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The northern California yearling sale's catalog, featuring 246 yearlings in a one-day auction, is available at the California Thoroughbred Breeders Association's website, www.ctba.com. The sale will take place Aug. 15 at 11 a.m. at the Alameda County Fairgrounds in Pleasanton, Calif., and yearlings will be available for inspection starting Aug. 12.