• Dennis Moreland Tack

NCHA Derby Non-Pro Notes

August 5th, 2017

The Non-Pro and Open finals of NCHA Derby are scheduled for Sunday, August 6, beginning at 1:00 p.m.

Here’s a look at the Non-Pro finalists:

1

Regan Plendl

MR METALLIC REY
(Metallic Cat x Rey Of Oak, by Dual Rey)
Breeder: Rick Plendl
Owner: Rick & Michele Plendl, Kingsley, IA
Rider Earnings: $143,930
Horse Earnings: $64,648

R1 R2 Comb SF
217.0 212.0 429.0 219.5
  • Regan Plendl won the Amateur Super Stakes last year on MK Kenli.
  • She was $35,000 Non-Pro Champion at the NCHA Western Nationals in 2014 on Rey Nounce.
  • She won both the Non-Pro and the Unlimited Amateur at Arbuckle Mountain this spring on Mr Metallic Rey.
  • She also won the Unlimited Amateur at The Non-Pro Cutting with him.
  • Mr Metallic Rey was an Open finalist at Arbuckle Mountain with Nick O’Dell.

2

Jodie Cerny

E LAINE
(Thomas E Hughes x Short On Sass, by Shorty Lena)
Breeder: Lake Gulch Cutting Horses
Owner: Don & Kathy Boone, West Columbia, TX
Rider Earnings: $263,520
Horse Earnings: $12,384

R1 R2 Comb SF
216.5 212.0 428.5 215.5
  • Jodie Cerny is in the NCHA Non-Pro Hall of Fame.
  • She was NCHA World Champion Youth in 1995 and was a two-time NCHA National Champion.
  • She’s been a finalist at the Cattlemen’s Derby, the Bonanza and The Non-Pro Cutting this year.
  • She won the Novice Non-Pro division at Cattlemen’s Derby on E Laine.
  • This mare is a full sister to Mare E Hughes, which Jodie’s husband, Clay, rode to win last year’s Ltd Open NCHA Derby.

3

Madalyn Colgrove

SWEET BABY MARIE
(High Brow Cd x Hangem High Pep, by Hickorys Indian Pep)
Breeder: Grace Ranch
Owner: Joel & Jayne Colgrove, Boligee, AL
Rider Earnings: $424,760
Horse Earnings: $97,542

R1 R2 Comb SF
215.5 219.0 434.5 218.0
  • Madalyn Colgrove won the Amateur NCHA Classic Challenge in 2014 on Hes A Heapinspoonful.
  • She has won Amateur and Unlimited Amateur championships at the Breeders Invitational.
  • She is a 4-time champion at the Cotton Stakes.
  • She’s the only rider to qualify three horses for today’s Non-Pro finals.
  • Sweet Baby Marie won Open championships at West Texas, Southern Futurity and Idaho Futurity last year with Matt Miller.

4

Holly Francois

SMART DUAL KAT
(Dual Smart Rey x Puddykat, by High Brow Cat)
Breeder: Eddie & Barbara Young
Owner: Lee & Holly Francois, Murchison, TX
Rider Earnings: $160,620
Horse Earnings: $38,503

R1 R2 Comb SF
214.0 213.5 427.5 218.0
  • Holly was reserve champion in this event in 2011 on Dualsadie.
  • She won the Limited Non-Pro at the Super Stakes and Breeders Invitational on Smart Dual Kat.
  • Her daughter, Sydney Roland, qualified for Friday’s Limited Non-Pro finals on this gelding.
  • Smart Dual Kat is half-brother to Little Miss One Time, an earner of $190,000 in Non-Pro competition.

5

Brandon Westfall

LIL DUSTY LUCY
(Cd Royal x Smart Like Dusty, by Smart Little Lena)
Breeder: Carlos & Kathleen Fandino
Owner: Russ & Janet Westfall, Los Olivos, CA
Rider Earnings: $294,156
Horse Earnings: $22,522

R1 R2 Comb SF
216.0 214.5 430.5 216.0
  • Brandon was reserve champion of the Super Stakes before his 17th birthday this spring on Laguna Girl.
  • He won the Pacific Coast Classic Challenge in 2014 on Gentle Ben.
  • He’s also a two-time Mercuria NCHA World Series finalist with Gentle Ben.
  • He was a Breeders Invitational finalist with Lil Dusty Lucy.
  • This mare’s dam, Smart Like Dusty, earned $174,000 and has produced earners of $563,000.

