Mr Duck talk of the Dalby sale after selling for $75,000

Stallions to $75,000, mares to $50,000 and geldings to $30,000 in red hot Dalby ASH Sale

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Mr Duck sold for $75,000 at the Dalby ASH sale after being passed in at $65,000 and is pictured with Nathan Wilson in the saddle, Brydie Hughes, and Matthew Crane. Picture: Flash Pony Photography

Mr Duck sold for $75,000 at the Dalby ASH sale after being passed in at $65,000 and is pictured with Nathan Wilson in the saddle, Brydie Hughes, and Matthew Crane. Picture: Flash Pony Photography

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Final wrap up on the 2020 Dalby Australian Stock Horse Sale.

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Eight-year-old stallion Mr Duck was the talk of the town at the Dalby Australian Stock Horse sale after he was passed in for $65,000 on Sunday.

Offered by Matthew Crane, the son of Acres Destiny and from Breks Duckolena was passed in to Brett Hall and Elsa Van den Heever who later bought him on Sunday night for $75,000.

Buyers were prepared to pay a premium at the sale, with seven-year-old bay mare Cedargrove Con D Lisa topping the sale under the hammer.

The last lot offered in the twilight portion of the catalogue on Saturday, Cedargrove Con D Lisa was knocked down for $50,000 to Rob and Sonya Southern and family, Tippendale South, Dirranbandi.

Presented by master horseman Adam Wallen on behalf of Sue and Ian Harrison, Broomfield Grazing, Cedargrove ASH stud, Darlington, the Hazelwood Conman daughter is from heritage listed mare Valli View Corina.

Mr Southern said he loved the style of the mare and the family would continue to campdraft her.

The success continued to flow for the Harrisons when they sold Cedargrove Diva Destiny, an eight-year-old black mare by Acres Destiny from Valli View Kirsty, who topped at $44,000 on Sunday. Diva Destiny was bought online by Kelsey Brown, Casino, NSW, and again presented by Adam Wallen.

Mrs Harrison was humbled by the outstanding result over both days.

Ian and Sue Harrison, Cedargrove ASH stud, Darlington, with their top priced mare Cedargrove Con D Lisa who sold for of $50,000.

Ian and Sue Harrison, Cedargrove ASH stud, Darlington, with their top priced mare Cedargrove Con D Lisa who sold for of $50,000.

"We are really overwhelmed that other people appreciate the breeding of our horses," she said.

Mrs Harrison bought the dam of the $50,000 mare, Valli View Corina, from vendor Bruce Wilson at the Dalby ASH sale 18 years ago.

Two mares sold for $42,000 including Peelvale Chics Callgirl by Millionic Chic from Peelvale Conartist offered by Maree Duncombe of Maleny and sold to Cindy Barnes, Yass, NSW.

Next at the same money was Darma Acres Floozy Lover, a daughter of Hazelwood Conman from a Acres Destiny mare offered by Campbell and Kerry-Ann Tonkin of Barraba, together with Amelia and Billy Servin, Wandoan. The successful buyers were Garth and Josie Christiansen, Campo Sando, Taroom.

Jackie Jewel, Glenwood, Chinchilla sold Prada Miss, by Gilgannon Rifle Boy from Yulgilbar Withit to Peter and Hannah Hacon, Grenada, Cloncurry for $40,000.

Also attracting the same price tag was Waldrons Jewel by Silky Dynasty from Calgowae Jackellen offered by Bill and Sue Waldron, Kindarra, Meandarra, and bought by Adam Rea, Abberfoyle, Torrens Creek.

Mr Rea emerged as the bulk buyer of the sale securing five mares and one gelding to average $23,000.

Kristy Jeffries, Purga offered Double Shotta Duke, a son of Hazelwood Conman whhich was the top priced stallion at auction at $37,000, and was bought by Keiran Delforce and Rebecca McKeering, Torres Park, Augathella.

Top priced gelding at $30,000 was Derwowie Ambition with Dan, Claire, Lachlan, Jack and Viv Lindley.

Top priced gelding at $30,000 was Derwowie Ambition with Dan, Claire, Lachlan, Jack and Viv Lindley.

Top priced gelding at $30,000 was Derwowie Ambition by Tamarang Destinys Serenity from Kirkbys Stud Asia was offered by Dan and Viv Lindley and family of CJL Performance Horses, Gundagai, NSW and bought by Jim Lyons Agency, Tamworth, NSW.

At the conclusion of the sale, 162 horses were sold for an average of $14,648, representing an 86 per cent clearance.

In all, 89 mares sold for an average of $16,780, 69 geldings averaged $11,202 and five stallions averaged $36,300.00.

Selling agent Ray White Rural livestock manager Bruce Birch said they had received huge buyer interest in terms of buyers registering for bid cards. He said buyers were discerning in selections and prepared to pay a premium for well trained and presented horses.

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