The Yearling Sales Stakes is funded by the Breed Improvement Program, Nominations, Entry and Starting Fees. The C.T.H.S. (Alberta Division) is responsible for the administration of the Alberta Sales Stakes. The purpose of the race is to create a strong yearling market in western Canada, and to attract new owners in order to stimulate the Breeding Industry and improve racing in the Province.
25th Running of the CTHS Alberta Sales Stake
Three and Four- Year-Old Fillies – July 1, 2014
Three and Four-Year- Old Colts & Geldings – July 1, 2014
Purse for Three & Four- Year-Olds – $50,000
Two-Year- Old Fillies – August 9, 2014
Two- Year-Old Colts & Geldings – August 9, 2014
Purse for Two-Year-Olds – $50,000
Results of the 2015 CTHS Alberta Two Year Old Sales Stakes
CAPITALISMwon the Two Year Old division of the Sales Stakes for Colts and Geldings held on August 9. This chestnut gelding by Cape Canaveral set the pace early and maintained the lead to claim victory over the other eight contenders. Capitalism is owned by Derby Quest Farms Ltd. and Shot in the Dark Racing Corp. and trained by Greg Tracy. He has now earned $29,947 in two career starts this year after a second place finish earlier in a Maiden Special Weight race.
SHANALIran a determined race to capture the Filly Sales Stake division over six other entries. The bay filly is by Alydeed out of the successful race mare Shaniah by Regal Remark. Shanali was bred by Peaceful Valley Stable and is owned by Riversedge Racing Stables Ltd and trained by Tim Rycroft. She has career earnings of $44,320 to date with two wins and a third place in three starts.
Alberta breeder Highfield Stock Farm was highlighted on Sales Stake day as Cape Canaveral Two Year Olds dominated both divisions of the race. The Highfield stallion sired both Capitalism and Artie in the Park who placed first and second in the Colts and Geldings section and second and third place finishers in the Fillies, Queenoftheforest and Ginger Smash.
Results of Three and Four Year Olds Sales Stakes