Six weekend stakes wins for OBS grads

Cris Morales photo

Thoroughbred Champions Training Center LLC’s Gladiator King set the pace in Saturday’s $75,000 Roar Stakes at Gulfstream, shook loose in mid-stretch, then held off a strong late charge to win by a nose. It’s the third stakes victory for the 3-year-old graded stakes winning colt by Curlin, trained by Jaime Mejia, now 13-5-1-1 with $216,535 in earnings. He went through the ring at the 2018 OBS June Sale after turning in an Under Tack quarter in :21 1/5. watch his under tack video

 

Lauren King photo

Michael Dubb, Madaket Stables LLC, Darsan, Inc., Bethlehem Stables LLC and David Simon’s A Bit of Both took the lead at the start of Gulfstream’s $75,000 Game Face Stakes on Saturday and never looked back, opening up daylight in the stretch and winning by three lengths.  It’s the third straight win and first stakes score for the 3-year-old Florida-bred filly Paynter, sold by breeder Darsan, Inc. for $10,000 at the 2017 OBS October Selected Yearling Sale. She’s now 5-4-1-0 for trainer Jason Servis and has earned $136,610.  Selected Sale conformation photo

Alex and JoAnn Lieblong’s Bye Bye J moved wide to the leaders on the turn in Saturday’s $100,000 Rainbow Miss Stakes at Oaklawn Park, took charge after straightening away in the stretch and eased away to win by a length and three quarters. It’s the second stakes victory for the 3-year-old graded stakes placed daughter of Uncaptured, sold for $21,000 by Perrone Sales, Ltd., Agent for McDowell Farm, at the 2017 OBS Winter Mixed Sale. Trained by Ron Moquett, she’s now 7-4-1-1 and has earned $221,605 to date.

2018 OBS April graduates took both divisions of the New York Stallion Stakes at Aqueduct on Saturday.

Beach Haven Thoroughbreds LLC’s Newly Minted is two for two and a stakes winner after going head to head for the lead early in the $200,000 New York Stallion Stakes for fillies, putting away her rival on the turn and drawing away down the stretch to a 7-1/2 length victory. Fellow OBS graduate Bangle Gal (March ’18) checked in third. The 3-year-old daughter of Central Banker, consigned by Sequel Bloodstock, Agent for Chester and Mary Broman, was purchased by Beach Haven for $110,000 after breezing an eighth in :10 1/5 at the Under Tack Show. Trained by Linda Rice, she has earned $144.000 to date. watch her under tack video

Gatsas Stables, R. A. Hill Stable and Swick Stable’s Funny Guy circled horses to reach contention in the $200,000 New York Stallion Stakes, took command a sixteenth from home and scored by three quarters of a length. Fellow OBS graduate Thorny Tale (October ’18) settled for third. It’s the first stakes win for the 3-year-old colt by Big Brown, trained by John Terranova, now 5-2-1-0 with earnings of $160,270. After turning in an Under Tack eighth in :10 2/5, he was purchased for $45,000 out of the Mayberry Farm consignment. watch his under tack video

Judge Lanier Racing’s Performance Review came out to the middle of the track in Sunday’s $75,000 Neon Desert Handicap at Sunland Park, took the lead coming to the sixteenth pole and drew away to win by two lengths, with fellow OBS graduate Kram (April ’17) running third. It’s the first stakes win for the 6-year-old daughter of Eskendereya, sold for $150,000 at the 2015 OBS April Sale by RiceHorse Stables after breezing an eighth in :10 3/5 at the Under Tack Show. Trained by Miguel Hernandez, she’s now 11-4-1-2 and has earned $110,590 to date. watch her under tack video

 

Spring Sale begins Tuesday, April 23

The OBS Spring Sale of Two Year Olds in Training is set for Tuesday through Friday, April 23rd – 26th. Tuesday’s session begins at 12:00 noon instead of its originally scheduled 10:30 a.m. start to allow additional time for inspections. All other sessions begin at 10:30 a.m. Hips 1-304 will sell on Tuesday, Hips 305-608 on Wednesday, Hips 609-912 will be offered Thursday and Hips 913-1221 on Friday. The Sale will be streamed live via the OBS website at http://obssales.com and via the Blood-Horse, Daily Racing Form and TDN websites

The catalog can be viewed via the OBS website at http://obssales.com. The website’s improved searchable and sortable master index provides links to under tack videos, pedigree and consignor information as well as pedigree updates occurring since the catalog was printed. It has also been updated 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 is available via the equineline Sales Catalog App. The App allows users to download and view the catalog, record notes and also provides innovative search, sort and rating capabilities. For information and downloads visit: http://www.equineline.com/SalesCatalogApp/

At the Under Tack Show, two youngsters shared honors for the fastest quarter, stopping the timer in :20 1/5 at Tuesday’s session.

  • Hip No. 240, consigned by Blue River Bloodstock, Inc., Agent, is a dark bay or brown colt by Amira’s Prince (IRE) out of Lady Halite, by Medaglia d’Oro, from the family of graded stakes winning OBS graduate Buffalo Man.
  • Hip No. 365, a bay filly by Commissioner consigned by Q Bar J Thoroughbreds LLC, is out of Money Madness, by Rahy, a half sister to stakes placed Feminine Girl.

The fastest eighth was turned in by Hip No. 706, Speedy Justice, a bay colt by Dominus consigned by TIP Thoroughbred Investment Possibilities, Agent, who worked an eighth in :9 3/5 on Thursday. He’s out of Super Seller, by Came Home, a half sister to graded stakes winner T. D. Vance.

Hip No. 865, a dark bay or brown colt by Two Step Salsa consigned by Blue River Bloodstock, Inc., Agent, worked the  Under Tack Show’s fastest three eighths, clocked in :32 2/5 on Thursday. He’s out of Zarlanz, by Harlan’s Holiday, a daughter to graded stakes placed stakes winner Zawzooth.

On the eve of the 2019 sale, OBS April graduates hit the headlines when Wonder Gadot and Starship Jubilee collected  Sovereign Awards as 2018 Canadian champions.

Gary Barber’s Wonder Gadot is Canada’s Horse of the Year and champion 3-year-old female after winning the Queens Plate and Prince of Wales Stakes, the first two legs of Canada’s Triple Crown, against males. She also placed in four graded stakes including a second place finish in the Kentucky Oaks (G1). To date, she has compiled an 18-5-5-4 career record for trainer Mark Casse, and earned $1,524,861. The now 4-year-old daughter of Medaglia d’Oro was purchased for $325,000 out of the Eisaman Equine consignment at the 2017 April Sale after turning in an Under Tack eighth in :10 2/5. watch her under tack video

Blue Heaven Farm’s Starship Jubilee is Canada’s champion Female Turf Horse after winning three of eight starts including the Sunshine Millions Filly and Mare Turf Stakes at Gulfstream and Woodbine’s Canadian Stakes (G2). Trained by Kevin Attard, the 6-year-old multiple graded stakes winning Florida-bred daughter of Indy Wind is now 26-12-2-2 with $652,018 in earnings. A two-time OBS graduate, she was 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.  watch her under tack video

Videos from the five Under Tack sessions are posted online at obssales.com as well as viewable on site via video kiosks located around the sales pavilion. 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 updated frequently during each session on the OBS website and available in sortable, .pdf and excel formats at the conclusion of each session. 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.

Fast Anna colt quickest at Spring Sale’s final Under Tack session

Tibor & Judit photography

Hip No. 951, a son of Fast Anna consigned by Envision Equine, Agent, worked a quarter in :20 2/5 to post the fastest work at the distance at the fifth and final session of the Under Tack Show for the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2019 Spring Sale of Two Year Olds in Training. The bay colt is out of Ballad, by Tapit, a daughter of stakes placed No Fair.

Eight horses shared honors for the day’s fastest, eighth, stopping the timer in :9 4/5.

  • Hip No. 935, Superbloodwolfmoon, a bay filly by Malibu Moon consigned by King’s Equine, Agent, is out of stakes placed A Story of Revenge, by Tale of the Cat, a half sister to grade one winner I Want Revenge.
  • Hip No. 939, consigned by Randy Miles, Agent, a dark bay or brown colt by Street Boss, is a half brother to stakes placed Rousanne out of Auntie Soph, by Valiant Nature.
  • Hip No. 943, a chestnut filly by Palace consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, is a half sister to stakes winner Striking Tomisue out of Avenging Tomisue, by Belong to Me.
  • Hip No. 998, a chestnut filly by Shackleford consigned by Randy Miles, Agent, is out of Borrowingbasebaby, by Dixie Union, a half sister to graded stakes placed stakes winner Mr Cub.
  • Hip No. 1111, a dark bay or brown filly by Medaglia d’Oro consigned by Sequel Bloodstock, Agent, is a half sister to grade one stakes placed stakes winner Bajan out of stakes placed Critikal Reason, by Aptitude.
  • Hip No. 1168, Takes a Village, a chestnut filly by Lakerville consigned by TIP Thoroughbred Investment Possibilities, Agent, is out of Don’t Despair, by High Brite, a half sister to stakes placed Zanie Reality.
  • Hip No. 1179, Arithmetic, a bay colt by Algorithms consigned by Randy Bradshaw, Agent, is a half brother to graded stakes placed stakes winner Sumo out of graded stakes winner Dyna Da Wyna, by Doc’s Leader.
  • Hip No. 1214, consigned by Woodford Thoroughbreds, Agent, a dark bay or brown colt by Flatter, is a half brother to stakes placed Janis’s Joy out of graded stakes placed stakes winner Ever Elusive, by Forestry.

There were two quarters in :20 3/5.

  • Hip No. 928, a bay filly by Competitive Edge consigned by Top Line Sales LLC, Agent, is a half sister to stakes winner Aarons Orient out of Are U Being Served, by Jambalaya Jazz.
  • Hip No. 1106, consigned by Harris Training Center LLC, a bay colt by Emcee, is a half brother to graded stakes winner Calgary Caper out of Cowgirl Lucky, by Stephen Got Even.

