At the 2016 APHA World Championship Show, a few top competitors were rewarded for their excellence with special awards honoring the exceptional Paints that have come before them. Presented in a variety of classes, these memorial awards came in addition to APHA class prizes and World Show Open and Amateur all-around and high-point winners.
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Congratulations to the following Paints and their connections:
Scarlet Print Memorial Award—Red Hot N Stylish, a 2014 bay overo mare by Hes Stylin and out of Redhot Clusified LL, exhibited by Bob Cassata and Tim Finkenbinder and owned by Joyce Cassata of Morganton, North Carolina
What A Attitude Memorial Award—One Flashy Sensation, a 2005 sorrel overo mare by Zippos Sensation and out of Flashy M J M (TB), exhibited by Sara Beth Simons and owned by Taylor Prince of Boston, Massachusetts
Too Sleepy for Candy Memorial Award—Doin What She Likes, a 2011 sorrel overo mare by Radicalized and out of Eyes Fisty, owned and exhibited by Janice Wolfe of De Queen, Arizona
The Gordon Griffin–Mister Redesigned Memorial Award*—A World Class Storm**, a 2012 sorrel overo gelding by An Intense Storm and out of My Elusive Valentine (QH), owned and exhibited by Amanda Wallinger of Elkhorn, Nebraska
PBRIP World’s Fastest Barrel Horse*—French Prospector, a 2011 palomino overo gelding by Frenchmans Guy (QH) and out of Alakazam, exhibited by Peter Oen and owned by Jessica Johnson of Oakfield, Tennessee
PBRIP Reserve World’s Fastest Barrel Horse*—Lajollas Mr Big Stuff, a 2010 sorrel tobiano gelding by Royal Quick Flash and out of MCM Evelyn Lajolla, owned and exhibited by Kara Fox of Jay, Oklahoma
Make these awards part of your 2017 World Show goals! Details are available on page 41 of the World Show Premium Book.
*New for 2016
**The Gordon Griffin–Mister Redesigned Memorial Award is presented to the world champions in Open Aged Geldings and Amateur Aged Geldings. Both classes were won by A World Class Storm.
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