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June Sale Under Tack Show begins Wednesday

The Under Tack Show for the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2017 June Sale of Two-Year-Olds and Horses of Racing Age begins Wednesday, June 7th and continues through Saturday, June 10th.  All four sessions begin at 7:30 a.m.

Hip No.’s 1 – 200 will breeze on Wednesday, Hip No.’s 201 – 400 go on Thursday, Hip No.’s 401 – 600 will work on Friday, and Hip No.’s 601 – 769 will breeze on Saturday. The final session includes five older horses and 68 two-year-olds horses in the supplemental catalog, which can be viewed on the OBS website and via the equineline Sales Catalog iPad App. Printed supplemental catalogs are available at the sales grounds.

There are 755 two-year-olds and 12 older horses cataloged for the two-day sale, set for Tuesday June 13th and Wednesday, June 14th, with both sessions beginning at 10:30 a.m.

June graduates in the headlines recently include Rockingham Ranch’s Stormy Liberal, who scored his fourth straight stakes win in the $147,000 Daytona Stakes (G3) at Santa Anita on May 27th. It was the first graded stakes win for the 5-year-old son of Stormy Atlantic, who breezed an Under Tack eighth in :10 2/5 before he was purchased for $100,00 out of the Wavertree Stables consignment at the 2014 OBS June Sale. watch his under tack video His half brother by Majestic Warrior (Hip No. 461) is cataloged in the June Sale.

That same afternoon at Santa Anita, Holly and David Wilson’s Follow Me Crev was a fast closing second in the Gold Cup (G1). The 5-year-old son of Quality Road was third earlier in the year in the Santa Anita Handicap (G1) and second in the Californian Stakes (G2). He was purchased for $75,000 out of the All in Line Stables consignment at the 2014 June Sale after an Under Tack quarter in :21 3/5.  watch his under tack video

This past weekend, Ballybritt Stable LLC’s Dynatail captured the $200,000 Penn Oaks.  It’s the second stakes win for the 3-year-old daughter of Hightail, winner of the OBS Championship Stakes in January. She was consigned to the 2016 June Sale by Hoppel’s Horse & Cattle Co., Agent, and purchased by Ballybritt for $5,000 after turning in an Under Tack eighth in :10 4/5. watch her under tack video

As always, the sale and Under Tack Show will be streamed live via the OBS website at, and also via the Blood-Horse and DRF websites. The works will be available on DVD and on the OBS website, as well as in the video room adjacent to the Horsemen’s Lounge and at kiosks in the breezeway and covered walking ring areas.  In-room viewing is available at The Courtyard by Marriott, Holiday Inn, Homewood Suites, Hampton Inn & Suites, Residence Inn and the Ocala Hilton, plus lounge viewing is available at the Hilton.

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 frequently during each session of the June Sale.  In addition, the latest news regarding OBS graduates, Under Tack set lists, 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 June Sale or OBS website, please call (352) 237-2154.