Champions Dream

OBS March Catalog Online

The catalog for the Ocala Breeders' Sales Company's March Sale of 2-Year-Olds in Training is now available at the OBS website at The 2023 iteration of the March Sale has been lengthened to three days and will take place Monday through Wednesday, Mar. 20-22, with sessions beginning at 11 a.m. daily. Hips 1-278 will be offered Mar. 20, Hips 279-566 on Mar. 21 and hips 567 through 833 on Mar. 22. Under-tack previews will take place over the course of four days, Mar. 14 (hips 1-208), Mar. 15 (209-416),...

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Taking Stock: Justify Finishing Strong

With about a month and a half to go to the end of the year, Coolmore America's Justify (Scat Daddy) is in a three-way battle with Spendthrift's Bolt d'Oro (Medaglia d'Oro) and Hill 'n' Dale's Good Magic (Curlin) for the freshman sire championship, which is measured by progeny earnings. Through Monday, Bolt d'Oro led narrowly with $2,122,968 to Justify's $2,065,556 in second place and Good Magic's $1,984,069 in third. Within striking distance are Hill 'n' Dale's Army Mule (Friesan Fire) in fourth with $1,762,485 and Three Chimneys's Sharp Azteca (Freud)...

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Justify's Champions Dream Runs Down Full Moon Madness In Nashua

Champions Dream finished best of all in the middle of the track to capture Sunday's GIII Nashua S. and become the latest stakes winner for Triple Crown hero Justify. Named a 'TDN Rising Star' off a well-bet front-running debut score Sept. 3 at Saratoga, the gray chased the pace before backing up to be a well-beaten fifth in the GI Champagne S. here Oct. 1. Let go as a fractional second choice behind Full Moon Madness here, he broke a half-step slowly and settled second last in the five horse...

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Justify Colt Becomes Latest Rising Star at the Spa

Rosedown Racing Stables LLC's Champions Dream (Justify--Dancinginherdreams, by Tapit) entered this unveiling with sparking clocker reports and lots of buzz, and made his $425,000 OBS March price tag and 6-5 odds on the tote look like value as he earned 'TDN Rising Star' status Saturday at The Spa. Just a $25,000 Keeneland September yearling purchase by G.W. and Karen Parrish's Parrish Farms--reportedly due to concerns about his feet--the grey blossomed into a $425,000 OBS March juvenile off a sharp :20 4/5 breeze. Turned over to Danny Gargan, the son of...

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