27th Annual Canada QH Cup Sale Enjoys Across The Board Increases In 2022
Jeffrey Rath paid $13,000 for high-seller Hip #4 O Lets Be First from the consignment of Wesley Oulton.

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27th Annual Canada QH Cup Sale Enjoys Across The Board Increases In 2022

RED DEER, ALBERTA–SEPTEMBER 24, 2022–The Alberta Quarter Horse Racing Association enjoyed across-the-board increase in its recently completed 27th annual Canada QH Cup Mixed Sale held last weekend, September 16 at Westerner Park in Red Deer, Alberts.

The association reported 13 of the 23 head offered were sold for gross receipts of $92,900, a 10% increase over last year's sale the grossed $84,200 on 12 head sold. The sale average of $7,146  this year was a 2% increase over $7,017 last year and the median price soared to a of $7,500, a 43% increase compared to $5,250 in 2021.

Jeffrey Rath paid $13,000 for the sale's high-seller, Hip 4 O Lets Be First, a son of leading Canadian sire First Timber. Wesley Oulton consigned the gelding out of Lets Get Going by Separatist. Lets Be First is a brother or half-brother to three black type including stakes winner Mr Eleanor.

Ralph Danard consigned the sale's second high-seller, Hip 22 Hez Hott Ur Nott, a son of Obsessed Corona purchased for $10,500 by Craig Smith Racing Corp. The brown gelding is out of two-time Evergreen Park Distaff Challenge winner Im Hott Ur Nott, by Tres Seis. This is the family of Ruidoso QH Futurity(G1) winner Red Clay Of Texas.

Jim Cusitar paid $10,000 for the sale's third high-seller, Hip 10 Splash Mountain Mia, a daughter of Gone To The Mountain.  Barry and Janice Sather consigned the black colt out of Dj Bright Jetstream by Bright Plain.

Cusitar was the sale's leading buyer with two purchases totaling $15,000. Jerry Tojan had three head for $14,100 and Jeffrey Rath had the one for $13,000.

Westley Oulton was the sale's leading consignor or agent with two head grossing $20,500. Barry and Janice Sather had two head sale for $18,000 and Ralph Danard sold two head for $15,500.

First Timber was the leading yearling sale sire (by average, with two or more sold) with two head averaging $10,250. First crop-sire Jd Wagon Boss sold four yearlings for a $7,750 average and Horton Specialissue had two head average $3,300.

For complete sale's results with hip-by-hip prices CLICK HERE.