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Private trading between purchasers and sellers is the most common practice of horse sales in Korea. Auctions for thoroughbred horses commenced in 1998 and are becoming popular among owners. As of 2012, there were 5 two-year-olds sales, 2 yearling sales, and 1 mixed sales held in Korea. A total of 688 horses were offered and 285 horses were sold in 2012.

SALES SUMMARY 2008~2012

SALES SUMMARY 2008~2012
2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
No. of Sales 5 5 6 7 8
Offered 452 500 601 556 688
Sold 158 196 229 252 285
Aggregate(M₩) 5,331 6,642 7,710 9,145 12144.8
Average(M₩) 33.7 33.9 33.7 36.3 42.6

SALES FIGURES 2012

SALES FIGURES 2012
No. of Sales Offered Sold Aggregate(M₩) Average(M₩) Median(M₩)
Yearlings 2 208 98 (47%) 5183.7 52.9 40.0
2 Year Olds 5 416 160 (38%) 6223.7 38.9 31.9
Yearlings + 2 Year Olds 1 64 27 (42%) 737.4 27.3 25.0