October Supplemental Catalog now online

Ocala, Fl. – The Supplemental Catalog for the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2023 October Yearling Sale is now available via the OBS website at obssales.com and in printed form at the OBS sales grounds. Thirty-seven horses have been supplemented; in all 713 horses will be sold.

There are two sessions, set for Tuesday, October 10th and Wednesday, October 11th. Hip No.’s 1 – 338 plus supplements 339 – 359 will be offered on Tuesday and Hip No’s 401 – 739 plus supplements 740 – 755 will be sold on Wednesday.  Both sessions will begin at 10:00 a.m.

OBS again offers Online Bidding during the October Sale. Buyers will be able to go to the OBS website and register to gain bidding approval, then access the OBS Bidding Screen with their credentials. For complete information on registration and online bidding please go to the OBS website: obs-online-bidding

The supplemental catalog adds substantial sire power to the sale. Flatter,  Liam’s Map and Munnings are represented, as are Nyquist, Oscar Performance, Quality Road, Spun to Run, Thousand Words and Win Win Win.

This group joins the outstanding roster of sires in the original catalog, headed by Audible, Bernardini, Bolt d’Oro, Bucchero and Candy Ride (ARG).  The list also includes Catalina Cruiser, City of Light, Complexity, Curlin’s Honor, Game Winner, Girvin, Global Campaign, Good Magic, Gunnevera, Hard Spun, Honest Mischief, Improbable, Instagrand, Instilled Regard, Kantharos, Khozan, Maximum Security, McKinzie, Mendelssohn, Not This Time, Omaha Beach, Practical Joke, Tiz the Law, Union Rags, Vekoma, Vino Rosso, Volatile and War of Will.

The Sale will be streamed live via the OBS website as well as the DRF, TDN, Blood Horse and Pastthewire websites.

The online catalog’s main page contains a link to a sortable master index providing searchable pedigree and consignor information as well as access to pedigree updates occurring since the catalog was printed.

The sortable master index has advanced search and filter capability and allows shortlist creation. A link to instructions for using these features 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 catalog can be accessed via the equineline Sales Catalog App. The App allows users to download and view the catalog, receive updates and results, record notes and also provides innovative search, sort and rating capability. For more information and downloads go to: equineline.com/SalesCatalogApp/

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.

Sales results will be available on the OBS website, updated frequently during each session of the 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 obs@obssales.com.

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

Lady Radler captures Churchill’s Dogwood Stakes

Mellon Patch, Inc.’s Lady Radler (Kantharos – Sally Bowles (SAF) saved ground in the early going of the $299,750 Dogwood Stakes (G3) on Saturday night at Churchill Downs, came off the rail on the turn, charged to the lead a furlong from home and drew off to a 2-3/4 length victory. It’s the first graded stakes win for the 4-year-old filly by Kantharos, purchased for $37,000 out of the Eddie Woods consignment at the 2022 OBS March Sale after breezing an eighth in :10 2/5 at the Under Tack Show. Trained by Michael B. Campbell, she has earned $371,200 and compiled a 10-5-2-1 career record to date.  watch her under tack video   March Sale walking video

Ernest C. Frohboese’s Chi Chi (Audible – Simply Confection) was a maiden going into Sunday’s $50,000 E. L. Gaylord Memorial Stakes at Remington Park and a stakes winner at the finish, coming from just off the pace, chasing down the leaders in the lane and scoring by a length and a quarter. The 2-year-old Florida-bred daughter of Audible, consigned by Stuart Morris, Agent, to the 2022 OBS Winter Mixed Sale, is now 3-1-0-0 for trainer Herman Wilensky, and has earned $36,560.

Saudi Crown scores in the Pennsylvania Derby

OBS graduates scored a pair of graded stakes wins at Parx Racing on Saturday.

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FMQ Stables’ Saudi Crown (Always Dreaming – New Narration) stamped himself a major player in the 3-year-old division, going right to the front in the $1,000,000 Pennsylvania Derby (G1), opening daylight in the stretch and holding off a late run to score by half a length. OBS June Sale graduate Il Miracolo (Gun Runner – Tapit’s World) checked in third. After a pair of near misses in graded stakes company, it’s the first stakes win for the lightly raced 3-year-old colt by Always Dreaming, trained by Brad Cox, now 5-3-2-0 with $817,085 earnings. Consigned by Top Line Sales LLC, Agent, to the 2022 OBS Spring Sale, he was sold for $240,000 after turning in an Under Tack eighth in :10 flat. watch his under tack video   Spring Sale walking video

