Los Alamitos Equine Sale, Day 1
Day one of the 12th Annual Los Alamitos Equine Sale, the west coast's premier sale of Quarter Horse Yearlings & Mixed Stock, kicked off Saturday at 10:00 a.m. with auctioneers Keith Babb and Associates overseeing the sale of hip numbers 1 through 161. The sale, which is held at the Los Alamitos Sale Pavilion adjacent to Los Alamitos Race Course, was conducted over the PCQHRA Breeders Futurity and Derby weekend of races at the California track. The Los Alamitos Equine Sale is a joint venture between Los Alamitos Race Course owner/all-time leading breeder Edward C. Allred, John Andreini, Burns Ranch, Inc and Double Bar S Ranch, LLC. The sale is managed by the Pacific Coast Quarter Horse Racing Association. Dr. Allred made an announcement prior to the beginning of the sale that he has no intentions of selling Los Alamitos. As long and he can think for himself and take care of himself, the Los Alamitos racetrack and Los Alamitos Equine Sale will continue on.
The top 6 high sellers from the first evening of the Los Alamitos Equine Sale sold for a total of $375,000.
Hip #94 • Mr American, Brown Colt (Corona Cartel-Allamericandreamgirl, Strawfly Special) Sold for $82,000. Consigned by Marla K. Robinson Family Trust, Lazy E Ranch, LLC, Agent and purchased by Ricardo Ramirez and Roberto Parra. This colt is a half-brother 2-Time Champion AMERICAN RUNAWAY si 105 ($686,355).
Hip #123 • What Fire, Bay Mare (Walk Thru Fire-AB What A Runner, Royal Quick Dash) Sold for $71,000. Consigned by Edward Allred and purchased by Ron & Denise Van Amburgh. This mare is out of 3-Time Champion AB WHAT A RUNNER si 109 ($1,342,389, Ntr, NWR).
Hip #156 • Another Book, Sorrel Colt (Walk Thru Fire-Callan Rocks, Corona Cartel) Sold for $67,000. Consigned by Edward Allred and purchased by Fawna Knight. This colt is a full brother to 2016 Ed Burke Million Futurity-G1 Runner Up Worth Doing si 93 (2016, $255,450).
Hip #128 • Favorite Boss, Sorrel Colt (Walk Thru Fire-Apollos Favorite, Apollo TB) Repurchased by Jaime Gomez, Agent for $55,000. This colt is out of Multiple Stakes Winner APOLLOS FAVORITE SI 98 ($240,759).
Hip #63 • Solid Fire MV, Sorrel Colt (Walk Thru Fire-Solid Connection, Mr Jess Perry) Sold for 50,000. Consigned by Paulo Otavio Freire Macedo, Lazy E Ranch, LLC, Agent and purchased by Edward Allred. This colt is the first foal out of Stakes Winner SOLID CONNECTION si 96 ($86,898), half-sister to 2-Time Champion FDD DYNASTY si 102 ($1,173,001).
Hip #87 • Slates Famous Eagle, Sorrel Colt (One Famous Eagle-Theslatesclean, Corona Cocktail) Sold for $50,000. Consigned by Lazy E Ranch, LLC, Agent and purchased by Spackman Racing. This colt is a half-brother to THE STREAKIIN CLEAN si 103 ($95,147).
Stay tuned tomorrow for more photos from the Los Alamitos Equine Sale.