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Megan Miller wins Non-Pro Semi-Finals

April 20th, 2018

Megan Miller on Carolena Reyn. Hart Photography.

2018 Lucas Oil NCHA Super Stakes – April 20, 2018 – Fort Worth, Tex.

Megan Miller scored 218.5 points on Carolena Reyn LTE $60,182, by Dual Smart Rey, to win the NCHA Super Stakes Non-Pro Semi-Finals, where 21 horses with scores of 214 points or higher earned a draw in Sunday’s  Non-Pro Finals. Ashley Flynn came in second with 218 points aboard Smooth Lines LTE $16,776, by Smooth As A Cat, and Paula Wood was third with 217.5 points on Cool N Hot LTE $106,871, by Hottish.

Megan Miller, winner of the first go-round with 220 points on Carolena Reyn, also earned the high cumulative score of 435.5 points on the red roan mare, and qualified for the Non-Pro Finals with 216 points on Hey Boo Boo LTE $33,375, by Dual Smart Rey, as well.

Cool N Hot, Paula Wood’s mount, was one of two Non-Pro finalists to qualify for Saturday’s Open Semi-Finals. Kobie Wood, Paul’s husband, will show Cool N Hot in the Open Semi-Finals, and Casey Green will ride Bittersweet LTE $62,264 for Chad Bushaw, who showed the Metallic Cat daughter to earn 216.5 points in the Non-Pro Semi Finals.

Seven of the Non-Pro finalists also qualified for the 15-rider Non-Pro Limited Finals: Ryan Rapp on Manteca Moe LTE $24,141, by Hydrive Cat; Teresa Padgett on Booger Money LTE $8,163, by KTZ Rey Of Cash; Lance Cooper on Zen And Tonic LTE $95,479, by High Brow CD; Alexa Dahl on Playsomethingsmooth LTE $4,342, by Smooth As A Cat; Kyle Manion on Smooth Davey Jane LTE $7,743, by Smooth As A Cat; Jessie Domann on Reymance Me Baby LTE $14,104, by KTZ Rey Of Cash; and Lauren Middleton on Light Em Upp LTE $23,908, by Light N Lena.

Smooth As A Cat is the leading sire of 2018 NCHA Super Stakes Non-Pro finalists, with three. Other sires with multiple finalists are Dual Smart Rey; Hottish; KTZ Rey Of Cash; and Metallic Cat, each with two. Booger Money and Reymance Me Baby are two of four money earners from KTZ Rey Of Cash’s first crop of 17 foals.

The NCHA Super Stakes continues through April 22. For daily live action and results go to nchacutting.com/events/triple-crown/superstakes