2009 Breeders Sales Company of Louisiana Sales Catalog Available Online
(New Orleans, La.) – July 29, 2009- The sales catalog for the two-day yearling sale for the Breeders Sales Company of Louisiana is available online.The Breeders Sales Company of Louisiana extended the sale from a one day to a two day sales due to overwhelming support for its yearling sale.
The Breeders Sales Company of Louisiana Annual Yearling Sale will now be held on the original date of September 28, 2009 as well as September 29, 2009. The sale will be held at the Ike Hamilton Expo Center in West Monroe, Louisiana. Two hundred twenty one yearlings will be sold on the Monday the 28th with two hundred twenty to follow on Tuesday the 29th. Last year the sales company reported 62% increase in overall revenue and a 46% average price increase over the 2007 sale. "We believe that the success of last year's sale and our breeders' incentive program contributed to the large number of yearlings being entered in our sale," said sales director Tom Early.
Only horses sold in this sale are eligible for the Bayou State Bonus. Any accredited Louisiana bred yearling that passes through the sales ring this year and goes on to win a series of races will receive a bonus of $100,000 in earnings. The races for fillies are the Louisiana Champions Day Lassie, the Crescent City Oaks and the Elge Rasberry. The races for the colts and geldings are the Louisiana Champions Day Juvenile, the Crescent City Derby and the A.L. Erwin. The purses for the Elge Rasberry and A.L. Erwin have been set at $150,000 for sales graduates.
To be added to the mailing list for a catalog please contact the Breeders Sales Company of Louisiana at 800-772-1195.