Welcome to the Triple Challenge Futurity!
Judges for 2017: Brett Clark, Buddy Fisher, Mike Hawkins, Wayne Holt
NEW FORMAT & NEW CLASSES
Great show to see "Who Rides What" this season!
Our 2017 show schedule will be posted soon. Futurity entry booklet will be mailed the first week of March. First opportunity to enter is April 1st_ Make only ONE payment.
For the 37th consecutive year The Triple Challenge Futurity will be offering a string of outstanding classes. Some of the best horses, young prospects, riders and trainers will compete. Over 80 SELECT yearlings will be available at the Triple Challenge Futurity Stakes Sale Saturday afternoon July 1st.
The Berrien County "fair ambiance" show grounds with its unique "grass" show ring will present your entries at their best. The TOP riders and horses will catch your interest.
This is probably the best show of the year to help you get ready for this new season. Either to find a new ride, get a lot of work done on your young ones or evaluate and put the final touch on your show horse. All of this happening in a traditional, friendly and laid back atmosphere
where Mother Nature runs the show along with Tom ...
Every year we thrive to design our show program around the pulse of the industry so in 2017....
NEW CLASSES IN 2017!
Because you asked for it...
- 3yr old Open and 3yr old Ltd Open WP (running concurrently) Stakes class ($5000 added for the Open Divisions / $500 entry fee.)
- 3yr old NP WP Stakes class ($3000 added / $375 entry fee.)
Eligibility for these classes requires that they were entered in The Triple Challenge Stakes Sale as a yearling and ran through. Microchips will be checked for eligibility. These entries MAY NOT have been shown in the 2yr old Maiden Triple Challenge Stakes Sale class. These 3yr old ARE NOT required to be maiden.
The purse for the 2yr old Triple Challenge Stakes Sale class will be $65,000 this year. Once again Harris Leather & Silversmith Challenge will add $3000 for the Open winner IF riding a Harris Saddle and $1000 for the Open LTD winner IF riding a Harris Saddle!
NEW FORMAT IN 2017!
PRE FUTURITY on Sunday, June 25th and Monday, June 26th.
NSBA Approved classes, 1 judge, $25 / entry (if enter by April 1st) office fees and drug fees included.
Judge : Kathie Crowley
The PRE FUTURITY is: MANDATORY NO BLING-NO SHOW EQUIPMENT! PLAIN AND LEGAL ATTIRE ONLY. Tail extensions will be permitted. NO banding-NO braiding. Home braids will be accepted. Legal attire and riding equipment only. No chaps. Riders will be required to wear a hat or helmet.
Show halter and show longe line will be optional only for LONGE LINE horses (practice purpose).
PRE FUTURITY CLASSES (not in order of go - this is NOT a show schedule):
All divisions (Color, Ltd, Int) will run together.
- Open LL - NP LL
- Open 2yr old HUS - NP 2yr old HUS
- Open 2yr old WP - NP 2y old WP
- Open 3yr old HUS - NP 3yr old HUS
- Open 3yr old WP - NP 3yr old WP
- Open Maturity HUS - NP Maturity HUS
- Open Maturity WP - NP Maturity WP
- Youth HUS
- Youth WP
- Walk trot
- Lead Line
TRIPLE CHALLENGE STAKES SALE 2017
SALE DEADLINE TO ENTER YOUR YEARLINGS MAY 1st !
Just before the sale you are invited to our annual BBQ sponsored by the official veterinarian for The Triple Challenge Futurity 2017 Game Time Sports Medicine - Dr. Brad Cumper.
The guaranteed purse for the 2yr old Triple Challenge Stakes Sale class will be $65,000 this year. Once again Harris Leather & Silversmith Challenge will add $3000 for the Open winner IF riding a Harris Saddle and $1000 for the Open LTD winner IF riding a Harris Saddle!
NEW! For the sale horses that DID NOT SHOW in the Maiden Stakes class as a 2yr old:
3yr old open WP $5000 added / $500 entry fee & 3yr old NP WP $3000 added / $375 entry fee.
Sale DEADLINE to enter your yearlings in the sale: May 1st
Please submit all your paperwork, photos and videos by May 1st to: Alan Parker Auctions LLC.
Alan Parker cell: 813-220-4668 or Janet Hoke: 813-838-7568 or Tom Powers: 616-262-2836
Click here for the 2017 Catalog (will be available after May 15th)
Sale catalogue will be available after May 15th at the link above and on Alan Parker Auctions website.2017 pictures and videos (Alan Parker website) will be available after May 15th. To view them, click on desired horse page to get videos or pic. You can also click the blue Proxibid button and scroll down to the horse you are looking up for details. All information forwarded to us by the consignors will be available to you.
Contact Alan Parker or Janet Hoke at Alan Parker Auctions for more details.
WESTERN PLEASURE SUPER SIRES 2017!
Again this year The Triple Challenge Futurity is pleased to host The Western Pleasure Super Sires. For more information about this incredible program, please contact:
Joanie Schroeder: 940-668-6469
Tom and I are looking forward to seeing you in Berrien Springs.
Tom & Dom Powers
Please use the South gate entrance (Shawnee Rd) to enter the fairgrounds.
Candids from the 2016 Triple Challenge Futurity