October Sale Supplemental Catalog now online

The Supplemental Catalog for the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2022 October Yearling Sale is now available via the OBS website at obssales.com and available in printed form on the OBS sales grounds. The two-day sale is set for Tuesday and Wednesday, October 11th and 12th.

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Twenty-two Selected Yearlings have been supplemented and will sell as Hip No.’s 186 – 207. Twenty-three horses have been added to the Open Yearling Sale, selling as Hip No.’s 661 – 684.

The Selected Yearling Sale begins Tuesday, October 11th at 12:00 p.m. with Hip No.’s 1 – 207 offered for sale. The Open Yearling Sale, now cataloged as Hip No.’s 251 – 684, is set for Wednesday, October 12th and will begin at 10:00 a.m.

OBS will again offer Online Bidding during the October Sale. Buyers will be able to go to the OBS website and register to gain bidding approval, then access the OBS Bidding Screen with their credentials. For complete information on registration and online bidding please go to the OBS website: OBS Online Bidding

Traditionally a showcase for the offspring of first crop stallions, the OBS October Sale boasts yearlings by champion OBS graduate Mitole, champion Vino Rosso, grade one stakes winning OBS graduate World of Trouble and graded stakes winners Catalina Cruiser, Catholic Boy, Enticed, Flameaway, Maximus Mischief, Omaha Beach, Preservationist and St. Patrick’s Day.

A strong group of stallions whose first crop is already making an impact at the races includes OBS graduates Bucchero and Sharp Azteca, as well as Accelerate, Always Dreaming, Awesome Slew, Bolt d’Oro, City of Light, Cloud Computing, Girvin, Good Magic, Mendelssohn and Oscar Performance.

OBS graduates Kantharos and Midnight Lute head the roster of established sires, a group also including Blame, Central Banker, Constitution, Dialed In, Hard Spun, Khozan, Malibu Moon, Midshipman, Munnings, Not This Time, Nyquist, Practical Joke, Street Boss and Upstart.

The Supplemental catalog boasts an impressive roster of sires not represented in the original October catalog including Candy Ride (ARG), Classic Empire, Flatter, Ghostzapper, Street Sense and Uncle Mo.

The Sale will be streamed live via the OBS website as well as the DRF, TDN, Blood Horse and Pastthewire websites.

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 advanced search and filter capability and allows shortlist creation. A link to instructions for using these features can be found in the index header and a step-by-step tutorial is available in the index as well.

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

October Sale grad Price Talk takes the Remington Green Stakes

Gaining Ground Racing LLC’s Price Talk stalked the early leaders in Monday’s $100,000 Remington Green Stakes at Remington Park, went after them in the stretch and was best by half a length at the wire. It’s the second straight stakes victory for the 5-year-old son of Kitten’s Joy, trained by Brad Cox, now 15-6-2-3 with $330,884 in earnings. He was sold by Stuart Morris, Agent, at the 2018 OBS October Yearling Sale for $70,000.

Reeves Thoroughbred Racing’s Acoustic Ave. took the lead at the start of the $97,854 Aspirant Stakes at Finger Lakes and never looked back enroute to a facile 9-1/4 length victory. Fellow OBS graduate Mo Trump (January ‘21) checked in second. It’s the first stakes win for the 2-year-old colt by Maclean’s Music, consigned to the 2022 OBS Spring Sale by Sequel Bloodstock, Agent for Chester & Mary Broman, and sold for $200,000 after turning in an Under Tack eighth in :10 flat. Now 3-2-0-1 for trainer Christophe Clement, he has earned $131,112. watch his under tack video   Spring Sale walking video

Scaramouche, Lucky Score post weekend graded stakes wins

Nicholas Cammarano, Jr.’s Scaramouche stumbled at the start of the $300,000 Gallant Bob Stakes (G2) on Saturday at Parx Racing, took charge on the turn, then drew away to score by 5-1/2 lengths. It’s the second stakes victory for the 3-year-old son of Munnings, purchased for $20,000 out of the Eisaman Equine consignment at the 2021 OBS June Sale after breezing an eighth in :10 4/5 at the Under Tack Show. Now 9-6-0-1 for trainer Guadalupe Preciado, he has earned $372,660 to date. watch his under tack video   June Sale walking video

Domenic Liscio and Danny Iandoli’s Lucky Score trailed early in Sunday’s $180,000 Vigil Stakes (G3) at Woodbine, but circled horses on the turn, took command a sixteenth out and scored by a length and a quarter. It’s the first stakes victory for the 4-year-old son of Lookin At Lucky, trained by W. V. Armata, now 12-5-2-1 with earnings of $291,737. Consigned by All In Sales (Tony Bowling), Agent, to the 2020 OBS June Sale, he was sold for $35,000 after breezing an Under Tack eighth in :10 2/5. watch his under tack video

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Reeves Thoroughbred Racing, Peter Searles and Patty Searles’ City Man stalked the leaders in the early going of Saturday’s $125,000 Ashley T. Cole Stakes at Belmont at Aqueduct, took the lead after turning for home and was best by three quarters of a length at the wire. That’s six stakes wins for the graded stakes winning 5-year-old son of Mucho Macho Man, trained by Christophe Clement, now 24-7-5-3 with earnings of $761,800. He was sold to Reeves Thoroughbreds for $185,000 by Off the Hook LLC, Agent, at the 2019 OBS Spring Sale after breezing an eighth in :10 1/5 at the Under Tack Show. watch his under tack video