Matt Kwiatkowski, Jason Kaylor and Roger D. Browning’s Nobody Listens (Conveyance – Royalesque) took the lead just after the start of the $250,000 Turf Monster Stakes (G3), turned for home in front and waved goodbye from there, drawing away to a three length victory. It’s the fourth straight wins and fifth stakes victory for the the for the 5-year-old son of Conveyance, purchased for $40,000 out of the Southern Chase Farm consignment at the 2020 OBS Spring Sale after breezing an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5. Trained by Tim Eggleston, he’s now 26-14-7-1 and has earned $704,230.  watch his under tack video   Spring Sale walking video

Accomplished Girl, Midnight Stroll one-two in the Presque Isle Downs Masters Stakes

Gentry Farms’ (A. P. Gentry) Accomplished Girl (Street Boss – Dazzle) took the lead at the start of Monday’s $300,000 Presque Isle Downs Masters Stakes (G2), set the pace, then held off a late charge by fellow OBS graduate Midnight Stroll (Not This Time – Midnight Magic) (January ’20, October ’20) and scored by three quarters of a length. It’s the first stakes victory for the 3-year-old daughter of Street Boss, purchased for $275,000 out of the Grassroots Training & Sales consignment at the 2022 OBS Spring Sale after speeding an eighth in :9 3/5 at the Under Tack Show. Trained by Saffie A. Joseph, Jr., she’s now 6-3-1-0 and has earned $286,225.  Spring Sale walking video      watch her under tack video

Accidental Hero scores in Hastings’ British Columbia Derby

WYN Racing Stables Corp.’s Accidental Hero (Mo Town – Pardonmecomingthru) posted his first stakes victory in the $125,000 British Columbia Derby (G3) at Hastings Park on Saturday, tracking the leaders early, going to the front on the turn and battling gamely to the wire and scoring by a head. The 3-year-old colt by Motown was sold by Gene Recio, Agent, at the 2022 OBS March Sale after turning in an eighth in :10 1/5 at the Under Tack Show. Now 13-3-4-3 for trainer Larry Grieve, he has earned $150,834 to date. watch his under tack video   March Sale walking video

Three Diamonds Farm’s Cross Border (English Channel – Empress Josephine) relaxed in the early going of Saturday’s $200,450 Cape Henlopen Stakes at Delaware Park, swung outside for the drive, took charge at the sixteenth pole and won going away by 2-1/2 lengths. It’s the fifth stakes win for the remarkable multiple graded stakes winning 9-year-old son of English Channel, who embarked on a second career over fences at the age of eight and broke his maiden at Aiken this past March. Trained by Mike Maker, he has compiled a 52-13-8-7 career record has earned $1,333,258. He was consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, to the 2016 OBS June Sale, and was sold for $10,000 after breezing a quarter in :22 2/5 at the Under Tack Show. watch his under tack video

Carson’s Run wins Woodbine’s Summer Stakes

West Point Thoroughbreds and Steven Bouchey’s Carson’s Run (Cupid – Hot N Hectic) is a grade one stakes winner with a berth in the gate at the upcoming Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf (G1) at Santa Anita after a 2-1/4 length victory in the $522,500 Summer Stakes (G1) at Woodbine. Trailing going to the turn, the 2-year-old colt by Cupid circled the field to reach contention turning for home, took command on the far outside a furlong out and drew away from there. Fellow OBS Spring graduate Go With Gusto (Medaglia d’Oro – Itsagiantcauseway) rallied wide for third. Second last time out in Saratoga’s With Anticipation Stakes (G3), Carson’s Run is now 3-2-1-0 for trainer Christophe Clement and has earned $314,529. At the 2023 OBS Spring Sale, he turned in an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5 and was purchased for $170,000 out of the Randy Mills consignment. watch his under tack video   Spring Sale walking video

October Sale grad Vote No takes the Juvenile Turf Stakes at Kentucky Downs

Joseph P. Morey, Jr.’s Vote No (Divisidero – Sistas Ready) is two for and a stakes winner after a three-quarter length victory in the $500,000 Juvenile Turf Stakes on Wednesday at Kentucky Downs. Turning for home in contention, he sustained his run down the stretch, caught the leaders in the final yards and ran by for an emphatic victory. He’s a two-time OBS graduate, sold by KP Sales at the 2022 October Yearling Sale and then purchased for $50,000 out of the de Meric Sales consignment at the 2023 June Sale after breezing an Under Tack eighth in :10 2/5. The first stakes winner for his sire, he’s trained by William E. Morey and has earned $316,800. watch his under tack video     June Sale walking video

October Yearling Sale catalog now online

The catalog for the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2023 October Yearling Sale is now available via the OBS website at obssales.com. The two-day sale is set for Tuesday and Wednesday, October 10th and 11th. Supplemental entries will be accepted until September 26th.

