Wed, 02/06/2019 - 1:37pm admin
Buehrle buys race horse
Cresco - It recently came to the attention of Times Plain Dealer staff that John Buehrle, a 1983 Crestwood graduate, is one of the owners of the race horse “A Tale Of The Cat,” whose barn name is “Torch.”
He is a stallion out of NCHA (National Cutting Horse Association) $79 million sire High Brow Cat, and he is currently the fifth overall producer of his dam, Autumn Boon (by Dual Pep). He was previously owned by Robert Charles Brown and trained by Jason Clark.
The stallion and Clark finished seventh in the 2014 NCHA Futurity and Clark went on to show the stallion throughout 2015 and earned $93,387 until sold to the McGees, who continued to show the horse. A Tale Of The Cat currently has NCHA earnings of $100,115.
The new owners are ATOC Partners, LLC, which includes Randy Chartier and his wife, Kelle, of Millsap, Texas; AK19 Limited, managed by Mike Sale and his daughter Alyesha Sale of Sandy Bedfordshire England; and 2Henry’s, LLC, aka 2Henry’s Ranch of Hico, Texas, of which Buehrle is a partner.
Buehrle stated, “We’re humbled that the McGees waited and worked with us on this acquisition. We’ve been after this guy for a couple of years now. He’s very special to us, and we’re honored to be managing his career. We’re also very happy to be working with Randy Chartier and his wife, Kelle. Randy’s family is well-known in the NCHA and having him on our team is a true blessing!”
A Tale Of The Cat will stand publicly for the first time at Alpha Equine in Granbury, Texas in 2019.
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