CR Tuff Lucy (Woody Be Tuff x Lucindas Catolena x High Brow Cat), a mare bred and owned by Center Ranch, of Center, Texas, and ridden by Tarin Rice, marked a 225 to win the 2015 Abilene Spectacular 4-Year-Old Open. • Photo by Dawn Baxstrom
The Abilene Spectacular is the first major cutting held each year. The 2016 show is set to begin Wednesday, Jan. 6, with the first go-rounds of the 4-Year-Old Open and 5/6-Year-Old Open divisions. The show concludes Wednesday, Jan. 13, with the 4-Year-Old and 5/6-Year-Old Non-Pro finals.