2016 CHAMPIONS

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CLASSIC OPEN CHAMPION

Rider: Brett Davis

Residence: Texarkana, Texas

Horse: Deluxe Checks, mare

Sire and dam: By Im Countin Checks out of Catrina Starlight

Owner: Amanda Standish

Winning score: 223

Margin of victory: 4.5 points

Previous Augusta wins: 2009 Classic Open

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CLASSIC NON-PRO CHAMPION

Rider: Page Bowman

Residence: Simpsonville, Ky.

Horse: Big Daddys CD, gelding

Sire and dam: By High Brow CD out of Snazzy Easter Bunny

Owner: Mike and Libby Bowman

Winning score: 222

Previous Augusta Wins: 2014 and 2015, Classic Non-Pro; 2014, 5/6-Year-Old Amateur

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4-YEAR-OLD UNLIMITED AMATEUR CHAMPION

Rider: Denny Branham

Residence: Branchville, S.C.

Horse:  Smart Travelin Cat, a mare

Sire and dam: By WR This Cats Smart out of Suggies Travelin.

Owner: Denny Branham

Winning score: 212

Margin of victory: Four points

Previous Augusta wins: None

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5/6-YEAR OLD AMATEUR CHAMPION

Rider: Doug Secrest

Residence: Columbus, Ohio

Horse: Copencougarhagen, gelding

Sire and dam: By High Brow Cougar out of Uno Queen.

Owner: Doug Secrest

Winning score: 221

Margin of victory: 2.5 points

Previous Augusta wins: None

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$50,000 AMATEUR ANY AGE CHAMPION

Rider: Karrigan Cagley

Residence: Livingston, La.

Horse: Little Sweet Spot, gelding

Sire and dam: Spots Hot out of Macs Little Dolly

Owner: Janet Cagley

Winning score: 220

Margin of victory: One point

Previous Augusta wins: none

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$35,000 NON-PRO ANY AGE CHAMPION

Rider: Devon Mac Arthur

Residence: Toronto, Canada

Horse: Playin Little Star, mare

Sire and dam: Soulja Jule Star out of Playin Sophie

Owner: Devon MacArthur

Winning score: 223

Margin of victory: Five point

Previous Augusta wins: none

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AREA 18 CHAMPION

Rider: Joey Varnadore

Residence: Appling, Ga.

Horse: Reyminate, gelding

Sire and dam: By Dual Rey out of Amanda Stargun

Owner: Varnadore

Winning score: 221

Previous Augusta Wins: 2014 $50,000 Amateur Any Age

PAST YEARS CHAMPIONS

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2015 CHAMPIONS

2015_classic_open_champion

CLASSIC OPEN CHAMPION PROFILE

Rider: Skip Queen

Residence: Allendale, S.C.

Horse: TGI Playtime

Sire and dam: By One Time Pepto out of Play Miss Lena

Owner: Carroll’s Cutting LLC

Winning score: 228

Margin of victory: 5 points

Previous Augusta wins: 1999 $50,000 Amateur for 4-Year-Olds, 2002 Classic Non-Pro, 2007 Classic Non-Pro

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CLASSIC NON-PRO CHAMPION PROFILE

Rider: Page Bowman

Residence: Simpsonville, Ky.

Horse: Tom E Boy, gelding

Sire and dam: By Thomas E Hughes out of Snazzy Sugar Badger

Owner: Mike and Libby Bowman

Winning score: 219.5

Margin of victory: 1.5 points

Previous Augusta wins: 2014 Classic Non-Pro, 2014 Amateur 5/6-Year-Old

 


 

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4-YEAR-OLD UNLIMITED AMATEUR CHAMPION PROFILE

Rider: Jordan Vaughn

Residence: Forsyth, Ga.

Horse: Wild Haired Fitz, gelding

Sire and dam: Wild Haired Cat out of Tina Bars Gracie

Owner: Jordan Vaughn

Winning score: 213.5

Margin of victory: 2.5 points

Previous Augusta wins: none

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5/6-YEAR-OLD UNLIMITED AMATEUR CHAMPION PROFILE

Rider: Blakley Colgrove

Residence: Boligee, Ala.

