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OBS Day of Racing entries taken Tuesday, November 19

Lookin to Strike wins the 2018 OBS Sprint Stakes (Tibor & Judit photography)

Entries for the 2019 OBS Day of Racing will be taken Tuesday, November 19th at the OBS office by racing secretary Jay Friedman and the racing office staff. They may be reached at (352) 237-2154.

The ten-race card will be run Tuesday, November 26th with first post time at 12:00 noon.

There are two non-wagering races for OBS graduates, restricted to 3-year-olds and upward which have gone through the ring at an OBS sale: the $125,000 OBS Sprint Stakes and $125,000 OBS Filly & Mare Sprint. Both races will be run at six furlongs. Free nominations closed November 12th but supplemental entries may be made at entry time. The condition book and lists of nominees and their past performances may be found on the OBS website at:

Eight pari-mutuel races will be drawn from the condition book which includes races for quarter horse maiden, allowance (NW2 or NW in 2019), and open allowance races at distances of 220, 330 and 440 yards, with purses up to $7,000. The condition book also includes races for 2-year-old thoroughbred maidens and maiden and starter allowance races for thoroughbreds 3-year-olds and up. All races for thoroughbreds will be run at six furlongs. The condition book for the pari-mutuel races may be found on the OBS website at:

To make entries or for more information regarding the 2019 OBS Day of Racing, please call (352) 237-2154.