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Donnie Jones and Showboat's Pit Boss Claim Open Walking Championship Honors At MSU Fall Classic

Coverage by Sandra Reynolds and Amy Blackburn; Editorial by Renee Lainhart
MOREHEAD, Ky. Morehead State University held its annual Fall Classic Horse Show. This year, the event was down-sized to a one-night horse show and was successful with nearly 75 entries. Wayne Conley judged the 28-class event.

The Open Walking Championship was won by Donnie Jones of Morehead, Ky., riding Showboat¹s Pit Boss, who is owned by John and Bobbie Maxwell of Olive Branch, Miss. Scott Beaty rode to the reserve tie in the class aboard Joe Hand for the Lewis Kenney family of Hillsboro, Ky.

Donnie Jones is joined by his support team after his victory in the Walking Championship class aboard Showboat¹s Pit Boss.

Delaney Reynolds and A Little Mo¹ Magic are no strangers to the winner¹s circle and are happy to end the season with six blue ribbon rides in the Juvenile 11 & Under division. They are joined by their fan club.

Billy Ford and Kemp Martin join Polly Ware and WGC Silverado¹s Spirit after they claim the top award in the Amateur Ladies Specialty class.

Keith Blackburn and I¹m The Plaid Rabbit are named the Three-Year-Old Open Specialty champions and are joined by family and friends of Blackburn Stables of Grayson, Ky.

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