Adios Charlie

Adios Charlie Firster Too Fast for Debutante Foes

Stone Silent, a $410,000 OBSMAR purchase off a speedy :20 2/5 breeze, ran five rivals off their feet in a sharp debut performance in Saturday's Fasig-Tipton Debutante S. at Santa Anita. The 3-1 second choice sped through an opening quarter in :22.08, kicked for home in complete command and never looked back as Kentucky Juvenile S. winner and $390,000 Fasig-Tipton digital sale buyback Tom's Regret ran on to narrow the gap. "First I'd like to thank the trainer and the owners for the opportunity," said winning pilot Ramon Vazquez. "I...

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Trio of Juveniles Share Bullet Work at OBS

A trio of juvenile fillies worked a bullet quarter mile in :20 4/5 during the final session of the Ocala Breeders' Sales Company's June 2-Year-Olds-in-Training Sale Saturday. Those fillies were: Hip 984 , a Good Magic filly consigned by New Horizon Farm, Inc. (video) Hip 1043 , a daughter of Adios Charlie consigned by Ocala Stud (video) Hip 1109 , a Practical Joke filly consigned by Top Line Sales, LLC (video) Nine 2-year-olds shared the fastest furlong time of :10 flat. They were Hip 938 , a Cloud Computing colt...

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Adios Charlie Filly Sets Bullet at OBS

A filly by Adios Charlie earned the bullet for the fastest quarter-mile breeze during Monday's opening session of the under-tack show ahead of next week's Ocala Breeders' Sales Company's June 2-Year-Olds Sale. Bred and consigned by Ocala Stud, hip 116 completed her quarter-mile drill in :21 flat shortly after the show started Monday morning. The bay filly is out stakes placed Miss Melinda (Malibu Moon). Nine juveniles shared the fastest furlong time of :10 flat: a colt by Astern (Aus) (hip 2, video), consigned by Fast Horses; a colt by...

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Buyers 'More Than Ready' at OBS March

By Christie DeBernardis & Christina Bossinakis OCALA, FL--The Ocala Breeders' Sales Company's grounds continued to buzz with activity during a second straight day of very strong trade as the March 2-Year-Olds in Training Sale concluded Wednesday. Bidding was fast and furious right from the start with the top horse of the day--and the sale as a whole--coming in the second juvenile through the ring, Hip 318, a colt by More Than Ready, who summoned $1.2 million from Kaleem Shah. A daughter of American Pharoah (Hip 532) also achieved seven figures...

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Adios Charlie Filly Tops Day 2 at OBSMAR Breeze Show

The action at the OBS sale's grounds proved boisterous Friday with many horses making up for a missed engagements after weather prematurely ended Thursday's initial breeze session. However, spectators were given something to talk about right from the onset, courtesy of Hip 213, a filly by Adios Charlie, who negotiated a quarter mile in a swift :20 2/5, the fastest time posted at the distance over the first two days of breeze action. Consigned by Ocala Stud, agent, the Feb. 6 foal is out of MSW Travelator (A P Jet)....

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Roster and Stud Fees Set for Ocala Stud

Ocala Stud has set 2021 stud fees for its roster of 16 stallions for the upcoming breeding season, led by Girvin (Tale of Ekati), whose fee will be $6,000 S&N for his third year at stud. Ocala Stud will welcome new stallions in Grade I-winning millionaires Win Win Win (Hat Trick {Jpn}) and Seeking the Soul (Perfect Soul {Ire}), who will both stand for $5,000 S&N, and also new is the stakes-winning Dak Attack (Ghostzapper), whose fee will be $2,500 S&N. Girvin saw his first foals arrive in 2020. He...

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FTBOA Names 2019 Florida-bred Champions

The Florida Thoroughbred Breeders' and Owners' Association has announced its Florida-bred champions for 2019. For the 16th time in FTBOA history, Charlotte Weber was honored with a Florida-bred champion that was bred by her Live Oak Stud and owned by her Live Oak Plantation as Global Access (Giant's Causeway) was named the Florida-bred champion 3-year-old colt or gelding. Live Oak Stud was also named the Florida Breeder of the Year for the third time and the Leading Owner by Florida-bred earnings for the fourth time. Global Access won the 2019...

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