A colt by More Than Ready and a filly by Even the Score worked quarter miles in :21 flat to post the fastest moves at the distance during the first session of the under tack show for the Ocala Breeders' Sales Company's 2013 June sale of 2-year-olds and horses of racing age.
Hip No. 53, Imprecision, is a colt by More Than Ready consigned by de Meric Sales, agent. The dark bay or brown colt is out of stakes-placed No Lullaby, by Brahms, a half sister to graded stakes winner Elusive Diva. Hip No. 82, consigned by Southern Chase Farm Inc. (Greg & Karen Dodd), agent, is a dark bay or brown filly by Even the Score out of Pata Fresca, by Indian Charlie, a half sister to the dam of stakes winner Calleybluebayou.
Three youngsters breezed quarters in :21 1/5. Hip No. 83, a dark bay or brown Ready's Image colt consigned by SBM Training and Sales, agent, is out of Peaceful Journey, by Behrens. Hip No. 129, consigned by Ocala Stud, is a bay filly by Montbrook out of Red Pine, by Awesome Again , a daughter of stakes winner Undercover. Hip No. 193, consigned by Southern Chase Farm Inc., agent, is a gray or roan filly by Value Plus out of Sliver of Silver, by Silver Deputy, and is a half sister to stakes winner Sweet Redemption.
Six horses shared honors for the session's fastest eighth, each stopping the timer in :10 flat. Hip No. 38 is a colt by Successful Appeal consigned by Wavertree Stables Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), agent. The dark bay or brown colt is out of Mrs. Greeley, by Mr. Greeley, and is a full brother to graded stakes-winning OBS graduate Closing Argument. Wavertree also consigned Hip No. 176, a bay colt by First Samurai out of Shoo In, by Dynaformer, a half sister to stakes winner Promise of War.
Hip No. 42, consigned by Rod McVey, agent, is a dark bay or brown colt by Ready's Image out of Music Miss, by Prospector's Music, and is a half brother to stakes-placed Sheza Runaway Star. Hip No. 97, a gray or roan filly by Mizzen Mast consigned by Potrero Stables, agent, is out of Pink Moon, by Exploit, a half sister to graded stakes winner Broad Dynamite.
Hip No. 131, consigned by Eisaman Equine, agent, is a bay filly by Empire Maker out of Regala Di Trieste, by Old Trieste, a half sister to grade I-winning millionaire Pioneerof the Nile . Hip No. 158, Storm Viper, is a colt by Stormy Atlantic consigned by Hoppel's Horse & Cattle Co. The bay colt is out of Satin Sash, by Silver Deputy, a half sister to graded stakes winning Canadian champion Leonnatus Anteas.
Hip No. 230, Strictly Two Step, a colt by Two Step Salsa consigned by Potrero Stables, agent, worked the session's fastest three eighths, getting the distance in :33 3/5. The dark bay or brown colt is out of Strict Forum, by Open Forum, a half sister to stakes winner Avid Skier.
The sale and under tack show will be streamed live via the OBS website at obssales.com, and also via the The Blood-Horse (bloodhorse.com/OBS) website.