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Horsemen eagerly came to the Blooded Horse Sale at the Champions Center in Springfield, Ohio on May 11, seeking racehorses and harness racing breeding stock. The $10,500 average was the highest in the Spring Sale's 57-year history with a lot of happy sellers, and buyers that were grateful to get horses. Bidding was so spirited that at one point the auctioneer humorously referred to it as a "slugfest." Burke Racing Stable brought an especially strong consignment that included both the sale topper and the runner up. Leading the way at $47,000 was the 7-year-old Dragon Again mare Camera Lady who was racing competitively in the conditioned ranks at the Meadows. The classy winner of $544,302 was purchased by William Hartt of Maine. Next was the versatile Somebeachsomewhere son Mac's Big Boy who went to Carl Hambleton of Ohio for $38,000. The Burke consignment also produced the consistent 5-year-old Sweet Lou gelding, Warrawee Unique, who was purchased by Bartley Traditions Racing of Ohio for $35,000. Meadows trainer/driver Brandon Presto was determined to add some Burke horses to his stable and won the bidding war for Royaltywestho at 28,000, Heart On My Sleeve at $20,000 and Got Power at $12,500. Spring Haven Farm was agent for the handsome midlevel conditioned pacer Trevor One who went to Gray Thunder Stable of New York on a $34,500 bid. Matt Rowe consigned a pair of 4-year-old conditioned claimers, McBuster and Risky Million, who brought $20,000 and $15,000 respectively. Emerald Highlands brought a nice consignment of young racehorses that included the promising 3-year-olds by Racing Hill, Smile E Coyote and Racing Glory, purchased respectively by William Hartt of Maine for $30,000 and Ralph Deshetsky of Michigan for $21,000. The Summer Blooded Horse Sale will be held Tuesday and Wednesday Aug. 24-25. 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 to order a catalogue. by Dot Morgan, for the Blooded Horse Sale  

Supplemental entries will be taken for the Blooded Horse Spring Sale until 5:00 p.m. Monday May 3. The sale will take place on Tues, May 11, at the Champions Center in Springfield, Ohio. Racehorses dominate the catalogue and Burke Racing Stable is offering a dozen competitive ones in its always strong consignment. Emerald Highlands has seven royally bred young prospects, and Spring Haven Farm is agent for a dozen attractive racehorses along with a Muscle Hill stallion and a Bar Hopping yearling. Madeline Farms gets the "wow" award with January weanlings by Lather Up, McWicked and Downbytheseaside entered in the supplement. Visit www.bloodedhorse.com to enter the supplement or order a catalogue. by Dot Morgan, for the Blooded Horse Sale      

Supplemental entries will be taken for the Blooded Horse Spring Sale until Monday May 3, at 5:00 p.m. The sale will take place on Tues, May 11, at the Champions Center in Springfield, Ohio. Consignments from Burke Racing Stable, Emerald Highlands Farm, and Spring Haven Farm have already been received. "Racehorses are a hot commodity and will exceed expectations," said sale manager Jerry Haws. "Actually, horses in every category are going to sell really well. It's a terrific market and sellers are going to be happy." Visit www.bloodedhorse.com to enter the supplement or order a catalogue. From Dot Morgan, for the Blooded Horse Sale  

The Blooded Horse Sale is currently taking entries for its Spring Sale May 11, in Springfield, OH. Racehorses and breeding stock are in high demand and this sale is one of the few remaining opportunities to utilize a live venue. With buyers coming from 27 states and Canada, it's obvious that they crave the chance to see a variety of horses in person. Enter online at bloodedhorse.com. Entries close Friday, April 16. by Dot Morgan, for the Blooded Horse Sale      

New Vocations has a nice selection of 2021 breedings available with all proceeds going to rehab, retrain, and rehome retired harness racing Standardbreds. These include seasons to Lazarus N, Well Said, Sunshine Beach, Lookslikeachpndale, Boston Red Rocks, Time To Roll, Crazy Wow and more. "We are ever grateful to the stallion owners for this huge show of support," said Executive Director Dot Morgan. "Now we need mare owners to utilize them." If you have a mare to breed that is not currently booked, please email dot@horseadoption.com or call 937-205-4667 for a complete list and prices or visit newvocations.org. From New Vocations