William Branch’s Carotari went right to the front in the $100,000 Laurel Dash Stakes at Pimlico and stayed there to the finish, hanging on gamely to score by a nose. It’s the sixth stakes win for the 6-year-old graded stakes placed gelding by Artie Schiller, trained by Brian Lynch, now 28-10-6-3 with earnings of $683,363. Consigned to the 2018 OBS Spring Sale by TIP Thoroughbred Investment Possibilities, Agent, he breezed an Under Tack eighth in :9 4/5 before going through the ring. watch his under tack video

Michael E. Pegram, Karl Watson, and Paul Weitman’s Hard to Figure was a maiden before Sunday’s $75,000 Capote Stakes at Los Alamitos but a stakes winner at the finish, drawing away late to score by three lengths. The 2-year-old son of Hard Spun was purchased for $200,000 out of the GOP Racing Stable Corp. consignment at the 2022 OBS March Sale after an Under Tack eighth in :10 flat. Now 3-1-0-2 for trainer Bob Baffert, he has earned $61,200 to date. watch his under tack video   March Sale walking video

 

Rick Wiest, Clayton Wiest, Lana Wiest and Gary Kropp’s Soy Tapatio, second early in Century Mile’s $50,000 Don Getty Handicap, took the lead on the turn and romped from there to a 7-1/4 length victory. It’s the first stakes win for the 4-year-old gelding by Not This Time, trained by Robertino Diodoro , leaving him with a 14-4-0-3 career record and $185,845 in earnings. Consigned by Woodard Sales, Agent, to the 2020 OBS June Sale, he went through the ring after turning in three eighths in :33 4/5 at the Under Tack Show. watch his under tack video

Blind Spot wins Gulfstream’s Our Dear Peggy Stakes

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C2 Racing Stable LLC and Stefania Farms, LLC’s Blind Spot jumped from a maiden victory in August into Gulfstream’s $65,000 Our Dear Peggy Stakes on Saturday, turned in a strong rally down the stretch and was up late to score her first stakes victory by three quarters of a length. Now 3-2-1-0 for trainer Saffie A. Joseph, Jr., the 2-year-old daughter of Cross Traffic has earned $69,050 to date. At the 2022 OBS Spring Sale, she turned in an Under Tack quarter in :20 4/5 and was purchased for $125,000 out of the Pick View LLC consignment. watch her under tack video     Spring Sale walking video

 

D.J. Stable LLC’s Webslinger was a maiden going into Saturday’s $510,000 Nownownow Stakes at Monmouth Park, but circled horses on the turn to reach contention, sustained his run down the stretch and was best by half a length at the wire. The 2-year-old colt by Constitution, trained by Mark Casse, is now 3-1-1-0 and has earned $319,600. A two-time OBS graduate, he went through the ring at the 2022 Sprint Sale before being purchased for $50,000 out of the Blue River Bloodstock consignment at the June Sale after breezing three eighths in :33 1/5. watch his under tack video   June Sale walking video

Jay Em Ess Stable’s Miles Ahead pressed the pace in Saturday’s $265,000 Louisville Thoroughbred Society Stakes at Churchill Downs, battled for the lead down the stretch and was best by a nose in a three-horse photo finish. It’s the third stakes victory for the 5-year-old graded stakes winning gelding by Competitive Edge, purchased for $175,000 out of the Top Line Sales consignment at the 2019 OBS March Sale, after breezing an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5. Trained by Paul McGee, he’s now 25-12-4-1 and has earned $644,503. watch his under tack video

Freedom Speaks, Danse Macabre capture stakes at Kentucky Downs

A pair of OBS graduates scored in stakes races on Tuesday at Kentucky Downs.

Carol A. Reitman’s Freedom Speaks rated kindly just off the pace in the $500,000 Music City Stakes, found room between horses a quarter mile out, then came with a charge to get up late and score by a head. It’s the second straight win and first stakes victory for the lightly raced 3-year-old filly by American Freedom, now 4-3-1-0 with earnings of $392,350 for trainer Jeremiah Englehart. Consigned by Best A Luck Farm LLC, Agent, to the Horses of Racing Age section of the 2022 OBS Winter Mixed Sale, she was sold for $145,000 after turning in a swift three eighths in :31 2/5 at the Under Tack Show. watch her under tack video

NBS Stable and Elements Racing, LLC’s Danse Macabre sat just off the lead in the $450,400 Untapable Stakes, took over a furlong from home and held off a late charge to win a nose. It’s the first stakes win for the 2-year-old daughter of Army Mule, purchased for $55,000 out of the Tom McCrocklin consignment at the 2022 OBS March Sale after working an Under Tack quarter in :20 4/5. Now 4-2-2-0 for trainer Kelsey Danner, she has earned $396,900 to date. watch her under tack video

