OBS Grads Strike 7 Times On Weekend
Monday, August 28, 2023
From the Charles Town Classic (G2) on Friday through Del Mar’s Rancho Bernardo (G3) on Sunday, OBS graduates scored seven stakes victories.
Baoma Corporation’s Eda (Munnings – Show Me) rolled a seven in the $125,000 Rancho Bernardo Handicap (G3) at Del Mar on Sunday, pressing the pace, taking the lead turning for home and easing away down the stretch to score by a length and a half. That’s seven straight wins for the 4-year-old grade one stakes winning daughter of Munnings. Trained by Bob Baffert, she’s a four-time graded stakes winner, has compiled a 10-8-1-0 career record and earned $667,600. At the 2021 OBS March Sale, she was purchased by Donato Lanni, Agent, for $550,000 out of the Eddie Woods consignment after breezing an Under Tack eighth in :10 flat.
Daniel Alonso’s Skippylongstocking is the newest member of the OBS Million Club after his frontrunning five-length victory in the $1,000,000 Charles Town Classic (G2) on Friday night. That’s three graded stakes wins for the 3-year-old colt by Exaggerator, now 19-6-2-3 with $1,507,185 in earnings for trainer Saffie A. Joseph, Jr. At the 2021 OBS Spring Sale, he was purchased for $37,000 out of the Top Line Sales consignment after breezing an Under Tack eighth in :10 2/5.
OBS graduates captured a trio of stakes on Sunday at Saratoga.
Reeves Thoroughbred Racing, Peter Searles and Patty Searles’ City Man (Mucho Macho Man – City Scamper) was rated off the pace in the $194,000 West Point Stakes, swung outside to go after the leaders in the lane, reached the front in deep stretch and was best by a length and a quarter at the wire. It’s the tenth stakes victory for the 6-year-old multiple graded stakes winning son of Mucho Macho Man, sold to Reeves Thoroughbreds for $185,000 by Off the Hook LLC, Agent, at the 2019 OBS Spring Sale after breezing an eighth in :10 1/5 at the Under Tack Show. Trained by Christophe Clement, he’s now 30-11-5-4 and has earned $1,189,870. watch his under tack video
Paradise Farms Corp. and David Staudacher’s unbeaten The Wine Steward (Vino Rosso – Call to Service) is three for three with two stakes wins after overcoming a stumbling start in the $200,000 Funny Cide Stakes. The 2-year son of Vino Rosso circled horses to reach contention after turning for home and was best by a head after a long stretch drive. Sold by Sequel Bloodstock, Agent, for $340,000 at the 2023 OBS March Sale after breezing an Under Tack eighth in :10 2/5, he’s trained by Mike Maker and has earned $274,010. watch his under tack video March Sale walking video
Robert S. Evans’ New Ginya (Tonalist – Rapid Rhythm) stepped into stakes company for the first time in the $200,000 Yaddo Stakes. Last early, she surged to the lead at the three-sixteenth pole, opened a big lead in the stretch and coasted home a winner by 3-3/4 lengths. Christophe Clement trains the 4-year-old daughter of Tonalist, now 12-4-4-2 with $334,110 in earnings. Consigned by Six K’s Training & Sales LLC, Agent, she was sold for $250,000 after turning in an Under Tack eighth in :10 2/5.
Richard Rennie’s Jamies Inheritance (Carpe Diem – Beth Ann’s Kitten) saved ground on the early going of Century Mile’s $99,000 Century Casino Oaks on Saturday, swung out for the drive, took over in the stretch and drew off to win by three lengths. That’s two straight stakes victories for the 3-year-old daughter of OBS graduate Carpe Diem, purchased for $40,00 out of the Azpurua Stables consignment at the 2022 OBS Spring Sale after breezing an eighth in :10 1/5 at the Under Tack Show. Now 11-3-2-2 for trainer Charles Essex, she has earned $109,461.
Men’s Grille Racing’s Response Time (Mosler – Dominus Effect) pressed the pace in Saturday’s $75,000 Timonium Distaff Stakes, took the lead in the turn and went on from there to score by a length and a quarter. It’s the first stakes victory for the 5-year-old mare by Mosler, trained by Hamilton Smith, now 30-8-8-2 with $445,658 in earnings. Consigned by Sennebec South Farm to the 2019 OBS October Sale, she was sold for $75,000.
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