Catalogs for the Ocala Breeders' Sales Co. March selected 2-year-olds in training auction are now available online at obssales.com.
A total of 345 juveniles have been cataloged, down only 5% from last year's catalog of 362. The two-day sale will be held March 12-13, with both sessions beginning at 11:00 a.m. The under tack shows are scheduled for March 7 (Hips 1-172) and March 8 (Hips 173-345) and each begins at 8:00 a.m. Both the under tack shows and the sale will be streamed live on OBS' website as well as the Daily Racing Form and BloodHorse.com websites. The 24th annual OBS Championship Stakes races will be run on March 11, with first post time at 1:00 p.m.
An iPad version of the catalog is now available via The Jockey Club's Equineline sales catalog app. The app allows users to download and view the catalog, record notes and also provides innovative search, sort and rating capabilities. For more information and downloads go to equineline.com/SalesCatalogApp
The March sale has provided a steady stream of top-rated graduates, including 17 champions, the winners of 12 Breeders' Cup races and 36 millionaires.
Revolutionary , who overcame a nightmare trip to win the Withers Stakes (gr. III) at Aqueduct, sold through last year's March sale for $235,000 to WinStar Farm. The 3-year-old son of War Pass was sold by Niall Brennan Stables as agent. He's now 5-2-1-2 and has earned $188,500. Other graduates on the Kentucky Derby trail include Trilogy Stable and Laurie Plesa's Itsmyluckyday , who defeated 2012's juvenile champion male Shanghai Bobby in the Holy Bull Stakes (gr. III) at Gulfstream. The 3-year-old colt by Lawyer Ron, sold by Eisaman Equine, agent, for $110,000 at the 2012 OBS March Sale, has earned $425,600 to date.
Top sires represented at this year's sale include Giant's Causeway , Empire Maker , Speightstown , Tapit , Smart Strike, Ghostzapper , Harlan's Holiday, Indian Charlie, Kitten's Joy , Malibu Moon , Medaglia d'Oro , Tiznow , and Unbridled's Song.
Sales results will be available on the OBS website, updated hourly during each session of the March sale. In addition, the latest information regarding credit requests, travel information and other news relevant to OBS consignors and customers is also available.