The catalog for the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2014 Fall Mixed Sale is now available on the OBS website at http://obssales.com. The sortable master index provides searchable pedigree and consignor information as well as access to pedigree updates occurring since the catalog was printed.
The iPad version of the catalog will be 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/
For the first time, the Fall Mixed Sale includes a Horses of Racing Age section, with entries closing Monday, September 22nd. A catalog for this section will be available on the OBS website, in printed form at the sales grounds and via the equineline Sales Catalog App. An optional Under Tack Show is scheduled for Monday, October 13th at 10:00 a.m.
A total of 468 horses have been cataloged for the Mixed Sale, scheduled to begin on Tuesday, October 14th with Hip Numbers 1- 238 selling in the Consignor Preferred session.
Hip Numbers 239 – 470 in the Open Session will be offered on Wednesday, October 15th followed immediately by the Horses of Racing Age section.
Both sessions begin at 10:30 a.m. As always, the sale and Under Tack Show will be streamed live via the OBS website and the Blood-Horse and DRF websites.
There are 210 weanlings in the sale by a large and diverse group of sires. Curlin heads the roster of established stallions, a group that also includes Bellamy Road, Into Mischief, Lookin At Lucky, Quality Road, Super Saver, Tiz Wonderful and Warrior’s Reward, as well as Florida-based Awesome of Course, High Cotton, Kantharos, Two Step Salsa and Wildcat Heir.
Graded stakes winners Astrology, Gemologist and Stay Thirsty headline the sale’s list of first crop weanling sires, which also includes Florida-based Biondetti and Overdriven.
Uncle Mo heads an impressive roster of second crop weanling sires, including Cape Blanco (IRE), Drosselmeyer and Sidney’s Candy, as well as Florida-based Big Drama, First Dude and Gone Astray.
Broodmare buyers will find mares in foal to a strong group of proven stallions including Colonel John, Congrats, Majestic Warrior, Scat Daddy, Tale of the Cat and Lucky Pulpit, sire of Derby and Preakness winner California Chrome. The sale also features mares in foal to a sharp group of first year sires including Bodemeister, Flat Out, Overanalyze and Take Charge Indy, as well as Florida-based Prospective, Rattlesnake Bridge, Soldat, Treasure Beach (GB) and Winslow Homer.
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.