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OBS March graduates provide early returns at the races

A pair of 2019 OBS March graduates provided early returns at the races this past week.

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Karl & Cathi Glassman’s Absolute Grit moved on the turn to reach contention turning for home in his debut in a 4-1/2 furlong $65,000 Maiden Special Weight dash at Gulfstream on Friday, then came running late and edged away to score by half a length. The 2-year-old Florida-bred colt by Kantharos, trained by Eddie Plesa, Jr., earned $43,000 for 51.69 seconds of work. Consigned by his breeder Ocala Stud, he was purchased for $300,000 after turning in an Under Tack quarter in :20 4/5.  watch his under tack video

Breeze Easy LLC’s Anna’s Fast also won at first asking, taking the lead at the start in a 4-1/2 furlong 460,000 Maiden Special Weight test on Wednesday at Keeneland and never looking back, romping to an effortless 5-1/2 length victory. The 2-year-old daughter of Fast Anna was purchased for $470,000 out of the de Meric Sales consignment after breezing an eighth in :9 4/5 at the Under Tack Show. Trained by Wesley Ward, she picked up a check for $36,000. watch her under tack video