Live racing returns to the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company Tuesday, November 26th. Two sprint stakes for OBS sale graduates headline the day. Free nominations to both races close Tuesday, November 12, 2019. The position on the calendar provides horsemen a stakes opportunity before the kickoff of the Gulfstream Park Championship and the Tampa Bay Downs meets.
The OBS Sprint and the OBS Filly and Mare Sprint are for three years old and upward. Both stakes races will be run over six furlongs, each with a guaranteed purse of $125,000, restricted to OBS graduates. Entries will be taken on Tuesday, November 19th. Both races will be run as non-wagering events.
There is a fee of $1,250 to enter and $2,500 to start. All starters finishing fifth through last will earn $5,000. Supplementary nominations of $500 may be made at time of entry for those horses missing the free nomination deadline. Nomination forms and the condition book may be found in the OBS website at the following link:
2019 OBS Sprint Stakes
There will be pari-mutuel wagering available on eight races, featuring quarter horse races for two year olds as well as for three years old and upward at distances from 220 yards to 440 yards. Up to four thoroughbred maiden and starter allowance races may be used as substitute races. Purses range from $4,000 to $7,000 with all starters guaranteed a minimum of $200. The condition book may be found online:
November QH 2019 Condition Book
Complete information for the 2019 November OBS Day of Racing will be updated in the OBS website at obssales.com. For more information, please contact Jay Friedman at (352) 237-2154 or via email firstname.lastname@example.org.