El Kingdom

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  • Born 2007
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Weicholz No Newcomer to 2yo Sales

Steve Weicholz isn't a newcomer to shopping at the top end of juvenile auctions. The Boca Raton, Fla., resident is the new owner of El Kingdom, whose $450,000 price topped the recent Ocala Breeders' Sales Co. March select sale of in training. Three years ago, through Bill Badgett, Weicholz purchased Justin Rules, a son of Mr. Greeley, for $525,000 at the Fasig-Tipton Midlantic juvenile auction in Maryland.

El Prado Colt Sells for $450,000 at OBS

El Prado Colt Sells for $450,000 at OBS

Saying he had found the equine equivalent of Cleveland Cavaliers basketball star LeBron James, trainer Eddie Plesa paid $450,000 for an El Prado colt March 18 during the second and final session of the Ocala Breeders' Sales Co. March select sale of 2-year-olds in training in Central Florida. As of early afternoon, the price was the highest of the auction, topping the $425,000 Indian Charlieâ€"Hollywood and Wine filly that sold March 17

Connections

Trainer Edward Plesa, Jr.
Jockey Luis Jurado
Owner Weicholz, Helene and Stephen
Breeder Eico Stable

Pedigree

El Kingdom View Five-Cross Pedigree El Prado (IRE) Sadler's Wells
Lady Capulet
Rabiadella Dynaformer
Crystal Goddess

Auction History

Sale / Hip Type Buyer Consignor Price
OBSMAR2009
Hip 383
Two-year-old E. Plesa, agent for Steve Weicholz Eisaman Equine, agent $450,000

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