The highest price for a colt was $45,000 for a son of Afternoon Deelites out of the stakes-placed Our Native mare Nob Hill Native. Consigned by Brehon Farm, agent, the half-brother to three stakes winners was purchased by L.P. Thibodaux, agent.
A filly by Autocracy brought $50,000 to top the Oct. 4 Breeders Sales Co. of Louisiana's yearling and mixed sale held at Louisiana Downs.Consigned by Clear Creek Stud as agent, the filly was produced from the stakes winning Fast Gold mare Shesa Due. The bay miss is a full sister to Autobesarah, who is multiple stakes placed and an earner of $268,978. She is also a full sister to Auto Be Due, who has won 17 races and earned $197,646. The filly was listed as bought by Valene Farms. She was bred in Louisiana by Clear Creek Stud and Valene Farms.In all, there were 225 horses offered and 181 listed as sold and 44 listed as having been bought back. The 181 included 115 yearlings, 12 weanlings, 42 broodmares, eight horses of racing age, and four 2-year-olds. The sale grossed $1,199,950 and produced an average of $6,630 and a median of $3,700.