Champion mares represented Friday

November 19th, 2015

Two mares that won the NCHA Futurity and one that won the NCHA Non-Pro Futurity will have babies in Friday’s first round of the 2015 NCHA Futurity at Will Rogers Coliseum in Fort Worth.

Shania Cee

Shania Cee, from the upcoming book, Through the Lenses of Ray Bankston and Don Shugart.

Shania Cee, herself a daughter of Futurity Champion Lynx Melody, won the 1999 NCHA Futurity under Shannon Hall, will be represented by her daughter, Cat Cee (Metallic Cat), to be ridden by Kory Pounds in the first set. Cat Cee is bred and owned by Bette Cogdell of Tulia, Texas. Shania Cee has already produced earners of $349,000, and her dam, Lynx Melody, is a $1.1 million producer.

The 2005 NCHA Futurity Champion Highbrow Supercat (under Tommy Marvin), will be represented by her son, Zeus (Dual Rey), owned by Wesley and Kristen Galyean, in the fourth set. Highbrow Supercat, owned by Paul Dean’s Cross Timbers Cutting Horses, has produced earners of $797,000, including Wes Galyean-trained Lil Rattler, an earner of $278,000.

Badgers Perscription won the 2009 NCHA Non-Pro Futurity for Kelle Earnheart. Her son, Hard Knocks (Hydrive Cat), is owned by Matt and Betsy Budge, and will go in Friday’s sixth set.

Phil Hanson rode Horse of the Year LHR Smooth Jamie May, and will ride her daughter, LHR Jamies Reyofhope (Dual Rey) for breeder South Lazy H Ranch in Friday’s third set.

Tapt Twice, the dam of Horse of the Year Dont Look Twice, will be represented in tomorrow’s third set by Tip Tap Cat (High Brow Cat). Tip Tap Cat was bred by Waco Bend Ranch and is owned by Fournerat Cattle Co.

Other horses with notable dams going Friday include:

  • Bea Cats Cat (High Brow Cat x Mae Bea Marie), a full brother to 2012 NCHA Futurity Champion He Bea Cat, bred by Jim Crawford and owned by Rocking L Cutting Horses in the fourth set
  • Joses Uno Gato: by Bet Hesa Cat out of $786,000 producer Joses Dually, bred by Ten 27 Ranch and owned by Blakley Colgrove in the fourth set
  • Smooth Runnin Dually (Smooth As A Cat) out of $742,000 producer Bueno Chex Dually, bred by Dottie St. Clair Hill and owned by Terri Brown in the second set
  • Cat Named George (High Brow Cat) out of $586,000 producer Smart Moria owned by Billy Crenshaw in the seventh set
  • Daylight Dual (CD Lights) out of $559,000 producer Graciela Dual, bred and owned by Winston Hansma in the fifth set
  • Thyme After Thyme (One Time Pepto) out of $555,000 producer KD Shorty, bred and owned by Todd and Elizabeth Quirk in the first set
  • Roudini (Dual Rey) out of 2005 NCHA Futurity John Deere Division Champion Buckaroo Boon, bred and owned by Casey and Codie Green in the fifth set