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  1. OBS Proceeding With Pavilion MakeoverRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 13 | Blood Horse

    Although details have yet to be worked out, by this time next year the Ocala Breeders' Sales Co. will be well on its way to having a newly refurbished sale pavilion about 30% larger than the current facility and will have about 25% fewer seats.

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  2. Delayed, But OBS Under Tack Show ProceedsRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 7 | Blood Horse

    Following an approximate 45-minute delay, the June 7 under tack show workouts for next week's Ocala Breeders' Sales Co.' s 2-year-olds in training sale went on as scheduled, with two juveniles sharing the fastest work times each for the distances of an eighth of a mile and a quarter-mile.

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  3. True North Stakes Has Rich HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 6 | Blood Horse

    The $250,000 True North Stakes , to be run June 11 as part of the Belmont Stakes program, has quietly become one of the nation's premier stakes sprints with a rich history of speedy, talented, and memorable winners. This year's entrants include a pair of fan favorites attempting to turn back the clock and regain their best form.

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  4. OBS June Sale Adds 44 HorsesRead the original story

    Friday May 27 | Blood Horse

    The Ocala Breeders' Sales Co. has added five older horses and 39 juveniles to its June 2-year-olds in training and horses of racing age sale that will be held in Ocala, Fla., June 14-17.

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  5. Brennan Got Nyquist Through 'Kindergarten'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2016 | Blood Horse

    Horseman Niall Brennan has been selling 2-year-olds that he's raised, broken, and trained since 1991 and has sold so many good horses over the years it's hard to keep track. However, you remember the classic wins and classic years.

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  6. OBS June Catalog Available OnlineRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2016 | Blood Horse

    The Ocala Breeders' Sales Co. has cataloged 1,178 horses for its June sale of 2-year-olds in training and horses of racing age sale that runs June 14-17 in Ocala, Fla., with sessions beginning at 10:30 a.m. Supplemental nominations are being accepted until May 25. The catalog consists of 1,154 juveniles and 24 horses of racing age .

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  7. Next ARCI Town Meeting in OcalaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2016 | Blood Horse

    "town hall" focus group will be held in Ocala, Fla., at noon May 25. These meetings represent the ARCI's effort to build consensus within the U.S. racing industry and identify paths to improve the policing of the sport and advance uniform regulatory policies. the Organization of Racing Investigators as well as the "Mid-Atlantic Group" that has effectively pursued uniform regulatory policies in their region.

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  8. John BurnessRead the original story

    Apr 26, 2016 | Blood Horse

    On an early March morning that has seen a foot of snow cover his corner of Ontario, Colebrook Farms owner John Burness can't talk on the phone. He's too busy manning a truck and plowing out the place.

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  9. OBS Offers Sale With Broad AppealRead the original story

    Apr 18, 2016 | Blood Horse

    By any measure, the Ocala Breeders' Sales Co.' s April sale of 2-year-olds in training has come a long way over the last five years and in some quarters is the best juvenile sale in country, ostensibly due to the large number of offerings in all price ranges and racetrack performance of sale graduates.

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  10. Shackleford Colt Flashes Speed in OBS WorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2016 | Blood Horse

    The colt consigned as Hip 790 by Ciaran Dunne's Wavertree, named Chief Ruling, was produced from a winning half sister to San Juan Capistrano Handicap winner and hails from a solid black-type family. The colt has gone through the sales ring twice previously, initially purchased by Summerfield Sales for $70,000 from the Taylor Made consignment to the 2014 Keeneland November sale, and then was bought by Redwings for $50,000 from Summerfield's 2015 Keeneland September yearling offerings.

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  11. Evans First TCA Award of Merit RecipientRead the original story

    Mar 18, 2016 | Blood Horse

    Award recipients are nominated by the leadership of various state Thoroughbred owners and breeders associations, and are presented at each state association's annual awards ceremonies. "Last year, in celebration of our 25th anniversary, we named nearly 20 Award of Merit recipients," said TCA president Dan Rosenberg.

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  12. Sheer Drama Named Florida-Bred Horse of YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2016 | Blood Horse

    The David Fawkes trainee won three of eight starts in 2015, including the grade I Delaware Handicap at She has $1,438,840 in career earnings to pass Hollywood Wildcat on the list of the all-time richest Florida-breds. out of Arealhotlover, by Untuttable, Uncle Vinny won the grade III Sanford Stakes and was third in the grade I Hopeful Stakes, both at Saratoga.

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  13. Lady Eli Continues Comeback, Works Half-MileRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2016 | Blood Horse

    Trainer Chad Brown was in Ocala, Fla., for the under tack show before the Ocala Breeders' Sales Co. March 2-year-olds in training sale, but said everything with the filly is "good so far."

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  14. Remembering the Iconic Norman E. CasseRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2016 | Blood Horse

    The late Norman E. Casse likely would have been surprised that several hundred members of the Ocala, Fla. and national horse industry showed up at a March 13 memorial for the late chairman of the Ocala Breeders' Sales Co.

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  15. Filly, Colt Speedy in OBS Under Tack WorksRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2016 | Blood Horse

    The auction takes place March 15-16 at OBS headquarters in Ocala, Fla. Consigned by Eddie Woods, agent, as Hip 257, The Factor's filly was bred in Florida by Gilbert Campbell and is out the stakes-winning .

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  16. Florida Horseman Norman Casse Dies at Age 79Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2016 | Blood Horse

    Norman E. Casse, who helped build the Florida breeding and sales industry and patriarch of a family of horsemen, died March 6 at his farm in Ocala, Fla., after a lengthy illness. He was 79. Casse, who operated the successful Cardinal Hill Farm and a van company, helped start the Ocala Breeders' Sales Co.

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  17. TOBA March Member of the MonthRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2016 | Blood Horse

    For Amy Tarrant, life imitates racetrack success - aptly demonstrated in this case by Life Imitates Art, whom she bred at her Hardacre Farm in Ocala, Florida. Owned by Klaravich Stables and William H. Lawrence, the three-year-old colt has put his best hoof forward in 2016, winning the seven-and-a-half furlong Dania Beach Stakes at Gulfstream Park on January 2. Most recently, he finished fifth in the January 30 Kitten's Joy Stakes, also at Gulfstream.

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  18. OBS Under Tack Show March 9-11Read the original story

    Mar 6, 2016 | Blood Horse

    The Ocala Breeders' Sales Co. has scheduled under tack workout sessions from March 9-11 for horses entered in the March sale of 2-year-olds in training that will be held in Ocala, Fla., March 15-16.

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  19. The Big Beast Maryland's Horse of the YearRead the original story

    Feb 25, 2016 | Blood Horse

    The Big Beast also took top honors as champion older male and champion sprinter. The richest Maryland-bred runner of 2015, The Big Beast had an abbreviated four-start 4-year-old season.

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  20. Sheer Drama Returns to Work TabRead the original story

    Feb 20, 2016 | Blood Horse

    She went a nice, easy, cruising three-eighths, and went out a half and did it well in hand," Fawkes said. "It was just easy as can be.

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