Heritage Place September Yearling Sale Closes Another Record Breaking Year
Saturday’s sale-topper, Hip 689 B Flyin brought a final bid of $360,000 from Whitmire Ranch.

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Heritage Place September Yearling Sale Closes Another Record Breaking Year

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK–SEPTEMBER 23, 2023–The final session of the September Yearling Sale at Heritage Place concluded today (Sept. 23) with four yearlings bringing $300,000 or more, bookending another record breaking event.

"The 2023 Quarter Horse Yearling Sale closed with a record average sale price of $40,640, up 5% from 2022, 88% of the horses offered were sold," Heritage Place General Manager Spence Kidney said Saturday evening.

Over the three-day sale 53 yearlings broke six-figures, 16 broke the $200,000 mark, 10 $300,000 and the high-seller commanded $450,00.

"Our team would like to thank all the buyers and consignors for their business and wish everyone much success at the race track. The Fall Mixed Sale will be November 2-4 and there will be 220+ yearlings offered on the first day."

The three-day sale ended with 665 yearlings sold of the 756 to head through the ring for gross receipts of $27,000,400., suitable for an average price of $40,602 compared to $38,732 last year and a median of $25,000. 

Saturday’s sale-topper, Hip 689 B Flyin, a daughter of leading first-crop sire Flying Cowboy123, was purchased for $360,000 by Whitmire Ranch.  13 Racing, Agent for Homer A. Hill Estate consigned half-sister to Junos Request Stakes (G1) winner Jess B Glory. B Flyin is out of the stakes winning Valiant Hero mare Glory Rider.

South Fork Equine, LLC, Agent for LS Racing, Inc. sold Saturday’s second high-seller, Hip 808 Chickn Hock, a son of leading sire Kiss My Hocks for $350,000 Renee Wilson purchased the yearling out of champion Pj Chick In Black by Desirio. Chickn Hock, is a half-brother to four black type including Sooner State Stakes(G1) winner Hes Limitless.

Leon Harrell, Allen Isabell and Lance Bland signed a $310,000 ticket for Hip 644 Crossroadz, a son of leading sire Favorite Cartel. Bobby D. Cox consigned the bay colt out of the stakes-placed Freighttrain B mare Apollitical Expression.

Marty Powers, Agent for Flag Ranch, LLC consigned Saturday’s fourth high-seller Hip 720 Onecorona Twocorona. Juan Leano paid $300,000 for the Corona Cartel colt from the stakes-placed and stakes producing One Famous Eagle mare Lady Eagle 123. This is the family of world champion Cold Cash 123 and two-time champion Flying Cowboy 123.

Rachuan Suarez MVZ was the sale’s leading buyer with 19 purchases totaling $692,000. Reliance Ranches, LLC paid $688,500 for seven yearling sand Paragon Farms, LLC purchased four head for $593,000.

Bobby D. Cox was the sale’s leading consignor and/or agent with 31 head bringing gross receipts of $3,134,000. Marty Powers, Agent for Flag Ranch, LLC had 13 head sale for $1,314,000, Lazy E Ranch, LLC, Agent sold 30 head for $1,100,000 and Rancho El Cabresto, Inc. had 14 yearlings bring $1,096,000.

Lazy E Ranch, LLC, Agent for McColee Land & Livestock, LLC also sold 21 head for $952,000.

Apollitical Jess was leading sale sire (by average, two or more sold) with 27 head averaging $120,815. Favorite Cartel sold 41 yearlings for a $90,220 after and Flying Cowboy 123 had 39 head average $85,821.

For preliminary sale results for all sessions, including hip-by-hip prices, CLICK HERE.