The first race of the day was a 300 yard Maiden race for Quarter Horses three years old and upwards, with 7 runners on the dirt track. The straight gallop from the starting gate to the finish line took just under 16 seconds for the winning horse No. 4 'This Snow is Gold' ridden by Shannon Wippert. Bred, owned and trained by Roberta Archer from Missoula, Montana. Second was No. 3 'Rj Red Racer', third No. 2 'Masked Huichol'.
The number four was to prove lucky on the day, winning 6 of the 9 races it ran in.
|No. 3 horse 'Rj Red Racer' and No. 2 'Masked Huichol' race ahead of No. 1 'Bugs Strikes it Rich' (Shaunda L. Larsen)||No. 3 'Rj Red Racer' (Joe Holmes, Sr.) beats No. 2 'Masked Huichol' (Terrance Birdrattler) to 2nd place|
The winning horse No. 4 'This Snow is Gold', a 3 year old sorrel filly Quarter Horse ridden by Shannon Wippert.
The second race was also a 300 yard Quarter Horse race, this time for two year olds. Another win for a Montana horse, No. 4 'KR Montana Shake Em' ridden by David Deforest Brown, owned by Ed Racing LLC, trained and bred by Ed and Mary Kvler. Second was No. 8 'Royal Ice Princess', third No. 5 'Strawflyin Buds Man'
|Winning jockey David Deforest Brown on the 2 year old bay gelding 'KR Montana Shake Em'|
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