William "Colt" Moore on Candi Coated at the NCHA Super Stakes Open Semi Finals. * Photo by Amy Olson

21 Advance To 2024 Super Stakes Open Finals

21 horses make up the field for the 2024 National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Super Stakes finals in Fort Worth, Texas and one stallion in particular sired eight of them.

The clean-slate finals, scheduled for Friday, Mar. 29, includes 21 horses hailing from top breeding programs and royal bloodlines. Leading the way into the finals is Jazlyn and James Payne, who marked the high score of 224 in the Open semifinals on Wednesday, Mar. 27 for owner Kathleen Moore. Other high marks from the Open semifinals were Breykin Bad (221) and Hottie Rey Von (220.5).

The stallion with the most progeny in this year’s field is 2015 NCHA Open Futurity Champion Stevie Rey Von, who had eight make the Open finals. The lineup also includes one offspring of 2023 EquiStat Top Western Performance Horse Freshman SireCR Gotcha Covered.

Per usual, the marepower is strong. This year’s field includes Breykin Bad, a stallion by EquiStat Elite $2 Million Dam Sweet Abra. Conor also made the finals, the stallion is out of recently deceased Cat O Connor, a producer of $688,667 according to EquiStat.

NCHA 2024 Super Stakes Open Finals Draw

Set 1
1Stevie Magic(M)(Stevie Rey Von x Reeds Instant Magic x Abrakadabracre)James PayneKathleen MooreFults Ranch LTD
2Teles Whats Cool (S)(Meteles Cat x Too Kool x WR This Cats Smart)Brandon WestfallJames & Gay KarhanDonna Flanigan
3Breykin Bad (S)(Stevie Rey Von x Sweet Abra x Abrakadbracre)Beau GalyeanFults Ranch LTDFults Ranch LTD
4Hottie Rey Von(M)(Stevie Rey Von x Some Like It Hott x Spots Hot)Tag RiceScotty RiceFults Ranch LTD
5The Shootisst (S)(Hottish x Hissy Cat x High Brow Cat)Geoffrey SheehanJeffrey & Jennifer Christmann FolandJeffrey Foland
6Metal Time (M)(Metallic Cat x One Time Rey Jay x One Time Pepto)Sean FlynnSean & Ashley FlynnTexas Holy Cow Perf Horses LLC
7Reynin Iron(S)(Stevie Rey Von x Rey Down Sally x Dual Rey)Monty BuntinRoss HardesterIron Rose Ranch
8Moove Von Over (S)(Stevie Rey Von x My Little Moo Chacha x Tangys Classy Peppy)Eric FerreiraMaria TranbergArt Haskins
9Voodoo Toy (M)(Stevie Rey Von x My Other Toys A Car x Smart Lena Boon)Lloyd CoxKathleen MooreMel Turner
10Smooth Playin Style (G)(Smooth Talkin Style x Desires To Play x Playgun)R L ChartierBar D Ranch LLCCowan Select Horses LLC

Set 2
11Jazlyn(M)(Hashtags x MK Cats Kitty x Spots Hot)James PayneKathleen MooreSlate River Ranch
12Shack(M)(Metallic Rebel x Playguns Star x Playgun)Cara BrewerRegan PlendlCara Brewer
13LBR Hicapoo(M)(Metallic Rebel x Fancy Rey x Dual Rey)Michael CooperCharles BurgerCharles Burger
14Justa Good Old Boy (S)(Metallic Cat x Bobs Smart Rey x Dual Rey)Brandon DufurrenaPat & Lisa TaylorChelsea Tatum
15Candi Coated (S)(Purdy Boy Flash x Candi Cat x High Brow Cat)Colt MooreTen/27 RanchBeechfork Ranch
16Cool Guitar(S)(Stevie Rey Von x This Kats Kool x WR This Cats Smart)Morgan CromerPinwheel PartnersDonna Flanigan
17CR Miss Mayzie (M)(CR Gotcha Covered x Miss Mayzie Wood x Nitas Wood)Tarin RiceRay & Brenda LipseyBlakley Simoneaux
18Reyzin Jewels (M)(Reyzin The Cash x My Jewels Missin x Lenas Jewel Bars)Austin ShepardBilly WolfJerry Yelverton
19Brown Noodles (G)(Dual Smart Rey x Noodles Brown x Metallic Cat)Grant SetnickaRobert ThigpenRobert Thigpen
20Hypeman (G)(Stevie Rey Von x Shes A Smooth Cat x Smooth As A Cat)Philip RappGale Force Quarter HorsesKelly Mahler
21Conor (S)(Hottish x Cat O Connor x High Brow Cat)Hayden UptonConor Ventures, LLCRose Valley Ranch