National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) Snaffle Bit Futurity in Reno, Nev., the second and third of four Open classes wrapped up. Tucker Robinson and Mo Style were named Intermediate Open Champions.At the
Robinson piloted Mo Style (Mr Playinstylish x Mo Fletch x Royal Fletch), owned by Lisa Conley, to a whopping 650 total on three events (217 herd/217 rein/216 cow) to secure a check for $30,000.
Mo Style and Robinson were fourth in the herd work and sixth in the cow work, but it was their second-place finish in the reining that moved them to the top. Robinson will return to the pen again with Mo Style in the Futurity Open finals on Saturday, Oct. 4.
The Intermediate Open Reserve Championship went to Sumkinda Maverick (Dual Rey x Sumkinda Pinkcadilac) and Mark Luis. The duo earned $15,000 for owner CR Sis LLC with a 647.5 composite score (220.5 herd/219 rein/208 cow).
Futurity Limited Open
Bobby Lewis topped the Futurity Limited Open with a 647.5 total on three events riding CSR Lay Down Sally. The 3-year-old mare marked a 213.5 out of the herd and the highest Limited Open rein work score, a 215, and then returned in the cow work to mark a strong 219.
CSR Lay Down Sally (Dual Spark x Look At Her Glo x CD O Cody) was bred and is owned by Circle Star Land & Cattle Co. The mare, a full sister to CSR Dual Glo, earned $12,085 for winning the Limited Open, as well as $400 in preliminary money.
Nics Two Shiners carried Jake Barry to the Futurity Limited Open Reserve Championship, worth $9,064 for owner Dani Nelson. The Shining Lil Nic gelding, out of the Doc N Jose mare Gretch N Jose, accumulated a 642 composite score (208 herd/213.5 rein/220.5 cow).
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