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March Sale begins Monday

OBS March graduate Cafe Pharoah (JRA photo)

The 2023 OBS March Sale of Two Year Olds in Training begins Monday March 20th. There are 833 juveniles cataloged for the three-day sale, continuing through Wednesday, March 22nd, with all sessions starting at 11:00 a.m. Hips 1 – 278 will sell Monday; Hips 279 – 556 on Tuesday and Hips 557 – 833 on Wednesday.

There are 164 stallions with offspring in the sale, headed by OBS March graduate and leading sire Into Mischief,  represented by 12 youngsters, The roster also includes the rest of North America’s 2022 Top Ten leaders: Curlin, Gun Runner, Uncle Mo, Tapit, Munnings, Not This Time, Speightstown, Quality Road and Constitution.

The stallion roster also includes the top ten Freshman Sires of 2022: Bolt d’Oro, Good Magic, Army Mule, Justify, Girvin, OBS April and August grad Sharp Azteca, Mendelssohn, Mo Town, Oscar Performance and City of Light.

It also includes 2023’s promising first crop Two Year Old sires: Omaha Beach, Audible, champion OBS April graduate Mitole, Vino Rosso, Catalina Cruiser, Catholic Boy, Maximus Mischief, Flameaway, Preservationist and OBS August graduate World of Trouble.


At the Under Tack Show, two horses shared honors for the fastest eighth, clocked in :9 3/5.

  • Hip No. 546, is a son of Good Magic consigned by Top Line Sales LLC, Agent. The bay colt is out of Hoppa, by Uncle Mo, from the family of graded stakes winner Wandering Star. breeze video
  • Hip No. 654, is a son of Not This Time consigned by GOP Racing Stable Corp., Agent. The chestnut colt is a half brother to stakes placed Bridgette Bordeaux, out of stakes winner Meadow Bride, by Runaway Groom. breeze video    walking video


There were two quarters in :20 3/5

  • Hip No. 406, a son of Bucchero consigned by Tom McCrocklin, Agent, The chestnut colt is a half brother to stakes winning OBS graduate My Sassenach out of Cynthia’s Fury, by Utopia (JPN).  breeze video  walking video
  • Hip No. 631, a daughter by Enticed, consigned by Omar Ramirez Bloodstock, Agent, the gray or roan filly is a half sister to stakes placed J C’s a Legend out of Love’s Illusion, by Tapit, a daughter of graded stakes winner Love Match. breeze video   walking video


The following are significant March Sale catalog updates.

  • Hip 38, by Bee Jersey, is half sister to newly graded stakes placed Shirl’s Bee, second in the recent Nakheel U.A.E. Two Thousand Guineas (G3).
  • Hip 76 by Union Rags, is from the family of Karakatsie, second in the recent Honey Ryder (G3) at Gulfstream.
  • Hip 200, a filly by Union Rags, is a half sister to OBS graduate Skinner, third in Santa Anita’s San Felipe S. (G2).
  • Hip 232 a colt by Goldencents is a half brother to Reincarnate, winner of Santa Anita’s Sham Stakes (G3) and third in the Rebel S. (G2).
  • Hip 351 a filly by Enticed, is a half sister to recently stakes placed Itzel.
  • Hip 523, a filly by Air Force Blue, is a half sister to Dorth Vader, winner of Gulfstream’s Davona Dale S. (G2).
  • Hip 649, a filly by The Big Beast, is a half sister to OBS graduate R Adios Jersey, third in Gulfstream’s recent Hurricane Bertie S. (G3).
  • Hip 706 a filly by Classic Empire, is from the family of Palos Verdes S. (G3) winner
  • Hip 753, a filly by Mitole is from the family OBS graduate Freedom Flyer, winner of the recent Wishing Well Stakes at Santa Anita.
  • Hip 786 a filly by Girvin, is a half sister to graded stakes placed Giroovin, second in the Mine That Bird Derby.
  • Hip 806 a colt by Justify, is a half brother to OBS graduate Freedom Flyer, winner of the recent Wishing Well Stakes at Santa Anita.


Sales results will be posted on the OBS website at and can be viewed on kiosks in the breezeway and in the Video Room adjacent to the Horsemen’s Lounge. In-room viewing is available at The Courtyard by Marriott, Homewood Suites, Hampton Inn & Suites, Residence Inn and the Ocala Hilton, plus lounge viewing is available at the Hilton.

Online bidding is available. Bidders must register in advance. For more information, please go to the OBS website at: online bidding information.

The catalog can be viewed via the OBS website at The website’s searchable and sortable master index provides links to under tack videos, pedigree and consignor information and pedigree updates occurring since the catalog was printed. It has also been updated to allow shortlist creation. A link to instructions 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 entire catalog is available via the equineline Sales Catalog app. The app allows users to download and view the catalog, record notes and also provides innovative search, sort and rating capability. For information and downloads visit:

Current information about OBS sales, consignors and graduates is now also available via social media sites Facebook and Twitter. A link on the homepage directs users to either site. E-mail should be addressed to

For more information regarding the March Sale or OBS website, please call (352) 237-2154.