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BELGIAN SHOW JUDGES ‘CONVINCED’ OF ADAMS COUNTY WINNER AT 2011 PA FARM SHOW
1/7/2011

Harrisburg - Adams County mare "I'm Convinced She's Juicy," from C.R. Belgians in New Oxford, took home the title of Best of Breed-Belgian during the Belgian Halter Class Show on Friday, Jan. 7, at the 2011 Pennsylvania Farm Show.

"Juicy" was also named Belgian Grand Champion Mare, Belgian Junior Champion Mare and the Belgian Mare One Year and Under Two class.

"Custar," from Oak Lawn Farm in Lancaster, Lancaster County, won the Grand Champion Belgian Stallion title. He also won the Belgian Stallion, Any Age, Bred by Exhibitor class and the Belgian Stallion Foal class.

First and second place winners of the Belgian Gelding division went to Sunny Hill Farm of Myerstown, Lebanon County.

Belgian show results were:

Belgian Gelding:
1st: Ken and Karen Sandoe, Sunny Hill Farm, Myerstown, Lebanon Co.
2nd: Ken and Karen Sandoe, Sunny Hill Farm, Myerstown, Lebanon Co.
3rd: Rock, Gary Groves &/ or Donald Sherwood, Sherwood Groves Farm, Tunkhannock, Wyoming Co.
4th: Captain, Michael Coleman, Forgotten Orchard Farm, Chalfont, Bucks Co.
5th: Jake, Dale Brockhoff, Brockwood Belgians, Dayton, Armstrong Co.
6th: Charlie, Dale Brockhoff, Brockwood Belgians, Dayton, Armstrong Co.

Belgian Gelding Mated Team (halter):
1st: Dale Brockhoff, Brockwood Belgians, Dayton, Armstrong Co.
2nd: Gary Groves &/ or Donald Sherwood, Sherwood Groves Farm, Tunkhannock, Wyoming Co.
3rd: Captian and Cody, Michael Coleman, Forgotten Orchard Farm, Chalfont, Bucks Co.
4th: Eric Thomas, Glen Rock, York Co.

Belgian Stallion Foal:
1st: Custar, Arthur Reist Family, Oak Lawn Farm, Lancaster, Lancaster Co.

Belgian Junior Champion Stallion:
1st: Custar, Arthur Reist Family, Oak Lawn Farm, Lancaster, Lancaster Co.

Belgian Grand Champion Stallion:
1st: Custar, Arthur Reist Family, Oak Lawn Farm, Lancaster, Lancaster Co.

Belgian Stallion, any age, bred by exhibitor:
1st: Custar, Arthur Reist Family, Oak Lawn Farm, Lancaster, Lancaster Co.

Belgian Mare, 5 years and over:
1st: Double Magic's Forget-Me-Not, Tiffany Ramsey, Eidy Acres, Delta, York Co.
2nd: Proper's DC Chipchase Norene, Kenneth Hetrick, Whispering Dreams Farm, Millersburg, Dauphin Co.
3rd: EJG Contrico's MaryKay, Kenneth Hetrick, Whispering Dreams Farm, Millersburg, Dauphin Co.

Belgian Mare, 3 years and under 4:
1st: S.G.F. Maggie, Gary Groves &/or Donald Sherwood, Sherwood Groves Farm, Tunkhannock, Wyoming Co.

Belgian Senior Champion Mare:
1st: S.G.F. Maggie, Gary Groves &/or Donald Sherwood, Sherwood Groves Farm, Tunkhannock,Wyoming Co.

Belgian Reserve Senior Champion Mare:
1st: Double Magic's Forget-Me-Not, Tiffany Ramsey, Eidy Acres, Delta, York Co.

Belgian Mare, 1 year and under 2:
1st: I'm Convinced She's Juicy, Timothy Ruth, C. R. Belgians, New Oxford, Adams Co.

Belgian Mare Foal:
1st: OHF Sam's Lipstick, Lewis & Gail Biddle Family, Oak Hill Farm, Boalsburg, Centre Co.
2nd: S.G.F. Victoria, Gary Groves &/or Donald Sherwood, Sherwood Groves Farm, Tunkhannock, Wyoming Co.
3rd: Annalouise, Arthur Reist Family, Oak Lawn Farm, Lancaster, Lancaster Co.

Belgian Junior Champion Mare:
1st: I'm Convinced She's Juicy, Timothy Ruth, C. R. Belgians, New Oxford, Adams Co.

Belgian Reserve Junior Champion Mare:
1st: OHF Sam's Lipstick, Lewis & Gail Biddle Family, Oak Hill Farm, Boalsburg, Centre Co.

Belgian Grand Champion Mare:
1st: I'm Convinced She's Juicy, Timothy Ruth, C. R. Belgians, New Oxford, Adams Co.

Belgian Reserve Grand Champion Mare:
1st: OHF Sam's Lipstick, Lewis & Gail Biddle Family, Oak Hill Farm, Boalsburg, Centre Co.

Belgian Mare, any age Bred by exhibitor:
1st: I'm Convinced She's Juicy, Timothy Ruth, C. R. Belgians, New Oxford, Adams Co.
2nd: Lewis & Gail Biddle Family, Oak Hill Farm, Boalsburg, Centre Co.
3rd: Lewis & Gail Biddle Family, Oak Hill Farm, Boalsburg, Centre Co.
4th: Double Magic's Forget-Me-Not, Tiffany Ramsey, Eidy Acres, Delta, York Co.
5th: Gary Groves &/or Donald Sherwood, Sherwood Groves Farm, Tunkhannock, Wyoming Co.
6th: Annalouise, Arthur Reist Family, Oak Lawn Farm, Lancaster, Lancaster Co.

Belgian Open Get-of-Sire:
1st: Gary Groves &/or Donald Sherwood, Sherwood Groves Farm, Tunkhannock, Wyoming Co.
2nd: Ray's Family Queen, Kenneth Hetrick, Whispering Dreams Farm, Millersburg, Dauphin Co.

Belgian Produce of Mare:
1st: Gary Groves &/or Donald Sherwood, Sherwood Groves Farm, Tunkhannock, Wyoming Co.

Belgian Two Mares belonging to one exhibitor:
1st: Gary Groves &/or Donald Sherwood, Sherwood Groves Farm, Tunkhannock, Wyoming Co.
2nd: EJG Contrico's MaryKay, Kenneth Hetrick, Whispering Dreams Farm, Millersburg, Dauphin Co.
3rd: Queen and Rose, Whispering Dreams Farm, Millersburg, Dauphin Co.

Belgian Mare Mated Team (shown at halter):
1st: EJG Contrico's MaryKay, Kenneth Hetrick, Whispering Dreams Farm, Millersburg, Dauphin Co.
2nd: Queen and Rose, Whispering Dreams Farm, Millersburg, Dauphin Co.

Best of Breed- Belgian:
1st: I'm Convinced She's Juicy, Timothy Ruth, C. R. Belgians, New Oxford, Adams Co.

The Pennsylvania Farm Show is the largest indoor agricultural event in the nation, featuring nearly 6,000 animals, 10,000 competitive exhibits and 290 commercial exhibitors. The show runs Jan. 8-15 at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex and Expo Center in Harrisburg. Admission is free and parking is $10.

For more information, visit www.farmshow.state.pa.us.

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