Five horses worked quarters in :20 4/5

  • Hip No. 508, consigned by Hartley / de Renzo Thoroughbreds LLC, Agent, a bay filly by Warrior’s Reward, is a half sister to stakes placed Hyannisport out of Pure Desire, by Gold Legend.
  • Hip No. 948, a chestnut filly by Wicked Strong consigned by Q Bar J Thoroughbreds LLC, is a half sister to stakes placed Quick Ride, out of Baby Lets Cruise, by Tale of the Cat.
  • Hip No. 1050, consigned by Woodford Thoroughbreds, Agent, is a chestnut colt by Tapiture out of graded stakes placed stakes winner Champagne Ending, a half sister to grade one stakes winner Dark Ending.
  • Hip No. 1136, a chestnut filly by Competitive Edge consigned by Hoppel’s Horse & Cattle Co., Inc., Agent, is out of Dayienu, by Sunday Break (JPN), a half sister to graded stakes placed Bushwhacked.
  • Hip No. 1192, consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, is a chestnut filly by Street Boss out of Edwina E, by Square Eddie, a full sister to stakes placed Rinse and Repeat and Electric Eddie.

Seven horses worked quarters in :21 flat

  • Hip No. 225, a bay filly by Lemon Drop Kid consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, is out of Knysna, by Maria’s Mon, a half sister to graded stakes winner Seaspeak.
  • Hip No. 926, also consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, is a bay colt by Tonalist out of Arabian Song, by Forestry, a half sister to graded stakes placed Bodes Galaxy (IRE).
  • Hip No. 971, a dark bay or brown colt by Oxbow consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, is out of stakes winner Bella Cardona, by Bertrando, a half sister to stakes winner R El Jefe.
  • Hip No. 1112, a dark bay or brown filly by Cairo Prince consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, is a half sister to stakes winner Perfect Wife out of Crozat, by Street Sense.
  • Hip No. 1118, a bay filly by Blame consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, is a half sister to stakes placed My Savannah Belle out of Curry Cat, by Tale of the Cat.
  • Hip No. 1165, also consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, is a bay colt by Into Mischief out of Dixie Song, by Fusaichi Pegasus, a half sister to the dam of grade one winner By the Moon.
  • Hip No. 1220, another from de Meric, is a bay filly by Into Mischief out of Eyes Wide Open, by Unbridled’s Song, and a half sister to stakes placed Real Steel.

There were twenty-five eighths in :10 flat.

  • Hip No. 916, consigned by TIP Thoroughbred Investment Possibilities, Agent, is a dark bay or brown filly by New Year’s Day out of Apalachee Song, by Songandaprayer, a half sister to champion Artax.
  • Hip No. 930, a dark bay or brown filly by Twirling Candy consigned by Randy Miles, Agent, is out of Arousing, by Cee’s Tizzy, a daughter of graded stakes winner Soviet Problem.
  • Hip No. 937, a chestnut colt by Flatter consigned by Top Line Sales LLC, Agent, is out of Atlantic Dream, by Stormy Atlantic, a full sister to graded stakes winner Icy Atlantic.
  • Hip No. 959, a bay filly by Maclean’s Music consigned by McKathan Bros., Agent, is out of Bazinga Baby, by Afleet Alex, a daughter of stakes placed Elizaveta.
  • Hip No. 960, consigned by Randy Miles, Agent, is a dark bay or brown colt by Violence out of champion Bear Now, by Tiznow, a daughter of graded stakes placed stakes winner Controlled.
  • Hip No. 986, consigned by Kings Equine, Agent, is a dark bay or brown colt by Lemon Drop Kid out of stakes placed Blading Gold Ring, by During, a half sister to grade one stakes placed Emerald Gold.
  • Hip No. 991, consigned by TIP Thoroughbred Investment Possibilities, Agent, is a bay filly by Into Mischief out of graded stakes winner Blueeyesintherein, by Magna Graduate, a half sister to graded stakes placed Set the Sail.
  • Hip No. 992, a bay filly by Orb consigned by Off the Hook LLC, Agent, is out of stakes winner Bluegrass Sara, by Tabasco Cat.
  • Hip No. 1007, a dark bay or brown colt by Shanghai Bobby consigned by Golden Rock Thoroughbreds, Agent, is out of Brush Up, by Broken Vow, a half sister to graded stakes winner Change Up.
  • Hip No. 1012, consigned by G. A. Thoroughbred Sales, is a bay filly by Summer Front out of stakes placed Button Girl, by Mizzen Mast, a half sister to graded stakes winner Coracle.
  • Hip No. 1017, consigned by Niall Brennan Stables, Agent, is a bay filly by Into Mischief out of stakes winner Callmethesqueeze, by Awesome Again, a half sister to stakes winner Royal Squeeze.
  • Hip No. 1034, a dark bay or brown filly by Uncle Mo consigned by Crupi’s New Castle Farm, Agent, is a full sister to graded stakes winner Game Changer out of graded stakes placed stakes winner Cash’s Girl, by Northern Afleet.
  • Hip No. 1049, a gray or roan colt by Cairo Prince consigned by Bobby Dodd, Agent, is a half brother to stakes winner Roxbury N Overton out of Centennial Cat, by Tale of the Cat.
  • Hip No. 1066, consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, is a bay colt by Candy Ride (ARG) out of graded stakes placed stakes winner Citizen Advocate, by Proud Citizen.
  • Hip No. 1068, consigned by Julie Davies LLC, Agent, is a chestnut colt by Kantharos out of stakes placed City in Sky, by City Zip.
  • Hip No. 1076, a bay filly by Lea consigned by Scanlon Training & Sales, Agent, is a half sister to stakes placed Sierra Aleone out of Clear March, by Vindication.
  • Hip No. 1099, a dark bay or brown colt by Twirling Candy consigned by Off the Hook LLC, Agent, is out of Corinthian Luck, by Corinthian, a daughter of stakes winner Racing Luck.
  • Hip No. 1128, Jim’s Bronze Star, consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, is a chestnut filly by Midshipman out of Dancing Compass, by Orientate, a half sister to stakes placed Catsadiva.
  • Hip No. 1134, a bay colt by Into Mischief consigned by Top Line Sales LLC, Agent, is a half brother to stakes placed Darling Sky out of Darling Mambo, by Broad Brush.
  • Hip No. 1153, a bay colt by Into Mischief consigned by Sequel Bloodstock, Agent, is a half brother to graded stakes placed stakes winner Rush Now out of stakes placed Dirty Rush, by Wild Rush.
  • Hip No. 1156, a dark bay or brown colt by Itsmyluckyday consigned by Thoroughbred Champions Training Center LLC, is out of Distant Memories, by Wildcat Heir, from the family of stakes winner Lanzada.
  • Hip No. 1161, consigned by Parrish Farms, Agent, is a chestnut filly by Shackleford out of Diva From Dixie, by Dixieland Band, a half sister to stakes winner Political Wife.
  • Hip No. 1163, a dark bay or brown filly by Distorted Humor consigned by Kings Equine, Agent, is out of graded stakes winner Dixie City, by Dixie Union, a half sister to graded stakes placed stakes winner Win the War.
  • Hip No. 1182, consigned by Grassroots Training & Sales LLC, Agent, a dark bay or brown colt by Constitution, is a half brother to stakes placed Four Inch Heels out of stakes placed Earlybird Road, by Cherokee Run.
  • Hip No. 1206, consigned by Grassroots Training & Sales LLC, Agent, is a dark bay or brown filly by Commissioner out of Encore, by Storm Cat, and is a half sister to stakes placed Best Macho.

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

 

The Spring Sale begins on Tuesday, April 23rd at 12:00 noon instead of its originally scheduled 10:30 a.m. start to allow additional time for inspections.

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.

 

April grads Wonder Gadot, Starship Jubilee collect Sovereign Awards

On the eve of the 2019 sale, OBS April graduates Wonder Gadot and Starship Jubilee are Sovereign Award winners as 2018 Canadian champions.

Michael Burns photo

Gary Barber’s Wonder Gadot is Canada’s Horse of the Year and champion 3-year-old female after winning the Queens Plate and Prince of Wales Stakes, the first two legs of Canada’s Triple Crown, against males. She also placed in four graded stakes including a second place finish in the Kentucky Oaks (G1). To date, she has compiled an 18-5-5-4 career record for trainer Mark Casse, and earned $1,524,861. The now 4-year-old daughter of Medaglia d’Oro was purchased for $325,000 out of the Eisaman Equine consignment at the 2017 April Sale after turning in an Under Tack eighth in :10 2/5. watch her under tack video

Adam Coglianese photo

Blue Heaven Farm’s Starship Jubilee is Canada’s champion Female Turf Horse after winning three of eight starts including the Sunshine Millions Filly and Mare Turf Stakes at Gulfstream and Woodbine’s Canadian Stakes (G2). Trained by Kevin Attard, the 6-year-old multiple graded stakes winning Florida-bred daughter of Indy Wind is now 26-12-2-2 with $652,018 in earnings. A two-time OBS graduate, she was 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.  watch her under tack video

Spring Sale Under Tack schedule altered due to weather forecast

The Under Tack schedule for Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2019 Spring Sale of Two Year Olds in Training has been changed due to a forecast of heavy rain on Friday and high winds on both Friday and Saturday.

The Friday and Saturday Under Tack sessions are cancelled. On Thursday, Hip No.’s 609-912, selling on the sale’s third day, April 25th, will breeze. On Sunday Hip No.’s 913-1221, selling on the sale’s final day, April 26th, will now breeze.

The Thursday and Sunday sessions will begin at 8:00 a.m.

The revised schedules are posted in the OBS website.

Tuesday’s first sale session will begin at 12 noon to provide buyers additional time for inspection.

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

 

Colts by Dominus, Daddy Long Legs, Two Step Salsa fastest at Spring Sale’s fourth Under Tack session

Hip 647 (Tibor & Judit photography)

Colts by Dominus, Daddy Long Legs and Two Step Salsa posted the fastest works at their respective distances at the fourth session of the Under Tack Show for the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2019 Spring Sale of Two Year Olds in Training.

  • Hip No. 706, Speedy Justice, a bay colt by Dominus consigned by TIP Thoroughbred Investment Possibilities, Agent, sped an eighth in :9 3/5. He’s out of Super Seller, by Came Home, a half sister to graded stakes winner T. D. Vance.
  • Hip No. 647, a chestnut colt by Daddy Long Legs consigned by Coastal Equine LLC (Jesse Hoppel), Agent, turned in a quarter in :20 3/5. He’s out of Snow Fashion, by Old Fashioned, a daughter of stakes winner Snow Lass.
  • Hip No. 865, a dark bay or brown colt by Two Step Salsa consigned by Blue River Bloodstock, Inc., Agent, worked three eighths in :32 2/5. He’s out of Zarlanz, by Harlan’s Holiday, a daughter to graded stakes placed stakes winner Zawzooth.

