breeze show

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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Filly From The Lieutenant's Sole Crop Breezes Bullet at OBS

GSW The Lieutenant (Street Sense), a half-brother to Triple Crown winner Justify, had just one crop before his life was tragically cut short and a filly from that lone crop as among the bullet breezers during the seventh and final session of the Ocala Breeders' Sales Company's Spring Sale under-tack show Saturday. Bred and consigned by Becky Thomas's Sequel New York, which stood The Lieutenant, Hip 1123 covered a quarter-mile in :20 4/5. "She preps well, is a beautiful mover and always trained like that," Thomas said. "I felt pretty...

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Eight Juveniles Fire Bullets at OBS Wednesday

Five juveniles shared the fastest furlong time of :9 4/5 Wednesday during the fourth session of the Ocala Breeders' Sales Company's Spring Sale breeze show and three others worked a quarter in a bullet :20 3/5. The quartet of :9 4/5 workers were an Uncle Mo filly from Clary Bloodstock (Hip 537) (video); a Goldencents colt consigned by Eddie Woods (Hip 546) (video); a filly by Street Sense from the Lucan Bloodstock shedrow (Hip 611) (video); a Macho Uno colt consigned by Grassroots Training and Sales (Hip 674) (video); and...

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OBS April Breeze Show Starts Sunday

The breeze show for the Ocala Breeders' Sales Company's upcoming Spring Sale gets underway Sunday and runs through Saturday, Apr. 16. Hips 1-176 will breeze Sunday; followed by Hips 177-352 Monday; Hips 353-528 Tuesday; Hips 529-704 Wednesday; Hips 705-880 Thursday; Hips 881-1056 Friday; and Hips 1057-1231 Saturday. The Spring Sale runs Tuesday, Apr. 19 through Friday, Apr. 22 with each session beginning at 10 a.m. Hips 1-308 go on the block Tuesday; followed by Hips 309-616; Wednesday, Hips 617-924 Thursday; and Hips. 925-1231 Friday.

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Straight Fire Colt Breezes :10 1/5 for TTA Sale

A Straight Fire colt out of Luckfromabove (Ire) (Excellent Art {GB}) topped workers for the 2022 Texas 2-Year-Olds in Training Sale Monday, breezing his eighth in :10 1/5 at Lone Star. Cataloged in the supplement as Hip 144, the colt was bred by LNJ Foxwoods in California and is consigned by Pike Racing, agent. The annual sale is conducted by the Texas Thoroughbred Association (TTA) and is scheduled for Wednesday, Apr. 6, at 12 p.m. CT at Lone Star. "I think the quality horses the consignors sent to us for...

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Supplements Added to Texas 2-Year-Olds in Training Sale

Ten 2-year-olds have been supplemented to the catalog for the 2022 Texas 2-Year-Olds in Training Sale. "These additions help bolster an already strong catalog for our sale," TTA Sales Director Foster Bridewell said. "Each add to our quality pedigrees, and we thank Carl Deville, Al Pike, Lane Richardson and the owners for trusting us to sell these individuals." The supplements include: Hip 133: Louisiana-bred filly by Star Guitar from the family of SP Estilo Femenino and G1SW Well Armed Hip 134: Louisiana-bred filly by Free Drop Billy half-sister to SP...

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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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Good Samaritan Colt Swiftest at OBS March Breeze Show Opener

A colt by Good Samaritan (Hip 177) worked the fastest quarter-mile in :20 3/5 on the opening day of the OBS March 2-Year-Old in Training Sale's three-day breeze show Thursday. "He has done things on the racetrack that only a few horses have done that we had our hands on," said Joe Pickerell of consignor Pick View. "We were going to be very disappointed if he didn't work like that." Bred by St. Elias Stable, the gray is out of Sweat and Saddle (Speightstown), a daughter of GSW & MGISP...

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OBS Breeze Show Starts Thursday

The under-tack show for the upcoming OBS March 2-Year-Olds in Training Sale kicks off Thursday with the first of three sessions. Hips 1-212 breeze during Thursday's session, followed by Hips 213-424 Friday and Hips 425-635 Saturday. Each session begins at 8 a.m. The OBS March Sale runs Mar. 15-16 with a 10 a.m. start each day.

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Valiant Minister Colt Works a Bullet at OBS Friday

A colt from the first crop of Florida stallion Valiant Minister was one of two to breeze a bullet quarter mile in :20 3/5 at the Ocala Breeders' Sales Company's Spring Sale under-tack show Friday. Hip 996 will attempt to follow in the hoofprints of his Bridlewood-based sire, who topped OBS's 2015 June sale after a bullet work, selling to Charles Chu of Baoma Corp. For $680,000 after breezing an eighth in :9 4/5. "I remember Valiant Minister when he sold here," said SGV Thoroughbreds' Steve Venosa, who consigns Hip...

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OBS Breeze Show Wraps with Six Bullet Workers

Four more juveniles breezed in a bullet :9 4/5 and two stopped the clock in :20 4/5 at the final day of the OBS March Breeze Show Saturday. The first :9 4/5 breezer of the day was a Blame filly (Hip 439) out of the unraced Cry Value (Street Cry {Ire}). A $17,000 FTKFEB purchase, she was acquired by King's Equine for $28,000 at Keeneland September. A colt from the first crop of Gormley (Hip 531) stopped the clock in :9 4/5 for consignor Eddie Woods, who purchased him for...

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OBS Saturday Breeze Show Postponed

Due to a lightning storm that caused damage to some electronic equipment, Saturday's scheduled under-tack preview for next week's OBS July Sale of 2-Year-Olds and Horses of Racing Age has been postponed. Hip numbers 901-1114 will now breeze Sunday morning at 7:30. For additional information and to view the sale catalog, visit www.obssales.com.

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