Phillip Ralls Dominates At NSHA Futurity. World’s Richest Stock Horse

Phillip RallsAs the last horse-and-rider duo to decrease the fence in eight sets of Futurity Open competition, Phillip Ralls and Call Me Mitch dominated the Protect the Harvest/Lucas Oil National Stock Equine Association (NSHA) Futurity Open.
The event, held Aug. 19-24 in Paso Robles, Calif., marked the home stretch for 3-year-old horses on their means to Reno, Nev., for the National Reined Cow Equine Association (NRCHA) Snaffle Bit Futurity. Ralls and his mount entered into the cow work comfortably with a 433 (217 herd/216 rein). After marking the fourth-highest rating down the fence, a 220.5, Call Me Mitch and Ralls’ & rsquo; 653.5 total amount on three protected the Futurity Open Champion by a two-point margin.
Ralls and Estelle Roitblatt’& rsquo; s stallion kid of Metallic Cat made $18,526 for his win. Futurity Open Reserve Champions and Intermediate Open Champions Justin Wright and CR Stylish Danny Rey accumulated a 651.5 (221 herd/211.5 rein/219 cow) to take home checks totaling $16,273 for owner Eric Freitas.
Futurity Non-Pro
Laurie Ward piloted Mak Daddy to the Futurity Non-Pro Champion after collecting a 628.5 total on three occasions (208 herd/209.5 rein/211 cow). Ward, who stated her moms and dads’ & rsquo; 3-year-old has a great deal of potential she didn’& rsquo; t use at this show, won the course one point ahead of Reserve Champions Sis Siera and Molly Russell.
Mak Daddy and Ward made $2,736 for their title, and Russell took house a check for $2,052 for her 627.5 cumulative rating. Sis Siera likewise brought Russell to the Futurity Intermediate Non-Pro win, worth an added $1,296.
Derby Open
With 43 equines entered in the Derby Open, it was a steep competition, but Jake Gorrell and Playin It Smooth were up for the difficulty. The duo marked a 218 in the herd, a 216 in the reining and a huge 223.5 down the fence to win the course with a 657.5 total on 3.
Gorrell and Playin It Smooth earned $7,675 for owner Kalpowar Quarter Horses. The equine debuted at the NSHA Futurity in 2012, and completed eighth in the NRCHA Snaffle Bit Futurity Open.
Missing out on the leading by just a half-point, Zane Davis and Brother Jackson took Reserve in the Derby Open to take home a $6,140 paycheck for owner John Semanik. Bro Jackson tied for ninth in the NSHA Derby Open last year.
Derby Non-Pro
Shannon McCarty and Hick Oleana have actually just been contending together for about a year, however they’& rsquo; ve been a standout group. They showed that in Paso Robles when they won the Non-Pro, Intermediate Non-Pro and Newbie Non-Pro. The duo’& rsquo; s 650 (217 herd/215.5 rein/217.5 cow) total on 3 made paychecks totaling $2,938.
Dave Ferguson and Smart Shiney Pistol finished as Derby Non-Pro Reserve Champions with a 643.5 to make $1,381.
World’& rsquo; s Richest Stock’Horse The World & rsquo; s Richest Stock Equine, which is held in combination with the NSHA Futurity and Derby, went back to a three-event class this year, showcasing the common reined cow equine specialties –– herd work, rein work and cow work.
Dom Dualuise and Phillip Ralls, who won the four-event variation of the course in 2012, were named two-time World’& rsquo; s Richest Champions after topping each event and building up a 6655.
Ralls and “& ldquo; Hef, & rdquo; had by Chris Larson, marked a 223 in the herd, a 219.5 in the reining and a 223 down the fence to top his nearest competitor by a massive 13 & frac12; points! They were trailed by Skeets Oak Peppy and Clayton Edsall. The champion paid $8,500 and Edsall earned $5,000 for his Reserve title.
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