Stormy Atlantic Offspring Shine at OBS
by Deirdre B. Biles
Date Posted: 8/17/2008 7:31:34 PM
Last Updated: 8/18/2008 8:40:02 PM

Yearlings are paraded for inspection during the preview for the OBS August Sale.
Photo: Joseph DiOrio

The Ocala Breeders’ Sales Co. August yearling sale will open with a select session that has 230 horses cataloged. Following are the horses in the Aug. 18 session that buyers and consignors believed could be among the top sellers:

Hip No. 6, a filly by Omega Code  – Religiosity, by Irish Tower. Consigned by Marion Bloodstock, agent.
“She’s a real ‘scopey’ filly, real tall, and she’s got a hell of a pedigree,” said Marion’s Dr. Cara Erwin-Oliver of this yearling, which is a half-sister to Canadian champion Knights Templar.

Hip No. 12, a colt by Southern Image– Scratch Paper, by Notebook. Consigned by On Course Sales, agent for BryLynn Farm.
“He’s a real good, well-balanced colt; Scratch Paper has beautiful foals,” said On Course’s Kimett Powell-Aldoff.

Hip No. 17, Bachelor Bliss, a colt by Closing Argument– Silver Bliss, by Silver Deputy. Consigned by Janie Roper, agent.
“He’s a pretty horse,” Roper said of this half-brother to stakes winner Trevor’s Clever. “He’s flashy and fancy and has a really nice walk. He’s very correct.”

Hip No. 18, a colt by Yes It’s True – Silverlado, by Saint Ballado. Consigned by On Course Sales, agent for BryLynn Farm.
“He’s big, growthy colt, but he’s still well-balanced for the height that he is,” said On Course’s Kimett Powell-Aldoff. “He handles himself well.”

Hip No. 20, a filly by Domestic Dispute  – Sister Michel, by Al Sabin. Consigned by Elysian Bloodstock, agent.
“She has a real pretty body and a nice free-flowing walk,” said Elysian’s Tod Wojciechowski.

Hip No. 30, Hey Mack, a colt by Even the Score  – Starlight Gazer, by Tejabo. Consigned by Elysian Bloodstock, agent.
“He’s a big, tall, elegant colt,” said Elysian’s Tod Wojciechowski of this yearling, which is out of a stakes-winning mare.

Hip No. 35, a filly by Alke – Sunshine One, by Glitterman. Consigned by Summerfield, agent.
“She’s very pretty and has a nice long back on her,” said Summerfield’s Francis Vanlangendonck. “She also has beautiful balance.”

Hip No. 39, a colt by Stephen Got Even  – Tab a Cat, by Tabasco Cat. Consigned by Legacy Bloodstock, agent.
“He’s a real good-looking horse,” said Legacy’s Tommy Eastham. “He’s a great walker; he’s just got a nice rhythmic walk. He’s a real ‘framey’ horse. Instead of being a little pumped-up horse, he’s stands over a lot of ground and is ‘scopey.’ ”

Hip No. 47, a filly by Macho Uno  – Top of the League, by Lite the Fuse. Consigned by Hidden Brook, agent for Adena Springs.
“She’s a very athletic, powerful, correct filly by a sire that is very exciting right now,” said Hidden Brook’s Sergio de Sousa. “She’s a very, very nice individual, and she has a great mind. Nothing seems to bother her. She is a great mover.”

Hip No. 48, a colt by D’wildcat – Touch the Future, by Once Wild. Consigned by Bether Bayer, agent.
This yearling is from the family of grade II winner Cagey Exuberance and grade III winners Final Fling and Proud Man.

Hip No. 50, a filly by Exchange Rate  – Twinkle Twinkle, by Arazi. Consigned by Kaizen Sales, agent for Sienna Farms.
“She’s just a very racy, well-balanced athletic filly by a stallion that is only getting better,” said Kaizen’s Richard Kent.

Hip No. 56, a colt by Exchange Rate – Wild Dancer, by Roberto Dancer. Consigned by Beth Bayer, agent.
“He’s by one of the hottest stallions right now, and he looks like racehorse,” Bayer said. “He’s quick-looking, pretty, and correct. He looks the part.”