6

Kathleen Moore

THE GOLDEN SHOT
(Wr This Cats Smart x Velvets Best Shot, by Playgun)
Breeder: Nadine & James Payne
Owner: Kathleen Moore, Madill, OK
Rider Earnings: $429,951
Horse Earnings: $15,711

R1 R2 Comb SF
215.0 212.0 427.0 216.5
  • Kathleen won the Amateur division of the NCHA Derby in 2010 on Sarenadual.
  • She won the Brazos Bash Classic Non-Pro finals on No Way In Hal in 2015.
  • She qualified two horses for the finals, and her nephew, Ty Moore, is also a finalist.
  • The Golden Shot is a full sister to $197,000 earner Velvets Revolver, which Nadine Payne rode to win last year’s Non-Pro NCHA Super Stakes.

7

Ty Moore

SMOOTH XTC
(Smooth As A Cat x Desires Rey, by Dual Rey)
Breeder: Tommy Manion
Owner: Kathleen Moore, Madill, OK
Rider Earnings: $811,413
Horse Earnings: $41,094

R1 R2 Comb SF
216.0 213.5 429.5 216.5
  • Ty Moore is in the NCHA Non-Pro Hall of Fame.
  • This is Ty’s fifth NCHA Derby Non-Pro finals. His best finish was third last year with Set Fire To The Reyn.
  • Ty has been a Non-Pro finalist 17 times in Triple Crown events in Will Rogers Coliseum.
  • Smooth XTC’s dam, Desires Rey, is a daughter of $1.2 million producer Desire Some Freckles.

8

Cade Shepard

LOOKIN AT REYS
(Dual Rey x Look The Look, by High Brow Cat)
Breeder: Fazenda Barrinha Corp
Owner: Austin & Stacy Shepard, Summerdale, AL
Rider Earnings: $526,279
Horse Earnings: $16,098

R1 R2 Comb SF
214.5 214.0 428.5 216.0
  • Cade Shepard, 15, is in the NCHA Non-Pro Hall of Fame.
  • He won this event 2 years ago on Twistful Thinking.
  • He also won the Super Stakes on Twistful Thinking, and the Super Stakes Classic on Some Kinda Highbrow.
  • He has wins in the Ike Hamilton Classic and the Mercuria NCHA World Series at the Mane Event this year.
  • Lookin At Reys was an Open finalist at Augusta this year with Cade’s dad, Austin Shepard.
  • She is a half-sister to Non-Pro Triple Crown champion Watch Me Whip.

9

Madalyn Colgrove

PEPTOS TURN TO DUAL
(Dual Rey x Shady Lil Pepto, by Peptoboonsmal)
Breeder: Fazenda Barrinha Corp
Owner: Joel & Jayne Colgrove, Boligee, AL
Rider Earnings: $424,760
Horse Earnings: $27,488

R1 R2 Comb SF
216.0 216.0 432.0 218.5
  • Madalyn Colgrove won the Amateur NCHA Classic Challenge in 2014 on Hes A Heapinspoonful.
  • She has won Amateur and Unlimited Amateur championships at the Breeders Invitational.
  • She is a 4-time champion at the Cotton Stakes.
  • She’s the only rider to qualify three horses for today’s Non-Pro finals.
  • Peptos Turn To Dual’s dam is a half-sister to $126,000 earner Shady Lil CD.

10

Lindy Ashlock

IN REYVERSE
(Dual Rey x Havanna Lights, by Cd Lights)
Breeder: Double Dove Ranch
Owner: Lindy & Wes Ashlock, Abilene, TX
Rider Earnings: $1,388,067
Horse Earnings: $71,776

R1 R2 Comb SF
216.0 217.0 433.0 219.0
  • Lindy Ashlock is in the NCHA Non-Pro Hall of Fame.
  • She won the NCHA Super Stakes this spring on this gelding.
  • Lindy has won championships at the MillionHeir Classic, Brazos Bash, Bonanza, Abilene Spectacular and West Texas.
  • In Reyverse has been a top 4 finalist at Arbuckle Mountain, Pacific Coast Derby and Augusta Futurity this year.
  • His dam is out of $1.6 million producer Stylish Play Lena.

