The high seller at the 2008 NCHA Futurity Sales at $250,000 was Kit Dual (pictured), consigned by Dick Brown of Tallulah, LA. The 14-year-old stallion, sired by Dual Pep and purchased by James C. Brown, North Port, FL, has sired earners of more than $2 million.
The high-selling broodmare at $220,000 was 8-year-old Playin Tag, bred to Spots Hot. The Playgun daughter, consigned by Barry Livestock, Byron, IL, was 2004 NCHA Super Stakes Open champion and earner of $235,819. She was purchased by Sunrise Ranch, Fayetteville, AR.
Peptos Stylish Sue at $225,000 was the high-selling seasoned cutting horse. The 4-year-old daughter of Peptos Stylish Oak, consigned by Barry and Kim Syra, Vequita, NM, was the 2008 NCHA Derby Open champion and earner of $180,000. She sold in training with Boyd Rice to Lee Holsey, Lovelady, TX.
Cats Hitman brought $200,000 from James Hooper, Decatur, AL, as the high-selling 2-year-old. The High Brow Cat son, in training with Brad Mitchell, was consigned by Painted Springs Farm. He is half-brother to former NCHA Futurity and Derby non-pro finalist Missing Addition ($66,996).
Smoothee, by Smooth As A Cat out of leading producer Autumn Boon, was the high-selling yearling at $200,000. The blue roan filly, whose second dam is all-time leading producer Royal Blue Boon, was consigned by Karen Freeman, Clarksville, TN, and purchased by Teddy Price, Winnfield, LA.
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