Stillaspill (Touch of Class (Stillaspill))
Touch of Class was foaled on April 27, 1973, and was first registered as Stillaspill with the Jockey Club, having a brief racing career before being trained as a showjumper. In 1981, in her first year at the Grand Prix level, she won classes at several shows, and in 1982 she qualified with Fargis for the USET''s team for the World Championships in Dublin. When an injury took Fargis out of the saddle in 1982, Touch of Class was turned over to Conrad Homfeld, and the team won the Grand Prix at Southampton and came in 4th in the 1983 World Cup. With Fagis back in the saddle, Touch of Class was part of Nation''s Cup teams that won in Rome and Calgary in 1983, and in later in her career she was also on Nation''s Cup teams that won in Aachen, Washington and New York. In 1984, Touch of Class and Fargis won the Grand Prix of Tampa. Touch of Class was part of the 1984 Olympic Team posting the first double clear rounds in Olympic history, taking home two gold medals, and leading her to be named the first nonhuman Olympic Female Equestrian Athlete of the Year.