OBS August Yearling Sale Catalog Now Online
The catalog for the Ocala Breeders' Sales Co.'s August yearling sale Aug. 21-22 is now available via the OBS website at www.obssales.com.
The website features a sortable master index for the catalog and links to daily pedigree updates. The print version will be mailed at the end of July.
The iPad version of the catalog will be available via the equineline sales catalog app. The app allows users to download and view the catalog, record notes, and also provides innovative search, sort, and rating capability. For more information and downloads go to: http://www.equineline.com/SalesCatalogApp/
There are 178 yearlings cataloged for the selected yearling sale, scheduled for Aug. 20 beginning at 1 p.m. Conformation photos of the selected yearlings will be on the website on or about Aug. 4.
The two-day open sale follows, featuring 662 yearlings. Hip No.'s 179-510 sell on Aug. 21 and Hip No.'s 511-841 will be offered Aug. 22. Both open sessions begin at 10:30 a.m.
The OBS August sale has produced 21 millionaires and five Eclipse Award winners, according to the sales company. OBS also reported that since the beginning of 2012 to date, 110 August alumni have won or placed in 192 stakes races.
The 2013 OBS August Sale has a strong sire lineup, headed by Leroidesanimaux and Malibu Moon , who rank one-two on the general sire list. Flatter and Giant's Causeway are represented as well as City Zip , Kitten's Joy , Harlan's Holiday, Unbridled's Song, Ghostzapper , and Tale of the Cat .
Pioneerof the Nile and Colonel John , whose first foal crops have made an immediate impact at the races to date, have yearlings in the sale, as do successful third crop sires Discreet Cat , Hard Spun , and Scat Daddy .
The sale will also showcase the offspring of freshman sires, featuring yearlings by Desert Party , Discreetly Mine , Eskendereya , Lookin at Lucky , Majesticperfection , Munnings , Quality Road , and Super Saver .
With Distinction, Put It Back, and Wildcat Heir head the list of Florida-based stallions with offspring in the sale, along with High Cotton , Exclusive Quality , Graeme Hall, and promising newcomer Kantharos .
As always, the sale will be streamed live via the OBS website as well as the Blood-Horse website (Bloodhorse.com/OBS). Current information about OBS sales, consignors, and graduates is now also available via social media sites Facebook and Twitter. A link on the homepage directs users to either site.
Sales results are available on the OBS website, updated hourly during each session of every 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 email@example.com.
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