Xtra Electric Meter & Craig Schmersal Top Congress Futurity Open Reining

Xtra Electric Meter & & Craig Schmersal • & bull; Photo by Shane RuxOn Sunday, Oct. 5, a brand-new Futurity Open Champion was called at the All American Quarter Horse Congress in Columbus, Ohio. As the National Reining Steed Association (NRHA) Futurity Level 4 Open finals came to a close, it was Xtra Electric Meter and Craig Schmersal, of Overbrook, Okla., who secured the championship with their rating of 229 to win $31,378.
Schmersal and Xtra Electric Meter (Jacs Electric Glow x Metermaid To Order x Doc O’Lena)appear to have a good idea going, as this was the duo’s second big win. They also took the champion at July’s Rocky Mountain Reining Steed Association Summer Slide Futurity in Denver, Colo., after scoring a 225 in the Futurity Level 4 Open Together with winning $6,131 after their finals run, they likewise grabbed a win in the Futurity Level 4 Open Stallion Stakes, gathering an additional $6,835.
The 2011 stallion, owned by Eric Unger, of Bernville, Pa., bred by Cinder Lakes Ranch, of Valley View, Texas, now boasts an Equi-Stat record of $13,104, making him the fourth-highest money-earner from Metermaid To Order.
Shawn Flarida and Wood Be Vintage (Hollywood Vintage x Abbie Be Tuff x Lil Ruf Peppy), possessed by Miguel Petty and Margarita Arietti, of Paraguay, and bred by Solum and Solum LLC, of Lamar, Mo., took the Futurity Level 4 Open Reserve Champion with their rating of 227.5, earning a $19,200 paycheck.
Futurity Level 3 Open
FM Luster N Tag Chex and Kole Rate, of Wyanett, Ill., scored a 222, to top the Futurity Level 3 Open and earn $12,650 for owners Mike and Tricia Jaeger, of Charles City, Iowa.
FM Luster N Tag Chex (Whiz N Tag Chex x Luster With Wanda x Shining Glow) was bred by Ann Ramsay and Carol Rose, of Gainesville, Texas.
Futurity Level 2 Open
Chex For Glow and Brandon Brant, of London, Ohio, won the Futurity Level 2 Open with their score of 220.5, making $3,783 for owner O&W Performance Steeds LLC, of Ashland, Ky
. Chex For Glow (Jacs Electric Spark x Snip O Chex x Nu Chex To Cash) was reproduced by Cinder Lakes Cattle ranch LLC and is the third-highest money-earner, with overall revenues of $4,392, for his dam Snip O Chex, who has an $85,679 offspring record.
Futurity Prime-time show Open.
Casey Hinton, of Whitesboro, Texas, piloted his own horse Jimmy Jac (Tinsel Jac x Miss Bueno Driver x Taris Driver) to a win in the Futurity Prime Time Open with a score of 220, amassing a check worth $1,339.
The 2011 gelding was bred by Zachary Gregg, of Whitesboro, Texas. Jimmy Jac is Miss Bueno Driver’s second money-earning offspring, offering her a total of $10,490 in offspring revenues.
Stakes Level 4 Non-Pro
Charlie Wiederholt piloted his steed Hes A Golden Gun to triumph in the Stakes Level 4 Non-Pro and took home $9,589 with their score of 219.5. They likewise took home the Stakes Prime Time Non-Pro title, worth an extra $1,090.
Hes A Golden Gun (Hes A Crammed Gun x Alarms Golden Girl x Grays Starlight) was bred by Mary Jansma, of Tioga, Texas. The 3-year-old gelding is one of 8 money-earning offspring from Spooks Golden Girl, whose offspring earnings total even more than $25,000.
Stakes Level 3 Non-Pro
Lisa Bissell, of Fort Valley, Ga., and You Rider (Lil Ruf Rider x Double My Quixote x Double R Doc), bred and had by Jamie Bissell, scored a 217.5 to win the Stakes Level 3 Non-Pro and a $4,930 paycheck.
Stakes Level 2 Non-Pro
Brenna O’Connor, of Ellsworth, Wis., rode Dun It Like A Legend to win the Stakes Level 2 Non-Pro. The duo’s 215 earned $1,686 for owner Nathan O’Connor.
Dun It Like A Legend (Custom-made Legend x Dun It In Panties x Hollywood Dun It) was reproduced by Lawrence Coss, of River Falls, Wis. The 3-year-old gelding is among three money-earning offspring from Dun It In Panties.
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