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Eda scores in Santa Anita’s Anoakia Stakes

OBS graduates posted pair of stakes wins at Santa Anita over the weekend.

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Baoma Corporation’s Eda sat just off the lead in the early going of Sunday’s $79,000 Anoakia Stakes, took command a quarter mile out and cruised from there to a 2-1/4 length victory, with fellow OBS graduate Benedict Canyon (April ’21) checking in third. It’s the first stakes win for the 2-year-old graded stakes placed daughter of Munnings, purchased for $550,000 out of the Eddie Woods consignment at the 2021 OBS March Sale after breezing an Under Tack eighth in :10 flat, Now 4-2-1-0 for trainer Bob Baffert, she has earned $130,000 to date. watch her under tack video     March Sale walking video

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CBYT, Saul Gevertz, Lynn Gitomer, Mike Goetz, Michael Nentwig and Daniel Weiner’s Neptune’s Storm pressed the pace in the $75,000 Lure Stakes on Saturday, took the lead a furlong from home and held off a late charge by fellow OBS graduate Order and Law (April ’18) to score by a neck. It’s the sixth stakes win for the 5-year-old multiple graded stakes winning gelding by Stormy Atlantic, trained by Peter Miller, now 24-8-4-6 with $981,865 in earnings. Consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, to the 2018 OBS April Sale, he was sold for $130,000 after breezing an Under Tack quarter in :21 1/5. watch his under tack video

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Andry G. Blanco’s Peter D led a 1-2-3 OBS sweep of Saturday’s $60,000 Journeyman Stud Juvenile Stakes at Gulfstream. The 2-year-old Florida-bred son of He’s Had Enough chased the leaders from the inside, swung out for the drive, took over past the eighth pole and scored by a length and a half over Mr Rum Runner (April ’21), with C My Meister (March ’21) settling for third. Trained by his owner, his first stakes victory leaves him with a 3-2-0-0 record and earnings of $51,444. Consigned by Nice and Easy Thoroughbreds to the 2021 OBS June Sale, he went through the ring after turning in an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5. watch his under tack video     June Sale walking video

Steve Landers Racing LLC’s He’smyhoneybadger scored his first stakes victory in Keeneland’s $150,000 Perryville Stakes on Saturday, relaxing off the pace, swinging wide into the lane, reaching the lead in deep stretch and winning by a head at the wire. The 3-year-old colt by Daredevil, who worked an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5 at the 2020 OBS March Sale, was purchased for $85,000 out of the Advanced Thoroughbreds consignment. Trained by Brad Cox, he’s 10-4-3-1 and has earned $321,824 to date. watch his under tack video      March Sale walking video