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Hatcher And I’m Packin A Pistol Do It Again



by Sarah Smith

            CULLMAN, Ala. – The 21st annual Fairview Lions Club Horse Show was held on Saturday, April 14, 2007, at the Cullman County Agriculture Center. Judge Ronald Young was in charge of tying the 42-class event that included both walking and racking horse classes. Despite the presence of USDA inspectors, owners and trainers showed horses; clean, sound, compliant horses and everyone worked well together.
            Jeff Hatcher and I’m Packin’ A Pistol continued their winning streak by claiming their third championship stake class of the season. The duo was crowned the Fairview Lions Club Grand Champions. Hatcher also rode Godfather By Ultra Copy to the blue in the Open Show Pleasure Class and Sunfire Phoenix to top honors in the Park Pleasure Specialty.
            I’m Stan The Man and Ben Brogdon walked away with the first blue of the night in the Amateur Four-Year-Old class. Trainer Charlie Green also claimed a blue for the Brogdon family in the Two-Year-Old Mare and Gelding class with She’s A Lucky Lady. Charlie Green also claimed the 15.2 and Under class with Masked Threat for the Nestor Stewart family.
            Doc Vegas and Herbert Derickson won the first of four blues for the Derickson Stables banner, claiming the Three-Year-Old Stallion class. Derickson returned to the winner’s circle aboard She’s Armed With Poison in the Three-Year-Old Mares and Geldings class. Lucky Collins rode to dual blues. She claimed the first in the 15.2 and Under Amateur Specialty and the second with A Sensational Dumas in the Amateur Specialty class.
            Daniel Potter rode Titan Up to the blue in the Amateur Ponies Specialty. Tim Smith Stables prepared the winning team for competition. Suzanne Keplinger and Andrew Jackson won the Trail Pleasure class. Amy Banks and Shez 24KT Gold claimed the Youth 12 to 17 Specialty. Ginger Evans rode Favorite Cloud Nine to the winner’s circle in the Amateur Three-Year-Old class.
            She’s Major Cash and Roger Latham won yet another Two-Year-Old Amateur class. Justin Harney directed Jazz Eclipse to the blue in the Amateur Owned and Trained Specialty. Philip Trimble directed Stuffed With Cash to top honors in the Two-Year-Old Stallion class. Chance’s Golden Destiny and Ralf Tramel won the Lite-Shod Plantation Open Specialty class.
            At the age of 19, Hello Generator carried his owner and rider, Nathan Anderton, to the blue in the Youth 11 and Under class. Winky Groover rode Crawford Colts horse, Command And Control, to the blue in the Open Walking Specialty. Completely In Command and Dickie Scrivner won the Aged Mare and Gelding class for owner Pam Williams. Denise Jones and Pride And Joy Jr. claimed the Amateur Ladies Specialty class. Rollie Beard Stables claimed two Cullman blues. June Hawkins rode Editorial Page to the first blue in the Amateur Show Pleasure class. Beard rode to the winner’s circle aboard Hello Jose’.
            Dick Peebles Stables also claimed two blues. Dick Peebles claimed the first with The Night Pusher in the Four-Year-Old Open class. This was the second blue of the weekend for this team. Megan Peebles rode Jazz’s Rhythm And Blues to the top award in the Alabama Ladies Auxiliary class. Nicole Kakassy and Yeo Ming continued their winning streak, claiming the Park Pleasure Two and Three-Year-Old class. Kakassy retuned to the ring to claim another blue aboard Pusher’s Silver Shark in the Country Pleasure class.
            Complete results follow and can be viewed at
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Everyone came out to greet Philip Trimble and Stuffed With Cash after winning a large class of Two-Year-Old Stallions.

Don Collins, Jill, Maria and Erica Derickson join Lucky Collins after the Amateur Specialty win aboard Sensational Dumas.

She's Major Cash and Roger Latham are joined by family and friends after the Amateur Two-Year-Old class.

Chris Coffey and Bruce Hankins met Nicole Kakassy after her win aboard Pusher Silver Shark in the Country Pleasure class.

Brooklyn and Tim Wheelon, Gwain Wilson and Megan Peebles joined Four-Year-Old Stallion champion The Night Pusher and Dick Peebles.

Justin Harney and Jazz Eclipse were greeted by John Harney and Estopieo Montel after the Amateur Owned and Trained class.

Brad Kirby, Sarah and Tim Smith join Titan Up and Daniel Potter after the Open Specialty Pony win.

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