IntheStats 01 -DontLookTwice PRapp WTX09 DB

In the Stats: West Texas Futurity

IntheStats 01 -DontLookTwice PRapp WTX09 DBDont Look Twice (High Brow Cat x Tapt Twice x Dual Pep), a 2005 mare bred by Phil and Mary Ann Rapp, of Weatherford, Texas, and owned by Waco Bend Ranch Ltd., of Graham, Texas, is the leading West Texas Futurity money-earning open horse with $29,000 banked at the Amarillo show. She and Equi-Stat Elite $8 Million Rider Phil Rapp won the 2009 West Texas Derby Open, adding to her total lifetime earnings of $845,476. • Photo by Dawn Baxstrom

West Texas Futurity Leaders (1982-2015)

Top 10 Open Horses

1) Dont Look Twice (05M), $29,000
2) DMAC Spicy Spoon (11M), $26,223
3) Savannah Blue Rey (12M), $24,000
4) Once In A Blu Boon (08S), $22,500
5) Wild Thing DNA (98S), $20,407
6) High Dollar Cat (06S), $20,302
7) CR Sun Reys (08M), $19,500
8) Sannman (10S), $17,850
9) Woodys Baby (09G), $17,527
10) Tassa Cat (04G), $17,326)

Top 10 Open Riders

IntheStats 02 Reyd LCox WTexas09 DBEqui-Stat Elite $7 Million Rider Lloyd Cox, of Marietta, Oklahoma, is the West Texas Futurity’s leading open rider with show earnings of $241,732. One of his 60 show money-winners is Reyd (Dual Rey x Merada Missy x Freckles Merada), who won the 2009 West Texas Futurity Open (pictured). Cox’s top four money-earners at the show are: Hickorys Fancy Pepto, $13,000; Halreycious, $12,655; Reyd, $12,500; and Hip Playboy, $11,056. • Photo by Dawn Baxstrom

1) Lloyd Cox, Marietta, OK, $241,732
2) James Payne, Overbrook, OK, $209,544
3) Boyd Rice, Weatherford, TX, $171,476
4) Clint Allen, Weatherford, TX, $150,457
5) Beau Galyean, Fort Worth, TX, $145,160
6) Grant Setnicka, Grandview, TX, $141,245
7) Craig Thompson, Buffalo, TX, $124,536
8) Jason Clark, Weatherford, TX, $104,123
9) John Mitchell, Weatherford, TX, $85,877
10) Kathy Daughn, Gonzales, TX, $74,412

Top 10 Non-Pro Horses

IntheStats 03 SisterCD EQueen WT08 DBSister CD (CD Olena x Little Baby Sister x Dual Pep), a 2002 gelding bred by Bar H Ranche, of Weatherford, Texas, and owned by Skip and Elizabeth Queen, of Allendale, South Carolina, is pictured with Elizabeth Queen at the 2008 West Texas Futurity, where they won the Classic Non-Pro. The No. 1 West Texas Futurity non-pro horse with $21,265 in earnings, the gelding has an Equi-Stat lifetime record of $852,612. • Photo by Dawn Baxstrom

1) Sister CD (02G), $21,265
2) Tassa Cat (04G), $18,973
3) Kay Jay Wilson (08M), $18,558
4) Miss Ella Rey (05M), $18,156
5) SVR Reyl Smart (07G), $16,485
6) Chulas Stargun (05G), $14,536
7) JoJo Boon (06M), $14,000
8) Win A Kitty (06M), $12,772
9) Meteles Cat (10S), $12,678
10) Wiley Cat (07S), $12,573

Top 10 Non-Pro Riders

IntheStats 04 JustaLittleJimmy DAdams 10DBEqui-Stat Elite $7 Million Rider Dustin Adams, of Springtown, Texas, is the leading West Texas Futurity non-pro rider. He has ridden 17 horses to the pay window and collected $67,816 at the show. In 2010, Adams rode Justa Little Jimmy (Smart Little Lena x Justa Swinging Jane x Justa Swinging Peppy) to win the Futurity Non-Pro (pictured). Adams’ top West Texas Futurity show money-earners are: Justa Little Jimmy, $7,884; Paleface Hickory, $7,000; MH Unexplainable, $6,795; and Reyann Hickory, $6,400. • Photo by Dawn Baxstrom

1) Dustin Adams, Springtown, TX, $67,816
2) Chad Bushaw, Weatherford, TX, $58,495
3) Steve Anderson, Victoria, TX, $44,330
4) Megan Miller, Poolville, TX, $44,190
5) Alvin Fults, Amarillo, TX, $39,855
6) Skip Queen, Allendale, SC, $38,246
7) Mary Ann Rapp, Weatherford, TX, $34,523
8) Matt Miller, Poolville, TX, $34,079
9) Luis De Armas, Boca Raton, FL, $33,067
10) Diana Helm, Nowata, OK, $32,732

Top Breeders

IntheStats 05 JackWaggoner JRJack Waggoner (pictured) and Susan Ferguson, of Bridgeport, Texas, are the leading West Texas Futurity breeders. They have bred 27 money-earners, who have won a total of $124,594 at the show. Chief Hawkeye (Cats Red Feather x Aristolcrat x Smart Aristocrat), a 2006 gelding, is their leading money-earner with $11,195. Three more of their horses that have won more that $9,000 are 2001 stallion Cat Fortune, $9,881; 2002 mare Purrceptive Cat, $9,771; and 1999 stallion Ristos Classic, $9,091. • QHN File Photo

