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Freedom Speaks fastest at OBS Winter Mixed Sale Under Tack Show; Sale begins

Freedom Speaks, hip 253 in the 2022 OBS Winter Mixed Sale turned in the fastest 3/8 mile workout at the January 24 Under Tack show in a record 31 2/5. Consigned by Best A Luck Farm as agent, the newly minted 3yo filly by American Freedom out of the Macho Uno mare Wicked Speed, a half-sister to Horse of the Year Fatal Bullet.


  • Sonic Thrust, hip 268, turned in a breeze in 31 4/5. Consigned by Grassroots Training & Sales, the Twirling Candy colt is a half-brother to multiple stakes-placed Brimstone Island and out of the Broad Brush mare Broad Sound, who is out of Grade 2 Black-Eyed Susan winner Miss Legality.


  • Not Mercy, hip 300, went in 32 flat. The filly by Laoban is out of the winning Sea of Secrets mare Mercy’s Delight and from the family of European Champion Rose Bowl. He is consigned by Coastal Equine (Jesse Hoppel) as agent.


  • Calculated, cataloged as hip 278, breezed in 32 1/5. The Klimt colt is out of the Grade 3 Stakes placed Hennessy mare Dos Lunas also from the Grassroots Training & Sales consignment.


  • Aggrandize, Hip 358, also worked in 32 1/5. The son of Exaggerator is out of the Orb mare Sightseeing Sis, a daughter of Grade 1 Stakes placed Resort. He is consigned by Journeyman Bloodstock Services (Brent & Crystal Fernung) as agent.


  • Four horses stopped the clock in 32 2/5:
  • Hip 258, a filly by Jimmy Creed out of Zaza by Midnight Lute is consigned by Coastal Equine (Jesse Hoppel) as agent and is from the family of Grade 2 Stakes winner Indian Firewater.
  • Hip 265, a daughter of Astern (AUS) out of Belle Amidst by Bellamy Road, a half-sister to Grade 3 Stakes winner Atoned is consigned by Julie Davies as agent.
  • Hip 273 is a gelding by Street Sense also from the Coastal Equine (Jesse Hoppel) consignment out of the stakes-placed Exchange Rate mare, Corsage.
  • Hip 314 is a Runhappy filly from the James Layden consignment out of the stakes-placed Ghostzapper mare Puzzling, herself a half-sister to Grade 1 Stakes winner Dancing Forever.


There are a number of horses cataloged in the Horses of Racing Age session that have ran since the catalog, the highlight of which is Stakes-placed Fifth Anniversary who won to debut her 2022 campaign setting a new course record in her January 19 start at Gulfstream. Cataloged as Hip 349 at the OBS Winter Mixed Sale, the filly by Runhappy is from the family of multiple Grade 1 Stakes winner and Triple Crown sire Pioneerof the Nile. She is out of the Hard Spun mare My Lady Lauren and is consigned by Stuart Morris as agent. Watch her race here.


Watch the Under Tack videos on our online catalog here:

They are also available in the Video Room as well as several kiosks in the breezeway and covered walking ring.


The sale begins Tuesday, January 25 at 11am with hips 1-206 cataloged in the Preferred session. Horses of Racing Age sell immediately after, cataloged as hips 251-365.

The Open session will take place Wednesday, January 26 at 11am with hips 401-649.