Louisiana QHBA Yearling Sale Recap

Historically rainy weather hampered the figures for the two-day sale, which ended on Saturday.

The two-day LQHBA Yearling Sale took place at the Coushatta Casino Resort in Kinder on Friday and Saturday.

Historic rainfall and flooding conditions resulted in numbers being down during the two-day Louisiana Quarter Horse Breeders' Association Yearling Sale, which took place Friday and Saturday in Kinder.

The 2016 sale averaged $11,036 per head on horses sold, compared to $11,826 last year. The sale's $6,500 median price was down from the 2015 median of $7,000.

The high seller was Cant Catchacorona, a gray colt consigned by Montgomery Equine Center and purchased for $105,000 by T M Ranch, who bought the four highest sellers.

Cant Catchacorona is by Coronas Leaving You and out of the Mr Eye Opener mare In The Open. This makes him a full brother to champion Open Me A Corona ($849,002), who has won 14 of 18 career races, including 11 stakes. He is also a half brother to stakes-placed runner Im Jess Blue ($102,909).

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