The National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) Futurity & Adequan® North American Affiliate Championship featured the semi-finals of the NRHA Open Futurity, including the Lucas Oil Level (L) 4 Open, on Monday, December 1. Nearly 60 open riders and horses entered the Jim Norick Coliseum Arena at Oklahoma State Fair Park to battle for a qualifying position in Saturday’s finals. The semi-finals continue on Tuesday and Wednesday.
Leading the level (L) 4 open division composite was Electric Cha Ching (Jacs Electric Spark x Kipper Lady Nic) and NRHA Million Dollar Rider Jordan Larson. They marked a 221.5 in the first go-round and a 217.5 in the semi-finals for a 439 composite score. Heritage Farms owns the 2011 mare that was nominated by Haworth Family Partnership.
Two entries landed in the second place position in the composite (437.5):
Magnum Chic Dunit (Magnum Chic Dream x Skeets Red Dunit) ridden by NRHA Five Million Dollar Rider Shawn Flarida for owner Arcese Quarter Horses USA & Rabboni Reining Horses. Casey Hinton is the nominator. They earned a 217.5 in the semi-finals.
Top Shine Whiz (Topsail Whiz x Sheza Shiney Chic) ridden by NRHA Three Million Dollar Rider Craig Schmersal for owner and nominator by KC Performance Horses, LLC. They scored a 219.5 in the semi-finals.