Augusta Futurity amateur cutting
The Augusta Futurity will offer several special events and some big incentives for amateur riders, including a new event called the East Coast Swing. • Photo by Molly Montag.

Augusta Futurity Offers $10,000 Incentive for Amateurs, Non-Pros

The 2020 Augusta Futurity will offer $10,000 in bonus money to encourage amateurs cutters to also enter in a Non-Pro class.
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Shepard Family Goes 1-2 At Augusta Futurity

The Augusta Futurity celebrated its 40th anniversary in 2019, so it might be only fitting that some of its longest supporters, the Shepards, headlined the 4-Year-Old finals held Jan. 19 in Augusta, Georgia.
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2019 Augusta Futurity Sale

Augusta Futurity Sale Held Jan. 19, 2019 45 horses consigned $228,000 gross for a $5,067 average 37 sold (82%), $172,600 net, $4,665 average and $3,000 median.
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Elizabeth Quirk’s Not Hauling — Probably

After a standout 2018 season that culminated with the National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Non-Pro World title, Elizabeth Quirk was ready for a break. She wasn’t planning to haul this year, but that may change.