The 2020 Augusta Futurity concluded on Saturday, January 25, with the Open Futurity, where Kinky Bootz, owned and bred by Glenn Drake, Napa, Calif., scored 226 points to carry NCHA Hall of Fame Rider Austin Shepard to his sixth Augusta 4-Year-Old Futurity win. On the heels of his 5/6-Year-Old win aboard Dual Reyish, on Friday night, the 2020 Futurity win also gives Shepard his second Augusta Open Futurity sweep. Shepard  won 4-Year-Old and 5/6 Year-Old championships in 2014, riding CD Kual Gun and Bamacat, respectively.

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As the dust settled inside the Golden 1 Center on Sunday evening in Sacramento, Jose Vitor Leme (Ribas do Rio Pardo, Brazil) stood atop the Can-Am cage in the arena with a triumphant smile on his face as he won his first event of the 2020 PBR (Professional Bull Riders) Unleash The Beast (UTB) season at the Wrangler Long Live Cowboys Classic.

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Stetson Lawrence collects first round win of 2020 season in Round 2.

As the sold-out crowd inside of Golden 1 Center roared, Brazilian phenom Joao Ricardo Vieira (Itatinga, Brazil) was the only man to record a qualified ride in the PBR (Professional Bull Riders) Unleash The Beast (UTB) 15/15 Bucking Battle at Saturday night’s Wrangler Long Live Cowboys Classic in Sacramento.

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Two-time PBR World Champion Jess Lockwood maintains hold on world No.1 with second-place finish.

In front of an energetic California crowd, Jose Vitor Leme (Ribas do Rio Pardo, Brazil) earned his second round victory of the 2020 PBR (Professional Bull Riders) Unleash The Beast (UTB) season by claiming the Round 1 win at the Wrangler Long Live Cowboys Classic in Sacramento.

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Augusta Futurity action began on Thursday, January 23 with with 70 entries in the 5/6-Year-Old Amateur go-round. Andrew Sligh, Altoona, Ala., the second rider in the first of five sets, laid down the pace with 219 points on the Kit Kat Sugar gelding Carmylantalized LTE $45,030, who had been an Augusta Open finalist in 2018 and 2019 with Todd Gann.

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Monday, 20 January 2020 17:02

“A” is for Austin and Augusta

Austin Shepard, the NCHA Hall of Fame earner of over $8.1 million, holds the record for Augusta Open championship wins, with five in the Futurity and three in the 5/6 Classic. He claimed last year’s Futurity with 225 points on Bama Jelly LTE $149,005, by Bamacat, and on Sunday, January 19, he showed Bama Jelly to top the 2020 Augusta Futurity 5/6 Classic qualifying go round, with 222.5 points.

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Thursday, 23 January 2020 14:28

Pritchard wins Open Intermediate title

Jessie Pritchard and Who Ya Callin Shorty, by High Brow CD,  scored 222 points on Tuesday to win the Augusta Futurity 4-Year-Old Intermediate Finals. Walt Erwin and Sweet Metallic CD 16, by Metallic Cat, marked 218 to place second in the nine-horse finals, while Gabe Reynolds and Reyz Your Chelada, by Reydioactive placed third with 215 points.

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The National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) is proud to officially congratulate NRHA Professional Cade McCutcheon for becoming an NRHA Million Dollar Rider.

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Recording his eighth consecutive premier series ride, 2018 PBR World Champion Kaique Pacheco ties for fifth to extend lead atop world rankings.

In front of a record-setting, sold-out crowd Saturday night inside SNHU Arena, Jose VItor Leme (Ribas do Rio Pardo, Brazil) earned his first round win of the 2020 season, victorious in Round 1 of the PBR (Professional Bull Riders) Unleash The Beast’s Manchester Invitational in Manchester, New Hampshire.

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Boudreaux Campbell’s 2-for-3 performance takes second-place.
Wrapping the last of three nights of action from the PBR (Professional Bull Riders) Pendleton Whisky Velocity Tour (PWVT) Denver Chute Out at the National Western Stock Show, Taylor Toves (Stephenville, Texas) shined ahead of all 91 competitors who entered the event.

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