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Nyquist colt tops Spring Sale’s day three

HIP 891 Judit Seipert photo

Hip No. 891, a son of Nyquist consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, was purchased for $550,000 by Donato Lanni, Agent for Zedan Racing Stable, to top the third session of the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2024 Spring Sale of Two-Year-Olds in Training. The bay colt, who breezed an Under Tack eighth in :10 flat, is out of grade one stakes winner Acoma, by Empire Maker, a half sister to graded stakes winner and U.A.E. Horse of the Year Festival of Light,

  • Hip No. 643, a daughter of Bolt d’Oro consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, went to Woodford Thoroughbreds for $450,000. The gray or roan filly, who breezed an eighth in :10 flat, is a half sister to stakes placed Blue Squall out of Sky o’ Blue, by Henny Hughes, from the family of graded stakes winner Night in Reno.
  • Hip No. 717, a son of War of Will consigned by Grassroots Training & Sales LLC, was sold to Cherie DeVaux, Agent, for $400,000. The dark bay or brown colt, who breezed an eighth in :10 flat, is out of stakes placed Sunday Sonnet, by Any Given Saturday, a half sister to graded stakes winner Pianist.
  • Hip No. 613, a daughter of Munnings consigned by Niall Brennan Stables, Agent, went to John C. Kimmel, Agent for Nedlaw Stables, for $350,000.  The chestnut filly, who breezed an eighth in :10 flat, is out of Sheriffa, by Posse, a half sister to stakes winner Tiergan.
  • Justin Casse, Agent, went to $350,000 for Hip No. 637, a daughter of Omaha Beach consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent. The dark bay or brown filly, whose eighth in :9 4/5 was the session’s co-fastest, is out of Sister Margaret, by Pulpit, a half sister to stakes winner Dance Gal Dance.
  • Hip No. 638, a son of Maclean’s Music consigned by Top Line Sales LLC, Agent, was purchased by Taproot Bloodstock, Agent, for $350,000. The chestnut colt is out of Six Ornaments, by Flatter, a half sister to graded stakes winner Eldaafer.
  • Lael Stable paid $350,000 for Hip No. 886, a son of Army Mule consigned by Grassroots Training & Sales LLC. The chestnut colt, who breezed an eighth in :10 flat, is a half brother to stakes placed OBS graduate Droppin G’s out of Zooey, by Exchange Rate.
  • Hip No. 787, a son of Bolt d’Oro who turned in Friday’s fastest Under Tack eighth in :9 3/5, went to Reeves Thoroughbred Racing for $330,000. Consigned by Top Line Sales LLC, Agent, the bay colt is a half brother to stakes winner Blame J D out of Tipping Point, by Speightstown.
  • Hip No. 903, a son of Justify consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, was sold to Pedro Lanz, Agent for KAS Stables, for $325,000. The bay colt, who turned in an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5, is a half brother to graded stakes placed stakes winner Whoa Nellie out of Allegheny Angel, by Medaglia d’Oro, a daughter of grade one stakes winner Awesome Humor.
  • Phil D’Amato, Agent, paid $320,000 for Hip No. 721, a son of Volatile consigned by Randy Miles, Agent. The gray or roan colt, who breezed an eighth in :10 1/5, is a half brother to stakes placed Bernabreezy out of stakes winner Super Allison, by Super Saver.
  • Hip No. 611, a daughter of Maclean’s Music also consigned by Niall Brennan Stables, Agent, was sold to Mike Ryan, Agent, for $300,000. The bay filly, who breezed an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5, is a half sister to grade one stakes winning OBS Spring Sale graduate Varda out of She’ll Be Right, by Sky Mesa.
  • Hip No. 633, a son of Thousand Words who breezed an Under Tack quarter in :21 flat, was purchased for $300,000 by Spendthrift Farm LLC. Consigned by Tom McCrocklin, Agent, the chestnut colt is out of Silver Shimmer, by Tale of the Cat, a half sister to champion Esidio.
  • Hip No. 733, a daughter of Tiz the Law consigned by Caliente Thoroughbreds, Agent, was sold for $300,000 to Klaravich Stable, Inc. The chestnut filly, who breezed an eighth in :10 flat, is out of Sweetbaby, by Candy Ride (ARG), a daughter of grade one stakes winner Rutherienne.
  • John Wade went to $300,000 for Hip No. 868, a daughter of Not This Time consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent. The gray or roan filly, who breezed an eighth in :10 1/5, is out of stakes winner Winter, by Awesome Again, from the family of graded stakes winner Venezuelan Hug.

For the session, 147 horses sold for a total of $15,122,000 compared with 167 horses grossing $20,856,000 at last year’s third session. The average price was $102,871, compared with $124,886 a year ago, while the median price was $65,000 compared with $60,000 last year. The buyback percentage was 21.8%; it was 21.9% in 2023.

The Spring Sale’s fourth and final session begins on Friday, April 19th at 10:30 a.m. with Hip No.’s 607 – 1208 set to go through the ring, streamed live via the OBS website at obssales.com and via the Blood-Horse, Daily Racing Form, TDN and Past The Wire websites.

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

Current information about OBS sales, consignors and graduates is now also available via social media sites Facebook and Twitter. Links on the homepage direct users to each site.

Sales results are available on the OBS website, updated frequently during each session. 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 Spring Sale or OBS website, please call (352) 237-2154.

