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’& rsquo; Lena)appear to have a good idea going, as this was the duo’& rsquo; s second big win. They also took the champion at July’& rsquo; 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’& rsquo; 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’& rsquo; Connor, of Ellsworth, Wis., rode Dun It Like A Legend to win the Stakes Level 2 Non-Pro. The duo’& rsquo; s 215 earned $1,686 for owner Nathan O’& rsquo; 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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