2-Year-Old Western Pleasure Stakes class payout hits $40,000

June 14th, 2012 11:19 AM | No Comments

APHALogoHorizPress Release

Farnam steps in as APHA sponsor adding $10,000 to purse

Fort Worth, TX— The Farnam brand is recognized worldwide for their longstanding commitment to helping people improve the quality of life for their horses. Today they announced a new commitment to the American Paint Horse Association (APHA) by adding $10,000 to the 2-Year-Old Western Pleasure Stakes class, pushing the total guaranteed purse to $40,000. The class will be held during the upcoming 2012 APHA Open/Amateur World Championship Show in November.

Horses eligible for the Farnam 2-Year-Old Western Pleasure Stakes are those that went through the 2011 Breeders’ Trust Sale “Stakes” session. The class­––which is destined to be a crowd favorite––will be held on Sunday, November 11 in the John Justin Arena at Will Rogers Memorial Center in Fort Worth, Texas. Horses eligible for Farnam’s $40,000-guaranteed class are:

  • AGENT DINOZZO                                           Owner:  Ann Cowan                           Sire:  CR Good Machine
  • ALL WAYS A JEWEL                                      Owner:  Brad Perkins                        Sire:  All Time Fancy
  • BET ON TEDDY                                                Owner:  Raina Parsons                    Sire:  Bet Your Chip
  • BETTY B LOPIN                                               Owner:  Meagan Fahlman             Sire:  Hes Lopin Supreme
  • BIGTIME FANCY                                              Owner:  Breanne Shaffer                Sire:  R Big Time Fancy
  • DUPLICATE THIS FAME                               Owner:  Michael /Edie Hatcher Sire:  Hes Suddely Famous
  • FANCY ALLOFA SUDDEN                             Owner:  Brad Perkins                        Sire:  All Time Fancy
  • GET THE SENSATION                                    Owner:  Tim/Cindy Snapp              Sire:  Zippos Sensation
  • IMA ULTIMATE MACHINE                           Owner:  James L Jorgensen          Sire:  CR Good Machine
  • INVITE DILLON                                                Owner:  Michelle Steigmeyer     Sire:  Special Invitation
  • MISTER SAWYER BROWN                            Owner:  Paul/Kimberly Garrett Sire:  I Only Date Models
  • MR ED HARDY                                                  Owner:  Michelle Tucker                Sire:  RH Mr Imprint
  • RADICAL HOTRODDER                                 Owner:  Martin Jack Walker        Sire:  Hot Roddin Zip
  • RADICAL ROXANNE                                       Owner:  James L Jorgensen          Sire:  Get Radical AQHA
  • RADICALLY DEPUTIZED                               Owner:  Julie A Thomas                                     Sire:  Radicalized
  • RIOS HOT BELLE                                              Owner:  Stephen/Dale Underwood          Sire:  Scenic Rio Krymsun
  • SUDDENLY A TRADITION                              Owner:  Tohnni J Jones                    Sire:  Sudden Instinct AQHA
  • SUDDENLY RICH                                               Owner:  Raina Parsons                    Sire:  Sudden Instinct AQHA
  • SULTRY HOT CELEBRITY                              Owner:  Joe P Hansen                      Sire:  Good N Sultry AQHA
  • THE LOVE MACHINE                                       Owner:  Megan S Caliendo            Sire:  A Good Machine AQHA
  • UP THE CHARISMA                                          Owner:  Lori L Dugdale                    Sire:  Ultimate Charisma
  • ZIPPIN JETS SHADOW                                    Owner:  Lisa L Walton                      Sire:  Zippin

The following day, November 12, APHA will hold the 2012 Breeders’ Trust Select Sale with a regular session, a new weanling halter stakes session, and a yearling performance stakes session. It is the only place to purchase a horse that can compete for the Farnam purse money in 2013. Horses selling in the stakes sessions will be eligible to return and compete in their respective stakes class (yearling halter, Western pleasure or hunter under saddle) at the 2013 World Championship Show. The sale consignment deadline is set for August 15. Visit apha.com/breederstrust for forms and complete details.

More about Farnam

In the last 53 years, Farnam has grown from a small mail-order business to one of the most widely recognized names in the animal health care industry. Their equine products have grown so successfully over the years that today Farnam is the largest marketer of equine products in the United States, with expanding markets in Canada, Puerto Rico, countries in Central and South America, Europe and the Middle and Far East. Products include fly control, nutritional supplements, hoof and leg care, grooming, wound treatments, leather care and stable supplies.

Visit their website (www.farnamhorse.com) to familiarize yourself with its wide array of equine products, so that you can show your support for our new APHA World Show sponsor.


About the American Paint Horse Association

The American Paint Horse Association (APHA), the international breed registry for the American Paint Horse headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas, celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2012. In fulfillment of its mission to collect, record and preserve pedigrees of the breed, APHA recognizes and supports 111 regional and international clubs, produces championship shows, sponsors trail rides and creates and maintains programs that increase the value of American Paint Horses and enriches members’ experiences with their horses. APHA has registered more than a million horses in 59 nations and territories since it was founded, and now serves over 64,000 active youth and adult members around the world.

For more information about APHA and how to get involved, visit apha.com or call (817) 834-2742.

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