There are 676 horses cataloged in two Open sessions. The sale begins on Tuesday, October 10th with Hip No.’s 1– 338 plus supplements offered for sale. Hip No.’s 401 plus supplements will be sold on Wednesday, October 11th. Both sessions will begin at 10:00 a.m.

Supplements will be sold at the conclusion of each session cataloged in order of the starting letter of the dam’s name. Names beginning with T through Is will be added to the end of the first session starting with Hip No. 339; names beginning with It through S will be added to the conclusion of second session beginning with Hip No. 740.

The sale will be streamed live via the OBS website as well as the DRF, TDN, BloodHorse and Pastthewire websites.

The catalog cover reflects the recent success of OBS October graduates.

The cover girl is R.A.Hill/Swinbank/Black Ridge/Black Type’s Crimson Advocate, winner of Ascot’s Queen Mary Stakes (G2) this spring. The 2-year-old filly by Nyquist earned the trip to Ascot by winning Gulfstream’s Royal Palm Juvenile Fillies Stakes in May. Purchased for $100,000 out of the Beth Bayer consignment at the 2022 October Yearling Sale, she’s now 3-2-0-1 with earnings of $138,047 for trainer George Weaver. Selected Yearling Sale walking video     Queen Mary Stakes video

The back cover features photos of four recent major October Sale stakes winners.

Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners’s Speaking Scout, winner of the Hollywood Derby (G1) at three, has compiled a 20-4-4-2 career record and earned $660,643, competing in fifteen black type events from two to five. Trained by Graham Motion, the 5-year-old son of Mr Speaker was purchased for $3,000 out of the Bobby Jones Equine consignment at the 2020 October Sale.  October Sale walking video

Little Red Feather Racing’s Elm Drive has been a steady high-class performer since she was purchased out of the Summerfield consignment at the 2020 October Yearling Sale, then resold at OBS March by Paul Sharp. The now 4-year-old daughter of Mohaymen has won or placed five times in graded stakes, taking the Sorrento Stakes (G2) at two and Monrovia Stakes (G3) at four. Trained by Phil D’Amato, she’s now 12-5-0-3 and has earned $480,140.

Flurry Racing Stables LLC and Hoffman Family Racing, LLC’s graded stakes winner Key of Life captured Keeneland’s Beaumont Stakes (G2) this spring. A three-time stakes winner, the 3-year-old daughter of Mo Town is also a two-time OBS graduate, sold by K P Sales, Agent, at the 2021 October Sale then resold by Top Line Sales at the 2022 April Sale.  Trained by Brad Cox, she has compiled an 9-5-0-3 career record and earned $637,775.   Selected Yearling Sale walking video

H & E Ranch, Inc.’s Desert Dawn has won or placed in eight graded stakes, highlighted by a victory in the Santa Anita Oaks (G2) at three.  Also trained by Phil D’Amato, the now 4-year-old daughter of Cupid sports a 15-2-3-5 career record and has earned $776,525. Consigned by Summerfield (Francis & Barbara Vanlangendonck), Agent for H & E Ranch, she went through the ring at the 2020 OBS October Selected Yearling Sale. October Sale walking video

OBS again offers Online Bidding during the October Sale. Buyers will be able to go to the OBS website and register to gain bidding approval, then access the OBS Bidding Screen with their credentials. For complete information on registration and online bidding please go to the OBS website: obs-online-bidding

The online catalog’s main page contains a link to a sortable master index providing searchable pedigree and consignor information as well as access to pedigree updates occurring since the catalog was printed.

The sortable master index has advanced search and filter capability and allows shortlist creation. A link to instructions for using these features 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 catalog can be accessed via the equineline Sales Catalog App. The App allows users to download and view the catalog, receive updates and results, record notes and also provides innovative search, sort and rating capability. For more information and downloads go to: equineline.com/SalesCatalogApp/

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

Sales results will be available on the OBS website, updated frequently during each session of the 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 obs@obssales.com.

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

 

Bay Storm wins the Ladies Turf Stakes at Kentucky Downs

Bridlewood Farm’s Bay Storm (Kantharos – Stormy Regatta) set the pace in the $900,000 Ladies Turf Stakes (G2) on Saturday at Kentucky Downs, refused to yield when challenged, and best by a neck at the wire. It’s the fourth stakes victory for the 5-year-old daughter of Kantharos, trained by Jonathan Thomas, now 17-6-6-3 and the newest OBS millionaire with $1,313,315 in earnings. At the 2020 OBS Spring Sale, she was purchased for $400,000 out of the Woodford Thoroughbreds consignment after breezing an Under Tack quarter in :20 4/5.  watch her under tack video     Spring Sale walking video

