OBS June Sale Kicks Off With Under Tack Show

Trio of youngsters clock eighth of a mile in :10 flat in opening session.

A filly by Exclusive Quality and colts by Bernstein and Unbridled's Song sped eighths in :10 flat June 15 to share honors for the fastest works at the distance at the first session of the Under Tack Show for Ocala Breeders' Sales Company's 2012 June Sale of Two-Year-Olds and Horses of Racing Age.

Hip No. 56, a gray or roan colt by Unbridled’s Song consigned by McKathan Bros., agent, is out of Kauai Calls, by Fusaichi Pegasus , a three quarter sister to graded stakes winner Old Fashioned. Hip No. 105, consigned by Eisaman Equine, agent, is a bay filly by Exclusive Quality out of Mad About Julie, by Furiously, a half sister to stakes winners Resting Motel and Presumed Innocent. Hip No. 134, a bay colt by Bernstein consigned by Wavertree Stables Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), agent, is out of stakes winner Miss Mambo, by Kingmambo, and is a full brother to stakes winner Race to Urga.

Two youngsters worked quarters in :21 1/5, the session’s fastest at the distance. Hip No. 18 is a Hard Spun  filly consigned by Crupi’s New Castle Farm. The dark bay or brown filly is out of stakes placed Honeypenny, by Royal Academy, a half sister to graded stakes winner Millie’s Quest. Hip No. 103 is a colt by Montbrook consigned by Ocala Stud. The bay colt is out of Lucky Trip, by Trippi, a full sister to stakes winners Dream of Angels and Candrea.

Hip No. 233, a filly by Exclusive Quality, posted the session’s fastest three eighths, stopping the timer in :33 4/5. Consigned by Blue River Bloodstock, agent, the gray or roan filly is out of Runaway Silver, by Silver Deputy, a daughter of stakes placed Runaway Cherokee, champion Cherokee Run’s full sister.

The Under Tack Show is streamed live via the OBS website at obssales.com and The Blood-Horse and Daily Racing Form websites. The workouts are recorded and videos will be available on the website, in their entirety or by individual hip number. They will also be available for viewing in the video room adjacent to the Horsemen’s Lounge in the sales pavilion as well as several kiosks in the lobby and the covered walking ring. In-room viewing is available at Holiday Inn, The Courtyard by Marriott, Homewood Suites, Residence Inn, and the Ocala Hilton, plus lounge viewing is available at the Hilton. Under Tack Show results are posted on the OBS website.

There are 689 two-year-olds and 32 older horses cataloged for the two-day OBS sale beginning June 19 (Hip No.’s 1 - 340), and concluding June 20 (Hip No.’s 341 - 723). Both sessions will get underway at 10:30 a.m.