August 2019 Member of the Month
The victory ride continues for Rod and Laurie Shockley’s Rhineshire Farm. On July 5, Rhineshire Farm-bred Royal Charlotte took the Victory Ride Stakes (G3) at Belmont Park. The three-year-old filly races for First Row Partners and Parkland Thoroughbreds.
For years, the Shockleys practiced law in Atlanta. In 2006, Laurie Shockley’s parents “said that they’d lived in Kentucky their entire lives and never owned a horse,” Rod Shockley recalled. Their daughter and son-in-law partnered with them on a few runners, buying young horses with the help of Florida bloodstock agent Barry Berkelhammer.