2019 Spring Sale Update highlights

Many of the horses in the 2019 OBS Spring Sale have enjoyed significant updates to their pedigrees since the catalog went to press: The following list contains selected highlights. For access to all Spring Sale updates, please go to the Sortable Master Index 

  • Hip No. 17, a colt by Daredevil, is a half brother to OBS April graduate Bourbon Cowboy, graded stakes placed for the first time when third in Oaklawn’s Count Fleet Sprint Handicap on April 13thupdate
  • Hip No. 21, a daughter of Honor Code, is out of a half sister to Kentucky Derby (G1) prospect War of Will, winner of Fair Grounds’ Risen Star (G2) this winter. update
  • Hip No. 24, a filly by Lemon Drop Kid, is a three quarter sister to graded stakes winner Inspector Lynley, who captured his second consecutive renewal of the Tampa Bay Stakes (G3) in February and set a course record with his victory in Aqueduct’s Danger’s Hour Stakes on April 7thupdate
  • OBS April graduate Art G is Back, who earned his initial blacktype finishing third in the Cutler Bay Stakes at Gulfstream on March 30th, is a half brother to Hip No. 28, a colt by Lea. update
  • Hip No. 39, a colt by Gemologist, has a newly minted graded stakes winning half brother in Uncontested, wire to wire winner of Laurel’s General George Stakes (G3) in February. update
  • Hip No. 68, a filly by Pioneerof the Nile, is out of a half sister to the dam of Capezzano, winner of the Meydan’s Al Maktoum Challenge Round 3 (G1) in March. update
  • Hip No. 105, Heavenly Capture, a filly by Unacptured, is out of a half sister to the dam of newly minted stakes winning OBS graduate Crown and Sugar, winner of the Pleasant Acres Stallions Distaff Turf Stakes at Tampa Bay Downs on March 31stupdate
  • Hip No. 119, a Sky Kingdom filly, is a half sister to OBS April graduate Hidden Ruler, stakes placed for the first time in Oaklawn’s Gazebo Stakes on March 23rd. update
  • Hip No. 131, a colt by Cross Traffic, is out of a half sister to the dam of unbeaten Kentucky Derby (G1) hopeful Roadster, winner of the Santa Anita Derby (G1) on April 6thupdate
  • Hip No. 134, a colt by Big Drama, is out of a half sister to the dam of graded stakes winner Law Abidin Citizen, who took the San Simeon (G3) at Santa Anita on March 31stupdate
  • OBS June graduate Anothertwistafate, on the Derby Trail after a victory in Golden Gate’s El Camino Real Derby, a third in the Sunland Park Derby (G3) and a second in Keeneland’s Lexington Stakes (G3), is a half brother to Hip No. 150, a colt by Hard Spun. update
  • Hip No. 163, a colt by Munnings, is a half sister to OBS April graduate Sweet Diane, now graded stakes placed after following a second in Tampa’s Suncoast Stakes with a third in the Fair Grounds Oaks (G2) on March 23rdupdate
  • Hip No. 204, a colt by Discreet Cat, is out of a half sister to the dam of newly graded stakes placed Copper Town, third in the recent Hal’s Hope Stakes (G3) at Gulfstream. update
  • Hip No. 283, a filly by Tapit, is a half sister graded stakes winning millionaire Melmich, who added second place finishes in the MacDiarmida (G2) and Pan American (G2) to his resume at the recent Gulfstream Park meeting. update
  • Hip No. 289, a filly by Hard Spun, is a half sister to Enaya Alrabb, grade one stakes placed at two and second at three in the recent Las Virgenes (G2) at Santa Anita. update
  • Hip No. 339, a colt by Declaration of War, is out of a half sister to the dam of Owendale, winner of Keeneland’s Lexington Stakes (G3) on April 13thupdate
  • First time graded stakes winner Cambier Parc, winner of Gulfstream’s Herecomesthebride (G3), is a half sister to the dam of Hip No. 443, a colt by Will Take Charge. update
  • Hip No. 482, a filly by Justin Phillip, is out of a half sister to newly stakes placed OBS graduate Lady T N T, second in the recent Purple Martin and Dixie Belle Stakes at Oaklawn Park. update
  • Hip No. 602, a filly by Shanghai Bobby, is out of a half sister to newly minted graded stakes winner Life’s a Parlay, who took Aqueduct’s Excelsior Stakes (G3) on April 6thupdate
