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OBS Championship Day entries taken Tuesday January 19

Entries for the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s twenty seventh annual Day of Champions will be taken Tuesday, January 19th. The five-race card, held in conjunction with the OBS Winter Mixed Sale, will be run on Tuesday, January 26th 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 the four OBS races which are restricted to 3-year-olds which have gone through the ring at an OBS sale: 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, steward Richard Coyne and the racing office staff. They may be reached at (352) 237-2154.  Condition books are available at the OBS office or on the OBS website at

The races are run the day before the OBS Winter Mixed Sale, set for Wednesday and Thursday, January 27th and 28th.  The optional Under Tack Show for the Sale’s Horses of Racing Age section is scheduled for Monday, January 25th, 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.

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 are available on the OBS website 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

For more information regarding the Day of Champions, Winter Mixed Sale or OBS website, please call (352) 237-2154.