Wood She B Magic marked the highest score of the NCHA Futurity Open semifinals with Austin Shepard aboard. • Photo by Molly Montag.

28 Horses Make NCHA Futurity Open Finals

Twenty-eight horses earned a spot into the Open finals of the 2021 Metallic Cat National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Futurity.

The top score from the Open semifinals was marked by last year’s million-dollar sales topper, Wood She B Magic and Austin Shepard, who marked a 225. Close behind them, at 224, were Janie Wood (by Stevie Rey Von) and John Mitchell.

The clean-slate finals are scheduled to begin at 5 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 11, at the historic Will Rogers Coliseum in Fort Worth, Texas.

Below is the draw for the finals, with horses, pedigrees, owner and rider:

DrawHorseSireDam (sire of Dam)OwnerRider
1TF Chex Are BlueOnce In A Blu BoonTF High Chex CD (High Brow CD)Clark Butte RanchMorgan Cromer
2Sweet N LooowMetallic CatSweet Shorty Lena (by Shorty Lena)Pat & Lisa TaylorFoster Johnston
3AttakapasKit Kat SugarPlayin One Time (One Time Royalty)James & Gay KarhanRuss Westfall
4Suen To Be CoolHottishDonas Suen Boon (by Boon Too Suen)Paula WoodKobie Wood
5Wood She B MagicWoody Be TuffMagic Metallic (by Metallic Cat)Billy WolfAustin Shepard
6Blue Autumn ReyDual ReyDéjàvu N Blue (by Smooth As A Cat)Hook’em & Gig’Em LLCJonathan Rogers
7Purdys RebelMetallic RebelPurdy Bet (by Purdy Aristocrat)Kathleeen MooreJames Payne
8Hawk N CashCatty HawkPeptoboondoll (by Peptoboonsmal)Cowan Ranch, IncNathan Gribble
9Janie WoodStevie Rey VonJunie Wood (by Nitas Wood)Slate River RanchJohn Mitchell
10DMAC Take The BetSmooth Talkin StyleStylish Bet (by Docs Stylish Oak)David & Stacie McDavidClint Allen
11Pocket KingsNRR Cat King ColePurdy N Smooth (by Purdy Boy Flash)Kira WrightGreg Wright
12Sinn CityDual ReyJustasassycat (by High Brow Cat)Beechfork RanchMichael Cooper
13One Way Or AnutherNRR Cat King ColeDuallys Little Queen (by Dual Pep)Pat & Lisa TaylorRodrigo Taboga
14Coco Kit KatKit Kat SugarMy Other Toys A Car (by Smart Lena Boon)Johnsrud RanchChris Johnsrud
15Markle SparkleHottishSmooth As A Twist (by Smooth As A Cat)Timman MaupinRuss Carroll
16Steele MonkeyMetallic CatLipshy (by Haidas Little Pep)Stanford Ranch Performance HorsesKody Porterfield
17RosalittaMetallic CatGS Countin On Kitty (Im Countin Checks)Clay & Kelsey JohnsonLloyd Cox
18Third EdgeMetallic RebelLil Rattler (by Dual Rey)SMF Cutting Horses LLCWes Galyean
19Hottish MetalHottishSnow Me The Rey (by Metallic Cat)Jim GoodAdan Banuelos
20KonnaHigh Brow CatSofie Rey (by Dual Rey)Milner Enterprise LLCTatum Rice
21Boon San BunnyIm Countin ChecksBoon San Kitty (by High Brow Cat)Stanford Ranch Performance HorsesKody Porterfield
22MezmorizeReyzin The CashReycy Moon (by Cats Moonshine)Barker RanchTarin Rice
23Moms Smart BabeWR This Cats SmartJust U Babe (by Lizzys Gotta Player)Jan RutledgeKenny Platt
24Baby Im HotHottishSpecial Nu Baby (by Dual Rey)Pat & Lisa TaylorLloyd Cox
25Telet Like It IsMeteles CatMadelena (by Smart Little Lena)John McGrawCara Brewer
26HeisenberggOne Time RoyaltyNo Way In Hal (by Halreycious)Ross HardesterMonty Buntin
27Don’t Stopp The ReynDont Stopp BelievinNRR Holy Cat (by High Brow Cat)Regan & Reyly PlendlNick O’Dell
28TaggingMetallic CatDual Rey Tag (by Dual Rey)Jim HaworthCara Brewer