Cattlemen's Hall of Fame

America's Cattle Marketing Pioneers

Wed. Aug 4

Dodge City Anniversary Sale

Thurs. Aug 5

Pratt Hall of

Fame Sale

Fri. Aug 6

Dodge City

High Plains Video Auction

Sat. Aug 7

Dodge City

King of The Ring

We look forward to seeing all of you come out to help us celebrate our 2021 Cattle Marketing Hall of Fame Inductees.

The Cattle Marketing Hall of Fame recognizes individuals who have made extraordinary contributions to competitive marketing and true price discovery.  Join us for an exciting auction and celebration of the lifelong contributions made by these exceptional cattlemen.  Thursday August 5st at Pratt Livestock.


Karl Mark Winter

Winter Livestock - Dodge City, KS

Late in the year of 1887 Henry Winter left his Iowa home in search of land. He brought his springboard wagon to rest by Pawnee Creek in Finney County, Kansas where he built a sod home on what was soon to be known as the Winter Ranch. He filed his claim January 18, 1888 and immediately sent for his wife Kate and three children to join him at their new home.

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Tom Frey

Centennial Livestock - Fort Collins, CO

Tom grew up in Eastern Nebraska and started his auctioneer profession in the ring and alleys of the Columbus Sales Pavilion in Columbus, Nebraska. He spent nearly 20 years at the Centennial Livestock Auction in Fort Collins, Colorado, prior to purchasing Creston Livestock Auction Inc., in 1999.

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Michael T Samples

Farmers & Ranchers Livestock - Salina, KS

Mike Samples was born November 21, 1949 in Ontario, Oregon. His parents Jay and Ruth Samples with sister Brenda moved to Southeast Kansas shortly after Mike was born. Mike’s father bought an eighty-acre farm North of Erie, Kansas and that’s where Mike was raised. Jay worked in the oilfield and farmed until he ventured into building a Drive Inn Café called the B&M, named after his children.

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The Venue

Pratt Livestock

3 Miles East of Pratt Kansas on Highway 54


Come enjoy a day celebrating three industry icons as they are inducted into the Cattle Marketing Hall of Fame. We will market 4,500 head of this areas top cattle and hope to see each and every one of you at Pratt Livestock.


August 5th 2021


Auction Time - Start Load Lots


Cattle Marketing Hall of Fame Presentation 


Auction Ending - Head to Dodge City PRCA Rodeo

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