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LOS ALAMITOS EQUINE SALE UP 13% IN YEARLING SALE AVERAGE; GROSS SALES UP OVER 11%
LOS ALAMITOS RACE COURSE, CYPRESS, CA….The 15th annual Los Alamitos Equine Sale concluded a successful weekend with double digit increases across the board led by the average yearling sale price finishing 13% higher than last year and the total gross on horses sold increasing by 11.2%.
A total of 245 horses were sold for a total of $6,318,900 during the two-day event, up from the $5,685,200 brought by the 256 horses sold in 2018. The average sale price for the 223 yearlings sold of $26,688 was up from the $23,623 average from the 228 yearlings sold last year.
MRB Racing and La Feliz Montana Racing LLC purchased Hip 327 Better Version, a colt by Favorite Cartel out of Make Over, for the sale topping price of $247,000 from the consignment of Ed Allred. Better Version is a half-brother to multiple graded stakes winner New Look ($256,517) and the stakes placed runner Renewed ($183,498).
Hip 214 Quirky, the 2015 AQHA champion aged mare by Stel Corona out of Dont Pass Bar, was purchased for the second highest price on Sunday of $147,000 by Dr. Steve Burns from Allred’s consignment. The now 8-year-old mare earned $424,098 during her racing career. She won the Grade 1 Southern California Derby, Grade 1 Mildred Vessels Memorial Handicap, and twice won the Charger Bar Handicap. Quirky sold with an embryo by Favorite Cartel. Led by the purchase of Quirky, 15 mares were sold for an average sale price of $19,027, which almost double the average for mares last year.
Cuadra El Mashta was the leading buyer after purchasing 17 hips for a total of $268,200. Bujanda Racing Stables was the second leading buyer with two horses for $260,000, while MRB Racing & La Feliz Montana Ranch LLC was third after buying the high seller for $247,000. Burns Ranch, Agent finished as the leading consignor by gross sales with 71 head selling for $2,148,400. Ed Allred was the second leading consignor with 65 head selling for $1,568,300, Lazy E Ranch LLC, Agent was the third leading consignor with 19 head selling for $443,500. For more info please call 714-236-1755.
The Los Alamitos Equine Sale is a partnership of Edward C. Allred, John Andreini, Burns Ranch, Inc. & Double Bar S Ranch, LLC.
For more information call PCQHRA at 714-236-1755.