Alpha Colt Leads Tuesday’s Under Tack Session At OBS April Sale

by | 04.17.2018 | 4:50pm
Hip 367, a colt by Alpha, led Tuesday's under tack session at the OBS April sale

The second session of the Under Tack Show for the Ocala Breeders' Sales Company's 2018 Spring Sale of Two Year Olds in Training was held under ideal conditions, a far cry from the unseasonable temperatures and stiff headwinds that prevailed at Monday's opening session. Hip No. 367, a son of Alpha consigned by Jose Munoz, Agent, took advantage of the weather and turned in a quarter in :20 3/5, the session's fastest work at the distance. The bay colt is a half brother to stakes winner Force out of Forever Valentine, by Silver Deputy.

Three horses worked quarters in :20 4/5

  • Hip No. 211, a dark bay or brown colt by Uncaptured consigned by Craig L. Wheeler, Agent, is out of Cold Forest, by Forestry, from the family of graded stakes winner Rotsaluck.
  • Hip No. 221, consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, is a bay colt by Congrats out of graded stakes placed Corderosa, by Aldebaran.
  • Hip No. 313, Dark Ages, a bay colt by J P's Gusto consigned by Journeyman Bloodstock Services, Inc. (Brent & Crystal Fernung), Agent, is out of Ephyra, by Corinthian, a half sister to graded stakes placed stakes winner Leonides.

Hip No. 237, a bay filly by Yes It's True consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, was the only horse to breeze a quarter in :21 flat. She's a half sister to stakes placed Cryptos' Holiday out of graded stakes placed stakes winner Cryptos' Best.

Eight youngsters breezed quarters in :21 1/5.

  • Hip No. 278, a bay colt by Quality Road consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, is out of graded stakes winner Disposablepleasure, by Giacomo.
  • Hip No. 324, Cats Miracle, consigned by Boutte Sales, Agent, is a dark bay or brown colt by Discreet Cat, a half brother to stakes winner Montbrooks Miracle out of Expect Miracles, by Valid Expectations.
  • Hip No. 325, also consigned by Wavertree, is a chestnut filly by Verrazano out of Expo Gold, by Johannesburg, a daughter of graded stakes placed Clouds of Gold.
  • Hip No. 336, consigned by Envision Equine, Agent, is a gray or roan colt by Exchange Rate out of graded stakes placed stakes winner Fantastic Shirl, by Fantastic Light, and is a half brother to graded stakes placed Fantastic Song.
  • Hip No. 356, Gomez Point, a gray or roan colt by Point of Entry consigned by Top Line Sales LLC, Agent, is out of Fleet Goddess, by Holy Bull, a daughter of grade one stakes winner Family Enterprize.
  • Hip No. 377, Special Perfection, a bay colt by Majesticperfection consigned by Shadybrook Farm, Inc., Agent, is a half brother to stakes winner Special Cheers out of Frisky Cheerleader, by Roar.
  • Wavertree also consigned Hip No. 382, a gray or roan colt by Cairo Prince, and a half brother to stakes placed Horse and the City out of Garden City, by Carson City.
  • Hip No. 394, consigned by Off the Hook LLC, Agent, is a dark bay or brown filly by Bodemeister out of Giant's Princess, by Giant's Causeway, a half sister to graded stakes winner Fantasticat.

There were six quarters in :21 2/5.

  • Hip No. 210, a bay colt by Treasure Beach (GB) consigned by Blue River Bloodstock, Agent, is a half brother to stakes winner Iron Rob out of Cold Blooded, by Tiger Ridge, a full sister to graded stakes winner Leah's Secret.
  • Hip No. 258, consigned by Scanlon Training & Sales, Agent, is a bay Twirling Candy filly out of Dear Mama (ARG), by Mutakddim, a full sister to graded stakes winner Mister Tin.
  • Hip No. 263, a dark bay or brown filly by Pioneerof the Nile consigned by Halcyon Hammock Farm, Agent, is out of Deja Blu, by Seeking the Gold, a half sister to graded stakes winner Santa Catarina.
  • Hip No. 267, Temple, a dark bay or brown colt by Temple City consigned by Tom McCrocklin, Agent, is out of Desant, by Quiet American, from the family of graded stakes winning OBS graduate Run Away.
  • Hip No. 277, consigned by Top Line Sales LLC, Agent, is a dark bay or brown filly by Itsmyluckyday out of Disgrace, By Discreet Cat, a daughter of stakes winner Kiwi Sunshine.
  • Hip No. 373, a bay colt by Gemologist consigned by SBM Training & Sales, Agent, is out of Frangible, by Broken Vow, a daughter of stakes winner Graceful Minister.