Packs a Wahlop scores in Del Mar’s Juvenile Turf Stakes

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Red Baron’s Barn LLC and Rancho Temescal LLC’s Packs a Wahlop pressed the pace in the early going of Sunday’s $104,500 Juvenile Turf Stakes (G3) at Del Mar, took over a quarter mile from home and drew off to win by 4-1/4 lengths. Fellow OBS graduate Valiancer (June ’22) was moved up to second via disqualification. A Maiden Special winner in his last start, the 2-year-old colt by Creative Cause is now 3-2-0-0 for trainer Jeff Mullins and has earned $110,000. Consigned to the 2022 OBS Spring Sale by Envision Equine, Agent, he was sold for $270,000 after breezing an eighth in :10 flat at the Under Tack Show. watch his under tack video

Alpine Stable’s Luckman trailed early in Woodbine’s $127,050 Toronto Cup Stakes on Saturday, saved ground on the turn, swung out for the drive and was up in the shadow of the wire to win by a neck. It’s the fourth straight win and first stakes victory for the 3-year-old son of Empire Maker, purchased for $110,000 out of the Cary Frommer consignment at the 2021 OBS Spring Sale after turning in an Under Tack eighth in :10 2/5. Trained by Vito Armata, he’s now 13-4-2-0 and has earned $156,508 to date. watch his under tack video     Spring Sale walking video

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Mike Pegram, Karl Watson and Paul Weitman’s Speed Boat Beach made a big splash in his debut on Saturday at Del Mar, leading from gate to wire and winning an $82,500 Maiden Special test by a length and a quarter in a track record 1:01.86 for 5-1/2 furlongs. The 2-year-old Florida-bred colt by Bayern, trained by Bob Baffert, earned $48,000. He’s a two-time OBS graduate, sold by Stuart Morris, Agent, at the 2021 October Yearling Sale and then purchased for $200,000 out of the Really and Truly Thoroughbreds consignment at the 2022 March Sale after speeding an eighth in :9 3/5 at the Under Tack Show. watch his under tack video    March Sale walking video  October Yearling Sale walking video

OBS grads And Tell Me Nolies, Home Cooking one-two in Del Mar Debutante

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Peter Redekop B. C., Ltd.’s And Tell Me Nolies jumped from an August 14th maiden win into Saturday’s $301,000 Del Mar Debutante Stakes (G1), turned for home with only fellow OBS graduate Home Cooking (March ’22) to catch, and was up in the final stride to catch her and score by a nose. Now 3-2-0-0 for trainer Peter Miller, the 2-year-old daughter of Arrogate has earned $232,800 to date. Consigned by Off the Hook LLC, Agent, to the 2022 OBS Spring Sale, she was sold for $230,000 after turning in an Under Tack eighth in :10 flat. watch her under tack video     Spring Sale walking video

 

October Yearling Sale catalog now online

The catalog for the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2022 October Yearling Sale is now available via the OBS website at obssales.com. The two-day sale is set for Tuesday and Wednesday, October 11th and 12th. Supplemental entries will be accepted until September 23rd.

View the sale page here: October Sale

The Selected Yearling Sale begins on Tuesday, October 11th at 12:00 p.m. with Hip No.’s 1– 185 plus supplements. The Open Yearling Sale, with 410 horses cataloged as Hip No.’s 251 – 660 plus supplements, is set for Wednesday, October 12th and will begin at 10:00 a.m.

The sale will be streamed live via the OBS website as well as the DRF, TDN, BloodHorse and Pastthewire websites.

OBS October Yearling Sale graduates are enjoying a banner year at the races.

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H & E Ranch, Inc.’s catalog cover girl Desert Dawn has won or placed in five graded stakes this year including a victory in the Santa Anita Oaks (G2). The 3-year-old daughter of Cupid went through the ring, consigned by Summerfield (Francis & Barbara Vanlangendonck), Agent for H & E Ranch, at the 2020 OBS October Selected Yearling Sale. Trained by Philip D’Amato, she’s now 11-2-2-4 and has earned $621,150. October Sale walking video

 

 

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Michael E. Pegram, Karl Watson, and Paul Weitman’s Havnameltdown, pictured on the back cover, came out of the 2021 Sale. Two for two and a graded stakes winner after taking the Best Pal Stakes (G3) at Del Mar, the Bob Baffert trainee has earned $168,000 to date. The 2-year-old Florida-bred colt by Uncaptured is a two-time OBS graduate, sold first by Beth Bayer, Agent, at the 2021 October Yearling Sale and then purchased for $200,000 out of the Blas Perez Stables consignment at the 2022 Spring Sale after breezing an Under Tack in :9 4/5. October Sale walking video
watch his under tack video     Spring Sale walking video

The back cover also features four more current October Yearling Sale stars.

