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Jan. 3 Memorial Planned In Ocala For Horseman, Advertising Executive P.M. ‘Mike’ Eckman

A celebration of life will be held in Ocala, Fla., on Jan. 3 for Thoroughbred horseman and advertising executive Peter Michael “Mike” Eckman, 82, who passed away peacefully surrounded by family at Advent Hospital in Ocala on Dec. 4. He suffered from heart complications and diabetes. Born Oct. 19, 1937, in Whitewater, Wisc., Mr. Eckman […]

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OBS Winter Mixed Sale Catalog Now Online

The catalog for the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2020 Winter Mixed Sale is now available on the OBS website at http://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 catalog was printed. The iPad version […]

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A Bit Of Both, Archidust Bring Home OBS Sprint Stakes

A large crowd turned out in sunny weather for the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company 2019 November Day of Racing, headed by the pair of six furlong OBS Sprint Stakes for OBS graduates. Michael Dubb, Madaket Stables LLC, Darsan Inc., Bethlehem Stables and David Simon’s A Bit of Both stalked the early leader in the $125,000 […]

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Live Racing Returns To Ocala On Tuesday, Highlighted By Pair Of OBS Sprint Stakes

Live racing returns to Ocala on Tuesday, November 26th with a ten-race card highlighted by a pair of six furlong $125,000 OBS Sprint Stakes. First post is at 12:00 noon, and there will be pari-mutuel wagering on the first eight races. The entire card will be streamed live on the OBS website at obssales.com. Admission […]

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Nominations To OBS Sprint Stakes Close On Nov. 12

Horsemen are reminded that Free Nominations for the 2019 OBS Sprint Stakes close on Tuesday, November 12th. There are two six furlong $125,000 OBS Sprint Stakes, one for colts and geldings and a second for fillies and mares. Both races are for three year olds and upward that went through an OBS sales ring. The […]

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Liam’s Map Colt Tops OBS Selected Yearlings Sale For $230,000

Hip No. 224, a son of Liam’s Map consigned by Select Sales, agent, went to de Meric Stables, agent, for $230,000 to top the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Co. 2019 Selected Sale of Yearlings. The gray or roan colt is out of Dad’ssilverpitcher, by Giant’s Causeway, a half sister to stakes winner Melodic. Hip No. 185, […]

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Starship Jubilee Goes All The Way For Canadian Stakes Repeat

Blue Heaven Farm’s Starship Jubilee got the lead at the start and never looked in doubt for her win in Saturday’s Grade 2 Canadian Stakes at Woodbine, dominating by about five lengths on the finish line. The 6-year-old daughter of Indy Wind, sent off as the 2-1 second choice, ran nine furlongs over the yielding […]

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OBS June Two-Year-Old, Horses Of Racing Age Sale Begins Wednesday

The 2019 OBS June Sale of Two-Year-Olds and Horses of Racing Age is set for Wednesday though Friday, June 12th – 14th with all sessions beginning at 10:00 a.m. Hip No’s 1-360 go on the block Wednesday, Hip No’s 361-720 will be offered Thursday and Hip No’s. 721-1059 will sell on Friday. The Sale will […]

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Memorial For J.J. Crupi Set For June 10 At OBS

A Celebration of Life for noted horseman James “J.J.” Crupi is scheduled for Monday, June 10th at the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company auditorium, 1701 S.W. 60th Avenue, Ocala FL, 34474 at 4:30 p.m. James “J.J.” Crupi, who passed away on Thursday, May 23rd at the age of 79, enjoyed a long, distinguished career in the […]

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OBS June Under Tack Show Takes Place Wednesday Through Sunday

The Under Tack Show for the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2019 June Sale of Two-Year-Olds and Horses of Racing Age begins Wednesday, June 5th and continues through Sunday, June 9th. All five sessions begin at 7:30 a.m. Hip No.’s 1 – 216 will work Wednesday, Hip No.’s 217 – 432 will breeze on Thursday, Hip […]

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