The catalog for the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2016 Winter Mixed Sale is now available on the OBS website at http://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 main page also contains links to complete information regarding the Repository and updated Conditions of Sale, effective at the Winter Mixed Sale and all future OBS auctions.
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/
A total of 522 horses are cataloged for the Preferred and Open sessions of the Sale, scheduled to begin Wednesday, January 27th with Hip Numbers 1 – 230 selling in the Consignor Preferred session.
Hip Numbers 231 – 524 in the Open Session will be offered Thursday, January 28th followed immediately by the Horses of Racing Age section. There are 69 horses currently cataloged in this section with supplemental entries still being accepted. A separate supplemental Racing Age catalog will be available on the OBS website and in printed form at the sales grounds.
The optional Under Tack Show is scheduled for Monday, January 25th at 10:00 a.m.
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.
The OBS Championship Stakes races, run this year again in conjunction with the Winter Mixed Sale, are set for Tuesday, January 26th, with first post at 1:00 p.m.
There are 340 yearlings in the sale by a large and diverse group of sires. Medaglia d’Oro heads a roster of established stallions, a group that also includes Curlin, Scat Daddy, Uncle Mo, Into Mischief, Tale of the Cat, Stormy Atlantic, Congrats, Majesticperfection and Wildcat Heir.
Bodemeister heads the group of promising young sires with yearlings in the sale, a list that also includes Point of Entry, The Factor, Paynter, Take Charge Indy, Shanghai Bobby, Tapizar, To Honor and Serve, Violence as well as Florida-based, Treasure Beach (GB), Big Drama, Frist Dude, Soldat and Adios Charlie.
Broodmare buyers will find mares in foal to a strong group of promising stallions including Oxbow, Gemologist, Graydar, Twirling Candy, Morning Line, Overanalyze, Sidney’s Candy, Tizway, Data Link and Itsmyluckyday. Up and coming Florida-based Factum, Fort Larned, Rattlesnake Bridge, Uncaptured, Poseidon’s Warrior, Gone Astray, He’s Had Enough and Winslow Homer are also represented.
Proven sires Mineshaft, Munnings, Lookin At Lucky are also represented along with Florida-based Two Step Salsa, With Distinction and Kantharos.
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 Winter Mixed 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 email@example.com.
For more information regarding the Winter Mixed Sale or OBS website, please call (352) 237-2154.