A Little Bossy, ridden by R.L. Chartier for Gary and Karen Fields of Weatherford, Texas, marked 225.5 to win the Mercuria NCHA World Series of Cutting Open finals at the San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo Sunday.
Woodys Wildest Cat, ridden by Matt Gaines for Mandy Chisum of Atascadero, California, finished second with a 222.5.
A Little Bossy and Card Trick (another Matt Gaines finalist), tied for top score in the go-round at 222. In the finals, the winner drew 12th in the 13-horse field to take the $6,019 check.
Bred by Bailey Quarter Horses, A Little Bossy is a 9-year-old gelding by CD Lights out of Pistol Smart, by Smart Little Lena. He and Chartier won the Mercuria NCHA World Finals in both the Open and the $10,000 Novice divisions in 2012. This was their fifth appearance in the finals of the Mercuria World Series of Cutting.
A Little Bossy will top $235,000 in career earnings with the San Antonio win.
In the Non-Pro, Allie Roger worked eighth in the finals on Billy Joe Rey and marked a 219.5 to win.
Three-time World Champion Joe Howard Williamson marked 217 on Acatbequick for second.
Roger won a championship with Billy Joe Rey at El Rancho Futurity in 2009 and took reserve titles at the Idaho Futurity that year, and at the Brazos Bash in 2011.
Bred by Jim McNulty, Billy Joe Rey is a 9-year-old gelding by Dual Rey out of Hug Me Darling, by Hug Me Doc. His $7,830 paycheck will take his career earnings over the $64,000 mark.