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

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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.

 

 

Midnight Bisou best in Oaklawn’s Azeri Stakes

Bloom Racing Stable, Madaket Stables LLC and Allen Racing LLC’s Midnight Bisou saved ground in the early going of Saturday’s $350,000 Azeri Stakes (G2) at Oaklawn, waited for room after turning for home, slipped between horses to take command in the final furlong and was best by a length at the wire. Fellow OBS graduate champion Shamrock Rose (April ’17) checked in third. That’s seven graded stakes wins 4-year-old daughter of Midnight Lute, consigned by Woodford Thoroughbreds to the 2017 OBS April Sale, where she breezed an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5 before she purchased by Jeffrey Bloom for $80,000. Trained by Steve Asmussen, she’s now 12-7-3-3 and has earned $1,955,000 to date. watch her under tack video

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Naveed Chowhan’s America’s Tale sat just off the pace in the Inside Information Stakes (G2) at Gulfstream on Saturday, moved to battle fellow OBS graduate Razorback Lady (June ’17, October ’15) in the stretch, took the lead late and eased away to beat her by a length and a quarter. It’s the first graded stakes win for the 4-year-old daughter of Gio Ponti, now 17-6-3-1 for trainer Bernard Flint with earnings of $390,853. She was consigned to the 2017 OBS March Sale by Eisaman Equine, and went through the ring after breezing an Under Tack eighth in :10 2/5. watch her under tack video

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

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Hip No. 422, a son of Medaglia d’Oro consigned by King’s Equine, Agent, went to D. J. Stable LLC & Cash Is King for $900,000 to top the second and final session of the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2019 March Sale of 2-Year-Olds in Training. The dark bay or brown colt, who turned in an eighth in :10 flat at Saturday’s Under Tack session, is out of graded stakes placed Rashnaa, by Tapit, a half sister to stakes winner Mistda. under tack video 

Hip No. 302, a daughter of The Big Beast consigned by Ocala Stud, was sold to LEB, Agent for West Point, M. Anthony, B. Sandbrook, for $850,000. The bay filly, who breezed a quarter in :20 4/5 at Friday’s Under Tack session, is out of Lucky Trip, by Trippi, a full sister to grade one stakes placed stakes winning OBS March graduate Candrea. She’s also a half sister to OBS graduate I Am the Danger, who set a track record on February 3rd at Santa Anita, winning a 5-1/2 furlong allowance in 1:01.64. under tack video 

Mike Ryan, Agent, went to $850,000 for Hip No. 325, a son of Palace Malice consigned by Pick View LLC, Agent. The bay colt, who breezed a quarter last Friday in :21 1/5, is out of Miss Always Ready, by More Than Ready, a full sister to graded stakes winner More Than Real.  under tack video 

Hip No. 346, Wisely to Fair, a daughter of Uncle Mo consigned by Top Line Sales LLC, Agent, was sold to Katsumi Yoshida for $525,000. The dark bay or brown filly, whose Under Tack eighth in :9 4/5 was co-fastest at the distance on Friday, is out of My Fast One, by Elusive Quality, a three quarter sister to stakes winner No Mo Dough. under tack video 

OXO Equine LLC went to $525,000 for Hip No. 495, a son of Discreet Cat consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, who turned in an Under Tack quarter on Saturday in: 20 3/5. The gray or roan colt is a half brother to stakes winner Sir Genghis out of Staria, by Unbridled’s Song.  under tack video 

Hip No. 319, a son of American Pharoah also consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, was sold to Narvick International for $475,000. The bay colt, who worked a quarter in :21 1/5 on Friday, is a half brother to graded stakes winning OBS March graduate Night Prowler out of graded stakes winner Mary’s Follies, by More Than Ready. under tack video 

Team Casse, Agent, paid $475,000 for Hip No. 387, a daughter of Tapiture consigned by S B M Training and Sales, Agent, who breezed an eighth in : 9 4/5 on Saturday. The bay filly is a half sister to stakes placed Joevia, second in Aqueduct’s Jimmy Winkfield Stakes since the catalog was printed, out of Peace Process, by War Front.  under tack video 

Hip No. 410, a son of Lemon Drop Kid consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, was also sold for $475,000, going to L.E.B. Agent for West Point & Al Frassetto. The gray or roan colt, who worked a quarter in :21 2/5 on Saturday, is out of stakes placed Queenie’s Song , by Unbridled’s Song, a daughter of graded stakes winner Queen of Money. under tack video 

Hip No. 546, a daughter of Fast Anna consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, went to Breeze Easy LLC for  $470,000. The bay filly, who breezed an eighth in :9 4/5 on Saturday, is out of True Will, by Yes It’s True, from the family of champion Hidden Lake. under tack video 

Hip No. 418, a dark bay or brown colt by The Big Beast whose Under Tack eighth in : 9 3/5 was the Under Tack Show’s fastest at the distance was purchased by Peter Miller, Agent, for $450,000. Consigned by L.G., Agent, he’s out of Raebear, by Our Emblem, a half sister to graded stakes placed Speed Hawk. under tack video 

Gulf Coast Stables LLC went to $450,000 for Hip No. 544, a daughter of Commissioner consigned by Brick City Thoroughbreds. The bay filly, who worked an Under Tack quarter in :21 flat, is out of Tregrandibambini, by Stonesider, a half sister to graded stakes placed stakes winner Willet.  under tack video 

For the session, 147 horses sold for a total of $21,291,000, compared with 128 horses bringing $21,948,000 at last year’s second session. The average price was $144,837, compared with $171,469 last year while the median price was $95,000 compared with $120,000 in 2018. The buyback percentage was 25.4%; it was 28.1% a year ago.

For the entire sale, 309 horses sold for $44,422, 500 compared with 257 bringing $42,275,000 a year ago. The average price was $143,762 compared with $164,494 in 2018 while the median price was $80,000 compared with $105,000 a year ago. The buyback percentage was 23.1%; it was 29.2% in 2018.

