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Pushover's Infiniti and Dan Waddell tour Fulton



by: Debbie Graham

FULTON, Ky. - The sixth annual Fulton Tourism Walking and Racking Horse Show was held on July 26, 2003, at the Fulton City Park. The event was sponsored by the Fulton Tourism Commission. Proceeds from show enable the commission to successfully serve the community. Fulton also hosts Weekend at Pontotoc each year. The event will be held this year on September 18-21. Featured events will include a BBQ cookoff, music, arts and crafts, fireworks and many other exciting events.

Nathan Clark judged the 29 walking and racking classes with entries topping 165.

The first class of the evening was the Open Yearling and Weanling class. Santara and David Smith claimed their third blue of the season for Jimmy Graham. Ray Gilmer directed the talented progeny of Generator’s Falcon, Red River Falcon to the winner’s circle in the Two-Year-Old Stallion class for Dr. Doug and Kathy Phillips. Continuing to turn in blue ribbon performances in the Juvenile 11 and Under class were Favorite’s Sassy Sunday and Luke Sanderson.

Gold’s Red Skipper and Don Hancock were in top form to claim the title of Park Pleasure Specialty champions. Gillian Welch and Pam Betts were in the spotlight in the Two-Year-Old Amateur Mare and Gelding class for McConnell and McConnell.

Straw Man and Richard Davis topped the Spotted Saddle Horse Open Specialty class for Mr. and Mrs. Richard Davis. Lit Up Loosie and Eddie Barclay emerged victorious in the Two-Year-Old Mare and Gelding class for Darla Olive.

Stanfill Stables had dual blues at Fulton. EMALE and Judy Stanfill were crowned Three-Year-Old Amateur champions for Vickie Stanfill. A Black Market Pusher and Ronnie Stanfill continue to turn in blue ribbon performances week after week in the Four-Year-Old Amateur division for Ruby Stanfill.

My Finders Keepers and Anna Hamilton made the victory pass in the Country Pleasure Specialty class for Marilyn Friedman.

Jeff Sanderson accepted two blue ribbons at the Fulton show. Patriotic Spirit had the victory in the Two-Year-Old Amateur Stallion class for James Mills. Sanderson returned to claim another Amateur Owned and Trained title with Touchtone.

Major’s Miss Myrtle and Gayla Kail added another blue to their collection this season in the Three-Year-Old Amateur Mare and Gelding class for Ben, Gayla and Maggie Kail. Delite’s Ebony Haint and Amber Waggoner were the recipients of the Juvenile 17 and Under title for Bobby Barclay. The 15.2 and Under Open class was led by Ebony’s Bragging Rights and Josh Coble for Leon Kilburn.

Contenders owned by Mr. and Mrs. L.H. Gaines and trained by Ray Gilmer Stables at Falcon Ridge Farm were awarded two Fulton titles. Lillian Gaines claimed the Ladies Mare and Gelding Specialty title with Come To Papa and the Open Amateur title with Pride’s Flapjack. Also riding under the Falcon Ridge Farm Banner was Nothing But Power and Martha Gandy. This duo led the Amateur Specialty class on the heels of their recent Magnolia Classic title.

Beam’s Dark Storm and Sam Blackwell followed their recent Ripley Classic title with a win at Fulton in the Amateur Show Pleasure Specialty class for Mr. and Mrs. Sam Blackwell.

Dan Waddell was granted three trips to the winner’s circle aboard entries prepared by Formac Stables. Two of these titles were earned by contenders owned by Mr. and Mrs. E. B. Tanner. Doc Ty gained blue ribbon recognition in the Three-Year-Old Open class and Black Danger walked his way to the title of Four-Year-Old Open champion. In the final class of the evening, Waddell brought Pushover’s Infiniti to the Fulton tricolor for owner Bob Medina.

This concludes the highlights from Fulton, Ky. Complete results may be found by visiting the results section of our web site.

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