Bregman Family Racing LLC and WEBD, LLC’s No Nay Mets (IRE) (No Nay Never – Etoile) led from start to finish and won Saturday’s $125,000 Rosie’s Stakes by 3-1/4 lengths. That’s three stakes victories from four starts for the 2-year-old colt by No Nay Never, consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, to the 2023 OBS Spring Sale, where he went through the ring after turning in an Under Tack quarter in :20 4/5. Now 4-3-0-0 for trainer George Weaver, he has earned$183,000. watch his under tack video   Spring Sale walking video

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Leon King Stable Corp.’s Bentornato (Valiant Minister – Her Special Way) is three for three with two stakes victories after a 7-1/2 length romp in Gulfstream’s $100,000 FTBOA Florida Sire Dr. Fager Stakes on Saturday.  OBS January ’22 graduates Dickens (Adios Charlie – Malibu Melody) and Jive (St Patrick’s Day – Skylarbdancing) were second and third. A two-time OBS graduate, Bentornato was sold by Stuart Morris at the October Yearling Sale then purchased for $170,000 out of the Golden Rock Thoroughbreds consignment at the 2023 March Sale. Trained by Jose Francisco D’Angelo, the 2-year-old Florida-bred colt has earned $158,830.  watch his under tack video   October Sale walking video

Cathy Rycroft, Kelly Rycroft, Dennis Dale, Tabitha Perry and Sheryl Benson’s Big Union (Union Rags – Cuttyhunk) came from off the pace, slipped through on the rail and was up in the final yards to take Saturday’s $50,000 S. W. Randall Plate Handicap at Hastings Racecourse by a head. It’s the second stakes win for the 5-year-old son of Union Rags, trained by Nicole Rycroft, who has compiled a 21-7-4-3 career record and earned $175,840. Consigned by Pike Racing, Agent, to the 2020 OBS March Sale, he was sold for $260,000 after turning in an Under Tack eighth in :10 flat. watch his under tack video

Du Jour wins the Del Mar Mile Stakes

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Natalie J. Baffert and Debbie Lanni’s Du Jour (Temple City – Guiltless) relaxed off the pace in the early going of Saturday’s $310,500 Del Mar Mile Stakes (G2), came out turning for home, caught the leaders a furlong out and drew away to win by 2-1/4 lengths. It’s the second graded stakes victory for the 5-year-old son of Temple City, trained by Bob Baffert, now 15-5-3-2 with $918,220 in earnings. After turning in an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5 at the 2020 OBS Spring Sale, he was purchased for $280,000 by Donato Lanni, Agent.   Spring Sale walking video      watch his under tack video

 

Petal Power Racing Stable’s Big Data (Cloud Computing – Moxie) stepped into stakes company for the first time in Saturday’s 200,000 Super Derby at Louisiana Downs. Three-wide early, the 3-year-old colt by Cloud Computing closed with a rush down the stretch and got up to score by three quarters of a length. Consigned to the 2022 OBS Spring Sale by Off the Hook, Agent, he went through the ring after turning in an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5. Trained by Michael Lerman, he has compiled an 8-3-4-0 record and earned $213,680. watch his under tack video   Spring Sale walking video

Graham Grace Stable’s Harlan Estate (Kantharos – Archerette) circled horses the turn to reach contention in Thursday’s $500,000 Tapit Stakes at Kentucky Downs, found room inside to take the lead at the eighth pole and eased away to win by a length and a quarter. It’s the first stakes win for the 5-year-old graded stakes placed gelding by Kantharos, trained by D. Whitworth Beckman, now 24-5-6-1 with $547,618 in earnings. At the 2020 OBS March Sale, he breezed an eighth :10 1/5 and was purchased for $90,000 out of the de Meric Sales consignment. watch his under tack video    March Sale walking video

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MyRacehorse and Spendthrift Farm LLC’s Micro Share (Upstart – Who’sbeeninmybed) saved ground early in the $130,000 Tranquility Lake Stakes on Monday at Del Mar, battled for the lead from the inside on the turn, took over a furlong from home and drew off late to score by 3-1/4 lengths. It’s the third straight win and first stakes victory for the 4-year-old daughter of Upstart, trained by Richard Mandella, leaving her with a 10-4-2-1 record and $217,240 in earnings. A two-time OBS graduate, she was sold by Silver Oaks Farm (Danielle Loya), Agent, at the 2020 October Yearling Sale and then purchased for $450,000 out of the Tom McCrocklin consignment at the 2021 Spring Sale after working an Under Tack quarter in :20 4/5. watch her under tack video    October Sale walking video

 

