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In the Blood: Duals Lucky Charm

IntheBlood DualsLuckyCharm-pedigree


The Lucas Oil & Protect The Harvest National Stock Horse Association (NSHA) Snaffle Bit Futurity Open was won by Duals Lucky Charm. He was trained and ridden by Kelby Phillips to a composite score of 660, winning $18,438 for owner Mike Stewart. In early 2015, Duals Lucky Charm was purchased from breeders Carolyn and Mark Murray by Will Roden. In December 2015, Roden sold the 2013 gelding to Mike and Robyne Stewart.

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In the Blood: Watch Me Whip

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A Triple Crown Championship is one of the most elusive titles a horse can win. The National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Triple Crown is made up of the NCHA Futurity, NCHA Super Stakes and NCHA Summer Spectacular Derby, and only three horses have won the title. They are Smart Little Lena, Docs Okie Quixote and Chiquita Pistol – all winners in the Open division. Now, the NCHA adds Watch Me Whip as the first NCHA Non-Pro Triple Crown winner.

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In the Blood: Senor Shiney Cat and a Legend

IntheBlood SenorShineyCat-pedigree

When Senor Shiney Cat posted a 148 down the fence at the East Coast Reined Cow Horse Classic, it added to a rein work score of 143 and a herd work mark of 142 for a composite score of 433 that won the East Coast Reined Cow Horse Classic Derby Open and Intermediate Open.

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In the Blood: The Topsail Cody Factor

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The National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) Derby is one of the great highlights of the summer reining season. This year, the Level 4 Open Champion was Magnum Starlights, a 5-year-old stallion owned by Antler Ridge Ranch LLC. He was nominated by his breeder, George Lawrence, and ridden to the Championship by Equi-Stat Elite $1 Million Rider Casey Deary. A look at his pedigree shows an interesting twist through his sire and some interesting ties to NRHA Hall of Fame stallion Topsail Cody.

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In the Blood: Ichis My Choice

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Buying a young horse can be taking a big chance on just how that horse will perform in the future. Constance Jaeggi, owner of J Five Horse Management, took a $300,000 chance on a filly named Ichis My Choice at the 2014 National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Futurity 2-Year-Old Sale.

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In the Blood: Brother & Sister Power!

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Heavy Duty Chex and Moonlite Chex combined to bring home three titles at the National Reining Breeders Classic (NRBC), held April 17-24 in Katy, Texas. Both horses were both bred by Hilldale Farms in Brashear, Texas. Tammye Hutton, daughters Jessicah Keller and Sarah Locker and son David Hutton are the people behind Hilldale Farms. Locker and Heavy Duty Chex marked a 225 in the finals of the Derby Level 4 Non-Pro, cementing their second consecutive win. Moonlite Chex and Keller earned two titles, winning the Novice Horse Level 2 Non-Pro and tying for first in the Novice Non-Pro.

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In the Blood: Playful Highbrow CD

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Playful Highbrow CD marked a 222 with owner Walt Erwin in the saddle to win the Open at The Four Sixes/National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Eastern National Championships. The $2,881 winner’s share gives Playful Highbrow CD an Equi-Stat record of $34,355.