Tiz the Law filly tops Spring Sale’s second session

Hip 365 Judit Seipert photo

Hip No. 365, a daughter of Tiz the Law consigned by Tom McCrocklin, Agent, went to Donato Lanni, Agent for Michael Lund Petersen, for $1,900,000 to top the second session of the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2024 Spring Sale of Two-Year-Olds in Training. The bay filly, whose Under Tack quarter on Tuesday was a track record equaling :20 1/5, is out of stakes winner Moonlight Sky, by Sky Mesa, a half sister to champion Abel Tasman.

  • Hip No. 371, a son of American Pharoah consigned by de Meric Sales, was purchased for $925,000 by Donato Lanni for Frank Fletcher Racing Operations. The bay colt, who breezed an eighth in :10 flat, is a three quarter brother to graded stakes winning OBS graduate Merneith out of More Roses, by Uncle Mo.  
  • Hip No. 603, a son of OBS graduate Into Mischief consigned by Scanlon Training & Sales, Agent, was sold to Naohiro Sakaguchi for $925,000. The bay colt, whose Under Tack eighth in :9 4/5 was Wednesday’s co-fastest, is out of grade one stakes winner Separationofpowers, by Candy Ride (ARG).
  • Hip No. 351, a son of Bolt d’Oro also consigned by Tom McCrocklin, Agent, was sold for $800,000 to Three Amigos. The gray or roan colt, who turned in an Under Tack quarter in :20 3/5, is a half brother to stakes winner Paluxy out of graded stakes placed stakes winner Miss Pippa, by Master Command.
  • Hip No. 411, Rookie Racer, a son of Vekoma consigned by Sequel Bloodstock, Agent for Chester & Mary Broman, was sold to Donato Lanni, Agent for Zedan Racing Stable, for $800,000. The dark bay or brown colt, whose eighth in :9 4/5 was co-fastest at Tuesday’s Under Tack session, is a half brother to graded stakes winner Classy Edition out of Newbie, by Bernardini.
  • Hip No. 477, a son of Oscar Performance consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, was purchased by Speedway Stables, LLC for $725,000. The bay colt, whose eighth in :9 4/5 on Tuesday was the day’s co-fastest, is a full brother to stakes winner Act a Fool out of Post Script, by Quality Road, a daughter of stakes winner Society Dream (FR).  
  • Hip No. 342, a son of Nyquist consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, went to Donato Lanni for Frank Fletcher Racing Operations for $675,000.  The bay colt, who breezed an eighth in :10 flat, is a half brother to graded stakes placed Sonic Brees out of Miss Hetty, by Congrats.
  • Lael Stable went to $600,000 for Hip No. 468, a daughter of Justify who breezed an Under Tack eighth in :10 2/5. Consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, the chestnut filly is out of stakes placed Pink Twist, by Malibu Moon, a half sister to stakes winner Ostrolenka.
  • Hip No. 417, a son of Curlin consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, was purchased for $575,000 by Donato Lanni for Frank Fletcher Racing Operations. The chestnut colt, who breezed an eighth in :10 flat, is out of stakes winner Noble and a Beauty, by Noble Causeway, from the family of grade one stakes winner and leading sire Tapit.
  • Hip No. 458, a daughter of Omaha Beach consigned by Gene Recio, Agent, went to Lael Stable for $430,000. The bay filly, who breezed a quarter in :21 flat, is out of Perfect View, by Arch, from the family of grade one stakes winner War of Will.
  • Hip No. 479, a daughter of Vekoma consigned by Mayberry Farm, Agent, went to Stone Bridge Farm for $410,000. The dark bay or brown filly, who breezed an eighth on Tuesday in a co-fastest :9 4/5, is a half sister to grade one stakes placed Alys Beach out of Pray for Leslie, by Bernardini.
  • Hip No. 454, a daughter of Practical Joke whose eighth in :9 4/5 was co-fastest on Tuesday, was purchased by Fergus Galvin, Agent, for $400,000. The bay filly, consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, is a half sister to stakes winner Sydney Freeman out of graded stakes winner Peach Brew, by Milwaukee Brew.
  • Hip No. 466, a son of OBS graduate Into Mischief consigned by S G V Thoroughbreds LLC (Steven Venosa), Agent, was sold to Spendthrift Farm / MKW Racing and Breeding LLC for $400,000. The bay colt, who breezed an eighth in :10 1/5, is out of graded stakes placed Pine Needles, by Giant’s Causeway, a daughter of grade one stakes winner Meridiana (GER).
  • Mike Ryan, Agent, went to $400,000 for Hip No. 530, a daughter of Nyquist whose eighth in: 9 4/5 was co-fastest at Wednesday’s Under Tack session. Consigned by Niall Brennan Stables, Agent, the chestnut filly is a half sister to graded stakes placed stakes winnerAnother Miracle out of stakes winner Retraceable, by Medaglia d’Oro.  

For the session, 171 horses sold for a total of $25,841,500 compared with 189 horses grossing $24,022,000 at last year’s second session. The average price was $151,120, compared with $127,101 a year ago, while the median price was $75,000 compared with $60,000 last year. The buyback percentage was 18.9%; it was 16.7 % in 2023.

The Spring Sale continues Thursday, April 18th at 10:30 a.m. with Hip No.’s 605 – 906 set to go through the ring, streamed live via the OBS website at obssales.com and via the Blood-Horse, Daily Racing Form, TDN and Past The Wire websites.

