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Lenore Farms Loses WC Karissa Hi Lite

Lenore Farms has lost the mare WC Karissa Hi Lite at the grand old age of 26. A favorite of the farm staff, Karissie spent her last years as a companion for other horses on the farm.

Bred by Alice Seabright of
Wheeling, W.Va.
, Karissie won the World Championship 1981 Two-Year-Old Futurity Fine Harness class for Mrs. Seabright with trainer Tom Ferrebee. She won the 1982 Three-Year-Old Futurity Fine Harness class, and the 1982 UPHA Three-Year-Old Classic, with Tom Ferrebee for owner Kathryn Taylor. She also won the 1983 ASHA National Four-Year-Old Fine Harness Sweepstakes. She was sold to Cindy and Evan Nord and continued her winning ways with Phil Price as trainer.

Karissa Hi Lite was considered the highest money winning Saddlebred in history. Her career total was over $35,000, according to the 1983 "Who's Who In Saddlebreds."

Purchased by John and Dorothy Lenore at the Foxfire Stud sale, Karissie produced the outstanding carriage horse The Lady Stella and the winning harness mare Heirrogant Rose.

Karissie was buried at Lenore Farms in
Versailles, Ky., joining pasture mates WC Bold Flamette, HMS Captivating Lady, Desert Amber, Callaway's Electra and Son of War.

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