“Today I was just trying to be really clean and not get into trouble. I’ve been struggling the last couple years so I really just needed a nice, clean run, so I was only shooting for a 210 or 211, but she was so good I was thinking I’d just go a little faster and try a little harder, and she was super,” he said.
Clark, a farrier by trade, said Pudding Pop is entered in the NRHA Futurity.
“It makes it a lot easier to go there financially,” he said with a laugh. “I have no worries from here on out.”
There was a three-way tie for Reserve in Level 3 between Heather Weisz, of Celina, Texas, Victoria Lambert, of Hempstead, Texas, and Lindsey McCutcheon, of Whitesboro, Texas. Each won $1,243 for their scores of 213. Weisz rode Fille Code (Electric Code x Smartest Sister x Hesa Smart Chic), McCutcheon piloted Dunit Special Nite (Gunners Special Nite x Laceups x Gunner) and Lambert showed Cromed Out Affair (Cromed Out Affair x Memorable Affair x Major Vaquero).
Weisz and Lambert also tied for the Level 2 Non-Pro Reserve Championship.
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