2012 National Standardbred Horse Show on Sunday

by Helene Gregory

Allentown, NJ — The 2012 National Standardbred Horse Show is this upcoming Sunday; September 9 at the Horse Park of New Jersey in Allentown NJ. This event is co-sponsored by: SPHO-NJ, USTA, & SBOA of NJ.

The show is also supported by countless other sponsors and volunteers, a list we are happy to announce but are far too long to mention. The sponsors and class list can be viewed by clicking here.

New to the show this year is the War Horse Division.

In order to compete in this division, the Standardbred horse must have made $200,000 in lifetime earnings or more than 100 lifetime starts. The show committee is very pleased to announce the following 10 horses that are competing in this division; they are some of the sports leading equines.

War Horse Division Sponsored by: Brittany Farms

There are 4 classes in the division:

In Hand Class – Sponsored by – Cindy Victor,

Two Gait Pleasure Class – Sponsored by – Phil DeVito & Bill Bena,

Three Gait Pleasure Class – Sponsored by – John Maieron

In Harness Class – Sponsored by – The Bayberry Horse.com

The horse with the most points out of these 4 classes will be crowned the Division Champion and receive a Satin Blanket Sponsored by – The Meadowlands

The entries are:

Big Bikkies and Maria Andersson (18 lifetime starts, $201,014) Winner of a heat of 2009 Kentucky Futurity

From One To Sixty and Erin Hamer (222 lifetime starts, $85,152)

Investor and Julie Allison (141 lifetime starts, $305,029)

Master Pine and Helene Gregory (128 + 1 under saddle lifetime starts, $634,289) Ohio Sired standout and Hambletonian RUS winner 2012

Our Lucky Killean and Jennifer Connor (263 lifetime starts and $1,281,344) Canadian Super Star

Rare Jewel and Sara Waddon (253 lifetime starts, $1,339,844) 2005 Molson Pace winner

Ripped and Rob Pennington & Caroline Green (142 + 2 under saddle starts, $694,802)

Slip N Slide and Denelle Stratton (77 lifetime starts, $858,239) Down under performer

Southview Sabre and Jennifer Flanigan (337 lifetime starts, $521,500)

Won The West and Sarah Murphy (109 lifetime Starts, $3,939,836) Two time Breeders Crown Champion and 3rd richest pacer in history

The Show starts at 8 am and the SPHO-NJ is looking forward to seeing these champions as well as many other equine athletes and equestrians there. Over 40 Standardbred horses have already pre-entered for the show. The SPHO-NJ would like to thank all the sponsors of the 2012 National Standardbred Horse Show.

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