Russell County Jaycees Fair
Championship Draft Horse Pull
Friday, May 30, 2020
Around 6:00 PM Central Time
Entry Fee $20.00
Weigh Time 9:00am to 5:00 PM
Split Overweight Horse pull-Both classes may be
1st - $400 & Plaque, 2nd - $350, 3rd - $300, 4th - $250, 5th - $225, 6th - $175,
7th - $135, 8th - $115, 9th - $100, 10th - $75
Kentucky Law: Horses must have negative blood
test for infectious anemia (Coggins Test) Test must be after July 1, 2019. All
out of state horses must have a health certificate from an accredited
veterinarian within 30 days of pull.
Ropes 18 feet apart
One best distance out of
three tries. Teamsters may spot sled on third pull. No original direction, if
team bumps sled past turn around you must go in the opposite direction, no
Horse classes pull load
27’6” for completed pull. In case of a tie placing reverts back to next best
distance on that load.
Time limit of five minutes
to cool and complete all three attempts from time team is hooked to sled.
After three attempts to hook
to sled you will lose one pull.
Any team considered
dangerous or out of control by officials will be disqualified.
Only four men per team
including driver. Any more than four inside ropes will lose one pull for each
There will be no whipping or
punching allowed in or out of the ring area after the pulling contest starts
or you will be penalized one pull for each offense.
If you are on or over the
ropes you will be disqualified for that pull.
When weighing horses all
animals will be weighed facing the same direction.
When sled stops, whistle
will be blown.
Decisions of Judges will be
For more information contact:
Eddie Copley at (270) 507-6226