Nine horses worked quarters in :20 4/5

  • Hip No. 678, consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, a bay colt by Commissioner out of Star in the Corner, by Holy Bull, is a half brother to stakes winner Allanah.
  • Hip No. 689, a dark bay or brown colt by Sky Mesa consigned by Hoppel’s Horse & Cattle Co., Inc., Agent, is out of Stormbeforethecalm, by Quiet American, a half sister to stakes winner Cool Catomine.
  • Hip No. 703, consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, a dark bay or brown colt by Conveyance, is a half brother to graded stakes winner Sunrise Smarty out of Sunrise Slew, by Seattle Slew.
  • Hip No. 738, a gray or roan colt by Conveyance consigned by Top Line Sales LLC, Agent, is out of Tex Appeal, by Successful Appeal, a half sister to graded stakes winner Strait From Texas.
  • Hip No. 760, a bay colt by Twirling Candy consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, is out of Tough Market, by Suave, a half sister to stakes winner Law Enforcement.
  • Hip No. 761, consigned by Southern Chase Farm, Inc. (Greg & Karen Dodd), Agent, is a chestnut filly by Majestic City, a half sister to Japanese stakes winner Ryono Tesoro, out of Town Belle, by Speightstown, a daughter of graded stakes winner Clearly a Queen.
  • Hip No. 785, a chestnut colt by Kantharos consigned by Craig L. Wheeler, Agent, is out of Ukraine, by U S Ranger, a half sister to graded stakes winning OBS graduate Higher World.
  • Hip No. 856, consigned by Ocala Stud, is a dark bay or brown colt by Street Boss out of Woodland Park, by Bernardini, a daughter of graded stakes winner Forest Heiress.
  • Hip No. 898, a gray or roan colt by Liam’s Map consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, is out of Amazement, by Bernardini, a daughter of grade one stakes winner Wonder Again.

Five horses worked quarters in :21 flat

  • Hip No. 621, consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, is a dark bay or brown colt by Justin Phillip out of Silent Fright, by Yes It’s True, a half sister to champion Grand Adventure.
  • Hip No. 704, a gray or roan filly by American Pharoah consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, is out of grade one winner Sunset Glow, by Exchange Rate.
  • Hip No. 727, consigned by Top Line Sales LLC, Agent, is a chestnut filly by Wicked Strong out of Tap Twenty One, by Tapit, a half sister to No Mo Dough.
  • Hip No. 826, a bay filly by Mr Speaker consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, is out of Warrior Woman, by War Chant, a full sister to grade one stakes placed stakes winner War Monger.
  • Hip No. 842, Tequila Gold, a dark bay or brown colt by Midshipman, consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, is out of Wildcat Gold, by Forest Wildcat, from the family of champion Silverbulletday.

   There were four eighths in :9 4/5.

  • Hip No. 655, Joy’s Rose, a dark bay or brown filly by Constitution consigned by Bobby Dodd, Agent, is a half sister to graded stakes placed Gotti out of Soot Z, by Empire Maker.
  • Hip No. 658, a bay filly by Munnings consigned by Coastal Equine LLC (Jesse Hoppel), Agent, is out of stakes placed Sounds of the City, by Street Cry (IRE), a half sister to graded stakes placed stakes winner Pool Winner.
  • Hip No. 789, consigned by Julie Davies LLC, Agent, a bay colt by Ghostzapper out of graded stakes placed Underwater, by Theatrical (IRE), is a half brother to graded stakes placed Investissement.
  • Hip No. 792, a dark bay or brown filly by Bayern consigned by Richardson Bloodstock, Agent, is out of Union Boss, by Dixie Union, a daughter of stakes winner Capitol View.

Twenty-one youngsters worked eighths in :10 flat.

  • Hip No. 609, a dark bay or brown colt by Munnings consigned by S G V Thoroughbreds LLC (Steven Venosa), Agent, is a half brother to stakes placed Vertrazzo out of stakes winner She’ll Heir, by Wildcat Heir.
  • Hip No. 620, a gray or roan colt by City Zip consigned by Woodford Thoroughbreds, Agent, is out of graded stakes placed Sikara (IRE), by Aussie Rules, from the family of grade one stakes winner Tarascon.
  • Hip No. 653, a chestnut colt by Sky Mesa consigned by Craig L. Wheeler, Agent, is out of Song and Delight, by Songandaprayer, a half sister to OBS April graduate champion Delightful Mary.
  • Hip No. 657, consigned by Whitman Sales LLC, Agent, is a bay colt by Strong Mandate out of Souci Girl, by Bluegrass Cat, a half sister to graded stakes winner River Seven.
  • Hip No. 665, Tales I Winit, a bay filly by Forty Tales consigned by Sequel Bloodstock, Agent for Chester & Mary Broman, is out of Spinit to Winit, by Hard Spun, a daughter of stakes placed Prophetically.
  • Hip No. 668, consigned by All Dreams Equine, a chestnut filly by Kitten’s Joy out of Spirit Line, by Indian Charlie, is a full sister to stakes winner Sassy Kitten.
  • Hip No. 700, a bay filly by Blame consigned by Cary Frommer LLC, Agent, is out of Summer On the Lawn, by First Defence, a half sister to graded stakes winner Summer Applause.
  • Hip No. 710, consigned by Niall Brennan Stables, Agent, is a bay filly by Congrats out of stakes winner Surtsey, by Heatseeker (IRE), a daughter of stakes placed Kick’em Jenny.
  • Hip No. 717, consigned by Bobby Dodd, Agent, is a bay colt by Palace out of graded stakes placed stakes winner Sweet Problem, by Is It True.
  • Hip No. 729, a bay colt by The Factor consigned by Off the Hook LLC, Agent, is a half brother to stakes winner Planchart out of graded stakes placed Tarrip, by Green Desert.
  • Hip No. 757, consigned by Scanlon Training & Sales, Agent for Excel Bloodstock (Bruno DeBerdt), is a chestnut filly by Kantharos out of Torch Me, by Gimmeawink, a half sister to Belmont Stakes (G1) winner Da’Tara.
  • Hip No. 807, a bay colt by Tapiture consigned by Grassroots Training & Sales LLC, Agent, is a half brother to stakes placed Perpetual Novena out of Viola Blew By, by Omega Code, a daughter of stakes winner Mighty Rose.
  • Hip No. 822, a bay filly by Malibu Moon consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, is out of Wampum Girl, by Exchange Rate, a half sister to grade one winner Bordonaro.
  • Hip No. 834 , consigned by Eisaman Equine, Agent, is a bay colt by Into Mischief out of White Pants Night, by Speightstown, a half sister to graded stakes winner Hebbronville.
  • Hip No. 841, a bay filly by Twirling Candy consigned by Robert Brewer, Agent, is out of Wild About Sonny, by Officer, a half sister to stakes winner My Due Process.
  • Hip No. 847, a bay filly by Bernardini consigned by Randy Bradshaw, Agent, is a half sister to grade one winner Stormello out of Wilshewed, by Carson City.
  • Hip No. 852, consigned by McKathan Bros., Agent, is a chestnut colt by Bayern out of graded stakes placed stakes winner Winning Season, by Lemon Drop Kid, a daughter of graded stakes winner Topicount.
  • Hip No. 889, a dark bay or brown filly by Tale of the Cat consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, is out of Allons Danser, by Eskendereya, a half sister to stakes placed Southern Truth.
  • Hip No. 895, consigned by Scanlon Training & Sales, Agent, is a chestnut filly by City Zip out of Alpha Centauri, by Dynaformer, and is a half sister to stakes placed Reversethedecision.
  • Hip No. 906, consigned by Paul Sharp, Agent, is a dark bay or brown colt by Temple City out of stakes placed Anahauc, by Henny Hughes, a half sister to stakes winner Gangbuster.
  • Hip No. 907, a bay filly by Into Mischief consigned by Cary Frommer LLC, Agent, is out of And Away We Go, by Awesome Again, a daughter of grade one winner Queens Court Queen.

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

The Under Tack Show continues at 8:00 a.m. on Sunday, April 21, with Hip No’s 913 – 1221 scheduled to breeze, horses originally scheduled for Friday and Saturday.

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.

Carpe Diem filly quickest at Spring Sale’s third Under Tack session

Tibor & Judit photography

Hip No. 532, a daughter of Carpe Diem 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 session of the Under Tack Show for the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2019 Spring Sale of Two Year Olds in Training. The chestnut filly is out of Rebuke, by Carson City, a half sister to stakes winner Summer Cruise.

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

  • Hip No. 444, a bay filly by Quality Road consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, is a half sister to graded stakes winner Decelerator out of Paris Rose, by Accelerator, a half sister to the dam of Pegasus World Cup (G1) winner City of Light.
  • Hip No. 453, consigned by Scanlon Training & Sales, Agent for Excel Bloodstock (Bruno DeBerdt), is a bay colt by Speightstown out of Pay Lady, by Seeking the Gold, and is a full brother to grade one stakes winner Lighthouse Bay.
  • Hip No. 478, consigned by Best A Luck Farm LLC, Agent, a bay filly by Danza out of Polish Silk, by Polish Pro, is a half sister to stakes winner I Got It All.
  • Hip No. 517, a bay filly by Bayern consigned by Harris Training Center LLC, Agent, is out of Queenie Cat, by Storm Cat, a half sister to champion Vindication.
  • Hip No. 538, consigned by S G V Thoroughbreds LLC (Steven Venosa), Agent, a bay filly by Malibu Moon, is a half sister to stakes winner Red Hot Buddha out of Red Hot Bertie, by Tabasco Cat.

Sixteen horses worked quarters in :21 flat.

