A bestseller: NRCHA Snaffle Bit Futurity Sales

October 22nd, 2018

Roadreyge, sale topper at $100,000

The 2018 NRCHA Snaffle Bit Futurity Sales concluded on Saturday, October 20 with 90% of the entire offering –173 head –sold for an average of $13,620; on Saturday, the last day of the sales, 94% of the horses sold. Held at Will Rogers Equestrian Center in Fort Worth, Tex., the sale offered a top roster of pedigrees eligible for the NRCHA Stakes, with many eligible for the NCHA Super Stakes, as well.

The overall high seller, at $100,000, was Roadreyge, a yearling colt consigned by Wes and Lindy Ashlock, Abilene, Tex. Sired by Dual Smart Rey, whose earners of $4.8 million include NCHA Open Futurity champion Dual Smart Kitty and NRCHA Open Futurity champion Duals Lucky Charm. Doug Carpenter was the agent for Roadreyge’s buyer, Richard Gober, Seminole, Okla.

Shadow Oaks Ranch’s stallion One Shiney Metallic, who qualified for the NRCHA Futurity Open Finals under trainer Corey Cushing, was the high-selling 3-year-old, at $64,000. Sired by NCHA Horse of the Year and NCHA Open Futurity champion Metallic Cat, he was purchased by Teresa Martin, Vernon, Tex.

Redneck Royalty, a yearling colt sired by NCHA Horse of the Year Smooth As A Cat, brought $60,000 from Janet Handtmann, Santa Ynez, Calif. Consigned by Beechfork Ranch, Weatherford, Tex., Redneck Royalty is out of the Peptoboonsmal daughter Royal Red Pepto, dam of earners of $338,089.

Specialeditionkitty, at $55,000, was the high-selling yearling filly. Consigned by Flag Ranch, LLC, Purcell, Okla., the daughter of NCHA Horse of the Year and NCHA Futurity Open champion Metallic Cat, is half-sister to Special High Brow, an NRCHA Futurity Non-Pro finalist and Herd Work reserve champion. She was purchased by Beverly Vaughn, Durango, Colo.

Eight-year-old SDP Got Fancy Genes, an NRCHA Non-Pro Futurity and Derby champion, was the high-selling broodmare at $34,000. Consigned by Walter Greeman, the RC Fancy Step daughter is half-sister to SDP Blue Blood LTE $120,210, an NRCHA Open Stakes co-reserve champion. She was purchased by Alvin Fults, Amarillo, Tex., breeder of 2017 NCHA Open Horse of the Year Metallic Rebel $411,837.

For complete NRCHA Snaffle Bit Futurity results and information on the upcoming NCHA Futurity Sales go to: www.westernbloodstock.net