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Center Ranch to Hold Production Sale in October

CR Tuff Hearted Cat Ronnie RiceCenter Ranch's 2012 NCHA Futurity Co-Champion CR Tuff Hearted Cat, with Ronnie Rice. Photo credit - NCHA photo by Alan Gold.There was a lot of buzz about Center Ranch at the 2014 NCHA Futurity, where five of the ranch’s entries ranked among the top go-round contenders and four qualified for the Open Finals, a record showing for an individual owner. On Friday and Saturday, October 9 and 10, 2015, Center Ranch will hold its first ever Production Sale with an offering of approximately 30 yearlings, 40 two-year-olds, 10 broodmares, and 10 finished 3-year-olds entered in the NCHA Futurity. 

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All-Time Record For NCHA Futurity Sales

ncha-futurity-sales-14It was the best of times and the best of times, from Monday, Dec. 8 through Saturday, Dec. 13, as Western Bloodstock Ltd.’s 2014 NCHA Futurity Sales set sale session records and concluded with an all-time average of $27,696 – 23 percent above the previous record of $21,370 set in 2006.

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Bill Richardson Estate Sale Set For Jan. 1

the-last-trade"The Last Trade" estate sale has been planned for Jan. 1, 2015, at B and R Ranch, in Whitesboro, Texas, following the death of owner Bill Richardson. Horses, equipment, trailers and tack will sell, beginning at 11 a.m. at the JL Arena. Nearly 50 horses will be offered for sale, including several well-bred stallions and mares from proven cutting, reining and reined cow horse lines.

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Smart Spook Mare Tops NRHA Markel Futurity Sales

buena-spook$225,000 highest seller Buena SpookThe National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) Markel Insurance Futurity Sales were held Dec. 4-6 in Oklahoma City during the NRHA Futurity. Reining enthusiasts packed the sale arena each day, with the highest seller coming from the Futurity Prospect Sale on Dec. 5.

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One Time Pepto Yearling Brings $90,000 At Silver Spurs Equine Sale

peptoloulenaPepto Lou Lena with Michael and Michelle Miola (right) of Silver Spurs Equine LLC • Photo by Jordan HendersonThe last horse through the ring at the Silver Spurs Equine Annual Loyalty Sale brought the highest bid of the day when Pepto Lou Lena sold for $90,000. The yearling palomino stallion was one of 27 horses sold on Nov. 1 at the ranch in Scottsdale, Arizona.

2014 Legacy Reining Consignment Sale

Legacy Reining Consignment Sale
Held October 18, 2014
172 horses consigned
$1,815,200 gross for a $10,553 average
154 sold (90%), $1,606,000 net, $10,429 average and $7,500 median.

2014 Legacy Reining Breeders Sale

Legacy Breeders Sale
Held October 17, 2014
105 horses consigned
$1,714,350 gross for a $16,327 average
80 sold (76%), $1,207,650 net, $15,096 average and $12,000 median.

2014 NRCHA Performance Horse Sale

NRCHA Performance Horse Sale
Held October 3, 2014
34 horses consigned
$350,100 gross for a $10,297 average
22 sold (65%), $203,800 net, $9,264 average and $5,875 median.