TQHA Yearling Sale Recap

TQHA Yearling Sale Recap

The two-day sale posted increases over 2020.

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The two-day Texas Quarter Horse Association Yearling Sale ended on Saturday and registered across-the-board increases.

The sale saw 242 yearlings pass through the ring. A total of 184 sold for gross receipts of $4,373,000, a 55-percent increase over the $2,825,600 gross of 2020, when 160 horses sold.

The average-per-head price of $23,766 marked a 28-percent increase over the 2020 average of $17,229.

The sale's top three sellers sold in Saturday's final session and included high-seller St Pats Hocks (Hip No. 201). Marcos Galvan paid $115,000 for the son of Kiss My Hocks and the Mr Jess Perry mare St Pats Tea. Consigned by Tyler Graham, agent, St Pats Hocks is a half brother to three graded stakes winners, including 2010 Texas Classic Futurity (G1) winner Bodacious Dash and 2014 Charger Bar Handicap (G1) winner Native Tea Rose.

Galvan was the sale's leading buyer with four purchases grossing $240,500. Bobby D. Cox was the sale's leading consignor or agent with 11 yearlings grossing $662,000.

All yearlings who passed through the sale are eligible to compete in next year's $500,000-est. TQHA Sale Futurity (RG1).

Click here for a complete recap of the sale.

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