LQHBA Sale Records Increases

Heza Fast Dash yearling filly tops mixed sale at $37,000.

November 10, 2013


Numbers were up across the board Saturday at the LQHBA Fall Mixed Sale held in Kinder, Louisiana.

Cumulative total receipts stood at $274,900 for 107 horses sold from the 151 offered, driving the average price up 28% to $2,569 from the 2012 number of $2,000. The median also showed a healthy increase by 55% to $1,700 as compared to $1,100 a year ago, when 5% less horses were sold.

Marshall Watson paid $37,000 for the high-seller, a yearling filly by Louisiana's 2013 leading sire of money earners Heza Fast Dash from the This Snow Is Royal mare Mary Snow. Briley Farms, agent for Glinden D. Leger, consigned the full sister to RG3-placed Heza Gand Ds Dash ($247,578 to 9, 2013) and RG1 finalist Heza Fast Snow SI 105 ($61,376 to 3, 2013).

Another yearling filly by Heza Fast Dash was the second high-seller at $12,500 for BPK Farms. Neal Begnaud purchased Hip 119, Sheza Fast Secret, a half sister to RG1 winner Devins Secret SI 106 ($267,218) and stakes-placed Tellin Secrets Si 102 ($77,166 to 6, 2013).

D. Young paid $6,700 for the high-selling 2-year-old, an Agouti filly consigned by Donald G. Kelly. Unplaced in her only start this season, Hip 34 De Vargas Special is out of the stakes-winning and track record setter High Seas Operator, dam of stakes winner Dr Drip Si 107 ($247,293 to 9, 2013) and RG2 winner Jazzmo SI 96 ($99,590), etc.

Michael Carlton paid $6,500 for the high-selling broodmare, Hip 72 Dashin Kate Perry, a half sister to RG1-placed Heza Fast Perry SI 98 ($115,884). Carl and Carl Chaisson consigned the daughter of Dashin Bye, bred to Agouti.

Marshall Watson was the sale's leading buyer with the one purchase for $37,000. Joe Rios bought 10 head for $21,350, and M&G Farms signed tickets on five head for $17,300.

Glinden Leger was the leading consignor and/or agent with two head totaling $42,700. Roohms Racing LLC sold 11 for $20,050, and Donald Kelly had four for $17,600.

Heza Fast Dash was the leading yearling sale sire by average (two or more sold) with two head averaging $24,750. Alazoom had two for a $4,750 average, and Jet Black Patriot had two head for a $4,500 average.

Champion Ketel Won was the sale's leading covering sire by average (two or more sold) with two in-foal mares averaging $3,550. Zoomin For Bux had four head average $3,100, and Sir Runaway Dash had two for $1,975.

For preliminary sale results, including hip-by-hip prices, CLICK HERE.