Date Set For Canadian Winter Mixed Sale

The Ontario Division of the Canadian Thoroughbred Horse Society act as representatives for the breeders that live in the Ontario region of Canada. They strive to promote quality breeding and reach out to the international horse racing community to recognize Canadian bred horses and those who have been foaled in Ontario. Having enjoyed much success in the past, the Canadian Winter Mixed Sale, has another magnificent catalog of weanlings, horses, broodmares and yearlings on offer and is set to be a very successful event.

The 2008 Canadian Winter Mixed Sale will take place on 29 November 2008, at the Woodbine Sales Pavilion, at the Woodbine Racecourse. This year, the Canadian Thoroughbred Horse Society has twenty-four horses of racing age on sale, one stallion, a hundred and four broodmares and twenty-seven yearlings, giving a total amount of one hundred and eighty-seven horses on sale. Big sire names are also seen throughout the catalog, such as Slew City Slew, Tomahawk, Bold Executive, Niigon, Suvivalist, Mobil, Tethra, Smart Strike and Grey Counter.

Tethra, by Cure The Blues and out of Ada Prospect, sired two colts, one filly and one gelding that will be on sale. Hip 181, is a bay filly by the name of Imabigshot, foaled in 2005 out of the mare Allusionofgradeur, and with Tethra as sire, she will be hot property. Tomahawk (Seattle Slew, out of Statuette) has five of his progeny on sale, including Hip 170 a bay gelding, Slaney, out of Nossenko and foaled in 2006 and Hip 154 out of Be Mine Again, which is a dark bay filly, Lady Magic, foaled in 2007. Slew City Slew (Seattle Slew; Weber City Miss) brings a dark bay filly out of Miyoshi to the sale, while Slew o’Gold (Seattle Slew; Alluvial) sired the mare Scivolina, out of Petroleuse, foaled in 2004. Other sires with more than one progeny on sale at the Canadian Winter Mixed Sale is Peaks and Valleys (Mt Livermore; Strike A Balance), Niigon (Unbridled; Savethelastdance), Mobil (Langfuhr; Kinetigal), Grey Counter (Geiger Counter; Grey Sister), Best of the Best (Machiavellian; Sueboog) and Bold Executive (Bold Ruckus; Arctic Vixen). Of course the mentioned names are just few on a long list of magnificent sires, and their progeny that will be available.

Julie Coulter, the general manager of the Canadian Thoroughbred Horse Society, is confident that buyers will find what they are looking for at the sale, saying: “Our winter sale has been an annual attraction for both racing and equestrian-sport enthusiasts alike. Whether you’re looking for a Thoroughbred for riding or sport, racing or breeding, there’s something here for everyone.”

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