Ruggeri also went on to win two titles on the same evening. He
took the Intermediate Open Futurity Championship with a score
of 218.5 aboard Spat Split And White (Spat Olena x Arc Joy Surprise)
owned by Le Colombare QH. With a score of 215.5, he claimed the
reserve championship in this divsion riding Trudy Sailor Bar (Frozen
Sailor x Snappy Bleach) for owner Domenico Cicchetti.
The Limited Open Futurity
Championship was won by Stefano Ferri who posted a score of 212
with Made In Italy (Ricochet Rooster x Ms Sanditch Whiz), a mare
Letizia Tosetti. Two points behind the champions, Germano Meroni
riding Docs Steady San ( Steadys Dude x Docs Dusty San) owned
by Patrizia Grazioli, slid to the second step of the podium.
Claudio Risso and his
RS Icarus Jac (Great Jac Feona x Foxy Roan Doll) went on to win
the Non Pro Futurity Championship with a score of 216. Risso also
took home the IRHBA 2009 Best Breeder Award and the IRHBA 2009
Best Stallion Producer. As of this year, the Futurity was open
only to those foals enrolled in the Italian Reining Horse Breeders
Association (IRHBA) incentive progam.
‘Dido’ Masi De Vargas posted a 215 riding his Dualin
Surprise (Dualin For Me x Flashy Sparkle Doll) which earned him
reserve honors in the Non Pro division as well as the Futurity
Intermediate Non Pro and Limited Non Pro championship.
Reserve honors in the
Intermediate Non Pro division, with a score of 207, went to Mauro
Pingani riding Leolena Jac (Spat Olena x Rs Last Leos Jac). Pietro
Paolo Ambrosini claimed the reserve title in the Limited Non Pro
division riding Ms Twist Whiz (Topsail Whiz x Miss Solano Twist)
with a score of 211.5.
Paolo Orlandini e Spark
N Whiz (219.5), owned by Luga Qh, won the Intermediate Open Futurity.
Guglielmo Fontana and Arc Ropers Sparkle owned by Francesca Vanni
placed second in this division.
The Limited Open Futurity
Championship, after posting a score of 214, went to Andrea Manucci
riding Whiz N Star, for owner Alessio Migliore. Tying for second
place honors were Julia Kraetschmar riding Gun Smoke Dennis and
Matthew Hudson riding Pride Buenonic for owner Silvia Gandolfi.
Both scored a 212.
The Intermediate Non
Pro and Limited Non Pro Futurity Championships went to Katja Jungfer
who posted a 220 aboard her Ima A Classy Whiz. The Reserve Championship
in both divisions went to Monica Nicolini riding Icy Shiver.
Road to Kentucky:
The qualifying CRI
The FEI Concours de
Reining International was won with a score of 215.5 by Davide
Brighenti riding Ot Taris San Peppy. Second place honorse, with
a half a point difference, went to Christian Perez aboard Franco
Rosso’s, Mr Ali Bo San.
Complete results of
the IRHA/NRHA Futurity & Italian Championship Show at www.itrha.com
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