04/21/2013 9:10AM

Juveniles to watch at the OBS April sale

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As a caveat to the list below of horses to watch at the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Co. spring sale, the 2-year-olds were selected prior to the presale under-tack show.

Hip No. 75, dk. b. or br. c., by Stormy Atlantic—Bag Lady Jane, by Devil’s Bag, consigned by SAB Sales, agent.

A half-brother to Grade 2 winner Mamma Kimbo, the colt is out of the Grade 2-placed, stakes-winning Devil’s Bag mare Bag Lady Jane, who has produced five winners from six starters. The catalog page includes two-time Canadian champion Deputy Jane West and Grade 2-placed stakes winner Deputy Storm. He was offered at last year’s Keeneland September yearling sale but did not meet his reserve, with a final bid of $15,000.

Hip No. 133, ch. c., by Any Given Saturday—Business Plan, by Deputy Minister, consigned by Eddie Woods, agent.

This colt is out of the Deputy Minister mare Business Plan, the dam of three winners, including Golden Ticket, a dead-heat winner of the 2012 Travers Stakes. He is from the family of Grade 1 winner Well Chosen, Grade 2 winners Magical Feeling and Academy Award, and Grade 3 winner Statuette. The colt was a $25,000 purchase at the 2012 Fasig-Tipton Kentucky fall yearling sale.

Hip No. 331, dk. b. or br. c., by City Zip—Etats Unis, by Dixieland Band, consigned by Nickajack/Rey de Oros, agent.

Out of Etats Unis, a full sister to Grade 2 winner and sire Bowman’s Band, this colt is a half-brother to Grade 2 winner and sire Pollard’s Vision, who earned $1.4 million. Etats Unis has produced three winners, and the colt’s page includes 1987 Kentucky Oaks runner-up Hometown Queen and the Grade 2-placed Kevlar Kid. The colt was bought for $5,500 at the Fasig-Tipton Kentucky fall yearling sale.

Hip No. 581, ch. f., by Stormy Atlantic—Lake Huron, by Salt Lake, consigned by Niall Brennan Stables, agent.

The filly is the ninth foal out of the winning Salt Lake mare Lake Huron, who is the dam of six winners, including multiple Grade 3 winner Salty Strike, stakes winner Salty Response, and the stakes-placed Northern Vacation. Her family includes Japanese Group 3 winner Eishin Lombard.

Hip No. 763, b. f., by City Zip—Palace Rumor, by Royal Anthem, consigned by Maestre Racing Stable, agent.

A half-sister to recent Blue Grass Stakes runner-up and probable Kentucky Derby starter Palace Malice, this filly is out of the stakes-winning Royal Anthem mare Palace Rumor, who is the dam of three winners. From the family of Grade 1 winner Rail Trip, she was a $7,500 purchase by the consignor at the OBS August yearling sale.

Hip No. 791, gr. or ro. f., by Zensational—Playcaller, by Saratoga Six, consigned by Lance Stokes, agent.

Out of the blue hen mare Playcaller, a multiple stakes-winning Saratoga Six mare, this filly is a full or half-sister to 10 winners, including Grade 1 winner Diplomat Lady, Grade 2 winner Dream Play, and the stakes-placed winner Foxcaller. Three of Playcaller’s foals also have become stakes-producing broodmares. This filly failed to meet her reserve at the Keeneland September sale, with a final bid of $30,000.

Hip No. 941, gr. or ro. f., by Giant’s Causeway—Shesasurething, by Prospectors Gamble, consigned by Niall Brennan Stables, agent.

This filly is out of the winning Prospectors Gamble mare Shesasurething, who has produced five winners, including Grade 1 winner and young sire Bustin Stones. The Florida-bred filly was a $52,000 purchase at the OBS August sale.

Hip No. 1024, dk. b. or br. c., by Smart Strike—Stormy Way, by Storm Creek, consigned by Wavertree Stables, agent.

A half-brother to Grade 1 winner Capt. Candyman Can, this colt is out of the stakes-winning Storm Creek mare Stormy Way, who is the dam of two winners from as many foals to start. In the colt’s family is the Grade 2-placed Sir Wesley.

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