Cats Quixote Jack and Lipan, Texas, trainer Kory Pounds posted a dominant 227 to defeat a strong field and earn $12,298 on Oct. 28 in the Classic/Challenge Open finals at the Pacific Coast Cutting Horse Association Futurity in Paso Robles, Calif.
The 6-year-old stallion (High Brow Cat x Oh Cay With Me x Oh Cay Quixote) owned by Steven and Michelle Anderson, Weatherford, Texas, has earned more than $270,000. Pounds guided the horse to several prior Open aged event victories and finals, with Michelle Anderson doing the same in the Non-Pro division.
ARC Catty Dual (Dual Pep x Cat Mist x High Brow Cat) and Phil Rapp, Weatherford, Texas, and Peptos Stylish Miss (Peptoboonsmal x Stylish And Foxie x Docs Stylish Oak) and John Mitchell, Weatherford, Texas, tied for Reserve Champion honors with a pair of 220s to earn identical $9,525 checks. Rapp also placed fourth, fifth and 16th in the Classic/Open finals while guiding four horses to checks totaling $23,136.
ARC Catty Dual, a 2004 mare owned by Arcese Quarter Horses, Weatherford, Texas, and Rapp won the PCCHA Futurity Open finals in 2007 with a 222 to earn $32,599. The mare has earned more than $140,000, counting her tie for second in Paso Robles. Peptos Stylish Miss (Peptoboonsmal x Stylish And Foxie x Docs Styish Oaki) is a 5-year-old mare owned by Slate River Ranch, Weatherford, Texas. She placed third with Mitchell at the Brazos Bash in Texas on Sept. 29 and has earned more than $210,000 in her career.
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The PCCHA Futurity continues through Nov. 1, with most of its finals this weekend.