The overall sale topper was Hip No. 33, Chestertown, a son of Tapit consigned by Sequel Bloodstock, Agent for Chester & Mary Broman, sold Tuesday to L.E.B. Agent for West Point, Masiello, Siena Farm, for an OBS March record $2,000,000, surpassing the previous mark of $1,800,000. The gray or roan colt, who breezed an eighth in :10 1/5 at Thursday’s Under Tack session, is out of grade one stakes winner Artemis Agrotera, by Roman Ruler, a daughter of graded stakes placed stakes winner Indy Glory. video of Hip 33 in the ring   under tack video 

The next sale at OBS is the Spring Sale of 2-Year-Olds in Training, set for April 23rd through April 26th with Under Tack Shows scheduled for April 15th through April 20th.

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

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

Record colt by Tapit tops March Sale’s opening session

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Hip No. 33, Chestertown, a son of Tapit consigned by Sequel Bloodstock, Agent for Chester & Mary Broman, went to L.E.B. Agent for West Point, Masiello, Siena Farm, for $2,000,000, to top the first session of the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2019 March Sale of 2-Year-Olds in Training. The gray or roan colt, who breezed an eighth in :10 1/5 at Thursday’s Under Tack session, is out of grade one stakes winner Artemis Agrotera, by Roman Ruler, a daughter of graded stakes placed stakes winner Indy Glory. The price was a March Sale record, eclipsing the previous mark of $1,800,000. under tack video 
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Hip No. 194, a son of Pioneerof the Nile consigned by Hoby & Layna Kight, Agent, went to OXO Equine LLC for $1,200,000. The dark bay or brown colt, who breezed a quarter on Friday in :21 1/5, is out of stakes placed Golden Artemis, by Malibu Moon, and is a a half brother to grade one stakes winner My Conquestadory, dam of Bourbon War, on the Derby trail after his second placed finish in the recent Fountain of Youth Stakes (G2) at Gulfstream Park.  under tack video 

Phoenix Thoroughbred (III) Ltd. went to $825,000 for Hip No. 240, a dark bay or brown colt by Bernardini whose Under Tack eighth in :9 4/5 on Friday was co-fastest at the distance. Consigned by King’s Equine, Agent, he’s a half brother to stakes winner Roan Inish out of graded stakes winning Canadian champion Inish Glora, by Regal Classic. under tack video 

Hip No. 147, a daughter of Candy Ride (ARG) consigned by Top Line Sales LLC, Agent, was purchased by Katsumi Yoshida for $675,000. The dark bay or brown filly, a half sister to champion Drefong out of Eltimaas, by Ghostzapper, breezed an eighth in:10 flat on Thursday.  under tack video 

Hip No. 92, a daughter Speightstown consigned by Niall Brennan Stables, Agent, was sold to Narvick Int’l-HRH Prince Sultan Bin Mishal Al Saud, for $650,000. The chestnut filly, who turned in an Under Tack eighth in :10 flat, is out of graded stakes placed C J’s Leelee, by Mizzen Mast.   under tack video 

Hip No. 169, a bay filly by American Pharoah who sped a quarter in :20 4/5 at Thursday’s Under Tack session, also went to Narvick Int’l-HRH Prince Sultan Bin Mishal Al Saud, for $600,000. Consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, she’s out of stakes winner Flattermewithroses, by Flatter, from the family of graded stakes winner Fluttery Danseur.  under tack video 

KSI, Ben McElroy, Agent, went to $550,000 for Hip No. 81, a son of Jus in Phillip consigned by Hoppel’s Horse & Cattle Co., Inc., Agent. The dark bay or brown colt, whose Under Tack eighth in :9 4/5 was co-fastest on Thursday, is out of Cersei, by Malibu Moon, a daughter of grade one stakes winner Oh What a Windfall. under tack video

Spendthrift Farm LLC paid $550,000 for Hip No. 102, a son of Into Mischief consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent. The bay colt, who worked a quarter in :21 1/5 on Thursday, is a half brother to stakes placed OBS graduate Orecchiette out of graded stakes placed Corderosa, by Aldebaran. under tack video

Hip No. 24, an Irish-bred daughter of No Nay Never consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, was purchased by Jonathan Thomas, Agent, for $525,000. The bay filly, whose eighth in :9 4/5 was co-fastest at Thursday’s Under Tack session, is out of Anestasia, by Anabaa, a full sister to grade one stakes winner Amonita (GB).  under tack video

For the session, 144 horses sold for a total of $22,134,000, compared with 129 bringing a total of $20,327,000 last year. The average was $153,708 compared to $157,574 in 2018 while the median price was $83,500 compared with $95,000 a year ago. The buyback percentage was 29.8%; it was 30.3% in 2018.

The March Sale continues Wednesday, March 13th at 10:30 a.m. with Hip No.’s 289 – 577 set to go through the ring.

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

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

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

March Sale begins on Tuesday

The 2019 OBS March Sale of Two Year Olds in Training begins Tuesday, March 12th. Hip No.’s 1 – 288 will sell Tuesday and Hip No.’s 287 – 577 will be offered Wednesday, March 13th. Both sessions will begin at 10:30 a.m. As always the sale will be streamed live via the OBS website at obssales.com and the Blood-Horse, DRF and TDN websites.

The catalog can be viewed via the OBS website at http://obssales.com. The website’s searchable and sortable master index provides links to past performances, 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.

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/

The March Sale’s latest graded stakes winner is Misty Hollow Farm’s Drafted, winner of the $300,000 Mahab Al Shimaal Stakes (G3) at Meydan on Saturday. It’s the second straight graded stakes win for the 5-year-old Florida-bred son of Field Commission, trained by Doug Watson, now 12-6-1-0 with earnings of $551,633. The two time OBS graduate went through the ring at the 2015 August Sale before he was purchased for $35,000 out of the Kim Harrison consignment at the 2016 March Sale after turning in an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5. watch his under tack video   watch a video of the race

Honors for the fastest eighth at the three-day Under Tack Show went to Hip No. 418, a son of The Big Beast consigned by L.G., Agent, who stopped the timer in :9 3/5 on Saturday. The dark bay or brown colt is out of Raebear, by Our Emblem, a half sister to graded stakes placed Speed Hawk.

