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Push Too’s Cowboy & Blackburn Earn 2nd Championship At Dickson


by Stephanie Rose


DICKSON, Tenn.—The 14th Annual Dickson County Saddle and Bridle Club Horse Show was held on Thursday, July 26, 2007 at 6:00 P.M. in Dickson, Tenn. Wayne Dean marked the cards for the 30 classes. There were 175 entries for the evening. This show is always kicks-off a big weekend of top competition for the walking horse industry as the Marshall County Horseman’s show is on Friday and the Red Carpet Show of the South is Saturday in Pulaski, Tenn. The show was dedicated this year to Jim House, a very dear friend to the walking horse business and the friends at the Dickson County Saddle and Bridle.

            The first class on the agenda were the Weanlings. First place went to the blue-eyed Willie Be Wanted with Robert Nelms for the 4-J Land & Cattle Co. of Waynesville, Mo. Catalyst and Barbara Civils were second or the Berry Coffey estate of Petersburg, Tenn.

            I’m A Dandy Too and Bailey Gaidos won the Lead Line for the second year in a row for proud grandfather, Don Brown of Franklin, Tenn. Ace and Libby McConnell were second for Tyler and Kyle Bailey of Lynchburg, Tenn.

            Pat Head Summitt won her tenth blue ribbon of the year in the Yearling Filly class with Allison Cornelius for Allen Curtis of Hendersonville, Tenn. Shameless Money and Marty Warren were second for Denise Smith.

            She’s Pushing With Style and Herbert Derickson walked away with the blue ribbon in style in the Riders’ Cup Two-Year-Old Mare and Gelding class for Dirk and Kirsten Lipert. Encore’s Pzazz and Jackie McConnell wore out the red ribbon for Kelly Sherman of Dallas, Texas.

            The mother and son team of Stacey and Bradley Richards captured top honors in the Country Pleasure class. Stacey won and was on High Tide Surfin’. She is the owner of Franklin, Tenn. Bradley rode Pride’s General Delivery to reserve honors in the good class for Montverde Academy of Montverde, Fla.

            Nine Mile High and Chris Richards won their fourth blue of the year in the Yearling Colt class for Mr. and Mrs. Charles Brantley of Wartrace, Tenn. Vegas and B.J. Richards were second for David and Joy Buck of Conroe, Texas.

            Outta Line and Kelly Peevy took home their fifth blue in the Amateur Two-Year-Old Stallion class for Peevy of Huntsville, Ala. Dealing In Dollars and Dustin Smith were reserve for the Smith family of Alvaton, Ky.

            Ebony’s Art and Clay Sanderson had a debut blue ribbon in the Amateur Two-Year-Old Mare and Gelding class for the John Sanderson family of Pulaski, Tenn. Jazz’s Jubilee Lady and Betty Corlew were second for James and Betty Corlew of Adams, Tenn.

            A Private Benjamin and Bradley Moran won their second blue in the Youth 11 and Under division for Mitch and Wendy Moran of Carthage, Miss. Ritz Woman and Alex Blackburn were second for Blackburn of Franklin, Tenn.

            Go JoJo and Link Webb went for the blue and got it in the Riders’ Cup Three-Year-Old Mare and Gelding division for the Rolling Hills Farm of Jacksonville, Ala. Alias Woody and Buck Williams were reserve for Elby Holley of Charlotte, Tenn.

            Slammin’ Rammer took home his fourth blue of the year with Kevin Marker in the Lite-Shod Plantation Specialty division for David and Joy Buck of Conroe, Texas. A Tiffany Design and Debbie Gaidos were reserve for Don Brown of Franklin, Tenn.

            A High Dollar Charge and Beverly Sherman won her first blue of two for the weekend in the Amateur Ladies Specialty class for Sherman of Dallas, Texas. Real Bad Score and Erin Graf were second for David and Erin Graf of South Portsmouth, Ky.

            With wins at Grinders’ Switch and Murfreesboro Exchange, Pusher’s Midnight Delight and Chad Cotten won another one in the Youth 12-17 division for Cotten of Murfreesboro, Tenn. The Willhamina and Lilly Waites were second for the Andrew Waites family of Hattiesburg, Miss.

            Kimble Tew got back into the show ring again with George Clooney and went to the winners’ circle in the Amateur Three-Year-Old Stallion class for Kimble and Madeline Tew of Waynesboro, Miss. A Major Uprising and Dustin Smith was reserve for Smith and Oliver.

