Finalists Announced for 2012 NRCHA Stakes


On Friday, March 23, the finalists were determined for the 2012 National Reined Cow Horse Association Stakes. The Stakes, held at the beautiful Horseshoe Park and Equestrian Centre in Queen Creek, Arizona, is open for 4- and 5-year-old cow horses sired by NRCHA Subscribed Stallions. The clean-slate finals will be held Sunday, March 25. It took a score of 648 to advance to the finals of the Open, and a 638.5 in the Intermediate Open.

In the Non Pro, the bubble score was a 632.5, and competitors with a score of 622.5 advanced to the finals in the Intermediate Non Pro. Contestants with a 621.5 advanced in the Novice Non Pro.

Open Stakes Finalists:

  • Corey Cushing and Very Shiney, owned by Anne Reynolds
  • Brandon Buttars and Halo Cat, owned by Deidre Hill
  • Todd Crawford and One Fabulous Time, owned by One Fabulous Time LLC
  • Corey Cushing and PRF Spoonful Of Gold, owned by Cathy Corrigan Frank
  • Doug Williamson and ARC Sailing Chic, owned by Barbara Hastings
  • Jake Telford and One Time Rey Jay, owned by Aspen Meadows Ranch
  • Jon Roeser and Heart Of A Remedy, owned by Sprig Haven Farms
  • Jake Telford and Abbey Roan, owned by Newt White
  • Ken Wold and Mister Dual Cross, owned by Daniel Perez
  • Corey Cushing and Docs Catty Jo, owned by Suzanne Clark
  • Lyn Anderson and Tuckers Smart Cat, owned by David and Barbara Archer
  • Todd Bergen and The One Time, owned by Camela Essick
  • Tucker Robinson and Stylish Little Oak, owned by San Juan Ranch
  • Todd Bergen and Shiners Dun Juan, owned by Janiejill Tointon
  • Doug Williamson and ARC Sparkin Chics, owned by Barbara Hastings
  • Corey Cushing and Tonettes Playgun, owned by Eric Dunn
  • Zane Davis and Chickarey, owned by John Semanik
  • Clayton Edsall and Skeets Oak Peppy, owned by Clayton Edsall
  • Justin Wright and Wanna Winna Prize, owned by Winston Moore
  • Chris Dawson and Travellin Jonez, owned by Chris Dawson

Intermediate Open Stakes Finalists:

  • Clayton Edsall and Skeets Oak Peppy, owned by Clayton Edsall
  • Les Vogt and Nic It Smartly, owned by Les Vogt
  • Jeff Veitch and Fifth Avenue Lena, owned by Coal Creek Ranch
  • Shawn Hays and Thecrowdlovesme, owned by Yellow Creek Ranch
  • Dan Roeser and Roosters Rozalena, owned by Rush Creek Ranch LLC
  • Les Oswald and Dulces Little Light, owned by Richard or Rena Whyler
  • Mark Luis and Cee Mr Cats Merada, owned by Linda Wood

Non Pro Finalists:

  • Anne Reynolds and Smart Magic Trick, owned by Joyce Pearson
  • Anne Reynolds and Smart As Sister, owned by Joyce Pearson
  • Laurie Ward and No Chic Flicks, owned by Ronnie and Karin Richards
  • Carol Roberts and Oaks Dual Rey, owned by Carol Roberts
  • Tish Wilhite and Smokin My Cash, owned by Tish Wilhite
  • Tammy Johnston and Cee Ya, owned by Lance and Tammy Johnston
  • Amanda Gardiner and Whachichi Chex, owned by Garth and Amanda Gardiner

Intermediate Non Pro Finalists:

  • Tammy Johnston and Cee Ya, owned by Lance and Tammy Johnston
  • Gene Armstrong and No Foolish Cat, owned by Gene Armstrong
  • Shawn Renshaw and Gennys Prize, owned by Shawn and Kim Renshaw
  • Scott Gaddy and SG Playin The Stars, owned by Scott Gaddy
  • Cynthia Bias and Nu Sand Dollar, owned by Roger and Cynthia Bias

Novice Non Pro Finalists:

  • Gene Armstrong and No Foolish Cat, owned by Gene Armstrong
  • Scott Gaddy and SG Playin The Stars, owned by Scott Gaddy
  • Cynthia Bias and Nu Sand Dollar, owned by Roger and Cynthia Bias
  • Debby Sanquinetti and Shiners Oak, owned by Mr and Mrs Sanguinetti

The National Reined Cow Horse Association, now in its 62nd year, is the governing body of cow horse competition, is responsible for promoting the sport, insuring high standards of competition and educating members and the public about the history and tradition of the cow horse. Through the support of a Corporate Partner family that includes Bob's Custom Saddles, Cinch, Classic Equine, Gist Silversmiths, John Deere, Markel Insurance Company, Platinum Performance, Quarter Horse News, Rios of Mercedes, Santa Cruz Biotechnologies, the Silver Legacy Hotel and Casino, and Merial products UlcerGard and EQUIOXX, the association works to keep the vaquero tradition alive in today's equine industry. For information on the National Reined Cow Horse Association, call 580-759-4949 or visit the NRCHA Official Web Site at www.nrcha.com.




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