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Frank Fletcher Racing Operations, Inc. and Ten Strike Racing’s speedy Lady Rocket has compiled a strong race record, winning or placing in six stakes including a victory in June’s Chicago Stakes (G3) at Churchill Downs. The 5-year-old daughter of Tale of the Cat, trained by Brad Cox, is now 15-7-3-2 with $707,088 in earnings. A two-time OBS graduate, she was sold by The Acorn at the 2018 October Selected Yearling Sale and then purchased for $420,000 out of the de Meric Sales consignment at the 2019 Spring Sale after turning in an Under Tack eighth in :10 flat. watch her under tack video October Selected Sale walking video

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Michael Dubb and Michael J. Caruso’s Hot Peppers has put together a terrific summer, winning Belmont’s Jersey Girl and Victory Ride Stakes (G3) followed by a second in Saratoga’s Test Stakes (G1). The 3-year-old Florida-bred filly by Khozan is a two-time OBS graduate, sold by Journeyman Bloodstock Services, Inc. (Brent & Crystal Fernung), Agent,  at the 2020 October Selected Yearling Sale and then purchased for $16,000 out of the de Meric Sales consignment at the 2021 June Sale after breezing an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5. Trained by Rudy Rodriguez, she’s now 9-5-2-0 and earned $392,950. watch her under tack video   Selected Yearling Sale walking video

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Winngate Stables LLC’s lightly raced Kathleen O. won her first four starts, including consecutive wins in Gulfstream’s Davona Dale (G2) and Gulfstream Park Oaks (G2). Now 5-4-0-0 for trainer Shug McGaughey, she has earned $413,855 to date. A two-time OBS graduate, she was sold for $50,000 by Stuart Morris at the 2020 October Selected Yearling Sale, then purchased for $275,000 out of the Niall Brennan Stables consignment at the 2021 Spring Sale after working an Under Tack quarter in :21 1/5. Selected Yearling Sale walking video   watch her under tack video   Spring Sale walking video

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Gatsas Stables, R. A. Hill Stable and Steven Schoenfeld’s Midnight Stroll made the grade in the Delaware Oaks (G3) in July after taking Tampa Bay’s Stonehedge Farm South Sophomore Fillies Stakes in March. Another two-time OBS graduate, she went through the ring at the 2020 Winter Mixed Sale before she was purchased for $225,000 out of the Abbie Road Farm consignment at the 2020 October Selected Yearling Sale. Trained by John Terranova, she’s now 7-3-0-1 and has earned $287,280. Selected Yearling Sale walking video

OBS again offers Online Bidding during the October Sale. Buyers will be able to go to the OBS website and register to gain bidding approval, then access the OBS Bidding Screen with their credentials. For complete information on registration and online bidding please go to the OBS website: obs-online-bidding

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 advanced search and filter capability and allows shortlist creation. A link to instructions for using these features can be found in the index header and a step by step tutorial is available in the index as well.

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

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

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

October graduate Awesome Strong takes the Affirmed Stakes at Gulfstream

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CSLR Ranch Partners’ unbeaten Awesome Strong stalked the early leaders in Saturday’s $200,000 FTBOA Florida Sire Affirmed Stakes at Gulfstream, took over on the turn and cruised home from there to a convincing three length victory. Fellow OBS graduate Apocalypso (March ’22) settled for third. It’s the second straight FTBOA Sire Stakes win for the 2-year-old Florida-bred colt by Awesome Slew, purchased for $30,000 out of the Sue Vacek consignment at the 2021 OBS October Selected Yearling Sale. Now three for three for trainer Jorge Delgado, he has earned $218,000 to date.

Winning Stables, Inc.’s Feast stepped into stakes company for the first time in the $100,000 Rumson Stakes at Monmouth Park, took the lead at the start, surrendered it a furlong out then came again late to score by half a length. It’s the third straight win for the 5-year-old Florida-bred son of Twirling Candy, trained by Gerald S. Bennett, now 16-6-1-2 with $234,259 in earnings. He was purchased for $22,000 out of the Off the Hook LLC consignment at the 2019 OBS Spring Sale after turning in an Under Tack eighth in :10 flat. watch his under tack video

Nasca’s Eoma Eoma came from off the pace to capture the $734,299 Korea Sprint Stakes (G3) at Seoul on Sunday, getting up in the final yards to score by half a length. It’s the first stakes win for the 5-year-old horse by Algorithms, trained by Song Moon Gil, now 18-12-2-2, with earnings in excess of $1.5-million. Consigned to the 2019 OBS June Sale by Whitman Sales, Agent, he was sold for $60,000 after breezing an eighth in :9 4/5 at the Under Tack Show. watch his under tack video    race video

Edgeway repeats in Del Mar’s Rancho Bernardo Handicap

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Hronis Racing LLC’s Edgeway successfully defended her title in Del Mar’s $150,000 Rancho Bernardo Handicap (G3) on Sunday, best by a half a length after a stretch-long battle with co-favorite Slammed. It’s the fifth stakes win for the 5-year-old daughter of Competitive Edge, purchased for $275,000 out of the Mayberry Farm consignment at the 2019 OBS Spring Sale after breezing an eighth in :10 flat at the Under Tack Show. Trained by John Sadler, she’s now 13-8-2-1 and has earned $753,860 to date. watch her under tack video

 

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Alifyfe Racing, LLC’s unbeaten Fingal’s Cave made it four for four in her stakes debut, taking command of Friday’s $194,000 Fleet Indian Stakes at Saratoga a sixteenth out and scoring by half a length.  Consigned to the 2021 OBS Spring Sale by Sequel Bloodstock, Agent for Chester & Mary Broman, she was sold for $75,000 after turning in an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5. Trained by David Donk, the 3-year-old daughter of OBS graduate Carpe Diem has earned $258,500. watch her under tack video     Spring Sale walking video

