- Created on Thursday, 21 June 2012
Don and Kathy Boone, West Columbia, Texas, are Reina’s grandparents and they own Thomas E Hughes (High Brow Cat x Smart Leatha x Smart Little Lena), a career winner of about $390,000 as a cutter.
Kathy Boone, daughters, Kelly and Jodie, and her granddaughter, Bailey, have now all earned Texas Girls Cutting championship titles. Bailey Reina and the horse picked up the victory with a three-go 653 composite score.
Hunter Hightower, Lipan, Texas, won the Texas High School Boys Cutting title with a three-go 656 that included a final-round best 220 score.
Beka Jo Williamson, Archer City, Texas, No. 6 overall in the final Girls Cutting standings, marked the highest individual score with a 223 to earn the first annual Brody Beaver Award and a trophy belt buckle. The award is named after the late 2009 Boys Cutting National Champion. Beaver died suddenly last year.