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Inside this Issue
In the Blood: Cinca Im Hot
Cinca Im Hot marked her emergence into the derby division with a win in the Breeder’s Invitational Derby Open at the Expo Square in Tulsa, Oklahoma. She entered the arena the first time in the 2016 National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Futurity Open, placing 16th in the finals. Shortly after that, she encountered a foot injury and was unable to compete until the Breeder’s Invitational.
In the Past: Rocky Dare
Rocky Dare had no one to beat but himself in order to claim the 1988 National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) Derby Open Championship.
In the Stats: NRHA Derby
The National Reining Horse Association (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. He is pictured with Jason Vanlandingham, who rode the stallion to win the 2013 NRHA Futurity Open Championship, the 2014 NRHA Derby Open Championship and to a tie for the 2016 NRHA Derby Open Reserve Championship. Not Ruf At All, who has an Equi-Stat record of $456,530, has earned $111,067 at the Derby.