Arabian Knight captures Del Mar’s Pacific Classic

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Zedan Racing Stables, Inc.’s Arabian Knight went straight to the lead in Del Mar’s $1,000,000 Pacific Classic Stakes (G1), set the pace, then turned back a late bid by Haskell (G1) winner Geaux Rocket Ride to score by a neck. It’s the second graded stakes win for the 3-year-old colt by Uncle Mo and assures him a spot in the Breeders’ Cup Classic (G1).  He was purchased by Gary Young on behalf of Zedan Racing for a sale-topping $2.3-million out of the Top Line Sales consignment at the 2022 OBS Spring Sale after breezing an Under Tack eighth in :9 4/5. Trained by Bob Baffert, he’s now 4-3-0-1 and the newest OBS millionaire with $1,244,275 in earnings.  watch his under tack video   Spring Sale walking video

 

Eda leads parade of weekend stakes wins

From the Charles Town Classic (G2) on Friday through Del Mar’s Rancho Bernardo (G3) on Sunday, OBS graduates scored seven stakes victories.

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Baoma Corporation’s Eda (Munnings – Show Me) rolled a seven in the $125,000 Rancho Bernardo Handicap (G3) at Del Mar on Sunday, pressing the pace, taking the lead turning for home and easing away down the stretch to score by a length and a half. That’s seven straight wins for the 4-year-old grade one stakes winning daughter of Munnings. Trained by Bob Baffert, she’s a four-time graded stakes winner, has compiled a 10-8-1-0 career record and earned $667,600. At the 2021 OBS March Sale, she was purchased by Donato Lanni, Agent, for $550,000 out of the Eddie Woods consignment after breezing an Under Tack eighth in :10 flat.  watch her under tack video     March Sale walking video

Daniel Alonso’s Skippylongstocking is the newest member of the OBS Million Club after his frontrunning five-length victory in the $1,000,000 Charles Town Classic (G2) on Friday night. That’s three graded stakes wins for the 3-year-old colt by Exaggerator, now 19-6-2-3 with $1,507,185 in earnings for trainer Saffie A. Joseph, Jr.  At the 2021 OBS Spring Sale, he was purchased for $37,000 out of the Top Line Sales consignment after breezing an Under Tack eighth in :10 2/5.  watch his under tack video

OBS graduates captured a trio of stakes on Sunday at Saratoga.

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Reeves Thoroughbred Racing, Peter Searles and Patty Searles’ City Man (Mucho Macho Man – City Scamper) was rated off the pace in the $194,000 West Point Stakes, swung outside to go after the leaders in the lane, reached the front in deep stretch and was best by a length and a quarter at the wire. It’s the tenth stakes victory for the 6-year-old multiple graded stakes winning son of Mucho Macho Man, sold to Reeves Thoroughbreds for $185,000 by Off the Hook LLC, Agent, at the 2019 OBS Spring Sale after breezing an eighth in :10 1/5 at the Under Tack Show. Trained by Christophe Clement, he’s now 30-11-5-4 and has earned $1,189,870.  watch his under tack video

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Paradise Farms Corp. and David Staudacher’s unbeaten The Wine Steward (Vino Rosso – Call  to Service) is three for three with two stakes wins after overcoming a stumbling start in the $200,000 Funny Cide Stakes. The 2-year son of Vino Rosso circled horses to reach contention after turning for home and was best by a head after a long stretch drive. Sold by Sequel Bloodstock, Agent, for $340,000 at the 2023 OBS March Sale after breezing an Under Tack eighth in :10 2/5, he’s trained by Mike Maker and has earned $274,010. watch his under tack video   March Sale walking video

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Robert S. Evans’ New Ginya (Tonalist – Rapid Rhythm) stepped into stakes company for the first time in the $200,000 Yaddo Stakes. Last early, she surged to the lead at the three-sixteenth pole, opened a big lead in the stretch and coasted home a winner by 3-3/4 lengths. Christophe Clement trains the 4-year-old daughter of Tonalist, now 12-4-4-2 with      $334,110 in earnings. Consigned by Six K’s Training & Sales LLC, Agent, she was sold for $250,000 after turning in an Under Tack eighth in :10 2/5. watch her under tack video   June Sale walking video

 

Richard Rennie’s Jamies Inheritance (Carpe Diem – Beth Ann’s Kitten) saved ground on the early going of Century Mile’s $99,000 Century Casino Oaks on Saturday, swung out for the drive, took over in the stretch and drew off to win by three lengths. That’s two straight stakes victories for the 3-year-old daughter of OBS graduate Carpe Diem, purchased for $40,000 out of the Azpurua Stables consignment at the 2022 OBS Spring Sale after breezing an eighth in :10 1/5 at the Under Tack Show. Now 11-3-2-2 for trainer Charles Essex, she has earned $109,461. watch her under tack video     Spring Sale walking video

Men’s Grille Racing’s Response Time (Mosler – Dominus Effect) pressed the pace in Saturday’s $75,000 Timonium Distaff Stakes, took the lead in the turn and went on from there to score by a length and a quarter. It’s the first stakes victory for the 5-year-old mare by Mosler, trained by Hamilton Smith, now 30-8-8-2 with $445,658 in earnings. Consigned by Sennebec South Farm to the 2019 OBS October Sale, she was sold for $75,000.

