The 3-year old Hanoverian black stallion Soul became the top selling horse of the 2017 Hanoverian July auction in Verden, Germany, on 15 - 16 July 2017.
The Surprice x Wolkentanz offspring, presented by Kerstin Klieber, sold abroad for 85,000 euro.
The second most expensive horse was the show jumper Q7 (by Quaid x Stakkato) which sold to a foreign customer for 55,000 euro.
The 4-year old chestnut Ribery C (by Rienzi x Rubinero) switched owners in Germany for 47,000 euro. The 4-year old bay mare Dancing Girl BC (by Dancier x Londontime) achieved a knockdown price of 46,000 euro.
The 4-year old bay jumper Stay Cool (by Stolzenberg x Acord II) sold abroad for 33,000 euro, while the 4-year old dark bay Szenario (by Surprice x Buddenbrock T) fetched a price of 30,000 euro.
The best selling foal in the colletion was the filly Traumtänzerin (by Totilas x Desperados) which sold to Emma Jane Blundell's Mount St. John for 32,000 euro. Traumtänzerin is a full sister to the Hanoverian licensed stallion Toto Jr.
The bay colt Fürst von Heuer (by Furst Wilhelm x Lauries Crusador xx) sold abroad for 26,5000 euro and the bay colt David (by Dancier x Scolari) found a new owned abroad for 18,000 euro. Bravo (by Borsalino x Showdown) sold for 15,000 euro.
Eighty-two sport horses were offered for sale and 80 of them received a bid and 46 of them sold abroad. The average prize was 16,318 euro for a sport horse. Seventy foals were presented at auction and 68 of them received a bid; 23 of them sold abroad. The average prize for a foal was 7,494 euro.
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