AQHA World Show names champions

The American Quarter Horse Association's 2012 World Show wrapped up Saturday at State Fair Park in Oklahoma City with the title of Superhorse going to Rising Starlight, ridden by Corey Cushing, of Scottsdale, Ariz.
From Staff Reports Modified: November 17, 2012 at 11:47 pm •  Published: November 18, 2012
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The American Quarter Horse Association's 2012 World Show wrapped up Saturday at State Fair Park in Oklahoma City with the title of Superhorse going to Rising Starlight, ridden by Corey Cushing, of Scottsdale, Ariz. Thirteen other AQHA members were named world champions in the following classes:

Yearling mares — Ross Roark of Monahans, Texas, showed the American Quarter Horse My Te Cool Secret owned by John Lewis of Tallmadge, Ohio. The 2011 chestnut mare, sired by I Gotta Cool Secret and out of Positive Pearl, was bred by Jimmie Hardin of Aubrey, Texas. In the yearling mares class, 32 entries competed for world champion honors and a purse of $17,511.68.

Two-year-old geldings — Roark showed the American Quarter Horse Boys N Toys owned by Vernon Habighorst of Phoenix, Arizona. The 2010 sorrel gelding, sired by Mr. Touchdown Kid and out of Forever Coolest, was bred by Rita Crundwell of Dixon, Illinois. In the two-year-old geldings class, 21 entries competed for world champion honors and a purse of $11,492.04.

Two-year-old stallions — Ted Turner Jr. of Aubrey, Texas, showed the American Quarter Horse Secrets Of A Legend owned by Filemon Accoltzi Nava of Mexico. The 2010 chestnut stallion, sired by I Gotta Cool Secret and out of RGD Cant Touch Me, was bred by Roger and Debbie Graham of Lebanon, Tennessee. In the two-year-old stallions class, 9 entries competed for world champion honors and a purse of $4,377.92.

Three-year-old geldings — Gene Parker of Orrum, North Carolina, showed the American Quarter Horse Always A Kid owned by Melinda Clark of Albion, Illinois. The 2009 sorrel gelding, sired by Telaris and out of Heirs Your Clu Too, was bred by Anita Baker Powell of Smithfield, North Carolina. In the three-year-old geldings class, 20 entries competed for world champion honors and a purse of $10,944.80.

Three-year-old mares — Luke Castle of Wayne, OK, showed the American Quarter Horse Exceptional Playgirl owned by Kevin McCary of Mansfield, Texas. The 2009 black mare, sired by The Exceptional One and out of Playgirls Lady, was bred by Chanci McKinnon of Rosenberg, Texas. In the three-year-old mares class, 22 entries competed for world champion honors and a purse of $12,039.28.

Aged stallions — Castle showed the American quarter Horse JF Skip N Style owned by John and Dr. Joseph Fischer of Belleville, Kansas. The 2008 palomino stallion, sired by Kids Classic Style and out of Impressive Skipnsong, was bred by Dr. Fischer. In the aged stallions class, 5 entries competed for world champion honors and a purse of $2,736.20.

Two-year-old western pleasure — Jackie Starnes Jr. of Summerton, South Carolina, showed the American Quarter Horse VS Flatline owned by Glover Galyean Partnership of Bixby, OK. The 2010 bay roan stallion, sired by Lazy Loper and out of Vital Signs Are Good, was bred by Kristen Galyean of Claremore, OK. In the two-year-old western pleasure class, 46 entries competed for world champion honors and a purse of $55,073.04.



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