1) Jack Waggoner & Susan Ferguson, Bridgeport, TX, $124,594,
2) Bar H Ranche, Moscow, TN, $121,229
3) Strawn Valley Ranch, Strawn, TX, $94,107
4) Phil & Mary Ann Rapp, Weatherford, TX, $84,684
5) Slate River Ranch, Weatherford, TX, $84,162
6) Double Dove Ranch, Benbrook, TX, $60,383
7) Lannie Mecom, Avondale, CO, $53,705
8) Bill Freeman Inc., Rosston, TX, $51,799
9) Oxbow Ranch, Weatherford, TX, $50,219
10) Lonnie & Barbara Allsup, Clovis, NM, $47,514

Top Owners

IntheStats 06 TassaCat AFults WTX09 DBAlvin and Becky Fults, of Amarillo, Texas, are the West Texas Futurity’s leading owners with 15 horses crediting them with $118,605 in total earnings. Their leading money-earner is Tassa Cat (High Brow Cat x Smart Little Tassa x Smart Little Lena), pictured with Alvin Fults, who rode the horse to win the 2009 Futurity Non-Pro. The 2004 gelding was also shown by Beau Galyean in the Open and has show earnings of $36,300. Two other horses owned by the Fultses and with more than $10,000 won at the event are 2006 gelding High Dollar Cat ($24,460) and 2003 mare Sweet Abra ($10,497). • Photo by Dawn Baxstrom

1) Alvin & Becky Fults, Amarillo, TX, $118,605
2) Anderson Cattle Company, Victoria, TX, $107,145
3) Kathleen Moore, Madill, OK, $94,445
4) Slate River Ranch, Weatherford, TX, $89,048
5) Matt & Megan Miller, Poolville, TX, $85,629
6) Skip & Elizabeth Queen, Allendale, SC, $77,146
7) Dustin & Deena Adams, Springtown, TX, $76,623
8) Buffalo Ranch, Fort Worth, TX, $66,225
9) Wrigley Ranches LLC, Weatherford, TX, $64,972
10) Center Ranch, Centerville, TX, $60,158

Top Sires

IntheStats 07 HighBrowCat 13CESons and daughters of High Brow Cat have won $848,216 at the West Texas Futurity. The stallion’s leading money-earners at the show are Tassa Cat, Dont Look Twice, Wiley Cat, (out of Miss Echo Wood x Doctor Wood), $27,270, High Dollar Cat (out of Dual Nurse x Dual Pep), $24,460, and Cattalou (out of Louella Again x Dual Pep), $15,500. • Photo by Cam Essick

1) High Brow Cat, $848,216
2) Dual Rey, $408,799
3) Smooth As A Cat, $315,391
4) Peptoboonsmal, $228,811
5) Metallic Cat, $166,206
6) Dual Pep, $160,531
7) CD Olena, $148,245
8) Smart Little Lena, $147,946
9) Playgun, $147,368
10) Smart Mate, $112,860

Top Dams

IntheStats 08 OnceInABlueBoon JPayneWTexasDerbyOpen12 DHAutumn Boon (Dual Pep x Royal Blue Boon x Boon Bar), a 1994 mare, is the West Texas Futurity’s leading dam. Seven of her offspring have won $66,341 for average earnings of $9,477. Pictured is her leading money-earner, Once In A Blu Boon, and James Payne, who won the 2012 Derby Open. The 2008 stallion, by Peptoboonsmal, has won $22,500 in Amarillo. Two other Autumn Boon high-dollar earners at the show are Wild Thing DNA (by Smart Little Lena), $20,407, and Im Countin Checks (by Smart Lil Ricochet), $10,250. • Hart Photos

1) Autumn Boon, $66,341
2) Miss Echo Wood, $49,297
3) The Smart Look, $48,101
4) Little Baby Sister, $37,819
5) Sweet Abra, $36,372
6) Smart Little Tassa, $36,300
7) Tapt Twice, $33,875
8) Teles Lies, $33,765
9) Play Peek A Boon, $32,381
10) Dually Lil Pep, $32,172

West Texas Futurity & Maturity (Aged Events Only) History (1982-2015)

Year / Location / Entries / Added / Total Purse

1982, Amarillo, TX, n/a, $5,000, $33,428
1983, Amarillo, TX, 404, $15,000, $169,838
1984, Amarillo, TX, n/a, n/a, $235,331
1985, Amarillo, TX, 419, $50,000, $207,372
1986, Amarillo, TX, 349, $60,000, $191,670
1987, Amarillo, TX, 216, $49,998, $142,703
2001, Amarillo, TX, 321, $66,887, $239,761
2002, Amarillo, TX, 358, $75,000, $245,777
2003, Amarillo, TX, 364, $79,000, $247,181
2004, Amarillo, TX 405, $79,000, $256,328
2005, Amarillo, TX, 470, $79,000, $289,959
2006, Amarillo, TX, 414, $79,000, $298,824
2007, Amarillo, TX, 579, $102,500, $410,045
2008, Amarillo, TX, 581, $125,247, $400,234
2009, Amarillo, TX, 610, $114,500, $444,241
2010, Amarillo, TX, 466, $144,500, $390,661
2011, Amarillo, TX, 756, $144,500, $522,701
2012, Amarillo, TX, 569, $162,000, $459,840
2013, Amarillo, TX, 658, $162,000, $488,015
2014, Amarillo, TX, 587, $162,000, $477,062
2015, Amarillo, TX, 643, $169,000, $512,150

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