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One More Shot tops Winter Mixed Sale’s closing day

Hip No. 593, One More Shot, a 3-year-old chestnut colt by Trappe Shot consigned by Niall Brennan Stables, Agent, went to Jagger, Inc. for $145,000 to top the Horses of Racing Age section of the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2016 Winter Mixed Sale. An impressive eight length winner of his only start in December, he’s out of Orion’s Daughter, by Tactical Cat, a half sister to stakes winning graded stakes producer Cayman Sunset.

Hip No. 624, Giocouragement, a 3-year-old son of Gio Ponti consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, was sold to Castleton Lyons Farm for $75,000.  The  dark bay or brown colt, third in maiden special weight company in his debut on January 23rd,  is out of  Encouragement, by Bertrando, a half sister to graded stakes producer and grade one stakes winner Key Phrase.

For the Horses of Racing Age section, 61 horses grossed $987,700, compared with 71 selling for a total of $1,235,700 last year. The average was $16,192, compared to $17,404 a year ago, while the median jumped to $10,000 compared to $7,500 in 2015. The buyback percentage was 16.4%; it was 15.5% in 2015.

Hip No. 234, a yearling daughter of Scat Daddy consigned by Summerfield (Francis & Barbara Vanlangendonck), Agent, was sold to W.D. North TB’s LLC & Morris Bloodstock, Agent, for $105,000 to top the sale’s Open Session. The chestnut filly is out of graded stakes placed Perennial Song, by Songandaprayer.

W.D. North TB’s LLC & Morris Bloodstock, Agent also bought Hip No. 295, a Data Link chestnut yearling colt from Summerfield for $60,000. He’s out of Simsational, by Johannesburg, from the family of graded stakes winner Southern Tradition.

Hip No. 240, a yearling son of Currency Swap consigned by Woodford Thoroughbreds, Agent, was sold to Silver Oaks Farm for $57,000. The chestnut colt is out of Pimpinella, by Forest Danger, a half sister to stakes placed Ottawa Chief.

For the Open session, 165 horses sold for a total of $1,197,300 compared with 142 horses bringing $1,091,100 in 2015. The average price was $7,256 compared with $7,684 a year ago, while the median price was $4,000, identical to last year’s figure. The buyback percentage was 31.8%; it was 15.9% in 2015.

Next on the OBS agenda is the March Sale of Two-Year-Olds in Training, scheduled for March 15 – 16. The expanded format Under Tack Show is set for March 9 – 11, beginning each morning at 8:00 a.m.

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Sales results are 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

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