Hip No. 1039, a son of Into Mischief consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, went to Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners & Whitehorse Stables for $875,000 to top the fourth and final session of the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2021 Spring Sale of Two-Year-Olds in Training. The bay colt, who breezed an eighth in 10 flat at Saturday’s Under Tack session, is a full brother to graded stakes placed stakes winning OBS graduate Into Mystic, is out of Loveofalifetime, by Medaglia d’Oro, a half-sister to graded stakes winner Savorthetime.

  • Donato Lanni, Agent for Frank Fletcher Racing Operations, went to $750,000 for Hip No. 1099, a daughter of Into Mischief consigned by Randy Miles, Agent. The bay filly, whose eighth on Saturday was the session’s co-fastest at a distance, is out of Meta Mu, by Street Sense, a full sister to stakes-placed Tikhvin Flew, from the family of graded stakes winner Fantastic Fellow.
  • Hip No. 1135, a son of Connect consigned by Scanlon Training & Sales, Agent, whose quarter in 20 3/5 was the fastest work at the distance at Saturday’s Under Tack session, was sold to Stonestreet Stables LLC for $685,000. The dark bay or brown colt is out of Miss Ten, by Rock Hard Ten, a daughter of stakes winner Unbridled Danz, from grade one stakes winner Manistique.
  • Breeze Easy LLC, Tom McGreevy, Agent, paid $640,000 for Hip No. 1177, a daughter of Connect consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent. The bay filly, who breezed an eighth on Saturday in 10 2/5, is a half-sister to stakes-placed Thanks, Mr. Eidson, out of Nest Egg, by Eskendereya, a half-sister to graded stakes winner Final Round.
  • Hip No. 1209, a son of Frankel (GB) consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, went to Hubert Guy Bloodstock for $535,000. The Irish-bred chestnut colt, who breezed an eighth on Saturday in 10 flat, is out of Onshore (GB), Sea The Stars, a half-sister to graded stakes placed stakes winner Jet Away.
  • Hip No. 931, a son of Classic Empire consigned by L. G., Agent, was sold to Canary Bloodstock for $450,000. The dark bay or brown colt, who worked an eighth in 10 1/5 on Friday, is a half-brother to stakes winner Kenda out of stakes winner Indian Legend by Cherokee Run half-sister to graded stakes winner Cherokee Queen.
  • Hip No. 1062, a son of Twirling Candy consigned by S G V Thoroughbreds LLC (Steven Venosa), Agent, was purchased by Red Baron’s Barn & Rancho Temescal LLC for $450,000. The bay colt, who breezed an eighth in 10 flat on Saturday, is out of Malibu Drive-by Malibu Moon, a half-sister to stakes winner Fast Scene.
  • Joseph Migliore, the Agent, went to $425,000 for Hip No. 1033, a daughter of Frosted who breezed an eighth in 10 1/5 at Saturday’s Under Tack session. The bay filly, consigned by Scanlon Training & Sales, Agent for Excel Bloodstock (Bruno DeBerdt), is a half-sister to stakes winner Bibby out of stakes winner Love Cove, by Not For Love.
  • Hip No. 1118, a daughter of Frosted consigned by Harris Training Center LLC, Agent, was sold to Joe Hardoon, Agent, for $425,000. The gray or roan filly, whose eighth in:9 4/5 on Saturday was the session’s co-fastest, is out of Miss Emilia, by War Front, a half-sister to graded stakes placed stakes winner War Officer.
  • John P. Fort paid $375,000 for Hip No. 1115, a son of Kobe’s Back consigned by Mayberry Farm, Agent. The gray or roan colt, whose eighth in:9 4/5 on Saturday was the day’s co-fastest, is a half brother to stakes-placed Deep Red out of Miss Charades, by Mizzen Mast, a daughter of graded stakes winner Silver Charades.
  • Hip No. 996, a Valiant Minister consigned by S G V Thoroughbreds LLC (Steven Venosa) Agent, went to Vekuma Holdings, LLC for $350,000. The gray or roan colt, whose quarter in 20 3/5 was co-fastest at a distance at Friday’s Under Tack session, is out of La Nonna, by Unbridled’s Song, from the family of champion Apelia.
  • Hip No. 949, a daughter of Astern (AUS) consigned by Shooting Star Sales LLC, went to Larry Zapp, Agent for Mike Mellen, for $340,000. The dark bay or brown filly, who breezed an Under Tack eighth in 10 flat on Friday, is out of Ivory Pearl, by Pulpit, a daughter of grade one stakes winner Mea Domina.
  • Hip No. 969, a daughter of Bernardini consigned by Gene Recio, Agent, was sold for $310,000 to Double Down Stable. The dark bay or brown filly, who worked an eighth in 10 2/5 on Friday, is out of Katama, by Medaglia d’Oro, a half-sister to stakes winner Samara family of graded stakes winner Bernstein.
  • Holly & David Wilson paid $300,000 for Hip No. 955, a son of Practical Joke consigned by Julie Davies, Agent. The chestnut colt, whose eighth in:9 4/5 on Friday was the session’s co-fastest, is out of graded stakes winner Jenny’s So Great, by Greatness, from the family of grade one stakes winner Supah Gem.
  • CaSal Stables LLC went to $300,000 for Hip No. 1025, Symposiarch, a son of Kantharos consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent. The chestnut colt, who turned in a quarter in 20 4/5 on Saturday, is a half-brother to stakes-placed Barbary Hall out of Livia B Quick, by Crafty Prospector the family of grade one stakes winning OBS graduate Chaposa Springs.
  • Hip No. 1091, a daughter of Twirling Candy consigned by Tom McCrocklin, Agent, went to Victoria A. McGowan for $300,000. The bay filly, a half-sister to stakes winner Medolina out of stakes placed Melody Maiden, by Saint Ballado, breezed a quarter in 21 flat on Saturday.

For the day, 167 horses brought a total of $19,056,000 compared with 159 selling for $17,364,000 last year. The average price was $114,108, compared to $109,211 in 2020, while the median price was $65,000 compared to $50,000 a year ago. The buyback percentage was 14.4%; it was 16.7% in 2020.

For the entire sale, 723 horses sold for a Spring Sale record total of $73,907,900 compared with 634 horses bringing $57,715,000 in 2020. The average price was $102,224, compared with $91,033 a year ago. The median was $50,000, identical to last year’s $50,000. The buyback percentage was 13.2%; it was 18.5% last year.

The overall sale topper was Hip No. 381, a son of Quality Road consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, sold to Speedway Stables, LLC, for $1,500,000 to top the Wednesday session. The bay colt, who breezed an eighth in 10 flat at Tuesday’s Under Tack session, is a half-brother to stakes-placed Coffee Crush out of graded stakes winner Wasted Tears by Najran.

The sale’s top-priced filly was Hip No. 463, a daughter of Arrogate consigned by Mayberry Farm, Agent, and purchased by Katsumi Yoshida for $1,000,000. The gray or roan filly, whose eighth in 10 flat was co-fastest at a distance at Wednesday’s Under Tack session, is out of graded stakes winner Amen Hallelujah by Montbrook, a daughter of stakes winner Sara’s Success.

Next on the OBS agenda is the June Sale of Two-Year-Olds and Horses of Racing Age set for June 9 – 11. The Under Tack Show is scheduled for June 1 – 6.

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