More than 465 horses have been entered in the Canadian Thoroughbred Horse Society’s Canadian-bred yearling sale. The selected session will be held Sept. 7 with 225 yearlings cataloged, and the open session Sept. 11 with 241 offerings. Both sessions begin at 2 p.m. at the Woodbine Sales Pavilion at Woodbine in Ontario.

More than 130 prominent sires are represented in this year’s sale, including Afleet Alex  , Bernstein, Bob and John  , Broken Vow  , Candy Ride  , City Zip  , Discreet Cat  , Dixie Union, Dixieland Band, Exchange Rate  , Fusaichi Pegasus  , Giant's Causeway  , Grand Slam, Holy Bull, Langfuhr  , Lawyer Ron, Lemon Drop Kid  , Limehouse  , Lion Heart, Northern Afleet  , Rockport Harbor, Quiet American, Silver Deputy, Stormy Atlantic  , Thunder Gulch, Bold Executive, Old Forester, and Where's the Ring  .

“I believe we have a strong catalogue this year, and just from the amount of interest we’ve received so far, we’re expecting an excellent sale,” said CTHS general manager Julie Coulter in a release.

All yearlings from the sale will be eligible to participate in the $750,000 Sales Stakes at Woodbine, and beginning next year, purses for both the Muskoka and Simcoe Stakes, which are restricted to 2-year-olds, have been increased from $125,000 to $200,000.

The sale will be broadcasted live via the CTHS website at www.cthsont.com.

Catalogues are now available online at www.cthsont.yearsales.php. For further information, contact the CTHS office at 416-675-3602 or email cthsont@idirect.com.

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