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

Current information about OBS sales, consignors and graduates is now also available via social media sites Facebook and Twitter. Links on the homepage direct users to each site.

Sales results are available on the OBS website, updated frequently during each session. 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 Spring Sale or OBS website, please call (352) 237-2154.

Caracaro filly tops Spring Sale opener

Hip 199 Judit Seipert photo

Hip No. 199, a daughter of Caracaro consigned by Global Thoroughbreds LLC, Agent, was sold to Three Amigos for $775,000 top the first session of the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2024 Spring Sale of Two-Year-Olds in Training. The bay filly, whose quarter in :20 2/5 was fastest at Monday’s Under Tack session, is a half sister to stakes placed Twirled out of Key d’Oro, by Medaglia d’Oro, from the family of graded one stakes winner Key Phrase.

  • Hip No. 291, a son of Global Campaign consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, was sold to  Pedro Lanz, Agent for KAS Stables for $650,000. The bay colt, who breezed an eighth in :10 flat, is out of Maid in Heaven, by Yes It’s True, a full sister to graded stakes winner Yesbyjimminy.
  • Hip No. 166, a daughter of Uncle Mo consigned by Tom McCrocklin, Agent, was sold to Justin Casse for M. V. Magnier for $600,000. The bay filly, whose Under Tack quarter in :20 3/5 was co-fastest at Sunday’s Under Tack session, is a half sister to grade one stakes placed Be You out of graded stakes winner Jacaranda, by Congrats, a half sister to grade one stakes winner Constitution.
  • Hip No. 125, a son of Nyquist consigned by Thorostock LLC, Agent, was sold to Spendthrift Farm / MKW Racing and Breeding LLC for $550,000. The dark bay or brown colt, who breezed an eighth in :10 flat, is a half brother to graded stakes placed stakes winner Monday Morning QB out of How My Heart Works, by Not For Love, from the family of graded stakes winner Cyberknife.  
  • Hip No. 153, a son of Nyquist consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, was purchased by James Divito, Agent, for $460,000. The dark bay or brown colt, who breezed an Under Tack eighth in :10 flat, is a half brother to stakes placed Elle’s Town out of graded stakes placed stakes winner Irish Presence, by champion OBS graduate Midnight Lute.
  • Hip No. 295, a daughter of Bolt d’Oro consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, was sold for $460,000 to Bregman Family Racing LLC. The bay filly, who breezed an eighth in :9 4/5, is out of Major Z, by Candy Ride (ARG), from the family of champion Shared Belief.
  • Woodford Thoroughbreds went to $390,000 for Hip No. 127, a daughter of Omaha Beach consigned by JVC Training and Sales, Agent. The bay filly, who worked an eighth in :10 flat, is out of Humor Me Dixie, by Distorted Humor, a daughter of graded stakes winner Dixie City.
  • Hip No. 302, a son of Not This Time consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, went to D. J. Stable LLC for $380,000. The bay colt, who breezed an eighth in :10 1/5, is a half brother to stakes winner Balandeen out of graded stakes winner Mama Kimbo, by Discreet Cat.
  • Hip No. 143, a daughter of Quality Road consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, was sold to Bradley Thoroughbreds LLC for $370,000. The bay filly, who breezed an eighth in :10 1/5, is a half sister to graded stakes winner Lovely Bernadette out of Inlovewithlove, by Bernstein.
  • Hip No. 136, a son of Street Sense who breezed an Under Tack quarter in :21 flat, went to Taproot Bloodstock, Agent, for $340,000. Consigned by Pick View LLC, Agent, the bay colt is out of In a Snit, by Lookin At Lucky, a half sister to graded stakes winner Blind Date.
  • Hip No. 109, a son of Vekoma consigned by Kinsman Farm, went to Reeves Thoroughbred Racing for $325,000. The bay colt, who breezed an Under Tack eighth in :10 flat, is out of Hidden Facts, by The Factor, a daughter of stakes winner Mystic City.
  • Hip No. 63, a son of OBS graduate Collected consigned by Tom McCrocklin, Agent, was purchased by Speedway Stables, LLC for $310,000. The chestnut colt, who breezed an Under Tack quarter in :21 flat, is out of Golden Orb, by Orb, a half sister to grade one stakes winner Finley’sluckycharm.
  • Hip No. 106, a daughter of Win Win Win consigned by Ocala Stud, was sold for $310,000 to Champion Equine LLC. The bay filly, who worked a quarter in :21 1/5, is out of Hello Juliet, by Adios Charlie, a half sister to stakes winner Lisa’s Booby Trap.
  • Speedway Stables also paid $300,000 for Hip No. 16, daughter of Good Magic consigned by Hartley / DeRenzo Thoroughbreds LLC, Agent. The dark bay or brown filly, who breezed an Under Tack eighth in :10 flat, is a half sister to stakes winner Cashcheckorcharge out of graded stakes winner Final Mesa, by Sky Mesa.
  • Hip No. 103, a son of Munnings consigned Eddie Woods, Agent, was sold to James Divito, Agent, for $300,000. The bay colt, who worked an eighth in :10 1/5 on Wednesday, is out of Heavenly Scat, by Scat Daddy, a half sister to graded stakes winner Champagne Problems.
  • Maverick Racing, Siena Farms, CHC LLC paid $300,000 for Hip No. 208, a son of Hard Spun consigned by Hoppel LLC, Agent. The dark bay or brown colt, who breezed an eighth in :10 1/5, is out of stakes winner Kitty Wine, by Lemon Drop Kid, from the family of graded stakes winner Bottle Top.
  • Hip No. 283, Edifice, a son of Malibu Moon consigned by White Lilac (Katie Miranda), Agent, was sold to Clay Case Thoroughbred Management for $300,000. The gray or roan colt, who breezed an eighth in :10 flat, is out of Madison Square, by Medaglia d’Oro, a half sister to champion Arcangelo.