Girl Dad scores in Saratoga’s John’s Call Stakes

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Three Diamonds Farm’s Girl Dad made his stakes debut in Saratoga’s $130,950 John’s Call Stakes on Wednesday and scored by a head, coming again after being headed a sixteenth from home. His first stakes victory leaves the 4-year-old son of Malibu Moon, trained by Mike Maker, with a 17-3-2-3 career record and $162,892 in earnings. At the 2020 OBS March Sale, he turned in an Under Tack eighth in :10 2/5 and was purchased for $125,000 out of the S G V Thoroughbreds consignment. watch his under tack video

 

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Laurie Plesa and Glassman Racing LLC’s OBS October Yearling Sale graduate Time Passage became her sire’s first winner last Friday at Gulfstream Park with a frontrunning 2-3/4 length victory in a maiden special weight test for trainer Eddie Plesa. The Florida-bred filly by Tunwoo was consigned by Stuart Morris, Agent, and sold for $85,000. Yearling Sale walking video

Havnameltdown, Vegas Magic take Del Mar’s Best Pal and Sorrento Stakes

OBS graduates won both of the weekend’s graded stakes for 2-year-olds at Del Mar.

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Michael E. Pegram, Karl Watson, and Paul Weitman’s Havnameltdown is two for two and a graded stakes winner after setting the pace in Sunday’s $202,500 Best Pal Stakes (G3), turning back a bid from fellow OBS graduate Agency (March ’22) after turning for home and beating him to the wire by 2-1/2 lengths. After winning his first two starts for trainer Bob Baffert, he has earned $168,000 to date. The 2-year-old Florida-bred colt by Uncaptured is a two-time OBS graduate, sold first by Beth Bayer, Agent, at the 2021 October Yearling Sale and then purchased for $200,000 out of the Blas Perez Stables consignment at the 2022 Spring Sale after breezing an Under Tack in :9 4/5. watch his under tack video     Spring Sale walking video

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Omar Aldabbagh, Todd Cady and Ty Leatherman’s unbeaten Vegas Magic, ignored at 14-1 in the $200,500 Sorrento Stakes (G2) on Saturday, saved ground early, came out for the drive, caught the leaders a sixteenth out and was best by a length and a quarter. It’s the second straight stakes win for the 2-year-old daughter of Good Magic, purchased for $100,000 out of the Wavertree Stables consignment at the 2022 OBS March Sale after turning in an Under Tack eighth in :10 2/5. Trained by Doug O’Neill, she’s now three for three and has earned $205,200. watch her under tack video     March Sale walking video

Monarch Stables Inc.’s Last Leaf scored her third straight stakes win in the $100,000 Audubon Oaks at Ellis Park on Sunday. The 3-year-old graded stakes placed daughter of Not This Time came around horses to reach contention turning for home then eased away in the stretch to win by a length and three quarters. Trained by Ron Spatz, she has compiled five stakes wins, a 15-7-1-2 career record and earned $332,647. A two-time OBS graduate, she was sold by Sharon Biamonte, Agent, at the 2020 Winter Mixed Sale and then purchased for $23,500 out of the Kaizen Sales consignment at the 2020 October Selected Yearling Sale. Selected Yearling Sale walking video

Paradise Farms Corp., David Staudacher, Three Diamonds Farm and Mike Maker’s Top Recruit was on the pace from the start of Sunday’s $124,250 Ellis Park Juvenile Stakes, battled to the wire and was best by a head. Fellow OBS graduate Roman Giant (March ’22) checked in third. It’s the first stakes win for the 2-year-old colt by Midshipman, purchased for $170,000 out of the Wavertree Stables consignment at the 2022 OBS March Sale after breezing an Under Tack eighth in :10 flat. Trained by Mike Maker, he’s now 3-2-0-1 and earned $155,840. watch his under tack video     March Sale walking video

Patricia’s Hope LLC’s Back to Ohio ran past pacesetting fellow OBS graduate Lady Lottie (January ’21) at the head of the stretch of Saturday’s $100,000 Best of Ohio Stakes at Thistledown and beat her to the wire by 5-1/2 lengths. It’s the first stakes win for the 2-year-old daughter of Midshipman, now 3-2-1-0 with $94,200 in earnings for trainer Larry Rivelli. Consigned to the 2022 OBS Spring Sale by Top Line Sales LLC, Agent, she was sold for $385,000 after turning in an Under Tack eighth in :9 4/5. watch her under tack video     Spring Sale walking video

Colts Neck Stables LLC’s Nothing Better pressed the pace in Sunday’s $102,000 Rainbow Heir Stakes at Monmouth Park, took the lead turning for home and eased away late to score by two lengths. It’s the first stakes win for the 5-year-old son of Munnings, trained by Jorge Duarte, Jr., now 15-5-1-3 with $211,817 in earnings. At the 2019 OBS Spring Sale, he was purchased for $230,000 out of the Brick City Thoroughbreds consignment after an Under Tack eighth in:10 1/5.   watch his under tack video

 

 

Casa Creed captures Saratoga’s Fourstardave Handicap

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LRE Racing LLC and JEH Racing LLC’s Casa Creed, last of five turning for home in Saratoga’s $500,000 Fourstardave Handicap (G1), rallied on the outside down the stretch, blew past the leaders in deep stretch won going away by a length and a half. It’s the third grade one victory for the 6-year-old son of Jimmy Creed, purchased for $15,000 out of the Janie Roper consignment at the 2017 OBS Winter Mixed Sale, Trained by Bill Mott, he has compiled a 27-7-4-4career record and earned $1,703,308.

