IntheMoney 01 CRTuffLucy 15SP

In the Money: Best of the Best

IntheMoney 01 CRTuffLucy 15SPCR Tuff Lucy was the highest seller in the Western performance horse industry in 2015, bringing a final bid of $600,000 at the Center Ranch Production Sale. • Photo by Stacy Pigott

A total of 2,128 horses were consigned to major horse sales across the Western performance horse industry in 2015. Of those, 1,707 changed hands for more than $31 million. The best of the best hit the six-figure mark, with 30 horses bringing final bids of $100,000 or more.

Cutting sales were responsible for 21 of those $100,000-plus sales, eight went through reining sales and one came from a reined cow horse sale. The majority of $100,000-plus sale horses were 2-year-olds (15), seven were yearlings, four were broke horses aged 3-6, one was a breeding stallion, two were broodmares and one was a foal in utero.

Horses sold at public auction for $100,000 or more in 2015
Price/Horse/Year/Sex/Pedigree/Sale

$600,000 CR TUFF LUCY, 2011m (Woody Be Tuff x Lucindas Catolena x High Brow Cat), Center Ranch Production Sale

$500,000 BOON SAN, 2003s (High Brow Cat x Boon San Sally x Boon Bar), Walton’s Rocking W Ranch Absolute Dispersal Sale

IntheMoney 02 BoonSan 500k 15SPBoon San topped the Walton’s Rockin W Ranch Absolute Dispersal Sale at $500,000. • Photo by Stacy Pigott

$410,000 BOON SAN BABY, 2010m (Boon San x Stylish Baby Doll x SR Instant Choice), Walton’s Rocking W Ranch Absolute Dispersal Sale

$350,000 STYLISH BABY DOLL
, 2002m (SR Instant Choice x Stylish Oak Susie x Doc’s Oak), Walton’s Rocking W Ranch Absolute Dispersal Sale

$280,000 MELTING SNOW, 2013m (Metallic Cat x Nurse Moss x Dual Pep), NCHA Futurity 2-Year-Old Sale Session I

$280,000 PS MEGA SHINE CHIC, 2013s (Shine Chic Shine x Megas Sugar Baby x Marthas Mega Jac), NRHA/Markel Insurance Futurity Prospect Sale

$225,000 ZEE IM SMOOTH, 2014m (Smooth As A Cat x Zee Dualy x Dual Pep), Select Yearling Sale & Gala

$220,000 APOLLO CREED, 2013s (Metallic Cat x Tanganilla x Tangys Classy Peppy), NCHA Futurity 2-Year-Old Sale Session II

$200,000 XTRA JACKED VOODOO, 2013s (Shiners Voodoo Dr x Wimpys All Jacked Up x Wimpys Little Step), NRHA/Markel Insurance Futurity Prospect Sale

$200,000 DESIRES KALUPA, 2014m (Dual Rey x Playguns Desire x Playgun), Select Yearling Sale & Gala

$200,000 ROCKIN SALLYCAT, 2012m (Rockin W x One Sallycat x One Time Pepto), Walton’s Rocking W Ranch Absolute Dispersal Sale

$200,000 PATTIE ROCKS, 2013m (Rockin W x Stylish Baby Doll x SR Instant Choice), Walton’s Rocking W Ranch Absolute Dispersal Sale

$175,000 BOON SAN SPOON, 2009m (Hes A Peptospoonful x Boon San Kitty x High Brow Cat), Walton’s Rocking W Ranch Absolute Dispersal Sale

$160,000 SPOOKS GOTTA SPARK, 2013s (Spooks Gotta Whiz x Dolittle Lena x Shining Spark), NRHA/Markel Insurance Futurity Prospect Sale

$160,000 REYS DELIGHT, 2014m (Dual Rey x Peppys Stylish Lena x Docs Stylish Oak), Preferred Breeders Sale Session I

$150,000 HR CATS MEOW, 2013m (High Brow Cat x Classical CD x CD Olena), NCHA Futurity 2-Year-Old Sale Session II

$135,000 WHIZ ELI CODIE, 2013s (Electric Code x Whiz Stage Doll x Topsail Whiz), NRHA/Markel Insurance Futurity Prospect Sale

$125,000 DESIRES CAT DOT COM, 2013m (High Brow Cat x Desire Some Freckles x Freckles Playboy), NCHA Futurity 2-Year-Old Sale Session I

$122,000 RPL CAT N AROUND, 2013m (High Brow Cat x Ruby Duece x Smart Little Jerry), NCHA Futurity 2-Year-Old Sale Session II

$110,000 CR TUFF DIGS LUCINDA, 2013m (Woody Be Tuff x Cat Digs Lucinda x High Brow Cat), Center Ranch Production Sale

$110,000 SMART DUAL KAT, 2013s (Dual Smart Rey x Puddykat x High Brow Cat), NCHA Futurity 2-Year-Old Sale Session I

$110,000 WATS IT TO YA, 2013s (Metallic Cat x Hoo Rey For Dreams x Dual Rey), NCHA Futurity 2-Year-Old Sale Session II

$110,000 SPOOK SHINES, 2014m (Smart Spook x Ebony Shines x Shining Spark), NRHA/Markel Insurance Select Yearling Sale

$110,000 KUAL GUN, 2003m (Playgun x Dual Kual x Dual Pep), Preferred Breeders Sale Session I

$110,000 PLATINUM METAL, 2014m (Metallic Cat x Nurse Moss x Dual Pep), Preferred Breeders Sale Session I

$100,000 SHINING CD LIGHT, 2014s (CD Lights x Jennys Spark x Shining Spark), NRCHA Select Yearling & Broodmare Sale

$100,000 PALEFACE GUNNER, 2013s (Pale Face Dunnit x Conquistador Lena x Conquistador Whiz), NRHA/Markel Insurance Futurity Prospect Sale

$100,000 GREAT RED SPOOK AC, 2013s (Smart Spook x Ms Red Pine Sue x Great Red Pine), NRHA/Markel Insurance Futurity Prospect Sale

$100,000 SPOOKS AND SHINES, 2014m (Smart Spook x Ebony Shines x Shining Spark), NRHA/Markel Insurance Select Yearling Sale

$100,000 FOAL IN UTERO, 2016 (Boon San x Stylish Baby Doll x SR Instant Choice), Walton’s Rocking W Ranch Absolute Dispersal Sale

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