Equine Sales Company Records Across-the-Board Gains in Consignor Select Yearling Sale

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Equine Sales Company on Thursday posted gains in every meaningful category in its Consignor Select Yearling Sale in Opelousas, Louisiana. All told, 138 of 193 head sold for a total of $1,636,400 with an average of $11,858 and median of $7,000. That represents a gain of 8.8 percent in sales compared to last year’s total of $1,503,900 with an identical number of horses sold. This year’s average of $11,858 was an increase of 8.8 percent from last year, and the median of $7,000 is 27.3 percent better than last year’s $5,500. The buyback rate this year was 28.5 percent compared to 33.7 percent last year.

“We expected to have a strong sale as our consignors really showcased a excellent selection of yearlings,” said Foster Bridewell, sales director. “But I was even a little surprised how good the numbers were considering the region is still dealing with the aftereffects of Hurricane Harvey.”

The sale-topper was Hip 116, a Louisiana-bred colt by 2003 Horse of the Year Mineshaft out of the stakes-placed Cat Thief mare Noble Bandit. The April 19 foal was consigned by 4M Ranch, agent, and purchased by Louis Roussell III.

Five other horses sold for $50,000 or more with the leading filly being Hip 93, a Louisiana-bred daughter of Violence who sold for $50,000 to O’Brien Bloodstock from Pike Racing, agent.

For hip-by-hip results, go to http://www.equinesalesofla.com.

The Equine Sales Company Open Yearling and Mixed Sale is set for October 15.

Equine Sales Consignor Select Yearling Sale Will Be Held Thursday As Scheduled

The Sales Committee along with several consignors have met this morning  and are in complete agreement that the current weather should not affect the sale.  The sales facility is fine and safe with no flooding. Yearlings are already on property and most are shipping in today.  Some consignors are already showing horses.  If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Equine Sales Company  (337) 678-3024.

 

2017 CONSIGNOR SELECT YEARLING SALE
August 31, 2017
10:00 AM
 
TO BE HELD AT THE:
 
EQUINE SALES COMPANY PAVILION
372 HARRY GUILBEAU ROAD
OPELOUSAS, LA

Equine Sales Consignor Select Yearling Sale Going On As Scheduled

WATCHING HURRICANE HARVEY
We, at Equine Sales Company are keeping a close watch on hurricane Harvey.  We are prepared to hold the 2017 Consignor Select Yearling Sale as scheduled on Thursday, August 31st.  If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact us at 337-678-3024.
2017 CONSIGNOR SELECT YEARLING SALE
August 31, 2017
10:00 AM
 
TO BE HELD AT THE:
 
EQUINE SALES COMPANY PAVILION
372 HARRY GUILBEAU ROAD
OPELOUSAS, LA

Equine Sales Consignor Select Yearling Sales Catalog Updates

EQUINE SALES COMPANY

2017 Consignor Select Yearling Sale

August 31, 2017

10:00 AM

To be Held at the

Equine Sales Company Pavilion

372 Harry Guilbeau Road

Opelousas, LA

2017 CONSIGNOR SELECT YEARLING SALE
 
UPDATED CATALOG PAGES (pdf)
 
Copy of the catalog pages with updates inserted by The Jockey Club
As of August 22, 2017 
 
For a copy of the updated catalog, please go to our website:
 
or you can click these links:
 
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Please note:
These are large files and make take a few minutess to open.

The sale catalog is now online, and the auction will be live-streamed at www.equinesalesofla.com.
OR
Click here:to view the catalog:   2017 Consignor Select Yearling Sale Catalog
EQUINE SALES COMPANY
2017 OPEN YEARLING
&
MIXED SALE
 
October 15, 2017
 
Now accepting consignments
Click here for Consignment Contract
or
Visit our website:  www.equinesalesofla.com
For more information please contact:
Equine Sales Company

Equine Sales Company 2017 Consignor Select Catalog Now Available For Viewing

EQUINE SALES COMPANY

2017 CONSIGNOR SELECT YEARLING SALE

 

CATALOG NOW AVAILABLE FOR VIEWING

 
JOIN US FOR THE
2017 CONSIGNOR SELECT YEARLING SALE
August 31, 2017
10:00 o’clock AM (CT)
Host Motels/Hotels:

 

Holiday Inn & Suites
5696 I-49 North Service Road
Opelousas, LA 70570
337-948-3300

 The Evangeline Downs Hotel
2235 Creswell Lane, Ext., Lot B
Opelousas, LA 70570
337-407-2121

 The Comfort Inn
5454 I-49 North Service Road
Opelousas, La 70570
337-942-4900

 Please call the hotel/motel directly for your reservations.

 

Airports:
  
Lafayette Regional Airport
200 Terminal Drive
Lafayette, LA 70508
21 miles
Alexandria International Airport
318-449-3504
1611 Arnold Dr.
ALexandria, LA 70103
78 miles

EQUINE SALES COMPANY

 NOW ACCEPTING CONSIGNMENTS

FOR THE UPCOMING

  2017 Open Yearling & Mixed Sale

which will be held on Sunday, October 15, 2017
Consignment contracts are available on our website or by clicking this link:     
Or you can contact Equine Sales Company, 372 Harry Guilbeau Road, Opelousas, LA.
Foster Bridewell:  214-718-7618

August Calendar of Events

 Louisiana Thoroughbred Breeders Association would like to share the following list of dates of interest to Louisiana horsemen and women.Brought to you by Louisiana Thoroughbred Breeders Association, Whispering Oaks Farm, Texas Thoroughbred Assoc.and Equine Sales CompanyClick images to link to more information

August 1

  • Jockey Club Report of Mares Bred Due 

 

August 5

  • Stallion Awards to be Mailed

 

August 5

  • LTBA Board of Directors Meeting.  Holiday Inn Express, Bossier City,12:00 noon.
  • Louisiana Cup Day. Louisiana Downs, Bossier City. 1st Post 3:15 p.m.Six stakes races for Accredited Louisiana Bred Thoroughbreds worth total purses of $300,000

 

August 14

  • Delta Downs stall applications due for 2017-18 Thoroughbred Meet

August 21

 

August 18

  • Fair Grounds Quarter Horse Meet Opens

 

Aug 31

 

 

Reminder: 2017-18 LTBA Regular Membership Applications and Renewals Due.

$75 before Sept. 30/$85 after Sept 30.

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Do you have a date pertaining to Louisiana-breds that you would like included in an upcoming calendar? Please contact Linda 985-386-0360, linda@louisianabred.com or Roger 504-947-4676, roger@louisianabred.comfor consideration.

 

Any questions or need more info call

Roger A. Heitzmann III, Secretary/Treasurer

Louisiana Thoroughbred Breeders Association

504-947-4676, 800-772-1195