(Edited press release)
Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company has hired Jim Ventura and Tod Wojciechowski as horsemen relations representatives. They will be visiting racetracks and training centers throughout the country in preparation for the 2-year-old sales season.
“Tod Wojciechowski and Jim Ventura will enhance the level of service OBS provides our buyers and sellers,” said OBS president Tom Chiota. “They have considerable experience in the horse industry and are equally comfortable on the frontside or backside of a racetrack, as well as understanding the complexities and challenges of the Thoroughbred auction process.”
The 2009 OBS sales season gets underway January 6-7 with the winter mixed sale, featuring 143 broodmares from Eclipse award-winning breeder Adena Springs.
The Darley OBS Championship Stakes Races kick off the OBS 2-year-old sale season Feb. 16, followed by the OBS February selected sale Feb. 17. A single breeze show is scheduled for 9:00 a.m. Feb. 13.
Coming up on the OBS 2-year-old calendar is the Adena Springs Sale March 16, the March Selected Sale March 17-18, the April sale on April 20-23, and the June Sale June 16-17.
A complete sales calendar, on-line catalogs, sales results, and Darley OBS race information is available at the OBS website at http://www.obssales.com.