Monthly Archives: May 2003

05.18.03 - 2003 Derby Spotlight Sale

Once again the Derby Spotlight Sale proved to be a great success.  The industry’s top breeders and trainers consigned an outstanding group of broodmares, yearlings, two-and three-year old futurity prospects and finished reining horses.  Prior to the sale, the pleasant Champagne Brunch offered in Barn 6 brought everyone together as the ...

05.18.03 - Tim McQuay and RR Star Win the 2003 NRHA Open Derby

RR Star shone brightly as NRHA’s All Time Highest Money Earning Rider, Tim McQuay, rode him to victory in the 2003 NRHA Open Derby Finals for Lundin Farm, owned by Rose and Richard Lundin, Del Norte, CO.   The pair scored a 222 in the first ...

05.16.03 - First 2003 NRHA Derby Champions Crowned

The first 2003 NRHA Derby Champions were crowned following the $5,000 added Limited Open, $15,000 added Non Pro and $7,500 added Intermediate Non Pro finals, which took place at the OKC State Fair Park on Friday.   Douglas Hewlett rode Megastar Kid to the podium with ...

05.14.03 - Action Continues at the 2003 NRHA Derby

Excitement ran high at the Oklahoma State Fair Park as the first go round, first section, of the NRHA 2003 Open Derby took place on Wednesday morning.  Duane Latimer and Remin Whiz earned a 226, the top score of the day. The six-year-old stallion by Topsail Whiz and out of Sure ...

05.13.03 - 2003 NRHA Derby, Day One Completed

NRHA Prospect Sale graduate, Dunnit By Chex, dominated the first go round of the 2003 NRHA Non Pro and Intermediate Non Pro Derby.  Shown by owner Rachel S. Eady of Sisters, OR, the last horse and rider combination of the day scored a 220.5, closing the first day of competition with ...

05.13.03 - Reining Horse Sports Foundation Hosts Bar-B-Q At Express Ranch

There’s nothing that creates more excitement than a top professional riding a reining horse. Two top NRHA professionals were on a mission at the Derby Kick-Off Express Ranch Bar-B-Que, hosted by Express Ranches and sponsored by the Reining Horse Sports Foundation (RHSF): Dell Hendricks riding Sir Smart Whiz and Troy Heikes riding Master Boot Jac.  ...

05.12.03 - Cowboy Tack Becomes NRHA Corporate Sponsor

The National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) welcomes Cowboy Tack to their prestigious list of corporate sponsors. A manufacturer of western saddles and tack located in Weatherford, Texas, Cowboy Tack offers approximately 1800 quality, handmade products – each one built with concentration on quality, fit and design. According to Cowboy Tack spokesman Bob Howard, ...

05.12.03 - NRHA Derby Hosts Spotlight Sale

The NRHA Derby, scheduled for May 13-18, 2003 at the OKC State Fair Park in Oklahoma City, will host the Derby Spotlight Sale on Saturday, May 17 in Barn 3 with an 8:00 a.m. demonstration of sale horses in Barn 6. There will also be a “Champagne Brunch” during the demonstration. Forty-six horses are ...

05.12.03 - Cowboy Tack Becomes NRHA Corporate Sponsor

The National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) welcomes Cowboy Tack to their prestigious list of corporate sponsors. A manufacturer of western saddles and tack located in Weatherford, Texas, Cowboy Tack offers approximately 1800 quality, handmade products – each one built with concentration on quality, fit and design. According to Cowboy Tack spokesman Bob Howard, ...

05.08.03 - NRHA Derby: The Excitement Builds

With the NRHA Derby just days away, excitement is building in anticipation of the world-class competition that the Derby will bring to the Oklahoma Fair Park, May 13 – 18, 2003. In addition to Open and Non Pro Derby classes, a full slate of ancillary classes is included. But much of the enthusiasm ...

05.08.03 - NRHA Derby Hosts Spotlight Sale

The NRHA Derby, scheduled for May 13-18, 2003 at the OKC State Fair Park in Oklahoma City, will host the Derby Spotlight Sale on Saturday, May 17 in Barn 3 with an 8:00 a.m. demonstration of sale horses in Barn 6. There will also be a “Champagne Brunch” during the demonstration. Forty-six horses are ...

05.08.03 - NRHA Derby: The Excitement Builds

With the NRHA Derby just days away, excitement is building in anticipation of the world-class competition that the Derby will bring to the Oklahoma Fair Par, May 13 – 18, 2003. In addition to Open and Non Pro Derby classes, a full slate of ancillary classes is included. But much of the enthusiasm ...