Two youngsters shared honors for the Under Tack Show’s quickest quarter, each clocked in : 20 2/5. At Friday’s session it was Hip No. 305, a daughter of Super Saver consigned by Woodford Thoroughbreds, Agent. The chestnut filly is out of graded stakes placed OBS graduate Macha, by Majestic Warrior, a half sister to graded stakes placed stakes winner Maldita Primavera.

That time was equaled on Saturday by Hip No. 399, Angelcents, consigned by Blazing Meadows Farm LLC, Agent. The bay filly by OBS graduate Goldencents is out of Pomeroy Angel, by Pomeroy, a half sister to stakes winner City Sage.

Several of the horses in the sale have enjoyed significant updates to their pedigrees since the catalog was printed:

OBS graduate Killybegs Captain won the Pelican Stakes at Tampa Bay Downs in February and was second in Tampa’s Challenger Stales on Saturday. He’s a half brother to Hip No. 18, a colt by Cross Traffic consigned by Southern Chase Farm, Inc. (Greg & Karen Dodd), Agent.

Hip No 36, a colt by Super Saver consigned by King’s Equine, Agent, has a newly stakes placed half brother in Life of Illusion, second in the Bold Ego Handicap at Sunland Park in February.

Hip No. 152, a filly by Declaration of War consigned by Wavertree Stables (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, is a half sister to Qabala, by Scat Daddy, who broke her maiden at first asking in a maiden special at Newmarket.

Lady T N T, second in the Dixie Belle at Oaklawn in February, is a full sister to Hip No. 217, a colt by Justin Phillip consigned by Woodford Thoroughbreds, Agent.

Stakes winner Regal Glory, a half sister to Hip No. 319, an American Pharoah colt consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, added graded status to her resume with a second in Gulfstream’s recent Sweetest Chant Stakes (G3).

Hip No. 387, a Tapiture filly consigned by S B M Training and Sales, Agent, added a newly minted stakes placed half sister when Joevia was second in Aqueduct’s Jimmy Winkfield Stakes.

OBS March graduate Stubbins, winner of the recent Pasadena Stakes at Santa Anita, is a half brother to Hip No. 468, a Goldencents filly consigned by Hemingway Racing and Training Stables LLC, Agent.

Hip No. 503, a New Year’s Day colt consigned by Parrish Farms, Agent, is a half brother to Stormy Embrace, who added a third in Gulfstream’s Hurricane Bertie Stakes (G3) in January.

Winter Sunset, third in yesterday’s Florida Oaks (G3) at Tampa Bay Downs, is a half sister to Hip No. 574, a filly by Tapit consigned by Tom McCrocklin, Agent.

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

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

March graduate Drafted rallies to take Meydan’s Mahab Al Shimaal Stakes

Misty Hollow Farm’s Drafted came from off the pace and closed with a rush to get up late and take the $300,000 Mahab Al Shimaal Stakes (G3) at Meydan on Saturday by a neck. It’s the second straight graded stakes win for the 5-year-old Florida-bred son of Field Commission, trained by Doug Watson, now 12-6-1-0 with earnings of $551,633. He was the first horse to come out of a 2016 two-year-old in training sale and break his maiden, setting a track record in his debut at Keeneland. A two time OBS graduate, he went through the ring at the 2015 August Sale before he was purchased for $35,000 out of the Kim Harrison consignment at the 2016 March Sale after turning in an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5. watch his under tack video  video of the race

Goldencents filly fastest at March Under Tack finale

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Hip No. 399, Angelcents, a daughter of Goldencents consigned by Blazing Meadows Farm LLC, Agent, sped a quarter in :20 2/5 to post the fastest work at the distance at the third and final session of the Under Tack Show for the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2019 March Sale of Two Year Olds in Training. The bay filly is out of Pomeroy Angel, by Pomeroy, a half sister to stakes winner City Sage.

 

Hip No. 418, a dark bay or brown colt by The Big Beast consigned by L.G., Agent, breezed the session and entire Under Tack Show’s fastest eighth, stopping the timer in :9 3/5. He’s out of Raebear, by Our Emblem, a half sister to graded stakes placed Speed Hawk.

Hip No. 495, a gray or roan colt by Discreet Cat consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, turned in a quarter in: 20 3/5. He’s a half brother to stakes winner Sir Genghis out of Staria, by Unbridled’s Song.

Six horses worked quarters in :20 4/5.

  • Hip No. 388, consigned by Ocala Stud, a bay colt by Prospective out of Pentelicus Gold, by Pentelicus, is a half brother to stakes placed Final Step.
  • Hip No. 485, a bay colt by Goldencents consigned by Woodford Thoroughbreds, Agent, is a half brother to stakes placed Catsadiva out of Song’n Dance, by Carson City.
  • Hip No. 486, Man of Vision, consigned by Journeyman Bloodstock Services, Inc. (Brent & Crystal Fernung), Agent, is a dark bay or brown colt by Fury Kapcori out of Sophia, by Lion Heart, a half sister to stakes winner Bourbon County.
  • Hip No. 521, a chestnut filly by Uncaptured also consigned by Ocala Stud, is out of Sweetly Valid, by Sweetsouthernsaint, a daughter of stakes winner Valid Forbes.
  • Hip No. 531, a bay son of Malibu Moon consigned by Southern Chase Farm, Inc. (Greg & Karen Dodd), Agent, is out of Tashzara (IRE), by Intikhab, a half sister to grade one winner Excelebration (IRE).
  • Hip No. 569, consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, is a chestnut filly by Tapiture out of Wild Debutante, by Forest Wildcat, a full sister to grade one stakes placed stakes winner Wildcat Brief.

