Clark Shepherd – Bloodstock Agent – Lexington KY
I am a bloodstock agent, sales consultant, and pedigree analyst with over three decades of experience in the thoroughbred racing industry. As a second-generation horseman, I have been blessed to serve in a variety of capacities in this exciting industry, from working on racetracks and farms, to managing stallions and participating in sales consignments. This broad range of experiences has given me a unique perspective on the thoroughbred racing world, and a wealth of knowledge that I bring to each of my clients.
Pedigree Analysis and Physical Evaluation for Superior Thoroughbreds
My expertise in pedigree analysis and physical evaluation is unmatched. I am dedicated to helping my clients purchase or breed superior thoroughbred racehorses through a combination of sound pedigree principles, horsemanship, and consistent implementation of well-designed plans. With a proven track record of success, I have assisted clients in purchasing or breeding ten graded stakes winners (including three Grade 1 winners that include a Kentucky Derby winner and champion), countless stakes winners, graded stakes-placed runners, and consistent allowance horses. Whether you are new to the thoroughbred racing world or simply looking for a new approach, I am confident that I can help you achieve your racing goals.
Minimizing Failures and Maximizing Success as a Bloodstock Agent
I have seen both success and failure in the thoroughbred racing industry, and I understand the importance of minimizing failures in order to maximize success. I can help you navigate the industry and avoid common pitfalls by providing you with sound advice based on my years of experience. With me as your bloodstock agent, you can be confident that you are making informed decisions that will lead you to success.
Personal Life and Interests
I am married to my wife of 26 years, Mitzi, and have a 23-year-old son named Austin. In my free time, I enjoy studying scripture, meditating, listening to music, and playing the guitar. These personal interests help me stay centered and focused, and allow me to bring a positive, balanced approach to my work as a bloodstock agent.
My mission is to provide exceptional and personalized bloodstock services to thoroughbred racing enthusiasts. I strive to deliver insightful and results-driven advice, backed by a combination of expertise, experience, and the latest industry knowledge. My goal is to help clients achieve their racing and breeding aspirations by offering a transparent, trustworthy, and tailored approach to each unique situation.
- Integrity: Providing honest and ethical services to clients, stakeholders, and the industry as a whole.
- Expertise: Staying knowledgeable about the thoroughbred racing industry and offering thorough and well-informed advice to clients.
- Quality: Seeking out the highest quality horses and assisting clients in making the best possible investment decisions.
- Customer Service: Providing exceptional and personalized service to each individual client.
- Passion: Demonstrating a deep love and appreciation for horses, the racing industry, and the sport of thoroughbred racing.
- Collaboration: Building strong relationships with clients, industry partners, and other stakeholders to achieve common goals.
- Innovation: Continuously seeking new and innovative ways to improve services and the overall success of clients’ investments.
My expertise in the thoroughbred industry, combined with my dedication to my clients, has resulted in a proven track record of success. My life-long experience, passion for the sport, and deep understanding of the thoroughbred industry make me an invaluable resource for anyone seeking to invest in the Sport of Kings. With my analytical mind and attention to detail, I will work tirelessly to ensure that each and every one of my clients finds the horse of their dreams. Whether you’re a seasoned owner or just starting out, my expertise and guidance will help you navigate the often complex and challenging world of thoroughbred racing. So why wait? Take the first step towards realizing your dreams today, and contact me to start your journey in the exciting and prestigious world of thoroughbred racing and breeding.
My passion for thoroughbred racing and my deep commitment to my clients make me the ideal choice for anyone looking to purchase or breed a superior racehorse. To learn more about my services, click HERE.
Proverbs 11:14: “Where there is no guidance, a people falls, but in an abundance of counselors there is safety.”