OBS October Yearling Sale begins Tuesday, October 11

October 10, 2022

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OCALA, Fla.—The Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2022 October Yearling Sale begins Tuesday, October 11th. There are 642 yearlings cataloged for the two-day sale, which gets underway at 12:00 noon with 209 horses offered in the Selected session.

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The sale continues with an Open session on Wednesday, October 12th, beginning at 10:00 a.m. Hip No.’s 251 – 684 will be offered.

A total of 47 yearlings were supplemented to the sale after the catalog was printed. Twenty-four horses (Hip No’s 186 – 209) were added to the Selected session and 23 (Hip No’s 661 – 684) to the Open session. Their catalog pages are available via the OBS website at obssales.com and in printed form at the sales grounds. Hip No’s 208 – 209 were late supplements and their pedigrees are available via the OBS website and printed on individual flyers.

The OBS October Yearling Sale has long been a source for top class racehorses. Best Pal Stakes (G3) winner Havnameltdown has emerged from the 2021 Sale to join Call Me Midnight, Desert Dawn, DraftedElm DriveHot PeppersKathleen O, Lady Rocket and Midnight Stroll in the roster of recent graded stakes winning OBS October Sale graduates.

Delight with Jose Ortiz up wins the 2022 JPMorgan Chase Jessamine for trainer Jonathan Thomas and owner George Strawbridge, Augustin Stable. Coady Photography

A trio of stakes winning 2021 graduates are pointing to the 2022 Breeders’ Cup at Keeneland.

The newest October Sale star is Augustin Stable’s Delight, who raced her way into the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf (G1) with a frontrunning five length victory in Friday’s Jessamine Stakes (G2) at Keeneland. The 2-year-old Florida-bred daughter of Mendelssohn, trained by Jonathan Thomas, is now 4-2-0-2 and has earned $211,905. The two-time OBS graduate was sold by Stuart Morris, Agent, at the 2021 October Selected Yearling Sale and then purchased for $400,000 out of the Paul Sharp consignment at the 2022 March Sale after turning in an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5. watch her under tack video    
March Sale walking video   
October Yearling Sale walking video

Delight’s yearling half-sister by The Factor is cataloged in the upcoming OBS October Select Yearling Sale as hip 150 and is scheduled to sell on Tuesday, October 11. She is also consigned by Stuart Morris, AgentView Pedigree

Speed Boat Beach winning the Speakeasy at Santa Anita October 2. Photo by Ernie Belmonte/Past The Wire

Mike Pegram, Karl Watson and Paul Weitman’s Speed Boat Beach is two for two and aiming at the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf (G1). After a track record debut on dirt at Del Mar, the 2-year-old son of Bayern was switched to the turf by trainer Bob Baffert and took the Speakeasy Stakes at Santa Anita. He’s a two-time OBS graduate, bred in Florida by Richard Heysek at Caperlane Farm and sold by Stuart Morris, Agent, at the 2021 October Yearling Sale. At the 2022 OBS March Sale, he sped an Under Tack eighth in :9 3/5 and was purchased for $200,000 out of the Really and Truly Thoroughbreds consignment. watch his under tack video    
March Sale walking video   
October Yearling Sale walking video

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