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In the Stats: Cactus Reining Classic

in-the-stats-custom-spookCustom Spook & Marco Ricotta • Photo by John O'HaraCustom Spook (Smart Spook x Custom Spinderella x Custom Crome), a 2007 stallion bred by Steve Simon, of Marietta, Oklahoma, and owned by Rancho Oso Rio LLC, of Scottsdale, Arizona, is the Cactus Reining Classic’s leading aged event open horse with earnings of $23,551. The stallion was ridden at the Cactus Reining Classic by Marco Ricotta and Andrea Fappani. Custom Spook has $235,200 on his lifetime Equi-Stat record.

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In the Stats: The Cattlemen’s Derby & Classic

IntheStats 01 HeBeaCat TRice 13MirusHe Bea Cat (High Brow Cat x Mae Bea Marie x Freckles Playboy), bred and owned by Jim Crawford, of Lexington, Nebraska, is The Cattlemen’s Derby & Classic’s leading open horse with $27,795 banked at the show. The 2009 gelding, who has $349,295 in lifetime earnings, is pictured with Equi-Stat Elite $1 Million Rider Tarin Rice winning the 4-Year-Old Open in 2013. • Photo by Mirus Studio

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In the Stats: Bonanza Cutting

IntheStats 01 AthenaAnn DannyWHuey LOWRESAthena Ann and Gayle Borland (pictured) won the 4-Year-Old Open and $100,000 Championship check at the 1985 Bonanza Cutting. Bred by Borland, the 1981 mare (Doc Athena x Golden Ivory x Little Hollywood) is the Bonanza Cutting’s second-leading open horse with show earnings of $108,792. Lenas Dynamite (Doc O’Lena x Two D’s Dynamite x Mr Gun Smoke), a 1982 mare bred by Mr. and Mrs. Louis Waters, of Utopia, Texas, is the Bonanza's No. 1 open horse with earnings of $202,600. • Photo by Danny W. Huey

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In the Stats: The Ike Derby & Classic


IntheStats 01 BetHesaCat AShepard11TunicaDBBet Hesa Cat (High Brow Cat x Bet Yer Blue Boons x Freckles Playboy), a 2006 stallion bred by the Oxbow Ranch, of Weatherford, Texas, is The Ike Derby & Classic’s leading open horse with total show earnings of $42,261. Bet Hesa Cat, who has $272,000 in lifetime earnings, is pictured with Equi-Stat Elite $6 Million Rider Austin Shepard, who rode the stallion to the 2011 Derby Open Reserve Championship. • Photo by Dawn Baxstrom

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In The Stats: Florida Reining Classic

DunGottaPrize MartinaMorell webThe Florida Reining Classic’s leading open horse is Dun Gotta Prize (Dun It Gotta Gun x Senorita Enterprise x Be Aech Enterprise), a 2008 gelding bred by Susan Costantini, of Diamond, Ohio, and owned and shown by Martina Morell, of Erieville, New York. The pair, who won the Derby Levels 3 and 2 Open in 2013, have earned more than $12,471 at the show. • Photo by Waltenberry

 

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In the Stats: Augusta Futurity & Classic

Stats 01 RoyalBlueBoon LReeder84 MCPictured is Augusta Futurity & Classic leading open horse Royal Blue Boon (Boon Bar x Royal Tincie x Royal King), a 1980 blue roan mare, and trainer Larry Reeder, who won the Open Championship at the 1984 Augusta Futurity (then called the Atlantic Coast Cutting Horse Association [ACCHA] Futurity). Royal Blue Boon, bred by Curt Donley, of Woodward, Oklahoma, earned $381,764 in her career, including $54,628 at the Augusta event. • Photo by Morris Communications

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In the Stats: Abilene Spectacular


Stats 01 CherryChexDually EddieFlynn AB08 SFPictured is the second-leading Abilene Spectacular open horse, Cherry Chex Dually (Hes A Peptospoonful x Bueno Chex Dually x Dual Pep) and Eddie Flynn, who won the 4-Year-Old Open at Abilene in 2008. Cherry Chex Dually, a 2004 mare bred by LKC Ranch, of Longmont, Colorado, earned a total of $61,220 at the event. Merada Clone (Meradas Money Talks x Lilly Dual x Dual Pep), a 1998 gelding bred by Gary and Kathy Benton, of Benton, Kansas, and shown by Matt Gaines, is the leading open horse with show earnings of $63,411. • Photo by Suzanne Forrest

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In the Stats: National Reining Horse Association Futurity

IntheStats TheGreatWhiz DLatimer 03WThe leading NRHA Futurity open horse is The Great Whiz (Topsail Whiz x Shirleys Folly x Great Pine), a 2000 gelding bred and owned by Lance Griffin, of Edmond, Oklahoma. The gelding was ridden to the NRHA Futurity Level 4 Open Championship in 2003 by Equi-Stat Elite $2 Million Rider Duane Latimer. • Cover photo by Waltenberry

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In the Stats: National Cutting Horse Association Futurity

IntheStats 01 TheGemnist KDaughnNCHA Fut85The leading National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Futurity open horse is The Gemnist (Doc Bar Gem x Miss Fancy Zan x Black Gold Zan), a 1982 gelding bred by Jim and Mary Jo Milner, of Southlake, Texas, and owned by Harland and Kris Radomske, of Venture Farms in Ellensburg, Washington. The gelding was ridden to the NCHA Futurity Open Championship in 1985 by Kathy Daughn. At the time of her victory, Daughn was the youngest rider to win the prestigious title. • Photo by Danny W. Huey

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In the Stats: Calgary Stampede Wrangler Cutting Horse Futurity

IntheStats 01 LottereyTicket GSmith 15JHLotterey Ticket, pictured with Greg Smith winning the 2015 Derby Open, is the leading Calgary Stampede Wrangler Cutting Horse Futurity limited-age event money-earning open horse with earnings of $32,813. The 2011 stallion (Hydrive Cat x A Little Reylena x Dual Rey), bred by Smith, of Mineral Wells, Texas, and owned by Bonnie Pearson, of Manyberries, Alberta, Canada, has lifetime earnings of $58,852. • Photo by Hudyma Photography