Horse Pulling Contest

Friday – Official weight at 3pm
Pull 6pm – All Classes are 12 ft pulls
No teams to be taken off the grounds after weighing.

Department 86 – Class 861
Superintendent: Penny R. Francis,  (860) 833-8143

Lots 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th 9th 10th
1. Pair under 3100 lbs 180 160 140 120 110 90 70 60 50 40
2. Pair 3101-3300 lbs  180 160 140 120 110 90 70 60 50 40
3. 3301 lbs and over 230 180 150 130 120 100 85 70 50 40

Coggins Papers & Rabies Certificate Required
Admissions free for driver and two helpers only if in truck
Eastern Draft Horse Association Rules Apply
The Superintendent and judges shall be responsible for the enforcement of all rules. They shall determine the winners and shall award the prizes in accordance with the rules. Failure to comply promptly with the directions of the judges and superintendent shall result in immediate disqualification of a contestant. THE SUPERINTENDENT AND JUDGE HAVE THE RIGHT TO REMOVE ANY PARTICIPANT IMMEDIATELY FROM THE FAIRGROUNDS FOR VIOLATION OF THE RULES. They shall have the right to refuse or reject any entry that they believe will not be proper. Drivers shall name the team they are going to drive before drawing for numbers for position. THE SUPERINTENDENT AND JUDGE WILL HAVE THE FINAL DECISION ON ALL CALLS.

The Eugene Rainville Trophy
Free-for-all Class

This special award will be presented to the winners of the Free For All Class on a rotating basis. The award is donated by Dan and Gail (Rainville) Tarryk in memory of “Gene” Rainville, an outstanding teamster of Baltic CT, who for many years participated in the Brooklyn Fair Horse Pull. Any teamster who wins the trophy three years in a row will retire the trophy and a new one in memory of “Gene” will be provided by the Windham County Agricultural Society.

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