Winners of the three major Wine Country Cutting non-pro divisions on Sunday, September 24, in Paso Robles, CA, all rode horses that they bred and raised themselves.
Non-Pro Futurity champion Lainey Stroud, Paso Robles, claimed her title with 214 points aboard Cat Can Dual, by Cattin; Dana Heinrich, Clovis, CA, won the Non-Pro Derby with 218 on Precious Lil Pearl, by Travalena; and Kathryn Cardon, Caliente, CA, scored 220 points for the Non-Pro Classic championship riding Local Fox, by Smart As The Fox.
The Wine Country Cutting concluded on Monday, September 25 with the Amateur finals. Tracy Taylor, Yuba City, CA, scored 221 on Ill Be Invincible, by Ill Be Smart, to win the $250,000 Amateur Derby; while Paula Peterson took the $250,000 Amateur Classic with 222 points on Dualerina, by Dual Pep.
Jainet Gaines, Wilton, CA, won the $50,000 Amateur Derby on Style Awhile, by Playin Stylish, and Charles Roven, Los Olivos, CA, took the $50,000 Amateur Classic with 220 on Travs Smart Kit, by Kit Dual.