Heritage Place Announces New Date and Addition of a Yearling Session for Thoroughbred Sale

Heritage Place

Heritage PlaceHeritage Place will hold its annual Thoroughbred sale earlier than in years past. The 2015 edition of Heritage Place’s Thoroughbred sale will be October 4. The sale will feature a yearling session followed by a mixed age session.

The catalog fee for the 2015 Thoroughbred sale will be $500, and commission for the sale is 5 percent with a $150 minimum. The fees compared to industry averages allow consignors to maximize profits. The deadline for consigning to the fourth annual Heritage Place Thoroughbred Sale will be announced soon along with the guidelines for supplemental entries after the catalog deadline.

“By moving up the date of the sale, we want to accommodate buyers and sellers by attracting more top quality yearlings,” said Spence Kidney, Heritage Place’s general manager. “Our central location makes it very convenient for horsemen traveling from anywhere throughout the United States. I am very pleased with the interest shown from breeders and agents we have spoken to. I believe this will be a great regional event that consignors and buyers can look forward to each year.”

Built in 1978, Heritage Place is centrally located in southwest Oklahoma City, just five minutes from Will Rogers World Airport and close to Remington Park Racetrack. The facility’s central location in the United States makes it easily accessible for buyers and consignors throughout the country, and its close proximity to the airport is convenient for international buyers.

Heritage Place was built in 1978 by horsemen for horsemen with attention to details that focused on showcasing horses. The company is owned by Dr. Charles Graham of Elgin, Texas; the Robert W. Moore family of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; the Bruce Gentry family of Lubbock, Texas; and the Robert Gentry family of Lubbock, Texas.

Situated on 40 acres, Heritage Place boasts a unique sale facility unmatched in the country, consisting of four and one half acres under one roof which includes a 1,000 seat air conditioned auditorium, club, restaurant, 640 stalls and arena. In addition, there are 15 acres of lighted parking, RV spots and a spacious outdoor arena with bleacher seating for day and night events.

For more information on Heritage Place’s upcoming sales, visit www.heritageplace.com.