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The Midnight Touch Was Felt In Tollesboro



 

 

by Sabrina Young

 

TOLLESBORO, Ky. - The Tollesboro Lions Club Fair and Horse Show held their 50th annual show on July 21, 2007, at the Tollesboro Lions Park. Marking the cards for the night was Judge Jennifer Bingham-Davis. There were horses from as far away as California, Tennessee, Ohio, Indiana and West Virginia that came to compete at the Tollesboro show. Kicking off the show was an amazing 22-entries in the Stick Horse class with each one receiving the top honors.

            Pollack’s Silver Spur Ranch had their name well represented, winning a total of four blues. The new team of Royal Sparkling Gen and Tyler Diamond Pollack claimed the Juvenile Country Pleasure Specialty division and then went on to capture the Amateur Country Pleasure Specialty Championship. Tanya McCaskey also had an opportunity to have a victory ride aboard Royal Sparkling Gen in the Amateur Country Pleasure Specialty class. Jimmy Norris made two winning rides, one aboard Final’s Eb Tide in the 15.2 and Under class and the other in the Four-Year-Old Open division aboard Bustin-N-The-Lite.

            Sweet Revenge Stables were also well represented, taking home three blues for the night. Kim Back made an outstanding ride on her mount Reckless Youth in the Novice Amateur class. Mike Oney made up the other two blues, one aboard Three-Year-Old Open Champion Bustin’s Bad Boy for owner Dennis Walker and the other blue on Mr. Slam Dunk in the Open Show Pleasure class.

            Doug Stephens Stables took home two blues from Tollesboro. Granddaughter Rhiannon Stephens won the Juvenile 11 and Under class on Score and Doug Stephens had the winning ride in the Park Performance class with Seldom Seen for Tawana Lunsford.

            The mother/daughter team of Regina and Ashley Fritsch had a blue ribbon night. Regina and Delight’s Gold Bum topped the Amateur Owned and Trained No Canter class while Ashley made the winning moves in the Juvenile 17 and Under Specialty class.

            Jesse Burton was the proud owner of the Amateur Two-Year-Old Champion Big City Dark with Jose Paulin in the saddle. Royals China Doll and Brandy Tackett made the victory ride in the Amateur Plantation Pleasure Specialty class for owners Tackett and Gleason.

            Winning the Two-Year-Old Open class was the awesome team of Carroll Doyle and Wasabi for Jim and Barbara Finch. Allen Turner rode Powers Medicine Man to the blue for owner Vic Hancock in the Plantation Pleasure Open Specialty class. Charles Swinford’s entry of Slim Jim and Jimmy Morris claimed the blue in the Amateur Three-Year-Old class.

            Wham and Austin Gillentine made a great ride in the Juvenile Plantation Pleasure Specialty class. Coming out on top in the Ladies Amateur Specialty class was the team of Pusher’s Secret Storm and Maryann Jordan for Danny Rymer. Benji Montgomery made a winning ride in the Amateur Specialty Championship for Skid Montgomery aboard Navy.     Mike Berry had the right moves in the Four-Year-Old Amateur class on Magic Party. Olds Farms took home the blue in the Amateur Owned and Trained Canter division with Willie High Score and Tom Olds. They also took home the blue and trophy in the Walking Championship class with A Midnight Touch and JT Olds.

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

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