  • Abyssinian, who earned blacktype for the first time in Keeneland’s Palisades Turf Sprint Stakes on April 4th, is a half sister to Hip No. 612, a daughter of Competitive Edge. update
  • Hip No. 695, a colt by Khozan, is a half brother to OBS April graduate Walking Thunder, who earned his first blacktype when second in the UAE 2000 Guineas (G3) in February. update
  • Great Success, stakes placed for the first time when second in the recent Ocala Breeders’ Sophomore Stakes at Tampa Bay Downs, is a half brother to Hip No. 698, a Tale of the Cat filly. update
  • Hip No. 790, a colt by Awesome of Course, is out of a half sister to the dam of newly graded stakes placed Markitoff, second in the Fair Grounds Handicap (G3) and third in the Muniz Memorial (G2) since the beginning of the year. update
  • Hip No. 797, a colt by Lookin At Lucky, is out of a half sister to the dam of first time stakes winning OBS April graduate Brunette Princess, a three length winner of Gulfstream’s Any Limit Stakes on March 23rdupdate
  • Hip No. 812, a colt by Bernardini, is out of a daughter of the grade one stakes winning dam of War of Will. update
  • Hip No. 824, a filly by Lemon Drop Kid, is out of a half sister to 2019 classic candidate Code of Honor, winner of Gulfstream’s Fountain of Youth (G2) and third in the recent Florida Derby (G1).update
  • Alwaysmining, a stakes winner at two and two for two at three this year with victories in Laurel’s Miracle Wood and Private Terms Stakes, is a half brother to Hip No. 831, a filly by Jimmy Creed. update
  • Hip No. 852, a colt by Bayern, is a half brother to the dam of Edgar, winner of Gulfstream’s Appleton Stakes (G3) on March 29thupdate
  • Hip No. 856, a Street Boss colt, is out of a half sister to the dam of newly stakes placed Just Aint Right, third in the Melody of Colors Stakes at Gulfstream on February 23rdupdate
  • Hip No. 858, a filly by Cairo Prince, is out of a half sister to the dam of newly stakes placed Payday Too, third in Fair Grounds’ Star Guitar Stakes on March 24thupdate
  • Owendale, winner of Keeneland’s Lexington Stakes (G3) on April 13th, is out of a half sister to Hip No. 867, a filly by Constitution. update
  • Hip No. 877, a colt by City Zip, is out of a half sister to the dam of first time stakes winning OBS April graduate Painting Corners, winner of Santa Anita’s Mizdirection Stakes on April 13thupdate
  • Hip No. 1011, a filly by Orb, is out of a half sister to newly stakes placed Power Jet, third in the Pelican Stakes at Delta Downs in March. update
  • Hip No. 1051, a colt by Carpe Diem, is out of a half sister to the dam of graded stakes winner Super Steed, who won Oaklawn’s Southwest Stakes (G3) in February. update
  • Hip No. 1054, a filly by Medal Count, is a half sister to stakes winner Bavaro, newly graded stakes placed after a third in Aqueduct’s Tom Fool (G3) on March 9thupdate
  • First time graded stakes winner Lady Apple, who took Oaklawn’s Fantasy Stakes (G3) last Friday, is a half sister to the dam of Hip No. 1073, a filly by Liam’s Map. update
  • Hip No. 1084, colt by Constitution, is out of a half sister to the dam of Tour de Force, first time graded stakes placed in Aqueduct’s Excelsior Stakes on April 6thupdate
  • Giant Zinger, third in her stakes debut in Gulfstream’s Orchid Stakes (G3) on March 29th, is a half sister to the dam of Hip No. 1103, a colt by Carpe Diem. update
  • Hip No. 1129, a filly by Paynter, is out of a half sister to the dam of newly minted stakes winner Crescentcitypretty, who took the Azalea Stakes at Delta Downs in March. update
  • Hip No. 1145, D J’s Gem, a colt by Gemologist, is a half brother to newly minted graded stakes placed Federal Case, second in Gulfstream’s Hutcheson (G3) on March 23rdupdate
  • Hip No. 1160, a colt by Warrior’s Reward, is a half brother to millionaire OBS April catalog covergirl Midnight Bisou, who added Oaklawn’s Azeri’s Stakes (G2) to her long list of graded stakes wins on March 16thupdate

2019 June Sale Consignor Contracts

Consignors now have the option of online entries to all

OBS auctions. 

