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Bluegrass Futurity 2008 Stallion Service Auction

The Bluegrass Futurity Stallion Service Auction took place Jan. 20, 2008 in the Phoenix Room at the beautiful Keeneland Race Course in Lexington, Ky. Between 2002 and 2007, this event has raised more than $632,000 that has been given away in prize money.


One hundred and twenty-five people arrived to watch and bid on 107 available stallions. So far, over $101,000 in stud fees has been raised for the 2009 weanling class and the 2011 two-year-old class. Stud fees that did not sell will be available until March 15, 2008. There is a list on the web site at


Some of the top-selling stallions include:

Undulata’s Nutcracker $12,000

Seaforth’s Billion Heir $4,600

Sir William Robert $3,500

Belle Reve’s Renaissance Man $3,200

Periaptor $3,000

Arrowhead’s Once In A Lifetime $2,800

Designed $2,500

Nocturnal $2,500


Melissa Moore manages the Futurity with the help of Futurity Secretary Sandy Backer. Tom Beiderman led the auction as auctioneer, and Tanner Watkins and Chad Graham served as bid spotters. Melody Adler, Ashley Gatlin, Lauren Stone and Karen Powell all helped as ticket runners and registration helpers.




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