Augusta Futurity, in Augusta, Ga., dealing with the paradox.A relative newcomer to cutting, Desmond Robbins still has a hard time with the competitive aspect of the sport. Of course he wants to win every time he goes out. Then again, he doesn’t like watching his friends lose. Monday night, he walked out of the James Brown Arena at the
Robbins claimed his first major title when he and Nurse Charles rung up a score of 217 to win the $35,000 Non-Pro Any Age by 2.5 points. With his first Augusta Futurity title, Robbins of Goldsboro, N.C. earned $2,600.
Augusta Futurity $50,000 Amateur Any Age finals by four points at James Brown Arena.He’s two weeks from his 15th birthday, but Joey Varnadore had plenty to celebrate Monday, Jan. 20. The Appling, Ga., cutter made up for last year in a big way. Varnadore and Halos Rey marked a 222 to win the
National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Summer Spectacular, had never competed together until the July 13-Aug. 3 Fort Worth show.Kevin Murray and Travelin Smooth, winners of Aug. 2’s Derby Limited Non-Pro finals with a 220 at the
National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Summer Spectacular to pick up his first Fort Worth limited-age title.Weatherford, Texas trainer Cullen Chartier, 26, guided gelding DMAC Spoonbill to a John Deere Open victory Aug. 30 at the
National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Classic/Challenge John Deere Open finals in Fort Worth. Sally Cats Hot and Jesse Lennox, along with Cherrey and Dean Domann, each secured $4,415 checks with those efforts.Two 6-year old mares both posted scores of 222, resulting in a Co-Championship during Monday’s
National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Summer Spectacular in Fort Worth.Canadian Lauren Minshall and Iowa resident Mandy Kirchner marked 218 and 217 scores, respectively, with two 6-year-old geldings to finish as Champion and Reserve Champion in Sunday’s Classic/Challenge Limited Non-Pro finals at the
National Cutting Horse Association [NCHA] Summer Spectacular Classic/Challenge Open finals Saturday with a 226. The score impressed everyone, but didn’t shock anyone.Stylish Martini and Roger Wagner completed their last limited-age event in Fort Worth’s Will Rogers Coliseum by winning the