Link Webb continues to dominate the Riders Cup High Point standings with 22,750 points earned in 139 Riders Cup classes at shows this year.  His lead actually decreased 250 points this week to second place Knox Blackburn who now has earned 18,200 points in 113 classes.  Webb now leads by 4,550 points.

   Webb has lead the standings for 26 straight weeks and 28 of the 30 weeks the standings have been published.  The remainder of the top five trainers remained unchanged with Jackie McConnell third with 15,650 points in 91 classes; brother Jimmy fourth with 14,540 points in 81 classes and John Allan Callaway fifth with 12,090 points in 74 classes. 

The complete list of the Riders Cup standings is available exclusively on this site and in the print edition of the Walking Horse Report.
   The Walking Horse Report and Trainers' Association encourages everyone to support the Riders Cup sponsors.  They are Two-Year-Old Division - Corlew Chevrolet; Three-Year-Old Division - Waterfall Farm; Four-Year-Old Division - Tape and Technical Solutions; 15.2 Division - Hyneman Development and Championship Division - Bumpus Harley Davidson.

   The final standings will be released at the Walking Horse Trainers' ASssociation annual meeting the first weekend in December.  Total payoff for the program will be appropriately $60,000 and will be allocated to the top 25 trainers with first place expected to earn almost $13,000.