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It Was Time To . . . . . SHOUT



LEWISBURG, Tenn. - It was a repeat performance for the big, graceful, long-striding gray mare, Shout, and trainer Rodney Dick. Shout was on cruise control as she received her second consecutive Lewisburg stake class win while her many faithful, some pink clad, fans cheered her on. Shout is the property of the Keith Baker family. Johnny Puckett and Pusher’s Force were reserve for Burl Compton.

As the evening began, Stephen Aymett and Night Twister carried our nation’s colors. Night Twister is the property of H. W. Bailey. Night Twister and Ann Bailey have enjoyed the thrill of the victory pass in 2002 at the National Trainers’ Show, the Children’s Classic, and at Great Strides. Bobby Sands entertained the crowd and kept the show moving as announcer; Connie Dunlap tickled the ivories and Smokey Carswell had the awesome task of marking the cards as 226 quality horses passed in front of him. The Lewisburg memories were preserved on film by Jack Greene.

A Wind Storm and Robert Nelms have blown into the middle Tennessee show rings this season with wins at the Trainers’ Show, the Fun Show, Bethesda, and Lewisburg. Reserve in this good class of yearling Fillies was Master’s Gem and Chris Richards. Roger Richards owns both of these fine fillies.

A big class of future riders entered the ring in the Lead Line Class. Walking out with the blue was Tyler Bailey and Ace. The popular duo of Mackenzie Gaidos and I’m A Dandy Too were reserve for Don Brown. The Country Lite Shod Specialty winners were Kathy Potter and Solitude’s Sugar Babe. Estee Lauder and Judy Moore carried out the red ribbon for Moore-Faust Farm.

Next on the agenda was the Open Weanlings. Black Gold Commander and Nathan Mills commanded the blue for Hoyte Eakes. Kathy Potter dashed back to the ring to claim the reserve spot with Cotton’s Power Pusher for son, Dillon Potter.

San Juan and Eric Lackey riding out of David Landrum’s Stables were the victors in the Amateur Two-Year-Old Mares and Geldings class. The Jo Ann Dowell owned entry of She’s High Falutin ridden by Sue Ann Schott were reserve. Continuing her winning ways, She’s Breathtaking carried Bob Lawrence to yet another blue ribbon win. She’s Breathtaking is owned by Lawrence and Carroll Hutto, who had the good fortune to be present and share in the thrill of victory. Ann Darmondy and All Color’s Dazzle carried out the red streamer.

Suzanne Brantley was thrilled when Knox Blackburn and her Major Miss Understood were called to receive the trophy in the Two-Year-Old Mares and Geldings division. Link Webb and Miss Sweepstakes USA were reserve.

No strangers to the winners circle, Jerry Maguire and Chelsea Cook are having another banner season with wins at Manchester, Gallatin, Bedford County FFA, Woodbury, and they now add a Lewisburg blue to their collection. Chelsea and Baylee Cook own the entry. Stratton Weaver and I’m A Majorette marched to the second place tie for Davis Haygood.

Laura Brandon and Silver Sundance Lady carried the blue ribbon out on their bridle in the Open Plantation Lite Shod Specialty class for Bob Medina. The Enchanted Gait Stables entry, New Millineum Generator, and Craig Swagerty were the red ribbon recipients.

Following wins at Cookeville, Jackson and Columbia, Mississippi, San Man and Link Webb claimed the blue for Larry Russell in the Three-Year-Old Mares and Geldings. Major Promises and Knox Blackburn were reserve for Autumn Crest Farms. Robert Nelms walked to the Lewisburg blue ribbon circle for the second time with Joy’s Royal Master in the Yearling Stallions division for Paul and Louise Nelms. Beverly Lamp led Generator’s Proud Spirit to reserve for Jerry and Gale Gentry.

Big D and Bedford County FFA Two-Year-Old Stallions winners, Santana’s Black Threat and Dick Peebles made the victory pass for Troy Richards. I’m Sam Houston and Joe Cotten were reserve for Wink and Nancy Groover.

