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THIS PAGE IS DEDICATED TO SPECK!



Speck is owned and ridden by Robert Skimehorne. Speck is the perfect example
of the natural racking horse at its finest. For more pictures of Speck,
please click here. For pictures of his direct sons now standing at stud at
Castlebrook Stables please click here.

SPECK'S SHOW RECORD

AAA
14 Time World Champion
6 Time Stake Champion Speed Racking Horse

1986 Flat Shod Speed Reserve World Champion
1987 Flat Shod Speed Triple-One World Champion
1988 Speed Open Shod World Champion
1988 Speed Flat Shod World Champion
1989 Speed Flat Shod World Champion
1989 Speed World Stake Champion
(first year for Speed Stake class)
1990 Fourth Flat Shod Speed World Championship
1990 Speed World Stake Triple-One Champion
1991 Speed Flat Shod World Champion
1991 Speed World Stake Champion
1992 Speed Flat Shod Triple-One World Champion
1992 Speed World Stake Triple-One World Champion
1993 Speed Flat Shod Triple-One World Champion
1993 Speed World Stake Triple-One Champion
1994 Speed Flat Shod Reserve World Champion
1994 Speed World Stake Reserve Champion
1995 Speed Flat Shod Triple-One World Champion
1995 Speed World Stake Triple-One World Champion

Speck is retired from show but is still the flag horse at the
Racking World Celebration!

The following letter was received from Margie Smith on 12-19-00.

This is with a saddened heart that I am writing this note to you all.
Speck - several times world champion speed racking horse - is being put
to sleep tomorrow morning (Wednesday - 8:00 am central time). The vet
seems to feel that he has had a stroke and it has affected his blood
levels as well as his spinal column. Speck is down and can not get up -
the vet clinic will take his blood levels tomorrow morning before a final
action is taken, if there is an improvement, then they will hold off the
fatal injection. If blood levels remain the same, then we are losing a
great Racking horse as well as a wonderful ambassador to our breed. Speck
will be buried in Waynesboro, TN at the camping cabin of the Skimahorne's.
Please keep Skimahorne's in your prayers - Happy Racking Trails,
margie smith

Speck was humanely euthanized on 12-20-00