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On Saturday, April 23rd, the 2011 Pitzer Ranch Spring Sale was held at the ranch 3 miles northwest of Ericson, Nebraska. The Pitzer Ranch and their guest consignors sold a total of 257 horses, grossing $908,600. The average sale price was $3,535.
The top selling horse of the sale was OLF Cash Bar King, a 2006 palomino stallion, who brought $20,000. His sire is ER Hot Chex, an AQHA Performance Champion with 620 performance points and Superiors in Calf Roping, Reining and Heeling. His dam, Continental Playgirl, is a daughter of Grand Stripper and dam of 11 foals (through 2008). He is an NRCHA money earner, has AQHA points in Tie-Down Roping and Heeling, was Champion Junior Cow Horse, and Reserve Champion Junior Heeler & Junior Break-Away at the Palomino World Show. He is qualified for the AQHA World Show in Tie-Down Roping and Heeling.
The Top 5 sellers brought $82,500, for an average sale price of $16,500.
Here is a breakdown of the sale by age & sex:
Broodmares: 33 sold for $69,275, with an average price of $2,099. Top seller was Paradox Playgirl ($6,900), a 2000 sorrel daughter of Freckles Playboy, in foal to Catsanova Cowboy.
Broke Geldings 4 years & older: 113 sold for $626,050, with an average price of $5,540. Top seller was Smokin Dakota Jack ($18,000), a 2004 buckskin son of Smokin Jess Tivio.
Started Geldings 3 years & younger: 12 sold for $25,900, with an average price of $2,158. Top seller was Bea Classy Two Eyed ($3,200), a 2009 buckskin son of Two Eyed Red Buck.
Broke Mares 4 years & older: 34 sold for $11,850, with an average price of $3,290. Top seller was Cats Magic Streak ($8,600), a 2007 bay roan daughter of A Streak Of Fling and out of Cats Magic Maggie, a daughter of High Brow Cat.
Started Mares 3 years & younger: 20 sold for $23,675, with an average price of $1,184. Top seller was Over Heatin ($2,500), a 2008 dun daughter of Hollywood Heat.
Ponies: 3 sold for $8,500, with an average price of $2,833. Top seller was Rio ($3,500), a 2003 sorrel gelding.
Breeding Age Stallions: 14 sold for $113,600, with an average price of $8,114. Top seller was OLF Cash Bar King ($20,000), a 2006 palomino.
Yearling Fillies: 21 sold for $17,050, with an average price of $812. Top seller was Two Eyed Hanna ($3,200), a 2010 buckskin daughter of Two Eyed Red Buck and out of Cross Over Hannah, World Champion in Heading & Heeling and a daughter of Major Bonanza.
Yearling studs: 7 sold for $12,700, with an average price of $1,814. Top seller was Billy Jack Red Buck ($4,500), a 2010 son of Two Eyed Little Buck.
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