Broodmare Poster Girl Tops 2023 CTBA Winter Mixed Sale – Horse Racing News


Poster Girl, a stakes-placed broodmare in foal to California stallion Halladay, sold for $70,000 to top Tuesday’s California Thoroughbred Breeders Association Winter Mixed Sale at Fairplex in Pomona, Calif.

The 10-year-old Poster Girl, by English stallion Excellent Art and consigned by Checkmate Thoroughbreds, was purchased by Cedros Bloodstock. She has a yearling filly by More Than Ready.

The highest-priced 2-year-old at the sale was Rachael’s Ride, a California-bred filly by Clubhouse Ride, out of the Bodemeister mare Slalom, bred by Tony Busching and Carol Busching and purchased for $43,000 by Nick J. Hines, agent for M. Nentwig.

Hines and Nentwig also combined to purchase a 2-year-old Cal-bred filly by Om, out of the stake-placed Good Journey mare Kathleen Rose and a 2-year-old Sir Prancealot colt out of the stakes-placed Havana Gold mare Nonna Giana. Both sold for $33,000.

A 2-year-old Sir Prancealot filly, out of the Candy Ride filly Candy Forest, sold for $40,000 to Jeff Bonde.

There were 75 horses sold for gross sales of $698,000, an average of $9,307 and a median of $4,750.

To view the auction’s full results, click here.