Click here to make online entries for the June Two Year Olds and Horses of Racing Age. Instructions to use the system are provided at the top of the online entry page. 

Click here for a conventional Consignor Contract in .pdf format which may be downloaded and returned via email, fax or mail.

For any questions or further information, please call Lauren Marks at (352) 237-2154

 

Funeral services for Jerry Parks set for Sunday

go to an updated Obituary

Funeral services for Ocala Equine Insurance executive Jerry Parks will be held Sunday, February, 17th at Grace Episcopal Church, 502 S.E. Broadway Street, Ocala, Florida, at 2:00 p.m.

A Celebration of Life will be held immediately following the services from 3:30 – 6:00 p.m. at Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company, 1701 S.W. 60th Avenue, Ocala Florida.

For more information contact Grace Episcopal Church (352) 622-7881 or Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company at (352) 237-2154

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Jerry’s favorite charities. Please put Jerry Parks in memo field of check.

Boys & Girls Club of Marion County
800 S.W. 12th Ave.
Ocala, FL 34474
(352) 690-7519
http://bgcofmarion.com

The Ocala Farm Ministry
489 N.W. 110th Ave.
Ocala, FL 34482
(352) 239-0420
http://www.ocalafarmministry.com

Florida Thoroughbred Retirement Program
Florida Thoroughbred Charities
801 S.W. 60th Ave.
Ocala, FL 34474
(352) 629-2160
http://www.Ftboa.com

Funeral services for J. B. McKathan set for Saturday

Funeral services for noted Ocala horseman J. B. McKathan will be held Saturday, February 9th at Roberts Funeral Home, 606 S.W. 2nd Avenue, Ocala, Florida. Viewing will be from 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. followed by services at 4:00 p.m.

More information: https://www.robertsfunerals.com/notices/James-McKathan

J. B. McKathan, who passed away on February 2nd at the age of 53, had a hand in developing a long list of top horses including Triple Crown winner American Pharoah and classic winners Silver Charm and Real Quiet.

J. B. and his brother Kevin operated under the McKathan Bros. banner. Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company shareholders, they sold many outstanding racehorses, most recently graded stakes horses Acapulco, Aristocratic, Cassies Dreamer, Ghost Hunter, My Arch Enemy, Tower of Texas and grade one winner Seeking the Soul, second in the recent Pegasus Invitational (G1) at Gulfstream Park.

A Celebration of Life will be held Wednesday, March 6 from 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. at Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company, 1701 S.W. 60th Avenue, Ocala Florida.

For more information, please call Roberts Funeral Home at (352) 537-8111 or OBS at (352) 237-2154.

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Catalog

Hip No.  1 – 288 Tuesday March 12 10:30 a.m. Hip No.  289 – 577 Wednesday March 13  10:30 a.m.
Repository Information   Conditions of Sale  Consignor Letter
Sortable Master Index & videos  Index In Excel Format
 Entire Sale w/indexes  Entire Sale w/o indexes
Barn Index Barn Chart
March Sale Outs  Equineline Sales Catalog iPad App

Sale Results      

Sortable Results Index Results in excel format
 Tuesday March 12 (1 – 288)  Wednesday, March 13 (289 – 577)
Top 20 Horses

Under Tack Show

Hip No.  1 – 192
Thursday March 7  
8 a.m.
Hip No.  193 – 384
Friday March 8  8 a.m.
Hip No. 385 – 577
Saturday March 9  8 a.m.
Schedule by Consignor Schedule by Consignor Schedule by Consignor
Schedule by Set Schedule by Set Schedule by Set
 Under Tack Times and Videos
 Under Tack Times (1 – 192) Continuous Video (1 – 192)
 Under Tack Times (193 – 384) Continuous Video (193 – 384)
 Under Tack Times (385 – 577) Continuous Video (385 – 577)
 Under Tack Times In Excel Format  

 

saturday preview

Oscar Diaz’s Mishegas was much the best in the $77,500 Invitational Cup Stakes at Gulfstream Park, taking over on the far turn and drawing off to a 10-1/4 length victory although well in hand in the final yards. The 5-year-old gelding by Include, a multiple graded stakes winner in Puerto Rico, is trained by Jose D. Velez and has compiled a 31-11-2-5 career record and earned $375,316. A two time OBS graduate, he was sold at the 2014 August Selected Yearling Sale before he was purchased for $30,000 out of the Top Line Sales consignment at the 2015 April Sale after a xxxx in xxxx. watch his under tack video   Selected Sale conformation photo

 

2019 Spring Sale Consignor Contracts

Consignors now have the option of online entries to all

OBS auctions. 

