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City resident wins world champion title

AMARILLO, TEXAS — J.L. Robinson of Bellefontaine captured the world championship title in weanling geldings Friday at the 2011 Adequan Select American Quarter Horse Association World Championship Show in Amarillo, Texas, according to a release.


City resident J.L. Robinson and his horse, Supremo Forty Five. (PHOTO | THE AMERICAN QUARTER HORSE JOURNAL)

He showed his American quarter horse, Supremo Forty Five, who is a 2011 sorrel gelding.

In the weanling geldings class, seven entries competed for world champion honors and a purse of $3,500.

Mr. Robinson and Supremo Forty Five received a prize package that included a custom-designed gold trophy, Montana Silversmiths buckle, specially designed logo jacket sponsored by Cripple Creek Outerwear, a neck wreath, rosette with medallion, a Tex Tan product and 100 pounds of Nutrena feed.

Supremo Forty Five is sired by MH Supremo and out of FF Telusive Mister, bred by Chester Prince of Palmetto, Fla.

The Adequan Select World Show is the world’s largest, single-breed world championship horse show open exclusively to amateur exhibitors age 50 and older.

This is the pinnacle for Select competitors around the world who must qualify for the event by earning a predetermined number of points to compete in each of the 41 classes representing halter, English and western disciplines.

The 1,290 entries at this year’s event represent competitors from around the U.S., Canada, Germany, and, for the first time ever, Argentina.

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