Victories such as this win with Deluxe Checks in the $25,000-added Open weekend class at the West Texas Futurity pushed Austin Shepard over the $7 million mark. • Photo by Suzanne Sylvester

Shepard Passes $7 Million Milestone

Austin Shepard, of Summerdale, Alabama, passed a major earnings milestone at the West Texas Futurity, held Aug. 12-20 in Amarillo, Texas. He joined Equi-Stat Elite $9 Million Rider Phil Rapp and two $8 million riders – Matt Gaines and Lloyd Cox – as the only riders to earn more than $7 million in the National […]