The Freshman Class
Carpe Diem
Commissioner
Constitution
Daredevil

The Latest News On The
2019 Freshman Class

Carpe Diem

OBS Hip 76 OBS - :10.1, consigned by Top Line Sales LLC

OBS Hip 532 OBS - :20.3, consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne)

"Carpe Diem was the all-American dirt horse, that is why US-breds are so dominant, they are big and strong just like him. I am all in on, his offspring I have are special.” - Beau Lane

"Who's Hot, Who's Not - Carpe Diem seizing his first opportunity" Read the article here.

OBS Hip 162 OBS - :21.2, consigned by Top Line Sales LLC

OBS Hip 365 OBS - :20.1, consigned by Q Bar J Thoroughbreds LLC

OBS Hip 535 OBS - :10.1, consigned by Julie Davies LLC

OBS Hip 678 OBS - :20.4, consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne)

OBS Hip 765 OBS - :10.1, consigned by Julie Davis LLC

OBS Hip 62 OBS - :10:1, consigned by Altamira Stable

OBS Hip 44 OBS - :10:1, consigned by Whitman Sales LLC

OBS Hip 248 OBS - :10:1, consigned by Scanlon Training & Sales

OBS Hip 655 OBS - :9.4, consigned by Bobby Dodd

OBS Hip 129 OBS - :10.1, consigned by Hartley / DeRenzo Thoroughbreds LLC

OBS Hip  559 OBS - :10.0, consigned by Equest Thoroughbreds, Inc. 

Lot 50, a first-crop 2-year-old colt made 130,000 guineas (approximately $178,000) to Satish Seemar / Adam Driver at Europe's premier breeze up sale.

Carpe Diem

OBS Lot 17, consigned by Yeomanstown Stud

OBS Lot 50, consigned by Star Bloodstock

A first-crop 2-year-old sold for $650,000 at F-T Gulfstream to Katsumi Yoshida.

First-crop 2-year-olds at F-T Gulfstream of $600,000 to Team Valor International and $150,000 to St. Elias Stable.

Carpe Diem

OBS Hip 5 - 10.1, consigned by Cary Frommer

OBS Hip 174 - 10.1, consigned by Eddie Woods

First 2-year-olds at OBS March of $250,000 to Katsumi Yoshida, $245,000 to Louie Roussel III, $185,000 to L.E.B., agent for West Point Thoroughbreds, $160,000 to Michael Lombardi, etc.

First 2-year-olds at OBS March of $450,000 to Gulf Coast Stables, $225,000 to Exline-Border Racing LLC, $145,000 to Patrice Miller, EQB Inc., agent, $115,000 to Bradley Thoroughbreds, etc.

First 2-year-olds at OBS March of $350,000 to Narvick Int'l,--HRH Prince Sultan Bin Mishal Al Saud, $140,000 to Narvick Int'l, agent, $110,000 to Dennis O'Neill, $110,000 to Michael Morton, etc.

First 2-year-olds at OBS March up to $155,000 (bought by Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners).

Carpe Diem

OBS Hip 68 OBS - :21.1, consigned by Tom McCrocklin

OBS Hip 261 OBS - :10:1, consigned by Wavertree Stables

OBS Hip 353 OBS - :10.1, consigned by Sequel Bloodstock

"Another sire I think people should keep an eye on is Carpe Diem... I think he’s going to be a sire that injects some speed into his horses." - Wesley Ward, trainer.

"They [The Carpe Diems] train really, really well and are quicker than I thought they'd be. They've also matured and prettied up and gotten to look more like him than they did as yearlings." - Ciaran Dunne of Wavertree Stables.

OBS - 246 OBS - :10.1, consigned by Golden Rock Thoroughbreds

OBS Hip 358 OBS - :20.4, consigned by Wavertree Stables (link)

OBS Hip 474 OBS - :10.1, consigned by Wavertree Stables

OBS Hip 544 OBS - :21.0, consigned by Brick City Thoroughbreds

"My choice for top 2-year-old freshman sire is Commissioner. There are so few sons of A. P. Indy that have failed at stud that this beautifully bred colt has a huge shot in my book. He was a maiden special weight winner at Saratoga in his second start as a 2-year-old, he comes from an incredible female family that is live on the track and has monster sales in the ring." - Carrie Brogden of Machmer Hall, TDN 3/7.

"I love my Constitution filly and I have a Commissioner colt that I like. The Commissioner colt, Hip 159, went :21.1 on the first day of the breeze show. The colt is a half-sibling to G3 winner Fair Point and from the female family of Silver Charm." - Nick de Meric of de Meric Thoroughbred Sales.