  • Hip No. 447, Ms. Malevolence, a dark bay or brown filly by Violence consigned by Classic Bloodstock LLC, Agent, is out of Parvati, by Dixieland Band, from the family of graded stakes winner Darby Shuffle.
  • Hip No. 451, a bay filly by Bodemeister consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, is a half sister to stakes placed Bad Read Sanchez out of Past Twilight, by Pulpit.
  • Hip No. 457, a chestnut colt by New Year’s Day consigned by Altamira Stable LLC, Agent, is out of Pearl Is Discreet, by Discreet Cat, a daughter of stakes winner Duck Trap.
  • Hip No. 481, a bay colt by Congrats consigned by Tom McCrocklin, Agent, is a full brother to graded stakes placed stakes winning OBS graduate Toasting out of Ponderway, by Prized.
  • Hip No. 487, consigned by Woodford Thoroughbreds, Agent, is a chestnut colt by Competitive Edge out of Praviana, by Tapit, a half sister to graded stakes winner Livin Lovin.
  • Hip No. 496, a bay colt by Competitive Edge consigned by Golden Rock Thoroughbreds, Agent, is a half brother to stakes placed Composed out of stakes winner Princess Composer.
  • Hip No. 520, consigned by Hoppel’s Horse & Cattle Co., Inc., Agent, is a dark bay or brown filly by Uncaptured out of Queen of Scots, by Impeachment, a half sister to graded stakes winning OBS graduate Duke of Mischief.
  • Hip No. 527, a bay colt by Competitive Edge consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, is out of graded stakes placed Rapid Ransom, by Red Ransom, and is a half brother to graded stakes placed Rare Ransom (GB).
  • Hip No. 529, consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, is a chestnut colt by More Than Ready out of Reading Room, by Indian Charlie, a daughter of stakes placed Gingham and Lace.
  • Hip No. 540, a bay daughter of Palace consigned by Hoppel’s Horse & Cattle Co., Inc., Agent, is out of Red River Jane, by Street Cry (IRE), from the family of graded stakes winner Tiger’s Eye.
  • Hip No. 544, consigned by Envision Equine, Agent, is a bay colt by Palace out of Reposessed, by Jump Start, a half sister to stakes winner Daisy Dukes.
  • Hip No. 562, a bay colt by Adios Charlie consigned by Southern Chase Farm, Inc.(Greg & Karen Dodd), Agent, is out of Royalesque, by Chapel Royal, a half sister to graded stakes placed stakes winner A Shin Wezen.
  • Hip No. 567, consigned by Envision Equine, Agent, is a chestnut colt by Chitu out of Rumble Seat, by Mr. Greeley, a daughter of graded stakes winner Sister Star.
  • Hip No. 580, Lover Boy, consigned by Journeyman Bloodstock Services, Inc. (Brent & Crystal Fernung), Agent, a dark bay or brown colt by Fury Kapcori, is a half brother to graded stakes placed stakes winner Sweet Belle out of Sanibel Sole, by Miswaki.
  • Hip No. 597, a dark bay or brown colt by Point of Entry consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, is out of See Me Dance, by Unbridled’s Song, a daughter of grade one stakes winner Tap to Music.
  • Hip No. 608, consigned by Jose Munoz, Agent, is a bay colt by Wicked Strong out of Shelby’s Song, by Songandaprayer, from the family of graded stakes winner Senior Investment.

There were twenty-one eighths in :10 flat.

  • Hip No. 422, consigned by Eisaman Equine, Agent, is a gray or roan filly by Karakontie (JPN) out of stakes placed Oblivious, by Cozzene, and is a half sister to stakes winner Street Storm.
  • Hip No. 424, a bay colt by Quality Road consigned by TIP Thoroughbred Investment Possibilities, Agent, is out of Oh She’s So On, by Not For Love, a half sister to stakes winner Storm Play.
  • Hip No. 429, a bay colt by City Zip consigned by Brick City Thoroughbreds, Agent, is out of One for London, by Eskendereya, a half sister to graded stakes winner Nicole H.
  • Hip No. 438, a dark bay or brown filly by Bayern consigned by Hidden Brook, Agent, is out of Overseen, by First Defence, a daughter of grade one stakes placed stakes winner Jibe.
  • Hip No. 446, consigned by Kings Equine, Agent for Spendthrift Farm LLC, a gray or roan filly by Temple City, is out of Part of the Charm, by Tapit, a full sister to graded stakes winner Dancinginherdreams.
  • Hip No. 468, also consigned by Brick City, is a gray or roan filly by Mineshaft out of Platinum Bride, by Alphabet Soup, a daughter of graded stakes placed stakes winner Pia Bride.
  • Hip No. 482, consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, is a bay filly by Justin Phillip out of Pontificating, by Gio Ponti, a half sister to graded stakes winner Sweet Hope.
  • Hip No. 503, a bay filly by Uncaptured consigned by Hawks Nest LLC, is out of Proud Brush, by Proudest Romeo, a half sister to stakes winner Fabulous Brush.
  • Hip No. 518, a bay filly by Street Boss consigned by Ends Well, Agent, is a half sister to stakes placed King Cyrus out of Queen of Empire, by Empire Maker.
  • Hip No. 523, also consigned by Kings Equine, Agent for Spendthrift Farm LLC, is a bay colt by Medal Count out of graded stakes placed stakes winner Quiet Success, by Successful Appeal.
  • Hip No. 535, consigned by Julie Davies LLC, Agent, is a chestnut filly by Commissioner out of Red Brunette, by Exclusive Quality, a half sister to graded stakes winner Devilish Lady.
  • Hip No. 542, Pertinent, a chestnut filly by Speightstown consigned by Harris Training Center LLC, Agent, is out of Relevant, by War Front, a half sister to graded stakes winner Carve.
  • Hip No. 543, a bay colt by Competitive Edge consigned by Cary Frommer LLC, Agent, is out of Repeat, by Bernardini, a half sister to graded stakes winner J Boys Echo.
  • Hip No. 555, a bay colt by Chitu consigned by All In Sales (Tony Bowling), Agent, is out of stakes winner Rockin On, by Swiss Yodeler, a daughter of stakes winner To The Post.
  • Hip No. 559, Deep Diver, a dark bay or brown filly by Daredevil consigned by Equest Thoroughbreds, Inc., is out of Rough Water, by Stormin Fever, a daughter of graded stakes winner Panama Canal.
  • Hip No. 565, also consigned by Julie Davies, a bay filly by Honor Code out of Ruby’s Realm, by Empire Maker, is a half sister to graded stakes placed Currency Converter.
  • Hip No. 569, consigned by Grassroots Training & Sales LLC, Agent, is a bay filly by Lea out of Run Lady Run, by Cherokee Run, from the family of champion Phone Chatter.
  • Hip No. 571, a bay colt by Goldencents consigned by Harris Training Center LLC, Agent, is out of Running Debi C, by Unbridled’s Song, a daughter of graded stakes placed stakes winner Kris’ Sis.
  • Hip No. 583, consigned by Old South Farm LLC, Agent, is a bay filly by Commissioner out of Sarah Avery, by Broken Vow, from the family of grade one winner Chief Honcho.
  • Hip No. 594, a bay colt by Elusive Quality consigned by Randy Miles, Agent, is out of stakes placed Seeking Sheba, by Seeking the Gold, from the family of champion Perfect Soul (IRE).
  • Hip No. 604, consigned by Peggy S. Delheim LLC, Agent, is a chestnut filly by Chitu out of Shanghai Rose, by Red Bullet, a half sister to graded stakes winner Malakoff.

Due to a forecast of heavy rain on Friday and high winds on both Friday and Saturday, the Friday and Saturday Under Tack sessions are cancelled. On Thursday, Hip No.’s 609-912, selling on the sale’s third day, April 25th, will breeze. On Sunday Hip No.’s 913-1221, selling on the sale’s final day, April 26th, will breeze.

The Thursday and Sunday sessions will begin at 8:00 a.m.

Tuesday’s first sale session will begin at 12 noon to provide buyers additional time for inspection.

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

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

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

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

 

Amira’s Prince (IRE) colt, Commissioner filly fastest at Spring Sale’s second Under Tack session

Hip 240 (Tibor & Judit photography)

Enjoying ideal conditions, a colt by Amira’s Prince (IRE) and a filly by Commissioner sped quarters in :20 1/5 to share honors for the fastest work at the distance at the second session of the Under Tack Show for the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2019 Spring Sale of Two Year Olds in Training.

  • Hip No. 240, consigned by Blue River Bloodstock, Inc., Agent, is a dark bay or brown colt by Amira’s Prince (IRE) out of Lady Halite, by Medaglia d’Oro, from the family of graded stakes winning OBS graduate Buffalo Man.
  • Hip No. 365, a bay filly by Commissioner consigned by Q Bar J Thoroughbreds LLC, is out of Money Madness, by Rahy, a half sister to stakes placed Feminine Girl.

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

  • Hip No. 242, a bay colt by Sky Mesa consigned by Top Line Sales LLC, Agent, is out of Lady Lavery, by Elusive Quality, a half sister to graded stakes winner Skylighter.
  • Hip No. 281, also consigned by Top Line Sales LLC, Agent, is a dark bay or brown filly (GB) by Make Believe (GB) out of stakes winner Lisselan Diva (FR), by Barathea, a full sister to stakes winner Vinthea (IRE).
  • Hip No. 319, a bay colt by Blame consigned by Crupi’s New Castle Farm, Agent, is out of Marie Antoinette, by Stormy Atlantic, a half sister to stakes winner Crimson China.
  • Hip No. 386, Racial Harmony, a gray or roan filly by The Factor consigned by Nice and Easy Thoroughbreds, Agent, is out of stakes winner My Redbyrd, by Royal Academy, a half sister to grade one winner Ocean Ridge.

There were  two quarters in :20 3/5

  • Hip No. 285, a bay colt by Majesticperfection consigned by Woodford Thoroughbreds, Agent, is out of stakes placed Liza Too, by Olmodavor, a half sister to grade one stakes winner Paulassilverlining.
  • Hip No. 330, consigned by Niall Brennan Stables, Agent, is a bay filly by Into Mischief out of grade one stakes winner Meadow Breeze, by Meadowlake, and is a half sister to grade one stakes placed Royal Copy.

Three horses were clocked in :20 4/5.

  • Hip No. 265, consigned by Whitman Sales LLC, Agent, is a chestnut colt by Anthony’s Cross out of Leonarda, by Rockport Harbor, from the family of stakes winner Valid Linda.
  • Hip No. 357, a chestnut filly by Union Rags consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, is a half sister to graded stakes winner Secret Gypsy out of Miss Utada, by Rahy.
  • Hip No. 389, consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, is a bay colt by Into Mischief out of My Sky, by Sky Mesa, a half sister to graded stakes winner Unitarian.

Seven horses worked quarters in :21 flat.

