NRHA Futurity Slides into Day Two

Saturday, November 28, 2015
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Todd A. Bergen and Redd Snapper

Todd A. Bergen and Redd Snapper (Master Snapper x A Ruf Mistress x Lil Ruf Peppy) owned by Tony Grover (Photo: NRHA Reiner)

Oklahoma City, Okla., - The 2015 National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) Futurity held its second day of competition on Friday including the first go, second section of more than $500,000 added Open Futurity, plus ancillary classes for Limited Non Pro riders.

Second day of the competition went well for Todd A. Bergen, who rode the sorrel gelding Redd Snapper (Master Snapper x A Ruf Mistress x Lil Ruf Peppy) for owner Tony Grover to a score of 222. Following the lead was Shawn Flarida with palomino stallion ARC Trashin Yer Chic (Gunnatrashya x Wimpys Little Chic x Wimpys Little Step) running to a score of 220.5 for Arcese Quarter Horses USA. Sebastian Petroll and Jeweled Out Gun (Hes A Loaded Gun x Dun It With Jewels x Hollywood Dun It), a stallion owned by Mary A. Jansma, received the third highest score of the day, 219.5.

In the Adequan Championship Arena, there was a long going battle in the NAAC Limited Non Pro and Limited Non Pro classes. Over one hundred non pro riders competed in their respected categories to claim the title. At the end of the day, Reed Kyle piloted Zins Smart Wrangler (Starlights Wrangler x Smart Rowdy Lady x Smart Chic Olena) to the winning score of 212.5 taking the win in both classes. Zins Smart Wrangler is a 6-year-old gelding owned by Reed’s mother Tamra Kyle.

Don’t miss the special 50th Running of the NRHA Futurity Celebration at 6 p.m. on December 3 in the Cox Pavilion at State Fair Park in Oklahoma City, and witness how the NRHA Futurity has developed, improved and advanced the sport of reining over the last 50 years!

For more information about the 50th Running of the NRHA Futurity and to keep up with all the class results, special events and happenings throughout the week, visit nrhafuturity.com.