2023 ADDED MONEY EVENTS, FUTURITIES AND JACKPOTS

More to be announced soon!

ARHFA Rope Futurities-$35,000 Added

Snippity Snap 4 and 5 Year Old NSBA Open Trail 

$10,000 Added – Entry Fee  $200  

 Champion Exhibitor will also receive a logo’ d Golf Cart

$7500 Added Nothin But Nett 5 and under Maiden Stakes Western Riding

Entry Fee $150 (100% Jackpotted)

Will run concurrent with L1 Jr Western Riding each time it occurs. Horse must enter L1 Jr. Western Riding as well as Nothin But Nett Maiden Stakes to be eligible. Horse MAY NOT have shown in Western Riding  prior to the 2023 Sun Circuit. Placings will utilize the 9 point sliding scale on all  8 judges placings  to determine final placings.

$5000 Added FARNAM L1 OPEN RANCH HORSE STAKES must be L1 eligible in AQHA Ranch Riding to compete in L1 Ranch on the Rail and L1 Ranch Trail

Sponsored by FARNAM

 Award: Champion:  $2500 and Buckle

              Reserve:     $1500  and Saddle Pad 

                         3rd:    $1000 and Bronc Halter

Classes that will  be counted towards the award include: L1 Ranch Trail, L1 Ranch Riding, *L1 Ranch on Rail, 3 yr. old Stallions, Aged Stallions, Open Performance Halter Stallions, 3 yr. old Geldings, Aged Gelding, Open Performance Halter Geldings, 3 yr. old Mares, Aged Mares, Open Performance Halter Mares


Arizona Golden Cowboy

$2500 Added Sponsored by Cushing Performance Horses

Class number 9004 must also enter 2813 or 2814 

Jackpot Fee $250 (100% jackpotted).

Entry Fee -See Sun Circuit Fee Schedule

Horse must enter, compete and pay entry fee for each of the respective classes below to be eligible.


Champion: Buckle

Reserve: Saddle Pad

3rd: Bronc Halter

Paid on Scores totaled from the following classes and judges: 

Golden Cowboy Herd work  Tuesday 3/8  – Judge Benedict

Muley Steer Stopping Wednesday March 8- Judge Benedict

Jr. or Sr. Cow Horse Thursday March 9 -Judge Benedict

Rogers Heaven Sent Ranch Jr.  Spectacular*
$2500 added
Class #9000 also enter 1751,1813

Jackpot  Fee $100-(100% jackpotted).
You must enter at show office 

Horse must exhibit in Jr. Cutting Saturday  March 4 – AQHA Jr. Cow Horse  Monday March 6.  Horse will be given a Reined Cow Horse score in Reined Cow Horse Cutting separate from any placing obtained in AQHA Cutting class. Horse’s score  from the Reined Cow Horse Cutting and Jr. Cow Horse will be totaled  to determine final placings. 

 


Rogers Heaven Sent Ranch Sr. Bridle Spectacular*

$2500 added

Class #9001 also enter 1750,1814

Jackpot  Fee $100-(100% jackpotted). You must enter at show office 

Horse must exhibit in Sr. Cutting  Saturday March 4 and AQHA Sr. Cow Horse  Sunday 3/5  Horse will be given a Reined Cow Horse score in Reined Cow Horse Cutting separate from any placing obtained in AQHA Cutting class. Horse’s score  from the Reined Cow Horse Cutting and Sr. Cow Horse will be totaled to determine final placings.

 

Parkinson Performance Horses Amateur  Spectacular* 

$1000 added

Champion:  Buckle

Reserve Sun Circuit Spurs

Class #9002 also enter 1752,1815

Jackpot  Fee $100-(100% jackpotted).You must enter at show office 

Horse must exhibit in Amateur Cutting Saturday March 4 and AQHA Amateur Cow Horse  Wednesday March 8. Horse will be given a Reined Cow Horse score in Reined Cow Horse Cutting separate from any placing obtained in AQHA Cutting class. Horse’s score  from the Reined Cow Horse Cutting and Amateur Cow Horse will be totaled  to determine final placings. 

 

 

Anchor Cross Ranch Amateur Boxing Spectacular* 

Bob and Becky Grant

$1000 added

Champion:  Buckle

Reserve Sun Circuit Spurs

Class #9003 also enter 1752,1817

Jackpot  Fee $100-(100% jackpotted).You must enter at show office 

Horse must exhibit in Amateur Cutting Saturday March 4  and AQHA Amateur Boxing  Wednesday March 8. Horse will be given a Reined Cow Horse score in Reined Cow Horse Cutting separate from any placing obtained in AQHA Cutting class. Horse’s score  from the Reined Cow Horse Cutting and Amateur Boxing  will be totaled to determine final placings.

