OBS April Breeze Show Opens


Twirling Candy | Lane's End photo

The first of six sessions of under-tack previews for next week's OBS April sale took place Monday in Central Florida with the first of 203 catalogued juveniles battling a persistent headwind throughout the day. Three fillies shared the day's fastest quarter-mile breeze time of :21 flat.

A bay filly by Twirling Candy (hip 109) recorded the :21 flat time for de Meric Sales. The youngster is out of Henley (Corinthian), a half-sister to multiple graded stakes winner Mr. Commons (Artie Schiller).

Envision Equine sent out hip 115 to work in :21 flat. The bay filly is from the first crop of Grade I placed Fast Anna and is out of graded placed Hermione's Magic (Forest Wildcat).

Completing the trio of :21 flat works was hip 167. Consigned by Wavertree Stables, the chestnut filly is from the first crop of Grade I winner Danza and is out of multiple stakes placed Irish Ridge (Cactus Ridge).

Four juveniles shared the day's fastest furlong time of :10 flat.

Hip 6 is a daughter of Shanghai Bobby out of stakes winner Fast Resource (Bob and John). The :10 flat worker is consigned by Hartley/DeRenzo Thoroughbreds LLC, agent. Hartley DeRenzo also sent out hip 129, a filly from the first crop of Grade I winner Daredevil, to work in :10 flat. Out of Holy Blitz (Holy Bull), the juvenile is a half-sister to sprint champion Judy the Beauty (Ghostzapper).

From the Off the Hook consignment, hip 31 also worked in :10 flat. By Tapizar, the dark bay colt is out of the unraced Franchesca (Henrythenavigator), a half-sister to stakes winner Abbey Bridge (Irish River {Fr}).

Hip 198 completed the list of :10 flat workers. Consigned by Whitman Sales, the bay colt is a son of Bodemeister out of Just Fabulous (Include). He is a half-brother to graded placed Midnight on Oconee (Midnight Lute).

The under-tack show continues Tuesday at 8 a.m. with hips 204 through 406 scheduled to breeze. The April sale will be held next Tuesday through Friday with sessions beginning daily at 10:30 a.m.

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