Markel Insurance Breeders Championship Futurity Yearling Sale
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The Markel Insurance Breeder Championship Futurity Yearling Sale is a limited entry consignment sale designed to bring many of the nation's top yearlings to public sale. The sale is only open to yearlings enrolled in the NSBA Breeders Championship Futurity or NSBA Color Breeders Championship Futurity and is held in conjunction with the NSBA World Championship Show each year.
The 2023 National Snaffle Bit Association’s annual NSBA Markel Insurance Breeders Championship Futurity Yearling Sale set a new record for gross sales.
The gross sales on the 99 yearlings that went through the sale ring were $2,130,300, providing consignors with a sale average of $18,578 per head. The top ten sale average was $67,850 and the top 20 sale average was $45,547.
The NSBA Markel Insurance Breeders Championship Futurity Yearling Sale generated an estimated $218,121.50 that will be set aside for sale graduates who will compete as two-year-olds in 2024 in a designated Breeders Championship Futurity two-year-old class or as three-year olds in 2025 in a designated Breeders Championship Futurity three-year-old class. The Sale Graduate purse is in addition to NSBA’s Breeders Championship Futurity and Color Breeders Championship Futurity payouts that are provided in each BCF and Color BCF class.
High Selling Mare – Southern N Fabulous, also the high selling hunt seat horse, Hip Number 6, a filly by Its A Southern Thing and out of Im Fabulously Hot who was consigned by Meghan Tierney and sold for $65,000.
High Selling Gelding – Knappin On The Grid, Hip number 104, a gelding by RL Best Of Sudden and out of Cool Krymsun Lady, who was consigned by Knapp Quarter Horse Farm and sold for $80,000.
High Selling Stallion – Cool Mahogany, Hip number 100, a colt by RL Best Of Sudden and out of Cool Krymsun Lady, who was consigned by Knapp Quarter Horse Farm and sold for $210,000.
Sale Date: Friday, August 18, 2023 - 4:00 p.m. CST
Sale Preview: Thursday, August 17, 2023 - 5:00 p.m. CST
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