J36 Crooklands Livestock Auction: J36 Sale of Horses, Ponies and Donkeys

18th November 2023

North West Auctions held its annual autumn sale of horses, ponies and donkeys on Saturday 18th November. With an entry of just under 300 and a ring packed full of people, led to an excellent day’s trade with a good atmosphere leaving vendors and buyers happy.

The sale topped overall at 2700 guineas for Highfield Dorothy, a smart 4 year old cob mare from Mr K Anderson, who made the long journey down to the West Midlands. A matching pair of miniature spotted ponies from Cormac Vallely, Northern Ireland, sold as a pair for 2500gns. A 12yr old black cob gelding from Mr J Stewart sold to 2350gns, D Kay sold a 2 year old filly at 2300gns and a 5 year old at 2000gns. The Hermits Stud sold their very smart typey cobs well at 2000gns, 1600gns, 1500gns and 1300gns. Lowmill Custard Cream, a 2 year old cob filly from Craig Eland sold at 2050gns.
Welsh ponies topped at 2100gns for a 12 year old Section B gelding and 2000gns for Llynhelyg Carwyn a 9 year old Welsh part bred. Fwrog Rihanna, a Section D yearling filly sold at 900gns and Gayan Guto a 3 year registered Welsh Section A gelding sold for 700gns.
Donkeys sold at 480gns for a 5 year old Jenny, 280gns for a yearling gelding and 280gns for a 10 year old gelding from N Harrison and 280gns and 220gns for 3 year old Jacks from G & M Rudd.
Shetland ponies topped at 700gns for Lunespring Zara a registered 9 year old mini Shetland mare from the Richardson family who sold others at 420, 400, 380 and 350gns for colt and filly foals.
The top priced foal was 1900gns for a very smart black Friesian x cob filly from Paul Wheeler, Wharton Ella a cob x Welsh Section D filly from M Metcalfe sold for 1200gns, followed by G&R Trigger a grey roan cob colt from G&R Dunn who went on to sell for 1150 gns and Luneside Dancing Queen, a cob filly from D Gough, sold at 1000gns.
North West Auctions wish all buyers good luck with their purchases and look forward to seeing everyone at the next sale on Saturday 20th April 2024.

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