by Larri Jo StarkeyThe American Quarter Horse Journal
PF Amazing and AQHA Professional Horseman Ted Turner Jr.
AQHA Professional Horseman Ted Turner Jr. of Aubrey, Texas, had led a lot of horses to world championships. In fact, he holds the record for most world championships won by an open exhibitor – 72 before the 2013 AQHA World Championship Show began.
But on November 23, Ted led his own horse to a world championship, when PF Amazing won 2-year-old colts for Turner/Russell/Turner of Aubrey.
“He belongs to me, (Russell Jonathan) and my cousin (Guy Turner),” Ted said. “It’s a three-person partnership. We bought him a year ago. He was fourth for us last year (in open yearling stallions). We brought him back and were fortunate to win with him this year.”
PF Amazing is a 2011 chestnut colt by MH Supremo and out of Two Thousand Kisses by Playgirls Conclusion. He was bred by Chester Prince of Palmetto, Florida.
“I liked him as an individual,” Ted said. “His pedigree is excellent, but I really liked the way he looks because he’s got a lot of pretty about him. I’m a 'pretty freak,' and this colt is very balanced and very pretty.”
PF Amazing was first on three judges’ cards, second on one and third on one, beating reserve world champion PF Premo – also sired by MH Supremo – by 44 points.
“We got him qualified and have been waiting for the World to come around to see what we could get done,” Ted said.
Now that “Amazing” has won the world, he gets a chance to send his genetics down the line.
“He gets to go to the breeding barn,” Ted said.
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