Stevies Blondie brought the top price of $115,000 at the 2022 Western Bloodstock NRCHA Snaffle Bit Futurity Sales.
Held at Will Rogers Equestrian Center in Fort Worth, the 2022 NRCHA Snaffle Bit Futurity Sales concluded on Saturday, October 22 with Session II of the Select Yearling and Broodmare Sale, where three yearlings sold for $100,000 or more.
Both Session I and Session II of the 2022 Select Yearling and Broodmare Sales exceeded 2021 Sale averages. The 2022 Sales also topped 2021 with four yearlings selling for $100,000 or more, including Fridayâ€™s Session I high-seller Rey Of Diamond, a filly sired by Stevie Rey Von.
Three yearling fillies starred on Saturday as each claimed a six-figure winning bid.
The high-seller Stevies Blondie, consigned by Justin Wright, brought $115,000 from Jose Felizardo Elizondo, San Pedro Garza Garcia, NL, Mexico. The palomino Stevie Rey Von daughter is out of Shineydiamondjackie, an AQHA point-earner by Shining Spark and a full sister to four major NRCHA money earners.
Two red roan fillies each commanded $100,000, the Salesâ€™ second-highest price. Hallle Berry, consigned by Ty Smith, was purchased by Tyson Benson, Brock, Tex. The Metallic Cat daughter, out of One Sparkling Time ($LTE 42,213, by One Time Pepto), is a full sister to 4-year-old One Metallic Spark (LTE $30,392), a NRCHA Futurity Open finalist and first performer out of One Sparkling Time.
Couldya Woodya, consigned by Gardiner-Miller Horses was purchased for $100,000 by Daniel Ruiz, Laredo, Tex. The Woody Be Tuff daughter is out of Abbey Road (LTE $42,292, by One Time Pepto), the dam of four money-earners, including Hustle And Flo (LTE $45,082, by Metallic Cat), a NRCHA Open Futurity finalist.
Ima Twixter, a yearling stallion consigned by Cannon Quarter Horses, sold for $89,000, Session IIâ€™s third-highest price, to Michael Wickham, Byhalia, Miss. Sired by Kit Kat Sugar, Ima Twixter is out of Tootsie Rey (LTE $209,117, by Dual Rey), an NCHA Open and Non-Pro champion and dam of 12 earners of $851,027.
Annies Smart Spark, by WR This Cats Smart, brought $70,000, Session IIâ€™s second-highest winning bid for a yearling stallion. Consigned by Wagonhound Land & Livestock and purchased by J.T. Neal. Weatherford, Tex., Annies Smart Spark is a full brother to yearling filly This One Annie, who sold for $60,000 in Session I on Friday, October 21. The two siblings are out of Annies One Time (LTE $74,412, by One Time Pepto), a third-placed NRCHA Futurity Open finalist whose first foals arrived in 2022.
For a complete list of results for the 2021 NRCHA Snaffle Bit Futurity Sales, as well as a listing of 2022 NCHA Futurity Sales consignments go to www.westernbloodstock.com.