11

Kristen Galyean

SUPEREY
(Dual Rey x Highbrow Supercat, by High Brow Cat)
Breeder: Cross Timbers Cutting Horses
Owner: Glover & Galyean, Claremore, OK
Rider Earnings: $627,237
Horse Earnings: $17,898

R1 R2 Comb SF
217.0 216.5 433.5 216.0
  • Kristen Galyean is in the NCHA Non-Pro Hall of Fame.
  • She won this event in 2010 on Harley, as well as the Ltd Non-Pro.
  • She also won the 2014 NCHA Super Stakes on ZR One.
  • She was reserve champion of the NCHA Classic Challenge at this show on Button Down Supercat, and made the finals on Zeus.
  • She took two horses, Superey and Some Likeit Metallic to the Breeders Invitational finals.
  • Superey is a son of NCHA Futurity champ and $1.1 million producer Highbrow Supercat.

12

Kyle Manion

SOFIE IS SMOOTH
(Smooth As A Cat x Sofie Rey, by Dual Rey)
Breeder: Jose Sigala
Owner: Tommy Manion Inc, Aubrey, TX
Rider Earnings: $1,580,678
Horse Earnings: $3,169

R1 R2 Comb SF
216.5 215.0 431.5 215.5
  • Kyle Manion is in the NCHA Non-Pro Hall of Fame.
  • He won the NCHA Classic Challenge back-to-back in 2011-2012 with A Smooth Criminal and Holly Is Smooth.
  • Two-time reserve champion in the NCHA Derby.
  • Has made the Non-Pro finals 42 times in Triple Crown events.
  • Sofie Is Smooth is out of $148,000 earner Sofie Rey.

13

Madalyn Colgrove

TANK TALLIC
(Metallic Cat x Otes Little Darlin, by Hickoryote)
Breeder: Spencer Harden
Owner: Joel & Jayne Colgrove, Boligee, AL
Rider Earnings: $424,760
Horse Earnings: $21,771

R1 R2 Comb SF
217.0 215.5 432.5 215.5
  • Madalyn Colgrove won the Amateur NCHA Classic Challenge in 2014 on Hes A Heapinspoonful.
  • She has won Amateur and Unlimited Amateur championships at the Breeders Invitational.
  • She is a 4-time champion at the Cotton Stakes.
  • She’s the only rider to qualify three horses for today’s Non-Pro finals.
  • Tank Tallic was Amateur champion at the Ike Hamilton Futurity with Madalyn’s grandfather, Joel Colgrove.

14

Colton Rothwell

KHALEESI CAT
(Jazarell Cat x Bobbie Boonsmal, by Peptoboonsmal)
Breeder: Laurie & Mike Jones
Owner: Colton Rothwell, Dallas, TX
Rider Earnings: $400,242
Horse Earnings: $56,381

R1 R2 Comb SF
217.5 216.0 433.5 216.0
  • Colton Rothwell won the Amateur Super Stakes Classic in 2004 on Little Lady Stylish.
  • He finished third in the NCHA Non-Pro Derby in 2006 on Peppys Stylish Lena.
  • He and Khaleesi Cat won the Limited Non-Pro at the Cattlemen’s Derby this spring and were reserve champs in the Non-Pro at that show.
  • They’ve been finalists at the NCHA Futurity, the Super Stakes and the Breeders Invitational.
  • Khaleesi Cat’s second dam, Bambi Freckles, won the Non-Pro Classic Challenge here with Hope Mitchell.

15

Dean Holden

SAMSON MADE OF METAL
(Metallic Cat x Peptos Barbie, by Peptoboonsmal)
Breeder: Jan Moles
Owner: Holden & Clark, Marietta, OK
Rider Earnings: $821,811
Horse Earnings: $79,780

R1 R2 Comb SF
215.5 212.0 427.5 215.5
  • Dean won the Breeders Invitational this year with this horse. He also won that event in 2014 with Stop Toying With Me.
  • He’s a two-time AQHA World Show Amateur champion.
  • His first win in Will Rogers Coliseum was in the Super Stakes Novice Non-Pro in 2010 on Willys The Boss.
  • Samson Made Of Metal made the NCHA Futurity Non-Pro finals with Dean, and the Amateur finals with Charra Clark.
  • The gelding’s dam is half-sister to $248,000 earner Straightshot Playgun.

16

Paula Wood

SUEN TOO BE BLACK
(Boon Too Suen x Chitas Blue Boon, by Duals Blue Boon)
Breeder: Kobie Wood
Owner: Kobie Wood, Stephenville, TX
Rider Earnings: $2,263,225
Horse Earnings: $20,333

R1 R2 Comb SF
217.0 217.5 434.5 219.0
  • Paula Wood is in the NCHA Non-Pro Hall of Fame and is an NCHA Non-Pro World Champion.
  • She won the NCHA Derby in 1997 on Chita Cash.
  • She won the NCHA Super Stakes in 2005 on Chita Cash’s daughter, Chita Cash Cat.
  • This mare is out of another daughter of Chita Cash.
  • She won the NCHA Futurity in 2012 on Donas Suen Boon.