For the session, 145 horses sold for a total of $19,725,000 compared with 175 horses grossing $22,746,000 at last year’s first session. The average price was $136,034, compared with $129,977 a year ago, while the median price was $87,000 compared with $70,000 last year. The buyback percentage was 29.3 %; it was 15.1 % in 2023.

The Spring sale continues Wednesday, April 17th at 10:30 a.m. with Hip No.’s 303 – 604 set to go through the ring, streamed live via the OBS website at obssales.com and via the Blood-Horse, Daily Racing Form, TDN and Past The Wire websites.

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

Current information about OBS sales, consignors and graduates is now also available via social media sites Facebook and Twitter. Links on the homepage direct users to each site.

Sales results are available on the OBS website, updated frequently during each session. 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 Spring Sale or OBS website, please call (352) 237-2154.

Spring Sale’s Opening Session moved back to 12:00 noon

Tuesday’s first session of the 2024 OBS Spring Sale of Two Year Olds in Training has been moved back from 10:30 a.m to 12:00 noon to allow buyers more time for inspection following the alteration of the Under Tack schedule.

The rest of the Spring Sale schedule remains unchanged:

Tuesday, April 16th  Hips 1 – 302   12:00 noon

Wednesday, April 17th  Hips 303 – 604 10:30 a.m

Thursday, April 18th  Hips 605 – 906  .  10:30 a.m.

Friday, April 19th Hips  907 – 1208    10:30 a.m.

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

McKinzie filly fastest at Spring Under Tack Show finale

Hip 1143 Tiborphoto

Hip No. 1143, a daughter of McKinzie consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, sped a quarter in a track record equaling :20 1/5, the day’s fastest at the distance, equaling the sale’s fastest breezed last Tuesday by Hip No. 365, a filly by Tiz the Law. The bay filly by McKinzie is a half sister to graded stakes placed stakes winner Strategic Dreams out of D’fashion, by D’wildcat, a half sister to graded stakes winner Express Tour. 

A pair of youngsters breezed quarters in :20 3/5.

  • Hip No. 1081, a bay filly by Tiz the Law consigned by Hoppel LLC, Agent, is a half sister to graded stakes winner Dixie City out of graded stakes placed City Sister, by Carson City. walk/breeze video
  • Hip No. 1117, consigned by Omar Ramirez Bloodstock, Agent, is a gray or roan colt by Tapwrit out of Dadlani, by Niagara Causeway, from the family of champion St Nicholas Abbey (IRE). walk/breeze video

There were three quarters in :20 4/5

  • Hip No. 1174, consigned by Thorostock LLC, Agent, is a dark bay or brown colt by Cupid out of Dress Up,  by Not For Love, a daughter of stakes winner Dress Grey. walk/breeze video
  • Hip No. 1182, a bay colt by Maclean’s Music consigned by Golden Rock Thoroughbreds, Agent, is a full brother to stakes winner Lead Guitar out of stakes placed Eleadora, by Finality. walk/breeze video
  • Hip No. 1190, consigned by Tom McCrocklin, Agent, is a dark bay or brown filly by Twirling Candy out of stakes placed Enoree, by More Than Ready, a half sister to graded stakes winner Grand Bili. walk/breeze video

Hip No. 1056 a son of Omaha Beach consigned by Richardson Bloodstock, Agent, turned in the session’s sole quarter in :21 flat. The bay colt is out of Caxambas Pass, by Tiznow, from the family of grade one stakes winner Pine Island.  walk/breeze video

The session’s fastest eighth was in :9 3/5 by Hip No. 1187, a daughter of Practical Joke consigned by Top Line Sales LLC, Agent. The bay filly is a half sister to graded stakes winning OBS graduate Sarah Sis out of Emerald Gal, by Gilded Time, from the family of graded stakes winning OBS graduate Isitingood.  walk/breeze video

There were seven eighths in :9 4/5.

  • Hip No. 674, a bay colt by Omaha Beach consigned by Britton Peak, Agent, is out of Sparkling Champagn, by Malibu Moon, from the family of grade one stakes winner Majestic Harbor. walk/breeze video
  • Hip No. 1109, consigned by Pick View LLC, Agent, is a gray or roan colt by Liam’s Map out of Cousin Newyork Fay, by Bluegrass Cat, a half sister to graded stakes placed stakes winner Mother Russia. walk/breeze video
  • Hip No. 1122, also consigned by Pick View, is a bay filly by Uncle Mo out of champion Dana My Love, by City Zip, a daughter of stakes winner Dixie Daylight. walk/breeze video
  • Hip No. 1135, a bay colt by Honor A. P. consigned by Top Line Sales LLC, Agent, is a half brother to graded stakes winning OBS graduate Accomplished Girl out of Dazzle, by Twirling Candy, a full sister to grade one stakes winner Exulted.   walk/breeze video
  • Hip No. 1151, a chestnut colt by Kantharos consigned by Grade One Investments LLC, Agent, is out of Disguising, by Tapit, from the family of champion Rags to Riches.   walk/breeze video
  • Hip No. 1176, consigned by Cary Frommer LLC, Agent, is a bay colt by Liam’s Map out of Ebony Moment, by Smart Strike, a daughter of graded stakes winner Ebony Breeze.  walk/breeze video
  • Hip No. 1183, consigned by Harris Training Center LLC, Agent, is a chestnut filly by Promises Fulfilled out of Eloweasel, by City Zip, from the family of grade one stakes winner Riskaverse. walk/breeze video

