Grand Central Named 2019 Stallion of the Year
The 2019 MFTHBA Stallion of the Year is no stranger to this award. Congratulations to Grand Central! He was bred by Steve Maxey of Watkinsville, Georgia, and he is owned by Joe and Jennifer Stewart of Farmington, Arkansas. This is the seventh straight year that Grand Central has been named to the Stallion of the Year Top 5, and it is the sixth year in a row that he has won the top honor.
Grand Central had a number of offspring in the winner’s circle in 2019. A few of his offspring include: Open Amateur Novice World Grand Champion, Millie B. Grand., owned by Pat and Cheryl Aubuchon, of Union, Missouri, the Ladies Three Year Old World Grand Champion, Grand Slamm owned by Lloyd Dehner of Mansfield, Missouri, and the Open Five Years & Older World Grand Champion, Sweet Desire, owned by Ronlin Farms, LLC of Dadeville, Missouri.
Grand Central will be honored at the 2020 Spring Show and Three Year Old Futurity along with the other members of the Stallion of the Year Top 5.
The MFTHBA congratulates Grand Central and the Stewart family on this accomplishment. Thank you for your contributions to the Missouri Fox Trotting Horse breed.
The Stallion of the Year Award:
Designed to honor the stallion with the most successful offspring at MFTHBA sponsored shows, a point system was applied to pre-designated classes. All World Grand Champion classes, Spring Show Championship Classes and Three Year Old Futurity preliminary and championship classes were included in the calculations. In 2019, 101 stallions earned points toward the award.
Rounding out the Top 10:
- Jester’s Charming Legend
- Jester’s Charming King R.
- Southern Playboy
- Hollywood Playboy
- Time to Tango
- Jester’s Main Event M.L.
- Phantom of the Ozarks
- Big Whiskey
- Jester’s Ebony