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Top Ten Sellers at the Colorful Walking and Spotted Horse Auction



The 2004 Colorful Walking and Spotted Horse Auction was held at Sale of Champions in Shelbyville, Tenn. This years top seller was the 2003 SSHBEA World Champion, a black and white tobiano mare, Sassy At Midnight. Phil Dunivan Stables consigned this great mare for owners Bill and Toni Overton of Tenn. She was purchased by Bill Somerset of NC who had a successful 2004 show season.

The number two spot went to the 2004 SSHBEA World Champion, The Beaming Masquerade, a black roan gelding. The Beaming Masquerade was consigned by Howard Hamilton’s Southern Serenity Ranch for owners Richard and Susan Davis of Tenn. Richard and Susan Davis are also the owners of World Grand Champion Calvin Klein. Jerry Johnson of Tenn. purchased this world champion gelding.

The number three position went to Francine’s Duce Of Hearts, a black and white tobiano homozygous stallion. Consigned by Francine’s Gaited Horse Farm, LLC. of Ala., this beautiful stallion was purchased by and will be added to the stallion lineup of Gonzo Pou of Tenn.

Number four was Country Lightning, a gorgeous black and white overo stallion, who was consigned by D.A. Martin of Ohio. Country Lightning was purchased by Nikki Morris of W.Va.

Bustaloosa, the 2003 SSHBEA Owner/Amateur World Champion Two-Year-Old, was the fifth place seller. This white roan was on consignment for Johnny Smith of Tenn., and was purchased by W.S. Alexander of Ala.

Number six was the gray stallion Silver Charades. He was consigned by Sharon Sullivan of Ala. and was purchased by Dennis Newcomb of Ark. Newcomb had a very successful 2004 show season with this beautiful stallion.

Sophie’s Silver Slippers, a gray broodmare, and her Kodachrome filly made the seventh spot. This pair was consigned by Joey Butler of Tenn. and was purchased by Bill Lancaster, also of Tenn.

Number eight was Lou’s Budlight, a bay and white spotted pleasure gelding. Lou’s Budlight was consigned by Johnny Conn of KY and was purchased by Gwen Mahoney of MI.

Gen’s Top Dog, a sorrel flax mane and tail pleasure gelding, was number nine. Gen’s Top Dog was consigned by Wayne and Sandra Barnes of Tenn. and was purchased by 4-J Land and Cattle Company of MO.

Making the top ten as number ten was Professor’s Mountain Man, a black and white tobiano breeding stallion. This stud was consigned by Bill Woodall of Tenn. and was purchased by Jerry Johnson of Tenn.

“In our first year with four auctions, over 400 horses have found new stables. We are most pleased with our quality top sellers who have continued to be successful for their new owners,” stated sale managers Tony Neill and Tim Vance. “We are looking forward to an exciting 2005 year with the next sale scheduled to be held on February 26.”

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