Horse: Vespaa, gelding

Sire and dam: By CD Olena out of My Scooters Smokin

Owner: Blakley Colgrove

Winning score: 224

Margin of victory: 6 points

Previous Augusta wins: 2014 Futurity Non-Pro, 2014 Amateur 4-year-old

 


 

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$50,000 AMATEUR ANY AGE CHAMPION PROFILE

Rider: Amanda Standish

Residence: Baton Rouge, La.

Horse: Divas On Time, mare

Sire and dam: One Time Pepto out of Desires Cat

Owner: Amanda Standish

Winning score: 219

Margin of victory: Six points

Previous Augusta wins: none

teri-arney

$35,000 NON-PRO ANY AGE CHAMPION PROFILE

Rider: Teri Arney

Residence: Lebanon, Tenn.

Horse: Sadiereyes, mare

Sire and dam: Reys Dual Badger out of Little N Stylish

Owner: Teri Arney

Winning score: 220

Margin of victory: 3.5 points

Previous Augusta wins: none

2014

2014 CHAMPIONS

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CLASSIC OPEN CHAMPION PROFILE

Rider: Austin Shepard

Residence: Summerdale, Ala.

Horse: Bamacat, stallion

Sire and dam: By High Brow Cat out of MH San Tules Dually

Owner: The Bamacat Syndicate

Winning score: 225

Margin of victory: 5 points

Previous Augusta wins: 2010 Classic Open, 2009 Champions Challenge Open, 2008 Futurity Open, 2007 Classic Open

2014classicnp

CLASSIC NON-PRO CHAMPION PROFILE

Rider: Page Bowman

Residence: Simpsonville, Ky.

Horse: Athena Mad Man, gelding

Sire and dam: By Athena Puddy Cat out of Puppy Breath

Owner: Page Bowman

Winning score: 222

Margin of victory: 3.5 points

Previous Augusta wins: 2014 Amateur 5/6-Year-Old finals

 


 

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4-YEAR-OLD UNLIMITED AMATEUR CHAMPION PROFILE

Rider: Blakley Colgrove

Residence: Boligee, Ala.

Horse: Sassy Lil Sue, mare

Sire and dam: By High Brow CD out of Peptos Stylish Sue

Owner: Blakley Colgrove

Winning score: 220

Margin of victory: 6 points

Previous Augusta wins: None

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5/6-YEAR-OLD UNLIMITED AMATEUR CHAMPION PROFILE

Rider: Page Bowman

Residence: Simpsonville, Ky.

Horse: Athena Mad Man, gelding

Sire and dam: By Athena Puddy Cat out of Puppy Breath

Owner: Mike and Libby Bowman

Winning score: 221

Margin of victory: 3 points

Previous Augusta wins: First

 


 

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$50,000 AMATEUR ANY AGE CHAMPION PROFILE

Rider: Joey Varnadore

Residence: Appling, Ga.

Horse: Halos Rey, gelding

Sire and dam: By Dual Rey out of Haidas Halo

Owner: Doug and Cathy Varnadore

Winning score: 222

Margin of victory: 4 points

Previous Augusta wins: None

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$35,000 NON-PRO ANY AGE CHAMPION PROFILE

Rider: Desmond Robbins

Residence: Goldsboro, N.C.

Horse: Nurse Charles, gelding

Sire and dam: By Kit Dual out of High Brows Nurse

Owner: Desmond Robbins

Winning score: 217

Margin of victory: 2.5 points

Previous Augusta wins: None

2013

2013 CHAMPIONS

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CLASSIC OPEN CHAMPION PROFILE

Rider: Jason McClure

Residence: Hayesville, N.C.

Horse: Freckles Meow, a 6-year-old mare

Sire and dam: By High Brow Cougar out of Docs Berry Freckles

Owner: Jason and Hali McClure

Winning score: 225

Margin of victory: Six points

Previous Augusta wins: none

2013classicnonpro

CLASSIC NON-PRO CHAMPION PROFILE

Rider: John Wold

Residence: Argyle, Texas

Horse: Fort Worth Pipeline, mare

Sire and dam: By Cats Merada out of Fort Worth Skyline

Owner: Jimmy and Lisa Bankston

Winning score: 225

Margin of victory: Three points

Previous Augusta wins: none

 


 

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$100k 4-YEAR-OLD UNLIMITED AMATEUR CHAMPION PROFILE

Rider: Alexis Stephas

Residence: Chattanooga, Tenn.

