The 2010 NCHA Futurity Sales, which run during the last week of the NCHA World Championship Futurity competition, started December 3rd and finished up on December 11th. Held at the Will Rogers Equestrian Center in Fort Worth, Texas, the sale this year consists of a mixed sale and 6 specialized sales.
The first sale, the NCHA World Finals Sale was held on December 4th in the John Justin Sale Arena. One hundred eighty-three mares, stallions and geldings were consigned, with 30 not reaching their reserve price.
The high selling horse of this session was Smart Little Lena Clone #1, a 2006 sorrel stallion, who brought $28,000. The stallion is a genetic identical twin to Smart Little Lena. The performance record for Smart Little Lena: earnings of $743,275; NCHA Triple Crown winner; 1982 NCHA Futurity Champion; 1983 NCHA Derby Co-Champion; 1983 NCHA Super Stakes Champion; 1984 Masters Open Champion; 1983 Bonanza Open Derby Champion; and 1983 Gold & Silver Cut Open Champion. Smart Little Lena’s sire record: Equi-Stat #2 All-Time Leading Cutting Sire, and an NRHA and NRCHA All-Time Leading Sire, siring earners of $39,300,000.
The Top 5 sellers in this session included 2 clones of Smart Little Lena.
One hundred fifty-three horses sold netting $762,246, with an average price of $4,982 and a sale percentage of 84%. The Top 5 sellers brought $117,000, for an average of $23,400.
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