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Lexington Junior League Announcements

The Junior League of Lexington announced the 73rd annual Lexington Junior League Horse Show will be Monday, July 6, through Saturday, July 11, at the Red Mile in Lexington, Ky. The Junior League of Lexington announced the officials for the 73rd annual Lexington Junior League Horse Show will include Lenard Davenport, manager; Kent Moeller, assistant manager; and Mary Lynn Whitley, USEF steward. The judges include Anne Speck, Jay Wood, Lynda Freseth, Rodney Hicks, Ellen Beard and Karen Homer-Brown.

The Lexington Junior League Show has been selected by American Saddlebred Registry as a Summer Showcase event and as such will offer an additional $9,000 in prize money for the owners of record, original recorders and sire nominators who place in the Fine Harness Junior Horse, Three-Gaited Park Open Championship, Three-Gaited Ladies Championship and Five-Gaited Amateur Championship and Five-Gaited Pleasure Junior Exhibitor Championship classes. The Kentucky Saddlebred Owners’ & Breeders’ Association will provide an additional $6,000 to the Five-Gaited Open Championship courtesy of the Kentucky Breeder’s Incentive Program.

This year’s class schedule includes the addition of a USEF Saddle Seat Adult Amateur Medal National qualifier. The prize list has just been mailed and can be found on line at Entries close on Monday, June 1, 2009.

An inaugural Pink Ribbon night will be held on Tuesday, July 7, and is presented in partnership with UPHA. In addition to the complimentary exhibitors’ party which will be held in the Red Mile Clubhouse and include food and a DJ, the Gala will also be held on Friday, July 11, and include complementary food, wine, and beer as well as tastings from Four Roses Bourbon and Pure Blue Vodka. Thumper and the Plaid Rabbits will provide the musical entertainment. Tickets are $35 per person and tables for eight are $400. For tickets, please contact Lisa Atkinson at (859) 494-8522 or

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