• Dennis Moreland Tack

Metallic Rebel bullet-proof in Vegas

June 17th, 2017
Metallic Rebel

Core Balance PCCHA Classic champion Metallic Rebel and Beau Galyean, pictured winning the Super Stakes Classic in April. Hart Photography.

Metallic Rebel shut out the competition on Saturday, June 17, in Las Vegas, with a 227-point win in the Core Balance PCCHA Classic Challenge Finals, after topping the go-rounds with 223 and 220 points. Shown by Beau Galyean for Thomas Guinn, Philadelphia, Miss., the 5-year-old son of Metallic Cat claimed $13,000 for his PCCHA win and has career earnings of $270,978.

Five-year-old CR Gotcha Covered, sired by Dualin Boon and ridden by Tarin Rice for Joel Colgrove, Boligee, Ala., placed as PCCHA Classic Challenge reserve champion with 223.5 points, while What Daddy Don Know, a 5-year-old sired by WR This Cats Smart, shown by Morgan Cromer for Catherine and Monte Lamb, San Miguel, Calif., placed third with 222 points. Including their PCCHA Classic Challenge earnings,  CR Gotcha Covered and What Daddy Don Know have career earnings of $135,755 and $66,655, respectively.

Metallic Rebel, currently the leading 2017 NCHA 5/6-year-old money earner, has won nine major open limited age events, including four in 2017: the PCCHA Classic Challenge; the NCHA Super Stakes Classic, the Abilene Spectacular Classic, and the, Arbuckle Mountain 5/6-Year-Old Classic.

Bred by Alvin Fults out of Sweet Abra by Abrakadabra, Metallic Rebel is a full brother to Magistic Moon LTE $132,252, Magic Metallic LTE $132,156, Sweet Metallic LTE $130,962, and Magic Metalman LTE $62,784.