Day three hasn’t disappointed as the prices remain strong, clearances surge and gelding records broken. Let’s investigate today’s stats before we dive into the standouts.
Clearance of todays lots currently stands 89.10% and the average is $27,305.76, Gross for today’s sale is $3,795,500.
Topping today’s sale at $115,000 was the 4 year old colt lot 489 SHADES OF METALLIC. Sired by the American super sire METALLIC CAT from the DUAL REY mare NINE SHADES O REY on account of Barbara Williams, Sunkissed Quarter Horses, Purga, QLD. The standout colt boasted a strong performance pedigree with his dam being a multi placegetter and winner he was purchased by well-known cattleman and horseman Jack Mann of Mann Beef, Charters Towers.
Geldings today sold to a new sale record of $110,000, JEWELS METALLICAT account of Parker Investments. The impressive four year old gelding by the aforementioned METALLIC CAT from the Acres mare in DESTINYS FANCY JEWEL sold to Wagyu Trading Company Pty Ltd, Malbourough, QLD.
Laura McNaughton (nee Macintosh) has had another outstanding sale smashing her previous three year old Gelding record set in 2021 (at $38,000). Selling for a massive $88,000 Laura presented her special gelding AMAC FAIRYMAN by EB S PHALARIS who was snapped up by Wagyu Trading Company Pty Ltd, Malbourough, QLD. Described as one of her favourite foals who was nurtured throughout the drought Laura went on to say “Bruce, Julie and Ben have a special line of mares and I hope that I can do the justice and continue producing nice horses”.
Today’s mare topper selling for $95,000 was Lot 405 WESTLAKE EVELYN, vendor Parker Investments enjoyed another stellar sale in the own HAZELWOOD CONMAN daughter from ONE MOORE PLAYBOY mare JUPITER EVIE. The 4 year old bay, described as very pretty and super soft was purchased by Tony and Lindy Hick, Antrim Station, Hughenden, QLD.
Overall, the Nutrien Sale gross sits at $12,459,000 with a clearance of 87.66%. The fourth and final day of selling will commence tomorrow at 8am EDT with lots 521-653.