The OBS Spring Sale of Two-Year-Olds In Training sees MASTERY well represented with 17 well-bred 2-year-olds by the freshman scheduled to go through the ring April 20 – 23rd.
|Hip #||Sex||Dam||Dam Sire||Foaling Date||State||Consignor||UT Time|
|65||C||Ragtime Hope||Dixieland Band||5/17/2019||KY||Lucan Bloodstock (Karl Keegan), Agt||10.2|
|157||C||Shannon Faith||Discreet Cat||4/30/2019||KY||Gayle Woods, Agt||-|
|337||F||Transportation||Giant's Causeway||4/25/2019||KY||A B Thoroughbreds||10.3|
|387||F||Where's Poppa||Tiznow||3/23/2019||FL||Pick View LLC, Agt||10.2|
|539||F||Bleeding Heart||Broken Vow||2/8/2019||KY||Fast Horses||10.2|
|639||C||Clothes Fall Off||Daaher||2/7/2019||KY||Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agt||10.0|
|718||F||Devoted||Afleet Alex||3/21/2019||KY||Ocala Stud, Agt||22.4|
|723||F||Dido||Bernstein||3/2/2019||KY||Woodford Thoroughbreds, Agt||10.3|
|737||C||Drewzy Suzy||Teuflesberg||2/25/2019||KY||Bobby Dodd, Agt||11.0|
|789||F||Fast Alexia||Afleet Alex||3/7/2019||KY||Mayberry Farm, Agt||10.4|
|837||F||Gatorette||Distorted Humor||3/23/2019||KY||Eisaman Equine, Agt||10.1|
|843||C||Giant Deduction||Giant's Causeway||5/3/2019||IL||Ocala Stud, Agt||23.2|
|914||C||Hope Rules||Sky Mesa||2/24/2019||KY||Blas Perez Stables||10.2|
|1020||C||Limonar (IRE)||Street Cry (IRE)||2/20/2019||KY||S G V Thoroughbreds LLC (Steven Venosa), Agt||10.2|
The first of MASTERY’s offerings is Hip 65, a half-brother to multiple Grade 1 winner Secret Circle. Offered by Lucan Bloodstock and also a half-brother to two other winners out of multiple stakes winner Ragtime Hope, the colt was bred by top thoroughbred nursey Stonestreet Thoroughbred Holdings. Also on this colt’s page are Grade 3 winner and Kentucky Oaks (G1)-placed Really Polish and her Grade 2-placed daughter Tonahutu among others. <Watch breeze video here.>
A $100,000 short yearling purchase at the 2020 Keeneland January Sale, Hip 157 consigned by Gayle Woods is out of a granddaughter of bluehen mare Felicita. This colt’s dam Shannon Faith already has a multiple winner from her first to race and she herself is a half-sister to multiple Grade 2-placed Northern Giant. Felicita is also the dam of multiple Grade 1 winner and 2013 Broodmare of the Year Take Charge Lady, who is also the dam of champion Will Take Charge, Grade 1 winner Take Charge Indy, and to the dam of champion Take Charge Brandi and multiple Grade 1 winner Omaha Beach. <Watch walking video here.>
Hip 157 Mastery/Shannon Faith colt pic.twitter.com/VZsm9p7mpP— gayle woods (@gaylewo03042921) April 2, 2021
A granddaughter of multiple stakes winner and top broodmare, Hip 337 is offered by A B Thoroughbreds only weeks after her half-brother Ghazaaly broke his maiden at Keeneland. The Hinkle Farms and Ian Franasiak-bred filly is out of the winning Giant’s Causeway mare Transportation, a half-sister to Grade 1 winner Higher Power, multiple graded stakes winner and sire Alternation, and multiple stakes winner Interrupted. <Watch breeze video here.>
Hip 387 is a half-sister to the stakes-placed Haveulostyourmind, who added another win to his record after the catalog was released. Their Tiznow dam Where’s Poppa is a half-sister to graded stakes winner and multiple graded stakes-placed Decelerator, who is also the dam of Group 2 winner Nafaayes. The filly bred by Milan Kosanovich has stakes form under each of the dams on her page with horses such as Grade 1 winners Fabulously Fast and City Of Light named under her third dam.
The first foal out of a winning full sister to Grade 2 winner and Grade 1-placed Chocolate Martini is the White Hall Lane-bred Hip 539 offered by Fast Horses. That winning dam is also a half-sister to stakes winner Nicky’s Brown Miss with the trio out of the stakes placed Nicksappealinglady with multiple Grade 1 winner Ladies Din also on this 2-year-old’s page.
