AustrianRHA Futurity: Futurity Champion Non Pro Go L1, 4-year-old Horses: Lisa Weiss & Spinning Beauty Whiz / Non Pro Futurity Champion L1, 3-year-old Horses: Elena Kölbl & Gunners Lee Hook

In the Non Pro Futurity L1 final of the 4-year-old horses, the three best horses lay only ½ point apart. The Futurity Champion L1 was Lisa Weiss aboard Spinning Beauty Whiz (Topsail Whiz x Spinng Beauty), who scored a 217.5. The mare was bred by Bob Loomis. Lisa won the Limited Non Pro and the Jackpot Non Pro with her at the  Breeders Derby 2017.

The Futurity Reserve Championship was claimed by  Italian Piero Priori aboard his Frozen Jessie (Frozen Sailor x Jessie Oak Tari). The two had had the second best score of the go round and earned a 217 in the final. The mare was bred by Angelucci QH. Piero Priori was 2016 NRHA European Champion Non Pro L2.

Tommaso Fedeli and Lil Plain Mercedes (Cromed Out Mercedes x Lil Plain Pep) placed third scoring a 216.5. The stallion was bred by Karl and Debbie Hacic.

Elena Kolbl
Elena Kolbl

The Austrian Futurity Champion Non Pro L1, 3-year-old horses, comes from Austria: 19-year-old Elena Kolbl aboard her Gunners Lee Hook (Dr. Lee Hook x Joaquinspineoak). The two scored a 215.5. Piero Prioro who hat been second best in the go round, and his Hollywood Dun Angel (Hollywoodstinseltown x Shining Little Angel) placed second scoring a 215.  Denise Laengle and her  AQHA mare Whiz The Way (Walla Walla Whiz x Tuffy Solana) placed third scoring a 208.5. The two had been leading the L1 Non Pro go round.

So Gunners Lee Hook proved to become another successful son of the great Dr Lee Hook. Elena Kolbl won with him the  NRHA Non Pro Snaffle Bit/Hackamore 4-year-old & Under 2017 at  Roleski Ranch. Elena has been a successful Youth competitor for years, earning team bronze for Austria in the Young Riders division of the 2014 FEI European Championships.

Informationen: Gerda Langer – ARHA Team, ARHA – Austrian Reining Horse Association, A – 2392 Sulz im Wienerwald, Raitlstraße 154, Tel. +43-2238-8484 mobil +43-664-4534726, Fax +43-2238-8545,

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