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Shelbyville Central Band Booster Show Fought Out The Rain



by Stephanie Rose


            SHELBYVILLE, Tenn. — The third annual Shelbyville Central High School Band Booster Horse Show was held on Friday, May 11, 2007, at the Bedford County Agricultural Center. The judge for the 29 class event was John Puckett of Wartrace, Tenn. Despite the rain at the beginning of the show, there were 200 entries in all. The show’s proceeds benefited the Shelbyville Central High School Band. The show chairperson was Allison Smith and co-chairperson was Ricky Richardson, both of Shelbyville.

            The first class started at 7 p.m. since it was raining instead of its original 6:30 starting time. The stick horse class made their way to the ring first. Excited youngsters splashed around in the mud and had a great time. Class two was the Lead Line class. Rascal Flatts and Chandler Byrom rode to the winner’s circle for the first time of the season for Byrom of Bell Buckle, Tenn. Tattoo and Brody Bradshaw was second for Brody and Chrissy Bradshaw of Union Grove, Ala.

            General’s Lightning Doll and Ronald Morton let their walking do their talking in the Yearling Filly division and received their first blue ribbon for Double C Ranch. Magically Maid and Robert Nelms were reserve for Everett and Doris Penick.

            I’m Austin Powers and Courtney Hicks were on a winning streak. Coming off dual blues at the Gulf Coast Charity, they win the Country Pleasure class for Jeff Hicks of Shelbyville, Tenn. Sweet Southern Jazz and Bradley Richards were second for Richards of Franklin, Tenn.

            Halter Ego and Annalisa Cooper won their first blue this year in the Youth 11 and Under class for Cooper of Mount Juliet, Tenn. The new team of Sunrise’s Heartbeat and Isaac McGee received the red ribbon for McGee of Shelbyville, Tenn.

            Showing for the first time this year, Jazz All Night and Gene Means went to the winner’s circle for Means of Shelbyville, Tenn. The Silver Bandit and Kim Leonard were reserve for Scott and Kim Leonard of Greendale, Wis.

            The Ninth Wonder and Beverly Lamp won the Yearling Colt class for Carla Hurley of Gallatin, Tenn. This was this colt’s first blue ribbon. OOP’s Dream Maker and Carla Hurley wore the red ribbon for Carbine and Associates.

            Dollars Of Gold and Lucky Collins made their debut together in the Amateur Two-Year-Old Mare and Gelding class and won for Don and Lucky Collins of Ft. Myers, Fla. She’s Big N Rich and Tant Mason were second for Buddy Wilhelm of Petersburg, Tenn.

            Magic Illusionist and Jeff Givens won the Lite-Shod Plantation Pleasure Open Specialty class. This was his eighth blue ribbon of the year. Cheryl Reidy is the proud owner from Rancho Santa Fe, Calif. The Storm Pusher and Becky Barnes were reserve for Jesse Barnes of Shelbyville, Tenn.

            The world championship team of Doctor Liz and Jessica Popp won their first blue ribbon of this season for Bob Hurt of Shelbyville, Tenn. My Silver Bullet and Barclay Woodward were reserve for Ronnie and Jennifer Woodward of Hartselle, Ala.

            My First Dollar and George Ann Pratt debuted for the season and went to the winner’s circle in the Amateur Ladies Specialty division for Don and George Ann Pratt. It’s Taboo and Robin MacDonald were reserve in the good class for Bruce and Robin MacDonald of Atlanta, Ga.

            After winning at Reeltown, Ala., Outta Line came back to win the Amateur Two-Year-Old Stallions class with Claude Frye of Scottsboro, Ala. Jose’s Mucho Lucho and Jerome Cole were reserve for Thomas Holton of Murfreesboro, Tenn.

            Symbol Of Ritz and Roger Latham continued their winning streak by capturing their third blue in the Amateur Owned and Trained for Latham of Baileyton, Ala. Perfect Masquerade and Ryan King were second for Dave King.

            World Grand Champion Shock Jock won his four blue ribbon this year with Becky Coleman in the Amateur 15.2 and Under Specialty class for Dr. Michael and Becky Coleman of Money, Miss. The American Choice and Linda Garrard were second for Dr. Cliff and Linda Garrard of Shelbyville, Tenn.

            And Justice For All and Barbara Kenehan won their first blue of the season in the Open Show Pleasure Specialty class for Jay and Barbara Kenehan of Flat Creek, Tenn. Pushin Backatcha and Melvin Parham wore the red ribbon for Madison House Farm of Perris, Calif.

            Jose’s Ritzy Doll and Justin Jenne’ made a great debut performance in the Riders’ Cup Two-Year-Old Mare and Gelding class for Carrie Haycraft of Shelbyville, Tenn. Jose’s Dulce and Link Webb were second for Bob and Linda Ramsbottom’s Clinch River Ranch of Norris, Tenn.

