08/19/2016 8:50AM

Hips to watch at the OBS August yearling sale's select session


Following are horses to watch at the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Co. August yearling sale’s select session based on their pedigrees and the past auction performance of notable family members. Physical conformation, veterinarian records, and late pedigree updates were not taken into consideration. Selections were made before outs were announced.

Hip No. 9, gr. or ro. c., Graydar—Kopenhagen, by Dynaformer, consigned by Summerfield, agent

From the first crop of stallion Graydar, this colt is out of the multiple stakes-placed Kopenhagen, who is the dam of seven winners from eight runners, including Grade 2 winner Strong Contender and stakes-placed Batalha. His second dam is Argentine Group 1 winner Eterna Fe, and he sold as a weanling for $20,000 at last year’s Keeneland November breeding stock sale.

Hip No. 11, gr. or ro. f., Tizway—L. A. Devine, by Pulpit, consigned by Summerfield, agent

A half-sister to stakes-placed Gettysburg, who is one of two winners from three foals to race out of L. A. Devine. Breeders’ Cup Classic and Belmont Stakes winner Drosselmeyer can be found on the page, as can Grade 1 winner Golden Ballet, Grade 2 winner Hawkin’s Special, and Grade 3 winners Gilded Gem and Chati.

Hip No. 32, b. f., Sidney’s Candy—Militant Maid, by Metfield, consigned by Select Sales, agent

Militant Maid is the dam of two winners from four runners, including Grade 1-placed Sunday Holiday. This Florida-bred filly is from the family of Canadian Broodmare of the Year Primarily, Canadian champions Poetically and Primaly, Grade 1 winner Citronnade, Grade 2 winner Sunrise Prince, and Grade 3 winners Whiskey Wisdom and Hail to Rule.

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Hip No. 33, gr. or ro. f., First Dude—Mims Eppi, by Cactus Ridge, consigned by Rockwood Farm, agent

Stakes-placed Mims Eppi’s two winners from three runners include Grade 3 winner Singanothersong. The filly’s third dam is the champion Our Mims, and the page also features Brazilian Group 1 winner Fast Look.

Hip No. 38, b. c., Congrats—Montera, by Easy Goer, consigned by Watershed Bloodstock

The unraced Montera is the dam of eight winners from 10 runners, including Grade 3 winner Sue’s Good News (herself the dam of Grade 1 winner Tiz Miz Sue), Grade 2-placed stakes winner Easyfromthegitgo, and Grade 2-placed Conquest Curlgirl. Grade 1 winners Cozzene and Serape are in the extended family of this colt, who brought $1,500 as a short yearling at this year’s Keeneland January horses-of-all-ages sale.

Hip No. 57, b. c., Silent Name—Our Miss Jones, by Alphabet Soup, consigned by McMahon of Saratoga Thoroughbreds

Grade 1-placed stakes winner Mr. Online is a full brother to this colt, out of the stakes-placed Our Miss Jones, who has had five winners from six runners. The New York-bred colt is from the family of stakes winners Legal Move and It’s Launch Time.

Hip No. 69, ch. f., Wildcat Heir—Powerful Package, by Star de Naskra, consigned by Perrone Sales, agent

A full sister to Grade 3 winner Derwin’s Star, who is one of four winners from eight foals to race out of stakes-placed Powerful Package. Grade 1 winner Carr de Naskra can be found further down the page of this Florida-bred.

Hip No. 85, dk. b. or br. c., Overanalyze—Reggae Queen, by Dynaformer, consigned by Baccari Bloodstock, agent

Both of Reggae Queen’s runners are winners, led by Grade 2 winner Celtic New Year. Half-sister Reggae Rose is the dam of Grade 3 winner Shakimat, and the extended family includes Canadian champion Perfect Sting and Grade 3 winner Smart Sting. This colt from the first crop of Overanalyze sold as a weanling for $35,000 at last year’s Keeneland November sale.

Hip No. 127, dk. b. or br. f., Scat Daddy—Street Crew, by Street Cry, consigned by Summerfield, agent

The first foal out of winner Street Crew, who is a half-sister to multiple Grade 1 winner Critical Eye. The Florida-bred’s family also includes Grade 3 winners Takeover Target and Time Off.

Hip No. 133, dk. b. or br. c., Shanghai Bobby—Sydney’s Kiss, by Boston Harbor, consigned by Summerfield, agent

A colt from the first crop of Shanghai Bobby out of winner Sydney’s Kiss, whose three winners from five runners are stakes winners Katie’s Kiss and Stonestreet Song and stakes-placed Truest Legend. The Florida-bred’s page also includes stakes winners Sixkissesforsara, High Heritage, and Exploited Storm.

Hip No. 144, dk. b. or br. c., Uncle Mo—Two Foxie, by Fair Skies, consigned by Stuart Morris, agent

By one of the industry’s fastest-rising commercial sires, this colt is a sibling to six winners from seven foals to race out of Two Foxie, including Grade 3 winner Maddalena (the dam of Grade 2 winner Bern Identity and two additional stakes-placed runners) and Grade 3-placed Haley’s Lolipop. The colt sold for $55,000 as a short yearling at this year’s Fasig-Tipton Kentucky winter mixed sale.

Hip No. 174, dk. b. or br. f., Soldat—Baldomera, by Doneraile Court, consigned by Woodford Thoroughbreds, agent

Grade 3-placed stakes winner Baldomera’s four winners from six runners are highlighted by Grade 2 winner Big John B and Grade 3 winner Circle Unbroken. The Florida-bred is from the first crop of Soldat with a family featuring champion Landaluce.

Hip No. 184, b. c., Gemologist—Bon Caro, by Bon Point, consigned by Beth Bayer, agent

This Florida-bred colt is a sibling to seven winners from as many runners out of Bon Caro, led by stakes winners Here’s Johnny and Glitter City and Grade 3-placed Wild Forest Cat, herself the dam of Grade 3 winner Toews On Ice. Grade 1 winner Jostle can be found further down the page.

Hip No. 227, dk. b. or br. f. Uncle Mo—Dark Nebula, by Exchange Rate, consigned by Imagine

The first foal out of winner Dark Nebula, from the family of Grade 1 winner Indian Charlie and Grade 3 winner Soviet Sojourn. The New York-bred sold as a weanling for $70,000 at last year’s Keeneland November sale.

Hip No. 251, San Juan Diego, dk. b. or br. c., Heavy Breathing—Fortuesque, by Fortunate Prospect, consigned by Select Sales, agent for Palm Meadows Farm

A New York-bred from the first crop of Heavy Breathing, out of the stakes-placed Fortuesque. The dam’s 10 winners from 11 starters feature Grade 2 winner Musket Man and stakes-placed Via Verde. The page also includes two-time Panamanian champion A Capela and Saudi Arabian champion and Grade 1 Jockey Club Gold Cup winner Ron the Greek.