Hip No. 62, a colt by Dixieland Band– Acapella Chick, by Capote. Consigned by Summerfield, agent.
“He is a big colt that has balance,” said Francis Vanlangendonck of Summerfield. “He looks like a big athlete.”

Hip No. 64, a colt by D’wildcat – All  Two One, by Henbane. Consigned by Janie Roper, agent.
“He’s correct and has a lot of presence about him,” said Roper of this yearling, which is from the family of stakes winners All Considered, Consider Thesource, and Escrolla.

Hip No. 73, a filly by Consolidator – Babe’s Flair, by Capote. Consigned by Summerfield, agent.
“She looks almost identical to Consolidator except she’s gray,” said Summerfield’s Francis Vanlangendonck. “She has a very athletic walk.” This yearling’s second dam, Meafara, was a grade III winner.

Hip No. 81, a filly by Forest Danger– Behaving, by Rubiano. Consigned by Perrone Sales, agent.
“She’s got a heck of a family; she’s a half-sister to a stakes winner and a couple of other stakes-placed horses,” Jim Perrone said. “She’s a beautifully balanced filly, and she moves well. She’s by the right new sire; Forest Danger has been really impressive and looks like he’s doing well at the sales (with his progeny) so far.”

Hip No. 87, Hurricane Day, a colt by Stormy Atlantic  – Boxing Day, by Out of Place. Consigned by Kaizen Sales, agent.
“He is a very athletic colt,” said Kaizen’s Richard Kent. “He’s very well balanced, just a very well-made colt. He’s got a really nice big loose walk.” This yearling’s second dam, Christmas Past, was a champion.

Hip No. 88, a colt by Closing Argument– Brand New Gator, by Vicksburg. Consigned by Beth Bayer, agent.
“He’s a really big, nice, strong colt,” said Bayer of this yearling, whose dam is a full sister to stakes winner Sandy Gator and a half-sister to stakes winner Nana’s Toy.

Hip No. 97, a colt by Act of Duty– Caveat Apt, by Chief’s Crown. Consigned by Janie Roper, agent for Hunter Farm.
“He’s a half-brother to the sale topper (a $210,000 Cape Canaveral colt) last year,” Roper said. “He’s very nicely balanced and correct.”

Hip No. 98, a colt by Spanish Steps– Cent Nouvelles, by Storm Bird. Consigned by Martin Stable South.
“He’s a superior individual in his balance and size,” said Eddie Martin of Martin Stable. “He looks like he can be very versatile. He’s very athletic, and he has the right attitude.”

Hip No. 104, Dream of Atlantis, a colt by Stormy Atlantic – City of Dreams, by Carson City. Consigned by Summerfield, agent.
“He’s got good size and bone and is very balanced,” said Summerfield’s Francis Vanlangendonck. “He looks like he’s going to have the speedy 2-year-old look with the leg underneath him to be able to go on, so the pinhookers love him and the end users are on him. His second dam is by Meadowlake, and she’s a big, pretty mare; he got some size from her.”

Hip No. 111, a colt by Peace Rules– Deux Amours, by Personal Flag. Consigned by Summerfield, agent.
“He’s a big, strong colt,” said Francis Vanlangendonck of this yearling, which is from the family of champion Cascapedia.

Hip No. 112, a colt by Dehere– Diablo’s Blend, by Diablo. Consigned by Classic Bloodstock, agent.
“He’s a lovely horse, and he’s got the right kind of pedigree; he’s from the family of (gr. I winner) Splendid Blended and (gr. III winner) Richly Blended,” said Classic Bloodstock’s Danzel Brendemuehl. “He does everything right. He stands over a lot of ground, and he has a ton of class. He looks like he’s going to be a really outstanding racehorse.”

Hip No. 139, a filly by Wildcat Heir– Flo’s Z Fury, by Ocala Slew. Consigned by Marion Bloodstock, agent.
“She’s a real ‘scopey,’ big-boned filly,” said Dr. Cara Erwin-Oliver of Marion Bloodstock of this yearling out of a stakes-winning mare.

