Uncle Mo

Uncle Mo’s OBS March Offerings Led by $750,000 Colt

The juveniles offered by Uncle Mo at this week’s OBS March 2-Year-Olds In Training Sale proved to be popular, led by a $750,000 colt during the first session.

The third most expensive of the first session was that Uncle Mo colt out of Canteen, who was offered by Pick View. Purchased by BSW/Crow Colts Group and Spendthrift Farm, the colt has proven to be popular in the sales ring with $270,000 and $340,000 price tags his other two times through the ring.

Bred by White Birch Farm, the colt is out of the winning Candy Ride mare Canteen who has one other foal of racing age. Canteen is out of the stakes-placed Sweet Tess, whose siblings include multiple stakes winner and Grade 1-placed Lady Melesi.

Lady Melesi has produced three stakes winners and three other stakes performers with one of her three-time winning daughters also the dam of Canadian champion Frosted Over.

A $600,000 filly was the second most expensive Uncle Mo offering at the sale when Seth Morris won the bidding war on behalf of Hit the Bid Stables. Offered by Hartley/DeRenzo Thoroughbreds, the filly out of Social Call bred by Repole Stable was sold for $290,000 at Fasig-Tipton July last year.

The filly is a full sister to stakes winner and 2024 stakes third Be Better and eight-time winner Social Group from three to race out of their dam. Social Call is a daughter of stakes winner Grat, who also produced Grade II winner Old Time Hockey.

Stakes form runs throughout the family with Social Call an eighth-generation stakes producer. The mare is a granddaughter of Grade I winner Likeable Style, who also produced the dam of multiple Grade I winner Scat Daddy and Grade III winner and Grade I-placed Antipathy.

AMO Racing was the buyer of the $600,000 Kings Equine-offered filly out of West Coast Chick during the final day of the sale.

Another Repole-bred who also sold at the Keeneland September Yearling Sale last fall, the filly is a half-sister to five-time winner Chickerartie with the duo’s dam placed in a Grade III. West Coast Chick is a half-sister to dual Grade I winner Klimt and three other winners out of the multiple stakes placed Inventive.

In all, there are 10 stakes performers on the page with her fourth dam also a full sister to Grade I winner Concern.

Grade I winner Golden Pal’s trainer Wesley Ward is the new owner of a $500,000 filly after Louis Dubois signed the ticket on Ward’s behalf.

Top Line Sales offered the filly out of Take Charge Paula, who Exclusive Equine purchased for $325,000 from Denali Stud at last year’s Keeneland September Yearling Sale. Bred by WinStar Farm, the filly is out of the Grade III winner and multiple Grade II-placed Take Charge Paula, whose first to race is a multiple placed runner.

Each of Take Charge Paula’s first four dams have produced at least one stakes performer with three of them producing stakes winners.

Kamp Racing Stable purchased a $300,000 Uncle Mo filly from Pick View in the first session.

The filly is out of two-time winner Full Swing, whose first is the Mendelssohn colt Stradivarian. Bred by Barronstown Stud and sold for $260,000 as a weanling, the filly is a three-quarter sister to stakes winner and multiple graded stakes performer Thrilled and Grade III-placed Beside Herself.

Those two join Full Swing as runners out of Grade III winner Excited, who is a sister to stakes winner Wait Til Dawn.

Excited is also a half-sister to the dam of Grade I-placed Cravache d’Or and stakes placed Rey de Aragon with this filly’s third dam the stakes winning Path of Thunder. This is a strong producing filly with Excited a fifth-generation stakes producer and a granddaughter of stakes winner and stakes producer Drina.

That mare is the dam of four stakes winners, led by dual Grade I winner and stakes producer Spain.

Full Swing has a Munnings yearling filly and visited Jack Christopher last year.

These offerings came just days after Uncle Mo registered his 99th career stakes winner when Ba Dee Yah romped in the Allen Black Cat LaCombe Memorial Stakes.