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Reflections on Past National Championships ~ Nathan Cottrell

Nathan Cottrell

Nathan Cottrell judged the National Championship from 1987 though 2001 with the exception of the 2000 running. He is also a past competitor. While we sat in my car at a road crossing at the 2012 National Championship, Nathan kindly recalled some of the more memorable performances he has seen.

Unfortunately, a quiet spot to conduct interviews is not easy to find while watching the National. Apologies for the poor quality of this recording.

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  • Breakaway, 1987 National Championship
  • Whippoorwill’s Rebel
  • Whippoorwill’s Rebel, Tommy Davis winning the 1987 National Championship
  • Whippoorwill’s Rebel, Tommy Davis winning the 1989 National Championship
  • Quicksilver Pink
  • Quicksilver Pink, Colvin Davis winning the 1991 National Championship
  • Lipan
  • Lipan, Gary Pinalto winning the 1995 National Championship
  • Brush Country Spectre
  • Double Rebel Buck (Fred Dileo), braced with Brush Country Spectre in the 1994 National Championship
  • Brush Country Spectre, Ed Hussar winning the 1994 National Championship
  • Chinquapin’s Bisco Buck (Pete Hicks) ran a great race in the 1992 National Championship
  • Riggin’s White Knight (Hoyle Eaton)

Here are excerpts from the American Field reports describing the performances Nathan recalls:

NC_Whippoorwill's Rebel_Sm

1987 and 1989 National Champion Whippoorwill’s Rebel
NC_1987 Report Excerpt
NC_1989 Report Excerpt

NC_Quicksilver Pink_sm

1991 National Champion Quicksilver Pink
NC_1991 Report Excerpt

NC_Chinquapin Bisco Buck_sm

1992 competitor, Chinkapin’s Bisco Buck
NC_1992 Report Excerpt

NC_Brush Country Spectre_sm    NC_Double Rebel Buck_sm
1994 National Champion Brush Country Spectre and Double Rebel Buck
NC_1994 Report Excerpt

NC_Lipan_sm

1995 National Champion Lipan
NC_1995 Report Excerpt

NC_Riggins White Knight_sm

1961 National Champion competitor, Riggin’s White Knight
NC_1961 Report Excerpt

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