Foo Fighter QC Named Foal Champion at 2021 Devon Breed Show

Sat, 10/02/2021 - 21:49
Foo Fighter QC :: Photo © Stacy Lynne Photography

The American Hanoverian bred colt Foo Fighter QC became the winner of the Overall Foal Championship at the 2021 Devon Breed Show on Wednesday 29 September 2021.

Foo Fighter QC is by Fabregas out of Scantolina (by Scolari). He is bred by Quantico sport horses and owned by Kelly McGinn. Quinnten Alston presented the colt foal in Devon. The young foal also won the "Colts/Geldings of Current Year" class

Four foals were invited to the Champion's ring. The reserve champion's title went to the Dutch warmblood filly Rhythm ISF, who is by Top Gear out of Love Dance (by Vitalis). She is bred and owned by Mary Alice Malone's Iron Spring Farm. Rhythm ISF also won the "Fillies of Current Year" class

Third place went to the Oldenburg filly Wolkentulip (by Wolkenlos out of Wisconsin (by Sir Donnerhall). Bred and owned by Cara Kettenbach of Broadfields 121. 

The fourth placed foal was Iron Spring Farm's Friesian colt Romeo ISF (by Ulbert 390 out of Zabrina ISF (by Tjalbert 460). 

Pony Championship

For the third time at the Devon Breed Show pony breeding classes were included in the programme.

Branley Ash Nautilus (Photo © Purple Horse Designs)
Four foals were invited to the DAD Pony Grand Championship ring and judges Susan Graham White and Anne Moss proclaimed the 3-year old Weser Ems stallion Branley Ash Nautilus (by FS Numero Uno out of Georgina (by Dornik B) the champion Pony Foal. He is bred by Christine Baker and owned by Samantha Kidd. Molly Maloney presented Nautilus in Devon. He was also the winner of the "Young Pony Championship."

The reserve pony grand champion is the 2021 born Westfalian filly Phable of Rapunzel (by Phenix x Rambo), bred by Angela Mirarchi and owned by Keri Blizniak. King Santacruz presented the filly foal. 

Earlier in the day, the Mature Pony Championship was won by the 6-year old German Riding pony mare Zevenhof's Ella Coco (by Steenwolde's VIP x Kielshoop Honeyhill), bred by K. De Vries and owned by Ellen Ziemer. The runner-up was the 10-year old Welsh mare Smallwood Peachtree (by Mapleside Wish List x Gretstone Ian McVai), owned by Jessica Chappell. Both were invited to the Grand Champion's ring but were bested by Branley Ash Nautilus and Phable of Rapunzel.

Photos © Stacy Lynne Photography - Purple Horse Designs

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