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Candids of the Week

As Predicted GCH closed out the New England Regional with back to back Park Saddle East Coast Championships. Owner Deborah Hamilton and trainer Nikki Rae Woodworth were assisted by Craig Clapp.

Steve Wheeler congratulated Elisabeth Goth after her winning debut aboard Fox Grape’s The Tiger Lily.  Goth won Blue Ridge’s Five-Gaited Jackpot Championship. 

Lisa Schlesinger celebrated her birthday a day early on Thursday night with a win in the Limit Country Pleasure Championship at Blue Ridge aboard Callaway’s No Reservations.  Sarah Lawson joined her at the gate.


Georgia Ferreira joined Susan Swope, wearing her flower blanket, after Swope rode Talk Is Money to win Mercer County Fair’s Three-Gaited Championship.

Melinda Moore was joined by Perry Heathcott (center) and Ryan Visser after she rode Sabotage to win Mercer County Fair’s Five-Gaited Championship.

Pam Kincaid rode MBA The Powers That Be to the Five-Gaited Pleasure Reserve Grand Championship at Mercer County Fair and were reserve in the Bluegrass Series qualifier for owner Jane Singleton.

Alexandra Lilly met Allison Combs at the gate after she racked away with the Amateur Five-Gaited Championship with Callaway’s Sweet Thing.


R.H. Bennett interviewed Nelson Green after his winning ride with Magic City in the Three-Year-Old Park class at Mercer County Fair.

Lynda Freseth hugged Nancy Anderson at the gate in Blue Ridge after she won the Hackney Pleasure Driving Pony Championship with Heartland Accolade.

Cathy Rogers Holmes and Kristen Cater celebrated Holmes unanimous win with Who in the Show Pleasure Driving Championship at Blue Ridge.

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