Triangle Horse Sale Concludes 2021 Sale Year with Historical Sale Averages

Triangle Horse Sale Concludes 2021 Sale Year with Historical Sale Averages

The 42nd annual Triangle Fall Horse Sale, held October 29-30 in Oklahoma City, wrapped up with the highest averaging sale season since its establishment in 1979.

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma — The 42nd annual Triangle Fall Horse Sale, held October 29-30 in Oklahoma City, wrapped up with the highest averaging sale season since its establishment in 1979. The Fall Sale averaged $12,900 on 406 catalogued horses, less withdrawals and achieved an 81-percent sales completion. Of the 381 sold horses, 155 head went for more than $10,000, averaging $20,100 as a group and marking an impressive 51-percent total entering the Triangle Top $10,000 Club. 

This cultivated a new Top $10,000 Club annual achievement, with 375 horses bringing more than $10,000 in the 2021 sale year. 

This was the second year the Triangle Fall Sale was showcased during opening weekend of the American Quarter Horse Association Championship Show at State Fair Park. The sale event drew a large crowd, beginning with a sale preview October 28, followed by reining-bred, ranch, barrel, trail and family horses selling on the 29th and cutting and roping-bred horses selling on the 30th. The three-day crowd consisted of buyers from 33 states, with top buyer states being Texas, Oklahoma, Minnesota, Iowa and California. 

The high selling entry was Hip No. 282, Driving Miss Em (by Woody Be Tuff and out of Swing Thru The Drive by Hydrive Cat), selling for $90,000. Consigned by Phil and Mary Ann Rapp of Weatherford, Texas, the 2015 sorrel mare is a near-$100,000 NCHA money earner and sold with a breeding to Dont Stopp Believin (Dual Rey x Dont Look Twice by High Brow Cat). She was purchased by Jeanine Benenati of Springtown, Texas. 

While cutting bred horses led the Top Ten sales, the top selling group as an average were reining-bred horses at $21,050, followed by cutting and cow horses, which averaged $19,000. These two groups were followed closely by seasoned geldings at $17,800 and ranch and roping horses, averaging $14,300. 

Second high seller overall was Hip 201, New Cut In Town (by One Time Pepto and out of  Shorty Lena Girl by Shorty Lena), a 2008 blue roan stallion consigned by Creek Plantation, Augusta, Georgia, and selling to Dan Barner, Hershey, Nebraska, for $77,000. This was followed by Hip No. 36 at a purchase price of $56,000 for a red roan yearling colt, AR Cashnfame (by Dash Ta Fame SI 113 and out of Shegetscash by Peptoboonsmal). The colt was consigned by Atwood Quarter Horses, Inc. of Weatherford, Texas, and purchased by Ty Smith Performance Horses, Edmond, Oklahoma. 

Fourth and fifth high sellers were Hip No. 388, Bet N Shesa Cat (by Bet Hesa Cat and out of Glow A Pepto by Peptoboonsmal), bringing $50,000 and Hip No. 254, Reckelle (by Metallic Cat and out of Lil Bit Reckless by CD Royal), also bringing $50,000. Bet N Shesa Cat was consigned by Nathen Anderson Cutting Horses, Elmore City, Oklahoma, and purchased by Randy White, Solomon, Kansas. Reckelle, bred to Dual Reyish (by Hottish and out of A Little Reylena by Dual Rey), was consigned by the Estate of Terry Albracht, Springtown, Texas, and purchased by Shayne Barrington, Weatherford, Texas.  

The next Triangle Horse Sale will be the coveted Winter Sale, also fondly referred to as “The January Sale,” which will be held in Oklahoma City at State Fair Park, Jan. 28-29, 2022. Entry forms are due Dec. 7 and can be found at www.trianglehorsesales.net.