World Grand Champion horses owned, trained or stabled locally

Friday, August 25, 2017

To say that Tennessee Walking Horses are a part of Marshall Countyís history would be an understatement, but itís easy for the young and uninitiated to overlook this equine breedís historical roots in our community.

To that end, following is a list of World Grand Champion Tennessee Walking Horses that have direct ties to our county.

Merry Go Boy, 1947-48 ridden by Winston Wiser and owned later and stabled at S. W. Beech & Sons Stables in Belfast, Tenn.

Go Boyís Shadow, 1955-56 ridden by Winston Wiser owned later and stabled at S. W. Beech & Sons Stables in Belfast, Tenn.

Mack Kís Handshaker, 1960 owned by Myron and Doug Wolaver of Diana, Tenn., and ridden by Doug Wolaver.

Ebony Masterpiece, 1962 ridden by Sam Paschal and stabled at S. W. Beech & Sons Stables in Belfast, Tenn.

Triple Threat, 1965 ridden by Doug Wolaver of Diana, Tenn.

Go Boyís Sundust, 1967, ridden by Doug Wolaver of Diana, Tenn.

Delight Bummin Around, 1973 owned by Ten-Tucky Stables (John and Mary Miller) of Lewisburg and ridden by Billy Gray of Shelbyville, Tenn.

Another Masterpiece, 1974 ridden by Ronnie Spears and stabled at S. W. Beech & Sons Stables in Belfast, Tenn.

Docís High Tribute, 1988 ridden by Steve Aymett of Lewisburg, Tenn.

Masquerading, 1998 owned by Dee Dee Sale of Lewisburg and ridden by Know Blackburn, a native of Giles County and now of Franklin, Tenn.

Santanaís El Nino, 2008 ridden by Link Webb of Lewisburg, Tenn., at the time.