            Newton Parks had a great catch ride aboard Skywatch’s Perfect Storm in the Amateur Four-Year-Old Mare and Gelding class for Gordon Timmons of Ridgeville, S.C. Bright Sky and Lucky Collins were second for Don and Lucky Collins of Ft. Myers, Fla.

            Silver Design and Barclay Woodward won their second blue of the year in the Youth Pony class for Ronnie and Jennifer Woodward of Hartselle, Ala. JFK’s Pusher and Dylan Sain were reserve for Sain of Shelbyville, Tenn.

            Owner Spud Warr and trainer Chad Williams stole the reins of The Man Of The Town from daughter Katie Warr and won the second blue of the year for this horse in the Pro-Am Specialty class for Warr Development of Phenix City, Ala. Goodbye Joe and John Allan Callaway and George Ann Pratt were reserve for Don and George Ann Pratt of Shawnee Mission, Kan., and Shelbyville, Tenn.

            Lebron James and Joel Weaver won their first blue ribbon in the Riders’ Cup Two-Year-Old Stallion class for Robert Taylor of Jackson, Miss. Pardon and Chad Williams were reserve for Warr Development of Phenix City, Ala.

            The world championship team of Jose’s Special Edition and Robin MacDonald showed for the first time this year and won the Amateur Three-Year-Old Mare and Gelding class for Bruce and Robin MacDonald of Atlanta, Ga., and Shelbyville, Tenn. Gold Label Lady and Brenda Carlon were second for Carlon of Lowell, Mich., and Flat Creek, Tenn.

            Two-Year-Old Mare World Champion Miss Jose Walks walked away with the blue under the direction of Charlie Green in the Riders’ Cup Three-Year-Old Mare and Gelding class for Tommy and Sister Milligan of Panama City Beach, Fla. A Snip Off The Old Block and Bobby Clark received the red ribbon for the Harold Daniel family of Lewisburg, Tenn.

            I’m Splashed and Joe Cotten won their third blue ribbon of the year in the Riders’ Cup 15.2 and Under Stallion class for Hillview Promotions and Lindsey Landrum. Really and Joel Weaver were second in the good class for McJunkin Farm of Richardson, Texas.

            Meg Young debuted on Absolute Proof and kept up the winning streak by coming out with the blue in the Amateur Three-Year-Old Stallion class for Ricky Young of Boaz, Ala. Quarterback Laser and Melvin Parham were second for Madison House Farm of Perris, Calif.

            Jose’s Rock and Charlie Green won their first blue of the year in the Riders’ Cup Three-Year-Old Stallion class for Silverwood Plantation of Lewisburg, Tenn. Hasta La Vista and Mickey McCormick received the second place for William and Sandra Johnson of Atlanta, Ga., and Shelbyville, Tenn.

            Chad Williams took over the irons on World Champion The Prime Suspect in the Aged Mare and Gelding Specialty for Brian and Candra Carroll of Knoxville, Tenn., to bring home the win. An American Outlaw and John Allan Callaway were second for Dr. and Mrs. Harv Carlon of Lowell, Mich., and Flat Creek, Tenn.

            Tony Montana and Link Webb won once again in the Riders’ Cup Four-Year-Old Stallion class. This is their third win thus far for Jim and Linda Newby of McMinnville, Tenn. Cashin’ In At Sundown and Dick Peebles were second for James and Betty Corlew of Clarksville, Tenn.

            Finishing their second victory ride of the season, Contendo and Kathryn Ramsbottom went to the winner’s circle in the Amateur Four-Year-Old Stallions class for Bob and Linda Ramsbottom’s Clinch River Ranch of Norris, Tenn. Blackjack Gen and Jeff Smith were second in the great class for Smith of Greer, S.C., and Shelbyville, Tenn.

            High Jacked and Dr. Jim Baum won their first blue of the season in the Amateur Specialty division for Baum of Shelbyville, Tenn. Jazz King and Whitney Breedlove were second for Keith Breedlove of Buford, Ga.

            The last class called to the ring was the Riders’ Cup Walking Horse Championship for the title and glory of being the Shelbyville Band Booster Grand Champion. Freedom Fighter and Charlie Green went to the winner’s circle for Dennis and Rusty Shoffner of Russiaville, Ind. Jazz’s Master and Brock Tillman were reserve for Buddy Stasney of Lincolnton, N.C. General’s Show Stopper and Dick Peebles were third for Herb Murrath of Stone Mountain, Ga. Royal Masque and Herbert Derickson rounded out the top four for Barry Breedlove of Buford, Ga.

            This concludes the 2007 Shelbyville Central Band Boosters Horse Show. Complete results follow or logon to

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