Rubys Radar & Zane Davis Lead NRCHA Hackamore Classic Rein Work

RubysRadarRubys Radar and Zane Davis • Photo by Primo MoralesThe first phase of National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) Hackamore Classic competition, the rein work, wrapped up under sunny skies at the Colorado State Fairgrounds in Pueblo, Colo., Wednesday, April 30. Leading the field of Open contenders is Rubys Radar, shown by Zane Davis, of Blackfoot, Idaho, and owned by Billie Filippini. The 2010 stallion scored a 146.5.

Rubys Radar (One Time Pepto x Ruby Bagonia x Peppy San Badger) has made a big impression during his NRCHA limited-age career. Davis piloted him to a fifth-place finish at the 2013 NRCHA Snaffle Bit Futurity; and earlier this month at the NRCHA Stakes in Las Vegas, Nev., the stallion took the Open Reserve Championship.

Intermediate, Limited & Level 1 Open

Sadler, Texas, horseman CJ Shopbell piloted Shes Playin Rey (TR Dual Rey x Playin Acre x Playin Stylish) to a 145 in the rein work, earning the lead in three divisions: the Intermediate Open, Limited Open and Level 1 Limited Open. Shes Playin Rey is a 4-year-old mare owned by Greg Lafitte.

Novice Horse Open

Leading the Novice Horse Open division with a 145.5 is Reys Star Cat (High Brow Cat x Reys Starlight x Grays Starlight), a 2009 gelding shown by NRCHA Two Million Dollar Rider Todd Crawford, of Blanchard, Okla., and owned by Dominic Conicelli.

Non-Pro, Intermediate & Novice Non-Pro

Riding her 4-year-old gelding Cats Genuine Joker (High Rollin Cat x Zanzgenuinelighting x Genuine Doc), Karey Franz, of Longmont, Colo., scored a 145 in the Hackamore Classic rein work, good for the lead in the Non-Pro, Intermediate Non-Pro and Novice Non-Pro divisions.


Wolfford, Texas, horseman Parke Greeson piloted Checkn Out The Ladys (Im Countin Checks x No Lady Wood x Zack T Wood) to the lead in the Hackamore Classic Amateur division with a 142.5.

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