'Champions' Races to Open OBS Winter Sale
by Blood-Horse Staff
Date Posted: 12/28/2013 2:17:54 PM
Last Updated: 12/29/2013 10:56:28 AM

The Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company's 2014 "Day of Champions" races will be run Jan. 21 in conjunction with the OBS Winter Mixed Sale for the first time.

The condition book is now online at obssales.com, OBS announced in a press release Dec. 28.

The new race date coincides with the OBS Winter Mixed Sale, which runs Jan. 22-24 and includes a horses of racing age section. Entries for the races will be taken Jan. 14.

An optional under tack show is scheduled Jan. 20.

The first post is set for 1 p.m. EST. There will be pari-mutuel wagering on the first two races, a $10,000 allowance for Quarter Horses at 220 yards, and the $50,000 OBS Sprint Stakes for 3-year-old fillies at six furlongs.

The final three races are the $50,000 OBS Sprint Stakes for colts and geldings at six furlongs, the $100,000 OBS Championship Stakes for 3-year-old fillies at 1 1/16 miles, and the $100,000 OBS Championship Stakes for colts and geldings, also at 1 1/16 miles.
 



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