The Brazos Bash saw 15 horse-and-rider teams on Saturday, Oct. 4, and right out of the gate, Abilene, Texas, resident Lindy Ashlock laid down a run to mark a score of 218 aboard Little Miss One Time, setting the bar high. It turned out to be the score to beat, because 14 entries later, she was announced the Derby Non-Pro Champion.
Ashlock and the 4-year-old mare she owns with her husband, Wes, stayed near the top in the first and second go-rounds, marking scores of 215 and 218.5, respectively. They took the second spot moving into the finals with a composite score of 433.5. Their high score of 218 in the finals earned them a hefty paycheck worth $17,000. Little Miss One Time (One Time Pepto x Puddykat x High Brow Cat), who was bred by Eddie and Barbara Young, of San Angelo, Texas, left the Brazos Bash with more than $54,200 on her Equi-Stat record. Ashlock’s own record surpassed the $980,500 mark.
The Derby Non-Pro Reserve title went to Chad Bushaw, of Weatherford, Texas, and Miss Priss Pepto (Peptoboonsmal x Prissie Cat x High Brow Cat), bred by Anderson Cattle Company, of Victoria, Texas, who walked to the herd second in the draw and marked a score of 217 to earn the title and $15,000.
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