Los Al Equine Sale Enjoys Increases In Opening Session
La Feliz Montana Ranch LLC purchased Saturday's sale-topper, Lethal Lil, for $90,000 from Lazy E Ranch, LLC, Agent for P.K. Thomas.

© Courtesy Los Alamitos Equine Sale
Los Al Equine Sale Enjoys Increases In Opening Session

LOS ALAMITOS, CA—OCTOBER 7, 2017—Los Alamitos Equine Sale enjoyed a 10% jump in gross sales compared to day 1 last year following the first session of the 2017 Mixed Sale for racing Quarter Horses held today at Los Alamitos Race Course.

Even though eight less horses sold this year, 101 of the 143 offered (there were 10 outs) in today's opening sessions grossed $1,956,200, a 10% increase over the first session last year that saw 109 horses bring $1,763,700.

The first session average jumped 16% to $19,368 compared to last year's $16,178. The first day median is at $15,500. There were 41 repurchases in session one.

Lethal Lil, a filly by leading sire Corona Cartel, topped the first session of the two-day Los Alamitos Equine Sale when she sold to La Feliz Montana Ranch LLC for $90,000.

Francisco Diaz paid $65,000 for Hip 78, Diligent Duty, a colt by Corona Cartel. © Courtesy Los Alamitos Equine Sale
Consigned as Hip 102 by Lazy E Ranch, LLC, Agent for P.K. Thomas, the filly is out of the stakes winning Dean Miracle mare Lethal Delight. She is a sister to stakes-placed Lethal Cartel and half-sister to All American Futurity(G1) winner JM Miracle and Ruidoso Juvenile winner Lethal Express.

Lazy E Ranch, LLC, Agent for John Andreini consigned second high-seller, Hip 78 Diligent Duty, for $65,000. Francisco J. Diaz purchased the Corona Cartel colt for $65,000. Out of the Mr Jess Perry mare Jess Jets, he is a brother to G3-placed We Like Corona. The second dam produced Los Alamitos Winter Championship(G1) winner Gold Medal Jess and three additional stakes horses.

Sam W. Green paid $61,000 for Hip 107 Hot Looker, the high-selling broodmare in session 1. The daughter of multiple stakes sire Walk Thru Fire is a sister to Los Alamitos Two Million Futurity(G1) winner He Looks Hot, California Breeders' Championship(RG1) winner One Over and half-sister to La Pacifica Stakes winner Take A Look. She is bred to leading second-crop sire Favorite Cartel for her first foal.

Edward Allred was the first session leading buyer with two purchases for $107,000. Alex Castaneda had eight head for $93,200 and the aforementioned Francisco Diaz had the one yearling for $91,000.

Burns Ranch, Agent was the leading consignor or agent in the opening session with 22 head grossing $436,000. Edward C. Allred had 18 for $408,500 and Lazy E Ranch, LLC, Agent for John Andreini had seven head sell for $303,000.

Corona Cartel was the leading sire of yearlings (by average two or more sold) in the opening session with four averaging $52,875, Walk Thru Fire had seven for $39,000 and Valiant Hero saw two head average $32,500.

Coronado Cartel was the leading first-year sale crop sire with two yearlings averaging $15,000. Five Bar Cartel had two for $7,000.

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

The final session will get underway promptly at 10:00 am (PST) Sunday offering Hips 1543 thru 306.

A complete online version of the 2017 Los Alamitos Equine Sale catalog, including horse, consignor, sire and dam indexes, is available by CLICKING HERE.

The catalog is also available through the RGP Catalog App for both Apple and Android phones and tablets. A Catalog App tutorial can be viewed by CLICKING HERE.

The free RGP Catalog App can be downloaded from or by searching for “RGP Catalog App” in the Apple App Store.

Horsemen and women who cannot attend the sale can watch a live feed from the sale's website at or by CLICKING HERE.