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Morgan Weanling Gala Announces Judges

The Morgan Weanling Gala committee is proud to announce its panel of judges for this year’s Morgan Weanling Gala. On Friday evening, August 10, during the evening performance at the Buckeye Morgan Challenge the beautiful and talented Gala eligible foals will put on their best performances for judges Tom Bombolis, Richard Wright and Pierre Loiselle. 

Gala Chairman Mark Staehnke stated, “We are very honored and confident in this year’s panel. Each one of them brings many years of experience with young horses and our breed. It should be a very exciting event.” 

To date, 15 of the best Morgan breeding stallions from all over the US are nominated for the 2018 class.  Foals by Astronomicallee, Bazinga, CBMF Hitting The Streets GCH,  Cedarcrest Valentino, Cingate Revelation, Dressed Up, Graycliff Tony GCH, Ingate's Eye Of The Tiger, Leonardo's Cry CH, Merriehill After Hours GCH, Minion Millennium, Queen's Glory Days, Regal Masterpiece, SpiceOLife Present Tense GCH and TSL Starcraft are all eligible to compete in the Gala class to be held at the Buckeye in August. Foals must be entered on the official Buckeye entry form located in the prize list or download the form online at Entries are due July 8, 2018 to avoid late fees.

“We are very excited about this year’s event and hope everyone will join us to celebrate and cheer for our breeds very best foals.” Staehnke stated. 

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