One of five Triangle Sales shows and sales will be held beginning Friday at the Expo Center.

Triangle Winter Classic Consignment Sale and Trade Show begins Friday at the Heart Oklahoma Exposition Center and runs through Saturday.

The show will kick off the new year, Cindy Bowling, owner of the Triangle Sales Co., Inc. said.

The sale is one of five annual major events conducted by the company at the Expo Center for nearly 30 years. More than 3,000 people are expected to participate as buyers, sellers and spectators.

Five hundred eighty-four top quality horses by the nation's leading sires will be sold at public auction beginning at 9 a.m. today, Bowling added, with a mixed Paint and Quarter session. Roping and barrel horses will be demonstrated on cattle from 7:30 to 9 a.m. each day. Cutting horses will be shown on cattle as they sell.

Consignments include several NCHA, NRHA money and AQHA or APHA point earners. Entries from across the nation will go under the gavel.

A large trade show with an array of goods and services from over 50 vendors will also be open both days. All events are free and open to the public.

For more information contact Triangle Sales Co. at 405 275-2196 or 273-2818 or log on to our webcast at WWW.TRIHORSE.COM.