Increases at Canadian-Bred Yearling Sale

The average yearling price increased over 30% from a year ago.

A trio of yearlings topped the open session of the annual Canadian-Bred yearling sale, selling for $45,000 each at the Woodbine Sales Pavilion on Sept. 10.

Mike DePaulo, agent for Bear Stables, signed the ticket for the top selling filly of the night, a daughter of Philanthropist through the Woodlands (Gail Wood) consignment, agent for Lucille Wakefield. Cudney Stables purchased a son of Langfuhr  through Schonberg Farm, agent for Gustav Schickedanz, while the third $45,000 sale topper went to Pat Parente for a Pioneering colt, consigned by Willow Ridge Farm Thoroughbreds, agent.   

By the night’s end, a total of 129 yearlings were sold for $1,266,600, up 1.2% from last year’s open session total of $1,251,400. The average yearling price increased over 30% from $7,539 in 2010 to $9,819 in 2011. This year’s median of $5,000 was also up 25% over last year’s median of $4,000.

To view the complete results of the 2011 Canadian-Bred yearling sale, please visit

Arrangements are now being made for the CTHS wnter mixed sale, which takes place Nov.28 at the Woodbine Sales Pavilion.Entries close on Oct. 3