Vice President of Sales
Walt Robertson, a long-time leader in the equine auction industry, was named to the newly created position of Vice President of Sales in January 2011.
Robertson joined Keeneland following 35 years at Fasig-Tipton, and will oversee and direct all functions of the Keeneland sales.
“At a time when our industry needs to focus on the challenges that confront us, I am pleased that a person of the caliber and experience of Walt Robertson is joining our leadership team. I have admired Walt as a friend and a colleague for forty years and this is a huge win for Keeneland and the entire Thoroughbred industry.”
In addition to his vast work in the Thoroughbred industry, Robertson also has been active in the central Kentucky community for many years. He has served as the Chairman of the Kentucky Horse Park Commission, is a former director and past President of the Thoroughbred Club of America and is a past member of the Sayre School and The Lexington School boards of trustees. He will also continue to serve as President/Auctioneer for Swinebroad-Denton, Inc., a full-service real estate auction company in Lexington.