Keyword: OBS Sales

  • Tapit at Gainesway

    Tapit Leading Sire at OBS By Average Price

    Gainesway's Tapit emerged as the leading sire by average and median with two or more sold at the Ocala Breeders' Sales spring 2-year-olds in training sale that began April 24 and concluded April 27.

  • Hip 936, a colt by first-crop sire Shakin It Up, equaled the fastest quarter-mile breeze in :21 3/5

    Fastest OBS Under Tack Show Times Equaled

    A colt by Shakin It Up breezed a quarter-mile in :21 3/5 and colts by Flatter and Mark Valeski worked an eighth-mile in :09 4/5 during the April 20 under tack show session for the Ocala Breeders' Sales spring 2-year-olds in training sale.

  • Hip 636, a Shanghai Bobby filly, ran the fastest eighth-mile during the OBS April under tack show

    Shanghai Bobby Filly Fastest in OBS Workout

    A Shanghai Bobby filly breezed the fastest eighth-mile in :09 4/5 during the April 19 session of the under tack show for the Ocala Breeders' Sales spring 2-year-olds in training sale, tying the best workout time for the distance.

  • A Street Boss filly consigned as Hip 370 works an eighth in :09 4/5 during the under tack show at the OBS April sale

    Street Boss Filly, Alpha Colt Fastest in OBS Works

    A Street Boss filly and a New York-bred colt from the first crop of Alpha posted the fastest work times during the April 17 under tack show session in preparation for next week's Ocala Breeders' Sales spring 2-year-olds in training sale.

  • Pinhooks Dominate OBS April Catalog

    The impact of pinhooked horses—those purchased for resale later—on the 2-year-olds in training auction market cannot be understated, with the upcoming Ocala Breeders' Sales spring sale April 24-27 a prime example.

  • Ocala Breeders' Sales Co. logo

    OBS Spring 2-Year-Olds in Training Sale Catalog Online

    A total of 1,222 juveniles have been cataloged for the Ocala Breeders' Sales spring sale of 2-year-olds in training scheduled for April 24-27. Last year, there were 1,208 entries for the auction in Ocala, Fla.

  • Tom McGreevy

    McGreevy Settles Into New Role With Stinson

    Tom McGreevy is settling into his new role with Texas horseman Michael C. Stinson, and bought a Bodemeister colt for $725,000 during the Ocala Breeders' Sales' 2-year-olds in training sale first session March 13.

  • Buyers inspect a horse at OBS ahead of the March sale of 2-year-olds in training

    OBS Sale Early Test of Juvenile Market Depth

    When Ocala Breeders' Sales opens the 2018 juvenile sales season, the auction will offer an early test of the broad marketplace, in a departure from the recent calendar in which Fasig-Tipton's select sale with much fewer offerings was first.

  • Hip 132, a filly by Shanghai Bobby, worked an eighth of a mile in :09 4/5 March 8

    Fillies Share OBS Under Tack Best Work Time

    Fillies sired by Scat Daddy and Shanghai Bobby shared the fastest time of :09 4/5 for an eighth-mile during the March 8 first of three under tack show sessions leading up to the Ocala Breeders' Sales March 2-year-olds in training sale.

  • Ocala Breeders' Sales president Tom Ventura said it was "very challenging" to organize the races in the middle of competing meets

    OBS Day of Champions Repositioned on Calendar

    When Ocala Breeders' Sales stages one day of racing Jan. 24, one day prior to its two-day winter mixed sale, the program will consist of eight Quarter Horse events and one race for Thoroughbreds, but will not include the Day of Champions stakes.

  • Collected

    Collected Heads OBS Grads in Breeders' Cup

    Speedway Stable LLC's Collected heads a contingent of 25 OBS graduates entered in the 2017 Breeders' Cup, set for Friday and Saturday, November 3 & 4 at Del Mar.

  • Hip 31, a Jimmy Creed colt, sold for $150,000 at the OBS October yearling sale

    Jimmy Creed Colt Returns Quick Profit for Brewster

    Oklahoma owner-breeder Clark Brewster showed his pinhooking ability when a colt by successful freshman sire Jimmy Creed was sold for $150,000 during the Oct. 10 selected session of the Ocala Breeders' Sales October yearling sale.

  • Canadian Horse of the Year Uncaptured is represented by his first crop at auction this year

    Uncaptured Yearlings on Display at OBS

    A colt and a filly from the first crop sired by Canadian Horse of the Year Uncaptured are among the horses to watch during the Oct. 11 open session of the Ocala Breeders' Sales October yearling sale.

  • OBS Sale Begins With a New Spot on Calendar

    Management at Ocala Breeders' Sales is hopeful a new position on the calendar and the bull market for yearlings will equate to positive results when the Ocala, Fla., sales company conducts its Oct. 10-11 auction.

  • Beth Bayer, whose OBS October consignment includes Hip 54, a colt by Distorted Humor

    Hips to Watch at OBS October Selected Session

    The only two yearlings entered in the Ocala Breeders' Sales October yearling sale produced from grade 1-winning mares are among the horses to watch during the Oct. 10 selected session of the two-day auction in Ocala, Fla.

  • Hip 199 sold for a final bid of $400,000

    First Dude Colt Tops Strong OBS June Opener

    Topped by a First Dude colt bought by his breeder for $400,000 on behalf of a racing partnership he heads, the Ocala Breeders' Sales' 2-year-olds and horses of racing age sale began on a strong note June 13.

  • OBS June Supplemental Catalog Now Available

    The supplemental catalog to the Ocala Breeders' Sales Company's 2017 June Sale of 2-year-olds and Horses of Racing Age is now available on the company's website at obssales.com.

  • OBS June Catalog Now Online

    The catalog for Ocala Breeders' Sales' 2017 June Sale of 2-Year-Olds and Horses of Racing Age is now available via the OBS website at obssales.com.

  • Billy Koch of Solana Beach Sales

    Creative Cause Filly's Sale Emotional for Koch

    After scoring a big pinhooking profit during the April 28 final session of Ocala Breeders' Sales spring sale of 2-year-olds in training, Billy Koch became emotional when discussing the effort required to get a horse to that point.

  • Union Rags colt sold for $1 million

    Union Rags Colt Hits for New Partnership Group

    A new pinhooking partnership group made a big hit at the April 27 session of the Ocala Breeders’ Sales spring 2-year-olds in training sale, where a Union Rags colt was sold for $1 million, a tie for the second-highest price of the sale.

  • Speedway Stable Strikes Late for Malibu Moon Filly

    Among the last horses through the ring during the April 26 second session of the Ocala Breeders’ Sales spring 2-year-olds in training sale was an attractive daughter of Malibu Moon who eventually went to Speedway Stable for $650,000.

  • Juveniles get ready to head into the auction ring during the OBS spring sale

    Bull Run Continues at OBS Spring Sale

    Continuing the momentum from the previous day’s opening session, the Ocala Breeders’ Sales spring auction of 2-year-olds in training continued its bull run April 26, with strong increases in gross and average prices.

  • Hip 28, an Orb colt consigned by Randy Miles, topped the April 25 first session of the OBS spring sale

    OBS April First Session Soars

    With brisk across-the-board trade, the Ocala Breeders' Sales spring sale of 2-year-olds in training kicked off with double-digit increases in gross and average.

  • Hip 262, a filly by Creative Cause, brought $575,000

    Creative Cause Filly Sells for $575,000

    A daughter of Creative Cause was purchased by Peter Brant's White Birch Farm for $575,000 to become the second-highest priced offering on the April 25 first day of the Ocala Breeders' Sales spring 2-year-olds in training sale.