TQHA Yearling Sale Concludes Saturday, Gross and Average Rise
Heavy Hitter Racing Stables paid $150,000 for the TQHA co-sale-topper, Nola Brees, cosigned by Tyler Graham, Agent for breeders David Graham and Andy Caulo.

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TQHA Yearling Sale Concludes Saturday, Gross and Average Rise

SAN ANTONIO, TX–JULY 30, 2022–The final day of selling at the TQHA Yearling Sale closed today (July 30) with increases in both gross receipts and sale average compared to last year's record setting sale.

The sale concluded its two sessions with 251 horses changing hands of the 343 offered for gross receipts of $6,004,300, a 37% increase year-over-year, good for an average price of $23,922 and a median of $14,000. Last year's sale average was $23,684 and the median was a record setting $18,000.

A pair of colts selling in the closing session tied for the sale-topper at $150,000 each.

Heavy Hitter Racing Stables purchased Hip 232, Nola Brees, a colt by leading sire Kiss My Hocks from the One Famous Eagle mare Where Eagles Soar. Tyler Graham, Agent for breeders David Graham and Andy Caulo consigned the $150,000 yearling. Nola Brees is a brother to multiple stakes winner Dr Tool. The second dam is Grade 1 winner Sixy Thru Traffic by Dash Thru Traffic.

Triple Five paid $150,000 for the TQHA co-sale-topper, Gotagoch, cosigned by champion breeder Bobby D. Cox.
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Triple Five paid $150,000 for the co-sale-topper, Hip 323 Gotagoch.  Leading breeder Bobby D. Cox consigned the son of leading sire Favorite Cartel from the Shazoom mare Signs Zoomer. Gotagoch is a half-brother to four black type including champion The Fiscal Cliff, multiple stakes winner Wagon Tales and Grade 3 winner The Polar Vortex.

Tyler Graham, Agent also sold the sale-topping filly Chilitas, a daughter of leading sire Apollitical Jess. J&J Stone, Inc paid $148,000 for hip #311, out of stakes-placed and track record setter Mary Me Anna by Game Plan. Chilitas is a sister to Dash For Cash Futurity(G1) winner Chilitos. This is the family of leading sire Kiss My Hocks.

Salazar Stables LLC was the sale's leading buyer with five purchases for $260,000.  J&J Stone, Inc had two for $250,000 and Heavy Hitters Racing Stables had two for $190,000.

Tyler Graham, Agent was the leading sale consignor or agent with 16 head grossing $916,000. Bobby D. Cox had 19 head bring $861,00 and Bielau Oaks sold 14 head for $510,200.

FDD Dynasty led all sale sires (by average with two or more sold) with five head averaging $74,000. First-crop sale sire Flying Cowboy 123 had two head average $67,000 and Favorite Cartel had seven yearlings average $66,714.

CLICK HERE for preliminary results from Day 1, including hip-by-hip prices.