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July 15-23, 2023
National Western Events Center, Denver, CO

Summer Slide Futurities

Platinum Performance Open Futurity

Open Level 4
Open Level 3
Open Level 2
Open Level 1

 Guy Vernon Memorial Non Pro Futurity

Non Pro Level 4
Non Pro Level 1

All show conditions will apply to each futurity when applicable. The futurity will adhere to NRHA rules with the following additions:

  1. Eligibility for the futurity will be limited to foals of 2020. This is an NRHA category 2 approved event.
  2. Horses may be shown two-handed in an NRHA legal snaffle or hackamore or one-handed in any NRHA legal bit at the rider’s discretion.
  3. The Open divisions of the futurity will be run separately from the Guy Vernon Memorial Non Pro divisions of the futurity. Scores from the Guy Vernon Memorial Non Pro Futurity cannot be used in the Platinum Performance Open Futurity. The preliminary round will be Thursday for all divisions. The finals are scheduled for Saturday.
  4. In order to enter any division below Level 4 in the open futurity, you must enter the next step up, i.e. to enter
    Level 3, you must enter Level 4, in order to enter Level 2, you must enter Level 3, etc. Cross entries must run in both
    the open and non pro divisions. Non Pro Futurity entries do not have to step up in divisions..
  5. Cross entries must run in both the open and non pro divisions.
  6. In all Open divisions, the top 25% of entries but not less than 30 head will return for the finals based on first go scores. A minimum of 25% or a minimum of 15 entries will return in all Guy Vernon Non Pro divisions. This is a clean slate finals.
  7.  All prizes for all divisions will be awarded following their respective finals after scores have been verified.
  8. Paybacks will be awarded 40% on the first go and 60% on the finals. RMRHA will retain 50% of entry fees.
  9. Entries are due July 6, 2023. Late entries will be accepted with a $150 per horse late charge until 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, July 18.
  10. The draw will be posted by 6:00 PM Tuesday July 18 for both futurities.
  11. For concurrent classes, only one judge fee is required per run. The highest judges fee in the set of concurrent classes will apply.
  12. Refunds: If scratched prior to July 18, 2023 a refund will be granted for all entry fees minus the office fee. No refunds for Futurity entries after July 18.

Stallion Stakes Futurity Conditions

Divisions Offered

Open Level 4
Non Pro Level 4

All show conditions shall apply to the Stallion Stakes when applicable.  The Stallion Stakes will adhere to NRHA and RMRHA Futurity rules with the following changes:

  1. This is a NRHA category 6 approved event. RMRHA will retain 50% of entry fees
  2. In the Open and Non Pro divisions, the top 25% of entries will return for the finals based on first go scores. A minimum of 30 entries will return to a clean slate finals in the Open Division and 15 in the Non Pro division.
  3. Gelding Incentive: A special gelding incentive will be paid to the high-scoring gelding in the Stallion Stakes Open ($500) and the Stallion Stakes Non Pro ($250) Futurity. The high score can be achieved in either the first go or the finals, not a composite score.
  4. Late Stallion Eligibility: Stallion owners wishing to ensure the get of their stallions are eligible for the current year’s Stallion Stakes Futurity, must nominate and pay no later than June 1, 2023. The cost is one and one half times the advertised stud fee the year the foal was conceived not to exceed $2,000. Late Stallion Eligibility after June 1 but before the Futurity is $4,000. Contact Travis Chapman at (303) 518-3163 or [email protected].
  5. A Sire Nomination Award is presented to the nominator of the Stallion of the winning get. The Sire Award for 2023 is $7,282 and is split 50/50 between the nominators of the Open and Non Pro winning get.

The get of the following 2019 (foaled 2020) enrolled stallions are eligible to compete as three-year-olds in the 2023 Stallion Stakes Futurity:

A Nimble WimpMagnum With A Dream
ARC Gunna SparkyaMagnum Chic Dream
ARC GunnabeabigstarNot Ruf At All
Chic DreaminPale Face Dunnit
Chics Loaded GunPlatinum Vintage
Dun It For WhizkeyREF Black Mamba
Einsteins RevolutionRooster Sparks
Electric CodeRowdy Yankee
Electric SnowRuf Lil Magnum
Epic TitanSG Frozen Enterprise
Full Moon FritzShine Chic Shine
Gotta Twist It UpShine On Line
Gunna StopShiners Voodoo DR
GunnatrashyaSmart Spook
Gunner On IceSmart And Shiney
Gunner Dun It AgainSmokin Custom Crome
Gunners TinseltownSnipers Smoking Gun
Gunners Special NiteSpooks Gotta Gun
Gunnin For ChicksStarlights Starbrite
Guns R For ShootinSteppin On Sparks
Heavy Duty ChexTinker With Guns
HF MobsterTricked Out Spook
HollywoodstinseltownWalla Whiz Affair
Houston ShineWalla Walla Whiz
In Like FlinnWhizkey N Diamonds
Inferno Sixty SixWimpyneedsacocktail
Late Night StopperWimpys Littlecolonel
Lil Joe CashYellow Jersey
Mr Electric Spark - Late EntryCountry Bay Berry - Late Entry
Jacs Electric Spark - Late EntrySpooks Gotta Whiz - Late Entry
A Nimble WimpGunner On IceMagnum With A DreamSmart And Shiney
ARC Gunna SparkyaGunner Dun It AgainMagnum Chic DreamSmokin Custom Crome
ARC GunnabeabigstarGunners TinseltownNot Ruf At AllSnipers Smoking Gun
Chic DreaminGunners Special NitePale Face DunnitSpooks Gotta Gun
Chics Loaded GunGunnin For ChicksPlatinum VintageStarlights Starbrite
Dun It For WhizkeyGuns R For ShootinREF Black MambaSteppin On Sparks
Einsteins RevolutionHeavy Duty ChexRooster SparksTinker With Guns
Electric CodeHF MobsterRowdy YankeeTricked Out Spook
Electric SnowHollywoodstinseltownRuf Lil MagnumWalla Whiz Affair
Epic TitanHouston ShineSG Frozen EnterprizeWalla Walla Whiz
Full Moon FritzIn Like FlinnShine Chic ShineWhizkey N Diamonds
Gotta Twist It UpInferno Sixty SixShine On LineWimpyneedsacocktail
Gunna StopLate Night StopperShiners Voodoo DRWimpys Littlecolonel
GunnatrashyaLil Joe CashSmart SpookYellow Jersey
Jacs Electric Spark - Late EntrySpooks Gotta Whiz Late EntryMr Electric Spark - Late EntryCountry Bay Berry - Late Entry