Cupid Colt Tops 2022 Louisiana Yearling, Mixed Sale – Horse Racing News

Cupid Colt Tops 2022 Louisiana Yearling, Mixed Sale – Horse Racing News

|10.04.2022|8:05am

Hip 60, a Cupid colt, tops the 2022 Louisiana Yearling and Mixed Sale.

The Louisiana Thoroughbred Breeders Association’s Breeders Sales of Louisiana held its 2022 Yearling Sale followed by Mixed Session on Saturday, Oct. 1 at the Equine Sales Facility in Opelousas, La. 

A total of 138 yearlings were cataloged with 18 outs. From that group, 101 yearlings sold for a gross of $1,690,600, and an average of $16,739 and a median of $10,000. There were 19 RNAs.

Three weanlings sold for a gross of $20,000 and an average of $6,667. One horse of racing age sold for $7,000, and broodmares sold for a gross of $67,800 and an average of $7,530. The gross for the overall sale was $1,785,400.

Hip 60, out of the Brehon Farm consignment, topped the sale, bringing down the hammer at $63,000. The colt, by Cupid, who is among the leading second-crop sires in North America, is out of Bronze Abe, a multiple stakes-winning stakes-producing Two Punch mare, and he was purchased by Mintmere.

Hip 23, out of the Clear Creek Stud consignment, was purchased by Valene Farms for $62,000 for the second highest price of the day.  The dark bay or brown colt is by the late stallion Half Ours, a four time leading Louisiana stallion out of the multiple stakes winning Louisiana bred mare Smitty’s Sunshine, and is a full brother to multiple stakes winner Smitty’s Cougar.

Complete results can be found on the LTBA website here.

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