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Draft Horse Classic Shines Despite Saturday Rain

The Draft Horse Classic at the Nevada County Fairgrounds out-shined the rain that fell Saturday to end the weekend on a high note Sunday.  Fairgrounds Spokesperson Wendy Oaks says overall the Classic was a success.
Click here to listen to Spokesperson Wendy Oaks

The only hardship came on Saturday when torrential rains fell causing a hiccup in the arena events.
Click here to listen to Spokesperson Wendy Oaks

draft_horsesSpectators were able to exchange Saturday evening tickets for Sunday performances.
A new event at the Classic, The Bounty of The County, was also effected by the heavy rains.
Click here to listen to Spokesperson Wendy Oaks

Fortunately Sunday was a beautiful day at the fairgrounds and another favorite event the BBQ Cookoff and tasting event went off without a hitch with the tasting event selling out.
Another bright spot of the Classic is the Draft Horse Classic Queen, Rachael Frantz, who is the ambassador to the spectators as well as the official  presenter of awards.
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Frantz receives a scholarship for being the Classic Queen and is studying Communications at Sierra College .

In total there were 52 entries in the various arena events totaling approximately 170 horses participating in the Draft Horse Classic, making it one of the premiere events in the Western United States.

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