530 Cataloged for Ocala's Winter Mixed Sale

First under tack show set for Jan. 16 with two-day auction following Jan. 17-18.

The under tack show for the new horses of racing age section of the Ocala Breeders' Sales Company's 2012 Winter Mixed Sale is set for Jan. 16 at 10 a.m. It’s a first for the Winter Mixed Sale, which begins a two-day run Jan. 17. 

There are 530 horses cataloged for the sale, with hip numbers 1-110 selling in the Jan. 17 consignor preferred session, followed by numbers 111–264 in the new horses of racing age section.

Hip numbers 301 to 572 sell Jan. 18 in the open session. The sale begins each day at 11 a.m. Updates to the catalog may be viewed in a sortable index at the OBS website at http://obssales.com.

The racing age section, including 35 newly turned 2-year-olds and 119 older horses, is headed by Hip No. 145, Lady Clara, a daughter of Hard Spun  who had a timely update by finishing third in the recent Busanda Stakes at Aqueduct.  Past performances are currently available via the website.

The optional under tack show will be streamed live via the OBS website and videos will be posted online as well as viewable at the sales grounds. The sale will also be streamed live via the OBS website.

The 203 newly turned yearlings in the sale are highlighted by the progeny of a strong roster of proven sires including Mr. Greeley, Congrats , Hard Spun, Wildcat Heir, Discreet Cat, High Cotton, With Distinction, Yes It's True, Graeme Hall, Exchange Rate, Harlan's Holiday, Bluegrass Cat , Pollard's Vision , City Zip, Rockport Harbor, and Freud .

War Pass heads a deep group of promising sires with yearlings in the sale. Other up-and-coming sires represented are Street Boss , Pioneerof the Nile , Dunkirk, Einstein, Cowboy Cal, and Kodiak Kowboy. Florida-based sires include Circular Quay, In Summation , Two Step Salsa , and Cowtown Cat .

Broodmare buyers will find mares in foal to an exceptionally strong group of stallions. Among the proven sires are Leroidsanimaux (BRZ), Scat Daddy, Pomeroy, Montbrook, Tale of the Cat , Rock Hard TenAwesome of Course, Langfuhr , D'wildcat, Mizzen Mast , and Put It Back, as well as newcomers Lookin At Lucky , Tiz Wonderful, Munnings , Cool Coal Man, and Noonmark.

Sales results are available on the OBS website, updated hourly during each session of the Winter Mixed Sale. In addition, the latest news regarding OBS graduates, sales schedules, nominations, credit requests, travel information, and other news relevant to OBS consignors and customers is also available. E-mail should be addressed to obs@obssales.com.

For more information regarding the Winter Mixed Sale or OBS website, please call (352) 237-2154.