Hip No. 143, Truaire Hart, a filly by Yes It’s True – Fresh Aire, by Time for a Change. Consigned by Legacy Bloodstock, agent.
“She’s a really nice physical filly, and she’s really good-minded,” said Legacy’s Tommy Eastham. “She’s got a great walk and has a lot of bone.” This yearling’s first three dams were stakes winners.

Hip No. 146, a colt by Halo’s Image – Glass Slipper, by Katowice. Consigned by Bridlewood Farm.
“He’s a half-brother to two stakes-placed horses,” said Bridlewood’s George Isaacs. “He’s a real solid colt that looks like he’s got the right kind of appeal that everybody is looking for. He’s big and strong.”

Hip No. 165, a colt by Indian Ocean– Jolie’s Lillian, by Jolie’s Halo. Consigned by Bridlewood Farm.
“He’s a big classic kind of horse, a two-turn type, and he’s certainly got a lot of family,” said Bridlewood’s George Isaacs of this yearling, which is a half-brother to stakes winner Put Away the Halo.

Hip No. 170, a colt by Wildcat Heir – Katie McLaury, by Centrust. Consigned by Marion Bloodstock, agent.
“He is a very nice colt,” said Marion’s Dr. Cara Erwin-Oliver of this yearling, which is a half-brother to stakes winner Abbondanza. “He’s got a real pretty body, and he’s a real fluid walker. He’s pretty much what they (the buyers) are looking for.”

Hip No. 189, a filly by Posse – Marshua’s World, by Marshua’s Dancer. Consigned by Perrone Sales, agent.
“She is a wonderfully balanced filly, and we love the way she moves,” Jim Perrone said. “She’s got a good pedigree. From morning until night, she does the same good walk all day long. She just does that big walk.”

Hip No. 190, a colt by Spanish Steps– Meadow Dream, by Meadowlake. Consigned by Martin Stable South.
“He’s the best individual I’ve had out of this mare, and she’s had some pretty nice horses so far,” said Eddie Martin of Martin Stable. “We like him a lot.” This yearling is a half-brother to stakes winner Little Miss Zip.

Hip No. 196, a colt by Fantasticat – Miss Dreamland, by Naevus. Consigned by Elysian Bloodstock, agent.
“He’s a real fast-looking colt with a good body, shoulder, and hip to him,” said Elysian’s Tod Wojciechowski of this yearling, which is a half-brother to grade II winner Dream Run.

Hip No. 200, a filly by Black Mambo– Miss Pangea, by Honor Grades. Consigned by Perrone Sales, agent.
“She’s a half-sister to (grade III-placed) Mad Flatter, and she is a beautiful mover,” Jim Perrone said.

Hip No. 203, a colt by Spanish Steps– Ms. Cuvee Napa, by Relaunch. Consigned by Martin Stable South.
“He’s a big, grand, classic contender type,” said Eddie Martin of Martin Stable South of this half-brother to grade III winner Tasha’s  Miracle. “He has a lot of size, scope, and balance.”

Hip No. 204, Katherineontherun, a filly by Purge – Ms. Mostly, by Copelan. Consigned by Summerfield, agent.
“She’s a big, tall, gray filly,” said Summerfield’s Francis Vanlangendonck. “She’s got a nice, long length about her. Her mother’s by Copelan, and she’s got some of that Copelan speed look to her. She’s also got some height to go along with it.”

Hip No. 209, a colt by Limehouse – Mystical Beauty, by Cobra King.  Consigned by Kaizen Sales, agent for Sienna Farms.
“He’s a good representation of his sire,” said Kaizen’s Richard Kent. “He’s a robust colt that has a good look about him, a nice eye, and a good walk.”

Hip No. 225, a filly by Macho Uno  – Pretty Indian, by Indian Charlie. Consigned by Kaizen Sales, agent.
“Macho Uno is doing so well as a sire,” said Kaizen’s Richard Kent. “She’s got a real good look of her sire about her. It’s the right time to have a Macho Uno to sell.”

Hip No. 230, a filly by Closing Argument– Queen of Excelisor, by De Niro. Consigned by Summerfield, agent.
“She’s a tall filly with a big shoulder and hip on her, and she has a good, long walk,” said Summerfield’s Francis Vanlangendonck. “She’s actually a better-looking horse than her sire, and people have really jumped on her.”

 

 


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