Kelle Earnheart, Hiasacat Top Bonanza 4-Year-Old Non-Pro

hiasacatKelle Earnheart riding Hiasacat โ€ข Hart PhotosKelle Earnheart and Hiasacat marked a final-round 219 Thursday in Glen Rose, Texas, to earn $12,800 as the Bonanza Cutting 4-Year-Old Non-Pro Champions. The Weatherford, Texas resident and the gelding she bought in mid-November tied for sixth at the National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Futurity in Fort Worth, Texas, to earn $46,709 during their first show.

Carolyn Reynolds, of Acampo, Calif., bred Hiasacat, who is by WR This Cats Smart and out of SR High Style, by Docโ€™s Hickory. SR High Style has produced the earners of nearly $600,000, including her top money-earner High Style Travalin, a 1999 mare who earned $226,299 and has already produced offspring who have earned $84,190, according to Equi-Stat. SR High Style’s 10 money-earners also include High Stylish Oak ($115,517), High Style Royal ($98,840), High Style Cavio ($37,572) and others. Including his Bonanza win, Hiasacat is now her fourth-leading money-earner.

Co-Reserve Champions Sherry Wolfenbarger Cagan, of Portolo Valley, Calif., and her stallion Mega Smooth Cat earned $9,600 at the Bonanza Cutting with a final-go 216. Roy Speer, of Camden, Ark., bred Mega Smooth Cat (Smooth As A Cat x The Pink Stuff x Peptoboonsmal). He sold the horse to Cagan as 3-year-old in late September.

Co-Reserve Champion Ty Moore, of Madill, Okla. and stallion How Doulikeme Now (Reys Dual Badger x Hey Georgy Girl x Wild Thing Dna) also earned $9,600 by finishing with a 216. Moore and the same horse earned $5,000 as NCHA Futurity Non-Pro semifinalists during the late fall show.

The Bonanza Cutting continues Friday with the 5/6-Year-Old Non-Pro finals and early rounds of two Amateur events. It ends Saturday with four Amateur finals.