Horse: Once You Go Black, stallion

Sire and dam: By Hydrive Cat out of RG Sugar Lena

Owner: Alexis Stephas

Winning score: 218

Margin of victory: Ten points

Previous Augusta wins: none

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$100k 5/6-YEAR-OLD UNLIMITED AMATEUR CHAMPION PROFILE

Rider: Libby Bowman

Residence: Simpsonville, Ky.

Horse: Rich N Snazzy, mare

Sire and dam: By Cats Merada out of Oh Cay Shez Snazzy

Owner: Mike and Libby Bowman

Winning score: 221

Margin of victory: 3.5 points

Previous Augusta wins: 2008 $100,000 Amateur for 5/6-Year-Olds

 


 

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$50,000 AMATEUR ANY AGE CHAMPION PROFILE

Rider: Gerda Williams

Residence: Baskerville, N.C.

Horse: Bob Somebody, gelding

Sire and dam: By Somebody Smart out of Tweetie Doc

Owner: Gerda Williams

Winning score: 219

Margin of victory: Two points

Previous Augusta wins: none

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$35,000 NON-PRO ANY AGE CHAMPION PROFILE

Rider: Bill Wilkins

Residence: Live Oak, Fla.

Horse: Smart Little Cranbar, gelding

Sire and dam: By Smart Little Lena out of Playgirl Peppy

Owner: Bill and Tara Wilkins

Winning score: 219

Margin of victory: One point

Previous Augusta wins: none

2012

2012 CHAMPIONS

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CLASSIC OPEN CHAMPION PROFILE

Rider: Steve Oehlhof

Residence: Grandview, Texas

Horse: Smoother Than A Cat, stallion

Sire and dam: By Smooth As A Cat out of Smart Polka Doc

Owner: Jerry Bailey

Winning score: 223

Margin of victory: Two points

Previous Augusta wins: none

 

 


 

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CLASSIC NON-PRO CHAMPION PROFILE (TIE)

Rider: Diana Helm

Residence: Nowata, Okla.

Horse: Aristo Jazz, gelding

Sire and dam: By Smart Aristocrat out of Sheza Jazzy Player

Owner: Bill and Diana Helm

Winning score: 222

Margin of victory: Tie

Previous Augusta wins: none

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CLASSIC NON-PRO CHAMPION PROFILE (TIE)

Rider: Patrick Collins

Residence: Lincoln, Ill.

Horse: Oh Miss Peacock, mare

Sire and dam: By High Brow Cat out of Oh Cay Shorty

Owner: Patrick and Laura Collins

Winning score: 222

Margin of victory: Tie

Previous Augusta wins: none

 


 

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$100k 4-YEAR-OLD UNLIMITED AMATEUR CHAMPION PROFILE

Rider: Kenneth Love

Residence: Harvest, Ala.

Horse: Low Down Catt, gelding

Sire and dam: By WR This Cat Smart out of Sanjos Gay Lady

Owner: Kenneth Love

Winning score: 211

Margin of victory: Three points

Previous Augusta wins: none

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$100k 5/6-YEAR-OLD UNLIMITED AMATEUR CHAMPION PROFILE

Rider: Lisa Taylor

Residence: Aubrey, Texas

Horse: Torino Ichi, gelding

Sire and dam: By Cat Ichi out of A Peppys Melody

Owner: Lisa Taylor

Winning score: 218

Margin of victory: One point

Previous Augusta wins: none

 


 

2012_50k

$50,000 AMATEUR ANY AGE CHAMPION PROFILE

Rider: Chisholm Clark

Residence: Fountain Inn, S.C.

Horse: Swinging Til Five, gelding

Sire and dam: By Justa Swinging Peppy out of Fives N Cash

Owner: Rodger and Stephanie Clark

Winning score: 225

Margin of victory: Two points

Previous Augusta wins: none

2012_35k

$35,000 AMATEUR ANY AGE CHAMPION PROFILE

Rider: Jay Klamon

Residence: Alto, Ga.

Horse: Somebody Somewhere, mare

Sire and dam: By Somebody Smart out of Jiggs Cat

Owner: Jay Klamon

Winning score: 221

Margin of victory: 2.5 points

Previous Augusta wins: none