Capote Filly Works Quarter In :21 1/5 at OBS
Updated: Tuesday, March 19, 2002 9:59 AM
Posted: Saturday, March 16, 2002 6:19 PM
A Capote filly named Yester Morn posted the fastest time for a quarter mile, covering that distance in :21 1/5 during the under tack show Saturday for the Ocala Breeders' Sales Company's March select juvenile auction. She was produced from the winning Cure the Blues mare Patticake Blues, who is a half-sister to four added-money winners, including Puerto Rican imported champion Colonial U.S. and Silver Fox (gr. III). Yester Morn is consigned to the OBS auction by Eisaman Equine, who purchased her for $40,000 at the 2001 Keeneland September yearling sale. On March 10, the filly breezed an eighth of a mile in :10 3/5.
In the eighth of a mile works Saturday in Central Florida, an Announce colt and a Mr. Greeley filly both posted the fastest time of :10 1/5. Named Comingupforair, the Announce colt was produced from the winning No Louder mare Saltwater Silence, who is a half-sister to stakes winners Play the Hornpipe and Sea Regent, a Canadian Broodmare of the Year. Comingupforair is consigned by Donna Wormser, who purchased him for $17,000 as a yearling at Keeneland last September. He worked an eighth in :10 3/5 on March 10. The Mr. Greeley filly was produced from the unraced Well Decorated mare Sweetly Decorated, a half-sister to stakes winners High Schemes (gr. I) and Double Quick (gr. III). Consigned by Robert N. Scanlon, agent, she was purchased by Arrowhead Equine, agent, for $32,000 as a yearling at Keeneland last September. The filly worked an eighth in :10 2/5 on March 10.
Salt It Away, a Salt Lake -- Punch Bunny colt, turned in the fastest work at three furlongs, covering the distance in :34 2/5. The colt is consigned to the sale by Carol and Norman Casse's Cardinal Hill Farm, agent. Norman Casse purchased the colt as a yearling for $35,000 at Keeneland last September. Salt It Away's dam is a half-sister to grade III winner Brushing Up. The colt worked a quarter in :22 3/5 on March 10.
The second session of the under tack show is scheduled for Sunday beginning at 9 a.m. (EST). The sale will be conducted Tuesday and Wednesday, beginning at 11 a.m. (EST).
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