Sunday’s high seller Miss Meow at $190,000, photo by Jim Arnold

The 2017 NCHA Futurity Sales ended as strongly as they began, as 73 horses sold for $1,949,100 and an average of $26,700, on Sunday, December 10, in the NCHA Futurity Cutting Horse Sale. Over all the seven sales averaged $24,684, with 84% sales completed compared to 79% in 2016.

The sale topper, Miss Meow LTE $194,781, brought $190,000 from SDP Buffalo Ranch, Fort Worth, Tex. Consigned by Tommy Manion, Inc., the 5-year-old High Brow Cat daughter is a full sister to 2005 NCHA Horse of the Year and leading sire Smooth As A Cat LTE 501,874, out of Shes Pretty Smooth LTE $75,526, dam of the earners of $1,265,749.

Other highlights from the NCHA Futurity Cutting Horse Sale included Rey To Sly LTE $85,164, who sold to Holmes and Hill, Glen Rose, Tex., for $95,000. The 5-year-old daughter of That Sly Cat was consigned by Shadow Oak Ranch and is out of the Dual Rey daughter A Little Reylena LTE $126,058, the dam of six money earners, including Hay U $182,631, by Third Cutting.

Cat Stevens LTE $92,674, consigned by Faith Mountain Ranch, sold for $75,000 to Mel Smith, Dunnihan, Calif. The 7-year-old daughter of High Brow Cat is out $207,972 producer Shesa A Stylish Babe LTE $147,133, by Docs Stylish Oak.

Superey LTE $48,621, consigned by the Glover GalyeanPartnership and purchased by Von Sutten, Weatherford, Tex., was the days high-selling gelding at $51,000. A 4-year-old sired by Dual Rey and in training with Wesley Galyean, Superey is out of Highbrow Supercat LTE $366,230, the 2005 NCHA Futurity Open champion and a leading producer of the earners of $1,282,638.

Moooy Bueno LTE $111,036, a 6-year-old gelding sired by Cats Moonshine, brought $50,000 from Lynda Ross, Acampo, Calif. Consigned by Dacole Investment Company, Moooy Bueno is out of Tangy Moo Cha Cha, by Tangys Classy Peppy.

Also selling at $50,000 was Reyhanna LTE $147,787. Consigned by John Kennedy/Beaver Creek Ranch, the 2009 daughter of Dual Rey was purchased by Fortalesa De Santa Terezinna, Agricultuae Pecuaria.

For the 2017 NCHA Futurity Sales online catalog and daily results, as well as information on upcoming sales: