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Rockys Surprize CD & Mark Sigler Dominate East Coast Reined Cow Horse Classic

ECNW03MSigler 13KRMark SiglerThe East Coast Reined Cow Horse Classic (ECRCHC), held at the Tennessee Miller Coliseum in Murfreesboro, Tenn., came to a close on July 20. The five-day event hosted a multitude of exciting cow horse events, including the Open and Non-Pro Futurity.

Last year’s Open and Intermediate Open Futurity Champion, Mark Sigler, of Collegeville, Pa., had another successful show at the ECRCHC. He rode Rockys Surprize CD (That CD Rocks x Tangys Been Sunkist x Tangys Classy Peppy), owned by Dom Conicelli, of Collegeville, to win the Open, Limited Open and Intermediate Open championships. The duo marked scores of 144.5, 144.5 and 145 in the herd, rein and cow work, respectively, for a composite score of 434. All told, Sigler and the 3-year-old mare, bred by Robbie Humphreys, of Clovis, Calif., walked away with $3,403 in prize money.

Sigler, who’s Equi-Stat record has now surpassed the $30,000 mark, also took the Limited Open Reserve Championship aboard Metallic Spark, also owned by Conicelli, after marking a composite score of 405 to win $263.

The Open Reserve Championship went to Blanchard, Okla., trainer Todd Crawford and No Remedy For Her (Very Smart Remedy x Peptomint Patti x Peptoboonsmal), who marked a 432.4 composite to win $963 for owner Russ Mothershead, of Cape Girardeau, Mo., and bred by Christopher Littlefield, of Henrietta, Texas.

The Intermediate Open Reserve Championship went to Whosethatchicnlights (CD Lights x Whose That Chic x Smart Chic Olena), who was bred by KO Korrall, of Dallas, Texas, and Robert Chown, of Gainesville, Texas. The duo marked a composite score of 423.5 to take the title and earn $315 for owner Bruce Carter, of Amarillo, Texas.

With a composite score of 386, the Non-Pro Championship went to Dick Rosell, of Lenhartsville, Pa., and his homebred gelding Smart German Remedy (Heza German Jewel x Very Smartini x Very Smart Remedy). The duo earned $350 for their efforts, and Rosell’s Equi-Stat record now shows more than $42,900.

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