Call Her Hilda 17, Day One high-seller at $110,000

Record-Setting NRCHA Futurity Sale

Day One of the 2023 Western Bloodstock NCHRA Snaffle Bit Futurity Sales, Friday, October 20th in Fort Worth, saw records fall as four horses commanded $100,000-plus, with a total of seven bringing $95,000 or more. In addition, the Performance Horse and 2-Year-Old Sale hit an all-time high average of $50,706, while Session I of the Select Yearling & Broodmare realized a solid average of $25,693, showing gains from 2022.


Call Her Hilda 17, a 2017 bay daughter of Metallic Cat bred to Woody Be Tuff, brought the day’s highest price, $110,000, from Eduardo Elizondo, Laredo, Tex. Consigned by Cooper Smith, Call Her Hilda 17 is a full sister to Call Me Mitch LTE $466,831, the 2023 NRCHA World’s Greatest Horseman Champion.


Melodys Smart Rey, consigned by Wagonhound Land & Livestock LLC, sold to Lita West, Hailey, Idaho, for $105,000. Sired by WR This Cats Smart, the 2022 black stallion is out of Reys Stressin Melody LTE $52,226, an NRCHA Open Hackamore Classic Reserve Champion, by Reys Dual Badger.


The Love Train, a 2022 sorrel stallion sired by Woody Be Tuff, went to J Sandy Semanik, Jacksonville, Florida, for $100,000. Consigned by Beverly Servi, The Love Train is out of NRCHA Open Hackamore and Stallion Stakes World Champion Metallic Train LTE $185,900, dam of 3-year-old The Cash Train LTE $22,000, the NSHA RCH Open Futurity Reserve Champion.


Pistoleer, a 2021 gray stallion consigned by Roger Terry, in training with Zane Davis, sold for $100,000 to Atlee Snyder, Hobbs, NM. A gray son of Stevie Rey Von, Pistoleer is out of the Playgun daughter Handle It Playgun LTE $80,260, the dam of three money earners.


The 2023 NCHA Snaffle Bit Futurity Sales, held at Will Rogers Equestrian Center in Fort Worth, concludes on Saturday, October 21 with Session II of the Select Yearling & Broodmare Sale, and the Chappell-White Partnership Absolute Dispersal Sale.