The Lapke Quarter Horses 13th annual production sale was held at the Dunlap Livestock Auction in Dunlap, Iowa. Sixty-six performance bred weanlings and broodmares were offered for sale. The foals carried the bloodlines of the Lapke stallions: Lena Gallo, a son of Gallo Del Cielo (Rooster); Fuel N Shine, a son of Shining Spark; and Smart Steps, a son of Wimpys Little Step. The broodmares were exposed to Genuine Doc O Lena, Lena Gallo, Fuel N Shine, and Smart Steps, for 2012 foals. All 66 horses sold.
The high selling horse was Jennie Oak, a 1998 sorrel mare, who brought $7,000. Her sire is the great Docs Oak, who’s in the National Cutting Horse Association Hall of Fame, has NCHA lifetime earnings of $70,997.95, and is the sire of earners of over 7.7 million dollars. Her dam is Lynx Centerfold, an own daughter of Docs Lynx, who is an Equistat top 15 all time leading cutting horse sire of earners of $5,844,427. She has been exposed to Lena Gallo for a 2012 foal.
The 66 head totaled $119,450, with an average price of $1,810. The Top 5 sellers brought $27,800, for an average of $5,560.
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