Modern Gun and Andrea Fappani.
Modern Gun & Andrea Fappani, the 2019 Reining By The Bay champions. Photo by John O'Hara

Reining By The Bay Cancels 2020 Show

The annual Reining By The Bay, conducted each July in Woodside, California, will not take place in 2020, event officials announced on Sunday, citing the ongoing issues surrounding the national health emergency.  “At the moment we do not know what the San Mateo County guidelines regarding COVID-19 and large gatherings will be like in July,” […]

REINING BY THE BAY

Woodside, CA – July 22–28, 2019 430 Entries – $282,000 Added – $374,930.20 Total Purse Horse / Rider / Owner / Score / Total $ RHODES RIVER RANCH FUTURITY LEVEL 4 OPEN – 12 E. – $10,000 Add. – $12,636.25 TP 1) COCKTAILS N DREAMS (16S) / Andrea Fappani / Janet Peterson, 218.5, $3,411.79 (Wimpyneedsacocktail […]
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New Duo Modern Gun & Andrea Fappani Dominate at Reining By The Bay

Modern Gun and Andrea Fappani didn’t waste any time linking up when they won the Reining By The Bay Derby Level 4 Open Championship on July 27. The pair, who had only been working together for three weeks, laid down a blistering 231.5 in the Woodside, California, sand. The win came with a $28,195 paycheck.  “I […]
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Fappanis Reign at Reining By The Bay

Luca Fappani made the Fappani name proud when he stormed the Reining By The Bay Derby Levels 4, 3 and 2 Non-Pro on July 26. Fappani marked a 226.5 on Sharp Dressed Spook, a 2014 gelding sired by Spooks Gotta Whiz and out of the mare Dolittle Lena (by Shining Spark). His multiple wins on […]
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Event Recap: 2018 Reining By The Bay

The 19th Anniversary of Reining By The Bay was held July 23-29 at The Horse Park At Woodside in California. Framed by oak trees atop a hill, the best of the best circled, spun and slid with the San Francisco Bay glittering in the background. Futurity Open Andrea Fappani Dominates Reining By The Bay Futurity […]
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Jose Vazquez & Pistols Smart Hold Their Ground

Saturday morning brought the return of Jose Vazquez to the winner’s circle – this time aboard Pistols Smart (Smart Like Juice x Velvet Pistol x Playgun) to win the Futurity Level 4 Non-Pro Championship. The duo held strong against an 15-horse field with a 217 marked from the second draw.
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Luca Fappani Sweeps Derby Non-Pro

The Reining By The Bay Derby Non-Pro hosted 46 horse-and-rider teams, and it was 14-year-old Luca Fappani who marked a 220 to beat each one of his elders aboard Spooks N Jewels.
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Andrea Fappani Dominates Reining By The Bay Futurity Open

As the first draw of the Futurity Open entered the Bay Arena at the Reining By The Bay, the early morning fog began to recede over the hills in San Francisco. By the time the rider, Andrea Fappani, returned aboard his second of three mounts in the class, the arena glowed in the dazzling California […]

Reining By The Bay

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