profile

Hi! I'm Clark Shepherd.

I offer my expertise as a bloodstock agent, sales consultant, and pedigree analyst to assist in breeding or purchasing superior thoroughbred racehorses through sound pedigree principles, horsemanship, and consistent implementation of well-designed plans. Check out the resources I offer below and sign up for my newsletter!

Featured Post

War Front's Amazing Start to November

Hello Reader, I hope this email finds you well and relishing the excitement of the fall horse racing season. Today, I am thrilled to share with you my latest blog post titled "War Front: A Month of Majestic Wins." This piece delves into the extraordinary series of victories achieved by the progeny of the legendary sire, War Front, in recent graded stakes races. War Front's impact on thoroughbred racing is unparalleled, and this month has been a stellar testament to his legacy. From Seal...
Read now
18 days ago • 1 min read

Shaping The Thoroughbred Industry's Future

Hello Reader, As we gear up for the excitement of the Breeders' Cup weekend, it's a perfect time to reflect on the broader journey of the thoroughbred industry. Change is the only constant, and staying ahead requires more than just passion; it demands foresight and adaptability. I've penned some thoughts in my latest article, "Thoroughbred Industry: Safeguarding Future Success." It's not just a look at current trends and practices. This piece is an invitation to think deeply about how we, as...
about 1 month ago • 1 min read

Breeding Stock Sales: Where Racing Dreams Take Flight!

Hello Reader, Hope you’re keeping well. The last yearling sale for the year concluded on Thursday, signaling a shift in focus. Now, it’s time to turn our attention to the upcoming breeding stock sales. Actually, I got a bit of a head start and have already been active. At the Fasig-Tipton Saratoga Fall Sale, I secured a promising new broodmare for a client. I’m excited about this purchase and what she brings to the table. Sweet Jubilee (Uncle Mo - Wine Princess, by Ghostzapper) Building on...
about 1 month ago • 1 min read

🐎 Triumph & Passion: Constitution's Stellar Rise! 🌟

Hello Reader, Jumping right into it – Constitution is making waves in the thoroughbred world. His yearlings have consistently captured attention, fetching a lifetime average sale price of $160,485. With over 500 foals of racing age, an impressive 47% have found the winner's circle. For breeders and owners prioritizing deep-rooted lineage and standout genetics, Constitution stands as a name of immense promise. On the topic of Constitution, WinStar Farm has just announced his 2024 stud fee: a...
about 2 months ago • 1 min read

Resending: Unlocking the Thrills of Smart Equine Investments!

Hello Reader, What a ride the 2023 Keeneland September Yearling Sale was! From the opening gavel to the final bid, the sales pavilion was electrified. But as we all know, the horse racing world never stops. So, what's next on the agenda? Time to strategize, because the show's far from over. I'm thrilled to share my latest article, "Beyond Deep Pockets: The Art of Strategic Equine Investments." Whether you're new to the scene or a seasoned player, this piece dives deep into making your capital...
2 months ago • 1 min read

Unlocking the Thrills of Smart Equine Investments!

Hello Reader, What a ride the 2023 Keeneland September Yearling Sale was! From the opening gavel to the final bid, the sales pavilion was electrified. But as we all know, the horse racing world never stops. So, what's next on the agenda? Time to strategize, because the show's far from over. I'm thrilled to share my latest article, "Beyond Deep Pockets: The Art of Strategic Equine Investments." Whether you're new to the scene or a seasoned player, this piece dives deep into making your capital...
2 months ago • 1 min read

Is Greed Sabotaging Thoroughbred Health? The Urgent Fix!

Hello Reader, I hope this email finds you well and as passionate about the thoroughbred industry as I am. I’ve just published an article that I think will resonate with many of you, given the recurring incidents we’ve all been talking about. It’s time we stop merely treating the symptoms and start attacking the root of the problem—our breeding practices. While we’ve made great strides in improving tracks and veterinary care, we’ve still got this glaring issue staring us in the face—why are...
3 months ago • 1 min read

The Quick Fixes That Aren’t Fixing Horse Racing

Hello Reader, Today’s topic is a critical one for our industry, and it’s time we had an honest discussion. The new blog post, “How Banned Therapeutic Practices Are Killing Horse Racing,” is a must-read for anyone who cares about the future of our sport. Cheaters Be Warned: There’s zero tolerance for cheaters. They should face the “death penalty” for exploiting the system. No exceptions. Failed Self-Regulation: Our inability to regulate ourselves led to HISA stepping in. While we may not be in...
3 months ago • 1 min read

Unlock the Thrill: Forge Your Dream Horse Racing Partnership Today!

Hello Reader, Whether you’re an experienced breeder, a current racehorse owner or an enthusiast with dreams of ownership, the landscape of horse racing is filled with excitement and challenges. Finding the right strategies for collaboration and growth is a constant pursuit. The world of horse racing partnerships offers a compelling solution, but it’s not without complexities. From defining clear partnership goals to selecting the right partners and drafting agreements, there’s a myriad of...
3 months ago • 1 min read

A Pleasant Surprise: Honest Mischief's Yearlings at Fasig-Tipton NY

Hello Reader, I just returned from the Fasig-Tipton NY Bred Yearling Sale, and I must share an unexpected discovery. A client directed me to a yearling by Honest Mischief at the sale. Since I primarily deal with KY stallions, I didn't know what to expect, but I was immensely impressed. The physical attributes and walks of these yearlings were outstanding, a clear sign of inherent talent. I was so taken with this particular yearling that I ended up purchasing it on behalf of the client. Hip...
4 months ago • 1 min read
Share this page
Built with ConvertKit