Hollys Hijacker and Franco Bertolani on a stop.
Hollys Hijacker and Franco Bertolani stopped the rest of the field in its tracks. Photo by Shane Rux Photography

Hollys Hijacker and Franco Bertolani Continue to Impress

Hollys Hijacker and Franco Bertolani of Aubrey, Texas, won their second reining Futurity Open title of the year at the All American Quarter Horse Congress in Columbus, Ohio, with an impressive 226.5.

In July, the pair won the Futurity Level 4 Open and the Stallion Stakes Level 4 Open championships at the Rocky Mountain Reining Horse Association Summer Slide. 

Kelsey Price of Pilot Point, Texas, rode Seven On Seven to two Congress championship titles — the Non-Pro Levels 4 and 3 Stakes — with a score of 222. Price’s share of the Congress reining purse was $14,065.

Check out the other winners below. Payouts below include money from championships only. See complete results for all money won. (Photos by Shane Rux Photography)

Futurity Level 4 Open
Hollys Hijacker & Franco Bertolani
16S (HF Mobster x Conquista Holly x Conquistador Whiz)
Owner: Quarter Dream, Italy
Breeder: Ingalls Land and Livestock, Midland, TX
226.5 | $28,472

Futurity Level 3 Open

SHR Sweet Sugar Joe & Dean Brown
16S (Lil Joe Cash x Spooks Sugar Rose x Smart Spook)
Owner: Robert Santagata, Campbell Hall, NY
Breeder: Arlene & Robert Santagata, Campbell Hall, NY
224.5 | $11,717

Futurity Level 2 Open

Genuinely Jo & Kaci Jo O’Rourke
16M (Lil Joe Cash x Peppy Chic Finale x Peppy Chic Olena)
Owner: Tracey Woodward, Los Alamos, CA
Breeder: Janna Imrie, Hillsburgh, ONT, CN
222.5 |$2,760

Futurity Primetime Open 

Guna Dream Big & Tom McCutcheon
16S (Magnum With A Dream x Guna Be Customized x Colonels Smoking Gun [Gunner])
Owner: Kevin Colston, Frankfort, KY
Breeder: Kristen & Ian Cantacuzene, Midland, TX
221 | $800

Futurity Levels 3 & 4 Non-Pro Stakes 

Seven On Seven & Kelsey Price
16G (Spooks Gotta Whiz x Anne Get Your Gunner x Gunner)
Owner: Kelsey Price, Pilot Point, TX
Breeder: Clinton Anderson, Stephenville, TX
222 | $8,678, $5,387

Futurity Level 1 Non-Pro Stakes 

Crisp Conquistador & Lane Colston
16M (Conquistador Whiz x Crisp Dix Olena x Dix Chic Olena)
Owner: Robert Thigpen Jr., Chilton, TX
Breeder: Kevin Colston, Frankfort, KY
220 | $1,849

Primetime Non-Pro Stakes

A Whizard Dream & Andre Lauzon
16S (Magnum Chic Dream x Miss Poco Whizard x Whizard Jac)
Owner: Andre Lauzon, Saint-Placide, QC, CN
Breeder: Andre Lauzon, Saint-Placide, QC, CN
218.5 |$1,000