Horse Pulls, Dept. 11

Horse Pulls


2016 Drawing Contest Rules

  • Any horses not weighed on Sat. must weigh on day of draft on Durham Fair scales.
  • Rules for draft as adopted by Eastern Draft Horse Association will be followed and enforced. Trophies and ribbons awarded winner in each class.
  • An additional $25 each 1st prize money will be awarded to every horse class, donated by Middlesex Livestock Auction Barn. Trophies donated by Middlesex Livestock Auction.
  • An additional $25 each last place team to be awarded to every horse class by Cloverdale Farm, Middletown, CT, Marsha & Harold Graves.
  • No alcoholic beverages are allowed anywhere on the grounds or in the parking areas.
  • $20 premium will be paid to each team pulling the initial load and not winning any prize money.
  • The Durham Fair expects that all animals will be treated in a humane manner. Any exhibitor, or representative of an exhibitor, who treats any animal in an inhumane manner, or in a manner which appears to be inhumane, will be removed from the fairgrounds. All premiums and awards will be forfeited.
  • Monies towards trophies for pulling contests were donatedby Middlesex Livestock Auction.

Classes

Northeastern Championship Draft Classes
3-Horse Pull: Under 4,850 lbs. 15 ft.
3-Horse Pull: Over 4,850 lbs. 15 ft.

  • Saturday 5 PM
  • Prizes: 1st: $275   |  2nd: $250  |  3rd: $225  |  4th: $200  |  5th: $175  |  6th: $150  |  7th: $125  |  8th: $100  |  9th: $75  |  10t : $65
  • Weights of horses pulling in 3 Horse Class Sat. night will be honored for Sun. classes.

Pair Draft Horses: 3,125 lbs. or under 12 ft.

  • 12 ft. Pull: Sunday 10 AM
  • Prizes: 1st: $275  |  2nd: $250  |  3rd: $225  |  4th: $200  |  5th: $175  |  6th: $150  |  7th: $125  |  8th: $100  |  9th: $75  |  10th: $65

Pair Draft Horses: 3,325 lbs. or under 12 ft.

  • 12 ft. Pull: Sunday 1 PM
  • Prizes: 1st: $275  |  2nd: $250  |  3rd: $225  |  4th: $200  |  5th: $175  |  6th: $150  |  7th: $125  |  8th: $100  |  9th: $75  |  10th: $65

Pair Draft Horses: Over 3,325 lbs. 12 ft.

  • 12 ft. Pull: Sunday 3 PM
  • Prizes: 1st: $275  |  2nd: $250  |  3rd: $225  |  4th: $200  |  5th: $175  |  6th: $150  |  7th: $125  |  8th: $100  |  9th: $75  |  10th: $65

Contacts

  • Phil Fisher
    Superintendent
    203-457-1828
  • Debra Fisher
    Asst. Superintendent

Committee

  • Rosemarie Naples
    Senior Advisor
  • Jeff Carlson
  • Andy Consiglio
  • Bob Coskey
  • Charlie Kemp
  • Julie Kemp
  • Bill Leete
  • Bob Naples
  • Mark Plodzik
  • Mary Ann Sharp
  • Ken Twombly