six length victory over fellow OBS graduate Steph Being Steph (April ’17). It’s the second stakes win for the 3-year-old graded stakes winning daughter of Into Mischief, consigned by Old South Farm LLC, Agent, to the 2017 OBS March Sale, she fetched $240,000 after breezing an eighth in :10 flat at the Under Tack Show. Now 4-3-0-1 for trainer Richard Baltas, she has earned $187,600 to date.  watch her under tack video 

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Ricardo R. Vallejo’s Deland romped to his second straight mainland stakes win in Friday’s $75,000 Mo Exception Stakes at Gulfstream Park, taking command on the turn for home and effortlessly drawing away to an eight length win over fellow OBS graduate Hy Riverside. The 6-year-old Florida-bred son of Gottcha Gold, a multiple graded stakes winner in Puerto Rico, trained by Victor Barboza, Jr., is now 22-12-6-2 and has earned $313,819 to date. He was consigned by Hawks Nest LLC to the 2013 OBS August Yearling Sale where he was purchased by Greg Jackson, Agent for Ruben Vallejo, for $12,000.

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Hickory Woods Farm’s One of a Kind stepped into stakes company for the first time in the $75,000 The Vid Stakes at Gulfstream on Friday, tracked the leader in the early going, took charge three eighths from home and held off a late charge to get his first stakes win by a neck. It’s the sixth win in ten starts his year for the 4-year-old Florida-bred son of Lemon Drop Kid, purchased for $100,000 out of the Woodford Thoroughbreds consignment at the 2016 OBS March Sale after turning in an Under Tack eighth in :10 2/5. Trained by David Fawkes, he’s now 24-6-6-3 and has earned $249,778 to date.  watch his under tack video

October Yearling Sale catalog now online

The catalog for the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2018 October Yearling Sale is now available via the OBS website at www.obssales.com. The online catalog’s main page contains a link to a sortable master index providing searchable pedigree and consignor information as well as access to pedigree updates occurring since the catalog was printed. Advanced search and filter capability has been added to allow shortlist creation. A link to instructions for using the new features can be found in the index header and a step by step tutorial is available in the index as well.

The iPad version of the catalog can be accessed via the equineline Sales Catalog App. The App allows users to download and view the catalog, receive updates and results, record notes and also provides innovative search, sort and rating capability. For more information and downloads go to: http://www.equineline.com/SalesCatalogApp/

There are 190 yearlings (Hip No.’s 1 – 190) cataloged for the Selected Yearling Sale. Scheduled for Tuesday, October 9th, it will begin at 12:00 noon. For the first time, walking videos of the Selected yearlings will be available on the website and the iPad version beginning on or about September 24th. There are 477 yearlings (Hip No.’s 301 – 777) cataloged in the Open Yearling Sale, set for Wednesday and Thursday, October 10th and 11th. Both sessions will begin at 12:00 noon.

Supplemental entries are now being accepted for both the Selected and Open Sales. Supplements to the Selected Sale will be sold Tuesday and cataloged beginning with Hip No. 191. Open Sale supplements will be sold Wednesday, cataloged starting with Hip No. 778. Nomination forms for the Selected Sale and Consignor Contracts for the Open Sale can be found online via the OBS website at: http://www.obssales.com/nomination-entry-forms/

Year in and year out, the OBS Yearling Sale has been a reliable source of high class racehorses, producing winners of graded stakes from coast to coast in North America as well as at Ascot, Dubai and Japan, with 25 Yearling Sale graduates surpassing the million dollar mark in earnings.

Recent notable OBS Yearling Sale graduates include catalog cover girl Catherinethegreat, winner of the 2018 Schuylerville (G3) at Saratoga, La Troienne (G1) winner Big World, Excelsior Stakes (G3) winner Discreet Lover, multiple graded winner Starship Jubilee, and graded stakes winning millionaire X Y Jet.

Multiple graded stakes winner Sharp Azteca has been recently retired to the stallion ranks. Winner of the Cigar Mile (G1), Gulfstream Park Handicap (G2), Kelso Handicap (G2) and Monmouth Cup (G3), he goes to stud with earnings of $2,406,740.

The 2018 sale features the Yearling Sale’s strongest stallion roster to date, featuring yearlings by upper echelon sires Awesome Again, Bernardini, Bodemeister, Candy Ride (ARG), City Zip, Flatter, Into Mischief, Kitten’s Joy, Macleans Music, More Than Ready, Speightstown, Street Sense, Tiznow, Union Rags and Will Take Charge.

Traditionally a showcase for newcomers to the stallion ranks, the 2018 October Yearling sale features the offspring of Triple Crown winner American Pharoah, Carpe Diem, Constitution, Honor Code, Kantharos, Lea, Liam’s, Map, Palace Malice and Tonalist.

Florida-based First Dude, He’s Had Enough, Poseidon’s Warrior, Treasure Beach (GB) and Uncaptured are represented, as well as local newcomers Chitu, Fury Kapcori, Khozan  and The Big Beast.

The sale will be streamed live via the OBS website as well as the Blood-Horse and DRF 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 hourly during each session of every 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 October Sale or the OBS website, please call (352) 237-2154.

