CTBA Northern California Sale Moved To August 17 by Press Release|06.30.2022|4:27pm Due to the current stabling issue with Northern California racing, the date of the California Thoroughbred Breeders Association Northern California sale has been changed to Wednesday, Aug. 17, eight days later than originally planned. The sale will still be conducted in the Amador Pavilion at the Alameda County Fairgrounds in Pleasanton, Calif., beginning at noon. The sale horses will be stabled in the permanent barns near the Amador Pavilion. As in the past, the commission will be 5 percent of the final bid, with a minimum of $500. The maximum commission for this year's sale on an RNA will be capped at $1,000. A $500 travel allowance with a minimum purchase of $3,500 is being offered to out-of-state trainers and trainers from Southern California with proof of travel who attend the upcoming California Yearling and Horses of Racing Age sale. The catalog was made available at www.ctba.com beginning June 27 and can also be downloaded to devices through Equineline App. The catalogs will be mailed on or before July 11.