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In the Stats: Augusta Futurity & Classic

Stats 01 RoyalBlueBoon LReeder84 MCPictured is Augusta Futurity & Classic leading open horse Royal Blue Boon (Boon Bar x Royal Tincie x Royal King), a 1980 blue roan mare, and trainer Larry Reeder, who won the Open Championship at the 1984 Augusta Futurity (then called the Atlantic Coast Cutting Horse Association [ACCHA] Futurity). Royal Blue Boon, bred by Curt Donley, of Woodward, Oklahoma, earned $381,764 in her career, including $54,628 at the Augusta event. • Photo by Morris Communications

Augusta Futurity (1980-2016)

Top 10 Open Horses
1) Royal Blue Boon (80M), $54,628
2) Dont Look Twice (05M), $54,504
3) Chiquita Pistol (99M), $52,753
4) Playboys Madera (82M), $51,447
5) Peppymint Twist (79M), $48,189
6) Aristo Katz (00M), $48,147
7) Hicapoo (90M), $45,844
8) Lynx Star Lady (81M), $43,707
9) High Brow CD (04S), $41,120
10) Haidas Dude (89G), $41,000

Top 10 Open Riders

Stats 02 HighBrowCD Shepard aug08morrisEqui-Stat Elite $6 Million Rider Austin Shepard, of Summerdale, Alabama, is the leading Augusta Futurity & Classic open rider. He’s ridden 56 horses to the pay window and to total show earnings of $488,461. His top two money-earners are High Brow CD (High Brow Cat x Sweet Little CD x CD Olena), with earnings of $41,120, and Woody Be Tuff (Nitas Wood x Tuffs Junie x Tuff Lena), with $26,746. • Photo by Morris Communications

1) Austin Shepard, Summerdale, AL, $488,460
2) Phil Rapp, Weatherford, TX, $364,793
3) Jody Galyean, Marietta, OK, $362,079
4) Lloyd Cox, Marietta, OK, $322,496
5) Matt Gaines, Weatherford, TX, $309,006
6) Bill Freeman, Rosston, TX, $246,204
7) Terry Riddle, Foster, OK, $221,454
8) Faron Hightower, Santo, TX, $216,034
9) Sam Shepard, Verbena, AL, $213,966
10) James Mitchell, Wills Point, TX, $206,554

Top 10 Non-Pro Horses

Stats 03 TapOLena PRappQuejanaisalena (Smart Little Lena x Quejanamia x Son O Mia), a 1999 stallion bred, owned and ridden by Greg Coalson, of Weatherford, Texas, is the Augusta Futurity & Classic’s leading non-pro horse with earnings of $43,897. Pictured is the fourth-leading non-pro horse, Tap O Lena (Doc O’Lena x Tapeppyoka Peppy x Doc’s Oak) and owner Phil Rapp. Rapp rode the 1990 mare to win the 1994 Futurity Non-Pro Championship, as well as the Classic Open and Non-Pro championships in 1999. Tap O Lena has event earnings of $34,293. • Photo by Morris Communications

1) Quejanaisalena (99S), $43,897
2) Ruby Tuesday DNA (95M), $34,925
3) Sister CD (02G), $34,485
4) Tap O Lena (90M) $34,293
5) Playboys Kid (79G), $30,520
6) Shortys Last Stretch (01G), $30,100
7) Peponita Times Two (00G), $29,005
8) Swingin Star Lady (95M), $28,690
9) SPL Altisimo (91M), $26,450
10) A Cat Above (01M), $26,199

Top 10 Non-Pro Riders 

Stats 04- MaryAnnRappEqui-Stat Elite $4 Million Rider Mary Ann Rapp, of Weatherford, Texas, is the No. 1 non-pro rider at the Augusta Futurity & Classic. She has ridden 37 horses to the pay window for total show earnings of $294,496. Her leading money-earner is Miss Peppy Jay Bar (Peppy San Badger x Miss Dual Bar x Colonel Jay Bar), a 1992 mare bred by Thomas and Susan Friedkin, of Rancho Santa Fe, California, with Augusta earnings of $22,392. • QHN File Photo

1) Mary Ann Rapp, Weatherford, TX, $294,496
2) Phil Rapp, Weatherford, TX, $161,879
3) Elizabeth Queen, Allendale, SC, $159,989
4) Chad Bushaw, Weatherford, TX, $157,738
5) Billy Martin, Millsap, TX, $148,297
6) Tommy Manion, Aubrey, TX, $132,671
7) Benjie Neely, Lyons, GA, $114,847
8) Skip Queen, Allendale, SC, $100,129
9) Dean Sanders, Anderson, TX, $98,848
10) Greg Coalson, Weatherford, TX, $90,619

Top 10 Breeders

Stats 05 JackWaggoner jrJack Waggoner (pictured) and Susan Ferguson, of Bridgeport, Texas, have bred 55 horses that have won a total of $469,542 at the Augusta Futurity & Classic. Aristo Katz (Smart Aristocrat x Katz x High Brow Cat) sits atop their list of leading money-earners with total earnings of $48,157. Cats Full Measure (High Brow Cat x Playgirl Peppy x Freckles Playboy) is ranked second with $38,287, followed by Smart Aristocrat (Smart Little Lena x Miss Quixote San x Peppy San Badger) with $35,461. • QHN File Photo

1) Jack Waggoner & Susan Ferguson, Bridgeport, TX, $469,542
2) Phil & Mary Ann Rapp, Weatherford, TX, $332,629
3) Silverbrook Ranches, Baird, TX, $238,680
4) Tommy Manion Inc., Aubrey, TX, $214,836
5) Bar H Ranche, Moscow, TN, $194,497
6) Harden Ranch, Weatherford, TX, $194,391
7) Billy Martin, Millsap, TX, $166,040
8) Slate River Ranch, Weatherford, TX, $157,383
9) King Ranch Inc., Kingsville, TX, $138,172
10) William (Billy) Morris, Augusta, GA, $134,323

