2012 WTBOA Summer Sale is Just Around the Corner

Horsemen, potential buyers and equine enthusiasts will once more gather this Labor Day weekend for the 46thWTBOA Summer Yearling and Mixed Sale to be held Tuesday, September 4 at the Morris J. Alhadeff Sales Pavilion located at beautiful Emerald Downs racetrack in Auburn.

The quality remains high for the premier Washington sale – as shown not only by the impressive sire power and strong female lines represented, but by the highly successful sale graduates who continue to be the auction’s best advertisement. This year, 131 yearlings and 11 other horses have been cataloged.

It’s enlightening to look at some of the current high profile and highly profitable WTBOA Sales graduates and how they rank by “Return on Investment,” for example:

WTBOA Sale Horse Money Earned ROI


2008                            3x Gr. 1 SW SMILING TIGER $1,272,204 3,181%

2010                            4x Gr. 2 SW CITY TO CITY $679,726 1,359%

2006                           Gr. 2 SW ATTA BOY ROY $580,980 1,291%

2009                            WA champ JEBRICA $195,812 1,305%

2009                            WA champ COULDABENTHEWHISKY $175,520 3,191%

2009                            WA champ CASTINETTE DANCER $165,743 3,188%

2010                            Multiple Sp FORMAL  PLAN $122,719 3,068%


Sire power for this year’s venue includes five of the nation’s top sires (City Zip, Malibu Moon, Stormy Atlantic and Grand Slam), as well as first-year sire leaders Tiz Wonderful and Lewis Michael; second crop leaders Corinthian and Flashy Bull; and third crop sires Sharp Humor and Bluegrass Cat (who are ranked #3 and #5).  Also strongly represented are perennial Pacific Northwest leaders Parker’s Storm Cat, Matty G, Cahill Road, Harbor the Gold and many others.

Come and be part of the success and excitement in the great Pacific Northwest from “the little sales company that could”


For more catalog and sale information go to the WTBOA website at or call(253) 288-7878.

Horses will be available for viewing starting Saturday, September 1.

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