Reyzin Smooth Cash and Spud Sheehan won the 2022 PCCHA Derby. • Photo by Scootem-n-Shootem.

Reyzin Smooth Cash Wins PCCHA Derby

Reyzin Smooth Cash picked the perfect time for the biggest win of her career.

With Geoffrey “Spud” Sheehan aboard, the 4-year-old mare marked a 222 to win the 4-Year-Old Open at the PCCHA Reyzin The Cash Derby & Classic/Challenge. The win included a $15,000 first-place paycheck, plus another $55,000 for being the top-placing offspring in the Derby fathered by her sire, event sponsor Reyzin The Cash.

Bred by her owner, Iron Rose Ranch LLC, Reyzin Smooth Cash’s previous high placings were second in the Cascades Futurity Open and tying for third in the Futurity Open at last year’s Brazos Bash. This year, she made the Open finals in the 4-Year-Old Open at the National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Super Stakes and Abilene Spectacular.

The PCCHA Derby class winnings from the finals on Monday, June 13, and incentive money from her sire pushed Reyzin Smooth Cash’s lifetime EquiStat record to more than $110,058.

Reyzin Smooth Cash is one of three money-winning performers — and the leading earner — for her dam, Smooth Peanutbutter. The broodmare by Smooth As A Cat now has total progeny earnings of more than $145,914.

She is one of 110 money-earning performers sired by Reyzin The Cash, who has more than $2.1 million in progeny earnings.

The PCCHA Derby Reserve Championship went to Miss Callie Rey and Tarin Rice. The mare by Dual Rey and out of Miss Callie Cat (by High Brow Cat) marked a 221.5 to earn $13,000 for owner-breeder Jim Crawford, of Lexington, Nebraska.

Click here for the full order of finish and payouts in the 2022 PCCHA Derby Open finals.