The catalog for the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2021 October Sale is now available via the OBS website at obssales.com. The two-day sale is set for Tuesday and Wednesday, October 12th and 13th. Supplemental entries will be accepted until September 24th.
The Selected Yearling Sale begins on Tuesday, October 12th at 1:00 p.m. with Hip No.’s 1– 135 plus supplements. The Open Yearling Sale, with 364 horses cataloged as Hip No.’s 201 – 564 plus supplements, is set for Wednesday, October 13th and will begin at 11:00 a.m.
The sale will be streamed live via the OBS website as well as the DRF, TDN, BloodHorse and Pastthewire websites.
Long a source of top class racehorses, the October Yearling Sale annually showcases the offspring of up and coming stallions. Horse of the Year Gun Runner and champion Classic Empire have yearlings cataloged, as does multiple grade one stakes winner Practical Joke. Other sires with first crop runners include American Freedom, Connect, Gormley, Mohaymen and Valiant Minister.
The 2021 October Sale also features yearlings from a strong roster of freshman sires. Bolt d’Oro, Good Magic, Mendelsson and Army Mule are represented, as are Accelerate, Girvin, Oscar Performance and Tapwrit. The list also includes Always Dreaming, Awesome Slew, Bucchero, Cloud Computing, Collected, Good Samaritan, Mo Town, Mor Spirit, Sharp Azteca, Tunwoo and West Coast.
OBS graduates Goldencents and Kantharos head the roster of established sires, a group also including Frosted, Khozan, Laoban, Malibu Moon, More Than Ready, Munnings, Not This Time, Speightstown, Tiznow and Violence.
OBS will again offer Online Bidding during the October Sale. Buyers will be able to go to the OBS website and register to gain bidding approval, then access the OBS Bidding Screen with their credentials. For complete information on registration and online bidding please go to the OBS website: obs-online-bidding
The online catalog’s main page contains a link to a sortable master index providing searchable pedigree and consignor information as well as access to pedigree updates occurring since the catalog was printed.
The sortable master index has advanced search and filter capability and allows shortlist creation. A link to instructions for using these features can be found in the index header and a step by step tutorial is available in the index as well.
The iPad version of the catalog can be accessed via the equineline Sales Catalog App. The App allows users to download and view the catalog, receive updates and results, record notes and also provides innovative search, sort and rating capability. For more information and downloads go to: equineline.com/SalesCatalogApp/
Current information about OBS sales, consignors and graduates is now also available via social media sites Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. 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 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 email@example.com.
For more information regarding the October Sale or OBS website, please call (352) 237-2154.