  • Hip No. 207, consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, is a chestnut colt by Hard Spun out of stakes winner Katerbug, by Pulpit, a half sister to stakes winner Outplay.
  • Hip No. 218, also consigned by Wavertree, is a bay filly by The Factor out of Kind Turn, by Street Cry (IRE), from the family of graded stakes winner Miss Turkana.
  • Hip No. 284, Lively Kitten, a dark bay or brown Kitten’s Joy filly consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, is out of Lively Lexi, by Giant’s Causeway, a daughter of champion Chopinina.
  • Hip No. 321, a bay colt by Tiznow consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, is a half brother to grade one stakes winner Promises Fulfilled out of graded stakes placed Marquee Delivery, by Marquetry.
  • Hip No. 346, consigned by Woodside Ranch, Agent, is a chestnut colt by Race Day out of Miss Euphoria, by Aragon (IRE), from the family of graded stakes winner Distinction.
  • Hip No. 361, another from Wavertree, is a bay filly by Declaration of War out of Moanin (FR), by Medicean, a daughter of graded stakes winner Seltitude.
  • Hip No. 404, also from the Wavertree consignment, a chestnut colt by Fed Biz, is a half brother to stakes winner Street Gem out of Nesselrode, by Lemon Drop Kid.

There were twenty-seven eighths in :10 flat.

  • Hip No. 212, a dark bay or brown colt by Bayern consigned by Paul Sharp, Agent, is out of Key Is to Win, by Dixie Union, a daughter of stakes placed Cabbage Key.
  • Hip No. 224, a chestnut filly by Flat Out consigned by Costanzo Sales, is a half sister to graded stakes winner Hembree out of Knockatrina, by Langfuhr.
  • Hip No. 245, consigned by Best A Luck Farm LLC, Agent, a bay filly by Karakontie (JPN), is a half sister to champion Jaywalk out of Lady Pewitt, by Orientate.
  • Hip No. 246, a dark bay or brown colt by Street Boss consigned by Crupi’s New Castle Farm, Agent, is a half brother to graded stakes placed Percolator out of Lady Rushmoore, by Wild Rush.
  • Hip No. 249, a chestnut colt by First Samurai consigned by Off the Hook LLC, Agent, is a half brother to graded stakes winner Decorated Soldier out of graded stakes winner Lakenheath, by Colonial Affair.
  • Hip No. 252, consigned by Off the Hook LLC, Agent, is a dark bay or brown colt by Wicked Strong out of Lastaria, by Five Star Day, from the family of stakes winner Cayenne Red.
  • Hip No. 255, a bay Kitten’s Joy filly consigned by Niall Brennan Stables, Agent, is out of graded stakes placed Laureldean Gale, by Grand Slam, a half sister to graded stakes winner Secret History.
  • Hip No. 271, Taste of Diamonds, a dark bay or brown filly by Cairo Prince consigned by TIP Thoroughbred Investment Possibilities, Agent, is out of champion Light Cat, by Indygo Shiner.
  • Hip No. 291, consigned by S B M Training and Sales, Agent, a gray or roan filly by Competitive Edge, is a half sister to stakes winner Veaisha out of stakes winner Love Co, by Not For Love.
  • Hip No. 298, a dark bay or brown filly by Pioneerof the Nile consigned by Hartley / DeRenzo Thoroughbreds LLC, Agent, is out of Maggie d’Oro by Medaglia d’Oro, a half sister to graded stakes winner Gaff.
  • Hip No. 300, dark bay or brown Competitive Edge filly consigned by Mayberry Farm, Agent, is out of stakes winner Magical Solution, by Stormin Fever, a half sister to grade one winner The Lumber Guy.
  • Hip No. 301, consigned by S G V Thoroughbreds LLC (Steven Venosa), Agent, is a dark bay or brown filly by Twirling Candy out of stakes placed Magnificent Shirl, by Heatseeker (IRE), a half sister to graded stakes placed Fantastic Song.
  • Hip No. 308, consigned by Paul Sharp, Agent, is a chestnut colt by Tale of the Cat out of Majestique, by Majestic Warrior, a half sister to stakes winner Northern Station.
  • Hip No. 312, a bay filly by Paynter consigned by Eisaman Equine, Agent, is out of stakes placed Mallory Street, by Street Sense, a half sister to stakes placed Eloquent Tribute.
  • Hip No. 318, consigned by Julie Davies LLC, Agent, is a gray or roan filly by Cairo Prince out of Maria’s Storm, by Maria’s Mon, from the family of graded stakes placed stakes winner Mshawish.
  • Hip No. 324, a dark bay or brown colt by Fed Biz consigned by McKathan Bros., Agent, is out of Marvelous Me, by Capote, a half sister to grade one stakes winner Mandy’s Gold.
  • Hip No. 340, Vow to Be Pretty, a bay filly by Broken Vow consigned by Timber Creek, Agent, is out of Miso Pretty, by Forest Wildcat, from the family of graded stakes winner Judge T C.
  • Hip No. 341, consigned by Sequel Bloodstock, Agent, is a dark bay or brown filly by Freud out of Miss Accord, by A. P Jet, a half sister to grade one stakes winner Buy the Sport.
  • Hip No. 342, a bay colt by Bayern consigned by Equinox, Inc., Agent, is out of Miss Ann Perry, by Afleet Alex, a daughter of stakes placed Clary Sage.
  • Hip No. 347, a gray or roan Mizzen Mast filly, consigned by Whitman Sales LLC, Agent, is a half sister to graded stakes winning OBS April graduate A Shin Bullseye out of Miss Fear Factor, by Siphon (BRZ).
  • Hip No. 350, a bay colt by Central Banker consigned by Niall Brennan Stables, Agent, is out of Miss Moultree, by Uncle Mo, from the family of graded stakes placed stakes winner America America.
  • Hip No. 351, a bay colt by Constitution consigned by Eisaman Equine, Agent, is out of stakes winner Miss Narcissist, by Freud, a full sister to stakes placed Fenwick Hall.
  • Hip No. 358, consigned by Marcial Galan, is a bay filly by The Big Beast out of Mitasunke, by Closing Argument, and is a half sister to stakes placed Woot Woot.
  • Hip No. 368, a dark bay or brown colt by Palace Malice consigned by Old South Farm LLC, Agent, is a half brother to stakes winner Daddy Justice out of Moon Beamy, by Malibu Moon.
  • Hip No. 373, a gray or roan filly by Mizzen Mast consigned by Randy Miles, Agent, is out of More Hoping, by North Light (IRE), a daughter of stakes placed Just Hoping.
  • Hip No. 392, consigned by Top Line Sales LLC, Agent, is a dark bay or brown colt by Candy Ride (ARG) out of stakes placed My Super Nova, by Super Saver, a full sister to stakes winner Star Super.
  • Hip No. 394, a chestnut filly by Algorithms consigned by Crupi’s New Castle Farm, Agent, is out of Mythical, by Dixieland Band, a daughter of stakes winner Majestic Legend.
  • Hip No. 400, consigned by Mayberry Farm, Agent, is a bay colt by Twirling Candy out of Natalie Grace, by First Dude, a half brother to graded stakes winner Bahamian Squall.

The Under Tack Show continues at 8:00 a.m. on Wednesday, April 17, with Hip No’s 407 – 608 scheduled to breeze.

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.

Three fillies breeze quarters in :21 flat at Spring Sale’s opening Under Tack session

Tibor & Judit photography

Battling a persistent headwind throughout the day, fillies by Danza, Fast Anna and Twirling Candy worked quarters in :21 flat to share honors for the fastest work at the distance at the opening session of the Under Tack Show for the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2019 Spring Sale of Two Year Olds in Training.

  • Hip No. 109, a bay filly by Twirling Candy consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, is out of Henley, by Corinthian, a half sister to graded stakes winner Mr. Commons.
  • Hip No. 115, consigned by Envision Equine, Agent, is a bay filly by Fast Anna out of graded stakes placed Hermione’s Magic, by Forest Wildcat, and is a half sister to stakes placed Tizanillusion.
  • Hip No. 167, Irish Danzing, a chestnut filly by Danza consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, is a half sister to stakes placed Irish Heroine out of stakes placed Irish Ridge, by Cactus Ridge.

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

  • Hip No. 6, consigned by Hartley / DeRenzo Thoroughbreds LLC, Agent, is a bay filly by Shanghai Bobby out of stakes winner Fast Resource, by Bob and John, from the family of OBS graduate and leading sire Into Mischief.
  • Hip No. 31, a dark bay or brown colt by Tapizar consigned by Off the Hook LLC, Agent, is out of Franchesca, by Henrythenavigator, a half sister to stakes winner Abbey Bridge.
  • Hip No. 129, also consigned by Hartley / DeRenzo Thoroughbreds LLC, is a dark bay or brown filly by Daredevil, a half sister to champion Judy the Beauty out of stakes winner Holy Blitz, by Holy Bull.
  • Hip No. 198, consigned by Whitman Sales LLC, Agent, is a bay colt by Bodemeister out of Just Fabulous, by Include, and is a half brother to graded stakes placed Midnight On Oconee.

Three horses worked quarters in :21 1/5

  • Hip No. 1, a dark bay or brown colt by Blame consigned by All in Line Stables, Agent, is out of Facethefront, by War Front, a half sister to graded stakes winner Ball Four.
  • Hip No. 18, consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, is a bay filly by Secret Circle out of Flawless Trinket, by Tribal Rule, a half sister to stakes placed Golden Artemis, dam of grade one stakes winning OBS graduate My Conquestadory.
  • Hip No. 70, Mister K, a chestnut colt by Kantharos consigned by Blue River Bloodstock, Inc., Agent, is out of Goodgollymissdolly, by Pleasant Tap, from the family of stakes winner Camptown Dancer.

There were four, quarters in :21 2/5

  • Hip No. 65, consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, is a dark bay or brown filly by Shakin It Up out of Gold Ring, by Touch Gold, a half sister to stakes winner Smoke It Right.
  • Hip No. 74, a gray or roan colt The Factor consigned by Thoroughbred Champions Training Center LLC, is out of Gracewood, by Unbridled’s Song, from the family of graded stakes winner Eight Belles.
  • Hip No. 162, a dark bay or brown colt by Commissioner consigned by Top Line Sales LLC, Agent, is out of Inner Groove, by Rock Hard Ten, from the family of graded stakes placed stakes winning OBS April graduate Pacific Gale.
  • Hip No. 177, also consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, is a bay colt by Twirling Candy out of graded stakes placed Jacky Halo (ARG), by Southern Halo, and is a half brother to graded stakes winner Renacere (ARG).

