2023 NRCHA SBF – QHN
Reno Recap, From the Snaffle Bit Futurity
Posted on September 22, 2023 by Press Release
The Reno Snaffle Bit Futurity featured the 4th annual Jimmie Paul/Tenlight Memorial Open Two Rein at the 2023 event, sponsored by the family and friends of horseman, Jimmie Paul, who lost his life in April 2020. The Jimmie Paul/Tenlight Memorial Open Two Rein champion was awarded a perpetual trophy, created by John Mincer Silversmith, in memory of Jimmie Paul and his horse, Tenlight.
The 2023 Intermediate Open Futurity championship title went to RBS Once Upon A Time and Cara Hencratt, from Lindsay, Calif., with a composite score of 654.5 (herd 219, rein 218.5 , fence 217). With the Intermediate Open Futurity Championship sponsored by Brother Jackson, RBS Once Upon A Time and Hencratt won a check for $15,000 and a trophy buckle sponsored by SC Ranch, Co., Inc., Charles and Vanessa Stevens. Hencratt was also seventh in the Open Futurity, adding another $4,800 to her 2023 Reno earnings. Owned by Rocking BS Ranch, RBS Once Upon A Time is a 2020 mare by One Time Royalty and out of SmoothEttaJames.