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CTHS Alberta 2013 Thoroughbred Sale a Success

Written by Lindsay Ward
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Edmonton, Alberta - $50,000 was the highest price paid for a yearling at the 2013 CTHS Alberta Thoroughbred Sale. The sale topping chestnut was bred and consigned by Highfield Stock Farms Ltd. of Okotoks, Alberta and sold to Curtis & Darrell Landry of Sturgeon County, Alberta and Red Diamond Stable of Strathmore, Alberta. The high selling gelding by North Light out of Golden Made is a half brother to Highfield bred Alberta stakes winner.

TELL ME LIES ($207,881) who won the $50,000 Alberta Oaks at the Alberta Breeders’ Fall Classic the day prior to the sale. The CTHS Alberta Thoroughbred Sale was held at Northlands Park EXPO Centre in Edmonton on Sunday, September 22, 2013. The overall atmosphere at the sale was positive with results showing a consistent trend from the 2012 for yearling average and gross sales. The 2013 yearling average was $8,342 down slightly from the 2012 yearling average of $8,559.

88% of the yearlings on offer at the 2013 sale sold bringing in gross sales of $634,000. This is up considerably from 2012 in which 75% of the yearlings on offer actually sold for a total gross sales amount of $487,900.

Peaceful Valley Stable was the top consignor by yearling average selling three yearlings for an average of $16,900. The top purchaser by average was Curtis & Darrell Landry and Red Diamond Stable who bought two yearlings for an average of $41,500. The top stallion was ALYDEED who sired three of the yearlings sold for an average of $16,900.

Please visit the CTHS Alberta web site at for full results.

To learn more about the CTHS Alberta sale, contact:
Jean Kruse, Manager
Canadian Thoroughbred Horse Society (Alberta Divison)
#218, 1935 – 32 Avenue N.E.

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