Yes It's True Colt Posts Fastest Work At March OBS Under Tack Opener

A colt by Yes It's True   posted the fastest work for a quarter-mile under beautiful conditions during the March 19 Ocala Breeders' Sales Company's Selected 2-year-olds in training sale under tack show opener. Consigned by Eisaman Equine, agent, the striking bay colt got the distance in :21.1. The under tack continues through March 20, with the two-day sale beginning on March 22.

The juveniles, who will sell March 22, originally worked March 11 against a strong headwind.

Bred in Florida by Johnson Hollow Farm, the colt was produced from the Pentelicus mare Kit Kat Kitty and is from the family of stakes winners Golden Hope, Drop and Gem, and Private Horde.

The colt, who has never been offered at public auction, worked an eighth of a mile in :10.2 during the March 11 preview work.

Four fillies and five colts shared the fastest work times for an eighth of a mile.

--A filly by Cherokee Run from the consignment of Robert Scanlon worked a eighth in :10.2.

Bred in Kentucky by Grade I Bloodstock, Tony Holmes, and Walter Zent, the filly is out of the Mining mare Ali's Way and is from the family of stakes winners Ziggy's Boy, Videogenic, and Joe's Bee.

The filly was purchased for $55,000 by Anthony Cogswell, agent, at the 2004 Keeneland September yearling sale.

--Also working :10.2 was a son of Smoke Glacken from the consignment of Ciaran Dunne's Wavertree Stables, agent. The colt, produced from the stakes winning Premiership mare Bayou Bidder, was bred in Kentucky by Doug Arnold and Cavetown Bloodstock.

The bay colt worked :11.0 eighth March 11 and was purchased by The Manor for $32,000 during the 2004 Fasig-Tipton Kentucky October yearling sale.

--A daughter of Smart Strike   also posted a :10.2 quarter. Consigned by Mayberry Farm, agent, the Florida-bred filly is out of the Highland Ruckus mare Highland Land and is from the family of stakes winners Highland Vixen, Thefull Circle, and Thunder Touch.

The chestnut filly, who was bred by E and D Enterprises and William S. Farish, worked an eighth in :11.0 March 11.

--Consigned by Arthur Appleton's Bridlewood Farm, a homebred son of Put it Back out of the Katowice mare Katoshu also worked a :10.2. The bay colt is from the family of stakes winners Galic Boy and Dreadnaught and worked an eighth in :10.4 March 11.

--A daughter of Storm Boot, from the consignment of Patrick T. Schmid, agent, clocked an eighth in :10.2. The chestnut filly was bred in Kentucky by Upson Downs Farm and was produced from the Premiership mare Kiva Step.

The filly, who worked an eighth in :11.0 March 11, is from the family of stakes winners Fatal Distraction, First Spear, and Urban Distraction and was purchased by Nancy Brown for $47,000 at the 2004 Keeneland September yearling sale.

--A chestnut son of Delaware Township from the consignment of Nick de Meric, agent, also clocked an eighth in :10.2. Bred in Florida by Padua Stables, the colt was produced from the Housebuster mare Lady Ironwood and is from the family of stakes winners Sumptious, Blairwood, and Excess Loot.

De Meric purchased the colt for $50,000 at the 2004 OBS August yearling sale. The colt sold for $10,000 to Eriberto Olivas at the 2003 OBS October mixed sale. The colt worked an eighth in :10.4 March 11.

--A daughter of Maria's Mon from the consignment of Terry Oliver, agent, clocked an eighth in :10.2. The filly was bred by Edward P. Evans in Virginia from the stakes placed Mt. Livermore mare Live Your Best and is from the family of stakes winners Good For Her, Chris's Bad Boy, and Sweet and Ready.

The gray or roan filly, who worked an eighth in :10.4 March 11, was purchased by Hidden Brook Farm for $30,000 at the 2004 Keeneland September yearling sale.

The under tack show continues March 20 at 9 a.m. at the sale grounds. Horses selling March 23 are scheduled to breeze.

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