Global Campaign Colt Tops OBS Winter Mixed Sale’s Open Session by Edited Press Release|01.25.2023|8:58pm Global Campaign wins the G1 Woodward Hip No. 485, a yearling son of Global Campaign consigned by Fly By, went to Machmer Hall for $80,000 to top the Open Session of the Ocala Breeders' Sales Company's 2023 Winter Mixed Sale. The dark bay or brown colt is out of Im a Dixie Diva, by Henny Hughes, a half sister to Grade 1 winner Mor Spirit. – Hip No. 547, a daughter of Girvin consigned by Get Away Farm, Agent, was sold for $61,000 to Champion Equine LLC. The bay yearling filly is out of One Hot Drama, by Big Drama, a half-sister to stakes winner She's So Beautiful. – Hip No. 510, a son of Army Mule consigned by 4 M Ranch, Agent, was sold for $57,000 to Star of the North, Agent for James R. Zahler. The gray or roan yearling colt is out of Lovely Illusion, by Graydar, a half-sister to stakes winner Illussion Artist. walking video – Robert A. Meier, IV, went to $42,000 for Hip No. 514, a daughter of champion OBS graduate Mitole consigned by Summerfield (Francis and Barbara Vanlangendonck), Agent. The yearling bay filly is a half-sister to stakes placed Drinking Dixie out of stakes placed Made Up, by Bluegrass Cat. – Hip No. 646, a yearling daughter of Lookin At Lee consigned by McMahon of Saratoga Thoroughbreds LLC, Agent, went to First Finds for $42,000. The bay filly is a half sister to grade one stakes winning OBS graduate Haveyougoneaway out of One Wise Cowgirl, by Wiseman's Ferry. – Hip No. 583, a yearling daughter of Global Campaign also consigned by Summerfield, was purchased for $39,000 by Valentine Jimenez. The dark bay or brown filly is out of Serious I Candy, by Candy Ride (ARG), from the family of graded stakes winner Panama Canal. – Hip No. 626, a son of Gift Box consigned by 4 M Ranch, Agent, went to Gift Box's Breeder for $38,000. The dark bay or brown yearling colt is out of Union Mettle, by Dixie Union, from the family of graded stakes winner Mesabi Maiden. – Hip No. 611, a son of Copper Bullet consigned by Noble Oaks Farm LLC, Agent, was purchased by Winchell Thoroughbreds LLC for $35,000. The bay colt is out of Sweeter Than Ever, by Exchange Rate, a daughter of stakes placed Sweet Eloise. – Hip No. 642, a yearling son of Global Campaign consigned by Hare Hill Farm was sold to C-G Stables for $35,000. The bay colt is out of Eclipticalspharaoh, by Eclipticalspraline, from the family of grade one stakes winner Siphonic. – Fast Horses went to $32,000 for Hip No. 540, a yearling daughter of Aurelius Maximus consigned by Kaizen Sales (Richard Kent), Agent. The bay filly, a half sister to stakes placed Genghis, is out of Mystic Blue, by Maimonides, a daughter of graded stakes winner Dat You Miz Blue. – The session's highest priced broodmare was Hip No. 524, Pathos, in foal to OBS graduate Sharp Azteca, sold for $30,000 to MWG, LLC. Consigned by Gelfenstein Farm, the 11-year-old dark bay or brown mare is a half sister to graded stakes winning OBS graduate Faypien out of stakes winning OBS graduate Mighty Eros, by Freud. For the Open session, 183 horses sold for a total of $2,072,200 compared with 186 horses bringing $2,075,600 in 2022. The average price was $11,323 compared with $11,159 last year, while the median price was $7,500 compared with $7,000 a year ago. The buyback percentage was 9.85 percent; it was 8.8 percent in 2022. For the Consignor Preferred session, 99 horses sold for a total of $ 2,696,700, compared with 147 horses grossing $3,071,300 in 2022. The average price was $27,239 up 30.3 percent compared with $20,893 a year ago, while the median price was $20,000, double last year's $10,000. The buyback percentage was 13.2 percent; it was 14 percent last year. For the Horses of Racing Age section, 95 horses grossed $1,588,800 compared with 81 selling for a total of $1,499,700 in 2022. The average was $16,724 compared with $18,515 a year ago, while the median price was $10,000 compared to $11,000 last year. The buyback percentage was 13.6 percent; it was 10 percent in 2022. For the entire Winter Mixed Sale, 377 horses sold for a total of $6,357,700, compared to 414 horses bringing $6,646,600 last year. The average was $16,864, up from $16,055 in 2022 while the median price was $10,000, compared with $8,500 a year ago. The buyback percentage was 11.7 percent; it was 11 percent in 2022. Next on the OBS agenda is the expanded March Sale of 2-Year-Olds in Training, scheduled for March 20-22. The Under Tack Show is set for March 14 – 17, beginning each morning at 8 a.m.