Boon San Kitty & Eddie Flynn • Photo by Don Shugart

In the Stats: PCCHA Futurity

The Pacific Coast Cutting Horse Association’s (PCCHA) leading open horse is Boon San Kitty (High Brow Cat x Boon San Sally x Boon Bar), who was ridden to $92,624 in show earnings by Equi-Stat Elite $2 Million Rider Eddie Flynn. The 2000 mare, bred by Walton’s Rocking W Ranch, has lifetime earnings of $555,504. She has produced 12 money-earners who have won a whopping $854,069. Her No. 1 money-earner, with $329,722 in lifetime earnings, is Rockin W, who was ridden by Tony Piggott to win the 2009 National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Futurity Open Championship.

Top 10 Open Horses

  1. Boon San Kitty (00M), $92,624
  2. Cats Full Moon (04S), $70,957
  3. Misty Oaks (80M), $64,520
  4. Joes Last Cat (09G), $61,433
  5. Peptos Church Mouse (01M), $58,549
  6. Poco Fancee Pants (82M), $55,783
  7. Hickadual (00G), $55,381
  8. Ifitaintgotthatswing (PT), (98M), $52,668
  9. Sana Oak (88G), $52,426
  10. Leanin Nita (83M), $52,172

Top 10 Open Riders

Tim Smith • QHN File Photo

Equi-Stat Elite $5 Million Rider Tim Smith, of Payson, Arizona, is the PCCHA Futurity’s leading open rider. He has piloted 44 horses to event earnings of $761,313. Smith’s leading money-earner is My Lizzy Babe (Lizzys Gotta Player x Moms Stylish Babe x Docs Stylish Oak), a 2007 mare bred by Drummond Land & Cattle Co., of Pawhuska, Oklahoma. The pair won the 2013 Classic/Challenge Open, and My Lizzy Babe has total event earnings of $47,182.

  1. Tim Smith, Payson, AZ, $761,313
  2. Gary Gonsalves, Millsap, TX, $685,346
  3. Phil Hanson, Peaster, TX, $588,687
  4. Scott Weis, Ojai, CA, $563,602
  5. Matt Gaines, Weatherford, TX, $561,945
  6. Todd Bimat, Peaster, TX, $466,082
  7. Russ Westfall, Los Olivos, CA, $450,004
  8. Phil Rapp, Weatherford, TX, $370,198
  9. Morgan Cromer, Templeton, CA, $304,912
  10. Lloyd Cox, Marietta, OK, $295,914

Top 10 Non-Pro Horses

Ann Olenas Cat and Jacob Pinheiro • Photo by Midge Ames

The PCCHA Futurity’s No. 1 non-pro horse is Ann Olenas Cat (WR This Cats Smart x Miss Ann Oleana x Miss N Cash), bred by Latigo Canyon Ranch LLC, of Los Olivos, California. The 2007 gelding was ridden by Jacob Pinheiro to win the PCCHA Futurity Non-Pro in 2010 and the Derby Non-Pro in 2011. Ann Olenas Cat has PCCHA Futurity earnings of $37,540 and an Equi-Stat record of $98,536.

  1. Ann Olenas Cat (07G), $37,540
  2. Rubys Royal CD (04M), $36,204
  3. Royal Reo Oak (81G), $30,478
  4. For Instance (07G), $29,823
  5. This Kats Kool (07M), $29,429
  6. A Smooth Criminal (06G), $29,163
  7. Reys Hot Wheels (06G), $28,526
  8. Peptacular (04M), $27,219
  9. PCR Clarks Dual Pep (95G), $26,485
  10. Arsenio (89S), $26,200 / Playote (90G), $26,200

Top 10 Non-Pro Riders

Sandy Bonelli • QHN File Photo

Equi-Stat Elite $3 Million Rider Sandy Bonelli, of Petaluma, California, is the show’s leading non-pro rider. She has shown 20 horses to the pay window and collected $172,974 at the event. Her leading PCCHA Futurity money-earner is Arsenio (Hickoryote x Lacy Jay Tari x Doc Tari), a 1989 stallion bred by Dick Gaines, of Byers, Texas. Bonelli rode the horse to win the 1992 PCCHA Futurity Non-Pro and earnings of $26,200. Bonelli’s second-highest money-earner is Staraleno (Grays Starlight x Mary Jay Lena x Doc O’Lena) with earnings of $21,685, followed by Lynxs Remedy (Master Remedy x Little Lynx x Doc’s Lynx); Shakin Flo (Mr Peponita Flo x Shakin Cee x Colonel Freckles); and Soula Jule Star (Grays Starlight x Bella Coquette x Docs Okie Quixote).

