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Allen, Aristo Katz extend Cox's second-place streak
Clint Allen never passes up the opportunity to kid Lloyd Cox about his misfortune of constantly losing to Tag Rice and Chiquita Pistol.
Cutter comes up big in finals
Clint Allen listened to the horror stories about the Augusta Futurity before finally making his first visit this year.
Long trip pays off for cutter
Mark Pearson came to Augusta mainly because of the Western Horseman Cup finals. He'll be leaving the town with a different title.
Woods makes move to lead
Guy Woods took advantage of his premium position in the Futurity Open second go-round Friday.
McCloud takes top spot from ex-champs
A friendly rivalry has developed between Hope Mitchell and Mary Ann Rapp during the past three years.
Zacks Lena runs away with crown
Jim Vangilder never doubted his mare. It was the rider he was concerned about.
Pistol, Rice ride away with crown
Chiquita Pistol fired her final bullet Friday night.
Futurity veteran captures cup, cash
Kyle Manion pumped his fist and patted Ricochet Pep four times after the clock struck zero.
Cutter stays on top despite cow mishap
Greg Coalson watched an unruly cow nearly bump his horse, Shorty Mialena, out of the Classic Non-Pro competition Thursday.
Pistol aims straight in open division
Tag Rice and Chiquita Pistol won the 2003 Augusta Futurity Open finals. In the process, they set an arena record.
Texan shines in rare Augusta appearance
If you think Jim Ware is your ordinary cutter, listen to him speak.
Rapp, Rice win big in lottery
Mary Ann Rapp clutched her yellow ping-pong ball marked with a black No. 1.
Draw surrounded by intrigue
Cowboys and cowgirls will take a pause from their regular line of work today to play a Western version of chess.
Former champs advance
If last year was a barometer of success, Tag Rice and Chiquita Pistol might be OK.
Weather makes cutters cautious
Tracy Barton couldn't believe his bus door wouldn't open early Monday morning. After taking the easy approach, he finally used his shoulder to batter his way free.
Circle of friends benefits rider
If a cowboy can be measured by the company he keeps, then Craig Morris is in good shape.
Long trip pays off for rider
Randall Bass deserved to win an award just for making the trip to Augusta.
Jill Freeman claims her biggest victory
Jill Freeman didn't let the ornery cows bother her.
Blewitt overtakes Nix
Matthew Blewitt barely qualified for Saturday night's cutting.
Cutter lays down the law
Don't let Cyndi Goodwin fool you. She may be a cowgirl, but she carries a badge.
Georgian finds the time
Chad Roland has a family, works in real estate and trains his own horses.
Star on a new stage
Betty Lynn Buckley doesn't consider herself a Broadway diva.
Western culture festival, Futurity rope in families
Solomon Atkinson and his 11-year-old daughter, Amy, came for the bull riding.
Sold-out crowd turns out to watch bull riding event
Corey Atwell considers bull riding the ultimate extreme sport. It almost became too exciting for him Friday night.
Lawyer is a part-time cowboy
For Doug Batchelor, trading three-piece suits for Western attire is an easy transition. After all, he is the Augusta Futurity lawyer.
A million reasons to defend
When the dust settled, Lindy Burch surely was about to be crowned the 2003 Augusta Futurity Open champion.
French and Pistol Sin shoot to top of class
Rick French was still gathering his breath minutes after his sensational run in the $50,000 Amateur Any Age go-round.
Rice cooks for new mark
Move over Pete Branch. There's another cowboy on top of the Augusta Futurity scoring list.
Inaugural event has high stakes
It's a chance to make history - and earn a sizable paycheck. Plenty will be on line when the inaugural Western Horseman Cup finals begin at 6 p.m. Thursday night at the Augusta-Richmond County Civic Center. The top 17 Open 4-year-old horses and top 15 Non-Professional riders will compete in the one go-round championship for a share of the $250,000 purse.
Parade, festival add to Futurity experience
There's no need to go west if you're seeking cowboys. In celebration of the Augusta Futurity's 25th anniversary, the show is holding the inaugural Western Culture & Food Festival. The event runs today through Sunday in front of the Augusta-Richmond County Civic Center.
25th Augusta Futurity schedule
Morning events begin at 8. All events held inside Augusta-Richmond County Civic Center, unless noted otherwise.
The Augusta Futurity is a cutting-horse show, where a rider and horse try to "cut" a cow out of a herd of cattle and then attempt to prevent its return to that herd.
Where to eat during the Futurity
Here is a listing of area restaurants in the Augusta area.
Listed by rider, horse (score), owner, here are the 2003 champions.
2004 Champions Club
2004 CHAMPIONS CLUB
Futurity set for kickoff
The 25th annual Augusta Futurity begins this morning at 8 with the first go-round of the $20,000 Non-Pro go-round.