Several small cutting futurities have already taken place, and the 3-year-old athletes have built more confidence in the herd. That sureness in tough situations proved to be valuable in the Futurity Open at the Brazos Bash, where the cattle were testy.
Katy, TX - April 14-19, 2014
1,273 Entries - $536,500 Added - $1,108,630.14 Total Purse
National Cutting Horses Association (NCHA) Super Stakes Open title and $75,000.Some Kinda Highbrow and Austin Shepard set the bar high with 222, but 4-year-old mare Junie Wood, owned by Slate River Ranch, and John Mitchell topped it with a 229 to win Saturday night’s
"I can't believe I actually won the Derby in Italy!" were the first words National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) professional and past NRHA Non-Pro World Champion Cira Baeck said after posting the top score, a 224.5 in the Italian Reining Horse Association (IRHA)/NRHA Derby Level 4 Open. Making the win even sweeter was the fact that Baeck was riding Whizasunnysailor BB (Topsail Whiz x Walla Walla Sunshine x Shining Spark), owned by Ruediger Diedenhofen and bred by Eifel Gold Ranch Baeck of Beglium.