By: Brittany Bevis
The Breeders Halter Futurity is celebrating their 10th anniversary this week, September 15-19 in Des Moines, Iowa. In 2019, the show awarded a whopping $1,400,000 to deserving Halter competitors. Now reaching their 10-year milestone, the Futurity has awarded over $10 million since its inception! How much will they present this year? You will just have to stay tuned to find out.
Congratulations is in order for the first champions that have been named today at the show.
Winning Amateur Jr Weanling Colts was Chris Page with Western Son. Reserve was Dr Gigi Wood Davis with Legacyz. Third was Heather Olson with Merciles. Chris was also the winning Owner/Breeder/Exhibitor. Reserve was Tonya Malmstrom-Dewit with Sure Tellin On You. Third was Patty Ellsworth with Be Ware.
Winning Amateur Sr Weanling Colts was Dave Breitberg with Im Kid Cool. Reserve was Mariah Jo Gipson with Expectations. Third was Steven Phillips with The Original. Dave was also the winning OBE. Reserve was Steven Phillips with The Original. Third was Harry Knight with Outright Intention.
The winner of Amateur Weanling Geldings was Lisa Ireland with Ecredible Image. Reserve was Tyler Wells with Fearless Premo. Third was Danielle Kindig with Chrome O Zone. The winning OBE was Danielle Kindig with Chrome O Zone. Reserve was Mark Williams with Rumpelstilskin. Third was Marlene Voeltz with Hometown Boy.
The winner of Color Amateur Weanling Colts and Geldings was Adam Matthews with FG Totally A Legacy. Reserve was Kevin Hardcastle with Cool Intensions. Third was Stephanie Sickafoose with True Legacy.
Winning Amateur Yearling Stallions was Ken Berry with Execucajun. Reserve was Petra Cruse with Bay Intention. Third was David Beck with Intended.
The winner of Color Amateur Yearling Stallions was Jana Simons with Only By Initials. Reserve was Fred Cole with Intensions Secret. Third was Debora Hiley with Secretly Conceited.
Winning Amateur Yearling Geldings was Anthony Bladen with Luckly Employed. Reserve was Mariah Gipson with A Secret Intension. Third was Dr Gigi Wood Davis with Doin Somethin Rite.
Keep checking back on EquineChronicle.com for more results and fun photos from the show.