The Blooded Horse Winter Sale was held Tue. Feb. 9, at the Champions Center in Springfield, Ohio. In spite of snow and tough conditions, harness racing owners, trainers and breeders flooded the pavilion to restock stables and acquire broodmares. "Horsemen are undaunted by the weather! They love coming to a sale to actually see and touch the horses they want to buy," said sale manager Jerry Haws. "It may take a bit more time and resources, but the dividends far outweigh the cost. Bringing horses to a venue of eager buyers is a tremendous marketing tool. Consignors seemed to be pleased as there were substantially less RNAs." The ultra-consistent, upper level conditioned trotter, Matterlei, topped the Burke Racing Stable consignment and the sale at $38,000. Purchased by Herman and Morgan Hagerman of Ohio, the daughter of Explosive Matter will continue to race in Pennsylvania and Ohio. Also from the Burke consignment, Yacht Week, fresh off strong performances at Miami Valley and Alloy, racing competitively in NW2 at The Meadows were sold respectively to Chad Slone for $22,000 and Bob Troyer for $20,000. The beautiful roan trotting mare Global Inspiration topped the strong broodmare market. In-foal to Tactical Landing, the 8-year-old daughter of Andover Hall was consigned by Spring Haven Farm, agent and purchased by Mahantongo Farms of Ohio for $28,000. Bidding was also spirited for the 7-year-old American Ideal mare, The Signature, in-foal to Lazarus N. Consigned by Boxwood Farm, the half-sister to Vegas Vacation was purchased by Robert McKim of Virginia for $25,000. Short yearlings were topped by a stunning daughter of Kadabra, Shes A Dahbra at $15,000. Consigned by Spring Haven Farm, agent, William D. Miller of Ohio signed the ticket. For complete sale results click here. The next sale is May 11 and it's an exceptionally strong market for racehorses. Entries close April 20. by Dot Morgan, for the Blooded Horse Sale      

Harness racing breedings to Lazarus N, JK Endofanera, Always A Virgin, Courtly Choice, Betting Line, Stay Hungry and All Bets Off are among the 65+ offered in the 23rd Annual New Vocations Stallion Auction that is in progress via OnGait.com. Visit https://ongait.com/s/newvocations2021 to view and bid on breedings until 2:00 p.m. Thursday Feb 4. The auction is held in an open-ended-format that allows for bidding up to one minute after the last bid on breedings with high activity at the 2:00 p.m. cut off. All proceeds go to rehab, retrain, and rehome Standardbreds retiring from the track. For more information call (937) 205-4667 or email dot@horseadoption.com Dot Morgan

Supplemental entries will be taken for the harness racing Blooded Horse Winter Sale until 5:00 p.m. Monday Feb.1. The sale will take place on Tues, Feb.9 at the Champions Center in Springfield, Ohio. Owners and trainers love evaluating the horses in person, and a record number of catalogues has already been ordered. Take a break and join horsemen from 27 states and Canada as they converge at this 58th annual event to replenish their racehorses, look for young prospects and pick up broodmares. Visit www.bloodedhorse.com to enter the supplement or order a catalogue. Dot Morgan

Harness racing Entries for the Blooded Horse Winter Sale will close at 5:00 p.m. Monday Jan. 18. The one-day sale takes place on Tues, Feb. 9 at the Champions Center in Springfield, Ohio. Take a break and join horsemen from 27 states and Canada as they converge at this 58th annual event to replenish their racehorses, look for young prospects, pick up broodmares, and sort through yearlings. Visit www.bloodedhorse.com to enter or to order a catalogue. Dot Morgan

The 73rd Annual Fall Blooded Horse Sale held November 17-18, at the Champions Center in Springfield, Ohio, was terrific in spite of the pandemic. Virtual live bidding via Proxi-bid bolstered the already strong on site attendance. An abundance of two and three year olds fresh from the Midwestern stakes programs along with 122 yearlings and dozens of in foal mares provided attractive restocking opportunities for the eager crowd. The three-year-old Ohio Sires Stakes winning filly A Fancy Face was indeed fancy topping the sale at $88,000. Consigned by Burke Racing Stable LLC, the $200,000 winning daughter of My MVP was purchased by Greg Luther of Ohio. Runner-up was the talented Indiana Sires Stakes placed Skyway Victor selling to Engle Stables and Jerry Graham of Illinois for $65,000. The Tellitlikeitis two-year-old winner of nearly $50,000 was consigned by Simmons Stable, agent. Trotters are always in high demand, and J. L. Adams of Pennsylvania signed the ticket for a couple of real nice ones. First he picked off the seven time winning four-year-old son of Guccio, Buck Dancer, for $41,000 and followed that with the Buckeye Stallion Series champion Muskingum by Triumphant Caviar for $28,000. A pair of Ohio Sires Stakes placed three-year-old Pet Rocks, Rock Smart and Mr D's Rock, were hot items. Rock Smart, consigned by Burke Racing Stable LLC, went to Ken Weckstein of Maryland for $36,000 and Mr D's Rock, consigned by Tammy Carter, was purchased by Ervin Miller of Florida for $26,000. The yearling session Tuesday morning opened with the highly anticipated Claridge Hall from the last crop of Cash Hall. Consigned by Winterwood Farm for Walnut Hall Ltd, the handsome dual Ohio/Kentucky eligible colt out of a full sister to world champion CR Kay Susie was purchased by McClelland and Melshine of Ohio for $58,000. In addition to the sale topper, Greg Luther also signed the ticket for the beautiful Uncle Peter colt Uncle Comer for $35,000. That consignor, Ammon Hershberger, also sold the What A Hill colt What A Victory to Richard and Joyce McClelland for $30,000. Spring Haven Farm acting as agent for the All American Harnessbreds reduction offered the leading broodmares in the sale. Silverstar Volo, a 12-year-old multiple stakes producing daughter of Andover Hall, in foal to Cantab Hall, sold for $35,000 to Atlantic Trot of Florida. She was soon followed by Carol's Desire, in foal to Fear The Dragon, that was purchased for $25,000 by Barry Bell, agent. Sugar Valley Farm was pleased to get the final bid on Kolachke 2,1:59.2, a young full sister to the sensational sire Chapter Seven, for $25,000. Visit www.bloodedhorse.com for complete sale results and to enter horses for the upcoming Winter Mixed Sale February 9-10. by Dot Morgan, for the Blooded Horse Sale

