The Ocala Breeders Sales Co. has catalogued 484 horses for its March select juvenile auction. The number is down 3.9% from last year's total of 503. The sale's 2004 edition will be held March 16 and 17 in Central Florida. Both sessions will begin at 11 a.m. (EST). Under tack shows are scheduled for March 6, 7, 13, and 14.
The Adena Springs sale of 2-year-olds in training will have 76 horses, down from 88 a year ago. The sale will be held at the Adena Springs South near Ocala, Fla., on March 18, beginning at 6 p.m.
All of the horses will be stabled in training barns No. 1, 2 and 6 at Adena Springs Farm. Videos of the sale horses under tack will be made on Feb. 27 and March 5, beginning at 9 a.m. both days. An under tack "gallop" show will be held on the day of the sale, beginning at 12:30 p.m.
The week's festivities also include the six-race Day of Champions program on March 15 at OBS. The card will have with purses totaling $380,000. First post is 1:30 p.m.
The catalogues for both the OBS March sale and the Adena Springs sale can be viewed at www.obssales.com.