Top High-Selling Horses of 2021

The Horse Sale at Rancho Rio took place on Friday, March 5, in Wickenburg, Arizona, in conjunction with the National Team Roping (NTR) National Finals VII. The 66 consignments at the sixth annual sale drew spectators and buyers from all over the U.S. and Canada and saw record sales of more than $2.5 million—nearly double the record-breaking $1.3 million commissioned in 2020. With 52 horses sold, the overall sale average was $48,000.

THE HORSE SALE RESULTS


LOT 29: SMARTYS DUNNY - $250,000

Smartys Dunny set a new sale record when he sold for $250,000 at lot #29 to Bryan Beaver, Bucyrus, Kansas. A 2014 red dun gelding, “Captain,” was sired by Colonels Smart Spook by Smart Spook out of a granddaughter of Hollywood Dun It. The all-around performance horse was consigned to the sale by 26-time PRCA World Champion Cowboy Trevor Brazile, Decatur, Texas, along with sale agent Miles Baker, Stillwater, Oklahoma. Together they form Brazile and Baker Performance Horses and enthusiasts can expect to see more like this one coming out of their program in the future.



Lot 40: Shine Sooo Fine, $170,000

Consigned by Mozaun McKibben, Whitesboro, Texas
Purchased by Richard Tabish, Missoula, Montana



Lot 1: Walts So Hollywood - $165,000

Consigned by Turner Performance Horses, Wickenburg, Arizona
Purchased by Lisa Hefner, Queen Creek, Arizona



Lot 26: Bar Lad Worm - $120,000

Consigned by Rodey & Brooke Wilson, Canyon, Texas
Purchased by High Call Productions, Spanish Fork, Utah



Lot 41: Fueled By Whiskey – $87,000

Consigned by Brady & Shelby Black, Kimberly, Idaho
Purchased by Joel Colgrove, Boligee, Alabama



Lot 2: Sbar Starlight Peppy - $70,000

Consigned by Mozaun McKibben, Whitesboro, Texas
Purchased by Rob Siminoe, Colton, Oregon



Lot 64: Drifters Mr Wind - $70,000

Consigned by Turner Performance Horses, Wickenburg, Arizona
Purchased by Angelique Barbara, Port Orange, Florida



Lot 22: Fritz Freckled Chief - $65,000

Consigned by Turner Performance Horses, Wickenburg, Arizona
Purchased by John Tague, Pilot Point, Texas



Lot 17: Wicked N Da Startlight - $60,000

Consigned by Brady & Shelby Black, Kimberly, Idaho
Purchased by Billy Pipes, Salado, Texas



Lot 42: Stoli Me Cowboy - $55,000

Consigned by Turner Performance Horses, Wickenburg, Arizona
Purchased by John Tague, Pilot Point, Texas



Lot 28: Prettysmoothpepper - $50,000

Consigned by Mozaun McKibben, Whitesboro, Texas
Purchased by Will Buford, Talladega, Alabama



Lot 49: Big Bad Mobster - $50,000

Consigned by Shawn & Dusty Parrott, Acton, California
Purchased by Mary Obrien, Coltsneck, New Jersey



Lot 61: WND Affair - $50,000

Consigned by Darren Johnson, Happy, Texas
Purchased by Miles Baker, Mountain Park, Oklahoma



Lot 34: Chrome Cadillac RDB - $46,000

Consigned by Alan Chappell, Collinsville, Texas
Purchased by Mark Bell, Queen Creek, Arizona



Lot 39: Cats Otoe - $46,000

Consigned by JD Wing, Pueblo, Colorado
Purchased by Sean Moore, Cave Creek, Arizona



Lot 15: Diamonds In My Genes - $45,000

Consigned by Jenna Kellmer, Battle Ground, Washington
Purchased by Terry Maul, Robstown, Texas



Lot 36: Credentialz - $45,000

Consigned by Megan & Jerry Cobb, Wesier, Idaho
Purchased by Mary McDole, Harrisburg, Oregon



Lot 59: Cowgurls Luv Jimmy - $44,000

Consigned by Sherry Robbins, Overbrook, Oklahoma
Purchased by Ken Negrete, Murrieta, California



Lot 31: Pretty Big Boon - $43,000

Consigned by Brady & Shelby Black, Kimberly, Idaho
Purchased by Dean Drosos, Gilbert, Arizona



Lot 47: Peppys Diamond Sun - $43,000

Consigned by Rory Patten, Wittmann, Arizona
Purchased by Larry Kennedy, Las Vegas, Nevada



Lot 25: Peptos Shine Time - $40,000

Consigned by Alan Chappell, Collinsville, Texas
Purchased by Matthew Weldon, Deseronto, Ontario, Canada



Lot 58: Lil Julios Magic - $40,000

Consigned by Estevan Castillo, Belen, New Mexico
Purchased by Dan O’Connell, Tonopah, Arizona



Lot 8: Probably Promise Me - $39,000

Consigned by Brad Lund, LaCynge, Kansas
Purchased by Cave Creek Ranch, Cave Creek, Arizona



Lot 20: Boon A Little Peppy - $38,000

Consigned by Chelsea Brown, Big Sandy, Montana
Purchased by Jack Sparrowk, Clemments, California



Lot 3: MDP Younger Cole - $37,000

Consigned by G R Carter, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Purcahsed by Julie Belgrade, Paradise Valley, Arizona



Lot 6: CH Gun Frost - $37,000

Consigned by Megan & Jerry Cobb, Wesier, Idaho
Purchased by Clay Overson, Kingman, Arizona



Lot 44: Smart Smokin Starlight - $37,000

Consigned by Perry Patterson, Greenbrier, Arkansas
Purchased by Mark Scheffe, Colorado Springs, Colorado



Lot 50: Roodiculous Style - $37,000

Consigned by Melissa Miller, LaCygne, Kansas
Purchased by Clay Overson, Kingman, Arizona



Lot 60: Cal Cutter Rey - $36,500

Consigned by Chelsea Brown, Big Sandy, Montana
Purchased by Robert Dominquez, Midland, Texas



Lot 51: Little Wimp Step - $35,000

Consigned by Jed Jacobs, Sugar City, Idaho
Purcahsed by TNT Quarter Horses, Wickenburg, Arizona



Lot 55: Rev Your Injun - $35,000

Consigned by Tommy Thompson, Shafter, California
Purchase by High Call Productions, McKay Taylor, Spanish Fork, Utah



Lot 23: Cats Fancy - $33,000

Consigned by Paul & Jana Griemsman, Piedmont, South Dakota
Purchased by Shane Bennett, Maywood, Nebraska



Lot 5: Questionable Past - $30,000

Consigned by Greg Goggins, Billings, Montana
Purchased by Miranda & Josh Jones, Wickenburg, Arizona



Lot 13: Zorro Del Cielo

Consigned by Brandan Stewart, Fruita, Colorado
Purchased by Mark Sheffe, Colorado Springs, Colorado