Il Miracolo takes the Smarty Jones at Parx Racing

OBS graduates posted three stakes wins at Parx Racing on Tuesday.

Eduardo Soto’s Il Miracolo (Gun Runner – Tapit’s World) led a 1-2-3 OBS sweep of the $300,000 (G3) Smarty Jones Stakes (G3). Taking the lead on the turn, the 3-year-old colt by Gun Runner drew off down the stretch and was a three-length winner at the wire. OBS Spring Sale graduate Cagliostro (Upstart – A Rosefor Isabelle) finished second; June Sale grad Daydreaming Boy (Goldencents – Denali Dreamscape) checked in third. It was his first stakes victory, leaving him with a 13-3-4-0 record with $311,625 in earnings for trainer Antonio Sano. At the 2022 OBS June Sale, he turned in an Under Tack eighth in :10 /5 and was purchased for $70,000 out of the de Meric Sales consignment. watch his under tack video   June Sale walking video

Pine Brook Farm’s Foggy Night (Khozan – Settling Seas) saved ground early in the $200,000 Cathryn Sophia Stakes, found room on the rail to take command a furlong from home and drew away late to score by 2-1/4 lengths.  It’s the second stakes victory for the 3-year-old Florida-bred filly by Khozan, now 10-4-5-0 with $443,750 in earnings for trainer Robert E. Reid, Jr. Consigned by Journeyman Bloodstock Services to the 2022 OBS Spring Sale, she breezed an Under Tack eighth in :10 3/5 and was purchased by Pine Brook for $20,000. watch her under tack video   Spring Sale walking video

Matt Kwiatkowski, Jason Kaylor and Roger D. Browning’s Nobody Listens (Conveyance – Royalesque) rated just behind the pace in the $100,000 Parx Dash Stakes, wore down the leaders in a long stretch drive and was best by half a length at the wire. OBS June graduate Yes I Am Free (Uncaptured – Yes It’s Valid) finished third but was moved up to second by disqualification. That’s three straight wins and the fourth stakes victory for the 5-year-old son of Conveyance, trained by Tim Eggleston, now 25-13-7-1 with $572,230 in earnings. At the 2020 OBS Spring Sale, he breezed an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5 before being purchased for $40,000 out of the Southern Chase Farm consignment. watch his under tack video   Spring Sale walking video

Jasper Krone scores second straight graded stakes win

Speed was the name of the game over the weekend as OBS graduates scored wire-to-wire wins in stakes from Florida to Canada and Japan.

Kazuo Kato’s Jasper Krone (Frosted – Fancy Kitten) captured his second straight graded stakes race in frontrunning style, holding off a late challenge to take Sunday’s $536,000 Kitakyushu Kinen Stakes (G3) at Kokura by half a length. Trained by Hideyuki Mori, the 4-year-old colt by Frosted is now 14-6-1-2 and has earned $986,554 to date. At the 2021 OBS March Sale, he was purchased for $90,000 out of the Kings Equine consignment after breezing an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5. watch his under tack video

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Averill Racing LLC, ATM Racing and Jayson R. Werth’s R Adios Jersey (Adios Charlie – Marion Theatre) took the lead at the start of Saturday’s $90,000 Sheer Drama Stakes at Gulfstream Park and never looked back, scoring by 6-1/4 lengths under wraps. OBS 2019 October Sale graduate Race Day Speed (Race Day – Tiz Worldly) checked in third.  It’s the fourth stakes win for the 5-year-old Florida-bred daughter of Adios Charlie, consigned by breeder Ocala Stud to the 2020 OBS March Sale, and sold to Averill Racing for $12,000 after breezing an Under Tack quarter in :22 3/5.  Trained by Georgina Baxter, she’s now 14-7-7-2 and has earned $373,245. watch her under tack video

Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners and Gary Barber’s Golden Canary (Medaglia d’Oro – Black Canary) picked a good spot to break her maiden, taking the lead shortly after the start of Woodbine’s $96,567 Soaring Free Stakes on the King’s Plate undercard and gamely prevailing by neck at the wire.  Trained by Mark Casse, the 2-year-old daughter of Medaglia d’Oro, second in her only other start, has now earned $66,175. At the 2023 OBS Spring Sale, she breezed a quarter in :21 4/5 and was purchased for $175,000 out of the Hidden Brook consignment. watch her under tack video    Spring Sale walking video
It was the start of a big day for Mark Casse, who saddled Gary Barber’s Paramount Prince to win the $1-million King’s Plate later in the afternoon.

