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Uno, Dos, Tres... Ouattro & Knox Blackburn Win Twice in Hohenwald

by Maggi Painter

HOHENWALD, Tenn. -- The 30th annual J.M. Adcox Memorial Show was held Friday June 24, 2005. Tommy Howell of Athens,Tenn., judged this year's event.

Entries were cut short due to the arrival of the USDA inspectors, and some harsh weather that settled into the area. Due to these factors, only 19 of the scheduled 26 classes were held.

Knox Blackburn and Quattro captured the Bumpus Harley Davidson WHTA Riders' Cup Championship. Just two classes prior to the championship, Quattro and Blackburn walked to the blue in the Hyneman Development 15.2 & Under class for owner Paul Bryan.

The Yearling fillies kicked off the evening's schedule with two entries making the gate call. Monica Power and Cindy Womack accepted top honors for Roger Richard. Chris Richards and Arms Perfect Lady settled in for reserve for Mr. and Mrs. Charles Brantley.

High Tide Surfin and Laura Brandon captured the Country Pleasure class victory for Wallace and Laura Brandon. Black Coin and Debbie Goff made the reserve ride for Bobby and Debbie Goff.

The largest class of the evening, with eight entries competing, was the Yearling Colt class and Look Who’s Taking Command and Hoyt Eakes earned the judge's nod. Walking to reserve was Gen's Apostle Joe Page and Chris Richards for owner Ed Alderson.

Wayne Dean and Just About Perfect walked to the winner’s circle in the James Corlew Chevrolet WHTA Riders' Cup Two-Year-Old Mare & Gelding class for owner Sharon Sanders. Ritzy Angel and Link Webb finished reserve for owner Barbara Moersch.

Pat Cecil made the trip from Memphis and made a blue ribbon ride aboard Slow Dancing in the Amateur Three-Year-Old Mare & Gelding class. Armsaway and Pam Ingraham graciously accepted reserve for Gus Vargas.

Jeff Green made the winning ride aboard Gen's I Love Lucy in the Park Pleasure Open Specialty class for owner Nancy Clements.

Frankie Blue Eyes and A.J Bell added another blue to their resume when they won the Youth Pony 17 & Under class for Jerry Bell.

Sandra Johnson and Pusher Bustin Loose made the trip to the winner's circle in the Amateur 15.2 & Under class.

The James Corlew Chevrolet WHTA Riders' Cup Two-Year-Old Stallion concluded with Skywatch's Perfect Storm and Mickey McCormick walking to the winner's circle for owner Gordon Timmons. Joel Weaver and Gen's Great Score made the reserve ride for Gustavo Vargas.

Joel Weaver made the winning ride aboard Rebel's Glitter Of Gold in the Show Pleasure Specialty class for owner Mandy Dawn.

Spring Loaded Santana and Julie Clayton captured the blue in the Amateur Ladies class while Himself and Jacquelyn Elliott exited with reserve for Sarah Smith.

Command On Q and Knox Blackburn captured the Waterfall Farms WHTA Riders' Cup Three-Year-Old Stallion class for Luke Broughton.

Glamorous and Sarah Hastings made the winning ride in the Amateur Four-Year-Old Mare and Gelding class for owner Shane Hastings. Lady On The Loose and Linda Imler were right on their heels for reserve.

The Amateur Spotted Saddle horse class featured two entries and Renegade's Copy and Martha Butler topped the class. Camry and Bobby Hickerson put forth a strong effort for reserve.

Jose's Switchblade and Link Webb captured the blue in the Waterfall Farms WHTA Riders' Cup Three-Year-Old Mare and Gelding class for owner Paul Hessling.

Mike McClain and Let's Lock and Load captured the blue in the Amateur Owned and Trained class.

The Amateur Specialty class saw Big Dog Dumas and Sarah Hastings walk to the winner's circle for owner Shane Hastings.

The Aged Mare and Gelding class concluded with Jeff Green walking to the winner's circle aboard Pushin High Dollar Ticket. This team returned to the ring to capture the reserve in the championship stake for owner Mike Davis.

Complete results follow and may be viewed online at

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