Italian Reining Horse Association Futurity Update
Giuseppe Prevosti and Spooks O Lena lead the first go round of the IRHA/NRHA Open Level 4 Futurity
Provided by Simona Diale – Manerbio, Italy – Unofficial Results - Open to 3-year-old horses by stallions subscribed to the IRHBA Breeding Program, the NRHA/IRHA Open Futurity is run in a two-go round format and seeded finals. Leading the first go-round of the $101,400-added Level 4 (80 entries) with a score of 221 is Giuseppe Prevosti riding Spooks O Lena (Spooks Gotta Gun x Lonesome Sally Lena x Doc O Lena) owned by Davide Rossi and Ambrosini QH ASD. Pietro Artinghelli and Puregold Master (Master Snapper x Tivios Little Dun It x Hollywood Dun It), owned by Impresa Agricola Cuoghi topped he $29,900-added Level 3 (79 entries) with a score of 219. The $11,700-added Level 2 (83 entries) and the $3,250-added Level 1(82 entries) Open Futurity see Marco Midili riding SG Frozen Enterprize for (Frozen Sailor x RS Rose SJ x SJ Enterprise) owner Marco Franchini lead with a 217.
The second go-round will take place tomorrow and finalists will make their way back to the show pen on Saturday 17th.
The First Go-Round of the IRHA/NRHA 4-year-old Open Futurity
Leading the qualifying go-round of the $9,100-added Level 4 with a score of 219 is Gennaro Lendi riding Shiney Tinseltown (Smart And Shiney x Dun It In Tinseltown x Hollywood Dun It) for owner Katarzyna Roleski. Cira Baeck and Pop Gun Cash BB (Nu Chex To Cash x Sugar Pop Gun x Gunner) lead the $4,550-added Level 3 with a score of 215. Riding Cardinal Mendoza (OT Taris Melody x Brandy Wine Boggie xMr Boggie Jac) for owner Michela Pavesi, Aldo Lorenzoni posted a 214 to lead the $3,250-added Level 2. With a 211, Ezio Rigoni riding Dolly Jac Olena (Spat Olena x Little Dolly Jac x Last Little Jac) owned by Luigi Parise topped the $1.950-added Level 1. The finals will be held on Thursday 15th.
The IRHA/NRHA 3-year-old Non Pro Futurity
The Non Pro Futurity, open to 3-year-old horses, is run in a qualifying go-round and seeded finals. Leading the go-round in a field of 43 riders entered in the $39,000-added Level 4 division was Claudio Risso riding his RS Nebbiolo Blue (Spat A Blue x RS Hollywood Hglo x Mcjac Flash) with a score of 216.5.
Leading the $19,500-added Level 3 division, which counted 37 entries, as well as the $7,800-added Level 2 division (42 entries) was Giacomo Ronchi of Italy riding his San July Jo Magnetic (Chic Magnetic x Broc Olena Jo x Smart Sugar Chic). Ronchi posted a 216. With 42 entered in the $1,950-added Level 1, Pietro Paolo Ambrosini and Saturdays Remax (Saturday Night Custom x RM Remax x Reminic), owned by Ambrosini QH Asp, took the lead with a 212.5. Riders who did not qualify for the Finals will have a chance to make it back on Friday afternoon by showing in the Consolation tomorrow. The first two riders plus ties in each level will have a chance to vye for the titles.
The IRHA/NRHA 4-year-old Non Pro Futurity qualifying go-round:
Piet Mesdagh of Belgium posted the top score today in the Level 4 and Level 3 divisions (217) aboard his RS Spat Man O War (Spat Olena x RS Hollywood Hglo x Mcjac Flash). Riding Peppy Cay (OT Taris San Peppy x San River Clara Cay x Riverwalk), Giuditta Foti of Italy scored a 214.5 to lead the Level 2 division. With a 214, Paola Corna of Italy rode Pistol Angelina (Custom Pistol x Angela Banjoe x Heza Banjoe) owned by GRC Horses to lead the Level 1 division.
NRHA/IRHA Ancillary Action
A full-slate of NRHA/IRHA approved classes will also be offered as well as the finals of the 2012 Italian Reining Horse Association Championship.
The very first ‘Reiner of The Future Trophy’ will take place on Saturday before the Open Finals. Riding for the trophy will be Under 14 Youth riders from each Italian region!
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