The Sale is scheduled for Tuesday, April 16th through Friday, April 19th with each session beginning at 10:30 a.m. Hip No’s 1-302 go on the block Tuesday, Hip No’s 303-604 will be offered Wednesday, Hip No.’s 605-906 sell Thursday and Hip No’s. 907-1208 will sell on Friday, streamed live on the OBS website at obssales.com, as well as the Blood-Horse, DRF, TDN and Past The Wire websites.

Under Tack results and videos are posted on the OBS website at obssales.com 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.

The online catalog contains a sortable master index providing searchable pedigree and consignor information as well as access to pedigree updates occurring since the catalog was printed. Under Tack videos, walking videos and conformation photos are also available

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.

OBS will again offer Online Bidding during the Spring 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—on line bidding

Sales results will be available on the OBS website, updated during each session of the Spring 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 Spring Sale or OBS website, please call (352) 237-2154.

Adare Manor romps in Oaklawn’s Apple Blossom

Adare Manor Benoit phoro

Michael Lund Petersen’s Adare Manor (Uncle Mo – Brooklynsway) went right to the lead in Saturday’s $1,250,000 Apple Blossom Handicap (G1) at Oaklawn Park, shrugged off a challenge on the turn and drew away with ease in the stretch to score by 5-1/2 lengths. It’s the second grade one victory for the 5-year-old mare by Uncle Mo, purchased for $375,000 out of the Julie Davies consignment at the 2021 OBS June Sale for $375,000 by Donato Lanni, Agent, after breezing an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5. Trained by Bob Baffert, she has compiled a 16-8 -5-0 career record and earned $1,736,600. watch her under tack video

Youngsters by Win Win Win, Frosted fastest at Spring Under Tack day six

Hip 881 Tiborphoto

A trio of youngsters shared honors for the fastest work at the distance at the sixth session of the Under Tack Show for the 2024 OBS Spring Sale of Two Year Olds in Training, each stopping the timer in :20 3/5.

Hip 926 Tiborphoto
  • Hip No. 881, Victoriously, a bay filly by Win Win Win consigned by Hoppel LLC, Agent, is out of stakes placed You’re Kidding by Lemon Drop Kid. walk/breeze video
  • Hip No. 926, consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, is a gray or roan filly by Frosted out of stakes placed Anabella Queen, by Wildcat Heir, a daughter of graded stakes placed stakes winner Queen of Oz. walk/breeze video
  • Hip No. 1025, a dark bay or brown colt by Win Win Win consigned by Tom McCrocklin, Agent, is out of stakes placed Brennan, by Forestry, from the family of graded stakes placed stakes winner Gazillion. walk/breeze video
Hip 1025 Tiborphoto

Hip No. 936, a dark bay or brown colt by Not This Time consigned by Tom McCrocklin, Agent, worked a quarter in :20 4/5. He’s a half brother to stakes winner Laughing Boy, recent winner of the Excelsior Stakes at Aqueduct, out of Applauding, by Congrats, from the family of grade one stakes winner Shedaresthedevil.  walk/breeze video .

Two horses turned in quarters :21 flat.

  • Hip No. 995, consigned by Caliente Thoroughbreds, Agent, is a bay colt by McKinzie out of Bernadreamy, by Bernardini, a daughter of grade one stakes winner Dream Empress.  walk/breeze video
  • Hip No.1023, a chestnut filly by Game Winner consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, is out of graded stakes winner Brazen Persuasion, by Indian Charlie, a half sister to graded stakes placed stakes winner Thankful. walk/breeze video

Hip No. 1033, a chestnut colt by Liam’s Map, worked the day’s only quarter in :21 1/5. Consigned by Ocala Stud, he’s a half brother to graded stakes placed OBS graduate Bet On Mookie out of Brown Glaze, by War Front. walk/breeze video

There were eleven eighths in :9 4/5.