 

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Winchell Thoroughbreds LLC and Willis Horton Racing LLC’s Bankit, on furlough since a trip to Dubai in March, returned to action on Friday in Saratoga’s $125,000 Evan Shipman Handicap. Off the pace in the early going, he got into contention on the outside turning for home and was best by a nose after a battle to the wire. Fellow OBS graduate Brooklyn Strong (April ’20, October ’19) settled for third. That’s six stakes wins for the graded stakes placed 6-year-old son of Central Banker, trained by Steve Asmussen, now 34-7-10-5 with $1,149,655 in earnings. Consigned to the 2018 OBS March Sale by SGV Thoroughbreds LLC (Steven Venosa), Agent, he worked an Under Tack eighth in :10 2/5 before he was purchased by Winchell Thoroughbreds LLC for $260,000. watch his under tack video

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Elizabeth L. Dobles and Imaginary Stables’ Pudding rated off the pace in Saturday’s $65,000 Benny the Bull Stakes at Gulfstream, came around horses into the stretch, took the lead a sixteenth from home, and was best by a length at the wire. It’s the second stakes score for the graded stakes placed 7-year-old Florida-bred gelding by Two Step Salsa, trained by Elizabeth L. Dobles, now 36-10-8-9 with $388,360 in earnings. The two-time OBS graduate went through the ring at the 2016 Winer Mixed Sale and then was sold for $10,000 by Beth Bayer, Agent, at the 2016 August Yearling Sale. Trained by Elizabeth L. Dobles, he’s now 33-9-7-8 and earned $323,840.

Naughty Gal, Cabo Spirit score Sunday graded stakes wins

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Holy Cow Stable, LLC’s Naughty Gal, living up to her name, was a 2-1/2 length winner of Saratoga’s $194,000 Adirondack Stakes (G3) after leading from the start, drifting out badly after turning for home, but maintaining her lead far from the rail down the stretch. Fellow OBS graduate Janis Joplin (April ’22), still a maiden, was a game second. It’s the first stakes win for the 2-year-old filly by Into Mischief, now 3-2-0-0 with $148,735 in earnings for trainer D. Wayne Lukas. At the 2022 OBS March Sale, she turned in an Under Tack quarter in :20 4/5 and was purchased for $350,000 out of the Pick View LLC consignment. watch her under tack video     March Sale walking video

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Kretz Racing LLC’s Cabo Spirit relaxed off the pace in the early going of Del Mar’s $150,500 La Jolla Handicap (G3), circled horses on the turn to reach contention, took the lead in deep stretch and was best by half a length. It’s the first graded stakes win for the 3-year-old son of Pioneerof the Nile, consigned to the 2021 April Sale by Eddie Woods, Agent, and purchased for $575,000 by Gayle Van Leer, Agent, after speeding a quarter in :20 4/5 at the Under Tack Show. Now 13-3-3-3 for trainer George Papaprodromou, he has earned $312,560 to date. watch his under tack video   Spring Sale walking video

Bridlewood Farm’s Bay Storm tracked the leaders from the inside in Monmouth’s $102,000 Incredible Revenge Stakes, took charge inside the final furlong and was best by a length at the wire. That’s two stakes wins for the 4-year-old daughter of Kantharos, trained by Jonathan Thomas, now 9-4-3-1 with $291,080 in earnings. At the 2020 OBS Spring Sale, she sped an Under Tack quarter in :20 4/5 and was purchased out of the Woodford Thoroughbreds consignment for $400,000.  watch her under tack video     Spring Sale walking video

Ed and Susie Orr’s All in Sync had one horse beaten early in the $100,000 Twin Spires Turf Sprint Stakes at Ellis Park, but the 3-year-old colt by Macleans Music circled horses on the turn to reach contention then sustained his rally down the stretch to score by a neck. Now 9-4-2-0 for trainer Steve Asmussen, he has earned $280,228. At the 2021 OBS Spring Sale, he was sold for $310,000 by Off the Hook, Agent for Global Thoroughbreds, after breezing an Under Tack quarter in :20 3/5. watch his under tack video   Spring Sale walking video

War Like Goddess heads parade of seven Saturday stakes victories

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George Krikorian’s War Like Goddess defended her title in the $250,000 Glens Falls Stakes (G2) at Saratoga on Saturday, rated kindly just off the leaders in the early going, sweeping to the lead on the outside after straightening away in the stretch, and drawing off with ease to score by a length and a quarter. Posting her sixth graded stakes win for trainer Bill Mott, the 4-year-old daughter of English Channel is now 10-8-0-1 and has earned $1,217,184 to date. Consigned to the 2019 OBS June Sale by Hemingway Racing and Training Stables, she was sold for $30,000 after turning in an Under Tack eighth in :10 2/5. watch her under tack video

Live Oak Plantation’s Souper Hoity Toity relaxed off the pace in Saturday’s $153,400 Ontario Colleen Stakes (G3) on the turf course at Woodbine, went after the leaders in the stretch and was up in the final yards to win by a head. A graded stakes winner over Woodbine’s synthetic surface in her last start, the 3-year-old filly by Uncle Mo was purchased by Live Oak for $550,000 out of the Pike Racing consignment at the 2021 OBS March Sale after turning in an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5. Trained by Mark Casse, she’s now 6-4-0-0 and has earned $214,398. watch her under tack video     March Sale walking video

OBS graduates posted three stakes wins on Saturday at Mountaineer Park.

