On Tuesday, December 8, the first of NCHA’s 2009 Futurity Sales, the Mid-Futurity Sale, was held at the Will Rogers Equestrian Center in Fort Worth, Texas. Divided into 2 sessions, Session 1 was held in the Watt Arena and Session 2 was held in the John Justin Sale Arena.
Session 1 had 125 horses go through the ring with 105 selling and 20 RNA’s (reserve not attained). The 105 horses brought a total of $888,400, with an average price of $8,461 and a sale percentage of 84%.
High selling horse of Session 1 was Iced Out, a 2006 red roan mare, who sold for $113,000. By Smooth As A Cat, NCHA earner of $474,325 and sire of 94 NCHA money earners with official NCHA earnings of $1,503,207, and out of the Smart Little Lena mare Absolutely Stunning, herself with NCHA earnings of $106,787, Iced Out has NCHA earnings of 38,623. She is the 2nd NCHA money earner produced by her dam.
The Top 5 sellers of this session brought $206,500, with an average price was $41,300.
Session 2 saw 75 horses pass through the ring with 66 selling and 9 RNA’s. The 66 horses brought a total of $279,900, with an average price of $4,241 and a sale percentage of 88%.
Session 2 had 2 horses share the honors of High Seller. Howz My Rey, a 2008 sorrel stallion, and Cattin, a 1990 sorrel stallion both brought $15,000. Howz My Rey is by Dual Rey, earner of $105,038 and sire of 486 NCHA Money Earners with official NCHA earnings of $13,259,838, and out of Dox Madalena, by Doc O’Lena, the dam of 3 NCHA Money Earners with official NCHA earnings of $77,931.
Cattin is by Smart Little Lena, NCHA earner of $577,652 and sire of 1189 NCHA Money Earners with official NCHA earnings of $33,644,049, and out of Lynx Melody, by Doc’s Lynx, who has NCHA earnings of $113,682 and is the dam of 16 NCHA Money Earners with official NCHA earnings of $1,160,462. Cattin himself has NCHA earnings of $133,872.
The Top 5 sellers of Session 2 brought $58,200, with an average price of $11,640.
Both sessions combined had 200 horses with 171 selling. The total was $1,168,300, with an average price of $6,832 and a sale percentage of 86%.
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