2-year-old sales

Lamoreaux: In Baseball And Horse Racing, It’s Time To Reexamine The Need For Early Speed

As a boy, radio hooked me on Thoroughbred racing and baseball.¬† Mel Allen and Red Barber with their melodic southern baseball idioms and Clem McCarthy and Ted Huesing¬† with their dramatic Kentucky Derby stretch calls turned both sports for me into poetic adventures. I could literally smell the hotdogs in the ballpark and revel in […]

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Ask Your Insurer: Considerations For Your New 2-Year-Old

Equine insurance experts answer your questions about insuring Thoroughbreds for the breeding and auction realms. Email us at [email protected] if you have a question for an insurer. QUESTION: I’ve just bought a 2-year-old at auction. How do you recommend I cover my new purchase? BRYCE BURTON: First of all, congratulations on your new purchase! Your […]

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OBS Spring Sale Of 2-Year-Olds In Training Catalog Now Online

The catalog for the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2018 Spring Sale of Sale of Two-Year-Olds in Training is now available via the OBS website at obssales.com. The online catalog’s main page contains a link to a sortable master index providing searchable pedigree and consignor information as well as access to pedigree updates occurring since the […]

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Pivotal Study Continues To Define The Significance Of Sesamoiditis Lesions And Stifle Lesions

  A large study led by Drs. Wayne McIlwraith, Frances Peat and Chris Kawcak from the Orthopaedic Research Center at Colorado State University, working with Dr. Jeff Berk from Lexington, KY., commenced at the 2016 Keeneland September Yearling Sale. Horses included in the study last year as yearlings were identified at 2-year-old sales in 2017. […]

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Do Scopes Spread Disease?

Examination with an endoscope is a routine procedure for racehorses. Scoping can reveal exercise-induced pulmonary hemorrhage (bleeding), airway obstructions, paralyzed arytenoid cartilage (flappers), guttural pouch infections, and the cause of coughs or nasal discharge. Pre-purchase examinations include scoping to assess the health and correctness of the throat and airways. It is not unusual for a […]

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Filly By The Factor Posts Quickest Quarter At OBS Under Tack Show

Hip No. 257, a daughter of The Factor consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent, sped a quarter in :20 2/5 to post the fastest work at the distance at the second session of the Under Tack Show for the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2016 March Sale of Two Year Olds in Training. The gray or roan […]

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Research Puts Numbers Behind Two-Year-Old Sales Trends

It’s no secret that the fastest horses in a breeze show nearly always bring strong prices, but how much is each tick of the stopwatch actually worth in the auction ring? A team of researchers in the Department of Agricultural Economics at the University of Kentucky sought to identify and quantify the factors that influence […]

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Cool Coal Man Filly Works Fastest Three-Eighths At Final OBS Under Tack Session

Hip No 1014, The Tx Mex Is Cool, consigned by Blue River Bloodstock, Agent, worked three eighths in :32 4/5, the fastest work by a 2-year-old at the distance at the sixth and final session of the Under Tack Show for the 2015 June Sale of Two-Year-Olds and Horses of Racing Age. She’s a chestnut […]

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Broken Vow Filly Turns In Fastest Quarter At Fifth Session Of OBS Under Tack Show

Hip No. 925, Spectacular Vow, a daughter of Broken Vow consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), worked a quarter in :20 3/5 to post the fastest work at the distance at the fifth session of the Under Tack Show for the 2015 June Sale of Two-Year-Olds and Horses of Racing Age. The dark bay […]

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