The Santini and Jackie McConnell took a 16 point lead in the Walking Horse Report Online High Point Standings following a strong third place finish at the Gulf Coast Charity Horse Show last night.  Jackie and his horse have already shown five times at four shows including the big early season challenges of the Walking Horse Trainers' Show, the Mississippi State Charity Horse Show and the Gulf Coast.

   Santini, who is owned by the East Family, has ammassed 72 points in 5 classes and leads second place I'm Unarmed who has 56 points in four classes.  Rounding out the top three are A Strong Dollar with 40 points in 2 classes; Dragonfly with 38 points in two classes and Stormy's Bad Company with 32 points in three classes.