04/14/2010 11:00PM

More speedsters previewed at Ocala


A trend of fast eighth-mile works continued Thursday at the under-tack preview for next week's Ocala Breeders' Sales Company spring juvenile auction.

Six 2-year-olds posted eighth-mile breezes in 9.80 seconds Thursday at the third of four under-tack sessions.

Those horses were Hip No. 703, a Put It Back-Abuela Esther colt; Hip No. 734, a Songandaprayer-Amber's Way filly; Hip No. 737, a Speightstown-Ammalu colt; Hip No. 811, a Macho Uno-Blush of Dawn filly; Hip No. 871, a Silver Deputy-Christmas Rose filly; and Hip No. 915, a Closing Argument-Crissy's Comet filly.

Two juveniles had the fastest quarter-mile breeze in 20.60 seconds. They were Hip No. 739, a Congrats-Andria's Forest filly, and Hip No. 884, a Yes It's True-Code of Ethics colt.

The fastest three-eighths work, in 32.80 seconds, was by Hip No. 632, a Whywhywhy filly out of Vermilion Sea.

The workouts took place over the synthetic surface at the OBS facility in Ocala, Fla. the final under-tack session in advance of the auction was to take place Friday starting at 8 a.m. Hip Nos. 917-1221 were to work on Friday.

The auction, also at OBS, will take place April 19-22. Sessions start daily at 10:30 a.m.