About Bill Reightler, Bloodstock
Bill is a licensed agent and has distinguished himself in the Thoroughbred industry, with more than 35 years in the business. After training horses at Mid-Atlantic tracks for 10 years, Bill worked at Spendthrift Farm in Lexington, Kentucky, in the training, broodmare and stud divisions for five years. He then returned to Maryland to manage Ross Valley Farms, where he built the farm and handled a top band of broodmares that included champions Heavenly Cause and Smart Angle. During his tenure at Ross Valley, he raised and prepped Houston (a $2.9 million sales yearling) and several stakes horses, including Two Punch. After five years at Ross Valley, Bill accepted a management position at Chanceland Farm. There he built the farm and helped establish it as a leading operation in the region.
In 1999 Bill started the Bill Reightler Sales Agency. He has established himself as one of the leading sales and bloodstock agents based in the Mid-Atlantic region. His accomplishments include selling Declan’s Moon (2003 two-year-old Champion), owning and racing stakes winner Pagan Moon, owning and selling Rockcide, half-sister to champion Funnycide, carrying in utero multiple stakes winner Rule. Bill is also an avid foxhunter and currently serves as the field master of Mt. Carmel Hounds. Bill and his family reside in Maryland.