Reystylin Smooth, ridden by Justin Chalmers. Hart Photography.

July 28, Fort Worth, Tex.
Justin Chalmers showed Reystylin Smooth, bred and owned by Eddie and Barbara Young, San Angelo, Tex., to score 223 points, the high score on the first day of 2018 NCHA/Metallic Cat Summer Spectacular Derby Open go-round competition. Desiresomemettalic, with Beau Galyean, and Rey Good Lookin, under Chris Johnsrud tied with 221 points, the second-highest score of the day.

Reystylin Smooth LTE $21,768, by Smooth As A Cat, was bred by Eddie and Barbara Young out of Rey N Style LTE $102,608, by Dual Smart Rey. The Youngs sold the then 5-year-old Rey N Style to Rex and Rhenda Tillersonís Bar RR Ranches, for $89,000 in the 2013 Western Bloodstock NCHA Futurity Sale. Reystylin Smooth is Rey N Style’s first performer.

Justin Chalmers showed Reystylin Smooth to win the Cattlemen’s Derby Open Limited and place seventh in the Cattlemen’s Derby Open. The pair also placed third in the Abilene Spectacular Open Limited and ninth in the Abilene Spectacular Open.

Chalmers, 2006 NCHA Senior Youth Rookie of the Year and NCHA earner of $92,539, won the 2017 NCHA Derby Open Limited and the Abilene Spectacular Open Limited riding HC Herd Boss, also bred and owned by Eddie and Barbara Young.

Desiresomemettalic LTE $73,860, an NCHA Futurity Non-Pro Semi-Finalist under Ashley Galyean, has been an open finalist with Beau Galyean in four 2018 limited age events and a finalist with Ashley in the Abilene Spectacular Non-Pro. Sired by Metallic Cat, Desiresomemettalic is out of Desire Some Freckles LTE $188,990, a leading dam of earners of $1,341,660.

Beau Galyean, NCHA earner of $3,495,296 and member of the NCHA Riders Hall of Fame and the NCHA Non-Pro Hall of Fame, showed Metallic Cat LTE $574,494, the 2009 NCHA Open Horse of the Year, as well as Metallic Rebel LTE $411,837. In 2018, he has earned the reserve championship of the NCHA Super Stakes Open aboard Rollz Royce LTE $112,604, by Dual Smart Rey, who he showed on Saturday to score 217 points in the Derby Open first go-round.

Rey Good Lookin LTE $122,204, by Dual Rey, placed fourth with Chris Johnsrud in the 2017 NCHA Futurity Open Limited Finals and was also an Open Semi-Finalist. In 2018, Rey Good Lookin and Johnsrud have placed third in the NCHA Super Stakes Open and won the Open Gelding division, and placed fourth in the Bonanza Open.

Ken Hanson, Weatherford, Tex., owner of Rey Good Lookin, showed the gelding as a finalist in the 2017 NCHA Futurity Amateur Unlimited and has earned money with him in nine divisions of major 2018 limited age events.

The 2018 NCHA/Metallic Cat Summer Cutting Spectacular continues daily through Aug. 5th. For live webcast and live scoring go to NCHAcutting.com.