  • Hip No. 870, a bay filly by Honest Mischief consigned by Sequel Bloodstock, Agent, is a half sister to stakes winner Magna Rose out of Woodflower, by Woodman. walk/breeze video
  • Hip No. 871, consigned by Golden Thoroughbreds Training and Sales, is a chestnut colt by Speightster out of Woodland Harmony, by Forestry, from the family of grade one stakes winner Listening. walk/breeze video
  • Hip No. 902, consigned by Top Line Sales LLC, Agent, is a bay filly by Nyquist, out of graded stakes placed Aljuljalah, by Exchange Rate, a half sister to stakes winner Simmstown. walk/breeze video
  • Hip No. 907, a bay colt by champion OBS graduate Mitole consigned by Grassroots Training & Sales LLC, is out of Almighty Miracle, by millionaire OBS graduate Goldencents, a half sister to stakes winner Travieza.   walk/breeze video
  • Hip No. 915, consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc., (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, is a dark bay or bay filly by Nyquist out of Amagansett, by Tapit, a daughter of graded stakes placed stakes winner Twirl (IRE).  walk/breeze video
  • Hip No. 928, a chestnut filly by Tiz the Law consigned by On Point Training & Sales, is out of stakes placed Animal Appeal, by Leroidesanimaux (BRZ),  from the family of stakes winner Triple Card. walk/breeze video
  • Hip 938, Triple D Mischief, is a bay filly by Honest Mischief out of Arella Princess, by Limehouse, from the family of graded stakes placed stakes winner Boston Park. walk/breeze video
  • Hip No. 981, a dark bay or brown colt by champion OBS graduate Midnight Lute consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, is a half brother to graded stakes placed American Blaze out of Beauty N Balance, by Lookin At Lucky. walk/breeze video
  • Hip No. 1005, a bay colt by Twirling Candy consigned by Global Thoroughbreds LLC, Agent, is out of Bite the Stars, by Flatter, a half sister to graded stakes winner Stanford. walk/breeze video
  • Hip No. 1006, consigned by Craig L. Wheeler, Agent, is a chestnut colt by Vekoma out of Blakely’s Smile, by Wildcat Heir, a half sister to graded stakes winner Trappe Shot.   walk/breeze video
  • Hip No. 1011, a dark bay or brown colt by Honest Mischief consigned by Universal Performance Horses, Agent, is out of Blue Hen Madness, by Any Given Saturday, a daughter of stakes winner Lottacosta. walk/breeze video

The Under Tack Show’s seventh and final session begins Sunday morning at 8:00 a.m. with Hip No.’s 1036 – 1208 scheduled to breeze, streamed live on the OBS website at obssales.com, as well as the Blood-Horse, DRF, TDN and Past The Wire websites The online catalog contains a sortable master index providing searchable pedigree and consignor information as well as access to pedigree updates occurring since the catalog was printed. Under Tack videos, walking videos and conformation photos are also available.

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/

Under Tack results and videos are posted on the OBS website at obssales.com 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.

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.

OBS will again offer Online Bidding during the Spring 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—on line bidding

Sales results will be available on the OBS website, updated during each session of the Spring 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 Spring Sale or OBS website, please call (352) 237-2154.

Bolt d’Oro colt quickest at Spring Under Tack session five

Hip 787 Tiborphoto

Hip No. 787, a son of Bolt d’Oro consigned by Top Line Sales LLC, Agent, sped an eighth in :9 3/5, the fastest work at the distance at session five of the Under Tack Show for the 2024 OBS Spring Sale of Two Year Olds in Training. The bay colt is a half brother to stakes winner Blame J D out of Tipping Point, by Speightstown. walk/breeze Headwinds strengthened as the Under Tack session progressed.   video

Hip No. 862, a son of McKinzie consigned by Pick View LLC, Agent, breezed the session’s fastest quarter, stopping the timer in :21 flat. The bay colt is out of Will She, by Wando, a full sister to stakes placed Sweet Grass Creek.  walk/breeze video

Three horses breezed quarters in :21 1/5.  

  • Hip No. 777, a bay colt by Awesome Slew consigned by Ocala Stud, is a half brother to graded stakes winning OBS graduate Hades, recent winner of Gulfstream’s Holy Bull Stakes (G3) out of The Shady Lady, by Quality Road. walk/breeze video
  • Hip No. 853, consigned by Tom McCrocklin, Agent, is a chestnut filly by Global Campaign out of Whispered Secrets, by Congrats, a half sister to graded stakes winning millionaire OBS graduate Discreet Lover. walk/breeze video
  • Hip No. 860, a bay filly by McKinzie consigned by Tom McCrocklin, Agent, is a half sister to stakes placed Clubhouse out of Wild Ridge, by Tapit, a half sister to graded stakes winner Cazadero.  walk/breeze video

Hip No. 786, a chestnut colt by Volatile, turned in the day’s only quarter in :21 2/5. Consigned by Shooting Star Sales LLC, he’s out of Tippany, by Tapit, a half sister to graded stakes placed stakes winner Fifth Avenue. walk/breeze video

There were two eighths in :9 4/5.

  • Hip No. 752, consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc., (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, is a bay filly by Central Banker out of Tanmawwy, by Candy Ride (ARG), a daughter of graded stakes placed stakes winner Wasseema.  walk/breeze video
  • Hip No. 839, a dark bay or brown colt by Army Mule consigned by Omar Ramirez Bloodstock, Agent, is out of Waltzing, by Candy Ride (ARG), a half sister to graded stakes winner Dancing Solo.  walk/breeze video

Thirteen horses breezed an eighth in :10 flat.

