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OBS July Supplemental Catalogue Now Online

The Supplemental Catalog for the Ocala Breeders' Sales Company's 2020 July Sale of Two-Year-Olds and Horses of Racing Age is now available via the OBS website at obssales.com and available in printed form at the OBS sales grounds beginning Monday, June 29. One hundred 2-year-olds and two Horses of Racing Age have been supplemented to the three-day sale, and will sell as Hips 1004-1107. The sale has been rescheduled from its original June dates, with all sessions beginning at 10:00 a.m. Hips 1-360 will sell Tuesday, July 14; Hips 361-720...

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OBS March Sale Catalog Now Online

The catalog for the Ocala Breeders' Sales Company's 2020 March Sale of 2-Year-Olds in Training is now available via the OBS website at www.obssales.com. A total of 681 juveniles have been cataloged for the two-day sale, set for Tuesday and Wednesday, Mar. 17 and 18, with both sessions beginning at 10:30 a.m. The Under Tack Show will span three days, beginning Thursday, Mar. 12 with Hips 1-227. Hips 228-454 will breeze Friday, Mar. 13 and Hips 455-681 will go Saturday, Mar. 14. All three sessions will begin at 8:00 a.m....

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Keeneland, Fasig-Tipton and OBS Announce Major Reforms to Medication and Riding Crop Policies for 2-Year-Old Sales

Officials from Keeneland Association, Fasig-Tipton Company Inc. and Ocala Breeders' Sales Company Inc. have jointly announced significant changes to policies regarding medication, including restriction of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) and a ban on bronchodilators at all 2-year-old sales, and limited use of riding crops at under-tack shows. The revised Conditions of Sale for each sales company take effect March 2020. These proactive measures demonstrate continued uniformity among the United States' three largest Thoroughbred auction houses and are the latest round of leadership reforms undertaken in recent years, following action in...

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