Click here to make online entries for the Spring Sale of Two-Year-Olds. Instructions to use the system are provided at the top of the online entry page. 

Click here for a conventional Consignor Contract in .pdf format which may be downloaded and returned via email, fax or mail.

For any questions or further information, please call Lauren Marks at (352) 237-2154

 

testing Breeders Cup

Slam Dunk Racing’s Axelrod into the Classic (G1) off a second place finish in the Pennsylvania Derby (G1) after a pair of graded victories in the Smarty Jones (G3) and Indiana Derby (G3). The 3-year-old Florida-bred son of Warrior’s Reward, trained by Mike McCarthy, has compiled a 10-4-2-1 career record and has earned $732,925. He was purchased for $25,000 by Slam Dunk out of the Bobby Jones Equine consignment at the 2016 OBS Winter Mixed Sale.

Speedway Stable LLC’s Collected, second to Gun Runner in the 2017 Classic (G1), is back to try again. He beat likely favorite Accelerate and champion Arrogate in the Pacific Classic at Del Mar last year and brings a resume of five graded stakes wins, a 15-8-2-1 record and more than $2.9 million in earnings into the race.  Trained by Bob Baffert, the 5-year-old son of City Zip was consigned by SGV Thoroughbreds (Steven Venosa), Agent, to the 2015 OBS March Sale, where he was purchased for $170,000 by Speedway Stable after breezing an Under Tack eighth in :10 2/5.  watch his under tack video

Uriah St. Lewis’ Discreet Lover pulled off the upset of the year in the $750,000 Jockey Club Gold Cup (G1) at Belmont Park, getting up in the final yards to beat Thunder Snow by a neck at 45-1. It was the second graded stakes win for the 5-year-old Florida-bred son of Repent, who was consigned by Woodford Thoroughbreds to 2014 OBS August Yearling Sale. Trained by his owner, he has won or placed in five graded stakes, compiled a 44-7-7-7 record and earned $1,354,060.

Shadai Farm, J Stables LLC, Head of Plains Partners LLC, Scott M. Summers, Daniel Summers, Chad Summers and Michael E. Kisber’s well traveled Mind Your Biscuits comes into the Classic (G1) off a 4-3/4 length victory in the Lukas Classic Stakes (G3) at Churchill Downs. It was the sixth graded stakes win for 5-year-old son of Posse, a list that includes the Belmont Sprint Championship (G2), Santa Anita’s Malibu (G1), Saratoga’s Amsterdam (G2) and back to back victories in the Dubai Golden Shaheen (G1). Consigned to the 2015 OBS April Sale, he went through the ring after breezing an Under Tack eighth in :10 3/5. Trained by Chad Summers, he’s now 24-8-10-3 and has earned $4,279,566. watch his under tack video

Charles Fipke’s Seeking the Soul last start was a victory in the Ack Ack Stakes (G3) at Churchill Downs in September. A winner of the Clark Handicap (G1) at Churchill last November, the 5-year-old son of Perfect Soul (IRE), trained by Dallas Stewart, is now 21-6-4-5 and has earned $1,482,542 to date. Consigned by McKathan Bros., Agent, her turned in an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5 before going through the ring at the 2015 OBS June Sale. watch his under tack video

OBS Sales Calendar

2019

  • WINTER MIXED SALE Including Horses of Racing Age Section
    January 29 – 30, 2019
    (Closing November 16, 2018 – Extended Deadline for HRA)
    Consignor Contracts
    Under Tack: January 28 (Monday) 10:00 AM
  • MARCH SALE OF TWO-YEAR-OLDS IN TRAINING
    March 12 -13, 2019
    (Closing December 3, 2018)
    Under Tack: March 7 – 9 (Thursday – Saturday) 8:00 AM
  • SPRING SALE OF TWO-YEAR-OLDS IN TRAINING
    April 23 – 26, 2019
    (Closing February 1, 2019)
    Under Tack: April 15 – 20 (Monday – Saturday) 8:00 AM
  • JUNE TWO-YEAR-OLDS & HORSES OF RACING AGE
    June 12 -14, 2019
    (Closing April 5, 2019)
    Under Tack: June 6 – 9 (Thursday – Sunday) 7:30 AM
  • SELECTED SALE OF YEARLINGS
    October 8, 2019
    (Nominations Close June 3, 2019)
  • OPEN SALE OF YEARLINGS
    October 9 -10, 2019
    (Closing August 2, 2019)

