Newspaper article THE JOURNAL RECORD

Former Lukas Farm Sold for $455,000

Newspaper article THE JOURNAL RECORD

Former Lukas Farm Sold for $455,000

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The 17.75-acre former main Norman headquarters and horse farm of D. Wayne Lukas, leading national trainer of Thoroughbreds, was sold at auction Thursday for $455,000. Buyer of the showplace property was Andy Golden, who with his mother, Constance Golden, owns and operates Speedhorse Inc. publications.

"I didn't go there with the intention to buy it. It just happened. I am still shocked. I didn't intend to buy it," Golden said.

Golden now lives in Norman and said his wife had wanted a place in the country to keep race horses they now own.

"I will move into the house, and I might at some point move my offices there. We have been wanting to sell the offices we have out on Int. Hwy. 35 for some time," Golden said.

Another horseman attending the auction, which was conducted by Gary Coffee of Coffee Auction Real Estate Service of Coalgate, said the initial bidding stopped at $370,000. David Burrage, former manager of the farm for Lukas and now a banker at Atoka, represented Lukas at the sale and announced a reserve bid of $415,000 had been placed on the farm by Lukas. …

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