  1. Sandy Bonelli, Petaluma, CA, $172,974
  2. Dustin Adams, Springtown, TX, $171,261
  3. Janet Westfall, Los Olivos, CA, $170,708
  4. Mary Ann Rapp, Weatherford, TX, $166,530
  5. Carl Gerwien, Nanton, AB, CN, $163,272
  6. Bonnie Martin, Las Vegas, NV, $145,396
  7. Julie Arismendi, Clements, CA, $112,792
  8. Stephanie Larrabee, Santa Ynez, CA, $108,704
  9. Tom Mertle, Windsor, CA, $101,895
  10. Tracy Taylor, Yuba City, CA, $88,016

Top Breeders

Jack Waggoner • Photo by Jessica Robbins

Jack Waggoner, of Decatur, Texas, is the leading PCCHA Futurity breeder. He has bred 30 money-earners who have won a total of $272,793. Joes Last Cat (High Brow Cat x Royally Smart Fancy x Smart Little Lena), a 2009 gelding, is his leading earner with $65,059 won at the event. Four of his other PCCHA performers include Katz Flash (Purdy Boy Flash x Aristo Katz x Smart Aristocrat) with $22,000; Garth (Doc’s Oak x Sweet Lil Lena x Smart Little Lena) with $17,018; Tinsels Cat Lady (High Brow Cat x Tinsels Only Lady x Tinsel Tari) with $15,347; and That Catomine (High Brow Cat x That Smarts x Smart Little Lena) with $14,965.

  1. Jack Waggoner & Susan Ferguson, Bridgeport, TX, $272,793
  2. Tommy Manion Inc., Aubrey, TX, $228,695
  3. Phil & Mary Ann Rapp, Weatherford, TX, $217,823
  4. Glenn & Debbie Drake, Napa, CA, $215,666
  5. Iron Rose Ranch LLC, Carbondale, CO, $213,029
  6. Oxbow Ranch, Weatherford, TX, $206,218
  7. Jeff Barnes, Wilton, CA, $199,590
  8. Kenneth Hill, Placerville, CA, $183,584
  9. Brinkman Ranch LLC, Lockeford, CA, $180,076
  10. Slate River Ranch, Weatherford, TX, $173,449

Top Owners

Bonnie Martin and Rubys Royal CD • Photo by Midge Ames

Frank and Bonnie Martin, of Las Vegas, top the PCCHA Futurity’s owner chart. They have owned 35 horses that have total event earnings of $365,952. Rubys Royal CD (CD Royal x Smart Little Ruby x Smart Little Lena), a 2004 mare, is the Martins’ leading money-earner with $65,365. A few other of the couple’s high-dollar earners at the PCCHA Futurity include Cee Dee Royal Tee (CD Royal x Lenas Ginger x Shorty Lena) at $46,232; Kittens (High Brow Cat x Starlights Liz x Grays Starlight) at $36,757; and PCR Ms Ginger (Playboys Badge x Ginger Dee Rey x CJ Sugar) at $27,143.

  1. Frank & Bonnie Martin, Las Vegas, NV, $365,952
  2. Phil & Mary Ann Rapp, Weatherford, TX, $308,236
  3. Sandy Bonelli, Petaluma, CA, $296,856
  4. Russ & Janet Westfall, Los Olivos, CA, $270,666
  5. Iron Rose Ranch LLC, Carbondale, CO, $226,986
  6. Dustin & Deena Adams, Springtown, TX, $210,982
  7. Willow Spring Ranch, Nanton, AB, CN, $166,502
  8. Brinkman Ranch LLC, Lockeford, CA, $166,744
  9. Julie Arismendi, Clements, CA, $166,502
  10. Rock Creek Ranch, Weatherford, TX, $158,682

Top Sires

High Brow Cat • Photo by Cam Essick

High Brow Cat has sired 173 money-earners who have won a total of $1,863,350 with average earnings of $10,771 during the PCCHA Futurity event. His leading performers are Boon San Kitty (out of Boon San Sally x Boon Bar); Cats Full Measure (out of Playgirl Peppy x Freckles Playboy) with $70,957; Joes Last Cat with $67,059; and Quixotes Catman (out of Annie Prairie x Winnin Doc) with $50,209.

