Cinca Im Hot with 225-point Breeders Invitational Derby win

May 28th, 2017

BI champion Cinca Im Hot and Jesse Lennox
at the NCHA Futurity.

Cinca Im Hot scored 225 points on Saturday, May 27 in Tulsa, Okla. to edge out Cattys Hope and HR Cats Starlight, who tied with 224.5 points, for the championship of the 2017 Breeders Invitational Derby. The Spots Hot daughter, shown by Jesse Lennox for Rocking P Ranch, Fort Worth, Tex., earned a payout of $70,362.

Bred by Paul Dean, owner of her dam, Cinca De Maya LTE $106,341, by Dual Rey, as well as of her maternal granddam, 2005 NCHA Futurity Open champion and million-dollar producer Highbrow Supercat $LTE $364,690, Cinca Im Hot LTE $104,180 placed 16th in the 2016 NCHA Open Futurity, after tying for fourth place in the Semi-Finals. Rocking P Ranch purchased Cinca De Maya’s sire, Spots Hot, from Sunrise Ranch for $550,000 during the 2016 Western Bloodstock NCHA Futurity Sales.

Jesse Lennox also tied for 12th place with 217 points aboard Pattie Rocks, owned by Rocking P Ranch, and topped the million-dollar mark in NCHA earnings with his 2017 Breeders Invitational Derby success. In 2015, Lennox placed third in the NCHA Futurity riding Rockin Sallycat, bred by Walton’s Rocking W Ranch and also owned by Rocking P Ranch.

Cattys Hope LTE $184,831 was shown by Michael Cooper for Rose Valley Ranch, Weatherford, Tex. The Catty Hawk daughter was champion of the 2017 Abilene Spectacular and also placed sixth in the 2016 NCHA Futurity.

HR Cats Starlight LTE $77,308 was shown by Tarin Rice for E.J. and Audrey Huntley, Houston, Tex. The gelded son of High Brow Cat won the 2017 Cattlemen’s Derby Non-Pro championship with E.J. Huntley and placed fourth in the 2016 NCHA Futurity Amateur Finals with Christina Huntley.

See complete results for all divisions of the 2017 Breeders Invitational.