Oklahoma City, Oklahoma – Triangle Horse Sales reports a record-breaking sale topper with 43rd Triangle Spring Sale!
The demand for quality, well-bred horses across the country continues to remain high. With 250 catalogued horses in the Spring sale, organizers experienced sale averages that remained consistent with the previous two sales. The average of the two-day sale held May 5th and 6th was $13,682 per head, less withdrawals, with a 83-percent sales completion.
While the sale included several quality Western performance horses, it was a highly successful barrel racing mare that smashed records as she walked through the sale ring. Hip No. 115, Zumanity Cristal CMV (Best Of Beduino x Cristalquikdash01ibr), broke the all-time high sale price record of Triangle Horse Sales since its founding in 1979. The 2013 gray mare was sold when the gavel fell at a final bid of $200,000 from McKay Taylor of Spanish Fork, Utah. Consigner Keyla Polizello Costa is well-experienced in the event of barrel racing, earned over $80,000 in barrel events aboard Zumanity Cristal CMV. Costa is no stranger to the sale ring in Oklahoma City as the sale of this horse broke her own record of having the all-time high sale price for Triangle. In 2021, she consigned a barrel racing mare, Spotlite Ta Fame, who topped the 2021 Spring Sale with a final bid of $170,000.
The first day of the Spring sale started off strong right out of the gate with the first horse to walk through becoming the second highest seller of the sale. Hip No. 1, Squirrel Is Stylish, (Docs Stylish Oak x Pet Squirrel), a 2018 sorrel mare, sold for $70,000. This mare was consigned by Jeremy Barwick of Bluff Dale, Texas and purchased by James Portman of Hooker, Oklahoma.
Other high-selling horses included Hip No. 128, Voodoos Handsome Jac (Shiners Voodoo Dr x Dunit Whiz Miss), a 2018 palomino gelding, which sold for $53,000. The gelding was consigned by Parker Slavin and purchased by Lorie Tasos of Tecumseh, Oklahoma.
Another well-bred horse, Hip No. 188 Thischicsgonplatinum (Whiskey N Diamonds x This Chicsdundreamin), a 2017 palomino mare, sold for $42,500 to Danny Hostetler of Buffalo, Missouri. The mare was consigned by Amelia Hermann.
Other high-selling horses:
– Hip No. 16, Plano Hot, sold for $40,000.
– Hip No. 60, Tictoc Boon, sold for $40,000.
– Hip No. 79, XIT Voo Doo, sold for $40,000.
Triangle Horse Sales features three regularly scheduled sales per year: The Winter Sale, The Fall Sale, and The Spring Sale.
The 2023 Triangle Fall Sale is scheduled for October 26-28, at State Fair Park in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. The Fall Sale will be held in conjunction with the American Quarter Horse Association World Show.
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma – The 2023 Triangle Winter Sale offered over 500 catalogued horses during its recent sales event, January 26, 27, and 28 at the Oklahoma State Fair Park in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Buyers traveled from across the country to have a chance at the wide selection of performance-based horses. Overall, the sale averaged $15,000 on an 80-percent sales completion, less withdrawals.
The first day of the sale started off strong as Hip No. 63 became the high seller of Session I, bringing $51,000. The 2021 blue roan colt, Dual Autumn (Dual Reyish x Autumn Sky) was consigned by Billy Wolf of Wolf Livestock.
Sale prices remained consistent into the second day of the sale. Hip No. 165, One To Keep (One Time Pepto x Stylish Play Lena) consigned by Amelia Hermann sold for the highest price in Session II for a final bid of $44,000.
For the first time ever, Triangle Sales offered an Invitational Gelding Session held on the second day of the sale, bringing over twenty geldings trained in various disciplines, each averaging $36,000. When the sale was concluded, it was Hip No. 292 that became the highest seller bringing a final price of $75,000. This 2017 sorrel gelding, SSS Thunderstruck (Shine Big Time x Zansgenuinelightning), was consigned by Turner Performance Horses. Colby Lovell brought the second highest seller of this invitational session with Hip No. 313, Slipout The Backjack (Driftin Jack Frost x DHR Super Sassie) a 2013 buckskin gelding selling for $60,000.
The final day of the sale showed to be consistent with the previous. Hip No. 367, Straight Up Gold (Mr Gold Bucks x Straight Sparkle) bringing a final bid of $55,000 placed the 2019 buckskin gelding as the high seller of Session III.
Triangle Horse Sales will host its popular Spring Sale in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma on May 4-6, 2023. The consignment deadline is Wednesday, March 15, 2023.
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma – The performance horse market continued to remain steadfast during the 2022 Triangle Fall Sale held October 27-29.
The 43rd Triangle Fall Sale which recently changed ownership was held coherently with the 2022 American Quarter Horse Association World Show. The featured horse sale expanded from what was originally a two-day sale to a three-day sale consisting of 426 catalogued horses.
Over the course of three-days, the sale combined for a total average sale price of $11,800 with over $3,600,000 in gross sales on over 400 catalogued horses, and an 81% sold.
The high seller was Metilion (Metallic Cat x Sparktilion), selling for $98,000. The 2019 palomino colt was consigned by Alan and Allison Chappell of Collinsville, Texas and sold to Daniel Schrock of Green Forest, Arkansas. During the second day of the sale, a consignment by DK Performance Horses (Agent for Emily Kirchenschlager) became the second highest seller with a final bid of $55,000. QS Onetimelastfall (One Time Pepto x Autumn Kitty) was bought by Jody Nobles of Aynor, South Carolina.
Third-high seller was brought to the sale ring by Parker Slavin Performance Horses. Dr Taboo (Smart Chic Olena x Lenas Black Witch) topped the third session bringing a final bid of $40,000 from Jim Babcock. Slavin continued to have success with his consignments including HF Borninthemob (HF Mobster x Jerrys Angel Eyes) who brought a final bid of $39,000 from Chad Turner of Wickenburg, Arizona.