There was plenty of confidence and bids at the Nutrien Supreme horse sale at the Toowoomba showgrounds on Saturday with both a filly and a mare sharing the top price honours at $45,000.
Topping the yearling section was the the bay filly, Hazelwood Console, a daughter of Hazelwood Conman from Hazelwood Comic offered by Terry and Christine Hall, Lightview, Goondiwindi.
Presented through the sale ring by Joe Maher, the filly's dam was a novice campdraft mare out of Hazelwood Chesney Oak who won the Chinchilla Grandfather Clock in 1997, and was bought by Denis Heycox of Blaney, NSW.
Steve and Louise Comiskey, Lyra Park Capella, sold Lyra Park Deputy, a yearling colt for $40,000 to Peter and Susan Grey.
The top priced mare at $45,000 was Donnell Park Black Pearl, a daughter of Acres Destiny from McAldoo Eve offered by the Radke family, Stonelands, and bought by Nutrien Toowoomba as agent.
Next best mare price at $40,000 was Tremel Jessy, a Brown Vintage daughter from Coomale Shadow offered by the Gordons of Begonia Station, St George and sold to the Newberry family, Barraba, NSW.
AuctionsPlus made their presence known, accounting for $372,000 in sales from the 26 lots bought online.
Bids came into the platform from all corners of the country with 4200 catalogue views on the sale and 793 viewers logged in.
In the breakdown of the averages 39 led geldings sold to average $9000, 10 led colts sold to average $114,600 and 38 led fillies sold to average $16,302.
A total of 23 ridden mares sold to average $19,847, while ridden geldings averaged $13,533.
In all, 144 horses were sold to average better than $14,000.
The Nutrien Supreme sale will wrap on Sunday.
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