In the Non Pro G round for the Austrian Futurity for 3-year-old horses, Cira Baeck from Belgium once more proved that she is one of the top Non Pros of Europe.
She won the go round with her mare Whizasparkywalla BB (Topsail Whiz x Shining Spark) scoring a 214 and also rode Don John Escapes BB, a gelding by Don Quixote Escapes out of a mare by Topsail Whiz to the third place. Jimbob Tivio and Markus Duenser (AUT) placed second scoring a 210. Markus was AQHA European Champion Amateur Reining two weeks ago. Jimbob Tivio is a gelding by Smooth Move Tari out of Tivios Fawny Queen.
Daniel Arnold riding BMS Cocotari and Katharina King riding BMS Spooklight tied for fourth place. Among the top ten were Sandra Friesenbiller (AUT, with two horses), Andrea Castrucci, Luca Piolanti (both Italy ) and Karl Rinner (GER).
Three Horses tie for first place in Non Pro Go Round 4-year-old horses
In the 4-year-old Non Pro go round, three horses tied for first place scoring a 213: Einsteins Redneck with Markus Duenser (AUT), Ruf Little Whiz with Matteo Rondanina (ITA) and Spookin The Bar with Josh Collins (GBR). All three are remarkable horses: Einsteins Redneck is a full brother of Einsteins Revolution. Ruf Lil Whiz (by Lil Ruf Peppy) already has got Lifetime Earnings of more than $ 30,000 and Spookin The Bar is by Smart Spook. Cira Baeck and Iscreamloudfrgold BB, a palomino gelding by Little And Loud, placed fourth with Susann Lamm and Jp By A Whizker following on 5th place. Among the top ten riders were Daniel Arnold (GER), Babs Coppens (NED) , Andrea Castrucci (ITA), Sebastian Eisler (AUT) and Matthias Schneeberger (AUT)
Photo: Whizasparkywalla BB and Cira Baeck Win Non Pro Go Round 3-year-old Horses