Texas Pre-Green Winners at Pin Oak and Spring Gathering Bring 2016 Series Payout Across the $37,000 Mark!
Roughly $15,000 in Texas Pre-Green Stake money was paid out at the recent Pin Oak Charity and Spring Gathering shows in Katy, Texas, held at the Great Southwest Equestrian Center during late March and early April. After the dust settled, some very happy owners and trainers shared in their part of the over $37,000 paid out through the series in 2016 to-date.
Taking top honors during Pin Oak week I were
and 9 year-old Hanoverian gelding
, owned by
. As a second-year enrollee in the Texas Pre-Green Series, Sequence earned his first Stake win for 2016 with a bright future ahead.
Second in the Texas Pre-Green Stake at Pin Oak week I were
, owned by
. A five year-old warmblood gelding currently in his first year of Texas Pre-Green enrollment, Davidson was raised by McQuay and sired by Texas Hunter Breeding Enrolled Sire
, owned by All-Around Farm.
Peter Pletcher was the $5,000 Stake winner once again
during Pin Oak II, this time aboard 9
Sandriano, owned by Sue Lightner, current Texas Pre-Green Super Stake Series Leading Owner for 2016. Sandriano and Pletcher also took second place at
Spring Gathering and are currently second in series standings with over$2,900 in earnings during 2016, bested only by
, owned by
Rio Vista Farm
Girl Crush, owned by
Helen Lenahan, and rider
Jennifer Alfano took the win at Spring Gathering
second place at Pin Oak I and third at Pin Oak II. This 7 year-old mare is in her second year of Texas Pre-Green enrollment, and was over 1,500 miles from home in Katy.
Up next for the Texas Pre-Green Series is
The Tyler 4
, beginning April 22 at Texas Rose Horse Park in Tyler, Texas. Over four weeks, $30,000 will be offered to Pre-Green hunters, including four $5,000 Texas Pre-Green Stake classes! Visit
for show details.
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for full enrollment, current standings, and series details. 13 regular-season Stakes and the $25,000 Final Championship remain in 2016, with series conclusion and championship scheduled at Final Chase show in Katy, Texas in November. Exciting news coming soon regarding the Final Championship, so stay tuned!
Texas Hunter Breeding Wrap-Up from Pin Oak and Spring Gathering Shows
Also held at Pin Oak and Spring Gathering were Texas Hunter Breeding approved classes, showcasing nice youngsters headed for bright futures in the Hunter and Jumper rings.
at these shows in addition to the previously held GSEC Winter Series are being tallied toward year-end awards, which will be presented at the second annual Texas Hunter Breeding Final Championships during Final Chase show in November at Great Southwest Equestrian Center.
Best Young Horse at Pin Oak Charity Show week I was yearling
LF Escapades Vintage, owned by
Audry Giles-Gates and handled by
Taking Best Young Horse honors at both Pin Oak week II and Spring Gathering was repeat enrollee, two year-old mare
LF Eau My
, owned by
Mary Jane Todd-Day
and handled by
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for news and updates. Approved classes continue at "The Tyler 4" at Texas Rose Horse Park during late April. Series conclusion with year-end awards presentation and Final Championship will be held once again at Spring Gathering show in November. With three year-old enrollment up in comparison to 2015, we look forward to a great 3 Year-Old Freestyle Performance Championship once again this year!
Enrollment Slot Details
Unnamed enrollment slots are still available at the current enrollment rates for the Texas Pre-Green and Texas Hunter Breeding programs in addition to regular enrollment. With this great new option, owners can reserve a space for a horse to be eligible to participate later in the season without naming the horse up front, saving money and reducing risk!
Enrollment rates and deadlines are as follows, and purchases of slots will be charged at the current enrollment rate on date of purchase:
Through June 15: $350
Through August 1: $550
Through Finals: $750
Texas Hunter Breeding:
January 1-July 31, 2016:
Two Year-Olds- $350
Three Year-Olds- $450
August 1 through Final Championship:
Two Year-Olds- $550
Three Year-Olds- $650
1. Slots purchased will be non-refundable. Any slots that are unused will stay dedicated to the current year's purse and will not roll over.
2. Once a slot is dedicated, it is in play for the named horse only.
3. Substitutions of horses will not be allowed.
4. Slots may not be sold to another party.
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to download forms and enroll by mail or submit slot purchases or enrollments in the horse show office at participating events. For enrollment questions, please contact Terri Irrer at 313.310.2106 or