Eight youngsters worked quarters in :21 3/5

  • Hip No. 11, a dark bay or brown colt by Fed Biz consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, is out of Fiercely, by Hard Spun, a half sister to stakes winner Ex Pirate.
  • Hip No. 35, consigned by Ocala Stud, is a dark bay or brown filly by Summer Front out of Frolicking Gal, by Discreet Cat, a half sister to graded stakes winner Azar.
  • Hip No. 54, a chestnut daughter of City Zip consigned by Envision Equine, Agent, is out of Giulio’s Jewel, by Speightstown, a half sister to graded stakes placed Duff One.
  • Hip No. 59, a bay filly by Khozan consigned by Journeyman Bloodstock Services, Inc. (Brent & Crystal Fernung), Agent, is out of Glitterazi, by Hard Spun, a half sister to graded stakes placed stakes winner Super Fuse.
  • Hip No. 93, consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, is a bay filly by Palace out of Harborinthetempest, by More Than Ready, a daughter of stakes winner Kresgeville.
  • Hip No. 117, a gray or roan filly by Sky Kingdom consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, is out of graded stakes placed stakes winner Heykittykittykitty, by Tactical Cat.
  • Hip No. 124, consigned by Q Bar J Thoroughbreds LLC, Agent, is a dark bay or brown filly by Palace Malice out of Hi Lili, by Silver Deputy, and is a half sister to stakes placed Conquest Bigluck E.
  • Hip No. 203, a bay colt by Flatter consigned by Hoppel’s Horse & Cattle Co., Inc., Agent, is out of stakes winner Karakorum Elektra, by Freud.

There were sixteen eighths in :10 1/5.

  • Hip No. 5, a gray or roan filly by Race Day consigned by Grassroots Training & Sales LLC, is out of stakes winner Fast Deal, by Grand Slam.
  • Hip No. 23, K Top King (KOR), consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, is a chestnut colt by Ecton Park out of Fly Top Queen, by Henny Hughes, from the family of graded stakes winner Inexplicable.
  • Hip No. 37, a bay filly by Quality Road consigned by Eisaman Equine, Agent, is out of Frost Bite, by Pulpit, a half sister to grade one stakes winner Bustin Stones.
  • Hip No. 42, Chart, consigned by Harris Training Center LLC, Agent, is a bay filly by Lea out of Gauge, by War Front, a half sister to graded stakes winner Brilliant.
  • Hip No. 58, a bay colt by Kantharos consigned by TIP Thoroughbred Investment Possibilities, Agent, is out of Glitterama, by Rock Hard Ten, a daughter of stakes winner May Day Vow.
  • Hip No. 62, consigned by Altamira Stable LLC, Agent, is a dark bay or brown filly by Constitution out of Gold D’Medaglia, by Medaglia d’Oro, a half sister to stakes winner Close to the Edge.
  • Hip No. 73, a bay colt by Twirling Candy out of stakes winner Graceful Cat, by Forest Wildcat, is consigned by S G V Thoroughbreds LLC (Steven Venosa), Agent.
  • Hip No. 76, a bay filly by Carpe Diem consigned by Top Line Sales LLC, Agent, is a half sister to stakes winner Salmanazar out of Grandtessa, by Grand Slam.
  • Hip No. 91, consigned by S B M Training and Sales, Agent, is a dark bay or brown colt by Mission Impazible out of Happy Retreat, by More Than Ready, a half sister to graded stakes placed stakes winner Crossing Point.
  • Hip No. 125, consigned by Randy Miles, Agent, is a chestnut filly by Orb out of stakes winner His Beauty, by Adcat, and is a half sister to graded stakes placed stakes winner Temper Mint Patty.
  • Hip No. 145, consigned by Top Line Sales LLC, Agent, is a bay colt by Fed Biz out of Icee Sara, by Eskimo, and is a half brother to stakes placed Norjac.
  • Hip No. 149, a bay colt by Elusive Quality consigned by Bobby Dodd, Agent, is a half brother to stakes placed Mezzano out of Im Cruising Dixie, by Dixie Union.
  • Hip No. 157, consigned by McKathan Bros., Agent, is a bay colt by Into Mischief out of grade one stakes placed stakes winner Indian Gracey, by Indian Ocean.
  • Hip No. 187, a dark bay or brown colt by Lemon Drop Kid consigned by Grassroots Training & Sales LLC, is out of stakes winner Joffe’s Run, by Giant’s Causeway, a daughter of graded stakes placed stakes winner Laguna Seca.
  • Hip No. 194, consigned by Top Line Sales LLC, Agent, is a bay colt by First Samurai out of stakes placed Juke, by Mr. Prospector, and is a half brother to graded stakes winner Haka.
  • Top Line Sales also consigned Hip No. 201, a bay colt by Race Day out of Just Married, by Awesome Again, a daughter of graded stakes winner Love N’ Kiss S.

The Under Tack Show continues at 8:00 a.m. on Tuesday, April 16, with Hip No’s 204 – 406 scheduled to breeze.

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.

Midnight Bisou wins Apple Blossom (G1) to complete big weekend for OBS April grads

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Bloom Racing Stable, Madaket Stables LLC and Allen Racing LLC’s Midnight Bisou wrapped up a big weekend for the upcoming OBS April Sale and its graduates with a rousing victory in Sunday’s Apple Blossom Handicap (G1) at Oaklawn Park. Under Mike Smith, the 4-year-old daughter of Midnight Lute was last of six in the early going, but rallied to reach contention on the turn then ran down a stubborn Escape Clause in a stretch long battle and scored by a nose. Trained by Steve Asmussen, she picked up her eighth graded stakes win at six different racetracks. She’s now 14-8-3-3 for her career record and has earned $2,405,000. She was purchased by Jeffrey Bloom for $80,000 out of the Woodford Thoroughbreds consignment at the 2017 April Sale after she breezed an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5. watch her under tack video

April Sale graduates were first and third in a pair of Saturday stakes races.

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William & Corrine Heiligbrodt’s Mitole took the lead at the start of the $490,000 Count Fleet Sprint Handicap (G3) at Oaklawn Park, fought off an early and persistent challenge by two time defending champion Whitmoreand drew away in deep stretch to win by 2-3/4 lengths. Fellow OBS graduate Bourbon Cowboy (April ’14, August ’13) checked in third. It’s the first graded stakes victory and fifth straight win for the 4-year-old colt by Eskendereya, trained by Steve Asmussen, now 9-6-2-1 with $701,510 in earnings. Consigned by Grassroots Training & Sales LLC to the 2017 OBS April Sale, he was sold for $140,000 after turning in an eighth in :10 flat at the Under Tack Show. watch his under tack video

Altamira Racing Stable and Slam Dunk Racing’s Painting Corners led every step of the way in the $78,850 Mizdirection Stakes at Santa Anita, scoring by a length and a half, with fellow OBS April graduate Go On Mary (April ’16) finishing third. It’s the first stakes win for the 5-year-old Florida-bred graded stakes placed daughter of Pleasant Strike, purchased for $40,000 out of the Woodside Ranch consignment at the 2016 April Sale after breezing an eighth in :10 1/5 at the Under Tack Show. Now 18-6-2-4 for trainer Peter Miller, she has earned $265,227 to date. watch her under tack video

OBS April grads score pair of Saturday stakes wins

On the eve of the 2019 sale, OBS April graduates were first and third in a pair of Saturday stakes races.

William & Corrine Heiligbrodt’s Mitole took the lead at the start of the $490,000 Count Fleet Sprint Handicap (G3) at Oaklawn Park, fought off an early and persistent challenge by two time defending champion Whitmore and drew away in deep stretch to win by 2-3/4 lengths. Fellow OBS graduate Bourbon Cowboy (April ’14, August ’13) checked in third. It’s the first graded stakes victory and fifth straight win for the 4-year-old colt by Eskendereya, trained by Steve Asmussen, now 9-6-2-1 with $701,510 in earnings. Consigned by Grassroots Training & Sales LLC to the 2017 OBS April Sale, he was sold for $140,000 after turning in an eighth in :10 flat at the Under Tack Show. watch his under tack video

Altamira Racing Stable and Slam Dunk Racing’s Painting Corners led every step of the way in the $78,850 Mizdirection Stakes at Santa Anita, scoring by a length and a half, with fellow OBS April graduate Go On Mary (April ’16) finishing third. It’s the first stakes win for the 5-year-old Florida-bred graded stakes placed daughter of Pleasant Strike, purchased for $40,000 out of the Woodside Ranch consignment at the 2016 April Sale after breezing an eighth in :10 1/5 at the Under Tack Show. Now 18-6-2-4 for trainer Peter Miller, she has earned $265,227 to date. watch her under tack video

Spring Sale’s Under Tack Show begins Monday, April 15

The Under Tack Show for the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2019 April Sale of Two-Year-Olds in Training begins Monday, April 15th, and continues through Saturday, April 20th.  All six sessions will begin at 8:00 a.m. The catalog can be viewed via the OBS website at http://obssales.com.

Hip No.’s 1-203 will breeze on Monday, Hip No.’s 204-406 go to the track Tuesday; Hip No’s 407-608 breeze Wednesday, Hip No’s 609-813 work Thursday, Hip No.’s 814 -1017 breeze Friday and Hip No’s 1018 -1221 will go to the track Saturday.

The Sale is scheduled for Tuesday, April 23rd through Friday, April 26th with each session beginning at 10:30 a.m. Hip No’s 1-304 go on the block Tuesday, Hip No’s 305-608 will be offered Wednesday, Hip No.’s 609-912 sell Thursday and Hip No’s. 913-1221 will sell on Friday.

The Under Tack Show will be streamed live via the OBS website at obssales.com and via the Blood-Horse, Daily Racing Form and TDN websites. The workouts will be recorded and can be viewed on the website, in their entirety or by individual hip number. They will also be available in the Video Room as well as kiosks throughout the sales pavilion. Visitors to Ocala will find the videos available for in-room viewing at The Courtyard by Marriott, Holiday Inn & Suites, Homewood Suites, Hampton Inn & Suites, Residence Inn and the Ocala Hilton, plus lounge viewing is available at the Hilton. Under Tack Show results are posted on the OBS website.

Producing three classic winners, ten Eclipse Award winners and 35 equine millionaires, the OBS April Sale has grown into a major international marketplace, the centerpiece of three OBS juvenile venues.