Bred and offered by Ocala Stud is Hip 581, a half-sister to U.S. Champion Female Sprinter and multiple Grade 1 winner Musical Romance, who has already produced a stakes place runner as well. Out of the winning Candlelightdinner, this April-born filly is also a half-sister to multiple champion Vuelve Ruben M and the multiple stakes winning, Grade 2-placed Forevamo. With both producers and stakes winners on her page, you’re almost guaranteed to hit a home run with this filly. <Watch walking video here.>
The first foal out of multiple stakes winner and Grade 2-placed Clothes Fall off is a colt offered by Wavertree Stables as Hip 639. Bred by Candy Meadows LLC and sold for $250,000 to North London Bloodstock at last year’s Keeneland September Sale, the colt sees three stakes horses under his stakes winning granddam. That group includes his dam’s Grade 3-placed full sister Strawberry Tequila.
Looking to become a third generation stakes winner is the Julie Davies-consigned Hip 714. The filly is out of Grade 2 winner Designer Legs, whose own dam in the multiple stakes winner Elegant Designer. Bred in Ontario by Saintsbury Farms, this filly also sees multiple stakes winner Satan’s Pride on her page.
Out of a Grade 3-placed half-sister to Grade 1 winner Noble Bird comes Hip 723 from Woodford Thoroughbreds. Bred by Jack Swain III, the filly is a half-sister to two placed runners for her dam Dido, who herself was a multiple stakes placed mare. In addition to Noble Bird, the mare is also a half-sister to stakes winning Brother Pat with Grade 1 winner Marley’s Freedom among the 11 horses named under the juvenile’s third dam. <Watch walking video here.>
A half-sister to the stakes winning China Grove goes through the ring as Hip 837 for Eisaman Equine late in the sale. A $130,000 yearling purchase bred by Justice Farm and McCann Bloodstock, the filly is closely related to her dam’s three time winner Dos Vinos – with all those wins coming in six starts. Out of Distorted Humor mare Gatorette, the filly sees multiple stakes winner Soonerette among the runners under her stakes winning second dam with eight further stakes winners under her third dam.
A grandson of stakes winner and stakes producer Taxable Deduction goes through the ring as Hip 843 for Ocala Stud. An Illinois-bred colt out of Giant Deduction bred by Team Block, he also saw horses under both his first and second dams earn placings to their records after the catalog was released. A winner at three, the Giant’s Causeway mare Giant Deduction is a half-sister to the multiple graded stakes winner Free Fighter, graded stakes winners Suntracer and Leading Astray, and stakes winner Corrupt.
Another MASTERY with a strong family behind him is Hip 914 from Blas Perez Stables. The colt is the third foal out of the Sky Mesa mare Hope Rules, who saw her 3-year-old daughter American Bourbon win after the catalog was released. Hope Rules herself is a half-sister to three stakes horses led by Grade 1 winner Funny Moon. Bred by Ashview Farm and Colts Neck Stables, the colt has stakes form throughout his page with his granddam a half-sister to champion and multiple Grade 1 winner Vanlandingham. <Watch walking video here.>
MASTERY’s second-to-last offering is Hip 992, the second foal out of Grade 2 winner Lady Sabelia. That mare is is also a half-sister to stakes-placed Jen’s Revenge. Bred by Mrs. Frank Wright, the filly’s family also includes stakes-placed My Sweet Alesia. A proven family of winners, the filly’s second, third, and fourth dam have produced 15 winners between them.
MASTERY’s top crop of juveniles goes all the way to the end of the sale with Hip 1020 from S G V Thoroughbreds his final offering of the week. This St. Elias Stables is a half-brother to the multiple graded stakes winner Spanish Mission and the stakes winning, Grade 2-placed Mokarris. Spanish Mission has been busy since the catalog was released, finishing second to Gifts of Gold in the valuable Red Sea Turf Handicap in Saudi Arabia in February and just a few lengths out of the placings in the Dubai Gold Cup (G2) in late March.
Out of a stakes winning mare, Hip 1020 also has Grade 1 winner Talco under his second dam and Irish 2000 Guineas (G1) winner Bachelor Duke under his third.
The OBS Spring Sale of Two-Year-Olds In Training under tack show runs until April 17 with the sale starting every day at 10:00 a.m. ET from April 20 – 23.