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Woodward claims PCCHA Classic Challenge title

June 18th, 2017

Tracey Woodward, Los Alamos, Calif., marked 219.5 points on Shesa Show Stopper to win the 2017 PCCHA Classic Challenge Non-Pro championship. Kade Smith, Hailey, Idaho, riding Hay U, and Lindy Ashlock, Abilene, Tex., tied for reserve with 218 points.

Woodward, the NCHA earner of $195,916, most recently placed third in the 2017 NCHA Super Stakes Classic Non-Pro Limited riding Stylish Look Bella and was also an Amateur Unlimited finalist on Shesa Show Stopper. Sired by Peptoboonsmal, 6-year-old Shesa Show Stopper LTE $44,739, is out of Absolutely Stunning LTE $106,787, a three-quarter sister to Im Countin Checks LTE $509,642. Absolutely Stunning is out of Autumn Boon, one of the all-time leading producers of NCHA money earners, with $1,680,044 in produce earnings.

Kade Smith, the NCHA earner of $499,811, has shown Hay U as a non-pro finalist in three other 2017 limited age events, including a third-place finish in the Breeders Invitational 5/6 Non-Pro. Sired by Third Cutting, 6-year-old Hay U LTE $143,061 was trained by Kade’s father, Greg Smith, and was shown by Kade to win the 2015 Idaho Futurity Non-Pro, the Calgary Futurity Non-Pro, and the Canadian Supreme Non-Pro championships. Hay U’s dam, A Little Reylena LTE $126,058, was also shown by Kade and Greg Smith.

NCHA Non-Pro Hall of Fame rider Lindy Ashlock was the third-place finalist in both the 2017 PCCHA Mercuria Non-Pro and the PCCHA Derby Non-Pro on Sweet Reyvenge and In Reyverse, respectively. Prowlin High LTE $83,473, her PCCHA Classic Challenge mount, has carried her as a non-pro finalist in eight limited age events, including the 2015 NCHA Super Stakes, the 2016 NCHA Super Stakes Classic, and the 2017 NCHA Super Stakes Classic.

Prowlin High, by High Brow Cat and out of Hangem High Playboy $75, 543, is a full sister to Hangem Cat LTE $267,432.