Spookgotgunsintown, with Dean Brown aboard, shows at the Buckeye Reining Series in August 2019.

The Buckeye Stops at Spookgotgunsintown

Spookgotgunsintown and Dean Brown slid in to the Champion Center in Springfield, Ohio, and slid out with three aged-event titles at the Buckeye Reining Series Aug. 15-18.

The duo outperformed all comers in the Futurity Levels 4, 3 and Mares Open championships.

Spookgotgunsintown, owned by Robert Santagata of Campbell Hall, New York, and Brown scored a 224.5 — edging out Reserve champions CCR Voodoo Star and Brandon Brant by a half point. 

Spookgotgunsintown, a sorrel mare, is by Gunners Tinseltown and out of Snap Crackle Spook (Smart Spook). Her breeder was Leonardo Guimaraes of Tioga, Texas. CCR Voodoo Star (Shiners Voodoo x Soula Jewella x Soula Jule Star) is a palomino stallion foaled in Indiana and owned by Beech Hollow Farms in Millersburg, Ohio.

Check out the winners of the other divisions below along with the payouts that include money from championships only. See complete results for all money won. (Main photo by Jeff Kirkbride)

Futurity Levels 4, 3 & Mares Open 

Spookgotgunsintown & Dean Brown

16M (Gunners Tinseltown x Snap Crackle Spook x Smart Spook)

Breeder: Leonardo Guimaraes, Tioga, TX

Owner: Robert Santagata, Campbell Hall, NY

Score: 224.5

Payout: $8,424 / $4,875 / $1,369

Special Nite Rider and Jacob Ballard (Photo by Jeff Kirkbride)

Futurity Levels 2 & 1 Open

Special Nite Rider & Jacob Ballard

16S (Gunners Special Nite x Fancy Voodoo x Boomboomvoodoodaddy)

Breeder: Robert Sutherland, Lima, OH

Owner: Robert Sutherland, Lima, OH

Score: 221 

Payout: $1,811 / $761

Snips Shining Gun and Jessicah Keller (Photo by Jeff Kirkbride)

Futurity Levels 4, 3, 2 & Mares Non-Pro

Snips Shining Gun & Jessicah Keller

16M (Colonels Shining Gun x Snip O Gun x One Gun)

Breeder: Hilldale Farm, Brashear, TX

Owner: Hilldale Farm, Brashear, TX

Score: 219.5

Payout: $2,875 / $1,788 / $1,132 / $1,318

Alpha Shiners Gun and Jack Medows (Photo by Jeff Kirkbride)

Futurity Levels 4 & 3 Non-Pro

Alpha Shiners Gun & Jack Medows

16S (Shiners Voodoo Dr x My Chics Got Guns x Colonels Smoking Gun)

Breeder: RR Quarter Horses LLC, Purcell, OK

Owner: Amy Medows, Cuba, MO

Score: 219.5

Payout: $2,875 / $1,788

Chics Dig Starz and Steven Mitchell (Photo by Jeff Kirkbride)

Futurity Level 1 Non-Pro Futurity Level 1 Non-Pro 

Chics Dig Starz & Steven Mitchell

16S (Star Spangled Whiz x Chick N Squirt x Chicks Achy Braky)

Breeder: Steven Mitchell, Cuba, MO

Owner: Steven Mitchell, Cuba, MO 

Score: 216

Payout: $845