  • Hip 717, a dark bay or brown colt by War of Will out of Sunday Sonnet by Any Given Saturday consigned by Grassroots Training & Sales LLC  walk/breeze video
  • Hip 724, a bay colt by Complexity out of Suremeantto by Candy Ride (ARG) consigned by Best A Luck Farm LLC, Agent  walk/breeze video
  • Hip 733, a chestnut filly by Tiz the Law out of Sweetbaby by Candy Ride (ARG) consigned by Caliente Thoroughbreds, Agent  walk/breeze video
  • Hip 742, a gray or roan filly by Gun Runner out of Table Three Ten by El Prado (IRE) consigned by Hartley / DeRenzo Thoroughbreds LLC  walk/breeze video
  • Hip 757, a bay colt by McKinzie out of Tap Tap Taparoo by Tapit consigned by Top Line Sales LLC, Agent  walk/breeze video
  • Hip 763, a bay colt by War of Will out of Tenacious Tina by Benchmark consigned by White Lilac (Katie Miranda), Agent  walk/breeze video
  • Hip 811, a chestnut colt by Authentic out of True Elegance by Distorted Humor consigned by Golden Rock Thoroughbreds, Agent  walk/breeze video
  • Hip 814, a gray or roan colt by Complexity out of Try to Catch Her by Broken Vow consigned by Longoria Training & Sales, Agent  walk/breeze video
  • Hip 815, a bay colt by Honest Mischief out of Tuberose by Candy Ride (ARG) consigned by L. G., Agent   walk/breeze video
  • Hip 834, Field Song, a bay filly by McKinzie out of Vielsalm by Fairbanks consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent walk/breeze video
  • Hip 837, a dark bay or brown filly by McKinzie out of Vision of Justice by Into Mischief consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent   walk/breeze video
  • Hip 847, a chestnut filly by Hard Spun out of Wave the Flag by Empire Maker consigned by Harris Training Center LLC, Agent  walk/breeze video
  • Hip 852, Spatula, dark bay or brown filly by Mr Speaker out of Whisk by Elusive Quality consigned by S B M Training and Sales, Agent  walk/breeze video

The Under Tack Show continues Saturday morning at 8:00 a.m. with Hip No.’s 864 – 1035 scheduled to breeze, streamed live on the OBS website at obssales.com, as well as the Blood-Horse, DRF, TDN and Past The Wire websites The online catalog contains a sortable master index providing searchable pedigree and consignor information as well as access to pedigree updates occurring since the catalog was printed. Under Tack videos, walking videos and conformation photos are also available.

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/

Under Tack results and videos are posted on the OBS website at obssales.com 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.

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.

OBS will again offer Online Bidding during the Spring 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—on line bidding

Sales results will be available on the OBS website, updated during each session of the Spring 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 Spring Sale or OBS website, please call (352) 237-2154.

Against (despite?) a progressively stronger headwind throughout the day,

Instagrand Filly fastest at fourth Spring Under Tack session

Hip 551 Tiborphoto

Hip No. 551, a daughter of Instagrand consigned by Hoppel LLC, Agent, breezed a quarter in :20 3/5, the fastest work at the distance at the fourth session of the Under Tack Show for the 2024 OBS Spring Sale of Two Year Olds in Training. The bay filly is out of Runaway Renee, by Munnings, a daughter of stakes winner Hey Hey Renee. walk/breeze video

Two horses breezed quarters in :20 4/5.

  • Hip No. 528, a chestnut filly by Vekoma consigned by Tom McCrocklin, Agent, is out of Respect, by He’s Had Enough, a half sister to Horse of the Year Point Given.   walk/breeze video
  • Hip No. 578, also from Tom McCrocklin, is a dark bay or brown colt by Medaglia d’Oro out of Saucy Dame, by Distorted Humor, a daughter of Storm Beauty, a half sister to champion Gold Beauty.   walk/breeze video

Five horses breezed quarters in :21 flat.  

  • Hip No. 612, consigned by Omega Farm, Agent, is a bay filly by Adios Charlie out of She Nailed It, by Corfu, a half sister to stakes winner Karen’s Silk, from the family of grade one stakes winner Bushfire. walk/breeze video
  • Hip No. 615, Night, a dark by or brown colt by Win Win Win consigned by Arindel, is out of She’s Into Me, by OBS graduate Into Mischief, from the family of graded stakes placed stakes winner El Grande O. walk/breeze video
  • Hip No. 633, consigned by Tom McCrocklin, Agent, is a chestnut colt by Thousand Words out of Silver Shimmer, by Tale of the Cat, a half sister to champion Esidio. walk/breeze video
  • Hip No. 647, a chestnut filly by Authentic consigned by Top Line Sales LLC, Agent, is a half sister to graded stakes winner Kanthaka out of Sliced Bread, by Noonmark, a half sister to graded stakes winner Proud Heiress. walk/breeze video
  • Hip No. 679, a bay colt by Army Mule also consigned by Tom McCrocklin, is out of graded stakes winner Springside, by Awesome Again, from the family of grade one stakes winner Complexity.  walk/breeze video

Eighteen horses breezed an eighth in :9 4/5.

