Entries for the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s twenty sixth annual Day of Champions will be taken Tuesday, January 20th. The five-race card will be run on Tuesday, January 27th with first post at 1:00 p.m.
The first race is a $10,000 Allowance for Quarter Horses at four hundred forty yards, followed by four races restricted to 3-year-olds which have gone through an OBS sales ring: the six furlong $50,000 OBS Sprint for fillies, the six furlong $50,000 OBS Sprint for colts and geldings, the mile and a sixteenth $100,000 OBS Championship Stakes for fillies and the mile and a sixteenth $100,000 OBS Championship Stakes for colts and geldings.Entries will be taken at the OBS office by racing secretary Jay Friedman and his staff. He may be reached at (352) 237-2154. Condition books are available at the OBS office or in the OBS website at obssales.com.
The races are run the day before the OBS Winter Mixed Sale, set for Wednesday and Thursday, January 28th and 29th. The optional Under Tack Show for the Sale’s Horses of Racing Age section is scheduled for Monday, January 26th, beginning at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday’s Consignor Preferred session begins at 10:30 a.m. and will be followed by the Florida Thoroughbred Charities Live Auction of Stallion Seasons. Thursday’s Open Session also begins at 10:30 a.m. followed immediately by the Horses of Racing Age section.
As always, the Under Tack Show, Day of Champions and Winter Mixed Sale will all be streamed live via the OBS website and the Blood-Horse and DRF websites.