Western Bloodstock Ltd. set another Futurity Sales benchmark with its Producers Sale on Wednesday, December 10, at Will Rogers Equestrian Center in Fort Worth, where 93% of the 57 consigned horses sold for an average of $8,997. At last year’s sale, 85% of the consignments sold for an average of $4,800.

On Monday, December 8, Western Bloodstock Ltd. launched its 2014 NCHA Futurity Sales with a record-setting Two-Year-Old Sale where 122 sold for an average of $32,579. On Tuesday, December 9, the Western Bloodstock’s Select Yearling Sale and Gala realized an average of $71,655 with 84% completed sales.

At Wednesday’s Western Bloodstock Producers Sale, the high-seller was Metallic Al at $30,000. The yearling son of Metallic Cat was consigned by Jerry Rava and purchased by Scotty Rice, Weatherford, Tex.

The second- highest seller, at $25,000, was Playadualin, a yearling colt sired by Playgun and consigned by David Hartman DVM. Kenneth Munseell, Andrews, Tex., was the buyer.

Jared Lesh, Whitesboro, Tex., purchased Cutters Edge Cat, the third-highest seller, for $19,500. The 8-year-old daughter of High Brow Cat was consigned by David Barr’s Rosemont Cattle Company.

The NCHA Futurity Sales continue through Saturday, December 13 Will Rogers Equestrian Center in Fort Worth. For catalog and results go to www.westernbloodstock.com.