Mr Hoo Ray and Todd Crawford. Primo Morales photo
Every horse that changed hands through the 2014 Snaffle Bit Futurity Select 2-Year-Old Sale, and returned to Reno to compete as a 3-year-old, was eligible for the rich Sale Incentive Purse, which pays the owner and the consignor of the Futurity Sale graduate with the highest score of the prelims.
In the Open division, Mr Hoo Ray (Play Dual Rey x What Chics Wanna Doo x Chic Please), shown by NRCHA $2 Million Rider Todd Crawford, Blanchard, Oklahoma, scored a 648.5 (213 herd/218.5 rein/217 cow) to win $19,600 in Open Sale Incentive money for owners Mike and Diana McCabe. Crawford, who consigned Mr Hoo Ray to the Snaffle Bit Futurity Sale, also collected a $1,500 Sale Incentive reward.
Only one horse was eligible for the 2-Year-Old Non Pro Sale Incentive. Another Heart Remedy (Heart Of A Fox x PSB Smart Remedy 499 x Smart Little Lena) scored a 579 composite for owner/rider James P. Cleary, earning $8,400. A $500 check went to Another Heart Remedy’s consignor, Sprig Haven Farms.
The Yearling Sale Incentive rewards the high-scoring Futurity horses who changed hands at either the Classic or Select Yearling & Broodmare Sale, and were paid into the incentive by the consignor or buyer.
The Open Yearling Incentive went to Pepe Le Wright (Hes Wright On x Soula Jule Forever x Soula Jule Star), with a 652.5 composite (221.5 herd/216 rein/215 cow). Pepe Le Wright, shown by NRCHA Professional Phillip Ralls, won a $8,821 check for owners Jim and Linda Schrack.
The Non Pro Yearling Incentive check, $928, went to Lyle Proctor, the owner/rider of SJR All Time Cash (One Time Pepto x Shesa Lota Cash x Nu Cash). They scored a 636 (211 herd/216 rein/209 cow) in the Futurity Non Pro prelims.
Snaffle Bit Futurity Select 2-Year-Old Sale
The high seller in the Snaffle Bit Futurity Select 2-Year-Old Sale was Metallic Look (Metallic Cat x Smart Lookin Hi Brow x High Brow Hickory), consigned by NRCHA Professional Justin Lawrence and his wife, Kelcie, Alzada, Montana. Metallic Look sold for $77,000 to Fults Ranch, Ltd., Amarillo, Texas, which owns and stands Metallic Cat.
In the Performance Horse Sale, the high seller was Jules Hickory Star (Soula Jule Star x Turn Liz Loose x Doc’s Hickory), a 2010 gelding consigned by NRCHA Hall of Fame Horseman Ken Wold and his wife, Ramona, Wilton, California. Jules Hickory star sold for $20,000 to Christine Bugenig, Auburn, California.