The two-day Western Bloodstock NRCHA Snaffle Bit Futurity Sales 2023 concluded on Saturday, October 21st with record sales. Twelve horses sold for $100,000 or more with 16 horses bringing $95,000 or more.
Saturday’s Select Yearling Sale Session II posted an average of $34,897, while Friday’s Performance Horse and 2-Year Old Session claimed an all-time high average of $51,153. The over-all average for the Western Bloodstock NRCHA Snaffle Bit Futurity Sales 2023 was $32,855.
Black Magic Woman, consigned by Southern Ranches (Solo Select Horses, Agent), was the sale’s over-all high-seller. Purchased for $180,000 by Chance David, Joaquin, Tex., the 2022 black Shining Spark daughter is out of Carrera Cat, by Metallic Cat, the dam of Holly Cat Carrera LTE $56,835, a multiple champion in RCHA Open competition, and a full sister to The Countess LTE $79,000, a NCHA Super Stakes Open finalist.
Southern Ranches was also the consigner of Shiny Train, a red roan Metallic Cat yearling filly who brought $97,000 from Gina Roidopoulos, Dallas, Tex.