Under near perfect weather conditions, and with a cross-section of East and West Coast trainers and bloodstock agents looking on, the final session of the Ocala Breeders' Sales Company's 2-year-old in training sale under tack session March 24 concluded with colts by Phone Trick and Malibu Moon registering the fastest times at their respective distances.
The two-day OBS selected 2-year-olds in training sale gets underway March 27 with sessions beginning at 11 a.m. The Ocala March selling season gets underway March 26 with the Adena Springs 2-year-old in training sale at Adena Springs South. The one-day sale begins at 5 p.m.
A strapping son of Phone Trick, consigned by Barry and Shari Eisaman's Eisaman Equine, sped a quarter in :21 flat to post the fastest time at the distance. The colt is out of Golden Hen, by Native Prospector, the dark bay or brown colt is a full brother to stakes-placed Insinger.
Bred in New York by Milfer Farm, the Eisaman's purchased him for $67,000 at the 2006 Fasig-Tipton Kentucky October yearling sale.
Mist of Malibu, a colt by Malibu Moon consigned by O & H Bloodstock (Terry Oliver and Bo Hunt), worked the session’s fastest eighth, stopping the timer in :10 flat. The dark bay or brown colt is out of stakes winner Cherokee Mist, by Cherokee Fellow, and is a half-brother to stakes placed Misty Diablo and Saratoga Episode. Parma Stable and Patrick Everard bred the colt in New York. O& H Bloodstock Partners purchased the colt for $130,000 at the 2006 Fasig-Tipton Saratoga August yearling sale.
Two horses worked quarters in :21 1/5: a Kentucky-bred bay colt by Johannesburg, consigned by True South LLC, agent, and a bay filly by Deputy Commander, consigned by Eisaman Equine.
The Kentucky-bred colt out of Worshipped, by Phone Trick, was purchased by True South for $30,000 at the 2006 Keeneland September yearling sale. The colt was bred by White Fox Farm.
The Kentucky-bred bay filly by Deputy Commanderis out of stakes-winner Abundantly Blessed, by Phone Trick. Eisaman Equine purchased the filly for $40,000 at the 2006 Keeneland September yearling sale. The filly was bred by Tom Ligon.
The quarter in :21 flat equaled the fastest works at the distance for the sale, set at the March 23 under tack session. A son of Yonaguska out of Loveswept, by Clever Trick was consigned by Eisaman Equine. The dark bay or brown colt, is a half-brother to stakes-placed Very Very Bright. A Tactical Catfilly consigned by W. D. North, agent, is out of Pat Hand, by Cape Town, a daughter of graded-stakes winner Pat Copelan.
Eisaman purchased the Kentucky-bred son of Yonaguska for $55,000 at the 2006 Keeneland September yearling sale. James Herbner bred the colt. W.D. North purchased theTactical Catfilly for $42,000 at the same yearling auction. Overbrook Farm bred the filly in Kentucky.
The eighth in :10 flat also equaled the sale’s fastest at the distance. During the first under tack session March 17, it was a colt by Vindicationconsigned by Kings Equine, agent, out of stakes winner Misty Hour, by Miswaki, and a filly by Forest Campconsigned by Wesfield Sales, agent, out of stakes winner Silk Sails, by Ocean Crest that registered the fastest times for the distance.
The son of Vindication, Vinerate, was bred in Kentucky by Summer Wind Farm and has not previously been offered at public auction. The Forest Campfilly, bred in Kentucky by Brylynn Farm, was purchased by Wesfield Farm for $75,000 at the 2006 Keeneland sale.The following day, a filly by Menifee consigned by O & H Bloodstock (Terry Oliver and Bo Hunt), out of Galleon of Gold, by Gone Westalso hit :10 for an eighth. On March 23, it was a Golden Missile colt consigned by Classic Bloodstock (Danzel Brendemuehl), Agent, out of stakes winner Kryptonic, by Bionic Light.