• Dennis Moreland Tack

Lucas Oil NCHA Super Stakes Non-Pro finalists

April 14th, 2017

Here’s a look at the line up for Saturday’s Lucas Oil NCHA Super Stakes Non-Pro finals.
Watch the webcast at nchacutting.com.

1

Holly Francois

SMART DUAL KAT
(Dual Smart Rey x Puddykat, by High Brow Cat)
Breeder: Eddie & Barbara Young
Owner: Lee & Holly Francois, Murchinson, TX
Rider Earnings: $120,952
Horse Earnings: $11,305

R1 R2 Comb SF
217.0 213.0 430.0 214.5
  • This team won the Limited Non-Pro finals Friday night.
  • Holly was reserve champion of the 2011 NCHA Derby on Dualsadie.
  • Her husband, Lee, won the Super Stakes and Classic double in 2010-2011 on Reys Desire.
  • Smart Dual Kat is half-brother to Little Miss One Time, a winner of $183,000 in Non-Pro competition.

2

Cade Shepard

ALABAMA ROSE
(Bamacat x Aristo Rose, by Smart Aristocrat)
Breeder: Austin Shepard
Owner: Austin & Stacy Shepard, Summerdale, AL
Rider Earnings: $470,477
Horse Earnings: $5,009

R1 R2 Comb SF
216.5 214.0 430.5 212.5
  • Cade is in the NCHA Non-Pro Hall of Fame.
  • He won the Super Stakes in 2015 on Twistful Thinking.
  • He took first and second in the 2016 Super Stakes Classic with Some Kinda Highbrow and Twistful Thinking.
  • He was an NCHA Futurity semi-finalist on Alabama Rose.
  • The mare is the first money earner by Bamacat, which Cade’s dad rode for earnings of more than $350,000.

3

Christina Cox

A LITTLE ROYAL REY
(One Time Royalty x A Little Reylena, by Dual Rey)
Breeder: Greg Smith
Owner: Christina Cox, Marrietta, OK
Rider Earnings: $574,373
Horse Earnings: $5,742

R1 R2 Comb SF
213.0 213.5 426.5 214.5
  • Christina won the Ltd Non-Pro Super Stakes in 2012 on SDP Twist Of Sue.
  • She’s a five-time Super Stakes Non-Pro finalist.
  • She’s the only Non-Pro finalist with two horses tonight.
  • She was an NCHA Futurity semi-finalist on this mare.
  • A Little Royal Rey’s dam, A Little Reylena, earned $126,000 and has produced earners of $302,000.

4

Denise Seiz

TIME FOR A SMOOTHIE
(Smooth As A Cat x One Secret Desire, by One Time Pepto)
Breeder: Jean Luxford & Pacific Research
Owner: Charlie & Denise Seiz, Cedartown, GA
Rider Earnings: $192,922
Horse Earnings: $13,549

R1 R2 Comb SF
216.0 212.5 428.5 215.0
  • Denise won the Amateur Super Stakes Classic in 2013 on Cat Black I.
  • She was an Unlimited Amateur finalist on this mare earlier in this show.
  • Time For A Smoothie’s second dam, I Know A Secret, has produced earners of $532,000.

5

Jessica Pounds

FARMER BROWN
(Smart Mate x Quixotes Pretty Lady, by Doc Quixote)
Breeder: David & Stacie McDavid
Owner: Kory & Jessica Pounds, Lipan, TX
Rider Earnings: $264,798
Horse Earnings: $11,604

R1 R2 Comb SF
213.0 216.0 429.0 214.0
  • Jessica is a two-time NCHA Derby Non-Pro finalist.
  • She was an NCHA Futurity semi-finalist and an Abilene Spectacular finalist with Farmer Brown.
  • Her husband, Kory, won the 2008 Open Super Stakes on Playin N Fancy Smart.
  • Farmer Brown’s dam, Quixotes Pretty Lady, won the 1995 NCHA Non-Pro Derby with Sandy Bonelli.

6

Michael Holman

METALLIC MOE
(Metallic Cat x San Tule Tari, by San Tule Freckles)
Breeder: Michael Holman
Owner: Michael Holman, Benjamin, UT
Rider Earnings: $95,702
Horse Earnings: $20,850

R1 R2 Comb SF
210.0 214.5 424.5 213.5
  • Mike Holman placed third in the Unlimited Amateur here with Metallic Moe.
  • They won both the Non-Pro and Ltd Non-Pro championships at last year’s Utah Futurity.
  • Metallic Moe is a home-bred son of $40,000 eaner San Tule Tari.

7

Brandon Dufurrena

RICKY N REYD STREAKS
(Dual Rey x Gs Kittys Littlelena, by Smart Little Lena)
Breeder: Gordon Sevig
Owner: Brandon Dufurrena, Gainesville, TX
Rider Earnings: $901,153
Horse Earnings: $11,909

R1 R2 Comb SF
216.0 216.0 432.0 214.5
  • Brandon is in the NCHA Non-Pro Hall of Fame.
  • He was NCHA Non-Pro World Champion in 2012.
  • He has finished third three times in the Super Stakes or Super Stakes Classic.
  • He was an Arbuckle Mountain finalist on this gelding.

