David Booth

David Booth, Acton, Calif., captured the 2012 NCHA Western National Non-Pro Championships title on May 8, the last day of a week-long showdown in Reno, Nev. for 12 division titles. Tracy Barton won the open division on May 2 riding NRR Cat King Cole.

Booth, reserve champion of the 2012 Western Nationals $15,000 Novice Non-Pro division, made his winning run with 216.5 points aboard the 10-year-old High Brow Cat daughter Cat N Charm, and concluded his day with a fourth-place finish on Pure Redwhiteandblue in the $15,000 Novice Non-Pro division.

Theresa Gillock and Holly Jones tied for second in the Non-Pro finals with 215 points, respectively, on Gunna Getcha, by Playgun, and BLN Lucky Duck, by Blue Duck Okie. Jones, from Walla Walla, Wash., won last year’s $35,000 Non-Pro Western National Championship on BNL Lucky Duck, as well. Gillock, Las Vegas, Nev., placed third on Cat In White Nikes in last year’s $15,000 Novice Non-Pro division.

Check back here later today in “Results” for details on all Western National Championship division finalists.