Candy Man and Salvador Cabral
Candy Man and Salvador Cabral pulled a double play at the Southern Cutting Horse Futurity Open in Jackson, Mississippi. Photo by S. Sylvester Photography

Sweet Somethings: Candy Man, Cabral Win Big Down South

Candy Man and Salvador Cabral swept the Southern Cutting Horse Futurity Open finals in Jackson, Mississippi, with a 224 that also earned them the Stallion Incentive Open championship. Candy Man and Cabral had traveled to the Southern Futurity from California, where they won the Futurity Intermediate Open Championship for Candy Man’s breeder and owner Billy Powell.

Missy Jean Etheridge of Bush, Louisiana, rode A Star Is Borne to two championship titles – the Futurity Non-Pro and the Stallion Incentive Non-Pro championships with a 431 composite score.

Check out the other winners below. Payouts below include money from championships only. See complete results for all money won. (Photos by S. Sylvester Photography)

Futurity Open & Stallion Incentive Open 
Candy Man & Salvador Cabral
16G (Kit Kat Sugar x Cotton Candy (DNA) x Bob Acre Doc)
Owner: Billy Powell, Gainesville, TX
Breeder: Billy Powell, Gainesville, TX
224 | $25,078

Futurity Non-Pro & Stallion Incentive Non-Pro 

A Star Is Borne and Missy Jean Etheridge.

A Star Is Borne & Missy Jean Etheridge 
16M (Boon Too Suen x Holly Is Smooth x Smooth As A Cat)
Owner: Belle Terre Ranch, Corinth, MS
Breeder: Rose Valley Ranch, Weatherford, TX
431 (214 / 217) | $15,391

Derby Open 

The Dewd and Rodrigo Taboga.

The Dewd & Rodrigo Taboga 
15G (Metallic Cat x Sweet Abra x Abrakadabracre)
Owner: Beau & Ashley Galyean, Fort Worth, TX
Breeder: Alvin Fultz, Amarillo, TX
228 | $15,000

Derby Non-Pro 

Chex Louella and Cade Shepard.

Chexy Louella & Cade Shepard 
15M (Im Countin Checks x Louellas Cat x High Brow Cat)
Owner: Austin & Stacy Shepard, Summerdale, AL
Breeder: Oxbow Ranch, Lipan,TX
224 | $10,177

Derby Amateur 

Some Like The Reyn and Jason Britt.

Some Like The Reyn & Jason Britt 
15M (Dual Smart Rey x Some Like It Hott x Spots Hot)
Owner: Jason Britt, Seven Springs, NC
Breeder: Wesley Galyean, Claremore, OK
218 | $5,502

Derby Mid-Level Amateur 

Crown That Cat and Lincoln Clifton.

Crown That Cat & Lincoln Clifton
15M (Metallic Cat x Princess Clarence x Peptoboonsmal)
Owner: Star C Land & Cattle Co. LLC, Oklahoma City, OK
Breeder: Lannie Louise Mecom, Avondale, CO
216 | $4,557

Classic Open 

Desiresomemettalic and Beau Galyean.

Desiresomemettalic & Beau Galyean
14M (Metallic Cat x Desire Some Freckles x Freckles Playboy)
Owner: Atwood Quarter Horses Inc., Somis, CA
Breeder: Rockin 5 Ranch LLC, Fairhope, AL
226 | $15,000

Classic Non-Pro 

High Stylin CD and Ryann Packard.

High Stylin CD & Ryann Packard
13S (High Brow CD x Stylin Playgirl x Doc Stylish Oak)
Owner: RPX Enterprises, Guthrie, OK
Breeder: Sunrise Ranch LLC, Fayetteville, AR
219 | $11,190

Classic Amateur & Mid-Level Amateur 

Juan In A Million and Jordan Vaughn.

Juan In A Million & Jordan Vaughn
13G (Spots Hot x Oh Miss Peacock x High Brow Cat)
Owner: Jordan Vaughn, Forsythe, GA
Breeder: Patrick & Laura Collins, Lincoln, IL
222, 220 | $5,443, $6,077