The catalog for Equine Sales Company’s 2-Year-Olds in Training and Horses of Racing Age Sale is now online. A total of 80 head were consigned to the auction with additional supplements to be added. The sale is set for Monday, April 27 at 12 noon in Opelousas, Louisiana, with the breeze show set for Saturday, April 25 at 10 a.m.
“I think our quality has improved from last year’s inaugural 2-year-old sale, and both buyers and consignors will notice other improvements this year,” said Sales Director Foster Bridewell. “We will have an electronic tele-timer on site and will be posting videos of each horse online shortly after the breeze show, plus the sale will be streamed live.”
Last year’s auction recorded total sales of $604,900 for 2-year-olds with an average of $16,803 and a median of $11,500.The high-seller was a daughter of Half Ours who sold for $69,000 while a son of Lydgate brought $67,000. The horses of racing age portion totaled $63,600 last year.
Supplements, both 2-year-olds and horses of racing age, are still being accepted and will be added to the website as they are received.
To access the catalog online, go to equinesalesofla.com, or to request a printed catalog call (337) 678-3024.