Diamonds in the Desert Premier Horse Sale continued to SHINE in Vegas, 2019!
The sale was held on December 12 at the Plaza Hotel & Casino in the Showroom. It started in July with over 150 horses nominated for the sale and the top 75 proceeding. By December 1, six horses had been vet released from the sale. 69 head showed up in Vegas ready for Vet Checks and our Sifting Process. After a thorough day of checks and checking twice, 3 horses were sifted. 66 head of PREMIER horses sold on December 12. We had buyers from all over the United States as well as Canada and one online from the UK. Our buyers held strong for all 3 days of previewing. We were able to accommodate three times as many people in the showroom this year and we still had overflow. The overflow spectators were able to watch it on the live screen televisions just outside the showroom. Our selection of performance horses was phenomenal and matched all types of disciplines. Our buyers showed up and bought with confidence! We can’t thank our consigners enough for bringing their best!
Thank you all for supporting our sales,
Colby & Codi Gines
MM Auction Services, LLC
Top 5 Average = $61,200
Top 10 Average = $49,600
TOP 10 SELLERS
Lot #24 Buckeyes Tuxedo offered by Buckeye Acre Farm sold for $76,000. Tuxedo is a registered gorgeous black Friesian Sport Horse trained by one of the very best!
2nd HIGH SELLER
Lot #71 Watch Ur Step offered by Mozaun McKibben Performance & Versatility Horses sold for $70,000. Moonshine is a beautiful golden palomino gelding sired by the one and only NRHA Hall of Fame and $10 million dollar sire, Wimpy’s Little Step.
3rd HIGH SELLER
Lot #49 Dun It Hangen offered by Buckeye Acre Farm sold for $60,000. Dun is beautiful and gentle is our favorite color! His pedigree say it all with Topsail Cody, Hollywood Dun It, and Colonel Freckles.
4th HIGH SELLER
Lot #7 SJF Loiza Llue offered by Buckeye Acre Farm sold for $50,000. Who doesn?t LOVE a Gypsy?! Llue is a very genuine and well trained registered Gypsy matching up to the great Lottery Boy Gypsy they sold in 2018.
5th HIGH SELLER
Lot #56 Xtra Wimpy Crome offered by Mozaun McKibben Performance & Versatility Horses sold for $50,000. He’s an absolute astonishing finished reiner sired by NRHA Open Futurity Champion, Custom Crome.
6th HIGH SELLER
Lot #31 Shine My Taters offered by Turner Performance Horses sold for $40,000. This monster stopper, cow eating machine was a sale highlight with his well natured disposition. Tate is one of the most versatile horses you’ll find with a pedigree that soars!
7th HIGH SELLER
Lot #50 Mungo offered by Schrocks Training sold for $40,000. Mungo was loved by all at the sale and was a draft highlight. His impeccable nature won everyone’s hearts.
8th HIGH SELLER
Lot #59 CR Beware It’s Tuff offered by Kruger Performance Horses sold for $40,000. This Mare ROCKED it!! She’s an absolute beauty sired by sired by Woody Be Tuff!
9th HIGH SELLER
Lot #5 Quiero Mecom Blue offered by Mozaun McKibben Performance & Versatility Horses sold for $35,000. He’s a gorgeous blue roan sired by Mecom Blue and out of Quiolena.
10th HIGH SELLER
Lot #30 Waffle offered by O?Brien Ranches and Rope Horses sold for $35,000. Talk about rope horse DELUXE and a beautiful palomino grade gelding!