  • Hip No. 523, consigned by Centofanti Thoroughbreds, Agent, a dark by or brown filly by Not This Time out of Reiko, by Declaration of War, is a half sister to 3-year-old filly Destiny Star, third in the recent  Sanibel Island Stakes at Gulfstream Park.  walk/breeze video  update
  • Hip No. 524, a bay colt by OBS graduate Into Mischief consigned by Top Line Sales LLC, Agent, is a full brother to graded stakes winner Maximus Mischief out of Reina Maria, by Songandaprayer, a half sister to grade one stakes winner Secret Compass.  walk/breeze video
  • Hip No. 530, a chestnut filly by Nyquist consigned by Niall Brennan Stables, Agent, is a half sister to graded stakes placed stakes winner Another Miracle out of stakes winner Retraceable, by Medaglia d’Oro. walk/breeze video
  • Hip No. 548, also consigned by Top Line Sales, is a gray or roan colt by Gormley out of Ruby Frost, by The Factor, a half sister to graded stakes placed Swear by It, from the family of graded stakes placed stakes winner Willard Straight.  walk/breeze video
  • Hip No. 555, a dark by or brown filly by Global Campaign consigned by Best A Luck Farm LLC, Agent, is out of Rutherford Rd, by First Samurai, a full sister to graded stakes winner OBS graduate Northern Passion, from the family of champion Ginger Gold. walk/breeze video
  • Hip No. 567, consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, is a dark bay or brown filly by Authentic out of stakes winner Sandy’s Surprise, by Drosselmeyer, a half sister to graded stakes placed stakes winner Mourinho.  walk/breeze video
  • Hip No. 577, also consigned by Top Line Sales, is a dark by or brown colt by Vekoma out of Saucy At Midnight, by champion OBS graduate Midnight Lute, a half sister to graded stakes winning OBS graduate Rose to Gold. walk/breeze video
  • Hip No. 591, a bay colt by Hard Spun consigned by Harris Training Center LLC, Agent, is out of Sea Garden, by Curlin, a half sister to graded stakes winner Glenville Gardens, from the family of grade one stakes winner Marley Vale.  walk/breeze video
  • Hip No. 594, a dark by or brown colt by Daredevil consigned by Britton Peak, Agent, is a half brother to stakes placed Souper Echo out of graded stakes placed Seasoned Warrior, by Majestic Warrior, a daughter of champion Saoirse. walk/breeze video
  • Hip No. 599, a bay filly by Munnings consigned by Grassroots Training & Sales LLC, Agent, is a half sister to stakes winner Hold Tight out of Securely, by Uncle Mo, a half sister to graded stakes winner Millionreasonswhy.  walk/breeze video
  • Hip No. 603, a bay colt by OBS graduate Into Mischief consigned by Scanlon Training & Sales, Agent, is out of grade one stakes winner Separationofpowers, by Candy Ride (ARG).   walk/breeze video
  • Hip No. 622, also consigned by Top Line Sales, is a bay colt by Not This Time out of stakes placed She’s Trouble, by OBS graduate Into Mischief, from the family of champion Percentile.  walk/breeze video
  • Hip No. 625, also consigned by Grassroots Training & Sales, is a bay filly by Spun to Run out of stakes placed OBS graduate Sierra Aleone, by Gemologist, from the family of graded stakes winner Part the Seas.   walk/breeze video
  • Hip No. 637, also consigned by Wavertree, is a dark bay or brown filly by Omaha Beach out of Sister Margaret, by Pulpit, a daughter of stakes winner Dance Gal Dance.  walk/breeze video
  • Hip No. 638, also consigned by Top Line, is a chestnut colt by Maclean’s Music out of Six Ornaments, by Flatter, a daughter of grade one stakes winner Habibti. walk/breeze video
  • Hip No. 642, a bay colt by Street Sense consigned by Hartley / De Renzo Thoroughbreds LLC, Agent, is out of Skylar’s Pass, by The Factor, a half sister to graded stakes winner Proceed Bee. walk/breeze video
  • Hip No. 687, a bay filly by Daredevil consigned by Halcyon Hammock Farm, Agent, is out of Starship Gussie, by High Cotton, from the family of grade one stakes winner Shedaresthedevil.  walk/breeze video
  • Hip No. 690, a chestnut filly by Not This Time consigned by Grade One Investments LLC, Agent, is out of stakes placed Stetson Gold, by Uncle Mo, a half sister to stakes winner Medalla Match. walk/breeze video

Thursday’s fifth session of the Under Tack Show has been rescheduled for Friday, April 12th due to a forecast of severe weather in the Ocala area.

Each Under Tack Show will be shifted one day and will continue on Friday with Hip No’s 691 – 863; Hips 864 – 1035 will go to the track Saturday and Hips 1036 – 1208 will work on Sunday. All three sessions will begin at 8:00 a.m. and streamed live on the OBS website at obssales.com, as well as the Blood-Horse, DRF, TDN and Past The Wire websites.

The sale will begin as scheduled on Tuesday, April 16th.

 The online catalog contains a sortable master index providing searchable pedigree and consignor information as well as access to pedigree updates occurring since the catalog was printed. Under Tack videos, walking videos and conformation photos are also available.

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/

Under Tack results and videos are posted on the OBS website at obssales.com 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.

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.

OBS will again offer Online Bidding during the Spring 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—on line bidding

Sales results will be available on the OBS website, updated during each session of the Spring 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 Spring Sale or OBS website, please call (352) 237-2154.

Thursday’s Under Tack Show rescheduled to Friday

Thursday’s fifth session of the Under Tack Show for the 2024 OBS Spring Sale of Two Year Olds has been rescheduled for Friday, April 12th due to a forecast of severe weather in the Ocala area.

Each Under Tack Show will be shifted one day and will continue on Friday with Hip No’s 691 – 863; Hips 864 – 1035 will go to the track Saturday and Hips 1036 – 1208 will work on Sunday. All three sessions will begin at 8:00 a.m.

The sale will begin as scheduled on Tuesday, April 16th.

The Under Tack Show will continue being streamed live on the OBS website at obssales.com, as well as the Blood-Horse, DRF, TDN and Past The Wire websites. For more information regarding the Spring Sale or OBS website, please call (352) 237-2154