Heritage Place Fall Mixed Sale Closes With Strong Session Saturday
Heritage Place concluded the 38th annual Fall Mixed Sale on Saturday in Oklahoma City.

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Heritage Place Fall Mixed Sale Closes With Strong Session Saturday

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK—NOVEMBER 5, 2016A strong closing session on Saturday helped boost the 38th annual Heritage Place Fall Mixed Sale within a few dollars of last year's average, excluding the historical $1 million Vessels Stallion Farm dispersal a year ago.

"The overall average is within $9 per head of what it was last year excluding the Vessels horses," Heritage Place General Manager Spence Kidney said late Saturday. "We sold 88% of the horses offered, almost as close of a duplication of last year as you could get."

Total sale receipts for the 2016 Fall Mixed saw 437 head selling for a $3,946,250 gross compared to 433 head in 2015 for $4,860,000. The overall sale average was $9,030 compared to $11,226 in 2015. The median was $5,550 down from $6,200. These 2015 numbers include the Vessels dispersal.

McColee Land & Livestock purchased the high-seller, Our Genuine Delight, in Saturday's closing session for $67,000. The daughter of leading sire Dash Ta Fame, from the former Broodmare of the Year Fortune Of Delight, was consigned by Roger Daly, Agent for Eaves Horses, FLP.

Two-time AQHA Racing Champion Feature Mr Bojangles was the second high seller for $48,000. Jumonville Farms purchased the son of leading sire Feature Mr Jess. Lazy E Ranch, LLC Agent was the consignor in Friday's session.

Burns Ranch paid $45,000 for Rainbow Juvenile winner Indeed A Delight on Saturday. Also consigned by Roger Daly, Agent for Eaves Horses, FLP, the Wave Carver mare from Fortune Of Delight was bred to first crop sire Mighty B Valiant.

Johnny Cornwell purchased the sale's high-selling yearling, One Tempting Eagle, from a supplemental session offered on Friday following the regular yearling session. Marty Powers, Agent consigned the One Famous Eagle colt out of A Tempting Chick by Chicks Beduino. The half-brother to champion and champion sire Tempting Dash brought $45,000.

The aforementioned McColee Land & Livestock were leading buyers with three head grossing $123,000. Tom Scheckel paid $112,000 for five purchases and Ramon R. Vega bought nine head for $106,300.

Marty Powers, Agent was the leading consignor and/or agent with 36 head grossing $462,300. Lazy E Ranch, LLC Agent sold 39 head for $437,800 and Roger Daly, Agent for Eaves Horses, FLP sold six head for $211,700.

Current leading 2016 sire of money earners One Famous Eagle was the sale's leading yearling sire, by average with two or more sold, with two head averaging $37,500. All-time leading sire First Down Dash had two yearlings for $31,500 and leading sire Pyc Paint Your Wagon had two yearling average $28,250.

Champion sire Valiant Hero was the sale's leading covering sire, by average with two or more sold, with two in-foal mares averaging $29,500. First crop sire Mighty B Valiant had two in-foal mares average $28,500 and first crop sire Hes Relentless had two for $22,000.

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