Dont Look Twice and Phil Rapp • Photo by Dawn Baxstrom

In the Stats: West Texas Futurity

The West Texas Futurity’s leading open horse is Dont Look Twice (High Brow Cat x Tapt Twice x Dual Pep), a 2005 mare bred by Phil and Mary Ann Rapp, of Weatherford, Texas, and owned by Waco Bend Ranch Ltd., of Graham, Texas.

In the Stats: Reining By The Bay

OK Spook (Smart Spook x OK Mate x Smart Mate), pictured with Gabe Divide, is the RBTB’s No. 1 open horse. The pair won the Derby Levels 2 and 1 Open in 2011 and Levels 4 and 3 Open in 2013.

In the Stats: NCHA Summer Spectacular

The National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Summer Cutting Spectacular’s leading open horse is Third Cutting (Boonlight Dancer x Crab Grass x Smart Little Lena), a 2005 stallion bred by Polo Ranch, of Marietta, Oklahoma, and owned by Carl and Shawnea Smith, of Jacksboro, Texas. The stallion and Equi-Stat Elite $4 Million Rider Boyd Rice, of […]

In the Stats: NRHA Derby

The NRHA Derby’s leading open horse is Not Ruf At All (A Sparkling Vintage x All Ruffed Up x Lil Ruf Peppy), a 2010 stallion bred by Petra Zeitler, of Aubrey, Texas.

PCCHA Derby & Classic/Challenge

The Pacific Coast Cutting Horse Association (PCCHA) Derby, Classic and Challenge’s leading open horse is High Style Travalin (Travalena x SR High Style x Doc’s Hickory), a 1999 mare bred by Carolyn Reynolds, of Acampo, California, who was ridden by Gavin Jordan and Scott Weis to total event earnings of $42,172.
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In the Stats: Breeder’s Invitational

IntheStats01 AristoKatzAristo Katz and Clint Allen at the 2006 NCHA Summer Spectacular • Photo by Don Shugart

Aristo Katz (Smart Aristocrat x Katz x High Brow Cat), a 2000 mare bred and owned by Jack Waggoner and Susan Ferguson, of Bridgeport, Texas, is the Breeder’s Invitational's (BI) leading money-earning open horse with BI earnings totaling $136,775.


In the Stats: NRBC

IntheStats01-wimpyslittlechicWimpys Little Chic & Shawn Flarida • Photo by Waltenberry

Wimpys Little Chic (Wimpys Little Step x Collena Chic Olena x Smart Chic Olena) is the National Reining Breeders Classic's (NRBC) No. 1-ranked money-earning open horse with show earnings of $252,329. Bred by Double Run Farm, of Leland, North Carolina, and owned by Arcese Quarter Horses, of Weatherford, Texas, the 2004 mare and Equi-Stat Elite $5 Million Rider Shawn Flarida won the 2008 NRBC Level 4 Open. In 2009, they were the Level 4 Open Reserve Champions, and they tied for the Level 4 Open Reserve Championship in 2010. Flarida and the mare, nicknamed “Lexi,” won the NRHA Futurity Level 4 Open  in 2007 and the NRHA Derby Level 4 Open in 2008. Wimpys Little Chic’s lifetime Equi-Stat record stands at $539,244.

In the Stats: NRCHA Stallion Stakes

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The National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) Stallion Stakes’ leading Open money-earning horse is That CD Rocks (CD Lights x Shiney Tari x Shining Spark), pictured with Ed Robertson at the 2009 Stallion Stakes, where they won the Stakes Open and Limited Open. The 2005 stallion, bred by Richard Bell, of Van Alstyne, Texas, has total Stakes earnings of $55,358.

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In the Stats: NCHA Super Stakes

IntheStats 01 DocsOkieQuixote FredMillerDocs Okie Quixote • Photo by Fred Miller

The leading Open money-earning horse at the National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Super Stakes is 1983 NCHA Futurity Open Champion Docs Okie Quixote (Doc Quixote x Jimmette Too x Johnny Tivio), a 1980 stallion bred, owned and shown by Joe Heim. Docs Okie Quixote became the second NCHA Triple Crown Champion – winning the 1983 NCHA Futurity, the 1984 NCHA Super Stakes Open and the 1984 NCHA Summer Spectacular Derby Open. The stallion, who died following colic surgery at the age of 6, has lifetime earnings of $637,707. His 43 money-earning offspring won a total of $609,049 for $14,164 in average earnings.