Five horses worked quarters in :21 flat

  • Hip No. 398, consigned by Brick City Thoroughbreds, is a chestnut filly by Maclean’s Music out of Polyantha, by Charismatic, a half sister to graded stakes winner Tessa Blue.
  • Hip No. 493, a bay More Than Ready colt consigned by Woodford Thoroughbreds, Agent, is out of Spinning Time, by Giant’s Causeway, a daughter of graded stakes winner Turning Wheel.
  • Hip No. 544, a bay filly by Commissioner also consigned by Brick City Thoroughbreds, is out of Tregrandibambini, by Stonesider, a half sister to graded stakes placed stakes winner Willet.
  • Hip No. 567, a dark bay or brown colt by Tale of the Cat consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, is out of Whispering, by Quiet American, from the family of champion Martessa (GER).
  • Hip No. 570, consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, is a bay filly by Honor Code out of Wild Idle, by Seeking the Gold, a daughter of champion Storm Song and a half sister to grade one stakes placed Trojan Nation.

There were four eighths in :9 4/5.

  • Hip No. 387, a bay daughter of Tapiture consigned by S B M Training and Sales, Agent, is a half sister to stakes placed Joevia, second in Aqueduct’s Jimmy Winkfield Stakes since the catalog was printed, out of Peace Process, by War Front.
  • Hip No. 499, consigned by Brick City Thoroughbreds, is a chestnut filly by Mineshaft out of Sterling Forest, by Forest Wildcat, a daughter of stakes winner Tangier Sound.
  • Hip No. 546, a bay filly by Fast Anna consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, is out of True Will, by Yes It’s True, from the family of champion Hidden Lake.
  • Hip No. 575, consigned by Old South Farm LLC, Agent, is a dark bay or brown filly by Mineshaft out of Witch Tradition, by Holy Bull, and a half sister to graded stakes winner Go Forth North.

There were 23 eighths in :10 flat.

  • Hip No. 390, consigned by S B M Training and Sales, Agent, is a dark bay or brown filly by Palace Malice out of Perfectly Natural, by Forestry, a full sister to graded stakes placed stakes winner Devereux.
  • Hip No. 409, a bay colt by Dialed In consigned by Parrish Farms, Agent, is out of Pure Refinement, by In Excess (IRE), a half sister to grade one winner Pure As Gold out of stakes winner Pure Wool.
  • Hip No. 412, a chestnut filly by Will Take Charge consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, is a half sister to stakes placed Inspeightof out of stakes winner Quick Flip, by Speightstown.
  • Hip No. 416, also consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, is a bay filly by Into Mischief out of Race Hunter, by Dixie Union, a half sister to graded stakes winner Paid Up Subscriber.
  • Hip No. 422, a dark bay or brown colt by Medaglia d’Oro consigned by King’s Equine, Agent, is out of stakes placed Rashnaa, by Tapit, a half sister to stakes winner Mistda.
  • Hip No. 427, a dark bay or brown filly by Orb consigned by S B M Training and Sales, Agent, is a half sister to graded stakes winner Race Day out of Rebalite, by More Than Ready.
  • Hip No. 428, a bay son of Biondetti consigned by ABG Warrior Racing Stable, Agent, is out of Rebooted, by Mr. Greeley, a full sister to grade one stakes placed Rebuttal.
  • Hip No. 430, consigned by Harris Training Center LLC, Agent, is a chestnut colt by Competitive Edge out of Reina Diamante, by Pulpit, a daughter of graded stakes winner Bridge Game and a half sister to stakes placed Shalako, third in the recent Bernardini Stakes at Aqueduct.
  • Hip No. 435, a bay daughter of Into Mischief consigned by King’s Equine, Agent, is out of Ricketyracketyruss, by Borrego, a half sister to graded stakes winner Broken Dreams.
  • Hip No. 447, a bay colt by Jack Milton consigned by Golden Noguez, Agent, is out of Sam’s Roman Affair, by Roman Ruler, a half sister to graded stakes winner Rezif.
  • Hip No. 456, My Testimony, consigned by S B M Training and Sales, Agent, is a bay filly by Mr Speaker out of Scribbling Sarah, by Freud, a full sister to graded stakes placed Jung Man Scott.
  • Hip No. 466, consigned by Halcyon Hammock Farm, Agent, is a bay filly by Into Mischief out of stakes winner She’s Sensational, by Point Given, and a half sister to graded stakes placed stakes winner Our Way.
  • Hip No. 476, Life On the Edge, a bay daughter of Competitive Edge consigned by CM Thoroughbreds, is a half sister to stakes winner Bear’s Gem out of Simply Precious, by Ascot Knight.
  • Hip No. 477, a bay colt by Twirling Candy consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, is out of Simply Sunny, by Unbridled’s Song, a half sister to grade one stakes placed stakes winner Reveron.
  • Hip No. 504, consigned by Harris Training Center LLC, Agent, is a chestnut filly by Will Take Charge out of Stormy Tak, by Stormy Atlantic, a daughter of grade one stakes winner Lady Tak.
  • Hip No. 536, a gray or roan colt by Mission Impazible consigned by Sequel Bloodstock, Agent for Chester & Mary Broman, is out of Thatza Wrap, by Hard Spun, from the family of graded stakes winner Vegas Prospector.
  • Hip No. 537, a bay filly by Khozan consigned by Journeyman Bloodstock Services, Inc. (Brent & Crystal Fernung), Agent, is out of The Ghost Bride, by Ghostzapper, from the family of grade one winner Memories of Silver.
  • Hip No. 550, consigned by Robert Brewer, Agent, is a bay colt by Into Mischief out of Under Wraps, by Dixie Union, a full sister to grade one stakes winner Overanalyze.
  • Hip No. 551, Memorable, a bay colt consigned by Crupi’s New Castle Farm, Agent, is out of Unforgettable, by Empire Maker, a half sister to graded stakes winner Academy Award.
  • Hip No. 562, consigned by KT Thoroughbreds, Agent, is a bay filly by Twirling Candy out of Water of Life, by Hennessy, and a half sister to stakes placed Wealth Effect.
  • Hip No. 571, a dark bay or brown filly by Verrazano consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, is a half sister to Takeittotheedge out of Willathewest, by Gone West.
  • Hip No. 572, a bay filly by Sky Kingdom consigned by Golden Rock Thoroughbreds, Agent, is a half sister to stakes placed Peachy Kiss out of Willie Brook, by Montbrook.
  • Hip No. 577, consigned by S G V Thoroughbreds LLC, is a bay colt by Competitive Edge out of W W Old School, by Royal Academy, and a half brother to stakes placed Dubdubwatson.

