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Ringmaster John Franzreb presented Jason Molback and CH It’s O’Clock the tricolor from The Big E’s Five-Gaited Championship.

Adam Bovaird escorted four-time World’s Grand Champion Giselle and Larry Ella to the ring at The Big E. The Bent Tree Farm entry thrilled the large audiences at New England’s State Fair.

Sarah Hecht and Ultra’s Special Delivery topped the Morgan Park Saddle Championship at The Big E. The Scottfield team also won the open qualifier.

Al and Janice Martin of Aljak Acres were honored for both their many years of service and dedication to the Michigan Morgan Horse Breeders’ Futurity and for their 50th wedding anniversary that they celebrated at the show. L-R Jeff, Janice, Al, Joan and Ken Martin.

Janet Kellett had a great week at Southeastern.  Not only did she sweep the five-gaited show pleasure division aboard King’s Carma (pictured) but also swept the fine harness division with Alde Mar’s Crystal Piston and had a winning debut driving Get Crackin’.

Proud grandmother Sarah Zarcone and Dane Saylor watched the show at Southeastern on Wednesday night.  On Saturday afternoon, Dane topped the Academy Walk-and-Trot On Line class.  Dane is a third generation horseman following in his grandmother and mom’s (Michelle Glynn Saylor) footsteps. 

JDS Sazzafrazz, owned by Alan Walton, was awarded the Best Performance in Show at Michigan Futurity for the second year in a row. Her breeder Debbie LaMay was joined by Mike Slomkowsi, Katie Lash, Grant Slomkowski and Ann Slomkowski.

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