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Bright Red and Tommy Loid Claim Championship Honors in Greensburg, Ky.



 

by Renee Isaacs

 

GREENSBURG, Ky. - The VFW Ladies Auxiliary hosted their annual horse show on Friday, May 11, 2007, at the American Legion park in Greensburg, Ky. The event hotsed approximately 190 entries which included walking, racking and pleasure horses. Joe Campbell of Readyville, Tenn., judged the 30-class show.

            Tommy Loid won the Walking Championship division aboard Bright Red for LeMar DePoyster of  Greenville, Ky. The reserve championship title was received by Joe Herald and Casino Pusher for D.B. Largest of Aybett, Va.

            Four entries were called to the ring for the Lead Line class. Benjamin Rice, Libby Rennar, Brennan Davis and Brady Hager were all blue ribbon winners.

            The first walking division was the Two-Year-Old Walking class. Jimmy Evans rode to blue ribbon honors for Joe Dan Reed of McKinny, Ky., aboard San Juanita. Scotty Brooks and Lady Voltage claimed the reserve title for Mr. and Mrs. Donald Wilkerson of Glasgow, Ky.

            Kent McGary captured the blue ribbon in the Three-Year-Old Amateur division aboard Artisan. R.C. Gabehart of Knifley, Ky., rode to the red ribbon aboard Hard Country Boy.

            J & H Stables won four blues during the evening and a few reserves. One of those blues included the Three-Year-Old Open division with He’s Santa Anna Pride and Jason Hughes for Marlene Handy of Greensburg, Ky. Keith Blackburn and He’s A Dangerous Pusher claimed the reserve award for Dr. Marion Pennington of Corbin, Ky.

            The Juvenile 17 and Under division was won by Jessica Martin and Armed Rock Solid under the direction of Terry Martin of Greensburg, Ky. Sportin Around and Ken Barker claimed the reserve win under the direction of Hayes Stables of Danville, Ky.

            Carrie Benedict rode to the winner’s circle with The Broken Sky in the Park Performance class. Charles Tooley and Merging Into One claimed the reserve award.

            A memorial trophy was given in honor of Harold Curry for the Two-Year-Old Walking Stallions class. Charles Tooley and Waving In The Wind claimed top honors to receive the trophy. The reserve ribbon was given to Evil’s First Delight and Rocky McCoy of Parksville, Ky.

            Dana Skaggs and Chance For Sun won the Country Pleasure Walking blue for Walter Stillwell of Eastview, Ky. Randy Stillwell and Honors Dance Man captured the second place tie for Walter Stillwell of Eastview, Ky.

            Joe Herald made his debut performance with The Big Game to win top honors in the Show Pleasure division for Belle Meadow Farm of Wartrace, Tenn. The second place tie went to John Lay of the John Lay family of Bowling Green, Ky., and Major Secret.

            A second memorial trophy for the evening was given in the Amateur Walking Specialty Stallions division in honor of Jessica Hinkle. Betty Mosley was the winner aboard Sir Cat for Charles and Betty Mosley of Bowling Green, Ky. Ryan Blackburn of Corbin, Ky., and The Pushing Perfect claimed the reserve win.

            Al Lenardon rode to the top honors in the nine-entry Amateur Mares and Geldings Specialty class aboard I’m Indio. The reserve award went to Joe Estes and JFK’s Pushy Star for Karen Bethel of Monticello, Ky.

            Richard Evans won the Two-Year-Old Amateur division with Beyond The Glory under the direction of J & H Stables.

            Glenda Kirkland claimed the first place tie in the Plantation Pleasure division aboard Dancer’s Pushin Allanis. Vegas Games and George Quinley claimed the reserve win.

            John Robbins won the Three-Year-Old Mares and Geldings class aboard Colored By Evil. Tee Time and Tommy Loid  rode to the reserve honors for Phyllis Heppenstall of Aubum, W.Va.

            A large class of Four-Year-Old Amateurs entered the ring to compete for top honors. Ritz’s Chocolate Bon Bon and Rae Ellen Thompson rode to the blue. Melanie Mader and Dr. Michael J. rode the reserve win.

            Teressa Barker and Pusher’s Touch Of Jazz ended the one night show with a blue in the Novice Specialty division under the direction of Hayes Stables of Danville, Ky. Bobbie Wilson of J & H Stables rode to the reserve ribbon with Ritz Karlton.

            Complete results follow and can be viewed, searched and printed at www.walkinghorsereport.com.

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