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Rebell Force ridden by Brandon Buttars * Photo by Emily Carey

8 Paints earn exclusive Chrome Cash payouts at 2023 NRCHA Snaffle Bit Futurity

More than $7,000 was exclusively up for grabs for Paint Horses competing at the 2023 National Reined Cow Horse Association Snaffle Bit Futurity, thanks to APHA’s Chrome Cash payouts program.

Taking place October 6-21, 2023, in Fort Worth, Texas, the Snaffle Bit Futurity featured Chrome Cash payouts in the Open, Non-Pro and Non-Pro Boxing divisions. A class within a class, the Chrome Cash payouts were based on preliminary round placings. Entry fees were bolstered by $3,500 added by Chrome Cash sponsor Covered By Cori Equine & Cattle Insurance.

Congratulations to the following Chrome Cash winners:

Open Chrome Cash: $3,700 total purse

  • Champion: San In My Shorts, ridden by Clayton M. Edsall for owner Diamond 4D Performance Horses LLC took home $1,480 of the Chrome Cash payout.
  • Reserve: The Cash Train, ridden by Clayton M. Edsall and owned by Beverly Servi claimed $1,110 of the Chrome Cash purse.
  • 3rd: Hip Hip Rebel Rey, ridden by Cayley Wilson and owned by Kathy Gentry earned $740 of the Chrome Cash purse.
  • 4th: Rebel Force, shown by Brandon Buttars for owner Sophia Flinders Buttars took home $370 of the Chrome Cash purse.

The Open Snaffle Bit Futurity finals took place October 21.

Non-Pro Chrome Cash: $1,600 total purse

  • Champion: Rebelate, ridden by Kyle J. Birkenfeld and owned by Keith Birkenfeld, earning $960 of the Chrome Cash purse.
    • This pair was 13th in the clean-slate finals, winning $2,500 more in the Non-Pro finals.
  • Reserve: Too Hottish Tohandle, ridden and owned by Amy Leonard ($640)
    • They were 9th in the finals, earning another $4,500 in the Non-Pro finals.

Non-Pro Boxing Chrome Cash: $1,800 total purse

  • Champion: Josslynnn, ridden and owned by Lucinda Rose David taking home $1,080 of the Chrome Cash purse.
    • This team was reserve champions in the Non-Pro Boxing finals, snagging another $6,500.
  • Reserve: Smooth Talkin Atmas, ridden and owned by Becky Stockett won $720 of the Chrome Cash purse.
    • They ended up 8th in the finals, taking home an NRCHA check for $1,138, too.

Chrome Cash is an exclusive incentive program for Paint Horses at events around the country. It’s open to Regular Registry and Solid Paint-Bred horses. Learn more at apha.com/chromecash.