OBS Hip 177 OBS - :10:0, consigned by Wavertree Stables

OBS Hip 332 OBS - :10.1, consigned by Eisaman Equine

OBS Hip 467 OBS - :21.1, consigned by Woodford Thoroughbreds

"Literally every Constitution I have seen, has size, scope, and substance. Traits of any top sire whose progeny win races on the weekends and big days. We will be trying to buy them at the 2YO sales. He has every right to be a TOP SIRE." - Zach Madden of Buckland Sales.

"When we started two-minute licking, this colt [by Constitution] blew my mind. He was a big, big surprise for me. He is naturally fast and naturally athletic. It would be like putting a baseball into a 6-year-olds hands for the first time, and he throws a 70 mph fastball." - Tom McCrocklin on his Constitution colt aiming at the OBS April sale. 

"They [The Constitutions] have all kinds of class. They are stylish horses rather than quick horses." - Eddie Woods

"Constitution was a fast horse himself. Even though he was a router, he liked to run on the front end and had tactical speed. These colts are big and strong and act like they want to go farther." - Ciaran Dunne of Wavertree Stables.

OBS Hip 9 OBS - :10.1, consigned by Julie Davies LLC

OBS Hip 136 OBS - :10:0, consigned by de Meric Sales

OBS Hip 348 OBS - :10.0, consigned by Nice and Easy Thoroughbreds

“We have one Daredevil, and he might the fastest horse we have on the farm. He’s a really cool horse. He’s a good mover who goes really fast. We are excited about him.” - Ciaran Dunne of Wavertree Stables.

"Daredevil is gifted both athletically and physically. You can clearly see that he’s passing all of his traits on to his offspring.” - Jacob West of Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners

"Probably the surprise of the sale [OBS March], the five fillies and one colt by Daredevil, a son of More Than Ready, were fast and almost uniform in admirable stride lengths." - Robert D. Fierro, TDN.

Paynter filly gets first stakes win in black type debut title=
Paynter

Paynter filly gets first stakes win in black type debut

A Bit of Both cruised to a three-length victory in the $75,000 Game Face S. Saturday afternoon at Gulfstream Park...

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Constitution filly makes her mark at OBS Under Tack Show title=
Constitution

Constitution filly makes her mark at OBS Under Tack Show

First-Crop sire Constitution's large group of juveniles in next week's OBS Spring Sale of 2-year-olds in Training have been working very well at the Under Tack Show...

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Carpe Diem seizing his first opportunity title=
Carpe Diem

Carpe Diem seizing his first opportunity

One day after the first anniversary of the death of Giant’s Causeway, that stallion’s multiple G1-winning son Carpe Diem was represented by his first winner...

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First starter a winner and TDN 'Rising Star' for WinStar Farm’s Grade 1 winner Carpe Diem title=
Carpe Diem

First starter a winner and TDN 'Rising Star' for WinStar Farm’s Grade 1 winner Carpe Diem

Nayibeth, a 2-year-old filly by WinStar Farm stallion Carpe Diem, won at first asking at Keeneland...

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Commissioner filly fires bullet at OBS Under Tack Show title=
Commissioner

Commissioner filly fires bullet at OBS Under Tack Show

A filly from the first crop of multiple graded stakes winner Commissioner worked a quarter-mile in :20 1/5 Tuesday at the Under Tack show in preparation for the April 23-26 OBS Spring Sale...

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Paynter's Diamond Dust extends winning streak in Noonan S. title=
Paynter

Paynter's Diamond Dust extends winning streak in Noonan S.

Diamond Dust collected his third straight win and third lifetime stakes victory in Saturday's $75,000 Howard B. Noonan S...

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Rushing Fall exudes class once again in Jenny Wiley S. (G1) title=
More Than Ready

Rushing Fall exudes class once again in Jenny Wiley S. (G1)

More Than Ready's super-filly Rushing Fall remained undefeated at Keeneland with a front-running score in Saturday's $350,000 Jenny Wiley S. (G1)...

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Thrilling Oaklawn H. (G2) goes to Distorted Humor's Quip title=
Distorted Humor

Thrilling Oaklawn H. (G2) goes to Distorted Humor's Quip

Quip held off a host of challengers in a driving rain to take Saturday's $750,000 Oaklawn H. (G2)...

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Speightstown colt rides rail to Commonwealth S. (G3) victory at Keeneland title=
Speightstown

Speightstown colt rides rail to Commonwealth S. (G3) victory at Keeneland

Bobby's Wicked One used his speed and tenacity to capture Saturday's $250,000 Commonwealth S. (G3) at Keeneland by 1 1/4-lengths...

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Bulletin remains undefeated with sharp score in Palisades Turf Sprint at Keeneland title=

Bulletin remains undefeated with sharp score in Palisades Turf Sprint at Keeneland

Bulletin, last year's Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf Sprint champion, return to action April 4 at Keeneland with a gate-to-wire victory in the Palisades Turf Sprint S...

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