Daniel Alonso’s Skippylongstocking pressed the pace in the $500,000 West Virginia Derby (G3), took command in the upper stretch and eased away late to win by a length and a half. It’s the first stakes win for the 3-year-old colt by Exaggerator, purchased for $37,000 out of the Top Line Sales consignment at the 2021 OBS Spring Sale after turning in an Under Tack eighth in :10 2/5. Now 12-3-1-3 for trainer Saffie A. Joseph, Jr., he has earned $672,600. watch his under tack video

Paradise Farms Corp. and David Staudacher’s Special Reserve took the lead at the start of the $75,000 Robert C. Byrd Memorial Stakes and refused to yield, drawing away late to score by 3-1/2 lengths. That’s four stakes wins for the graded stakes winning 6-year-old son of Midshipman, consigned by Top Line Sales LLC, Agent, to the 2018 OBS March Sale, where he breezed an Under Tack quarter in :21 2/5 before he was sold for $140,000. Trained by Mike Maker, he’s now 25-9-2-7 and has earned $785,372. watch his under tack video

Gaining Ground Racing LLC’s Price Talk stalked the leader in the $75,000 West Virginia House of Delegates Speaker’s Cup Stakes, took charge at the head of the stretch and cruised from there to a 5-1/4 length victory. It’s the first stakes win for the 5-year-old gelding by Kitten’s Joy, trained by Brad Cox, now 14-5-2-3 with earnings of $270,884. He was sold for $70,000 by Stuart Morris, Agent, at the 2018 OBS October Yearling Sale.

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CSLR Ranch Partners’ Awesome Strong is two for two and a stakes winner after bouncing right to the front in the $100,000 FTBOA Florida Sire Dr. Fager Stakes at Gulfstream and never looking back en route to a 4-3/4 length victory. The 2-year-old Florida-bred colt by Awesome Slew, trained by Jorge Delgado, has earned $98,000 to date after being purchased for $30,000 out of the Sue Vacek consignment at the 2021 OBS October Selected Yearling Sale

MAT Investments, LLC’s City Park swept around horses to the lead in the $67,000 Louisiana Cup Turf Classic Stakes at Louisiana Downs, then drew away in deep stretch to score by a length and three quarters. It’s the first stakes win for the 5-year-old son of Temple City, who went through the ring, consigned by Pelican State Thoroughbreds, at the 2018 OBS Winter Mixed Sale. Trained by Eduardo Ramirez, he has compiled a 31-6-2-8 career record and earned $210,484.

 

Shahama scores in the Monmouth Oaks

KHK Racing’s Shahama pressed the pace in the early going of Sunday’s $245,000 Monmouth Oaks (G3), took command at the head of the stretch and drew away to score by 2-1/2 lengths. Fellow OBS graduate Shotgun Hottie (April ’21) closed to finish second. It’s the second graded stakes win for the   3-year-old daughter of Munnings, consigned to the 2021 OBS April Sale by Eddie Woods, and purchased for $425,000 after turning in an Under Tack quarter in :21 flat. The half sister to champion Lookin At Lucky, now trained by Todd Pletcher, has compiled a 7-5-1-0 record and earned $435,984 to date. watch her under tack video   Spring Sale walking video

R3 Racing LLC’s Sharp Aza Tack is two for two and a stakes winner after an effortless 7-1/4 length frontrunning victory in Saturday’s $102,000 Tyro Stakes at Monmouth Park, with fellow OBS graduate Bart’s Dream (March ’22) checking in third. Shipped east by trainer Doug O’Neill after breaking his maiden at Santa Anita in June, the 2-year-old colt by OBS graduate Sharp Azteca has earned $100,200 to date. He was purchased for $100,000 out of the RiceHorse Stable consignment at the 2022 OBS March Sale after breezing an eighth in :10 flat at the Under Tack Show. watch his under tack video     March Sale walking video

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Granpollo Stable’s Grand David tried stakes company for the first time in Saturday’s $75,000 Bear’s Den Stakes at Gulfstream, pressed the pace, took over in the stretch and drew off to win by 2-1/4 lengths, with fellow OBS graduate California Frolic (April ’21) rallying for second. It’s the third straight win for the 3-year-old colt by Tapiture, trained by Victor Barboza, Jr., now 10-3-2-2 with $129,510 in earnings. He was sold for $70,000 by Golden Rock Thoroughbreds, Agent for Global Thoroughbreds LLC,  at the 2021 OBS April Sale after turning in an Under Tack quarter in :21 flat.  watch his under tack video     Spring Sale walking vide

 

Heywoods Beach wins Del Mar’s Cougar II Stakes

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Hronis Racing LLC’s Heywoods Beach stalked the leader from the start of Del Mar’s $125,500 Cougar II Stakes (G3),  took over at the head of the stretch and went on to win by a length. It’s the first stakes victory for the 5-year-old son of Speightstown, trained by John Sadler, now 18-4-2-3 with earnings of $289,251. At the 2019 OBS June Sale, he was purchased for $180,000 out of the Eddie Woods consignment after breezing a quarter in :21 2/5 at the Under Tack Show. watch his under tack video 