17

Glade Knight

HELLO CITY
(Smooth As A Cat x Play Miss, by Playgun)
Breeder: Glade Knight
Owner: Glade Knight, Weatherford, TX
Rider Earnings: $832,611
Horse Earnings: $18,696

R1 R2 Comb SF
212.5 214.5 427.0 215.5
  • Glade Knight, 73, is in the NCHA Non-Pro Hall of Fame.
  • He won the Non-Pro Classic Challenge at this show in 2007 on Lynx Of Style.
  • He won the Ltd Non-Pro Classic Challenge in 2003 on Playin N Fancy Peppy.
  • Glade placed third at last year’s NCHA Futurity on Geronimos Catillac and won the senior championship.
  • Hello City was an Open finalist at the NCHA Futurity and Super Stakes.
  • His dam, Play Miss, was reserve champion of the Open NCHA Derby in 2007 and has earners of $488,000.

18

Megan Miller

OLIVE MARTINI
(Metallic Cat x Martinis Miss Peppy, by Peppy San Badger)
Breeder: Greg Coalson
Owner: Matt & Megan Miller, Poolville, TX
Rider Earnings: $943,805
Horse Earnings: $22,637

R1 R2 Comb SF
212.0 216.5 428.5 220.0
  • Top qualifier Megan Miller is in the NCHA Non-Pro Hall of Fame.
  • She won the 2009 NCHA Super Stakes on Itawtathenapuddycat.
  • She won the 2009 Super Stakes Classic on Travs Scooter.
  • Her first win in Will Rogers Coliseum was the 2002 Amateur Classic Challenge on Colonels Smart Gal.
  • Olive Martini is half-sister to $1 million producer Miss Martini Play.

19

Jody McGlothlin

SOMETHINGTOBELIEVEIN
(Hydrive Cat x Playin T Etta, by TR Dual Rey)
Breeder: Shane Plummer
Owner: Brett & Jody McGlothlin, Perrin, TX
Rider Earnings: $144,629
Horse Earnings: $61,761

R1 R2 Comb SF
217.0 214.0 431.0 216.5
  • Jody McGlothlin won the NCHA Futurity Ltd Non-Pro finals on this horse.
  • She won the Amateur NCHA Derby in 2006 on Platinum Bob.
  • This year, she and Somethingtobelievein have been reserve champions at Augusta and finalists at the Cattlemen’s Derby and the Super Stakes.
  • Somethingtobelievin’s dam, Playin T Etta, earned $100,000 and was an NCHA Derby Non-Pro finalist with Christina Galyean.

20

Kathleen Moore

REYVINMETALLICAT
(Metallic Cat x Reyvorce, by Dual Rey)
Breeder: Fazenda Barrinha Corp
Owner: Kathleen Moore, Madill, OK
Rider Earnings: $429,951
Horse Earnings: $11,297

R1 R2 Comb SF
215.0 216.0 431.0 215.5
  • Kathleen won the Amateur division of the NCHA Derby in 2010 on Sarenadual.
  • She won the Brazos Bash Classic Non-Pro finals on No Way In Hal in 2015.
  • She qualified two horses for the finals, and her nephew, Ty Moore, is also a finalist.
  • Reyvinmetallicat was a $50,000 purchase as a yearling at the Western Bloodstock NCHA Futurity Sales.
  • Her dam was an NCHA Futurity and Abilene Spectacular Open finalist and a full-sister to $146,000 earner Neverey.

21

Ken Hanson

CRISPY KREME
(Metallic Cat x My Other Toys A Car, by Smart Lena Boon)
Breeder: D & D Quarter Horses
Owner: Ken Hanson, Weatherford, TX
Rider Earnings: $161,020
Horse Earnings: $30,474

R1 R2 Comb SF
217.0 210.0 427.0 216.0
  • Ken was Amateur champion of the 2003 Southern Derby on Tess My Grit.
  • He won the Limited Non-Pro at the Cotton Stakes in 2007 on Miss Stylish Dual.
  • He placed third in the Unlimited Amateur division of the NCHA Derby on Crispy Kreme.
  • He and Crispy Kreme won the Limited Non-Pro at The Non-Pro Cutting in June.
  • Crispy Kreme’s dam, My Other Toys A Car, earned $116,000.