Over the past thirty years, Mark Reid, Sr. has been involved in all facets of the Thoroughbred industry. For the majority of his career, Mark was a trainer, retiring as the all-time leading Thoroughbred trainer at Philadelphia Park and Garden State Park.
In 1991, he ranked fourth in the nation in victories. In his crossover to the advisory and sales representation side of the business, he has enjoyed similar success, developing Mark Reid Bloodstock Agency into one of the top national bloodstock agencies. Mark Reid Bloodstock Agency placements have won at the highest levels of the sport and include Medaglia D'Oro, You, Midas Eyes, and Personal Legend. Most recently he managed Saint Liam to career earnings of over $4,000,000 and an Eclipse Award for
Champion Older Male and 2005 Horse of the Year, the top honor a Thoroughbred horse can receive. Mark received his undergraduate degree in Business Administration from the University of Maryland, where he captained the wrestling team.
The daughter of legendary blacksmith, Jack Anderson, Marcia has also spent her lifetime around horses. She began work at Walnut Green as Russellís secretary in 1982 and has been an integral part of the company ever since. She assists clients with the registration process and keeps them informed of important deadline dates. She works closely with the sales companies regarding entries, pedigree updates and any other requirements for a successful sale. In short, Marcia addresses all administrative needs and keeps Walnut Green clients informed throughout the process of selling their horses as well as keeping them abreast of current family racing results.
After graduating from Millersville University in 1968, Jim went on to a rewarding career teaching and coaching football at the high school and collegiate levels. Now retired, he is a part owner and the director of all the facilities here at Walnut Green.