Watch the October Yearling Sale live

OBS October Yearling Sale
October 9 – 11, 2018

Selected Yearlings: Hip No. 1 – 213  Tuesday, October 9, 2018 12:00 noon
Open Yearlings: Hip No. 301 – 550  Wednesday, October 10, 2018 12:00 noon
Open Yearlings: Hip No. 551 – 789  Thursday, October 11, 2018 12:00 noon

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Mahamoud Pootoolal’s Way to Versailles relaxed off the pace in the early going of Woodbine’s $177,550 Royal North Stakes (G2) on Sunday, moved up to reach the leaders at the top of the stretch and kept coming to get up in the final yards and score by a nose. It’s the first stakes victory for the 4-year-old Florida-bred filly by Tizway, trained by Kevin Attard, now 10-4-2-1 with $197,666 in earnings. A two-time OBS graduate, she was sold by Top Line Sales LLC, Agent, at the 2015 Selected Sale of Yearlings and then purchased for $16,000 at the 2016 June Sale from RiceHorse Stables, Agent for T & M Limited Parternship after turning in an Under Tack eighth in :10 2/5.   Selected Sale conformation photo     watch her under tack video

Pinnacle Racing Stable LLC and Stein Racing LLC’s Bella Vincenza picked up her third straight win and first stakes victory in the $75,000 Added Elegance Stakes at Gulfstream on Saturday, circling horses on the turn, taking command inside the final furlong and drawing off to win by a length and an half. Fellow OBS graduate Sweet Tooth Haven (June ’16) checked in third.  The 4-year-old Florida-bred daughter of Biondetti is a two-time OBS graduate, purchased as a weanling out of the Caballo Grande consignment at the 2014 Fall Mixed Sale before she was sold for $66,000 by Woodford Thoroughbreds, Agent, at the 2016 April Sale after breezing a quarter in :21 3/5 at the Under Tack Show. watch her under tack video

Kim Jin Young’s Korean sprint champion Doraonpogyeongseon found room on the rail, took command of Sunday’s $456,286 Busan Mayor’s Cup Stakes at Busan 300 meters from home, and drew off to a three length victory over fellow OBS graduate Mighty Ssing (April ’17). The 5-year-old Florida-bred son of Kantharos is also a two time veteran of the OBS Sales ring, sold by Hunter Valley Farm, Agent, at the 2014 Selected Sale of Yearlings and then purchased for $50,000 out of the Grassroots Training & Sales consignment at the 2015 April Sale after an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5. Nearing a million in earnings for trainer Min Jang Ji, he has compiled a 23-10-4-3 career record. Selected Sale conformation photo       watch his under tack video
Busan Mayor’s Cup Stakes video   

 

2018 OBS babies are busy

Adam Coglianese photo

John C. Oxley’s Catherinethegreat was hustled to the front at the start of the $150,000 Schuylervillle Stakes (G3) on Opening Day at Saratoga, led through a quarter in :21 3/5 and a half in :44 3/5, then drew away down the stretch to a 4-1/2 length victory in 1:09 4/5 for six furlongs. Fellow OBS graduate Congrats Gal (October ’17, April ’18) checked in third. It’s the second straight victory for the 2-year-old Florida-bred daughter of Uncaptured, who came into the race off a 10-1/4 length score at Gulfstream. Consigned by Turtle Pond Farm to the 2017 OBS October Open Sale of Yearlings, she was purchased for a sale topping $170,000. Now 3-2-1-0 for trainer Mark Casse, she has earned $136,300 to date.

Phoenix Thoroughbred III’s Lyrical Lady went right to the front in her debut in an $85,000, 5-1/2 furlong maiden special weight dash at Saratoga, shook loose turning for home and cruised to a 5-3/4 length victory. Fellow OBS graduate Winandyourin Gin (March ’18) checked in third.  The daughter of More Than Ready, trained by Steve Asmussen, picked up $46,750 for her effort. Consigned to the 2018 OBS March Sale by Ocala Stud, Agent, she turned in an Under Tack quarter in :20 3/5 before she was purchased for $625,000. watch her under tack video