J36 Crooklands Livestock Auction: Online Reduction Sale of the Drybarrows and Bracklinn Studs.

Drybarrows and Bracklinn Studs attract International Attention at the Online Sale

North West Auctions had the pleasure of conducting an online auction sale of registered Fell ponies on behalf of the Drybarrows stud of David Thompson, Bampton, Penrith and the Bracklinn Stud on behalf of Alistair Smith, Dunblane. This much anticipated sale attracted international interest with successful purchases going as far afield as Germany and America and all over the United Kingdom. This sale attracted over 150 active bidders and over 25 successful purchasers which included nine ponies finding new homes abroad.

Stealing the headlines at £5,500 was the much-admired Drybarrows Harmony, a black filly foal, this sweet foal with lovely temperament and conformation is sired by Bluecap Gilbert and dam is Drybarrows Distinction, which finds a new home in a South Cumbrian stable with Ms Colquhoun. This was followed by £4,900 for Drybarrows Hallmark, this June born black colt foal caught the eye of many on the open day with show and stallion potential. This colt was once again sired by Bluecap Gilbert selling into the south of England to Ms Fouch. Foals then sold to £3,700 for Drybarrows Havana whom was sired by Drybarrows Dynamic. This very special filly foal whom was full of quality found a new home over the water selling to an American buyer Ms Snar. Drybarrows Hot Stepper, a show quality black filly foal sold to £3,500 full of potential and sired by Drybarrows Bowie, selling to Riverwind Stables in South Carolina, America.

Foals from the Bracklinn Stud topped at £3700 with a black filly, Bracklinn Violet. This foal sired by Carrock I’m Yer Man out of Bracklinn Alice was also sold into South Carolina, America to Riverwind Stables. Colt foals from the same home sold to £2,700 with Bracklinn Hotshot whom was a son of the renowned Bracklinn Jackpot.

The sale also included a selection of yearlings upwards with these peaking at £4,300 for a 3-year-old black filly, Drybarrows Edelwiss, sired by Drybarrows Bowie with its mother being Holling Tara. With great broodmare potential, heading to Germany to Ms Wohlfarth. The much admired, yearling colt Drybarrows Guardian, who is one of the last opportunities to purchase offspring of the renowned Bracklinn Jackpot sold for a final bid of £2,900.

A grey yearling filly from the Bracklinn Stud saw Bracklinn Clemmie achieved £3,400, this lovely moving filly, sired by Carrock I’m Yer Man sold to the Riverwind Stables.

All foals forward in the sale averaged £2,412.22. Yearlings and older ponies averaged £2,418. North West Auctions would like to thank all the bidders for their support in this sale and wish the purchasers good luck with their new ponies.

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