Black-type harness racing yearlings are now online for the Blooded Horse Sale to be held Nov 17-18 at the Champions Center in Springfield, OH. The 123 yearlings sell on Tuesday. Hundreds of racehorses, broodmares and green prospects round out Tuesday's session and all day Wednesday. Mixed horses may be supplemented until November 9. Visit www.bloodedhorse.com to view yearlings, enter horses and order a catalogue. by Dot Morgan, for the Blooded Horse Sale                

Black Type yearlings will continue to be taken for the 64th Annual Blooded Horse Summer Sale through Friday July 17. The deadline was extended to accommodate yearlings that missed the deadline for other early closing sales. The yearlings will sell on Tuesday August 25 with mixed horses rounding out that day and continuing into Wednesday. Make entries and order a catalogue at bloodedhorse.com by Dot Morgan, for the Blooded Horse Sale      

The 64th Annual Blooded Horse Summer Sale will be held Tues. and Wed. Aug 25-26 at the Champions Center in Springfield, Ohio.  Black type yearlings will sell on Tuesday with mixed horses rounding out that day and continuing into Wednesday.  The deadline for black type entries is July 1; mixed horses will be taken through July 20 or until full. “People are especially eager right now to have the opportunity to physically attend a sale and see the horses in person,” said manager Jerry Haws. “The added dimension of real time online bidding should give consignors confidence that their horses will bring top dollar in a very strong market.” The Champions Center is an expansive facility with an abundance of space to implement social distancing.  Enter horses and register to bid online at bloodedhorse.com.    Dot Morgan

The Blooded Horse Winter Sale held Tue. Feb. 11, at the Champions Center in Springfield, Ohio, was the strongest in its 57-year history. Owners, trainers and breeders flooded the pavilion to restock stables and acquire broodmares. "People love coming to a sale to actually see and touch the horses they want to buy," said sale manager Jerry Haws. "It may take a bit more time and resources, but the dividends far outweigh the cost. Bringing horses to a venue of eager buyers is a tremendous marketing tool. Consignors seemed to be pleased as there were substantially less RNAs." The sale topper was the Grand Circuit placed 5-year-old Donato Hanover broodmare Sneeker Hanover 3,1:55.2s purchased for $49,000 by Michael I Miller of Ohio. From the immediate family of Marion Maurader 1:51 ($3 Million+) the classy bay trotter consigned by Cactus Acres was in foal to Kadabra. The sale runner up was the consistent 5-year-old conditioned trotter U Need Stones, consigned by Burke Racing Stable. Popular Canadian owner Adriano Sorella purchased the son of Wishing Stone for $45,000 as well as another Burke Racing Stable graduate, the beautiful chestnut Cracklin Rosie for $37,000. Burke Racing Stable also offered the innovative opportunity to choose one of two almost equally matched trotting mares that were presented in the ring simultaneously. The winning bidder got to choose the mare they wanted and Burke Racing Stable kept the other to continue racing. Both Wildfire Seelster and Matterlei were 4-year-old daughters of Explosive Matter; both had nine wins lifetime; and both had won five or six of their last eight starts at the Meadows. Herman and Morgan Hagerman of Ohio got the final bid at $43,000 and chose Wildfire Seelster to add to their powerful stable. For complete sale results visit bloodedhorse.com. The next sale is May 12 and it's an exceptionally strong market for racehorses. Entries close April 22. by Dot Morgan, for the Blooded Horse Sale      

Breedings to Trixton, Always A Virgin, Andover Hall, Courtly Choice, Jimmy Freight, JK Endofanera and Racing Hill are among the 75+ offered in the 22nd Annual New Vocations Stallion Auction that is currently in progress via OnGait.com. Visit https://ongait.com/s/newvocations to view breedings and bid until 2:00 p.m. Thursday Feb 6. The auction is held in an open-ended-format that allows for bidding up to two minutes after the last bid on breedings with high activity at the 2:00 p.m. cut off. All proceeds go to rehab, retrain, and rehome Standardbreds retiring from the track. For more information call (937) 947-4020 or email dot@horseadoption.com by Dot Morgan, for New Vocations  

Entries for the Blooded Horse Winter Sale will be taken at least through Friday Jan 17.  The one day sale takes place on Tues, Feb.11 at the Champions Center in Springfield, Ohio.   Take a break and join horsemen from 27 states and Canada as they converge at this 57th annual event to replenish their racehorses, look for young prospects, pick up broodmares, and sort through yearlings. Visit www.bloodedhorse.com to enter or to order a catalogue.    by Dot Morgan, for the Blooded Horse Sale      

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