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turkeytrot2014 Turkey Trot

 

Races Prepare to Kick off the Turkey Races

The Starter for the Turkey Races, Albert Kavanaugh (back to the Camera) give the final instructions to the turkey racers in the first race on Thursday Night on the Track.  There was over 65 racers who battled for the Championship crown this year which was won by Logan Knepp. for the Championship crown this year which was won by Logn Knepp. for the
 

Close Finish in the Championship Turkey Race

As you can see in this picture it was a very close finish in the Championship Turkey Race on Sunday afternoon at the Turkey Trot.  As You can see here Logan Knepp finished just one second ahead of second place finisher Dalton Knepp and in third place was Claire Kemp.  Over 65 Jockeys battled for the title for the Championship Crown in this year's Turkey Races. 

Logan Knepp Wins Championship Turkey Race

Pictured above are Logan Knepp (Left) as he is being presented the Championship Trophy at the Turkey Trot on Sunday as he emerged the winner with a time of 15.5 second.  Logan Knepp is in the 8th Grade at Barr-Reeve and his parents are Kevin and Treva Knepp.  Knepp was presented the Championship Trophy by a Representative of the Festival Committee Louis Kavanaugh Jr.  Knepp crossed the finish line just one second ahead of second place finisher Dalton Knepp and in third place was Claire Kemp.  Pictured above is Logan Knepp (Left) as he is being presented the Championshipplace finisher Dalton Knepp and in third place
 

2014 Turkey Trot Service Award Winners are Galen Graber and Joe Rademacher

Picture above are Galen Graber (left) and Joe Rademacher (right) after they were presented the 2014 Service Award on stage at the Turkey Trot prior to the Aaron Tippen Show on Saturday Night.  Both individuals have served in various capacities as an officer and Board Member for the Ruritan Club and the Turkey Trot Festival Committee.  Both men were working at the festival prior to the presentation and were pulled away from the jobs long enough to accept the award.  The Presentation was made by Turkey Trot Chairman Dewayne Shake (center).
Picture by Louis Kavanaugh Jr.

Demo Mini Winners at Turkey Trot

Pictured above are the winners of the Mini Demo at the Turkey Trot on Sunday Afternoon.  Pictured here is (L-R) Tim Showalter Demo Official, Eugene Vosters, Odon (2nd Place) Matt Wagler, Odon (1st Place) and Leo Barley Demo Official.  Near record crowds turned out again for the events at the Turkey Trot which run from Thursday to Sunday.
 Picture by Louis Kavanaugh Jr.
ear record crowds turned out again for the events at the Turkey

 

Demo Winners at Montgomery Turkey Trot

Pictured above are the winners of the Demo at the Turkey Trot from Sunday Afternoon.  Pictured here is (L-R) Tim Showalter Demo Official, Kaleb Bratten Loogootee, (3rd Place), Jacob Denham (2nd Place), Teddy Little (1st Place) and Leo Barley Demo Official.  Denham and Little are from Mcleansboro, ILL..  A large crowd turned out for the Demo on Sunday along with the pig wrestling and for all the events this past weekend.
Picture by Louis Kavanaugh Jr.

 

     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

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