Olenasduallyfeather and SVR Reyl Smart, champion and reserve champion, respectively, in the NCHA Super Stakes, dueled to a 225-point co-championship draw in the West Texas Open Derby on August 16, in Amarillo, Tex. Each horse received a payout of $10,750.

Wiley Cat, with the second-highest score (223 points), received $8,300.

 Clint AllenClint Allen was aboard Olenasduallyfeather for Lisa Hewitt, Weatherford, Tex. The Cats Red Feather daughter was trained by Sean Flynn, who placed third with her at the Tunica Futurity, last spring. Darren Simpkins won the NCHA Super Stakes on her as a catch-rider for Allen.

“She is my first open horse,” said Hewitt, who moved to the USA from her native Australia three years ago, and shows Olenasduallyfeather as a non-pro. “She’s pretty special. I always say, now I know how a mother feels about her children.”

Beau GalyeanBeau Galyean showed SVR for Strawn Valley Ranch, Strawn, Tex. The gelded son of Dual Rey was bred by Strawn Valley out of The Smart Look, a leading producer of the earners of over $1.2 million.

Galyean, who trained SVR Reyl Smart, showed him as champion of the Arbuckle Mountain Futurity, as well as reserve champion of the Super Stakes, and as champion of the Open Gelding division of the West Texas Derby.

Olenasduallyfeather has NCHA (unofficial) career earnings of $148,274; SVR Reyl Smart has $108,291.

Clint Allen also won the $10,000 Novice division of the Derby on Cat Glitter, owned by Jerry Durant, Weatherford. In addition to Olenasduallyfeather, Allen was a West Texas Derby finalist on Cat Glitter, as well as Moms Stilish Cat, also owned by Durant; Cancan Reyvolution, owned by Lica Pinkston; and Blue One Time, owned by Dave and Georgia Husby.

Cancan Reyvolution was shown by former owner, Kelle Earnheart, last month, as NCHA Derby Non-Pro champion and Non-Pro Gelding champion.

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