4503 E 21st St
Thursday, May 10, 2012
Neighborhood | Community
Location : Expo Square
The Breeders Invitational Derby, one of the most prestigious competitions in the sport of cutting, returns to Tulsa May 10-26.
Cutting, now one of the fastest growing equine sports in the world, is a fast-action event that originated on the early cattle ranches - when a horse was considered a cowhands most important tool. Competitions soon arose across the country between the best cutting horses and riders and a sport was born in 1946 that today has grown to include prize money exceeding $40 million annually.
Spectators are invited to witness hundreds of the top horse and rider teams in the country compete for more than $1.5 million in prize money and the coveted Breeders Invitational (BI) Championship titles Complete with a western trade show daily featuring top vendors of western goods, the BI is a great outing for the entire family and shoppers and spectators are most welcome. Admission and parking are free.