8

Ty Moore

MIDNITE CAT
(Smooth As A Cat x Heavens Little Angel, by Smart Little Lena)
Breeder: Ty Moore
Owner: Ty Moore, Madill, OK
Rider Earnings: $743,656
Horse Earnings: $15,916

R1 R2 Comb SF
215.5 216.5 432.0 213.0
  • Ty Moore is in the NCHA Non-Pro Hall of Fame.
  • He’s a six-time finalist in the Super Stakes or Classic.
  • He was a finalist on Midnite Cat at the West Texas Futurity and Arbuckle Mountain.
  • He bred the mare out of his $46,000 earner Heavens Little Angel.

9

Alannah Chalmers

TOY CATS
(Smooth As A Cat x Toy Engine, by Playgun)
Breeder: Phil & Mary Ann Rapp
Owner: Alannah Chalmers, Weatherford, TX
Rider Earnings: $97,722
Horse Earnings: $19,944

R1 R2 Comb SF
214.5 214.5 429.0 212.5
  • Alannah was a Non-Pro and Ltd Non-Pro finalist at the NCHA Futurity on this mare.
  • She was reserve champion of last year’s Super Stakes Classic on Smooth Very Smooth.
  • Toy Cats is out of $194,000 earner Toy Engine.

10

Dean Holden

SAMSON MADE OF METAL
(Metallic Cat x Peptos Barbie, by Peptoboonsmal)
Breeder: Jan Moles
Owner: Dean Holden & Charra Clark, Marietta, OK
Rider Earnings: $864,609
Horse Earnings: $16,452

R1 R2 Comb SF
213.0 212.0 425.0 216.5
  • Dean Holden is in the NCHA Non-Pro Hall of Fame.
  • He’s a three-time Super Stakes finalist, with a reserve championship on Playin With A Spoon in 2013.
  • He won the Non-Pro Novice at the 2010 Super Stakes on Willys The Boss.
  • He was an NCHA Futurity finalist on Samson Made Of Metal.
  • His wife, Charra Clark, was an Amateur and Unlimited Amateur finalist on the gelding at this show.

11

Austin Adams

ROCKIN CAT MORIA RG
(Rockin W x Smart Cat Moria, by High Brow Cat)
Breeder: Gray Quarter Horses
Owner: Austin & Lindsey Adams, Little Rock, AR
Rider Earnings: $311,547
Horse Earnings: $12,719

R1 R2 Comb SF
215.5 212.0 427.5 213.5
  • Austin was an NCHA Futurity and Arbuckle Mountain finalist on this mare.
  • His best Super Stakes finish was 5th on Pur Tee in 2015.
  • Rockin Cat Moria RG’s dam won the West Texas Derby in 2010. Her second dam, Smart Moria, won the 1995 Abilene Spectacular.

12

Colton Rothwell

KHALEESI CAT
(Jazarell Cat x Bobbie Boonsmal, by Peptoboonsmal)
Breeder: Laurie & Mike Jones
Owner: Colton Rothwell, Dallas, TX
Rider Earnings: $386,490
Horse Earnings: $41,569

R1 R2 Comb SF
219.0 216.5 435.5 216.0
  • Colton Rothwell won the Amateur Super Stakes Classic back in 2004 on Little Lady Stylish.
  • He and Khaleesi Cat were Non-Pro and Ltd Non-Pro finalists at the NCHA Futurity.
  • They won the Ltd at the Cattlemen’s Derby and were second in the Non-Pro there.
  • The mare’s second dam, Bambi Freckles, was an NCHA Classic Challenge Non-Pro champion with Hope Mitchell.

13

Mary Ann Rapp

MOLOKAI
(Metallic Cat x Hickorys Tornado Rio, by Doc’s Hickory)
Breeder: Dan Churchill
Owner: Phil & Mary Ann Rapp, Weatherford, TX
Rider Earnings: $4,465,236
Horse Earnings: $5,741

R1 R2 Comb SF
214.0 216.0 430.0 217.5
  • Mary Ann is in the NCHA Non-Pro Hall of Fame.
  • She won the 2010 Super Stakes on Arc Catmando and the 2003 Super Stakes Classic on Amanda Stargun.
  • She was an NCHA Futurity semi-finalist with Molokai.
  • Molokai’s dam. Hickorys Tornado Rio, won the Open Abilene Western and earned $71,000

14

Jody Mcglothlin

SOMETHINGTOBELIEVEIN
(Hydrive Cat x Playin T Etta, by Tr Dual Rey)
Breeder: Shane Plummer
Owner: Brett & Jody Mcglothlin, Perrin, TX
Rider Earnings: $125,749
Horse Earnings: $40,892

R1 R2 Comb SF
220.5 211.0 431.5 220.0
  • Jody was Ltd Non-Pro champion at the NCHA Futurity on Somethingtobelievein.
  • They were Ltd Non-Pro finalists here last night.
  • She won the 2006 Amateur NCHA Derby on Platinum Bob.
  • Jody rode the mare for a reserve championship at Augusta and in the finals of the Cattlemen’s Derby.
  • Her husband, Brett, was an Open finalist with the mare at those shows, and in the Super Stakes Ltd. Open.

