Omar Ramirez

Not This Time Colt Caps Speedy Week for GOP Racing Stable

A colt by Not This Time (hip 654) equaled the fastest-furlong time of the week when covering the distance in :9 3/5 during the final session of the under-tack show for next week's Ocala Breeders' Sales Company's March Sale of 2-Year-Olds in Training Friday in Central Florida. The chestnut colt is consigned by trainer Gerard Ochoa's GOP Racing Stable. "I was hoping for a :9 4/5," Ochoa said through an interpreter Friday. "I wasn't expecting a :9 3/5. So, of course, I was very, very happy with the work." Ochoa...

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Uncle Mo Filly Leads the Way As Action Picks Up at OBS

OCALA, FL - After a slow and steady opening session, the action picked up throughout the day at the Ocala Breeders' Sales Company's June 2-Year-Old Sale Wednesday, with the auction's second session concluding with a continuing strong median and an average just off last year's record-setting pace. Wednesday's session produced the sale's top three prices so far, with a filly by Uncle Mo leading the way when selling for $725,000. In all, 216 horses sold Wednesday for a total of $9,314,000. The session average was $43,120 and the median was...

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Bevy of Bullets as Midlantic Breeze Show Concludes

TIMONIUM, MD - The final session of the Fasig-Tipton Midlantic 2-Year-Olds in Training Sale under-tack show, delayed an hour by overnight rains, concluded with 11 juveniles sharing the fastest furlong time of :10 flat, while a filly by Violence turned in the day's fastest quarter-mile work of :21 1/5 Thursday in Timonium. The Top Line Sales consignment was responsible for three of the furlong bullet workers Thursday, including a pair of fillies by freshman sire Sharp Azteca. A filly by Speightster (hip 484) was first to hit the :10 flat...

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Top Line Juveniles Coming Out Running at OBS

Torie and Jimbo Gladwell's Top Line Sales consignment was responsible for both of the co-fastest furlong workers--both consigned on behalf of owner Marc Tacher--and it shared the co-fastest quarter-mile breeze during Tuesday's third session of the under-tack show for next week's Ocala Breeders' Sales Company's Spring Sale of 2-Year-Olds in Training in Central Florida. A filly from the first crop of champion Accelerate (hip 461) shared Tuesday's fastest furlong time of :9 4/5. The bay is out of Full Moon Frolic (Vindication), who is a daughter of graded placed Frolicing...

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