The Ike Derby & Classic (1988-2015)
Top 10 Horses
1) Spots Hot (01S), $46,699
2) Can You Handle It (95M), $46,223
3) Haidas Becky (86G), $42,351
4) Bet Hesa Cat, (06S), $42,261
5) Play Miss (03M), $39,082
6) Flash About (09M), $36,424
7) Playboys Ruby (87M), $35,908
8) Playguns Desire (97M), $34,647
9) Okay Peppy (86G), $33,851
10) Smart Time Pepto 10 (10S), $33,607
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.
Thanksgiving Day in Oklahoma City – that’s where many of the world’s best reiners will be sharing their holiday meal, as the first go-round of the National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) Futurity and Adequan North American Affiliate Championship (NAAC) Show kicks off. The Futurity will conclude with the Level 4 Open finals on Saturday, Dec. 5.