Sun Circuit  Spectaculars- Rules and Guidelines – AQHA  Cutting/Reined Cow Horse  Cutting: 

Horses showing in not AQHA Legal head gear will receive a score of O in AQHA cutting. Horses shown in split reins during the cutting  who are entered in the Spectaculars will receive their AQHA Cutting score as their Reined Cow Horse Cutting score. 

Guidelines for Reined Cow Horse Cutting are as follows: 

Horses six years of age and over  may   show in:  *Split reins, Two Rein or  Romals.  Legal head gear for either AQHA or NRCHA is allowed but all head gear must be legal for one of the associations. 

Horses 5 years of age or under  may show in:  Snaffle bit, Hackamore, *Split reins, Two Rein or Romals. Legal head gear for either AQHA or NRCHA is allowed but all head gear must be legal for one of the associations.

Horse must enter the Spectaculars in the Sun Circuit show office or online  to be eligible. Horse must enter  the AQHA Cutting and will receive  a  Reined Cow Horse Cutting score and placing from their run in the AQHA cutting class. Horse must enter the respective AQHA Cow Horse or Boxing  class and their placing in the AQHA class will earn points based on a 9 point sliding scale. 

NSBA Futurity Class Offerings

  • $2500 Novice Horse- 3 yr old Western Pleasure- $1000 Added- Entry fee $200 Sponsored by Gil Galyean Quarter Horses
  • 3 and 4 Year Old Non Pro Western Pleasure-$500 Added- Entry Fee $100
  • 3 and 4 Year Old Int. Non Pro Western Pleasure- $500 Added -Entry fee $100 Sponsored by Gil Galyean Quarter Horses
  • 3 Year Old Western Pleasure-$1000 Added- Entry fee $200
    Sponsored by Gil Galyean Quarter Horse

  • 3 and 4 Year Old Open Hunter under Saddle -$1000 Added -Entry fee $100 Sponsored by Good Better Best-Nancy-Sue Ryan/Show Stop Farm
  • 3 and 4 year Old Non Pro Hunter under Saddle -$1000 Added -Entry fee $100 Sponsored by Good Better Best-Nancy-Sue Ryan/Show Stop Farm

Machine Made $2000 added Limited Rider 4 and 5 Year Old NSBA Trail

Will run concurrent – Entry fee $150

Champion Exhibitor to receive a Blue Ribbon Saddle

SUN CIRCUIT 2D Jackpot Classes-Two payouts – One class

A 2D jackpot class consist of a 1D and 2D division. If you enter the 2D Jackpot class you are eligible for the 1D payout or 2D payout. Entry Fee $50

Must pay the entry fee by 5 pm the day prior to the class. Class will run  concurrent with the respective AQHA Class. All added money and entry  fees  will be divided equally between the 1D and 2D Divisions. 100% of entry fees for the respective  jackpot class will be paid back. 

2D Jackpot classes offered: 

Class 

Number     Class                                                                   Added Money

8000     2D Jackpot Sr. Reining Friday 3/10                     $2000

8001     2D Jackpot Jr Reining Wednesday 3/8                $2000

8002     2D Jackpot Amateur Reining Thursday 3/9        $2000

8003     2D Jackpot Select Reining Wednesday 3/8         $1000

8004     2D Jr. Ranch Riding Wednesday 3/8                    $1000

8005     2D Sr. Ranch Riding Wednesday  3/8                   $1000

8008     2D L1 Amateur Ranch Riding Thursday 3/9       $1000

8007     2D Select Ranch Riding Thursday 3/9                  $1000

8006     2D Amateur Ranch Riding Thursday 3/9             $1000

8009     2D Jr Trail  Stakes Thursday 3/9                            $2000

8010     2D Sr. Trail Trail Stakes Friday 3/10                      $2000

8011     2D Am. Trail Stakes Wednesday  3/8                    $1000

8012     2D Select Am Trail stakes Wednesday  3/8          $1000

All Jackpots run concurrent with the corresponding AQHA on that day

SUPER SIRES FUTURITY

L1  Jr Western Riding

*$2500 Added SUPER SIRES STAKES-Entry Fee $250 

Wednesday  March 8 concurrent with L1 Western Riding

L1  Sr Western Riding

*$2500 Added SUPER SIRES STAKES -Entry Fee $250

Wednesday  March 8 concurrent with L1 Western Riding

L1  Jr Trail

*$2500 Added SUPER SIRES STAKES-Entry Fee $250 

Thursday  March 9 concurrent with L1 Trail

L1 Sr Trail

*$2500 Added SUPER SIRES STAKES -Entry Fee $250

Thursday   March 9 concurrent with L1 Trail

L1 Open Western Pleasure

*$2500 Added SUPER SIRES STAKES -Entry Fee $250

Thursday  March 9 concurrent with L1 Western Pleasure

Horse must be by an eligible Super Sires Stallion and nominated to the Super Sires program. SunCircuit.com follow the Super Sires link for more information.

All  futurity classes may be entered until 5 pm the day prior to the class.