By Jean Llewellyn / press release
Photography: Recki Media
The 60th Westphalian Elite Auction organized by the Westfälisches Pferdestammbuch e.V in Munster celebrated huge success. Held exclusively online, a fabulous top price of €182,000 was paid for the Bonds x Ehrenpreis daughter, Be my lady. Overall, eight horses went under the hammer for €50,000 or more, and out of the 39 horses sold, 20 will be travelling abroad to continue their training.
Bred by ZG Ulmker, an exciting bidding duel for Be my lady, number two in the catalogue, lasted for over 15 minutes, with customers for the Netherlands and Germany pushing the price higher and higher. In the end, it was the German clients who lowered the virtual hammer to acquire the strong-moving bay.
This year, the state premium mare has already participated in the Westphalian Elite Mare Show and was nominated for the Bundeschampionat, and numerous auction horses, licensed stallions, and successful sport horses have descended from this dam line.
The second horse to break the magic €100,000 mark was catalogue number four. Bids for the Benicio x Laudabilis son Blinding Light (bred by Maria Leusmann) was also very exciting, and this time a new customer from the Netherlands prevailed at €106,000. This chestnut’s full sister was a price highlight at the Westphalian Elite Auction a year ago... To read the complete article you need to be a subscriber
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