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OBS March Still a Go Amid Coronavirus Concerns

The Ocala Breeders' Sales Company's March Sale of 2-Year-Olds in Training will continue as scheduled, OBS Director of Sales Tod Wojciechowski told the TDN Tuesday. The decision comes as organizers and administrators for institutions and events around the world grapple with just how seriously to take the Coronavirus outbreak. "We're monitoring the situation, but we are moving forward with the sale," Wojciechowski said. "There have been no restrictions placed on us by a government agency--it's a fluid situation, but right now with the investment that's at stake for our consignors...

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Summer Front Colt Tops OBS Open Session

A $92,000 Summer Front short yearling colt topped the open and final session of the Ocala Breeders' Sales Company's Winter Mixed Sale Wednesday. Consigned as hip 633 by Select Sales, Agent II, the Apr. 12 foal was purchased by Dailey Bloodstock's Renee Dailey. The bay was bred in Florida by Machmer Hall and Marco Medina. His now 2-year-old half-brother by Into Mischief was a $350,000 Fasig-Tipton November weanling in 2018. Unplaced dam Diva Star (Cherokee Run) is a half to MSW and GSP Captain Serious (Successful Appeal) and hails from...

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First Round of FTKFEB Supplements Announced

Fasig-Tipton has added its first 67 supplemental entries to the Kentucky Winter Mixed Sale, which will be held in Lexington on Monday, Feb. 10 and Tuesday Feb. 11. The entire current catalogue is available to view online here. Highlights of the supplemental entries include Toy Moon (Malibu Moon) (hip 546), a half-sister to MGSW Pomeroys Pistol (Pomeroy), the dam of leading GI Kentucky Derby contender Thousand Words (Pioneerof the Nile), carrying her first foal by Good Magic; five-time stakes winner and MGSP racing or broodmare prospect Taylor's Spirit (Algorithms) (hip...

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Keeneland January Sale Starts Monday

Keeneland kicks off the 2020 sales season with a five-day renewal of its January Horses of All Ages Sale in Lexington Monday, with bidding slated to begin at 10 a.m. Temperatures are expected to be unseasonably warm during sales week and Keeneland officials hope the action inside the pavilion matches the weather outside. "There haven't been a significant number of external changes," Keeneland Vice President of Racing and Sales Bob Elliston said of his expectations for the January sale. "The economy is still solid, purses continue to rise domestically, the...

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