Strong sales defined the 2016 NCHA Summer Spectacular Sale on Saturday, August 6, with 90 percent completed sales from 121 horses offered. Produced by Western Bloodstock Ltd., the sale preceded the National Cutting Horse Association Derby Open and Non-Pro Finals at Will Rogers Memorial Center in Fort Worth.
Noodles Brown, a 3-year-old in training with Beau Galyean, was the sale’s high seller at $34,000. Consigned by Thomas Guinn, the Metallic Cat daughter is a three-quarter sister to Whiskeynadirtyglass LTE $184,288 and was purchased by Robert Thigpen Jr., Chilton, Tex.
Lil Pepto Memory, purchased by William Raschen, Severen, Md. for $30,000, was the high-selling colt, as well as the high-selling yearling. Consigned by Shrontz Family Ltd. Partnership, the Sweet Lil Pepto son is full or half-sibling, out of NCHA Futurity Open champion Some Kinda Memories, to the earners of $765,984, including his full sister Some Kinda Sweetie LTE $134,193.
The Woody Be Tuff daughter CR Purrty Tuff, consigned by her breeder Center Ranch, was the sale’s high-selling yearling filly at $25,000. Bet N Sweet 013, a 3-year-old in training with Sean Flynn, also sold for $25,000. The Bet Hesa Cat daughter, a three-quarter sister to High Brow CD LTE $542,101, was consigned by Plantation Farms.
Four-year-old gelding Catish LTE $32,061 was the high-selling show horse at $23,000. Sired by High Brow Cat, Catish was consigned by Don and Joetta Bell. Six-year-old Clayreycious 10 LTE $28,155, a Halreycious gelding consigned by Steve and Karen Olsen and in training with Grant Setnicka, was the second highest-selling show horse at $21,000.
For complete results and a catalog of the NCHA Summer Spectacular Sale consignments, go to www.westernbloodstock.com, where you will also find information about the 2016 NCHA Futurity Sales, December 5 through December 10, at Will Rogers Equestrian Center, Fort Worth, Tex.