Tim Drummond piloted Metallize to the lead in the first go of the West Texas Futurity 4-Year-Old Non-Pro, where a 221 in a field of 56 horse-and-rider teams made them kings of the jungle. He returned with the Metallic Cat gelding, known affectionately as “Tarzan,” the next day for the finals, where he held onto that […]
The second draw rode out of the arena in the West Texas Futurity 5/6-Year-Old Non-Pro finals with a 222 lit up on the scoreboard, a number that would leave Elizabeth Quirk and Under The Reydar the unequivocal champions at the sound of the last buzzer.
The West Texas Futurity debuted a new crop of performers, chomping at the bit to make a name for themselves in the 3-Year-Old Open finals. In the end, Stylish Hailee, piloted by Equi-Stat Elite $2 Million Rider James Payne, rose to the top with a 219 marked from the fifth draw, which remained unchallenged throughout the 15-horse […]
Beau Galyean swung a leg over another winner at the West Texas Futurity – this time partnered with Metallic Cat son Stevie Rey Von to clinch the 5/6-Year-Old Open Championship.
West Texas Mercuria/NCHA World Series of Cutting: Aug. 15-18
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 […]
Better make room at the house, non-pro cutter Paula Wood and Suen Too Be Black are bringing another award home to Stephenville, Texas.
The West Texas Futurity will offer $25,000-added Open and Non-Pro any-age cuttings at this year’s show in August at the Tri-State Exposition Arena in Amarillo, Texas. The five-judge format is similar to Mercuria/National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) World Series of Cutting events, with one go-round and a finals.
West Texas Futurity, held Aug. 10-18 in Amarillo, Texas, came to a close, Equi-Stat Elite $1 Million Rider Carl Gerwien and WS Shortyote still had something to prove in the show pen. Despite being the last to team to ride into the herd, their final run in the Futurity Non-Pro topped all competitors for the Championship.As the last day of the