Cupid Colt Tops LTBA Breeders Sales of Louisiana Sale

The Louisiana Thoroughbred Breeders Association’s Breeders Sales of Louisiana held its 2022 Yearling Sale followed by Mixed Session, Saturday, October 1st at the Equine Sales Facility in Opelousas. 

138 yearlings were cataloged with 18 outs. 101 yearlings sold for a gross of $1,690,600, and an average of $16,739 and a median of $10,000. 19 RNAs.

3 weanlings sold for a gross of $20,000 and an average of $6,667.

1 horse of racing age sold for $7,000.

9 broodmares sold for a gross of $67,800 and an average of $7,530.

The gross for the overall sale was $1,785,400.

Hip number 60,  out of the Brehon Farm consignment topped the sale bringing down the hammer at $63,000. The colt, by Cupid, who is among the leading second crop sires in North America, is out of Bronze Abe, a multiple stakes winning stakes producing Two Punch mare, and was purchased by Mintmere.

Hip number 23, out of the Clear Creek Stud consignment, was purchased by Valene Farms for $62,000, the second highest price of the day.  The dkbb colt is by the late stallion Half Ours, a four time leading Louisiana Stallion out of the multiple stakes winning Louisiana bred mare Smitty’s Sunshine, and is a full brother to multiple stakes winner Smitty’s Cougar.

Complete results can be found on the LTBA Website at