68% clearance at Cavan’s April Sale

Cavan Sale BR Farm
TOP PRICE: Left, Lot 65, a six-year-old 165cm bay gelding by ‘Womanizer’, made the top price of €10,500 at the April Sale at Cavan. (FW17-519NN)

THE Cavan International Horse and Pony April Sale on Tuesday, April 16 had a good atmosphere.

A strong European influence was in attendance, with buyers from Sweden and Denmark well represented, as well as buyers from England, but it was the Irish buyers that were extremely strong on the day.


The top priced Ponies were as follows:

Lot 27 – Six-Year-Old, Dun Gelding 150cm by Black Shadow – €4,700;

Lot 39 – Five-Year-Old, Blue and White Mare, 148cm – €3,900;

Lot 22 – Five-Year-Old, Grey Gelding, 148cm – €3,750;

Lot 3 – Seven-Year-Old, Grey Gelding, 148cm by ‘Tynagh Miller’ – €3,700;

Lot 14 – Six-Year-Old, Grey Mare, 148cm by ‘Castle Gigolo’ – €3,200.


The top priced Horses were as follows:

Lot 65 – Six-Year-Old, Bay Gelding, 165cm by ‘Womanizer’ – €10,500;

Lot 64 – Six-Year-Old, Bay Mare, 166cm by ‘Harlequin du Carel’ – €6,600;

Lot 70 – Six-Year-Old, Bay Mare, 168cm by ‘Riverland Roi’ – €6,600;

Lot 96 – Four-Year-Old, Grey Gelding, 168cm by ‘Diamond Graaf’ – €6,500;

Lot 65 – Seven-Year-Old, Grey Gelding, 168cm by ‘Fintan Himself’ – €6,000.

Photos and videos were definitely an advantage in selling some of these Lots, as potential purchasers had a chance to view them before coming and all agreed that it would be very helpful if more vendors were to take advantage of this.


The next sale at Cavan will take place on June 19 and entries for this sale close on May 24.

Enter online and view sale entry deals at www.cavanequestrian.com or contact 00 353 (0)49 4332017 for all dates, events, entry forms and catalogues.


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