Cheyenne Johnson claims $50,000 Amateur title

March 16th, 2018

Cheyenne Johnson on Tom E Toy. Hart Photography.

2017 NCHA Eastern National Championships – March 16, 2018 Jackson, Miss.

Cheyenne Johnson, Pine Level, Ala., and Tom E Toy, won the NCHA Eastern Nationals $50,000 Amateur Finals with 217 points. Jason Britt, Seven Springs, N.C., and DMAC Hipster took reserve with 213.5 points, while Brittany Overstreet, Kenansville, Fla., and Two Good A Boon placed third with 212.5 points.

Since she placed as Junior Youth reserve champion in 2009 on Freckles Blue Jewel, Cheyenne Johnson has been a finalist in 11 other NCHA Eastern Nationals Finals, including last year, when she placed with Tom E Toy in the $5,000 Novice Non-Pro Finals. Earlier this week, Johnson and 8-year-old Tom E Toy LTE $19,617, by Thomas E Hughes, also placed as finalists in the $25,000 Novice Non-Pro Finals.

Cheyenne Johnson was the recipient of the 2012 NCHA Todd Drummond Memorial Award and the 2012 Whitney and Greg Welch Memorial Sportsmanship Award.

Jason Britt on Dmac Hipster. Hart Photography.

Jason Britt, was also a finalist and topped the go-round in the $25,000 Novice Non-Pro division with 218.5 points on DMAC Hipster. Britt and the 5-year-old gelded son of Hickorys Indian Pep, won the Congress Futurity Amateur Unlimited and placed in the finals of the 2018 Augusta Futurity 5/6 Classic Non-Pro. Britt was an NCHA Eastern Nationals finalist last year in the $50,000 Amateur riding Dontreynonmyparadesf.

Brittany Overstreet, the NCHA earner of $56,597, showed Fays Sugar Guard as a $10,000 Amateur finalist in the 2008 NCHA Eastern Nationals. Overstreet has been showing since 2000, mostly in weekend competition. Nine-year-old Two Good A Boon LTE $46,843, by Peptoboonsmal, also carried Waylon Overstreet to place in the Eastern Nationals $25,000 Novice Non-Pro Finals, earlier this week.