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The Bedford County FFA Show was . . . Out Of This World!



Hot weather and heated competition greeted owners, exhibitors, and spectators as they filled the grounds at the Bedford County Agriculture Center. Despite the presence of VMO Scott Price, the 2nd Annual Bedford County FFA horse show was a major success. Top contenders for this year’s Celebration and from last year’s as well, entertained the crowd. The honorable Mickey McCorrmick had the task of judging the many fine entries while Sherry Oxford made the preserved the memories from the night on film.

Capping off the night as always was the thrilling stake class. Three talented entries graced the show ring. Knox Blackburn directed Outer Limits to the top honors in the class. The Kenneth Rich family owns the entry. Reserve honors went to the team of Moon’s Headliner and Justin Byrom. Susan Humphrey owns the entry.

The Halter Weanlings class got the show started. Following a reserve win at Eagleville, Ruby’s Prime Suspect did one better and received the first place award. A.J. Jamison was at lead for the partnership of A.J. and Sam Jamison. P.J.’s Hickory Smoked Delight and Robert Nelms were awarded the reserve honors for Rodney Lockhart.

Newton Parks rode Spot Me Some Cash to claim the win in the Two-Year-Old Amateur class. Harry and Barbara Sollins are the owners. Brenda Bramlett and Sky Jam took the reserve in the class for Bramlett and Berris.

The team of Kathy Potter and Solitude’s Sugarbabe took the blue in the Country Pleasure Specialty. Potter’s son Daniel owns the entry. Dr. Judy Moore of Moore Foust Farm took the red ribbon aboard Lady Dumas In Command.

Proud parents and grandparents anxiously watched and cheered during the Leadline class. Tyler Bailey and Ace were the winning team in t he class. Im A Dandy Too and Mackenzie Gaidos were reserve and the team of Tipsy and Evan Blackburn were awarded third.

John Allen Callaway was causing some commotion in the Two-Year-Old Mares and Geldings class atop I’m Causin Commotion. The talented team brought home the blue in the class for owners Jim and Debbie Myers. Major Desire and Knox Blackburn obtained the reserve award in the class for owner James Sigman.

Lady Platinum was shining in the Yearling Fillies and Geldings class. Owner Kim Bailey led the fine filly to the win. A Star On Bourbon Street was reserve with Robert Nelms for Katherine Simpson.

Jerry Maguire and Chelsea Cook were the stars of the WHTA Youth 11 and Under as they took the top award in the class. Jerry Maguire is owned by Baylee and Chelsea Cook. I’m Scarlett Walker and owner/exhibitor Jessica Popp were second.

The Yearling Stallions class was won by Dark Spirit’s Shaman. Robert Nelms was at lead for Billy and Sue Dean. Bayou The Moon and Stan Thomas were awarded the reserve tie for Mary and Larry Pickhardt.

The Two-Year-Old Stallion championship title was earned by Santana’s Black Threat and Dick Peebles. Troy Richards is the proud owner. Jiki and Billy Gray were reserve for Tom and Martha McGee.

I’m A Voodoo Daddy and Gayle Brandon was working their magic in the Amateur Three-Year-Old class. Thomas and Gayle Brandon are the owners. Crackerjack Edge and Anthony Joseph made the call to receive the reserve in the class. The Anthony Joseph family owns the entry.

Being the only entry in the class didn’t stop Santana’s Renaissance Man and Rae Martin from giving an excellent performance in the Three-Year-Old Mares and Geldings class. Renaissance Farms owns the winning entry.

Up next was the WHTA Youth Council 12-17 Specialty. The new team of Megan Mozley and Say My name made the winning ride in the class. Phyillis Mozley is the owner. Poncho Impact and Kaitlin Byrom Fields tied second. Billy Fields owns the entry.

Jose Quervo Gold and Doug Barnes made quite a performance to earn the blue in the Plantation Pleasure Lite-Shod. The partnership of Lawrence and Hutto own the world champion. Get N Grander and owner Christy Mauney were reserve in the class.

Prime Rainstorm and Erin Graf were primed and ready to win the Amateur Four-Year-Old Specialty. David and Erin Graf are the owners. Rain’s Fashionette and Charles Gleghorn received the red ribbon. Rain’s Fashionette is owned by Charles and wife Joy Gleghorn.

Jeff Green rode the winning entry in the Show Pleasure Specialty. He’s Cash’s Masterpiece and Green brought home the blue for owners Riddle and Wilhelm. Flashy’s Jus Jukin and Link Webb were second for Stone Oaks Farm.

The Three-Year-Old Stallions class boasted three talented comptitors all vying for the MASCUP points offered in the class. Portrait Of Art and Jeff Willis emerged triumphant in the class for Jim Reed and Associates. I’m Mr. Threat and John Allen Callaway were second for owner Hoyte Eakes.

I’m Well Armed and Ellen McJunkin Sale gunned down the competition in the 15.2 and Under Specialty. McJunkin Farms owns the entry. Gen’s Sharp Dressed man and Jim Moon took home the reserve honors. Mr. and Mrs. Jim Moon are the proud owners.

Always a crowd favorite, Titan Up and Daniel Potter added another blue to their collection in the Walking Ponies Specialty. Tom Potter is the owner. I’m Bond James Bond and Erika Mann were awarded the reserve honors. Mann Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep is the owner.

The striking Spirit And Silver made the victory pass in the 15.2 and Under class after a spirited performance. Magaret Hickman guided the silver stallion to the win for B and B Farms. Eb’s Night Owl and Dick Peebles were called to receive the reserve in the class for George and Carol Smith.

New York New York gave a landmark performance with Terry Mann in the Amateur Stallions to top the class. Mann Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep owns the champion stallion. Really and Jack Litrell claimed the reserve for McJunkin Farms.

Magic Rock and Carl Johnson gained the Four-Year-Old Stallion honors of the night. Ron and Sandy Eldridge are the owners.

Skilled rider, Jean Baum, and My Fair Play Lady were the judges choice in the Amateur Specialty Mares and Geldings. Stopwatch and Breda Bramlett were awarded the red ribbon in the class.

Veteran horseman Billy Gray guided Mistress to a win in the Four-Year-Old Mares and Geldings. William and Sandra Johnson are the owners. Gen’s All Colors and Dick Peebles were reserve in the class for George and Carol Smith.

She’s Breathtaking was just that in the Plantation Pleasure class. Doug Barnes was in the irons for the win for Lawrence and Hutto. Adonis Royal Duce and owner Bill Reed took the second place tie.

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