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Rich American Saddlebred Registry Sweepstakes next week in Indy; post entries allowed


Lexington, Kentucky ­– The American Saddlebred Registry Sweepstakes begin next week at the All American Horse Classic Tuesday, September 6 at the Indiana State Fairgrounds in Indianapolis.


In 2004, prize money was distributed as follows: Two-Year-Old Sweepstakes, $22,154.56; Three-Year-Old Sweepstakes, $77,569.23; Four-Year-Old Sweepstakes, $22,629.21.  Since its inception, the Sweepstakes program has awarded more than $3.3 million.


As stated in the horse show premium book, “All post entries must be made at least 2 hours prior to the start of the session in which the class is scheduled.”


The following is the Sweepstakes schedule:


Wednesday, September 7 6:30 p.m.

Two-Year-Old Fine Harness

Two-Year-Old Three-Gaited

Four-Year-Old Park Pleasure


Thursday, September 8 6:30 p.m.

Two-Year-Old Park Pleasure

Two-Year-Old Five-Gaited

Three-Year-Old Park Pleasure


Friday, September 9 6:30 p.m.

Four-Year-Old Fine Harness

Four-Year-Old Five-Gaited

Four-Year-Old Three-Gaited


Saturday, September 10 7:00 p.m.

Three-Year-Old Fine Harness

Three-Year-Old Five-Gaited

Three-Year-Old Three-Gaited


The American Saddlebred Registry Two-, Three- and Four-Year-Old Sweepstakes Program is designed to perpetuate the breeding, training and showing of the American Saddlebred horse. Entries in the Two-, Three- and Four-Year-Old Sweepstakes compete in the following classes: Three-Gaited, Five-Gaited, Fine Harness, and Three-Gaited Park Pleasure.


A unique feature of the American Saddlebred Sweepstakes program is the judge selection is done by a vote of the Sweepstakes’ participants, with the approval of the ASHA Sweepstakes Committee. Prize money is divided between the recorded owner at the time of competition and the original nominator(s).


Also taking place at the All American Horse Classic is the All American Cup and Horse Festival beginning Tuesday, September 6.  The show runs through Saturday, September 10.


More information can be found on the ASR Sweepstakes by clicking here or going to


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