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 two-day March Sale is for Tuesday and Wednesday, March 12th and 13th, with both sessions beginning at 10:30 a.m. Hip 1 – 288 will sell on Tuesday; Hips 289 – 577 will sell on Wednesday.

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

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

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

Super Saver filly swiftest at March Sale’s second Under Tack session

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Hip No. 305, a chestnut filly by Super Saver consigned by Woodford Thoroughbreds, Agent, worked a quarter in :20 2/5 to post the fastest work at the distance at the second session of the Under Tack Show for the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2019 March Sale of Two Year Olds in Training. She’s out of graded stakes placed OBS graduate Macha, by Majestic Warrior, a half sister to graded stakes placed stakes winner Maldita Primavera.

Hip No. 350, a son of Biondetti consigned by Julie Davies LLC, Agent, turned in a quarter in :20 3/5. The chestnut colt is out of Natural Glow, by Siphon (BRZ), a daughter of graded stakes placed Blushing Deed.

Six youngsters worked quarters in :20 4/5.

  • Hip No. 214, a bay filly by Khozan consigned by Journeyman Bloodstock Services, Inc. (Brent & Crystal Fernung), Agent, is out of Henny Betty, by Henny Hughes, a half sister to graded stakes placed stakes winner Somethinaboutbetty.
  • Hip No. 223, consigned by Tom McCrocklin, Agent, is a chestnut colt by First Dude out of Home in Time, by Came Home, from the family of champion Will Take Charge.
  • Hip No. 226, a dark bay or brown colt by Include consigned by Top Line Sales LLC, Agent, is out of Homesick Angel, by Divine Park, a daughter of stakes winner On the Menu.
  • Hip No. 302, a bay daughter of The Big Beast consigned by Ocala Stud, is out of Lucky Trip, by Trippi, a full sister to grade one stakes placed stakes winning OBS March graduate Candrea. The filly by The Big Beast is also a half sister to OBS graduate I Am the Danger, who set a track record on February 3rd at Santa Anita, winning a 5-1/2 furlong allowance in 1:01.64.
  • Hip No. 307, consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, a dark bay or brown filly by Commissioner, is a half sister to stakes placed Legacy Reserve out of Magnet, by Seeking the Gold, a daughter of graded stakes winner Irish Linnet.
  • Hip No. 344, a bay filly by The Big Beast consigned by Tom McCrocklin, Agent, is out of My Coastie, by Trippi, from the family of graded stakes placed stakes winning OBS graduate Honey’s Answer.

Eight horses turned in quarters in :21 flat.

  • Hip No. 85, consigned by Southern Chase Farm, Inc. (Greg & Karen Dodd), Agent, is a bay filly by Big Drama, a full sister to stakes placed OBS March graduate Drama Club out of Charity Event, by Grand Slam.
  • Hip No. 148, a gray or roan colt by Palace consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, is out of Elvies Lane, by Mr. Greeley, a half sister to graded stakes placed stakes winner In the Slips.
  • Hip No. 193, consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, is a dark bay or brown filly by Mr Speaker out of Goalkeeper, by Arch, from the family of grade one stakes winner Gold Fever.
  • Hip No. 196, a bay colt by Twirling Candy consigned by All Dreams Equine, Agent, is out of stakes winner Grace Phil, by Philanthropist, from the family of graded stakes placed stakes winner Julie’s Witt.
  • Hip No. 217, a bay colt by Justin Phillip consigned by Woodford Thoroughbreds, Agent, is out of grade one stakes placed stakes winner High Heeled Hope, by Salt Lake, and is a half brother to graded stakes winner Sweet Hope and a full brother to Lady T N T, second in the Dixie Belle at Oaklawn in February.
  • Hip No. 222, a chestnut colt by Carpe Diem consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, is out of Holy Place, by Pulpit, a half sister to champion Lady Eli.
  • Hip No. 250, consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, a bay daughter of Malibu Moon, is a half sister to graded stakes placed Imperial Council out of graded stakes placed stakes winner Jaramar Rain, by Thunder Gulch.
  • Hip No. 362, a bay colt by Secret Circle consigned by Tom McCrocklin, Agent, is out of Not Affiliated, by Tale of the Cat, from the family of graded stakes placed Silver Spook.

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

  • Hip No. 198, a bay colt by Stay Thirsty consigned by Omega Farm, Agent, is out of graded stakes placed stakes winner Granny Mc’s Kitten, by Kitten’s Joy, a full sister to grade one stakes winner Kitten’s Dumplings.
  • Hip No. 206, Gotta Go Mo, consigned by Sequel Bloodstock, Agent for Chester & Mary Broman, is a bay filly by Uncle Mo out of stakes winner Hard to Stay Notgo, by More Than Ready.
  • Hip No. 230, a bay colt by Into Mischief consigned by Halcyon Hammock Farm, Agent, is out of Hysterical, by Distorted Humor, a daughter of graded one stakes winner Tout Charmant.
  • Hip No. 232, a dark bay or brown colt by Race Day consigned by Top Line Sales LLC, Agent, is out of stakes placed Ile St Jaycee, by Ile St Louis (CHI), and is a half brother to stakes placed Rockport Street.
  • Hip No. 235, Bravo Gato, consigned by Nice and Easy Thoroughbreds, Agent, is a chestnut colt by Discreet Cat out of I’m Not Afraid, by Maria’s Mon, a half sister to graded stakes placed stakes winner Silver Ocean.
  • Hip No. 240, a dark bay or brown colt by Bernardini consigned by King’s Equine, Agent, is a half brother to stakes winner Roan Inish out of graded stakes winning Canadian champion Inish Gloria, by Regal Classic
  • Hip No. 255, a bay filly by Uncaptured consigned by S G V Thoroughbreds LLC, is out of Jim’s Lonesa, by Put It Back, a half sister to stakes winner Who What Win.
  • Hip No. 277, consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, is a chestnut filly by Majestic City out of Landing My Way, by Southern Image, a half sister to graded stakes placed stakes winning OBS graduate Daring Reality.
  • Hip No. 281, a dark bay or brown Midshipman filly consigned by S G V Thoroughbreds LLC, is out of Lead Me Not, by Speightstown, from the family of graded stakes winner Trouble Kid.
  • Hip No. 326, a dark bay or brown Secret Circle colt consigned by McKathan Bros., Agent, is out of Miss Barrister, by Deputy Minister, a daughter of stakes winner Bay Barrister.
  • Hip No. 346, Wisely to Fair, a dark bay or brown filly by Uncle Mo consigned by Top Line Sales LLC, Agent, is out of My Fast One, by Elusive Quality, a three quarter sister to stakes winner No Mo Dough.
  • Hip No. 374, a bay filly by Union Rags also consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, is a half sister to graded stakes winner I’m a Looker out of Our Mariella, by Victory Gallop.

