An Evansville Slew filly breezed the fastest eighth of a mile Wednesday during the first under tack show for the Ocala Breeders' Sales Co.'s April juvenile auction. She covered the distance in :10 1/5. The filly was produced from the unraced Raise a Cup mare Ching Ching and is a half-sister to stakes winner Royal Ching (by Royal Roberto). Consigned by Solitary Oak, agent, she was purchased by Don Jones for $32,000 at the 2001 Keeneland September yearling sale.
A Stormy Atlantic colt was the fastest worker at a quarter mile, stopping the clock in :21 1/5. His dam is the winning Green Forest mare Cook's Forest, who is a half-sister to goup stakes-placed Robellation (in England) and Basualdo (in Germany). The colt has not been offered at public auction previously. He was bred in Florida by Freddie Hyatt.
A World Stage--Alycasca colt and a Fortunate Prospect--Amavalidhope filly named Hope for Love shared the fastest clocking for three furlongs, both coverin the distance in :33 2/5. The World Stage colt is consigned by Paul Sharp, agent. Hope for Love is consigned by Farnsworth Farms, agent.
A Banker's Gold Carolita filly broke down and was euthanized.
Under tack shows also are scheduled this week for Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, beginning at 9 a.m. (EDT) each day. The sale will be conducted on April 22-25, with sessions beginning at 10 a.m. (EDT) each day.