OBS June Sale

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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Irish War Cry Filly Fastest at OBS Friday

A filly from the first crop of Irish War Cry (Hip 795) put in the fastest work of the day Friday during the fifth session of the Ocala Breeders' Sales Company's June 2-Year-Olds in Training Sale under-tack show. Consigned by Thorostock LLC, she completed the breeze in :9 4/5, making her just the second juvenile so far to clock a furlong in under :10 flat. A trio of juveniles worked a quarter in a bullet :20 4/5. Hip 783, a Bee Jersey filly consigned by Top Line Sales (video) Hip...

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Another Four Supplements for OBS June

An additional four supplements, to be sold as hips 1111 to 1114, have been added to the OBS June Sale of 2-Year-Olds in Training and Horses of Racing Age. To be sold on Thursday, June 9, they will go to the track for Saturday's under-tack preview. The four additions are as follows: Hip 1111, a filly by Tale of Verve, consigned by Navas Equine, Agent Hip 1112, a filly by Blame, consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent Hip 1113, a filly by Super Saver, consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent Hip 1114,...

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OBS June Supplemental Catalog Available for 51 New Entries

The supplemental catalog for the upcoming OBS June Sale of 2-Year-Olds and Horses of Racing Age, featuring an additional 51 lots, is now available in printed form at the OBS sales grounds and online at obssales.com. One horse of racing age and 50 juveniles have been supplemented to the three-day auction and will sell as hips 1061-1100 (2-year-olds) and 1167 (HORA). Six under-tack sessions have been scheduled for the June Sale. Hips 1-187 will work Monday, May 30, hips 188-374 take to the track Tuesday May 31, hips 375-561 will...

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OBS June Catalogue Online

The catalogue for the Ocala Breeders' Sales Company's June Sale of 2-Year-Olds and Horses of Racing Age is now available on the company's website, www.obssales.com. A total of 1,059 juveniles and 16 older horses have been cataloged for the three-day sale. Supplemental entries will be accepted until May 17. Due to the increased size of the catalogue, the auction's under tack show has been expanded from five to six sessions and will begin May 30 and continue through June 4. All under tack sessions begin at 7:30 a.m. The June...

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Record-Setting June Sale Concludes

OCALA, FL - The three-day Ocala Breeders' Sales Company's June Sale of 2-Year-Olds more than bounced back from its 2020 pandemic-induced lull, ending Friday with its highest-ever gross and average and with a record-tying median. In all, 560 juveniles grossed $24,492,950 for an average of $43,737--besting the previous record figures of $23,475,500 and $39,722, respectively, set in 2015. The cumulative median was $20,000. With 125 horses reported not sold, the buy-back rate was 18.2%. "The June sale is all grown up now," said OBS Director of Sales Tod Wojciechowski. "I...

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OBS Under-Tack Show Begins Wednesday

The five-session under-tack show ahead of next week's Ocala Breeders' Sales Company's June Sale of 2-Year-Olds gets underway Wednesday morning at 7:30 a.m. Hip numbers 1-185 will breeze Wednesday. Hips 186-370 will go to the track Thursday; hips 371-554 breeze Friday; hips 555-738 work Saturday and hips 739-927 will go to the track Sunday. The under-tack show will be streamed live on TheTDN.com. The June sale will be held next Wednesday through Friday with bidding beginning each day at 10:30 a.m.

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OBS June Supplemental Catalog Now Online

The supplemental catalog for the Ocala Breeders' Sales Company's 2021 June Sale of 2-Year-Olds and Horses of Racing Age is now available via the OBS website at www.obssales.com and available in printed form at the OBS sales grounds beginning on or about Monday, May 31. Forty-eight 2-year-olds and five horses of racing age have been supplemented to the three-day sale, and will sell as Hips 875-927. All sessions begin at 10:30 a.m. Hips 1-316 will sell Tuesday, June 9; Hips 317-632 will be offered Wednesday, June 10 and Hips 633-874...

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Impressive Santa Anita Maiden Winner on the Comeback Trail

Devil Made Me Doit (Daredevil) put on a show with a 'TDN Rising Star' performance in the lid lifter on Santa Anita's opening day program back on Dec. 28--feels like a lifetime ago, doesn't it--but where has he been since? "He came out of his race with a little P1 [ankle chip]," said Ciaran Dunne, who campaigns the 3-year-old colt in partnership with Reddam Racing. "We took it out and he went to Ocean Breeze-Mr. Reddam's farm in California--to recuperate. We gave him a little extra time because all that...

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