Top 10 Owners

Stats 06 Rapps08 REPhil and Mary Ann Rapp, of Weatherford, Texas, are the Augusta Futurity & Classic leading owners with 50 horses having earned a total of $561,471. Their No. 1 money-earner is Smart Little Jerry (Smart Little Lena x Playboys Ruby x Freckles Playboy) with earnings of $42,986, followed by Cats Full Measure with $38,287. • QHN File Photo

1) Phil & Mary Ann Rapp, Weatherford, TX, $561,471
2) Skip & Elizabeth Queen, Allendale, SC, $279,070
3) Jack Waggoner & Susan Ferguson, Bridgeport, TX, $275,345
4) Billy Martin, Millsap, TX, $233,858
5) Walton’s Rocking W Ranch, Millsap, TX, $193,906
6) Harden Ranch, Weatherford, TX, $211,160
7) Jim & Mary Jo Milner, Southlake, TX, $210,553
8) Tommy Manion Inc., Aubrey, TX, $203,113
9) Slate River Ranch, Weatherford, TX, $196,023
10) Rock Creek Ranch,Weatherford, TX, $194,643

Top 10 Sires

Stats 07 HighBrowCat CEssickThe cutting industry’s leading sire, High Brow Cat, is ranked No. 1 on the Augusta Futurity & Classic’s Top 10 Sires chart. He has sired 218 Augusta Futurity & Classic money-earners who have won a total of $1,554,465, for average earnings of $7,131. Dont Look Twice (out of Tapt Twice x Dual Pep), who was ridden by Phil Rapp to win the 2009 Futurity Open Championship, is High Brow Cat’s leading money-earner with earnings of $54,504. • Photo by Cam Essick

1) High Brow Cat, $1,554,565
2) Smart Little Lena, $1,035,273
3) Peppy San Badger, $1,035,150
4) Freckles Playboy, $937,693
5) Dual Pep, $528,354
6) Dual Rey, $505,962
7) Doc’s Hickory, $446,351
7) Peppy San Badger, $358,294
9) CD Olena, $297,364
10) Grays Starlight, $271,404

Top 10 Dams

Stats 08 PlayboysRuby PRappPictured are Playboys Ruby and Phil Rapp in 1991, when they won the Augusta Futurity Non-Pro. Playboys Ruby is the event’s leading money-earning dam. The mare (Freckles Playboy x Lenachick x Doc O’Lena) has produced nine money-earners that have won a total of $135,036 for average earnings of $15,004. Smart Little Jerry is her No. 1 money-earner with $42,986 won in Augusta, followed by Ruby Tuesday DNA with $34,925. • Photo by Morris Communications

1) The Smart Look, $127,254
2) Playboys Ruby, $100,808
3) Little Baby Sister, $86,425
4) Miss Echo Wood, $78,091
5) Amanda Stargun, $77,736
6) Miss Martini Play, $76,338
7) Bueno Chex Dually, $75,704
8) Lilly Dual, $72,180
9) Smart Little Easter, $70,350
10) Autumn Boon, $69,796

Augusta Futurity & Classic History (1980-2016)
Year / Location / Entries / Added / Total Purse
1980, Augusta, GA, 103, $10,000, $64,474
1981, Augusta, GA, 174, $10,000, $95,558
1982, Augusta, GA, 322, $20,000, $158,610
1983, Augusta, GA, 475, $25,000, $268,823
1984, Augusta, GA, 393, $30,000, $316,312
1985, Augusta, GA, 362, $26,000, $318,614
1986, Augusta, GA, 454, $100,000, $402,841
1987, Augusta, GA, 416, $100,000, $369,091
1988, Augusta, GA, 510, $100,000, $371,923
1989, Augusta, GA, 352, $100,000, $369,091
1990, Augusta, GA, 376, $119,492, $389,046
1991, Augusta, GA, 293, $79,635, $295,455
1992, Augusta, GA, 386, $100,000, $371,294
1993, Augusta, GA, 324, $124,294, $348,310
1994, Augusta, GA, 406, $200,000, $513,848
1995, Augusta, GA, 262, $100,000, $476,507
1996, Augusta, GA, 397, $143,000, $456,607
1997, Augusta, GA, 433, $150,000, $491,145
1998, Augusta, GA, 400, $153,000, $477,360
1999, Augusta, GA, 526, $187,500, $601,934
2000, Augusta, GA, 585, $177,500, $645,244
2001, Augusta, GA, 468, $192,500, $590,360
2002, Augusta, GA, 573, $240,000, $732,114
2003, Augusta, GA, 593, $240,000, $756,045
2004, Augusta, GA, 711, $240,000, $753,998
2005, Augusta, GA, 525, $235,252, $714,451
2006, Augusta, GA, 587, $250,000, $772,860
2007, Augusta, GA, 516, $240,000, $693,641
2008, Augusta, GA, 500, $235,508, $650,878
2009, Augusta, GA, 391, $280,000, $662,883
2010, Augusta, GA, 344, $190,746, $452,701
2011, Augusta, GA, 210, $133,035, $340,059
2012, Augusta, GA, 570, $198,000, $354,631
2013, Augusta, GA, 461, $98,000, $331,796
2014, Augusta, GA, 425, $100,000, $340,710
2015, Augusta, GA, 386, $102,000, $300,428
2016, Augusta, GA, 413, $100,999, $305,374

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