There were 25 eighths in :10 flat.

  • Hip No. 201, a dark bay or brown colt by Munnings out of Hailey d’Oro, by Medaglia d’Oro, a daughter of stakes winning Chit Chat Pam, is consigned by All Dreams Equine, Agent.
  • Hip No. 203, consigned by Woodford Thoroughbreds, Agent, is a chestnut colt by The Big Beast out of Halo’s Helen’s Jet, by Halo’s Image, a daughter of stakes placed OBS graduate Miss Vermont Jet.
  • Hip No. 207, a bay colt by Normandy Invasion consigned by Crupi’s New Castle Farm, Agent, is out of Harlan Light, by Artie Schiller, a daughter of stakes winner Curious Conundrum.
  • Hip No. 210, a chestnut filly by Daredevil consigned by Golden Rock Thoroughbreds, is out of Heartbeat Again, by Mr. Greeley, a half sister to grade one winner Appealing Zophie.
  • Hip No. 212, consigned by King’s Equine, Agent, is a bay colt by American Pharoah out of graded stakes placed Heart of Paradise, by More Than Ready, from the family of graded stakes winning OBS March graduate Megascape.
  • Hip No. 216, a bay colt by Kitten’s Joy consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, is a full brother to graded stakes winner Csaba out of High Chant, by War Chant.
  • Hip No. 220, a bay colt by Fast Anna consigned by Julie Davies LLC, Agent, is out of Hit the Limit, by Uncle Mo, from the family of grade one stakes winner Summerly.
  • Hip No. 228, Sweet Belen, consigned by Golden Noquez, Agent, is a dark bay or brown filly by Khozan out of Hotuttable, by Untuttable, a full sister to stakes winner Arealhotlover.
  • Hip No. 238, consigned by Robert Brewer, Agent, is a dark bay or brown filly by Empire Maker out of Indian Tale, by Tale of the Cat, from the family of graded stakes winner Clever Power.
  • Hip No. 252, consigned by Hemingway Racing and Training Stables LLC, Agent, is bay colt by Tapiture out of Jazz in the City, by Temple City, a daughter of stakes winner Jazzy J J.
  • Hip No. 257, a bay daughter of Tapiture consigned by Woodford Thoroughbreds, Agent, is out of J P’s Flashy OneyHonehHoney, by Flashy Bull, a half sister to graded stakes placed stakes winner Impending Bear.
  • Hip No. 268, Not Phar Now, consigned by Sequel Bloodstock, Agent for Chester & Mary Broman, is a bay colt by American Pharoah out of stakes placed Kibosh, by Discreet Cat, from the family of champion Althea.
  • Hip No. 292, a dark bay or brown colt by The Big Beast consigned by All Dreams Equine, Agent, is out of Loblolly Pine, by Officer, from the family of grade one stakes winner Riskaverse.
  • Hip No. 295, a chestnut son of American Pharoah consigned by Q Bar J Thoroughbreds LLC, is out of Loudly, by War Front, a half sister to graded stakes placed stakes winner The Lady’s Groom.
  • Hip No. 297, consigned by Bobby Dodd, Agent, is a dark bay or brown colt by Freud out of Love My Girl, by El Corredor, a half sister to graded stakes winning OBS graduate Leave the Light On.
  • Hip No. 299, a chestnut daughter of Haynesfield consigned by Stephens Thoroughbreds LLC, Agent, is out of Love This Kitten, by Kitten’s Joy, from the family of graded stakes winner Admiral.
  • Hip No. 301, consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, is a bay colt by Palace Malice out of Lucky Song, by Unbridled’s Song, a daughter of graded stakes winner Caminadora.
  • Hip No. 313, a bay daughter of Bayern consigned by McKathan Bros., Agent, is a half sister to stakes winner Mac the Man out of Marchmount, by Mountain Cat.
  • Hip No. 316, a bay son of Into Mischief consigned by King’s Equine, Agent, is out of Marquet Rent, by Marquetry, and is a half brother to stakes winner Dashing Debby.
  • Hip No. 348, consigned by Nice and Easy Thoroughbreds, Agent, is a bay filly by Daredevil out of stakes placed My Time Now, by Unbridled, a half sister to graded stakes placed stakes winner Cobra Classic.
  • Hip No. 365, a gray or roan filly by Street Sense also consigned by All Dreams Equine, Agent, is out of graded stakes winner Now I Know, by Pure Prize.
  • Hip No. 369, also consigned by McKathan Bros., Agent, is a dark bay or brown filly by More Than Ready out of graded stakes winner Omaticaya (IRE), by Bernstein.
  • Hip No. 380, a dark bay or brown colt by Chitu consigned by RiceHorse Stable (Brandon & Ali Rice), Agent, is out of Party Starter, by Medaglia d’Oro, a daughter of grade one stakes winner Speeding Star.
  • Hip No. 383, a bay colt by Paynter consigned by Hemingway Racing and Training Stables LLC, Agent, is a full brother to stakes winner Nanoosh out of Patrice Merion, by English Channel.