The April Sale’s latest Eclipse Award winner is Conrad Farms’ Shamrock Rose, voted 2018’s Champion Female Sprinter after her victory in the Breeders’ Cup Filly and Mare Sprint (G1). The now 4-year-old daughter of First Dude was purchased for $120,000 out of the Best A Luck Farm LLC consignment at the 2017 OBS April Sale after breezing an Under Tack eighth in :10 flat. Trained by Mark Casse, she’s now 13-5-2-2 and is closing in on a million with earnings of $968,962. She’s the second OBS April graduate to parlay a Filly and Mare Sprint (G1) victory into an Eclipse Award. Musical Romance was the first in 2011. watch her under tack video

Gracing the cover of Book 2 of the catalog is Bloom Racing Stable, Madaket Stables LLC and Allen Racing LLC’s Midnight Bisou, whose next start is in Sunday’s Apple Blossom (G1) at Oaklawn Park. Her victory in the recent Azeri Stakes (G2) at Oaklawn was the seventh graded stakes win in a career that has seen her capture graded races at Belmont Park, Churchill Downs, Parx, Santa Anita and Sam Houston. The 4-year-old daughter of Midnight Lute was consigned by Woodford Thoroughbreds to the 2017 Sale, where she breezed an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5 before she was purchased by Jeffrey Bloom for $80,000. Trained by Steve Asmussen, she’s now 13-7-3-3 and has earned $1,955,000 to date. watch her under tack video

The latest April international millionaire is Green Fields Co. Ltd.’s Mr Melody, winner of the Takamatsunomiya Kinen (G1) at Chukyo Racecourse in March. The 4-year-old son of Scat Daddy was consigned to the 2017 OBS April Sale by Harris Training Center LLC, Agent, and purchased for $400,000 by Narvick International after breezing an Under Tack eighth in :10 flat. Now 10-4-3-0 for trainer Hideaki Fujiwara, he has earned $2,011,108 to date. watch his under tack video   watch the race video

Robert LaPenta and Head of Plains Partners LLC’s Coal Front attained international millionaire status in February with a victory in the Godolphin Mile (G2) on Dubai World Cup Day at Meydan. It was the third straight graded stakes win for the 5-year-old son of Stay Thirsty, purchased for $575,000 by Steven W. Young on behalf of Mr. LaPenta at the 2016 April Sale after turning in an Under Tack quarter in :21 1/5. Now 9-7-0-0 for trainer Todd Pletcher, he has earned $1,679,138. watch his under tack video

Allied Racing Stable, LLC’s By My Standards stamped his ticket to the Kentucky Derby (G1) with a victory in Fair Grounds’ Louisiana Derby (G2). The 3-year-old colt by OBS graduate Goldencents sports a 5-2-2-1 record with earnings of $653,710 for trainer Bret Calhoun. Consigned to the 2018 April Sale by Scanlon Training & Sales, Agent, he was purchased by Josh Stevens Bloodstock, Agent, for $150,000 after breezing an Under Tack eighth in :10 3/5. watch his under tack video

The newest OBS grade one winning April graduate is Commonwealth Stable’s Out for a Spin, headed for the Kentucky Oaks (G1) after defeating champion Jaywalk in Keeneland’s Ashland Stakes (G1) last Saturday. The 3-year-old daughter of Hard Spun was consigned by Randy Bradshaw, Agent, to the 2018 April Sale, where she went through the ring after turning in an Under Tack eighth in :10 3/5. Trained by Dallas Stewart, she’s now 5-3-0-1 and has earned $354,903. watch her under tack video

William & Corrine Heiligbrodt’s Mitole became the latest graded stakes winning April graduate, taking the lead at the start of today’s $500,000 Count Fleet Sprint Handicap (G3) at Oaklawn, fighting off an early challenge by two time defending champion Whitmore and pulling away late to win by daylight. It’s the first graded stakes victory and fifth straight win for the 4-year-old colt by Eskendereya, trained by Steve Asmussen, now 9-6-2-1 with $701,510 in earnings. Consigned by Grassroots Training & Sales LLC to the 2017 OBS April Sale, he was sold for $140,000 after turning in an eighth in :10 flat at the Under Tack Show. watch his under tack video

In all, since the beginning of 2018, 185 April graduates have won or placed 380 times in stakes races, 123 of them graded events. They have accounted 113 stakes victories.

The OBS website’s searchable and sortable master index provides links to under tack videos, pedigree and consignor information as well as pedigree updates occurring since the catalog was printed. It has also been updated 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 entire catalog is available via the equineline Sales Catalog app. The app allows users to download and view the catalog, record notes and also provides innovative search, sort and rating capability. For information and downloads visit: http://www.equineline.com/SalesCatalogApp/.

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.

Under Tack and sales results are available on the OBS website. Under Tack times and videos are posted shortly after the conclusion of each set, and sale results are updated frequently during each session. In addition, the latest news regarding OBS graduates, sales schedules, nominations, credit requests, travel information and other news relevant to OBS consignors and customers is also available. E-mail should be addressed to obs@obssales.com.

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

Out for a Spin, World of Trouble score Grade One wins

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Commonwealth Stable’s Out for a Spin, overlooked at 52-1, pressed the pace in the early going of Keeneland’s $500,000 Ashland Stakes (G1), took the lead between horses on the turn, fought the length of the stretch and prevailed by a neck. It was the stakes debut for the 3-year-old daughter of Hard Spun, consigned by Randy Bradshaw, Agent, to the 2018 OBS April Sale, where she went through the ring after turning in an Under Tack eighth in :10 3/5. Now 5-3-0-1 for trainer Dallas Stewart, she has earned $354,903 to date. watch her under tack video

 

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Michael Dubb, Madaket Stables LLC and Bethlehem Stables LLC’s World of Trouble tracked the leaders wide down the backstretch of Aqueduct’s $400,000 Carter Handicap (G1) on Saturday, swept toward the front on the turn, opened daylight in the stretch and coasted home a winner by half a length. It’s the first graded stakes win for the 4-year-old Florida-bred colt by Kantharos, trained by Jason Servis, now 11-7-2-1 with $891,400 in earnings. Consigned by Darsan Inc., Agent, he went through the ring at the 2016 OBS August Yearling Sale.

 

X Y Jet, Coal Front score OBS double in Dubai

It was a good day in the desert for OBS graduates, with X Y Jet taking the Golden Shaheen (G1) and Coal Front scoring in the Godolphin Mile (G2) on Dubai World Cup Day at Meydan.

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The third time was the charm for Rockingham Ranch & Gelfenstein Farm’s X Y Jet in the $2,500,000 Golden Shaheen (G1). After a narrow loss to fellow OBS graduate Mind Your Biscuits a year ago and a second place finish in 2016, the 7-year-old Florida-bred son of Kantharos took the lead at the start and never looked back, leading from gate to wire and scoring by a length and a half. Trained by Jorge Navarro, he now boasts five graded stakes wins, compiled a 25-12-7-2 career record and earned $3,098,609 to date. The two time OBS graduate was first consigned by Two Sharp Hats to the 2013 Winter Mixed Sale before they sold him for $56,000 at the 2013 August Selected Yearling Sale. Selected Sale conformation photo

It’s the eighth victory in the Golden Shaheen (G1) by an OBS graduate. Mind Your Biscuits took the last two renewals, following Secret Circle (2015), Big City Man (2009), Saratoga County (2005) and Caller One in 2001 and 2002.

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Robert LaPenta and Head of Plains Partners LLC’s Coal Front sat just off the pace on the outside in the $1,500,000 Godolphin Mile (G2), went after last year’s winner Heavy Metal (GB) down the stretch and caught him in the shadow of the wire for the victory. It’s the third straight graded stakes win and fifth overall for the newest OBS millionaire, now 9-7-0-0 for trainer Todd Pletcher with $1,679,138 in earnings. The 5-year-old son of Stay Thirsty was purchased for $575,000 by Steven W. Young on behalf of Mr. LaPenta at the 2016 OBS April Sale after turning in an Under Tack quarter in :21 1/5. watch his under tack video

 

St. Joe Bay scores in Santa Anita’s San Carlos Stakes

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Hronis Racing LLC’s St. Joe Bay quickly opened up a daylight lead in Saturday’s $200,702 San Carlos Stakes (G2) at Santa Anita and held it to the wire, cruising to victory by three lengths. It’s the third graded stakes win for the 7-year-old Florida-bred gelding by Saint Anddan, trained by John Sadler, now 36-7-7-6 with earnings of $734,515. A two time OBS graduate, he was first consigned by Bobby Jones Equine LLC, Agent to the 2013 Winter Mixed Sale and then purchased for $60,000 out of the Bobby Dodd consignment at the 2014 June Sale after breezing an Under Tack eighth in :10 flat. watch his under tack video

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Dennis G. Smith, Span Investments Inc. and George DeBenedicty’s Trenchtown Cat hopped straight from a maiden special victory into Saturday’s $125,000 Sanibel Island Stakes at Gulfstream, took command from the start and led all the way, holding on gamely to score by a neck. A 3-year-old old daughter of Discreet Cat, she was purchased for $36,000 out of the Randy Miles consignment at the 2018 OBS June Sale after turning in an Under Tack eighth in :10 flat. Trained by Rohan Crichton, who signed the ticket at the sale, she’s now 3-2-1-0 and has earned $111,125. watch her under tack video

OBS graduates were 1-2 3 in a pair of stakes races on Florida Cup Day at Tampa Bay Downs on Sunday.

William Stiritz’s Wildwood’s Beauty took the $115,000 Stonehedge Farm South Sophomore Fillies Stakes, tracking fellow OBS graduate Eyeinthesky (October ’17) early and then charging past her in the stretch to a 3-1/2 length victory. Here Comes Jackie (March ’18) was a neck back completing the OBS trifecta. It was the stakes debut for the winner, a 3-year-old Florida-bred daughter of Kantharos, now 5-2-3-0 with $134,340 in earnings for trainer Scott Becker. Consigned by Summerfield (Francis & Barbara Vanlangendonck), Agent, to the 2017 October Yearling Sale, she was purchased by Mr. Stiritz for $47,000.