Gatsas Stables, R. A. Hill Stable, Steven Schoenfeld and Smart Choice Stable’s Sweet Harmony is two for two and a stakes winner after pressing the pace in the $104,000 Colleen Stakes at Monmouth Park, taking command a furlong from home and scoring by a length and three quarters over fellow OBS graduate Alternate Rock (March ’22, October ’21). The 2-year-old daughter of Bayern is a two-time OBS graduate, sold by Camelot Acres Racing and Sales, Agent, at the 2021 October Yearling Sale and then purchased for $135,000 out of the Eddie Woods consignment at the 2022 March Sale after turning in an Under Tack eighth in :9 4/5. Trained by John Terranova, she has earned $94,500 to date. watch her under tack video    March Sale walking video

Mo Strike scores in Saratoga’s Sanford Stakes

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Nasser Bin Omairah’s Mo Strike is two for two and a graded stakes winner after taking Saratoga’s Sanford Stakes (G3) by 3-1/2 lengths. The 2-year-old colt by Uncle Mo, trained by Brad Cox, pressed the pace, battled between horses down the stretch and drew away in the final sixteenth. Purchased for $325,000 out of the Gene Recio consignment at the 2022 OBS Spring Sales after breezing an Under Tack eighth in :10 flat, he has earned $165,710. watch his under tack video

 

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Monarch Stables Inc.’s Last Leaf came around horses on the  turn in Saturday’s $75,000 Azalea Stakes at Gulfstream, took the lead at the head of the stretch then drew away in the lane to score by 3-1/2 lengths, with fellow OBS Stellar Ride (Apeil ’21) checking in third. It’s the second straight stakes win for the 3-year-old graded stakes placed daughter of Not This Time, trained by Ron Spatz, now 14-6-1-2 with $273,472 in earnings. A two-time OBS graduate, she was sold by Sharon Biamonte, Agent, at the 2020 Winter Mixed Sale and then purchased for $23,500 out of the Kaizen Sales consignment at the 2020 October Selected Yearling Sale.  Selected Yearling Sale walking video

Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners’ Benbang took the lead at the start of Monmouth’s $102,000 Blue Sparkler Stakes on Saturday and refused to yield, turning back a challenge in deep stretch and scoring by a length. It’s the first stakes victory for the 3-year-old filly by Shanghai Bobby, purchased for $65,000 out of the Niall Brennan Stables consignment at the 2021 OBS June Sale after turning in an Under Tack eighth in :10 flat. Now 6-3-1-0 for trainer Jonathan Thomas, she has earned $169,750 to date. watch her under tack video     June Sale walking video

Chris S. Aulds’ High Limit Room angled off the rail to go after the leaders turning for home in Lone Star’s $150,000 Grand Prairie Turf Sprint Stakes, battled down the stretch and was up in the final yards to score by a head. It’s the first stakes win for the 4-year-old son of Kantharos, trained by Jose M. Camejo, now 12-5-2-4 with $274,508 in earnings. After speeding an Under Tack eighth in :9 4/5, he was purchased for $90,000 out of the Golden Rock Thoroughbreds consignment at the 2020 OBS March Sale. watch his under tack video    March Sale walking video

Vicki McGowan and John Mentz’s unbeaten Brewhouse led from start to finish and captured the $60,000 Frances Genter Stakes at Canterbury Park by a neck. In front at every point of call in both of her starts, the 3-year-old daughter of Tapiture, trained by McLean Robertson is two for two and has earned $57,000 to date. Consigned by Pick View LLC, Agent, to the 2021 OBS Spring Sale, she was sold for $40,000 after working a quarter in :21 1/5 at the Under Tack Show. watch her under tack video     Spring Sale walking video

OBS grads pick up a pair of stakes wins at the Spa

OBS Spring Sale graduates posted a pair of stakes wins on Friday at Saratoga.

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Reeves Thoroughbred Racing, Peter Searles and Patty Searles’ City Man relaxed off the pace in the early going of the $175,000 Forbidden Apple Stakes (G3), circled horses on the turn, rallied down the stretch to take charge a sixteenth out and eased away late to score by 2-3/4 lengths. It’s the first graded stakes win for the 5-year-old son of Mucho Macho Man, trained by Christophe Clement, now 22-6-4-3 with earnings of $653,050. Consigned to the 2019 OBS Spring Sale by Off the Hook LLC, Agent, he was sold to Reeves Thoroughbreds for $185,000 after breezing an eighth in :10 1/5 at the Under Tack Show. watch his under tack video

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Augustin Stable’s Empress Tigress is two for two and a stakes winner after opening daylight in the stretch of the $150,000 Coronation Cup and holding off a late rally to score by half a length. The 3-year-old daughter of Classic Empire was purchased by Donato Lanni, Agent, for $410,000 out of the Golden Rock Thoroughbreds consignment at the 2021 OBS Spring Sale after turning in an Under Tack quarter in :20 2/5. Trained by Jonathan Thomas, she has earned $115,243 to date. watch her under tack video     Spring Sale walking video