Local Resident Earns Top 10 Finish at AQHA World Championship
Houston County Courier - November 2007
Lee Holsey of Crockett, was a top-10 finalist in cutting with Sanjo Satrlight, a 1999 sorrel American Quarter Horse stal-lion, during the Bank of American Amateur competi-tion at the American Quarter Horse Association World Championship Show, held Nov. 2-17 in Oklahoma City, Okla. “The AQHA World Cham-pionship Show is the premier event for AQHA members,” said Bill Brewer, AQHA Ex-ecutive Vice President. “Congratulations to Lee Holsey for achieving such a great honor with Sanjo Star-light.” The AQHA World Champi-onship Show is the largest, richest single-breed world championship horse show in existence, with more than $2.6 million awarded to 3,303 en-tries from 48 states, six Cana-dian provinces, Austria, Ger-many, Italy, Sweden and the United Kingdom. To qualify for the invita-tional event, horses must have earned a predetermined num-ber of points in AQHA-approved shows from August 1, 2006 through July 31. The AQHA World Champi-onship Show will air coast-to-coast on NBC Television. Don’t miss the hottest cutting and reining along with other great features in a special one-hour show on NBC Saturday, Jan. 12, at 5 p.m. Eastern/2 p.m. Pacific. Highlights from the Bank of America and FedEx Open AQHA World Show are scheduled to air on AQHA’s weekly television show, “America’s Horse,” on the TVG Network, Nov. 18 and 25, and Dec. 2 and 9. The American Quarter Horse Jour-nal will have the results of the World Show in the January 2008 issue.