Tiz The Law Conformation

Tiz The Law Juveniles Star at OBS Spring

Buyers were eager to get their hands on juveniles from four-time Grade I winner Tiz The Law’s first crop this week, led by a sale-topping $1.9 million filly.

Tying the track record during last week’s Under Tack Show when breezing a quarter in :20.1, it wasn’t surprising when a bidding war took place to obtain the Bred by China Horse Club-bred filly.

In the end, Donato Lanni was the winning bidder for Michael Lund Petersen during the second session. Consigned by Tom McCrocklin, she is a half-sister to the Grade III-placed Urban, who is the first runner out of the stakes-placed Moonlight Sky. Moonlight Sky is a full sister to Grade III winner Sky Girl and half-sister to champion Abel Tasman.


Each of the filly’s first seven dams have produced at least one stakes performer with 16 stakes performers named on the filly’s page.

“She's a special, special filly,” McCrocklin said. “She showed it in her breeze. We bought her off of her physical conformation (as a yearling). She is out of a half to Abel Tasman, so she has a lot of quality in her pedigree … And when she got here, it was effortless. She's very sound with clean vet work. She was amazing in her breeze with a strong gallop-out and she attracted the attention of all the buyers.”

Three Amigos was the buyer of a $600,000 New York-bred filly consigned by On Point Training and Sales during the final day of selling – the fifth most expensive filly of the session.

Breezing in :9.4 last week, she is out of the stakes placed Leroidesanimaux mare Animal Appeal and bred by Esler and Raine. That mare saw an update after the catalog was released when her second runner also became her second winner in April.

The filly comes from a deep family with seven stakes winners and a further eight stakes performers named on the page. Winning is a family tradition with each of her first three dams producing 15 winners from 18 to race.

A $500,000 juvenile was the most expensive colt by Tiz The Law at the sale when Taproot Bloodstock signed the ticket during the final day of selling.

Consigned by Britton Peak out of the Arch mare Enough, the colt is a half-brother to Practical Joke’s three-time winner Mischievous Gal. Bred by Lynch Bages, the filly’s granddam is also the dam of the stakes winning duo of Plenty of Vision and Plethora and the stakes-placed Congo.

The 12 stakes performers named on the page include five stakes winners, led by Grade I winner Combatant.

Breeders were impressed by this colt, sending Enough back to Tiz The Law for 2024.

In all, nine Tiz The Law juveniles sold at the sale with six selling for six figures. Each of the three sessions Tiz The Law had offerings in saw at least one of his juveniles sitting in the top 12 prices of the session.