For Immediate Release – November 22, 2018 – Oklahoma City, Oklahoma – Equine enthusiasts and reining horse competitors from across the globe have traveled to Oklahoma City for the 2018 NRHA Futurity which started today. Over the course of the next nine days, horse and rider duos will lay down their best run in hopes of walking away with a coveted championship title.
The Jim Norick arena saw 116 horses during the first go, first section of the NRHA Open Futurity. At the conclusion of the day’s competition, Casey Deary and Gunnarickashay (owned by Jody & Jolan Puno) held the highest score of the day with a 224 [video]. Gunnarickashay is by NRHA Million Dollar Sire Gunnaytrashya and out of Rondas Tio.
Yonathan Baruch piloted Dolls Dun It Again (by NRHA Six Million Dollar Sire Hollywood Dun It and out of Chics Baby Doll) for owner Marc Gordon to a score of 222 ½ which gave them the second highest score of the day and the highest score in the level (L) 3 division [video].
Mike McEntire and Craig Schmersal tied for the third highest score of the day with a 222. Mike was aboard Pale Face Whiz (by NRHA Million Dollar Sire Pale Face Dunit and out of Lady Naskiia Whiz) for owners Everett and Karen Wiggins [video]. Schmersal rode Pale Quistador by NRHA Million Dollar Sire Pale Face Dunit and out of Luz Del Conquistador) for B S Syndicate [video].
Tomorrow’s action will include the second section of the first go of the NRHA Open Futurity in addition to the Adequan® North American Affiliate Championship Limited Non Pro.
For further information, results, live stream, and live score, visit nrhafuturity.com