Results tabulated from the Sept. 17 Canadian Thoroughbred Horse Society (CTHS) Alberta Thoroughbred Yearling Sale showed hefty increases over the 2020 edition. Gross sales for the 37 yearlings sold totaled C$405,600, up from the C$327,400 for 39 yearlings last year.
The median price for the sale was C$9,500, up from C$4,500 in 2020, and the average price was C$10,962, up from the C$8,394.87 reached last year. The CTHS Alberta sale topper was an Alberta-bred gelding by Value Plus out of Holiday Maker (Harlan's Holiday), bought for C$32,000 by Don Knight and Don Danard from the consignment of C.W. Matier.
The 2022 race season in Alberta will feature both an Alberta-bred program and an Alberta-sired program. Further information and full sales results are available at the CTHS Alberta website.