Ride a Comet wins Del Mar Derby

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John C. Oxley and My Meadowview Farm LLC’s Ride a Comet circled horses on the turn to reach contention in Sunday’s $252,415 Del Mar Derby (G2), closed strongly to take over in deep stretch and scored by a length and a half. It’s the first graded stakes win for the 3-year-old colt by Candy Ride (ARG), trained by Mark Casse, now 10-5-0-1 with earnings of $305,856. Consigned by Flying Fish, Agent to the 2017 OBS April Sale, he was sold for $375,000 after turning in an eighth in :10 1/5 at the Under Tack Show. watch his under tack video

Michael Langford’s Limation tracked the leader in the early going of the $300,000 Super Derby (G3) on Sunday at Louisiana Downs, took over in the lane and drew off to a 5-1/2 length victory. It’s the first stakes win for the 3-year-old colt by Alternation, purchased for $100,000 out of the Bobby Dodd consignment at the 2017 OBS April Sale after breezing an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5. Trained by Steve Asmussen, he’s now 8-3-0-3 and has earned $272,950 to date. watch his under tack video

Sippican Harbor scores in Saratoga’s Spinaway Stakes

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Lee Pokoik’s Sippican Harbor, ignored at 16-1 despite a 17-length maiden victory over the same surface ten days ago, charged from far off the pace, swept to the lead a sixteenth from home and took Saratoga’s $350,000 Spinaway Stakes (G1) by two lengths. Fellow OBS graduate Cassies Dreamer (June ’18) checked in third. Now 3-2-0-0 for trainer Gary Contessa, she has earned $242,650 to date. Consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, to the 2018 OBS March Sale, the 2-year-old daughter of Orb went through the ring after turning in an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5. watch her under tack video

Axelrod takes the Smarty Jones at Parx Racing

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Slam Dunk Racing’s Axelrod sat wide just off the pace in the early going of Parx Racing’s $300,000 Smarty Jones Stakes (G3) on Saturday, surged to take command a furlong from home and drew off to win by four lengths. It’s the second straight graded stakes victory for the 3-year-old Florida-bred son of Warrior’s Reward, purchased for $25,000 by Slam Dunk out of the Bobby Jones Equine consignment at the 2016 OBS Winter Mixed Sale. Trained by Mike McCarthy, he’s now 9-4-1-1 and has earned $540,925.

 

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Batchelor Family Trust’s True Royalty came from just off the pace to take charge of Saturday’s $101,725 Torrey Pines Stakes (G3) at Del Mar turning for home and opened up from there, drawing off to win by 3-1/2 lengths. It’s the first stakes win for the 3-year-old Florida-bred daughter of Yes It’s True, trained by John Sadler, now 7-3-1-2 with $154,510 in earnings. She turned in an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5 before she was purchased for $180,000 out of the Stephens Thoroughbreds LLC consignment at the 2017 OBS April Sale.  watch her under tack video

 

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Red Baron’s Barn LLC and Rancho Temescal LLC’s Tatters to Riches tracked the pace of fellow OBS graduate Afleet Ascent (April ’17, August ’16) in the early going of Saturday’s $100,000 Shared Belief Stakes at Del Mar, moved to challenge on the turn for home, took the lead in the lane and eased away to beat her to the wire by a length. It’s the second straight win and first stakes score for the lightly raced 3-year-old daughter of Union Rags, now 4-3-0-0 for trainer Jeff Mullins with earnings of $133,545. Consigned by Paul Sharp, Agent, to the 2017 OBS April Sale, she breezed an eighth in:10 1/5 at the Under Tack Show before selling for $1,000,000. watch her under tack video

 

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Marco Thoroughbred Corp’s Mo Cash led a 1-2-3 OBS sweep of Saturday’s $100,000 Benny The Bull Stakes at Gulfstream, rallying to take over at the quarter pole and drawing away to a 4-1/2 length victory over Mr. Jordan (April ’14, August ’13), with Hy Riverside (April ’14) checking in third. That’s two straight wins and four stakes victories for the graded stakes placed 4-year-old Florida-bred gelding by Adios Charlie, sold by Ocala Stud, Agent, for $11,000 at the 2016 OBS June Sale after breezing a quarter in :22 flat at the Under Tack Show. The first winner saddled by trainer Ricko Maragh, Mo Cash is now 14-6-3-1 and has earned $370,224 to date. watch his under tack video

 

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Hronis Racing LLC’s Shenandoah Queen successfully defended her title in Friday’s $77,700 Tranquility Lake Stakes at Del Mar, pressing the pace, taking over turning for home, and drawing away down the stretch to an 8-1/2 length victory. The 6-year-old daughter of Henny Hughes, now 20-6-2-2 for trainer John Sadler, she has earned $212,610. A two-time OBS graduate, she was sold by Casse Sales LLC (Justin Casse), Agent at the 2013 Winter Mixed Sale before she went through the ring at the 2014 March Sale, consigned by Northwest Stud, Agent for Inversiones Fl. LLC, after breezing an Under Tack eighth in :10 3/5. watch her under tack video

 

Stormy Liberal wins Del Mar’s Green Flash Stakes

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Rockingham Ranch’s Stormy Liberal, in a virtual rerun of his victory in the 2017 Breeders’ Cup Turf Sprint (G1) at Del Mar, came running late to again nail stablemate Richard’s Boy at the wire in Friday’s $88,840 Green Flash Stakes over the same turf course, this time the margin was a nose. It’s the second straight win and sixth stakes victory for the 6-year-old son of Stormy Atlantic, consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, to the 2014 OBS June Sale, where he turned in an Under Tack eighth in :10 2/5 before he was purchased for $100,00. Now 28-10-8-1 for trainer Peter Miller, he has earned $1,308,930 to date. watch his under tack video

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Nicholas Vaccarezza and Michael A. Pietrangelo’s Little Chesney came off the rail turning for home in Sunday’s $75,000 Jupiter Beach Stakes at Gulfstream, took over in the final furlong and eased away late to win by a length and three quarters. It’s the first stakes win for the 4-year-old City Zip gelding, trained by Carlo Vaccarezza, now 10-4-1-1 with $139,495 in earnings. Consigned by All In Sales (Tony Bowling), Agent, to the 2016 OBS March Sale, he turned in an Under Tack eighth in :10 flat before he was purchased for $70,000. watch his under tack video