Streakin La Jolla Colt Tops First Day of TQHA Sale

Streakin Icon brings a bid of $65,000 as top price in San Antonio.
July 26, 2013

Texas Quarter Horse Association

Streakin Icon, a colt by top sire Streakin La Jolla, topped the first session of the TQHA Yearling Sale in San Antonio on Friday. Valeriano Racing Stables LLC had the winning bid of $65,000 for the sorrel colt from Granada Farms, agent for Robert or Karen Nunnally, consignment.

Friday's opening session saw 103 of 148 yearlings offered sell for a $911,000 gross, $8,845 average and $4,700 median.

Streakin Icon, out of the Grade 1-placed Dash For Cash mare Tiny Dash Of Cash, is a half-brother to stakes winner Sizzling ($147,912), Grade 1-placed Dash Of Perry ($382,390), Grade 1-placed Red Storm Cat ($225,439) and Grade 2-placed Pepper Perry ($113,283).

Terry and Irene Sennett purchased the second high-seller of session one, Favorite Eagle, a colt by all-time leading first crop sire One Famous Eagle, for $50,000 from the Royce Rogers, agent for Burnett Ranches LLC. His dam, Favorite Energy by Favorite Trick (TB), is a half-sister to Mildred N. Vessels Memorial (G1) winner Terrific Energy ($181,919), 2013 Adequan Sam Houston Derby Challenge winner Tejas Energy ($34,161 to 3) and Grade 3-placed West Texas Energy ($25,951).

The third high-seller of session one was Our Mr Hero, a Valiant Hero colt of the stakes-winning Mr Jess Perry mare Our Miss Perry ($35,311). Terry and Pam Baber signed the $40,000 ticket on the yearling from the Granada Farms, agent for Michael S. Amburn, consignment.

Valeriano Racing Stables LLC was the leading buyer in session one with the high-seller for $65,000. Joe M. Flores purchased two for $55,000, and Terry and Irene Stennett had the one colt for $50,000.

Granada Farms, agent, was the leading consignor with 24 head for a total of $241,300. Bobby D. Cox had seven yearlings sell for $148,500, and Royce Rogers, agent, sold five head for $112,000.

One Famous Eagle led first day sale sires, by average, with four yearlings for $22,250. Bigtime Favorite had seven head average $22,529, and Gol had two for $18,350. All American Futurity (G1) winner Mr Piloto was the leading first-crop sale sire with two averaging $7,100.

For a statistical summary of preliminary results, leading buyers and consignors, high sellers, leading sale sires and hip-by-hip results from day one, CLICK HERE.

Saturday's sale action gets underway at 11:00 a.m. and will offer hips #148 through 294.