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Early Season Sales Continue To Be Strong



Brenda Brenner Stables

Jessica, Ann and Rick Curl of Overland Park, Kan., recently purchased the five-gaited filly Callaway’s Jessica Fletcher from Callaway Hills Stable. Bob Brison represented Callaway Hills, and Brenda Benner was the agent for the Curls. Brenda Brenner will show this young mare in the 2004 season while preparing her for Jessica to ride in the future.

The Curl family also acquired Callaway’s Halley’s Comet, the All-American Three-Year-Old Three-Gaited Reserve Champion in 2003. Halley’s Comet is by Callaway’s Blue Norther and out of Mahvalous Day. He will be shown in the three-gaited division by Jessica Curl. Larry Hodge was the previous trainer of this sporty youngster at Kalarama Farm.

Glenn and Becky Petteway of Columbia, Mo., are the proud new owners of an exciting filly, Callaway’s High Expectations. This three-year-old, purchased at Callaway Hills, is by Callaway’s Born To Win, the current Ladies Five-Gaited World’s Grand Champion. She will be shown by Brenda Benner in the coming show season.

Low Meadow Farms

Pat Scott of LMF, Mobile, Ala., acted as agent in several recent transactions. Bob Collins purchased the beautiful black gelding son of Shamrock Santana (Shamrock's Boogie Man), to be shown in the pleasure and pleasure equitation divisions.

I Don't Recall, a beautiful park mare, was purchased by John Bryant of Mobile, Ala. Scott is also readying a junior walk trot mare named SH-Daisy (Candid Capers X Steppin Stuff) for the fall.

Monarch Stables

Monarch Stables recently announced the sale and acquisition of several new horses. The pretty young mare, Cry Baby, formerly owned by Helen Taylor, was purchased by the Cogliano family for Mary Anne Cogliano to ride and breed. The high-headed four-year-old will remain in training at Monarch Stables.

Another new addition is the handsome junior exhibitor park horse, CH Blue Ride Miles. This big liver chestnut gelding is under the new ownership of the Hadland family of Santa Rosa, Calif., for their daughter Siri to show in the equitation division. Blue Ridge Miles was purchased from Freedom Stables in Jeffersonville, Ky.

The Kilbourne family and Liz Bolton Stables selected the cute pinto gelding Key Valentino for April Kilbourne to ride and show. He was formerly owned by Monarch Stables, LLC.

Moctezuma Stables

Moctezuma Stables recently announced that the Donohue family of Barrington, Ill., purchased Pick A Chick from Dr. Alan Raun of Cummings, Iowa. Pick A Chick will be shown in the walk/trot 10 & under division by Caitlin Donohue. Mayo Moctezuma acted as agent for both the Donohues and Dr. Raun. "Chick" will stay in training at Moctezuma Stables.

Rick and Sue Whitehead and their daughter Alison of Dousman, Wis., purchased Telemark's Miss Kay. Kay is Alison's first horse, and they will be under the direction of Sheri Brandl of Equitate LLC. Mayo Moctezuma acted as agent for the Hickory Knoll Farm. Joe and Bette Russell of Belvedere, Ill., and Sheri Brandl acted as agents for the Whiteheads.

Tori Bahl of Mukwonago, Wis., purchased the show pleasure mare Last Word. Last Word will be under the direction of the Rancho Del Rio farm, Fonzi Del Rio and Karen Brandl, who acted as agents for Bahl. Mayo Moctezuma acted as agent for Anna and Amber Raab.

Scott Perrelli

From Versailles, Ky., Scott Perrelli was agent for Norman C. Jones of Jones Mountainview Saddlebreds in the sale of Mountainview's King For A Day to Larry and Sharon Scott with Nancy Troutman as their trainer/agent. King For A Day will be shown by Katie Scott in the juvenile five-gaited division. Bred by Jones, King For A Day is a six-year-old that has been shown successfully on the Kentucky circuit the past two years by Scott Perrelli and Susan Shepherd.

West Wind Stables

Raised and started by Peter and Kim Cowart at their West Wind Stables, Statesville, N.C., Marmalady was recently sold by the Cowarts to Fatima Wazir who was represented by Biggins Stable, John and Renee Biggins. This talented four-year-old daughter of I'm A New Yorker and Untouchable PCJ will be shown by Wazir in the amateur/ladies five-gaited division.

Kenny and Ceil Wheeler

With Nelson Green as their trainer/agent, Kenny and Ceil Wheeler have just sold three from their string. Headlining the transactions was 2003 world's champion Strapless (The Mean Machine x She's Superb) who was shown by Ceil Wheeler. Purchased by Edith Tomasko, Strapless was selected by New Hampshire trainer Kevin Tomasko for Careen "Squiggs" Dubuc to show in the amateur three-gaited division.

The Wheelers sold another 2003 world's champion in Castledream. The two-year-old son of world's champions Castle Bravo and Daydream Believer was purchased by Tim and Marti Shea of St. Clair, Mich., and will remain in training with the Neslon Green Stables to show in the two-year-old three-gaited division.

Paul and George Hildebrand of St. Charles, Mo., are the new owners of Whassup, a three-year-old filly by world's champions Supreme Heir and Daydream Believer. Max Ciampoli is the new trainer/agent from the Jimmie Hite Stables.

Woodhaven Farm

Billy Greenwell of Woodhaven Farm, Champaign, Ill., recently sold Farr's Thunder Road for Dan and Kim Johnson of Washington, Ill. Shown successfully last year in the ladies three-gaited division this daughter of Farr's Thunder Road and world's champion S.S. Sunday's Child was purchased by Lindy Ware with Peter and Kim Cowart of West Wind Stables as her agent. They will show in the ladies/amateur three-gaited division.

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