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OBS March Under Tack Show begins Wednesday

The Under Tack Show for the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2024 March Sale of Two-Year-Olds in Training begins Wednesday, March 6th.  

There are four sessions, with Hips 1 – 213 breezing the first day. Hips 214 – 426 will work Thursday, March 7th, Hips 427 – 639 will breeze on Friday, March 8th, with Hips 640 – 853 going to the track on Saturday, March 9th.  All four sessions begin at 8:00 a.m. Under Tack Show results are posted on the OBS website.

A total of 849 juveniles are cataloged for the three-day sale, including 41 two year olds for the complete dispersal of prominent breeding and racing Lothenbach Stables, Inc.

The sale is set for Tuesday March 12th through Thursday March 14th, with all sessions starting at 11:00 a.m. Hips 1 – 284 will sell Tuesday; Hips 285 – 568 on Wednesday and Hips 569 – 853 on Thursday.

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.

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:

White Abarrio (Benoit photo)

The March sale has a long history of producing graded stakes winners, millionaires and champions. Since the beginning of 2018, the sale’s graduates have accounted for 120 graded stakes victories, including 14 grade ones. That list is headed by the March Sale catalog’s cover boy iC2 Racing Stable LLC and La Milagrosa Stable LLC’s multi-millionaire 5-year-old White Abarrio. (Race Day – Catching Diamonds). A 2023 Horse of the Year finalist, he’s a three-time grade one stakes winner, taking the Florida Derby (G1) at three and the Whitney (G1) and Breeders’ Cup Classic (G1) at four and has compiled a 16-7-1-3 career record and earned $5,146,350.

Muth (Benoit photo)

Zedan Racing Stables’ Eclipse Award finalist Muth (Good Magic – Hoppa) got the year off to a fast start with a win in Santa Anita’s $200,000 San Vicente Stakes (G2) in January. A winner of the American Pharoah (G1) and second in the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile (G1) and Best Pal (G2) at two, the 3-year-old colt by Good Magic is now 5-3-2-0 for trainer Bob Baffert and has earned $716,600. Consigned to the 2023 OBS March Sale by Top Line Sales LLC, Agent, he was purchased by Donato Lanni, Agent, for a sale record equaling $2-million after turning in an Under Tack eighth in :9 3/5. watch his under tack videoMarch Sale walking video

March alumni Life’s an Audible and R Harper Rose both captured graded stakes in February at Gulfstream Park.

Repole Stable’s Life’s an Audible (Audible – Catkins), secondin the Herecomesthebride on this past Saturday, scored her first stakes win in Gulfstream’s $175,000 Sweetest Chant Stakes (G3) in February. The 3-year-old daughter of Audible was consigned by Britton Peak, Agent, to the 2023 OBS March Sale and sold for $200,000 after breezing an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5. Now 7-2-3-0 for trainer Todd Pletcher, she has earned $281,845. watch her under tack video          March Sale walking video

Averill Racing LLC and Two Eight Racing LLC’s R Harper Rose (Khozan – True Bliss) captured the $145,000 Forward Gal Stakes (G3) on the same card for her first graded stakes victory. The 3-year-old Florida-bred filly by Khozan, trained by Saffie Joseph, Jr., is now 5-4-1-0 with $344,025 in earnings. At the 2023 OBS March Sale, she breezed an Under Tack eighth in :9 4/5 before being purchased out of the GOP Racing Stable consignment for $60,000. watch her under tack video          March Sale walking video

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.