15

Lindy Ashlock

IN REYVERSE
(Dual Rey x Havanna Lights, by Cd Lights)
Breeder: Double Dove Ranch
Owner: Lindy & Wes Ashlock, Abilene, TX
Rider Earnings: $1,280,656
Horse Earnings: $16,173

R1 R2 Comb SF
216.5 216.0 432.5 214.0
  • Lindy is in the NCHA Non-Pro Hall of Fame.
  • She was reserve champion of the 2009 Super Stakes on Rey Nounce.
  • She’s been a Super Stakes or Classic Non-Pro finalist 11 times before tonight.
  • She was reserve champion at Arbuckle Mountain and an Augusta finalist on In Reyverse.
  • The 4-year-old is a grandson of $1.5 million producer Stylish Play Lena.

16

Christina Cox

REYVIN MY ENGINE
(Dual Rey x Toy Engine, by Playgun)
Breeder: Phil & Mary Ann Rapp
Owner: Christina Cox, Marrietta, OK
Rider Earnings: $574,373
Horse Earnings: $5,267

R1 R2 Comb SF
214.0 215.5 429.5 213.0
  • Christina won the Ltd Non-Pro Super Stakes in 2012 on SDP Twist Of Sue.
  • She’s a five-time Super Stakes Non-Pro finalist.
  • She’s the only Non-Pro finalist with two horses tonight.
  • Reyvin My Engine was a West Texas Futurity finalist last summer with Lloyd Cox.
  • She’s a half-sister to another finalist tonight, Toy Cats.

17

Brandon Westfall

LAGUNA GIRL
(Cd Royal x Cats Stylish Diva, by High Brow Cat)
Breeder: Switchback Cutting Horses
Owner: Russ & Janet Westfall, Los Olivos, CA
Rider Earnings: $225,037
Horse Earnings: $868

R1 R2 Comb SF
215.5 216.0 431.5 215.5
  • Brandon was a Super Stakes finalist in 2014 on Lulu Snow.
  • He’s a two-time Mercuria NCHA World Series winner on Gentle Ben.
  • Laguna Girl’s dam was a Calgary Stampede Classic finalist.

18

Chad Bushaw

ARA MAE REY
(Dual Rey x Peppers Stylish Cat, by High Brow Cat)
Breeder: Daryl Anderson
Owner: Crown Ranch, Weatherford, TX
Rider Earnings: $3,220,316
Horse Earnings: $7,495

R1 R2 Comb SF
215.0 213.5 428.5 217.5
  • Chad is in the NCHA Non-Pro Hall of Fame.
  • He won the Super Stakes in 2008 on Cats Ruby, and has finished second twice.
  • He’s also an NCHA Futurity and NCHA Derby champion.
  • He was an NCHA Futurity semi-finalist on Ara Mae Rey.
  • The mare’s dam earned $106,000.

19

Julie Jarma

HALLE CAKE BERRY
(Halreycious x Shortcake Berry, by Shorty Lena)
Breeder: Twin Arrows Ranch
Owner: Twin Arrows Ranch, Weatherford, TX
Rider Earnings: $453,632
Horse Earnings: $2,500

R1 R2 Comb SF
210.0 216.0 426.0 215.0
  • Julie won the 2008 NCHA Amateur Derby on Crazy Rey.
  • She’s a three-time Non-Pro finalist in the Super Stakes or Classic.
  • Biggest Will Rogers Coliseum payday came with a win in the 2015 Western Bloodstock Showdown in Cowtown on SS Blacks Lil Kitty.
  • Halle Cake Berry was Amateur reserve champion at the Abilene Spectacular with Julie’s mother, Debbie.
  • The mare is a half-sister to $112,000 earner Short Scootin.

20

Jennifer Foland

BREYGO
(Dual Rey x Shes Twice As Smooth, by Smooth As A Cat)
Breeder: Jeffrey & Jennifer Foland
Owner: Jennifer & Jeffrey Foland, Weatherford, TX
Rider Earnings: $325,818
Horse Earnings: $0

R1 R2 Comb SF
216.0 217.5 433.5 214.0
  • Jennifer won the 2010 Non-Pro Super Stakes on Shes Twice As Smooth, the dam of Breygo.
  • She’s a four-time Non-Pro finalist in the Super Stakes or Classic.
  • Breygo’s dam, Shes Twice As Smooth, earned over $191,000, ridden by Jennifer in Non-Pro competition, and Tatum Rice in the Open.