A Congrats filly and a Yes It's True colt were the fastest at a quarter mile April 15 during the third session of the under tack show for the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Co. spring sale of 2-year-olds in training in Central Florida. Each worked the distance in :20 3/5.
A member of her sire’s first crop, the Congrats filly is out of the unraced Forestry mare Andrea’s Forest, who is a half-sister to grade II winner Crafty C.T. (by Crafty Prospector) and added-money winner Carmen’s Baby (by Iam the Iceman). The dark bay or brown juvenile is consigned by Blue River Bloodstock, agent.
The Yes It’s True colt is out of the stakes-winning Honour and Glory mare Code of Ethics, who is a full sister to grade III winner One and Twenty. The bay 2-year-old is consigned by All In Sales, agent.
Six horses were the quickest at an eighth of a mile, each posting a time of :9 4/5. They included a Put It Back – Abuela Esther colt, consigned by Secure Investments, agent; a Songandaprayer – Amber’s Way filly, consigned by Nick de Meric, agent; and a Speightstown – Ammalu colt, consigned by the Jerry Bailey Sales Agency, agent. The others were a Macho Uno – Blush of Dawn filly, consigned by Costanzo Sales, agent; a Silver Deputy – Christmas Rose filly, consigned by de Meric, agent; and a Closing Argument – Crissy’s Comet filly named Closing Bid, consigned by Indian Prairie Ranch.
A Whywhywhy – Vermilion Sea filly turned in the fastest three-furlong work, completing her effort in :32 4/5. She is consigned by Shadybrook Farm, agent.
The fourth and final session of the under tack show is scheduled for April 16, beginning at 8 a.m. EDT. The spring auction will be held April 19-22. Each session will start at 10:30 a.m.