 

Let Them Watch scores in Gulfstream’s Sharp Susan Stakes

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Case Chambers’ Let Them Watch (Maximus Mischief – My Rolex) is two for two and a stakes winner after a commanding 2-3/4 length victory in Sunday’s $90,000 Sharp Susan Stakes at Gulfstream. Bumped at the start, the 2-year-old Florida-bred daughter of Maximus Mischief took command on the turn, opened a long lead in the stretch and was under wraps at the wire. OBS March graduate Epona’s Hope (Adios Charlie – Alotofappeal) checked in third. A two-time OBS graduate, Let Them Watch went through the ring at the 2022 October Selected Yearling Sale, then was purchased for $55,000 out of the Randy Miles consignment at the 2023 Spring Sale after breezing an Under Tack eighth in :9 4/5. Trained by Mike Maker, she has earned $97,220.  watch her under tack video   Spring Sale walking video   Selected Yearling Sale walking video

Dreamfyre, Benedetta one-two in Del Mar’s Sorrento Stakes

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Danny A. Eplin’s Dreamfyre (Flameaway – Appreciating) took the lead at the start of the $201,000 Sorrento Stakes (G3) at Del Mar on Saturday, set the pace, the drew away to score by 3-1/2 lengths over OBS 2023 March graduate Benedetta (City of Light – Tessie Flip), who rallied to be second. O. J. Jauregui trains the 2-year-old filly by Flameaway, a stakes winner in her debut and now two for two with $165,000 in earnings. Consigned by S G V Thoroughbreds LLC (Steven Venosa), Agent to the 2023 OBS Spring Sale, she was sold for $140,000 after turning in an Under Tack eighth in :9 4/5. watch her under tack video

 

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Leon King Stable Corp.’s Bentornato (Valiant Minister – Her Special Way) is two for two and a stakes winner after leading from gate to wire and taking the $90,000 Proud Man Stakes at Gulfstream Park by 4-1/4 lengths. A two-time OBS graduate, the 2-year-old Florida-bred son of Valiant Minister was sold by Stuart Morris at the 2022 October Yearling Sale and then purchased for $170,000 out of the Golden Rock Thoroughbreds consignment at the 2023 March Sale. Trained by Jose Francisco D’Angelo he has earned $98,830 to date. watch his under tack video

 

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Orpen Horses, LLC., Jack Hardin Towell Jr., and Alan Griffin’s Grannys Connection (Connect – Granny’s Drink) got the weekend off to a good start, going right to the lead in Friday’s $215,000 Union Avenue Handicap at Saratoga and never looking back en route to a 1-1/2 length victory. It’s the first stakes win for the 4-year-old daughter of Connect, trained by Thomas Morley, now 7-5-2-0 with $268,050 in earnings. At the 2021 OBS March Sale, she was purchased for $57,000 out of the Eddie Woods consignment after breezing an Under Tack eighth in :10 flat. March Sale walking video   under tack video

Casa Creed repeats in Saratoga’s Fourstardave Handicap

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LRE Racing LLC and JEH Racing LLC’s ageless Casa Creed (Jimmy Creed – Achalaya) captured Saratoga’s $500,000 Fourstardave Handicap (G1) for the second straight year on Saturday and earned a berth in the gate for the 2023 Breeders’ Cup Mile (G1). Rating off the pace on the outside, he went after the leaders turning for home, caught familiar foe Annapolis a sixteenth from home, and was best by three-quarters of a length at the wire. The 7-year-old son of Jimmy Creed, trained by Bill Mott, is a six-time grade one stakes winner. He has compiled a 33-9-5-5 career record and earned $2,460,308 since his purchase for $15,000 out of the Janie Roper consignment at the 2017 OBS Winter Mixed Sale.

Me and Mr. C scores in Ellis Park’s KY Downs Preview Turf Cup Stakes

Paradise Farms Corp. and David Staudacher’s Me and Mr. C (Khozan – Abiding), last in the early going of the $250,000 KY Downs Preview Turf Cup Stakes on Sunday at Ellis Park, circled horses on the turn to reach contention, sustained his bid down the stretch and got up in the final yards to win by a neck. It’s the third straight stakes victory for the 6-year-old Florida-bred son of Khozan, consigned by Paul Sharp, Agent, to the 2019 OBS March Sale, where he went through the ring after turning in an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5. Trained by Mike Maker, he’s now 33-10-6-5 and has earned $545,039. watch his under tack video

