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March Sale’s Under Tack Show begins Tuesday

The Under Tack Show for the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s expanded 2023 March Sale of Two-Year-Olds in Training begins Tuesday, March 14th.

There are now four sessions, with Hips 1 – 208 breezing the first day. Hips 209 – 416 will go Wednesday, March 15th, Hips 417 – 624 will work Thursday, March 16th and Hips 625 – 833 will breeze on Friday, March 17th. All four sessions begin at 8:00 a.m. Under Tack Show results are posted on the OBS website.

A total of 833 juveniles are cataloged for the three-day sale, now set for Monday March 20th 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.

The Under Tack Show will be streamed live via the OBS website at and via the TDN, DRF, Blood-Horse and Past The Wire websites. The workouts are recorded and can be viewed on the website, in their entirety or by individual hip number. They will also be available in the Video Room at the Sale grounds as well as several kiosks in the breezeway and covered walking ring. Walking videos and conformation photos may be available in addition to under tack videos for each horse. Visitors to Ocala will find the videos available for in-room viewing at The Courtyard by Marriott, Holiday Inn & Suites, Homewood Suites, Hampton Inn & Suites, Residence Inn and the Ocala Hilton, plus lounge viewing is available at the Hilton.

Online bidding will again be 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:

Since the beginning of 2018, March graduates continue to excel, winning 304 stakes races, a pace of more than a stakes win per week.  One hundred fifty-seven March grads won or placed 314 times in graded stakes including 97 graded victories.

The March sale has produced 35 equine millionaires. The active list includes New York-bred Bankit, ageless 9-year-old Drafted, multiple graded stakes winner Last Samurai and is headed by Koichi Nishikawa’s multiple grade one winning Japanese star Café Pharoah, third in the recent Saudi Cup (G1).

The four-time graded stakes winner, pictured on the catalog’s front cover, is a 6-year-old son of American Pharoah, consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, to the 2019 March Sale, and sold for $475,000 to Narvick International, Agent, after breezing an Under Tack quarter in :21 1/5. Trained by Noriyuki Hori, he has compiled an 14-7-0-1 career record and earned $5,414,646. watch his under tack video 

                Photos of active graded stakes winning March graduates Champions Dream, Eda, Speed Boat Beach and White Abarrio share the catalog’s back cover.

The latest star in the OBS March galaxy is NBS Stable and Elements Racing, LLC’s Danse Macabre, winner of the recent Herecomesthebride Stakes (G3) at Gulfstream Park.

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.

Under Tack Show and Sales results will be available on the OBS website, updated throughout each session of the March 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

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