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Solid Results For NCHA Summer Spectacular Sale

big-shoes-to-philHighest-seller Big Shoes To Phil • Photo by Jim ArnoldThe 2014 NCHA Summer Spectacular Sale, produced by Western Bloodstock Ltd., preceded the NCHA Derby finals on Aug. 2 at Will Rogers Memorial Center in Fort Worth, Texas, and topped the 2013 NCHA Summer Spectacular Sale with 87 percent completed sales, including a strong $33,300 average for the top five highest-sellers.

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NRHA Sale Incentive Program Unveiled

nrha-saleA new sale incentive could pay out $220,000 at the NRHA Futurity this year.The National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) has unveiled an incentive program that could award $220,000 to sale buyers and consignors.

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Western Bloodstock Adds Three New Sales

silverado salesThe Silverado sale arena will be the site of a new Western Bloodstock sale this fall.In a move to broaden the market and offer premium auctions at moderate prices for all classes of performance horses, Western Bloodstock Ltd. has expanded its roster to include three new sales, in addition to their premier venues at the National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Futurity, NCHA Super Stakes, and NCHA Summer Spectacular Sales in Fort Worth.

The new sales are the Western Fall Roundup, to be held on Sept. 6, at the Four States Fairgrounds in Texarkana, Ark.; the Big Bash on the Brazos on Sept. 23 at Silverado Arena in Weatherford, Texas; and the Western Winter Roundup on Jan. 10, 2015, at the Oklahoma State Fair Park in Oklahoma City.

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Records Set in Pro Horse Services May Online Auction

ellusiveclueHighest-seller Ellusive ClueProfessional Horses Services, LLC, recently announced the results of its May Online Auction, which closed on May 21. The company has been holding online auctions since December 2012. Pro Horse Services owner Mike Jennings said, “Our new high seller brought $30,100. We registered 276 bidders and had 71,855 page views for the online catalog by the end of bidding.”

The highest-seller, Ellusive Clue, is a 3-year-old daughter of Mr Elusive who sold in foal to JMK Bocephus for $30,100. The filly was from the JMK Quarter Horses consignment and sold to Virginia Webber of Kansas.

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AQHA World Show Sale Adds Bonus Program

AQHA LogoStarting at the 2014 American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA) World Championship Show Sale, buyers have an added appeal for purchasing a horse at the sale. A new AQHA World Show Sale bonus program will attract more buyers and also give breeders and trainers an incentive to consign their horse to the 2014 AQHA World Show Sale.

2014 Augusta Futurity Sale

Held Jan. 25, 2014

36 horses consigned • $138,100 gross • $3,836 average

33 sold (92%) • $125,500 net • $3,803 average • $3,700 median.