Atlantic Bull Shines in OBS Under Tack Show

Stormy Atlantic colt works a quarter mile in :21 1/5.

Atlantic Bull, a colt by Stormy Atlantic , turned in the fastest quarter-mile work March 13 during the first session of the under tack show for the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Co. March select sale of 2-year-olds in training. He covered the distance in :21 1/5.

Produced from the 10-year-old Holy Bull mare Emptythetill, Atlantic Bull is a half brother to 2010 San Rafael (gr. III) and Rebel (gr. III) stakes winner Conveyance (by Indian Charlie). Derby Dreams, agent, is Atlantic Bull’s consignor.

Just for Fun Stables purchased Atlantic Bull for $80,000 from Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent, at the 2009 Keeneland September yearling auction.

Five juveniles posted the fastest time of :10 1/5 for an eighth of a mile. They included a Forest Wildcat – Clever Maid filly, consigned by Flying Fish, agent; a With Distinction – Clever Moranda filly, consigned by Halcyon Hammock Farm, agent; and a Smart Strike – Dixie Holiday colt, consigned by Niall Brennan Stables, agent. The others were an Orientate – Energise filly, consigned by Nick de Meric, agent, and a Congaree  –Fort Lauderdale colt, consigned by McKathan Bros., agent.

The second and final session of the under tack show is scheduled for March 14, beginning at 8 a.m. (EDT). Hip Nos. 171-340 in the auction’s catalog will work.

The sale starts March 16 at 2 p.m. The second and final session will be held March 17, beginning at 11 a.m.