Kaitlyn Larsen and Lite Switch cut deep in the draw to tie for the Augusta Futurity Non-Pro lead at 215.5. • Photo by Molly Montag.

Tie at the Top of the Augusta Futurity Non-Pro

Ray Baldwin and Kaitlyn Larsen finished the Augusta Futurity Non-Pro finals tied at 215.5, and though they could’ve worked off for the title it didn’t take long for the two Texans to decide sharing was the right answer.

The Legacy Continues: 16-Year-Old Shepard Wins Augusta

Cade Shepard hasn’t been to every Augusta Futurity, but the high schooler figures he’s been to every one during his lifetime. “I love this show,” said the 16-year-old from Summerdale, Alabama. “I’ve been coming here ever since I was pretty much born.”

Standish Shows Mom’s Still Got It In Augusta

Amanda Standish was out of the saddle for eight months surrounding the birth of her daughter, Eloise, but on Thursday showed her 7-month-old mom was back in top form by nabbing the Augusta Futurity 5/6-Year-old Unlimited Amateur Championship.
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CD Kual Gun & Austin Shepard Finish Big at the Augusta Futurity

CDKualGun AShepardCD Kual Gun & Austin ShepardA 4-year-old gelding with $5,233 in prior earnings picked up $31,824 while winning the Futurity Open finals and placing second in the Futurity Non-Pro finals, and horses ridden by his trainer Austin Shepard placed 1-2-3 during Saturday’s Open finals to earn a combined $49,364 as the 35th annual Augusta Futurity ended with a bang.