Watch the Ocala Sale Live

June 10, 2021

Hip No. 258, a daughter of Practical Joke consigned by Top Line Sales LLC Agent, went to Gary Young, Agent, for $425,000 to top the first session of the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2021 June Sale of Two-Year-Olds and Horses of Racing Age. The chestnut filly, whose quarter in :21 1/5 was fastest at the distance at Thursday’s Under Tack session, is out of stakes placed Devious d’Oro, by Medaglia d’Oro, a half sister to graded stakes winner Devious Intent.

For the session, 176 horses grossed $7,268,400, compared with 163 selling for a total of $5,037,800 at last year’s first session. The average was $41,298 up 33.6% compared with $30,907 a year ago, while the median price was $20,000, up 53.9% compared to $13,000 in 2020.  The buyback percentage was 26.7%; it was 25.2% last year.

The June Sale continues Thursday at 10:30 a.m. Hip No.’s 317 – 632 will be offered.

Thursday’s session will again be streamed live via the OBS website at obssales.com and via the Blood-Horse, Daily Racing Form, TDN and Past The Wire websites.

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 frequently during each session. 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 obs@obssales.com.

For more information regarding the June Sale or OBS website, please call (352) 237-2154.

Watch Thursday’s session live here:

Photo: Ocala Sale, Judit Seipert

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