The Ocala Breeders' Sales Company's 2009 Winter Mixed Sale begins Jan. 6 and a total of 613 horses are cataloged for the two-day sale, which begins with 264 horses in a Consignor Preferred Session. The single Open session is Jan. 7, with 349 horses cataloged. Both sessions begin at 11:00 a.m.
The Preferred session is highlighted by the Adena Springs consignment, featuring 143 broodmares from the perennial Eclipse Award winning breeder. The consignment features mares by Awesome Again
, El Prado
, Elusive Quality
, Mt. Livermore, Nureyev, Smart Strike
, and Thunder Gulch
in foal to Adena Springs stallions Alphabet Soup
, Milwaukee Brew
, Red Bullet
, Sligo Bay
There are 243 newly turned yearlings consigned to the sale, sired by a strong group of proven and promising sires. Stallions represented include Afleet Alex
, Broken Vow
, Dixie Union
, Exchange Rate
, Hennessy, Holy Bull
, Hook and Ladder
, Macho Uno
, Touch Gold
, Trippi, Wildcat Heir
and Yes It’s True.
Florida-based stallions represented by yearlings include Chapel Royal
, D’wildcat, Graeme Hall
, Halo's Image
, Omega Code
and Peace Rules
Stallions represented whose first crop are yearlings include Good Reward, Rockport Harbor, Sharp Humor, Silver Train, Star Dabbler and Suave. Florida based stallions in this category include Bachelor Blues, Congrats, Imperialism, Leading the Parade, Mass Media, Pomeroy, Rey de Café, Sabre d’Argent, The Daddy and With Distinction.
There are mares in foal to Bandini, Bellamy Road, Chapel Royal, Put It Back, Rock Hard Ten, Southern Image and Spanish Steps.
Mares in foal to first crop stallions include Corinthian, El Nino, Exclusive Quality, High Cotton, Lawyer Ron, Master Command, Saint Anddan, Scat Daddy, Simon Pure, Sweet Return, Sun King, Sunriver, and Utopia (JPN).
Live video and audio of the Sale is available through the OBS web site at obssales.com. Results are available via the website and are updated hourly. Complete results are usually posted within thirty minutes after the conclusion of each session.
In addition to sales results, the OBS website features Under-Tack Show results, the latest news regarding OBS graduates, sales schedules, nomination and credit requests, travel information and other news relevant to OBS consignors and customers.
E-mail should be addressed to email@example.com. For more information regarding the Winter Mixed Sale or the OBS web site, please call (352) 237-2154.