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Freefalling Into The Winner’s Circle at Sumner County

by Stephanie Rose

GALLATIN, Tenn. - Twenty divisions were held at the Sumner County Fair show on Saturday, Aug. 8, 2009, in Gallatin, Tenn., at 7 p.m. The lights, smells and the sounds of the fair made the atmosphere of the show exciting. Jerry Summers of Shelbyville, Tenn., marked the cards for the evening.

Many good horses competed for trophies throughout the night. The spectators awaited the Walking Horse Championship to see the best of the best at the show. Generator’s Freefalling and Justin Taylor were the winners for Carroll and Virginia Counts of Republic, Mo. Casino At The Ritz and Tommy Loid were reserve and Lots of Luck and Chad Way were third.

Two horses of Southern Comfort Training Facility made shows under new ownership. Bingo Time, who was formerly owned by Joe Barnes, made his first show for new owner Sandy Shumate with Tim Gray in the Open Two-Year-Old Stallion class. BeBopper and new owner Mary Mack Hall competed for the first time together and took home top honors in the Amateur Ladies Specialty class. The former owner was Evelyn Taylor.

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