Pewter Stable and Spedale Family Racing, LLC’s All That Magic (Fast Anna – Hermione’s Magic) stepped into stakes company for the first time in Sunday’s $104,000 Incredible Revenge Stakes at Monmouth Park. The 4-year-old Florida-bred filly by Fast Anna, trained by Kathleen A. Demasi, took the lead at the start and gamely held it to the wire, scoring by a nose, with fellow OBS graduate Can’t Buy Love (Twirling Candy – Pay the Kitten) closing well for third. It’s her fourth straight win, and leaves her with an 8-5-1-1 record and $150,391 in earnings. The two-time OBS graduate was consigned to the 2020 October Yearling Sale by Summerfield (Francis & Barbara Vanlangendonck), Agent, and then sold for $40,000 by Envision Equine, Agent, at the 2021 Spring Sale after breezing an Under Tack eighth in :10 flat. watch her under tack video

Adare Manor leads OBS sweep of Del Mar’s Clement L. Hirsch Stakes

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Michael Lund Petersen’s Adare Manor (Uncle Mo – Brooklynsway) earned a starting berth in the in the 2023 Breeders’ Cup Distaff (G1), leading a 1-2-3 OBS sweep of the $400,000 Clement L. Hirsch Stakes at Del Mar with October ’20 graduate Desert Dawn (Cupid – Ashley’s Glory) was a length back in second with pacesetting two-time graduate (March ’21, October ’20) Elm Drive (Mohaymen – Lets Dance Charlie) checking in third. It’s the fourth straight victory and first grade one win for the 4-year-old daughter of Uncle Mo, trained by Bob Baffert, now 12-6-4-0 with earnings of $861,600. At the 2021 OBS June Sale, she was purchased for $375,000 out of the Julie Davies consignment by Donato Lanni, Agent, after breezing an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5. watch her under tack video

Bridlewood Farm’s Bay Storm (Kantharos – Stormy Regatta) rated off the pace while saving ground in Saturday’s $200,000 KY Downs Preview Mint Ladies Turf Sprint Stakes at Ellis Park, found room on the on the rail in the stretch, took over inside the eighth pole and was best by a neck at the wire. It’s the third stakes win for the graded stakes placed 5-year-old daughter of Kantharos, purchased for $400,000 out of the Woodford Thoroughbreds consignment at the 2020 OBS Spring Sale after turning in an Under Tack quarter in :20 4/5. Trained by Jonathan Thomas, she has compiled a 16-5-6-3 career record and earned $708,755. watch her under tack video     Spring Sale walking video

Bassett Stables’ Swirvin (Girvin – Cara Sorella) led a 1-2-3 OBS sweep of the $106,000 Jersey Shore Stakes on Saturday at Monmouth Park. The 3-year-old colt by Girvin rallied three wide into the stretch, took command at the sixteenth pole and drew away to score his first stakes victory by 2-3/4 lengths. OBS 2022 Spring Sale graduate Super Chow (Lord Nelson – Bonita Mia) was second; two-time graduate (April ’22, January ’21) Recruiter (Army Mule – Lady Halite) settled for third. Now 4-3-0-0 for trainer Saffie A. Joseph, Jr., Swirvin has earned $126,075 to date. A two-time OBS graduate, he was sold by Colin Brennan Bloodstock, Agent, at the 2021 October Yearling Sale, then purchased for $60,000 out of the and Hoppel’s Horse & Cattle Co. consignment at the 2022 Spring Sale after breezing an Under Tack eighth in :10 flat. watch his under tack video     Spring Sale walking video

R. A. Hill Stable and SGV Thoroughbreds’ Outlaw Kid (Violence – Calling Rhy Rhy) captured his first stakes victory in Woodbine’s $150,000 Vice Regent Stakes on Saturday, charging down the stretch on the inside and getting up late to win by a neck. The 4-year-old gelding by Violence was consigned by S G V Thoroughbreds LLC (Steven Venosa), Agent, to the 2021 OBS Spring Sale and sold for $220,000 after turning in an Under Tack eighth in :10 flat. Trained by George Weaver, he’s now 10-4-1-1 and has earned $281,944. watch his under tack video    Spring Sale walking video

Intrepid Thoroughbreds LLC’s Star Moment (Star Guitar – Moment of Majesty) saved ground in Saturday’s $75,000 Louisiana Cup Distaff Stakes at Louisiana Downs, found room a furlong from home and closed with a rush to win by a length and three-quarters. That’s three stakes victories for the  3-year-old daughter of Star Guitar, consigned by Centofanti Thoroughbreds, Agent, to the 2022 OBS Spring Sale, and was sold for $110,000 after turning in an Under Tack eighth in :10 flat. Trained by Bret Calhoun, she’snow 8-5-1-0 and has earned $213,530. watch her under tack video   Spring Sale walking video