Carlo Ambrosini Takes the Lead in the ARHA 3-year-old Level 4 Non Pro Futurity Qualifier

Carlo Ambrosini & My Smart Show Carlo Ambrosini & My Smart Show Photo Courtesy © Christian Kellner

With a score of 213, past ARHA Non Pro Futurity Champion, 20-year-old Carlo Ambrosini of Italy took the lead in the Level (L)4 Non Pro Futurity qualifier riding his stallion My Smart Show (My Showbiz Whiz x MS Linton Lena).

Two riders tied for second place in L4 scoring a 212.5: Franziska Wallner aboard Shes Jerseylicious (Yellow Jersey x Shiney Enterprise), a mare bred by McQuays Stables, and Ewald Rifeser aboard Petra Burger’s gelding One Day SG (One Gun x Connie All Dun).

Nicole Haider & Selectashininggun

The L3 and L1 were dominated with a 213.5  by Nicole Haider and her mare Selectashininggun (Colonels Shining Gun x Selectively Done). “I am so happy! This is my first futurity,” said Nicole Haider after her great run aboard her mare bred by Jan and Nadine Bodenstab. “I’ve won some NRHA classes but this is my first real big show. My mare was so good to me today, and I cannot thank my trainer Klaus Lechner enough for his support.”

In the L3 division, Franziska Wallner and Ewald Rifeser tied for the second highest score. In the L1, Wallner claimed the second highest score along followed by Alicja Olejnik and her mare  CSG Lean With Gun (Colonels Shining Gun x Fly Flashy Whiz) who posted a 205.5.

Carlo Ambrosini and Wolfgang Hammer take the lead in the ARHA 4-year-old L4 Non Pro Futurity Qualifier

54 horses were entered in the ARHA 4-year-old Non Pro Futurity. In L4 division, two riders took the lead scoring a 217.5: Carlo Ambrosini riding his Jac N Lime and Wolfgang Hammer aboard his Chicago Lena (Smart Chic Olena x Bright Gun City). With his mare Jac N Lime (Tinsel Jac x ARC Yellow N Lime) 20-year-old Ambrosini  won the 2018 AustrianRHA Futurity Non Pro L4 and L3 after leading the go round. 

Timo Reichhart and his gelding Notorious Tupac (Gunners Last Oak x Nu Gold Chex) placed third in L4 scoring a 215.5. With his mount, bred by Petra Ott, Reichhart was fourth in the NRHA Germany L4 Non Pro Breeders Futurity and was also an IRHA Futurity Finalist.

Hammer and Chicago Lena also lead the L3 division with Timo Reichardt and Notorious Tupac placing second and leading the L1.

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