            Bob Cherry won his second blue of the year aboard JFK’s Shining Moment in the Amateur Three-Year-Old Mare and Gelding for Cherry of Centerville, Tenn. Ozone Magic and Beverly Sherman were reserve for Sherman of Dallas, Texas.

            After a win at the Guntown Horse Show, the team of Ritz Cracker and Jimmy McConnell won the Show Pleasure Open Specialty class for Charlie and Linda Bedwell of Dothan, Ala. He’s Top Of The Line and Knox Blackburn was second for Freddie Palmer of Thomasville, Ga.

            Will E Walk and Harry York won their first blue of the season in the Amateur 15.2 and Under Specialty class for Harry and Trudy York of Bethesda, Tenn. I’m All Fired Up and Betty Corlew were second for James and Betty Corlew of Adams, Tenn.

            After a reserve at the Woodbury Lions Club, Armed And Cando and Jackie Byrom went to the winners’ circle this time for Jim and Candy Pope of Shelbyville, Tenn. Command’s Special Sun and Dr. Jim Baum were reserve for Dr. Jim Baum of Shelbyville, Tenn.

            He’s Out A Sight captured his third blue ribbon in the Riders’ Cup Three-Year-Old Stallion class for Kelly Sherman of Dallas, Texas. Doc Vegas and Buck Williams were second for Mr. and Mrs. Buddy Wyatt of Tuscaloosa, Ala.

            Seez Who and Kenny Smith earned their third trip to the winners’ circle in the Amateur Owned and Trained Specialty class for Renee Smith of Manchester, Ky. Hollywood Boulevard and Newton Parks were reserve for Parks of Murfreesboro, Tenn.

            The World Grand Championship team of Zulu and Suzanne Littell took home top honors in the Amateur Show Pleasure division for Moore and Littell of Catherine, Ala. A Headliner and Marty Irby were second for Marty Irby of Murfreesboro, Tenn.

            Busted At Bonnaroo and Ellie Gantt won their first blue of the year in the Amateur Four-Year-Old Mare and Gelding class for E L Enterprises of Helena, Ala. Elmore and Harolene Willis were second for Rodger and Harolene Willis of Wartrace, Tenn.

            Gin’s Black Sapphire and Todd Claborn made an outstanding debut performance for new owner Floyd Sherman of Dallas, Texas in the Riders’ Cup Two-Year-Old Stallion class. Dollar’s Born To Win and Link Webb were second for Curtice McCloy of Norman, Ok.

            London Rain took home his fifth blue ribbon of the year with his favorite rider, Megan Mozeley in the Open Pony Specialty division for Phyllis Mozeley of Charlotte, N.C. He Keeps On Giving and Beth Lawwell were reserve for Lawwell of Wheel, Tenn.

            JFK’s Top Aide and proud owner Sally Reiley went to the winners’ circle once again in the Amateur Park Performance division for Dick and Sally Reiley of Lewisburg, Tenn. Master Of Pattern and Ned Dotson were second for Ned and Betty Dotson of McEwen, Tenn.

            The team of Watch My Jewels and Jimmy McConnell took home their sixth blue in a row in the Riders’ Cup Four-Year-Old Open division for Larry Carney of Melber, Ky. Cashin’ In At Sundown and Dick Peebles were second for James and Betty Corlew of Adams, Tenn.

            The Titleist and William Johnson won their first blue of the season in the Amateur Specialty for William B. Johnson of Atlanta, Ga. and Shelbyville, Tenn. Kid Callahan and Ed Breedlove were second for Keith Breedlove of Buford, Ga.

            Kelly Peevy made an excellent catch ride and won the title on He’s Our Duramax in the Amateur Four-Year-Old Stallion division for John Furline of Athens, Ala. It’s Friday The 13th and Ralph Simonton were second for Simonton Farms of White House, Tenn.

            Jose’s Emblem and Herbert Derickson made the victory pass in the 15.2 and Under Open division for Pleasant Hill Farm of Columbia, Tenn. Gen’s Major Event and Jimmy McConnell were second for John Alford of Buffalo, Mo.

            After a win in the stake at Cornersville, Push Too’s Cowboy and Knox Blackburn were back better than ever in the Young Motors Open Stake Riders’ Cup class. Mister Pushbutton and Jimmy McConnell were second for Mr. and Mrs. Glen Crutchfield of Memphis, Tenn. Jazz On Bourbon and Jackie McConnell were third for Danny and Lisa Palmer of Germantown, Tenn. The Games We Play and Joe Cotton rounded out the top four for the Luther Fuller family of Kingsport, Tenn.

            This concludes the Dickson County Saddle and Bridle Show. Complete results follow or logon to

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