The Sport Horse Auction, held in conjunction with Dressage at Lexington, took place on July 17 at the Virginia Horse Center in Lexington, Virginia. Thirty-two horses bred for the Dressage ring were offered to the public. From Prix St. George training to yearling prospects, the buyers had a wide range to choose from. The end result was 30 of the 32 horses selling.
The high selling horse was Sunset Boulevard, who brought $49,000. A 1999 imported Oldenburg bay gelding by the famous stallion Sandro Hit out of Violette by Cartoonist, he is training at Prix St. George and has an extensive show record with many championship qualifiers.
The 30 head brought a total of $383,400 with an average of $12,780 and a sale percentage of 94%. The Top 5 sellers totaled $172,500, for an average of $34,500.
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