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City of Light colt quickest at fourth OBS June Under Tack session

Tibor Szlavik photo

Although the horses encountered increasing headwinds throughout the fourth Under Tack session of the 2023 OBS June Sale of Two Year Olds in Training and Horses of Racing Age, Hip No. 570, a son of City of Light consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, breezed an eighth in :9 4/5, the day’s fastest work at the distance. The bay colt is a half brother to graded stakes placed stakes winner Jessica Krupnick out of Wear Red, by Henny Hughes, a half sister to grade one stakes winner Eskendereya. breeze video   walking video


Two youngsters shared honors for the fastest quarter, stopping the timer in :21 flat.

  • Hip No. 588, a chestnut colt by First Samurai consigned by Omar Ramirez Bloodstock, Agent, is out of Woodsboro, by Congrats, from the family of graded stakes winner La Rosa. breeze video
  • Hip No. 703, a dark bay or brown filly by Violence consigned by A. G. Sales, is a half brother to graded stakes winning OBS graduate No Problem out of Brief Tears, by Orientate, a half sister to graded stakes winner Eaton’s Gift. breeze video walking video

Two horses turned in quarters in :21 1/5.

  • Hip No. 571, a chestnut colt by Midshipman consigned by McKathan Bros. Sales, Agent, is a half brother to stakes placed Weekend Rags out of Weekend, by Henny Hughes, from the family of grade one stakes winner Winchester. breeze video
  • Hip No. 610, consigned by Top Line Sales LLC, Agent, is bay colt by Demarchelier (GB) out of stakes placed Aesculus, by Horse Chestnut (SAF), a half sister to champion Plantagenet. breeze video

There were five quarters timed in :21 2/5.

  • Hip No. 581, a chestnut filly by Munnings consigned by Omar Ramirez Bloodstock, Agent, is out of Wild Summer, by Unbridled’s Song, a full sister to graded stakes winners Misconnect and Winslow Homer. breeze video
  • Hip No. 597, a dark bay or brown colt by Awesome Slew consigned by Hawk’s Rest LLC is a half brother to graded stakes winning OBS graduate Yes I Am Free out of Yes It’s Valid, by Yes It’s True, a daughter of stakes winner Valid Forbes. breeze video
  • Hip No. 641, Viuda Negra, a dark bay or brown filly by Outwork consigned by Victory table, is a half sister to graded stakes winning 2022 OBS graduate Webslinger out of Arana, by Hard Spun. breeze video  walking video
  • Hip No. 688, consigned by Silvestre Chavez Thoroughbreds, Agent, is a bay colt by Oscar Performance out of Blue Collar, by Majestic Warrior, a half sister to stakes placed Flat Lucky from the family of graded stakes winner Kingdom City. breeze video
  • Hip No. 698, Satana, a dark bay or brown colt by Not This Time consigned by Ocala Stud, is out of Bosserette, by Street Boss, a half sister to stakes winner Meditations. breeze video  walking video

Eleven horses breezed an eighth in :10 flat.

  • Hip 543, a dark bay or brown filly by Fast Anna out of Uno Royale by Macho Uno, is consigned by Dynasty Thoroughbreds. breeze video   walking video
  • Hip 605, a chestnut colt by OBS graduate Kantharos out of A Change of Heart by Unbridled’s Song, is consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent. breeze video   walking video
  • Hip 620, a bay filly by champion OBS graduate Mitole out of Almighty Miracle by Goldencents, is consigned by Grassroots Training & Sales LLC. breeze video
  • Hip 626, a bay colt by Leofric out of Ameliaswildkitty by Cowtown Cat, is consigned by King of Kings, Agent. breeze video   walking video
  • Hip 629, a dark bay or brown colt by Dialed In out of American Valor by Forestry, is consigned by Off the Hook LLC, Agent. breeze video
  • Hip 644, a bay filly by Coal Front out of Aruban Truth by Yes It’s True, is consigned by Blue River Bloodstock, Inc., Agent. breeze video   walking video
  • Hip 647, a bay colt by Maximus Mischief out of Atlantic Zip by Stormy Atlantic, is consigned by GOP Racing Stable Corp., Agent. breeze video   walking video
  • Hip 654, a bay colt by The Factor out of Azimuth by City Zip, is consigned by Omar Ramirez Bloodstock, Agent. breeze video
  • Hip 677, a bay filly by Bayern out of Big Release by Mr. Big, is consigned by Woodside Ranch, Agent. breeze video   walking video
  • Hip 682, a bay filly by Unified out of Black Escort by Southern Halo, is consigned by Ordonez Thoroughbreds, Agent. breeze video
  • Hip 715, a bay filly by Army Mule out of Calina by Compadre, is consigned by RiceHorse Stable (Brandon & Ali Rice). breeze video walking video

The Under Tack Show continues Friday morning at 7:30 a.m. with Hip No.’s 721 – 900 scheduled to breeze, streamed live via the OBS website at, and also via the Blood-Horse, DRF, TDN and Past The Wire websites.

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