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    “Dune” brought $110,000 at December’s Twombly Sale (Courtesy photo)

    FORT WORTH, Texas — One again, a Californian came away with the highest-selling horse at the Twombly Performance Horse Sale, held Dec. 4-5 at the Wil Rogers Memorial Center during the National Finals Rodeo.

    When it was all said and done Lot 9, “Dune,” a beautiful 5-year-old Palomino gelding and a grandson of Topsail Whiz, topped the sale at $110,000!

    Many repeat and new buyers participated in bids from 40 states, Belgium and Canada.

    Other top-sellers included Lot 3, “Smokey”, purchased for $80,000 by a Colorado buyer. He’s an 11-year-old Buckskin gelding who was the pony horse to Triple Crown Winner American Pharoah. He was for young children to ride the trails and to enjoy.

    The next- highest seller, Lot 7, was “Infamous”, a 4-year-old Palomino gelding who is an own son of Shine Chic Shine. Reining-trained and ranch broke, he went to a Florida buyer for $66,000.

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