Modern Gun Shoots His Way to NRBC Win

Duane Latimer and Modern Gun capture the Level 4 open championship at the 2018 National Reining Breeders Classic.

(Credit: Waltenberry courtesy of NRBC)

Modern Gun, with Duane Latimer in the saddle, scored a 228 en route to the National Reining Breeders Classic Level 4 open championship April 21 in Katy, Texas. It was Duane’s first win at the NRBC since 2000 with Conquistador Whiz.

Bred by Turnabout Farm Inc. of Aubrey, Texas, Modern Gun is by NRHA $1 million sire Gunners Special Nite and out of Taris Modern Design by Mr Boomerjac.

For his Level 4 open win, the 5-year-old palomino stallion picked up $75,000 for owner MS Stables of Whitesboro, Texas.