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Generated By Jose’ Claims The William Way Memorial Horse Show



by Sarah Smith


            TUSCALOOSA, Ala. - The William Way Memorial Horse Show was held on Saturday, May 12, 2007, at Sokol Park. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Pediatric Neuro-Onocology Program at Children’s Hospital. Brock Tillman served as the walking and spotted horse judge and Billy Strickland was the racking horse judge. The 43-class event began at 4 p.m.

            Ray Cagle made his debut ride aboard Stone Cold Generator # 2 in the Amateur Two-Year-Old class. Also claiming a blue ribbon from Taylor Stables was Favorite Cloud Nine and Ginger Evans. This was the third win of the season for this duo in the Amateur Three-Year-Old division.

            The Dr. H.E. Barker family’s entries claimed several blue ribbon honors. Generated By Jose’ carried Trey Blackburn to the blue in the Youth 11 and Under and then returned to the winner’s circle in the Walking Horse Stake with trainer Nathan Clark aboard. Dream Dollar, also owned by the Barker family earned the top award in the 15.2 and Under Amateur Specialty with Doyce Lawrence riding.

            Five-Way Farms enjoyed a successful show. One Classy League and Chuck Witherspoon claimed the first blue ribbon for Carolyn Rutner under the Five-Way banner. Rutner rode to the winner’s circle with her world champion mount, I’m Armed And Lethal in the Amateur Show Pleasure class. Rutner also won the Amateur Specialty class with Moments Of Jazz. Alex Way directed Move Over to a win in the Youth Walking Ponies class for Carolyn Rutner. Jack Way rode USS Showboat to the blue award in the Two-Year-Old Stallions class, and then returned to the ring to claim the blue with Steal Justice in the Open Specialty class.

            Rollie Beard made the trip from Lewisburg, Tenn., to claim the Open Show Pleasure honors with A Headliner for William and Sandra Johnson. Beard also directed Paris Hilton to top honors in the Four-Year-Old Open class for Bob and Carolyn Wehling.

            Splashed, owned by Kemp and Crocker, also won her share of blue ribbons. The first was with Forrest Roberts riding in the Youth Country Pleasure. Splashed then returned to the show ring to claim another blue with Casee Crocker riding in the Open Country Pleasure. Tony Bradshaw and Impression’s Ritzy Lady claimed top honors in the Park Performance class. Campbell Stables prepared the team for competition.

            Rob Brainard directed Dangerous Pursuit to top honors in the Three-Year-Old Open class for Jack and Lillian Bolozky. Spun Gold Generator and Suzanne Keplinger made an impressive performance to claim the blue in the Amateur Owned and Trained class. Jean Brannon rode her pride and joy, Go Mister Walk A Way Jose to the blue in the Lite-Shod Specialty class. Go Mister Walk A Way Joe also carried the flag during the opening ceremonies with Alex Way riding.

            The team of Generator’s Mountain and Scott Wilhite claimed the 15.2 and Under Open class for Woody and Carolyn Spinks. Papa’s Show Girl continued her winning ways with Sandra Dubose riding to claim the Open Trail Pleasure class. Two horses from Pioneer Stables earned Tuscaloosa blue ribbons. The first was Casper’s Snow White with Benton Pitts riding in the Amateur Canter class. Unwired Spark and Heather Roberts claimed a blue in the Amateur Ladies Specialty class.

            Ray Solley and Shock Me rode their way to the blue in the Amateur Four-Year-Old Specialty. Ultra Bumin Around and Nan Ingle won the Alabama Ladies Auxiliary class. Both of these teams ride under the Lawrence Stables banner.

            Complete results follow and can be viewed at

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