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 Saturday, March 9, with Hip No’s 385 – 577 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 March Sale. In addition, the latest news regarding OBS graduates, sales schedules, nominations, credit requests, travel information and other news relevant to OBS consignors and customers is also available. E-mail should be addressed to obs@obssales.com.

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

Distorted Humor colt fastest at March Sale’s first Under Tack Session

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Hip No. 142, a son of Distorted Humor consigned by Southern Chase Farm, Inc. (Greg & Karen Dodd), Agent, sped a quarter in :20 3/5 to post the fastest work at the distance at the first session of the Under Tack Show for the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2019 March Sale of Two Year Olds in Training. The bay colt is a half brother to stakes placed Glamoride out of Driven, by Forestry.

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

  • Hip No. 24, an Irish-bred bay filly by No Nay Never consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, is out of Anestasia, by Anabaa, a full sister to graded stakes winner Amonita (GB).
  • Hip No. 31, consigned by Top Line Sales LLC, Agent, is a dark bay or brown son of Take Charge Indy out of stakes winning OBS graduate Appealing Stella, by Closing Argument.
  • Hip No. 49, a dark bay or brown filly by Verrazano consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, is out of Blue Bird Lady, by Congrats, a half sister to Yes She’s a Lady.
  • Hip No. 81, a dark bay or brown colt by Justin Phillip consigned by Hoppel’s Horse & Cattle Co., Inc., Agent, is out of Cersei, by Malibu Moon, a daughter of grade one stakes winner Oh What a Windfall.
  • Hip No. 134, consigned by Mayberry Farm, Agent, a bay filly by Wicked Strong out of Diva Girl, by Saint Ballado, is a half sister to stakes placed OBS graduate Petecarol.
  • Hip No. 140, a bay filly by Karakontie (JPN) consigned by All Dreams Equine, Agent, is a half sister to stakes winning OBS graduate Aqua Frio out of Down The Well (IRE), by Mujadil.

There were thirty eighths in :10 flat.

  • Hip No. 16, a bay colt by Tapiture consigned by S G V Thoroughbreds LLC, is out of All About My Girls, by Distorted Humor, from the family of grade one stakes winner Halfbridled.
  • Hip No. 19, consigned by Eisaman Equine, Agent, is a bay filly by Bernardini out of graded stakes winner Always a Princess, by Leroidesanimaux (BRZ), a half sister to grade one stakes winner Gabby’s Golden Gal.
  • Hip No. 25, a dark bay or brown Competitive Edge filly consigned by Mayberry Farm, Agent, is a half sister to stakes placed Bluegrass Jamboree out of stakes placed Anjorie, by A. P Jet.
  • Hip No. 26, consigned by Whitman Sales LLC, Agent, is a chestnut colt by Will Take Charge out of Annatlantic, by Stormy Atlantic, a daughter of stakes winner Classic Reign, a full sister to champion Regal Classic.
  • Hip No. 29, a bay colt by Cairo Prince consigned by Q Bar J Thoroughbreds, is out of Another Dream, by Badge of Silver, from the family of millionaire grade one stakes winning OBS March graduate Sweet Talker.
  • Hip No. 32, consigned by Top Line Sales LLC, Agent, is a gray or roan colt by The Factor out of Archangulus, by Empire Maker, a half sister to stakes placed You Know Too.
  • Hip No. 36, a bay Super Saver colt consigned by King’s Equine, Agent, is a half brother to stakes placed Life of Illusion, second in the Bold Ego Handicap at Sunland Park in January, out of Atlantic Park, by Awesome Again, a half sister to graded stakes winner Gemswick Park.
  • Hip No. 39, a chestnut colt by American Pharoah consigned by Bobby Dodd, Agent, is out of Avila Road, by Elusive Quality, a full sister to millionaire grade one winner and major sire Quality Road.
  • Hip No. 50, consigned by Golden Rock Thoroughbreds, Agent, is a bay colt by Medal Count out of Blue Samurai, by Orientate, from the family of graded stakes winner Trick’s Pic.
  • Hip No. 54, a chestnut colt by Brethren consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, is a full brother to stakes winning OBS graduate She’s a Bullet out of Boston Image, by Boston Harbor.
  • Hip No. 70, also consigned by de Meric, a dark bay or brown filly by First Samurai, is a half sister to stakes winner Sunset Ridge out of Cades Bay, by Fusaichi Pegasus.
  • Hip No. 79, a chestnut filly by Justin Philip consigned by Stephens Thoroughbreds LLC, Agent, is out of Caution Sign, by Mr. Greeley, from the family of graded stakes winner Magicalmysterycat.
  • Hip No. 83, consigned by Ends Well, Agent, is a dark bay or brown filly by Tale of the Cat out of Champagneandlilies, by Vindication, from the family of graded stakes winner Social Business.
  • Hip No. 88, a dark bay or brown filly by Girolomo consigned by RiceHorse Stable (Brandon & Ali Rice), Agent, is out of Chilukki’s Song, by Elusive Quality, a daughter of champion Chilukki.
  • Hip No. 92, consigned by Niall Brennan Stables, Agent, a chestnut filly by Speightstown out of graded stakes placed C J’s Leelee, by Mizzen Mast, is a half sister stakes placed C J’s Awesome.
  • Hip No. 95, also consigned by RiceHorse Stable (Brandon & Ali Rice), Agent, is a dark bay or brown colt by Macleans Music out of Cocoa Cowgirl, by Cowboy Cal, from the family of stakes winner Mocha Queen.
  • Hip No. 104, a bay filly by The Factor consigned by Bold Arrow Thoroughbreds, is a half sister to graded stakes placed Lily Pod out of Count to Eleven, by Grand Slam.
  • Hip No. 116, Andthentherewasme, consigned by Brick City Thoroughbreds, is a bay colt by Palace out of Dark Fire, by Repent, a daughter of graded stakes placed stakes winner Madam Fireplace.
  • Hip No. 118, a bay colt by Competitive Edge consigned by Golden Rock Thoroughbreds, Agent, is out of Daydawn (IRE), by Hawk Wing, a half sister to grade one stakes placed stakes winner Dr Johnson.
  • Hip No. 120 is a bay colt by Shakin It Up consigned by Julie Davies LLC, Agent, out of D’ Chili Pepper, by D’wildcat, from the family of stakes winner Sleetwood Mac.
  • Hip No. 127, consigned by All Dreams Equine, Agent, is a dark bay or brown colt by Cairo Prince, and is a half brother to graded stakes winner Smokey Fire out of Destroy, by Housebuster.
  • Hip No. 136, consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, is a dark bay or brown filly by Daredevil out of Divine Gift, by Divine Park, a half sister to stakes winner Lulu Wong.
  • Hip No. 144, a dark bay or brown colt by Fed Biz consigned by Pick View LLC, Agent, is out of Electric Boots, by Bellamy Road, a full sister to graded stakes winner Georgie’s Angel.
  • Hip No. 147, a dark bay or brown filly by Candy Ride (ARG) consigned by Top Line Sales LLC, Agent, is a half sister to champion Drefong out of Eltimaas, by Ghostzapper, from the family of champion Action This Day.
  • Hip No. 157, also consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, is a bay colt by Kantharos out of Fabiana’s Flash, by City Zip, a daughter of graded stakes winner Flashy n Smart.
  • Hip No. 161, a bay colt by New Year’s Day consigned by Cary Frommer, Agent, is out of Ferdie’s Gal, by Fast Ferdie, a half sister to graded stakes winner Devil’s Cave.
  • Hip No. 177, a bay colt by Constitution consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, is out of Fort Afleet, by Northern Afleet, a half sister to graded stakes winner Calibrachoa.
  • Hip No. 178, a chestnut daughter of Street Boss consigned by Cary Frommer, Agent, is a half sister to graded stakes placed Crider out of Frankie’s Lady, by Meadowlake.
  • Hip No. 189, a bay filly by Munnings consigned by Top Line Sales LLC, is out of Ghost Galaxy, by Ghostzapper, a half sister to grade one stakes winner Red Giant.
  • Hip No. 191, consigned by Sequel Bloodstock, Agent, is a dark bay or brown colt by Orb out of Glorious Success, by Successful Appeal, a half sister to grade one stakes winner Campanologist.

