By: Brittany Bevis
9:35 pm UPDATE: Not to be outdone by her new hubby, Carly Veldman Parks took to the reins in the 3-Year-Old Novice Horse Limited Rider Western Pleasure Stakes and was named the Champion with I’m Good With It. The Reserve Champion in the class was Laura Spell with In Victory Lane. Rounding out the top three was Tracy Stenroos with Sleepin It Off.
3-Year-Old Novice Horse Ltd Rider Western Pleasure-
1-Im Good With It/Carly Veldman Parks
2-In Victory Lane/Laura Spell
3-Sleepin It Off/Tracy Stenroos
4-A Lipstick Impulse/Megan East Hogan
5-Lopin Lazy/Cody Campbell
6-My Only Appointment/Scott Suggs
7-Sirtain Kinda Dream/Raelyn Nakahara
8-Only Good Intentions/Shannon Vroegh
9-How Inviting/Ryan Painter
10-A Good Ending/Stephen Stephens
Evening festivities at the 2013 APHA World Show began with the Farnam 2-Year-Old Western Pleasure Stakes. In order to be eligible to compete in the class this evening, horses must have been purchased through the sale the previous year.
Ten horse and rider pairs competed for their share of the $40,200 purse. Taking home the largest check for $13,668 was Wade Parks with My Sensational Star for Tracey Hehr. At the recent Reichert Celebration, which was also held here in Fort Worth, TX, Parks’s better half, Carly Veldman Parks, rode My Sensational Star to a Reserve Champion finish in the Open division of the Equine Chronicle Color Classic. Taking the top spot in that class was Wade Parks with Sensational Design.
The Reserve Champion this evening was Mike Hachtel aboard Hide Your Crazy for the Kennedy family. The pair earned a check for $10,854 for their efforts. Rounding out the top three was Scott Suggs with Talk About Lazy, who took home a check for $8,040. The monies topped out with Shannon Gillespie and Lazy Luvah taking fourth for $4,020 and RJ King with A Smashing Sensation taking fifth for $3,168.
Would you like the chance at the generous purse designated for next year’s class? The 2013 Farnam Breeders’ Trust Select Sale will take place tomorrow, November 10th. Click here to find out more about the sale.
Farnam 2-Year-Old Western Pleasure Stakes–
1-My Sensational Star/Wade Parks $13,668
2-Hide Your Crazy/Mike Hachtel $10,854
3-Talk About Lazy/Scott Suggs $8,040
4-Lazy Luvah/Shannon Gillespie $4,020
5-A Smashing Sensation/RJ King $3,618
6-So Seductive/Wade Spell
7-Suddenly R Rated/Erik Parsons
8-Rockin Vital Signs/Raina Parsons
9-Sensations Invitation/Lucy Geweke
10-Paint Me Really Fancy/Angelik Gallitzendoerfer