OBS Yearling Sale graduates dominated the $115,000 Pleasant Acres Stallions Distaff Turf Stakes, with Sabal Racing Stable’s Crown and Sugar surging three wide to the lead in the stretch and beating Bitacora (August ’15) by 2-3/4 lengths. Supercommittee (August ’16) checked in third. It’s the first stakes victory for the 4-year-old Florida-bred filly by Crown of Thorns, purchased for $1,500 out of the Woodford Thoroughbreds consignment at the 2016 August Sale. Trained by Darien Rodriguez, she’s now 23-11-1-1 and has earned $217,637 to date.

April graduate Mr Melody a millionaire after Grade One win in Japan

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Green Fields Co. Ltd.’s Mr Melody is the newest OBS millionaire after finding room in between horses in the stretch of Sunday’s $2,075,000 Takamatsunomiya Kinen (G1) at Chukyo Racecourse and scoring by half a length. It’s the second graded stakes win for the 4-year-old son of Scat Daddy, consigned to the 2017 OBS April Sale by Harris Training Center LLC, Agent, and purchased for $400,000 by Narvick International after breezing an eighth in :10 flat at the Under Tack Show. Trained by Hideaki Fujiwara, he’s now 10-4-3-0 and has earned $2,011,108. watch his under tack video   
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April grad By My Standards wins the Louisiana Derby

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Allied Racing Stable, LLC’s By My Standards jumped from a maiden win last month straight into Saturday’s $1,000,000 Louisiana Derby (G2) at Fair Grounds, but took the class jump in stride. Dismissed at 22-1, the colt by OBS graduate Goldencents stayed close early, challenged the leader in the final sixteenth and was best by three quarters of a length. Now 5-2-2-1 for trainer Bret Calhoun, he has earned $653,710 to date. Consigned to the 2018 OBS April Sale by Scanlon Training & Sales, Agent, he was purchased by J. Stevens Bloodstock, Agent, for $150,000 after breezing an Under Tack eighth in :10 3/5. watch his under tack video

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Thoroughbred Champions Training Center LLC’s Gladiator King took the lead at the start of Gulfstream Park’s $97,000 Hutcheson Stakes (G3), set the pace, shook loose after straightening away in the stretch and cruised to a four length victory. It’s the second stakes win and first graded victory for the 3-year-old colt by Curlin, who went through the ring at the 2018 OBS June Sale after turning in an Under Tack quarter in :21 1/5. Trained by Jaime Mejia, he’s now 12-4-1-1and has earned $170,500 to date. watch his under tack video

 

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OGMA Investments LLC’s Brunette Princess was outrun early in Gulfstream’s $75,000 Any Limit Stakes on Saturday, but found her best stride in deep stretch and was up in time to finish in a dead heat for the victory. It’s the first stakes win for the 3-year-old Florida-bred filly by Bodemeister, trained by Gustavo Delgado, now 7-2-3-1 with $95,105 in earnings. Consigned to the 2018 OBS April Sale by Off the Hook LLC, Agent, she went through the ring after speeding an Under Tack quarter in :21 1/5. watch her under tack video

 

Ron Paolucci Racing LLC’s Totally Obsessed picked up the first stakes win of her career on Saturday at Mahoning Valley Race Course, taking the lead at the start of the $75,000 Southern Park Stakes and never looking back en route to a 3-1/4 length victory. The 3-year-old filly by Tale of Ekati was purchased for $50,000 out of the Pick View LLC consignment at the 2018 OBS June Sale after breezing an eighth in :10 4/5 at the Under Tack Show. Now 9-4-2-0 for trainer Gary Johnson, she has earned $153,517 to date. watch her under tack video

Mark Norman and Normand Stables LLC’s Shes Our Fastest saved ground in the early going of the $50,000 Yellow Rose Stakes at Sam Houston Race Park on Saturday, slipped through on the inside passing the eighth pole and drew away late to win by 2-1/2 lengths. It’s the third stakes win for the 4-year-old daughter of Oratory, trained by Scott Gelner, now 15-5-3-2 with $183,110 in earnings. She turned in 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

Spring Sale catalog now online

The catalog for the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2019 Spring Sale of Sale of Two-Year-Olds in Training is now available via the OBS website at 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.

The sortable master index has been updated with advanced search and filter capability to allow shortlist creation. A link to instructions for using the new features can be found in the index header.

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/

A total of 1,221 juveniles have been cataloged for the four-day sale, set for Tuesday through Friday, April 23rd – 26th with all sessions beginning at 10:30 a.m. Hips 1-304 will sell on Tuesday, Hips 305- 608 on Wednesday, Hips 609-912 will be offered Thursday and Hips 913-1221 on Friday.

The Under Tack Show will span six days, beginning Monday, April 15th and continuing through Saturday, April 20th. Hips 1-203 will breeze Monday, Hips 204-406 go on Tuesday, Hips 407-608 on Wednesday, Hips 609-813 go Thursday, Hips 814-1017 on Friday and Hips 1018-1221 go on Saturday. All six sessions will begin at 8:00 a.m. The Under Tack Show and Sale will be streamed live via the OBS website as well as the DRF, TDN and Blood-Horse websites.

The Spring Sale has grown exponentially in stature, and is now firmly established as a leading international marketplace. Its graduates have won races at the highest level all over the world.

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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 is a prime example with his six graded stakes wins including back to back victories against the world’s best sprinters in the Dubai Golden Shaheen (G1). The 5-year-old son of Posse was consigned by SBM Training and Sales, Agent, to the 2015 OBS Spring Sale, where he went through the ring after breezing an Under Tack eighth in :10 3/5. Trained by Chad Summers, he’s now 25-8-10-3 and has earned $4,279,566. watch his under tack video

Featured on the covers of both books of the Spring Sale catalog are recent graduates Midnight Bisou and Shamrock Rose, first and third this past Saturday in Oaklawn’s Azeri Stakes (G2).

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It was the seventh graded stakes win for the Bloom Racing Stable, Madaket Stables LLC and Allen Racing LLC’s Midnight Bisou, who has captured graded stakes at Belmont Park, Churchill Downs, Parx, Santa Anita and Sam Houston. The 4-year-old daughter of Midnight Lute was consigned by Woodford Thoroughbreds to the 2017 Sale, where she breezed an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5 before she was purchased by Jeffrey Bloom for $80,000. Trained by Steve Asmussen, she’s now 13-7-3-3 and has earned $1,955,000 to date. watch her under tack video

 

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Conrad Farms’ Shamrock Rose settled for third in the Azeri (G2) but her four race win streak at the end of 2018 ended with a victory in the Breeders’ Cup Filly and Mare Sprint (G1) and the Eclipse Award as the year’s Champion Female Sprinter. The 4-year-old daughter of First Dude, trained by Mark Casse, is now 12-5-2-2 with $959,962 in earnings. Sold for $120,000 by Best A Luck Farm LLC, Agent, at the 2017 Sale after breezing an Under Tack eighth in :10 flat, she’s the second OBS graduate to win the Filly and Mare Sprint, following in the footsteps of April Sale graduate Musical Romance, who captured the 2011 renewal. watch her under tack video

 

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Robert LaPenta and Head of Plains Partners LLC’s Coal Front is a four time graded stakes winner, his latest a victory in the $500,000 Razorback Handicap (G3) on President’s Day. The 5-year-old son of Stay Thirsty is now 8-6-0-0 and has earned $777,280 to date for trainer Todd Pletcher. He was purchased for $575,000 by Steven W. Young on behalf of Mr. LaPenta at the 2016 Sale after turning in an Under Tack quarter in :21 1/5. watch his under tack video

 

 

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Winner of the Sovereign Award as Canada’s Champion 2-year-old filly, Gary Barber’s Wonder Gadot has gone on to compile a 17-5-5-4 career record and earn $1,509,861 for trainer Mark Casse. She scored graded wins at Woodbine and Aqueduct at two and took the first two legs of Canada’s Triple Crown against the boys at three. Now four, the daughter of Medaglia d’Oro was purchased for $325,000 out of the Eisaman Equine consignment at the 2017 Sale after turning in an Under Tack eighth in :10 2/5.  watch her under tack video

 

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In his abbreviated career, Klaravich Stables and William H. Lawrence’s Patternrecognition, was a top class race horse, winning a pair of graded stakes including Aqueduct’s prestigious Cigar Mile Handicap (G1). The Florida-bred son of Adios Charlie, trained by Chad Brown, retired with a 12-5-5-0 record and earnings of $1,012,325. He turned in an Under Tack quarter in :21 1/5 before he was purchased for $420,000 out of the Ocala Stud consignment at the 2015 Sale.  watch his under tack video

In all, since the beginning of 2018, 66 Spring Sale graduates won or placed 111 times in graded stakes, with 17 accounting for 27 graded wins. A total of 178 have won or placed 360 times in stakes races with 70 amassing 107 stakes victories.

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.

 

 

2019 Spring Sale of Two-Year-Olds in Training

Sale Results   

Sortable Results Index Results in excel format
 Tuesday,  April 23 (1 – 304)  Wednesday, April 24 (305 – 608)
 Thursday, April 25 (609 – 912)  Friday, April 26 (913 – 1221)
Top 20 Horses

 Catalog

Hip No.  1 – 304
Tuesday April 23, 2019 12:00 noon
Hip No. 305 – 608
Wednesday April 24, 2019 10:30 a.m.
Hip No.  609 – 912
Thursday April 25,  2019 10:30 a.m.
Hip No.  913 – 1221
Friday April 26, 2019 10:30 a.m.
Conditions of Sale Important Dates & Deadlines
Repository Information Consignor Letter
Sortable Master Index  Index In Excel Format
 Book One w/indexes Book Two w/indexes
 Entire Sale w/o indexes Barn Index
Barn Chart  Equineline Sales Catalog iPad App
 Sale Outs   Outs in Excel Format w/dates
Spring Sale Update Highlights

Under Tack Show                      Consignor Under Tack Form

Hip No. 1 – 203
Monday April 15  8:00 a.m.
Hip No. 204 – 406
Tuesday April 16  8:00 a.m.
Hip No. 407 – 608
Wednesday April 17  8:00 a.m.
Schedule by Consignor Schedule by Consignor Schedule by Consignor
Schedule by Set Schedule by Set Schedule by Set
Hip No. 609 – 912
Thursday April 18  8:00 a.m.
CANCELLED
Friday & Saturday April 19-20 
Hip No. 913 – 1221
Sunday April 21 8:00 a.m.
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 Under Tack Times, Hip # 1 – 304  Under Tack Times, Hip # 305  – 608
 Under Tack Times, Hip # 609 – 912  Under Tack Times, Hip # 913 – 1221
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