NorCal Yearling Sale Set for Aug. 13

PLEASANTON, Calif. (Nov. 21, 2012) – The 2013 Northern California Yearling Sale will be held Tuesday, August 13, at the Alameda County Fairgrounds in Pleasanton.

Entries close June 3.

The 2012 Northern California Yearling Sale — the ninth presented by the California Thoroughbred Breeders Association in its current format — saw a 50 percent leap in the sale average from the previous year and the highest since 2006. The 69 hips that sold in 2012 brought gross sales of $528,200, an average of $7,655 and a median price of $4,000.

For more information, please contact Cookie Hackworth, California Thoroughbred Breeders Association Sales Coordinator, at or 800-573-2822 ext. 243.

Since the sale returned under the direction of the California Thoroughbred Breeders Association in 2004, it has produced stakes winners such as Bai and Bai, an earner of $724,983; Grade II winner Sierra Sunset; and Grade III winner Autism Awareness.

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