Open and Non Pro Champions Crowned at 2012 NRHA European Pre Futurity

Today 57 horse-rider combinations made their way into the show pen at the Palasturla Equestrian Center in Manerbio, Italy, to earn the titles of National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) European Pre Futurity Level 4 and Level 2 Open Champions.  The Pre Futurity is open to 3-year-old horses.

The €1,125-added level 4 open championship saw a four-way tie for the title.  Stefano Angelucci riding Spat Sailor Lena (Spat Olena x Heidi Sailor by Frozen Sailor) owned by Angelucci QH, Pierluigi Chioldo riding RS Barbera Mc Jac (Mcjac Flash x Feona Pine by Great Pine) owned by Claudio Risso, Stefano Ferri riding Shirleys Cashin In (Big Chex To Cash x Pines BH by Great Pine)  owned by 23 Quarter Horses Azienda Agricola S.S. and Alois Kompatscher riding his Sir Frost Spark (Justa Little Tangy x Frozen Sparn by Frozen Sailor) all  scored a 216.

Kompatscher also claimed the €750-added Level 2 Open Pre Futurity aboard Sir Frost  Spark and went on to  claim reserve honors in this division riding Giordano Perego’s Misty Mountain Dude. With the 3-year-old quarter horse gelding by Steadys Dude and out of Mistys Elite Candy (by Elite Eldorado), the Italian rider scored a 214.5.

NRHA European Non Pro Pre Futurity

Giovanni Masi de Vargas riding Thaz A Boom (Smartaz x Boomax RM by Genuine Redskin), owned by his father Filippo, claimed the €1,125-added level 4 non pro championship with a score of 212.5. Giovanni also claimed reserve honors aboard Thaz A Twist (Smartaz x Snap And Twist by Snapper Cal Bar), also owned by Filippo.

Paola Corna riding Mifi Majestic (Mifillenium x Royal Majestic Doll by Royal Silver King), owned by GRC Horses, and Francesco Beccatini riding his Jacs Snazzy Ginger (Snazzy Dually x Little Sis Pine by Little Pie Jac) tied for first place in the €750-added level 2 non pro division after scoring a 205.5.

The Non Pro Consolation

After the Non Pro Consolation held today, the following riders qualified for the €28,500-added NRHA European Non Pro Derby Finals to be held on Friday at 4 p.m.

Level 4 Non Pro

1 / THAZ A BOY / GIOVANNI MASI DE VARGAS / ITA / FILIPPO MASI  DE VARGAS / G / QH / 4 / 217.5

2 / WHIZ AND CHARM / MARTINA SGARZANI / ITA / MARTINA SGARZANI / M / QH / 4 / 214.5
 

Level 3 Non Pro

1 / SPARKIN TINSEL / CORINNA SCHUMACHER / GER / CORINNA SCHUMACHER / S / QH / 7 / 215.5

2 / AR SPANISH CARLITOS / MARCO GREGO / ITA / IGINO GREGO / S / QH / 7 / 214.0
 

Level 2 Non Pro

1 / SPARKIN TINSEL / CORINNA SCHUMACHER / GER / CORINNA SCHUMACHER / S / QH / 7 / 215.5

2 / AR SPANISH CARLITOS / MARCO GREGO / ITA / IGINO GREGO / S / QH / 7 / 214.0

3 / ONLY GUN N HOLLYWOOD / ROBERTA GIONGO / ITA / RENZO CANCIANI / M / QH / 6 / 212.5

4 / SPOOKIN THE BAR / JOSH COLLINS / GBR / JOSH COLLINS / G / QH / 6 / 211.5
 

Level 1 Non Pro

1 / ARC RED MAHOGANY / PIETRO PAOLO AMBROSINI / ITA / ASP AMBROSINI QUARTER HORSES / M / QH / 5 / 210.0

1 / MRH DIAMOND IN DOC / NICOLA FABIANO / ITA / NICOLA FABIANO / S / QH / 5 / 210.0

3 / DOCTOR SHINING / ALESSANDRO MAIOLI / ITA / ALESSANDRO MAIOLI / S / QH / 6 / 209.0
 

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