Gunnarickashay and Tishman top the $100,000 Platinum Performance Open Shoot Out

The action heated up on day three of The Run For A Million presented by Teton Ridge, with talented Open riders, cow horses and generous benefactors all on display. The day kicked off with the $100,000 Platinum Performance Open Shoot Out, which featured some of reining’s best horses. Twenty-one riders marked a 220 or above, but it was Gunnarickashay, piloted by Josh Tishman, who topped them all with a 228.5. Gunnarickashay collected $30,642 for owner Jody Puno, and Tishman qualified to compete in the Million Dollar Competition at the 2022 Run For A Million.

Rubys Radar and Zane Davis Take The Crown

The top 15 riders on the National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) Open rider eligibility list, based on a three-year average, were invited to compete in the $150,000 Teton Ridge Invitational Fence Work Challenge, consisting of rein and herd work. After an exciting evening, Rubys Radar and Zane Davis were crowned the Champions with their rein work score of 224.5 and fence work score of 229, which made for a total 453.5.

Wiener Neustadt, August 20—Provided by Marie Klimova/International Horse Press—After an exciting finish in the 4-year-old Non Pro Futurity Finals, it was time for the Open riders to take the stage at the H&D Schulz Quarter Horses and compete in the 4-year-old $2,000-added Level 2 and $1,000-added Level 1 Open Finals.

Luca Fappani and Anna Clausen Tie To Win The Run For A Million $50,000-added Non Pro Championship

Day two of The Run For A Million presented by Teton Ridge showcased non pro riders with the $50,000 Added Non Pro Championships. After 67 riders slid, spun and circled their way through the South Point Arena, it was Luca Fappani riding Icecube and Anna Clausen aboard Smart Tinseltown who came out on top with a score of 221.5 tying to share the title and $30,179.

Provided by Austrian Reinin Futurity Press Release - The well deserved high score in the Non Pro Futurity Go round of the 4 year old horses was 216 set by Valentina Monti and her Valentina Baby Pale (Pale Face Dunnit x OT Luky Highway Baby). This means the superior lead in all four levels! The two seamlessly followed up their huge success at the IRHA Futurity in May 2021, where Monti became Non Pro Futurity Co-Reserve Champion L4 and Champion in L3, 2 and 1.

The 2021 Run For A Million presented by Teton Ridge kicked off August 18 with a stacked field of competitors riding for a title in the Bloomer Trailers Rookie Championships. Held at the South Point Arena and Equestrian Center in Las Vegas, the event saw 93 competitors ride through the pen. Though a high score was marked almost immediately from draw six, it was draw 91, Kalicia Walters, who ultimately took home the title, riding Pale Faced Whiz to a 215.5 for the win. The pair banked $1,009.

57 horses were entered in the four levels of the Open Futurity Go rounds for four-year-old horses. In the L4, the top 18 horses advanced to the final, for which a score of at least 212.5 had to be achieved. And the top rides were very close together. Nico Sicuro aboard Dance Wimpy Spook (Wimpys Little Step x Dance Little Spook) and Giovanni Masi de Vargas aboard La La Boom (Remins Remedy X Boomax Rm) took the lead scoring a 217.5 each.

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