Congress Super Sale Results
“The 2015 Congress Super Sale continues the tradition of providing a strong market for Show horses and prospects,” according to Mike Jennings of Professional Horse Services, LLC. Mike and Stephanie Jennings manage the auction for the Ohio Quarter Horse Association.
The High selling horse for the 2015 Congress Super Sale, at $47,500 was Batt Attitude, a 2014 mare sired by Batt Mann. At the 2015 Congress this filly was the Champion of the NSBA Open Longe Line Stakes and Reserve in the Non Pro. She was consigned to the auction by Pete Mead, from Indiana and sold to Terri Smith, from Michigan. The mare had previously been named the NSBA Non Pro Longe Line World Champion and was Champion of the Non Pro classes for the NSBA Breeders Championship Futurity and the Tom Powers Triple Challenge, while placing 3rd in the Open divisions of those Futurities. Her total earnings are nearly $15,000 as a yearling. Pete Mead topped the 2011 Congress Super Sale with Hez Plum Poison at $49,500, a stallion out of the dam as this year’s High Seller.
There were 2 horses tied for High Selling Performance horse at $20,000. Rocking The Boat, a 2010 gelding by The Good Ranger with NSBA earnings of $5,942 and an AQHA ROM, was sold by Mark Harrell, from Illinois, as agent for Debbie Daugherty from Tennessee to Robert Sherman from Michigan. The other High Selling Performance horse was Hot N Rich, a 2011 gelding by Hot N Blazing with an AQHA ROM and Congress Top Ten in the 2 Year-Old Limited Open Hunter Under Saddle to his credit was sold by Jason Ducharme, of Michigan to Randy Hubbard, from Connecticut. The gross sales figure of $889,100 shows an increase of $68,300, or 8%, over 2014 for the horses that came to the Sale.
The completed sales tallied 87% of the horses sold, up 2% from last year. The average price for the horses sold this year is $6,261.27, while lower that 2014, is still stronger than the 2013 average price per horse of $5,619. This year five of the consigned horses were sold prior to the auction for a total of $100,000 and an average price of $20,000. These horses were withdrawn from the auction and not included in the figures of the paragraph above. “The Congress Super Sale strives to offer buyers a marketplace for quality horses where they can be comfortable the horses they bid on are really for sale, “ explains Mike Jennings. “This also shows that the promotion which comes with consigning horses to the Congress Super Sale has the power to sell quality horses.” The 49th Congress Super Sale is offered by the Ohio Quarter Horse Association as a part of the All American Quarter Horse Congress in Columbus, Ohio. Mike and Stephanie Jennings of Professional Horse Services, LLC, in Round Hill, VA provide management services for the auction.
For more Complete results and more information on the Congress Super Sale contact Professional Horse Services, LLC at ProHorseServices.com or email to Info@ProHorseServices.com. The contact phone number is 855-272-8133.