Ryan Rapp wins Cattlemens Non-Pro Classic

March 8th, 2019
Ryan Rapp.

Ryan Rapp, 2015 NCHA Junior Youth Rookie of the Year, scored 219 points on Friday to win the Cattlemen’s Classic Non-Pro championship aboard Manteca Moe, by Hydrive Cat. Reyly Plendl, Kingsley, Iowa, scored 218 points on Mr Metallic Rey for the reserve championship, while Ray Baldwin placed third with 216 points riding Cherry Chex Cat.

Ryan Rapp, the NCHA earner of $233,953, showed Manteca Moe as a finalist in the 2017 NCHA Futurity Non-Pro and Non-Pro Limited, as well as in the finals of the 2018 NCHA Super Stakes Non-Pro (4thh) and the Super Stakes Non-Pro Limited.

Five-year-old Manteca Moe was bred by Rapp’s parents, Phil and Mary Ann Rapp, out of the Dual Rey daughter Memorey LTE $77,519, whose dam, Awesome Autumn is the producer of 11 NCHA earners of LTE $402,993, and out of Autumn Boon LTE $244,470, a leading producer of the earners of $1,812,860.

Reyly Plendl, the NCHA earner of $195,403, placed third in last year’s Cattlemen’s Derby Non-Pro Limited riding Boon San daughter LHR Play Boon LTE $41,807, the horse Reyly also showed to place third in the 2018 NCHA Futurity Amateur Unlimited and tenth in the 2018 NCHA Derby Non-Pro.

Six-year-old Mr Metallic Rey LTE $117,073, by Metallic Cat, was bred by Reyly’s father, Rick Plendl, out of Rey Of Oak, by Dual Rey, and shown by her sister, Regan, to win the 2017 Abuckle Mountain 4-Year-Old Non-Pro, as well as The Non-Pro 2017 Amateur Unlimited and the 2017 Arbuckle Mountain Amateur Unlimited.

Ray Baldwin is the NCHA Non-Pro Hall of Fame earner of $714,913. His limited age event wins include, in order of winner’s payout, the 2013 NCHA Super Stakes 4-Year-Old Non-Pro, on Shesa Hollywoodcat LTE $57,071, by High Brow Cat; the 2015 NCHA Classic Challenge Classic Non-Pro, on 2011 NCHA Open Horse of the Year Dont Look Twice LTE $824,546, by High Brow Cat; the 2011 Augusta Futurity Classic Non-Pro, on Catlike Kit LTE$164,994, by Highbrow Cat; and the Pacific Coast Stakes Non-Pro 4-Year-Old Limited, on Mylanta Lano LTE $91,947, by Mylanta Lena.

Six-year-old Cherry Chex Cat LTE $49,918, by Cats Merada, is out of the Hes A Peptospoonful daughter Cherry Chex Dually LTE $230,488, dam of three NCHA earners $264,187, including DMAC Piccolo Pete LTE $147,551, by WR This Cats Smart.