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Cullen Chartier Dominates Open at NCHA Western Nationals


$2,000 Limit Rider

ashleybosackwebAshley Bosack with Backwoods Smoker (left) and Reys Hot WheelsThe third competitor to claim both top spots was Ashley Bosack, of Scottsdale, Arizona. She piloted Tim Kaehr’s Backwoods Smoker to a 220, and then came back three runs later to mark a 218.5 with Jacque Accomazzo’s Reys Hot Wheels. Bosack’s efforts were worth a total of $8,503.

These titles push Bosack’s lifetime earnings past the $30,000 mark. Backwoods Smoker (Lenas Telesis x Docs Angelfish x Doc Bar), who was bred by Dolores Pendola, of Grass Valley, California, elevated his Equi-Stat record to more than $65,000, and Brinkman Ranch LLC-bred Reys Hot Wheels (Dual Rey x Smart Little Beauty x Smart Little Lena) now has more than $150,000 to his name.

At last year’s The Four Sixes/NCHA Western National Championships in Reno, Nevada, Bosack and Backwoods Smoker took home the Reserve title in the $2,000 Limit Rider, so she said she was excited to come back this year and do so well.

“I’m just so happy that I ended up with champion and reserve,” Bosack said after the conclusion of the finals. “It’s been a great 2015 season for me.”

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