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Lexington Junior League Horse Show, 1946

Posted on July 7, 2014 | in Uncategorized | by
Five Minutes to Midnight, owned and ridden by Miss Jean McLean of Portsmouth, Virginia, captured the Three-Gaited Amateur Stake at the Lexington Junior League Horse Show, July 1946. The horse show started in 1937, to help fund the Junior League's community works project. It has grown to be the world's largest outdoor American Saddlebred show and the first leg of the Saddlebred "Triple Crown". This years horse show begins Monday, July 7 and concludes Saturday.

Five Minutes to Midnight, owned and ridden by Jean McLean of Portsmouth, Va., captured the Three-Gaited Amateur Stake at the Lexington Junior League Horse Show in July 1946. The horse show started in 1937, to help finance the Junior League’s community works projects. It grew to be the world’s largest outdoor American Saddlebred show and the first leg of the Saddlebred “Triple Crown.” The 2014 horse show begins Monday, July 7, and ends Saturday.

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