Sungold Filly Tops CTHS British Columbia Yearling, Mixed Sale

The 2023 Canadian Thoroughbred Horse Society (British Columbia Division) Yearling and Mixed Sale closed Wednesday with a decline in gross, but a rising average sale price, topped by a yearling Sungold filly who sold for $61,000 (Canadian).

A total of 44 horses were sold during the British Columbia sale for revenues of $882,000, down 10 percent from last year’s edition, when 68 horses brought $983,100.

The average sale price rose 16 percent to $20,045 from $17,247, while the median went unchanged at $17,000. The buyback rate rose slightly to 18 percent from 16 percent.

Gloria Russo purchased the sale topper, Hip 47, a Sungold filly, for $61,000.

The British Columbia-bred chestnut filly is out of the winning After Market mare Revealing Moment. The dam is a full-sister to Grade 1 winner Belle Gallantey. Grade 3-placed Grechelle is also in the filly’s extended family.

Wednesday’s sale-topper was consigned by Bryan and Carol Anderson’s Wild Rose Farm, as agent.

Russo was the auction’s leading buyer, with six purchases totaling $178,000, including the sale-topper.

Emerald Acres was the top consignor by gross, with revenues of $192,500.

To view the auction’s full results, click here.

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