Stoli Filly Tops UQHRA Fall Mixed Sale
Auctioneer Steve Berry asking for a bid at the 2016 UQHRA Annual Fall Mixed Sale on Saturday in Ogden, Utah.

Stoli Filly Tops UQHRA Fall Mixed Sale

OGDEN, UT—SEPTEMBER 11, 2016—A daughter of champion sire Stoli, Hip 46 Coctelera, was the high-seller on Saturday at the Utah Quarter Horse Racing Association's annual Fall Mixed Sale.

Gary Laramie paid $10,200 for the filly out of Jess Celebrating, a Mr Jess Perry half-sister to the dam of 2016 Heritage Place Futurity(G1) winner Duponte ($578,519). Randy Young was the consignor.

Numbers fell across the board at the annual sale this year after consignors withdrew 18 of the 61 head cataloged prior to the sale.

"We had an awesome crowd," Jeannie Hullinger UQHRA Secretary said following the sale.

The sale saw 33 of the 43 head offered gross $103,700 compared to 39 head selling in 2015 for $231,000. The sale averaged $3,142 in 2016 compared to $5,931 last year and the median dropped to $2,200 from $3,600 last year.

Hip 58, Lt Heza Winner, was the second high-selling yearling for $9,600. Aron Saenz purchased a Winners Version half-brother to 2015 Utah-Bred Futurity runner-up Zoose from Tom Peterson.

Noretta Stritzke purchased Hip 7, Rollin Winner, for $7,500 from A & C Racing and Roping. The Winners Version colt is the first foal from the unraced Brookstone Bay mare Rollin, a half-sister to Mile High Derby(G2) winner Corona Music ($311,727).

Gary Laramie was the sale's leading buyer with three purchases grossing $18,400. A & C Racing and Roping was the leading consignor or agent with two yearlings for $13,200.

Winners Version led yearling sale sires (by average with two or more sold) with four yearlings averaging $5,325. First Down Illusion had two for $3,150, J's R Wild had 2 for $2,050 and First Prize Stone had three average $1,600.

CLICK HERE for preliminary results including hip-by-hip results.