2-year-old in training sales

OBS Spring Kicks off Busy Under-Tack Week

The Ocala Breeders' Sales Company launched an action-packed week of under-tack shows ahead of its Spring 2-year-olds in Training Sale, which will run from Apr. 16 through Apr. 19. A total of eight juveniles--half fillies and half colts--led the way Sunday morning with joint :9 4/5 moves. WinStar's freshman sire Improbable was the only sire to be represented by a pair of session-topping workers--Hip 131, a colt out of I Know That Mom (Distorted Humor) (S G V Thoroughbreds LLC), and Hip 133, a colt out of MSW and MGSP...

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Not This Time Colt Brings $1.5M at OBS March

Late in Wednesday's session at the OBS March sale, a colt by Not This Time realized a $1.5 million final bid. Jose d'Angelo signed the ticket on the Hartley/ De Renzo Thoroughbreds- consigned juvenile. Offered as Hip 533, the son of Pammy Whammy (War Front) breezed an eighth in :9.4 during last week's breeze show. Bred by Rockingham Ranch, the bay brought $900,000 at last summer's Fasig-Tipton Saratoga Select Sale.

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Action Remains Fast and Furious During OBSMAR Under-Tack Show

The third of four under-tack previews ahead of next week's Ocala Breeders Sales Company's March Sale of 2-Year-Olds In Training took place Friday, a session that produced the overall bullet times for both one-furlong and quarter-mile breezes. Wednesday's opening breeze-ups were topped by a trio of horses that stopped clock in :9 4/5 for an eighth of a mile, a time that was matched by no fewer than 15 juveniles on Thursday. Those numbers were lowered Friday by a pair of horses, a Wavertree Stables Inc.-consigned filly (hip 448) from...

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Catalogue Released For The 2024 Texas Two-Year-Olds In Training Sale

The catalog for the 2024 Texas Two-Year-Olds in Training Sale, set for Wednesday, Apr. 3 beginning at 10 a.m. ET in the Lone Star Park Sales Pavilion, is out, the Texas Thoroughbred Association said in a release Wednesday. The breeze show is scheduled for Monday, Apr. 1 on Lone Star's main track, starting at 8 a.m. ET. "This is a solid, quality group of two-year-olds coming to our sale," Texas Thoroughbred Association Sales Director Foster Bridewell said. "We have an array of national and regional stallions represented in the book...

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Arrogate Colt Brings $1.45M at OBS Spring Opener

A colt by champion Arrogate lit up the board with a $1.45 million final bid late in the opening session of the OBS Spring Sale in Ocala. Signing the ticket on Hip 253 was agent Donato Lanni, accompanied by Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert, also the trainer of the deceased champion. Purchased on behalf of Amr Zedan, the colt breezed an eighth in :10 flat last Monday. Consigned by Hartley/DeRenzo Thoroughbreds LLC, the juvenile is out of unraced Destine (War Front), the dam of SP Sunset Promise (Broken Vow)....

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OBS April Catalog Online

A total of 1,231 2-year-olds in training have been cataloged for the Ocala Breeders Sales Company's Spring Sale, to be held Tuesday through Friday, Apr. 19-22 at the auction house's Central Florida complex. Gracing the cover of the 2022 catalog is 'TDN Rising Star' Corniche (Quality Road), who topped last year's renewal on a bid of $1.5 million from Marette Farrell, agent for Speedway Stables, and who went on to cap an undefeated championship season with a victory in the GI Breeders' Cup Juvenile at Del Mar. OBS April graduates...

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