obs april

‘They Deserve A Chance’: $5,000 Claim Bobby G Bred For Pimlico Special Distance

At 30-1 on the morning line, Bobby G is the rank outsider in Friday’s $300,000 Pimlico Special (G3), which is hardly surprising given he was claimed for $5,000 just three months ago and has never started in a stakes race. Indeed, the 5-year-old gelding’s resume comprises five maiden races, four claiming races, four starter races […]

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Mitole Takes Sixth In A Row For Red-Hot Asmussen Barn In Churchill Downs

William and Corinne Heiligbrodt’s Mitole earned his sixth consecutive victory by 3 1/2 lengths in Saturday’s Grade 1 The Churchill Downs Stakes, sprinting seven furlongs over the fast main track in 1:21.21. The 4-year-old son of Eskendereya was sent off as the 2-1 favorite for trainer Steve Asmussen and jockey Ricardo Santana, Jr., who have […]

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‘Freak’ Liam’s Map Colt Brings $1.2 Million To Top OBS Spring Sale’s Third Session

Numbers were already tracking safely ahead in both the daily and cumulative returns by the time a Liam’s Map colt lit up the board for $1.2 million near the end of Thursday’s session at the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Co. Spring Sale of 2-Year-Olds in Training, but the seven-figure transaction ensured the upward trend would continue […]

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PR Special OBS April: Dealing With Shipping Fever

The Paulick Report is here for the second half of the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Co. Spring Sale of 2-Year-Olds In Training with a special print edition that can be found here and around the OBS sales grounds. With so many horses traveling to and from the OBS property, Denise Steffanus examines shipping fever, and how […]

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OBS Spring 2-Year-Old Sale Opens With Improved Average and Median

The opening session of the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Co. Spring Sale of 2-Year-Olds in Training took a bit of time to get started on Tuesday, both in the literal sense of the start time and the pace of trade, but the returns finished on a generally positive note. Tuesday’s session saw 148 horses sold for […]

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PR Special OBS April: Sunday Silence Makes History

The Paulick Report returns to Central Florida, with a pair of special print publications for the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Co. Spring Sale of 2-Year-Olds In Training, available on the sales grounds and online. In the Book 1 edition of the PR Special, Joe Nevills looks ahead to the Kentucky Derby by looking back at Sunday […]

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OBS Spring 2-Year-Olds In Training Sale Begins Tuesday

The Ocala Breeders’ Sales Co. Spring Sale of 2-Year-Olds in Training is set for Tuesday through Friday, April 23 – 26. Tuesday’s session begins at noon instead of its originally scheduled 10:30 a.m. start to allow additional time for inspections. All other sessions begin at 10:30 a.m. Hips 1-304 will sell on Tuesday, Hips 305-608 […]

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Fast Anna Colt Works Fastest Quarter At Final OBS Spring Under Tack Show

Hip No. 951, a son of Fast Anna consigned by Envision Equine, Agent, worked a quarter in :20 2/5 to post the fastest work at the distance at the fifth and final session of the Under Tack Show for the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2019 Spring Sale of Two Year Olds in Training. The bay […]

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Colts by Dominus, Daddy Long Legs, Two Step Salsa Fastest At OBS Spring Sale’s Fourth Under-Tack Session

Colts by Dominus, Daddy Long Legs and Two Step Salsa posted the fastest works at their respective distances at the fourth session of the under-tack show for the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Co. Spring Sale of 2-Year-Olds in Training. Hip No. 706, Speedy Justice, a bay colt by Dominus consigned by TIP Thoroughbred Investment Possibilities, agent, […]

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Carpe Diem Filly Quickest At OBS Spring Sale’s Third Under-Tack Session

Hip No. 532, a daughter of Carpe Diem consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), agent, worked a quarter in :20 3/5 to post the fastest work at the distance at the third session of the under-tack show for the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Co. Spring Sale of 2-Year-Olds in Training. The chestnut filly is out […]

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