Six horses worked quarters in :20 4/5.

  • Hip No. 55, a dark bay or brown filly by Uncle Mo consigned by Hoby & Layna Kight, Agent, is out of stakes winner Bow Bells, by Giant’s Causeway, a daughter of grade one stakes winner Marylebone.
  • Hip No. 62, consigned by Ocala Stud, is a chestnut colt by Kantharos out of Brown Glaze, by War Front, a half sister to graded stakes placed stakes winning OBS graduate Lucky Livi.
  • Hip No. 77, consigned by Southern Chase Farm, Inc. (Greg & Karen Dodd), Agent, is a gray or roan filly by Conveyance out of Catching Up, by Speightstown, a daughter of stakes winner Coy Cat.
  • Hip No. 110, Jilted Bride, a bay filly by Wicked Strong consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, is a half sister to stakes placed Quinnkat out of Cry At My Wedding, by Street Cry (IRE).
  • Hip No. 141, a dark bay or brown colt by City Zip consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent for JSM Equine LLC, is out of Down to Hearth, by Giant’s Causeway, a daughter of stakes placed Seeking the Heart.
  • Hip No. 169, a bay filly by American Pharoah also consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, is out of stakes winner Flattermewithroses, by Flatter, from the family of graded stakes winner Fluttery Danseur.

Three horses worked quarters in :21 flat

  • Hip No. 41, consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, is a by colt by War Front out of Azzedine, by Mr. Greeley, a daughter of graded stakes winner Atelier.
  • Hip No. 155, a bay filly by Lemon Drop Kid consigned by Boutte Sales, Agent, is out of Ever So Pretty, by Stormy Atlantic, a full sister to grade one stakes winner Stormello.
  • Hip No. 180, also consigned by Eddie Woods, is a bay colt by Fed Biz out of graded stakes winner French Satin, by French Deputy, and is a half brother to graded stakes winner Long Haul Bay.

Nine horses worked quarters in :21 1/5.

  • Hip No. 1, consigned by Silver Star, Agent, is a chestnut colt by Fast Anna out of Yankee Bright, by Elusive Quality, a half sister to graded stakes winner Dijeerr.
  • Hip No. 18, a gray or roan colt by Cross Traffic consigned by Southern Chase Farm, Inc. (Greg & Karen Dodd), Agent, is a half brother to stakes winning OBS graduate Killybegs Captain, recent winner of the Pelican Stakes at Tampa Bay Downs, out of Al Maha, by Holy Bull.
  • Hip No. 22, consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, is a bay filly by Munnings out of stakes winner Amiable Grace, by Alphabet Soup, a half sister to stakes winner Miss Tizzy.
  • Hip No. 64, consigned by Hoby & Layna Kight, Agent, a bay colt by Tiznow out of Brush Hour, by Broad Brush, is a half brother to graded stakes winner Brushed by a Star.
  • Hip No. 68, a bay daughter of Carpe Diem consigned by Tom McCrocklin, Agent, is out of Cabaret Starlet, by Tale of the Cat, a half sister to grade one stakes winner and Canadian Horse of the Year Arravale.
  • Hip No. 86, consigned by Gene Recio, Agent, is a gray or roan colt by Uncle Mo out of stakes placed Charming She Is, by Johar, from the family of graded stakes winner Double Honor.
  • Hip No. 102, a bay colt by Into Mischief consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, is a half brother to stakes placed OBS graduate Orecchiette out of graded stakes placed Corderosa, by Aldebaran.
  • Hip No.159, consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, a dark bay or brown colt by Commissioner, is a half brother to graded stakes winner Fair Point out of Fair Rose, by Harlan’s Holiday.
  • Hip No. 185, a bay colt by Into Mischief consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, is out of Game Show, by Deputy Minister, a half sister to grade one stakes winner Pike Place Dancer.

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The Under Tack Show continues at 8:00 a.m. on Friday, March 8, with Hip No’s 193 – 384 scheduled to breeze.

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