Hip No. 370, a chestnut filly by Street Boss consigned by Grassroots Training & Sales LLC, Agent, sped the session's fastest eighth, stopping the timer in :9 4/5. She's a full sister to graded stakes placed stakes winner Soul Driver out of For Passion, by Not For Love.

There were ten eighths in :10 flat.

  • Hip No. 87, a bay Custom for Carlos colt consigned by Off the Hook LLC, Agent, is a half brother to stakes placed Big Bella Brown out of stakes placed Bella Moneta, by Max's Pal.
  • Hip No. 245, consigned by Eisaman Equine, Agent, is a bay colt by Big Drama out of stakes winner Daisy Dukes, by Ghazi, and is a half brother to stakes winner Surplus Singer.
  • Hip No. 248, a chestnut filly by Uncaptured consigned by SBM Training and Sales, Agent, is a half sister to stakes placed For Emma out of stakes placed Dandy Dulce, by Dixieland Heat.
  • Hip No. 269, Honorable Justice, a bay colt by Majesticperfection consigned by Top Line Sales LLC, Agent, is out of Desert Recon, by Outflanker, a half sister to stakes winner Barracouta.
  • Hip No. 276, a chestnut colt by He's Had Enough consigned by Grassroots Training & Sales LLC, Agent, is out of Discreet Chat, by Discreet Cat, and is a half brother to graded stakes winning OBS graduate Discreet Lover, winner of the recent Excelsior Stakes (G3) at Aqueduct.
  • Hip No. 284, consigned by Niall Brennan Stables, Agent, is a dark bay or brown colt by Orb out of stakes placed Dixie Crisp, by Dixieland Band, and a half brother to graded stakes placed stakes winner Southern Freedom.
  • Hip No. 318, consigned by Mayberry Farm, Agent, is a bay colt by Street Boss out of Ever So, by Medaglia d'Oro, a half sister to grade one stakes winner Yes It's True.
  • Hip No. 337, a bay colt by Congrats consigned by Bobby Dodd, Agent, is a half brother to stakes placed OBS graduate Lady Racer out of Fantasy Forest, by Forestry.
  • Hip No. 350, Money On My Mind, a bay colt by Birdstone consigned by TIP Thoroughbred Investment Possibilities, Agent, is out of First Freedom, by First Samurai, a daughter of stakes placed Freedom Ridge.
  • Hip No. 403, Wicked Wizard, a dark bay or brown colt by Speightstown consigned by Niall Brennan Stables, Agent, is out of stakes winner Glinda the Good, by Hard Spun, and is a half brother to champion Good Magic, heading to the Kentucky Derby (G1) after his recent victory in Keeneland's Blue Grass Stakes (G2).

Under Tack results and videos are posted on the OBS website at obssales.com and can be viewed on kiosks in the breezeway and in the Video Room adjacent to the Horsemen's Lounge. In-room viewing is available at The Courtyard by Marriott, Homewood Suites, Hampton Inn & Suites, Residence Inn and the Ocala Hilton, plus lounge viewing is available at the Hilton.

The Under Tack Show continues at 8:00 a.m. on Wednesday, April 18, with Hip No's 409 – 612 scheduled to breeze.

Current information about OBS sales, consignors and graduates is now also available via social media sites Facebook and Twitter. A link on the homepage directs users to either site.

Sales results will be available on the OBS website, updated hourly during each session of the Spring Sale. In addition, the latest news regarding OBS graduates, sales schedules, nominations, credit requests, travel information and other news relevant to OBS consignors and customers is also available. E-mail should be addressed to [email protected].

For more information regarding the Spring Sale or OBS website, please call (352) 237-2154.

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