The Park Pleasure Three-Year-Old and Under Specialty winners were Push To Generate and owner/rider, Mark West. Hez Got Night Moves and Larry Derryberry captured the red streamer for the Ted Nelms family. The Sky Patrol and Julie Grider came to Lewisburg patrolling for blue ribbons and were successful as they carried out the blue in the Three-Year-Old Mares and Geldings class for the partnership of Gibson and Grider. Kelly Garrett rode the Floyd Sherman entry, Sunday School, to the second place tie.

In the Walking Ponies, Riders 17 and Under Specialty, Hello Generator and Helen Farrar made the good ride to the blue for Ralph Farrer. Gold Coin Cash and Ashley Davis were reserve for the Joel Davis family. Marvin North thrilled the crowd with The Lottery as they walked away with the blue in the 15.2 and Under Open Specialty class.

Judge Carswell chose Elegance Pride and Ashley Brown to be the winners in the Show Pleasure Amateur Specialty division. Elegance Pride was the Walking To Make A Difference winner earlier in the year for Double Springs Farm. Nathan Clark and The Secret Senator didn’t keep it a secret that they were present as they accepted the red streamer for the Clark Farm.

Winky Groover and The Total Score were totally in control as they secured the trophy in the Three-Year-Old Stallions class. Kathy McDonald owns The Total Score. Hot on their heels were the duo of Knox Blackburn and The Phantom Menace for Gilbert Miller.

Dr. Perfect was perfect as he proudly carried his owner, Sandra Hodgson down victory lane in the Open Amateur class. This team has previous 2002 wins at the Moneytree Classic and the Tony Rice Horse Show. The well-matched duo of Rhea Ellen Webb and Papa Joe Dimaggio carried out the red ribbon.

The verdict was in and it was Ellen Sale and Judge’s Verdict in the Amateur Ladies on Mares and Geldings Specialty division. McJunkin Farm owns the entry. Major Splish Splash and Rita Hudgens were major red ribbon winners in this good class of lady riders. Mickey McCormick had the Youth 12-17 Mares and Geldings Specialty team of Kari Tisma and Pride’s Hard Cash finely tuned and totally prepared to make the victory pass for proud grandfather, Jim Gullett. Royal Enchanter and Sharon Farrer made the good ride for reserve for Ralph Farrer.

Fired up? You better believe Betty Corlew and I’m All Fired Up were just that as they captured the Four-Year-Old Amateur championship for James and Betty Corlew. This team had carried out the blue ribbon at the Columbia Spring Jubilee. Fay Witcher rode Number One Commander to the red.

The Trainers’ Wives and Children Specialty class found Bee Bopper and Patti Gray in the winners circle. Dru McCormick and Pusher’s Delightful Doll were reserve for Jack and Diane Odom.

In an outstanding class of Aged Mares and Geldings Specialty horses, Threatability and Knox Blackburn carried out their threat to make the victory pass for Steve Zeis. Link Webb rode the James and Peggy Vernon entry, Gen’s Super Stroke to the second place win.

The winning team of Ramsey Bullington and Another Pushbutton added another win to their scoreboard in the Four-Year-Old Open division for William and Sandra Johnson. The Harvey and Debbie Solomon entry, Doing Time With A Pusher, carried Philip Trimble to the reserve ribbon in this competitive and crowd pleasing class.

It is a pure delight to watch Pam Ingraham and Pure Tribute demonstrate their winning ways. After wins at the Trainers’ Show, Gallatin, Columbia, and Woodbury, they now have added a Lewisburg blue winning the 15.2 and Under Amateur Specialty. Pure Tribute is owned by Robert Ingraham Homes. All American Cash and Kelly Garrett carried out the red ribbon for Floyd Sherman.

Skyjam and Brenda Bramlett jammed their way straight to the winners circle in the Two-Year-Old Amateur Stallions class. The partnership of Beavers and Bramlett own this fine young stallion. Sister Milligan and Yea Judge were reserve for Tommy and Sister Milligan.

Jubilee’s Image and Matt McWilliams were delighted with their performance in the Open Amateur Specialty class. McWilliams owns the entry. Reserve in this good class went to Jim Baum, owner/rider, and ADA2D. Sandra Johnson directed A Big Time Pusher to the win in the Amateur Three-Year-Old Stallions division. Incredible and Sue Ann Schott took home the red ribbon for Jo Ann Dowell.

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