Arthur Pendragon Tops Robust Blooded Horse Sale
Horsemen flooded to the Champions Center in Springfield, Ohio on May 14, seeking racehorses and breeding
stock among the nearly 400 catalogued horses. The sale was virtually tied with last year as the best Spring Sale
in its 56 year history with a lot of happy sellers, and buyers that were grateful to get horses to stock their stables.
Burke Racing Stable brought an especially strong consignment that included five of the top ten sellers.
Leading the way at $65,000 was consistent Preferred pacer Arthur Pendragon. Mark Wright of Frankfort
Kentucky had the winning bid on the handsome son of Dragon Again. Next in line was solid conditioned pacer
Cheese Melt fresh off a 1:51.2h win at Northfield Park. Fred Linz of Indiana signed the ticket for the 4-yr-old
son of Betterthancheddar for $62,000. Other heavy hitters in the Burke consignment were conditioned pacers
Reagans Avenger and Aleppo Hanover purchased by Rick Bucci for $42,000 and $32,000 respectively along
with Fordham Sixty Two who was picked up for $35,000 by Allard Racing. The consistent young trotter Lion
King AS from the Ruddick Stables also went to Allard Racing on a $37,000 bid.
A potential story in the making was the purchase of Indiana Sires Stakes eligible Mr Bigly by 15-yr-old
Breana Carsey (of Ohio Champion MJB Gotta Have Faith fame) and her dad Brian for $47,000. The
precocious son of Always A Virgin came from the very nice Emerald Highlands Farm consignment that also
featured the competitive 4-yr-old conditioned mare McPansy purchased by A Piece of Racing for $40,000.
The Summer Blooded Horse Sale will be held Tuesday and Wednesday Aug. 27-28. This sale includes a black
type yearling session in addition to several hundred racehorses. The black type yearling session closes July 1.
Mixed entries will be taken until full. Visit www.bloodedhorse.com to enter or order a catalogue.
August 27,28, 2019
Champions Center Expo, 4122 Laybourne Road, Springfield, Ohio 45505 Do not mail anything to Springfield.
All mail should be mailed to:
The Blooded Horse Sales Company
940 Pekin Pike
P.O. Box 187
Wilmore, Kentucky 40390
Stalls for horses not in the sale will be $100 each. No exceptions! All horses entering the fairgrounds must have a current coggins and health