  1. High Brow Cat, $1,863,350
  2. Dual Rey, $807,921
  3. Smooth As A Cat, $727,904
  4. Smart Little Lena, $715,936
  5. Peptoboonsmal, $688,735
  6. WR This Cats Smart, $645,160
  7. Doc’s Oak, $583,718
  8. Travalena, $553,273
  9. CD Olena, $474,712
  10. Doc’s Hickory, $464,628

Top Dams

Boon San Sally • Photo by Betsy Lynch

Boon San Sally (Boon Bar x Hula Stopa x Hula San), a 1980 mare bred by Dr. Leon Hibbs, of Durant, Oklahoma, is the PCCHA Futurity’s leading dam. She has produced five show money-earners with total earnings of $91,951 for an average of $47,594. Her leading money-earner is the No. 1 open horse, Boon San Kitty. Her only other performer is RW Sally Cat (by High Brow Cat), who has $2,563 in lifetime earnings.

  1. Boon San Sally, $95,188
  2. Shes Pretty Smooth, $91,951
  3. Moms Stylish Babe, $87,375
  4. Mary Jay Lena, $85,540
  5. Pepper Dually, $84,904
  6. Little Pepto Gal, $83,485
  7. Royally Smart Fancy, $77,677
  8. Playboys Ruby, $76,723
  9. San Starlight, $75,491
  10. Bobbi Bingo, $75,298

PCCHA Futurity History (1982-2016) (Limited-age classes only)

Year / Location / Entries / Added / Total Purse

1982, Sacramento, CA, 167, $50,000, $211,410
1983, Los Angeles, CA, 200, $60,000, $271,523
1984, Los Angeles, CA, 258, $54,998, $292,950
1985, Burbank, CA, 286, $55,000, $357,412
1986, Burbank, CA, 316, $165,000, $442,715
1987, Burbank, CA, 337, $140,000, $405,628
1988, Los Angeles, CA, 355, $178,073, $433,556
1989, Los Angeles, CA, 414, $304,500, $602,653
1990, Burbank, CA 308, $135,000, $335,902
1991, Burbank, CA, 377, $150,000, $382,683
1992, Burbank, CA, 372, $197,804, $446,430
1993, Burbank, CA, 378, $188,294, $447,999
1994, Burbank, CA, 402, $60,000, $389,355
1995, Los Angeles, CA, 415, $178,000, $404,322
1996, Burbank, CA, 441, $208,000, $464,722
1997, Burbank, CA, 417, $228,000, $483,511
1998, Burbank, CA, 483, $313,700, $609,226
1999, Burbank, CA, 529, $312,000, $619,264
2000, Burbank, CA, 616, $363,500, $736,870
2001, Burbank, CA, 603, $493,779, $910,672
2002, Burbank, CA, 712, $428,832, $960,684
2003, Burbank, CA, 747, $464,953, $1,032,408
2004, Reno, NV, 700, $517,608, $1,060,466
2005, Reno, NV, 582, $499,756, $965,165
2006, Reno, NV, 496, $459,077, $854,030
2007, Paso Robles, CA, 841, $447,935, $991,343
2008, Paso Robles, CA, 816, $429,185, $961,132
2009, Paso Robles, CA, 932, $452,195, $998,477
2010, Paso Robles, CA, 779, $405,848, $920,822
2011, Paso Robles, CA, 848, $403,500, $961,377
2012, Paso Robles, CA, 910, $423,500, $941,547
2013, Paso Robles, CA, 924, $408,561, $956,728
2014, Paso Robles, CA, 740, $329,703, $828,506
2015, Paso Robles, CA, 591, $365,510, $690,611
2016, Las Vegas, NV, 929, $355,125, $875,828

 

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