Concerto Filly Among Fastest Workers For OBS April Sale

A filly by Concerto and Easy Swinger, a colt by Minister's Mark, worked quarter miles in :21 1/5 Wednesday to post the fastest times at the distance during the first session of the under tack show for the Ocala Breeders' Sales Company's April sale of 2-year-olds in training. The Concerto filly, the first horse to breeze in the morning, is out of Carol's Sparkle (by Jaycean), a half sister to stakes-placed Carol's Echo. Easy Swinger is out of Dance Naturally (by Sword Dance), a half sister to stakes-placed Stu's a Natural. Both youngsters are consigned by Shadybrook Farm, Inc. (Michael Yates), agent.

A pair of youngsters consigned by Don R. Graham and Ocala Oaks Inc. shared honors for the session's fastest eighth, each stopping the timer in :10 1/5. One is a filly by Cape Town out of Changing Fortunes (by Spend a Buck), a half sister to stakes winner Daniel My Brother. The other is a Forest Wildcat filly out of stakes winner Clever Kat (by Comet Kat).

A filly by Southern Halo out of Costa (by Mt. Livermore) posted the session's fastest three-eighths breeze, getting the distance in :34 1/5. Consigned by Ricky Leppala, agent, the chestnut filly is out of a daughter of stakes winner Power Bidder.

The under tack show continues Thursday morning at 9 a.m. EDT) The sale is scheduled to run from April 22 through April 25.