03/09/2018 1:36PM

OBS March sale: Hips to watch


Tuesday, March 13

Hip No. 106, b. c., Into Mischief–Vibrant, by Vicar, consigned by King’s Equine, agent for Spendthrift Farm

A full brother to multiple Grade 2 winner Vicar’s in Trouble and a half to stakes-placed Harbour Island. A full sister brought $450,000 at last year’s Fasig-Tipton Gulfstream select 2-year-olds in training sale.

Hip No. 115, gr. or ro. c., Into Mischief–Well, by Well Decorated, consigned by Cary Frommer, agent

Multiple Grade 2 winner Kobe’s Back and Grade 3 winner Well Spelled are half-brothers to this colt. Frommer bought him for $270,000 at last year’s Fasig-Tipton Kentucky fall yearling sale.

Hip No. 151, gr. or ro. c., Pioneerof the Nile–American Lady, by Stormy Atlantic, consigned by Eddie Woods, agent

The extended family of this colt includes Grade 1 winner Stormello, Grade 2/Group 2 winners My Best Brother and All Bar One, and Grade 3/Group 3 winners Gala Award, The Pamplemousse, and Reserve Your Heart.

Hip No. 165, dk. b. or br. f., Tapit–A Story of Revenge, by Tale of the Cat, consigned by Cary Frommer, agent

The dam, a producer of one winner from two runners, is a half-sister to Grade 1 winner I Want Revenge. Tapit’s juveniles posted an average sale price of $358,750 in 2017.

Hip No. 286, b. f., Pioneerof the Nile–Eliza’s Gold, by Seeking the Gold, consigned by Kirkwood Stables, agent

A $135,000 purchase at last year’s Fasig-Tipton October sale, this filly is out of a half-sister to Grade 1 winner and leading freshman sire Dialed In, with a page that also features Grade 2 winner Broadway’s Alibi and Grade 3 winner Golden Lad.

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Wednesday, March 14

Hip No. 316, dk. b. or br. f., Uncle Mo–Flowers Athefinish, by Grand Reward, consigned by Eddie Woods, agent

This Florida-bred’s full sister topped last year’s Fasig-Tipton Gulfstream sale at $1.5 million. Flowers Athefinish is the dam of three winners from four runners, including stakes-placed Mighty Mo, also by Uncle Mo.

Hip No. 340, b. c., Ghostzapper–Gold Vault, by Arch, consigned by Harris Training Center, agent

A full brother to Grade 1 winner Contested and half to Grade 2/Group 2-placed Mosler and Air Vice Marshal. The latter two sold as yearlings for $1.05 million and $2.2 million, respectively, while a full sister brought $800,000 at last year’s OBS March sale.

Hip No 385, Picasso, gr. or ro. c., Tapit–Inspired, by Unbridled’s Song, consigned by Ocala Stud, agent

Inspired’s first foal to race is the stakes-placed Night Time Lady. This colt was a $735,000 buyback at last year’s Fasig-Tipton Saratoga select yearling sale.

Hip No. 405, dk. b. or br. f., Pioneerof the Nile–K. D.’s Shady Lady, by Maria’s Mon, consigned by Eddie Woods, agent

This filly’s half-siblings include Grade 1 winner Lady of Fifty and stakes winners Lady Fifty Two and Forestry Steel.

Hip No. 443, b. c., Scat Daddy–Luvly Rita, by Danehill Dancer, consigned by de Meric Sales, agent

Bought for $250,000 at last year’s Fasig-Tipton Turf Showcase, the colt has a page that features Irish classic winner Yesterday; Group 1 winners Quarter Moon and Diamondsandrubies; Group 2 winners Last Second, Thomas Chippendale, and Eminent; and Group 3 winner Alleluia.

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